Period
to 27 April 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 27 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
27 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 51 126
Rank change year-on-year +16 +75 -8
Permanent jobs citing BDD 271 195 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 7.22% 5.56% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.76% 6.04% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 244 174 78
Bristol median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
10th Percentile £38,750 £29,325 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,250 £58,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%

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 3,491 3,228 3,332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 93.02% 92.10% 91.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,941 2,627 2,952
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +6.02% +3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,050 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +2.63% +2.56%

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 27 April 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 236 (87.08%) TDD
2 235 (86.72%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (54.61%) Java
4 136 (50.18%) Test Automation
5 119 (43.91%) Software Engineering
6 107 (39.48%) Problem-Solving
7 94 (34.69%) User Experience
8 86 (31.73%) Electronics
9 85 (31.37%) JIRA
10 80 (29.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 80 (29.52%) C#
11 77 (28.41%) Calabash
12 73 (26.94%) Atlassian
13 67 (24.72%) Big Data
13 67 (24.72%) Bitbucket
14 66 (24.35%) C++
15 65 (23.99%) Wireless
16 62 (22.88%) NoSQL
17 58 (21.40%) JavaScript
18 56 (20.66%) Android
19 55 (20.30%) JUnit
20 54 (19.93%) HTML
21 53 (19.56%) Scrum
22 51 (18.82%) Node.js
22 51 (18.82%) Android Studio
23 49 (18.08%) .NET
24 48 (17.71%) Amazon AWS
25 47 (17.34%) Ruby
25 47 (17.34%) HockeyApp
26 46 (16.97%) OO

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 27 (9.96%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (9.59%) Tomcat
3 14 (5.17%) Apache Spark
4 13 (4.80%) JBoss
4 13 (4.80%) Jetty
4 13 (4.80%) WebLogic
5 7 (2.58%) Apache
6 6 (2.21%) nginx
7 3 (1.11%) Confluence
7 3 (1.11%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.74%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (0.74%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.37%) CMS
9 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
Cloud Services
1 48 (17.71%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.17%) Amazon EMR
3 14 (5.17%) Amazon Kinesis
4 10 (3.69%) TestFlight
5 6 (2.21%) GitHub
5 6 (2.21%) npm
5 6 (2.21%) Serverless
6 5 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.48%) IaaS
7 4 (1.48%) PaaS
7 4 (1.48%) SaaS
8 3 (1.11%) Yarn
9 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.37%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 65 (23.99%) Wireless
2 13 (4.80%) IPv4
2 13 (4.80%) IPv6
2 13 (4.80%) TCP/IP
3 10 (3.69%) MQTT
4 5 (1.85%) HTTP
5 3 (1.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (24.72%) Big Data
2 62 (22.88%) NoSQL
3 34 (12.55%) SQL Server
4 19 (7.01%) Hadoop
5 18 (6.64%) MongoDB
6 17 (6.27%) Redis
7 16 (5.90%) SQL Server 2016
8 14 (5.17%) Amazon Athena
8 14 (5.17%) Amazon Redshift
8 14 (5.17%) BigQuery
8 14 (5.17%) Neo4j
8 14 (5.17%) Riak
9 13 (4.80%) Couchbase
9 13 (4.80%) InfluxDB
10 9 (3.32%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.85%) CouchDB
11 5 (1.85%) MySQL
12 4 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 85 (31.37%) JIRA
2 80 (29.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 77 (28.41%) Calabash
4 67 (24.72%) Bitbucket
5 55 (20.30%) JUnit
6 51 (18.82%) Android Studio
7 38 (14.02%) Mockito
8 37 (13.65%) Gradle
9 34 (12.55%) Cucumber
10 28 (10.33%) CocoaPods
10 28 (10.33%) Git (software)
10 28 (10.33%) Selenium
11 19 (7.01%) Jenkins
11 19 (7.01%) SpecFlow
12 14 (5.17%) Jasmine
13 13 (4.80%) Spock
14 11 (4.06%) Appium
15 10 (3.69%) Mercurial
15 10 (3.69%) Xcode
16 8 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 86 (31.73%) Electronics
2 39 (14.39%) Finance
3 16 (5.90%) Advertising
3 16 (5.90%) Banking
4 15 (5.54%) Telecoms
5 14 (5.17%) Manufacturing
5 14 (5.17%) Marketing
6 9 (3.32%) Law
7 5 (1.85%) Retail
8 1 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 161 (59.41%) Developer
2 38 (14.02%) Android Developer
3 34 (12.55%) .NET Developer
4 32 (11.81%) Java Developer
5 30 (11.07%) iOS Developer
6 27 (9.96%) Test Engineer
7 23 (8.49%) Software Developer
8 21 (7.75%) Applications Developer
9 16 (5.90%) Test Leader
10 15 (5.54%) Java Engineer
11 14 (5.17%) Software Test Engineer
12 13 (4.80%) Software Engineer
12 13 (4.80%) Technical Leader
12 13 (4.80%) Test Automation Engineer
13 12 (4.43%) Analyst
13 12 (4.43%) C# .NET Developer
13 12 (4.43%) C# Developer
13 12 (4.43%) Tester
14 11 (4.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 11 (4.06%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (19.93%) HTML
2 51 (18.82%) Node.js
3 49 (18.08%) .NET
4 43 (15.87%) AngularJS
5 41 (15.13%) CSS
6 35 (12.92%) HTML5
7 34 (12.55%) RESTful
8 33 (12.18%) ASP.NET
9 31 (11.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (8.49%) Web Services
11 22 (8.12%) React
12 21 (7.75%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (7.01%) REST
14 17 (6.27%) Spring
15 16 (5.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 16 (5.90%) WCF
16 15 (5.54%) CSS3
17 14 (5.17%) XML
18 13 (4.80%) Hibernate
18 13 (4.80%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 94 (34.69%) User Experience
2 35 (12.92%) Greenfield Project
3 25 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.80%) Embedded Systems
5 12 (4.43%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.95%) Clustering
7 8 (2.95%) Internet of Things
8 6 (2.21%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.21%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.21%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.11%) Animation
9 3 (1.11%) Fintech
10 1 (0.37%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.37%) Wiki
10 1 (0.37%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 56 (20.66%) Android
2 46 (16.97%) Apple iOS
3 17 (6.27%) Linux
4 13 (4.80%) FreeBSD
5 5 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (87.08%) TDD
2 235 (86.72%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (50.18%) Test Automation
4 119 (43.91%) Software Engineering
5 107 (39.48%) Problem-Solving
6 53 (19.56%) Scrum
7 46 (16.97%) OO
8 44 (16.24%) Microservices
9 43 (15.87%) Coaching
10 42 (15.50%) Open Source
11 40 (14.76%) Android Development
12 39 (14.39%) Kanban
12 39 (14.39%) MVC
13 37 (13.65%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (11.07%) iOS Development
15 29 (10.70%) Continuous Delivery
15 29 (10.70%) Deployment Automation
16 24 (8.86%) Artificial Intelligence
17 23 (8.49%) DevOps
18 20 (7.38%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 148 (54.61%) Java
2 80 (29.52%) C#
3 66 (24.35%) C++
4 58 (21.40%) JavaScript
5 47 (17.34%) Ruby
6 45 (16.61%) Python
7 36 (13.28%) SQL
8 35 (12.92%) Objective-C
9 28 (10.33%) Scala
10 14 (5.17%) Groovy
11 13 (4.80%) Clojure
12 8 (2.95%) ES6
13 7 (2.58%) PHP
14 5 (1.85%) TypeScript
15 4 (1.48%) Apple Swift
16 3 (1.11%) C
16 3 (1.11%) Kotlin
17 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (7.75%) Degree
2 9 (3.32%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.74%) ISEB
5 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.37%) MCP
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (14.39%) QA
System Software
1 14 (5.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 47 (17.34%) HockeyApp
2 13 (4.80%) Icinga
3 4 (1.48%) Ansible
3 4 (1.48%) Cobbler
3 4 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 73 (26.94%) Atlassian
2 29 (10.70%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.17%) SAP
4 12 (4.43%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.74%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.74%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.37%) Capita
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle