The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South West / Somerset
Rank 48 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs citing BDD 31 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.10% 1.96% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.55% 2.21% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 9
Median salary £32,500 £37,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.75% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
559 543 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 91.94% 88.58% 89.96%
Number of salaries quoted 466 455 388
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

BDD Salary Histogram in Somerset

BDD
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +9 11 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Taunton +3 6 £34,000 -9.33% 1
BDD
South West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for BDD.

1 66 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (57.33%) Test Automation
3 39 (52.00%) SpecFlow
3 39 (52.00%) ISEB
4 38 (50.67%) Software Testing
5 37 (49.33%) Cucumber
5 37 (49.33%) ISTQB
6 36 (48.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 36 (48.00%) Waterfall
6 36 (48.00%) Microsoft
7 34 (45.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 33 (44.00%) Scrum
9 32 (42.67%) Non-Functional Testing
10 31 (41.33%) Test Management
10 31 (41.33%) Load Testing
11 24 (32.00%) Security Testing
11 24 (32.00%) Performance Testing
11 24 (32.00%) C#
11 24 (32.00%) Java
12 22 (29.33%) TDD
13 18 (24.00%) Selenium
14 17 (22.67%) User Stories
14 17 (22.67%) Line Management
15 16 (21.33%) SQL
16 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
17 13 (17.33%) Test Scripting
18 12 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
18 12 (16.00%) .NET
18 12 (16.00%) Customer Requirements
19 11 (14.67%) SC Cleared

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.33%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) GitHub
2 4 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) HTTP
1 2 (2.67%) IPv4
1 2 (2.67%) IPv6
1 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (5.33%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.33%) Big Data
4 1 (1.33%) InfluxDB
4 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (52.00%) SpecFlow
2 37 (49.33%) Cucumber
3 36 (48.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (24.00%) Selenium
5 9 (12.00%) Jenkins
6 8 (10.67%) Visual Studio
7 4 (5.33%) Eclipse
7 4 (5.33%) IntelliJ
8 3 (4.00%) HP UFT
8 3 (4.00%) NUnit
8 3 (4.00%) SoapUI
8 3 (4.00%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.67%) Moq
9 2 (2.67%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.33%) Gradle
10 1 (1.33%) JMeter
10 1 (1.33%) LoadUI
10 1 (1.33%) Maven
General
1 2 (2.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Advertising
2 1 (1.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (44.00%) Analyst
2 32 (42.67%) Test Analyst
3 20 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
3 20 (26.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 20 (26.67%) Test Engineer
4 18 (24.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) .NET Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Senior Test Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Systems Test Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.33%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Engineering Manager
8 4 (5.33%) Lead .NET Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Lead C# Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.00%) .NET
2 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET
2 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 5 (6.67%) CSS
4 5 (6.67%) Gherkin
4 5 (6.67%) HTML
5 4 (5.33%) CSS3
5 4 (5.33%) HTML5
5 4 (5.33%) REST
6 2 (2.67%) NHibernate
6 2 (2.67%) SOAP
6 2 (2.67%) WCF
6 2 (2.67%) Web Services
6 2 (2.67%) WinForms
6 2 (2.67%) WPF
7 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.33%) jQuery
7 1 (1.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.67%) Replication
2 2 (2.67%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (2.67%) FreeBSD
2 2 (2.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (57.33%) Test Automation
3 38 (50.67%) Software Testing
4 36 (48.00%) Waterfall
5 33 (44.00%) Scrum
6 32 (42.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 31 (41.33%) Load Testing
7 31 (41.33%) Test Management
8 24 (32.00%) Performance Testing
8 24 (32.00%) Security Testing
9 22 (29.33%) TDD
10 17 (22.67%) Line Management
10 17 (22.67%) User Stories
11 13 (17.33%) Test Scripting
12 12 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (16.00%) Customer Requirements
13 10 (13.33%) Project Planning
14 9 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
15 8 (10.67%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.00%) C#
1 24 (32.00%) Java
2 16 (21.33%) SQL
3 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.00%) C
5 1 (1.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (52.00%) ISEB
2 37 (49.33%) ISTQB
3 34 (45.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (14.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.67%) Ansible
2 2 (2.67%) Icinga
Vendors
1 36 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.67%) Xamarin
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