Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 59 47
Rank change year-on-year +9 -12 +29
Permanent jobs citing BDD 68 61 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.11% 4.58% 4.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.66% 5.05% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 66 42 46
Somerset median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,183 £32,500
90th Percentile £58,125 £55,000 £51,250
South West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -11.11%

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 1201 1208 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.17% 90.76% 87.22%
Number of salaries quoted 990 1023 949
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,950
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +3 27 £50,000 +11.11%
Portishead +5 8 £47,500 +5.56%
Clevedon - 7 £57,500 - 1
Taunton +4 3 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Yeovil - 2 £50,000 -
BDD
South West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 59 (86.76%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (72.06%) TDD
3 39 (57.35%) C#
4 35 (51.47%) MVC
5 33 (48.53%) .NET
6 32 (47.06%) SQL Server
7 30 (44.12%) ASP.NET
8 29 (42.65%) WCF
8 29 (42.65%) Web Application Development
9 28 (41.18%) SQL Server 2016
9 28 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 28 (41.18%) Git (software)
9 28 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 28 (41.18%) Scrum
10 22 (32.35%) Test Automation
11 21 (30.88%) Greenfield Project
12 19 (27.94%) NUnit
13 18 (26.47%) Kanban
14 17 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
14 17 (25.00%) Moq
14 17 (25.00%) Windows
15 16 (23.53%) WinForms
15 16 (23.53%) WPF
15 16 (23.53%) Selenium
15 16 (23.53%) NHibernate
15 16 (23.53%) Music Streaming
15 16 (23.53%) MVVM
15 16 (23.53%) NoSQL
16 15 (22.06%) RESTful
16 15 (22.06%) ASP.NET Web API

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 (7.35%) Apache
2 4 (5.88%) Apache Solr
2 4 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.47%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.47%) CMS
3 1 (1.47%) IIS
3 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.88%) GitHub
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.94%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (1.47%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.47%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 28 (41.18%) SQL Server 2016
3 16 (23.53%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.35%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.35%) MySQL
5 4 (5.88%) Redis
6 1 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.47%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 19 (27.94%) NUnit
3 17 (25.00%) Moq
3 17 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 16 (23.53%) Selenium
5 14 (20.59%) Jenkins
6 13 (19.12%) Cucumber
7 7 (10.29%) SpecFlow
8 6 (8.82%) GitLab
8 6 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (8.82%) WebDriver
9 5 (7.35%) Grunt
9 5 (7.35%) gulp
9 5 (7.35%) Subversion
10 4 (5.88%) Codeception
10 4 (5.88%) PHPUnit
10 4 (5.88%) Vagrant
11 3 (4.41%) JIRA
12 2 (2.94%) JMeter
12 2 (2.94%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (16.18%) Games
2 4 (5.88%) Advertising
3 3 (4.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.94%) Finance
5 1 (1.47%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Electronics
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Publishing
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (60.29%) Developer
2 32 (47.06%) .NET Developer
3 9 (13.24%) Test Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Junior
5 5 (7.35%) Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Software Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Junior Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Junior PHP Developer
6 4 (5.88%) PHP Developer
6 4 (5.88%) PHP Software Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.41%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (48.53%) .NET
2 30 (44.12%) ASP.NET
3 29 (42.65%) WCF
4 28 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 16 (23.53%) NHibernate
5 16 (23.53%) WinForms
5 16 (23.53%) WPF
6 15 (22.06%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (22.06%) RESTful
7 14 (20.59%) AngularJS
8 12 (17.65%) Node.js
9 11 (16.18%) .NET Framework
10 10 (14.71%) Entity Framework
10 10 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (13.24%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (11.76%) Behat
12 8 (11.76%) Code First Entity Framework
12 8 (11.76%) Web Services
13 7 (10.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.88%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (23.53%) Music Streaming
3 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (5.88%) User Experience
5 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.47%) BBC
6 1 (1.47%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.00%) Windows
2 10 (14.71%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (86.76%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (72.06%) TDD
3 35 (51.47%) MVC
4 29 (42.65%) Web Application Development
5 28 (41.18%) Scrum
6 22 (32.35%) Test Automation
7 18 (26.47%) Kanban
8 16 (23.53%) MVVM
9 14 (20.59%) OO
10 11 (16.18%) Analytics
11 10 (14.71%) Software Testing
12 8 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (10.29%) Digital Analytics
13 7 (10.29%) Non-Functional Testing
13 7 (10.29%) Unit Testing
14 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce
14 6 (8.82%) Exploratory Testing
14 6 (8.82%) Performance Testing
14 6 (8.82%) Test Strategy
15 5 (7.35%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 39 (57.35%) C#
2 15 (22.06%) JavaScript
3 13 (19.12%) Ruby
4 12 (17.65%) Java
5 8 (11.76%) PHP
6 6 (8.82%) Python
6 6 (8.82%) SQL
7 4 (5.88%) PHP 7
7 4 (5.88%) XPath
8 2 (2.94%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.47%) ES6
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (7.35%) Degree
2 5 (7.35%) ISEB
2 5 (7.35%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Docker
2 1 (1.47%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Ansible
1 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) Zend
3 1 (1.47%) Cadence
3 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.47%) SAP
3 1 (1.47%) Xamarin