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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 81 88 100
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Permanent jobs citing BDD 36 28 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.02% 1.76% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 2.11% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 36 28 11
Average salary £60,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.87% -
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
1496 1328 1236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 84.14% 83.26% 78.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1174 1161 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 £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Bristol

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 56 (80.00%) TDD
2 45 (64.29%) Scrum
3 44 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (35.71%) Java
5 22 (31.43%) .NET
6 21 (30.00%) C#
7 20 (28.57%) Ruby
8 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
9 17 (24.29%) Selenium
10 16 (22.86%) Software Testing
10 16 (22.86%) Software Engineering
10 16 (22.86%) OO
10 16 (22.86%) E-Commerce
11 14 (20.00%) RESTful
11 14 (20.00%) Cucumber
11 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 14 (20.00%) SQL
12 13 (18.57%) JUnit
12 13 (18.57%) WCF
12 13 (18.57%) Automation Testing
13 12 (17.14%) Unit Testing
13 12 (17.14%) MVC
14 11 (15.71%) Web Services
14 11 (15.71%) QA
14 11 (15.71%) Spring
14 11 (15.71%) Finance
14 11 (15.71%) Kanban
14 11 (15.71%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (14.29%) NoSQL
15 10 (14.29%) Google

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (12.86%) Node.js
2 5 (7.14%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.43%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.29%) SaaS
3 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.14%) Big Data
3 5 (7.14%) DB2
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.71%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.29%) MySQL
6 2 (2.86%) SQLite
7 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.43%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 17 (24.29%) Selenium
2 14 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 13 (18.57%) JUnit
4 9 (12.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (11.43%) Git (software)
6 7 (10.00%) SpecFlow
7 6 (8.57%) Jenkins
7 6 (8.57%) JBehave
7 6 (8.57%) Maven
8 5 (7.14%) NUnit
8 5 (7.14%) Moq
9 4 (5.71%) CruiseControl
9 4 (5.71%) WebDriver
9 4 (5.71%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (5.71%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.86%) Robotium
11 1 (1.43%) Eclipse RCP
11 1 (1.43%) FitNesse
11 1 (1.43%) JIRA
11 1 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (15.71%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Legal
3 4 (5.71%) Law
3 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.29%) Games
4 3 (4.29%) Marketing
5 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.86%) Electronics
6 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (40.00%) Developer
2 15 (21.43%) Senior Developer
2 15 (21.43%) ScrumMaster
3 11 (15.71%) .NET Developer
4 10 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Tester
6 7 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Test Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) QA Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Software Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Test Manager
8 5 (7.14%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) QA Automation Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.43%) .NET
2 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 14 (20.00%) RESTful
3 13 (18.57%) WCF
4 11 (15.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (15.71%) Web Services
4 11 (15.71%) Spring
5 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (8.57%) CSS
7 5 (7.14%) jQuery
7 5 (7.14%) REST
7 5 (7.14%) Java EE
8 4 (5.71%) Gherkin
8 4 (5.71%) Servlets
8 4 (5.71%) SOAP
8 4 (5.71%) HTML
8 4 (5.71%) MSMQ
9 3 (4.29%) LAMP
9 3 (4.29%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (4.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) BBC
1 8 (11.43%) Social Media
2 6 (8.57%) Open Source
3 4 (5.71%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.86%) iPad
4 2 (2.86%) iPhone
4 2 (2.86%) DTV
5 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Android
1 6 (8.57%) Apple iOS
2 5 (7.14%) Windows
3 4 (5.71%) Windows Phone
3 4 (5.71%) Windows Phone 7
4 3 (4.29%) UNIX
4 3 (4.29%) Linux
4 3 (4.29%) Fedora
4 3 (4.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (80.00%) TDD
2 45 (64.29%) Scrum
3 44 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (22.86%) Software Engineering
4 16 (22.86%) Software Testing
4 16 (22.86%) OO
4 16 (22.86%) E-Commerce
5 13 (18.57%) Automation Testing
6 12 (17.14%) MVC
6 12 (17.14%) Unit Testing
7 11 (15.71%) Kanban
8 9 (12.86%) Automated Testing
8 9 (12.86%) OOP
9 8 (11.43%) OOA/OOD
9 8 (11.43%) OOD
9 8 (11.43%) Web Application Development
10 7 (10.00%) Test Automation
11 6 (8.57%) User Stories
11 6 (8.57%) Test Management
12 5 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 25 (35.71%) Java
2 21 (30.00%) C#
3 20 (28.57%) Ruby
4 14 (20.00%) SQL
5 7 (10.00%) Python
6 3 (4.29%) PHP
6 3 (4.29%) C++
6 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.29%) PHP5
7 2 (2.86%) Perl
7 2 (2.86%) C
7 2 (2.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) ISEB
2 6 (8.57%) Sun Certification
3 3 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Nagios
1 1 (1.43%) ZABBIX
1 1 (1.43%) Zenoss
1 1 (1.43%) HAProxy
1 1 (1.43%) logstash
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Google
2 8 (11.43%) Facebook
2 8 (11.43%) Apple
2 8 (11.43%) Sony
2 8 (11.43%) Yahoo!
3 6 (8.57%) Oracle
4 5 (7.14%) JBoss
4 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.29%) Telerik
6 2 (2.86%) SAP
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