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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 63 73 95
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +22
Permanent jobs citing BDD 36 49 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.02% 2.84% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 3.13% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 29 47 32
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,638 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+11.59% -2.43%
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
997 1563 1522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.50% 90.71% 84.32%
Number of salaries quoted 836 1179 1118
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,725 £28,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 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
(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
Chester +10 17 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Warrington +15 5 £62,500 +13.63%
Knutsford +2 5 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Runcorn - 5 £42,500 - 1
Crewe +15 2 £35,000 -20.45%
Northwich -10 1 £47,500 +18.75%
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 58 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (74.19%) TDD
3 40 (64.52%) C#
4 38 (61.29%) .NET
4 38 (61.29%) MVC
5 34 (54.84%) SQL Server
6 33 (53.23%) RESTful
6 33 (53.23%) ASP.NET Web API
7 32 (51.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (51.61%) ASP.NET
8 31 (50.00%) Web Application Development
8 31 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 31 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 27 (43.55%) AngularJS
10 22 (35.48%) Git (software)
10 22 (35.48%) Selenium
11 19 (30.65%) KnockoutJS
11 19 (30.65%) Jenkins
11 19 (30.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 18 (29.03%) Java
12 18 (29.03%) JavaScript
12 18 (29.03%) Web Services
13 16 (25.81%) NoSQL
13 16 (25.81%) Maven
14 15 (24.19%) JIRA
14 15 (24.19%) Cucumber
14 15 (24.19%) JUnit
15 14 (22.58%) SQL
15 14 (22.58%) XML
16 12 (19.35%) Node.js

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 12 (19.35%) Node.js
2 3 (4.84%) JBoss
3 1 (1.61%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) Mule
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) Internet
2 2 (3.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (54.84%) SQL Server
2 31 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 16 (25.81%) NoSQL
4 6 (9.68%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.61%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.61%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 22 (35.48%) Git (software)
1 22 (35.48%) Selenium
2 19 (30.65%) Jenkins
3 16 (25.81%) Maven
4 15 (24.19%) Cucumber
4 15 (24.19%) JIRA
4 15 (24.19%) JUnit
5 7 (11.29%) SoapUI
5 7 (11.29%) Toad
5 7 (11.29%) WebDriver
6 6 (9.68%) Ant
6 6 (9.68%) Eclipse
6 6 (9.68%) Jasmine
6 6 (9.68%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (9.68%) Mockito
7 3 (4.84%) Gradle
7 3 (4.84%) HP UFT
7 3 (4.84%) SpecFlow
8 2 (3.23%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.61%) git-flow
General
1 7 (11.29%) Marketing
2 5 (8.06%) Games
3 3 (4.84%) Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Advertising
4 2 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (69.35%) Developer
2 32 (51.61%) .NET Developer
3 7 (11.29%) Automation Tester
3 7 (11.29%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.29%) Tester
4 5 (8.06%) .NET Software Developer
4 5 (8.06%) Internet Developer
4 5 (8.06%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Java Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Java Programmer
5 4 (6.45%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Programmer
5 4 (6.45%) Software Programmer
5 4 (6.45%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (4.84%) Test Leader
6 3 (4.84%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (61.29%) .NET
2 33 (53.23%) ASP.NET Web API
2 33 (53.23%) RESTful
3 32 (51.61%) ASP.NET
3 32 (51.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 31 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 27 (43.55%) AngularJS
6 19 (30.65%) KnockoutJS
6 19 (30.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 18 (29.03%) Web Services
8 14 (22.58%) XML
9 11 (17.74%) HTML
9 11 (17.74%) REST
10 10 (16.13%) WCF
11 7 (11.29%) JSON
11 7 (11.29%) SOAP
12 6 (9.68%) JDBC
12 6 (9.68%) jQuery
12 6 (9.68%) JSP
12 6 (9.68%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.84%) Tandem
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (74.19%) TDD
3 38 (61.29%) MVC
4 31 (50.00%) Web Application Development
5 11 (17.74%) Test Automation
6 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (11.29%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 7 (11.29%) Defect Tracking
8 6 (9.68%) Functional Testing
8 6 (9.68%) Issue Tracking
8 6 (9.68%) Scrum
8 6 (9.68%) Test Scripting
9 5 (8.06%) Automated Testing
9 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.45%) Automation Testing
10 4 (6.45%) DevOps
10 4 (6.45%) Software Testing
10 4 (6.45%) User Stories
11 3 (4.84%) People Management
11 3 (4.84%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 40 (64.52%) C#
2 18 (29.03%) Java
2 18 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 14 (22.58%) SQL
4 10 (16.13%) Ruby
5 6 (9.68%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.84%) Groovy
7 2 (3.23%) ES6
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle
3 2 (3.23%) Facebook
4 1 (1.61%) webMethods
4 1 (1.61%) WSO2
Runcorn, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago