Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 79 115
Rank change year-on-year +15 +36 -17
Permanent jobs citing BDD 180 142 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.84% 3.73% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.19% 4.03% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 161 126 61
Bristol median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.75% -15.79%
10th Percentile £38,750 £27,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,875 £57,500
South West median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +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 3,465 3,521 3,036
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 93.20% 92.46% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,829 2,906 2,632
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 2018. 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 +1 1 £42,500 +30.77%
BDD
South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 156 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (84.44%) TDD
3 106 (58.89%) Java
4 76 (42.22%) JavaScript
5 73 (40.56%) C#
6 63 (35.00%) Test Automation
7 60 (33.33%) HTML
8 59 (32.78%) Scrum
9 54 (30.00%) Software Engineering
10 47 (26.11%) CSS
11 45 (25.00%) HTML5
11 45 (25.00%) DevOps
12 41 (22.78%) Problem-Solving
12 41 (22.78%) Selenium
13 38 (21.11%) NoSQL
13 38 (21.11%) Continuous Integration
14 36 (20.00%) AngularJS
15 35 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
15 35 (19.44%) JIRA
15 35 (19.44%) User Experience
16 34 (18.89%) SQL
17 33 (18.33%) .NET
18 32 (17.78%) Python
18 32 (17.78%) QA
19 31 (17.22%) Node.js
19 31 (17.22%) Cucumber
19 31 (17.22%) Tomcat
20 30 (16.67%) Finance
20 30 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
20 30 (16.67%) Git (software)

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 31 (17.22%) Tomcat
2 21 (11.67%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (7.22%) Apache
3 13 (7.22%) JBoss
3 13 (7.22%) Jetty
3 13 (7.22%) nginx
3 13 (7.22%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.67%) Confluence
5 2 (1.11%) CMS
5 2 (1.11%) WordPress
6 1 (0.56%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 35 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (4.44%) IaaS
4 8 (4.44%) PaaS
4 8 (4.44%) SaaS
5 5 (2.78%) Serverless
6 3 (1.67%) npm
6 3 (1.67%) Yarn
7 2 (1.11%) GitHub
7 2 (1.11%) Runscope
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.00%) IPv4
1 18 (10.00%) IPv6
1 18 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.11%) Wireless
3 3 (1.67%) HTTP
4 2 (1.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (21.11%) NoSQL
2 22 (12.22%) MongoDB
3 18 (10.00%) InfluxDB
3 18 (10.00%) Neo4j
4 15 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 13 (7.22%) Couchbase
5 13 (7.22%) Hadoop
5 13 (7.22%) Redis
5 13 (7.22%) Riak
6 12 (6.67%) Big Data
7 10 (5.56%) Relational Database
8 8 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (4.44%) CouchDB
8 8 (4.44%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.67%) Blockchain
10 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 41 (22.78%) Selenium
2 35 (19.44%) JIRA
3 31 (17.22%) Cucumber
4 30 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 29 (16.11%) JUnit
6 23 (12.78%) SpecFlow
7 21 (11.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 19 (10.56%) WebDriver
9 18 (10.00%) Spock
10 15 (8.33%) JBehave
10 15 (8.33%) Jenkins
11 14 (7.78%) Mercurial
12 12 (6.67%) Calabash
12 12 (6.67%) Subversion
13 11 (6.11%) Android Studio
13 11 (6.11%) Bitbucket
13 11 (6.11%) fastlane
13 11 (6.11%) JMeter
13 11 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 30 (16.67%) Finance
2 26 (14.44%) Electronics
3 18 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 15 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 15 (8.33%) Marketing
5 9 (5.00%) Law
6 7 (3.89%) Banking
6 7 (3.89%) Retail
7 1 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 94 (52.22%) Developer
2 33 (18.33%) Java Developer
3 26 (14.44%) .NET Developer
4 25 (13.89%) Software Developer
5 22 (12.22%) Test Engineer
6 19 (10.56%) Test Automation Engineer
7 16 (8.89%) Analyst
7 16 (8.89%) Java Software Developer
8 15 (8.33%) Software Engineer
9 13 (7.22%) Agile Coach
10 12 (6.67%) Automation Tester
10 12 (6.67%) C# Developer
10 12 (6.67%) Tester
10 12 (6.67%) UI Developer
11 11 (6.11%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (6.11%) Scrum Master
11 11 (6.11%) Test Analyst
12 10 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
13 9 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (33.33%) HTML
2 47 (26.11%) CSS
3 45 (25.00%) HTML5
4 36 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 33 (18.33%) .NET
6 31 (17.22%) Node.js
7 22 (12.22%) ASP.NET
8 21 (11.67%) REST
9 20 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (10.00%) GWT
10 18 (10.00%) Hibernate
10 18 (10.00%) React
10 18 (10.00%) Spring
10 18 (10.00%) Vaadin
11 17 (9.44%) CSS3
12 15 (8.33%) Web Services
13 14 (7.78%) KnockoutJS
13 14 (7.78%) RESTful
14 13 (7.22%) JPA
15 12 (6.67%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.44%) User Experience
2 24 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 16 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (6.67%) Algorithms
5 12 (6.67%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.67%) Fintech
9 2 (1.11%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.11%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.56%) Tandem
10 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.11%) Linux
2 18 (10.00%) FreeBSD
3 14 (7.78%) Android
4 7 (3.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (84.44%) TDD
3 63 (35.00%) Test Automation
4 59 (32.78%) Scrum
5 54 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 45 (25.00%) DevOps
7 41 (22.78%) Problem-Solving
8 38 (21.11%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (16.67%) Coaching
10 26 (14.44%) MVC
11 24 (13.33%) Microservices
12 22 (12.22%) OO
13 20 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
13 20 (11.11%) Kanban
14 17 (9.44%) Unit Testing
15 15 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
15 15 (8.33%) Programme Management
16 14 (7.78%) Multithreading
17 13 (7.22%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 106 (58.89%) Java
2 76 (42.22%) JavaScript
3 73 (40.56%) C#
4 34 (18.89%) SQL
5 32 (17.78%) Python
6 21 (11.67%) Scala
7 18 (10.00%) Clojure
7 18 (10.00%) Groovy
8 16 (8.89%) PHP
9 13 (7.22%) Ruby
10 12 (6.67%) C++
11 6 (3.33%) Objective-C
12 5 (2.78%) C
12 5 (2.78%) Java 8
13 3 (1.67%) ES6
14 2 (1.11%) Apple Swift
14 2 (1.11%) Kotlin
14 2 (1.11%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.56%) F#
15 1 (0.56%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 21 (11.67%) Degree
2 14 (7.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.89%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.22%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (17.78%) QA
System Software
1 14 (7.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (10.00%) Icinga
2 9 (5.00%) HockeyApp
3 4 (2.22%) Ansible
3 4 (2.22%) Cobbler
3 4 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.22%) Puppet
4 1 (0.56%) Kibana
4 1 (0.56%) Packer
4 1 (0.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 15 (8.33%) SAP
3 14 (7.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.56%) Google
4 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.56%) Zend