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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 137 183 173
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -10
Permanent jobs citing BDD 108 44 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.91% 0.74% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 0.90% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 103 43 37
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £36,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £61,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
4676 4916 4269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.56% 82.83% 80.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3904 4065 3761
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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
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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 +5 46 £33,750 -28.94% 9
Dorset +21 18 £72,500 +11.53% 1
Devon +2 14 £36,000 +10.76% 2
Wiltshire - 9 £37,500 - 3
Somerset +24 8 £42,500 - 3
Gloucestershire -1 8 £62,500 +66.66%
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 159 (83.68%) TDD
2 158 (83.16%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (57.37%) C#
4 100 (52.63%) Java
5 94 (49.47%) MVC
6 88 (46.32%) .NET
7 84 (44.21%) SQL Server
7 84 (44.21%) Git (software)
8 75 (39.47%) ASP.NET
9 64 (33.68%) Web Application Development
10 62 (32.63%) SOAP
11 61 (32.11%) JavaScript
11 61 (32.11%) Scrum
12 60 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 58 (30.53%) SQL
14 56 (29.47%) Spring
15 55 (28.95%) RESTful
16 54 (28.42%) OO
17 52 (27.37%) Web Services
17 52 (27.37%) Ruby
17 52 (27.37%) REST
18 51 (26.84%) NoSQL
18 51 (26.84%) ASP.NET Web API
19 49 (25.79%) .NET Framework
20 45 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
21 44 (23.16%) Hibernate
22 43 (22.63%) OOD
23 41 (21.58%) CSS
24 40 (21.05%) WCF
25 39 (20.53%) Degree

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 36 (18.95%) Node.js
2 30 (15.79%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.79%) JBoss
4 7 (3.68%) Mule
5 6 (3.16%) Mule ESB
6 3 (1.58%) Apache
6 3 (1.58%) IIS
7 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.53%) Confluence
8 1 (0.53%) Liferay
Applications
1 14 (7.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (6.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (14.21%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.84%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.11%) SaaS
5 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.53%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.89%) Internet
2 4 (2.11%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.53%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (44.21%) SQL Server
2 51 (26.84%) NoSQL
3 24 (12.63%) MySQL
4 14 (7.37%) MongoDB
4 14 (7.37%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (5.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (3.16%) Big Data
6 6 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (3.16%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.16%) SQLite
7 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.53%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 84 (44.21%) Git (software)
2 28 (14.74%) Cucumber
3 26 (13.68%) JUnit
4 15 (7.89%) JIRA
4 15 (7.89%) WebDriver
4 15 (7.89%) SpecFlow
5 14 (7.37%) Selenium
6 13 (6.84%) Karma Test Runner
7 11 (5.79%) TeamCity
8 10 (5.26%) Maven
8 10 (5.26%) NUnit
9 9 (4.74%) IntelliJ
10 8 (4.21%) TestNG
10 8 (4.21%) CruiseControl
11 6 (3.16%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 6 (3.16%) Xcode
11 6 (3.16%) Rhino Mocks
11 6 (3.16%) Moq
12 5 (2.63%) Subversion
13 4 (2.11%) Eclipse
General
1 29 (15.26%) Retail
2 28 (14.74%) Finance
3 25 (13.16%) Marketing
4 18 (9.47%) Telecoms
5 14 (7.37%) Advertising
6 12 (6.32%) Manufacturing
6 12 (6.32%) Electronics
7 8 (4.21%) Games
8 3 (1.58%) Publishing
9 2 (1.05%) Law
9 2 (1.05%) Legal
10 1 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 163 (85.79%) Developer
2 54 (28.42%) .NET Developer
3 52 (27.37%) Java Developer
4 32 (16.84%) Senior Developer
5 16 (8.42%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (7.89%) Junior
6 15 (7.89%) Junior Developer
7 14 (7.37%) Graduate
7 14 (7.37%) Junior .NET Developer
8 13 (6.84%) Architect
9 11 (5.79%) Oracle Developer
10 10 (5.26%) C# Developer
10 10 (5.26%) Java Architect
11 8 (4.21%) AWS Developer
12 6 (3.16%) iOS Developer
12 6 (3.16%) Software Engineer
12 6 (3.16%) Lead Developer
12 6 (3.16%) PHP Developer
12 6 (3.16%) Senior .NET Developer
13 5 (2.63%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (46.32%) .NET
2 75 (39.47%) ASP.NET
3 62 (32.63%) SOAP
4 60 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 56 (29.47%) Spring
6 55 (28.95%) RESTful
7 52 (27.37%) Web Services
7 52 (27.37%) REST
8 51 (26.84%) ASP.NET Web API
9 49 (25.79%) .NET Framework
10 44 (23.16%) Hibernate
11 41 (21.58%) CSS
12 40 (21.05%) WCF
13 38 (20.00%) JSON
14 31 (16.32%) XML
15 26 (13.68%) Spring MVC
16 24 (12.63%) HTML
16 24 (12.63%) MSMQ
17 23 (12.11%) jQuery
18 21 (11.05%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.84%) Mobile App
3 12 (6.32%) DTV
4 9 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.21%) Social Media
6 7 (3.68%) User Experience
7 6 (3.16%) iPad
7 6 (3.16%) Data Structures
7 6 (3.16%) 3D Graphics
7 6 (3.16%) iPhone
7 6 (3.16%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.11%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.58%) BBC
10 2 (1.05%) Wiki
11 1 (0.53%) Blog
11 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 37 (19.47%) Linux
2 10 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 7 (3.68%) Windows
4 5 (2.63%) UNIX
5 4 (2.11%) Fedora
5 4 (2.11%) CentOS
5 4 (2.11%) Android
6 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (83.68%) TDD
2 158 (83.16%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (49.47%) MVC
4 64 (33.68%) Web Application Development
5 61 (32.11%) Scrum
6 54 (28.42%) OO
7 45 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (22.63%) OOD
9 35 (18.42%) E-Commerce
10 29 (15.26%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (14.21%) Waterfall
12 24 (12.63%) Pair Programming
13 21 (11.05%) Open Source
13 21 (11.05%) Integration Testing
14 17 (8.95%) OOP
15 14 (7.37%) SDLC
15 14 (7.37%) Unit Testing
16 13 (6.84%) Software Engineering
16 13 (6.84%) Kanban
17 12 (6.32%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (57.37%) C#
2 100 (52.63%) Java
3 61 (32.11%) JavaScript
4 58 (30.53%) SQL
5 52 (27.37%) Ruby
6 20 (10.53%) PHP
7 15 (7.89%) C++
8 8 (4.21%) Objective-C
9 6 (3.16%) Python
9 6 (3.16%) PHP5
10 4 (2.11%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.58%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.05%) VB
12 2 (1.05%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.05%) Groovy
13 1 (0.53%) Perl
13 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (20.53%) Degree
2 6 (3.16%) ISEB
3 4 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.05%) HND
5 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (7.37%) Puppet
2 2 (1.05%) logstash
2 2 (1.05%) Graphite
Vendors
1 34 (17.89%) Oracle
2 22 (11.58%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.89%) Facebook
4 12 (6.32%) Apple
4 12 (6.32%) SAP
5 11 (5.79%) Google
6 6 (3.16%) Sencha
6 6 (3.16%) Appcelerator
6 6 (3.16%) Netbiscuits
6 6 (3.16%) Kony
6 6 (3.16%) hybris
6 6 (3.16%) Volantis
7 4 (2.11%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.58%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.05%) SOASTA, Inc
9 2 (1.05%) Sony
9 2 (1.05%) Terracotta
9 2 (1.05%) Zend
9 2 (1.05%) Yahoo!
10 1 (0.53%) Atlassian
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