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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 54 57 81
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +24
Permanent jobs citing BDD 30 29 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.92% 3.22% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.67% 3.83% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 30 29 0
Average salary £34,500 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.45% -
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
642 758 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 83.92% 84.04% 81.33%
Number of salaries quoted 489 662 616
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £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 29 May 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Southampton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 57 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (85.71%) TDD
3 47 (74.60%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (65.08%) Software Engineering
5 38 (60.32%) Jenkins
6 37 (58.73%) Linux
7 29 (46.03%) Java
8 23 (36.51%) OO
9 22 (34.92%) XML
9 22 (34.92%) UNIX
10 21 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 21 (33.33%) RESTful
11 20 (31.75%) HTML
11 20 (31.75%) Oracle
11 20 (31.75%) CSS
11 20 (31.75%) Scrum
12 19 (30.16%) Cucumber
13 18 (28.57%) Maven
13 18 (28.57%) Python
13 18 (28.57%) AngularJS
14 17 (26.98%) C#
14 17 (26.98%) Ruby
14 17 (26.98%) Spring
15 16 (25.40%) JSON
15 16 (25.40%) CSS3
15 16 (25.40%) ISO 9001
15 16 (25.40%) HTML5
16 15 (23.81%) Sass
16 15 (23.81%) jQuery
16 15 (23.81%) Ajax

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 8 (12.70%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.94%) Apache TomEE
4 3 (4.76%) Apache
5 2 (3.17%) CMS
5 2 (3.17%) Node.js
6 1 (1.59%) EPiServer CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (9.52%) MySQL
3 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 38 (60.32%) Jenkins
2 19 (30.16%) Cucumber
3 18 (28.57%) Maven
4 12 (19.05%) Grunt
5 7 (11.11%) Subversion
5 7 (11.11%) Git (software)
6 6 (9.52%) RSpec
7 5 (7.94%) JIRA
7 5 (7.94%) Selenium
7 5 (7.94%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (6.35%) Eclipse
8 4 (6.35%) JUnit
8 4 (6.35%) Gradle
9 1 (1.59%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.59%) JSUnit
9 1 (1.59%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (17.46%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 37 (58.73%) Developer
2 15 (23.81%) Software Engineer
3 14 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 11 (17.46%) Front-End Developer
5 10 (15.87%) Lead Developer
6 7 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Test Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) Test Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Web Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (6.35%) .NET Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Support Technician
10 3 (4.76%) Architect
11 2 (3.17%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.92%) XML
2 21 (33.33%) RESTful
3 20 (31.75%) HTML
3 20 (31.75%) CSS
4 18 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 17 (26.98%) Spring
6 16 (25.40%) JSON
6 16 (25.40%) CSS3
6 16 (25.40%) HTML5
7 15 (23.81%) Sass
7 15 (23.81%) jQuery
7 15 (23.81%) Ajax
8 13 (20.63%) Ember.js
9 12 (19.05%) Backbone.js
10 11 (17.46%) Web Services
11 8 (12.70%) SOAP
11 8 (12.70%) Hibernate
11 8 (12.70%) Java EE
12 6 (9.52%) .NET
13 5 (7.94%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Kindle
2 7 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 37 (58.73%) Linux
2 22 (34.92%) UNIX
3 2 (3.17%) Windows
3 2 (3.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (85.71%) TDD
3 47 (74.60%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (65.08%) Software Engineering
5 23 (36.51%) OO
6 20 (31.75%) Scrum
7 13 (20.63%) Automated Testing
8 12 (19.05%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (15.87%) Open Source
9 10 (15.87%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (12.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (12.70%) Pair Programming
10 8 (12.70%) DevOps
11 7 (11.11%) Web Design
12 6 (9.52%) MVC
12 6 (9.52%) Unit Testing
12 6 (9.52%) Mentoring
12 6 (9.52%) SDLC
13 5 (7.94%) User Stories
13 5 (7.94%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.03%) Java
2 21 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 18 (28.57%) Python
4 17 (26.98%) C#
4 17 (26.98%) Ruby
5 14 (22.22%) SQL
6 12 (19.05%) PL/SQL
7 11 (17.46%) PHP
8 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.40%) ISO 9001
2 5 (7.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (3.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) Oracle
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.17%) SAP
3 2 (3.17%) EPiServer
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