Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 41 43
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 +1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 79 58 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 5.60% 5.08% 5.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.12% 5.61% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 72 58 41
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £64,500 £85,000 £46,250
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.53% +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 1,291 1,034 1,338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 91.56% 90.62% 91.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,025 868 977
Northamptonshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £23,675 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +16 60 £42,500 - 2
Corby -14 15 £57,500 +25.68% 1
BDD
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 78 (98.73%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (67.09%) TDD
3 38 (48.10%) Java
4 34 (43.04%) C#
5 33 (41.77%) .NET
6 27 (34.18%) Waterfall
7 26 (32.91%) Node.js
7 26 (32.91%) User Stories
8 24 (30.38%) Ruby
8 24 (30.38%) Git (software)
9 23 (29.11%) Test Automation
9 23 (29.11%) RESTful
9 23 (29.11%) MVC
9 23 (29.11%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 22 (27.85%) NoSQL
10 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (27.85%) Web Application Development
10 22 (27.85%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (27.85%) VB
10 22 (27.85%) VB.NET
10 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
10 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET
10 22 (27.85%) WCF
11 20 (25.32%) Selenium
11 20 (25.32%) Cucumber
12 17 (21.52%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (21.52%) BPMN
12 17 (21.52%) Systems Analysis

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 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) G Suite
2 1 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.27%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) HTTP
1 1 (1.27%) Internet
1 1 (1.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.85%) NoSQL
1 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.92%) SQL Server 2014
2 11 (13.92%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.27%) Big Data
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (30.38%) Git (software)
2 20 (25.32%) Cucumber
2 20 (25.32%) Selenium
3 17 (21.52%) JIRA
4 16 (20.25%) TestRail
5 10 (12.66%) VersionOne
6 2 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.53%) JMeter
6 2 (2.53%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.53%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.27%) Gradle
7 1 (1.27%) JUnit
7 1 (1.27%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.27%) Maven
7 1 (1.27%) Mockito
7 1 (1.27%) NeoLoad
7 1 (1.27%) NUnit
7 1 (1.27%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (12.66%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Law
3 1 (1.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 43 (54.43%) Developer
2 23 (29.11%) .NET Developer
3 18 (22.78%) Analyst
4 17 (21.52%) Business Systems Analyst
4 17 (21.52%) Java Developer
4 17 (21.52%) Systems Analyst
5 16 (20.25%) Test Automation Engineer
5 16 (20.25%) Test Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) Java Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Lead Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Automation Tester
9 3 (3.80%) Developer in Test
9 3 (3.80%) Tester
10 2 (2.53%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Senior Automation Tester
10 2 (2.53%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Senior Tester
10 2 (2.53%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (41.77%) .NET
2 26 (32.91%) Node.js
3 23 (29.11%) RESTful
4 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET
4 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 22 (27.85%) WCF
5 9 (11.39%) .NET Framework
6 6 (7.59%) Hibernate
6 6 (7.59%) Spring
7 5 (6.33%) CSS
7 5 (6.33%) HTML
8 4 (5.06%) CSS3
8 4 (5.06%) HTML5
8 4 (5.06%) Web Services
9 2 (2.53%) J2EE
10 1 (1.27%) EJB
10 1 (1.27%) JSP
10 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) User Experience
2 1 (1.27%) Clustering
2 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.27%) EPoS
2 1 (1.27%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.99%) Linux
2 14 (17.72%) Mac OS
2 14 (17.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (98.73%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (67.09%) TDD
3 27 (34.18%) Waterfall
4 26 (32.91%) User Stories
5 23 (29.11%) MVC
5 23 (29.11%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (29.11%) Test Automation
6 22 (27.85%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (27.85%) Web Application Development
7 17 (21.52%) BPMN
7 17 (21.52%) Business Process Modelling
7 17 (21.52%) Defect Management
7 17 (21.52%) Systems Analysis
7 17 (21.52%) Translating Business Requirements
7 17 (21.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (20.25%) OO
9 15 (18.99%) Scrum
10 14 (17.72%) OOP
10 14 (17.72%) Pair Programming
11 12 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 38 (48.10%) Java
2 34 (43.04%) C#
3 24 (30.38%) Ruby
4 22 (27.85%) VB
4 22 (27.85%) VB.NET
5 10 (12.66%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.86%) SQL
7 3 (3.80%) Python
8 1 (1.27%) C
8 1 (1.27%) C++
8 1 (1.27%) PHP
8 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) BC Cleared
1 5 (6.33%) DBS Check
1 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (2.53%) Google
2 1 (1.27%) IBM
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle
2 1 (1.27%) Yahoo!