Period
to 15 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 6 months to 15 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 46 66
Rank change year-on-year -3 +20 -3
Permanent jobs citing BDD 10 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 2.28% 3.60% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 3.91% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 32
Bath median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £54,250 £56,500 £59,750
Somerset median annual salary £41,278 £47,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -12.64% -5.50% +53.85%

BDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bath
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 372 435 697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 84.74% 92.16% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 353 352 622
Bath median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,100 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £68,750 £58,750
Somerset median annual salary £42,784 £43,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -0.50% +4.88% +2.50%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bath.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Bath

BDD
Salary Trend in Bath

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

Salary trend for BDD in Bath

BDD
Salary Histogram in Bath

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Bath over the 6 months to 15 December 2019.

Salary histogram for BDD in Bath

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bath region with a requirement for BDD.

1 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (70.00%) WebDriver
3 7 (70.00%) QA
3 7 (70.00%) Selenium
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) Product Management
4 6 (60.00%) RESTful
4 6 (60.00%) Test Planning
4 6 (60.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (60.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 5 (50.00%) Web Services
6 4 (40.00%) OO
6 4 (40.00%) PHP
7 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (30.00%) JIRA
7 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
8 2 (20.00%) Firebug
8 2 (20.00%) Open Source
8 2 (20.00%) Open Source Development
8 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
8 2 (20.00%) JSON
8 2 (20.00%) XML
8 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (20.00%) Java
9 1 (10.00%) HTML
9 1 (10.00%) Perl
9 1 (10.00%) SQL
9 1 (10.00%) JUnit

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) AWS CodeBuild
1 1 (10.00%) Trello
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
1 7 (70.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) Firebug
3 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (10.00%) JUnit
4 1 (10.00%) Katalon Studio
4 1 (10.00%) Mockito
4 1 (10.00%) PHPUnit
4 1 (10.00%) Postman
4 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) RESTful
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) Java EE
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 6 (60.00%) Product Management
4 6 (60.00%) Test Planning
4 6 (60.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (40.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Open Source
6 2 (20.00%) Open Source Development
6 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (10.00%) Analytics
7 1 (10.00%) API Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Line Management
7 1 (10.00%) SDET
7 1 (10.00%) SOA
7 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PHP
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) Groovy
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker