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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 89 80 98
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Permanent jobs citing BDD 51 42 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.64% 2.21% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 2.56% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 49 42 21
Average salary £37,500 £57,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.78% +43.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £36,150 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £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
1670 1641 1393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 86.39% 86.23% 83.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1430 1294 1228
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Bristol

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 7 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 74 (90.24%) TDD
2 59 (71.95%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (52.44%) Java
4 41 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 36 (43.90%) SQL Server
5 36 (43.90%) Degree
6 35 (42.68%) Spring
6 35 (42.68%) JavaScript
7 32 (39.02%) CSS
8 30 (36.59%) .NET
8 30 (36.59%) Scrum
8 30 (36.59%) Cucumber
9 28 (34.15%) C#
10 27 (32.93%) SQL
10 27 (32.93%) Hibernate
10 27 (32.93%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (32.93%) Web Application Development
11 25 (30.49%) Ruby
12 24 (29.27%) Grails
13 21 (25.61%) JSON
14 20 (24.39%) Web Services
15 19 (23.17%) Internet
15 19 (23.17%) NoSQL
16 18 (21.95%) ASP.NET Web API
16 18 (21.95%) jQuery
16 18 (21.95%) ASP.NET MVC
16 18 (21.95%) RESTful
16 18 (21.95%) MVC
16 18 (21.95%) Linux
16 18 (21.95%) ASP.NET

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 17 (20.73%) Tomcat
2 15 (18.29%) Node.js
3 4 (4.88%) JBoss
3 4 (4.88%) Apache
3 4 (4.88%) Mule
3 4 (4.88%) Mule ESB
4 2 (2.44%) IIS
4 2 (2.44%) Liferay
4 2 (2.44%) Confluence
4 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.88%) SaaS
2 4 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.17%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (43.90%) SQL Server
2 19 (23.17%) NoSQL
3 13 (15.85%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (9.76%) SQLite
5 6 (7.32%) MySQL
6 4 (4.88%) Big Data
6 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.88%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 41 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 30 (36.59%) Cucumber
3 15 (18.29%) WebDriver
4 13 (15.85%) Karma Test Runner
5 12 (14.63%) Selenium
6 11 (13.41%) JUnit
6 11 (13.41%) Spock
7 10 (12.20%) Mockito
7 10 (12.20%) JIRA
8 9 (10.98%) TeamCity
9 8 (9.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (9.76%) FishEye
9 8 (9.76%) SpecFlow
9 8 (9.76%) Geb
10 7 (8.54%) EasyMock
11 6 (7.32%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 6 (7.32%) CruiseControl
11 6 (7.32%) Xcode
11 6 (7.32%) jMock
12 5 (6.10%) NUnit
General
1 12 (14.63%) Finance
2 10 (12.20%) Marketing
3 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.88%) Electronics
4 4 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.88%) Games
5 3 (3.66%) Retail
5 3 (3.66%) Publishing
6 2 (2.44%) Law
6 2 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (84.15%) Developer
2 36 (43.90%) Java Developer
3 15 (18.29%) .NET Developer
3 15 (18.29%) Junior Developer
3 15 (18.29%) Junior
4 14 (17.07%) Junior .NET Developer
4 14 (17.07%) Graduate
5 13 (15.85%) Senior Developer
6 8 (9.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (9.76%) iOS Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Lead Developer
8 5 (6.10%) C# Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Lead Java Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Development Manager
10 3 (3.66%) Test Manager
11 2 (2.44%) Test Analyst
11 2 (2.44%) Analyst
11 2 (2.44%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (42.68%) Spring
2 32 (39.02%) CSS
3 30 (36.59%) .NET
4 27 (32.93%) Hibernate
5 24 (29.27%) Grails
6 21 (25.61%) JSON
7 20 (24.39%) Web Services
8 18 (21.95%) ASP.NET
8 18 (21.95%) jQuery
8 18 (21.95%) RESTful
8 18 (21.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (21.95%) ASP.NET Web API
9 15 (18.29%) AngularJS
10 14 (17.07%) REST
10 14 (17.07%) .NET Framework
10 14 (17.07%) SOAP
10 14 (17.07%) XML
11 10 (12.20%) HTML
12 8 (9.76%) Apache Camel
12 8 (9.76%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.41%) User Experience
3 9 (10.98%) Mobile App
4 8 (9.76%) iPad
4 8 (9.76%) iPhone
5 6 (7.32%) Social Media
5 6 (7.32%) 3D Graphics
5 6 (7.32%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.88%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (4.88%) DTV
7 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.44%) Wiki
9 1 (1.22%) Blog
9 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.95%) Linux
2 14 (17.07%) Apple iOS
3 8 (9.76%) Android
4 7 (8.54%) Windows
5 4 (4.88%) Windows Phone
5 4 (4.88%) CentOS
5 4 (4.88%) Windows Phone 7
5 4 (4.88%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (90.24%) TDD
2 59 (71.95%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (36.59%) Scrum
4 27 (32.93%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (32.93%) Web Application Development
5 18 (21.95%) MVC
6 17 (20.73%) Open Source
7 15 (18.29%) E-Commerce
7 15 (18.29%) OO
7 15 (18.29%) Pair Programming
8 14 (17.07%) Unit Testing
8 14 (17.07%) OOD
9 10 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (10.98%) Automated Testing
11 8 (9.76%) Integration Testing
11 8 (9.76%) OOP
11 8 (9.76%) OOA/OOD
11 8 (9.76%) iOS Development
12 6 (7.32%) Automation Testing
12 6 (7.32%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 43 (52.44%) Java
2 35 (42.68%) JavaScript
3 28 (34.15%) C#
4 27 (32.93%) SQL
5 25 (30.49%) Ruby
6 13 (15.85%) PHP
7 9 (10.98%) Objective-C
8 6 (7.32%) Groovy
9 4 (4.88%) PHP5
9 4 (4.88%) Python
10 2 (2.44%) C
10 2 (2.44%) C++
10 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (43.90%) Degree
2 5 (6.10%) ISEB
3 3 (3.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (15.85%) Puppet
2 2 (2.44%) logstash
2 2 (2.44%) Graphite
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) Oracle
2 10 (12.20%) Google
3 6 (7.32%) Volantis
3 6 (7.32%) Apple
3 6 (7.32%) Sencha
3 6 (7.32%) Appcelerator
3 6 (7.32%) Netbiscuits
3 6 (7.32%) Kony
4 4 (4.88%) SAP
4 4 (4.88%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.66%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.66%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.44%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.44%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.44%) Terracotta
7 1 (1.22%) Rackspace
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