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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 59 49 62
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Permanent jobs citing BDD 16 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.09% 1.15% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 1.52% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 4
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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
632 395 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 82.51% 75.96% 74.38%
Number of salaries quoted 528 354 417
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram 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 29 August 2014. 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
Street -4 9 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Taunton - 7 £32,500 - 2
BDD
South West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 12 (70.59%) SpecFlow
2 10 (58.82%) Selenium
2 10 (58.82%) TDD
3 9 (52.94%) WebDriver
4 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) Scrum
4 8 (47.06%) C#
4 8 (47.06%) SQL
5 7 (41.18%) Automation Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
6 5 (29.41%) User Stories
6 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
6 5 (29.41%) Hudson
6 5 (29.41%) TeamCity
6 5 (29.41%) JIRA
6 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
6 5 (29.41%) Java
6 5 (29.41%) Bugzilla
6 5 (29.41%) Ruby
6 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
7 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (23.53%) QA
7 4 (23.53%) Node.js
7 4 (23.53%) REST

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 4 (23.53%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
2 3 (17.65%) Redis
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) SpecFlow
2 10 (58.82%) Selenium
3 9 (52.94%) WebDriver
4 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
4 5 (29.41%) Hudson
4 5 (29.41%) Bugzilla
4 5 (29.41%) JIRA
4 5 (29.41%) TeamCity
4 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
5 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
5 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
5 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
1 8 (47.06%) Test Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Test Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Test Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Test Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Applications Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Tester
4 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Python/Django Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
1 4 (23.53%) REST
2 3 (17.65%) Backbone.js
2 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) LAMP
3 1 (5.88%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) TDD
2 8 (47.06%) Scrum
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (41.18%) Automation Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 5 (29.41%) User Stories
4 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
5 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) Test Management
6 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C#
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) Ruby
2 5 (29.41%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) Clojure
4 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (17.65%) ISEB
2 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
Old Street
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
UKHO
Posted: 15 days ago
Liverpool Street
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Taunton
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago