The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 51 44 70
Rank change year-on-year -7 +26  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 14 46 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.17% 5.69% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 6.10% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 12 46 9
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,500 £64,000
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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 577 754 979
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 89.46% 93.20% 87.96%
Number of salaries quoted 430 610 735
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

BDD
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for BDD in Bedfordshire

BDD
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +4 11 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Luton -16 2 - -
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 45 (84.91%) C#
2 43 (81.13%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (69.81%) .NET
4 36 (67.92%) TDD
5 29 (54.72%) Scrum
6 23 (43.40%) ASP.NET Web API
7 22 (41.51%) MVC
7 22 (41.51%) SQL Server
8 21 (39.62%) ASP.NET
9 19 (35.85%) AngularJS
10 18 (33.96%) SOLID
11 17 (32.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (30.19%) HTML
13 15 (28.30%) Ruby
13 15 (28.30%) Web Development
14 14 (26.42%) E-Commerce
14 14 (26.42%) RESTful
15 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
16 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
16 12 (22.64%) Test Scripting
16 12 (22.64%) Xamarin
16 12 (22.64%) SDLC
17 11 (20.75%) HTML5
17 11 (20.75%) Selenium
18 10 (18.87%) Test Strategy
18 10 (18.87%) Test Automation
18 10 (18.87%) SpecFlow
18 10 (18.87%) Agile Testing
19 9 (16.98%) Software Delivery

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (41.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (9.43%) NoSQL
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Selenium
2 10 (18.87%) SpecFlow
3 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
4 7 (13.21%) JIRA
5 6 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (9.43%) HP UFT
7 4 (7.55%) NUnit
7 4 (7.55%) TeamCity
8 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
8 3 (5.66%) WebDriver
9 2 (3.77%) Appium
9 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
9 2 (3.77%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (9.43%) Music Industry
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (54.72%) Developer
2 23 (43.40%) .NET Developer
3 17 (32.08%) C# Developer
4 16 (30.19%) Tester
5 14 (26.42%) Automation Tester
6 13 (24.53%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (18.87%) Angular Developer
8 7 (13.21%) HTML Developer
9 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 4 (7.55%) .NET Web Developer
10 4 (7.55%) C# Web Developer
10 4 (7.55%) Web Developer
11 3 (5.66%) Developer in Test
11 3 (5.66%) Head of Engineering
11 3 (5.66%) Head of Software Engineering
12 2 (3.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (3.77%) C# Software Developer
12 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce Developer
12 2 (3.77%) Scrum Master
12 2 (3.77%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (69.81%) .NET
2 23 (43.40%) ASP.NET Web API
3 21 (39.62%) ASP.NET
4 19 (35.85%) AngularJS
5 17 (32.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (30.19%) HTML
7 14 (26.42%) RESTful
8 11 (20.75%) HTML5
9 8 (15.09%) .NET Framework
9 8 (15.09%) WCF
10 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 6 (11.32%) Entity Framework
10 6 (11.32%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (11.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (9.43%) Code First Entity Framework
11 5 (9.43%) jQuery
11 5 (9.43%) Node.js
12 4 (7.55%) CSS
13 2 (3.77%) Angular 2
13 2 (3.77%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (81.13%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (67.92%) TDD
3 29 (54.72%) Scrum
4 22 (41.51%) MVC
5 18 (33.96%) SOLID
6 15 (28.30%) Web Development
7 14 (26.42%) E-Commerce
8 12 (22.64%) SDLC
8 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
8 12 (22.64%) Test Scripting
9 10 (18.87%) Agile Testing
9 10 (18.87%) Test Automation
9 10 (18.87%) Test Strategy
10 9 (16.98%) Software Delivery
10 9 (16.98%) Waterfall
11 8 (15.09%) Coaching
11 8 (15.09%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (13.21%) Regression Testing
13 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (11.32%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 45 (84.91%) C#
2 15 (28.30%) Ruby
3 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.32%) SQL
5 3 (5.66%) Java
6 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) PMO
3 1 (1.89%) SDET
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Xamarin
2 5 (9.43%) HP
3 3 (5.66%) hybris
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle
5 1 (1.89%) Perforce
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago