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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 26 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 11 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 8.27% 7.03% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.28% 7.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 0
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

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 107 178 257
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 80.45% 96.22% 90.81%
Number of salaries quoted 86 150 197
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -1.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 28 March 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 19 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (89.47%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) TDD
3 16 (84.21%) AngularJS
3 16 (84.21%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (63.16%) Xamarin
6 10 (52.63%) SOLID
6 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (52.63%) HTML5
6 10 (52.63%) Scrum
6 10 (52.63%) HTML
7 7 (36.84%) Web Development
8 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
8 6 (31.58%) MVC
8 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
8 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
8 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
8 6 (31.58%) RESTful
8 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (31.58%) Ruby
8 6 (31.58%) Music Industry
8 6 (31.58%) WCF
8 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 6 (31.58%) Code First Entity Framework
8 6 (31.58%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2014
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Selenium
3 2 (10.53%) Appium
3 2 (10.53%) NUnit
3 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
3 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (31.58%) Music Industry
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 15 (78.95%) .NET Developer
3 9 (47.37%) C# Developer
4 8 (42.11%) Angular Developer
4 8 (42.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (36.84%) HTML Developer
6 3 (15.79%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (15.79%) C# Web Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
7 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Automation Tester
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Tester
7 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) .NET
2 16 (84.21%) AngularJS
2 16 (84.21%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (52.63%) HTML
3 10 (52.63%) HTML5
4 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
4 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
4 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 6 (31.58%) Code First Entity Framework
4 6 (31.58%) Entity Framework
4 6 (31.58%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (31.58%) Node.js
4 6 (31.58%) RESTful
4 6 (31.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (31.58%) WCF
5 2 (10.53%) Gherkin
6 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) TDD
2 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) Scrum
3 10 (52.63%) SOLID
4 7 (36.84%) Web Development
5 6 (31.58%) High Availability
5 6 (31.58%) MVC
5 6 (31.58%) Web Application Development
6 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
6 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Testing
7 2 (10.53%) API Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.53%) Information Management
7 2 (10.53%) OO
7 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) Ruby
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SDET
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Xamarin
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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