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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 29 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 66 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 7.55% 1.67% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.08% 1.94% -
Number of salaries quoted 58 13 0
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
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
727 723 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 83.18% 86.17% 77.94%
Number of salaries quoted 621 647 441
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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 29 May 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 +46 57 £38,500 -23.00% 3
Corby - 4 £50,000 -
BDD
East Midlands

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 70 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (69.23%) TDD
3 57 (62.64%) Scrum
4 53 (58.24%) Git (software)
5 46 (50.55%) MVC
6 40 (43.96%) C#
6 40 (43.96%) SQL
6 40 (43.96%) User Stories
7 37 (40.66%) Software Engineering
8 34 (37.36%) UNIX
9 33 (36.26%) Web Services
10 32 (35.16%) Java
11 31 (34.07%) Mentoring
12 30 (32.97%) SDLC
12 30 (32.97%) Retail
13 28 (30.77%) ASP.NET
13 28 (30.77%) .NET
13 28 (30.77%) SQL Server
13 28 (30.77%) Ruby
13 28 (30.77%) WCF
13 28 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
13 28 (30.77%) Web Application Development
13 28 (30.77%) NoSQL
13 28 (30.77%) RESTful
13 28 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (30.77%) Node.js
14 26 (28.57%) Apache Hive
15 25 (27.47%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (26.37%) Procedural Programming
17 23 (25.27%) VB

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 28 (30.77%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 28 (30.77%) NoSQL
2 26 (28.57%) Apache Hive
3 19 (20.88%) MongoDB
4 15 (16.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 53 (58.24%) Git (software)
2 20 (21.98%) JUnit
3 13 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.40%) Selenium
5 3 (3.30%) Calabash
General
1 30 (32.97%) Retail
2 5 (5.49%) Finance
3 2 (2.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (40.66%) Developer
2 29 (31.87%) Software Engineer
3 28 (30.77%) .NET Developer
4 13 (14.29%) Analyst
5 8 (8.79%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) QA Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Software Tester
8 5 (5.49%) Tester
9 4 (4.40%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.40%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Pick Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) AWS Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Business Analyst
11 1 (1.10%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (36.26%) Web Services
2 28 (30.77%) ASP.NET
2 28 (30.77%) .NET
2 28 (30.77%) WCF
2 28 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
2 28 (30.77%) RESTful
2 28 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
3 19 (20.88%) Spring
4 18 (19.78%) REST
4 18 (19.78%) Spring MVC
4 18 (19.78%) JSON
5 16 (17.58%) J2EE
6 2 (2.20%) Middleware
7 1 (1.10%) WPF
7 1 (1.10%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.49%) Social Media
1 5 (5.49%) BBC
2 2 (2.20%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (37.36%) UNIX
2 3 (3.30%) Android
2 3 (3.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (69.23%) TDD
3 57 (62.64%) Scrum
4 46 (50.55%) MVC
5 40 (43.96%) User Stories
6 37 (40.66%) Software Engineering
7 31 (34.07%) Mentoring
8 30 (32.97%) SDLC
9 28 (30.77%) Web Application Development
10 25 (27.47%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (26.37%) Procedural Programming
12 23 (25.27%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (20.88%) OO
14 18 (19.78%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (18.68%) E-Commerce
16 15 (16.48%) OOP
16 15 (16.48%) OOD
17 6 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
17 6 (6.59%) Automated Testing
17 6 (6.59%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (43.96%) C#
1 40 (43.96%) SQL
2 32 (35.16%) Java
3 28 (30.77%) Ruby
4 23 (25.27%) VB
4 23 (25.27%) VB.NET
5 12 (13.19%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (5.49%) Facebook
1 5 (5.49%) Yahoo!
1 5 (5.49%) Google
1 5 (5.49%) Sony
1 5 (5.49%) Apple
2 1 (1.10%) hybris
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