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

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 31 70
Rank change year-on-year -12 +39  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 24 61 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.09% 6.77% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.40% 7.36% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 24 54 26
Median salary £45,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.09% +6.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £48,750
10% offered a salary of more than £54,200 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 545 829 989
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 92.84% 92.01% 89.10%
Number of salaries quoted 416 748 826
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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

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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

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Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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 +9 10 £40,000 -11.11%
Leighton Buzzard - 9 £45,000 - 1
Luton -18 3 £56,000 -12.15%
BDD
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 37 (97.37%) TDD
2 35 (92.11%) .NET
3 30 (78.95%) SQL Server
4 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (71.05%) MVC
5 27 (71.05%) C#
6 22 (57.89%) Scrum
7 21 (55.26%) WCF
8 18 (47.37%) Git (software)
8 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET
8 18 (47.37%) Web Application Development
8 18 (47.37%) SQL Server 2016
8 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 16 (42.11%) NUnit
10 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (36.84%) AngularJS
10 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (36.84%) SOLID
11 12 (31.58%) Greenfield Project
11 12 (31.58%) WPF
11 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
12 11 (28.95%) Kanban
12 11 (28.95%) HTML
12 11 (28.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (28.95%) Mentoring
13 10 (26.32%) Mobile App
13 10 (26.32%) OO
14 9 (23.68%) PRINCE2
14 9 (23.68%) Windows

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 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 18 (47.37%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (23.68%) NoSQL
3 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Git (software)
2 16 (42.11%) NUnit
3 9 (23.68%) Moq
3 9 (23.68%) Rhino Mocks
3 9 (23.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.26%) JIRA
6 1 (2.63%) Appium
6 1 (2.63%) Selenium
6 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (23.68%) Music Industry
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (92.11%) Developer
2 32 (84.21%) .NET Developer
3 7 (18.42%) C# Developer
4 4 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Angular Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (5.26%) HTML Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Scrum Master
6 2 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Systems Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.63%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (92.11%) .NET
2 21 (55.26%) WCF
3 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET
3 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 14 (36.84%) AngularJS
4 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (31.58%) WPF
6 11 (28.95%) HTML
7 9 (23.68%) .NET Framework
7 9 (23.68%) Code First Entity Framework
7 9 (23.68%) Entity Framework
7 9 (23.68%) KnockoutJS
7 9 (23.68%) NHibernate
7 9 (23.68%) Node.js
7 9 (23.68%) RESTful
7 9 (23.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (23.68%) WinForms
8 6 (15.79%) CSS
9 5 (13.16%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (26.32%) Mobile App
3 9 (23.68%) Streaming Music
4 3 (7.89%) Algorithms
5 2 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (97.37%) TDD
2 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (71.05%) MVC
4 22 (57.89%) Scrum
5 18 (47.37%) Web Application Development
6 14 (36.84%) SOLID
7 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
8 11 (28.95%) Kanban
8 11 (28.95%) Mentoring
8 11 (28.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (26.32%) OO
10 9 (23.68%) Front End Development
10 9 (23.68%) High Availability
10 9 (23.68%) Mobile Application Development
10 9 (23.68%) MVVM
10 9 (23.68%) OOD
10 9 (23.68%) PRINCE2
11 8 (21.05%) SDLC
12 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (13.16%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) C#
2 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
2 9 (23.68%) Ruby
3 4 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) PMO
2 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
1 9 (23.68%) Perforce
2 6 (15.79%) Xamarin
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) CA Agile Central
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago