Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 44 67
Rank change year-on-year +4 +23 0
Permanent jobs citing BDD 77 79 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.31% 6.30% 3.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.10% 6.91% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 75 60 37
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.85% -13.33% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £27,500 £33,050
90th Percentile £63,750 £47,500 £51,250
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,084 1,144 1,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 88.78% 91.30% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 922 948 944
Somerset median annual salary £41,377 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,325 £26,175 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,225 £58,750 £55,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Somerset

BDD
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for BDD in Somerset

BDD
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Somerset over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Somerset

BDD
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 18 February 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
Bath +7 31 £50,000 +66.67% 2
Taunton +7 7 £40,000 +23.08% 3
Clevedon - 6 £57,500 -
Portishead -1 5 £47,500 +5.56%
Yeovil - 5 £50,000 - 1
Glastonbury - 4 £49,250 -
Frome - 1 £40,000 -
BDD
South West

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 Somerset region with a requirement for BDD.

1 61 (79.22%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (77.92%) TDD
3 41 (53.25%) C#
4 40 (51.95%) MVC
5 35 (45.45%) .NET
5 35 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 35 (45.45%) Git (software)
6 34 (44.16%) ASP.NET
7 33 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (38.96%) Web Application Development
8 30 (38.96%) WCF
8 30 (38.96%) SQL Server 2016
8 30 (38.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 28 (36.36%) NoSQL
10 27 (35.06%) JavaScript
10 27 (35.06%) Scrum
11 25 (32.47%) RESTful
11 25 (32.47%) AngularJS
12 24 (31.17%) Test Automation
13 23 (29.87%) Node.js
14 22 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
15 21 (27.27%) Ruby
16 20 (25.97%) Selenium
17 18 (23.38%) Jenkins
17 18 (23.38%) Kanban
18 17 (22.08%) .NET Framework
19 16 (20.78%) Java
19 16 (20.78%) Entity Framework
19 16 (20.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 16 (20.78%) Code First Entity Framework

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (6.49%) Apache
2 4 (5.19%) Apache Solr
2 4 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.30%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.30%) IIS
3 1 (1.30%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.19%) GitHub
3 1 (1.30%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) HTTP
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 30 (38.96%) SQL Server 2016
3 28 (36.36%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.49%) MySQL
5 4 (5.19%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.19%) Redis
6 2 (2.60%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (1.30%) Big Data
7 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 35 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 20 (25.97%) Selenium
3 18 (23.38%) Jenkins
4 13 (16.88%) Cucumber
5 11 (14.29%) Moq
5 11 (14.29%) NUnit
6 10 (12.99%) Rhino Mocks
7 6 (7.79%) GitLab
8 5 (6.49%) Grunt
8 5 (6.49%) gulp
8 5 (6.49%) Subversion
8 5 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (5.19%) Codeception
9 4 (5.19%) PHPUnit
9 4 (5.19%) SpecFlow
9 4 (5.19%) Vagrant
9 4 (5.19%) WebDriver
10 3 (3.90%) JIRA
10 3 (3.90%) Mockito
11 2 (2.60%) JUnit
General
1 9 (11.69%) Music Industry
2 8 (10.39%) Games
3 6 (7.79%) Retail
4 4 (5.19%) Advertising
4 4 (5.19%) Finance
5 3 (3.90%) Marketing
6 1 (1.30%) Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Electronics
6 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (58.44%) Developer
2 34 (44.16%) .NET Developer
3 8 (10.39%) Test Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Junior
6 5 (6.49%) Automation Tester
6 5 (6.49%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Senior Test Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Tester
7 4 (5.19%) Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Junior Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Junior PHP Developer
7 4 (5.19%) PHP Developer
7 4 (5.19%) PHP Software Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (45.45%) .NET
2 34 (44.16%) ASP.NET
3 33 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (38.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 30 (38.96%) WCF
5 25 (32.47%) AngularJS
5 25 (32.47%) RESTful
6 23 (29.87%) Node.js
7 22 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (22.08%) .NET Framework
9 16 (20.78%) Code First Entity Framework
9 16 (20.78%) Entity Framework
9 16 (20.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (19.48%) KnockoutJS
11 13 (16.88%) CSS
11 13 (16.88%) HTML
12 12 (15.58%) WinForms
12 12 (15.58%) WPF
13 11 (14.29%) Web Services
14 10 (12.99%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (12.99%) Music Streaming
3 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.19%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.19%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (5.19%) User Experience
5 1 (1.30%) BBC
5 1 (1.30%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.58%) Windows
2 10 (12.99%) Linux
3 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (79.22%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (77.92%) TDD
3 40 (51.95%) MVC
4 30 (38.96%) Web Application Development
5 27 (35.06%) Scrum
6 24 (31.17%) Test Automation
7 18 (23.38%) Kanban
8 13 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (16.88%) OO
9 11 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 10 (12.99%) Analytics
10 10 (12.99%) MVVM
11 9 (11.69%) DevOps
11 9 (11.69%) E-Commerce
11 9 (11.69%) High Availability
11 9 (11.69%) Mentoring
12 8 (10.39%) Exploratory Testing
12 8 (10.39%) Software Testing
13 6 (7.79%) Digital Analytics
14 5 (6.49%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 41 (53.25%) C#
2 27 (35.06%) JavaScript
3 21 (27.27%) Ruby
4 16 (20.78%) Java
5 8 (10.39%) PHP
6 6 (7.79%) Python
6 6 (7.79%) SQL
7 4 (5.19%) PHP 7
7 4 (5.19%) XPath
8 3 (3.90%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.30%) ES6
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.49%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (6.49%) Degree
3 4 (5.19%) ISEB
3 4 (5.19%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Packer
2 1 (1.30%) Ansible
2 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.30%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.30%) Puppet
2 1 (1.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) Zend
3 2 (2.60%) hybris
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle
4 1 (1.30%) ATG
4 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.30%) SAP
4 1 (1.30%) Xamarin