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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 59 45 69
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +24
Permanent jobs citing BDD 28 42 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.21% 4.62% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 5.56% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 21 39 16
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
717 755 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.32% 82.97% 72.22%
Number of salaries quoted 585 641 532
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £25,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 January 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Southampton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 51 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (86.27%) TDD
3 27 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (50.98%) Software Engineering
5 21 (41.18%) Linux
6 19 (37.25%) Scrum
7 18 (35.29%) Java
7 18 (35.29%) Jenkins
8 17 (33.33%) C#
9 15 (29.41%) Oracle
9 15 (29.41%) Python
9 15 (29.41%) Cucumber
10 14 (27.45%) RESTful
11 12 (23.53%) Ruby
12 11 (21.57%) .NET
12 11 (21.57%) MVC
12 11 (21.57%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (21.57%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (19.61%) AngularJS
13 10 (19.61%) Test Management
13 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
13 10 (19.61%) QA
13 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
13 10 (19.61%) PHP
13 10 (19.61%) OO
14 9 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
14 9 (17.65%) LoadRunner
14 9 (17.65%) HTML
14 9 (17.65%) SQL
14 9 (17.65%) WebLogic

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (17.65%) WebLogic
2 6 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (9.80%) Node.js
4 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.84%) MySQL
3 4 (7.84%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.92%) Redis
6 1 (1.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (35.29%) Jenkins
2 15 (29.41%) Cucumber
3 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
4 9 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (17.65%) LoadRunner
4 9 (17.65%) JIRA
4 9 (17.65%) Selenium
5 8 (15.69%) Maven
6 7 (13.73%) Selenium IDE
7 6 (11.76%) RSpec
8 5 (9.80%) Rhino Mocks
8 5 (9.80%) Moq
8 5 (9.80%) NUnit
8 5 (9.80%) Bitbucket
9 4 (7.84%) Grunt
10 3 (5.88%) Ant
General
1 5 (9.80%) Games
2 1 (1.96%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 28 (54.90%) Developer
2 12 (23.53%) Software Engineer
3 10 (19.61%) .NET Developer
4 9 (17.65%) Lead Developer
4 9 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 8 (15.69%) Test Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) Analyst
6 7 (13.73%) Java Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Software Consultant
10 2 (3.92%) Test Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) RESTful
2 11 (21.57%) .NET
3 10 (19.61%) AngularJS
4 9 (17.65%) Gherkin
4 9 (17.65%) HTML5
4 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET
4 9 (17.65%) CSS
4 9 (17.65%) HTML
4 9 (17.65%) JSON
5 8 (15.69%) XML
5 8 (15.69%) CSS3
5 8 (15.69%) Ember.js
6 7 (13.73%) Backbone.js
6 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (13.73%) SOAP
7 6 (11.76%) Web Services
7 6 (11.76%) Java EE
7 6 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (9.80%) LINQ
8 5 (9.80%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.88%) Open Source
2 3 (5.88%) Kindle
3 1 (1.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) Linux
2 7 (13.73%) UNIX
3 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (86.27%) TDD
3 27 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (50.98%) Software Engineering
5 19 (37.25%) Scrum
6 11 (21.57%) MVC
6 11 (21.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (19.61%) Test Management
7 10 (19.61%) OO
8 9 (17.65%) Regression Testing
8 9 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (17.65%) Web Testing
8 9 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (17.65%) User Stories
8 9 (17.65%) Automation Testing
8 9 (17.65%) System Testing
9 8 (15.69%) Mentoring
10 7 (13.73%) Web Application Development
10 7 (13.73%) Automated Testing
11 6 (11.76%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 18 (35.29%) Java
2 17 (33.33%) C#
3 15 (29.41%) Python
4 12 (23.53%) Ruby
5 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
5 10 (19.61%) PHP
6 9 (17.65%) SQL
7 6 (11.76%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.92%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) QA
2 3 (5.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) HDFS
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Oracle
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
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