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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 124 158 203
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +45
Permanent jobs citing BDD 129 93 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.30% 1.53% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 1.78% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 115 89 32
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £61,350
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.43%
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
4890 5224 5070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.20% 85.95% 86.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4051 4260 4213
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +19 36 £60,000 -4.00% 6
Bristol -7 30 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Dorset +25 24 £42,500 -41.37% 4
Wiltshire +6 19 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Devon +8 10 £40,000 +12.67% 1
Somerset +4 9 £31,250 -30.55% 4
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 233 (88.93%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (82.06%) TDD
3 152 (58.02%) C#
4 135 (51.53%) MVC
5 133 (50.76%) Java
6 122 (46.56%) Scrum
7 103 (39.31%) .NET
8 99 (37.79%) Web Services
9 93 (35.50%) SQL
9 93 (35.50%) OO
10 91 (34.73%) Git (software)
11 90 (34.35%) ASP.NET
12 89 (33.97%) JavaScript
13 87 (33.21%) Software Engineering
14 86 (32.82%) SQL Server
14 86 (32.82%) Finance
15 81 (30.92%) ASP.NET MVC
16 79 (30.15%) Spring
17 77 (29.39%) Kanban
18 75 (28.63%) NoSQL
19 69 (26.34%) AngularJS
20 67 (25.57%) HTML
21 63 (24.05%) Degree
21 63 (24.05%) REST
22 60 (22.90%) Ruby
23 57 (21.76%) Amazon AWS
24 55 (20.99%) CSS
24 55 (20.99%) Continuous Integration
25 54 (20.61%) JSON
25 54 (20.61%) Linux

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 35 (13.36%) Mule
2 33 (12.60%) JBoss
3 27 (10.31%) Mule ESB
4 23 (8.78%) Node.js
5 22 (8.40%) Tomcat
6 13 (4.96%) WebSphere
7 8 (3.05%) IIS
8 6 (2.29%) Apache
9 3 (1.15%) Confluence
9 3 (1.15%) Drupal
9 3 (1.15%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.76%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.38%) CMS
11 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (2.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 43 (16.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (2.67%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (1.53%) Magento
4 3 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 57 (21.76%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (14.12%) SaaS
3 25 (9.54%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.38%) GitHub
7 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (11.45%) Internet
2 3 (1.15%) HTTP
2 3 (1.15%) SSH
3 2 (0.76%) AMQP
3 2 (0.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (32.82%) SQL Server
2 75 (28.63%) NoSQL
3 44 (16.79%) SQL Server 2014
4 40 (15.27%) MongoDB
5 31 (11.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 22 (8.40%) MySQL
7 16 (6.11%) Relational Database
8 13 (4.96%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (2.29%) Big Data
11 5 (1.91%) QlikView
11 5 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.91%) SQLite
11 5 (1.91%) SSDT
12 3 (1.15%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.76%) Apache Accumulo
13 2 (0.76%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 91 (34.73%) Git (software)
2 53 (20.23%) JUnit
3 46 (17.56%) JIRA
4 41 (15.65%) Selenium
5 35 (13.36%) Maven
6 28 (10.69%) Jenkins
7 27 (10.31%) Cucumber
7 27 (10.31%) Eclipse
8 23 (8.78%) NUnit
9 22 (8.40%) IntelliJ
10 21 (8.02%) Moq
10 21 (8.02%) Rhino Mocks
11 19 (7.25%) Ant
12 16 (6.11%) SpecFlow
13 15 (5.73%) WebDriver
14 13 (4.96%) Visual Studio
15 12 (4.58%) JMeter
15 12 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (4.20%) Subversion
17 8 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 86 (32.82%) Finance
2 49 (18.70%) Telecoms
3 47 (17.94%) Retail
4 45 (17.18%) Manufacturing
4 45 (17.18%) Marketing
5 43 (16.41%) Electronics
6 34 (12.98%) Banking
7 11 (4.20%) Financial Institution
8 7 (2.67%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.91%) Back Office
10 4 (1.53%) Music Industry
11 2 (0.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 165 (62.98%) Developer
2 66 (25.19%) .NET Developer
3 56 (21.37%) Java Developer
4 51 (19.47%) Senior Developer
5 50 (19.08%) Software Engineer
6 32 (12.21%) Java Engineer
7 31 (11.83%) C# Developer
8 30 (11.45%) Java Software Engineer
9 25 (9.54%) Senior Java Developer
10 21 (8.02%) Analyst
11 19 (7.25%) C# .NET Developer
11 19 (7.25%) Junior
11 19 (7.25%) Junior Developer
12 17 (6.49%) ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (6.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (6.49%) C# Software Engineer
13 15 (5.73%) Software Developer
13 15 (5.73%) Test Analyst
14 14 (5.34%) Graduate
14 14 (5.34%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (39.31%) .NET
2 99 (37.79%) Web Services
3 90 (34.35%) ASP.NET
4 81 (30.92%) ASP.NET MVC
5 79 (30.15%) Spring
6 69 (26.34%) AngularJS
7 67 (25.57%) HTML
8 63 (24.05%) REST
9 55 (20.99%) CSS
10 54 (20.61%) JSON
11 53 (20.23%) .NET Framework
11 53 (20.23%) SOAP
12 52 (19.85%) RESTful
13 48 (18.32%) Spring MVC
14 47 (17.94%) Apache Camel
15 46 (17.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 43 (16.41%) J2EE
17 40 (15.27%) ASP.NET Web API
17 40 (15.27%) XML
18 34 (12.98%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.16%) Client/Server
1 24 (9.16%) Computer Science
2 22 (8.40%) Mathematics
3 18 (6.87%) Inversion of Control
4 15 (5.73%) N-Tier
5 14 (5.34%) Streaming Music
6 13 (4.96%) User Experience
7 11 (4.20%) SWIFT
7 11 (4.20%) Visualisation
8 9 (3.44%) Blog
9 8 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (2.29%) Internet of Things
10 6 (2.29%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.76%) Fintech
11 2 (0.76%) PDA
12 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.38%) iPad
12 1 (0.38%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (20.61%) Linux
2 34 (12.98%) Windows
3 18 (6.87%) Unix
4 8 (3.05%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.29%) CentOS
6 3 (1.15%) Android
6 3 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (88.93%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (82.06%) TDD
3 135 (51.53%) MVC
4 122 (46.56%) Scrum
5 93 (35.50%) OO
6 87 (33.21%) Software Engineering
7 77 (29.39%) Kanban
8 55 (20.99%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (19.08%) E-Commerce
10 48 (18.32%) Business Intelligence
10 48 (18.32%) OOP
11 43 (16.41%) Digital Marketing
11 43 (16.41%) Programme Management
12 38 (14.50%) Unit Testing
13 37 (14.12%) Mentoring
13 37 (14.12%) Web Application Development
14 36 (13.74%) Integration Testing
15 34 (12.98%) Test Automation
16 33 (12.60%) SDLC
17 29 (11.07%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 152 (58.02%) C#
2 133 (50.76%) Java
3 93 (35.50%) SQL
4 89 (33.97%) JavaScript
5 60 (22.90%) Ruby
6 32 (12.21%) Python
7 20 (7.63%) VB
8 14 (5.34%) VB.NET
9 13 (4.96%) T-SQL
10 11 (4.20%) PHP
11 9 (3.44%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.29%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.91%) Apple Swift
13 5 (1.91%) C++
13 5 (1.91%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.91%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.53%) Perl
14 4 (1.53%) Scala
15 3 (1.15%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.15%) XAML
Qualifications
1 63 (24.05%) Degree
2 15 (5.73%) ISEB
3 12 (4.58%) ISTQB
4 8 (3.05%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.05%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (12.60%) QA
2 11 (4.20%) ISO15022
2 11 (4.20%) ISO20022
3 3 (1.15%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (1.91%) Control-M
2 3 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.76%) Puppet
4 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (16.41%) SAP
2 35 (13.36%) Apple
3 21 (8.02%) Microsoft
4 20 (7.63%) Oracle
5 14 (5.34%) hybris
6 6 (2.29%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.91%) Informatica
7 5 (1.91%) Splunk
8 4 (1.53%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.53%) HP
9 3 (1.15%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.76%) Rally
10 2 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.38%) Google
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