The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 66 95 126
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +31
Permanent jobs citing BDD 63 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.47% 1.00% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.26% 1.30% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 63 17 12
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1479 1308 1771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.35% 76.76% 77.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1170 1061 1568
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
BDD
North West

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -9 19 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Ellesmere Port - 13 £40,000 - 1
Macclesfield - 6 £40,000 - 1
Knutsford - 5 £35,000 - 1
Northwich +8 3 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Wilmslow -4 2 £40,000 +45.45%
Chester -8 2 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Crewe - 1 £42,500 -
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 95 (95.96%) TDD
2 90 (90.91%) .NET
3 88 (88.89%) C#
4 86 (86.87%) MVC
5 81 (81.82%) SQL Server
6 74 (74.75%) ASP.NET
7 49 (49.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 48 (48.48%) Web Application Development
9 45 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
10 43 (43.43%) RESTful
11 40 (40.40%) SQL Server 2012
11 40 (40.40%) ASP.NET Web API
12 32 (32.32%) Git (software)
13 31 (31.31%) JavaScript
14 29 (29.29%) NHibernate
15 28 (28.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 28 (28.28%) NoSQL
16 26 (26.26%) Node.js
16 26 (26.26%) Ruby
16 26 (26.26%) .NET Framework
16 26 (26.26%) Internet
17 25 (25.25%) SQL Server 2008
18 24 (24.24%) WPF
18 24 (24.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 23 (23.23%) Scrum
20 21 (21.21%) Blog
21 20 (20.20%) Advertising
22 19 (19.19%) Java
23 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
24 16 (16.16%) Web Services

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (26.26%) Node.js
2 1 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.01%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) SaaS
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (26.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 40 (40.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 28 (28.28%) NoSQL
4 25 (25.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.02%) MySQL
5 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 32 (32.32%) Git (software)
2 15 (15.15%) Eclipse
3 11 (11.11%) Selenium
3 11 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 6 (6.06%) Rhino Mocks
4 6 (6.06%) NUnit
5 4 (4.04%) JIRA
5 4 (4.04%) Jasmine
6 3 (3.03%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.02%) JUnit
7 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.02%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (2.02%) Maven
7 2 (2.02%) PHPUnit
7 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.02%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 20 (20.20%) Advertising
2 16 (16.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 92 (92.93%) Developer
2 78 (78.79%) .NET Developer
3 21 (21.21%) Senior Developer
4 19 (19.19%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (5.05%) Analyst
6 4 (4.04%) Graduate
6 4 (4.04%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (3.03%) QA Analyst
7 3 (3.03%) Software Tester
7 3 (3.03%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.03%) Tester
7 3 (3.03%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.02%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (2.02%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.02%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.02%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (2.02%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.02%) QA Tester
8 2 (2.02%) PHP Developer
8 2 (2.02%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (90.91%) .NET
2 74 (74.75%) ASP.NET
3 49 (49.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 43 (43.43%) RESTful
5 40 (40.40%) ASP.NET Web API
6 29 (29.29%) NHibernate
7 28 (28.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 26 (26.26%) .NET Framework
9 24 (24.24%) WPF
9 24 (24.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 16 (16.16%) Web Services
11 14 (14.14%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 13 (13.13%) GWT
13 8 (8.08%) HTML
13 8 (8.08%) WCF
14 7 (7.07%) jQuery
14 7 (7.07%) LINQ
15 6 (6.06%) CSS
15 6 (6.06%) Lucene
15 6 (6.06%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.21%) Blog
2 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.03%) UNIX
2 1 (1.01%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (95.96%) TDD
2 86 (86.87%) MVC
3 48 (48.48%) Web Application Development
4 45 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (23.23%) Scrum
6 14 (14.14%) Dependency Injection
7 13 (13.13%) Automated Testing
8 8 (8.08%) Web Development
9 7 (7.07%) Kanban
10 6 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.06%) Scrum-ban
11 5 (5.05%) OO
12 4 (4.04%) OOD
12 4 (4.04%) Pair Programming
12 4 (4.04%) Refactoring
12 4 (4.04%) Manual Testing
12 4 (4.04%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.04%) User Stories
13 3 (3.03%) E-Commerce
14 2 (2.02%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 88 (88.89%) C#
2 31 (31.31%) JavaScript
3 26 (26.26%) Ruby
4 19 (19.19%) Java
5 9 (9.09%) SQL
6 7 (7.07%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.06%) VB
8 4 (4.04%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.03%) PHP
10 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.14%) Facebook
3 13 (13.13%) Google
4 2 (2.02%) Oracle
4 2 (2.02%) Zend
5 1 (1.01%) Sitecore
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 50,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Northwich
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago