Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 27 26
Rank change year-on-year -12 -1 +47
Permanent jobs citing BDD 33 88 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 4.81% 8.70% 8.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.34% 9.45% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 20 54 119
Northampton median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £47,750 £57,500 £46,400
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +7.59% -1.25%

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 Northampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 618 931 1328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 90.09% 92.00% 91.02%
Number of salaries quoted 456 581 1185
Northampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,674
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.02% +4.19%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £57,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,674
% change year-on-year - -4.02% +4.19%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Northampton

BDD
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for BDD in Northampton

BDD
Salary Histogram in Northampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Northampton over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 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 Northampton region with a requirement for BDD.

1 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (72.73%) TDD
2 18 (54.55%) MVC
2 18 (54.55%) .NET
2 18 (54.55%) Git (software)
3 17 (51.52%) Cucumber
3 17 (51.52%) C#
4 16 (48.48%) Java
4 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
5 15 (45.45%) Scrum
5 15 (45.45%) Test Automation
6 14 (42.42%) RESTful
6 14 (42.42%) NoSQL
6 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (42.42%) Ruby
6 14 (42.42%) WCF
6 14 (42.42%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
6 14 (42.42%) VB
6 14 (42.42%) VB.NET
6 14 (42.42%) Node.js
6 14 (42.42%) Web Application Development
6 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (42.42%) SQL Server 2014
6 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 12 (36.36%) WebDriver
8 9 (27.27%) QA
8 9 (27.27%) QA Automation
8 9 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (24.24%) Non-Functional Testing

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
2 14 (42.42%) NoSQL
2 14 (42.42%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (12.12%) MySQL
4 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 17 (51.52%) Cucumber
3 12 (36.36%) WebDriver
4 7 (21.21%) JUnit
5 6 (18.18%) Selenium
6 5 (15.15%) FitNesse
7 3 (9.09%) JMeter
7 3 (9.09%) NUnit
7 3 (9.09%) Ranorex
7 3 (9.09%) SoapUI
7 3 (9.09%) TestNG
8 2 (6.06%) Artifactory
8 2 (6.06%) Gradle
8 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
8 2 (6.06%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (12.12%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) .NET Developer
3 9 (27.27%) QA Leader
4 3 (9.09%) Developer in Test
4 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Scrum Master
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Scrum Master
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) .NET
2 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
2 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET MVC
2 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET Web API
2 14 (42.42%) Node.js
2 14 (42.42%) RESTful
2 14 (42.42%) WCF
3 5 (15.15%) CSS
3 5 (15.15%) HTML
4 4 (12.12%) J2EE
4 4 (12.12%) JSON
4 4 (12.12%) REST
4 4 (12.12%) Spring
4 4 (12.12%) Spring MVC
4 4 (12.12%) Web Services
5 2 (6.06%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (6.06%) HTML5
5 2 (6.06%) Middleware
5 2 (6.06%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
1 2 (6.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (72.73%) TDD
2 18 (54.55%) MVC
3 15 (45.45%) Scrum
3 15 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 14 (42.42%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (42.42%) Web Application Development
5 9 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (27.27%) QA Automation
6 8 (24.24%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (24.24%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (21.21%) OO
7 7 (21.21%) OOP
8 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (12.12%) OOD
9 4 (12.12%) Procedural Programming
10 3 (9.09%) SDLC
10 3 (9.09%) Test Planning
10 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) C#
2 16 (48.48%) Java
3 14 (42.42%) Ruby
3 14 (42.42%) VB
3 14 (42.42%) VB.NET
4 4 (12.12%) SQL
5 2 (6.06%) COBOL
5 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) hybris