Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 61 71
Rank change year-on-year -33 +10 +47
Permanent jobs citing BDD 100 196 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.87% 5.21% 4.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 5.58% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 80 178 144
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £38,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £62,625 £60,000 £61,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.79% +5.56% +2.27%

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 3,205 3,512 3,616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 92.12% 93.43% 93.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2,613 2,879 3,001
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,000 £67,500 £67,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 18 August 2019.

Salary histogram for BDD in Bristol

BDD
Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Bristol region over the 6 months to 18 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth -4 8 £45,000 +5.88%
BDD
South West

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Bristol region with a requirement for BDD.

1 79 (79.00%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (66.00%) TDD
2 66 (66.00%) Test Automation
3 49 (49.00%) Software Engineering
4 47 (47.00%) Java
5 40 (40.00%) Selenium
6 37 (37.00%) JavaScript
7 33 (33.00%) QA
8 30 (30.00%) User Experience
9 29 (29.00%) Scrum
10 28 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (28.00%) C#
11 27 (27.00%) DevOps
12 26 (26.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 24 (24.00%) HTML
13 24 (24.00%) Electronics
14 22 (22.00%) Git (software)
15 21 (21.00%) HTML5
15 21 (21.00%) CSS
16 20 (20.00%) Finance
17 18 (18.00%) JIRA
17 18 (18.00%) .NET
17 18 (18.00%) SAP
17 18 (18.00%) Cucumber
17 18 (18.00%) Public Sector
18 17 (17.00%) Docker
18 17 (17.00%) Amazon AWS
19 16 (16.00%) SaaS
19 16 (16.00%) Jenkins
19 16 (16.00%) SQL

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 5 (5.00%) MQSeries
1 5 (5.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (3.00%) JBoss
2 3 (3.00%) Jetty
2 3 (3.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 26 (26.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (17.00%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (16.00%) SaaS
4 8 (8.00%) IaaS
4 8 (8.00%) PaaS
5 5 (5.00%) GitHub
6 4 (4.00%) Loggly
7 2 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.00%) Amazon Alexa
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.00%) Wireless
2 6 (6.00%) HTTP
3 1 (1.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.00%) MongoDB
2 10 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (9.00%) Big Data
4 8 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (8.00%) CouchDB
4 8 (8.00%) Hadoop
4 8 (8.00%) RDBMS
4 8 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.00%) NoSQL
6 5 (5.00%) IBM InfoSphere
6 5 (5.00%) MySQL
6 5 (5.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.00%) Couchbase
7 3 (3.00%) Redis
7 3 (3.00%) Riak
Development Applications
1 40 (40.00%) Selenium
2 22 (22.00%) Git (software)
3 18 (18.00%) Cucumber
3 18 (18.00%) JIRA
4 16 (16.00%) Jenkins
5 13 (13.00%) SpecFlow
6 12 (12.00%) SoapUI
7 9 (9.00%) FitNesse
7 9 (9.00%) Mercurial
7 9 (9.00%) WebDriver
8 8 (8.00%) Maven
8 8 (8.00%) Protractor
9 7 (7.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (7.00%) SonarQube
10 5 (5.00%) Ant
10 5 (5.00%) ClearCase
10 5 (5.00%) IBM UrbanCode
10 5 (5.00%) PVCS
10 5 (5.00%) TeamCity
11 4 (4.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 24 (24.00%) Electronics
2 20 (20.00%) Finance
3 18 (18.00%) Public Sector
4 15 (15.00%) Manufacturing
4 15 (15.00%) Marketing
4 15 (15.00%) Telecoms
5 11 (11.00%) Retail
6 6 (6.00%) Law
7 5 (5.00%) Banking
8 3 (3.00%) Financial Institution
9 2 (2.00%) Fire and Rescue
9 2 (2.00%) Local Government
9 2 (2.00%) Police
Job Titles
1 45 (45.00%) Developer
2 19 (19.00%) Test Engineer
3 16 (16.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 12 (12.00%) Software Developer
5 9 (9.00%) Android Developer
5 9 (9.00%) Java Engineer
5 9 (9.00%) Test Leader
6 8 (8.00%) Developer in Test
6 8 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 8 (8.00%) QA Leader
7 5 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Junior
7 5 (5.00%) Test Manager
7 5 (5.00%) Tester
8 4 (4.00%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.00%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Junior Developer
9 3 (3.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.00%) HTML
2 21 (21.00%) CSS
2 21 (21.00%) HTML5
3 18 (18.00%) .NET
4 12 (12.00%) AngularJS
5 9 (9.00%) CSS3
5 9 (9.00%) RxJava
6 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (8.00%) Node.js
6 8 (8.00%) REST
6 8 (8.00%) RESTful
7 7 (7.00%) Redux
8 6 (6.00%) Gherkin
8 6 (6.00%) JSON
8 6 (6.00%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (6.00%) React
9 5 (5.00%) Apache Flex
9 5 (5.00%) Hibernate
9 5 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (30.00%) User Experience
2 5 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.00%) Android
2 8 (8.00%) Linux
3 5 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (79.00%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (66.00%) TDD
2 66 (66.00%) Test Automation
3 49 (49.00%) Software Engineering
4 29 (29.00%) Scrum
5 28 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (27.00%) DevOps
7 15 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
7 15 (15.00%) Programme Management
8 14 (14.00%) Mentoring
9 13 (13.00%) MVC
10 12 (12.00%) E-Commerce
11 11 (11.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (10.00%) Validation
13 9 (9.00%) Android Development
13 9 (9.00%) Functional Programming
13 9 (9.00%) OO
13 9 (9.00%) SDET
13 9 (9.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (47.00%) Java
2 37 (37.00%) JavaScript
3 28 (28.00%) C#
4 16 (16.00%) SQL
5 9 (9.00%) C++
5 9 (9.00%) Kotlin
6 8 (8.00%) TypeScript
7 5 (5.00%) Python
8 3 (3.00%) C
8 3 (3.00%) ES6
9 2 (2.00%) Java 8
9 2 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (7.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (7.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.00%) Degree
3 1 (1.00%) ISEB
3 1 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (33.00%) QA
System Software
1 17 (17.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) Grafana
1 1 (1.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 18 (18.00%) SAP
2 9 (9.00%) hybris
3 8 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.00%) IBM
4 5 (5.00%) Oracle
4 5 (5.00%) Teradata
5 2 (2.00%) Google
6 1 (1.00%) Capita
6 1 (1.00%) New Relic
6 1 (1.00%) Splunk