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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 86 96 99
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing BDD 50 33 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.77% 1.74% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 2.02% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 50 33 20
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
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
1609 1631 1498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 88.99% 85.98% 87.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1432 1330 1225
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Bristol

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 84 (87.50%) TDD
2 79 (82.29%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (57.29%) C#
4 50 (52.08%) .NET
4 50 (52.08%) Scrum
5 47 (48.96%) SQL Server
6 44 (45.83%) ASP.NET
7 42 (43.75%) Java
7 42 (43.75%) MVC
8 41 (42.71%) JavaScript
8 41 (42.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 40 (41.67%) RESTful
10 39 (40.63%) Ruby
11 36 (37.50%) Finance
12 32 (33.33%) Degree
13 31 (32.29%) OO
14 29 (30.21%) Internet
14 29 (30.21%) .NET Framework
14 29 (30.21%) NoSQL
14 29 (30.21%) SQL Server 2014
14 29 (30.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 28 (29.17%) Cucumber
16 27 (28.13%) E-Commerce
17 26 (27.08%) Amazon AWS
18 24 (25.00%) Git (software)
18 24 (25.00%) Software Engineering
18 24 (25.00%) CSS
19 22 (22.92%) Node.js
20 21 (21.88%) Spring
21 20 (20.83%) Web Services

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 22 (22.92%) Node.js
2 9 (9.38%) Mule
2 9 (9.38%) Mule ESB
3 8 (8.33%) Apache
4 6 (6.25%) JBoss
5 4 (4.17%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.13%) CMS
6 3 (3.13%) Confluence
6 3 (3.13%) Drupal
6 3 (3.13%) IIS
6 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 13 (13.54%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (9.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.04%) BigMachines
5 1 (1.04%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 26 (27.08%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (13.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (30.21%) Internet
2 3 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (48.96%) SQL Server
2 29 (30.21%) NoSQL
2 29 (30.21%) SQL Server 2014
3 14 (14.58%) Relational Database
4 13 (13.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (13.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (11.46%) RDBMS
6 8 (8.33%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.13%) MySQL
8 2 (2.08%) Big Data
9 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.04%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 28 (29.17%) Cucumber
2 24 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 14 (14.58%) SpecFlow
4 13 (13.54%) Moq
4 13 (13.54%) NUnit
4 13 (13.54%) Rhino Mocks
5 12 (12.50%) JUnit
5 12 (12.50%) Mockito
5 12 (12.50%) Spock
6 11 (11.46%) Maven
7 10 (10.42%) Geb
7 10 (10.42%) JIRA
7 10 (10.42%) Selenium
8 9 (9.38%) Visual Studio
9 7 (7.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (7.29%) FishEye
10 6 (6.25%) Eclipse
11 4 (4.17%) Ant
11 4 (4.17%) jMock
11 4 (4.17%) SoapUI
General
1 36 (37.50%) Finance
2 14 (14.58%) Banking
3 9 (9.38%) Electronics
3 9 (9.38%) Manufacturing
3 9 (9.38%) Marketing
3 9 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.17%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (69.79%) Developer
2 27 (28.13%) Senior Developer
3 26 (27.08%) .NET Developer
4 23 (23.96%) Java Developer
5 22 (22.92%) Software Engineer
6 16 (16.67%) Graduate
6 16 (16.67%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 16 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
6 16 (16.67%) Junior
6 16 (16.67%) Junior .NET Developer
6 16 (16.67%) Junior Developer
7 15 (15.63%) Internet Developer
8 14 (14.58%) C# Developer
9 13 (13.54%) Agile Developer
9 13 (13.54%) E-Commerce Engineer
10 11 (11.46%) Senior C# Developer
11 10 (10.42%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (10.42%) Senior .NET Developer
11 10 (10.42%) Senior Agile Developer
11 10 (10.42%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (52.08%) .NET
2 44 (45.83%) ASP.NET
3 41 (42.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 40 (41.67%) RESTful
5 29 (30.21%) .NET Framework
5 29 (30.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 24 (25.00%) CSS
7 21 (21.88%) Spring
8 20 (20.83%) AngularJS
8 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
8 20 (20.83%) HTML
8 20 (20.83%) Web Services
9 19 (19.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 17 (17.71%) JSON
11 15 (15.63%) Gherkin
11 15 (15.63%) jQuery
12 13 (13.54%) Entity Framework
12 13 (13.54%) MSMQ
12 13 (13.54%) NHibernate
12 13 (13.54%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.71%) Client/Server
2 16 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.21%) User Experience
4 4 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (4.17%) N-Tier
4 4 (4.17%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.08%) Fintech
5 2 (2.08%) iPad
5 2 (2.08%) iPhone
5 2 (2.08%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.17%) Android
3 3 (3.13%) Windows
3 3 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.08%) Linux
5 1 (1.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (87.50%) TDD
2 79 (82.29%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (52.08%) Scrum
4 42 (43.75%) MVC
5 31 (32.29%) OO
6 27 (28.13%) E-Commerce
7 24 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 20 (20.83%) Kanban
9 16 (16.67%) Web Application Development
10 15 (15.63%) Microservices
10 15 (15.63%) OOP
11 14 (14.58%) Automated Testing
12 13 (13.54%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (13.54%) Test Automation
13 12 (12.50%) Functional Testing
13 12 (12.50%) Problem Management
14 10 (10.42%) Unit Testing
15 9 (9.38%) CRM
15 9 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
15 9 (9.38%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (57.29%) C#
2 42 (43.75%) Java
3 41 (42.71%) JavaScript
4 39 (40.63%) Ruby
5 19 (19.79%) SQL
6 10 (10.42%) Python
7 7 (7.29%) Perl
8 6 (6.25%) PHP
9 4 (4.17%) C++
9 4 (4.17%) Groovy
10 3 (3.13%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.13%) Scala
10 3 (3.13%) XAML
11 1 (1.04%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 32 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.04%) ISEB
2 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.42%) QA
2 4 (4.17%) ISO15022
2 4 (4.17%) ISO20022
Vendors
1 11 (11.46%) Oracle
2 9 (9.38%) SAP
3 8 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.29%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.13%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.13%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.08%) Apple
7 1 (1.04%) Siebel
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