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

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 43 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 12 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 3.43% 5.51% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.33% 7.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 0
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.43%
BDD
Hampshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
277 172 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 79.14% 72.88% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 234 147 169
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,300 £65,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

BDD
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

BDD Salary Trend in Farnborough

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 25 (100.00%) TDD
2 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (88.00%) Linux
2 22 (88.00%) Git (software)
3 18 (72.00%) Scrum
4 17 (68.00%) Ruby
5 14 (56.00%) Python
6 13 (52.00%) Selenium
6 13 (52.00%) Bash Shell
6 13 (52.00%) Cucumber
7 12 (48.00%) Java
8 11 (44.00%) QA
9 10 (40.00%) Test Strategy
9 10 (40.00%) Automation Testing
10 9 (36.00%) Gradle
10 9 (36.00%) Jenkins
10 9 (36.00%) FitNesse
10 9 (36.00%) Unit Testing
10 9 (36.00%) Web Testing
10 9 (36.00%) Shell Script
11 8 (32.00%) Middleware
11 8 (32.00%) Benchmarking
11 8 (32.00%) Finance
11 8 (32.00%) Validation
11 8 (32.00%) J2EE
11 8 (32.00%) JUnit
11 8 (32.00%) Eclipse
11 8 (32.00%) Unix
11 8 (32.00%) Tomcat
11 8 (32.00%) System Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 8 (32.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 8 (32.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (16.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.00%) Apache Spark
2 4 (16.00%) GemFire
3 2 (8.00%) Node.js
4 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) GitHub
1 8 (32.00%) PaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Apache Hive
1 4 (16.00%) Big Data
1 4 (16.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (16.00%) HBase
1 4 (16.00%) OLTP
2 3 (12.00%) MariaDB
2 3 (12.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (88.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (52.00%) Cucumber
2 13 (52.00%) Selenium
3 9 (36.00%) FitNesse
3 9 (36.00%) Gradle
3 9 (36.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (32.00%) Eclipse
4 8 (32.00%) JUnit
5 1 (4.00%) Ant
5 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 8 (32.00%) Banking
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 10 (40.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 10 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Team Leader
2 8 (32.00%) Technical Leader
2 8 (32.00%) Technical Team Leader
2 8 (32.00%) Test Leader
3 4 (16.00%) Java Team Leader
3 4 (16.00%) Unix Team Leader
4 3 (12.00%) Automation Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Java Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Automation Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) J2EE
1 8 (32.00%) JSON
1 8 (32.00%) Middleware
1 8 (32.00%) Spring
1 8 (32.00%) Spring Boot
1 8 (32.00%) Spring Integration
2 4 (16.00%) Kafka
2 4 (16.00%) REST
2 4 (16.00%) Spark Streaming
3 3 (12.00%) CSS
3 3 (12.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Unix
3 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) TDD
2 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (72.00%) Scrum
4 10 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 10 (40.00%) Test Strategy
5 9 (36.00%) Unit Testing
5 9 (36.00%) Web Testing
6 8 (32.00%) API Design
6 8 (32.00%) Benchmarking
6 8 (32.00%) System Testing
6 8 (32.00%) Validation
7 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (16.00%) API Development
8 4 (16.00%) ETL
8 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (12.00%) Agile Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Defect Management
9 3 (12.00%) Test Management
10 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) Ruby
2 14 (56.00%) Python
3 13 (52.00%) Bash Shell
4 12 (48.00%) Java
5 9 (36.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (16.00%) Erlang
6 4 (16.00%) SQL
7 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Degree
2 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) ISEB
3 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (16.00%) HDFS
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.00%) VMware