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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 89 86 93
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing BDD 47 39 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.50% 2.14% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 2.47% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 47 39 24
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,900 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1654 1580 1360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 88.07% 86.86% 84.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1432 1243 1196
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,576 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Bristol

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 77 (90.59%) TDD
2 59 (69.41%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (54.12%) Java
4 43 (50.59%) Git (software)
5 40 (47.06%) Spring
6 39 (45.88%) Degree
7 38 (44.71%) SQL Server
8 37 (43.53%) JavaScript
9 34 (40.00%) CSS
10 33 (38.82%) Scrum
11 32 (37.65%) Cucumber
12 31 (36.47%) .NET
13 30 (35.29%) Hibernate
13 30 (35.29%) Grails
13 30 (35.29%) Web Application Development
14 27 (31.76%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (30.59%) C#
16 25 (29.41%) SQL
17 24 (28.24%) Internet
17 24 (28.24%) JSON
18 23 (27.06%) Ruby
19 21 (24.71%) MVC
19 21 (24.71%) ASP.NET
19 21 (24.71%) NoSQL
19 21 (24.71%) ASP.NET MVC
19 21 (24.71%) ASP.NET Web API
20 20 (23.53%) jQuery
21 18 (21.18%) Web Services
21 18 (21.18%) Node.js
21 18 (21.18%) RESTful

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 18 (21.18%) Node.js
2 16 (18.82%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.24%) Mule
3 7 (8.24%) Mule ESB
4 4 (4.71%) JBoss
4 4 (4.71%) Apache
5 2 (2.35%) Liferay
5 2 (2.35%) Confluence
6 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.18%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.53%) SaaS
2 3 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.24%) Internet
2 1 (1.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (44.71%) SQL Server
2 21 (24.71%) NoSQL
3 13 (15.29%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (10.59%) SQLite
5 5 (5.88%) MySQL
6 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.18%) Big Data
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 43 (50.59%) Git (software)
2 32 (37.65%) Cucumber
3 17 (20.00%) Spock
3 17 (20.00%) JUnit
4 16 (18.82%) Mockito
5 15 (17.65%) WebDriver
6 13 (15.29%) Selenium
6 13 (15.29%) Karma Test Runner
7 12 (14.12%) JIRA
8 11 (12.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (12.94%) FishEye
8 11 (12.94%) Geb
9 10 (11.76%) EasyMock
10 9 (10.59%) jMock
11 6 (7.06%) Xcode
11 6 (7.06%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 5 (5.88%) Gradle
12 5 (5.88%) Subversion
12 5 (5.88%) Maven
12 5 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (10.59%) Marketing
3 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.53%) Electronics
4 3 (3.53%) Retail
4 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.53%) Publishing
5 1 (1.18%) Games
5 1 (1.18%) Law
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 75 (88.24%) Developer
2 40 (47.06%) Java Developer
3 18 (21.18%) .NET Developer
3 18 (21.18%) Junior Developer
3 18 (21.18%) Junior
4 17 (20.00%) Junior .NET Developer
4 17 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 17 (20.00%) Graduate
5 10 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (10.59%) iOS Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Test Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Development Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Senior iOS Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Senior Android Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Android Developer
10 2 (2.35%) Core Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (47.06%) Spring
2 34 (40.00%) CSS
3 31 (36.47%) .NET
4 30 (35.29%) Hibernate
4 30 (35.29%) Grails
5 24 (28.24%) JSON
6 21 (24.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (24.71%) ASP.NET
6 21 (24.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (23.53%) jQuery
8 18 (21.18%) RESTful
8 18 (21.18%) Web Services
9 17 (20.00%) .NET Framework
10 15 (17.65%) AngularJS
11 14 (16.47%) REST
11 14 (16.47%) XML
11 14 (16.47%) SOAP
12 11 (12.94%) Struts
12 11 (12.94%) J2EE
12 11 (12.94%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) User Experience
1 13 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.59%) iPad
2 9 (10.59%) Mobile App
2 9 (10.59%) iPhone
3 6 (7.06%) Social Media
3 6 (7.06%) 3D Graphics
3 6 (7.06%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (7.06%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.53%) DTV
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) Wiki
5 1 (1.18%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.82%) Linux
1 16 (18.82%) Apple iOS
2 10 (11.76%) Android
3 7 (8.24%) Windows
4 6 (7.06%) Windows Phone 7
4 6 (7.06%) Windows Phone
5 3 (3.53%) CentOS
5 3 (3.53%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (90.59%) TDD
2 59 (69.41%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (38.82%) Scrum
4 30 (35.29%) Web Application Development
5 27 (31.76%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (24.71%) MVC
7 16 (18.82%) Open Source
8 15 (17.65%) Unit Testing
8 15 (17.65%) Pair Programming
9 14 (16.47%) OO
10 13 (15.29%) OOD
11 12 (14.12%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (14.12%) E-Commerce
12 11 (12.94%) Integration Testing
13 9 (10.59%) iOS Development
14 8 (9.41%) Kanban
15 7 (8.24%) OOP
15 7 (8.24%) OOA/OOD
16 6 (7.06%) Data Modelling
16 6 (7.06%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 46 (54.12%) Java
2 37 (43.53%) JavaScript
3 26 (30.59%) C#
4 25 (29.41%) SQL
5 23 (27.06%) Ruby
6 12 (14.12%) PHP
7 10 (11.76%) Objective-C
8 9 (10.59%) Groovy
9 3 (3.53%) PHP5
9 3 (3.53%) C
9 3 (3.53%) Python
9 3 (3.53%) C++
10 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (45.88%) Degree
2 4 (4.71%) ISEB
3 2 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (15.29%) Puppet
2 1 (1.18%) logstash
2 1 (1.18%) Graphite
Vendors
1 14 (16.47%) Oracle
2 10 (11.76%) Google
3 6 (7.06%) Volantis
3 6 (7.06%) Apple
3 6 (7.06%) Sencha
3 6 (7.06%) Appcelerator
3 6 (7.06%) Netbiscuits
3 6 (7.06%) Kony
4 3 (3.53%) Xamarin
4 3 (3.53%) TIBCO
4 3 (3.53%) SAP
4 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.35%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.18%) Terracotta
6 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.18%) Rackspace
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