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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 88 97 121
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +24
Permanent jobs citing BDD 40 29 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.99% 1.44% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 1.68% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 38 26 11
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £61,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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
1638 1724 1450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 81.37% 85.43% 80.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1381 1374 1257
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 5 May 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Bristol

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 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 71 (89.87%) TDD
2 63 (79.75%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (48.10%) C#
4 36 (45.57%) Java
5 33 (41.77%) .NET
6 32 (40.51%) Git (software)
7 30 (37.97%) SQL Server
8 29 (36.71%) Ruby
8 29 (36.71%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (35.44%) Web Application Development
10 27 (34.18%) RESTful
10 27 (34.18%) Scrum
11 25 (31.65%) JavaScript
12 24 (30.38%) Degree
13 23 (29.11%) Spring
13 23 (29.11%) Cucumber
14 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET Web API
14 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET
14 22 (27.85%) MVC
15 21 (26.58%) Web Services
15 21 (26.58%) OO
16 20 (25.32%) CSS
17 19 (24.05%) SQL
17 19 (24.05%) NoSQL
18 18 (22.78%) Linux
19 17 (21.52%) Hibernate
19 17 (21.52%) QA
19 17 (21.52%) Open Source
20 16 (20.25%) Automated Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 16 (20.25%) Tomcat
2 13 (16.46%) Node.js
3 2 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.53%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.99%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.33%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (5.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (37.97%) SQL Server
2 19 (24.05%) NoSQL
3 10 (12.66%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (8.86%) Hadoop
4 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (8.86%) Big Data
5 4 (5.06%) SQLite
5 4 (5.06%) MySQL
6 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 32 (40.51%) Git (software)
2 23 (29.11%) Cucumber
3 12 (15.19%) SpecFlow
3 12 (15.19%) TeamCity
4 11 (13.92%) WebDriver
5 10 (12.66%) Karma Test Runner
5 10 (12.66%) Selenium
6 9 (11.39%) NUnit
6 9 (11.39%) CruiseControl
7 8 (10.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (10.13%) JIRA
8 7 (8.86%) Rhino Mocks
8 7 (8.86%) Moq
9 5 (6.33%) Eclipse
10 4 (5.06%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
10 4 (5.06%) Xcode
11 3 (3.80%) JUnit
11 3 (3.80%) Mercurial
12 2 (2.53%) Hudson
General
1 13 (16.46%) Marketing
2 10 (12.66%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.86%) Games
4 5 (6.33%) Advertising
5 4 (5.06%) Electronics
5 4 (5.06%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.06%) Finance
6 3 (3.80%) Retail
6 3 (3.80%) Publishing
7 2 (2.53%) Law
7 2 (2.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (74.68%) Developer
2 25 (31.65%) Java Developer
3 19 (24.05%) .NET Developer
4 8 (10.13%) C# Developer
4 8 (10.13%) Junior Developer
4 8 (10.13%) Junior
5 7 (8.86%) Senior Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Graduate
5 7 (8.86%) Junior .NET Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Lead Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) iOS Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Test Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Development Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Automated Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (41.77%) .NET
2 27 (34.18%) RESTful
3 23 (29.11%) Spring
4 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET
5 21 (26.58%) Web Services
6 20 (25.32%) CSS
7 17 (21.52%) Hibernate
8 13 (16.46%) SOAP
8 13 (16.46%) WCF
9 12 (15.19%) XML
10 11 (13.92%) REST
10 11 (13.92%) AngularJS
11 10 (12.66%) Grails
11 10 (12.66%) JSON
12 9 (11.39%) HTML
12 9 (11.39%) Gherkin
13 8 (10.13%) jQuery
14 7 (8.86%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) Open Source
2 11 (13.92%) Social Media
2 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.39%) Mobile App
4 8 (10.13%) User Experience
5 6 (7.59%) Data Structures
5 6 (7.59%) Wiki
5 6 (7.59%) BBC
6 5 (6.33%) iPad
6 5 (6.33%) iPhone
7 4 (5.06%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (5.06%) DTV
8 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.27%) Blog
8 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.27%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.78%) Linux
2 9 (11.39%) Apple iOS
3 7 (8.86%) Android
4 5 (6.33%) Windows
5 4 (5.06%) CentOS
5 4 (5.06%) Fedora
6 3 (3.80%) UNIX
7 2 (2.53%) Solaris
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (89.87%) TDD
2 63 (79.75%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (36.71%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (35.44%) Web Application Development
5 27 (34.18%) Scrum
6 22 (27.85%) MVC
7 21 (26.58%) OO
8 16 (20.25%) Automated Testing
9 15 (18.99%) E-Commerce
10 14 (17.72%) OOD
11 11 (13.92%) Pair Programming
12 9 (11.39%) Regression Testing
12 9 (11.39%) Unit Testing
12 9 (11.39%) Automation Testing
13 8 (10.13%) Mentoring
13 8 (10.13%) Test Scripting
13 8 (10.13%) Dependency Injection
13 8 (10.13%) Software Engineering
13 8 (10.13%) OOP
13 8 (10.13%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 38 (48.10%) C#
2 36 (45.57%) Java
3 29 (36.71%) Ruby
4 25 (31.65%) JavaScript
5 19 (24.05%) SQL
6 13 (16.46%) PHP
7 6 (7.59%) Objective-C
7 6 (7.59%) Python
8 5 (6.33%) VB
8 5 (6.33%) VB.NET
9 4 (5.06%) PHP5
10 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.53%) Perl
11 1 (1.27%) C
11 1 (1.27%) C++
11 1 (1.27%) Clojure
11 1 (1.27%) Scala
11 1 (1.27%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 24 (30.38%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) ISEB
3 4 (5.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.53%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (21.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) Puppet
2 2 (2.53%) logstash
2 2 (2.53%) Graphite
Vendors
1 12 (15.19%) Google
2 11 (13.92%) Facebook
3 10 (12.66%) Apple
4 6 (7.59%) Yahoo!
4 6 (7.59%) Sony
5 4 (5.06%) Sencha
5 4 (5.06%) Appcelerator
5 4 (5.06%) Netbiscuits
5 4 (5.06%) Kony
5 4 (5.06%) Volantis
5 4 (5.06%) SAP
5 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.80%) Xamarin
7 2 (2.53%) Terracotta
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle
7 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.27%) Rackspace
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