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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 55 64 56
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs citing BDD 28 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.04% 0.50% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.63% 0.62% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 27 2 14
Average salary £40,000 £72,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.82% +93.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £72,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
771 486 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 83.62% 80.33% 84.60%
Number of salaries quoted 723 429 547
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 £29,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 24 December 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
(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 +19 28 £40,000 - 1
BDD
East Midlands

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 51 (86.44%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (54.24%) TDD
3 27 (45.76%) Ruby
4 26 (44.07%) C#
4 26 (44.07%) Scrum
5 25 (42.37%) VB.NET
5 25 (42.37%) .NET
5 25 (42.37%) SQL Server
5 25 (42.37%) MVC
5 25 (42.37%) RESTful
5 25 (42.37%) Cucumber
6 24 (40.68%) VB
6 24 (40.68%) ASP.NET
6 24 (40.68%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (40.68%) WCF
6 24 (40.68%) Git (software)
6 24 (40.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (40.68%) NoSQL
6 24 (40.68%) Node.js
6 24 (40.68%) Web Application Development
6 24 (40.68%) ASP.NET Web API
7 22 (37.29%) E-Commerce
8 17 (28.81%) User Stories
9 16 (27.12%) Retail
9 16 (27.12%) Test Automation
9 16 (27.12%) Mobile App
10 15 (25.42%) Android
11 14 (23.73%) Mobile Commerce
11 14 (23.73%) Business Analysis
11 14 (23.73%) Apple iOS

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (40.68%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (42.37%) SQL Server
2 24 (40.68%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.69%) DTS
Development Applications
1 25 (42.37%) Cucumber
2 24 (40.68%) Git (software)
3 12 (20.34%) Calabash
4 3 (5.08%) Selenium
5 2 (3.39%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.69%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.69%) Subversion
6 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 16 (27.12%) Retail
2 7 (11.86%) Banking
3 5 (8.47%) Games
3 5 (8.47%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Finance
5 1 (1.69%) Publishing
5 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (42.37%) Developer
1 25 (42.37%) .NET Developer
2 24 (40.68%) Analyst
3 15 (25.42%) Business Analyst
4 13 (22.03%) Agile Business Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) QA Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) ScrumMaster
6 5 (8.47%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.47%) Tester
7 2 (3.39%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Tester
8 1 (1.69%) Senior Test Manager
8 1 (1.69%) Agile Tester
8 1 (1.69%) Automation Tester
8 1 (1.69%) Senior Manager
8 1 (1.69%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (1.69%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (1.69%) Senior Tester
8 1 (1.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (42.37%) .NET
1 25 (42.37%) RESTful
2 24 (40.68%) ASP.NET MVC
2 24 (40.68%) ASP.NET
2 24 (40.68%) WCF
2 24 (40.68%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (3.39%) HTML
3 2 (3.39%) CSS
4 1 (1.69%) XML
4 1 (1.69%) Ajax
4 1 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.69%) CSS3
4 1 (1.69%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) EPoS
4 1 (1.69%) New Media
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Android
2 14 (23.73%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (86.44%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (54.24%) TDD
3 26 (44.07%) Scrum
4 25 (42.37%) MVC
5 24 (40.68%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (40.68%) Web Application Development
6 22 (37.29%) E-Commerce
7 17 (28.81%) User Stories
8 16 (27.12%) Test Automation
9 14 (23.73%) Mobile Commerce
9 14 (23.73%) Business Analysis
10 6 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (8.47%) Automated Testing
11 5 (8.47%) Automation Testing
11 5 (8.47%) Manual Testing
11 5 (8.47%) Kanban
12 4 (6.78%) Scrum-ban
12 4 (6.78%) Content Management
12 4 (6.78%) Performance Testing
12 4 (6.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.76%) Ruby
2 26 (44.07%) C#
3 25 (42.37%) VB.NET
4 24 (40.68%) VB
5 2 (3.39%) Java
5 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.39%) SQL
6 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.39%) Cognizant
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
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