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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 41 60 60
Rank change year-on-year
+19 0
Permanent jobs citing BDD 28 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 4.29% 0.24% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.14% 0.29% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27 0 4
Average salary £40,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
545 341 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 83.59% 80.24% 87.21%
Number of salaries quoted 531 303 418
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 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 49 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (51.79%) TDD
3 26 (46.43%) C#
3 26 (46.43%) Ruby
4 25 (44.64%) Scrum
4 25 (44.64%) RESTful
5 24 (42.86%) VB
5 24 (42.86%) VB.NET
5 24 (42.86%) .NET
5 24 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 24 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 24 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (42.86%) MVC
5 24 (42.86%) WCF
5 24 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 24 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (42.86%) Cucumber
5 24 (42.86%) NoSQL
5 24 (42.86%) Node.js
5 24 (42.86%) Web Application Development
5 24 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 22 (39.29%) E-Commerce
7 17 (30.36%) User Stories
8 16 (28.57%) Mobile App
9 15 (26.79%) Retail
9 15 (26.79%) Android
9 15 (26.79%) Test Automation
10 14 (25.00%) Mobile Commerce
10 14 (25.00%) Business Analysis
10 14 (25.00%) Apple iOS

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (42.86%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 24 (42.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 24 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 12 (21.43%) Calabash
3 3 (5.36%) Selenium
4 2 (3.57%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.79%) Subversion
5 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (26.79%) Retail
2 6 (10.71%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Games
3 5 (8.93%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Finance
5 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) Developer
1 24 (42.86%) Analyst
1 24 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 15 (26.79%) Business Analyst
3 13 (23.21%) Agile Business Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) QA Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) ScrumMaster
5 5 (8.93%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Tester
7 2 (3.57%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Tester
8 1 (1.79%) Automation Tester
8 1 (1.79%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (44.64%) RESTful
2 24 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 24 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
2 24 (42.86%) WCF
2 24 (42.86%) .NET
2 24 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.79%) CSS
3 1 (1.79%) XML
3 1 (1.79%) Ajax
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) EPoS
4 1 (1.79%) New Media
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Android
2 14 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (51.79%) TDD
3 25 (44.64%) Scrum
4 24 (42.86%) MVC
4 24 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (42.86%) Web Application Development
5 22 (39.29%) E-Commerce
6 17 (30.36%) User Stories
7 15 (26.79%) Test Automation
8 14 (25.00%) Mobile Commerce
8 14 (25.00%) Business Analysis
9 5 (8.93%) Automated Testing
9 5 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (8.93%) Manual Testing
9 5 (8.93%) Kanban
9 5 (8.93%) Automation Testing
10 4 (7.14%) Scrum-ban
10 4 (7.14%) Web Development
10 4 (7.14%) Content Management
11 3 (5.36%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (46.43%) C#
1 26 (46.43%) Ruby
2 24 (42.86%) VB
2 24 (42.86%) VB.NET
3 2 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.79%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) QA
Northampton
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