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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BDD 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.28% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% - -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +2.50%
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
298 190 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 84.90% 78.19% 82.13%
Number of salaries quoted 248 165 221
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 12 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Python
2 8 (66.67%) Bugzilla
2 8 (66.67%) Games
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Online Games
2 8 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 8 (66.67%) Android
2 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 8 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 8 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 8 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 8 (66.67%) Calabash
2 8 (66.67%) JIRA
2 8 (66.67%) QA
2 8 (66.67%) Selenium
2 8 (66.67%) JUnit
3 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (33.33%) jQuery
3 4 (33.33%) User Experience
3 4 (33.33%) Ajax
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 4 (33.33%) .NET

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Bugzilla
1 8 (66.67%) JIRA
1 8 (66.67%) Selenium
1 8 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 8 (66.67%) SoapUI
1 8 (66.67%) Calabash
1 8 (66.67%) JUnit
2 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (66.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Tester
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Test Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) QA Tester
1 8 (66.67%) QA Test Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) QA Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Automated Tester
1 8 (66.67%) Selenium Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 4 (33.33%) Ajax
1 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 4 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Online Games
2 4 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Android
1 8 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) QA