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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 98 132 160
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +28
Permanent jobs citing BDD 169 99 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.83% 1.63% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 1.97% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 154 95 56
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £32,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,600 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
5086 5022 4169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 85.05% 82.54% 82.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4250 4068 3569
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,125
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -8 47 £50,000 -17.69% 11
Somerset +26 35 £38,000 -24.00% 5
Gloucestershire +2 27 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Devon +2 23 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Wiltshire +2 23 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Dorset +10 11 £39,000 -22.00% 3
Cornwall -6 1 £32,500 +16.07%
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 232 (84.36%) TDD
2 231 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (57.45%) Java
4 123 (44.73%) Scrum
5 117 (42.55%) C#
6 110 (40.00%) MVC
7 106 (38.55%) Git (software)
8 98 (35.64%) .NET
9 97 (35.27%) SQL Server
10 96 (34.91%) Spring
11 85 (30.91%) Web Services
12 80 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
13 76 (27.64%) NoSQL
14 74 (26.91%) ASP.NET
14 74 (26.91%) JUnit
15 73 (26.55%) REST
15 73 (26.55%) ASP.NET MVC
16 70 (25.45%) Finance
17 69 (25.09%) JavaScript
17 69 (25.09%) OO
18 68 (24.73%) Degree
19 66 (24.00%) JSON
20 65 (23.64%) SOAP
20 65 (23.64%) Web Application Development
21 63 (22.91%) Business Intelligence
22 61 (22.18%) SQL
23 60 (21.82%) Oracle
24 59 (21.45%) Ruby
25 58 (21.09%) Hibernate
25 58 (21.09%) ASP.NET Web API

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 42 (15.27%) Node.js
2 34 (12.36%) Tomcat
3 23 (8.36%) Mule
3 23 (8.36%) JBoss
3 23 (8.36%) Mule ESB
4 14 (5.09%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.18%) Apache
6 4 (1.45%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.09%) Confluence
8 2 (0.73%) Liferay
9 1 (0.36%) CMS
9 1 (0.36%) Drupal
9 1 (0.36%) IIS
9 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (0.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 26 (9.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.45%) Summit
3 2 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 39 (14.18%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (8.36%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (3.27%) SaaS
4 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.36%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.36%) GitHub
5 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 35 (12.73%) Internet
2 4 (1.45%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.73%) FTP
4 1 (0.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (35.27%) SQL Server
2 76 (27.64%) NoSQL
3 35 (12.73%) MongoDB
4 23 (8.36%) MySQL
5 20 (7.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 14 (5.09%) Relational Database
7 12 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (3.64%) SQLite
9 9 (3.27%) RDBMS
9 9 (3.27%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.45%) Jackrabbit
11 2 (0.73%) Big Data
12 1 (0.36%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.36%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.36%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 106 (38.55%) Git (software)
2 74 (26.91%) JUnit
3 55 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 50 (18.18%) Selenium
5 37 (13.45%) JIRA
6 32 (11.64%) Jenkins
7 31 (11.27%) Maven
8 27 (9.82%) Spock
9 26 (9.45%) Mockito
10 23 (8.36%) Eclipse
11 22 (8.00%) IntelliJ
12 18 (6.55%) NetBeans
12 18 (6.55%) Hudson
12 18 (6.55%) jMock
13 17 (6.18%) WebDriver
14 16 (5.82%) FishEye
14 16 (5.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 16 (5.82%) Geb
15 15 (5.45%) EasyMock
16 14 (5.09%) Subversion
General
1 70 (25.45%) Finance
2 37 (13.45%) Telecoms
3 36 (13.09%) Retail
4 33 (12.00%) Marketing
5 26 (9.45%) Manufacturing
5 26 (9.45%) Electronics
6 15 (5.45%) Back Office
7 9 (3.27%) Games
8 6 (2.18%) Banking
9 5 (1.82%) Music Industry
10 3 (1.09%) Publishing
11 1 (0.36%) Advertising
11 1 (0.36%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 213 (77.45%) Developer
2 92 (33.45%) Java Developer
3 69 (25.09%) .NET Developer
4 52 (18.91%) Senior Developer
5 32 (11.64%) Senior Java Developer
6 24 (8.73%) Junior
6 24 (8.73%) Junior Developer
7 23 (8.36%) Graduate
7 23 (8.36%) Junior .NET Developer
8 20 (7.27%) Architect
9 19 (6.91%) Software Developer
10 18 (6.55%) Analyst
10 18 (6.55%) Test Analyst
11 16 (5.82%) Tester
12 15 (5.45%) Software Engineer
12 15 (5.45%) Java Architect
13 12 (4.36%) Senior Analyst
13 12 (4.36%) Senior Test Analyst
14 11 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
14 11 (4.00%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (35.64%) .NET
2 96 (34.91%) Spring
3 85 (30.91%) Web Services
4 74 (26.91%) ASP.NET
5 73 (26.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 73 (26.55%) REST
6 66 (24.00%) JSON
7 65 (23.64%) SOAP
8 58 (21.09%) Hibernate
8 58 (21.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 57 (20.73%) CSS
9 57 (20.73%) RESTful
10 44 (16.00%) XML
11 42 (15.27%) .NET Framework
12 39 (14.18%) J2EE
12 39 (14.18%) jQuery
12 39 (14.18%) Apache Camel
13 38 (13.82%) HTML
14 37 (13.45%) Grails
15 36 (13.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.45%) DTV
2 17 (6.18%) User Experience
3 13 (4.73%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 10 (3.64%) Mathematics
5 10 (3.64%) iPhone
5 10 (3.64%) iPad
6 9 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.91%) Mobile Payment
8 6 (2.18%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.18%) Social Media
8 6 (2.18%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.36%) Streaming Music
10 1 (0.36%) BBC
10 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.36%) Blog
10 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 56 (20.36%) Linux
2 19 (6.91%) Apple iOS
3 15 (5.45%) Windows
4 13 (4.73%) Android
5 11 (4.00%) CentOS
6 8 (2.91%) Windows Phone 7
6 8 (2.91%) Windows Phone
7 3 (1.09%) Fedora
8 2 (0.73%) UNIX
9 1 (0.36%) Solaris
9 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.36%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (84.36%) TDD
2 231 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (44.73%) Scrum
4 110 (40.00%) MVC
5 80 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
6 69 (25.09%) OO
7 65 (23.64%) Web Application Development
8 63 (22.91%) Business Intelligence
9 41 (14.91%) Pair Programming
9 41 (14.91%) Integration Testing
10 37 (13.45%) Kanban
11 35 (12.73%) OOD
12 32 (11.64%) OOP
13 30 (10.91%) Unit Testing
14 29 (10.55%) Test Automation
14 29 (10.55%) E-Commerce
15 27 (9.82%) Programme Management
16 26 (9.45%) Digital Marketing
17 24 (8.73%) Open Source
18 23 (8.36%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 158 (57.45%) Java
2 117 (42.55%) C#
3 69 (25.09%) JavaScript
4 61 (22.18%) SQL
5 59 (21.45%) Ruby
6 21 (7.64%) C++
7 20 (7.27%) PHP
8 14 (5.09%) Python
9 13 (4.73%) Groovy
10 12 (4.36%) Bash Shell
10 12 (4.36%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.82%) C
12 3 (1.09%) PHP5
13 2 (0.73%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.73%) Perl
14 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.36%) VB
14 1 (0.36%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 68 (24.73%) Degree
2 1 (0.36%) ISEB
2 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (12.36%) QA
2 4 (1.45%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.45%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (3.64%) Puppet
2 1 (0.36%) Ansible
Vendors
1 60 (21.82%) Oracle
2 26 (9.45%) SAP
3 20 (7.27%) Apple
4 13 (4.73%) Google
5 11 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 9 (3.27%) hybris
7 6 (2.18%) Sencha
7 6 (2.18%) Appcelerator
7 6 (2.18%) Netbiscuits
7 6 (2.18%) Kony
7 6 (2.18%) Volantis
8 5 (1.82%) Microsoft
9 4 (1.45%) ATG
9 4 (1.45%) Xamarin
10 3 (1.09%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.09%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.73%) Cisco
11 2 (0.73%) IBM
11 2 (0.73%) VMware
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Incentive
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Incentive
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
TRG
Salary: 35000-55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ilchester, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Competitive + pension + more
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Benifits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago