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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 31 67 64
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -3
Permanent jobs citing BDD 65 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 7.34% 1.92% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.51% 2.33% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 51 14 1
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
764 731 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 86.23% 82.60% 77.67%
Number of salaries quoted 689 670 436
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +41 59 £41,000 +2.50% 6
Towcester 0 2 £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 31 July 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 96 (81.36%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (79.66%) TDD
3 80 (67.80%) Scrum
4 73 (61.86%) Git (software)
5 67 (56.78%) SQL
6 61 (51.69%) MVC
6 61 (51.69%) Software Engineering
7 53 (44.92%) User Stories
7 53 (44.92%) Java
7 53 (44.92%) Web Services
8 52 (44.07%) UNIX
9 51 (43.22%) Mentoring
9 51 (43.22%) SDLC
10 48 (40.68%) C#
11 42 (35.59%) Continuous Integration
12 41 (34.75%) Procedural Programming
13 40 (33.90%) Retail
14 37 (31.36%) Apache Hive
15 32 (27.12%) MongoDB
15 32 (27.12%) Spring
16 31 (26.27%) .NET
16 31 (26.27%) ASP.NET
16 31 (26.27%) SQL Server
16 31 (26.27%) ASP.NET MVC
16 31 (26.27%) ASP.NET Web API
16 31 (26.27%) Web Application Development
16 31 (26.27%) RESTful
17 30 (25.42%) Spring MVC
17 30 (25.42%) JSON
17 30 (25.42%) REST

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (24.58%) Node.js
2 3 (2.54%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.54%) JBoss
2 3 (2.54%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (31.36%) Apache Hive
2 32 (27.12%) MongoDB
3 31 (26.27%) SQL Server
4 29 (24.58%) NoSQL
5 28 (23.73%) MySQL
6 3 (2.54%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (2.54%) SQLite
6 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 73 (61.86%) Git (software)
2 29 (24.58%) JUnit
3 10 (8.47%) Selenium
4 6 (5.08%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.69%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.69%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.85%) JMeter
6 1 (0.85%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.85%) JIRA
6 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.85%) Calabash
General
1 40 (33.90%) Retail
2 7 (5.93%) Finance
3 2 (1.69%) Advertising
3 2 (1.69%) Marketing
4 1 (0.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (44.07%) Software Engineer
2 45 (38.14%) Developer
3 31 (26.27%) .NET Developer
4 17 (14.41%) Senior Software Engineer
5 12 (10.17%) Test Engineer
6 9 (7.63%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (5.93%) C# Software Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Software Tester
8 6 (5.08%) Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) Tester
9 5 (4.24%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.24%) Pick Developer
9 5 (4.24%) AWS Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Software Test Engineer
10 3 (2.54%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Senior Test Engineer
10 3 (2.54%) Junior Software Engineer
10 3 (2.54%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (44.92%) Web Services
2 32 (27.12%) Spring
3 31 (26.27%) .NET
3 31 (26.27%) RESTful
3 31 (26.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 31 (26.27%) ASP.NET
3 31 (26.27%) ASP.NET Web API
4 30 (25.42%) REST
4 30 (25.42%) JSON
4 30 (25.42%) Spring MVC
5 29 (24.58%) WCF
6 28 (23.73%) J2EE
7 3 (2.54%) Middleware
7 3 (2.54%) GWT
8 2 (1.69%) WPF
9 1 (0.85%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.85%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.24%) BBC
1 5 (4.24%) Social Media
2 1 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 52 (44.07%) UNIX
2 1 (0.85%) Android
2 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (81.36%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (79.66%) TDD
3 80 (67.80%) Scrum
4 61 (51.69%) MVC
4 61 (51.69%) Software Engineering
5 53 (44.92%) User Stories
6 51 (43.22%) Mentoring
6 51 (43.22%) SDLC
7 42 (35.59%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (34.75%) Procedural Programming
9 31 (26.27%) Web Application Development
10 30 (25.42%) Continuous Improvement
11 28 (23.73%) OO
12 27 (22.88%) OOD
12 27 (22.88%) OOP
13 24 (20.34%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (16.95%) E-Commerce
15 7 (5.93%) Automation Testing
16 3 (2.54%) Software Delivery
16 3 (2.54%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (56.78%) SQL
2 53 (44.92%) Java
3 48 (40.68%) C#
4 29 (24.58%) Ruby
5 24 (20.34%) VB
5 24 (20.34%) VB.NET
6 16 (13.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.69%) ISEB
1 2 (1.69%) ISTQB
1 2 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (18.64%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (5.93%) Facebook
2 5 (4.24%) Apple
2 5 (4.24%) Sony
2 5 (4.24%) Yahoo!
2 5 (4.24%) Google
3 3 (2.54%) Oracle
4 1 (0.85%) hybris
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