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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 28 37
Rank change year-on-year +9 +9  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 9 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 7.14% 7.18% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.63% 8.29% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 8
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 118 181 259
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 93.65% 86.60% 93.84%
Number of salaries quoted 111 160 202
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing BDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for BDD.

1 20 (95.24%) .NET
1 20 (95.24%) TDD
2 15 (71.43%) MVC
2 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 15 (71.43%) C#
2 15 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 14 (66.67%) AngularJS
4 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (52.38%) HTML
5 11 (52.38%) SOLID
6 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2016
6 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 9 (42.86%) Code First Entity Framework
6 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 9 (42.86%) Ruby
6 9 (42.86%) Music Industry
6 9 (42.86%) .NET Framework
6 9 (42.86%) RESTful
6 9 (42.86%) WCF
6 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (42.86%) NoSQL
6 9 (42.86%) Entity Framework
6 9 (42.86%) Node.js
6 9 (42.86%) High Availability
6 9 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
6 9 (42.86%) Web Application Development

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 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2014
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 7 (33.33%) NUnit
3 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.76%) Appium
4 1 (4.76%) Selenium
4 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (42.86%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 19 (90.48%) .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Angular Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (9.52%) HTML Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) .NET
2 14 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 11 (52.38%) HTML
4 9 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 9 (42.86%) Code First Entity Framework
4 9 (42.86%) Entity Framework
4 9 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
4 9 (42.86%) Node.js
4 9 (42.86%) RESTful
4 9 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (42.86%) WCF
5 6 (28.57%) CSS
6 5 (23.81%) HTML5
7 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) TDD
2 15 (71.43%) MVC
3 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (52.38%) SOLID
5 9 (42.86%) High Availability
5 9 (42.86%) Web Application Development
6 7 (33.33%) OO
6 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 6 (28.57%) Front End Development
7 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
7 6 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (28.57%) OOD
7 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
7 6 (28.57%) SDLC
7 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (23.81%) Scrum
9 2 (9.52%) Web Development
10 1 (4.76%) API Testing
10 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
10 1 (4.76%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 9 (42.86%) Ruby
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 6 (28.57%) Perforce
1 6 (28.57%) Xamarin