Period
to 21 November 2017

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

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Devon > Exeter
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 46 39
Rank change year-on-year +21 -7 +10
Permanent jobs citing BDD 39 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Exeter 10.92% 3.70% 5.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.04% 4.10% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 38 16 16
Exeter median annual salary £50,000 £34,290 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.81% -8.56% -11.76%
10th Percentile £45,000 £27,790 £33,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Devon median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% +13.33% +5.63%

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 Exeter with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Exeter
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 324 415 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Exeter 90.76% 90.22% 85.44%
Number of salaries quoted 289 370 244
Exeter median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £24,800 £21,896 £20,800
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £48,750
Devon median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +1.45% +1.47%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Exeter

BDD
Salary Trend in Exeter

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

Salary trend for BDD in Exeter

BDD
Salary Histogram in Exeter

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Exeter over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Exeter

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

1 38 (97.44%) TDD
2 36 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (92.31%) C#
3 32 (82.05%) MVC
3 32 (82.05%) RESTful
4 31 (79.49%) SQL Server
5 20 (51.28%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (48.72%) Ruby
6 19 (48.72%) Test Automation
6 19 (48.72%) Node.js
6 19 (48.72%) .NET
7 18 (46.15%) Scrum
7 18 (46.15%) ASP.NET
7 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
7 18 (46.15%) NoSQL
7 18 (46.15%) Entity Framework
7 18 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (46.15%) .NET Framework
7 18 (46.15%) Git (software)
7 18 (46.15%) WCF
7 18 (46.15%) Web Application Development
7 18 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (46.15%) SQL Server 2014
7 18 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 18 (46.15%) Code First Entity Framework
8 15 (38.46%) Web Services
9 14 (35.90%) T-SQL
9 14 (35.90%) Web Design
9 14 (35.90%) NUnit
9 14 (35.90%) Unit Testing

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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 2 (5.13%) Apache
1 2 (5.13%) Apache Solr
1 2 (5.13%) Apache Spark
1 2 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) SaaS
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (79.49%) SQL Server
2 18 (46.15%) NoSQL
2 18 (46.15%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (5.13%) Big Data
3 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.13%) Redis
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 14 (35.90%) NUnit
3 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.13%) IntelliJ
3 2 (5.13%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 36 (92.31%) Developer
2 19 (48.72%) .NET Developer
3 12 (30.77%) C# Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Tester
5 4 (10.26%) Software Team Leader
5 4 (10.26%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.13%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Development Team Leader
7 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.56%) SSIS Developer
7 1 (2.56%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (82.05%) RESTful
2 19 (48.72%) .NET
2 19 (48.72%) Node.js
3 18 (46.15%) .NET Framework
3 18 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 18 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 18 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
3 18 (46.15%) Code First Entity Framework
3 18 (46.15%) Entity Framework
3 18 (46.15%) WCF
4 15 (38.46%) Web Services
5 4 (10.26%) HTML
5 4 (10.26%) HTML5
6 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.13%) Spring
6 2 (5.13%) Spring Boot
6 2 (5.13%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (97.44%) TDD
2 36 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (82.05%) MVC
4 20 (51.28%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (48.72%) Test Automation
6 18 (46.15%) Scrum
6 18 (46.15%) Web Application Development
7 14 (35.90%) SOLID
7 14 (35.90%) Unit Testing
7 14 (35.90%) Web Design
8 4 (10.26%) Coaching
8 4 (10.26%) Line Management
8 4 (10.26%) Product Management
9 2 (5.13%) Analytics
9 2 (5.13%) Data Analytics
9 2 (5.13%) Microservices
10 1 (2.56%) Build Automation
10 1 (2.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 36 (92.31%) C#
2 19 (48.72%) Ruby
3 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 14 (35.90%) T-SQL
5 6 (15.38%) Java
6 1 (2.56%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) ISO 14001
1 4 (10.26%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Docker