The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 54 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.65% 0.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
BDD
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
263 253 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 85.67% 84.62% 89.14%
Number of salaries quoted 233 249 188
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

BDD
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

BDD Salary Trend in Bedford

BDD
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BDD.

1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA