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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 52 60 83
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +23
Permanent jobs citing BDD 18 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.06% 1.25% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 1.55% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 0
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.43%
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
491 451 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 83.36% 80.39% 84.77%
Number of salaries quoted 447 390 545
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 6 £42,500 - 5
Taunton -10 5 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Street -7 1 £30,000 -38.46%
BDD
South West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (60.00%) TDD
3 14 (46.67%) Cucumber
4 12 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 12 (40.00%) C#
4 12 (40.00%) Scrum
5 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
6 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 10 (33.33%) .NET
6 10 (33.33%) MVC
6 10 (33.33%) SpecFlow
7 9 (30.00%) Java
7 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET
7 9 (30.00%) Web Services
8 8 (26.67%) ISEB
8 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 8 (26.67%) SQL
8 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (26.67%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
9 7 (23.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (23.33%) Line Management
9 7 (23.33%) QA
9 7 (23.33%) Software Testing
9 7 (23.33%) ISTQB
9 7 (23.33%) HTML
10 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
10 6 (20.00%) Windows

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 (6.67%) Node.js
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) GitHub
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (16.67%) MySQL
4 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.67%) CouchDB
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.33%) RavenDB
6 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (46.67%) Cucumber
2 10 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (20.00%) Selenium
5 4 (13.33%) JIRA
5 4 (13.33%) Moq
5 4 (13.33%) NUnit
5 4 (13.33%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (10.00%) JUnit
6 3 (10.00%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (10.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.33%) gulp
7 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.33%) Maven
7 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Electronics
3 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Test Analyst
4 7 (23.33%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (23.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (20.00%) .NET Developer
6 5 (16.67%) C# Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Automation Tester
7 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
7 4 (13.33%) Tester
8 3 (10.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
8 3 (10.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 3 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
8 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
9 2 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (6.67%) Lead Developer
9 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
9 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) .NET
2 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (30.00%) Web Services
3 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (23.33%) HTML
5 6 (20.00%) WCF
6 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 4 (13.33%) JSON
7 4 (13.33%) NHibernate
7 4 (13.33%) WinForms
7 4 (13.33%) WPF
8 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.67%) CSS
9 2 (6.67%) Gherkin
9 2 (6.67%) HTML5
9 2 (6.67%) J2EE
9 2 (6.67%) jQuery
9 2 (6.67%) REST
9 2 (6.67%) Spring
9 2 (6.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Streaming Music
2 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.67%) iPad
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (60.00%) TDD
3 12 (40.00%) Scrum
3 12 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 10 (33.33%) MVC
5 8 (26.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Line Management
6 7 (23.33%) Software Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
7 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (20.00%) Load Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (20.00%) Test Management
7 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 5 (16.67%) OO
8 5 (16.67%) Performance Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Security Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Defect Management
9 4 (13.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) C#
2 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (30.00%) Java
4 8 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (13.33%) PHP
5 4 (13.33%) VB
5 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) ISEB
2 7 (23.33%) ISTQB
2 7 (23.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) AppDynamics
3 1 (3.33%) New Relic
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Sitecore
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