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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 112 148 155
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +7
Permanent jobs citing BDD 152 82 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.59% 1.33% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 1.61% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 145 82 61
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,650 £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
4945 5083 4251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 84.16% 82.70% 81.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4176 4141 3657
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 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 31 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 47 £45,000 -25.00% 8
Devon +13 28 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Gloucestershire +4 22 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Somerset +23 20 £37,500 -26.82% 5
Wiltshire -2 17 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Dorset +18 16 £49,375 -1.25% 4
Cornwall -11 1 £32,500 +16.07% 1
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 209 (85.66%) TDD
2 197 (80.74%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (56.56%) Java
4 110 (45.08%) MVC
5 108 (44.26%) C#
6 106 (43.44%) Git (software)
7 98 (40.16%) Scrum
8 93 (38.11%) Spring
9 90 (36.89%) .NET
10 89 (36.48%) SQL Server
11 78 (31.97%) Web Services
12 69 (28.28%) ASP.NET
13 68 (27.87%) ASP.NET MVC
13 68 (27.87%) Web Application Development
14 67 (27.46%) JavaScript
15 66 (27.05%) NoSQL
15 66 (27.05%) REST
16 65 (26.64%) Continuous Integration
17 63 (25.82%) JSON
18 62 (25.41%) JUnit
18 62 (25.41%) Hibernate
19 61 (25.00%) SQL
20 60 (24.59%) CSS
21 59 (24.18%) Degree
22 57 (23.36%) ASP.NET Web API
23 55 (22.54%) SOAP
24 54 (22.13%) Linux
24 54 (22.13%) OO
24 54 (22.13%) Business Intelligence
24 54 (22.13%) Finance

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 37 (15.16%) Node.js
2 34 (13.93%) Tomcat
3 23 (9.43%) Mule
4 22 (9.02%) Mule ESB
5 21 (8.61%) JBoss
6 7 (2.87%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.46%) Apache
8 4 (1.64%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.23%) Confluence
10 2 (0.82%) IIS
10 2 (0.82%) Liferay
11 1 (0.41%) CMS
11 1 (0.41%) Drupal
11 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (9.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.64%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 37 (15.16%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (8.61%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (2.87%) SaaS
4 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.41%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.41%) GitHub
5 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.48%) Internet
2 4 (1.64%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.82%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (36.48%) SQL Server
2 66 (27.05%) NoSQL
3 29 (11.89%) MongoDB
4 26 (10.66%) MySQL
5 19 (7.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 16 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (3.69%) SQLite
8 8 (3.28%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.64%) Jackrabbit
11 3 (1.23%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.41%) Big Data
12 1 (0.41%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.41%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 106 (43.44%) Git (software)
2 62 (25.41%) JUnit
3 45 (18.44%) Cucumber
4 32 (13.11%) JIRA
5 29 (11.89%) Selenium
6 27 (11.07%) Maven
7 23 (9.43%) Jenkins
8 20 (8.20%) IntelliJ
9 18 (7.38%) WebDriver
9 18 (7.38%) Spock
10 17 (6.97%) Mockito
11 14 (5.74%) jMock
11 14 (5.74%) Eclipse
11 14 (5.74%) Subversion
12 13 (5.33%) Karma Test Runner
13 12 (4.92%) FishEye
13 12 (4.92%) Geb
13 12 (4.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (4.51%) EasyMock
15 10 (4.10%) Hudson
General
1 54 (22.13%) Finance
2 32 (13.11%) Marketing
3 30 (12.30%) Telecoms
3 30 (12.30%) Retail
4 22 (9.02%) Electronics
4 22 (9.02%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.87%) Back Office
5 7 (2.87%) Games
6 5 (2.05%) Music Industry
7 4 (1.64%) Advertising
8 3 (1.23%) Publishing
8 3 (1.23%) Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Automotive
9 1 (0.41%) Law
9 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 198 (81.15%) Developer
2 83 (34.02%) Java Developer
3 64 (26.23%) .NET Developer
4 39 (15.98%) Senior Developer
5 21 (8.61%) Junior
5 21 (8.61%) Junior Developer
5 21 (8.61%) Senior Java Developer
6 20 (8.20%) Junior .NET Developer
6 20 (8.20%) Graduate
6 20 (8.20%) Architect
7 16 (6.56%) Software Developer
8 15 (6.15%) Java Architect
9 11 (4.51%) Software Engineer
9 11 (4.51%) Oracle Developer
10 10 (4.10%) Tester
11 9 (3.69%) Lead Developer
11 9 (3.69%) iOS Developer
12 8 (3.28%) Test Analyst
12 8 (3.28%) Analyst
13 7 (2.87%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (38.11%) Spring
2 90 (36.89%) .NET
3 78 (31.97%) Web Services
4 69 (28.28%) ASP.NET
5 68 (27.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 66 (27.05%) REST
7 63 (25.82%) JSON
8 62 (25.41%) Hibernate
9 60 (24.59%) CSS
10 57 (23.36%) ASP.NET Web API
11 55 (22.54%) SOAP
12 54 (22.13%) RESTful
13 43 (17.62%) XML
14 40 (16.39%) Apache Camel
15 39 (15.98%) HTML
15 39 (15.98%) .NET Framework
16 37 (15.16%) Spring MVC
17 34 (13.93%) J2EE
18 33 (13.52%) jQuery
19 31 (12.70%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.02%) DTV
2 14 (5.74%) User Experience
3 13 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.51%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.51%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.10%) Mathematics
6 9 (3.69%) iPad
6 9 (3.69%) iPhone
7 6 (2.46%) Social Media
7 6 (2.46%) 3D Graphics
7 6 (2.46%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.46%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.41%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.41%) BBC
9 1 (0.41%) Wiki
9 1 (0.41%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 54 (22.13%) Linux
2 17 (6.97%) Apple iOS
3 12 (4.92%) Windows
4 11 (4.51%) Android
5 10 (4.10%) CentOS
6 6 (2.46%) Windows Phone 7
6 6 (2.46%) Windows Phone
7 3 (1.23%) Fedora
8 1 (0.41%) UNIX
8 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (85.66%) TDD
2 197 (80.74%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (45.08%) MVC
4 98 (40.16%) Scrum
5 68 (27.87%) Web Application Development
6 65 (26.64%) Continuous Integration
7 54 (22.13%) Business Intelligence
7 54 (22.13%) OO
8 39 (15.98%) Integration Testing
9 34 (13.93%) Pair Programming
10 32 (13.11%) OOD
11 30 (12.30%) Kanban
12 27 (11.07%) Unit Testing
12 27 (11.07%) Open Source
12 27 (11.07%) OOP
13 24 (9.84%) E-Commerce
14 22 (9.02%) Programme Management
14 22 (9.02%) Digital Marketing
15 21 (8.61%) Software Engineering
16 12 (4.92%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 138 (56.56%) Java
2 108 (44.26%) C#
3 67 (27.46%) JavaScript
4 61 (25.00%) SQL
5 51 (20.90%) Ruby
6 21 (8.61%) PHP
7 19 (7.79%) C++
8 11 (4.51%) Objective-C
9 9 (3.69%) Groovy
9 9 (3.69%) Python
10 7 (2.87%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.05%) PHP5
12 4 (1.64%) C
13 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.41%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 59 (24.18%) Degree
2 4 (1.64%) ISEB
3 2 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (13.93%) QA
2 4 (1.64%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.64%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (5.74%) Puppet
2 1 (0.41%) logstash
2 1 (0.41%) Graphite
Vendors
1 41 (16.80%) Oracle
2 22 (9.02%) SAP
3 18 (7.38%) Apple
4 13 (5.33%) Google
5 10 (4.10%) Red Hat
6 9 (3.69%) hybris
7 6 (2.46%) Sencha
7 6 (2.46%) Appcelerator
7 6 (2.46%) Netbiscuits
7 6 (2.46%) Kony
7 6 (2.46%) Volantis
8 4 (1.64%) ATG
8 4 (1.64%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.64%) Xamarin
8 4 (1.64%) Facebook
9 3 (1.23%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.23%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.82%) Zend
10 2 (0.82%) VMware
10 2 (0.82%) Cisco
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