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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 63 71 70
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 22 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.60% 2.31% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 3.03% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 22
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +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
694 628 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.03% 76.21% 85.57%
Number of salaries quoted 609 597 694
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,950 £27,500
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 1 October 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Southampton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 23 (51.11%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (40.00%) Selenium
5 15 (33.33%) System Testing
5 15 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 15 (33.33%) Gherkin
5 15 (33.33%) User Stories
6 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
7 13 (28.89%) Web Services
8 12 (26.67%) HTML
8 12 (26.67%) CSS
8 12 (26.67%) HTML5
8 12 (26.67%) Automation Testing
8 12 (26.67%) AngularJS
9 11 (24.44%) Cucumber
9 11 (24.44%) Node.js
9 11 (24.44%) CSS3
9 11 (24.44%) QA
10 10 (22.22%) Software Engineering
10 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
10 10 (22.22%) PHP
10 10 (22.22%) Mobile App
11 9 (20.00%) Mentoring
11 9 (20.00%) .NET
11 9 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
11 9 (20.00%) Scrum
11 9 (20.00%) Web Testing
11 9 (20.00%) Web Development

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 11 (24.44%) 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 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) MySQL
2 3 (6.67%) 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%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (20.00%) JIRA
4 8 (17.78%) Maven
4 8 (17.78%) LoadRunner
4 8 (17.78%) Selenium IDE
4 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
5 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
6 6 (13.33%) Ant
6 6 (13.33%) Behat
7 5 (11.11%) Bitbucket
8 4 (8.89%) NUnit
9 3 (6.67%) PHPUnit
9 3 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (6.67%) Moq
10 2 (4.44%) FitNesse
10 2 (4.44%) RSpec
10 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
11 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.67%) Games
1 3 (6.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) Graduate
3 9 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Test Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Web Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Test Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Senior Test Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Software Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Graduate Software Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Graduate Web Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Graduate Programmer
9 2 (4.44%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 13 (28.89%) Web Services
3 12 (26.67%) HTML
3 12 (26.67%) CSS
3 12 (26.67%) HTML5
3 12 (26.67%) AngularJS
4 11 (24.44%) CSS3
5 9 (20.00%) .NET
5 9 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET
7 5 (11.11%) RESTful
8 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (6.67%) SOAP
9 3 (6.67%) REST
9 3 (6.67%) WCF
9 3 (6.67%) LINQ
9 3 (6.67%) NHibernate
10 2 (4.44%) Ajax
10 2 (4.44%) jQuery
10 2 (4.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.44%) Kindle
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 23 (51.11%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (33.33%) System Testing
4 15 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 15 (33.33%) User Stories
5 12 (26.67%) Automation Testing
6 10 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
7 9 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 9 (20.00%) Scrum
7 9 (20.00%) Web Testing
7 9 (20.00%) Web Development
8 8 (17.78%) Test Strategy
8 8 (17.78%) Test Management
8 8 (17.78%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (17.78%) Automated Testing
9 7 (15.56%) Coaching
9 7 (15.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
2 10 (22.22%) PHP
3 8 (17.78%) Python
3 8 (17.78%) C#
4 5 (11.11%) SQL
5 4 (8.89%) Java
6 2 (4.44%) PHP5
6 2 (4.44%) R
6 2 (4.44%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.44%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.22%) C++
7 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 3 (6.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Vagrant
1 2 (4.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
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