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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 72 95 97
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +2
Permanent jobs citing BDD 55 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.99% 1.52% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 1.82% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 55 24 8
Average salary £60,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% +3.12%
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
1541 1317 1244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.66% 83.51% 77.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1267 1157 1074
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 23 September 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Bristol

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 81 (88.04%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (85.87%) TDD
3 56 (60.87%) Scrum
4 37 (40.22%) .NET
5 34 (36.96%) C#
6 32 (34.78%) Ruby
7 31 (33.70%) Java
7 31 (33.70%) SQL Server
8 30 (32.61%) OO
9 28 (30.43%) Web Services
10 27 (29.35%) E-Commerce
11 26 (28.26%) Cucumber
12 25 (27.17%) WCF
12 25 (27.17%) RESTful
13 23 (25.00%) ASP.NET
14 21 (22.83%) MVC
15 20 (21.74%) SQL
15 20 (21.74%) OOP
15 20 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
16 18 (19.57%) OOD
16 18 (19.57%) OOA/OOD
16 18 (19.57%) Spring
16 18 (19.57%) Automated Testing
16 18 (19.57%) Software Testing
17 17 (18.48%) Selenium
17 17 (18.48%) Software Engineering
17 17 (18.48%) Amazon AWS
17 17 (18.48%) Kanban
17 17 (18.48%) Gherkin
18 16 (17.39%) SpecFlow

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 13 (14.13%) Node.js
2 6 (6.52%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.43%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.17%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.09%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.26%) SaaS
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (33.70%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.22%) NoSQL
3 13 (14.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (9.78%) Big Data
5 8 (8.70%) Hadoop
6 5 (5.43%) DB2
6 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.26%) MySQL
8 2 (2.17%) SQLite
9 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.09%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 26 (28.26%) Cucumber
2 17 (18.48%) Selenium
3 16 (17.39%) JUnit
3 16 (17.39%) SpecFlow
4 13 (14.13%) NUnit
4 13 (14.13%) Moq
5 12 (13.04%) Rhino Mocks
5 12 (13.04%) TeamCity
5 12 (13.04%) Git (software)
5 12 (13.04%) CruiseControl
6 11 (11.96%) Jenkins
7 9 (9.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (6.52%) Maven
8 6 (6.52%) JIRA
8 6 (6.52%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (5.43%) Eclipse
9 5 (5.43%) JDeveloper
9 5 (5.43%) JBehave
10 4 (4.35%) WebDriver
11 2 (2.17%) FitNesse
General
1 11 (11.96%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Games
3 5 (5.43%) Legal
4 4 (4.35%) Law
4 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.26%) Marketing
6 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 46 (50.00%) Developer
2 19 (20.65%) Senior Developer
3 17 (18.48%) Java Developer
4 16 (17.39%) ScrumMaster
5 15 (16.30%) .NET Developer
6 9 (9.78%) C# Developer
7 8 (8.70%) Tester
7 8 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Team Leader
8 6 (6.52%) Analyst
9 5 (5.43%) Test Manager
9 5 (5.43%) Software Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Test Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.43%) Technical Team Leader
9 5 (5.43%) Java Software Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) QA Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) .NET Team Leader
9 5 (5.43%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (40.22%) .NET
2 28 (30.43%) Web Services
3 25 (27.17%) WCF
3 25 (27.17%) RESTful
4 23 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 20 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (19.57%) Spring
7 17 (18.48%) Gherkin
8 13 (14.13%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (13.04%) SOAP
9 12 (13.04%) MSMQ
10 9 (9.78%) Oracle ADF
10 9 (9.78%) REST
11 7 (7.61%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (7.61%) Java EE
11 7 (7.61%) ActiveMQ
11 7 (7.61%) CSS
12 6 (6.52%) .NET Framework
12 6 (6.52%) jQuery
12 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) BBC
1 12 (13.04%) Social Media
2 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.52%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (6.52%) User Experience
3 6 (6.52%) Open Source
4 5 (5.43%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.35%) iPhone
5 4 (4.35%) iPad
6 2 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.17%) DTV
7 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.61%) Android
1 7 (7.61%) Apple iOS
2 6 (6.52%) Windows Phone
2 6 (6.52%) Windows Phone 7
2 6 (6.52%) Windows
3 3 (3.26%) Linux
3 3 (3.26%) Fedora
3 3 (3.26%) CentOS
4 2 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (88.04%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (85.87%) TDD
3 56 (60.87%) Scrum
4 30 (32.61%) OO
5 27 (29.35%) E-Commerce
6 21 (22.83%) MVC
7 20 (21.74%) OOP
8 18 (19.57%) OOA/OOD
8 18 (19.57%) OOD
8 18 (19.57%) Automated Testing
8 18 (19.57%) Software Testing
9 17 (18.48%) Software Engineering
9 17 (18.48%) Kanban
10 14 (15.22%) Unit Testing
11 12 (13.04%) Automation Testing
11 12 (13.04%) Web Application Development
12 8 (8.70%) MapReduce
12 8 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (7.61%) Workflow
14 6 (6.52%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (36.96%) C#
2 32 (34.78%) Ruby
3 31 (33.70%) Java
4 20 (21.74%) SQL
5 7 (7.61%) Python
5 7 (7.61%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.52%) C++
7 4 (4.35%) Objective-C
7 4 (4.35%) C
8 3 (3.26%) PHP
8 3 (3.26%) PHP5
9 2 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (8.70%) ISEB
2 5 (5.43%) Sun Certification
3 4 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (2.17%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Nagios
1 1 (1.09%) ZABBIX
1 1 (1.09%) Zenoss
1 1 (1.09%) HAProxy
1 1 (1.09%) logstash
Vendors
1 14 (15.22%) Oracle
1 14 (15.22%) Google
2 12 (13.04%) Facebook
2 12 (13.04%) Apple
2 12 (13.04%) Sony
2 12 (13.04%) Yahoo!
3 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.43%) JBoss
5 3 (3.26%) Telerik
5 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.17%) SAP
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