The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 71 101 72
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -29
Permanent jobs citing BDD 21 8 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.96% 0.67% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 0.84% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 24
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,900 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £71,500 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
BDD
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
927 953 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 86.72% 80.15% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 748 866 784
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

BDD
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

BDD Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

BDD
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

BDD
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +15 9 £48,750 +13.37% 2
Bedford - 8 £50,000 - 1
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 39 (97.50%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (95.00%) TDD
2 38 (95.00%) .NET
3 37 (92.50%) SQL Server
3 37 (92.50%) MVC
4 36 (90.00%) C#
4 36 (90.00%) ASP.NET
5 35 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (70.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 28 (70.00%) Git (software)
7 25 (62.50%) Scrum
8 23 (57.50%) Ruby
8 23 (57.50%) WCF
8 23 (57.50%) JavaScript
9 21 (52.50%) E-Commerce
10 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
11 18 (45.00%) TeamCity
12 17 (42.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 17 (42.50%) HTML
13 15 (37.50%) COM
14 13 (32.50%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (32.50%) KnockoutJS
15 12 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (30.00%) NSubstitute
15 12 (30.00%) JIRA
15 12 (30.00%) NUnit
16 11 (27.50%) jQuery
16 11 (27.50%) .NET Framework
16 11 (27.50%) OOP
16 11 (27.50%) OO

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (27.50%) Node.js
1 11 (27.50%) NServiceBus
2 5 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (42.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (92.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (27.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) Big Data
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (70.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (45.00%) TeamCity
3 13 (32.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (30.00%) NSubstitute
4 12 (30.00%) JIRA
4 12 (30.00%) NUnit
5 11 (27.50%) Log4Net
5 11 (27.50%) Rhino Mocks
5 11 (27.50%) SpecFlow
5 11 (27.50%) Jasmine
5 11 (27.50%) FinalBuilder
6 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 11 (27.50%) Advertising
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (90.00%) Developer
2 19 (47.50%) Web Developer
3 16 (40.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (15.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.50%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (5.00%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.50%) WPF Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Programmer
7 1 (2.50%) Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Tester
7 1 (2.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.50%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior .NET Web Developer
7 1 (2.50%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (95.00%) .NET
2 36 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 35 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (70.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 23 (57.50%) WCF
6 17 (42.50%) HTML
7 15 (37.50%) COM
8 13 (32.50%) KnockoutJS
9 11 (27.50%) jQuery
9 11 (27.50%) .NET Framework
9 11 (27.50%) Web Services
9 11 (27.50%) RESTful
9 11 (27.50%) HTML5
9 11 (27.50%) Entity Framework
9 11 (27.50%) Castle Windsor
10 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.50%) CSS
10 1 (2.50%) Classic ASP
10 1 (2.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (97.50%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (95.00%) TDD
3 37 (92.50%) MVC
4 25 (62.50%) Scrum
5 21 (52.50%) E-Commerce
6 11 (27.50%) OOP
6 11 (27.50%) OO
6 11 (27.50%) Web Application Development
7 8 (20.00%) Web Development
8 5 (12.50%) SEO
8 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 5 (12.50%) Kanban
8 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.50%) Analytics
8 5 (12.50%) Software Architecture
8 5 (12.50%) DevOps
9 4 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
10 2 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (5.00%) Software Delivery
10 2 (5.00%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (90.00%) C#
2 23 (57.50%) Ruby
2 23 (57.50%) JavaScript
3 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) logstash
2 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (27.50%) Facebook
3 1 (2.50%) HP
Luton, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 20% Bonus, 7% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton
easyJet
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago