The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank - - 56
Permanent jobs citing BDD 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - - 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
620 408 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 80.94% 81.76% 71.15%
Number of salaries quoted 549 333 280
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,900 £60,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

BDD
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

BDD Salary Trend in Dorset

BDD
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) XHTML
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XHTML
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript