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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 58 108 120
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +12
Permanent jobs citing BDD 77 29 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.89% 1.49% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 1.73% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 71 24 1
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1656 1678 1293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.59% 86.14% 76.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1322 1386 1098
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 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £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 19 December 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Bristol

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 122 (91.04%) TDD
2 110 (82.09%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (55.97%) .NET
4 70 (52.24%) Scrum
5 69 (51.49%) Web Services
6 68 (50.75%) OO
7 63 (47.01%) C#
8 55 (41.04%) RESTful
9 54 (40.30%) Ruby
10 53 (39.55%) SQL Server
11 47 (35.07%) Java
11 47 (35.07%) WCF
12 45 (33.58%) E-Commerce
13 44 (32.84%) OOD
13 44 (32.84%) Cucumber
14 42 (31.34%) OOP
15 39 (29.10%) OOA/OOD
16 38 (28.36%) MVC
16 38 (28.36%) ASP.NET MVC
16 38 (28.36%) ASP.NET
17 37 (27.61%) Gherkin
18 33 (24.63%) ASP.NET Web API
19 30 (22.39%) Kanban
20 29 (21.64%) Web Application Development
20 29 (21.64%) Continuous Integration
20 29 (21.64%) Google
20 29 (21.64%) Facebook
21 28 (20.90%) Spring
22 27 (20.15%) NoSQL
22 27 (20.15%) Automated Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 26 (19.40%) Node.js
2 14 (10.45%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.73%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.49%) CMS
4 2 (1.49%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.75%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.49%) SaaS
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (19.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (39.55%) SQL Server
2 27 (20.15%) NoSQL
3 24 (17.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (11.19%) Hadoop
4 15 (11.19%) Big Data
5 8 (5.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.73%) SQLite
7 3 (2.24%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.49%) MySQL
9 1 (0.75%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 44 (32.84%) Cucumber
2 27 (20.15%) SpecFlow
3 25 (18.66%) Git (software)
4 23 (17.16%) NUnit
5 22 (16.42%) CruiseControl
5 22 (16.42%) Rhino Mocks
5 22 (16.42%) Moq
5 22 (16.42%) TeamCity
6 20 (14.93%) JIRA
7 18 (13.43%) JUnit
7 18 (13.43%) Eclipse
7 18 (13.43%) Jenkins
8 15 (11.19%) JDeveloper
9 14 (10.45%) Oracle Forms
10 13 (9.70%) Selenium
11 6 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (3.73%) WebDriver
12 5 (3.73%) Mechanoid
12 5 (3.73%) Robolectric
12 5 (3.73%) Robotium
General
1 14 (10.45%) Games
2 10 (7.46%) Finance
3 8 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.22%) Marketing
5 5 (3.73%) Advertising
6 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.49%) Electronics
7 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 91 (67.91%) Developer
2 31 (23.13%) .NET Developer
3 27 (20.15%) Java Developer
4 21 (15.67%) Senior Developer
5 16 (11.94%) C# Developer
6 14 (10.45%) ScrumMaster
7 12 (8.96%) Team Leader
7 12 (8.96%) Technical Team Leader
8 9 (6.72%) iOS Developer
8 9 (6.72%) Senior iOS Developer
9 8 (5.97%) .NET Team Leader
10 7 (5.22%) Android Developer
11 6 (4.48%) Analyst
12 5 (3.73%) Test Analyst
12 5 (3.73%) Tester
12 5 (3.73%) Senior C# Developer
12 5 (3.73%) Senior Java Developer
13 4 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
13 4 (2.99%) Senior Test Analyst
14 3 (2.24%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (55.97%) .NET
2 69 (51.49%) Web Services
3 55 (41.04%) RESTful
4 47 (35.07%) WCF
5 38 (28.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 38 (28.36%) ASP.NET
6 37 (27.61%) Gherkin
7 33 (24.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 28 (20.90%) Spring
9 25 (18.66%) SOAP
10 22 (16.42%) MSMQ
11 21 (15.67%) Oracle ADF
12 18 (13.43%) REST
13 14 (10.45%) RabbitMQ
13 14 (10.45%) ActiveMQ
14 11 (8.21%) Java EE
15 10 (7.46%) .NET Framework
16 9 (6.72%) Hibernate
16 9 (6.72%) CSS
16 9 (6.72%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.15%) Social Media
2 24 (17.91%) BBC
3 23 (17.16%) User Experience
4 17 (12.69%) Mobile Payment
5 12 (8.96%) iPad
5 12 (8.96%) iPhone
6 6 (4.48%) Open Source
7 5 (3.73%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.73%) Client/Server
7 5 (3.73%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.99%) Wiki
9 2 (1.49%) DTV
9 2 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.42%) Android
2 18 (13.43%) Windows
3 17 (12.69%) Windows Phone 7
3 17 (12.69%) Apple iOS
3 17 (12.69%) Windows Phone
4 7 (5.22%) Linux
5 6 (4.48%) UNIX
6 3 (2.24%) Solaris
7 2 (1.49%) Fedora
7 2 (1.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (91.04%) TDD
2 110 (82.09%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (52.24%) Scrum
4 68 (50.75%) OO
5 45 (33.58%) E-Commerce
6 44 (32.84%) OOD
7 42 (31.34%) OOP
8 39 (29.10%) OOA/OOD
9 38 (28.36%) MVC
10 30 (22.39%) Kanban
11 29 (21.64%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (21.64%) Web Application Development
12 27 (20.15%) Automated Testing
13 24 (17.91%) Unit Testing
14 22 (16.42%) Android Development
15 15 (11.19%) MapReduce
15 15 (11.19%) Software Testing
16 14 (10.45%) Workflow
17 13 (9.70%) Software Engineering
18 12 (8.96%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (47.01%) C#
2 54 (40.30%) Ruby
3 47 (35.07%) Java
4 22 (16.42%) SQL
5 21 (15.67%) JavaScript
6 15 (11.19%) C++
7 12 (8.96%) C
7 12 (8.96%) Objective-C
8 7 (5.22%) Python
9 5 (3.73%) VB
9 5 (3.73%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.99%) Perl
10 4 (2.99%) PHP
11 2 (1.49%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.49%) PHP5
12 1 (0.75%) Groovy
12 1 (0.75%) Scala
12 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.75%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 6 (4.48%) Degree
2 3 (2.24%) ISEB
3 2 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) Nagios
1 1 (0.75%) ZABBIX
1 1 (0.75%) Zenoss
1 1 (0.75%) HAProxy
1 1 (0.75%) logstash
1 1 (0.75%) Graphite
Vendors
1 29 (21.64%) Google
1 29 (21.64%) Facebook
2 24 (17.91%) Apple
2 24 (17.91%) Sony
2 24 (17.91%) Yahoo!
3 21 (15.67%) Oracle
4 3 (2.24%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.49%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.49%) SAP
6 1 (0.75%) Telerik
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