Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 38 45
Rank change year-on-year -24 +7 -15
Permanent jobs citing BDD 52 65 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.89% 5.70% 4.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.20% 6.15% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 50 61 44
Northamptonshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £85,000 £47,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +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 1,239 1,057 1,222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 92.60% 92.72% 92.23%
Number of salaries quoted 953 819 847
Northamptonshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +7.59% -7.06%
10th Percentile £29,750 £23,200 £22,300
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +10 25 £57,500 +3.84% 1
Northampton -29 22 £38,750 -8.82% 3
Kettering - 1 £30,000 - 1
BDD
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 51 (98.08%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (63.46%) Java
3 32 (61.54%) TDD
4 29 (55.77%) Test Automation
5 21 (40.38%) Selenium
5 21 (40.38%) C#
6 20 (38.46%) JIRA
6 20 (38.46%) Cucumber
6 20 (38.46%) TestRail
7 19 (36.54%) Defect Management
8 18 (34.62%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (34.62%) Waterfall
8 18 (34.62%) .NET
9 17 (32.69%) Coaching
10 13 (25.00%) Scrum
11 12 (23.08%) User Stories
12 11 (21.15%) SDET
13 10 (19.23%) VersionOne
13 10 (19.23%) Exploratory Testing
13 10 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
13 10 (19.23%) Test Scripting
13 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (19.23%) Ruby
13 10 (19.23%) .NET Framework
14 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
14 9 (17.31%) Software Testing
14 9 (17.31%) Data Management
14 9 (17.31%) Systems Analysis
14 9 (17.31%) MVC

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 (1.92%) CMS
1 1 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) G Suite
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
1 1 (1.92%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) NoSQL
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (40.38%) Selenium
2 20 (38.46%) Cucumber
2 20 (38.46%) JIRA
2 20 (38.46%) TestRail
3 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
3 10 (19.23%) VersionOne
4 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.77%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.85%) JMeter
5 2 (3.85%) NUnit
5 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.92%) MSTest
6 1 (1.92%) NeoLoad
6 1 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.92%) Ranorex
6 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Test Automation Engineer
1 18 (34.62%) Test Engineer
2 16 (30.77%) Developer
3 10 (19.23%) Analyst
3 10 (19.23%) Java Engineer
4 9 (17.31%) .NET Developer
4 9 (17.31%) Business Systems Analyst
4 9 (17.31%) Systems Analyst
5 8 (15.38%) Test Leader
6 5 (9.62%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Automation Tester
7 2 (3.85%) Developer in Test
7 2 (3.85%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Tester
8 1 (1.92%) Graduate
8 1 (1.92%) Junior
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Test Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (34.62%) .NET
2 10 (19.23%) .NET Framework
3 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (17.31%) Node.js
4 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (15.38%) RESTful
4 8 (15.38%) WCF
5 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (3.85%) .NET Core
6 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.85%) Spring
6 2 (3.85%) Web Services
7 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.92%) CSS
7 1 (1.92%) CSS3
7 1 (1.92%) HTML
7 1 (1.92%) HTML5
7 1 (1.92%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) User Experience
2 1 (1.92%) BBC
2 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.92%) EPoS
2 1 (1.92%) Fintech
2 1 (1.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Linux
1 4 (7.69%) Mac OS
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (98.08%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (61.54%) TDD
3 29 (55.77%) Test Automation
4 19 (36.54%) Defect Management
5 18 (34.62%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (34.62%) Waterfall
6 17 (32.69%) Coaching
7 13 (25.00%) Scrum
8 12 (23.08%) User Stories
9 11 (21.15%) SDET
10 10 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (19.23%) Exploratory Testing
10 10 (19.23%) Test Scripting
11 9 (17.31%) BPMN
11 9 (17.31%) Business Process Modelling
11 9 (17.31%) MVC
11 9 (17.31%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (17.31%) Process Improvement
11 9 (17.31%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (63.46%) Java
2 21 (40.38%) C#
3 10 (19.23%) Ruby
4 7 (13.46%) VB
4 7 (13.46%) VB.NET
5 4 (7.69%) SQL
6 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.85%) Python
8 1 (1.92%) C
8 1 (1.92%) C++
8 1 (1.92%) PHP
8 1 (1.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) BC Cleared
1 5 (9.62%) DBS Check
1 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Google
2 1 (1.92%) Apple
2 1 (1.92%) Facebook
2 1 (1.92%) IBM
2 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.92%) Sony
2 1 (1.92%) Yahoo!