Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 49 48
Rank change year-on-year -15 -1 +7
Permanent jobs citing BDD 37 72 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.70% 5.86% 5.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 6.37% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 29 70 56
Somerset median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +53.85% -13.33%
10th Percentile £29,750 £33,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £63,750 £48,750
South West median annual salary £48,750 £50,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year -2.50% +14.29% +9.38%

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 918 1,130 1,146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 91.80% 91.94% 92.34%
Number of salaries quoted 636 966 957
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,500 £26,150
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £57,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 +6 19 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Street - 11 £82,500 -
Taunton -4 3 £37,500 -30.23% 5
Yeovil -13 1 £57,500 +15.00%
Bridgwater - 1 £30,000 -
BDD
South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 32 (86.49%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (78.38%) TDD
3 22 (59.46%) Java
4 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
5 16 (43.24%) Spring
6 15 (40.54%) SQL
6 15 (40.54%) AngularJS
7 14 (37.84%) C#
7 14 (37.84%) HTML
7 14 (37.84%) CSS
8 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
8 12 (32.43%) Java 8
9 11 (29.73%) SDLC
10 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (24.32%) Test Automation
12 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
12 8 (21.62%) Scrum
13 7 (18.92%) JSON
13 7 (18.92%) Project Management
13 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (18.92%) Technical Leadership
14 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
14 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
14 6 (16.22%) Mockito
14 6 (16.22%) Big Data
14 6 (16.22%) Microservices
14 6 (16.22%) MVC
14 6 (16.22%) .NET
15 5 (13.51%) Pair Programming
15 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering

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 (13.51%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (13.51%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Big Data
2 5 (13.51%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
1 6 (16.22%) Mockito
2 4 (10.81%) Selenium
3 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.70%) JUnit
4 1 (2.70%) Moq
4 1 (2.70%) NUnit
4 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) Java Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Senior Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Test Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) .NET Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Software Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Java Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Azure Developer
8 2 (5.41%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Automation Test Expert
9 1 (2.70%) Automation Test Lead
9 1 (2.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Messaging Developer
9 1 (2.70%) React Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) Spring
2 15 (40.54%) AngularJS
3 14 (37.84%) CSS
3 14 (37.84%) HTML
4 7 (18.92%) JSON
5 6 (16.22%) .NET
6 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
6 5 (13.51%) Entity Framework
6 5 (13.51%) jQuery
6 5 (13.51%) REST
7 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
7 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (10.81%) Java EE
7 4 (10.81%) WCF
8 3 (8.11%) Hibernate
8 3 (8.11%) NHibernate
8 3 (8.11%) WPF
9 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (5.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) iPad
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Mindset
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (86.49%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (78.38%) TDD
3 11 (29.73%) SDLC
4 9 (24.32%) Test Automation
5 8 (21.62%) Scrum
6 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (18.92%) Project Management
6 7 (18.92%) Technical Leadership
7 6 (16.22%) Microservices
7 6 (16.22%) MVC
8 5 (13.51%) B2B
8 5 (13.51%) B2C
8 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
8 5 (13.51%) Lean Software Development
8 5 (13.51%) Line Management
8 5 (13.51%) Pair Programming
8 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
8 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
8 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) Java
2 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
3 15 (40.54%) SQL
4 14 (37.84%) C#
5 12 (32.43%) Java 8
6 5 (13.51%) Groovy
6 5 (13.51%) Scala
7 2 (5.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) Civica
3 3 (8.11%) Xamarin
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft