Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 41 82
Rank change year-on-year -3 +41 -16
Permanent jobs citing BDD 47 80 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.34% 6.04% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.86% 6.45% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 44 82 30
Somerset median annual salary £43,014 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.70% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £34,381 £31,025 £30,000
90th Percentile £64,625 £46,125 £55,000
South West median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +7.95% +0.57% +12.18%

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 802 1,241 1,190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 91.14% 93.73% 91.12%
Number of salaries quoted 683 947 1,065
Somerset median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £26,751 £26,250 £27,500
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% -

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +16 21 £37,745 +0.65% 1
Yeovil 0 13 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Bath -8 5 £40,000 +6.67%
Street - 5 £82,500 -
BDD
South West

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 44 (93.62%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (68.09%) TDD
3 23 (48.94%) Java
4 22 (46.81%) Test Automation
5 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
5 19 (40.43%) C#
6 18 (38.30%) Software Testing
7 16 (34.04%) SQL
8 15 (31.91%) Scrum
9 13 (27.66%) MVC
9 13 (27.66%) HTML
9 13 (27.66%) .NET
9 13 (27.66%) Web Services
10 12 (25.53%) CSS
10 12 (25.53%) RESTful
10 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (23.40%) Unit Testing
11 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
12 10 (21.28%) Selenium
12 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
13 9 (19.15%) Ruby
13 9 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (17.02%) Pair Programming
14 8 (17.02%) ATDD
14 8 (17.02%) Big Data
14 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
15 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework
15 7 (14.89%) Cucumber
15 7 (14.89%) JSP
15 7 (14.89%) SOAP

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 7 (14.89%) ArcGIS
2 4 (8.51%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.26%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.13%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.51%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) Big Data
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.77%) Hadoop
4 5 (10.64%) GIS
4 5 (10.64%) NoSQL
4 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (8.51%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (8.51%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (2.13%) MySQL
6 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.13%) Redis
6 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
2 10 (21.28%) Selenium
3 7 (14.89%) Cucumber
4 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
4 6 (12.77%) SpecFlow
5 5 (10.64%) JMeter
5 5 (10.64%) SoapUI
5 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.13%) GitLab
7 1 (2.13%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) Test Engineer
3 10 (21.28%) Test Automation Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Software Developer
5 7 (14.89%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Automation Test Lead
6 5 (10.64%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (6.38%) GIS Developer
8 3 (6.38%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) .NET
1 13 (27.66%) HTML
1 13 (27.66%) Web Services
2 12 (25.53%) CSS
2 12 (25.53%) RESTful
3 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework
3 7 (14.89%) Ajax
3 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET
3 7 (14.89%) JSP
3 7 (14.89%) SOAP
3 7 (14.89%) XML
4 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (10.64%) jQuery
5 5 (10.64%) Node.js
6 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
6 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 4 (8.51%) Code First Entity Framework
6 4 (8.51%) Entity Framework
6 4 (8.51%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.13%) Social Media
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (93.62%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (68.09%) TDD
3 22 (46.81%) Test Automation
4 18 (38.30%) Software Testing
5 15 (31.91%) Scrum
6 13 (27.66%) MVC
7 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (23.40%) Unit Testing
9 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
10 9 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (17.02%) ATDD
11 8 (17.02%) Pair Programming
12 7 (14.89%) API Development
12 7 (14.89%) Exploratory Testing
12 7 (14.89%) Mobile Development
12 7 (14.89%) XML Parsing
13 6 (12.77%) Software Delivery
14 5 (10.64%) DevOps
14 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
14 5 (10.64%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) Java
2 19 (40.43%) C#
2 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
3 16 (34.04%) SQL
4 9 (19.15%) Ruby
5 6 (12.77%) Python
6 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
6 4 (8.51%) Scala
7 2 (4.26%) C
8 1 (2.13%) Java 8
8 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) ISEB
3 5 (10.64%) Degree
3 5 (10.64%) DV Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.13%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) ATG
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) SAP