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 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 32 54 61
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +7
Permanent jobs citing BDD 69 28 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 7.39% 2.97% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.47% 3.64% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 59 26 7
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +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
815 769 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 87.26% 81.63% 75.73%
Number of salaries quoted 738 695 438
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 £27,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £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 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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 +28 62 £38,500 -3.75% 5
Towcester -1 4 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Wellingborough - 1 £35,000 -
BDD
East Midlands

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 108 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (73.91%) TDD
3 97 (70.29%) Scrum
4 76 (55.07%) Git (software)
5 70 (50.72%) SQL
6 68 (49.28%) Java
7 65 (47.10%) MVC
8 64 (46.38%) Software Engineering
9 62 (44.93%) UNIX
10 59 (42.75%) User Stories
11 54 (39.13%) SDLC
11 54 (39.13%) Web Services
12 53 (38.41%) Mentoring
13 50 (36.23%) C#
14 46 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
15 41 (29.71%) Procedural Programming
16 40 (28.99%) Retail
17 37 (26.81%) Apache Hive
18 34 (24.64%) Spring
18 34 (24.64%) E-Commerce
19 33 (23.91%) ASP.NET
19 33 (23.91%) .NET
19 33 (23.91%) SQL Server
19 33 (23.91%) ASP.NET MVC
19 33 (23.91%) RESTful
19 33 (23.91%) Web Application Development
19 33 (23.91%) ASP.NET Web API
20 32 (23.19%) REST
20 32 (23.19%) Continuous Improvement
20 32 (23.19%) MongoDB

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 29 (21.01%) Node.js
2 3 (2.17%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.17%) JBoss
2 3 (2.17%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (26.81%) Apache Hive
2 33 (23.91%) SQL Server
3 32 (23.19%) MongoDB
4 30 (21.74%) MySQL
5 29 (21.01%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.17%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (2.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 76 (55.07%) Git (software)
2 29 (21.01%) JUnit
3 13 (9.42%) Selenium
4 7 (5.07%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.62%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.45%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.72%) JMeter
7 1 (0.72%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 40 (28.99%) Retail
2 7 (5.07%) Finance
3 4 (2.90%) Advertising
3 4 (2.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (39.86%) Software Engineer
2 47 (34.06%) Developer
3 33 (23.91%) .NET Developer
4 17 (12.32%) Senior Software Engineer
5 15 (10.87%) Test Engineer
5 15 (10.87%) Tester
6 9 (6.52%) Analyst
6 9 (6.52%) Performance Tester
6 9 (6.52%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (5.07%) C# Software Engineer
8 6 (4.35%) Senior Test Engineer
8 6 (4.35%) Software Tester
8 6 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.62%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.62%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.62%) Pick Developer
9 5 (3.62%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (3.62%) AWS Developer
10 4 (2.90%) Test Analyst
11 3 (2.17%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (39.13%) Web Services
2 34 (24.64%) Spring
3 33 (23.91%) .NET
3 33 (23.91%) ASP.NET
3 33 (23.91%) ASP.NET Web API
3 33 (23.91%) RESTful
3 33 (23.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (23.19%) REST
4 32 (23.19%) JSON
4 32 (23.19%) Spring MVC
5 30 (21.74%) J2EE
6 29 (21.01%) WCF
7 9 (6.52%) HTML
8 4 (2.90%) Middleware
9 3 (2.17%) GWT
10 2 (1.45%) WPF
11 1 (0.72%) Hibernate
11 1 (0.72%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.90%) BBC
2 4 (2.90%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 62 (44.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (73.91%) TDD
3 97 (70.29%) Scrum
4 65 (47.10%) MVC
5 64 (46.38%) Software Engineering
6 59 (42.75%) User Stories
7 54 (39.13%) SDLC
8 53 (38.41%) Mentoring
9 46 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 41 (29.71%) Procedural Programming
11 34 (24.64%) E-Commerce
12 33 (23.91%) Web Application Development
13 32 (23.19%) Continuous Improvement
14 29 (21.01%) OOD
14 29 (21.01%) OOP
15 27 (19.57%) OO
16 25 (18.12%) Business Intelligence
17 11 (7.97%) Automation Testing
18 9 (6.52%) Performance Testing
19 5 (3.62%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (50.72%) SQL
2 68 (49.28%) Java
3 50 (36.23%) C#
4 29 (21.01%) Ruby
5 25 (18.12%) VB
5 25 (18.12%) VB.NET
6 16 (11.59%) COBOL
7 9 (6.52%) JavaScript
7 9 (6.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (3.62%) ISEB
1 5 (3.62%) ISTQB
1 5 (3.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (22.46%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (5.80%) Google
1 8 (5.80%) Facebook
2 4 (2.90%) Apple
2 4 (2.90%) Sony
2 4 (2.90%) Yahoo!
3 3 (2.17%) Oracle
4 2 (1.45%) hybris
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Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Northamptonshire
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Salary: £30000 - £47000 per annum + bonus, shares, pens, med, life
Posted: Yesterday
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Towcester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + car+ bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: bonus, shares, pens, med, life
Posted: 10 days ago