The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 57 55 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 0.74% 1.28% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.67% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Average salary £35,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 Devon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
321 299 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 79.26% 76.28% 75.67%
Number of salaries quoted 262 261 266
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £42,523 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

BDD
Salary Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Devon region.

BDD Salary Trend in Devon

BDD
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Devon region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +6 1 £42,500 +30.76%
BDD
South West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Devon 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 13 (81.25%) .NET
1 13 (81.25%) TDD
2 12 (75.00%) MVC
2 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (75.00%) C#
3 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (56.25%) Node.js
5 8 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
6 7 (43.75%) Internet
6 7 (43.75%) Games
6 7 (43.75%) Ruby
6 7 (43.75%) WCF
6 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (43.75%) Web Application Development
6 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
6 7 (43.75%) RESTful
6 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (43.75%) NoSQL
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (18.75%) Ajax
8 3 (18.75%) Summit
8 3 (18.75%) SEO
8 3 (18.75%) OO
8 3 (18.75%) ISO 9001
8 3 (18.75%) ISO 14001
8 3 (18.75%) CSS
8 3 (18.75%) HTML
8 3 (18.75%) HTML5

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Devon 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 9 (56.25%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Jasmine
2 3 (18.75%) PhantomJS
2 3 (18.75%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (12.50%) Grunt
4 1 (6.25%) Hudson
4 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (43.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (43.75%) Senior Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
2 7 (43.75%) WCF
2 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (43.75%) RESTful
2 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (18.75%) Ajax
3 3 (18.75%) CSS
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) HTML5
3 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
3 3 (18.75%) CSS3
4 1 (6.25%) LESS
4 1 (6.25%) SOAP
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) TDD
2 12 (75.00%) MVC
3 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 7 (43.75%) Web Application Development
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (18.75%) SEO
7 3 (18.75%) OO
7 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Coaching
8 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 1 (6.25%) System Testing
8 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C#
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) Ruby
4 3 (18.75%) TypeScript
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ISO 9001
1 3 (18.75%) ISO 14001