The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 56 115 130
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +15
Permanent jobs citing BDD 70 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.69% 0.53% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.33% 0.66% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 67 8 15
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BDD
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1618 1371 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.34% 81.12% 84.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1416 1079 1616
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

BDD
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

BDD Salary Trend in Cheshire

BDD
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Cheshire

BDD
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +34 27 £55,000 +83.33% 1
Wilmslow - 13 £30,000 - 1
Ellesmere Port - 11 £40,000 - 1
Knutsford +8 8 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Chester - 5 £36,250 - 1
Macclesfield - 4 £37,500 -
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

1 111 (87.40%) TDD
2 106 (83.46%) .NET
3 100 (78.74%) MVC
4 97 (76.38%) C#
5 95 (74.80%) ASP.NET
6 94 (74.02%) Agile Software Development
7 89 (70.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 87 (68.50%) SQL Server
9 80 (62.99%) Web Application Development
10 64 (50.39%) ASP.NET Web API
11 62 (48.82%) RESTful
12 59 (46.46%) Git (software)
13 47 (37.01%) Ruby
14 46 (36.22%) Continuous Integration
15 43 (33.86%) Scrum
16 42 (33.07%) NoSQL
17 41 (32.28%) Node.js
18 36 (28.35%) JavaScript
19 34 (26.77%) Internet
20 33 (25.98%) Advertising
20 33 (25.98%) Facebook
21 29 (22.83%) OO
21 29 (22.83%) WCF
22 27 (21.26%) Marketing
23 26 (20.47%) HTML
24 25 (19.69%) Dependency Injection
25 24 (18.90%) Selenium
25 24 (18.90%) Cucumber
26 21 (16.54%) Java
26 21 (16.54%) jQuery

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 41 (32.28%) Node.js
2 7 (5.51%) IIS
3 5 (3.94%) CMS
3 5 (3.94%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Photoshop
1 3 (2.36%) Mingle
2 2 (1.57%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.94%) SaaS
2 4 (3.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 34 (26.77%) Internet
2 13 (10.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (68.50%) SQL Server
2 42 (33.07%) NoSQL
3 16 (12.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (7.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.94%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.94%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.36%) MySQL
7 1 (0.79%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.79%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 59 (46.46%) Git (software)
2 24 (18.90%) Selenium
2 24 (18.90%) Cucumber
3 18 (14.17%) NUnit
4 13 (10.24%) Jenkins
5 11 (8.66%) Rhino Mocks
6 10 (7.87%) TeamCity
7 9 (7.09%) Maven
7 9 (7.09%) JIRA
7 9 (7.09%) JUnit
8 8 (6.30%) Jasmine
9 7 (5.51%) Ant
10 6 (4.72%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (4.72%) Eclipse
11 5 (3.94%) CruiseControl
11 5 (3.94%) Subversion
11 5 (3.94%) Mercurial
11 5 (3.94%) WebDriver
11 5 (3.94%) MSTest
11 5 (3.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 33 (25.98%) Advertising
2 27 (21.26%) Marketing
3 9 (7.09%) Games
4 6 (4.72%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Finance
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 107 (84.25%) Developer
2 89 (70.08%) .NET Developer
3 12 (9.45%) Analyst
4 8 (6.30%) Senior Developer
5 7 (5.51%) Java Developer
6 6 (4.72%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (4.72%) Business Analyst
7 5 (3.94%) Test Analyst
7 5 (3.94%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (3.15%) Web Developer
8 4 (3.15%) Tester
8 4 (3.15%) Junior
8 4 (3.15%) C# Developer
8 4 (3.15%) QA Analyst
9 3 (2.36%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (2.36%) Junior Developer
9 3 (2.36%) QA Test Analyst
9 3 (2.36%) Test Engineer
9 3 (2.36%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (2.36%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (83.46%) .NET
2 95 (74.80%) ASP.NET
3 89 (70.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 64 (50.39%) ASP.NET Web API
5 62 (48.82%) RESTful
6 29 (22.83%) WCF
7 26 (20.47%) HTML
8 21 (16.54%) jQuery
9 17 (13.39%) NHibernate
10 16 (12.60%) CSS
11 13 (10.24%) LINQ
11 13 (10.24%) REST
12 12 (9.45%) .NET Framework
13 11 (8.66%) WPF
13 11 (8.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 10 (7.87%) AngularJS
14 10 (7.87%) Castle Windsor
14 10 (7.87%) Lucene.Net
14 10 (7.87%) Lucene
15 9 (7.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.87%) BBC
1 10 (7.87%) Social Media
2 6 (4.72%) Blog
3 1 (0.79%) iPhone
3 1 (0.79%) Graphic Design
3 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.79%) iPad
3 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.36%) Linux
2 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (87.40%) TDD
2 100 (78.74%) MVC
3 94 (74.02%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (62.99%) Web Application Development
5 46 (36.22%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (33.86%) Scrum
7 29 (22.83%) OO
8 25 (19.69%) Dependency Injection
9 20 (15.75%) Kanban
10 13 (10.24%) Domain-Driven Design
11 10 (7.87%) Scrum-ban
11 10 (7.87%) Web Development
11 10 (7.87%) Automated Testing
12 9 (7.09%) Test Scripting
12 9 (7.09%) Manual Testing
12 9 (7.09%) MVVM
13 8 (6.30%) Test Automation
13 8 (6.30%) CQRS
14 6 (4.72%) Business Analysis
15 5 (3.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 97 (76.38%) C#
2 47 (37.01%) Ruby
3 36 (28.35%) JavaScript
4 21 (16.54%) Java
5 19 (14.96%) SQL
6 10 (7.87%) VB
6 10 (7.87%) VB.NET
7 8 (6.30%) PHP
8 6 (4.72%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.94%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.15%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (1.57%) ISEB
2 1 (0.79%) Degree
2 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.66%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.94%) Puppet
1 5 (3.94%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 33 (25.98%) Facebook
2 11 (8.66%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.87%) Apple
3 10 (7.87%) Sony
3 10 (7.87%) Yahoo!
3 10 (7.87%) Google
4 7 (5.51%) Oracle
5 5 (3.94%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.36%) Zend
Ellesmere Port
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow
Noir Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago