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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 59 39 75
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +36
Permanent jobs citing BDD 33 41 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.43% 4.71% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.16% 5.59% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 26 38 4
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £22,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
793 733 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.52% 84.16% 74.40%
Number of salaries quoted 633 636 519
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 6 March 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Southampton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 52 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (87.04%) TDD
3 36 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (53.70%) Software Engineering
5 26 (48.15%) Jenkins
6 23 (42.59%) Linux
7 21 (38.89%) Scrum
8 20 (37.04%) Java
9 18 (33.33%) C#
9 18 (33.33%) RESTful
10 17 (31.48%) Oracle
10 17 (31.48%) OO
11 15 (27.78%) Ruby
12 14 (25.93%) JSON
12 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
12 14 (25.93%) AngularJS
13 13 (24.07%) Ember.js
13 13 (24.07%) HTML
13 13 (24.07%) CSS
13 13 (24.07%) XML
13 13 (24.07%) Python
13 13 (24.07%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (24.07%) HTML5
13 13 (24.07%) Cucumber
13 13 (24.07%) CSS3
14 12 (22.22%) Backbone.js
15 11 (20.37%) UNIX
16 10 (18.52%) ISO 9001
16 10 (18.52%) .NET
16 10 (18.52%) MVC

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 6 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (9.26%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.26%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.11%) MySQL
4 4 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (3.70%) Redis
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (48.15%) Jenkins
2 13 (24.07%) Cucumber
3 9 (16.67%) Grunt
3 9 (16.67%) Maven
4 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 6 (11.11%) RSpec
5 5 (9.26%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (9.26%) Moq
5 5 (9.26%) NUnit
6 4 (7.41%) JIRA
6 4 (7.41%) Selenium
6 4 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (7.41%) LoadRunner
7 3 (5.56%) Ant
7 3 (5.56%) Bitbucket
8 2 (3.70%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (1.85%) Gradle
9 1 (1.85%) JUnit
9 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 5 (9.26%) Games
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 34 (62.96%) Developer
2 12 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) Senior Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Lead Developer
4 9 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Lead Java Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Support Technician
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Database Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) RESTful
2 14 (25.93%) AngularJS
2 14 (25.93%) JSON
3 13 (24.07%) HTML
3 13 (24.07%) CSS
3 13 (24.07%) XML
3 13 (24.07%) Ember.js
3 13 (24.07%) HTML5
3 13 (24.07%) CSS3
4 12 (22.22%) Backbone.js
5 10 (18.52%) jQuery
5 10 (18.52%) Sass
5 10 (18.52%) .NET
5 10 (18.52%) Ajax
6 8 (14.81%) Web Services
6 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET
7 7 (12.96%) SOAP
7 7 (12.96%) Spring
8 6 (11.11%) Java EE
8 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Kindle
2 8 (14.81%) Open Source
3 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (42.59%) Linux
2 11 (20.37%) UNIX
3 2 (3.70%) Solaris
4 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (87.04%) TDD
3 36 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (53.70%) Software Engineering
5 21 (38.89%) Scrum
6 17 (31.48%) OO
7 10 (18.52%) MVC
7 10 (18.52%) Automated Testing
7 10 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (12.96%) Web Application Development
9 7 (12.96%) Pair Programming
9 7 (12.96%) Web Design
9 7 (12.96%) DevOps
10 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 6 (11.11%) Kanban
11 5 (9.26%) Test Management
11 5 (9.26%) Coaching
12 4 (7.41%) User Stories
12 4 (7.41%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) Java
2 18 (33.33%) C#
3 15 (27.78%) Ruby
4 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
5 13 (24.07%) Python
6 8 (14.81%) SQL
7 6 (11.11%) PL/SQL
8 5 (9.26%) PHP
9 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) VCP4
3 1 (1.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) ISO 9001
2 5 (9.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (3.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (3.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Oracle
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
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