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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 60 49 79
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +30
Permanent jobs citing BDD 22 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.17% 3.42% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 4.39% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 6
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -26.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,331 £35,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
613 456 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 88.33% 77.95% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 543 410 588
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -7 10 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Taunton -21 5 £32,500 -10.34%
BDD
South West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (56.67%) SpecFlow
5 15 (50.00%) TDD
6 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
7 13 (43.33%) Test Automation
8 12 (40.00%) Selenium
9 11 (36.67%) C#
9 11 (36.67%) HTML
9 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
10 10 (33.33%) ISEB
10 10 (33.33%) .NET
10 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
10 10 (33.33%) JIRA
10 10 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (30.00%) Waterfall
11 9 (30.00%) Puppet
11 9 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (30.00%) Line Management
11 9 (30.00%) ISTQB
11 9 (30.00%) Software Testing
11 9 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (30.00%) SQL
12 8 (26.67%) Java
12 8 (26.67%) Load Testing
12 8 (26.67%) Test Management
12 8 (26.67%) DevOps
12 8 (26.67%) NoSQL

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 7 (23.33%) CMS
1 7 (23.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 7 (23.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
1 1 (3.33%) IPv6
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 7 (23.33%) MySQL
3 5 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.33%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 20 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 17 (56.67%) SpecFlow
3 12 (40.00%) Selenium
4 10 (33.33%) JIRA
5 9 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
6 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
6 7 (23.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (23.33%) TeamCity
7 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
8 3 (10.00%) Selenium IDE
8 3 (10.00%) WebDriver
9 1 (3.33%) gulp
9 1 (3.33%) JUnit
9 1 (3.33%) Maven
9 1 (3.33%) Moq
9 1 (3.33%) NUnit
9 1 (3.33%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
5 5 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Automation Tester
6 4 (13.33%) Tester
7 3 (10.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 3 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Lead Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) HTML
2 10 (33.33%) .NET
2 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (26.67%) Gherkin
4 7 (23.33%) CSS
4 7 (23.33%) Web Services
5 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (10.00%) WCF
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.67%) jQuery
6 2 (6.67%) RESTful
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (3.33%) Java EE
7 1 (3.33%) JSON
7 1 (3.33%) NHibernate
7 1 (3.33%) Node.js
7 1 (3.33%) REST
7 1 (3.33%) WinForms
7 1 (3.33%) WPF
7 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) 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%) Streaming Music
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
1 4 (13.33%) Unix
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) TDD
3 13 (43.33%) Test Automation
4 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
5 10 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (30.00%) Line Management
6 9 (30.00%) Software Testing
6 9 (30.00%) Waterfall
7 8 (26.67%) DevOps
7 8 (26.67%) Load Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Test Management
8 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
8 6 (20.00%) Scrum
8 6 (20.00%) Security Testing
8 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 4 (13.33%) Agile Testing
10 4 (13.33%) Defect Management
10 4 (13.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (36.67%) C#
3 9 (30.00%) SQL
4 8 (26.67%) Java
5 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
6 4 (13.33%) PHP
7 1 (3.33%) Groovy
7 1 (3.33%) Perl
7 1 (3.33%) Python
7 1 (3.33%) VB
7 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) ISEB
2 9 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.67%) MCSD
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (30.00%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) AppDynamics
2 7 (23.33%) New Relic
2 7 (23.33%) Sitecore
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
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