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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 52 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 12 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.65% 4.52% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 5.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 0
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
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
403 267 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 89.16% 86.13% 84.50%
Number of salaries quoted 351 216 183
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Ipswich

BDD
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) Selenium
1 14 (100.00%) QA
1 14 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 12 (85.71%) Automation Testing
2 12 (85.71%) TDD
3 10 (71.43%) Games
3 10 (71.43%) Online Games
4 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 6 (42.86%) ISEB
4 6 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (28.57%) iGaming
5 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) C#
6 2 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) Perl
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) JUnit
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Calabash
6 2 (14.29%) Android
6 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) Selenium
1 14 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (14.29%) Calabash
2 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 2 (14.29%) JUnit
General
1 10 (71.43%) Games
2 4 (28.57%) iGaming
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Tester
2 8 (57.14%) QA Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Manual Test Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Manual Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Software Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Software Test Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Software Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Automation Testing
1 12 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C#
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) Perl
1 2 (14.29%) Python
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ISEB
1 6 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA