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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 61 52 68
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs citing BDD 32 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.24% 1.85% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.90% 2.52% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 29 11 8
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
820 437 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 82.91% 73.32% 79.18%
Number of salaries quoted 766 399 488
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -7 29 £40,000 +14.28% 3
BDD
East Midlands

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 45 (97.83%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (71.74%) TDD
3 25 (54.35%) Scrum
3 25 (54.35%) C#
4 23 (50.00%) .NET
4 23 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 23 (50.00%) MVC
5 22 (47.83%) ASP.NET
5 22 (47.83%) WCF
5 22 (47.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (47.83%) Web Application Development
6 19 (41.30%) Ruby
7 18 (39.13%) E-Commerce
8 17 (36.96%) VB.NET
8 17 (36.96%) RESTful
9 16 (34.78%) Git (software)
9 16 (34.78%) Node.js
9 16 (34.78%) NoSQL
9 16 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (34.78%) VB
9 16 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (28.26%) Retail
10 13 (28.26%) Mobile App
11 12 (26.09%) Kanban
11 12 (26.09%) Android
12 11 (23.91%) Mobile Commerce
12 11 (23.91%) Test Automation
12 11 (23.91%) Apple iOS
12 11 (23.91%) Cucumber
13 10 (21.74%) Business Analysis

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 16 (34.78%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (34.78%) NoSQL
3 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.17%) DTS
Development Applications
1 16 (34.78%) Git (software)
2 11 (23.91%) Cucumber
3 9 (19.57%) Calabash
4 6 (13.04%) Rhino Mocks
4 6 (13.04%) Moq
4 6 (13.04%) NUnit
5 3 (6.52%) Selenium
6 2 (4.35%) FitNesse
6 2 (4.35%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.35%) WATIR
6 2 (4.35%) Sahi
6 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.35%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (2.17%) MSTest
7 1 (2.17%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (2.17%) Subversion
7 1 (2.17%) JIRA
7 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 13 (28.26%) Retail
2 7 (15.22%) Banking
3 6 (13.04%) Music Industry
4 5 (10.87%) Retail Banking
4 5 (10.87%) Games
5 1 (2.17%) Finance
5 1 (2.17%) Publishing
5 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Developer
1 23 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 12 (26.09%) Analyst
3 11 (23.91%) Business Analyst
4 10 (21.74%) Agile Business Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) ScrumMaster
6 5 (10.87%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Tester
7 2 (4.35%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Tester
8 1 (2.17%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Test Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Agile Tester
8 1 (2.17%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (50.00%) .NET
2 22 (47.83%) ASP.NET
2 22 (47.83%) WCF
2 22 (47.83%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (36.96%) RESTful
4 16 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (13.04%) Razor View Engine
5 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 6 (13.04%) NHibernate
6 2 (4.35%) CSS
6 2 (4.35%) HTML
7 1 (2.17%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.17%) CSS3
7 1 (2.17%) XML
7 1 (2.17%) Ajax
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.17%) Open Source
3 1 (2.17%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Android
2 11 (23.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (97.83%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (71.74%) TDD
3 25 (54.35%) Scrum
4 23 (50.00%) MVC
5 22 (47.83%) Web Application Development
6 18 (39.13%) E-Commerce
7 16 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (26.09%) Kanban
9 11 (23.91%) Test Automation
9 11 (23.91%) Mobile Commerce
10 10 (21.74%) Business Analysis
10 10 (21.74%) User Stories
11 4 (8.70%) Scrum-ban
11 4 (8.70%) Web Development
11 4 (8.70%) Content Management
12 2 (4.35%) Automated Testing
12 2 (4.35%) Use Case
12 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (4.35%) Extreme Programming
12 2 (4.35%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (54.35%) C#
2 19 (41.30%) Ruby
3 17 (36.96%) VB.NET
4 16 (34.78%) VB
5 2 (4.35%) Python
5 2 (4.35%) F#
5 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.35%) SQL
6 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.35%) Cognizant
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £100,000 per annum to £100K or excellent day rates
Posted: 6 days ago