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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 41 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 27 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 5.11% 0.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.84% 0.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 27 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
462 436 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 87.50% 79.42% 82.56%
Number of salaries quoted 431 383 258
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
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 27 February 2015, 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 40 (81.63%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (53.06%) C#
2 26 (53.06%) Ruby
3 25 (51.02%) RESTful
4 24 (48.98%) WCF
4 24 (48.98%) Git (software)
4 24 (48.98%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (48.98%) NoSQL
4 24 (48.98%) Node.js
4 24 (48.98%) Web Application Development
4 24 (48.98%) VB
4 24 (48.98%) VB.NET
4 24 (48.98%) .NET
4 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
4 24 (48.98%) ASP.NET
4 24 (48.98%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (48.98%) TDD
4 24 (48.98%) MVC
4 24 (48.98%) ASP.NET Web API
5 23 (46.94%) Cucumber
6 16 (32.65%) Scrum
7 13 (26.53%) User Stories
8 10 (20.41%) QA
9 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
10 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
11 7 (14.29%) Automated Testing
11 7 (14.29%) Business Analysis
11 7 (14.29%) Automation Testing
11 7 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (14.29%) Manual Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (48.98%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
1 24 (48.98%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (48.98%) Git (software)
2 23 (46.94%) Cucumber
3 6 (12.24%) Calabash
4 4 (8.16%) Selenium
5 2 (4.08%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.04%) Subversion
6 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
1 5 (10.20%) Retail
2 3 (6.12%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Developer
1 24 (48.98%) .NET Developer
2 22 (44.90%) Analyst
3 10 (20.41%) QA Analyst
4 8 (16.33%) Business Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Tester
6 4 (8.16%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Tester
8 1 (2.04%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.04%) Payments Business Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (51.02%) RESTful
2 24 (48.98%) ASP.NET MVC
2 24 (48.98%) ASP.NET Web API
2 24 (48.98%) WCF
2 24 (48.98%) .NET
2 24 (48.98%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.04%) CSS
3 1 (2.04%) XML
3 1 (2.04%) Ajax
3 1 (2.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.08%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (4.08%) EPoS
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Android
2 6 (12.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (81.63%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.98%) TDD
2 24 (48.98%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (48.98%) MVC
2 24 (48.98%) Web Application Development
3 16 (32.65%) Scrum
4 13 (26.53%) User Stories
5 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
6 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
7 7 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 7 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 7 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 7 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 6 (12.24%) Coaching
8 6 (12.24%) Security Testing
8 6 (12.24%) Performance Testing
9 4 (8.16%) Mobile Commerce
10 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (4.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) C#
1 26 (53.06%) Ruby
2 24 (48.98%) VB
2 24 (48.98%) VB.NET
3 3 (6.12%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) QA
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago