Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 42 81
Rank change year-on-year -6 +39 -1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 52 91 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.28% 6.96% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.74% 7.41% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 48 94 29
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £36,514 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.93% -2.63% -
10th Percentile £34,381 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £47,500 £55,000
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 906 1,228 1,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 92.07% 93.96% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 782 955 958
Somerset median annual salary £41,626 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.07% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,197 £26,250 £27,439
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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
Taunton +13 18 £37,745 +1.29% 4
Bath -13 16 £57,500 +53.33%
Yeovil +2 11 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Glastonbury - 4 £49,250 -
Street - 1 £60,000 -
Frome - 1 £40,000 -
BDD
South West

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 39 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (75.00%) TDD
2 29 (55.77%) C#
3 28 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 26 (50.00%) MVC
5 25 (48.08%) Test Automation
6 23 (44.23%) RESTful
7 20 (38.46%) .NET
7 20 (38.46%) Java
8 19 (36.54%) Scrum
9 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET
9 18 (34.62%) SQL Server
9 18 (34.62%) NoSQL
10 17 (32.69%) Node.js
10 17 (32.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (32.69%) HTML
10 17 (32.69%) Ruby
11 16 (30.77%) CSS
12 15 (28.85%) Software Testing
12 15 (28.85%) .NET Framework
12 15 (28.85%) Git (software)
12 15 (28.85%) AngularJS
12 15 (28.85%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (26.92%) Web Application Development
13 14 (26.92%) SQL Server 2016
13 14 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 14 (26.92%) Code First Entity Framework
13 14 (26.92%) WCF
13 14 (26.92%) Entity Framework
14 13 (25.00%) Web Services

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 3 (5.77%) Apache Pig
2 2 (3.85%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.92%) CMS
3 1 (1.92%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (34.62%) NoSQL
1 18 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 14 (26.92%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (7.69%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.85%) GIS
6 1 (1.92%) Big Data
6 1 (1.92%) MySQL
6 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.92%) Redis
6 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Git (software)
2 11 (21.15%) Selenium
3 8 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
5 6 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (5.77%) JMeter
6 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.85%) JUnit
7 2 (3.85%) Mockito
7 2 (3.85%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.92%) GitLab
8 1 (1.92%) JIRA
8 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (19.23%) Music Industry
2 6 (11.54%) Retail
3 4 (7.69%) Marketing
4 2 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (57.69%) Developer
2 17 (32.69%) .NET Developer
3 10 (19.23%) Test Engineer
4 9 (17.31%) Software Developer
5 8 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Senior Test Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Automation Tester
8 3 (5.77%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Tester
9 2 (3.85%) Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Java Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) QA Specialist
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Automation Tester
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (44.23%) RESTful
2 20 (38.46%) .NET
3 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET
4 17 (32.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (32.69%) HTML
4 17 (32.69%) Node.js
5 16 (30.77%) CSS
6 15 (28.85%) .NET Framework
6 15 (28.85%) AngularJS
6 15 (28.85%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 14 (26.92%) Code First Entity Framework
7 14 (26.92%) Entity Framework
7 14 (26.92%) WCF
8 13 (25.00%) Web Services
9 10 (19.23%) KnockoutJS
9 10 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (15.38%) Ajax
10 8 (15.38%) JSP
10 8 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) Social Media
3 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (75.00%) TDD
2 26 (50.00%) MVC
3 25 (48.08%) Test Automation
4 19 (36.54%) Scrum
5 15 (28.85%) Software Testing
6 14 (26.92%) Web Application Development
7 12 (23.08%) Mentoring
7 12 (23.08%) Software Engineering
8 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (19.23%) ATDD
9 10 (19.23%) High Availability
10 9 (17.31%) Exploratory Testing
10 9 (17.31%) Unit Testing
11 8 (15.38%) API Development
11 8 (15.38%) DevOps
11 8 (15.38%) Mobile Development
11 8 (15.38%) Pair Programming
11 8 (15.38%) XML Parsing
12 7 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 29 (55.77%) C#
2 28 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 20 (38.46%) Java
4 17 (32.69%) Ruby
5 11 (21.15%) SQL
6 2 (3.85%) Java 8
6 2 (3.85%) Python
6 2 (3.85%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) ISEB
1 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) ISTQB
2 7 (13.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.77%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (5.77%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) Degree
6 1 (1.92%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Packer
2 1 (1.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) ATG
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) hybris
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle