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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South West / Somerset
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 65 63
Rank change year-on-year +29 -2  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 45 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 7.12% 1.41% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.56% 1.63% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 38 9 4
Median salary £34,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

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 595 552 456
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 94.15% 86.38% 90.30%
Number of salaries quoted 481 485 398
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +7 13 £37,500 -9.09% 6
Taunton +3 7 £35,750 -4.66% 3
Portishead - 3 £45,000 -
Yeovil +5 2 £45,000 +20.00% 1
BDD
South West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 73 (85.88%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (50.59%) Test Automation
3 42 (49.41%) Scrum
4 41 (48.24%) C#
5 37 (43.53%) Cucumber
6 36 (42.35%) SpecFlow
7 35 (41.18%) Java
8 34 (40.00%) ISEB
8 34 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 34 (40.00%) Software Testing
9 33 (38.82%) ISTQB
9 33 (38.82%) Microsoft
10 31 (36.47%) Waterfall
10 31 (36.47%) Non-Functional Testing
11 30 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 30 (35.29%) Test Management
11 30 (35.29%) TDD
12 29 (34.12%) Load Testing
13 25 (29.41%) Security Testing
13 25 (29.41%) Performance Testing
14 21 (24.71%) .NET
14 21 (24.71%) Selenium
15 20 (23.53%) SQL
15 20 (23.53%) User Stories
16 16 (18.82%) ASP.NET
16 16 (18.82%) MVC
16 16 (18.82%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (18.82%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
17 15 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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 2 (2.35%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.18%) CMS
2 1 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.41%) GitHub
2 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) IPv4
2 1 (1.18%) IPv6
2 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.94%) NoSQL
3 8 (9.41%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (4.71%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.18%) Big Data
7 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (43.53%) Cucumber
2 36 (42.35%) SpecFlow
3 34 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (24.71%) Selenium
5 11 (12.94%) Visual Studio
6 9 (10.59%) Git (software)
6 9 (10.59%) Jenkins
7 8 (9.41%) Eclipse
7 8 (9.41%) IntelliJ
8 5 (5.88%) NUnit
8 5 (5.88%) WebDriver
9 4 (4.71%) Moq
9 4 (4.71%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (3.53%) HP UFT
11 2 (2.35%) JUnit
11 2 (2.35%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.18%) Gradle
12 1 (1.18%) JMeter
12 1 (1.18%) LoadUI
12 1 (1.18%) Maven
General
1 2 (2.35%) Advertising
1 2 (2.35%) Finance
2 1 (1.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (31.76%) Test Engineer
2 26 (30.59%) Test Automation Engineer
3 23 (27.06%) Analyst
4 22 (25.88%) Test Analyst
5 15 (17.65%) .NET Developer
5 15 (17.65%) Developer
6 14 (16.47%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (16.47%) Senior Test Analyst
7 9 (10.59%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 9 (10.59%) Senior Test Engineer
8 8 (9.41%) Social Media Developer
9 7 (8.24%) Automation Tester
9 7 (8.24%) Tester
10 5 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
11 4 (4.71%) Engineering Manager
12 3 (3.53%) C# .NET Developer
12 3 (3.53%) C# Developer
12 3 (3.53%) Lead .NET Developer
12 3 (3.53%) Lead C# Developer
12 3 (3.53%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (24.71%) .NET
2 16 (18.82%) ASP.NET
2 16 (18.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 12 (14.12%) WCF
5 9 (10.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (9.41%) Node.js
6 8 (9.41%) RESTful
7 6 (7.06%) Gherkin
8 4 (4.71%) CSS
8 4 (4.71%) HTML
8 4 (4.71%) NHibernate
8 4 (4.71%) WinForms
8 4 (4.71%) WPF
9 3 (3.53%) CSS3
9 3 (3.53%) HTML5
9 3 (3.53%) REST
10 2 (2.35%) Java EE
11 1 (1.18%) jQuery
11 1 (1.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) BBC
1 8 (9.41%) Social Media
2 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.71%) Streaming Music
3 1 (1.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.59%) Windows
2 1 (1.18%) FreeBSD
2 1 (1.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (85.88%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (50.59%) Test Automation
3 42 (49.41%) Scrum
4 34 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 31 (36.47%) Non-Functional Testing
5 31 (36.47%) Waterfall
6 30 (35.29%) TDD
6 30 (35.29%) Test Management
7 29 (34.12%) Load Testing
8 25 (29.41%) Performance Testing
8 25 (29.41%) Security Testing
9 20 (23.53%) User Stories
10 16 (18.82%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (18.82%) MVC
11 13 (15.29%) Project Planning
11 13 (15.29%) Test Scripting
12 12 (14.12%) Test Strategy
12 12 (14.12%) Web Application Development
13 10 (11.76%) Automated Testing
13 10 (11.76%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (48.24%) C#
2 35 (41.18%) Java
3 20 (23.53%) SQL
4 10 (11.76%) Ruby
5 5 (5.88%) C
5 5 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (40.00%) ISEB
2 33 (38.82%) ISTQB
3 30 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
5 9 (10.59%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.18%) Ansible
2 1 (1.18%) Icinga
Vendors
1 33 (38.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.41%) Apple
2 8 (9.41%) Facebook
2 8 (9.41%) Google
2 8 (9.41%) Sony
2 8 (9.41%) Yahoo!
3 2 (2.35%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.18%) Sitecore
Bath, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Resource Group
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Pearson Frank
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Pension and Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Resource Group
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Generous salary + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago