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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 56 64 66
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs citing BDD 27 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.92% 0.90% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% 1.23% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 25 6 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
746 488 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 80.56% 72.94% 75.46%
Number of salaries quoted 676 426 440
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 0 23 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Towcester - 1 £30,000 - 1
BDD
East Midlands

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 31 (77.50%) TDD
2 27 (67.50%) Scrum
3 23 (57.50%) C#
4 21 (52.50%) .NET
4 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
4 21 (52.50%) MVC
5 20 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 20 (50.00%) WCF
5 20 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (50.00%) Web Application Development
6 17 (42.50%) Kanban
7 15 (37.50%) E-Commerce
8 12 (30.00%) Ruby
9 11 (27.50%) NUnit
9 11 (27.50%) Music Industry
9 11 (27.50%) NHibernate
9 11 (27.50%) Razor View Engine
9 11 (27.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 11 (27.50%) Mobile App
9 11 (27.50%) Rhino Mocks
9 11 (27.50%) Moq
10 10 (25.00%) Retail
10 10 (25.00%) VB.NET
11 9 (22.50%) VB
11 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (22.50%) Mobile Commerce
11 9 (22.50%) Cucumber
11 9 (22.50%) NoSQL
11 9 (22.50%) Apple iOS

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (22.50%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (27.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (22.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) DTS
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) NUnit
1 11 (27.50%) Rhino Mocks
1 11 (27.50%) Moq
2 9 (22.50%) Cucumber
2 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
3 7 (17.50%) Calabash
4 3 (7.50%) Selenium
5 2 (5.00%) FitNesse
5 2 (5.00%) WATIR
5 2 (5.00%) Sahi
5 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.00%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (5.00%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.50%) MSTest
6 1 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 11 (27.50%) Music Industry
2 10 (25.00%) Retail
3 6 (15.00%) Banking
4 5 (12.50%) Retail Banking
4 5 (12.50%) Games
5 1 (2.50%) Finance
5 1 (2.50%) Publishing
5 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Developer
1 21 (52.50%) .NET Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) ScrumMaster
4 5 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) QA Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Agile Coach
6 1 (2.50%) Agile Tester
6 1 (2.50%) Tester
6 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (52.50%) .NET
2 20 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 20 (50.00%) WCF
2 20 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (27.50%) NHibernate
3 11 (27.50%) Razor View Engine
3 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 9 (22.50%) RESTful
4 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.50%) CSS3
5 1 (2.50%) CSS
5 1 (2.50%) J2EE
5 1 (2.50%) HTML
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) Open Source
2 1 (2.50%) New Media
2 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Apple iOS
1 9 (22.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) TDD
2 27 (67.50%) Scrum
3 21 (52.50%) MVC
4 20 (50.00%) Web Application Development
5 17 (42.50%) Kanban
6 15 (37.50%) E-Commerce
7 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (22.50%) Mobile Commerce
7 9 (22.50%) Test Automation
8 8 (20.00%) User Stories
8 8 (20.00%) Business Analysis
9 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (10.00%) Content Management
10 4 (10.00%) Web Development
10 4 (10.00%) Scrum-ban
11 2 (5.00%) Automated Testing
11 2 (5.00%) Extreme Programming
11 2 (5.00%) Programme Management
11 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
11 2 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) C#
2 12 (30.00%) Ruby
3 10 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 9 (22.50%) VB
5 2 (5.00%) Python
5 2 (5.00%) F#
6 1 (2.50%) Java
6 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) SQL
6 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Cognizant
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Towcester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago