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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 67 110 72
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -38
Permanent jobs citing BDD 22 5 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.95% 0.39% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 0.47% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 26
Average salary £48,750 £51,250 £49,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.87% +4.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,600 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £73,250 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
948 1074 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 84.12% 82.93% 79.93%
Number of salaries quoted 703 994 811
Average salary £47,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +11 14 £53,750 +22.15% 1
Bedford - 3 £50,000 - 1
Dunstable - 3 £37,500 - 1
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 32 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (90.91%) TDD
2 30 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 30 (90.91%) MVC
3 29 (87.88%) C#
3 29 (87.88%) .NET
4 27 (81.82%) ASP.NET
4 27 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (72.73%) Git (software)
6 22 (66.67%) E-Commerce
6 22 (66.67%) Scrum
7 21 (63.64%) JavaScript
8 19 (57.58%) Ruby
8 19 (57.58%) WCF
8 19 (57.58%) TeamCity
8 19 (57.58%) ASP.NET Web API
9 18 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
9 18 (54.55%) HTML
9 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
10 15 (45.45%) COM
11 13 (39.39%) JIRA
11 13 (39.39%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (36.36%) KnockoutJS
12 12 (36.36%) OOP
12 12 (36.36%) OO
13 11 (33.33%) NUnit
13 11 (33.33%) NSubstitute
14 10 (30.30%) SpecFlow
14 10 (30.30%) Jasmine

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (30.30%) NServiceBus
2 6 (18.18%) CMS
2 6 (18.18%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (39.39%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) Big Data
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 19 (57.58%) TeamCity
3 13 (39.39%) JIRA
4 12 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (33.33%) NUnit
5 11 (33.33%) NSubstitute
6 10 (30.30%) FinalBuilder
6 10 (30.30%) SpecFlow
6 10 (30.30%) Jasmine
6 10 (30.30%) Log4Net
6 10 (30.30%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 6 (18.18%) Advertising
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Developer
2 17 (51.52%) Web Developer
3 9 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Web Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Development Manager
6 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Programmer
7 1 (3.03%) Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Software Development Manager
7 1 (3.03%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce Manager
7 1 (3.03%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Web Development Manager
7 1 (3.03%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior .NET Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Web Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (87.88%) .NET
2 27 (81.82%) ASP.NET
2 27 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 19 (57.58%) WCF
3 19 (57.58%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (54.55%) HTML
5 15 (45.45%) COM
6 12 (36.36%) KnockoutJS
7 10 (30.30%) Castle Windsor
7 10 (30.30%) HTML5
7 10 (30.30%) jQuery
7 10 (30.30%) Web Services
8 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 6 (18.18%) RESTful
8 6 (18.18%) Entity Framework
9 3 (9.09%) CSS
10 2 (6.06%) Classic ASP
11 1 (3.03%) WPF
11 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (90.91%) TDD
2 30 (90.91%) MVC
3 22 (66.67%) Scrum
3 22 (66.67%) E-Commerce
4 12 (36.36%) OOP
4 12 (36.36%) OO
5 6 (18.18%) Web Development
5 6 (18.18%) Web Application Development
6 5 (15.15%) Analytics
6 5 (15.15%) Software Architecture
6 5 (15.15%) SEO
7 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.09%) DevOps
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (6.06%) Software Delivery
9 2 (6.06%) Performance Engineering
9 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
9 2 (6.06%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) C#
2 21 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 19 (57.58%) Ruby
4 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) logstash
2 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Facebook
3 1 (3.03%) HP
Luton, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 20% Bonus, 7% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dunstable
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago