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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 47 71 73
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +2
Permanent jobs citing BDD 15 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.98% 0.16% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 0.20% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 15 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
422 510 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 83.90% 81.47% 84.58%
Number of salaries quoted 386 426 531
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £39,469
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -4.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 +16 12 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Taunton - 3 £36,500 -
BDD
South West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 21 (50.00%) .NET
4 16 (38.10%) NoSQL
4 16 (38.10%) Node.js
5 15 (35.71%) SpecFlow
6 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 14 (33.33%) C#
6 14 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 12 (28.57%) RESTful
8 11 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (26.19%) HTML
8 11 (26.19%) CSS
8 11 (26.19%) OO
9 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
9 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
10 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET
10 9 (21.43%) MVC
10 9 (21.43%) Retail
10 9 (21.43%) Ruby
10 9 (21.43%) WCF
10 9 (21.43%) Web Application Development
10 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (19.05%) Selenium
11 8 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (19.05%) WebDriver
11 8 (19.05%) .NET Framework
11 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (19.05%) MySQL

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 16 (38.10%) Node.js
2 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) NoSQL
2 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
3 8 (19.05%) MySQL
4 5 (11.90%) Redis
5 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (35.71%) SpecFlow
2 14 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 8 (19.05%) Selenium
3 8 (19.05%) WebDriver
4 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
5 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.14%) TeamCity
5 3 (7.14%) Hudson
5 3 (7.14%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (21.43%) Retail
2 5 (11.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Developer
2 15 (35.71%) Analyst
2 15 (35.71%) Test Analyst
3 13 (30.95%) Senior Developer
4 9 (21.43%) .NET Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) Technical Test Analyst
6 6 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Java Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Applications Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Senior Applications Developer
8 4 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (7.14%) Mid-Level Java Developer
10 2 (4.76%) Python/Django Developer
10 2 (4.76%) PHP Developer
10 2 (4.76%) Python Developer
10 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
11 1 (2.38%) Web Developer
11 1 (2.38%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (50.00%) .NET
2 12 (28.57%) RESTful
3 11 (26.19%) HTML
3 11 (26.19%) CSS
4 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 9 (21.43%) WCF
4 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (19.05%) .NET Framework
6 7 (16.67%) REST
7 5 (11.90%) LAMP
7 5 (11.90%) Backbone.js
7 5 (11.90%) AngularJS
8 4 (9.52%) Spring
9 3 (7.14%) XHTML
9 3 (7.14%) SOAP
9 3 (7.14%) Web Services
9 3 (7.14%) XML
9 3 (7.14%) J2EE
9 3 (7.14%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Open Source
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) UNIX
2 3 (7.14%) Solaris
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (64.29%) TDD
3 11 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (26.19%) OO
4 9 (21.43%) MVC
4 9 (21.43%) Web Application Development
5 8 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (16.67%) Scrum
7 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.52%) Line Management
8 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
8 4 (9.52%) Automation Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Test Management
8 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Web Development
9 3 (7.14%) System Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Kanban
9 3 (7.14%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) C#
2 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 9 (21.43%) Ruby
4 7 (16.67%) Java
4 7 (16.67%) SQL
5 5 (11.90%) PHP
6 3 (7.14%) PHP5
7 2 (4.76%) Clojure
7 2 (4.76%) Python
8 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
1 4 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (9.52%) ISTQB
1 4 (9.52%) ISEB
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Zend
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