Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 68 126
Rank change year-on-year +11 +58 -7
Permanent jobs citing BDD 217 168 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 5.60% 4.36% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.05% 4.74% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 199 153 60
Bristol median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £27,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% +12.50%

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 3,588 3,546 3,189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 92.52% 92.01% 91.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,958 2,958 2,770
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Bristol

BDD
Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Bristol region over the 6 months to 22 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth +1 1 £42,500 +30.77%
BDD
South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 187 (86.18%) TDD
2 186 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (58.06%) Java
4 80 (36.87%) Test Automation
5 79 (36.41%) JavaScript
6 78 (35.94%) Software Engineering
7 65 (29.95%) Problem-Solving
8 64 (29.49%) C#
9 63 (29.03%) HTML
10 55 (25.35%) User Experience
11 52 (23.96%) NoSQL
12 51 (23.50%) Scrum
13 50 (23.04%) Electronics
14 49 (22.58%) HTML5
15 47 (21.66%) JIRA
16 46 (21.20%) CSS
17 43 (19.82%) JUnit
18 42 (19.35%) AngularJS
19 39 (17.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 38 (17.51%) .NET
20 38 (17.51%) Finance
21 37 (17.05%) Tomcat
22 35 (16.13%) SQL
22 35 (16.13%) QA
23 34 (15.67%) Continuous Integration
23 34 (15.67%) MVC
23 34 (15.67%) Coaching
24 33 (15.21%) OO
24 33 (15.21%) Python
24 33 (15.21%) Cucumber

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 37 (17.05%) Tomcat
2 22 (10.14%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (7.83%) JBoss
3 17 (7.83%) Jetty
3 17 (7.83%) WebLogic
4 15 (6.91%) Apache
5 14 (6.45%) nginx
6 3 (1.38%) Confluence
7 2 (0.92%) CMS
7 2 (0.92%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.92%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.92%) WordPress
8 1 (0.46%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.46%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.60%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (9.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.23%) IaaS
3 7 (3.23%) PaaS
3 7 (3.23%) SaaS
4 5 (2.30%) Serverless
5 4 (1.84%) npm
5 4 (1.84%) Yarn
6 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.92%) GitHub
6 2 (0.92%) Runscope
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.29%) Wireless
2 20 (9.22%) IPv4
2 20 (9.22%) IPv6
2 20 (9.22%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.30%) HTTP
4 2 (0.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (23.96%) NoSQL
2 33 (15.21%) Big Data
3 25 (11.52%) MongoDB
4 22 (10.14%) SQL Server
5 21 (9.68%) Neo4j
6 20 (9.22%) InfluxDB
7 19 (8.76%) Redis
8 18 (8.29%) Riak
9 17 (7.83%) Couchbase
9 17 (7.83%) Hadoop
10 12 (5.53%) Relational Database
11 8 (3.69%) CouchDB
12 7 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (3.23%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.84%) Blockchain
14 3 (1.38%) MySQL
15 2 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
16 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
16 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 47 (21.66%) JIRA
2 43 (19.82%) JUnit
3 39 (17.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 33 (15.21%) Cucumber
5 32 (14.75%) Bitbucket
5 32 (14.75%) Calabash
5 32 (14.75%) Selenium
6 31 (14.29%) fastlane
7 29 (13.36%) Git (software)
8 25 (11.52%) Android Studio
9 20 (9.22%) Gradle
9 20 (9.22%) Mockito
9 20 (9.22%) Spock
10 19 (8.76%) SpecFlow
11 15 (6.91%) Mercurial
12 14 (6.45%) Jenkins
13 13 (5.99%) JBehave
13 13 (5.99%) Subversion
14 11 (5.07%) CocoaPods
14 11 (5.07%) WebDriver
General
1 50 (23.04%) Electronics
2 38 (17.51%) Finance
3 22 (10.14%) Telecoms
4 19 (8.76%) Manufacturing
4 19 (8.76%) Marketing
5 13 (5.99%) Law
6 11 (5.07%) Banking
7 9 (4.15%) Retail
8 1 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 137 (63.13%) Developer
2 44 (20.28%) Java Developer
3 32 (14.75%) Software Developer
4 31 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 25 (11.52%) Test Engineer
6 20 (9.22%) Android Developer
7 19 (8.76%) Test Automation Engineer
8 18 (8.29%) C# Developer
9 17 (7.83%) Analyst
9 17 (7.83%) Applications Developer
9 17 (7.83%) C# .NET Developer
10 16 (7.37%) ASP.NET Developer
11 15 (6.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 15 (6.91%) Java Software Developer
12 14 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 13 (5.99%) Agile Coach
13 13 (5.99%) iOS Developer
13 13 (5.99%) Senior Developer
14 12 (5.53%) Scrum Master
14 12 (5.53%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (29.03%) HTML
2 49 (22.58%) HTML5
3 46 (21.20%) CSS
4 42 (19.35%) AngularJS
5 38 (17.51%) .NET
6 28 (12.90%) ASP.NET
7 25 (11.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (11.52%) Node.js
8 24 (11.06%) REST
8 24 (11.06%) Spring
9 22 (10.14%) Hibernate
10 21 (9.68%) RESTful
11 20 (9.22%) GWT
11 20 (9.22%) Vaadin
12 18 (8.29%) React
13 17 (7.83%) .NET Framework
13 17 (7.83%) CSS3
13 17 (7.83%) JPA
14 16 (7.37%) Web Services
15 13 (5.99%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 55 (25.35%) User Experience
2 30 (13.82%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (9.22%) Computer Science
5 13 (5.99%) Algorithms
5 13 (5.99%) Data Structures
6 10 (4.61%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.84%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.38%) Fintech
10 2 (0.92%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.46%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (14.29%) Android
2 24 (11.06%) Linux
3 22 (10.14%) Apple iOS
4 20 (9.22%) FreeBSD
5 3 (1.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (86.18%) TDD
2 186 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (36.87%) Test Automation
4 78 (35.94%) Software Engineering
5 65 (29.95%) Problem-Solving
6 51 (23.50%) Scrum
7 34 (15.67%) Coaching
7 34 (15.67%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (15.67%) MVC
8 33 (15.21%) OO
9 29 (13.36%) Kanban
10 28 (12.90%) DevOps
11 26 (11.98%) Microservices
12 22 (10.14%) Android Development
13 20 (9.22%) Concurrent Programming
13 20 (9.22%) Multithreading
14 19 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (8.76%) Digital Marketing
14 19 (8.76%) Programme Management
15 16 (7.37%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 126 (58.06%) Java
2 79 (36.41%) JavaScript
3 64 (29.49%) C#
4 35 (16.13%) SQL
5 33 (15.21%) Python
6 32 (14.75%) C++
7 23 (10.60%) Scala
8 21 (9.68%) Groovy
8 21 (9.68%) Objective-C
9 20 (9.22%) Clojure
10 18 (8.29%) Ruby
11 17 (7.83%) PHP
12 6 (2.76%) Apple Swift
13 5 (2.30%) Java 8
13 5 (2.30%) Kotlin
14 4 (1.84%) ES6
15 3 (1.38%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.92%) C
17 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (11.06%) Degree
2 14 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.76%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.84%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.92%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.46%) ISEB
7 1 (0.46%) MCP
7 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (16.13%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (9.22%) HockeyApp
1 20 (9.22%) Icinga
2 4 (1.84%) Ansible
2 4 (1.84%) Cobbler
2 4 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.84%) Puppet
3 1 (0.46%) Packer
3 1 (0.46%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (14.75%) Atlassian
2 19 (8.76%) SAP
3 16 (7.37%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.92%) Sitecore
4 2 (0.92%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.46%) Capita
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle
5 1 (0.46%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.46%) Zend