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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 71 81 80
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 12 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.40% 1.68% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 2.25% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 4
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
697 666 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.52% 74.58% 82.83%
Number of salaries quoted 616 631 674
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 August 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Southampton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 40 (95.24%) TDD
2 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (54.76%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (52.38%) JavaScript
5 21 (50.00%) HTML
6 20 (47.62%) CSS
6 20 (47.62%) HTML5
6 20 (47.62%) AngularJS
7 19 (45.24%) Node.js
7 19 (45.24%) CSS3
8 17 (40.48%) KnockoutJS
9 16 (38.10%) Selenium
10 13 (30.95%) Web Development
11 12 (28.57%) Regression Testing
11 12 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (28.57%) System Testing
11 12 (28.57%) Gherkin
11 12 (28.57%) User Stories
12 11 (26.19%) Scrum
13 10 (23.81%) Unit Testing
14 9 (21.43%) Web Services
14 9 (21.43%) Automated Testing
14 9 (21.43%) Automation Testing
15 8 (19.05%) PHP
15 8 (19.05%) Maven
15 8 (19.05%) QA
15 8 (19.05%) Cucumber
15 8 (19.05%) Test Strategy
15 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
16 7 (16.67%) .NET

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 19 (45.24%) Node.js
2 3 (7.14%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Selenium
2 8 (19.05%) Maven
2 8 (19.05%) Cucumber
2 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 6 (14.29%) JIRA
3 6 (14.29%) Ant
3 6 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (14.29%) Behat
4 5 (11.90%) LoadRunner
4 5 (11.90%) Selenium IDE
5 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
5 4 (9.52%) PHPUnit
6 2 (4.76%) RSpec
6 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.76%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.38%) NUnit
7 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.14%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Developer
2 16 (38.10%) Graduate
3 14 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 13 (30.95%) Graduate Developer
5 11 (26.19%) Graduate Web Developer
6 9 (21.43%) Graduate Software Developer
6 9 (21.43%) Software Developer
7 8 (19.05%) Test Engineer
7 8 (19.05%) Senior Test Engineer
8 5 (11.90%) Analyst
8 5 (11.90%) Test Analyst
9 4 (9.52%) Senior Developer
10 3 (7.14%) PHP Developer
11 2 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
11 2 (4.76%) Programmer
11 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
11 2 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (4.76%) Graduate Programmer
11 2 (4.76%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (50.00%) HTML
2 20 (47.62%) CSS
2 20 (47.62%) HTML5
2 20 (47.62%) AngularJS
3 19 (45.24%) CSS3
4 17 (40.48%) KnockoutJS
5 12 (28.57%) Gherkin
6 9 (21.43%) Web Services
7 7 (16.67%) .NET
8 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
9 3 (7.14%) LAMP
9 3 (7.14%) Ajax
9 3 (7.14%) jQuery
10 2 (4.76%) Ember.js
11 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (2.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.76%) Kindle
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Open Source
3 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.38%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Android
2 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (95.24%) TDD
2 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (54.76%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (30.95%) Web Development
5 12 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 12 (28.57%) System Testing
5 12 (28.57%) User Stories
6 11 (26.19%) Scrum
7 10 (23.81%) Unit Testing
8 9 (21.43%) Automated Testing
8 9 (21.43%) Automation Testing
9 8 (19.05%) Test Strategy
10 6 (14.29%) Web Testing
11 5 (11.90%) Test Management
11 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
11 5 (11.90%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (11.90%) MVC
12 4 (9.52%) OOP
13 3 (7.14%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) JavaScript
2 8 (19.05%) PHP
3 5 (11.90%) Python
4 4 (9.52%) C#
5 3 (7.14%) SQL
6 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.76%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.76%) PHP5
6 2 (4.76%) R
6 2 (4.76%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) Java
7 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) PhD
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Puppet
1 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
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