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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 61 83 70
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Permanent jobs citing BDD 17 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.59% 0.55% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 0.69% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 17
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +5.26%
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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
566 729 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 86.28% 80.91% 84.49%
Number of salaries quoted 423 575 517
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £53,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Dorset

BDD
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Bournemouth +14 16 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Poole - 1 £37,500 - 1
BDD
South West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (85.19%) C#
3 21 (77.78%) TDD
4 15 (55.56%) Java
5 14 (51.85%) Finance
6 12 (44.44%) Oracle
7 11 (40.74%) C++
7 11 (40.74%) ETL
7 11 (40.74%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (37.04%) MVC
9 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 9 (33.33%) .NET
9 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (25.93%) Scrum
10 7 (25.93%) QA
10 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
11 6 (22.22%) HTML
11 6 (22.22%) CSS
11 6 (22.22%) SQL
11 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
11 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
11 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (22.22%) Entity Framework
12 5 (18.52%) Open Source
12 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
13 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
13 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
13 3 (11.11%) Test Management
13 3 (11.11%) WCF

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.70%) CMS
1 1 (3.70%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) LoadRunner
1 2 (7.41%) JMeter
1 2 (7.41%) Selenium
1 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
1 2 (7.41%) SpecFlow
1 2 (7.41%) Calabash
1 2 (7.41%) eggPlant
1 2 (7.41%) Appium
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Behat
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Oracle Developer
3 7 (25.93%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Test Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Tester
6 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) .NET
1 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (22.22%) Entity Framework
2 6 (22.22%) HTML
2 6 (22.22%) CSS
2 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 3 (11.11%) WCF
3 3 (11.11%) LINQ
3 3 (11.11%) jQuery
3 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (11.11%) Gherkin
3 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (3.70%) RESTful
5 1 (3.70%) Web Services
5 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (77.78%) TDD
3 11 (40.74%) ETL
3 11 (40.74%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (37.04%) MVC
5 7 (25.93%) Scrum
6 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
7 5 (18.52%) Open Source
8 3 (11.11%) SDLC
8 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Test Management
8 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
9 2 (7.41%) OO
9 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
9 2 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) C#
2 15 (55.56%) Java
3 11 (40.74%) C++
4 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (22.22%) SQL
6 3 (11.11%) Ruby
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Xamarin
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