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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 52 108 108
Rank change year-on-year
+56 0
Permanent jobs citing BDD 80 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 4.26% 1.33% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.16% 1.58% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 77 21 4
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
1549 1459 1199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 82.39% 84.38% 76.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1279 1268 1029
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 £28,576 £27,500 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Bristol

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 110 (90.91%) TDD
2 103 (85.12%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (58.68%) Scrum
4 58 (47.93%) .NET
5 56 (46.28%) Web Services
6 54 (44.63%) OO
7 44 (36.36%) C#
7 44 (36.36%) Ruby
8 43 (35.54%) SQL Server
8 43 (35.54%) E-Commerce
9 42 (34.71%) Java
10 38 (31.40%) OOP
10 38 (31.40%) RESTful
10 38 (31.40%) Cucumber
11 37 (30.58%) WCF
11 37 (30.58%) OOD
12 35 (28.93%) OOA/OOD
13 31 (25.62%) Gherkin
14 28 (23.14%) Kanban
14 28 (23.14%) Spring
15 27 (22.31%) SQL
16 26 (21.49%) ASP.NET
16 26 (21.49%) Internet
16 26 (21.49%) MVC
16 26 (21.49%) ASP.NET MVC
17 24 (19.83%) Amazon AWS
17 24 (19.83%) Unit Testing
17 24 (19.83%) SpecFlow
18 23 (19.01%) Oracle
18 23 (19.01%) Automated Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 18 (14.88%) Node.js
2 11 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.13%) JBoss
3 5 (4.13%) Apache ServiceMix
4 4 (3.31%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.65%) CMS
5 2 (1.65%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (19.83%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.48%) SaaS
3 2 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (21.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (35.54%) SQL Server
2 21 (17.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (15.70%) NoSQL
4 13 (10.74%) Big Data
5 12 (9.92%) Hadoop
6 8 (6.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (4.13%) DB2
7 5 (4.13%) SQLite
8 4 (3.31%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.48%) MySQL
10 1 (0.83%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 38 (31.40%) Cucumber
2 24 (19.83%) SpecFlow
3 21 (17.36%) JUnit
4 19 (15.70%) NUnit
4 19 (15.70%) CruiseControl
4 19 (15.70%) TeamCity
4 19 (15.70%) Rhino Mocks
4 19 (15.70%) Moq
4 19 (15.70%) Jenkins
5 17 (14.05%) Git (software)
6 15 (12.40%) Selenium
7 13 (10.74%) Eclipse
8 12 (9.92%) JDeveloper
8 12 (9.92%) JIRA
9 11 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (4.96%) Maven
11 5 (4.13%) WebDriver
11 5 (4.13%) Mechanoid
11 5 (4.13%) Robolectric
11 5 (4.13%) Robotium
General
1 11 (9.09%) Finance
1 11 (9.09%) Games
2 4 (3.31%) Legal
2 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.65%) Electronics
3 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.65%) Marketing
4 1 (0.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 71 (58.68%) Developer
2 27 (22.31%) Java Developer
3 24 (19.83%) Senior Developer
4 19 (15.70%) .NET Developer
5 18 (14.88%) ScrumMaster
6 13 (10.74%) C# Developer
7 12 (9.92%) Team Leader
7 12 (9.92%) Technical Team Leader
8 9 (7.44%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (6.61%) .NET Team Leader
9 8 (6.61%) iOS Developer
9 8 (6.61%) Senior iOS Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Tester
11 5 (4.13%) Software Engineer
11 5 (4.13%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 5 (4.13%) Senior C# Developer
11 5 (4.13%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (4.13%) Java Software Engineer
12 4 (3.31%) Analyst
12 4 (3.31%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (47.93%) .NET
2 56 (46.28%) Web Services
3 38 (31.40%) RESTful
4 37 (30.58%) WCF
5 31 (25.62%) Gherkin
6 28 (23.14%) Spring
7 26 (21.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (21.49%) ASP.NET
8 21 (17.36%) ASP.NET Web API
9 20 (16.53%) SOAP
10 19 (15.70%) MSMQ
11 18 (14.88%) Oracle ADF
12 16 (13.22%) REST
13 12 (9.92%) Java EE
14 11 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
14 11 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
15 10 (8.26%) .NET Framework
16 8 (6.61%) NHibernate
16 8 (6.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 7 (5.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.70%) Social Media
2 18 (14.88%) User Experience
3 17 (14.05%) BBC
4 16 (13.22%) Mobile Payment
5 11 (9.09%) iPhone
5 11 (9.09%) iPad
6 6 (4.96%) Open Source
7 5 (4.13%) Client/Server
8 4 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.65%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.65%) DTV
9 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.65%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.88%) Android
2 16 (13.22%) Windows Phone 7
2 16 (13.22%) Apple iOS
2 16 (13.22%) Windows Phone
2 16 (13.22%) Windows
3 4 (3.31%) Linux
4 3 (2.48%) Fedora
4 3 (2.48%) CentOS
4 3 (2.48%) UNIX
5 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (90.91%) TDD
2 103 (85.12%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (58.68%) Scrum
4 54 (44.63%) OO
5 43 (35.54%) E-Commerce
6 38 (31.40%) OOP
7 37 (30.58%) OOD
8 35 (28.93%) OOA/OOD
9 28 (23.14%) Kanban
10 26 (21.49%) MVC
11 24 (19.83%) Unit Testing
12 23 (19.01%) Automated Testing
13 20 (16.53%) Software Testing
14 19 (15.70%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (14.88%) Android Development
16 17 (14.05%) Web Application Development
16 17 (14.05%) Software Engineering
17 12 (9.92%) MapReduce
18 11 (9.09%) iOS Development
18 11 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 44 (36.36%) C#
1 44 (36.36%) Ruby
2 42 (34.71%) Java
3 27 (22.31%) SQL
4 14 (11.57%) C++
5 13 (10.74%) JavaScript
6 11 (9.09%) C
6 11 (9.09%) Objective-C
7 7 (5.79%) Python
8 3 (2.48%) PHP
8 3 (2.48%) PHP5
9 2 (1.65%) Perl
10 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.79%) ISEB
2 4 (3.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.48%) Degree
4 2 (1.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (1.65%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Nagios
1 1 (0.83%) ZABBIX
1 1 (0.83%) Zenoss
1 1 (0.83%) HAProxy
1 1 (0.83%) logstash
Vendors
1 23 (19.01%) Oracle
2 22 (18.18%) Google
3 17 (14.05%) Facebook
3 17 (14.05%) Apple
3 17 (14.05%) Sony
3 17 (14.05%) Yahoo!
4 5 (4.13%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.48%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.48%) Telerik
6 2 (1.65%) SAP
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