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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South West / Somerset
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 57 59
Rank change year-on-year +25 +2  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 49 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.91% 3.33% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.60% 3.81% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 46 17 11
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £32,331 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

BDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 645 577 502
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 90.97% 87.29% 80.19%
Number of salaries quoted 467 505 446
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing BDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +5 26 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Taunton -2 6 £37,264 +14.65% 1
Yeovil - 2 £47,500 -
BDD
South West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Somerset region with a requirement for BDD.

1 72 (79.12%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (72.53%) Test Automation
3 54 (59.34%) Scrum
4 53 (58.24%) C#
5 46 (50.55%) Java
6 34 (37.36%) SpecFlow
7 33 (36.26%) Cucumber
8 31 (34.07%) TDD
8 31 (34.07%) .NET
8 31 (34.07%) ISEB
9 30 (32.97%) Software Testing
10 28 (30.77%) ISTQB
10 28 (30.77%) Windows
11 27 (29.67%) Non-Functional Testing
12 26 (28.57%) Waterfall
12 26 (28.57%) Selenium
13 24 (26.37%) Team Foundation Server
13 24 (26.37%) SQL
14 22 (24.18%) Test Management
15 21 (23.08%) Test Scripting
15 21 (23.08%) Load Testing
15 21 (23.08%) NUnit
15 21 (23.08%) SQL Server
15 21 (23.08%) Microsoft
15 21 (23.08%) User Stories
15 21 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 20 (21.98%) Test Strategy
16 20 (21.98%) Greenfield Project
16 20 (21.98%) MVC
16 20 (21.98%) ASP.NET

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 (3.30%) Apache Pig
2 2 (2.20%) CMS
2 2 (2.20%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.20%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.10%) ATG Dynamo
3 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.58%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (3.30%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.30%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.10%) Big Data
4 1 (1.10%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 34 (37.36%) SpecFlow
2 33 (36.26%) Cucumber
3 26 (28.57%) Selenium
4 24 (26.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (23.08%) NUnit
6 16 (17.58%) Moq
6 16 (17.58%) Rhino Mocks
7 15 (16.48%) Eclipse
8 14 (15.38%) Visual Studio
9 13 (14.29%) WebDriver
10 12 (13.19%) IntelliJ
11 10 (10.99%) Git (software)
12 7 (7.69%) SoapUI
13 5 (5.49%) LoadUI
14 4 (4.40%) HP UFT
15 3 (3.30%) GCC
15 3 (3.30%) JUnit
16 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
16 2 (2.20%) SonarQube
17 1 (1.10%) JBehave
General
1 7 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (38.46%) Test Automation Engineer
1 35 (38.46%) Test Engineer
2 26 (28.57%) Developer
3 21 (23.08%) .NET Developer
4 20 (21.98%) Analyst
5 19 (20.88%) Test Analyst
6 17 (18.68%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 17 (18.68%) Senior Test Engineer
7 11 (12.09%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (12.09%) Senior Test Analyst
8 7 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (6.59%) Automation Tester
9 6 (6.59%) Tester
10 3 (3.30%) Automation Test Lead
10 3 (3.30%) Social Media Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Software Engineer
11 2 (2.20%) C Software Engineer
11 2 (2.20%) Lead Test Analyst
11 2 (2.20%) Senior Developer
11 2 (2.20%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (34.07%) .NET
2 20 (21.98%) ASP.NET
2 20 (21.98%) ASP.NET MVC
2 20 (21.98%) WCF
3 19 (20.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 16 (17.58%) NHibernate
4 16 (17.58%) WinForms
4 16 (17.58%) WPF
5 9 (9.89%) Gherkin
6 6 (6.59%) REST
7 4 (4.40%) RESTful
7 4 (4.40%) Web Services
8 3 (3.30%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (3.30%) Node.js
9 2 (2.20%) CSS
9 2 (2.20%) HTML
9 2 (2.20%) Java EE
9 2 (2.20%) POSIX
9 2 (2.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.98%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (17.58%) Streaming Music
3 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.30%) BBC
3 3 (3.30%) Social Media
4 2 (2.20%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.20%) Replication
5 1 (1.10%) User Experience
5 1 (1.10%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (3.30%) Linux
2 3 (3.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (79.12%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (72.53%) Test Automation
3 54 (59.34%) Scrum
4 31 (34.07%) TDD
5 30 (32.97%) Software Testing
6 27 (29.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 26 (28.57%) Waterfall
8 22 (24.18%) Test Management
9 21 (23.08%) Load Testing
9 21 (23.08%) Test Scripting
9 21 (23.08%) User Stories
10 20 (21.98%) Kanban
10 20 (21.98%) MVC
10 20 (21.98%) Performance Testing
10 20 (21.98%) Security Testing
10 20 (21.98%) Test Strategy
11 19 (20.88%) Web Application Development
12 16 (17.58%) MVVM
13 14 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (15.38%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 53 (58.24%) C#
2 46 (50.55%) Java
3 24 (26.37%) SQL
4 10 (10.99%) C
5 7 (7.69%) Ruby
6 4 (4.40%) PHP
7 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.20%) Python
8 1 (1.10%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (34.07%) ISEB
2 28 (30.77%) ISTQB
3 21 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 11 (12.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.30%) Apple
2 3 (3.30%) Facebook
2 3 (3.30%) Google
2 3 (3.30%) Sony
2 3 (3.30%) Yahoo!
3 2 (2.20%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.10%) ATG
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