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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 110 92 114
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +22
Permanent jobs citing BDD 154 178 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.72% 2.99% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 3.42% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 142 164 139
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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
4961 5208 5247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.71% 87.40% 84.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4163 4391 4319
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +9 38 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Bristol -8 37 £40,000 -20.00% 9
Somerset -21 26 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Devon +6 21 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Wiltshire -6 18 £43,750 +2.94% 3
Dorset +16 14 £42,500 -5.55% 6
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for BDD.

1 267 (89.00%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (76.33%) TDD
3 167 (55.67%) C#
4 129 (43.00%) .NET
5 127 (42.33%) Scrum
6 124 (41.33%) MVC
7 102 (34.00%) Java
8 99 (33.00%) Git (software)
9 93 (31.00%) Kanban
10 83 (27.67%) Web Services
11 82 (27.33%) ASP.NET
12 81 (27.00%) SQL Server
13 78 (26.00%) SQL
14 77 (25.67%) RESTful
14 77 (25.67%) NoSQL
15 76 (25.33%) JavaScript
16 72 (24.00%) JIRA
17 71 (23.67%) OO
18 70 (23.33%) Linux
18 70 (23.33%) Microsoft
19 69 (23.00%) ASP.NET MVC
20 68 (22.67%) Finance
21 63 (21.00%) SOAP
22 61 (20.33%) Software Engineering
23 60 (20.00%) REST
24 59 (19.67%) Amazon AWS
24 59 (19.67%) ISTQB
25 57 (19.00%) ISEB
25 57 (19.00%) Test Automation
26 56 (18.67%) Web Application Development

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (12.33%) Mule
2 36 (12.00%) Tomcat
3 33 (11.00%) JBoss
4 32 (10.67%) Mule ESB
5 11 (3.67%) Umbraco
6 9 (3.00%) CMS
7 8 (2.67%) IIS
8 7 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.67%) Confluence
9 5 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.33%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.33%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.00%) Apache
11 3 (1.00%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.33%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 49 (16.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 59 (19.67%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (14.67%) SaaS
3 32 (10.67%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (7.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (2.33%) IaaS
5 7 (2.33%) PaaS
6 5 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.67%) GitHub
9 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.00%) Internet
2 14 (4.67%) SSH
3 3 (1.00%) IPv6
3 3 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.33%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (27.00%) SQL Server
2 77 (25.67%) NoSQL
3 50 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 48 (16.00%) MongoDB
5 34 (11.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 14 (4.67%) MySQL
7 9 (3.00%) RDBMS
7 9 (3.00%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.33%) Big Data
8 7 (2.33%) Hadoop
9 6 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.00%) Apache Accumulo
11 1 (0.33%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.33%) InfluxDB
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 99 (33.00%) Git (software)
2 72 (24.00%) JIRA
3 54 (18.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 49 (16.33%) Cucumber
5 47 (15.67%) Selenium
6 41 (13.67%) Jenkins
6 41 (13.67%) SpecFlow
7 40 (13.33%) JUnit
8 28 (9.33%) IntelliJ
9 25 (8.33%) Maven
10 22 (7.33%) NUnit
11 21 (7.00%) TeamCity
11 21 (7.00%) Visual Studio
12 17 (5.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 17 (5.67%) Moq
12 17 (5.67%) Rhino Mocks
12 17 (5.67%) Subversion
13 14 (4.67%) Hudson
13 14 (4.67%) Zephyr
14 12 (4.00%) Eclipse
General
1 68 (22.67%) Finance
2 56 (18.67%) Electronics
3 52 (17.33%) Telecoms
4 50 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 49 (16.33%) Marketing
6 32 (10.67%) Retail
7 5 (1.67%) Back Office
8 4 (1.33%) Banking
8 4 (1.33%) Legal
9 3 (1.00%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.67%) Games
11 1 (0.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 175 (58.33%) Developer
2 95 (31.67%) .NET Developer
3 49 (16.33%) Java Developer
4 46 (15.33%) Senior Developer
5 43 (14.33%) Analyst
6 40 (13.33%) C# Developer
6 40 (13.33%) Test Analyst
7 29 (9.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 26 (8.67%) Senior Java Developer
9 23 (7.67%) Senior Analyst
9 23 (7.67%) Senior Test Analyst
9 23 (7.67%) Software Engineer
10 19 (6.33%) Test Engineer
11 15 (5.00%) Software Developer
12 14 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 14 (4.67%) Senior .NET Developer
13 13 (4.33%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
13 13 (4.33%) Internet Developer
13 13 (4.33%) Senior Software Engineer
13 13 (4.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (43.00%) .NET
2 83 (27.67%) Web Services
3 82 (27.33%) ASP.NET
4 77 (25.67%) RESTful
5 69 (23.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 63 (21.00%) SOAP
7 60 (20.00%) REST
8 56 (18.67%) Spring
9 53 (17.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 51 (17.00%) AngularJS
10 51 (17.00%) HTML
11 48 (16.00%) .NET Framework
12 47 (15.67%) XML
13 45 (15.00%) CSS
14 41 (13.67%) ASP.NET Web API
15 40 (13.33%) Hibernate
16 39 (13.00%) JPA
17 38 (12.67%) JSON
17 38 (12.67%) Spring MVC
18 37 (12.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.67%) Client/Server
2 13 (4.33%) Streaming Music
3 12 (4.00%) Internet of Things
4 11 (3.67%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.33%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.00%) Blog
6 9 (3.00%) Inversion of Control
6 9 (3.00%) User Experience
7 5 (1.67%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.33%) Handset
8 4 (1.33%) Replication
9 3 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.00%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.67%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.67%) iPad
10 2 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.67%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 70 (23.33%) Linux
2 44 (14.67%) Windows
3 11 (3.67%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.67%) Android
5 7 (2.33%) Unix
6 3 (1.00%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (89.00%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (76.33%) TDD
3 127 (42.33%) Scrum
4 124 (41.33%) MVC
5 93 (31.00%) Kanban
6 71 (23.67%) OO
7 61 (20.33%) Software Engineering
8 57 (19.00%) Test Automation
9 56 (18.67%) Web Application Development
10 54 (18.00%) Integration Testing
11 50 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
12 49 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
12 49 (16.33%) Digital Marketing
12 49 (16.33%) Programme Management
13 48 (16.00%) Test Management
14 47 (15.67%) E-Commerce
15 44 (14.67%) OOP
16 43 (14.33%) Non-Functional Testing
17 34 (11.33%) Software Testing
18 32 (10.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 167 (55.67%) C#
2 102 (34.00%) Java
3 78 (26.00%) SQL
4 76 (25.33%) JavaScript
5 50 (16.67%) Ruby
6 43 (14.33%) Python
7 18 (6.00%) VB
8 13 (4.33%) VB.NET
9 10 (3.33%) PHP
10 8 (2.67%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.33%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.00%) C++
13 5 (1.67%) Perl
13 5 (1.67%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.33%) Go
14 4 (1.33%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.00%) Groovy
16 2 (0.67%) C
16 2 (0.67%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (19.67%) ISTQB
2 57 (19.00%) ISEB
3 36 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 29 (9.67%) Degree
5 16 (5.33%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.67%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.33%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.67%) MCSD
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.00%) QA
2 10 (3.33%) ISO 14001
2 10 (3.33%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.00%) ISO15022
3 3 (1.00%) ISO20022
4 2 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.00%) Docker
2 7 (2.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (4.67%) Puppet
3 3 (1.00%) Ansible
4 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.33%) Icinga
Vendors
1 70 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 49 (16.33%) SAP
3 40 (13.33%) Apple
4 15 (5.00%) HP
5 13 (4.33%) Oracle
6 7 (2.33%) AppDynamics
6 7 (2.33%) New Relic
6 7 (2.33%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.67%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.33%) Xamarin
9 3 (1.00%) Google
9 3 (1.00%) Rally
10 2 (0.67%) Facebook
10 2 (0.67%) Sony
10 2 (0.67%) Yahoo!
11 1 (0.33%) Coverity
11 1 (0.33%) PayPal
Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Relocation Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Relocation Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benifits
Posted: 24 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + £10k Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Swindon
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Cheltenham
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Training Opportunities
Posted: 22 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits package
Posted: 23 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago