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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 123 182 151
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -31
Permanent jobs citing BDD 137 54 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.29% 0.89% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 1.07% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 128 53 63
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,200 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
4982 5036 4206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.10% 82.60% 80.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4154 4082 3701
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -3 54 £37,500 -28.57% 4
Devon +8 25 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Dorset +19 16 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Gloucestershire +12 15 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Somerset +20 13 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Wiltshire - 13 £37,500 - 6
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 189 (85.52%) TDD
2 180 (81.45%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (57.92%) Java
4 108 (48.87%) C#
5 101 (45.70%) Git (software)
6 100 (45.25%) MVC
7 91 (41.18%) .NET
7 91 (41.18%) SQL Server
8 85 (38.46%) Scrum
9 81 (36.65%) Spring
10 70 (31.67%) JavaScript
10 70 (31.67%) ASP.NET
11 68 (30.77%) Web Services
12 64 (28.96%) SQL
13 62 (28.05%) Web Application Development
14 61 (27.60%) REST
14 61 (27.60%) SOAP
15 60 (27.15%) ASP.NET MVC
16 59 (26.70%) NoSQL
16 59 (26.70%) Hibernate
17 56 (25.34%) CSS
18 55 (24.89%) Continuous Integration
19 54 (24.43%) JSON
20 53 (23.98%) RESTful
21 52 (23.53%) OO
21 52 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
22 51 (23.08%) Ruby
23 49 (22.17%) JUnit
24 48 (21.72%) Degree
25 46 (20.81%) Business Intelligence

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 35 (15.84%) Node.js
2 34 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 20 (9.05%) JBoss
4 18 (8.14%) Mule
5 17 (7.69%) Mule ESB
6 6 (2.71%) Apache
7 4 (1.81%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.36%) Confluence
8 3 (1.36%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.36%) IIS
9 2 (0.90%) Liferay
9 2 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (3.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (8.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.81%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 33 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (9.05%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.71%) SaaS
5 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.45%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.95%) Internet
2 4 (1.81%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.90%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 59 (26.70%) NoSQL
3 26 (11.76%) MySQL
4 23 (10.41%) MongoDB
5 17 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 16 (7.24%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (3.62%) SQLite
8 6 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.71%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.81%) Big Data
9 4 (1.81%) Jackrabbit
9 4 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.81%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.45%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 101 (45.70%) Git (software)
2 49 (22.17%) JUnit
3 40 (18.10%) Cucumber
4 29 (13.12%) JIRA
5 23 (10.41%) Selenium
6 21 (9.50%) Maven
7 18 (8.14%) IntelliJ
8 17 (7.69%) WebDriver
9 16 (7.24%) Jenkins
10 14 (6.33%) Subversion
11 13 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
12 12 (5.43%) Spock
12 12 (5.43%) SpecFlow
13 11 (4.98%) Mockito
14 9 (4.07%) jMock
14 9 (4.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (4.07%) TeamCity
14 9 (4.07%) FishEye
14 9 (4.07%) Geb
15 8 (3.62%) EasyMock
General
1 43 (19.46%) Finance
2 29 (13.12%) Retail
2 29 (13.12%) Marketing
3 26 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 19 (8.60%) Electronics
4 19 (8.60%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.62%) Games
6 7 (3.17%) Advertising
7 3 (1.36%) Publishing
7 3 (1.36%) Back Office
8 2 (0.90%) Law
8 2 (0.90%) Legal
8 2 (0.90%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.45%) Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 186 (84.16%) Developer
2 73 (33.03%) Java Developer
3 55 (24.89%) .NET Developer
4 37 (16.74%) Senior Developer
5 19 (8.60%) Architect
6 18 (8.14%) Junior
6 18 (8.14%) Junior Developer
6 18 (8.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 17 (7.69%) Junior .NET Developer
7 17 (7.69%) Graduate
8 15 (6.79%) Java Architect
9 13 (5.88%) Software Developer
10 11 (4.98%) Oracle Developer
11 10 (4.52%) Lead Developer
12 9 (4.07%) C# Developer
13 8 (3.62%) Software Engineer
13 8 (3.62%) Lead Java Developer
13 8 (3.62%) iOS Developer
14 6 (2.71%) PHP Developer
14 6 (2.71%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (41.18%) .NET
2 81 (36.65%) Spring
3 70 (31.67%) ASP.NET
4 68 (30.77%) Web Services
5 61 (27.60%) SOAP
5 61 (27.60%) REST
6 60 (27.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 59 (26.70%) Hibernate
8 56 (25.34%) CSS
9 54 (24.43%) JSON
10 53 (23.98%) RESTful
11 52 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
12 45 (20.36%) .NET Framework
13 38 (17.19%) XML
14 34 (15.38%) HTML
14 34 (15.38%) Spring MVC
14 34 (15.38%) WCF
14 34 (15.38%) Apache Camel
15 30 (13.57%) jQuery
16 29 (13.12%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.60%) DTV
2 14 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.43%) User Experience
3 12 (5.43%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.07%) Mathematics
5 8 (3.62%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.62%) iPhone
5 8 (3.62%) iPad
6 6 (2.71%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.71%) Social Media
6 6 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.71%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (1.81%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.90%) Wiki
9 1 (0.45%) Blog
9 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.45%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 45 (20.36%) Linux
2 15 (6.79%) Apple iOS
3 11 (4.98%) Windows
4 9 (4.07%) Android
5 5 (2.26%) CentOS
6 4 (1.81%) Windows Phone 7
6 4 (1.81%) Windows Phone
6 4 (1.81%) Fedora
7 2 (0.90%) UNIX
8 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (85.52%) TDD
2 180 (81.45%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (45.25%) MVC
4 85 (38.46%) Scrum
5 62 (28.05%) Web Application Development
6 55 (24.89%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (23.53%) OO
8 46 (20.81%) Business Intelligence
9 41 (18.55%) OOD
10 34 (15.38%) Integration Testing
11 31 (14.03%) E-Commerce
12 30 (13.57%) Pair Programming
13 25 (11.31%) Kanban
13 25 (11.31%) Open Source
14 23 (10.41%) OOP
15 22 (9.95%) Unit Testing
16 19 (8.60%) Programme Management
16 19 (8.60%) Digital Marketing
17 18 (8.14%) Software Engineering
18 17 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 128 (57.92%) Java
2 108 (48.87%) C#
3 70 (31.67%) JavaScript
4 64 (28.96%) SQL
5 51 (23.08%) Ruby
6 20 (9.05%) PHP
7 17 (7.69%) C++
8 10 (4.52%) Objective-C
9 7 (3.17%) Python
10 6 (2.71%) PHP5
10 6 (2.71%) Groovy
11 5 (2.26%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.36%) C
13 2 (0.90%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.45%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (21.72%) Degree
2 5 (2.26%) ISEB
3 3 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.76%) QA
2 4 (1.81%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.81%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (6.33%) Puppet
2 2 (0.90%) logstash
2 2 (0.90%) Graphite
Vendors
1 42 (19.00%) Oracle
2 19 (8.60%) SAP
3 16 (7.24%) Apple
4 13 (5.88%) Google
5 12 (5.43%) Microsoft
6 8 (3.62%) hybris
7 7 (3.17%) Facebook
8 6 (2.71%) Sencha
8 6 (2.71%) Appcelerator
8 6 (2.71%) Netbiscuits
8 6 (2.71%) Kony
8 6 (2.71%) Volantis
9 5 (2.26%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.36%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.36%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.36%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.90%) SOASTA, Inc
11 2 (0.90%) ATG
11 2 (0.90%) VMware
11 2 (0.90%) Zend
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