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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 119 171 171
Rank change year-on-year
+52 0
Permanent jobs citing BDD 134 39 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.17% 0.77% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 0.94% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 130 39 45
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,300 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
5004 4133 4365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.05% 81.60% 75.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4092 3558 3833
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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
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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 +23 55 £60,000 +45.45% 4
Wiltshire +16 26 £40,000 +1.26% 4
Somerset -4 20 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Devon -6 16 £40,000 +34.45% 2
Gloucestershire +5 13 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Dorset -1 3 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Cornwall - 1 £28,000 -
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 162 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (81.18%) TDD
3 95 (51.08%) C#
3 95 (51.08%) .NET
4 82 (44.09%) SQL Server
5 78 (41.94%) Scrum
6 72 (38.71%) MVC
7 65 (34.95%) Ruby
8 63 (33.87%) ASP.NET
9 60 (32.26%) WCF
9 60 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 53 (28.49%) Java
11 50 (26.88%) OO
12 49 (26.34%) RESTful
13 47 (25.27%) SQL
14 45 (24.19%) NoSQL
15 43 (23.12%) Node.js
15 43 (23.12%) Git (software)
16 42 (22.58%) Cucumber
16 42 (22.58%) Web Application Development
17 40 (21.51%) JavaScript
18 37 (19.89%) Continuous Integration
19 36 (19.35%) .NET Framework
20 34 (18.28%) ASP.NET Web API
21 33 (17.74%) Selenium
21 33 (17.74%) Web Services
22 31 (16.67%) E-Commerce
22 31 (16.67%) Software Engineering
22 31 (16.67%) SpecFlow
23 29 (15.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 43 (23.12%) Node.js
2 6 (3.23%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.69%) Apache ServiceMix
4 4 (2.15%) Confluence
4 4 (2.15%) IIS
5 3 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.08%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.54%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (5.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Summit
1 2 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.15%) SaaS
3 2 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 27 (14.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (44.09%) SQL Server
2 45 (24.19%) NoSQL
3 13 (6.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (6.45%) Big Data
5 11 (5.91%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.30%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.69%) RavenDB
7 5 (2.69%) Redis
7 5 (2.69%) DB2
7 5 (2.69%) MySQL
7 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.08%) SQLite
9 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 43 (23.12%) Git (software)
2 42 (22.58%) Cucumber
3 33 (17.74%) Selenium
4 31 (16.67%) SpecFlow
5 21 (11.29%) TeamCity
6 19 (10.22%) NUnit
6 19 (10.22%) JUnit
6 19 (10.22%) Jenkins
6 19 (10.22%) Moq
7 18 (9.68%) Rhino Mocks
8 15 (8.06%) WebDriver
8 15 (8.06%) JIRA
9 13 (6.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (6.45%) CruiseControl
11 11 (5.91%) Maven
12 9 (4.84%) FitNesse
12 9 (4.84%) Eclipse
13 8 (4.30%) Hudson
14 6 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
15 5 (2.69%) JDeveloper
General
1 21 (11.29%) Games
2 18 (9.68%) Advertising
3 16 (8.60%) Finance
4 7 (3.76%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.69%) Legal
5 5 (2.69%) Banking
6 4 (2.15%) Retail
6 4 (2.15%) Law
6 4 (2.15%) Back Office
7 3 (1.61%) Marketing
8 2 (1.08%) Music Industry
8 2 (1.08%) Electronics
8 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 120 (64.52%) Developer
2 56 (30.11%) .NET Developer
3 40 (21.51%) Senior Developer
4 27 (14.52%) Java Developer
5 17 (9.14%) Analyst
5 17 (9.14%) ScrumMaster
6 14 (7.53%) Test Analyst
7 11 (5.91%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (5.38%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (5.38%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (4.84%) C# Developer
9 9 (4.84%) Test Engineer
9 9 (4.84%) Tester
9 9 (4.84%) Automation Engineer
10 8 (4.30%) Software Engineer
10 8 (4.30%) Senior Test Analyst
11 7 (3.76%) QA Engineer
11 7 (3.76%) Software Developer
11 7 (3.76%) Senior Software Engineer
12 6 (3.23%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (51.08%) .NET
2 63 (33.87%) ASP.NET
3 60 (32.26%) WCF
3 60 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 49 (26.34%) RESTful
5 36 (19.35%) .NET Framework
6 34 (18.28%) ASP.NET Web API
7 33 (17.74%) Web Services
8 29 (15.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 25 (13.44%) Spring
10 21 (11.29%) CSS
11 19 (10.22%) SOAP
12 18 (9.68%) HTML
13 17 (9.14%) jQuery
13 17 (9.14%) Gherkin
14 16 (8.60%) REST
14 16 (8.60%) MSMQ
15 12 (6.45%) Java EE
15 12 (6.45%) AngularJS
16 11 (5.91%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.99%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (6.45%) Social Media
3 12 (6.45%) BBC
4 11 (5.91%) Open Source
5 8 (4.30%) User Experience
6 6 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.23%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (2.69%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.15%) iPhone
8 4 (2.15%) iPad
9 2 (1.08%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.08%) DTV
9 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.08%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.45%) UNIX
2 10 (5.38%) Android
3 7 (3.76%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.23%) Windows Phone
4 6 (3.23%) Windows
4 6 (3.23%) Windows Phone 7
5 3 (1.61%) Linux
5 3 (1.61%) Fedora
5 3 (1.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (81.18%) TDD
3 78 (41.94%) Scrum
4 72 (38.71%) MVC
5 50 (26.88%) OO
6 42 (22.58%) Web Application Development
7 37 (19.89%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 31 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 28 (15.05%) OOD
10 23 (12.37%) Automated Testing
11 22 (11.83%) Software Testing
12 20 (10.75%) Pair Programming
12 20 (10.75%) OOP
12 20 (10.75%) Kanban
13 19 (10.22%) Automation Testing
14 18 (9.68%) OOA/OOD
14 18 (9.68%) Mentoring
15 17 (9.14%) Unit Testing
16 12 (6.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 95 (51.08%) C#
2 65 (34.95%) Ruby
3 53 (28.49%) Java
4 47 (25.27%) SQL
5 40 (21.51%) JavaScript
6 10 (5.38%) Python
7 7 (3.76%) C++
8 6 (3.23%) PHP
9 5 (2.69%) C
9 5 (2.69%) Objective-C
9 5 (2.69%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.61%) PHP5
11 2 (1.08%) Scala
11 2 (1.08%) Clojure
11 2 (1.08%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.08%) Perl
12 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (6.45%) ISEB
2 8 (4.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (3.23%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.69%) Sun Certification
4 5 (2.69%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.15%) Degree
6 2 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.37%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.08%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Nagios
1 1 (0.54%) ZABBIX
1 1 (0.54%) Zenoss
1 1 (0.54%) HAProxy
1 1 (0.54%) logstash
Vendors
1 27 (14.52%) Oracle
2 25 (13.44%) Facebook
3 22 (11.83%) Microsoft
4 15 (8.06%) Google
5 12 (6.45%) Yahoo!
5 12 (6.45%) Apple
5 12 (6.45%) Sony
6 5 (2.69%) JBoss
7 4 (2.15%) Endeca
7 4 (2.15%) RedPrairie
8 3 (1.61%) Telerik
8 3 (1.61%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.08%) SAP
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