Period
to 19 January 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 71 101
Rank change year-on-year +25 +30 -23
Permanent jobs citing BDD 220 122 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 6.03% 3.79% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.59% 4.14% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 190 108 95
Bristol median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -11.46% -20.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,125 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,125 £57,425 £65,000
South West median annual salary £50,000 £43,875 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.96% +9.69% -11.11%

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 3,336 2,948 3,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 91.37% 91.52% 90.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,749 2,421 2,894
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,700 £27,651 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £67,275
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.90%

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 January 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for BDD.

1 186 (84.55%) TDD
2 176 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (49.55%) Test Automation
4 100 (45.45%) Java
5 90 (40.91%) C#
6 81 (36.82%) Software Engineering
7 78 (35.45%) User Experience
8 71 (32.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 65 (29.55%) .NET
10 64 (29.09%) Electronics
11 59 (26.82%) Amazon AWS
12 58 (26.36%) Calabash
13 57 (25.91%) JavaScript
14 55 (25.00%) NoSQL
14 55 (25.00%) JIRA
15 54 (24.55%) Node.js
16 53 (24.09%) HTML
17 51 (23.18%) OO
17 51 (23.18%) Atlassian
18 48 (21.82%) CSS
19 47 (21.36%) MVC
19 47 (21.36%) Big Data
19 47 (21.36%) Bitbucket
20 46 (20.91%) Git (software)
20 46 (20.91%) Ruby
21 45 (20.45%) SQL Server
22 44 (20.00%) C++
22 44 (20.00%) Wireless
23 43 (19.55%) AngularJS
24 41 (18.64%) Open Source

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 14 (6.36%) Apache Spark
1 14 (6.36%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (3.64%) Drupal
2 8 (3.64%) WordPress
3 6 (2.73%) CMS
4 5 (2.27%) JBoss
4 5 (2.27%) Jetty
4 5 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.27%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.36%) Joomla!
5 3 (1.36%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.91%) Confluence
7 1 (0.45%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 59 (26.82%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (11.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (7.73%) Amazon Kinesis
4 14 (6.36%) Amazon EMR
4 14 (6.36%) SaaS
5 13 (5.91%) PaaS
5 13 (5.91%) TestFlight
6 12 (5.45%) IaaS
7 8 (3.64%) npm
8 6 (2.73%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (2.73%) GitHub
8 6 (2.73%) Serverless
9 4 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (20.00%) Wireless
2 13 (5.91%) MQTT
3 10 (4.55%) SSL
4 7 (3.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 47 (21.36%) Big Data
3 45 (20.45%) SQL Server
4 23 (10.45%) SQL Server 2016
5 21 (9.55%) MongoDB
6 17 (7.73%) Amazon Redshift
7 15 (6.82%) Relational Database
8 14 (6.36%) Amazon Athena
8 14 (6.36%) BigQuery
9 13 (5.91%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (5.91%) CouchDB
10 12 (5.45%) MySQL
11 11 (5.00%) Hadoop
11 11 (5.00%) RDBMS
12 9 (4.09%) Redis
13 5 (2.27%) Couchbase
13 5 (2.27%) Riak
14 4 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (1.36%) Azure SQL Database
16 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 71 (32.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 58 (26.36%) Calabash
3 55 (25.00%) JIRA
4 47 (21.36%) Bitbucket
5 46 (20.91%) Git (software)
6 37 (16.82%) Android Studio
7 28 (12.73%) Jenkins
8 25 (11.36%) JUnit
9 24 (10.91%) Mockito
10 23 (10.45%) Gradle
11 22 (10.00%) Selenium
12 21 (9.55%) CocoaPods
12 21 (9.55%) Cucumber
13 13 (5.91%) Appium
13 13 (5.91%) SpecFlow
13 13 (5.91%) Xcode
14 11 (5.00%) Jasmine
14 11 (5.00%) MSBuild
15 10 (4.55%) Mercurial
16 8 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 64 (29.09%) Electronics
2 29 (13.18%) Finance
3 24 (10.91%) Advertising
4 16 (7.27%) Marketing
5 13 (5.91%) Manufacturing
5 13 (5.91%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.18%) Banking
7 5 (2.27%) Law
8 3 (1.36%) Games
9 2 (0.91%) Publishing
10 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 125 (56.82%) Developer
2 31 (14.09%) .NET Developer
3 24 (10.91%) Android Developer
4 21 (9.55%) iOS Developer
5 20 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 16 (7.27%) C# Developer
6 16 (7.27%) Test Engineer
6 16 (7.27%) Test Leader
6 16 (7.27%) Tester
7 15 (6.82%) Java Developer
8 14 (6.36%) Software Engineer
8 14 (6.36%) Technical Leader
9 12 (5.45%) Applications Developer
9 12 (5.45%) Automation Tester
9 12 (5.45%) Software Test Engineer
10 11 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 8 (3.64%) Analyst
11 8 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (3.64%) Senior Software Engineer
12 7 (3.18%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (29.55%) .NET
2 54 (24.55%) Node.js
3 53 (24.09%) HTML
4 48 (21.82%) CSS
5 43 (19.55%) AngularJS
6 40 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 37 (16.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 34 (15.45%) RESTful
9 28 (12.73%) ASP.NET Web API
10 26 (11.82%) HTML5
11 25 (11.36%) React
12 23 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 23 (10.45%) WCF
13 17 (7.73%) Web Services
14 16 (7.27%) REST
15 12 (5.45%) JSON
16 11 (5.00%) Velocity
17 10 (4.55%) Kafka
17 10 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
17 10 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 78 (35.45%) User Experience
2 26 (11.82%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (8.18%) Embedded Systems
5 16 (7.27%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.64%) Clustering
6 8 (3.64%) Internet of Things
7 7 (3.18%) Fintech
8 5 (2.27%) Animation
9 2 (0.91%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.45%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.45%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.45%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 39 (17.73%) Android
2 36 (16.36%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.27%) Linux
4 4 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (84.55%) TDD
2 176 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (49.55%) Test Automation
4 81 (36.82%) Software Engineering
5 51 (23.18%) OO
6 47 (21.36%) MVC
7 41 (18.64%) Open Source
8 38 (17.27%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (17.27%) Scrum
9 36 (16.36%) Continuous Delivery
10 34 (15.45%) Microservices
11 25 (11.36%) Kanban
12 24 (10.91%) Android Development
13 23 (10.45%) Web Application Development
14 22 (10.00%) Coaching
15 21 (9.55%) iOS Development
16 20 (9.09%) Analytical Thinking
16 20 (9.09%) DevOps
16 20 (9.09%) SOLID
17 16 (7.27%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 100 (45.45%) Java
2 90 (40.91%) C#
3 57 (25.91%) JavaScript
4 46 (20.91%) Ruby
5 44 (20.00%) C++
6 40 (18.18%) SQL
7 25 (11.36%) Python
8 21 (9.55%) Objective-C
9 14 (6.36%) Scala
10 9 (4.09%) PHP
11 8 (3.64%) TypeScript
12 7 (3.18%) ES6
13 5 (2.27%) C
14 3 (1.36%) F#
15 2 (0.91%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 14 (6.36%) Degree
2 6 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.36%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) ISEB
4 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (5.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 36 (16.36%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 51 (23.18%) Atlassian
2 29 (13.18%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.82%) Xamarin
4 13 (5.91%) SAP
5 1 (0.45%) Red Hat