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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 99 184 198
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +14
Permanent jobs citing BDD 174 49 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.64% 0.86% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 1.04% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 168 46 32
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
5421 4689 4356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.22% 81.99% 77.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4454 4057 3799
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +55 92 £60,000 +50.00% 4
Somerset +26 29 £37,500 -0.66% 1
Wiltshire +20 28 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Gloucestershire -3 14 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Devon -16 9 £40,000 +23.07%
Dorset -9 3 £50,000 +66.66%
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 236 (85.51%) TDD
2 235 (85.14%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (62.32%) .NET
4 157 (56.88%) C#
5 135 (48.91%) SQL Server
6 121 (43.84%) MVC
7 112 (40.58%) ASP.NET
8 111 (40.22%) WCF
8 111 (40.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 104 (37.68%) OO
9 104 (37.68%) Scrum
10 97 (35.14%) Ruby
11 94 (34.06%) RESTful
12 81 (29.35%) Web Application Development
13 78 (28.26%) Web Services
14 77 (27.90%) NoSQL
15 75 (27.17%) Java
16 72 (26.09%) Node.js
17 71 (25.72%) Git (software)
17 71 (25.72%) ASP.NET Web API
18 70 (25.36%) JavaScript
19 62 (22.46%) Continuous Integration
20 61 (22.10%) .NET Framework
21 60 (21.74%) SQL
22 57 (20.65%) OOD
22 57 (20.65%) Cucumber
23 53 (19.20%) E-Commerce
24 50 (18.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
25 49 (17.75%) Internet
26 48 (17.39%) Facebook

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 72 (26.09%) Node.js
2 14 (5.07%) WebLogic
3 10 (3.62%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.45%) IIS
4 4 (1.45%) Confluence
5 2 (0.72%) CMS
5 2 (0.72%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (3.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Summit
2 2 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.09%) SaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 49 (17.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (48.91%) SQL Server
2 77 (27.90%) NoSQL
3 22 (7.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (5.80%) Big Data
5 13 (4.71%) Hadoop
6 11 (3.99%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.26%) RavenDB
8 8 (2.90%) MySQL
8 8 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.17%) Redis
10 5 (1.81%) SQLite
10 5 (1.81%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.45%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 71 (25.72%) Git (software)
2 57 (20.65%) Cucumber
3 46 (16.67%) SpecFlow
4 33 (11.96%) TeamCity
5 30 (10.87%) Rhino Mocks
5 30 (10.87%) Moq
5 30 (10.87%) Jenkins
5 30 (10.87%) NUnit
6 29 (10.51%) JIRA
6 29 (10.51%) Selenium
7 21 (7.61%) Eclipse
8 20 (7.25%) CruiseControl
9 17 (6.16%) JUnit
9 17 (6.16%) WebDriver
10 15 (5.43%) JDeveloper
11 14 (5.07%) Oracle Forms
12 13 (4.71%) Hudson
13 9 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (3.26%) FitNesse
14 5 (1.81%) Maven
General
1 33 (11.96%) Games
2 32 (11.59%) Advertising
3 15 (5.43%) Finance
4 14 (5.07%) Retail
5 12 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.17%) Music Industry
7 5 (1.81%) Marketing
8 4 (1.45%) Banking
8 4 (1.45%) Back Office
9 2 (0.72%) Electronics
9 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 207 (75.00%) Developer
2 101 (36.59%) .NET Developer
3 52 (18.84%) Senior Developer
4 43 (15.58%) Java Developer
5 22 (7.97%) Analyst
6 21 (7.61%) Test Analyst
7 18 (6.52%) C# Developer
8 17 (6.16%) ScrumMaster
9 16 (5.80%) Senior .NET Developer
10 12 (4.35%) Team Leader
10 12 (4.35%) Technical Team Leader
11 11 (3.99%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (3.26%) iOS Developer
12 9 (3.26%) Senior iOS Developer
12 9 (3.26%) Senior Test Analyst
12 9 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (2.90%) Applications Developer
13 8 (2.90%) Software Developer
13 8 (2.90%) .NET Team Leader
14 7 (2.54%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (62.32%) .NET
2 112 (40.58%) ASP.NET
3 111 (40.22%) WCF
3 111 (40.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 94 (34.06%) RESTful
5 78 (28.26%) Web Services
6 71 (25.72%) ASP.NET Web API
7 61 (22.10%) .NET Framework
8 50 (18.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 43 (15.58%) SOAP
10 38 (13.77%) Spring
11 35 (12.68%) Gherkin
12 31 (11.23%) CSS
13 29 (10.51%) HTML
13 29 (10.51%) MSMQ
14 27 (9.78%) jQuery
15 26 (9.42%) REST
16 21 (7.61%) Oracle ADF
17 18 (6.52%) NHibernate
18 17 (6.16%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.42%) User Experience
2 25 (9.06%) Social Media
3 23 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (7.97%) BBC
5 17 (6.16%) Mobile Payment
6 12 (4.35%) iPad
6 12 (4.35%) Mobile App
6 12 (4.35%) iPhone
6 12 (4.35%) Open Source
7 5 (1.81%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.81%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.45%) Wiki
9 2 (0.72%) DTV
9 2 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.36%) Replication
10 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.70%) Android
2 21 (7.61%) UNIX
3 17 (6.16%) Windows
3 17 (6.16%) Windows Phone 7
3 17 (6.16%) Apple iOS
3 17 (6.16%) Windows Phone
4 11 (3.99%) Linux
5 8 (2.90%) Solaris
6 2 (0.72%) Fedora
6 2 (0.72%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (85.51%) TDD
2 235 (85.14%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (43.84%) MVC
4 104 (37.68%) OO
4 104 (37.68%) Scrum
5 81 (29.35%) Web Application Development
6 62 (22.46%) Continuous Integration
7 57 (20.65%) OOD
8 53 (19.20%) E-Commerce
9 42 (15.22%) Kanban
10 40 (14.49%) OOP
11 37 (13.41%) OOA/OOD
12 34 (12.32%) Mentoring
13 32 (11.59%) Automated Testing
14 28 (10.14%) Software Engineering
14 28 (10.14%) Unit Testing
15 22 (7.97%) Android Development
16 21 (7.61%) Software Testing
17 19 (6.88%) Waterfall
18 18 (6.52%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 157 (56.88%) C#
2 97 (35.14%) Ruby
3 75 (27.17%) Java
4 70 (25.36%) JavaScript
5 60 (21.74%) SQL
6 15 (5.43%) C++
7 12 (4.35%) C
7 12 (4.35%) Objective-C
8 9 (3.26%) PHP
9 8 (2.90%) Python
10 7 (2.54%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.81%) PHP5
12 3 (1.09%) VB
12 3 (1.09%) Perl
12 3 (1.09%) Clojure
12 3 (1.09%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.72%) Scala
14 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (2.90%) ISEB
1 8 (2.90%) Degree
2 6 (2.17%) ISTQB
2 6 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (1.45%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.78%) QA
2 3 (1.09%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.09%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) Nagios
1 1 (0.36%) ZABBIX
1 1 (0.36%) Zenoss
1 1 (0.36%) HAProxy
1 1 (0.36%) logstash
Vendors
1 48 (17.39%) Facebook
2 41 (14.86%) Oracle
3 28 (10.14%) Google
4 26 (9.42%) Microsoft
5 22 (7.97%) Apple
5 22 (7.97%) Sony
5 22 (7.97%) Yahoo!
6 4 (1.45%) Endeca
6 4 (1.45%) RedPrairie
7 3 (1.09%) Zend
8 2 (0.72%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.72%) SAP
9 1 (0.36%) Telerik
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