The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 141 148 180
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +32
Permanent jobs citing BDD 83 63 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.35% 1.20% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.52% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 81 63 44
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4925 4157 4278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 80.33% 79.35% 77.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4006 3583 3784
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
BDD
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 39 £60,000 +50.00% 7
Wiltshire -2 13 £35,000 -26.31% 9
Devon -2 11 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Dorset -11 8 £55,250 +16.31% 1
Somerset -14 6 £51,250 +2.50% 1
Gloucestershire -11 5 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Cornwall - 1 £28,000 -
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 99 (80.49%) TDD
2 58 (47.15%) Scrum
3 55 (44.72%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (43.09%) Java
5 46 (37.40%) C#
6 44 (35.77%) .NET
7 42 (34.15%) SQL Server
8 35 (28.46%) MVC
9 34 (27.64%) Software Engineering
9 34 (27.64%) Ruby
10 32 (26.02%) SQL
11 30 (24.39%) RESTful
11 30 (24.39%) Cucumber
12 29 (23.58%) ASP.NET
13 28 (22.76%) JUnit
14 26 (21.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (21.14%) WCF
15 25 (20.33%) Selenium
15 25 (20.33%) NoSQL
15 25 (20.33%) JavaScript
16 24 (19.51%) Finance
16 24 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (18.70%) Spring
18 22 (17.89%) Git (software)
19 21 (17.07%) QA
19 21 (17.07%) Node.js
20 20 (16.26%) Pair Programming
20 20 (16.26%) Web Application Development
20 20 (16.26%) ASP.NET Web API
21 19 (15.45%) Web Services

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 21 (17.07%) Node.js
2 8 (6.50%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (2.44%) GlassFish
3 3 (2.44%) Mule
3 3 (2.44%) Confluence
3 3 (2.44%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.44%) SaaS
3 2 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.69%) Internet
2 5 (4.07%) HTTP
3 4 (3.25%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 25 (20.33%) NoSQL
3 8 (6.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (6.50%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.69%) Big Data
5 5 (4.07%) DB2
6 3 (2.44%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.63%) MySQL
7 2 (1.63%) SQLite
7 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.81%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.81%) Redis
Development Applications
1 30 (24.39%) Cucumber
2 28 (22.76%) JUnit
3 25 (20.33%) Selenium
4 22 (17.89%) Git (software)
5 16 (13.01%) Jenkins
6 15 (12.20%) FitNesse
7 14 (11.38%) Maven
7 14 (11.38%) SpecFlow
8 10 (8.13%) Hudson
9 9 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (6.50%) JIRA
11 7 (5.69%) TeamCity
11 7 (5.69%) JBehave
11 7 (5.69%) Eclipse
12 6 (4.88%) WebDriver
13 5 (4.07%) Ant
13 5 (4.07%) Bugzilla
14 4 (3.25%) Checkstyle
14 4 (3.25%) JMeter
14 4 (3.25%) Mockito
General
1 24 (19.51%) Finance
2 7 (5.69%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.88%) Advertising
4 5 (4.07%) Legal
4 5 (4.07%) Banking
5 4 (3.25%) Games
5 4 (3.25%) Law
6 2 (1.63%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.81%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 74 (60.16%) Developer
2 31 (25.20%) .NET Developer
3 29 (23.58%) Java Developer
4 25 (20.33%) Senior Developer
5 15 (12.20%) Software Engineer
6 13 (10.57%) ScrumMaster
7 11 (8.94%) Test Engineer
8 9 (7.32%) Automation Engineer
8 9 (7.32%) Java Software Engineer
9 8 (6.50%) QA Engineer
9 8 (6.50%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (6.50%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (5.69%) Junior
10 7 (5.69%) Junior Java Developer
10 7 (5.69%) Junior Developer
10 7 (5.69%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (4.88%) Tester
11 6 (4.88%) Analyst
12 5 (4.07%) QA Automation Engineer
12 5 (4.07%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (35.77%) .NET
2 30 (24.39%) RESTful
3 29 (23.58%) ASP.NET
4 26 (21.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (21.14%) WCF
5 23 (18.70%) Spring
6 20 (16.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 19 (15.45%) Web Services
8 14 (11.38%) Java EE
9 13 (10.57%) HTML
10 12 (9.76%) CSS
10 12 (9.76%) jQuery
11 10 (8.13%) REST
11 10 (8.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 10 (8.13%) .NET Framework
12 9 (7.32%) SOAP
12 9 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 8 (6.50%) Servlets
14 7 (5.69%) JPA
14 7 (5.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.57%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.50%) Social Network
3 7 (5.69%) Open Source
4 6 (4.88%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.25%) BBC
5 4 (3.25%) Social Media
5 4 (3.25%) Digital Media
5 4 (3.25%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.63%) iPad
6 2 (1.63%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.63%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.63%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.63%) iPhone
7 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.81%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.94%) UNIX
2 9 (7.32%) Android
3 6 (4.88%) Windows
3 6 (4.88%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.25%) Windows Phone 7
4 4 (3.25%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.63%) Fedora
5 2 (1.63%) Linux
5 2 (1.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (80.49%) TDD
2 58 (47.15%) Scrum
3 55 (44.72%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (28.46%) MVC
5 34 (27.64%) Software Engineering
6 24 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (16.26%) Pair Programming
7 20 (16.26%) Web Application Development
8 19 (15.45%) OO
9 18 (14.63%) Automation Testing
10 14 (11.38%) Software Testing
11 13 (10.57%) E-Commerce
12 12 (9.76%) User Stories
12 12 (9.76%) Automated Testing
12 12 (9.76%) Test Automation
13 10 (8.13%) OOD
13 10 (8.13%) Unit Testing
13 10 (8.13%) Kanban
14 9 (7.32%) ATDD
15 7 (5.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 53 (43.09%) Java
2 46 (37.40%) C#
3 34 (27.64%) Ruby
4 32 (26.02%) SQL
5 25 (20.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.07%) Python
7 4 (3.25%) C++
8 3 (2.44%) C
8 3 (2.44%) PHP
8 3 (2.44%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.63%) ECMAScript
9 2 (1.63%) Scala
9 2 (1.63%) PHP5
10 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (5.69%) ISEB
1 7 (5.69%) Sun Certification
2 4 (3.25%) Degree
3 3 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.07%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) logstash
1 1 (0.81%) HAProxy
1 1 (0.81%) ZABBIX
1 1 (0.81%) Zenoss
1 1 (0.81%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (14.63%) Oracle
2 17 (13.82%) Facebook
3 10 (8.13%) Microsoft
4 9 (7.32%) JBoss
5 8 (6.50%) Twitter
6 7 (5.69%) Google
7 4 (3.25%) Sony
7 4 (3.25%) Apple
7 4 (3.25%) Yahoo!
8 3 (2.44%) Telerik
9 2 (1.63%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.81%) SAP
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
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Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Tavistock, Devon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Bristol
Noir Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 14 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits package
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool Street
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Swindon
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: excellent benefits + training
Posted: 25 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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