The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 22 18 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Permanent jobs citing BDD 10 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 7.35% 1.33% 2.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.87% 1.67% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 5
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
127 60 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 93.38% 80.00% 91.33%
Number of salaries quoted 113 57 135
Median salary £35,000 £35,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -16.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of job ads across the Bolton region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

BDD
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Bolton region.

BDD Salary Trend in Bolton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 Bolton region with a requirement for BDD.

1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (96.15%) TDD
2 25 (96.15%) MVC
3 24 (92.31%) C#
3 24 (92.31%) .NET
3 24 (92.31%) ASP.NET
4 23 (88.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (84.62%) WCF
5 22 (84.62%) Domain-Driven Design
5 22 (84.62%) SQL Server
5 22 (84.62%) OO
6 21 (80.77%) Games
6 21 (80.77%) Internet
6 21 (80.77%) CQRS
6 21 (80.77%) Web Application Development
6 21 (80.77%) SQL Server 2014
6 21 (80.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 4 (15.38%) SOLID
7 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
7 4 (15.38%) CSS
7 4 (15.38%) HTML
7 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 3 (11.54%) Scrum
8 3 (11.54%) NHibernate
8 3 (11.54%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (11.54%) Entity Framework
8 3 (11.54%) jQuery
8 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
9 2 (7.69%) User Experience
9 2 (7.69%) React

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) GitHub
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 21 (80.77%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Moq
1 1 (3.85%) NUnit
1 1 (3.85%) ReSharper
1 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 21 (80.77%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 22 (84.62%) .NET Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
4 1 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Head of Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (92.31%) .NET
1 24 (92.31%) ASP.NET
2 23 (88.46%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (84.62%) WCF
4 21 (80.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 4 (15.38%) CSS
5 4 (15.38%) HTML
6 3 (11.54%) Entity Framework
6 3 (11.54%) jQuery
6 3 (11.54%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (11.54%) NHibernate
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.69%) HTML5
7 2 (7.69%) React
8 1 (3.85%) COM
8 1 (3.85%) CSS3
8 1 (3.85%) JSON
8 1 (3.85%) REST
8 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Blog
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) NHS
2 1 (3.85%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (96.15%) MVC
2 25 (96.15%) TDD
3 22 (84.62%) Domain-Driven Design
3 22 (84.62%) OO
4 21 (80.77%) CQRS
4 21 (80.77%) Web Application Development
5 4 (15.38%) SOLID
6 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
6 3 (11.54%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
7 2 (7.69%) OOP
7 2 (7.69%) Prototyping
7 2 (7.69%) Wireframes
8 1 (3.85%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 1 (3.85%) Exploratory Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Kanban
8 1 (3.85%) Software Architecture
8 1 (3.85%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) C#
2 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft