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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 35 65 45
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -20
Permanent jobs citing BDD 52 26 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.83% 2.89% 4.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% 3.36% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 49 19 41
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
624 773 756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.00% 85.98% 84.75%
Number of salaries quoted 574 626 649
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Southampton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 87 (92.55%) TDD
2 73 (77.66%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (52.13%) C#
4 48 (51.06%) JavaScript
5 44 (46.81%) HTML
6 43 (45.74%) CSS
7 36 (38.30%) Scrum
8 33 (35.11%) .NET
8 33 (35.11%) MVC
9 30 (31.91%) jQuery
9 30 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (28.72%) Java
11 25 (26.60%) ASP.NET
12 24 (25.53%) SQL
13 23 (24.47%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (23.40%) Selenium
15 21 (22.34%) Git (software)
15 21 (22.34%) Jenkins
15 21 (22.34%) Mentoring
16 20 (21.28%) SDLC
16 20 (21.28%) HTML5
16 20 (21.28%) Cucumber
16 20 (21.28%) CSS3
16 20 (21.28%) Software Engineering
17 19 (20.21%) Maven
17 19 (20.21%) Sass
18 16 (17.02%) RESTful
18 16 (17.02%) Unit Testing
19 15 (15.96%) Web Services
20 14 (14.89%) Finance

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (10.64%) Apache
2 6 (6.38%) CMS
3 5 (5.32%) JBoss
3 5 (5.32%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.26%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (4.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (4.26%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.19%) IIS
6 1 (1.06%) Confluence
6 1 (1.06%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) Extranet
1 5 (5.32%) Intranet
2 3 (3.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.38%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.32%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.32%) MySQL
4 3 (3.19%) Big Data
5 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.06%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 22 (23.40%) Selenium
2 21 (22.34%) Git (software)
2 21 (22.34%) Jenkins
3 20 (21.28%) Cucumber
4 19 (20.21%) Maven
5 12 (12.77%) WebDriver
6 10 (10.64%) SoapUI
7 9 (9.57%) NUnit
8 7 (7.45%) Bower
8 7 (7.45%) Grunt
8 7 (7.45%) JIRA
8 7 (7.45%) SpecFlow
9 6 (6.38%) HP UFT
9 6 (6.38%) Subversion
10 4 (4.26%) Mockito
10 4 (4.26%) PHPUnit
11 2 (2.13%) JMeter
11 2 (2.13%) JUnit
11 2 (2.13%) LoadRunner
11 2 (2.13%) RSpec
General
1 14 (14.89%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Marketing
3 5 (5.32%) Back Office
4 3 (3.19%) Retail
5 2 (2.13%) Games
5 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.06%) Banking
6 1 (1.06%) Electronics
6 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 67 (71.28%) Developer
2 20 (21.28%) Senior Developer
3 19 (20.21%) Web Developer
4 17 (18.09%) Java Developer
5 13 (13.83%) .NET Developer
6 12 (12.77%) Architect
7 11 (11.70%) Analyst
8 9 (9.57%) C# Developer
8 9 (9.57%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (9.57%) Test Analyst
9 8 (8.51%) Agile Developer
9 8 (8.51%) Senior Web Developer
10 7 (7.45%) Developer in Test
10 7 (7.45%) HTML Developer
10 7 (7.45%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (6.38%) HTML CSS Developer
11 6 (6.38%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (6.38%) PHP Developer
12 5 (5.32%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (46.81%) HTML
2 43 (45.74%) CSS
3 33 (35.11%) .NET
4 30 (31.91%) jQuery
5 25 (26.60%) ASP.NET
6 23 (24.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (21.28%) CSS3
7 20 (21.28%) HTML5
8 19 (20.21%) Sass
9 16 (17.02%) RESTful
10 15 (15.96%) Web Services
11 14 (14.89%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (14.89%) JSON
12 12 (12.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (9.57%) AngularJS
13 9 (9.57%) Spring
13 9 (9.57%) XML
14 8 (8.51%) Ajax
15 6 (6.38%) .NET Framework
15 6 (6.38%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (9.57%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.51%) Client/Server
3 8 (8.51%) User Experience
4 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.45%) N-Tier
5 5 (5.32%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.19%) Fintech
7 1 (1.06%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.77%) Linux
1 12 (12.77%) Windows
2 4 (4.26%) Unix
3 3 (3.19%) CentOS
3 3 (3.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (92.55%) TDD
2 73 (77.66%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (38.30%) Scrum
4 33 (35.11%) MVC
5 30 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (22.34%) Mentoring
7 20 (21.28%) SDLC
7 20 (21.28%) Software Engineering
8 16 (17.02%) Unit Testing
9 13 (13.83%) Coaching
10 12 (12.77%) Automated Testing
11 11 (11.70%) OO
12 10 (10.64%) Test Scripting
13 8 (8.51%) API Design
13 8 (8.51%) Kanban
14 7 (7.45%) Event-Driven Architecture
14 7 (7.45%) User Stories
15 6 (6.38%) Automation Testing
15 6 (6.38%) Test Management
15 6 (6.38%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 49 (52.13%) C#
2 48 (51.06%) JavaScript
3 27 (28.72%) Java
4 24 (25.53%) SQL
5 12 (12.77%) Ruby
6 11 (11.70%) PHP
7 6 (6.38%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.32%) VB.NET
9 4 (4.26%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) Degree
2 6 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.32%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.26%) ISEB
5 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.83%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Docker
1 1 (1.06%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 6 (6.38%) EPiServer
1 6 (6.38%) Microsoft
1 6 (6.38%) Oracle
2 4 (4.26%) Zend
3 1 (1.06%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.06%) SAP
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