The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich 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 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BDD 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.40% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% - -
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
BDD
Suffolk

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
338 181 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 81.06% 77.35% 76.00%
Number of salaries quoted 291 160 221
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £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 Ipswich

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

BDD
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

BDD Salary Trend in Ipswich

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 13 (76.47%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) Games
2 11 (64.71%) QA
2 11 (64.71%) Selenium
2 11 (64.71%) Online Games
2 11 (64.71%) SoapUI
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
4 7 (41.18%) Python
4 7 (41.18%) Bugzilla
4 7 (41.18%) Java
4 7 (41.18%) JUnit
4 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Cucumber
4 7 (41.18%) Apple iOS
4 7 (41.18%) Android
4 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
4 7 (41.18%) JIRA
4 7 (41.18%) Calabash
5 6 (35.29%) .NET
5 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
5 6 (35.29%) TDD
6 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
6 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
6 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
6 4 (23.53%) Ajax
6 4 (23.53%) User Experience
6 4 (23.53%) jQuery
6 4 (23.53%) Automation Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Selenium
1 11 (64.71%) SoapUI
2 7 (41.18%) Calabash
2 7 (41.18%) JIRA
2 7 (41.18%) Cucumber
2 7 (41.18%) JUnit
2 7 (41.18%) Bugzilla
3 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
4 2 (11.76%) NUnit
4 2 (11.76%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (11.76%) Moq
General
1 11 (64.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Tester
1 11 (64.71%) QA Tester
2 7 (41.18%) QA Test Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) QA Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Automated Tester
2 7 (41.18%) Selenium Tester
2 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Graduate
4 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Web Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Automation Tester
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
1 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
2 4 (23.53%) Ajax
2 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
2 4 (23.53%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (11.76%) WCF
3 2 (11.76%) WPF
3 2 (11.76%) NHibernate
3 2 (11.76%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Online Games
2 4 (23.53%) User Experience
3 2 (11.76%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Android
2 7 (41.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
3 6 (35.29%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Automation Testing
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) MVVM
5 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
5 2 (11.76%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) Python
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (64.71%) QA