Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 54 88
Rank change year-on-year -1 +34 +37
Permanent jobs citing BDD 60 38 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 4.40% 4.01% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.17% 4.70% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 57 28 27
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £51,250 £54,000
South West median annual salary £50,000 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% -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 Dorset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,160 808 1,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 85.11% 85.32% 87.03%
Number of salaries quoted 998 714 1,050
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £38,875 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.89% +3.67% -
10th Percentile £25,350 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £64,625 £53,750
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 Dorset

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Dorset

BDD
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for BDD in Dorset

BDD
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Dorset over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Dorset

BDD
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Bournemouth +4 38 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Poole -6 22 £40,000 -8.57% 2
BDD
South West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Dorset region with a requirement for BDD.

1 58 (96.67%) TDD
2 49 (81.67%) MVC
3 45 (75.00%) C#
4 43 (71.67%) .NET
5 41 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (60.00%) RESTful
7 30 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 29 (48.33%) ASP.NET
8 29 (48.33%) .NET Framework
8 29 (48.33%) WCF
8 29 (48.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (48.33%) Web Application Development
8 29 (48.33%) AngularJS
8 29 (48.33%) SQL Server 2016
8 29 (48.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 26 (43.33%) JavaScript
10 22 (36.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 21 (35.00%) NoSQL
11 21 (35.00%) Entity Framework
11 21 (35.00%) Node.js
11 21 (35.00%) Code First Entity Framework
11 21 (35.00%) Git (software)
11 21 (35.00%) Ruby
12 18 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
13 17 (28.33%) QA
14 16 (26.67%) Web Services
14 16 (26.67%) Internet
15 15 (25.00%) Tomcat
15 15 (25.00%) MySQL
15 15 (25.00%) Java

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 15 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 10 (16.67%) Apache
3 5 (8.33%) CMS
3 5 (8.33%) EPiServer
3 5 (8.33%) Kentico
3 5 (8.33%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.33%) Confluence
4 2 (3.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) npm
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (48.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 21 (35.00%) NoSQL
4 15 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (35.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (25.00%) Maven
3 7 (11.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.33%) Bower
5 2 (3.33%) JIRA
5 2 (3.33%) JMeter
5 2 (3.33%) LoadRunner
5 2 (3.33%) NuGet
5 2 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (3.33%) Selenium
5 2 (3.33%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (21.67%) Music Industry
2 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Games
3 4 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 52 (86.67%) Developer
2 37 (61.67%) .NET Developer
3 15 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Internet Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Mobile Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Mobile Software Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) QA Tester
8 2 (3.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (71.67%) .NET
2 36 (60.00%) RESTful
3 29 (48.33%) .NET Framework
3 29 (48.33%) AngularJS
3 29 (48.33%) ASP.NET
3 29 (48.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 29 (48.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 29 (48.33%) WCF
4 22 (36.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 21 (35.00%) Code First Entity Framework
5 21 (35.00%) Entity Framework
5 21 (35.00%) Node.js
6 18 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
7 16 (26.67%) Web Services
8 15 (25.00%) Hibernate
8 15 (25.00%) Spring
8 15 (25.00%) Spring Boot
9 13 (21.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (8.33%) React
11 4 (6.67%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (11.67%) User Experience
4 2 (3.33%) Contactless
4 2 (3.33%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (96.67%) TDD
2 49 (81.67%) MVC
3 41 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (48.33%) Web Application Development
5 13 (21.67%) High Availability
6 12 (20.00%) OO
6 12 (20.00%) Scrum
6 12 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 12 (20.00%) SOLID
7 8 (13.33%) CQRS
7 8 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
7 8 (13.33%) OOP
8 6 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.67%) OOD
9 4 (6.67%) SDLC
9 4 (6.67%) UML
10 2 (3.33%) Manual Testing
10 2 (3.33%) Regression Testing
10 2 (3.33%) Web Design
10 2 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (75.00%) C#
2 26 (43.33%) JavaScript
3 21 (35.00%) Ruby
4 15 (25.00%) Java
5 8 (13.33%) C++
6 6 (10.00%) SQL
7 4 (6.67%) C
8 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Degree
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (28.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.33%) Atlassian
2 2 (3.33%) Sitecore
2 2 (3.33%) Xamarin