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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 40 74 91
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +17
Permanent jobs citing BDD 48 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.22% 1.28% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.05% 1.53% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 48 7 8
Average salary £48,750 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.36% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £68,000 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
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
681 847 907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 88.21% 83.61% 87.89%
Number of salaries quoted 615 677 812
Average salary £49,000 £45,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 +20 22 £50,000 -13.04% 4
Dunstable +4 12 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Bedford - 12 £45,000 - 1
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 90 (95.74%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (81.91%) SQL Server
3 75 (79.79%) TDD
4 73 (77.66%) ASP.NET
4 73 (77.66%) C#
4 73 (77.66%) .NET
5 72 (76.60%) MVC
6 69 (73.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 53 (56.38%) Web Application Development
7 53 (56.38%) WCF
7 53 (56.38%) SQL Server 2014
7 53 (56.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 45 (47.87%) Git (software)
9 41 (43.62%) Advertising
10 36 (38.30%) Microsoft
11 34 (36.17%) ASP.NET Web API
11 34 (36.17%) RESTful
12 31 (32.98%) Selenium
13 29 (30.85%) NoSQL
13 29 (30.85%) Entity Framework
13 29 (30.85%) Node.js
13 29 (30.85%) .NET Framework
13 29 (30.85%) Ruby
13 29 (30.85%) Scrum
13 29 (30.85%) OO
14 25 (26.60%) Cucumber
15 23 (24.47%) JavaScript
16 21 (22.34%) NUnit
16 21 (22.34%) Rhino Mocks
16 21 (22.34%) Castle Windsor

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 29 (30.85%) Node.js
2 5 (5.32%) Confluence
3 1 (1.06%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (13.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) GitHub
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) Internet
2 1 (1.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (81.91%) SQL Server
2 53 (56.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 29 (30.85%) NoSQL
4 12 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (12.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 45 (47.87%) Git (software)
2 31 (32.98%) Selenium
3 25 (26.60%) Cucumber
4 21 (22.34%) NUnit
4 21 (22.34%) Rhino Mocks
5 17 (18.09%) Visual Studio
6 12 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (10.64%) TeamCity
8 9 (9.57%) Jenkins
9 5 (5.32%) Artifactory
9 5 (5.32%) JIRA
9 5 (5.32%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (4.26%) Ant
10 4 (4.26%) ClearCase
10 4 (4.26%) Eclipse
10 4 (4.26%) Subversion
11 1 (1.06%) HP UFT
11 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.06%) WebDriver
General
1 41 (43.62%) Advertising
2 12 (12.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 71 (75.53%) Developer
2 69 (73.40%) .NET Developer
3 35 (37.23%) ASP.NET Developer
3 35 (37.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 35 (37.23%) C# .NET Developer
3 35 (37.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 35 (37.23%) C# Developer
4 12 (12.77%) Senior Developer
5 11 (11.70%) Senior .NET Developer
5 11 (11.70%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (11.70%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 11 (11.70%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 11 (11.70%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (11.70%) Senior C# Developer
6 9 (9.57%) .NET Team Leader
6 9 (9.57%) Lead .NET Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Lead Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Team Leader
7 8 (8.51%) Analyst
8 5 (5.32%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (77.66%) .NET
1 73 (77.66%) ASP.NET
2 69 (73.40%) ASP.NET MVC
3 53 (56.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 53 (56.38%) WCF
4 34 (36.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 34 (36.17%) RESTful
5 29 (30.85%) .NET Framework
5 29 (30.85%) Entity Framework
6 21 (22.34%) Castle Windsor
6 21 (22.34%) Fluent NHibernate
6 21 (22.34%) LINQ
6 21 (22.34%) Lucene
6 21 (22.34%) Lucene.Net
6 21 (22.34%) NHibernate
7 14 (14.89%) HTML
8 12 (12.77%) jQuery
9 11 (11.70%) CSS
10 9 (9.57%) AngularJS
10 9 (9.57%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.28%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.32%) Linux
1 5 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (95.74%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (79.79%) TDD
3 72 (76.60%) MVC
4 53 (56.38%) Web Application Development
5 29 (30.85%) OO
5 29 (30.85%) Scrum
6 21 (22.34%) Kanban
6 21 (22.34%) Scrum-ban
7 17 (18.09%) Software Engineering
8 15 (15.96%) Mentoring
9 14 (14.89%) E-Commerce
10 11 (11.70%) Pair Programming
11 10 (10.64%) DevOps
11 10 (10.64%) OOP
11 10 (10.64%) SDLC
12 9 (9.57%) Automation Testing
13 7 (7.45%) Regression Testing
14 6 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (6.38%) Software Delivery
15 5 (5.32%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 73 (77.66%) C#
2 29 (30.85%) Ruby
3 23 (24.47%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.57%) Java
5 7 (7.45%) SQL
6 4 (4.26%) Perl
6 4 (4.26%) Python
7 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (8.51%) ISEB
1 8 (8.51%) ISTQB
2 4 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) QA
Vendors
1 36 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.28%) Facebook
3 5 (5.32%) Atlassian
3 5 (5.32%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.26%) Perforce
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dunstable
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 11 days ago