Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 40 65
Rank change year-on-year -32 +25 +40
Permanent jobs citing BDD 133 229 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.64% 6.45% 4.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.86% 6.92% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 121 201 128
Bristol median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +23.53% -10.53%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £57,950
South West median annual salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 3,447 3,309 3,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 94.31% 93.13% 93.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2,731 2,766 2,492
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £27,525
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £71,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 February 2019.

Salary histogram for BDD in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 112 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (73.68%) TDD
3 68 (51.13%) Java
4 54 (40.60%) Test Automation
5 51 (38.35%) JavaScript
6 49 (36.84%) C#
6 49 (36.84%) Software Engineering
7 44 (33.08%) Scrum
8 40 (30.08%) HTML
8 40 (30.08%) User Experience
9 35 (26.32%) CSS
10 34 (25.56%) HTML5
11 32 (24.06%) Android
12 30 (22.56%) JIRA
12 30 (22.56%) QA
13 27 (20.30%) .NET
14 26 (19.55%) Node.js
15 25 (18.80%) Docker
16 23 (17.29%) Front End Development
16 23 (17.29%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (17.29%) Selenium
17 22 (16.54%) CSS3
17 22 (16.54%) Amazon AWS
18 21 (15.79%) DevOps
18 21 (15.79%) Electronics
19 20 (15.04%) Web Application Development
19 20 (15.04%) React
19 20 (15.04%) Continuous Delivery
19 20 (15.04%) Microsoft Azure
20 19 (14.29%) Greenfield Project

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 (3.76%) JBoss
1 5 (3.76%) Jetty
1 5 (3.76%) Tomcat
1 5 (3.76%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.75%) Confluence
2 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.75%) Ethereum
2 1 (0.75%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.54%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (15.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (9.77%) Loggly
4 11 (8.27%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (6.77%) SaaS
6 8 (6.02%) IaaS
6 8 (6.02%) PaaS
7 2 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.75%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.77%) Wireless
2 5 (3.76%) HTTP
2 5 (3.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.03%) MongoDB
2 15 (11.28%) NoSQL
3 13 (9.77%) Big Data
4 8 (6.02%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (6.02%) CouchDB
4 8 (6.02%) RDBMS
4 8 (6.02%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.02%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.76%) Couchbase
5 5 (3.76%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.76%) Redis
5 5 (3.76%) Riak
6 1 (0.75%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.75%) GIS
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 30 (22.56%) JIRA
2 23 (17.29%) Selenium
3 14 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 14 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 13 (9.77%) Bitbucket
4 13 (9.77%) Codeship
4 13 (9.77%) Git (software)
4 13 (9.77%) WebDriver
5 12 (9.02%) SpecFlow
6 10 (7.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (4.51%) Maven
9 5 (3.76%) GitLab
9 5 (3.76%) JBehave
9 5 (3.76%) Mercurial
9 5 (3.76%) MSBuild
10 4 (3.01%) Protractor
11 3 (2.26%) Axure RP
11 3 (2.26%) IBM UrbanCode
12 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (15.79%) Electronics
2 18 (13.53%) Finance
3 8 (6.02%) Manufacturing
3 8 (6.02%) Marketing
3 8 (6.02%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.76%) Law
5 3 (2.26%) Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Games
6 1 (0.75%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (45.11%) Developer
2 28 (21.05%) Tester
3 22 (16.54%) Automation Tester
4 17 (12.78%) JavaScript Developer
4 17 (12.78%) Test Engineer
5 14 (10.53%) .NET Developer
6 13 (9.77%) Android Developer
6 13 (9.77%) Lead Developer
7 12 (9.02%) Software Engineer
7 12 (9.02%) Test Automation Engineer
8 10 (7.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 9 (6.77%) C# Software Engineer
9 9 (6.77%) Java Developer
9 9 (6.77%) Senior Tester
10 8 (6.02%) Senior Automation Tester
11 6 (4.51%) Software Tester
12 5 (3.76%) Analyst
12 5 (3.76%) Senior Developer
12 5 (3.76%) Software Test Engineer
12 5 (3.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (30.08%) HTML
2 35 (26.32%) CSS
3 34 (25.56%) HTML5
4 27 (20.30%) .NET
5 26 (19.55%) Node.js
6 22 (16.54%) CSS3
7 20 (15.04%) React
8 18 (13.53%) AngularJS
9 13 (9.77%) Express
9 13 (9.77%) HTML5 Canvas
9 13 (9.77%) React Native
9 13 (9.77%) Redux
9 13 (9.77%) RxJava
10 11 (8.27%) ASP.NET
11 10 (7.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (6.77%) Hibernate
12 9 (6.77%) Spring
13 6 (4.51%) REST
14 5 (3.76%) JPA
14 5 (3.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 40 (30.08%) User Experience
2 19 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.02%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.50%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.75%) Robotics
7 1 (0.75%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.06%) Android
2 15 (11.28%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (73.68%) TDD
3 54 (40.60%) Test Automation
4 49 (36.84%) Software Engineering
5 44 (33.08%) Scrum
6 23 (17.29%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (17.29%) Front End Development
7 21 (15.79%) DevOps
8 20 (15.04%) Continuous Delivery
8 20 (15.04%) Web Application Development
9 15 (11.28%) SOLID
10 14 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
11 13 (9.77%) Android Development
11 13 (9.77%) Functional Programming
12 12 (9.02%) Kanban
12 12 (9.02%) Open Source
13 11 (8.27%) Build Automation
13 11 (8.27%) Coaching
13 11 (8.27%) MVC
14 9 (6.77%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (51.13%) Java
2 51 (38.35%) JavaScript
3 49 (36.84%) C#
4 17 (12.78%) Python
5 16 (12.03%) Kotlin
6 13 (9.77%) C++
7 12 (9.02%) Ruby
7 12 (9.02%) SQL
8 4 (3.01%) Java 8
9 3 (2.26%) C
10 2 (1.50%) Scala
11 1 (0.75%) F#
Qualifications
1 9 (6.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.01%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (22.56%) QA
System Software
1 25 (18.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.75%) Ansible
2 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.75%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (6.77%) Atlassian
2 8 (6.02%) SAP
3 2 (1.50%) Google
4 1 (0.75%) HP
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.75%) Xamarin