The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 49 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 27 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.85% 2.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.62% 3.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 27 9 0
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
BDD
Northamptonshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
585 300 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 83.45% 76.73% 80.99%
Number of salaries quoted 554 282 357
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

BDD
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

BDD Salary Trend in Northampton

BDD
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Northampton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (64.52%) TDD
3 17 (54.84%) Scrum
3 17 (54.84%) E-Commerce
4 15 (48.39%) C#
5 14 (45.16%) Ruby
6 13 (41.94%) Mobile App
7 12 (38.71%) Web Application Development
7 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (38.71%) WCF
7 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
7 12 (38.71%) RESTful
7 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (38.71%) Node.js
7 12 (38.71%) NoSQL
7 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
7 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
7 12 (38.71%) VB
7 12 (38.71%) VB.NET
7 12 (38.71%) .NET
7 12 (38.71%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (38.71%) MVC
8 11 (35.48%) Retail
8 11 (35.48%) Mobile Commerce
8 11 (35.48%) Apple iOS
8 11 (35.48%) Android
9 10 (32.26%) Business Analysis
9 10 (32.26%) Cucumber
9 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
9 10 (32.26%) User Stories

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 12 (38.71%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) NoSQL
1 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
2 10 (32.26%) Cucumber
3 9 (29.03%) Calabash
4 3 (9.68%) Selenium
5 2 (6.45%) WATIR
5 2 (6.45%) Jasmine
5 2 (6.45%) Sahi
5 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.45%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (3.23%) MSTest
6 1 (3.23%) FitNesse
General
1 11 (35.48%) Retail
2 5 (16.13%) Retail Banking
2 5 (16.13%) Games
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
1 12 (38.71%) .NET Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Agile Business Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Business Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) ScrumMaster
4 5 (16.13%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Coach
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET Web API
1 12 (38.71%) WCF
1 12 (38.71%) RESTful
1 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
1 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
1 12 (38.71%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
3 1 (3.23%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Apple iOS
1 11 (35.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (64.52%) TDD
3 17 (54.84%) Scrum
3 17 (54.84%) E-Commerce
4 12 (38.71%) Web Application Development
4 12 (38.71%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (38.71%) MVC
5 11 (35.48%) Mobile Commerce
6 10 (32.26%) Business Analysis
6 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
6 10 (32.26%) User Stories
7 6 (19.35%) Kanban
8 4 (12.90%) Content Management
8 4 (12.90%) Web Development
8 4 (12.90%) Scrum-ban
9 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
9 2 (6.45%) Use Case
9 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
9 2 (6.45%) Automation Testing
10 1 (3.23%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) C#
2 14 (45.16%) Ruby
3 12 (38.71%) VB
3 12 (38.71%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.45%) F#
4 2 (6.45%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
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