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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 112 184 194
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +10
Permanent jobs citing BDD 150 51 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.39% 0.88% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 1.06% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 144 46 35
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
5196 4792 4440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.75% 82.27% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4291 4044 3908
Average salary £40,000 £39,397 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +40 75 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Wiltshire +16 28 £42,500 - 3
Somerset +27 24 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Gloucestershire -5 16 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Devon -11 5 £35,500 +9.23%
Dorset -13 3 £50,000 +66.66%
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 246 (86.32%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (85.26%) TDD
3 186 (65.26%) .NET
4 169 (59.30%) C#
5 149 (52.28%) SQL Server
6 132 (46.32%) MVC
7 127 (44.56%) ASP.NET
8 124 (43.51%) WCF
8 124 (43.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 116 (40.70%) OO
10 106 (37.19%) RESTful
11 104 (36.49%) Scrum
12 103 (36.14%) Ruby
13 92 (32.28%) Web Application Development
14 83 (29.12%) Web Services
14 83 (29.12%) NoSQL
15 81 (28.42%) ASP.NET Web API
16 80 (28.07%) Git (software)
16 80 (28.07%) Node.js
17 78 (27.37%) Java
18 74 (25.96%) JavaScript
19 67 (23.51%) .NET Framework
20 64 (22.46%) OOD
21 62 (21.75%) SQL
22 61 (21.40%) Continuous Integration
23 58 (20.35%) E-Commerce
24 57 (20.00%) Cucumber
25 55 (19.30%) Facebook
26 54 (18.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
27 53 (18.60%) SOAP

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 80 (28.07%) Node.js
2 14 (4.91%) WebLogic
3 11 (3.86%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.40%) IIS
4 4 (1.40%) Confluence
5 2 (0.70%) CMS
5 2 (0.70%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (4.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Summit
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (17.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (52.28%) SQL Server
2 83 (29.12%) NoSQL
3 24 (8.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (5.61%) Big Data
5 15 (5.26%) Hadoop
6 10 (3.51%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.16%) RavenDB
8 8 (2.81%) MySQL
8 8 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.11%) Redis
10 5 (1.75%) SQLite
10 5 (1.75%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.40%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 80 (28.07%) Git (software)
2 57 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 45 (15.79%) SpecFlow
4 33 (11.58%) NUnit
5 32 (11.23%) Rhino Mocks
5 32 (11.23%) Moq
5 32 (11.23%) TeamCity
6 27 (9.47%) Jenkins
6 27 (9.47%) JIRA
6 27 (9.47%) Selenium
7 23 (8.07%) Eclipse
8 22 (7.72%) CruiseControl
9 19 (6.67%) JUnit
10 15 (5.26%) JDeveloper
10 15 (5.26%) WebDriver
11 14 (4.91%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (3.51%) Hudson
13 9 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (2.81%) FitNesse
15 6 (2.11%) Maven
General
1 37 (12.98%) Advertising
2 35 (12.28%) Games
3 19 (6.67%) Retail
4 13 (4.56%) Finance
5 11 (3.86%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.11%) Music Industry
6 6 (2.11%) Marketing
7 4 (1.40%) Banking
7 4 (1.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Electronics
8 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 224 (78.60%) Developer
2 108 (37.89%) .NET Developer
3 51 (17.89%) Senior Developer
4 46 (16.14%) Java Developer
5 21 (7.37%) Analyst
5 21 (7.37%) C# Developer
6 20 (7.02%) Test Analyst
7 14 (4.91%) ScrumMaster
8 13 (4.56%) Senior .NET Developer
9 12 (4.21%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (4.21%) Team Leader
9 12 (4.21%) Technical Team Leader
10 10 (3.51%) Applications Developer
11 9 (3.16%) iOS Developer
11 9 (3.16%) Senior iOS Developer
12 8 (2.81%) .NET Team Leader
12 8 (2.81%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (2.81%) Software Developer
12 8 (2.81%) Senior Test Analyst
13 7 (2.46%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (65.26%) .NET
2 127 (44.56%) ASP.NET
3 124 (43.51%) WCF
3 124 (43.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 106 (37.19%) RESTful
5 83 (29.12%) Web Services
6 81 (28.42%) ASP.NET Web API
7 67 (23.51%) .NET Framework
8 54 (18.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 53 (18.60%) SOAP
10 40 (14.04%) Spring
11 37 (12.98%) Gherkin
12 34 (11.93%) MSMQ
13 32 (11.23%) CSS
14 31 (10.88%) HTML
14 31 (10.88%) REST
15 30 (10.53%) jQuery
16 21 (7.37%) Oracle ADF
17 18 (6.32%) NHibernate
18 17 (5.96%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.47%) Social Media
2 26 (9.12%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (9.12%) User Experience
3 24 (8.42%) BBC
4 17 (5.96%) Mobile Payment
5 13 (4.56%) Mobile App
6 12 (4.21%) iPad
6 12 (4.21%) iPhone
6 12 (4.21%) Open Source
7 5 (1.75%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.75%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.40%) Wiki
9 2 (0.70%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.35%) DTV
10 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.35%) Replication
10 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.42%) UNIX
2 22 (7.72%) Android
3 18 (6.32%) Windows
4 17 (5.96%) Windows Phone 7
4 17 (5.96%) Apple iOS
4 17 (5.96%) Windows Phone
5 13 (4.56%) Linux
6 9 (3.16%) Solaris
7 1 (0.35%) Fedora
7 1 (0.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (86.32%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (85.26%) TDD
3 132 (46.32%) MVC
4 116 (40.70%) OO
5 104 (36.49%) Scrum
6 92 (32.28%) Web Application Development
7 64 (22.46%) OOD
8 61 (21.40%) Continuous Integration
9 58 (20.35%) E-Commerce
10 42 (14.74%) OOP
10 42 (14.74%) Kanban
11 39 (13.68%) OOA/OOD
12 32 (11.23%) Mentoring
13 30 (10.53%) Automated Testing
14 27 (9.47%) Software Engineering
14 27 (9.47%) Unit Testing
15 25 (8.77%) Waterfall
16 22 (7.72%) Android Development
17 18 (6.32%) Software Testing
18 16 (5.61%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 169 (59.30%) C#
2 103 (36.14%) Ruby
3 78 (27.37%) Java
4 74 (25.96%) JavaScript
5 62 (21.75%) SQL
6 15 (5.26%) C++
7 12 (4.21%) C
7 12 (4.21%) Objective-C
8 9 (3.16%) VB.NET
9 8 (2.81%) PHP
9 8 (2.81%) Python
10 5 (1.75%) VB
11 4 (1.40%) PHP5
11 4 (1.40%) Perl
12 3 (1.05%) Clojure
12 3 (1.05%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.70%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.35%) Groovy
14 1 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (3.16%) Degree
2 7 (2.46%) ISEB
3 6 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (1.75%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.40%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.12%) QA
2 3 (1.05%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.05%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) Nagios
1 1 (0.35%) ZABBIX
1 1 (0.35%) Zenoss
1 1 (0.35%) HAProxy
1 1 (0.35%) logstash
1 1 (0.35%) Graphite
Vendors
1 55 (19.30%) Facebook
2 46 (16.14%) Oracle
3 31 (10.88%) Microsoft
4 29 (10.18%) Google
5 24 (8.42%) Apple
5 24 (8.42%) Sony
5 24 (8.42%) Yahoo!
6 4 (1.40%) RedPrairie
6 4 (1.40%) Endeca
7 3 (1.05%) Zend
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.35%) SAP
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum dependent upon experience
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £50,000 - £59,000
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