The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 62 60 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -28
Permanent jobs citing BDD 31 23 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 3.34% 3.05% 8.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 3.62% 10.49%
Number of salaries quoted 26 21 71
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £42,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BDD
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
770 635 677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 83.06% 84.11% 79.27%
Number of salaries quoted 669 543 625
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

BDD
Salary Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Brighton region.

BDD Salary Trend in Brighton

BDD
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Brighton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BDD.

1 60 (77.92%) TDD
2 50 (64.94%) .NET
2 50 (64.94%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (63.64%) C#
4 47 (61.04%) Degree
5 44 (57.14%) ASP.NET
6 36 (46.75%) SQL
7 33 (42.86%) SQL Server
8 30 (38.96%) Microsoft
8 30 (38.96%) MS Excel
9 26 (33.77%) HTML
10 22 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 22 (28.57%) Selenium
11 18 (23.38%) Git (software)
12 17 (22.08%) Cucumber
12 17 (22.08%) CSS
13 16 (20.78%) ISEB
13 16 (20.78%) WebDriver
13 16 (20.78%) Test Scripting
13 16 (20.78%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (18.18%) QA
14 14 (18.18%) Jenkins
14 14 (18.18%) WCF
15 13 (16.88%) Automated Testing
15 13 (16.88%) MVC
15 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (15.58%) Ruby
17 11 (14.29%) Scrum
17 11 (14.29%) Web Services
17 11 (14.29%) Java

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.79%) Node.js
2 2 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.60%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 30 (38.96%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (28.57%) Selenium
2 18 (23.38%) Git (software)
3 17 (22.08%) Cucumber
4 16 (20.78%) WebDriver
5 14 (18.18%) Jenkins
6 10 (12.99%) JIRA
6 10 (12.99%) TestNG
7 7 (9.09%) SpecFlow
8 6 (7.79%) Eclipse
8 6 (7.79%) IntelliJ
8 6 (7.79%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (5.19%) JUnit
11 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
12 2 (2.60%) RSpec
General
1 4 (5.19%) Games
2 1 (1.30%) Finance
Job Titles
1 55 (71.43%) Developer
2 34 (44.16%) .NET Developer
3 26 (33.77%) Agile .NET Developer
4 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Analyst
6 8 (10.39%) QA Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Test Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Test Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (6.49%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Tester
10 3 (3.90%) QA Tester
10 3 (3.90%) Agile Business Analyst
11 2 (2.60%) Web Engineer
11 2 (2.60%) Automated Test Engineer
11 2 (2.60%) Automated Tester
11 2 (2.60%) Web Tester
11 2 (2.60%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (64.94%) .NET
2 44 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 26 (33.77%) HTML
4 17 (22.08%) CSS
5 14 (18.18%) WCF
6 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (14.29%) Web Services
8 6 (7.79%) SOAP
8 6 (7.79%) HTML5
8 6 (7.79%) Backbone.js
8 6 (7.79%) RESTful
8 6 (7.79%) ExpressJS
9 5 (6.49%) jQuery
9 5 (6.49%) XML
9 5 (6.49%) XSLT
10 4 (5.19%) Hibernate
10 4 (5.19%) Spring
10 4 (5.19%) JPA
10 4 (5.19%) Razor View Engine
10 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.90%) Open Source
3 3 (3.90%) Social Media
3 3 (3.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Linux
1 6 (7.79%) Mac OS X
2 2 (2.60%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (77.92%) TDD
2 50 (64.94%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.78%) Test Scripting
3 16 (20.78%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (16.88%) Automated Testing
4 13 (16.88%) MVC
5 11 (14.29%) Scrum
6 9 (11.69%) OO
7 6 (7.79%) Test Automation
7 6 (7.79%) Software Architecture
8 5 (6.49%) Refactoring
8 5 (6.49%) OOD
9 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.19%) CQRS
9 4 (5.19%) Web Application Development
9 4 (5.19%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (3.90%) Performance Management
10 3 (3.90%) Automation Testing
10 3 (3.90%) Business Analysis
10 3 (3.90%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 49 (63.64%) C#
2 36 (46.75%) SQL
3 22 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 12 (15.58%) Ruby
5 11 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.60%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (1.30%) VB
7 1 (1.30%) VB6
7 1 (1.30%) F#
Qualifications
1 47 (61.04%) Degree
2 16 (20.78%) ISEB
3 10 (12.99%) ISTQB
3 10 (12.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (38.96%) Microsoft