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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 24 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 61 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 9.04% 0.76% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.29% 0.90% -
Number of salaries quoted 50 4 0
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
593 556 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 87.85% 84.76% 77.92%
Number of salaries quoted 526 510 279
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 75 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (75.27%) TDD
3 63 (67.74%) Scrum
4 57 (61.29%) Git (software)
5 51 (54.84%) Software Engineering
6 50 (53.76%) SQL
7 46 (49.46%) User Stories
8 45 (48.39%) MVC
9 43 (46.24%) Web Services
10 42 (45.16%) Mentoring
11 41 (44.09%) SDLC
12 39 (41.94%) UNIX
12 39 (41.94%) C#
13 38 (40.86%) Java
14 34 (36.56%) Procedural Programming
15 33 (35.48%) Apache Hive
15 33 (35.48%) Retail
16 28 (30.11%) Continuous Integration
17 26 (27.96%) MongoDB
18 24 (25.81%) NoSQL
18 24 (25.81%) Node.js
18 24 (25.81%) RESTful
18 24 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
18 24 (25.81%) Web Application Development
18 24 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web API
18 24 (25.81%) WCF
18 24 (25.81%) Ruby
18 24 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
18 24 (25.81%) ASP.NET
18 24 (25.81%) SQL Server

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (25.81%) Node.js
2 3 (3.23%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.23%) JBoss
2 3 (3.23%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (35.48%) Apache Hive
2 26 (27.96%) MongoDB
3 24 (25.81%) NoSQL
3 24 (25.81%) SQL Server
4 22 (23.66%) MySQL
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (3.23%) SQLite
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 57 (61.29%) Git (software)
2 21 (22.58%) JUnit
3 8 (8.60%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.30%) Selenium
5 2 (2.15%) Calabash
General
1 33 (35.48%) Retail
2 8 (8.60%) Finance
3 2 (2.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (46.24%) Software Engineer
2 31 (33.33%) Developer
3 24 (25.81%) .NET Developer
4 15 (16.13%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Java Software Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Analyst
6 7 (7.53%) Test Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) C# Software Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Software Tester
8 5 (5.38%) Tester
9 3 (3.23%) Junior
9 3 (3.23%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Junior Software Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) QA Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) AWS Developer
10 2 (2.15%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.15%) Junior Java Software Engineer
10 2 (2.15%) Agile Business Analyst
10 2 (2.15%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 2 (2.15%) Pick Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (46.24%) Web Services
2 24 (25.81%) .NET
2 24 (25.81%) WCF
2 24 (25.81%) RESTful
2 24 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
2 24 (25.81%) ASP.NET
2 24 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web API
3 23 (24.73%) Spring
4 22 (23.66%) J2EE
5 21 (22.58%) JSON
5 21 (22.58%) Spring MVC
5 21 (22.58%) REST
6 2 (2.15%) Middleware
7 1 (1.08%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.15%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 39 (41.94%) UNIX
2 2 (2.15%) Android
2 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (75.27%) TDD
3 63 (67.74%) Scrum
4 51 (54.84%) Software Engineering
5 46 (49.46%) User Stories
6 45 (48.39%) MVC
7 42 (45.16%) Mentoring
8 41 (44.09%) SDLC
9 34 (36.56%) Procedural Programming
10 28 (30.11%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (25.81%) Web Application Development
12 21 (22.58%) OOP
12 21 (22.58%) OOD
13 20 (21.51%) OO
13 20 (21.51%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (17.20%) E-Commerce
15 3 (3.23%) Automated Testing
15 3 (3.23%) Manual Testing
15 3 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (53.76%) SQL
2 39 (41.94%) C#
3 38 (40.86%) Java
4 24 (25.81%) VB
4 24 (25.81%) VB.NET
4 24 (25.81%) Ruby
5 16 (17.20%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.35%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (3.23%) Oracle
2 1 (1.08%) hybris
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