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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 57 63 87
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +24
Permanent jobs citing BDD 25 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.30% 2.62% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.07% 3.18% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 25 23 1
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -45.00%
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
614 724 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.11% 82.55% 79.54%
Number of salaries quoted 498 646 646
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 2 July 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Southampton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 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 53 (91.38%) TDD
2 52 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (72.41%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (60.34%) Linux
5 33 (56.90%) Jenkins
6 29 (50.00%) Software Engineering
7 23 (39.66%) CSS
7 23 (39.66%) HTML
7 23 (39.66%) JavaScript
8 22 (37.93%) Java
9 21 (36.21%) UNIX
9 21 (36.21%) OO
10 20 (34.48%) XML
11 19 (32.76%) Maven
12 17 (29.31%) Spring
12 17 (29.31%) HTML5
12 17 (29.31%) AngularJS
12 17 (29.31%) CSS3
13 16 (27.59%) Sass
13 16 (27.59%) Cucumber
13 16 (27.59%) RESTful
13 16 (27.59%) jQuery
13 16 (27.59%) Ajax
13 16 (27.59%) C#
13 16 (27.59%) Finance
14 15 (25.86%) Python
15 14 (24.14%) PHP
15 14 (24.14%) Scrum
15 14 (24.14%) ISO 9001
16 13 (22.41%) SQL

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 6 (10.34%) Apache
2 5 (8.62%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.90%) CMS
4 3 (5.17%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (1.72%) Node.js
5 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.17%) MySQL
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 33 (56.90%) Jenkins
2 19 (32.76%) Maven
3 16 (27.59%) Cucumber
4 10 (17.24%) Git (software)
4 10 (17.24%) Grunt
4 10 (17.24%) Subversion
5 6 (10.34%) HP UFT
5 6 (10.34%) JIRA
5 6 (10.34%) Selenium
6 4 (6.90%) JUnit
6 4 (6.90%) Eclipse
6 4 (6.90%) Gradle
7 3 (5.17%) PHPUnit
8 2 (3.45%) RSpec
9 1 (1.72%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.72%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.72%) JSUnit
General
1 16 (27.59%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Games
2 1 (1.72%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 38 (65.52%) Developer
2 14 (24.14%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.52%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (13.79%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Test Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Test Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Technical Leader
8 3 (5.17%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Front-End Web Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (39.66%) HTML
1 23 (39.66%) CSS
2 20 (34.48%) XML
3 17 (29.31%) Spring
3 17 (29.31%) HTML5
3 17 (29.31%) CSS3
3 17 (29.31%) AngularJS
4 16 (27.59%) Sass
4 16 (27.59%) RESTful
4 16 (27.59%) jQuery
4 16 (27.59%) Ajax
5 11 (18.97%) JSON
5 11 (18.97%) Ember.js
6 10 (17.24%) Backbone.js
7 9 (15.52%) Web Services
7 9 (15.52%) .NET
8 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
8 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (12.07%) FIX Protocol
9 7 (12.07%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Kindle
2 10 (17.24%) Computer Science
3 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (60.34%) Linux
2 21 (36.21%) UNIX
3 2 (3.45%) Windows
3 2 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (91.38%) TDD
2 52 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (72.41%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 21 (36.21%) OO
6 14 (24.14%) Scrum
7 12 (20.69%) MVC
7 12 (20.69%) Unit Testing
8 10 (17.24%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (15.52%) Automated Testing
10 8 (13.79%) Open Source
10 8 (13.79%) SDLC
11 6 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (10.34%) User Stories
11 6 (10.34%) Automation Testing
11 6 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (10.34%) Change Control
11 6 (10.34%) Test Management
11 6 (10.34%) Regression Testing
11 6 (10.34%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 23 (39.66%) JavaScript
2 22 (37.93%) Java
3 16 (27.59%) C#
4 15 (25.86%) Python
5 14 (24.14%) PHP
6 13 (22.41%) SQL
7 11 (18.97%) PL/SQL
8 8 (13.79%) Ruby
9 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.14%) ISO 9001
2 6 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (3.45%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Oracle
2 4 (6.90%) EPiServer
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) Zend
4 2 (3.45%) SAP
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + extensive benefits
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Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
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