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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 151 193 192
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 90 34 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.46% 0.59% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 0.72% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 86 28 28
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
5105 4739 4258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.78% 81.74% 79.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4187 3936 3747
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +15 37 £37,500 - 5
Gloucestershire -7 18 £62,500 +66.66% 2
Wiltshire +7 10 £38,000 +4.10% 6
Dorset - 9 £72,500 - 1
Devon - 7 £35,000 - 2
Somerset +9 4 £45,000 - 2
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 179 (87.75%) TDD
2 175 (85.78%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (57.84%) C#
4 111 (54.41%) .NET
5 105 (51.47%) MVC
6 99 (48.53%) SQL Server
7 97 (47.55%) Java
8 92 (45.10%) ASP.NET
9 77 (37.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 72 (35.29%) OO
11 71 (34.80%) Git (software)
12 69 (33.82%) JavaScript
12 69 (33.82%) Web Application Development
13 68 (33.33%) Scrum
13 68 (33.33%) RESTful
14 66 (32.35%) SOAP
15 60 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
16 58 (28.43%) WCF
17 57 (27.94%) NoSQL
18 56 (27.45%) Web Services
19 54 (26.47%) Ruby
20 53 (25.98%) Spring
21 52 (25.49%) SQL
22 50 (24.51%) .NET Framework
23 45 (22.06%) OOD
24 42 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
24 42 (20.59%) REST
25 41 (20.10%) E-Commerce
25 41 (20.10%) Hibernate
26 40 (19.61%) Node.js

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 40 (19.61%) Node.js
2 30 (14.71%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.39%) JBoss
4 7 (3.43%) Mule
5 6 (2.94%) Mule ESB
6 4 (1.96%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.98%) IIS
7 2 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.49%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (6.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.49%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 32 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (6.37%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.96%) SaaS
6 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.49%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.37%) Internet
2 2 (0.98%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (48.53%) SQL Server
2 57 (27.94%) NoSQL
3 17 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 16 (7.84%) MySQL
5 11 (5.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 9 (4.41%) Big Data
6 9 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (3.92%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.96%) CouchDB
8 4 (1.96%) RavenDB
9 2 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.98%) SQLite
10 1 (0.49%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 71 (34.80%) Git (software)
2 25 (12.25%) JUnit
2 25 (12.25%) Cucumber
3 22 (10.78%) JIRA
4 16 (7.84%) SpecFlow
5 15 (7.35%) TeamCity
6 14 (6.86%) Selenium
7 12 (5.88%) NUnit
8 10 (4.90%) CruiseControl
8 10 (4.90%) Jenkins
8 10 (4.90%) WebDriver
9 9 (4.41%) Karma Test Runner
9 9 (4.41%) Maven
9 9 (4.41%) IntelliJ
10 8 (3.92%) TestNG
10 8 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (3.92%) Rhino Mocks
10 8 (3.92%) Moq
11 7 (3.43%) Eclipse
12 6 (2.94%) Hudson
General
1 30 (14.71%) Retail
2 24 (11.76%) Marketing
3 23 (11.27%) Advertising
4 21 (10.29%) Finance
5 20 (9.80%) Telecoms
6 14 (6.86%) Games
7 12 (5.88%) Manufacturing
7 12 (5.88%) Electronics
8 2 (0.98%) Law
8 2 (0.98%) Legal
8 2 (0.98%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 176 (86.27%) Developer
2 67 (32.84%) .NET Developer
3 53 (25.98%) Java Developer
4 39 (19.12%) Senior Developer
5 18 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
6 14 (6.86%) C# Developer
7 12 (5.88%) Architect
8 10 (4.90%) Java Architect
9 9 (4.41%) Senior .NET Developer
9 9 (4.41%) Analyst
9 9 (4.41%) Junior
9 9 (4.41%) Test Analyst
9 9 (4.41%) Junior Developer
10 8 (3.92%) Graduate
10 8 (3.92%) Junior .NET Developer
11 7 (3.43%) Web Developer
11 7 (3.43%) Web Applications Developer
11 7 (3.43%) Applications Developer
11 7 (3.43%) AWS Developer
12 6 (2.94%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (54.41%) .NET
2 92 (45.10%) ASP.NET
3 77 (37.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 68 (33.33%) RESTful
5 66 (32.35%) SOAP
6 60 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 58 (28.43%) WCF
8 56 (27.45%) Web Services
9 53 (25.98%) Spring
10 50 (24.51%) .NET Framework
11 42 (20.59%) REST
12 41 (20.10%) Hibernate
13 35 (17.16%) CSS
14 30 (14.71%) XML
15 28 (13.73%) MSMQ
16 26 (12.75%) HTML
16 26 (12.75%) JSON
16 26 (12.75%) Entity Framework
17 25 (12.25%) jQuery
18 22 (10.78%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.84%) Open Source
2 13 (6.37%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (5.88%) Social Media
3 12 (5.88%) DTV
4 10 (4.90%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.90%) User Experience
5 9 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.92%) BBC
7 6 (2.94%) Wiki
7 6 (2.94%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.96%) iPhone
8 4 (1.96%) iPad
9 3 (1.47%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.98%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.98%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.98%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.49%) Replication
11 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.49%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.16%) Linux
2 9 (4.41%) UNIX
3 8 (3.92%) Android
4 6 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.94%) Windows
4 6 (2.94%) Solaris
5 4 (1.96%) Fedora
5 4 (1.96%) CentOS
6 2 (0.98%) Windows Phone 7
6 2 (0.98%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (87.75%) TDD
2 175 (85.78%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (51.47%) MVC
4 72 (35.29%) OO
5 69 (33.82%) Web Application Development
6 68 (33.33%) Scrum
7 45 (22.06%) OOD
8 42 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (20.10%) E-Commerce
10 33 (16.18%) Waterfall
11 25 (12.25%) Integration Testing
12 20 (9.80%) Kanban
13 18 (8.82%) Automated Testing
13 18 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (8.33%) Mentoring
15 15 (7.35%) OOP
16 12 (5.88%) Programme Management
16 12 (5.88%) Software Engineering
16 12 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
16 12 (5.88%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (57.84%) C#
2 97 (47.55%) Java
3 69 (33.82%) JavaScript
4 54 (26.47%) Ruby
5 52 (25.49%) SQL
6 14 (6.86%) PHP
7 10 (4.90%) C++
8 6 (2.94%) PHP5
8 6 (2.94%) Python
9 5 (2.45%) VB
9 5 (2.45%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.96%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.47%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.98%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.98%) Perl
12 2 (0.98%) C
13 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.49%) Scala
13 1 (0.49%) Clojure
13 1 (0.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (13.24%) Degree
2 6 (2.94%) ISEB
3 4 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.98%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.80%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.49%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 9 (4.41%) Puppet
2 2 (0.98%) logstash
2 2 (0.98%) Graphite
Vendors
1 36 (17.65%) Oracle
2 30 (14.71%) Facebook
3 29 (14.22%) Microsoft
4 14 (6.86%) Apple
5 13 (6.37%) Google
6 12 (5.88%) SAP
7 8 (3.92%) Sony
7 8 (3.92%) Yahoo!
8 4 (1.96%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.98%) Volantis
9 2 (0.98%) Zend
9 2 (0.98%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.98%) Netbiscuits
9 2 (0.98%) Kony
9 2 (0.98%) Terracotta
9 2 (0.98%) hybris
9 2 (0.98%) Sencha
9 2 (0.98%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.49%) Twitter
10 1 (0.49%) Rackspace
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Share options
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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