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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 59 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Permanent jobs citing BDD 24 29 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.97% 3.32% 4.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 4.05% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 22 29 34
Average salary £46,250 £34,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.02% -24.44%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
666 716 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.53% 81.92% 72.99%
Number of salaries quoted 549 621 561
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 18 December 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Southampton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 45 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (93.33%) TDD
3 20 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (35.56%) Selenium
4 16 (35.56%) Linux
5 15 (33.33%) Scrum
5 15 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 15 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 14 (31.11%) System Testing
6 14 (31.11%) Regression Testing
7 13 (28.89%) Python
7 13 (28.89%) C#
7 13 (28.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (28.89%) Gherkin
7 13 (28.89%) Automation Testing
7 13 (28.89%) User Stories
8 12 (26.67%) Jenkins
8 12 (26.67%) Test Management
8 12 (26.67%) Java
8 12 (26.67%) PHP
8 12 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
9 11 (24.44%) LoadRunner
9 11 (24.44%) .NET
9 11 (24.44%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
9 11 (24.44%) Web Testing
9 11 (24.44%) QA
9 11 (24.44%) JIRA
9 11 (24.44%) Mobile App
9 11 (24.44%) Mentoring

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 6 (13.33%) WebLogic
1 6 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (8.89%) Node.js
3 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.89%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.44%) Redis
5 2 (4.44%) MySQL
6 1 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Selenium
2 15 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 12 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (26.67%) Jenkins
4 11 (24.44%) LoadRunner
4 11 (24.44%) JIRA
4 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
5 9 (20.00%) Maven
5 9 (20.00%) Selenium IDE
6 5 (11.11%) NUnit
6 5 (11.11%) Ant
6 5 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (11.11%) Moq
6 5 (11.11%) Bitbucket
7 4 (8.89%) RSpec
8 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
8 2 (4.44%) Behat
8 2 (4.44%) FitNesse
9 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Senior Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Software Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Test Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Lead Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
10 2 (4.44%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 2 (4.44%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Software Consultant
10 2 (4.44%) Lead Java Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Consultant
10 2 (4.44%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) Gherkin
2 11 (24.44%) .NET
3 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (17.78%) Web Services
4 8 (17.78%) RESTful
5 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 5 (11.11%) HTML5
6 5 (11.11%) LINQ
6 5 (11.11%) HTML
6 5 (11.11%) SOAP
6 5 (11.11%) CSS
6 5 (11.11%) NHibernate
6 5 (11.11%) Java EE
6 5 (11.11%) WCF
7 4 (8.89%) JSON
7 4 (8.89%) CSS3
7 4 (8.89%) Backbone.js
7 4 (8.89%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.89%) Kindle
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.44%) Open Source
5 1 (2.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (93.33%) TDD
3 20 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (33.33%) Scrum
4 15 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 14 (31.11%) Regression Testing
5 14 (31.11%) System Testing
6 13 (28.89%) User Stories
6 13 (28.89%) Automation Testing
6 13 (28.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (26.67%) Test Management
8 11 (24.44%) Web Testing
8 11 (24.44%) Mentoring
8 11 (24.44%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (22.22%) MVC
9 10 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (15.56%) Coaching
11 6 (13.33%) Test Strategy
11 6 (13.33%) Kanban
11 6 (13.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) C#
1 13 (28.89%) Python
2 12 (26.67%) Java
2 12 (26.67%) PHP
3 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.33%) SQL
3 6 (13.33%) Ruby
4 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.44%) Objective-C
4 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) QA
2 4 (8.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Puppet
1 2 (4.44%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
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