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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank - 22 29
Permanent jobs citing BDD 0 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton - 8.78% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 10.92% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 1
Average salary - £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
121 119 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 92.37% 80.41% 76.47%
Number of salaries quoted 112 106 85
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 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 18 December 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) MCTS
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
2 5 (83.33%) Domain-Driven Design
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Razor View Engine
2 5 (83.33%) CQRS
2 5 (83.33%) Web Application Development
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) MCP
2 5 (83.33%) MCAD
2 5 (83.33%) MCSD
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) WCF
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (83.33%) Razor View Engine
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Domain-Driven Design
2 5 (83.33%) CQRS
2 5 (83.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) MCP
1 5 (83.33%) MCAD
1 5 (83.33%) MCSD
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (83.33%) MCTS
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft