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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 109 129 189
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +60
Permanent jobs citing BDD 144 130 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.79% 2.16% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 2.54% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 132 122 51
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £67,500 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
4524 5127 5301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.62% 85.36% 85.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3791 4290 4319
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +26 35 £55,000 +29.41% 5
Dorset +22 29 £42,500 -37.03% 3
Bristol -4 26 £38,000 +1.33% 5
Wiltshire +30 24 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Somerset +8 22 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Devon -14 7 £40,000 +6.66% 1
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 238 (87.82%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (79.70%) TDD
3 158 (58.30%) C#
4 135 (49.82%) MVC
5 124 (45.76%) Scrum
6 117 (43.17%) Java
7 114 (42.07%) .NET
8 108 (39.85%) Git (software)
9 95 (35.06%) JavaScript
9 95 (35.06%) Web Services
10 94 (34.69%) ASP.NET
11 88 (32.47%) Kanban
12 87 (32.10%) SQL
12 87 (32.10%) OO
13 83 (30.63%) SQL Server
13 83 (30.63%) NoSQL
14 80 (29.52%) ASP.NET MVC
15 78 (28.78%) Finance
16 77 (28.41%) Software Engineering
17 71 (26.20%) Spring
18 62 (22.88%) JIRA
19 61 (22.51%) HTML
19 61 (22.51%) REST
19 61 (22.51%) AngularJS
20 60 (22.14%) RESTful
20 60 (22.14%) Linux
21 59 (21.77%) SOAP
21 59 (21.77%) .NET Framework
22 58 (21.40%) Ruby
23 56 (20.66%) Amazon AWS

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 38 (14.02%) Mule
2 35 (12.92%) JBoss
3 30 (11.07%) Mule ESB
4 26 (9.59%) Tomcat
5 13 (4.80%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.95%) CMS
7 7 (2.58%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (2.58%) Umbraco
8 6 (2.21%) IIS
9 4 (1.48%) Apache
9 4 (1.48%) Confluence
10 3 (1.11%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.37%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (2.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 44 (16.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.48%) Magento
3 3 (1.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 56 (20.66%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (15.13%) SaaS
3 27 (9.96%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (7.01%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (2.95%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.37%) GitHub
7 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.59%) Internet
2 10 (3.69%) SSH
3 2 (0.74%) AMQP
3 2 (0.74%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (30.63%) NoSQL
1 83 (30.63%) SQL Server
2 46 (16.97%) SQL Server 2014
3 38 (14.02%) MongoDB
4 33 (12.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 22 (8.12%) MySQL
6 15 (5.54%) Relational Database
7 12 (4.43%) RDBMS
8 9 (3.32%) Big Data
9 5 (1.85%) QlikView
9 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.85%) SQLite
9 5 (1.85%) SSDT
10 4 (1.48%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.11%) Apache Accumulo
11 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.74%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 108 (39.85%) Git (software)
2 62 (22.88%) JIRA
3 50 (18.45%) Selenium
4 45 (16.61%) JUnit
5 42 (15.50%) Cucumber
6 39 (14.39%) Jenkins
7 34 (12.55%) Maven
7 34 (12.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 24 (8.86%) IntelliJ
8 24 (8.86%) SpecFlow
9 21 (7.75%) NUnit
10 20 (7.38%) Eclipse
10 20 (7.38%) Visual Studio
11 19 (7.01%) Moq
11 19 (7.01%) Rhino Mocks
12 16 (5.90%) Ant
13 15 (5.54%) Subversion
13 15 (5.54%) WebDriver
14 14 (5.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 10 (3.69%) TeamCity
General
1 78 (28.78%) Finance
2 50 (18.45%) Telecoms
3 46 (16.97%) Manufacturing
3 46 (16.97%) Marketing
4 44 (16.24%) Electronics
5 43 (15.87%) Retail
6 23 (8.49%) Banking
7 11 (4.06%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.48%) Back Office
8 4 (1.48%) Music Industry
9 3 (1.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 158 (58.30%) Developer
2 76 (28.04%) .NET Developer
3 52 (19.19%) Senior Developer
4 50 (18.45%) Java Developer
5 43 (15.87%) Software Engineer
6 30 (11.07%) Senior Java Developer
7 29 (10.70%) C# Developer
8 26 (9.59%) Java Engineer
9 24 (8.86%) Analyst
10 22 (8.12%) C# .NET Developer
10 22 (8.12%) Java Software Engineer
11 21 (7.75%) Test Analyst
12 19 (7.01%) ASP.NET Developer
13 18 (6.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 17 (6.27%) Senior Software Engineer
15 15 (5.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 15 (5.54%) Junior
15 15 (5.54%) Junior Developer
16 13 (4.80%) Senior C# Developer
16 13 (4.80%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (42.07%) .NET
2 95 (35.06%) Web Services
3 94 (34.69%) ASP.NET
4 80 (29.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 71 (26.20%) Spring
6 61 (22.51%) AngularJS
6 61 (22.51%) HTML
6 61 (22.51%) REST
7 60 (22.14%) RESTful
8 59 (21.77%) .NET Framework
8 59 (21.77%) SOAP
9 55 (20.30%) CSS
10 45 (16.61%) Apache Camel
10 45 (16.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 45 (16.61%) JSON
10 45 (16.61%) Spring MVC
11 42 (15.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 39 (14.39%) XML
13 34 (12.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 33 (12.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.49%) Client/Server
2 20 (7.38%) Computer Science
3 19 (7.01%) Inversion of Control
4 16 (5.90%) Streaming Music
5 15 (5.54%) N-Tier
6 11 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (4.06%) Blog
6 11 (4.06%) Mathematics
6 11 (4.06%) SWIFT
7 10 (3.69%) User Experience
8 8 (2.95%) Internet of Things
9 7 (2.58%) Visualisation
10 6 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (2.21%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.11%) iPad
12 2 (0.74%) BBC
12 2 (0.74%) PDA
12 2 (0.74%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.74%) Social Media
13 1 (0.37%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 60 (22.14%) Linux
2 46 (16.97%) Windows
3 16 (5.90%) Unix
4 6 (2.21%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.74%) CentOS
6 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (87.82%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (79.70%) TDD
3 135 (49.82%) MVC
4 124 (45.76%) Scrum
5 88 (32.47%) Kanban
6 87 (32.10%) OO
7 77 (28.41%) Software Engineering
8 53 (19.56%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (18.45%) E-Commerce
10 49 (18.08%) Business Intelligence
11 48 (17.71%) OOP
12 44 (16.24%) Digital Marketing
12 44 (16.24%) Programme Management
13 41 (15.13%) Web Application Development
14 38 (14.02%) Test Automation
15 37 (13.65%) Unit Testing
16 36 (13.28%) Integration Testing
16 36 (13.28%) SDLC
17 30 (11.07%) Non-Functional Testing
18 29 (10.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 158 (58.30%) C#
2 117 (43.17%) Java
3 95 (35.06%) JavaScript
4 87 (32.10%) SQL
5 58 (21.40%) Ruby
6 36 (13.28%) Python
7 24 (8.86%) VB
8 16 (5.90%) VB.NET
9 11 (4.06%) Bash Shell
10 10 (3.69%) T-SQL
11 9 (3.32%) PHP
12 8 (2.95%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.58%) PowerShell
14 6 (2.21%) Apple Swift
14 6 (2.21%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.85%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.11%) C++
16 3 (1.11%) Go
16 3 (1.11%) Perl
17 2 (0.74%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 51 (18.82%) Degree
2 30 (11.07%) ISEB
3 26 (9.59%) ISTQB
4 11 (4.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (3.69%) DV Cleared
5 10 (3.69%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.74%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.33%) QA
2 11 (4.06%) ISO15022
2 11 (4.06%) ISO20022
3 3 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (4.43%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (4.06%) Puppet
3 5 (1.85%) Control-M
Vendors
1 47 (17.34%) Microsoft
2 44 (16.24%) SAP
3 40 (14.76%) Apple
4 17 (6.27%) Oracle
5 10 (3.69%) HP
6 9 (3.32%) hybris
7 7 (2.58%) AppDynamics
7 7 (2.58%) New Relic
7 7 (2.58%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.85%) Informatica
8 5 (1.85%) Splunk
9 4 (1.48%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.11%) Google
10 3 (1.11%) Rally
11 2 (0.74%) Facebook
11 2 (0.74%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.74%) Sony
11 2 (0.74%) Yahoo!
Swindon, Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £400000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago