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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 61 32 43
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +11
Permanent jobs citing BDD 43 80 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 4.18% 8.11% 4.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.08% 9.67% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 32 67 35
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £35,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
846 827 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 82.30% 83.87% 79.84%
Number of salaries quoted 739 692 536
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Brighton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 71 (93.42%) TDD
2 65 (85.53%) C#
3 47 (61.84%) .NET
4 44 (57.89%) ASP.NET
5 40 (52.63%) SQL
6 39 (51.32%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (48.68%) Degree
8 30 (39.47%) Web Services
9 25 (32.89%) Selenium
10 24 (31.58%) Java
11 23 (30.26%) SQL Server
11 23 (30.26%) MS Excel
11 23 (30.26%) Microsoft
11 23 (30.26%) TestNG
12 20 (26.32%) Cucumber
12 20 (26.32%) SpecFlow
12 20 (26.32%) QuickTest Pro
13 19 (25.00%) ISEB
13 19 (25.00%) JavaScript
13 19 (25.00%) Computer Science
13 19 (25.00%) Test Automation
13 19 (25.00%) WebDriver
14 18 (23.68%) Automated Testing
14 18 (23.68%) Eclipse
14 18 (23.68%) IntelliJ
15 17 (22.37%) HTML
15 17 (22.37%) VB
15 17 (22.37%) AngularJS
16 14 (18.42%) CSS
16 14 (18.42%) Analytical Skills

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (6.58%) Node.js
2 1 (1.32%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (30.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (32.89%) Selenium
2 23 (30.26%) TestNG
3 20 (26.32%) Cucumber
3 20 (26.32%) SpecFlow
3 20 (26.32%) QuickTest Pro
4 19 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 18 (23.68%) Eclipse
5 18 (23.68%) IntelliJ
6 7 (9.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (7.89%) Visual Studio
7 6 (7.89%) Git (software)
8 5 (6.58%) Firebug
8 5 (6.58%) Jenkins
8 5 (6.58%) JUnit
9 1 (1.32%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.32%) NUnit
9 1 (1.32%) Subversion
9 1 (1.32%) MSTest
9 1 (1.32%) Moq
9 1 (1.32%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (1.32%) Finance
1 1 (1.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (65.79%) Developer
2 36 (47.37%) .NET Developer
3 18 (23.68%) Analyst
3 18 (23.68%) Test Analyst
4 15 (19.74%) C# Developer
5 14 (18.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (14.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (14.47%) Agile .NET Developer
6 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) Junior
8 2 (2.63%) Junior Developer
9 1 (1.32%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (1.32%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (1.32%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (1.32%) Junior .NET Developer
9 1 (1.32%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (61.84%) .NET
2 44 (57.89%) ASP.NET
3 30 (39.47%) Web Services
4 17 (22.37%) HTML
4 17 (22.37%) AngularJS
5 14 (18.42%) CSS
6 13 (17.11%) XML
6 13 (17.11%) XSLT
7 12 (15.79%) SOAP
7 12 (15.79%) RESTful
8 11 (14.47%) WCF
9 8 (10.53%) .NET Framework
9 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (7.89%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (7.89%) Backbone.js
11 5 (6.58%) JPA
11 5 (6.58%) Ember.js
11 5 (6.58%) Symfony
11 5 (6.58%) Hibernate
11 5 (6.58%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 14 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.89%) Open Source
4 5 (6.58%) User Experience
5 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (93.42%) TDD
2 39 (51.32%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 18 (23.68%) Automated Testing
5 13 (17.11%) Test Scripting
6 12 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (15.79%) Software Architecture
6 12 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 9 (11.84%) MVC
8 5 (6.58%) Test Management
9 3 (3.95%) Refactoring
10 1 (1.32%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.32%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (1.32%) Web Application Development
10 1 (1.32%) Automation Testing
10 1 (1.32%) Scrum
10 1 (1.32%) OO
10 1 (1.32%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 65 (85.53%) C#
2 40 (52.63%) SQL
3 24 (31.58%) Java
4 19 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 17 (22.37%) VB
6 11 (14.47%) VB.NET
6 11 (14.47%) F#
7 6 (7.89%) VBScript
8 5 (6.58%) PHP
9 1 (1.32%) VB6
9 1 (1.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 37 (48.68%) Degree
2 19 (25.00%) ISEB
3 6 (7.89%) ISTQB
3 6 (7.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (30.26%) Microsoft