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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 75 75 76
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 23 54 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.95% 3.32% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 3.78% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 23 51 56
Median salary £47,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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
1009 1430 1705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.65% 87.89% 87.08%
Number of salaries quoted 875 1220 1398
Median salary £38,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.09% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +24 14 £49,500 +16.47%
Chester +5 3 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Crewe -1 1 £40,000 -40.74%
Wilmslow -20 1 £42,500 +21.42%
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 40 (85.11%) TDD
2 36 (76.60%) .NET
3 35 (74.47%) C#
4 31 (65.96%) MVC
5 28 (59.57%) ASP.NET
5 28 (59.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (53.19%) ASP.NET Web API
8 23 (48.94%) CSS
9 21 (44.68%) SQL Server
9 21 (44.68%) JavaScript
9 21 (44.68%) WCF
9 21 (44.68%) jQuery
10 20 (42.55%) .NET Framework
10 20 (42.55%) Entity Framework
10 20 (42.55%) Finance
11 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
12 18 (38.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (38.30%) JSON
13 17 (36.17%) PowerShell
14 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2014
15 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 12 (25.53%) SharePoint
16 11 (23.40%) Software Engineering
17 10 (21.28%) OOP
17 10 (21.28%) Scrum
18 9 (19.15%) BizTalk Server
18 9 (19.15%) Octopus Deploy
18 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
18 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2012

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 12 (25.53%) SharePoint
2 9 (19.15%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (6.38%) nginx
4 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) PaaS
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (44.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (38.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (19.15%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
5 4 (8.51%) Ant
5 4 (8.51%) Bitbucket
5 4 (8.51%) Selenium
5 4 (8.51%) WebDriver
6 3 (6.38%) Android Studio
6 3 (6.38%) Xcode
7 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.26%) Gradle
7 2 (4.26%) JUnit
7 2 (4.26%) Maven
7 2 (4.26%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.13%) ReSharper
8 1 (2.13%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (42.55%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Publishing
3 4 (8.51%) Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Games
4 3 (6.38%) Marketing
5 2 (4.26%) Advertising
5 2 (4.26%) Back Office
6 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (85.11%) Developer
2 22 (46.81%) .NET Developer
3 18 (38.30%) Senior Developer
4 10 (21.28%) Software Engineer
5 9 (19.15%) Lead Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Senior .NET Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Software Developer
6 8 (17.02%) .NET Software Developer
6 8 (17.02%) .NET Software Engineer
6 8 (17.02%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 8 (17.02%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 8 (17.02%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 8 (17.02%) Senior Software Developer
6 8 (17.02%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (17.02%) Team Leader
7 7 (14.89%) Development Team Leader
7 7 (14.89%) Technical Developer
7 7 (14.89%) Technical Leader
7 7 (14.89%) Technical Team Leader
8 4 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (76.60%) .NET
2 28 (59.57%) ASP.NET
2 28 (59.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 25 (53.19%) ASP.NET Web API
4 23 (48.94%) CSS
5 21 (44.68%) jQuery
5 21 (44.68%) WCF
6 20 (42.55%) .NET Framework
6 20 (42.55%) Entity Framework
7 18 (38.30%) JSON
8 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 9 (19.15%) AngularJS
10 8 (17.02%) NHibernate
11 7 (14.89%) WPF
12 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 6 (12.77%) RESTful
13 5 (10.64%) HTML
14 4 (8.51%) Node.js
14 4 (8.51%) Web Services
14 4 (8.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Social Media
3 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.26%) iPad
5 1 (2.13%) Fintech
5 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.51%) Android
3 3 (6.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (85.11%) TDD
2 31 (65.96%) MVC
3 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (23.40%) Software Engineering
5 10 (21.28%) OOP
5 10 (21.28%) Scrum
6 8 (17.02%) Unit Testing
7 6 (12.77%) Web Application Development
8 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.64%) iOS Development
9 4 (8.51%) Android Development
9 4 (8.51%) Content Management
9 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.38%) B2B
10 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.38%) Functional Testing
11 2 (4.26%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (4.26%) OO
11 2 (4.26%) Open Source
11 2 (4.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (74.47%) C#
2 21 (44.68%) JavaScript
3 17 (36.17%) PowerShell
4 7 (14.89%) Java
5 6 (12.77%) SQL
6 3 (6.38%) Apple Swift
6 3 (6.38%) C
6 3 (6.38%) C++
6 3 (6.38%) Objective-C
6 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.26%) Ruby
7 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.13%) PHP
8 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Cognizant
3 2 (4.26%) DevExpress
3 2 (4.26%) Facebook
3 2 (4.26%) RedGate
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