The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 57 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 13 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.14% 0.60% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 0.73% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 0
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
BDD
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
461 684 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 75.82% 82.21% 75.63%
Number of salaries quoted 412 586 402
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £25,646
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

BDD
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

BDD Salary Trend in Somerset

BDD
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +12 3 £36,250 -
Bath - 3 £35,000 - 1
Street +18 2 £42,500 -15.00%
BDD
South West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) TDD
3 14 (77.78%) Scrum
4 8 (44.44%) Java
5 7 (38.89%) MySQL
6 6 (33.33%) PHP
6 6 (33.33%) Web Services
6 6 (33.33%) MVC
6 6 (33.33%) Ajax
6 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (33.33%) OO PHP
7 5 (27.78%) REST
7 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
7 5 (27.78%) Pair Programming
7 5 (27.78%) SOAP
7 5 (27.78%) C#
7 5 (27.78%) .NET
8 4 (22.22%) CSS
8 4 (22.22%) C++
8 4 (22.22%) HTML
8 4 (22.22%) SQL
8 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) OOP
8 4 (22.22%) OO
8 4 (22.22%) Subversion
8 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
8 4 (22.22%) LAMP
8 4 (22.22%) PHPUnit
8 4 (22.22%) Git (software)

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Subversion
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) PHPUnit
2 3 (16.67%) Selenium
2 3 (16.67%) JUnit
3 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 2 (11.11%) WebLogic Workshop
3 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
3 2 (11.11%) jMock
4 1 (5.56%) OpenSTA
4 1 (5.56%) JMeter
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
4 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Music Industry
3 1 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 4 (22.22%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Web Services
1 6 (33.33%) Ajax
2 5 (27.78%) REST
2 5 (27.78%) SOAP
2 5 (27.78%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) CSS
3 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) LAMP
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (16.67%) RESTful
4 3 (16.67%) WCF
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (11.11%) JSP
6 1 (5.56%) Java EE
6 1 (5.56%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) BBC
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) TDD
3 14 (77.78%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) MVC
4 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (33.33%) OO PHP
5 5 (27.78%) Pair Programming
6 4 (22.22%) OOP
6 4 (22.22%) OO
7 3 (16.67%) Web Development
7 3 (16.67%) Refactoring
7 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 2 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (11.11%) Web Application Development
8 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 2 (11.11%) Coaching
8 2 (11.11%) Mobile Development
8 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) PHP
3 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
3 5 (27.78%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) C++
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) PHP5
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) ATG
1 2 (11.11%) Zend
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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