Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 57 46
Rank change year-on-year -4 -11 +39
Permanent jobs citing BDD 59 63 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 4.09% 4.66% 5.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.74% 5.47% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 56 61 79
Southampton median annual salary £41,500 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.95% +40.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £24,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,750
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% -5.56%

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 Southampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Southampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1246 1151 1147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 86.47% 85.13% 84.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1131 1028 1028
Southampton median annual salary £38,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.82% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £62,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +2.41%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Southampton

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

1 57 (96.61%) TDD
2 47 (79.66%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (72.88%) C#
4 29 (49.15%) Test Automation
5 26 (44.07%) Scrum
5 26 (44.07%) Selenium
6 24 (40.68%) .NET
7 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
7 23 (38.98%) ASP.NET Web API
8 22 (37.29%) SQL
8 22 (37.29%) Retail
9 21 (35.59%) NoSQL
9 21 (35.59%) RESTful
10 20 (33.90%) Microsoft Azure
10 20 (33.90%) Amazon AWS
10 20 (33.90%) Node.js
10 20 (33.90%) AngularJS
11 19 (32.20%) F#
11 19 (32.20%) Regression Testing
12 18 (30.51%) Back Office
12 18 (30.51%) ISEB
12 18 (30.51%) T-SQL
12 18 (30.51%) HTML
12 18 (30.51%) Windows
12 18 (30.51%) CSS
12 18 (30.51%) Performance Testing
12 18 (30.51%) Test Scripting
12 18 (30.51%) SoapUI
12 18 (30.51%) CSS3
12 18 (30.51%) HTML5

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 1 (1.69%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 20 (33.90%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (33.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.08%) SaaS
3 2 (3.39%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.59%) NoSQL
2 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.78%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 26 (44.07%) Selenium
2 18 (30.51%) SoapUI
3 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.78%) JIRA
5 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.69%) Appium
6 1 (1.69%) Calabash
6 1 (1.69%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.69%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (1.69%) Protractor
6 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (37.29%) Retail
2 18 (30.51%) Back Office
3 16 (27.12%) Electronics
4 2 (3.39%) Music Industry
5 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 28 (47.46%) Developer
2 19 (32.20%) .NET Developer
3 18 (30.51%) Software Test Engineer
3 18 (30.51%) Test Engineer
4 16 (27.12%) Senior Developer
5 15 (25.42%) F# Developer
6 13 (22.03%) Senior .NET Developer
7 12 (20.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (20.34%) C# Developer
7 12 (20.34%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 12 (20.34%) Senior C# Developer
8 8 (13.56%) Software Developer
9 6 (10.17%) Senior Software Developer
10 5 (8.47%) .NET Software Developer
10 5 (8.47%) Tester
11 4 (6.78%) Analyst
11 4 (6.78%) Test Automation Engineer
12 3 (5.08%) Architect
12 3 (5.08%) Automation Test Analyst
12 3 (5.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.68%) .NET
2 23 (38.98%) ASP.NET Web API
3 21 (35.59%) RESTful
4 20 (33.90%) AngularJS
4 20 (33.90%) Node.js
5 18 (30.51%) CSS
5 18 (30.51%) CSS3
5 18 (30.51%) HTML
5 18 (30.51%) HTML5
6 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET
6 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (15.25%) Web Services
8 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 3 (5.08%) Code First Entity Framework
8 3 (5.08%) Entity Framework
8 3 (5.08%) React
8 3 (5.08%) WCF
9 2 (3.39%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (3.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Computer Science
2 13 (22.03%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.39%) Social Media
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.51%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Android
2 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (96.61%) TDD
2 47 (79.66%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (49.15%) Test Automation
4 26 (44.07%) Scrum
5 19 (32.20%) Regression Testing
6 18 (30.51%) Exploratory Testing
6 18 (30.51%) Performance Testing
6 18 (30.51%) Test Scripting
7 16 (27.12%) Mathematics
7 16 (27.12%) Physics
8 15 (25.42%) Software Testing
9 14 (23.73%) SDLC
10 13 (22.03%) MVC
11 9 (15.25%) Acceptance Criteria
11 9 (15.25%) Kanban
12 7 (11.86%) ATDD
12 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (11.86%) Integration Testing
12 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
13 6 (10.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (72.88%) C#
2 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
3 22 (37.29%) SQL
4 19 (32.20%) F#
5 18 (30.51%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.47%) Ruby
7 2 (3.39%) Java
8 1 (1.69%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.69%) ES6
8 1 (1.69%) Python
8 1 (1.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) ISEB
2 16 (27.12%) Degree
2 16 (27.12%) PhD
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle