The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 55 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 32 31 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.52% 3.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.23% 3.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 32 30 0
Average salary £35,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
BDD
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
757 788 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 83.37% 83.65% 82.12%
Number of salaries quoted 595 678 610
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

BDD
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Southampton region.

BDD Salary Trend in Southampton

BDD
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Southampton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 54 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (83.33%) TDD
3 45 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (65.00%) Software Engineering
5 37 (61.67%) Jenkins
6 32 (53.33%) Linux
7 26 (43.33%) Java
8 23 (38.33%) OO
9 22 (36.67%) JavaScript
10 21 (35.00%) HTML
10 21 (35.00%) CSS
10 21 (35.00%) RESTful
11 20 (33.33%) Scrum
12 19 (31.67%) HTML5
12 19 (31.67%) XML
12 19 (31.67%) UNIX
12 19 (31.67%) Oracle
12 19 (31.67%) AngularJS
12 19 (31.67%) CSS3
13 17 (28.33%) Maven
13 17 (28.33%) Ruby
13 17 (28.33%) JSON
14 16 (26.67%) Ajax
14 16 (26.67%) jQuery
14 16 (26.67%) C#
14 16 (26.67%) ISO 9001
14 16 (26.67%) Ember.js
15 15 (25.00%) Sass
15 15 (25.00%) Backbone.js
15 15 (25.00%) Python

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 9 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 8 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.33%) Node.js
4 4 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (5.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (10.00%) MySQL
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (3.33%) Redis
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 37 (61.67%) Jenkins
2 17 (28.33%) Maven
3 15 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 12 (20.00%) Grunt
5 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (11.67%) Subversion
7 6 (10.00%) RSpec
8 4 (6.67%) JUnit
8 4 (6.67%) Eclipse
8 4 (6.67%) Gradle
9 3 (5.00%) Ant
10 2 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (3.33%) JIRA
10 2 (3.33%) Selenium
11 1 (1.67%) JSUnit
11 1 (1.67%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.67%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 37 (61.67%) Developer
2 15 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 11 (18.33%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.33%) Front-End Developer
4 10 (16.67%) Lead Developer
5 8 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 7 (11.67%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Web Developer
7 5 (8.33%) .NET Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Support Technician
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Front-End Web Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Senior Data Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Senior Architect
10 2 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.33%) WPF Developer
10 2 (3.33%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.00%) HTML
1 21 (35.00%) CSS
1 21 (35.00%) RESTful
2 19 (31.67%) HTML5
2 19 (31.67%) CSS3
2 19 (31.67%) AngularJS
2 19 (31.67%) XML
3 17 (28.33%) JSON
4 16 (26.67%) jQuery
4 16 (26.67%) Ember.js
4 16 (26.67%) Ajax
5 15 (25.00%) Sass
5 15 (25.00%) Backbone.js
6 14 (23.33%) Spring
7 10 (16.67%) Web Services
8 8 (13.33%) SOAP
8 8 (13.33%) Java EE
8 8 (13.33%) Hibernate
9 5 (8.33%) .NET
10 4 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Kindle
2 10 (16.67%) Open Source
3 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Wiki
6 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (53.33%) Linux
2 19 (31.67%) UNIX
3 2 (3.33%) Windows
3 2 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (83.33%) TDD
3 45 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (65.00%) Software Engineering
5 23 (38.33%) OO
6 20 (33.33%) Scrum
7 12 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 12 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 10 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (13.33%) Pair Programming
10 8 (13.33%) DevOps
11 7 (11.67%) Web Design
11 7 (11.67%) MVC
12 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
13 5 (8.33%) OOP
14 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
14 3 (5.00%) OOD
14 3 (5.00%) Change Control
14 3 (5.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (43.33%) Java
2 22 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 17 (28.33%) Ruby
4 16 (26.67%) C#
5 15 (25.00%) Python
6 11 (18.33%) SQL
7 9 (15.00%) PL/SQL
8 8 (13.33%) PHP
9 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (26.67%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (3.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 19 (31.67%) Oracle
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) SAP
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