The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 31 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 1 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 0.72% 7.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 8.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 0
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
BDD
Manchester

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
124 136 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 89.21% 80.95% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 115 127 77
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BDD.

1 19 (100.00%) TDD
2 18 (94.74%) MVC
3 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (73.68%) C#
4 13 (68.42%) .NET
4 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
4 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET
4 13 (68.42%) MCP
4 13 (68.42%) MCAD
4 13 (68.42%) MCSD
4 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (68.42%) MCTS
4 13 (68.42%) WCF
4 13 (68.42%) Domain-Driven Design
4 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (68.42%) Razor View Engine
4 13 (68.42%) CQRS
4 13 (68.42%) Web Application Development
4 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 6 (31.58%) Java
5 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) HTTP
6 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
7 4 (21.05%) Retail
7 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
8 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
8 3 (15.79%) Web Development
9 2 (10.53%) RESTful
9 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 4 (21.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 13 (68.42%) .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Web Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Web Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Web Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Java Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) .NET
1 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET
1 13 (68.42%) WCF
1 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET MVC
1 13 (68.42%) Razor View Engine
1 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (10.53%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) TDD
2 18 (94.74%) MVC
3 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (68.42%) Domain-Driven Design
4 13 (68.42%) CQRS
4 13 (68.42%) Web Application Development
5 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.79%) Web Development
7 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) SEO
8 1 (5.26%) Scrum
8 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) MCP
1 13 (68.42%) MCAD
1 13 (68.42%) MCSD
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (68.42%) MCTS
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft