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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 52 69 70
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 35 34 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.49% 2.67% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 3.16% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 26 28 53
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £39,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £48,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
879 1077 1670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.72% 84.67% 89.64%
Number of salaries quoted 687 939 1348
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,215 £54,000
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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +21 10 £40,000 -29.20% 1
Wilmslow - 8 £42,500 - 1
Chester -10 3 £36,500 -18.88% 1
Runcorn - 3 £37,500 - 1
Knutsford +3 2 - - 2
Nantwich - 2 £55,000 -
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 56 (98.25%) TDD
2 45 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (75.44%) MVC
4 39 (68.42%) C#
4 39 (68.42%) .NET
5 37 (64.91%) SQL Server
6 35 (61.40%) ASP.NET
6 35 (61.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 30 (52.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 26 (45.61%) SQL Server 2014
9 25 (43.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 25 (43.86%) RESTful
9 25 (43.86%) Web Application Development
10 22 (38.60%) AngularJS
11 19 (33.33%) WCF
12 16 (28.07%) Git (software)
13 14 (24.56%) KnockoutJS
13 14 (24.56%) Finance
13 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
14 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
14 13 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (21.05%) SDLC
15 12 (21.05%) Risk Management
15 12 (21.05%) Banking
15 12 (21.05%) HTML
16 11 (19.30%) Java
16 11 (19.30%) CSS
16 11 (19.30%) .NET Framework

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 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) JBoss
3 1 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.75%) CICS
3 1 (1.75%) Confluence
3 1 (1.75%) nginx
3 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) BASE24
1 1 (1.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) PaaS
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) HTTP
2 2 (3.51%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (64.91%) SQL Server
2 26 (45.61%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (15.79%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.02%) DB2
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Git (software)
2 12 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (12.28%) Jenkins
4 6 (10.53%) Gradle
5 4 (7.02%) Bitbucket
6 3 (5.26%) JUnit
6 3 (5.26%) Moq
6 3 (5.26%) NUnit
6 3 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (5.26%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (3.51%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.75%) JIRA
8 1 (1.75%) Mockito
8 1 (1.75%) Selenium
8 1 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.75%) Subversion
8 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.75%) Xcode
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 12 (21.05%) Banking
3 9 (15.79%) Corporate Banking
4 8 (14.04%) Financial Institution
5 4 (7.02%) Marketing
6 3 (5.26%) Advertising
6 3 (5.26%) Retail
7 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (75.44%) Developer
2 33 (57.89%) .NET Developer
3 13 (22.81%) .NET Software Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Senior Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Lead Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Software Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Team Leader
8 4 (7.02%) .NET Software Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Principal Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Android Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Lead .NET Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (68.42%) .NET
2 35 (61.40%) ASP.NET
2 35 (61.40%) ASP.NET MVC
3 30 (52.63%) ASP.NET Web API
4 25 (43.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 25 (43.86%) RESTful
5 22 (38.60%) AngularJS
6 19 (33.33%) WCF
7 14 (24.56%) KnockoutJS
8 12 (21.05%) HTML
8 12 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (19.30%) .NET Framework
9 11 (19.30%) CSS
9 11 (19.30%) Entity Framework
10 10 (17.54%) HTML5
10 10 (17.54%) Node.js
11 8 (14.04%) jQuery
12 6 (10.53%) CSS3
12 6 (10.53%) Hibernate
12 6 (10.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.77%) User Experience
3 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Streaming Music
5 2 (3.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.51%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.51%) RIA
6 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.75%) Fintech
6 1 (1.75%) IVR
6 1 (1.75%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Android
1 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (98.25%) TDD
2 45 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (75.44%) MVC
4 25 (43.86%) Web Application Development
5 13 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
6 12 (21.05%) Risk Management
6 12 (21.05%) SDLC
7 10 (17.54%) OO
7 10 (17.54%) Scrum
8 8 (14.04%) Automated Testing
8 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.53%) Investment Management
9 6 (10.53%) MVVM
10 5 (8.77%) Project Management
10 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (8.77%) Waterfall
11 4 (7.02%) Coaching
11 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
11 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (68.42%) C#
2 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
3 11 (19.30%) Java
4 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
4 9 (15.79%) Ruby
5 8 (14.04%) SQL
6 3 (5.26%) C
6 3 (5.26%) C++
7 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.75%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.75%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.75%) COBOL
8 1 (1.75%) PHP
8 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
1 7 (12.28%) Oracle
2 4 (7.02%) Sun
3 3 (5.26%) Facebook
4 2 (3.51%) RedGate
5 1 (1.75%) Adobe
5 1 (1.75%) Chordiant
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Certus Sales Recruitment
Salary: 45-55k + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford
Tectre Limited
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Northwich
ECOM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago