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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 36 51
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 20 50 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.54% 6.67% 3.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 7.52% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13 28 30
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

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 498 665 689
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 88.14% 88.67% 88.11%
Number of salaries quoted 421 490 610
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £60,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 -12 12 £42,500 +9.67% 2
Daventry 0 3 £35,000 - 1
Brackley - 1 £80,000 - 1
Corby - 1 - -
BDD
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 78 (93.98%) TDD
2 74 (89.16%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (77.11%) Scrum
4 57 (68.67%) MVC
5 56 (67.47%) Git (software)
6 43 (51.81%) Java
6 43 (51.81%) JUnit
7 42 (50.60%) JSON
7 42 (50.60%) Continuous Improvement
8 41 (49.40%) Spring
8 41 (49.40%) REST
8 41 (49.40%) J2EE
8 41 (49.40%) Web Services
9 40 (48.19%) MySQL
9 40 (48.19%) Spring MVC
10 35 (42.17%) Cucumber
11 32 (38.55%) SQL Server
12 31 (37.35%) User Stories
13 30 (36.14%) MongoDB
14 29 (34.94%) Retail
15 28 (33.73%) CSS
15 28 (33.73%) JavaScript
15 28 (33.73%) HTML
16 27 (32.53%) Business Intelligence
17 26 (31.33%) HTML5
17 26 (31.33%) Gradle
17 26 (31.33%) Jenkins
18 25 (30.12%) Artifactory
18 25 (30.12%) Sonatype Nexus
18 25 (30.12%) hybris

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 9 (10.84%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.84%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.20%) G Suite
2 1 (1.20%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (48.19%) MySQL
2 32 (38.55%) SQL Server
3 30 (36.14%) MongoDB
4 14 (16.87%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (16.87%) NoSQL
4 14 (16.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (15.66%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (10.84%) BigQuery
7 6 (7.23%) Apache Hive
8 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 56 (67.47%) Git (software)
2 43 (51.81%) JUnit
3 35 (42.17%) Cucumber
4 26 (31.33%) Gradle
4 26 (31.33%) Jenkins
5 25 (30.12%) Artifactory
5 25 (30.12%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (12.05%) Selenium
7 8 (9.64%) FitNesse
8 4 (4.82%) JMeter
8 4 (4.82%) SoapUI
9 3 (3.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (2.41%) JIRA
10 2 (2.41%) LoadRunner
10 2 (2.41%) NUnit
10 2 (2.41%) Ranorex
10 2 (2.41%) SonarQube
10 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.41%) TestNG
10 2 (2.41%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (34.94%) Retail
2 2 (2.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (49.40%) Developer
2 23 (27.71%) Architect
3 17 (20.48%) Technical Architect
4 16 (19.28%) .NET Developer
5 14 (16.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 14 (16.87%) Java Architect
6 9 (10.84%) Java Developer
6 9 (10.84%) Senior Developer
6 9 (10.84%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (9.64%) Java Technical Architect
8 7 (8.43%) Software Engineer
9 6 (7.23%) Analyst
9 6 (7.23%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) Agile Java Developer
10 5 (6.02%) Business Analyst
10 5 (6.02%) Business Developer
10 5 (6.02%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) Senior Architect
10 5 (6.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (50.60%) JSON
2 41 (49.40%) J2EE
2 41 (49.40%) REST
2 41 (49.40%) Spring
2 41 (49.40%) Web Services
3 40 (48.19%) Spring MVC
4 28 (33.73%) CSS
4 28 (33.73%) HTML
5 26 (31.33%) HTML5
6 25 (30.12%) ActiveMQ
6 25 (30.12%) JMS
7 23 (27.71%) .NET
8 17 (20.48%) ASP.NET
8 17 (20.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (20.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 17 (20.48%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (20.48%) RESTful
9 15 (18.07%) Node.js
10 14 (16.87%) WCF
11 6 (7.23%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.61%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.12%) Linux
1 25 (30.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (93.98%) TDD
2 74 (89.16%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (77.11%) Scrum
4 57 (68.67%) MVC
5 42 (50.60%) Continuous Improvement
6 31 (37.35%) User Stories
7 27 (32.53%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (27.71%) Refactoring
9 19 (22.89%) OO
10 18 (21.69%) OOP
11 17 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (20.48%) Web Application Development
12 16 (19.28%) OOD
13 13 (15.66%) E-Commerce
14 11 (13.25%) Software Engineering
15 10 (12.05%) Mentoring
16 9 (10.84%) Analytics
17 6 (7.23%) Incident Management
17 6 (7.23%) Procedural Programming
17 6 (7.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 43 (51.81%) Java
2 28 (33.73%) JavaScript
3 23 (27.71%) C#
4 21 (25.30%) SQL
5 14 (16.87%) Ruby
6 13 (15.66%) VB
6 13 (15.66%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (30.12%) hybris
2 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
3 15 (18.07%) Google
4 14 (16.87%) Tableau
5 2 (2.41%) Cognizant
5 2 (2.41%) Perforce
6 1 (1.20%) HP
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle
6 1 (1.20%) TOWER Software
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £competitive +car/allowance+15% bonus+pension+health
Posted: 4 days ago