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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 154 182 191
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +9
Permanent jobs citing BDD 87 43 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.46% 0.82% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.00% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 85 34 26
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,100
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £30,000 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
4954 4321 4276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.33% 82.07% 78.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4153 3606 3775
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
Bristol -2 29 £52,500 +40.00% 4
Wiltshire +24 25 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Gloucestershire +4 20 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Somerset - 9 £37,500 - 2
Devon +5 4 £35,000 +7.69% 1
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 224 (86.49%) TDD
2 219 (84.56%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (62.93%) .NET
4 148 (57.14%) C#
5 135 (52.12%) SQL Server
6 114 (44.02%) ASP.NET
7 111 (42.86%) MVC
8 109 (42.08%) OO
9 100 (38.61%) WCF
10 98 (37.84%) ASP.NET MVC
11 92 (35.52%) Java
12 91 (35.14%) RESTful
13 88 (33.98%) Scrum
14 83 (32.05%) Web Services
14 83 (32.05%) Web Application Development
15 79 (30.50%) JavaScript
16 76 (29.34%) Ruby
17 71 (27.41%) SOAP
18 68 (26.25%) ASP.NET Web API
19 66 (25.48%) OOD
20 65 (25.10%) E-Commerce
20 65 (25.10%) SQL
21 64 (24.71%) Git (software)
22 63 (24.32%) NoSQL
23 62 (23.94%) .NET Framework
24 58 (22.39%) Node.js
25 49 (18.92%) Oracle
25 49 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
26 48 (18.53%) Spring
27 45 (17.37%) Cucumber

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 58 (22.39%) Node.js
2 15 (5.79%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.02%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.32%) Mule
5 2 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.77%) IIS
5 2 (0.77%) JBoss
5 2 (0.77%) CMS
5 2 (0.77%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 17 (6.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Summit
1 2 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.27%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (52.12%) SQL Server
2 63 (24.32%) NoSQL
3 23 (8.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (5.79%) Big Data
5 14 (5.41%) Hadoop
6 13 (5.02%) MySQL
7 7 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (2.70%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.54%) CouchDB
9 4 (1.54%) RavenDB
9 4 (1.54%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.16%) Redis
10 3 (1.16%) SQLite
11 2 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.39%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 64 (24.71%) Git (software)
2 45 (17.37%) Cucumber
3 37 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 30 (11.58%) NUnit
5 27 (10.42%) TeamCity
5 27 (10.42%) Rhino Mocks
5 27 (10.42%) Moq
6 25 (9.65%) JUnit
7 23 (8.88%) CruiseControl
7 23 (8.88%) JIRA
7 23 (8.88%) Jenkins
8 20 (7.72%) Eclipse
9 18 (6.95%) Selenium
10 15 (5.79%) JDeveloper
11 13 (5.02%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (3.86%) WebDriver
13 9 (3.47%) Maven
14 8 (3.09%) TestNG
15 7 (2.70%) Hudson
General
1 33 (12.74%) Advertising
2 29 (11.20%) Retail
3 27 (10.42%) Games
4 11 (4.25%) Marketing
5 10 (3.86%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.09%) Finance
7 6 (2.32%) Music Industry
8 2 (0.77%) Banking
8 2 (0.77%) Law
8 2 (0.77%) Legal
8 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.77%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 210 (81.08%) Developer
2 86 (33.20%) .NET Developer
3 52 (20.08%) Java Developer
4 48 (18.53%) Senior Developer
5 20 (7.72%) C# Developer
6 16 (6.18%) Analyst
6 16 (6.18%) Test Analyst
7 15 (5.79%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (5.02%) Team Leader
9 11 (4.25%) Technical Team Leader
10 10 (3.86%) Applications Developer
11 9 (3.47%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (3.09%) ScrumMaster
12 8 (3.09%) Web Developer
13 7 (2.70%) Web Applications Developer
13 7 (2.70%) iOS Developer
13 7 (2.70%) Senior iOS Developer
13 7 (2.70%) .NET Team Leader
14 6 (2.32%) Senior Test Analyst
14 6 (2.32%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (62.93%) .NET
2 114 (44.02%) ASP.NET
3 100 (38.61%) WCF
4 98 (37.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 91 (35.14%) RESTful
6 83 (32.05%) Web Services
7 71 (27.41%) SOAP
8 68 (26.25%) ASP.NET Web API
9 62 (23.94%) .NET Framework
10 48 (18.53%) Spring
11 43 (16.60%) MSMQ
12 39 (15.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 39 (15.06%) REST
13 36 (13.90%) Gherkin
14 34 (13.13%) CSS
15 32 (12.36%) HTML
16 29 (11.20%) Hibernate
17 24 (9.27%) jQuery
18 20 (7.72%) Oracle ADF
19 19 (7.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
1 21 (8.11%) User Experience
2 19 (7.34%) Social Media
3 16 (6.18%) BBC
4 13 (5.02%) Mobile Payment
4 13 (5.02%) Open Source
5 10 (3.86%) iPad
5 10 (3.86%) iPhone
6 8 (3.09%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.32%) Wiki
9 5 (1.93%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.54%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.77%) DTV
12 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.39%) Replication
12 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.95%) Linux
1 18 (6.95%) Android
2 17 (6.56%) Windows
3 14 (5.41%) UNIX
4 13 (5.02%) Windows Phone 7
4 13 (5.02%) Apple iOS
4 13 (5.02%) Windows Phone
5 9 (3.47%) Solaris
6 1 (0.39%) Fedora
6 1 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (86.49%) TDD
2 219 (84.56%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (42.86%) MVC
4 109 (42.08%) OO
5 88 (33.98%) Scrum
6 83 (32.05%) Web Application Development
7 66 (25.48%) OOD
8 65 (25.10%) E-Commerce
9 49 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (14.67%) Waterfall
11 36 (13.90%) Kanban
11 36 (13.90%) OOP
12 34 (13.13%) OOA/OOD
13 32 (12.36%) Automated Testing
14 29 (11.20%) Mentoring
15 20 (7.72%) Integration Testing
16 18 (6.95%) Unit Testing
16 18 (6.95%) Android Development
17 17 (6.56%) Software Engineering
18 14 (5.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 148 (57.14%) C#
2 92 (35.52%) Java
3 79 (30.50%) JavaScript
4 76 (29.34%) Ruby
5 65 (25.10%) SQL
6 12 (4.63%) C++
7 10 (3.86%) PHP
7 10 (3.86%) C
7 10 (3.86%) Objective-C
8 6 (2.32%) PHP5
9 5 (1.93%) Python
9 5 (1.93%) VB
9 5 (1.93%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.16%) Clojure
11 2 (0.77%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.77%) Perl
11 2 (0.77%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.77%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.39%) Scala
12 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (4.63%) Degree
2 9 (3.47%) ISEB
3 7 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.16%) VCP4
4 3 (1.16%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.77%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.77%) HND
6 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.88%) QA
2 2 (0.77%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.77%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 4 (1.54%) Puppet
2 2 (0.77%) logstash
2 2 (0.77%) Graphite
Vendors
1 49 (18.92%) Oracle
2 45 (17.37%) Facebook
3 34 (13.13%) Microsoft
4 21 (8.11%) Google
5 16 (6.18%) Apple
5 16 (6.18%) Sony
5 16 (6.18%) Yahoo!
6 5 (1.93%) Zend
7 2 (0.77%) SAP
7 2 (0.77%) Terracotta
8 1 (0.39%) Twitter
8 1 (0.39%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
Bristol, Avon
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
People Source
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West England
People Source
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + (Potentially higher)
Posted: 2 days ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
Posted: 4 days ago
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Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
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Salary: 45000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Camborne
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
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