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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 68 72 70
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing BDD 21 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.45% 2.09% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 2.76% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 17
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +16.66%
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
700 615 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.68% 75.74% 86.42%
Number of salaries quoted 616 587 695
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Southampton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 44 (97.78%) TDD
3 24 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (40.00%) Selenium
5 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
6 15 (33.33%) Regression Testing
6 15 (33.33%) System Testing
6 15 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (33.33%) Gherkin
6 15 (33.33%) User Stories
7 14 (31.11%) AngularJS
7 14 (31.11%) HTML5
7 14 (31.11%) HTML
7 14 (31.11%) CSS
8 13 (28.89%) Node.js
8 13 (28.89%) CSS3
9 12 (26.67%) Web Services
9 12 (26.67%) Automation Testing
10 11 (24.44%) KnockoutJS
10 11 (24.44%) Cucumber
10 11 (24.44%) QA
10 11 (24.44%) Web Development
11 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
11 10 (22.22%) PHP
11 10 (22.22%) Mobile App
12 9 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
12 9 (20.00%) Web Testing
12 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
12 9 (20.00%) JIRA
13 8 (17.78%) Penetration Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 13 (28.89%) Node.js
2 2 (4.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) MySQL
3 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.44%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 18 (40.00%) Selenium
2 11 (24.44%) Cucumber
3 9 (20.00%) JIRA
3 9 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (17.78%) LoadRunner
4 8 (17.78%) Maven
4 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
4 8 (17.78%) Selenium IDE
5 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
6 6 (13.33%) Behat
6 6 (13.33%) Ant
7 4 (8.89%) Bitbucket
8 3 (6.67%) PHPUnit
8 3 (6.67%) NUnit
9 2 (4.44%) FitNesse
9 2 (4.44%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (4.44%) Moq
9 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
9 2 (4.44%) RSpec
10 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.67%) Multimedia
2 2 (4.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Developer
2 14 (31.11%) Graduate
3 11 (24.44%) Graduate Developer
4 10 (22.22%) Web Developer
5 9 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 9 (20.00%) Graduate Web Developer
5 9 (20.00%) Graduate Software Developer
6 8 (17.78%) Senior Test Engineer
6 8 (17.78%) Test Analyst
6 8 (17.78%) Analyst
6 8 (17.78%) Test Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
9 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
10 2 (4.44%) PHP Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Graduate Programmer
10 2 (4.44%) Software Consultant
10 2 (4.44%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 14 (31.11%) AngularJS
2 14 (31.11%) HTML
2 14 (31.11%) CSS
2 14 (31.11%) HTML5
3 13 (28.89%) CSS3
4 12 (26.67%) Web Services
5 11 (24.44%) KnockoutJS
6 8 (17.78%) .NET
7 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
8 4 (8.89%) RESTful
9 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (4.44%) WCF
10 2 (4.44%) LINQ
10 2 (4.44%) jQuery
10 2 (4.44%) SOAP
10 2 (4.44%) LAMP
10 2 (4.44%) Ajax
10 2 (4.44%) NHibernate
10 2 (4.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.44%) Kindle
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Open Source
3 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.22%) Physics
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (97.78%) TDD
3 24 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (33.33%) System Testing
4 15 (33.33%) User Stories
4 15 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 15 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (26.67%) Automation Testing
6 11 (24.44%) Web Development
7 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
8 9 (20.00%) Web Testing
8 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 8 (17.78%) Scrum
9 8 (17.78%) Test Management
9 8 (17.78%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (17.78%) Automated Testing
9 8 (17.78%) Test Strategy
9 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
10 6 (13.33%) Coaching
10 6 (13.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
2 10 (22.22%) PHP
3 8 (17.78%) Python
4 7 (15.56%) C#
5 4 (8.89%) SQL
6 3 (6.67%) Java
7 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.44%) MATLAB
7 2 (4.44%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.44%) PHP5
7 2 (4.44%) R
8 1 (2.22%) C
8 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) PhD
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Puppet
1 2 (4.44%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
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