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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 130 153 167
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +14
Permanent jobs citing BDD 107 55 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.74% 1.07% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.33% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 103 55 49
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £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
4926 4128 4244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 80.19% 80.56% 74.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3982 3528 3751
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 September 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 September 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 +8 40 £60,750 +42.94% 7
Wiltshire +11 21 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Somerset -11 16 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Devon +1 14 £32,500 +9.24% 2
Gloucestershire +4 10 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Dorset -5 5 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Cornwall - 1 £28,000 -
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 121 (79.61%) TDD
2 76 (50.00%) C#
3 73 (48.03%) .NET
4 65 (42.76%) Scrum
4 65 (42.76%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (42.11%) SQL Server
6 58 (38.16%) MVC
7 53 (34.87%) Ruby
8 49 (32.24%) ASP.NET
9 47 (30.92%) Java
10 46 (30.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 44 (28.95%) WCF
12 39 (25.66%) SQL
13 38 (25.00%) RESTful
14 36 (23.68%) NoSQL
14 36 (23.68%) OO
15 35 (23.03%) Git (software)
16 33 (21.71%) Node.js
16 33 (21.71%) JavaScript
17 32 (21.05%) Web Application Development
18 31 (20.39%) Cucumber
18 31 (20.39%) Selenium
19 30 (19.74%) Continuous Integration
20 29 (19.08%) Software Engineering
21 28 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web API
22 27 (17.76%) .NET Framework
23 23 (15.13%) QA
23 23 (15.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 22 (14.47%) E-Commerce
24 22 (14.47%) Facebook

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 33 (21.71%) Node.js
2 5 (3.29%) Apache ServiceMix
3 4 (2.63%) IIS
3 4 (2.63%) Confluence
4 3 (1.97%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.66%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.66%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.24%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.63%) SaaS
3 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 36 (23.68%) NoSQL
3 9 (5.92%) Big Data
4 8 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.29%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.29%) RavenDB
6 5 (3.29%) DB2
6 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.63%) MySQL
8 3 (1.97%) Redis
9 2 (1.32%) SQLite
10 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 35 (23.03%) Git (software)
2 31 (20.39%) Cucumber
2 31 (20.39%) Selenium
3 21 (13.82%) SpecFlow
4 16 (10.53%) JUnit
5 15 (9.87%) Jenkins
5 15 (9.87%) TeamCity
6 13 (8.55%) WebDriver
7 12 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (7.24%) Moq
8 11 (7.24%) NUnit
8 11 (7.24%) Maven
8 11 (7.24%) JIRA
9 10 (6.58%) Rhino Mocks
10 8 (5.26%) Hudson
11 7 (4.61%) FitNesse
12 6 (3.95%) CruiseControl
12 6 (3.95%) JBehave
13 5 (3.29%) Eclipse
13 5 (3.29%) Bugzilla
General
1 18 (11.84%) Finance
2 13 (8.55%) Advertising
2 13 (8.55%) Games
3 6 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.29%) Legal
5 4 (2.63%) Law
5 4 (2.63%) Back Office
5 4 (2.63%) Banking
5 4 (2.63%) Retail
6 3 (1.97%) Marketing
7 2 (1.32%) Electronics
7 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 93 (61.18%) Developer
2 46 (30.26%) .NET Developer
3 35 (23.03%) Senior Developer
4 21 (13.82%) Java Developer
5 16 (10.53%) ScrumMaster
6 13 (8.55%) Analyst
7 11 (7.24%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (6.58%) Test Engineer
8 10 (6.58%) Test Analyst
8 10 (6.58%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (5.92%) Automation Engineer
9 9 (5.92%) Tester
10 8 (5.26%) Software Engineer
10 8 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (4.61%) Senior Software Engineer
11 7 (4.61%) QA Engineer
12 6 (3.95%) Senior Test Analyst
12 6 (3.95%) Java Software Engineer
12 6 (3.95%) C# Developer
13 5 (3.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (48.03%) .NET
2 49 (32.24%) ASP.NET
3 46 (30.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 44 (28.95%) WCF
5 38 (25.00%) RESTful
6 28 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web API
7 27 (17.76%) .NET Framework
8 23 (15.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 19 (12.50%) Spring
10 18 (11.84%) CSS
10 18 (11.84%) Web Services
11 16 (10.53%) HTML
11 16 (10.53%) jQuery
12 12 (7.89%) SOAP
13 10 (6.58%) MSMQ
13 10 (6.58%) Java EE
13 10 (6.58%) REST
14 8 (5.26%) AngularJS
15 7 (4.61%) LINQ
16 6 (3.95%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.55%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (5.92%) Social Media
2 9 (5.92%) BBC
2 9 (5.92%) Open Source
3 6 (3.95%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.63%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (1.97%) Social Network
6 2 (1.32%) iPhone
6 2 (1.32%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.32%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.32%) DTV
6 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.32%) iPad
7 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.89%) UNIX
2 9 (5.92%) Android
3 6 (3.95%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.29%) Windows
5 4 (2.63%) Windows Phone
5 4 (2.63%) Windows Phone 7
6 3 (1.97%) CentOS
6 3 (1.97%) Linux
6 3 (1.97%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (79.61%) TDD
2 65 (42.76%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (42.76%) Scrum
3 58 (38.16%) MVC
4 36 (23.68%) OO
5 32 (21.05%) Web Application Development
6 30 (19.74%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (19.08%) Software Engineering
8 22 (14.47%) E-Commerce
9 20 (13.16%) OOD
9 20 (13.16%) Automation Testing
10 19 (12.50%) Software Testing
11 18 (11.84%) Pair Programming
12 16 (10.53%) Automated Testing
13 14 (9.21%) Unit Testing
14 13 (8.55%) Kanban
15 11 (7.24%) User Stories
15 11 (7.24%) Waterfall
15 11 (7.24%) OOP
16 10 (6.58%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 76 (50.00%) C#
2 53 (34.87%) Ruby
3 47 (30.92%) Java
4 39 (25.66%) SQL
5 33 (21.71%) JavaScript
6 9 (5.92%) Python
7 5 (3.29%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.29%) PHP
8 4 (2.63%) C++
9 3 (1.97%) C
9 3 (1.97%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.97%) PHP5
10 2 (1.32%) Scala
10 2 (1.32%) Perl
11 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.66%) Clojure
11 1 (0.66%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (6.58%) ISEB
2 6 (3.95%) Sun Certification
2 6 (3.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.63%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.13%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.66%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Nagios
1 1 (0.66%) ZABBIX
1 1 (0.66%) Zenoss
1 1 (0.66%) HAProxy
1 1 (0.66%) logstash
Vendors
1 22 (14.47%) Facebook
2 19 (12.50%) Oracle
2 19 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.89%) Google
4 9 (5.92%) Yahoo!
4 9 (5.92%) Apple
4 9 (5.92%) Sony
5 5 (3.29%) JBoss
6 4 (2.63%) Endeca
6 4 (2.63%) RedPrairie
7 3 (1.97%) Twitter
7 3 (1.97%) Telerik
7 3 (1.97%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.32%) SAP
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Tavistock, Devon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Old Street
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
UCAS
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Exeter
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 17 days ago
Liverpool Street
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Taunton
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Bournemouth
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago