The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 49 109 -
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 90 29 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 4.55% 1.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.52% 1.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 84 26 0
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
BDD
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1631 1565 1159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 82.46% 83.91% 75.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1349 974
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 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

BDD
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

BDD Salary Trend in Bristol

BDD
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Bristol

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

1 115 (91.27%) TDD
2 102 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (53.17%) .NET
3 67 (53.17%) Web Services
4 66 (52.38%) Scrum
5 63 (50.00%) OO
6 53 (42.06%) C#
7 47 (37.30%) Ruby
7 47 (37.30%) RESTful
8 46 (36.51%) SQL Server
9 44 (34.92%) Java
9 44 (34.92%) E-Commerce
10 42 (33.33%) OOD
10 42 (33.33%) WCF
11 41 (32.54%) Cucumber
12 40 (31.75%) OOP
13 37 (29.37%) OOA/OOD
14 35 (27.78%) Gherkin
15 32 (25.40%) ASP.NET MVC
15 32 (25.40%) ASP.NET
15 32 (25.40%) MVC
16 29 (23.02%) Spring
16 29 (23.02%) Kanban
17 27 (21.43%) Internet
17 27 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
18 26 (20.63%) Google
19 25 (19.84%) Automated Testing
19 25 (19.84%) SpecFlow
20 24 (19.05%) Social Media
20 24 (19.05%) Amazon AWS

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 23 (18.25%) Node.js
2 14 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.97%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.59%) CMS
4 2 (1.59%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.79%) JBoss
5 1 (0.79%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.59%) SaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 27 (21.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (36.51%) SQL Server
2 23 (18.25%) NoSQL
3 22 (17.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (10.32%) Hadoop
4 13 (10.32%) Big Data
5 8 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.97%) SQLite
7 4 (3.17%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.59%) MySQL
9 1 (0.79%) DB2
9 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.79%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 41 (32.54%) Cucumber
2 25 (19.84%) SpecFlow
3 21 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 20 (15.87%) TeamCity
4 20 (15.87%) Rhino Mocks
4 20 (15.87%) Moq
4 20 (15.87%) NUnit
4 20 (15.87%) CruiseControl
5 19 (15.08%) JIRA
5 19 (15.08%) Jenkins
6 18 (14.29%) JUnit
7 16 (12.70%) Eclipse
8 15 (11.90%) JDeveloper
9 14 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
10 12 (9.52%) Selenium
11 5 (3.97%) Mechanoid
11 5 (3.97%) Robolectric
11 5 (3.97%) Robotium
12 4 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (3.17%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (9.52%) Games
2 11 (8.73%) Finance
3 7 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.17%) Marketing
5 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.59%) Advertising
5 2 (1.59%) Electronics
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 83 (65.87%) Developer
2 28 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 25 (19.84%) .NET Developer
4 22 (17.46%) Senior Developer
5 16 (12.70%) ScrumMaster
6 14 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 12 (9.52%) Team Leader
7 12 (9.52%) Technical Team Leader
8 9 (7.14%) iOS Developer
8 9 (7.14%) Senior iOS Developer
9 8 (6.35%) .NET Team Leader
10 7 (5.56%) Android Developer
11 6 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (4.76%) Analyst
12 5 (3.97%) Test Analyst
12 5 (3.97%) Tester
12 5 (3.97%) Senior C# Developer
13 4 (3.17%) Senior Test Analyst
13 4 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
14 3 (2.38%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (53.17%) .NET
1 67 (53.17%) Web Services
2 47 (37.30%) RESTful
3 42 (33.33%) WCF
4 35 (27.78%) Gherkin
5 32 (25.40%) ASP.NET MVC
5 32 (25.40%) ASP.NET
6 29 (23.02%) Spring
7 27 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
8 23 (18.25%) SOAP
9 21 (16.67%) Oracle ADF
10 20 (15.87%) MSMQ
11 16 (12.70%) REST
12 12 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
12 12 (9.52%) ActiveMQ
12 12 (9.52%) Java EE
13 10 (7.94%) .NET Framework
14 9 (7.14%) Hibernate
15 8 (6.35%) NHibernate
15 8 (6.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.05%) Social Media
2 23 (18.25%) User Experience
3 21 (16.67%) BBC
4 17 (13.49%) Mobile Payment
5 12 (9.52%) iPad
5 12 (9.52%) iPhone
6 6 (4.76%) Open Source
7 5 (3.97%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.97%) Client/Server
7 5 (3.97%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.38%) Wiki
9 2 (1.59%) DTV
9 2 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.46%) Android
2 17 (13.49%) Windows Phone 7
2 17 (13.49%) Apple iOS
2 17 (13.49%) Windows Phone
2 17 (13.49%) Windows
3 6 (4.76%) Linux
4 5 (3.97%) UNIX
5 3 (2.38%) Solaris
6 2 (1.59%) Fedora
6 2 (1.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (91.27%) TDD
2 102 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (52.38%) Scrum
4 63 (50.00%) OO
5 44 (34.92%) E-Commerce
6 42 (33.33%) OOD
7 40 (31.75%) OOP
8 37 (29.37%) OOA/OOD
9 32 (25.40%) MVC
10 29 (23.02%) Kanban
11 25 (19.84%) Automated Testing
12 24 (19.05%) Unit Testing
12 24 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (18.25%) Web Application Development
14 22 (17.46%) Android Development
15 17 (13.49%) Software Testing
16 13 (10.32%) Software Engineering
16 13 (10.32%) MapReduce
17 12 (9.52%) Workflow
17 12 (9.52%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (42.06%) C#
2 47 (37.30%) Ruby
3 44 (34.92%) Java
4 23 (18.25%) SQL
5 20 (15.87%) JavaScript
6 15 (11.90%) C++
7 12 (9.52%) C
7 12 (9.52%) Objective-C
8 5 (3.97%) Python
9 3 (2.38%) PHP
10 2 (1.59%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.59%) VB
10 2 (1.59%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.59%) Perl
10 2 (1.59%) PHP5
11 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (4.76%) Degree
2 3 (2.38%) ISEB
3 2 (1.59%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Nagios
1 1 (0.79%) ZABBIX
1 1 (0.79%) Zenoss
1 1 (0.79%) HAProxy
1 1 (0.79%) logstash
Vendors
1 26 (20.63%) Google
2 23 (18.25%) Facebook
3 22 (17.46%) Oracle
4 21 (16.67%) Apple
4 21 (16.67%) Sony
4 21 (16.67%) Yahoo!
5 3 (2.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.59%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.59%) SAP
7 1 (0.79%) Telerik
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