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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Somerset / Bath
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 39 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 26 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 5.64% 3.53% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.19% 3.89% -
Number of salaries quoted 26 11 0
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Bath
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 420 283 228
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bath 91.11% 90.71% 79.44%
Number of salaries quoted 286 274 212
Median salary £42,500 £40,250 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.59% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,914 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bath citing BDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Bath

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bath region with a requirement for BDD.

1 31 (81.58%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (60.53%) Scrum
3 21 (55.26%) C#
3 21 (55.26%) Windows
3 21 (55.26%) NUnit
4 20 (52.63%) .NET
5 19 (50.00%) TDD
5 19 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 19 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
6 18 (47.37%) Kanban
7 16 (42.11%) WinForms
7 16 (42.11%) NHibernate
7 16 (42.11%) Streaming Music
7 16 (42.11%) WCF
7 16 (42.11%) WPF
7 16 (42.11%) MVC
7 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
7 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET
7 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (42.11%) MVVM
7 16 (42.11%) Rhino Mocks
7 16 (42.11%) Moq
7 16 (42.11%) Web Application Development
7 16 (42.11%) SQL Server 2016
7 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 15 (39.47%) Selenium
9 11 (28.95%) Test Scripting
9 11 (28.95%) Cucumber
9 11 (28.95%) WebDriver
10 9 (23.68%) SpecFlow

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) CMS
1 2 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (5.26%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
1 16 (42.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 21 (55.26%) NUnit
2 16 (42.11%) Moq
2 16 (42.11%) Rhino Mocks
3 15 (39.47%) Selenium
4 11 (28.95%) Cucumber
4 11 (28.95%) WebDriver
5 9 (23.68%) SpecFlow
6 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
7 5 (13.16%) LoadUI
7 5 (13.16%) SoapUI
8 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
8 3 (7.89%) GCC
9 2 (5.26%) JUnit
9 2 (5.26%) SonarQube
10 1 (2.63%) JMeter
General
1 3 (7.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Developer
2 18 (47.37%) .NET Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) Test Analyst
5 7 (18.42%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (18.42%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Automation Tester
6 4 (10.53%) Tester
7 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) C Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Developer in Test
9 1 (2.63%) Embedded Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) IT Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Java Automation Tester
9 1 (2.63%) Selenium Tester
9 1 (2.63%) Web Automation Tester
9 1 (2.63%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) .NET
2 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET
2 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 16 (42.11%) NHibernate
2 16 (42.11%) WCF
2 16 (42.11%) WinForms
2 16 (42.11%) WPF
3 9 (23.68%) Gherkin
4 6 (15.79%) REST
5 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.26%) Java EE
5 2 (5.26%) POSIX
6 1 (2.63%) CSS
6 1 (2.63%) CSS3
6 1 (2.63%) D3.js
6 1 (2.63%) HTML5
6 1 (2.63%) JSON
6 1 (2.63%) Redux
6 1 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (42.11%) Streaming Music
3 2 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (60.53%) Scrum
3 19 (50.00%) TDD
3 19 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 18 (47.37%) Kanban
5 16 (42.11%) MVC
5 16 (42.11%) MVVM
5 16 (42.11%) Web Application Development
6 11 (28.95%) Test Scripting
7 9 (23.68%) Unit Testing
8 8 (21.05%) Functional Testing
8 8 (21.05%) Test Strategy
9 6 (15.79%) DevOps
9 6 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (15.79%) Software Testing
10 5 (13.16%) Analytics
10 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (13.16%) Digital Analytics
10 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
11 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) C#
2 6 (15.79%) Java
3 3 (7.89%) C
4 2 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) ISEB
1 7 (18.42%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) Sitecore
Bath
Novate IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago