The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 30 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 8 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 4.00% 4.95% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.62% 5.91% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 2
Median salary £33,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.09%
BDD
Devon

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Exeter
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
173 186 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 86.50% 83.78% 81.14%
Number of salaries quoted 166 148 113
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,527 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

The demand trend of job ads across the Exeter region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

BDD
Salary Trend in Exeter

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

BDD Salary Trend in Exeter

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Exeter region with a requirement for BDD.

1 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) NUnit
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) Python
5 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
5 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Spock
5 3 (37.50%) Test Management
5 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
6 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (25.00%) SaaS
6 2 (25.00%) RESTful
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
6 2 (25.00%) C++
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) Web Design
6 2 (25.00%) ISO 14001

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) NUnit
2 3 (37.50%) Spock
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Software Test Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Test Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C++/C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) RESTful
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) Java EE
2 1 (12.50%) JPA
2 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Test Management
5 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
6 2 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Web Design
6 2 (25.00%) Workflow
7 1 (12.50%) OO
7 1 (12.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 14001
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001