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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 81 109 105
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -4
Permanent jobs citing BDD 190 156 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.71% 2.68% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.22% 3.02% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 160 149 162
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,100 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
4500 5170 5642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.86% 88.69% 85.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3737 4355 4639
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Bristol +10 42 £40,000 -20.00% 10
Somerset +21 41 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Gloucestershire +2 35 £50,000 +25.00% 14
Devon -1 34 £45,000 +16.12% 4
Wiltshire +21 22 £32,500 -10.34% 6
Dorset +18 15 £42,500 -5.55% 7
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 302 (90.96%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (74.70%) TDD
3 155 (46.69%) C#
4 138 (41.57%) Scrum
5 122 (36.75%) MVC
6 121 (36.45%) Java
7 117 (35.24%) .NET
8 98 (29.52%) Git (software)
9 92 (27.71%) Kanban
10 89 (26.81%) NoSQL
11 88 (26.51%) Web Services
12 83 (25.00%) SOAP
13 82 (24.70%) Linux
14 81 (24.40%) SQL
15 79 (23.80%) REST
16 78 (23.49%) JIRA
17 76 (22.89%) Microsoft
18 75 (22.59%) Finance
18 75 (22.59%) RESTful
19 73 (21.99%) SQL Server
19 73 (21.99%) ISTQB
20 71 (21.39%) ISEB
21 70 (21.08%) JavaScript
22 68 (20.48%) ASP.NET
22 68 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
23 67 (20.18%) Test Automation
24 65 (19.58%) Amazon AWS
24 65 (19.58%) XML
25 62 (18.67%) Electronics
25 62 (18.67%) Integration Testing

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 44 (13.25%) Tomcat
2 43 (12.95%) Mule
3 41 (12.35%) Mule ESB
4 36 (10.84%) JBoss
5 8 (2.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 8 (2.41%) CMS
5 8 (2.41%) Confluence
5 8 (2.41%) Umbraco
6 7 (2.11%) GlassFish
7 5 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.20%) Apache
8 4 (1.20%) IIS
9 3 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.60%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.30%) Kentico
11 1 (0.30%) nginx
11 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (2.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 48 (14.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 65 (19.58%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (12.95%) SaaS
3 36 (10.84%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (6.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (3.61%) IaaS
5 12 (3.61%) PaaS
6 10 (3.01%) GitHub
7 4 (1.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.83%) Internet
2 17 (5.12%) SSH
3 4 (1.20%) HTTP
3 4 (1.20%) IPv6
3 4 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.60%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.60%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (26.81%) NoSQL
2 73 (21.99%) SQL Server
3 58 (17.47%) MongoDB
4 44 (13.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 36 (10.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 12 (3.61%) RDBMS
6 12 (3.61%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.11%) Big Data
7 7 (2.11%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.81%) MySQL
9 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.60%) Apache Accumulo
10 2 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.30%) InfluxDB
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 98 (29.52%) Git (software)
2 78 (23.49%) JIRA
3 58 (17.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 53 (15.96%) Cucumber
5 50 (15.06%) JUnit
6 47 (14.16%) Jenkins
6 47 (14.16%) Selenium
7 41 (12.35%) SpecFlow
8 35 (10.54%) IntelliJ
9 27 (8.13%) Maven
10 22 (6.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 21 (6.33%) Subversion
12 19 (5.72%) TeamCity
13 18 (5.42%) Zephyr
14 15 (4.52%) Visual Studio
15 13 (3.92%) Hudson
16 12 (3.61%) JMeter
16 12 (3.61%) NUnit
17 11 (3.31%) Eclipse
18 8 (2.41%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 75 (22.59%) Finance
2 62 (18.67%) Electronics
3 49 (14.76%) Marketing
3 49 (14.76%) Telecoms
4 48 (14.46%) Manufacturing
5 44 (13.25%) Retail
6 9 (2.71%) Games
7 5 (1.51%) Banking
8 4 (1.20%) Back Office
8 4 (1.20%) Legal
9 2 (0.60%) Advertising
9 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 192 (57.83%) Developer
2 91 (27.41%) .NET Developer
3 58 (17.47%) Java Developer
4 51 (15.36%) Senior Developer
5 47 (14.16%) Analyst
5 47 (14.16%) C# Developer
6 44 (13.25%) Test Analyst
7 34 (10.24%) Senior Java Developer
8 31 (9.34%) C# .NET Developer
9 26 (7.83%) Senior Analyst
9 26 (7.83%) Senior Test Analyst
9 26 (7.83%) Test Engineer
10 18 (5.42%) Tester
11 15 (4.52%) Software Developer
12 14 (4.22%) Senior .NET Developer
13 13 (3.92%) Lead Developer
14 12 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 12 (3.61%) Senior C# Developer
15 11 (3.31%) Software Engineer
15 11 (3.31%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (35.24%) .NET
2 88 (26.51%) Web Services
3 83 (25.00%) SOAP
4 79 (23.80%) REST
5 75 (22.59%) RESTful
6 68 (20.48%) ASP.NET
7 65 (19.58%) XML
8 62 (18.67%) AngularJS
8 62 (18.67%) Spring
9 61 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 52 (15.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 50 (15.06%) Hibernate
11 50 (15.06%) HTML
11 50 (15.06%) JSON
12 48 (14.46%) JPA
13 45 (13.55%) ASP.NET Web API
14 44 (13.25%) KnockoutJS
14 44 (13.25%) Spring MVC
15 43 (12.95%) Apache Camel
15 43 (12.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.72%) Mobile App
2 15 (4.52%) Internet of Things
3 12 (3.61%) User Experience
4 11 (3.31%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.81%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.51%) Replication
9 4 (1.20%) Handset
9 4 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (1.20%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.20%) Streaming Music
10 3 (0.90%) Digital TV
10 3 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (0.90%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.60%) Fintech
11 2 (0.60%) Mobile Payment
12 1 (0.30%) Blog
12 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.30%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 82 (24.70%) Linux
2 25 (7.53%) Windows
3 17 (5.12%) Apple iOS
4 14 (4.22%) Android
5 6 (1.81%) Unix
6 4 (1.20%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (90.96%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (74.70%) TDD
3 138 (41.57%) Scrum
4 122 (36.75%) MVC
5 92 (27.71%) Kanban
6 68 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
7 67 (20.18%) Test Automation
8 62 (18.67%) Integration Testing
9 58 (17.47%) Test Management
9 58 (17.47%) Web Application Development
10 57 (17.17%) E-Commerce
11 55 (16.57%) OO
12 54 (16.27%) Software Engineering
13 48 (14.46%) Business Intelligence
13 48 (14.46%) Digital Marketing
13 48 (14.46%) Programme Management
14 44 (13.25%) Non-Functional Testing
15 41 (12.35%) Software Testing
15 41 (12.35%) Waterfall
16 36 (10.84%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 155 (46.69%) C#
2 121 (36.45%) Java
3 81 (24.40%) SQL
4 70 (21.08%) JavaScript
5 40 (12.05%) Ruby
6 32 (9.64%) Python
7 9 (2.71%) PHP
8 7 (2.11%) C
9 6 (1.81%) VB
10 5 (1.51%) C++
11 4 (1.20%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.20%) Perl
11 4 (1.20%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.90%) Clojure
12 3 (0.90%) Go
12 3 (0.90%) Groovy
12 3 (0.90%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.90%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.90%) XPath
13 2 (0.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 73 (21.99%) ISTQB
2 71 (21.39%) ISEB
3 41 (12.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 25 (7.53%) Degree
5 17 (5.12%) Security Cleared
6 11 (3.31%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.90%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.30%) MCSD
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.02%) QA
2 16 (4.82%) ISO 14001
2 16 (4.82%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.30%) FATCA
System Software
1 14 (4.22%) Firmware
2 8 (2.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.41%) Puppet
3 4 (1.20%) Ansible
4 2 (0.60%) Icinga
5 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 76 (22.89%) Microsoft
2 49 (14.76%) SAP
3 43 (12.95%) Apple
4 19 (5.72%) HP
5 11 (3.31%) Atlassian
6 9 (2.71%) Oracle
7 8 (2.41%) Adobe
7 8 (2.41%) Coverity
8 6 (1.81%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.90%) AppDynamics
9 3 (0.90%) New Relic
9 3 (0.90%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.60%) CA Agile Central
11 1 (0.30%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.30%) Facebook
11 1 (0.30%) hybris
11 1 (0.30%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.30%) PayPal
11 1 (0.30%) Solace
11 1 (0.30%) Sony
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Good benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
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Somerset
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Gloucestershire
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Salary: £70000 per annum
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Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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