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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 66 89 138
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +49
Permanent jobs citing BDD 61 25 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.14% 1.56% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 1.91% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 60 25 2
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
1620 1310 1642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.33% 81.93% 77.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1305 1056 1403
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -7 20 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Ellesmere Port - 13 £40,000 - 1
Macclesfield - 8 £40,000 - 1
Knutsford - 5 £35,000 -
Chester - 4 £42,500 - 3
Wilmslow -10 3 £37,500 +36.36%
Northwich +1 1 £35,000 - 1
Crewe - 1 £42,500 -
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 102 (92.73%) TDD
2 95 (86.36%) .NET
3 90 (81.82%) MVC
4 89 (80.91%) C#
5 80 (72.73%) SQL Server
6 79 (71.82%) Agile Software Development
7 78 (70.91%) ASP.NET
8 56 (50.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 55 (50.00%) Web Application Development
10 51 (46.36%) RESTful
11 47 (42.73%) Continuous Integration
12 46 (41.82%) ASP.NET Web API
13 38 (34.55%) SQL Server 2012
13 38 (34.55%) Git (software)
14 36 (32.73%) JavaScript
15 32 (29.09%) Scrum
16 31 (28.18%) NoSQL
17 27 (24.55%) Ruby
18 26 (23.64%) NHibernate
18 26 (23.64%) Advertising
18 26 (23.64%) Internet
18 26 (23.64%) Node.js
19 25 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 25 (22.73%) .NET Framework
20 22 (20.00%) Marketing
20 22 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
21 21 (19.09%) WPF
22 20 (18.18%) Java
22 20 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
22 20 (18.18%) Facebook

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 26 (23.64%) Node.js
2 3 (2.73%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (2.73%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) SaaS
2 1 (0.91%) Trello
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (23.64%) Internet
2 2 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 38 (34.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 31 (28.18%) NoSQL
4 22 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.64%) MySQL
5 4 (3.64%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.91%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.91%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 38 (34.55%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.73%) Eclipse
2 14 (12.73%) Selenium
2 14 (12.73%) Cucumber
3 7 (6.36%) JIRA
3 7 (6.36%) Jasmine
4 6 (5.45%) Rhino Mocks
4 6 (5.45%) NUnit
5 5 (4.55%) JUnit
5 5 (4.55%) Maven
6 4 (3.64%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.64%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (2.73%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.82%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.91%) Gradle
9 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.91%) Ant
General
1 26 (23.64%) Advertising
2 22 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 98 (89.09%) Developer
2 78 (70.91%) .NET Developer
3 19 (17.27%) Senior Developer
4 16 (14.55%) Senior .NET Developer
5 8 (7.27%) Analyst
6 6 (5.45%) Java Developer
7 5 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.55%) Web Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Graduate
8 4 (3.64%) Tester
8 4 (3.64%) Software Tester
8 4 (3.64%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (2.73%) CSS Developer
9 3 (2.73%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (2.73%) C# Developer
9 3 (2.73%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (2.73%) PHP Developer
9 3 (2.73%) HTML Developer
9 3 (2.73%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (86.36%) .NET
2 78 (70.91%) ASP.NET
3 56 (50.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 51 (46.36%) RESTful
5 46 (41.82%) ASP.NET Web API
6 26 (23.64%) NHibernate
7 25 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 25 (22.73%) .NET Framework
8 21 (19.09%) WPF
9 20 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 16 (14.55%) HTML
10 16 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 15 (13.64%) Web Services
12 12 (10.91%) jQuery
13 11 (10.00%) CSS
14 10 (9.09%) GWT
14 10 (9.09%) AngularJS
15 7 (6.36%) WCF
16 6 (5.45%) Lucene.Net
16 6 (5.45%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.36%) Blog
2 1 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.91%) iPad
2 1 (0.91%) iPhone
2 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.91%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.64%) UNIX
2 2 (1.82%) Linux
3 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (92.73%) TDD
2 90 (81.82%) MVC
3 79 (71.82%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (50.00%) Web Application Development
5 47 (42.73%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (29.09%) Scrum
7 20 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
8 11 (10.00%) Automated Testing
9 10 (9.09%) Web Development
10 8 (7.27%) Kanban
10 8 (7.27%) OO
11 6 (5.45%) Scrum-ban
11 6 (5.45%) Manual Testing
11 6 (5.45%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.55%) Pair Programming
12 5 (4.55%) Business Analysis
13 4 (3.64%) Refactoring
13 4 (3.64%) Unit Testing
13 4 (3.64%) ERP
13 4 (3.64%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 89 (80.91%) C#
2 36 (32.73%) JavaScript
3 27 (24.55%) Ruby
4 20 (18.18%) Java
5 16 (14.55%) SQL
6 7 (6.36%) PHP
6 7 (6.36%) VB.NET
7 6 (5.45%) VB
8 4 (3.64%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.64%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.91%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (6.36%) Degree
2 4 (3.64%) ISEB
3 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.18%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (18.18%) Facebook
2 15 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.09%) Google
4 5 (4.55%) Oracle
5 4 (3.64%) Zend
6 3 (2.73%) Sitecore
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