The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 64 84 89
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +5
Permanent jobs citing BDD 23 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.69% 0.78% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 1.04% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 2
Average salary £37,500 £51,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.82% +13.88%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
684 675 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 80.00% 75.33% 76.36%
Number of salaries quoted 607 632 630
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
BDD
Hampshire

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 11 July 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Southampton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 48 (85.71%) TDD
2 40 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (53.57%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (51.79%) HTML
5 28 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 25 (44.64%) CSS
6 25 (44.64%) HTML5
6 25 (44.64%) CSS3
7 24 (42.86%) AngularJS
8 23 (41.07%) Node.js
9 20 (35.71%) KnockoutJS
9 20 (35.71%) Scrum
10 15 (26.79%) .NET
11 14 (25.00%) Selenium
12 12 (21.43%) Web Development
12 12 (21.43%) Automated Testing
12 12 (21.43%) Unit Testing
13 11 (19.64%) Web Services
13 11 (19.64%) User Stories
14 10 (17.86%) Jenkins
14 10 (17.86%) PHPUnit
15 9 (16.07%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (16.07%) MySQL
15 9 (16.07%) C++
15 9 (16.07%) PHP
15 9 (16.07%) Gherkin
16 8 (14.29%) Behat
16 8 (14.29%) C#
16 8 (14.29%) Apache
16 8 (14.29%) System Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 23 (41.07%) Node.js
2 8 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) MySQL
2 5 (8.93%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.14%) Big Data
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (25.00%) Selenium
2 10 (17.86%) PHPUnit
2 10 (17.86%) Jenkins
3 8 (14.29%) Behat
3 8 (14.29%) Maven
4 7 (12.50%) Ant
5 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.36%) JIRA
7 2 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.79%) RSpec
8 1 (1.79%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.79%) Hudson
8 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.79%) Axure RP
8 1 (1.79%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.79%) NUnit
8 1 (1.79%) Subversion
8 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.93%) Advertising
2 3 (5.36%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.79%) Billing
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (66.07%) Developer
2 19 (33.93%) Web Developer
3 16 (28.57%) Graduate
4 13 (23.21%) Graduate Developer
5 12 (21.43%) Software Developer
5 12 (21.43%) Senior Developer
6 11 (19.64%) Graduate Web Developer
7 9 (16.07%) Graduate Software Developer
8 7 (12.50%) Test Engineer
9 6 (10.71%) PHP Developer
9 6 (10.71%) Senior Test Engineer
10 5 (8.93%) Senior Web Developer
10 5 (8.93%) .NET Developer
11 4 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
12 3 (5.36%) Automation Tester
12 3 (5.36%) Agile Project Manager
12 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
12 3 (5.36%) Tester
12 3 (5.36%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (51.79%) HTML
2 25 (44.64%) CSS
2 25 (44.64%) HTML5
2 25 (44.64%) CSS3
3 24 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 20 (35.71%) KnockoutJS
5 15 (26.79%) .NET
6 11 (19.64%) Web Services
7 9 (16.07%) Gherkin
8 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 7 (12.50%) jQuery
9 6 (10.71%) LAMP
10 5 (8.93%) Ajax
10 5 (8.93%) .NET Framework
11 3 (5.36%) XML
11 3 (5.36%) Ember.js
12 2 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 1 (1.79%) Underscore.js
13 1 (1.79%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Open Source
3 1 (1.79%) Kindle
3 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.79%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) Android
2 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (85.71%) TDD
2 40 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (53.57%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (35.71%) Scrum
5 12 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 12 (21.43%) Web Development
5 12 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 11 (19.64%) User Stories
7 9 (16.07%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 8 (14.29%) System Testing
9 7 (12.50%) Kanban
9 7 (12.50%) Regression Testing
9 7 (12.50%) MVC
10 5 (8.93%) OOP
10 5 (8.93%) Web Testing
10 5 (8.93%) Automation Testing
10 5 (8.93%) Test Strategy
10 5 (8.93%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 4 (7.14%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (16.07%) PHP
2 9 (16.07%) C++
3 8 (14.29%) C#
4 7 (12.50%) SQL
5 6 (10.71%) Java
6 4 (7.14%) C
7 3 (5.36%) PHP5
8 2 (3.57%) MATLAB
8 2 (3.57%) R
8 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.79%) Perl
9 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) PhD
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
1 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.79%) Twitter
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