Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 47 32
Rank change year-on-year -31 -15 0
Permanent jobs citing BDD 22 46 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.83% 4.21% 6.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 4.57% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 20 33 67
Northamptonshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -2.30% +8.75%
10th Percentile £34,350 £37,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +33.33% -11.76% -

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 1,120 1,006 1,344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 93.41% 92.04% 91.99%
Number of salaries quoted 849 782 896
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,900 £21,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £58,750
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 2018. 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
Corby +11 15 £50,000 -23.08% 1
Northampton -45 4 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Kettering - 1 £30,000 -
BDD
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (81.82%) Test Automation
3 16 (72.73%) Java
4 14 (63.64%) TDD
5 10 (45.45%) Coaching
6 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
7 8 (36.36%) Web Testing
7 8 (36.36%) JIRA
7 8 (36.36%) Selenium
7 8 (36.36%) TestRail
7 8 (36.36%) Cucumber
8 7 (31.82%) Defect Management
8 7 (31.82%) C#
9 6 (27.27%) .NET
9 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
10 5 (22.73%) SDET
10 5 (22.73%) Scrum
10 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
11 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
11 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
11 4 (18.18%) MVC
11 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
11 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (13.64%) Exploratory Testing
12 3 (13.64%) .NET Core
12 3 (13.64%) RESTful
12 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
12 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (13.64%) SpecFlow

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) CMS
1 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) AWS CodePipeline
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.55%) Couchbase
4 1 (4.55%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Cucumber
1 8 (36.36%) JIRA
1 8 (36.36%) Selenium
1 8 (36.36%) TestRail
2 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.64%) SpecFlow
4 2 (9.09%) MSTest
4 2 (9.09%) NUnit
4 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 2 (9.09%) VersionOne
5 1 (4.55%) CircleCI
5 1 (4.55%) JBehave
5 1 (4.55%) JUnit
5 1 (4.55%) MbUnit
5 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
5 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Test Leader
2 7 (31.82%) Test Automation Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Test Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Java Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Junior
6 1 (4.55%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
2 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (13.64%) .NET Core
3 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
3 3 (13.64%) RESTful
3 3 (13.64%) WCF
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) CSS3
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) HTML5
4 2 (9.09%) Node.js
5 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
5 1 (4.55%) jQuery
5 1 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (4.55%) LINQ
5 1 (4.55%) Spring
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) BBC
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.55%) EPoS
1 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (4.55%) Social Media
1 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (81.82%) Test Automation
3 14 (63.64%) TDD
4 10 (45.45%) Coaching
5 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
6 8 (36.36%) Web Testing
7 7 (31.82%) Defect Management
8 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (22.73%) Scrum
9 5 (22.73%) SDET
9 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
10 4 (18.18%) MVC
11 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (13.64%) Exploratory Testing
11 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
12 2 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
12 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
12 2 (9.09%) System Testing
12 2 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Java 8
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby
4 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) DBS Check
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Apple
1 1 (4.55%) Facebook
1 1 (4.55%) Google
1 1 (4.55%) IBM
1 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
1 1 (4.55%) Sony
1 1 (4.55%) Yahoo!