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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Somerset / Bath
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 43 48
Rank change year-on-year +9 +5  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 13 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 3.98% 0.72% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 0.83% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 3
Median salary £37,500 £41,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +17.85%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

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 303 241 261
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bath 92.66% 86.38% 88.47%
Number of salaries quoted 260 224 248
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Bath

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Scrum
3 10 (52.63%) Selenium
4 8 (42.11%) C#
4 8 (42.11%) Cucumber
5 7 (36.84%) TDD
6 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
6 6 (31.58%) .NET
6 6 (31.58%) SpecFlow
6 6 (31.58%) Gherkin
7 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
7 5 (26.32%) MVC
7 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
7 5 (26.32%) NUnit
8 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
8 4 (21.05%) NHibernate
8 4 (21.05%) Streaming Music
8 4 (21.05%) WCF
8 4 (21.05%) WPF
8 4 (21.05%) WebDriver
8 4 (21.05%) Kanban
8 4 (21.05%) WinForms
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 4 (21.05%) Java
8 4 (21.05%) Windows
8 4 (21.05%) MVVM
8 4 (21.05%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (21.05%) Moq
8 4 (21.05%) Web Application Development

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 1 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) IPv4
1 1 (5.26%) IPv6
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Selenium
2 8 (42.11%) Cucumber
3 6 (31.58%) SpecFlow
4 5 (26.32%) NUnit
5 4 (21.05%) Moq
5 4 (21.05%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (21.05%) WebDriver
6 2 (10.53%) JUnit
7 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
7 1 (5.26%) Gradle
7 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
7 1 (5.26%) JMeter
7 1 (5.26%) LoadUI
7 1 (5.26%) Maven
7 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (10.53%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Test Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Automation Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
1 6 (31.58%) Gherkin
2 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
2 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 4 (21.05%) NHibernate
3 4 (21.05%) WCF
3 4 (21.05%) WinForms
3 4 (21.05%) WPF
4 3 (15.79%) REST
5 2 (10.53%) Java EE
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.26%) CSS
6 1 (5.26%) HTML
6 1 (5.26%) jQuery
6 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Streaming Music
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) FreeBSD
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Scrum
3 7 (36.84%) TDD
4 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
5 5 (26.32%) MVC
5 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
6 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Kanban
6 4 (21.05%) MVVM
6 4 (21.05%) Web Application Development
7 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
8 2 (10.53%) Case Management
8 2 (10.53%) DevOps
8 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
9 1 (5.26%) Microservices
9 1 (5.26%) SDLC
9 1 (5.26%) SOLID
9 1 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Icinga
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
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