Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 34 33
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1 +18
Permanent jobs citing BDD 10 4 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 3.26% 1.77% 8.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 2.01% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 37
Bedford median annual salary £47,500 £67,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.63% +50.00% +38.46%
10th Percentile £27,500 £55,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £55,125 £71,250 £52,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £53,250
% change year-on-year +9.52% -1.41% +12.11%

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 267 199 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 86.97% 88.05% 91.27%
Number of salaries quoted 230 170 266
Bedford median annual salary £42,500 £42,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £71,250 £57,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.00% +5.26%

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 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Bedford

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (80.00%) Scrum
4 7 (70.00%) MVC
4 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (70.00%) HTML
4 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (60.00%) Microservices
5 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (60.00%) CSS
6 5 (50.00%) Data Security
6 5 (50.00%) Ajax
6 5 (50.00%) Cosmos DB
6 5 (50.00%) Serverless
6 5 (50.00%) Azure Functions
6 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (30.00%) Xamarin
7 3 (30.00%) SOLID
7 3 (30.00%) OO
8 2 (20.00%) Java
8 2 (20.00%) Web Development
8 2 (20.00%) Degree
9 1 (10.00%) WCF
9 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework

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 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (50.00%) Azure Functions
2 5 (50.00%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Azure Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Graduate
4 2 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Junior
5 1 (10.00%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
4 5 (50.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (10.00%) Code First Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) Node.js
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 7 (70.00%) MVC
4 6 (60.00%) Microservices
5 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (50.00%) Data Security
6 3 (30.00%) OO
6 3 (30.00%) SOLID
7 2 (20.00%) Web Development
8 1 (10.00%) DevOps
8 1 (10.00%) High Availability
8 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
8 1 (10.00%) OOD
8 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (10.00%) SDLC
8 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft