Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 33 53
Rank change year-on-year -3 +20 +34
Permanent jobs citing BDD 6 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 2.34% 7.39% 3.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 8.07% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 36 35
Bedford median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +38.46% +8.33%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £52,500 £47,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £54,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.78% +13.68% -13.64%

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 224 322 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 87.50% 91.48% 94.02%
Number of salaries quoted 194 285 465
Bedford median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £64,625 £57,500 £60,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (50.00%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
5 2 (33.33%) SOLID
5 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (33.33%) NUnit
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) OOD
5 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (33.33%) Perforce
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering

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 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) NUnit
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Architect
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Technical Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (50.00%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
5 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) OOD
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) SOLID
5 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) UML
6 1 (16.67%) Use Case
6 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Perforce