The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 78 75 68
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs citing BDD 23 33 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.02% 2.32% 3.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 2.76% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 18 30 64
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £39,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,800 £67,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
974 1195 1667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.51% 84.10% 88.44%
Number of salaries quoted 785 1052 1457
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Cheshire

BDD
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +19 8 £51,500 +14.44%
Wilmslow -22 5 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Runcorn - 3 £27,500 -
Knutsford +5 2 - - 1
Chester -12 2 £40,000 -11.11%
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 41 (85.42%) TDD
2 34 (70.83%) C#
2 34 (70.83%) .NET
3 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (62.50%) MVC
5 27 (56.25%) ASP.NET
5 27 (56.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (45.83%) SQL Server
7 20 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 18 (37.50%) Entity Framework
8 18 (37.50%) .NET Framework
9 17 (35.42%) WCF
9 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
9 17 (35.42%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (33.33%) CSS
10 16 (33.33%) Finance
11 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
11 14 (29.17%) jQuery
11 14 (29.17%) PowerShell
11 14 (29.17%) AngularJS
12 12 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
12 12 (25.00%) JSON
12 12 (25.00%) Software Engineering
13 11 (22.92%) Scrum
14 10 (20.83%) Java
15 9 (18.75%) SharePoint
15 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 8 (16.67%) Web Application Development
16 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 8 (16.67%) NHibernate

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.42%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (6.25%) nginx
4 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.08%) CICS
5 1 (2.08%) JBoss
5 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) BASE24
1 1 (2.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.08%) PaaS
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.08%) DB2
6 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (8.33%) Ant
3 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.33%) Selenium
3 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 3 (6.25%) Gradle
4 3 (6.25%) Moq
4 3 (6.25%) NUnit
4 3 (6.25%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (6.25%) Xcode
5 2 (4.17%) Android Studio
5 2 (4.17%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.17%) JUnit
5 2 (4.17%) Maven
5 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.08%) ClearCase
General
1 16 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Corporate Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Financial Institution
4 4 (8.33%) Publishing
5 2 (4.17%) Back Office
6 1 (2.08%) Games
6 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (77.08%) Developer
2 22 (45.83%) .NET Developer
3 15 (31.25%) Senior Developer
4 9 (18.75%) Lead Developer
4 9 (18.75%) Software Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 8 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 7 (14.58%) .NET Software Developer
6 7 (14.58%) .NET Software Engineer
6 7 (14.58%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 7 (14.58%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 7 (14.58%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 7 (14.58%) Senior Software Developer
6 7 (14.58%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (14.58%) Team Leader
7 4 (8.33%) Development Team Leader
7 4 (8.33%) Technical Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Technical Leader
7 4 (8.33%) Technical Team Leader
8 3 (6.25%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (70.83%) .NET
2 27 (56.25%) ASP.NET
2 27 (56.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 20 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 18 (37.50%) Entity Framework
5 17 (35.42%) WCF
6 16 (33.33%) CSS
7 14 (29.17%) AngularJS
7 14 (29.17%) jQuery
8 12 (25.00%) JSON
9 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 8 (16.67%) NHibernate
11 7 (14.58%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (14.58%) WPF
12 6 (12.50%) HTML
13 5 (10.42%) RESTful
13 5 (10.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (10.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Streaming Music
3 3 (6.25%) User Experience
4 2 (4.17%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.17%) iPad
4 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Social Media
5 1 (2.08%) Fintech
5 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.08%) IVR
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Android
1 5 (10.42%) Apple iOS
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (85.42%) TDD
2 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (62.50%) MVC
4 12 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 11 (22.92%) Scrum
6 8 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 8 (16.67%) Web Application Development
7 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
7 7 (14.58%) OOP
8 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
8 5 (10.42%) SDLC
9 4 (8.33%) Android Development
9 4 (8.33%) iOS Development
9 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.25%) Automated Testing
10 3 (6.25%) B2B
10 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.25%) Kanban
10 3 (6.25%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) C#
2 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
3 14 (29.17%) PowerShell
4 10 (20.83%) Java
5 7 (14.58%) SQL
6 4 (8.33%) C
6 4 (8.33%) C++
7 3 (6.25%) Apple Swift
7 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.17%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.08%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.08%) COBOL
9 1 (2.08%) PHP
9 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
1 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) Cognizant
2 2 (4.17%) RedGate
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe
3 1 (2.08%) Chordiant
3 1 (2.08%) DevExpress
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle
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