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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 57 61 63
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing BDD 26 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.41% 1.00% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.93% 1.27% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 26 6 4
Average salary £35,000 £39,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.94% -0.62%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
662 471 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 86.76% 78.11% 71.53%
Number of salaries quoted 534 433 391
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Taunton - 12 £32,500 - 2
Street -2 8 £60,000 +17.07%
Bath -9 6 £35,000 +14.75% 2
BDD
South West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 30 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) TDD
3 17 (53.13%) SpecFlow
4 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (37.50%) Selenium
5 12 (37.50%) WebDriver
6 10 (31.25%) C#
6 10 (31.25%) HTML
6 10 (31.25%) SQL
6 10 (31.25%) CSS
6 10 (31.25%) Scrum
7 9 (28.13%) .NET
7 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
8 8 (25.00%) Java
8 8 (25.00%) Node.js
8 8 (25.00%) REST
8 8 (25.00%) NoSQL
9 7 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (21.88%) Automation Testing
9 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
10 6 (18.75%) QA
10 6 (18.75%) Advertising
10 6 (18.75%) LAMP
10 6 (18.75%) MySQL
10 6 (18.75%) Open Source
10 6 (18.75%) TeamCity
10 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
10 6 (18.75%) Hudson
10 6 (18.75%) Backbone.js

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 8 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (18.75%) MySQL
2 6 (18.75%) Redis
3 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) SpecFlow
2 12 (37.50%) Selenium
2 12 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 6 (18.75%) TeamCity
3 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 6 (18.75%) Hudson
3 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
4 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
4 5 (15.63%) Bugzilla
4 5 (15.63%) JIRA
5 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (18.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Analyst
2 12 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 10 (31.25%) Senior Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Technical Test Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Senior Applications Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Applications Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Python Developer
7 2 (6.25%) PHP Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Python/Django Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Mid-Level Java Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) HTML
1 10 (31.25%) CSS
2 9 (28.13%) .NET
3 8 (25.00%) REST
4 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
5 6 (18.75%) LAMP
5 6 (18.75%) Backbone.js
5 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.25%) Spring
6 2 (6.25%) Django
7 1 (3.13%) RESTful
7 1 (3.13%) SOAP
7 1 (3.13%) Web Services
7 1 (3.13%) XML
7 1 (3.13%) J2EE
7 1 (3.13%) XHTML
7 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.13%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Open Source
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) UNIX
2 1 (3.13%) Solaris
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) TDD
3 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (31.25%) Scrum
5 7 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (21.88%) Automation Testing
5 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (15.63%) User Stories
6 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
6 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 4 (12.50%) Test Management
7 4 (12.50%) Line Management
7 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.38%) Web Development
9 2 (6.25%) OO
9 2 (6.25%) OO PHP
10 1 (3.13%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) C#
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (15.63%) PHP
4 5 (15.63%) Ruby
5 3 (9.38%) PHP5
6 2 (6.25%) Python
6 2 (6.25%) Clojure
7 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 4 (12.50%) ISEB
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Zend
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