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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 73 71 69
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.44% 0.15% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.18% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 10
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -33.33%
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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
528 557 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 76.74% 84.39% 80.17%
Number of salaries quoted 436 473 478
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
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
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 19 December 2014. 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 0 3 £50,000 +66.66%
BDD
South West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) Kanban
4 3 (50.00%) SOAP
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (50.00%) J2EE
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (50.00%) UNIX
4 3 (50.00%) Solaris
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) XHTML
4 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (50.00%) Spring
4 3 (50.00%) RESTful
4 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (33.33%) Confluence
5 2 (33.33%) NUnit
5 2 (33.33%) JIRA
5 2 (33.33%) ReSharper
5 2 (33.33%) WATIR
5 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
5 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) Confluence
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) NUnit
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) ReSharper
1 2 (33.33%) WATIR
1 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (33.33%) Moq
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) NCrunch
General
1 2 (33.33%) Back Office
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) XHTML
2 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (33.33%) StructureMap
3 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (33.33%) Dapper ORM
3 2 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Spring.NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Solaris
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) Kanban
4 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (33.33%) Refactoring
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (33.33%) ERP
5 2 (33.33%) OOD
5 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Endeca
1 2 (33.33%) RedPrairie