The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 51 56
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 23 35 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 4.05% 4.72% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.56% 5.79% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 23 32 29
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 Southampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 504 605 647
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 88.73% 81.54% 83.59%
Number of salaries quoted 464 574 519
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

BDD
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in Southampton.

Salary trend for BDD in Southampton

BDD
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Southampton over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 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 Southampton region with a requirement for BDD.

1 32 (96.97%) TDD
2 25 (75.76%) C#
3 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (51.52%) Selenium
4 17 (51.52%) Test Automation
5 15 (45.45%) Scrum
6 13 (39.39%) SQL
6 13 (39.39%) .NET
6 13 (39.39%) ISEB
7 12 (36.36%) Regression Testing
7 12 (36.36%) Back Office
7 12 (36.36%) T-SQL
7 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
7 12 (36.36%) Retail
7 12 (36.36%) Performance Testing
7 12 (36.36%) Test Scripting
7 12 (36.36%) NoSQL
7 12 (36.36%) SoapUI
8 11 (33.33%) Node.js
8 11 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (33.33%) RESTful
8 11 (33.33%) Windows
8 11 (33.33%) MVC
8 11 (33.33%) SDLC
8 11 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
9 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET
9 10 (30.30%) HTML
9 10 (30.30%) Software Testing
9 10 (30.30%) Microsoft

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) EPiServer
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (27.27%) SaaS
3 1 (3.03%) GitHub
3 1 (3.03%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) NoSQL
2 7 (21.21%) RDBMS
2 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (51.52%) Selenium
2 12 (36.36%) SoapUI
3 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.06%) Grunt
4 2 (6.06%) Jasmine
4 2 (6.06%) JIRA
4 2 (6.06%) Protractor
4 2 (6.06%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.03%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.03%) gulp
5 1 (3.03%) Mocha
5 1 (3.03%) NUnit
5 1 (3.03%) webpack
General
1 12 (36.36%) Back Office
1 12 (36.36%) Retail
2 9 (27.27%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Developer
1 12 (36.36%) Software Test Engineer
1 12 (36.36%) Test Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.21%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (21.21%) C# Developer
3 7 (21.21%) F# Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Senior .NET Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Senior C# Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Senior Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Software Developer
4 6 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
4 6 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior .NET Software Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior C# Software Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Tester
6 2 (6.06%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) .NET
2 11 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (33.33%) Node.js
2 11 (33.33%) RESTful
3 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET
3 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (30.30%) HTML
3 10 (30.30%) HTML5
4 9 (27.27%) CSS
4 9 (27.27%) CSS3
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (6.06%) Code First Entity Framework
5 2 (6.06%) Entity Framework
5 2 (6.06%) React
5 2 (6.06%) WCF
6 1 (3.03%) Chai
6 1 (3.03%) GreenSock GSAP
6 1 (3.03%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.06%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) Animation
4 1 (3.03%) Blog
4 1 (3.03%) Fintech
4 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.03%) Smart Energy
4 1 (3.03%) Social Media
4 1 (3.03%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) TDD
2 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (51.52%) Test Automation
4 15 (45.45%) Scrum
5 12 (36.36%) Performance Testing
5 12 (36.36%) Regression Testing
5 12 (36.36%) Test Scripting
6 11 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
6 11 (33.33%) MVC
6 11 (33.33%) SDLC
7 10 (30.30%) Software Testing
7 10 (30.30%) Test Planning
8 9 (27.27%) Mathematics
8 9 (27.27%) Physics
8 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
9 7 (21.21%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (15.15%) ATDD
11 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (9.09%) Kanban
11 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) C#
2 13 (39.39%) SQL
3 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 12 (36.36%) T-SQL
4 9 (27.27%) F#
5 2 (6.06%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) ISEB
2 9 (27.27%) Degree
3 8 (24.24%) PhD
4 1 (3.03%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Ansible
2 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Google
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