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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 27 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 51 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 8.29% 0.48% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.88% 0.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 47 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
516 538 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 83.90% 86.63% 80.46%
Number of salaries quoted 439 479 271
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Northampton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 58 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (61.25%) TDD
3 48 (60.00%) Scrum
4 40 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 35 (43.75%) C#
5 35 (43.75%) MVC
6 31 (38.75%) Software Engineering
6 31 (38.75%) User Stories
7 30 (37.50%) SQL
8 29 (36.25%) Java
9 26 (32.50%) UNIX
10 25 (31.25%) Web Services
10 25 (31.25%) Ruby
10 25 (31.25%) Mentoring
11 23 (28.75%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (28.75%) ASP.NET
11 23 (28.75%) VB
11 23 (28.75%) VB.NET
11 23 (28.75%) .NET
11 23 (28.75%) SQL Server
11 23 (28.75%) WCF
11 23 (28.75%) Web Application Development
11 23 (28.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 23 (28.75%) NoSQL
11 23 (28.75%) Node.js
11 23 (28.75%) RESTful
11 23 (28.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (27.50%) Retail
13 21 (26.25%) QA
13 21 (26.25%) Apache Hive

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 23 (28.75%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.75%) SQL Server
1 23 (28.75%) NoSQL
2 21 (26.25%) Apache Hive
3 13 (16.25%) MongoDB
4 12 (15.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 40 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (22.50%) Cucumber
3 14 (17.50%) JUnit
4 6 (7.50%) Selenium
5 3 (3.75%) Calabash
6 2 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (27.50%) Retail
2 7 (8.75%) Finance
3 2 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (35.00%) Developer
2 24 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 23 (28.75%) .NET Developer
4 15 (18.75%) Analyst
5 8 (10.00%) Tester
5 8 (10.00%) QA Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Test Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Software Tester
9 4 (5.00%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) C# Software Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Java Software Engineer
11 2 (2.50%) Technical Tester
11 2 (2.50%) AWS Developer
12 1 (1.25%) Automation Tester
12 1 (1.25%) Payments Business Analyst
12 1 (1.25%) Software Developer
12 1 (1.25%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.25%) Web Services
2 23 (28.75%) ASP.NET
2 23 (28.75%) .NET
2 23 (28.75%) WCF
2 23 (28.75%) ASP.NET Web API
2 23 (28.75%) RESTful
2 23 (28.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (16.25%) J2EE
3 13 (16.25%) Spring
4 12 (15.00%) REST
4 12 (15.00%) Spring MVC
4 12 (15.00%) JSON
5 2 (2.50%) Middleware
6 1 (1.25%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.50%) EPoS
1 2 (2.50%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.50%) UNIX
2 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (61.25%) TDD
3 48 (60.00%) Scrum
4 35 (43.75%) MVC
5 31 (38.75%) Software Engineering
5 31 (38.75%) User Stories
6 25 (31.25%) Mentoring
7 23 (28.75%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (28.75%) Web Application Development
8 20 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (21.25%) Procedural Programming
9 17 (21.25%) E-Commerce
10 12 (15.00%) OOD
10 12 (15.00%) OOP
10 12 (15.00%) OO
11 11 (13.75%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (10.00%) Manual Testing
12 8 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (10.00%) Automated Testing
12 8 (10.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.75%) C#
2 30 (37.50%) SQL
3 29 (36.25%) Java
4 25 (31.25%) Ruby
5 23 (28.75%) VB
5 23 (28.75%) VB.NET
6 10 (12.50%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (26.25%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.25%) hybris
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Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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