Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 92 76 41
Rank change year-on-year -16 -35 +27
Permanent jobs citing BDD 71 134 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.64% 3.65% 6.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 3.87% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 61 122 202
Bristol median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +23.53%
10th Percentile £32,500 £40,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% -6.00% +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 2,433 3,463 3,332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 90.38% 94.41% 93.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,090 2,746 2,787
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,975 £26,875 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,250 £66,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 20 February 2020.

Salary histogram for BDD in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 55 (77.46%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (76.06%) TDD
3 46 (64.79%) Java
4 38 (53.52%) TypeScript
5 36 (50.70%) AngularJS
6 35 (49.30%) Spring
7 33 (46.48%) RESTful
8 31 (43.66%) Scrum
9 29 (40.85%) Web Services
10 28 (39.44%) Software Engineering
11 27 (38.03%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (38.03%) JavaScript
12 24 (33.80%) Continuous Deployment
13 22 (30.99%) SQL
14 21 (29.58%) Finance
14 21 (29.58%) Selenium
14 21 (29.58%) DevOps
15 19 (26.76%) Test Automation
16 18 (25.35%) Docker
17 15 (21.13%) Fintech
18 13 (18.31%) Azure
18 13 (18.31%) Node.js
19 12 (16.90%) Microservices
19 12 (16.90%) React
19 12 (16.90%) QA
19 12 (16.90%) OO
20 11 (15.49%) Vue.js
21 10 (14.08%) Jenkins
21 10 (14.08%) JMS
21 10 (14.08%) C#

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 4 (5.63%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (5.63%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.41%) Apache
2 1 (1.41%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.41%) Confluence
2 1 (1.41%) JBoss
2 1 (1.41%) Jetty
2 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.31%) Azure
2 7 (9.86%) AWS
3 6 (8.45%) GCP
4 3 (4.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.68%) MongoDB
2 9 (12.68%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.23%) MySQL
4 2 (2.82%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.41%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.41%) Big Data
5 1 (1.41%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.41%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.41%) HBase
5 1 (1.41%) Redis
5 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.41%) Riak
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 21 (29.58%) Selenium
2 10 (14.08%) Jenkins
3 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
4 7 (9.86%) SpecFlow
5 6 (8.45%) MSTest
5 6 (8.45%) NUnit
5 6 (8.45%) Protractor
5 6 (8.45%) webpack
6 5 (7.04%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.63%) Jasmine
7 4 (5.63%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (5.63%) Maven
7 4 (5.63%) Postman
8 3 (4.23%) JUnit
8 3 (4.23%) PHPUnit
8 3 (4.23%) TeamCity
8 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.23%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.82%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (29.58%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Marketing
3 5 (7.04%) Public Sector
3 5 (7.04%) Retail
4 4 (5.63%) Banking
5 3 (4.23%) Electronics
5 3 (4.23%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.23%) Games
5 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.23%) Publishing
5 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 47 (66.20%) Developer
2 32 (45.07%) Java Developer
3 20 (28.17%) Senior Developer
4 16 (22.54%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (19.72%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (14.08%) Full Stack Developer
7 9 (12.68%) Angular Developer
8 8 (11.27%) Junior
8 8 (11.27%) Junior Developer
9 7 (9.86%) Java Engineer
9 7 (9.86%) Software Engineer
10 6 (8.45%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (8.45%) Test Automation Engineer
10 6 (8.45%) Test Engineer
11 5 (7.04%) Developer in Test
11 5 (7.04%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 5 (7.04%) Software Developer
12 4 (5.63%) Senior Java Engineer
12 4 (5.63%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 4 (5.63%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (50.70%) AngularJS
2 35 (49.30%) Spring
3 33 (46.48%) RESTful
4 29 (40.85%) Web Services
5 13 (18.31%) Node.js
6 12 (16.90%) React
7 11 (15.49%) Vue.js
8 10 (14.08%) JMS
9 9 (12.68%) .NET
9 9 (12.68%) Sass
10 5 (7.04%) Redux
11 4 (5.63%) .NET Framework
11 4 (5.63%) CSS
11 4 (5.63%) HTML
11 4 (5.63%) HTML5
11 4 (5.63%) WebSphere MQ
12 3 (4.23%) JSON
12 3 (4.23%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (4.23%) XML
13 2 (2.82%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) N-Tier
2 8 (11.27%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.63%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.82%) Android
1 2 (2.82%) Linux
1 2 (2.82%) Unix
2 1 (1.41%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (77.46%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (76.06%) TDD
3 31 (43.66%) Scrum
4 28 (39.44%) Software Engineering
5 27 (38.03%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (33.80%) Continuous Deployment
7 21 (29.58%) DevOps
8 19 (26.76%) Test Automation
9 15 (21.13%) Fintech
10 12 (16.90%) Microservices
10 12 (16.90%) OO
11 10 (14.08%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (12.68%) SDET
13 8 (11.27%) Inversion of Control
13 8 (11.27%) OOA/OOD
14 7 (9.86%) Kanban
14 7 (9.86%) Mentoring
15 5 (7.04%) Manual Testing
16 4 (5.63%) Analytics
16 4 (5.63%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 46 (64.79%) Java
2 38 (53.52%) TypeScript
3 27 (38.03%) JavaScript
4 22 (30.99%) SQL
5 10 (14.08%) C#
6 4 (5.63%) Go
6 4 (5.63%) PHP
7 3 (4.23%) Groovy
8 2 (2.82%) Kotlin
8 2 (2.82%) Python
9 1 (1.41%) C
9 1 (1.41%) F#
9 1 (1.41%) Java 8
9 1 (1.41%) Ruby
9 1 (1.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (4.23%) Degree
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.90%) QA
2 4 (5.63%) ISO 15022
2 4 (5.63%) ISO 20022
3 1 (1.41%) TickIT
System Software
1 18 (25.35%) Docker
2 1 (1.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.41%) Ansible
2 1 (1.41%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.41%) Kibana
2 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (9.86%) Google
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle
3 3 (4.23%) SAP
4 2 (2.82%) Apple
5 1 (1.41%) Hortonworks