The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 50 37 75
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +38
Permanent jobs citing BDD 23 53 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.48% 6.43% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 7.23% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23 53 7
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £48,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £82,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
595 733 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 90.15% 88.96% 84.49%
Number of salaries quoted 519 674 656
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017.

BDD Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

BDD
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +15 11 £45,000 - 1
Luton -23 10 £55,000 +10.00%
Dunstable -5 1 £45,000 -5.26%
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 83 (91.21%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (81.32%) C#
3 68 (74.73%) TDD
4 57 (62.64%) .NET
5 49 (53.85%) Scrum
6 40 (43.96%) MVC
7 36 (39.56%) ASP.NET
8 31 (34.07%) SOLID
9 30 (32.97%) ASP.NET Web API
10 29 (31.87%) SQL Server
10 29 (31.87%) E-Commerce
11 28 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
12 27 (29.67%) Web Development
12 27 (29.67%) AngularJS
13 24 (26.37%) SpecFlow
14 22 (24.18%) Microsoft Azure
15 21 (23.08%) Selenium
15 21 (23.08%) HTML
15 21 (23.08%) JavaScript
16 20 (21.98%) Software Engineering
16 20 (21.98%) Software Delivery
17 18 (19.78%) SDLC
17 18 (19.78%) Coaching
17 18 (19.78%) Test Strategy
17 18 (19.78%) Ruby
18 16 (17.58%) API Testing
19 15 (16.48%) Waterfall
19 15 (16.48%) Test Automation
19 15 (16.48%) Test Scripting
20 14 (15.38%) JIRA

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (1.10%) IIS
1 1 (1.10%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (24.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) Internet
2 1 (1.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (31.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (26.37%) SpecFlow
2 21 (23.08%) Selenium
3 14 (15.38%) JIRA
4 10 (10.99%) TeamCity
5 9 (9.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (8.79%) HP UFT
6 8 (8.79%) NUnit
7 7 (7.69%) Cucumber
8 5 (5.49%) Eclipse
8 5 (5.49%) Git (software)
9 4 (4.40%) Visual Studio
10 3 (3.30%) WebDriver
11 2 (2.20%) Appium
11 2 (2.20%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.10%) FinalBuilder
12 1 (1.10%) Jasmine
12 1 (1.10%) Log4Net
12 1 (1.10%) NSubstitute
12 1 (1.10%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 8 (8.79%) Finance
2 2 (2.20%) Games
2 2 (2.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (48.35%) Developer
2 35 (38.46%) C# Developer
3 30 (32.97%) .NET Developer
4 26 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (25.27%) Tester
6 20 (21.98%) Automation Tester
7 18 (19.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 12 (13.19%) Angular Developer
9 9 (9.89%) Developer in Test
9 9 (9.89%) Web Developer
10 8 (8.79%) .NET Web Developer
10 8 (8.79%) C# Web Developer
11 7 (7.69%) HTML Developer
12 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (5.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (5.49%) Head of Software Engineering
12 5 (5.49%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
12 5 (5.49%) Senior Test Engineer
12 5 (5.49%) Test Automation Engineer
12 5 (5.49%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (62.64%) .NET
2 36 (39.56%) ASP.NET
3 30 (32.97%) ASP.NET Web API
4 28 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 27 (29.67%) AngularJS
6 21 (23.08%) HTML
7 14 (15.38%) RESTful
8 12 (13.19%) jQuery
9 10 (10.99%) HTML5
10 7 (7.69%) CSS
11 6 (6.59%) WCF
12 5 (5.49%) .NET Framework
12 5 (5.49%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (4.40%) Angular 2
13 4 (4.40%) Node.js
14 2 (2.20%) Ajax
14 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 2 (2.20%) Gherkin
14 2 (2.20%) Web Services
14 2 (2.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.40%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (91.21%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (74.73%) TDD
3 49 (53.85%) Scrum
4 40 (43.96%) MVC
5 31 (34.07%) SOLID
6 29 (31.87%) E-Commerce
7 27 (29.67%) Web Development
8 20 (21.98%) Software Delivery
8 20 (21.98%) Software Engineering
9 18 (19.78%) Coaching
9 18 (19.78%) SDLC
9 18 (19.78%) Test Strategy
10 16 (17.58%) API Testing
11 15 (16.48%) Test Automation
11 15 (16.48%) Test Scripting
11 15 (16.48%) Waterfall
12 14 (15.38%) Agile Testing
13 13 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (13.19%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (13.19%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 74 (81.32%) C#
2 21 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 18 (19.78%) Ruby
4 14 (15.38%) Java
5 9 (9.89%) SQL
6 6 (6.59%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.40%) Python
8 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (9.89%) Degree
2 5 (5.49%) ISEB
2 5 (5.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) SDET
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.10%) logstash
Vendors
1 10 (10.99%) Xamarin
2 8 (8.79%) HP
3 3 (3.30%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (3.30%) hybris
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle