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

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 25 33 64
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +31
Permanent jobs citing BDD 46 33 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 8.35% 6.17% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.35% 6.92% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 18 32 0
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
492 477 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 89.29% 89.16% 82.66%
Number of salaries quoted 330 454 369
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,760 £60,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Northampton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 94 (88.68%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (72.64%) TDD
3 73 (68.87%) Scrum
4 57 (53.77%) MVC
5 55 (51.89%) User Stories
6 54 (50.94%) Git (software)
6 54 (50.94%) Java
7 48 (45.28%) C#
8 43 (40.57%) Web Services
9 38 (35.85%) .NET
9 38 (35.85%) Software Engineering
9 38 (35.85%) SDLC
10 32 (30.19%) Mentoring
11 31 (29.25%) REST
11 31 (29.25%) JSON
11 31 (29.25%) Spring MVC
11 31 (29.25%) Spring
11 31 (29.25%) OOP
11 31 (29.25%) OOD
12 30 (28.30%) OO
12 30 (28.30%) JUnit
13 29 (27.36%) J2EE
13 29 (27.36%) MySQL
13 29 (27.36%) E-Commerce
14 28 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (24.53%) RESTful
15 26 (24.53%) ASP.NET MVC
15 26 (24.53%) NoSQL
15 26 (24.53%) Node.js
15 26 (24.53%) ASP.NET Web API

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 26 (24.53%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (27.36%) MySQL
2 26 (24.53%) NoSQL
2 26 (24.53%) SQL Server
2 26 (24.53%) SQL Server 2014
3 24 (22.64%) Apache Hive
4 12 (11.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 54 (50.94%) Git (software)
2 30 (28.30%) JUnit
3 10 (9.43%) Gatling
4 6 (5.66%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.72%) Selenium
6 4 (3.77%) Eclipse
General
1 24 (22.64%) Retail
2 3 (2.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (35.85%) Software Engineer
2 31 (29.25%) Developer
3 26 (24.53%) .NET Developer
4 18 (16.98%) Analyst
4 18 (16.98%) Business Analyst
4 18 (16.98%) Java Engineer
5 17 (16.04%) C# Software Engineer
5 17 (16.04%) Java Software Engineer
6 16 (15.09%) Senior Software Engineer
7 15 (14.15%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 15 (14.15%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 11 (10.38%) Performance Tester
8 11 (10.38%) Tester
9 7 (6.60%) Agile Business Analyst
10 5 (4.72%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) Senior Test Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) Test Automation Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (40.57%) Web Services
2 38 (35.85%) .NET
3 31 (29.25%) JSON
3 31 (29.25%) REST
3 31 (29.25%) Spring
3 31 (29.25%) Spring MVC
4 29 (27.36%) J2EE
5 26 (24.53%) ASP.NET
5 26 (24.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (24.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 26 (24.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 26 (24.53%) RESTful
5 26 (24.53%) WCF
6 11 (10.38%) HTML
7 1 (0.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.72%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (88.68%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (72.64%) TDD
3 73 (68.87%) Scrum
4 57 (53.77%) MVC
5 55 (51.89%) User Stories
6 38 (35.85%) SDLC
6 38 (35.85%) Software Engineering
7 32 (30.19%) Mentoring
8 31 (29.25%) OOD
8 31 (29.25%) OOP
9 30 (28.30%) OO
10 29 (27.36%) E-Commerce
11 28 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (24.53%) Web Application Development
13 21 (19.81%) Procedural Programming
14 11 (10.38%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (10.38%) Performance Testing
15 6 (5.66%) Automation Testing
16 4 (3.77%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 54 (50.94%) Java
2 48 (45.28%) C#
3 26 (24.53%) Ruby
3 26 (24.53%) VB
3 26 (24.53%) VB.NET
4 23 (21.70%) SQL
5 11 (10.38%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.43%) Scala
7 5 (4.72%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.72%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.77%) Degree
2 4 (3.77%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.38%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (16.04%) Google
2 8 (7.55%) hybris
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