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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 76 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +5
Permanent jobs citing BDD 23 94 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.41% 8.25% 6.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 9.86% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 19 84 52
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £36,500 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £46,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.04% +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
793 953 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 83.21% 83.67% 81.59%
Number of salaries quoted 673 816 571
Average salary £43,300 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 26 May 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Brighton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 68 (90.67%) TDD
2 61 (81.33%) C#
3 43 (57.33%) .NET
4 41 (54.67%) ASP.NET
5 40 (53.33%) SQL
6 38 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (46.67%) Degree
8 30 (40.00%) Web Services
9 25 (33.33%) Selenium
10 24 (32.00%) Java
11 23 (30.67%) TestNG
12 22 (29.33%) JavaScript
13 20 (26.67%) SQL Server
13 20 (26.67%) Microsoft
13 20 (26.67%) MS Excel
13 20 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
13 20 (26.67%) Cucumber
13 20 (26.67%) SpecFlow
14 19 (25.33%) AngularJS
14 19 (25.33%) WebDriver
14 19 (25.33%) Test Automation
14 19 (25.33%) ISEB
14 19 (25.33%) Computer Science
15 18 (24.00%) Automated Testing
15 18 (24.00%) Eclipse
15 18 (24.00%) IntelliJ
15 18 (24.00%) HTML
16 16 (21.33%) VB
17 15 (20.00%) CSS
18 14 (18.67%) Software Engineering

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (10.67%) Node.js
2 1 (1.33%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (26.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (33.33%) Selenium
2 23 (30.67%) TestNG
3 20 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 20 (26.67%) Cucumber
3 20 (26.67%) SpecFlow
4 19 (25.33%) WebDriver
5 18 (24.00%) Eclipse
5 18 (24.00%) IntelliJ
6 9 (12.00%) Git (software)
7 7 (9.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (8.00%) Visual Studio
9 5 (6.67%) JUnit
9 5 (6.67%) Firebug
9 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.33%) Sinon.JS
10 1 (1.33%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.33%) Fiddler
10 1 (1.33%) MSTest
10 1 (1.33%) Moq
10 1 (1.33%) Mocha
General
1 1 (1.33%) Advertising
1 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (62.67%) Developer
2 33 (44.00%) .NET Developer
3 18 (24.00%) Analyst
3 18 (24.00%) Test Analyst
4 16 (21.33%) C# Developer
4 16 (21.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (17.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (9.33%) Software Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Agile .NET Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Junior
9 2 (2.67%) Junior Developer
10 1 (1.33%) .NET Web Developer
10 1 (1.33%) Senior C# Developer
10 1 (1.33%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (1.33%) Junior .NET Developer
10 1 (1.33%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (57.33%) .NET
2 41 (54.67%) ASP.NET
3 30 (40.00%) Web Services
4 19 (25.33%) AngularJS
5 18 (24.00%) HTML
6 15 (20.00%) CSS
7 13 (17.33%) XML
7 13 (17.33%) XSLT
8 12 (16.00%) SOAP
8 12 (16.00%) RESTful
9 11 (14.67%) WCF
10 9 (12.00%) Backbone.js
11 8 (10.67%) .NET Framework
11 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (9.33%) Symfony
12 7 (9.33%) Ember.js
13 6 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
14 5 (6.67%) Hibernate
14 5 (6.67%) Spring
14 5 (6.67%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.33%) Computer Science
2 14 (18.67%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.33%) Social Media
4 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (90.67%) TDD
2 38 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (25.33%) Test Automation
4 18 (24.00%) Automated Testing
5 14 (18.67%) Software Engineering
6 13 (17.33%) Test Scripting
7 12 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (16.00%) Software Architecture
8 9 (12.00%) MVC
9 6 (8.00%) Open Source
10 5 (6.67%) Test Management
11 3 (4.00%) Refactoring
12 2 (2.67%) Scrum
13 1 (1.33%) OO
13 1 (1.33%) Project Planning
13 1 (1.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 1 (1.33%) Responsive Web Design
13 1 (1.33%) Web Application Development
13 1 (1.33%) Automation Testing
13 1 (1.33%) Social Media Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 61 (81.33%) C#
2 40 (53.33%) SQL
3 24 (32.00%) Java
4 22 (29.33%) JavaScript
5 16 (21.33%) VB
6 11 (14.67%) VB.NET
6 11 (14.67%) F#
7 7 (9.33%) PHP
8 6 (8.00%) VBScript
9 1 (1.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (46.67%) Degree
2 19 (25.33%) ISEB
3 6 (8.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (26.67%) Microsoft