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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South West / Bristol
Rank 37 102 106
Rank change year-on-year +65 +4  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 117 33 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 6.46% 1.79% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.10% 2.00% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 107 33 23
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

BDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1649 1653 1644
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 91.00% 89.89% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1359 1443 1378
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing BDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Bristol

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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.

1 178 (97.27%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (87.98%) TDD
3 88 (48.09%) MVC
4 83 (45.36%) Scrum
5 82 (44.81%) JavaScript
6 81 (44.26%) C#
7 80 (43.72%) Java
8 71 (38.80%) .NET
9 66 (36.07%) HTML
10 61 (33.33%) ASP.NET
11 60 (32.79%) Finance
11 60 (32.79%) RESTful
11 60 (32.79%) Jenkins
12 58 (31.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 57 (31.15%) Git (software)
14 56 (30.60%) SQL Server
15 55 (30.05%) CSS
16 53 (28.96%) Maven
17 50 (27.32%) Continuous Integration
18 49 (26.78%) REST
19 47 (25.68%) Software Engineering
20 46 (25.14%) AngularJS
21 44 (24.04%) JSR 170
21 44 (24.04%) OSGi
21 44 (24.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
21 44 (24.04%) Adobe
22 41 (22.40%) ASP.NET Web API
23 38 (20.77%) jQuery
24 37 (20.22%) SOAP
25 33 (18.03%) XML

BDD
Top Related 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 44 (24.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 12 (6.56%) Drupal
2 12 (6.56%) WordPress
3 9 (4.92%) CMS
4 6 (3.28%) Apache
4 6 (3.28%) Confluence
4 6 (3.28%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.64%) GlassFish
5 3 (1.64%) IIS
5 3 (1.64%) JBoss
5 3 (1.64%) Liferay
5 3 (1.64%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.55%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.55%) nginx
6 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.55%) MS Office
2 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (4.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.55%) GitHub
3 1 (0.55%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.92%) HTTP
2 1 (0.55%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.55%) Internet
2 1 (0.55%) MQTT
2 1 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (30.60%) SQL Server
2 24 (13.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 17 (9.29%) NoSQL
4 14 (7.65%) Relational Database
5 13 (7.10%) MySQL
6 11 (6.01%) RDBMS
7 9 (4.92%) Big Data
8 8 (4.37%) MongoDB
9 7 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (3.28%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 60 (32.79%) Jenkins
2 57 (31.15%) Git (software)
3 53 (28.96%) Maven
4 32 (17.49%) SonarQube
5 31 (16.94%) Mockito
6 21 (11.48%) Selenium
7 20 (10.93%) Cucumber
8 14 (7.65%) Sonatype Nexus
9 12 (6.56%) Subversion
10 10 (5.46%) JIRA
11 9 (4.92%) WebDriver
12 8 (4.37%) Calabash
12 8 (4.37%) TeamCity
13 7 (3.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (3.28%) Appium
15 5 (2.73%) Android Studio
15 5 (2.73%) Gatling
15 5 (2.73%) SpecFlow
15 5 (2.73%) The Grinder
16 4 (2.19%) JUnit
General
1 60 (32.79%) Finance
2 16 (8.74%) Marketing
3 9 (4.92%) Electronics
3 9 (4.92%) Games
3 9 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.37%) Advertising
4 8 (4.37%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.37%) Retail
5 6 (3.28%) Banking
6 5 (2.73%) Legal
7 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 147 (80.33%) Developer
2 60 (32.79%) .NET Developer
3 35 (19.13%) C# Developer
4 32 (17.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (13.66%) Lead Developer
6 23 (12.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 23 (12.57%) Software Developer
7 21 (11.48%) Senior Developer
8 18 (9.84%) .NET Software Developer
8 18 (9.84%) C# Software Developer
9 15 (8.20%) ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (8.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (8.20%) Senior .NET Developer
10 14 (7.65%) Java Developer
11 13 (7.10%) PHP Developer
12 11 (6.01%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 11 (6.01%) Senior C# Developer
13 9 (4.92%) Ruby Developer
13 9 (4.92%) Senior Ruby Developer
13 9 (4.92%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (38.80%) .NET
2 66 (36.07%) HTML
3 61 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 60 (32.79%) RESTful
5 58 (31.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 55 (30.05%) CSS
7 49 (26.78%) REST
8 46 (25.14%) AngularJS
9 44 (24.04%) JSR 170
9 44 (24.04%) OSGi
10 41 (22.40%) ASP.NET Web API
11 38 (20.77%) jQuery
12 37 (20.22%) SOAP
13 33 (18.03%) XML
14 31 (16.94%) Spring
15 30 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 30 (16.39%) PowerMock
16 28 (15.30%) Web Services
17 27 (14.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 22 (12.02%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.48%) User Experience
2 11 (6.01%) Streaming Video
3 7 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.83%) Video on Demand
4 6 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.28%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.64%) Fintech
6 3 (1.64%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.55%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.37%) Android
1 8 (4.37%) Linux
2 6 (3.28%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.64%) Windows
4 1 (0.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (97.27%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (87.98%) TDD
3 88 (48.09%) MVC
4 83 (45.36%) Scrum
5 50 (27.32%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (25.68%) Software Engineering
7 30 (16.39%) Web Application Development
8 28 (15.30%) Unit Testing
9 25 (13.66%) OOD
10 23 (12.57%) Software Architecture
10 23 (12.57%) Web Development
11 22 (12.02%) Kanban
11 22 (12.02%) Test Automation
12 20 (10.93%) OO
13 19 (10.38%) Migration
13 19 (10.38%) OOP
14 18 (9.84%) Mentoring
15 15 (8.20%) Content Management
16 13 (7.10%) SOLID
17 11 (6.01%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 82 (44.81%) JavaScript
2 81 (44.26%) C#
3 80 (43.72%) Java
4 25 (13.66%) Ruby
5 15 (8.20%) PHP
6 11 (6.01%) SQL
7 6 (3.28%) C++
7 6 (3.28%) Python
8 3 (1.64%) Perl
9 2 (1.09%) C
10 1 (0.55%) Clojure
10 1 (0.55%) Korn
10 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.55%) R
10 1 (0.55%) RPG
10 1 (0.55%) Scala
10 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (8.74%) Degree
2 7 (3.83%) ISEB
3 5 (2.73%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.29%) QA
2 3 (1.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.09%) SDET
4 1 (0.55%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (2.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 44 (24.04%) Adobe
2 32 (17.49%) Coverity
3 21 (11.48%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.37%) SAP
5 6 (3.28%) Facebook
6 3 (1.64%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.64%) IBM
7 1 (0.55%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle
7 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.55%) Solace
7 1 (0.55%) Xamarin
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