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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England / South West
Rank 47 131 162
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +31
Permanent jobs citing BDD 286 140 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.65% 2.44% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.34% 2.75% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 252 116 82
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £27,500 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
4510 5090 5137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 89.08% 88.71% 87.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3681 4198 4311
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,461 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +43 115 £45,000 -5.26% 14
Gloucestershire +12 51 £52,500 -12.50% 5
Devon +21 40 £45,000 +100.00% 6
Wiltshire +44 31 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Somerset +19 30 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Dorset +20 23 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Cornwall - 1 £30,000 - 1
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for BDD.

1 430 (91.88%) Agile Software Development
2 358 (76.50%) TDD
3 213 (45.51%) Scrum
4 199 (42.52%) C#
5 192 (41.03%) Java
6 183 (39.10%) MVC
7 146 (31.20%) Git (software)
8 144 (30.77%) .NET
9 134 (28.63%) Finance
10 126 (26.92%) JavaScript
11 123 (26.28%) REST
12 120 (25.64%) SOAP
13 119 (25.43%) Kanban
14 117 (25.00%) NoSQL
15 111 (23.72%) Web Services
16 102 (21.79%) SQL Server
17 99 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
18 98 (20.94%) XML
18 98 (20.94%) RESTful
19 94 (20.09%) ASP.NET
20 92 (19.66%) JIRA
21 91 (19.44%) Spring
22 90 (19.23%) Linux
22 90 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
23 89 (19.02%) Electronics
24 86 (18.38%) Test Automation
25 85 (18.16%) Web Application Development
26 84 (17.95%) SQL
27 82 (17.52%) ISTQB
27 82 (17.52%) AngularJS

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 58 (12.39%) Mule
1 58 (12.39%) Mule ESB
2 53 (11.32%) Tomcat
3 45 (9.62%) JBoss
4 40 (8.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 16 (3.42%) Confluence
6 14 (2.99%) CMS
7 10 (2.14%) GlassFish
8 8 (1.71%) Apache
8 8 (1.71%) Drupal
8 8 (1.71%) WordPress
9 3 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.21%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.21%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.21%) IIS
10 1 (0.21%) Kentico
10 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (0.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 64 (13.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 80 (17.09%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (12.61%) SaaS
3 46 (9.83%) Amazon EC2
4 38 (8.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (2.14%) GitHub
6 9 (1.92%) IaaS
6 9 (1.92%) PaaS
7 4 (0.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.21%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 33 (7.05%) Internet
2 15 (3.21%) SSH
3 8 (1.71%) HTTP
4 3 (0.64%) Extranet
4 3 (0.64%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.43%) AMQP
5 2 (0.43%) FTP
5 2 (0.43%) IPv4
5 2 (0.43%) IPv6
5 2 (0.43%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.21%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.21%) MQTT
6 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 102 (21.79%) SQL Server
3 76 (16.24%) MongoDB
4 53 (11.32%) SQL Server 2014
5 44 (9.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 15 (3.21%) SQL Server 2016
7 13 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (2.35%) RDBMS
8 11 (2.35%) Relational Database
9 10 (2.14%) Big Data
10 8 (1.71%) MySQL
11 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.64%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.43%) MarkLogic
14 1 (0.21%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 146 (31.20%) Git (software)
2 92 (19.66%) JIRA
3 81 (17.31%) Jenkins
4 77 (16.45%) Cucumber
5 68 (14.53%) JUnit
6 62 (13.25%) Maven
7 57 (12.18%) Selenium
8 53 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 48 (10.26%) IntelliJ
10 42 (8.97%) SpecFlow
11 34 (7.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 28 (5.98%) Mockito
13 27 (5.77%) SonarQube
14 20 (4.27%) Subversion
15 17 (3.63%) Calabash
15 17 (3.63%) Zephyr
16 15 (3.21%) Appium
17 14 (2.99%) JMeter
17 14 (2.99%) WebDriver
18 13 (2.78%) Gatling
General
1 134 (28.63%) Finance
2 89 (19.02%) Electronics
3 72 (15.38%) Marketing
4 68 (14.53%) Retail
4 68 (14.53%) Telecoms
5 64 (13.68%) Manufacturing
6 23 (4.91%) Games
7 15 (3.21%) Banking
8 6 (1.28%) Advertising
9 4 (0.85%) Legal
10 3 (0.64%) Back Office
10 3 (0.64%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 279 (59.62%) Developer
2 115 (24.57%) .NET Developer
3 69 (14.74%) Senior Developer
4 66 (14.10%) C# Developer
4 66 (14.10%) Java Developer
5 52 (11.11%) Analyst
6 50 (10.68%) Test Engineer
7 46 (9.83%) Test Analyst
8 42 (8.97%) C# .NET Developer
9 35 (7.48%) Lead Developer
9 35 (7.48%) Senior Java Developer
10 27 (5.77%) Test Automation Engineer
11 24 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 22 (4.70%) Senior Analyst
13 21 (4.49%) Senior Test Analyst
14 20 (4.27%) Senior .NET Developer
15 19 (4.06%) Senior C# Developer
15 19 (4.06%) Software Developer
16 18 (3.85%) Tester
17 17 (3.63%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (30.77%) .NET
2 123 (26.28%) REST
3 120 (25.64%) SOAP
4 111 (23.72%) Web Services
5 98 (20.94%) RESTful
5 98 (20.94%) XML
6 94 (20.09%) ASP.NET
7 91 (19.44%) Spring
8 90 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 82 (17.52%) AngularJS
10 80 (17.09%) JSON
11 77 (16.45%) HTML
11 77 (16.45%) Spring MVC
12 68 (14.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 68 (14.53%) ASP.NET Web API
13 65 (13.89%) Hibernate
14 64 (13.68%) CSS
15 57 (12.18%) Apache Camel
16 56 (11.97%) JPA
16 56 (11.97%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.91%) Mobile App
2 28 (5.98%) User Experience
3 22 (4.70%) Internet of Things
4 14 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (2.35%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.14%) Video on Demand
8 9 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.50%) Streaming Video
10 6 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.07%) Digital TV
12 4 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (0.85%) Replication
13 2 (0.43%) BBC
13 2 (0.43%) Derivative
13 2 (0.43%) Fintech
13 2 (0.43%) Social Media
13 2 (0.43%) Streaming Music
14 1 (0.21%) Handset
14 1 (0.21%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 90 (19.23%) Linux
2 20 (4.27%) Windows
3 19 (4.06%) Android
4 17 (3.63%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.64%) Unix
6 2 (0.43%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (91.88%) Agile Software Development
2 358 (76.50%) TDD
3 213 (45.51%) Scrum
4 183 (39.10%) MVC
5 119 (25.43%) Kanban
6 99 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
7 86 (18.38%) Test Automation
8 85 (18.16%) Web Application Development
9 71 (15.17%) Software Engineering
10 67 (14.32%) Integration Testing
10 67 (14.32%) Programme Management
11 65 (13.89%) E-Commerce
12 64 (13.68%) Business Intelligence
12 64 (13.68%) Digital Marketing
13 61 (13.03%) Test Management
14 50 (10.68%) Waterfall
15 45 (9.62%) Load Testing
15 45 (9.62%) Software Testing
16 43 (9.19%) Non-Functional Testing
17 41 (8.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 199 (42.52%) C#
2 192 (41.03%) Java
3 126 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 84 (17.95%) SQL
5 60 (12.82%) Ruby
6 24 (5.13%) Python
7 20 (4.27%) C
8 15 (3.21%) PHP
9 7 (1.50%) XPath
10 6 (1.28%) C++
11 3 (0.64%) Clojure
12 2 (0.43%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.43%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.43%) XQuery
13 1 (0.21%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.21%) Korn
13 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.21%) R
13 1 (0.21%) Scala
13 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 82 (17.52%) ISTQB
2 78 (16.67%) ISEB
3 42 (8.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 41 (8.76%) Degree
5 14 (2.99%) Security Cleared
6 10 (2.14%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.48%) QA
2 25 (5.34%) ISO 14001
2 25 (5.34%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.21%) FATCA
3 1 (0.21%) SDET
System Software
1 22 (4.70%) Firmware
2 9 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.43%) Ansible
2 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.43%) Icinga
3 1 (0.21%) HockeyApp
3 1 (0.21%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 77 (16.45%) Microsoft
2 65 (13.89%) SAP
3 56 (11.97%) Apple
4 40 (8.55%) Adobe
5 28 (5.98%) Coverity
6 17 (3.63%) Atlassian
6 17 (3.63%) HP
7 5 (1.07%) Facebook
7 5 (1.07%) Oracle
8 3 (0.64%) Google
8 3 (0.64%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.43%) Sony
9 2 (0.43%) Yahoo!
10 1 (0.21%) hybris
10 1 (0.21%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.21%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.21%) Sencha
10 1 (0.21%) Solace
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Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Falmouth, Cornwall
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
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Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 7 days ago
Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
itecopeople
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Plymouth, Devon, South West
ITECO People
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheltenham
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
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