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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 40 72 80
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +8
Permanent jobs citing BDD 39 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.65% 1.54% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.88% 1.85% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 39 13 15
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,400 £48,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% +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
567 703 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.17% 83.10% 77.61%
Number of salaries quoted 507 624 649
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 August 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Southampton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 66 (95.65%) TDD
2 62 (89.86%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (49.28%) Linux
4 33 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (42.03%) C#
6 27 (39.13%) Jenkins
7 24 (34.78%) SQL
7 24 (34.78%) Scrum
7 24 (34.78%) Software Engineering
8 23 (33.33%) Maven
8 23 (33.33%) Java
9 19 (27.54%) JavaScript
9 19 (27.54%) HTML
9 19 (27.54%) CSS
9 19 (27.54%) OO
9 19 (27.54%) MVC
9 19 (27.54%) Selenium
10 18 (26.09%) UNIX
10 18 (26.09%) Cucumber
11 17 (24.64%) .NET
11 17 (24.64%) Finance
11 17 (24.64%) Spring
12 16 (23.19%) Unit Testing
12 16 (23.19%) PHP
13 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET
13 15 (21.74%) XML
13 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
15 13 (18.84%) jQuery

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (13.04%) Apache
2 4 (5.80%) CMS
3 3 (4.35%) EPiServer CMS
3 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.90%) IIS
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (39.13%) Jenkins
2 23 (33.33%) Maven
3 19 (27.54%) Selenium
4 18 (26.09%) Cucumber
5 11 (15.94%) HP UFT
5 11 (15.94%) JIRA
6 10 (14.49%) Git (software)
6 10 (14.49%) Subversion
7 7 (10.14%) SoapUI
8 4 (5.80%) PHPUnit
9 3 (4.35%) Grunt
9 3 (4.35%) Gradle
9 3 (4.35%) WebDriver
9 3 (4.35%) JUnit
9 3 (4.35%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.45%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.45%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.45%) Moq
10 1 (1.45%) JMeter
10 1 (1.45%) JSUnit
General
1 17 (24.64%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Games
3 3 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (57.97%) Developer
2 17 (24.64%) Java Developer
3 13 (18.84%) Test Engineer
4 12 (17.39%) Analyst
4 12 (17.39%) Test Analyst
5 10 (14.49%) Software Engineer
6 9 (13.04%) .NET Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Software Test Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Web Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Technical Leader
9 4 (5.80%) Junior Developer
9 4 (5.80%) PHP Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Junior Java Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Junior
9 4 (5.80%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.80%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Architect
10 3 (4.35%) C# Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.54%) HTML
1 19 (27.54%) CSS
2 17 (24.64%) .NET
2 17 (24.64%) Spring
3 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET
3 15 (21.74%) XML
3 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (18.84%) jQuery
5 12 (17.39%) HTML5
5 12 (17.39%) CSS3
5 12 (17.39%) Gherkin
6 11 (15.94%) AngularJS
6 11 (15.94%) Sass
7 10 (14.49%) FIX Protocol
7 10 (14.49%) Ajax
7 10 (14.49%) Web Services
8 8 (11.59%) RESTful
9 7 (10.14%) LAMP
9 7 (10.14%) .NET Framework
10 6 (8.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (18.84%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.25%) Kindle
4 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (49.28%) Linux
2 18 (26.09%) UNIX
3 11 (15.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (95.65%) TDD
2 62 (89.86%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (34.78%) Scrum
4 24 (34.78%) Software Engineering
5 19 (27.54%) OO
5 19 (27.54%) MVC
6 16 (23.19%) Unit Testing
7 12 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (17.39%) SDLC
8 11 (15.94%) User Stories
8 11 (15.94%) Automation Testing
8 11 (15.94%) Regression Testing
8 11 (15.94%) Test Management
9 8 (11.59%) Test Scripting
10 7 (10.14%) Change Control
10 7 (10.14%) OOP
10 7 (10.14%) Software Testing
11 6 (8.70%) Domain-Driven Design
11 6 (8.70%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.03%) C#
2 24 (34.78%) SQL
3 23 (33.33%) Java
4 19 (27.54%) JavaScript
5 16 (23.19%) PHP
6 12 (17.39%) PL/SQL
6 12 (17.39%) T-SQL
6 12 (17.39%) Python
7 5 (7.25%) Ruby
8 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) Degree
2 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.25%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.80%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.84%) QA
2 7 (10.14%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle
3 4 (5.80%) EPiServer
3 4 (5.80%) Zend
4 2 (2.90%) SAP
Southampton, Hampshire
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + exceptional benefits package!!!
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Parkway , Hampshire
PS Computer
Salary: £38k + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + exceptional benefits package!!!
Posted: 20 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + exceptional benefits package!!!
Posted: 20 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £36000 - £38200 per annum + exceptional benefits package!!!
Posted: 20 days ago
Southampton
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago