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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 29 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 40 42 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 7.63% 6.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.53% 7.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 26 41 0
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.43%
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
469 560 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 89.50% 87.36% 86.30%
Number of salaries quoted 366 488 472
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 85 (98.84%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (83.72%) TDD
3 62 (72.09%) Scrum
4 57 (66.28%) User Stories
5 56 (65.12%) Git (software)
6 53 (61.63%) MVC
7 47 (54.65%) Web Services
8 44 (51.16%) SDLC
9 43 (50.00%) C#
10 41 (47.67%) .NET
11 40 (46.51%) Software Engineering
12 38 (44.19%) Java
13 37 (43.02%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (36.05%) SQL
14 31 (36.05%) OO
15 30 (34.88%) OOD
15 30 (34.88%) OOP
15 30 (34.88%) JUnit
15 30 (34.88%) Spring MVC
15 30 (34.88%) JSON
15 30 (34.88%) Spring
15 30 (34.88%) REST
16 28 (32.56%) Retail
16 28 (32.56%) MySQL
17 27 (31.40%) Mentoring
18 25 (29.07%) J2EE
19 23 (26.74%) VB
19 23 (26.74%) VB.NET
19 23 (26.74%) SQL Server
19 23 (26.74%) ASP.NET

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 23 (26.74%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.56%) MySQL
2 23 (26.74%) NoSQL
2 23 (26.74%) SQL Server
2 23 (26.74%) SQL Server 2014
3 19 (22.09%) Apache Hive
4 17 (19.77%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 56 (65.12%) Git (software)
2 30 (34.88%) JUnit
3 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.16%) Gatling
3 1 (1.16%) Selenium
General
1 28 (32.56%) Retail
2 1 (1.16%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (45.35%) Software Engineer
2 30 (34.88%) Developer
3 23 (26.74%) .NET Developer
4 14 (16.28%) Java Engineer
5 13 (15.12%) Analyst
5 13 (15.12%) Business Analyst
5 13 (15.12%) C# Software Engineer
5 13 (15.12%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 13 (15.12%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 13 (15.12%) Java Software Engineer
6 12 (13.95%) Agile Business Analyst
7 9 (10.47%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Senior Java Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) COBOL Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Business Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) Senior E-Commerce Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) Senior E-Commerce Business Analyst
10 2 (2.33%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (54.65%) Web Services
2 41 (47.67%) .NET
3 30 (34.88%) JSON
3 30 (34.88%) REST
3 30 (34.88%) Spring
3 30 (34.88%) Spring MVC
4 25 (29.07%) J2EE
5 23 (26.74%) ASP.NET
5 23 (26.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (26.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 23 (26.74%) ASP.NET Web API
5 23 (26.74%) RESTful
5 23 (26.74%) WCF
6 1 (1.16%) GWT
6 1 (1.16%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.14%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (98.84%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (83.72%) TDD
3 62 (72.09%) Scrum
4 57 (66.28%) User Stories
5 53 (61.63%) MVC
6 44 (51.16%) SDLC
7 40 (46.51%) Software Engineering
8 37 (43.02%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (36.05%) OO
10 30 (34.88%) OOD
10 30 (34.88%) OOP
11 27 (31.40%) Mentoring
12 23 (26.74%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (26.74%) Continuous Improvement
12 23 (26.74%) Web Application Development
13 22 (25.58%) Procedural Programming
14 14 (16.28%) E-Commerce
15 2 (2.33%) Manual Testing
16 1 (1.16%) Kanban
16 1 (1.16%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 43 (50.00%) C#
2 38 (44.19%) Java
3 31 (36.05%) SQL
4 23 (26.74%) Ruby
4 23 (26.74%) VB
4 23 (26.74%) VB.NET
5 16 (18.60%) COBOL
6 9 (10.47%) C
7 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) Google
2 9 (10.47%) hybris
Northampton, Northamptonshire
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