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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 24 65 50
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -15
Permanent jobs citing BDD 59 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 9.01% 1.54% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.30% 1.85% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 45 9 1
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
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
573 542 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 87.48% 83.64% 77.65%
Number of salaries quoted 522 503 247
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 £30,000 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Northampton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 31 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 81 (78.64%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (77.67%) TDD
3 70 (67.96%) Scrum
4 61 (59.22%) Git (software)
5 60 (58.25%) SQL
6 57 (55.34%) Software Engineering
7 49 (47.57%) MVC
7 49 (47.57%) Java
8 48 (46.60%) Web Services
8 48 (46.60%) Mentoring
9 47 (45.63%) User Stories
9 47 (45.63%) UNIX
10 46 (44.66%) SDLC
11 41 (39.81%) C#
12 37 (35.92%) Procedural Programming
13 36 (34.95%) Apache Hive
13 36 (34.95%) Retail
14 34 (33.01%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (27.18%) MongoDB
16 27 (26.21%) Spring
17 26 (25.24%) J2EE
17 26 (25.24%) MySQL
17 26 (25.24%) JUnit
18 25 (24.27%) OOP
18 25 (24.27%) OOD
18 25 (24.27%) JSON
18 25 (24.27%) REST
18 25 (24.27%) Continuous Improvement
18 25 (24.27%) Spring MVC
19 24 (23.30%) WCF

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (23.30%) Node.js
2 3 (2.91%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.91%) JBoss
2 3 (2.91%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (34.95%) Apache Hive
2 28 (27.18%) MongoDB
3 26 (25.24%) MySQL
4 24 (23.30%) SQL Server
4 24 (23.30%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (2.91%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 61 (59.22%) Git (software)
2 26 (25.24%) JUnit
3 9 (8.74%) Selenium
4 5 (4.85%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.94%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.97%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.97%) Calabash
General
1 36 (34.95%) Retail
2 7 (6.80%) Finance
3 1 (0.97%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (47.57%) Software Engineer
2 34 (33.01%) Developer
3 24 (23.30%) .NET Developer
4 17 (16.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 11 (10.68%) Test Engineer
6 9 (8.74%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) C# Software Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) Software Tester
8 6 (5.83%) Analyst
8 6 (5.83%) Tester
9 5 (4.85%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) AWS Developer
10 3 (2.91%) Senior Test Engineer
10 3 (2.91%) Junior Software Engineer
10 3 (2.91%) Junior
10 3 (2.91%) Senior Developer
11 2 (1.94%) Java Developer
11 2 (1.94%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 2 (1.94%) Pick Developer
11 2 (1.94%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (46.60%) Web Services
2 27 (26.21%) Spring
3 26 (25.24%) J2EE
4 25 (24.27%) JSON
4 25 (24.27%) Spring MVC
4 25 (24.27%) REST
5 24 (23.30%) ASP.NET Web API
5 24 (23.30%) .NET
5 24 (23.30%) RESTful
5 24 (23.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (23.30%) WCF
5 24 (23.30%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.91%) Middleware
6 3 (2.91%) GWT
7 2 (1.94%) WPF
8 1 (0.97%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (0.97%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 47 (45.63%) UNIX
2 1 (0.97%) Android
2 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (78.64%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (77.67%) TDD
3 70 (67.96%) Scrum
4 57 (55.34%) Software Engineering
5 49 (47.57%) MVC
6 48 (46.60%) Mentoring
7 47 (45.63%) User Stories
8 46 (44.66%) SDLC
9 37 (35.92%) Procedural Programming
10 34 (33.01%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (24.27%) OOP
11 25 (24.27%) OOD
11 25 (24.27%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (23.30%) Web Application Development
12 24 (23.30%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (22.33%) OO
14 20 (19.42%) E-Commerce
15 7 (6.80%) Automation Testing
16 3 (2.91%) Software Delivery
16 3 (2.91%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (58.25%) SQL
2 49 (47.57%) Java
3 41 (39.81%) C#
4 24 (23.30%) VB
4 24 (23.30%) VB.NET
4 24 (23.30%) Ruby
5 16 (15.53%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.94%) ISEB
1 2 (1.94%) ISTQB
1 2 (1.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (20.39%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (2.91%) Oracle
2 1 (0.97%) hybris
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