Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 32 32
Rank change year-on-year -20 0 +52
Permanent jobs citing BDD 44 98 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 4.01% 6.69% 7.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.51% 7.33% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31 62 130
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £46,325
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% - +6.25%

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 976 1337 1699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 89.05% 91.26% 90.57%
Number of salaries quoted 750 882 1507
Northamptonshire median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £22,225 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £56,250
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Northamptonshire

BDD
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for BDD in Northamptonshire

BDD
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Northamptonshire

BDD
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Northampton -17 35 £42,500 - 2
Brackley - 2 £80,000 -
Corby - 1 £65,000 -
BDD
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 33 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (70.45%) TDD
3 24 (54.55%) .NET
4 23 (52.27%) C#
4 23 (52.27%) MVC
5 21 (47.73%) SQL Server
5 21 (47.73%) Git (software)
5 21 (47.73%) Cucumber
6 20 (45.45%) Java
7 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET
7 19 (43.18%) Web Application Development
7 19 (43.18%) Test Automation
7 19 (43.18%) RESTful
7 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET Web API
7 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 18 (40.91%) Scrum
9 17 (38.64%) Ruby
9 17 (38.64%) WCF
9 17 (38.64%) NoSQL
9 17 (38.64%) Node.js
10 15 (34.09%) VB
10 15 (34.09%) VB.NET
10 15 (34.09%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (34.09%) SQL Server 2014
11 12 (27.27%) WebDriver
12 10 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (20.45%) QA Automation
13 9 (20.45%) QA
13 9 (20.45%) Selenium

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (47.73%) SQL Server
2 17 (38.64%) NoSQL
3 15 (34.09%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (9.09%) MySQL
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (47.73%) Cucumber
1 21 (47.73%) Git (software)
2 12 (27.27%) WebDriver
3 9 (20.45%) Selenium
4 7 (15.91%) JUnit
5 5 (11.36%) FitNesse
6 3 (6.82%) JMeter
6 3 (6.82%) NUnit
6 3 (6.82%) Ranorex
6 3 (6.82%) SoapUI
6 3 (6.82%) TestNG
7 2 (4.55%) Artifactory
7 2 (4.55%) Gradle
7 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.55%) JIRA
7 2 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (2.27%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.27%) TestRail
8 1 (2.27%) VersionOne
General
1 5 (11.36%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Developer
2 17 (38.64%) .NET Developer
3 9 (20.45%) QA Leader
4 4 (9.09%) Developer in Test
5 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) .NET Development Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Agile Scrum Master
6 2 (4.55%) Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Development Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Scrum Master
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Software Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Software Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Tester
7 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (54.55%) .NET
2 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET
2 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET Web API
2 19 (43.18%) RESTful
3 17 (38.64%) Node.js
3 17 (38.64%) WCF
4 5 (11.36%) CSS
4 5 (11.36%) HTML
5 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 4 (9.09%) J2EE
5 4 (9.09%) JSON
5 4 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (9.09%) REST
5 4 (9.09%) Spring
5 4 (9.09%) Spring MVC
5 4 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (9.09%) Web Services
6 2 (4.55%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.55%) Tandem
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (70.45%) TDD
3 23 (52.27%) MVC
4 19 (43.18%) Test Automation
4 19 (43.18%) Web Application Development
5 18 (40.91%) Scrum
6 15 (34.09%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (20.45%) QA Automation
9 8 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (18.18%) OO
9 8 (18.18%) OOP
9 8 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (13.64%) Acceptance Criteria
10 6 (13.64%) SDET
11 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (11.36%) SDLC
12 4 (9.09%) Coaching
12 4 (9.09%) Procedural Programming
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) C#
2 20 (45.45%) Java
3 17 (38.64%) Ruby
4 15 (34.09%) VB
4 15 (34.09%) VB.NET
5 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.36%) SQL
6 2 (4.55%) COBOL
7 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.27%) ES6
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) hybris
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Google
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle