The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South West / Devon
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 47 42
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 19 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 5.85% 2.70% 5.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.40% 3.15% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 16
Median salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% +1.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 Devon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Devon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 297 286 333
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 91.38% 85.89% 89.28%
Number of salaries quoted 263 255 262
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +12.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,358 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon 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 Devon

BDD
Salary Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in Devon.

Salary trend for BDD in Devon

BDD
Salary Histogram in Devon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Devon over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Devon

BDD
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +9 12 £50,000 +61.29%
Plymouth - 5 £35,000 -
Bideford - 1 £40,000 -
BDD
South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Devon region with a requirement for BDD.

1 59 (95.16%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (88.71%) TDD
3 51 (82.26%) C#
4 34 (54.84%) JavaScript
5 33 (53.23%) Scrum
6 32 (51.61%) NoSQL
7 29 (46.77%) .NET
8 28 (45.16%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (41.94%) Web Application Development
10 25 (40.32%) Product Management
10 25 (40.32%) ISO 14001
10 25 (40.32%) ISO 9001
11 24 (38.71%) Java
12 22 (35.48%) Test Automation
13 19 (30.65%) Internet
13 19 (30.65%) HTML
13 19 (30.65%) Git (software)
14 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
14 18 (29.03%) MVC
15 17 (27.42%) ASP.NET
15 17 (27.42%) .NET Framework
15 17 (27.42%) RESTful
15 17 (27.42%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (25.81%) Ruby
17 15 (24.19%) Use Case
17 15 (24.19%) MongoDB
17 15 (24.19%) SQL
17 15 (24.19%) Greenfield Project

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 5 (8.06%) IIS
1 5 (8.06%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (51.61%) NoSQL
2 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
3 15 (24.19%) MongoDB
4 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (30.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.84%) Spock
3 2 (3.23%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.61%) Android Studio
4 1 (1.61%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.61%) Gradle
4 1 (1.61%) JIRA
4 1 (1.61%) NUnit
4 1 (1.61%) Selenium
4 1 (1.61%) Subversion
4 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (22.58%) Electronics
2 8 (12.90%) Games
3 7 (11.29%) Retail
4 3 (4.84%) Finance
5 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 43 (69.35%) Developer
2 20 (32.26%) .NET Developer
3 13 (20.97%) Senior Developer
4 11 (17.74%) Software Team Leader
4 11 (17.74%) Team Leader
5 9 (14.52%) Cloud Developer
5 9 (14.52%) Development Team Leader
5 9 (14.52%) Internet Developer
5 9 (14.52%) IoT Developer
5 9 (14.52%) Software Development Team Leader
6 8 (12.90%) Java Development Team Leader
6 8 (12.90%) Java Team Leader
7 7 (11.29%) Java Developer
8 6 (9.68%) Azure Developer
9 5 (8.06%) C# Developer
9 5 (8.06%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (8.06%) Lead Developer
9 5 (8.06%) Software Developer
10 4 (6.45%) Senior C# Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.77%) .NET
2 19 (30.65%) HTML
3 17 (27.42%) .NET Framework
3 17 (27.42%) ASP.NET
3 17 (27.42%) ASP.NET Web API
3 17 (27.42%) RESTful
4 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 14 (22.58%) HTML5
6 12 (19.35%) AngularJS
6 12 (19.35%) Code First Entity Framework
6 12 (19.35%) Entity Framework
6 12 (19.35%) Node.js
6 12 (19.35%) WCF
7 10 (16.13%) Web Services
8 9 (14.52%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (14.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (12.90%) CSS
10 5 (8.06%) Java EE
10 5 (8.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (22.58%) Internet of Things
3 11 (17.74%) Mobile App
4 6 (9.68%) User Experience
5 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.23%) Home Automation
7 2 (3.23%) Smart Home
8 1 (1.61%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) Android
1 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (95.16%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (88.71%) TDD
3 33 (53.23%) Scrum
4 28 (45.16%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (41.94%) Web Application Development
6 25 (40.32%) Product Management
7 22 (35.48%) Test Automation
8 18 (29.03%) MVC
9 15 (24.19%) Use Case
10 14 (22.58%) Line Management
11 12 (19.35%) Kanban
12 11 (17.74%) Coaching
13 10 (16.13%) Analytics
13 10 (16.13%) Data Analytics
13 10 (16.13%) Front End Development
13 10 (16.13%) Machine Learning
13 10 (16.13%) Prototyping
14 6 (9.68%) Test Management
15 5 (8.06%) Integration Testing
15 5 (8.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (82.26%) C#
2 34 (54.84%) JavaScript
3 24 (38.71%) Java
4 16 (25.81%) Ruby
5 15 (24.19%) SQL
6 11 (17.74%) C
7 3 (4.84%) Python
7 3 (4.84%) VB
7 3 (4.84%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.61%) C++
8 1 (1.61%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) Degree
2 5 (8.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (40.32%) ISO 14001
1 25 (40.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (22.58%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (17.74%) Microsoft