Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 30 75
Rank change year-on-year -40 +45 +30
Permanent jobs citing BDD 19 118 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.74% 7.29% 3.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 7.87% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 18 107 75
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £54,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +13.68% -13.64%
10th Percentile £36,375 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 972 1499 1757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 88.77% 92.65% 90.24%
Number of salaries quoted 811 1310 1549
Bedfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,250 £30,600
90th Percentile £70,000 £78,750 £73,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -23 8 £55,000 - 1
Bedford -1 6 £60,000 +33.33%
Leighton Buzzard - 5 £45,000 -
BDD
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 19 (100.00%) TDD
2 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (73.68%) MVC
3 14 (73.68%) .NET
4 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
4 10 (52.63%) Scrum
5 9 (47.37%) C#
6 8 (42.11%) WCF
6 8 (42.11%) WPF
6 8 (42.11%) REST
7 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
7 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (36.84%) NUnit
8 6 (31.58%) Finance
8 6 (31.58%) OO
9 5 (26.32%) JMS
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
9 5 (26.32%) Java
9 5 (26.32%) JUnit
9 5 (26.32%) MySQL
9 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
9 5 (26.32%) XML
9 5 (26.32%) Windows
9 5 (26.32%) Subversion
9 5 (26.32%) Spring
9 5 (26.32%) NHibernate
9 5 (26.32%) Music Streaming
9 5 (26.32%) WinForms
9 5 (26.32%) Java EE

BDD
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
3 5 (26.32%) MarkLogic
3 5 (26.32%) MySQL
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) NUnit
1 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (26.32%) JUnit
2 5 (26.32%) Mockito
2 5 (26.32%) Moq
2 5 (26.32%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (26.32%) Subversion
3 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
4 3 (15.79%) TeamCity
4 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
5 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
6 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Publishing
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Architect
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Technical Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Architect
4 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Systems Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) SDLC Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) REST
2 8 (42.11%) WCF
2 8 (42.11%) WPF
3 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
3 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 5 (26.32%) Java EE
3 5 (26.32%) JMS
3 5 (26.32%) NHibernate
3 5 (26.32%) Spring
3 5 (26.32%) WinForms
3 5 (26.32%) XML
4 4 (21.05%) XSLT
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (15.79%) Autofac
5 3 (15.79%) NancyFx
6 2 (10.53%) CSS
6 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
6 2 (10.53%) XForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (26.32%) Music Streaming
2 3 (15.79%) Algorithms
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) TDD
2 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (73.68%) MVC
4 10 (52.63%) Scrum
5 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (31.58%) OO
7 5 (26.32%) Kanban
7 5 (26.32%) MVVM
7 5 (26.32%) Web Application Development
8 4 (21.05%) Memory Management
8 4 (21.05%) SDLC
8 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
9 3 (15.79%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (15.79%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
9 3 (15.79%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
10 2 (10.53%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Perforce