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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 64 67 77
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Permanent jobs citing BDD 8 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.38% 0.88% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.03% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 0
Average salary £33,750 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,638 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+11.59% -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
479 487 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 82.44% 85.74% 85.10%
Number of salaries quoted 422 411 488
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 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
(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 4 £41,250 +17.85% 2
Street -5 3 £30,000 -45.45%
Taunton - 1 £37,500 - 2
BDD
South West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (84.00%) TDD
3 16 (64.00%) Scrum
4 15 (60.00%) C#
5 14 (56.00%) MVC
6 13 (52.00%) .NET
7 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
7 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
7 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (40.00%) Java
9 10 (40.00%) Web Application Development
9 10 (40.00%) WCF
10 9 (36.00%) Kanban
10 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
11 8 (32.00%) VB
11 8 (32.00%) VB.NET
11 8 (32.00%) Windows
11 8 (32.00%) NUnit
11 8 (32.00%) WinForms
11 8 (32.00%) WPF
11 8 (32.00%) NHibernate
11 8 (32.00%) Streaming Music
11 8 (32.00%) MVVM
11 8 (32.00%) Rhino Mocks
11 8 (32.00%) Moq
12 7 (28.00%) SQL
12 7 (28.00%) Web Services
12 7 (28.00%) HTML

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (12.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (12.00%) MySQL
3 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) CouchDB
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) RavenDB
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Moq
1 8 (32.00%) NUnit
1 8 (32.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (24.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (20.00%) Selenium
4 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (16.00%) JUnit
5 3 (12.00%) JIRA
5 3 (12.00%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (12.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (8.00%) SpecFlow
7 1 (4.00%) Maven
7 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Games
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Automation Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Java Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 10 (40.00%) WCF
5 8 (32.00%) NHibernate
5 8 (32.00%) WinForms
5 8 (32.00%) WPF
6 7 (28.00%) HTML
6 7 (28.00%) Web Services
7 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (16.00%) J2EE
8 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (12.00%) JSON
8 3 (12.00%) RESTful
8 3 (12.00%) Spring
9 2 (8.00%) Java EE
9 2 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (8.00%) Spring MVC
9 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Streaming Music
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (84.00%) TDD
3 16 (64.00%) Scrum
4 14 (56.00%) MVC
5 10 (40.00%) Web Application Development
6 9 (36.00%) Kanban
7 8 (32.00%) MVVM
8 5 (20.00%) OO
9 4 (16.00%) Agile Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
10 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
10 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
10 3 (12.00%) Defect Management
11 2 (8.00%) OOP
11 2 (8.00%) Procedural Programming
11 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
11 2 (8.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) C#
2 10 (40.00%) Java
3 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (32.00%) VB
4 8 (32.00%) VB.NET
5 7 (28.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) PHP
7 2 (8.00%) Ruby
8 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle
1 1 (4.00%) SAP
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