The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 106 185 185
Rank change year-on-year
+79 0
Permanent jobs citing BDD 163 35 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.57% 0.66% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 0.80% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 156 33 34
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £29,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
BDD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5183 4377 4125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.57% 82.17% 75.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4257 3804 3595
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

BDD
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the South West region.

BDD Salary Trend in the South West

BDD
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in the South West

BDD
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Bristol +56 80 £60,000 +41.17% 6
Somerset +11 27 £35,000 -11.94% 3
Wiltshire +17 25 £42,500 +34.92% 7
Devon -9 14 £40,000 +23.07%
Gloucestershire - 14 £45,000 - 2
Dorset - 4 £52,500 -
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 209 (85.66%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (84.43%) TDD
3 137 (56.15%) .NET
4 125 (51.23%) C#
5 111 (45.49%) SQL Server
6 100 (40.98%) Scrum
7 93 (38.11%) MVC
8 87 (35.66%) WCF
9 84 (34.43%) Ruby
10 82 (33.61%) ASP.NET
10 82 (33.61%) OO
11 81 (33.20%) ASP.NET MVC
12 71 (29.10%) RESTful
13 70 (28.69%) Java
14 63 (25.82%) Web Services
15 61 (25.00%) Web Application Development
16 58 (23.77%) SQL
16 58 (23.77%) NoSQL
17 56 (22.95%) Node.js
17 56 (22.95%) Git (software)
18 54 (22.13%) Cucumber
19 53 (21.72%) JavaScript
20 51 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
21 49 (20.08%) E-Commerce
21 49 (20.08%) ASP.NET Web API
22 48 (19.67%) OOD
22 48 (19.67%) .NET Framework
23 45 (18.44%) Internet
24 41 (16.80%) SpecFlow
25 38 (15.57%) OOP

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 56 (22.95%) Node.js
2 11 (4.51%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.46%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.05%) Apache ServiceMix
4 5 (2.05%) JBoss
5 4 (1.64%) Confluence
5 4 (1.64%) IIS
6 2 (0.82%) CMS
6 2 (0.82%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (4.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Summit
1 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.64%) SaaS
3 2 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (18.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (45.49%) SQL Server
2 58 (23.77%) NoSQL
3 21 (8.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (6.56%) Big Data
5 12 (4.92%) Relational Database
5 12 (4.92%) Hadoop
6 9 (3.69%) MySQL
7 8 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (2.46%) Redis
9 5 (2.05%) SQLite
9 5 (2.05%) DB2
9 5 (2.05%) RavenDB
10 2 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 56 (22.95%) Git (software)
2 54 (22.13%) Cucumber
3 41 (16.80%) SpecFlow
4 31 (12.70%) Selenium
5 29 (11.89%) TeamCity
5 29 (11.89%) NUnit
5 29 (11.89%) Rhino Mocks
5 29 (11.89%) Moq
6 28 (11.48%) Jenkins
7 24 (9.84%) JUnit
8 21 (8.61%) JIRA
9 19 (7.79%) CruiseControl
10 18 (7.38%) Eclipse
11 17 (6.97%) WebDriver
12 12 (4.92%) JDeveloper
13 11 (4.51%) Oracle Forms
13 11 (4.51%) Maven
14 9 (3.69%) FitNesse
14 9 (3.69%) Hudson
15 8 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (11.89%) Games
2 24 (9.84%) Advertising
3 17 (6.97%) Finance
4 8 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.28%) Retail
5 6 (2.46%) Music Industry
5 6 (2.46%) Banking
6 4 (1.64%) Legal
6 4 (1.64%) Back Office
7 2 (0.82%) Electronics
7 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.82%) Marketing
8 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 173 (70.90%) Developer
2 77 (31.56%) .NET Developer
3 53 (21.72%) Senior Developer
4 41 (16.80%) Java Developer
5 19 (7.79%) ScrumMaster
6 16 (6.56%) Analyst
7 15 (6.15%) Test Analyst
8 14 (5.74%) C# Developer
8 14 (5.74%) Senior Java Developer
9 13 (5.33%) Senior .NET Developer
10 12 (4.92%) Team Leader
10 12 (4.92%) Technical Team Leader
11 8 (3.28%) Software Engineer
11 8 (3.28%) Software Developer
11 8 (3.28%) .NET Team Leader
11 8 (3.28%) iOS Developer
11 8 (3.28%) Senior iOS Developer
12 7 (2.87%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (2.87%) Senior Software Engineer
12 7 (2.87%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (56.15%) .NET
2 87 (35.66%) WCF
3 82 (33.61%) ASP.NET
4 81 (33.20%) ASP.NET MVC
5 71 (29.10%) RESTful
6 63 (25.82%) Web Services
7 49 (20.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 48 (19.67%) .NET Framework
9 38 (15.57%) Spring
9 38 (15.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 31 (12.70%) Gherkin
10 31 (12.70%) SOAP
11 27 (11.07%) CSS
12 25 (10.25%) MSMQ
13 24 (9.84%) HTML
13 24 (9.84%) REST
14 19 (7.79%) jQuery
15 18 (7.38%) NHibernate
15 18 (7.38%) Oracle ADF
16 17 (6.97%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.20%) User Experience
2 19 (7.79%) Social Media
3 18 (7.38%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (6.97%) BBC
5 16 (6.56%) Mobile Payment
6 12 (4.92%) Open Source
7 11 (4.51%) iPhone
7 11 (4.51%) iPad
7 11 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (3.69%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.05%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.82%) DTV
10 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.82%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.82%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.82%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.82%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.61%) Android
2 16 (6.56%) Windows Phone 7
2 16 (6.56%) Apple iOS
2 16 (6.56%) Windows Phone
2 16 (6.56%) UNIX
2 16 (6.56%) Windows
3 6 (2.46%) Linux
4 3 (1.23%) Fedora
4 3 (1.23%) Solaris
4 3 (1.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (85.66%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (84.43%) TDD
3 100 (40.98%) Scrum
4 93 (38.11%) MVC
5 82 (33.61%) OO
6 61 (25.00%) Web Application Development
7 51 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (20.08%) E-Commerce
9 48 (19.67%) OOD
10 38 (15.57%) OOP
11 37 (15.16%) Kanban
12 35 (14.34%) OOA/OOD
13 34 (13.93%) Software Engineering
14 29 (11.89%) Mentoring
15 28 (11.48%) Automated Testing
16 27 (11.07%) Unit Testing
17 24 (9.84%) Software Testing
18 21 (8.61%) Pair Programming
19 18 (7.38%) Android Development
20 15 (6.15%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 125 (51.23%) C#
2 84 (34.43%) Ruby
3 70 (28.69%) Java
4 58 (23.77%) SQL
5 53 (21.72%) JavaScript
6 15 (6.15%) C++
7 12 (4.92%) C
7 12 (4.92%) Objective-C
8 10 (4.10%) Python
9 9 (3.69%) PHP
10 6 (2.46%) PHP5
11 5 (2.05%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.82%) Scala
12 2 (0.82%) Clojure
12 2 (0.82%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.82%) Perl
13 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (4.51%) ISEB
2 8 (3.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (2.87%) Degree
4 6 (2.46%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.64%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.82%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.43%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.82%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) Nagios
1 1 (0.41%) ZABBIX
1 1 (0.41%) Zenoss
1 1 (0.41%) HAProxy
1 1 (0.41%) logstash
Vendors
1 38 (15.57%) Oracle
2 35 (14.34%) Facebook
3 23 (9.43%) Google
4 21 (8.61%) Microsoft
5 17 (6.97%) Apple
5 17 (6.97%) Sony
5 17 (6.97%) Yahoo!
6 4 (1.64%) Endeca
6 4 (1.64%) RedPrairie
7 3 (1.23%) Zend
7 3 (1.23%) Telerik
7 3 (1.23%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.82%) SAP
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