Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 28 27
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +26
Permanent jobs citing BDD 16 14 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 6.48% 5.74% 8.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.29% 6.19% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 39
Bedford median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +38.46%
10th Percentile £28,625 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £49,375 £71,250 £52,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year - -15.09% +8.72%

BDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 193 226 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 78.14% 92.62% 92.39%
Number of salaries quoted 165 201 278
Bedford median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £60,000 £55,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +11.11%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Bedford

BDD
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in Bedford.

Salary trend for BDD in Bedford

BDD
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Bedford over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Bedford

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for BDD.

1 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (100.00%) TDD
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (68.75%) HTML
4 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (62.50%) Mentoring
5 9 (56.25%) SOLID
5 9 (56.25%) Scrum
5 9 (56.25%) AngularJS
5 9 (56.25%) Xamarin
6 8 (50.00%) Mobile Development
7 7 (43.75%) HTML5
7 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
8 6 (37.50%) OO
9 5 (31.25%) Web Development
10 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 4 (25.00%) OOD
10 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (25.00%) CSS
10 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 4 (25.00%) SQL
10 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (25.00%) DevOps
10 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
10 4 (25.00%) SDLC
10 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (18.75%) Microservices

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.25%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Senior .NET Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Senior Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Graduate
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Mobile Developer
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Junior
4 1 (6.25%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (68.75%) HTML
3 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (56.25%) AngularJS
5 7 (43.75%) HTML5
6 4 (25.00%) CSS
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (18.75%) RESTful
8 2 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
9 1 (6.25%) Code First Entity Framework
9 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
9 1 (6.25%) Node.js
9 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (100.00%) TDD
2 10 (62.50%) Mentoring
3 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) SOLID
4 8 (50.00%) Mobile Development
5 6 (37.50%) OO
6 5 (31.25%) Web Development
7 4 (25.00%) DevOps
7 4 (25.00%) OOD
7 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (25.00%) SDLC
7 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (18.75%) Microservices
8 3 (18.75%) MVC
8 3 (18.75%) Web Application Development
9 1 (6.25%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Xamarin
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft