Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 67 108
Rank change year-on-year -15 +41 +1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 138 167 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.70% 4.40% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 4.72% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 124 148 64
Bristol median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +28.75% -20.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,375 £65,375 £57,425
South West median annual salary £47,250 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -0.53% +11.76% +6.25%

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 Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,504 3,538 2,970
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 93.89% 93.18% 92.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,811 2,924 2,515
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +6.02%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Bristol

BDD
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for BDD in Bristol

BDD
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Bristol over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for BDD.

1 119 (86.23%) TDD
2 117 (84.78%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (53.62%) Java
4 64 (46.38%) C#
5 57 (41.30%) JavaScript
6 55 (39.86%) Scrum
7 50 (36.23%) Software Engineering
7 50 (36.23%) Test Automation
8 47 (34.06%) HTML
9 40 (28.99%) CSS
10 39 (28.26%) DevOps
11 37 (26.81%) Microsoft Azure
12 35 (25.36%) HTML5
13 34 (24.64%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (23.91%) Selenium
15 32 (23.19%) Amazon AWS
16 31 (22.46%) .NET
17 30 (21.74%) User Experience
18 26 (18.84%) SQL
18 26 (18.84%) QA
18 26 (18.84%) AngularJS
19 25 (18.12%) NoSQL
19 25 (18.12%) Node.js
19 25 (18.12%) Git (software)
19 25 (18.12%) Finance
20 24 (17.39%) Python
20 24 (17.39%) JIRA
20 24 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
21 22 (15.94%) SpecFlow
22 21 (15.22%) WebDriver

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 12 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 8 (5.80%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (5.07%) JBoss
3 7 (5.07%) Jetty
3 7 (5.07%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.90%) Apache
4 4 (2.90%) nginx
5 2 (1.45%) CMS
5 2 (1.45%) WordPress
6 1 (0.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 37 (26.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (23.19%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (6.52%) IaaS
4 9 (6.52%) PaaS
4 9 (6.52%) SaaS
5 5 (3.62%) Loggly
6 3 (2.17%) Serverless
7 2 (1.45%) GitHub
7 2 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.45%) Runscope
8 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.35%) HTTP
2 5 (3.62%) IPv4
2 5 (3.62%) IPv6
2 5 (3.62%) SSL
2 5 (3.62%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.12%) NoSQL
2 17 (12.32%) MongoDB
3 11 (7.97%) Relational Database
4 10 (7.25%) SQL Server
5 9 (6.52%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (6.52%) CouchDB
5 9 (6.52%) RDBMS
6 7 (5.07%) Couchbase
6 7 (5.07%) Hadoop
6 7 (5.07%) Redis
6 7 (5.07%) Riak
7 6 (4.35%) Big Data
8 5 (3.62%) InfluxDB
8 5 (3.62%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 33 (23.91%) Selenium
2 25 (18.12%) Git (software)
3 24 (17.39%) JIRA
4 22 (15.94%) SpecFlow
5 21 (15.22%) WebDriver
6 17 (12.32%) Jenkins
7 14 (10.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (9.42%) Cucumber
9 11 (7.97%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (6.52%) GitLab
10 9 (6.52%) JBehave
10 9 (6.52%) Maven
10 9 (6.52%) Mercurial
11 8 (5.80%) SoapUI
12 7 (5.07%) JMeter
13 6 (4.35%) TestComplete
13 6 (4.35%) Visual Studio
14 5 (3.62%) Bitbucket
14 5 (3.62%) MSBuild
14 5 (3.62%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 25 (18.12%) Finance
2 16 (11.59%) Electronics
3 13 (9.42%) Telecoms
4 11 (7.97%) Manufacturing
4 11 (7.97%) Marketing
5 7 (5.07%) Law
6 5 (3.62%) Banking
6 5 (3.62%) Retail
7 1 (0.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (44.93%) Developer
2 21 (15.22%) Tester
3 20 (14.49%) Test Engineer
4 19 (13.77%) .NET Developer
4 19 (13.77%) Java Developer
5 18 (13.04%) Automation Tester
6 17 (12.32%) Test Automation Engineer
7 16 (11.59%) Software Engineer
8 13 (9.42%) C# Software Engineer
9 10 (7.25%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (5.80%) Analyst
10 8 (5.80%) C# Developer
10 8 (5.80%) Software Developer
10 8 (5.80%) Test Analyst
11 7 (5.07%) Applications Developer
11 7 (5.07%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (5.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 6 (4.35%) Lead Developer
13 5 (3.62%) Senior Developer
13 5 (3.62%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (34.06%) HTML
2 40 (28.99%) CSS
3 35 (25.36%) HTML5
4 31 (22.46%) .NET
5 26 (18.84%) AngularJS
6 25 (18.12%) Node.js
7 16 (11.59%) ASP.NET
8 15 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (10.87%) CSS3
8 15 (10.87%) React
9 12 (8.70%) Hibernate
9 12 (8.70%) Spring
9 12 (8.70%) Web Services
10 10 (7.25%) REST
11 8 (5.80%) RESTful
12 7 (5.07%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (5.07%) JPA
13 6 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (4.35%) SOAP
14 5 (3.62%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.74%) User Experience
2 18 (13.04%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.90%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.90%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.17%) Fintech
7 3 (2.17%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.45%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.72%) Robotics
9 1 (0.72%) Tandem
9 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.14%) Android
2 11 (7.97%) Linux
3 7 (5.07%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.62%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (86.23%) TDD
2 117 (84.78%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (39.86%) Scrum
4 50 (36.23%) Software Engineering
4 50 (36.23%) Test Automation
5 39 (28.26%) DevOps
6 34 (24.64%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
8 18 (13.04%) MVC
8 18 (13.04%) SOLID
9 17 (12.32%) Unit Testing
10 16 (11.59%) Coaching
10 16 (11.59%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (10.87%) Kanban
11 15 (10.87%) Performance Testing
12 13 (9.42%) Deployment Automation
12 13 (9.42%) Functional Testing
12 13 (9.42%) OO
13 12 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (8.70%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 74 (53.62%) Java
2 64 (46.38%) C#
3 57 (41.30%) JavaScript
4 26 (18.84%) SQL
5 24 (17.39%) Python
6 15 (10.87%) Ruby
7 10 (7.25%) Scala
8 6 (4.35%) Kotlin
8 6 (4.35%) PHP
9 5 (3.62%) C
9 5 (3.62%) C++
9 5 (3.62%) Clojure
9 5 (3.62%) Groovy
9 5 (3.62%) Java 8
10 2 (1.45%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.45%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.72%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.72%) F#
11 1 (0.72%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 8 (5.80%) Degree
2 7 (5.07%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (18.84%) QA
System Software
1 19 (13.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.62%) Icinga
2 1 (0.72%) Kibana
2 1 (0.72%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.72%) Packer
2 1 (0.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (9.42%) Atlassian
2 11 (7.97%) SAP
3 8 (5.80%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.45%) Google
5 1 (0.72%) Zend