Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 29 40
Rank change year-on-year +2 +11 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3 24 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 1.60% 7.82% 5.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 9.02% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3 32 31
Bedford median annual salary £67,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +68.75% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £36,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £51,250 £52,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £53,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.33% +13.16% -12.84%

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 156 266 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 83.42% 86.64% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 143 231 402
Bedford median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £65,000 £61,225
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Web 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 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Architect
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Technical Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft