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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 74 54 41
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -13
Permanent jobs citing BDD 13 60 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.56% 4.77% 6.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 5.73% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7 47 46
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
685 1048 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 82.13% 83.37% 81.94%
Number of salaries quoted 542 903 526
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 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Brighton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 40 (76.92%) TDD
2 37 (71.15%) C#
3 33 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (61.54%) .NET
5 28 (53.85%) ASP.NET
6 20 (38.46%) SQL
7 19 (36.54%) Web Services
7 19 (36.54%) Degree
8 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
8 16 (30.77%) AngularJS
9 15 (28.85%) Software Engineering
10 14 (26.92%) VB
11 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
11 12 (23.08%) MS Excel
11 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
12 11 (21.15%) Visual Studio
12 11 (21.15%) XML
12 11 (21.15%) XSLT
12 11 (21.15%) VB.NET
13 10 (19.23%) Symfony
13 10 (19.23%) PHP
13 10 (19.23%) HTML
14 9 (17.31%) CSS
14 9 (17.31%) Computer Science
14 9 (17.31%) Automated Testing
14 9 (17.31%) Open Source
14 9 (17.31%) F#
14 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
14 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (15.38%) Node.js

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 8 (15.38%) Node.js
2 3 (5.77%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) SaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
2 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.77%) MySQL
2 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Visual Studio
2 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
3 8 (15.38%) Selenium
4 7 (13.46%) WebDriver
5 6 (11.54%) Cucumber
5 6 (11.54%) HP UFT
6 5 (9.62%) Eclipse
6 5 (9.62%) IntelliJ
6 5 (9.62%) TestNG
6 5 (9.62%) SpecFlow
7 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (7.69%) Firebug
8 3 (5.77%) JIRA
8 3 (5.77%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.92%) Mocha
9 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.92%) Sinon.JS
9 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (65.38%) Developer
2 24 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 14 (26.92%) C# Developer
3 14 (26.92%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (21.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Software Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Test Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) ScrumMaster
8 3 (5.77%) Lead Web Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Tester
9 2 (3.85%) Junior
9 2 (3.85%) Junior Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Automation Tester
10 1 (1.92%) QA Leader
10 1 (1.92%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (61.54%) .NET
2 28 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 19 (36.54%) Web Services
4 16 (30.77%) AngularJS
5 11 (21.15%) XML
5 11 (21.15%) XSLT
6 10 (19.23%) HTML
6 10 (19.23%) Symfony
7 9 (17.31%) CSS
8 8 (15.38%) Backbone.js
9 7 (13.46%) Ember.js
9 7 (13.46%) RESTful
10 6 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (11.54%) WCF
11 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (7.69%) SOAP
12 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
13 3 (5.77%) Velocity
13 3 (5.77%) Laravel
13 3 (5.77%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Computer Science
1 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.46%) User Experience
3 1 (1.92%) Social Media
3 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) UNIX
3 1 (1.92%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (76.92%) TDD
2 33 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (28.85%) Software Engineering
4 9 (17.31%) Automated Testing
4 9 (17.31%) Open Source
5 7 (13.46%) Scrum
6 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
7 5 (9.62%) MVC
8 4 (7.69%) Software Architecture
8 4 (7.69%) Test Management
8 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.77%) DevOps
9 3 (5.77%) Test Scripting
9 3 (5.77%) OO
9 3 (5.77%) Data Modelling
10 2 (3.85%) Performance Testing
10 2 (3.85%) Automation Testing
11 1 (1.92%) Social Media Monitoring
11 1 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 37 (71.15%) C#
2 20 (38.46%) SQL
3 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 14 (26.92%) VB
5 11 (21.15%) VB.NET
6 10 (19.23%) PHP
7 9 (17.31%) F#
8 5 (9.62%) Java
9 4 (7.69%) VBScript
10 3 (5.77%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 19 (36.54%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) ISEB
3 4 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft