The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 63 55 70
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Permanent jobs citing BDD 31 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.22% 1.61% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.93% 2.16% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 29 10 6
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
BDD
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
788 464 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 81.83% 74.48% 78.29%
Number of salaries quoted 727 420 494
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

BDD
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Northamptonshire region.

BDD Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

BDD
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

BDD
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -9 27 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Towcester - 1 £30,000 - 1
BDD
East Midlands

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 44 (97.78%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (75.56%) TDD
3 29 (64.44%) Scrum
4 26 (57.78%) C#
5 24 (53.33%) .NET
5 24 (53.33%) SQL Server
5 24 (53.33%) MVC
6 23 (51.11%) WCF
6 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET
6 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (51.11%) Web Application Development
7 17 (37.78%) Kanban
7 17 (37.78%) E-Commerce
8 15 (33.33%) Ruby
9 13 (28.89%) VB.NET
9 13 (28.89%) Mobile App
10 12 (26.67%) NoSQL
10 12 (26.67%) Node.js
10 12 (26.67%) Git (software)
10 12 (26.67%) RESTful
10 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (26.67%) VB
10 12 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (26.67%) Retail
11 11 (24.44%) NUnit
11 11 (24.44%) NHibernate
11 11 (24.44%) Music Industry
11 11 (24.44%) Mobile Commerce
11 11 (24.44%) Rhino Mocks
11 11 (24.44%) Moq

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 12 (26.67%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (26.67%) NoSQL
3 11 (24.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) DTS
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 11 (24.44%) NUnit
2 11 (24.44%) Rhino Mocks
2 11 (24.44%) Moq
2 11 (24.44%) Cucumber
3 9 (20.00%) Calabash
4 3 (6.67%) Selenium
5 2 (4.44%) FitNesse
5 2 (4.44%) WATIR
5 2 (4.44%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (4.44%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.44%) Sahi
6 1 (2.22%) MSTest
6 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 12 (26.67%) Retail
2 11 (24.44%) Music Industry
3 6 (13.33%) Banking
4 5 (11.11%) Games
4 5 (11.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Finance
5 1 (2.22%) Publishing
5 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Developer
1 24 (53.33%) .NET Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Agile Business Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) ScrumMaster
4 5 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) QA Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Agile Tester
6 1 (2.22%) Agile Coach
6 1 (2.22%) Tester
6 1 (2.22%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (53.33%) .NET
2 23 (51.11%) WCF
2 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET
2 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (26.67%) RESTful
3 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (24.44%) NHibernate
4 11 (24.44%) Razor View Engine
4 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (2.22%) CSS3
5 1 (2.22%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.22%) CSS
5 1 (2.22%) J2EE
5 1 (2.22%) HTML
5 1 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Open Source
3 1 (2.22%) New Media
3 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Android
1 11 (24.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (97.78%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (75.56%) TDD
3 29 (64.44%) Scrum
4 24 (53.33%) MVC
5 23 (51.11%) Web Application Development
6 17 (37.78%) Kanban
6 17 (37.78%) E-Commerce
7 12 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (24.44%) Mobile Commerce
8 11 (24.44%) Test Automation
9 10 (22.22%) User Stories
9 10 (22.22%) Business Analysis
10 4 (8.89%) Web Development
10 4 (8.89%) Content Management
10 4 (8.89%) Scrum-ban
11 2 (4.44%) Use Case
11 2 (4.44%) Extreme Programming
11 2 (4.44%) Programme Management
11 2 (4.44%) Automated Testing
11 2 (4.44%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) C#
2 15 (33.33%) Ruby
3 13 (28.89%) VB.NET
4 12 (26.67%) VB
5 2 (4.44%) Python
5 2 (4.44%) F#
6 1 (2.22%) Java
6 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.22%) SQL
6 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) Cognizant
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Towcester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago