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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 24 52 46
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -6
Permanent jobs citing BDD 62 24 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 8.50% 3.56% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.73% 4.30% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 53 24 6
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +2.50%
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
637 558 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 87.38% 82.79% 77.57%
Number of salaries quoted 584 518 276
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Northampton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 91 (75.21%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (71.07%) TDD
3 84 (69.42%) Scrum
4 64 (52.89%) Git (software)
5 63 (52.07%) Java
6 62 (51.24%) SQL
7 59 (48.76%) Software Engineering
8 57 (47.11%) UNIX
9 52 (42.98%) User Stories
10 51 (42.15%) MVC
11 49 (40.50%) Web Services
11 49 (40.50%) Mentoring
12 48 (39.67%) SDLC
13 42 (34.71%) C#
14 37 (30.58%) Procedural Programming
15 36 (29.75%) Retail
15 36 (29.75%) Apache Hive
16 35 (28.93%) Continuous Integration
17 34 (28.10%) E-Commerce
18 30 (24.79%) QA
19 28 (23.14%) MongoDB
19 28 (23.14%) Spring
20 27 (22.31%) J2EE
20 27 (22.31%) MySQL
21 26 (21.49%) JUnit
21 26 (21.49%) OOP
21 26 (21.49%) OOD
21 26 (21.49%) REST
21 26 (21.49%) Continuous Improvement
21 26 (21.49%) JSON

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 25 (20.66%) Node.js
2 3 (2.48%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.48%) JBoss
2 3 (2.48%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (29.75%) Apache Hive
2 28 (23.14%) MongoDB
3 27 (22.31%) MySQL
4 25 (20.66%) SQL Server
4 25 (20.66%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.48%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (2.48%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 64 (52.89%) Git (software)
2 26 (21.49%) JUnit
3 12 (9.92%) Selenium
4 6 (4.96%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (29.75%) Retail
2 7 (5.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (42.15%) Software Engineer
2 35 (28.93%) Developer
3 25 (20.66%) .NET Developer
4 17 (14.05%) Senior Software Engineer
5 15 (12.40%) Tester
6 14 (11.57%) Test Engineer
7 9 (7.44%) Performance Tester
7 9 (7.44%) Analyst
7 9 (7.44%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) C# Software Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Senior Test Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Software Tester
10 5 (4.13%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) Automation Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) AWS Developer
11 4 (3.31%) Test Analyst
12 3 (2.48%) Junior
12 3 (2.48%) Senior Developer
12 3 (2.48%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (2.48%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (40.50%) Web Services
2 28 (23.14%) Spring
3 27 (22.31%) J2EE
4 26 (21.49%) JSON
4 26 (21.49%) Spring MVC
4 26 (21.49%) REST
5 25 (20.66%) ASP.NET Web API
5 25 (20.66%) RESTful
5 25 (20.66%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (20.66%) WCF
5 25 (20.66%) ASP.NET
5 25 (20.66%) .NET
6 9 (7.44%) HTML
7 4 (3.31%) Middleware
8 3 (2.48%) GWT
9 2 (1.65%) WPF
10 1 (0.83%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 57 (47.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (75.21%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (71.07%) TDD
3 84 (69.42%) Scrum
4 59 (48.76%) Software Engineering
5 52 (42.98%) User Stories
6 51 (42.15%) MVC
7 49 (40.50%) Mentoring
8 48 (39.67%) SDLC
9 37 (30.58%) Procedural Programming
10 35 (28.93%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (28.10%) E-Commerce
12 26 (21.49%) OOD
12 26 (21.49%) OOP
12 26 (21.49%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (20.66%) Web Application Development
13 25 (20.66%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (19.01%) OO
15 11 (9.09%) Automation Testing
16 9 (7.44%) Performance Testing
17 5 (4.13%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (52.07%) Java
2 62 (51.24%) SQL
3 42 (34.71%) C#
4 25 (20.66%) VB
4 25 (20.66%) VB.NET
4 25 (20.66%) Ruby
5 16 (13.22%) COBOL
6 9 (7.44%) JavaScript
6 9 (7.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (4.13%) ISEB
1 5 (4.13%) ISTQB
1 5 (4.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (24.79%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (3.31%) Google
2 3 (2.48%) Oracle
3 2 (1.65%) hybris
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