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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 36 60 50
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Permanent jobs citing BDD 36 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.94% 2.09% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.30% 2.50% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 25 16 6
Average salary £38,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,712 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
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
493 639 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 81.35% 83.31% 78.46%
Number of salaries quoted 399 534 366
Average salary £38,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.09% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 - 13 £37,500 -
Yeovil - 6 - - 1
Taunton 0 3 £37,500 +15.38% 3
BDD
South West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 43 (97.73%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (72.73%) Scrum
3 31 (70.45%) TDD
4 26 (59.09%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (54.55%) Selenium
6 22 (50.00%) Java
7 21 (47.73%) Test Automation
8 17 (38.64%) Pair Programming
9 14 (31.82%) WebLogic
10 13 (29.55%) JUnit
11 12 (27.27%) SOA
11 12 (27.27%) Bash Shell
12 11 (25.00%) MVC
12 11 (25.00%) C#
13 10 (22.73%) Oracle
13 10 (22.73%) .NET
13 10 (22.73%) Degree
13 10 (22.73%) Cucumber
14 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database
14 9 (20.45%) Relational Database
14 9 (20.45%) Java EE
14 9 (20.45%) RDBMS
15 8 (18.18%) HTML
15 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
15 8 (18.18%) DSDM
15 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
15 8 (18.18%) CSS
15 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
15 8 (18.18%) Maven
15 8 (18.18%) Ajax

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 14 (31.82%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) RDBMS
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database
1 9 (20.45%) Relational Database
2 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (54.55%) Selenium
2 13 (29.55%) JUnit
3 10 (22.73%) Cucumber
4 8 (18.18%) Maven
5 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
6 4 (9.09%) Subversion
6 4 (9.09%) Eclipse
6 4 (9.09%) WebLogic Workshop
6 4 (9.09%) jMock
6 4 (9.09%) PHPUnit
7 3 (6.82%) WebDriver
7 3 (6.82%) SpecFlow
8 2 (4.55%) Moq
8 2 (4.55%) NUnit
9 1 (2.27%) Ant
9 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.27%) JMeter
9 1 (2.27%) Xcode
9 1 (2.27%) FitNesse
9 1 (2.27%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
1 5 (11.36%) Music Industry
2 4 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Developer
2 12 (27.27%) Analyst
2 12 (27.27%) Test Analyst
2 12 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
2 12 (27.27%) Senior Test Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Test Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Software Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Software Test Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Tester
6 4 (9.09%) Software Tester
6 4 (9.09%) PHP Developer
6 4 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Lead Software Developer
7 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.55%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) .NET
2 9 (20.45%) Java EE
3 8 (18.18%) Ajax
3 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 8 (18.18%) CSS
3 8 (18.18%) HTML
4 7 (15.91%) Web Services
4 7 (15.91%) RESTful
4 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (13.64%) SOAP
6 5 (11.36%) REST
6 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (9.09%) WCF
7 4 (9.09%) JSP
7 4 (9.09%) LAMP
8 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
8 3 (6.82%) J2EE
9 2 (4.55%) Spring
9 2 (4.55%) jQuery
10 1 (2.27%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.27%) BBC
2 1 (2.27%) Streaming Music
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) Solaris
3 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (97.73%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (72.73%) Scrum
3 31 (70.45%) TDD
4 26 (59.09%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (47.73%) Test Automation
6 17 (38.64%) Pair Programming
7 12 (27.27%) SOA
8 11 (25.00%) MVC
9 8 (18.18%) DSDM
9 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
10 6 (13.64%) Web Application Development
11 5 (11.36%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (11.36%) Refactoring
12 4 (9.09%) OOP
12 4 (9.09%) OO PHP
12 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
12 4 (9.09%) Mobile Development
13 3 (6.82%) Coaching
13 3 (6.82%) Kanban
13 3 (6.82%) OO
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) Java
2 12 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 11 (25.00%) C#
4 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.64%) SQL
5 5 (11.36%) PHP
6 4 (9.09%) C++
7 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.27%) VB
7 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.27%) Python
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle
2 4 (9.09%) ATG
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Screwfix
Salary: Competitive + pension + more
Posted: 6 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
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Salary: Market related
Posted: 21 days ago