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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 128 155 186
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +31
Permanent jobs citing BDD 131 93 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.30% 1.59% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 1.84% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 110 91 45
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
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
4973 5060 4626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.49% 86.35% 84.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4117 4264 3909
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
Bristol +9 48 £47,500 -9.52% 8
Gloucestershire +13 26 £60,000 +33.33% 6
Dorset - 23 £43,750 - 6
Devon +17 16 £22,500 -35.71% 2
Somerset -3 12 £37,500 - 2
Wiltshire -22 6 £35,000 -12.50% 2
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 262 (89.73%) Agile Software Development
2 255 (87.33%) TDD
3 159 (54.45%) C#
4 147 (50.34%) Java
5 142 (48.63%) MVC
6 134 (45.89%) Scrum
7 119 (40.75%) .NET
8 118 (40.41%) OO
9 108 (36.99%) SQL Server
9 108 (36.99%) ASP.NET
10 102 (34.93%) Web Services
10 102 (34.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 92 (31.51%) SQL
12 82 (28.08%) REST
13 81 (27.74%) Spring
14 78 (26.71%) JavaScript
15 77 (26.37%) NoSQL
16 76 (26.03%) SOAP
16 76 (26.03%) Software Engineering
17 75 (25.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 74 (25.34%) Finance
19 72 (24.66%) Ruby
19 72 (24.66%) SQL Server 2014
20 71 (24.32%) Git (software)
21 70 (23.97%) Continuous Integration
22 69 (23.63%) Kanban
23 68 (23.29%) HTML
24 66 (22.60%) Degree
25 63 (21.58%) RESTful
26 62 (21.23%) JUnit

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 34 (11.64%) Mule
2 30 (10.27%) Node.js
3 29 (9.93%) JBoss
3 29 (9.93%) Mule ESB
4 23 (7.88%) Tomcat
5 11 (3.77%) WebLogic
6 8 (2.74%) Apache
7 4 (1.37%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.03%) CMS
8 3 (1.03%) Confluence
8 3 (1.03%) Drupal
8 3 (1.03%) IIS
8 3 (1.03%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (1.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 37 (12.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (4.11%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.34%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.34%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 54 (18.49%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (8.22%) SaaS
3 20 (6.85%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (5.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 40 (13.70%) Internet
2 5 (1.71%) HTTP
3 2 (0.68%) AMQP
4 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (36.99%) SQL Server
2 77 (26.37%) NoSQL
3 72 (24.66%) SQL Server 2014
4 52 (17.81%) MongoDB
5 26 (8.90%) Relational Database
6 23 (7.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 23 (7.88%) RDBMS
7 17 (5.82%) MySQL
8 12 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (3.77%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.71%) QlikView
10 5 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.71%) SQLite
10 5 (1.71%) SSDT
11 4 (1.37%) Big Data
12 2 (0.68%) MarkLogic
12 2 (0.68%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 71 (24.32%) Git (software)
2 62 (21.23%) JUnit
3 53 (18.15%) Selenium
4 49 (16.78%) Maven
5 42 (14.38%) Jenkins
6 41 (14.04%) Eclipse
7 37 (12.67%) Cucumber
7 37 (12.67%) JIRA
8 34 (11.64%) Hudson
9 29 (9.93%) NetBeans
10 26 (8.90%) Moq
10 26 (8.90%) NUnit
10 26 (8.90%) Rhino Mocks
11 20 (6.85%) IntelliJ
12 19 (6.51%) SpecFlow
13 15 (5.14%) Ant
13 15 (5.14%) Visual Studio
14 12 (4.11%) Mockito
14 12 (4.11%) Spock
15 11 (3.77%) JMeter
General
1 74 (25.34%) Finance
2 43 (14.73%) Retail
3 40 (13.70%) Telecoms
4 38 (13.01%) Marketing
5 37 (12.67%) Electronics
5 37 (12.67%) Manufacturing
6 29 (9.93%) Banking
7 27 (9.25%) Back Office
8 13 (4.45%) Games
9 8 (2.74%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.37%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.68%) Advertising
11 2 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 210 (71.92%) Developer
2 83 (28.42%) Java Developer
3 81 (27.74%) .NET Developer
4 69 (23.63%) Senior Developer
5 42 (14.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 39 (13.36%) Software Engineer
7 26 (8.90%) Software Developer
8 24 (8.22%) C# Developer
9 22 (7.53%) Java Engineer
9 22 (7.53%) Junior
9 22 (7.53%) Junior Developer
10 20 (6.85%) Analyst
11 19 (6.51%) Agile Developer
11 19 (6.51%) C# Software Engineer
11 19 (6.51%) Java Software Engineer
12 16 (5.48%) Test Analyst
12 16 (5.48%) Tester
13 15 (5.14%) Graduate
13 15 (5.14%) Internet Developer
13 15 (5.14%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (40.75%) .NET
2 108 (36.99%) ASP.NET
3 102 (34.93%) ASP.NET MVC
3 102 (34.93%) Web Services
4 82 (28.08%) REST
5 81 (27.74%) Spring
6 76 (26.03%) SOAP
7 75 (25.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 68 (23.29%) HTML
9 63 (21.58%) RESTful
10 60 (20.55%) AngularJS
11 54 (18.49%) JSON
12 53 (18.15%) XML
13 51 (17.47%) CSS
13 51 (17.47%) WCF
14 50 (17.12%) ASP.NET Web API
15 49 (16.78%) .NET Framework
16 44 (15.07%) Apache Camel
17 42 (14.38%) J2EE
18 38 (13.01%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.85%) Mathematics
2 19 (6.51%) Computer Science
3 18 (6.16%) User Experience
4 16 (5.48%) Client/Server
5 14 (4.79%) Streaming Music
6 11 (3.77%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.37%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.37%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.03%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.68%) Derivative
9 2 (0.68%) Fintech
9 2 (0.68%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.68%) iPad
9 2 (0.68%) iPhone
10 1 (0.34%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (15.75%) Linux
2 22 (7.53%) Windows
3 15 (5.14%) Unix
4 8 (2.74%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.71%) CentOS
6 4 (1.37%) Android
7 3 (1.03%) Solaris
7 3 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.34%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (89.73%) Agile Software Development
2 255 (87.33%) TDD
3 142 (48.63%) MVC
4 134 (45.89%) Scrum
5 118 (40.41%) OO
6 76 (26.03%) Software Engineering
7 70 (23.97%) Continuous Integration
8 69 (23.63%) Kanban
9 60 (20.55%) Web Application Development
10 52 (17.81%) E-Commerce
11 49 (16.78%) Business Intelligence
12 48 (16.44%) OOP
13 38 (13.01%) Programme Management
14 37 (12.67%) Digital Marketing
14 37 (12.67%) Integration Testing
15 35 (11.99%) Test Automation
16 31 (10.62%) Mentoring
17 26 (8.90%) Pair Programming
18 25 (8.56%) OOD
19 24 (8.22%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 159 (54.45%) C#
2 147 (50.34%) Java
3 92 (31.51%) SQL
4 78 (26.71%) JavaScript
5 72 (24.66%) Ruby
6 33 (11.30%) Python
7 17 (5.82%) VB
8 14 (4.79%) VB.NET
9 13 (4.45%) Bash Shell
10 11 (3.77%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.40%) Perl
12 6 (2.05%) PHP
13 5 (1.71%) C++
13 5 (1.71%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.71%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.37%) Groovy
15 3 (1.03%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.03%) Scala
15 3 (1.03%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.03%) XAML
Qualifications
1 66 (22.60%) Degree
2 7 (2.40%) ISEB
3 3 (1.03%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.03%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.68%) CITP
4 2 (0.68%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.19%) QA
2 4 (1.37%) ISO15022
2 4 (1.37%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.34%) SDET
Systems Management
1 5 (1.71%) Control-M
2 1 (0.34%) Ansible
2 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 58 (19.86%) Oracle
2 37 (12.67%) SAP
3 27 (9.25%) Apple
4 19 (6.51%) Microsoft
5 12 (4.11%) hybris
6 7 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.71%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.71%) Informatica
7 5 (1.71%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.71%) Splunk
8 4 (1.37%) HP
9 3 (1.03%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.34%) Siebel
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