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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 45 30
Rank change year-on-year +15 -15  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 41 30 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 7.01% 4.14% 7.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.66% 4.42% 8.50%
Number of salaries quoted 39 13 59
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £42,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

BDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 535 679 812
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 91.45% 93.66% 88.74%
Number of salaries quoted 446 485 709
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire citing BDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +2 23 £42,500 - 2
Brackley - 10 £80,000 - 1
Corby - 1 £45,750 -
BDD
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 51 (85.00%) TDD
2 47 (78.33%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (73.33%) C#
4 34 (56.67%) .NET
5 30 (50.00%) MVC
6 29 (48.33%) SQL Server
7 27 (45.00%) ASP.NET
7 27 (45.00%) Git (software)
7 27 (45.00%) RESTful
7 27 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 27 (45.00%) Web Application Development
7 27 (45.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 27 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 26 (43.33%) Ruby
9 25 (41.67%) Cucumber
10 24 (40.00%) NoSQL
10 24 (40.00%) Node.js
10 24 (40.00%) Test Automation
10 24 (40.00%) WCF
11 22 (36.67%) Java
12 17 (28.33%) Scrum
13 16 (26.67%) Selenium
14 14 (23.33%) SoapUI
14 14 (23.33%) VB
14 14 (23.33%) VB.NET
14 14 (23.33%) OOP
14 14 (23.33%) OO
14 14 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (23.33%) SQL Server 2014
15 13 (21.67%) SQL Server 2016

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 (1.67%) G Suite
1 1 (1.67%) Office 365
1 1 (1.67%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (48.33%) SQL Server
2 24 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 14 (23.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 13 (21.67%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (5.00%) MySQL
6 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (45.00%) Git (software)
2 25 (41.67%) Cucumber
3 16 (26.67%) Selenium
4 14 (23.33%) SoapUI
5 13 (21.67%) JUnit
5 13 (21.67%) WebDriver
6 12 (20.00%) FitNesse
6 12 (20.00%) JMeter
6 12 (20.00%) Ranorex
7 10 (16.67%) NUnit
7 10 (16.67%) TestNG
8 5 (8.33%) SpecFlow
9 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
10 2 (3.33%) Appium
10 2 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (3.33%) Buildbot
10 2 (3.33%) JIRA
10 2 (3.33%) LoadRunner
10 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Developer
2 17 (28.33%) .NET Developer
3 10 (16.67%) .NET Development Manager
3 10 (16.67%) Development Manager
4 7 (11.67%) Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Test Automation Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Test Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Java Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Tester
7 4 (6.67%) Automation Tester
7 4 (6.67%) Developer in Test
8 3 (5.00%) Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) QA Leader
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Test Consultant
9 2 (3.33%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (56.67%) .NET
2 27 (45.00%) ASP.NET
2 27 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 27 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 27 (45.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 27 (45.00%) RESTful
3 24 (40.00%) Node.js
3 24 (40.00%) WCF
4 13 (21.67%) AngularJS
4 13 (21.67%) KnockoutJS
4 13 (21.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 11 (18.33%) CSS
5 11 (18.33%) HTML
6 10 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 10 (16.67%) Code First Entity Framework
6 10 (16.67%) Entity Framework
7 5 (8.33%) J2EE
8 3 (5.00%) JSON
8 3 (5.00%) Spring
8 3 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Linux
1 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (85.00%) TDD
2 47 (78.33%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (50.00%) MVC
4 27 (45.00%) Web Application Development
5 24 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 17 (28.33%) Scrum
7 14 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (23.33%) OO
7 14 (23.33%) OOP
8 13 (21.67%) E-Commerce
9 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (15.00%) Open Source
10 9 (15.00%) SDET
11 6 (10.00%) User Stories
11 6 (10.00%) Wireframes
12 4 (6.67%) DSDM
12 4 (6.67%) Kanban
12 4 (6.67%) OOD
12 4 (6.67%) Test Strategy
13 3 (5.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (73.33%) C#
2 26 (43.33%) Ruby
3 22 (36.67%) Java
4 14 (23.33%) VB
4 14 (23.33%) VB.NET
5 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.00%) C
7 2 (3.33%) C++
7 2 (3.33%) PHP
7 2 (3.33%) Python
7 2 (3.33%) Scala
7 2 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 9 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Google
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.67%) HP
3 1 (1.67%) hybris
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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