The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 186 196 176
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Permanent jobs citing BDD 38 28 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.65% 0.52% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.67% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 32 26 42
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,750 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £47,500 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4639 4186 4361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 79.91% 77.98% 77.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3856 3678 3713
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £54,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
BDD
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +11 25 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Gloucestershire +3 10 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Wiltshire -12 2 £33,250 -30.00%
Somerset - 1 - - 1
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 80 (84.21%) TDD
2 43 (45.26%) C#
2 43 (45.26%) .NET
3 40 (42.11%) SQL Server
3 40 (42.11%) ASP.NET
4 37 (38.95%) Java
4 37 (38.95%) RESTful
5 36 (37.89%) MVC
6 33 (34.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 29 (30.53%) WCF
10 28 (29.47%) Finance
11 27 (28.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 27 (28.42%) Web Application Development
11 27 (28.42%) ASP.NET Web API
12 25 (26.32%) Scrum
13 22 (23.16%) Software Engineering
13 22 (23.16%) JUnit
13 22 (23.16%) Cucumber
14 21 (22.11%) Git (software)
14 21 (22.11%) Ruby
15 20 (21.05%) Spring
15 20 (21.05%) Social Network
15 20 (21.05%) Pair Programming
15 20 (21.05%) HTML
15 20 (21.05%) Web Services
15 20 (21.05%) NoSQL
15 20 (21.05%) Node.js
15 20 (21.05%) Continuous Integration

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 20 (21.05%) Node.js
2 6 (6.32%) Confluence
2 6 (6.32%) GlassFish
2 6 (6.32%) Umbraco
3 5 (5.26%) CMS
4 4 (4.21%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.21%) Mule
4 4 (4.21%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (4.21%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (2.11%) Apache
6 1 (1.05%) IIS
6 1 (1.05%) Kentico
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.53%) HTTP
2 7 (7.37%) Internet
2 7 (7.37%) Wireshark
3 3 (3.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 30 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (21.05%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (23.16%) JUnit
1 22 (23.16%) Cucumber
2 21 (22.11%) Git (software)
3 16 (16.84%) FitNesse
4 11 (11.58%) Selenium
5 10 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (9.47%) Eclipse
7 8 (8.42%) NUnit
7 8 (8.42%) Eclipse RCP
8 7 (7.37%) SpecFlow
8 7 (7.37%) FindBugs
8 7 (7.37%) EasyMock
8 7 (7.37%) Mockito
8 7 (7.37%) Checkstyle
8 7 (7.37%) Fiddler
9 6 (6.32%) JIRA
9 6 (6.32%) Maven
9 6 (6.32%) IntelliJ
9 6 (6.32%) Jenkins
10 5 (5.26%) JBehave
General
1 28 (29.47%) Finance
2 16 (16.84%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.26%) Marketing
4 3 (3.16%) Retail
4 3 (3.16%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.11%) Law
6 1 (1.05%) Legal
6 1 (1.05%) Advertising
6 1 (1.05%) Games
6 1 (1.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (71.58%) Developer
2 36 (37.89%) .NET Developer
3 28 (29.47%) Java Developer
4 17 (17.89%) Software Engineer
5 11 (11.58%) Programmer
5 11 (11.58%) Java Programmer
6 9 (9.47%) Java Software Engineer
6 9 (9.47%) Senior Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Test Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) Junior
7 8 (8.42%) Junior Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Junior Software Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) Junior Java Software Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) Junior Java Developer
8 6 (6.32%) QA Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Tester
9 4 (4.21%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (45.26%) .NET
2 40 (42.11%) ASP.NET
3 37 (38.95%) RESTful
4 33 (34.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (30.53%) WCF
6 27 (28.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 27 (28.42%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (21.05%) HTML
7 20 (21.05%) Web Services
7 20 (21.05%) Spring
8 14 (14.74%) Hibernate
8 14 (14.74%) jQuery
9 13 (13.68%) CSS
9 13 (13.68%) HTML5
10 11 (11.58%) REST
11 10 (10.53%) JSP
11 10 (10.53%) Servlets
12 9 (9.47%) EJB
12 9 (9.47%) JSF
12 9 (9.47%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.05%) Social Network
1 20 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (7.37%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.05%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.37%) Windows
2 5 (5.26%) UNIX
3 2 (2.11%) Android
3 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.05%) Solaris
4 1 (1.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (84.21%) TDD
2 36 (37.89%) MVC
3 31 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (28.42%) Web Application Development
5 25 (26.32%) Scrum
6 22 (23.16%) Software Engineering
7 20 (21.05%) Pair Programming
7 20 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (16.84%) ATDD
9 15 (15.79%) Test Automation
10 11 (11.58%) Kanban
11 10 (10.53%) Multithreading
12 9 (9.47%) Manual Testing
12 9 (9.47%) Validation
13 7 (7.37%) Dependency Injection
13 7 (7.37%) User Stories
13 7 (7.37%) Automation Testing
14 6 (6.32%) Web Development
15 5 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
15 5 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 43 (45.26%) C#
2 37 (38.95%) Java
3 21 (22.11%) Ruby
4 16 (16.84%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.53%) SQL
6 4 (4.21%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.16%) ECMAScript
7 3 (3.16%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (6.32%) Degree
2 5 (5.26%) Sun Certification
3 3 (3.16%) MCTS
3 3 (3.16%) MCP
3 3 (3.16%) MCAD
3 3 (3.16%) MCSD
3 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.05%) ISEB
4 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) QA
2 3 (3.16%) WAI
Vendors
1 20 (21.05%) Facebook
1 20 (21.05%) Twitter
2 10 (10.53%) JBoss
3 6 (6.32%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.21%) Oracle
4 4 (4.21%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.05%) Nokia
5 1 (1.05%) EPiServer
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