The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 53 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 19 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.26% 2.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.79% 3.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 0
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
BDD
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
501 396 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 86.08% 77.50% 85.85%
Number of salaries quoted 424 316 294
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

BDD
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Suffolk region.

BDD Salary Trend in Suffolk

BDD
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Suffolk

BDD
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -11 13 £35,000 -6.66%
Bury St Edmunds - 6 - -
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 18 (90.00%) TDD
2 14 (70.00%) QA
2 14 (70.00%) Selenium
2 14 (70.00%) SoapUI
3 12 (60.00%) Automation Testing
4 10 (50.00%) Games
4 10 (50.00%) Online Games
4 10 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (30.00%) CRM
6 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
6 6 (30.00%) ISEB
6 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (30.00%) Pair Programming
6 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (20.00%) iGaming
8 2 (10.00%) Calabash
8 2 (10.00%) Finance
8 2 (10.00%) C#
8 2 (10.00%) Java
8 2 (10.00%) Perl
8 2 (10.00%) SQL
8 2 (10.00%) JUnit
8 2 (10.00%) Windows
8 2 (10.00%) Python
8 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
8 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 14 (70.00%) Selenium
1 14 (70.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (10.00%) Calabash
2 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 10 (50.00%) Games
2 4 (20.00%) iGaming
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Tester
2 8 (40.00%) QA Tester
3 6 (30.00%) CRM Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Manual Test Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Manual Tester
4 4 (20.00%) Software Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Software Tester
4 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Online Games
2 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Android
1 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) TDD
2 12 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 10 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) CRM
5 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
5 6 (30.00%) Pair Programming
5 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C#
1 2 (10.00%) Java
1 2 (10.00%) Perl
1 2 (10.00%) Python
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) ISEB
1 6 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (70.00%) QA