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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 106 184 174
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -10
Permanent jobs citing BDD 147 33 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.42% 0.65% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 0.79% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 142 33 43
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 £27,950 £30,000
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
4936 4175 4313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.41% 81.62% 75.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4050 3580 3780
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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
(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 +39 64 £60,000 +50.00% 7
Wiltshire +21 28 £40,000 +26.98% 3
Somerset +5 21 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Devon -6 17 £40,000 +34.45% 1
Gloucestershire +4 13 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Dorset - 3 £55,000 - 1
Cornwall - 1 £28,000 -
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 176 (87.56%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (82.09%) TDD
3 106 (52.74%) .NET
4 102 (50.75%) C#
5 89 (44.28%) SQL Server
6 84 (41.79%) Scrum
7 77 (38.31%) MVC
8 70 (34.83%) Ruby
9 67 (33.33%) WCF
9 67 (33.33%) ASP.NET
10 65 (32.34%) ASP.NET MVC
11 58 (28.86%) Java
11 58 (28.86%) OO
12 54 (26.87%) RESTful
13 49 (24.38%) NoSQL
14 48 (23.88%) SQL
15 47 (23.38%) Node.js
15 47 (23.38%) Git (software)
15 47 (23.38%) Cucumber
15 47 (23.38%) Web Application Development
16 42 (20.90%) JavaScript
17 41 (20.40%) Web Services
17 41 (20.40%) Continuous Integration
18 38 (18.91%) .NET Framework
18 38 (18.91%) ASP.NET Web API
19 35 (17.41%) E-Commerce
20 34 (16.92%) Selenium
20 34 (16.92%) SpecFlow
21 33 (16.42%) Software Engineering
21 33 (16.42%) OOD

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 47 (23.38%) Node.js
2 8 (3.98%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.49%) Apache ServiceMix
4 4 (1.99%) IIS
4 4 (1.99%) Confluence
5 3 (1.49%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.50%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (4.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Summit
1 2 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.45%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.99%) SaaS
3 2 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 33 (16.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (44.28%) SQL Server
2 49 (24.38%) NoSQL
3 15 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (6.47%) Big Data
5 11 (5.47%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.48%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.99%) MySQL
7 6 (2.99%) Redis
7 6 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.49%) RavenDB
8 5 (2.49%) DB2
9 3 (1.49%) SQLite
10 2 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 47 (23.38%) Git (software)
1 47 (23.38%) Cucumber
2 34 (16.92%) Selenium
2 34 (16.92%) SpecFlow
3 23 (11.44%) TeamCity
4 22 (10.95%) Jenkins
5 21 (10.45%) JUnit
5 21 (10.45%) NUnit
5 21 (10.45%) Rhino Mocks
5 21 (10.45%) Moq
6 17 (8.46%) JIRA
7 16 (7.96%) WebDriver
8 14 (6.97%) CruiseControl
9 12 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (5.47%) Maven
10 11 (5.47%) Eclipse
11 9 (4.48%) FitNesse
12 8 (3.98%) Oracle Forms
12 8 (3.98%) Hudson
13 7 (3.48%) JDeveloper
General
1 24 (11.94%) Games
2 20 (9.95%) Advertising
3 15 (7.46%) Finance
4 7 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.49%) Banking
5 5 (2.49%) Legal
6 4 (1.99%) Law
6 4 (1.99%) Back Office
6 4 (1.99%) Retail
7 3 (1.49%) Music Industry
8 2 (1.00%) Electronics
8 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 132 (65.67%) Developer
2 61 (30.35%) .NET Developer
3 43 (21.39%) Senior Developer
4 30 (14.93%) Java Developer
5 17 (8.46%) Analyst
5 17 (8.46%) ScrumMaster
6 14 (6.97%) Test Analyst
7 12 (5.97%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (4.98%) Tester
8 10 (4.98%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (4.98%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (4.98%) C# Developer
9 9 (4.48%) Automation Engineer
9 9 (4.48%) Test Engineer
10 8 (3.98%) Software Engineer
10 8 (3.98%) Senior Test Analyst
11 7 (3.48%) Senior Software Engineer
11 7 (3.48%) QA Engineer
11 7 (3.48%) Software Developer
12 6 (2.99%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (52.74%) .NET
2 67 (33.33%) WCF
2 67 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 65 (32.34%) ASP.NET MVC
4 54 (26.87%) RESTful
5 41 (20.40%) Web Services
6 38 (18.91%) .NET Framework
6 38 (18.91%) ASP.NET Web API
7 31 (15.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 28 (13.93%) Spring
9 22 (10.95%) CSS
10 21 (10.45%) SOAP
10 21 (10.45%) Gherkin
11 19 (9.45%) HTML
11 19 (9.45%) REST
12 18 (8.96%) MSMQ
13 16 (7.96%) jQuery
14 13 (6.47%) AngularJS
14 13 (6.47%) Java EE
14 13 (6.47%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.97%) Enterprise Software
1 14 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.47%) Social Media
2 13 (6.47%) BBC
3 12 (5.97%) Open Source
4 11 (5.47%) User Experience
5 9 (4.48%) Mobile Payment
6 6 (2.99%) iPhone
6 6 (2.99%) iPad
6 6 (2.99%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.49%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.00%) DTV
8 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.00%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.00%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.97%) UNIX
1 12 (5.97%) Android
2 9 (4.48%) Windows Phone 7
2 9 (4.48%) Apple iOS
2 9 (4.48%) Windows
2 9 (4.48%) Windows Phone
3 3 (1.49%) CentOS
3 3 (1.49%) Fedora
3 3 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (87.56%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (82.09%) TDD
3 84 (41.79%) Scrum
4 77 (38.31%) MVC
5 58 (28.86%) OO
6 47 (23.38%) Web Application Development
7 41 (20.40%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (17.41%) E-Commerce
9 33 (16.42%) Software Engineering
9 33 (16.42%) OOD
10 25 (12.44%) Automated Testing
10 25 (12.44%) Kanban
10 25 (12.44%) OOP
11 23 (11.44%) OOA/OOD
12 22 (10.95%) Software Testing
13 21 (10.45%) Mentoring
14 20 (9.95%) Pair Programming
15 19 (9.45%) Unit Testing
15 19 (9.45%) Automation Testing
16 12 (5.97%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 102 (50.75%) C#
2 70 (34.83%) Ruby
3 58 (28.86%) Java
4 48 (23.88%) SQL
5 42 (20.90%) JavaScript
6 10 (4.98%) Python
7 9 (4.48%) C++
8 7 (3.48%) Objective-C
8 7 (3.48%) C
8 7 (3.48%) PHP
9 5 (2.49%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.99%) PHP5
11 2 (1.00%) Perl
11 2 (1.00%) Clojure
11 2 (1.00%) Scala
11 2 (1.00%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (5.97%) ISEB
2 8 (3.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (2.99%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.49%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.49%) Sun Certification
5 4 (1.99%) Degree
6 2 (1.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.44%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.00%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) HAProxy
1 1 (0.50%) logstash
1 1 (0.50%) ZABBIX
1 1 (0.50%) Zenoss
1 1 (0.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (14.93%) Oracle
2 27 (13.43%) Facebook
3 21 (10.45%) Microsoft
4 17 (8.46%) Google
5 13 (6.47%) Yahoo!
5 13 (6.47%) Sony
5 13 (6.47%) Apple
6 5 (2.49%) JBoss
7 4 (1.99%) Endeca
7 4 (1.99%) RedPrairie
8 3 (1.49%) Telerik
8 3 (1.49%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.00%) SAP
10 1 (0.50%) Zend
Bath, Avon
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £300 - £400 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Private Health Ins.
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Blur Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool Street
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago