Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 30 33
Rank change year-on-year -16 +3 +47
Permanent jobs citing BDD 48 95 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 4.26% 7.04% 7.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.87% 7.76% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 44 66 94
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £46,775
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +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 985 1,224 1,521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 87.48% 90.73% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 810 910 1,210
Northamptonshire median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,625 £55,000
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 February 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 23 February 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
Northampton -13 38 £42,500 - 1
Corby -13 3 £52,500 -
BDD
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 48 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (77.08%) TDD
3 26 (54.17%) C#
3 26 (54.17%) .NET
4 24 (50.00%) RESTful
4 24 (50.00%) Node.js
5 23 (47.92%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (47.92%) Web Application Development
5 23 (47.92%) ASP.NET Web API
5 23 (47.92%) ASP.NET
5 23 (47.92%) MVC
5 23 (47.92%) SQL Server
5 23 (47.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 22 (45.83%) Git (software)
7 21 (43.75%) WCF
7 21 (43.75%) NoSQL
7 21 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (43.75%) VB
7 21 (43.75%) VB.NET
7 21 (43.75%) Ruby
8 20 (41.67%) SQL Server 2014
9 19 (39.58%) Java
10 11 (22.92%) Cucumber
10 11 (22.92%) Test Automation
11 10 (20.83%) Waterfall
11 10 (20.83%) User Stories
11 10 (20.83%) SDLC
11 10 (20.83%) Linux
11 10 (20.83%) Selenium
12 9 (18.75%) Pair Programming

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 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.08%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (47.92%) SQL Server
2 21 (43.75%) NoSQL
3 20 (41.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.08%) Big Data
5 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (45.83%) Git (software)
2 11 (22.92%) Cucumber
3 10 (20.83%) Selenium
4 4 (8.33%) JIRA
5 2 (4.17%) TestRail
5 2 (4.17%) VersionOne
5 2 (4.17%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.08%) Hudson
6 1 (2.08%) JUnit
6 1 (2.08%) Maven
6 1 (2.08%) Mockito
6 1 (2.08%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.08%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Electronics
2 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (72.92%) Developer
2 24 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (20.83%) Java Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Java Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Tester
8 3 (6.25%) Automation Tester
8 3 (6.25%) Lead Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Java Automation Tester
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Software Tester
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Tester
9 2 (4.17%) Software Tester
9 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (54.17%) .NET
2 24 (50.00%) Node.js
2 24 (50.00%) RESTful
3 23 (47.92%) ASP.NET
3 23 (47.92%) ASP.NET MVC
3 23 (47.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 23 (47.92%) ASP.NET Web API
4 21 (43.75%) WCF
5 3 (6.25%) CSS
5 3 (6.25%) CSS3
5 3 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 3 (6.25%) HTML
5 3 (6.25%) HTML5
5 3 (6.25%) Spring
6 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.17%) Gherkin
6 2 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.08%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (2.08%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) User Experience
2 2 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.17%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Linux
2 9 (18.75%) Mac OS
2 9 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (77.08%) TDD
3 23 (47.92%) MVC
3 23 (47.92%) Web Application Development
4 21 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (22.92%) Test Automation
6 10 (20.83%) SDLC
6 10 (20.83%) User Stories
6 10 (20.83%) Waterfall
7 9 (18.75%) OO
7 9 (18.75%) OOP
7 9 (18.75%) Pair Programming
8 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (14.58%) Acceptance Criteria
9 7 (14.58%) ATDD
9 7 (14.58%) Defect Management
9 7 (14.58%) Scrum
10 6 (12.50%) Manual Testing
10 6 (12.50%) Refactoring
10 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (54.17%) C#
2 21 (43.75%) Ruby
2 21 (43.75%) VB
2 21 (43.75%) VB.NET
3 19 (39.58%) Java
4 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.08%) ES6
6 1 (2.08%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle