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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 85 91 111
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +20
Permanent jobs citing BDD 45 35 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.31% 1.75% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 2.07% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 43 35 8
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £36,000 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £61,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
1583 1691 1421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 81.26% 84.63% 81.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1373 1362 1240
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Bristol

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 64 (87.67%) TDD
2 56 (76.71%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (50.68%) Git (software)
4 33 (45.21%) C#
4 33 (45.21%) Java
5 30 (41.10%) Degree
6 29 (39.73%) .NET
6 29 (39.73%) SQL Server
6 29 (39.73%) Web Application Development
7 28 (38.36%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (38.36%) JavaScript
7 28 (38.36%) Ruby
8 23 (31.51%) Spring
8 23 (31.51%) CSS
8 23 (31.51%) Cucumber
9 22 (30.14%) RESTful
9 22 (30.14%) SQL
9 22 (30.14%) Scrum
10 20 (27.40%) ASP.NET
10 20 (27.40%) MVC
10 20 (27.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (27.40%) ASP.NET Web API
11 19 (26.03%) NoSQL
11 19 (26.03%) Linux
11 19 (26.03%) Hibernate
12 17 (23.29%) Tomcat
13 16 (21.92%) OO
13 16 (21.92%) Open Source
14 15 (20.55%) Web Services
14 15 (20.55%) QA

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (23.29%) Tomcat
2 13 (17.81%) Node.js
3 2 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.74%) IIS
4 1 (1.37%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.18%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.48%) SaaS
2 4 (5.48%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (39.73%) SQL Server
2 19 (26.03%) NoSQL
3 13 (17.81%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (8.22%) Big Data
4 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (8.22%) Hadoop
4 6 (8.22%) SQLite
5 5 (6.85%) MySQL
6 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 37 (50.68%) Git (software)
2 23 (31.51%) Cucumber
3 14 (19.18%) WebDriver
4 13 (17.81%) Karma Test Runner
5 11 (15.07%) SpecFlow
5 11 (15.07%) TeamCity
6 8 (10.96%) Selenium
6 8 (10.96%) CruiseControl
6 8 (10.96%) NUnit
7 6 (8.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 6 (8.22%) Rhino Mocks
7 6 (8.22%) Moq
7 6 (8.22%) Xcode
8 5 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (5.48%) JIRA
10 3 (4.11%) Eclipse
10 3 (4.11%) Mercurial
11 2 (2.74%) MSBuild
11 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
11 2 (2.74%) Hudson
General
1 13 (17.81%) Marketing
2 7 (9.59%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.22%) Finance
3 6 (8.22%) Games
4 4 (5.48%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.48%) Electronics
5 3 (4.11%) Retail
5 3 (4.11%) Advertising
5 3 (4.11%) Publishing
6 2 (2.74%) Law
6 2 (2.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (78.08%) Developer
2 25 (34.25%) Java Developer
3 17 (23.29%) .NET Developer
4 11 (15.07%) Junior
4 11 (15.07%) Junior Developer
5 10 (13.70%) Junior .NET Developer
5 10 (13.70%) Graduate
6 7 (9.59%) C# Developer
7 6 (8.22%) iOS Developer
7 6 (8.22%) Senior Developer
7 6 (8.22%) Lead Developer
7 6 (8.22%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Development Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Test Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) Automation Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Automated Test Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (39.73%) .NET
2 23 (31.51%) Spring
2 23 (31.51%) CSS
3 22 (30.14%) RESTful
4 20 (27.40%) ASP.NET
4 20 (27.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (27.40%) ASP.NET Web API
5 19 (26.03%) Hibernate
6 15 (20.55%) Web Services
7 14 (19.18%) JSON
7 14 (19.18%) Grails
7 14 (19.18%) AngularJS
8 13 (17.81%) XML
9 12 (16.44%) SOAP
9 12 (16.44%) REST
10 11 (15.07%) jQuery
11 10 (13.70%) .NET Framework
12 9 (12.33%) WCF
13 8 (10.96%) HTML
14 6 (8.22%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) Open Source
2 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (12.33%) Social Media
3 9 (12.33%) Mobile App
4 7 (9.59%) User Experience
5 6 (8.22%) Data Structures
5 6 (8.22%) iPhone
5 6 (8.22%) iPad
5 6 (8.22%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (5.48%) DTV
7 3 (4.11%) Wiki
7 3 (4.11%) BBC
8 1 (1.37%) Blog
8 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.03%) Linux
2 10 (13.70%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.48%) Android
3 4 (5.48%) CentOS
3 4 (5.48%) Windows
3 4 (5.48%) Fedora
4 1 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (87.67%) TDD
2 56 (76.71%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (39.73%) Web Application Development
4 28 (38.36%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (30.14%) Scrum
6 20 (27.40%) MVC
7 16 (21.92%) OO
8 14 (19.18%) Pair Programming
9 13 (17.81%) E-Commerce
10 12 (16.44%) Automated Testing
10 12 (16.44%) OOD
11 10 (13.70%) Unit Testing
12 7 (9.59%) Automation Testing
13 6 (8.22%) Concurrent Programming
13 6 (8.22%) iOS Development
13 6 (8.22%) Mentoring
13 6 (8.22%) MapReduce
13 6 (8.22%) Data Protection
13 6 (8.22%) Multithreading
13 6 (8.22%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.21%) C#
1 33 (45.21%) Java
2 28 (38.36%) JavaScript
2 28 (38.36%) Ruby
3 22 (30.14%) SQL
4 14 (19.18%) PHP
5 7 (9.59%) Objective-C
6 6 (8.22%) Python
7 4 (5.48%) PHP5
8 3 (4.11%) VB
8 3 (4.11%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.74%) Groovy
9 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.74%) Perl
10 1 (1.37%) Clojure
10 1 (1.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (41.10%) Degree
2 6 (8.22%) ISEB
3 4 (5.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.74%) HND
5 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (17.81%) Puppet
2 2 (2.74%) Graphite
2 2 (2.74%) logstash
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) Google
2 9 (12.33%) Apple
3 6 (8.22%) Netbiscuits
3 6 (8.22%) Kony
3 6 (8.22%) Facebook
3 6 (8.22%) Appcelerator
3 6 (8.22%) Sencha
3 6 (8.22%) Volantis
4 4 (5.48%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.48%) SAP
5 3 (4.11%) Yahoo!
5 3 (4.11%) Sony
5 3 (4.11%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.74%) Terracotta
6 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle
7 1 (1.37%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.37%) Rackspace
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