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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 47 78 66
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -12
Permanent jobs citing BDD 29 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.19% 0.29% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.87% 0.37% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 29 2 2
Average salary £37,500 £37,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
596 541 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 86.13% 79.68% 76.94%
Number of salaries quoted 506 482 407
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,469
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 November 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 27 November 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
Bath +12 13 £37,500 -0.66% 1
Taunton - 10 £32,500 -
Street - 6 £60,000 -
BDD
South West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 38 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (64.29%) TDD
3 20 (47.62%) SpecFlow
4 18 (42.86%) .NET
5 16 (38.10%) C#
6 15 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (33.33%) NoSQL
7 14 (33.33%) Node.js
8 13 (30.95%) WebDriver
8 13 (30.95%) Selenium
9 12 (28.57%) Git (software)
9 12 (28.57%) SQL
10 11 (26.19%) HTML
10 11 (26.19%) CSS
10 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
10 11 (26.19%) Ruby
10 11 (26.19%) Scrum
11 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
12 9 (21.43%) Java
12 9 (21.43%) Automation Testing
13 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
13 8 (19.05%) QA
13 8 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (19.05%) TeamCity
13 8 (19.05%) RESTful
13 8 (19.05%) REST
13 8 (19.05%) Hudson
13 8 (19.05%) OO
13 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (19.05%) .NET Framework

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 14 (33.33%) Node.js
2 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (14.29%) Redis
3 6 (14.29%) MySQL
4 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (47.62%) SpecFlow
2 13 (30.95%) WebDriver
2 13 (30.95%) Selenium
3 12 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 8 (19.05%) TeamCity
4 8 (19.05%) Hudson
4 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
5 5 (11.90%) Cucumber
5 5 (11.90%) Bugzilla
5 5 (11.90%) JIRA
6 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
6 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (7.14%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (14.29%) Advertising
1 6 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Developer
2 15 (35.71%) Analyst
2 15 (35.71%) Test Analyst
3 11 (26.19%) Senior Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Technical Test Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Senior Applications Developer
5 6 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Applications Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Test Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Mid-Level Java Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Python/Django Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Python Developer
7 2 (4.76%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.38%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) .NET
2 11 (26.19%) HTML
2 11 (26.19%) CSS
3 8 (19.05%) .NET Framework
3 8 (19.05%) RESTful
3 8 (19.05%) REST
4 6 (14.29%) Backbone.js
4 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (14.29%) WCF
4 6 (14.29%) LAMP
4 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 3 (7.14%) Spring
6 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.76%) Django
6 2 (4.76%) J2EE
6 2 (4.76%) SOAP
6 2 (4.76%) Web Services
6 2 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Open Source
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) UNIX
2 2 (4.76%) Solaris
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (64.29%) TDD
3 15 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (26.19%) Scrum
5 9 (21.43%) Automation Testing
6 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (19.05%) OO
6 8 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (14.29%) Web Application Development
7 6 (14.29%) MVC
8 5 (11.90%) Automated Testing
8 5 (11.90%) User Stories
8 5 (11.90%) Test Scripting
8 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
9 4 (9.52%) Line Management
9 4 (9.52%) Test Management
9 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
9 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) C#
2 12 (28.57%) SQL
3 11 (26.19%) Ruby
4 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 9 (21.43%) Java
6 5 (11.90%) PHP
7 3 (7.14%) PHP5
8 2 (4.76%) Clojure
8 2 (4.76%) Python
9 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) ISEB
1 4 (9.52%) ISTQB
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
1 4 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Zend
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