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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 52 54 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -28
Permanent jobs citing BDD 49 29 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 4.22% 4.18% 7.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.35% 4.99% 11.02%
Number of salaries quoted 43 29 64
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £42,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
916 581 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 78.90% 83.72% 69.17%
Number of salaries quoted 800 515 547
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,296 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Brighton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 125 (88.03%) TDD
2 101 (71.13%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (61.27%) .NET
3 87 (61.27%) ASP.NET
4 82 (57.75%) C#
5 73 (51.41%) Degree
6 69 (48.59%) SQL Server
7 62 (43.66%) JavaScript
8 59 (41.55%) Git (software)
9 53 (37.32%) MVC
10 51 (35.92%) HTML
11 48 (33.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 39 (27.46%) Social Media
13 38 (26.76%) Linux
14 36 (25.35%) CSS
14 36 (25.35%) WCF
15 35 (24.65%) MS Excel
15 35 (24.65%) Microsoft
16 34 (23.94%) OO
17 33 (23.24%) Node.js
18 31 (21.83%) SQL
18 31 (21.83%) Scrum
19 28 (19.72%) HTML5
20 26 (18.31%) Mac OS X
20 26 (18.31%) Backbone.js
21 22 (15.49%) Web Application Development
21 22 (15.49%) SQL Server 2012
21 22 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
22 21 (14.79%) Ruby
23 20 (14.08%) Photoshop

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 33 (23.24%) Node.js
2 3 (2.11%) Apache
3 2 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.41%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.70%) CMS
4 1 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 35 (24.65%) MS Excel
2 20 (14.08%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.11%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (48.59%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (13.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (11.97%) Big Data
5 15 (10.56%) MySQL
6 13 (9.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (7.75%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (7.75%) Relational Database
8 8 (5.63%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.11%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (2.11%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 59 (41.55%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.75%) Visual Studio
2 11 (7.75%) Maven
3 10 (7.04%) JIRA
4 9 (6.34%) Selenium
5 8 (5.63%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.93%) Jenkins
6 7 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (4.93%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.82%) Grunt
8 3 (2.11%) Bugzilla
8 3 (2.11%) RSpec
9 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (11.27%) Games
2 7 (4.93%) Finance
3 3 (2.11%) Advertising
4 2 (1.41%) Marketing
5 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.70%) Electronics
5 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 125 (88.03%) Developer
2 61 (42.96%) .NET Developer
3 28 (19.72%) Senior Developer
3 28 (19.72%) Agile .NET Developer
4 23 (16.20%) C# Developer
5 18 (12.68%) Front-End Developer
6 16 (11.27%) Senior C# Developer
7 12 (8.45%) Java Developer
8 11 (7.75%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 10 (7.04%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (7.04%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (4.93%) QA Engineer
10 7 (4.93%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (2.82%) Web Developer
12 3 (2.11%) Development Specialist
12 3 (2.11%) Technical Project Manager
12 3 (2.11%) Project Manager
12 3 (2.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 3 (2.11%) Technical Manager
13 2 (1.41%) Automated Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (61.27%) .NET
1 87 (61.27%) ASP.NET
2 51 (35.92%) HTML
3 48 (33.80%) ASP.NET MVC
4 36 (25.35%) WCF
4 36 (25.35%) CSS
5 28 (19.72%) HTML5
6 26 (18.31%) Backbone.js
7 22 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 20 (14.08%) CSS3
9 16 (11.27%) Razor View Engine
10 11 (7.75%) Kafka
10 11 (7.75%) Spring
11 10 (7.04%) jQuery
12 6 (4.23%) RESTful
12 6 (4.23%) ExpressJS
12 6 (4.23%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (2.82%) AngularJS
14 3 (2.11%) Ajax
14 3 (2.11%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 39 (27.46%) Social Media
2 18 (12.68%) Visualisation
3 13 (9.15%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.23%) BBC
5 2 (1.41%) Open Source
5 2 (1.41%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.70%) User Experience
6 1 (0.70%) iPad
6 1 (0.70%) DTV
6 1 (0.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 38 (26.76%) Linux
2 26 (18.31%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (88.03%) TDD
2 101 (71.13%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (37.32%) MVC
4 34 (23.94%) OO
5 31 (21.83%) Scrum
6 22 (15.49%) Web Application Development
7 16 (11.27%) Domain-Driven Design
7 16 (11.27%) CQRS
8 10 (7.04%) Automated Testing
9 8 (5.63%) Performance Management
10 7 (4.93%) Test Scripting
10 7 (4.93%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (4.93%) Social Media Monitoring
11 6 (4.23%) Performance Testing
12 5 (3.52%) Web Development
13 4 (2.82%) OOD
14 3 (2.11%) Data Modelling
14 3 (2.11%) UML
14 3 (2.11%) Disaster Recovery
14 3 (2.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (57.75%) C#
2 62 (43.66%) JavaScript
3 31 (21.83%) SQL
4 21 (14.79%) Ruby
5 14 (9.86%) Java
6 6 (4.23%) T-SQL
6 6 (4.23%) VB
6 6 (4.23%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.82%) PHP
8 3 (2.11%) Groovy
8 3 (2.11%) Perl
9 2 (1.41%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (1.41%) Python
10 1 (0.70%) C
10 1 (0.70%) C++
10 1 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 73 (51.41%) Degree
2 7 (4.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (4.93%) ISEB
2 7 (4.93%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.93%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.70%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 35 (24.65%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.23%) Apple
2 6 (4.23%) Sony
2 6 (4.23%) Yahoo!
2 6 (4.23%) Google
2 6 (4.23%) Facebook
3 1 (0.70%) SAP
3 1 (0.70%) Sitecore