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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 50 69 77
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +8
Permanent jobs citing BDD 32 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.48% 2.32% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.51% 2.78% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 32 20 10
Average salary £32,500 £41,250 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.21% -19.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,750 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
581 719 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.37% 83.41% 77.01%
Number of salaries quoted 492 633 657
Average salary £42,500 £40,325 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.39% +7.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Southampton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 62 (95.38%) TDD
2 59 (90.77%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (58.46%) Linux
5 31 (47.69%) Jenkins
6 26 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 22 (33.85%) OO
7 22 (33.85%) Java
8 21 (32.31%) JavaScript
8 21 (32.31%) C#
8 21 (32.31%) HTML
8 21 (32.31%) CSS
8 21 (32.31%) Maven
9 20 (30.77%) UNIX
10 19 (29.23%) XML
11 18 (27.69%) Finance
11 18 (27.69%) Scrum
11 18 (27.69%) Spring
12 17 (26.15%) SQL
12 17 (26.15%) Cucumber
13 16 (24.62%) PHP
14 15 (23.08%) Ajax
14 15 (23.08%) Unit Testing
14 15 (23.08%) jQuery
14 15 (23.08%) MVC
14 15 (23.08%) HTML5
14 15 (23.08%) CSS3
15 14 (21.54%) AngularJS
15 14 (21.54%) Sass
15 14 (21.54%) Python

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (10.77%) Apache
2 4 (6.15%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.15%) CMS
3 3 (4.62%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.08%) MySQL
3 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 31 (47.69%) Jenkins
2 21 (32.31%) Maven
3 17 (26.15%) Cucumber
4 12 (18.46%) Selenium
5 11 (16.92%) Subversion
5 11 (16.92%) Git (software)
6 9 (13.85%) HP UFT
6 9 (13.85%) JIRA
7 8 (12.31%) Grunt
8 4 (6.15%) PHPUnit
8 4 (6.15%) JUnit
8 4 (6.15%) Eclipse
8 4 (6.15%) Gradle
9 3 (4.62%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.54%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.54%) JSUnit
General
1 18 (27.69%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (63.08%) Developer
2 16 (24.62%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.85%) Test Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) Analyst
3 9 (13.85%) Test Analyst
4 8 (12.31%) .NET Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Senior Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Technical Leader
7 5 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Junior
8 4 (6.15%) Junior Developer
8 4 (6.15%) PHP Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Junior Java Developer
8 4 (6.15%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.31%) HTML
1 21 (32.31%) CSS
2 19 (29.23%) XML
3 18 (27.69%) Spring
4 15 (23.08%) Ajax
4 15 (23.08%) jQuery
4 15 (23.08%) HTML5
4 15 (23.08%) CSS3
5 14 (21.54%) Sass
5 14 (21.54%) AngularJS
6 12 (18.46%) RESTful
6 12 (18.46%) .NET
7 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET
7 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (15.38%) Web Services
9 9 (13.85%) FIX Protocol
9 9 (13.85%) Gherkin
10 8 (12.31%) Ember.js
10 8 (12.31%) Backbone.js
10 8 (12.31%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Computer Science
1 12 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (16.92%) Kindle
3 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (58.46%) Linux
2 20 (30.77%) UNIX
3 5 (7.69%) Windows
4 2 (3.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (95.38%) TDD
2 59 (90.77%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 22 (33.85%) OO
6 18 (27.69%) Scrum
7 15 (23.08%) MVC
7 15 (23.08%) Unit Testing
8 10 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (15.38%) SDLC
9 9 (13.85%) User Stories
9 9 (13.85%) Automation Testing
9 9 (13.85%) Test Management
9 9 (13.85%) Regression Testing
10 8 (12.31%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (10.77%) OOP
11 7 (10.77%) Open Source
11 7 (10.77%) Change Control
12 6 (9.23%) Automated Testing
13 5 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.85%) Java
2 21 (32.31%) JavaScript
2 21 (32.31%) C#
3 17 (26.15%) SQL
4 16 (24.62%) PHP
5 14 (21.54%) Python
6 11 (16.92%) PL/SQL
7 6 (9.23%) T-SQL
7 6 (9.23%) Ruby
8 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) ISEB
4 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 9 (13.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (3.08%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) Oracle
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.15%) Zend
3 4 (6.15%) EPiServer
4 2 (3.08%) SAP
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