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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 48 75 72
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -3
Permanent jobs citing BDD 24 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.11% 0.15% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.86% 0.18% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 24 1 3
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
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
494 542 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 84.59% 79.59% 81.57%
Number of salaries quoted 441 467 477
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,469
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +25 18 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Taunton - 5 £36,500 -
Street - 1 £60,000 -
BDD
South West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 40 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (65.91%) TDD
3 21 (47.73%) .NET
4 17 (38.64%) NoSQL
4 17 (38.64%) Node.js
4 17 (38.64%) SpecFlow
5 16 (36.36%) C#
6 15 (34.09%) Git (software)
7 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
8 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (27.27%) HTML
9 12 (27.27%) CSS
9 12 (27.27%) RESTful
10 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 11 (25.00%) OO
10 11 (25.00%) Ruby
11 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
11 10 (22.73%) Selenium
11 10 (22.73%) WebDriver
12 9 (20.45%) SQL
12 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
12 9 (20.45%) MVC
12 9 (20.45%) Scrum
12 9 (20.45%) Retail
12 9 (20.45%) WCF
12 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (20.45%) Web Application Development
12 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (18.18%) Java
13 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (38.64%) Node.js
2 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (38.64%) NoSQL
2 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 7 (15.91%) MySQL
4 6 (13.64%) Redis
5 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) SpecFlow
2 15 (34.09%) Git (software)
3 10 (22.73%) Selenium
3 10 (22.73%) WebDriver
4 5 (11.36%) Hudson
4 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
4 5 (11.36%) TeamCity
5 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.82%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.55%) Bugzilla
7 2 (4.55%) JIRA
8 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (20.45%) Retail
2 6 (13.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (61.36%) Developer
2 15 (34.09%) Analyst
2 15 (34.09%) Test Analyst
3 13 (29.55%) Senior Developer
4 9 (20.45%) .NET Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) Technical Test Analyst
6 6 (13.64%) Senior Applications Developer
6 6 (13.64%) Java Developer
6 6 (13.64%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (13.64%) Applications Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Mid-Level Java Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Python/Django Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Python Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Test Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) PHP Developer
10 1 (2.27%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (47.73%) .NET
2 12 (27.27%) HTML
2 12 (27.27%) CSS
2 12 (27.27%) RESTful
3 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
3 9 (20.45%) WCF
3 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 8 (18.18%) REST
5 6 (13.64%) Backbone.js
5 6 (13.64%) AngularJS
5 6 (13.64%) LAMP
6 4 (9.09%) Spring
7 3 (6.82%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.82%) J2EE
7 3 (6.82%) SOAP
7 3 (6.82%) Web Services
7 3 (6.82%) XML
7 3 (6.82%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Open Source
2 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) UNIX
2 3 (6.82%) Solaris
2 3 (6.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (65.91%) TDD
3 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (25.00%) OO
5 9 (20.45%) MVC
5 9 (20.45%) Scrum
5 9 (20.45%) Web Application Development
6 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (13.64%) Automation Testing
7 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.09%) Line Management
8 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 4 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 4 (9.09%) Test Management
9 3 (6.82%) System Testing
9 3 (6.82%) Kanban
9 3 (6.82%) Web Development
9 3 (6.82%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) C#
2 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (25.00%) Ruby
3 9 (20.45%) SQL
4 8 (18.18%) Java
5 5 (11.36%) PHP
6 3 (6.82%) PHP5
7 2 (4.55%) Clojure
7 2 (4.55%) Python
8 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) ISEB
1 4 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
1 4 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Zend
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