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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 72 74 109
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +35
Permanent jobs citing BDD 29 55 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.26% 3.00% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 3.40% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 23 54 7
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
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
1068 1617 1325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.31% 88.22% 83.49%
Number of salaries quoted 936 1314 989
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 +9 14 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Knutsford +1 4 £40,000 - 4
Northwich - 3 £47,500 -
Ellesmere Port -1 2 £40,000 -
Warrington -8 1 £63,000 +14.54% 3
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 75 (98.68%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (80.26%) TDD
3 54 (71.05%) C#
4 52 (68.42%) .NET
5 50 (65.79%) MVC
6 46 (60.53%) SQL Server
6 46 (60.53%) ASP.NET
6 46 (60.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 45 (59.21%) Web Application Development
7 45 (59.21%) SQL Server 2014
7 45 (59.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 44 (57.89%) RESTful
9 40 (52.63%) ASP.NET Web API
10 33 (43.42%) AngularJS
11 25 (32.89%) KnockoutJS
11 25 (32.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 21 (27.63%) Git (software)
13 20 (26.32%) Java
14 17 (22.37%) JavaScript
15 15 (19.74%) WCF
16 14 (18.42%) Selenium
16 14 (18.42%) Marketing
16 14 (18.42%) Jenkins
17 13 (17.11%) NoSQL
17 13 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (17.11%) XML
18 12 (15.79%) Web Services
18 12 (15.79%) Cucumber
19 11 (14.47%) Node.js
19 11 (14.47%) HTML

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 11 (14.47%) Node.js
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.95%) JBoss
4 2 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (60.53%) SQL Server
2 45 (59.21%) SQL Server 2014
3 13 (17.11%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (27.63%) Git (software)
2 14 (18.42%) Jenkins
2 14 (18.42%) Selenium
3 12 (15.79%) Cucumber
4 11 (14.47%) JIRA
5 9 (11.84%) JUnit
5 9 (11.84%) Maven
6 4 (5.26%) Ant
6 4 (5.26%) Eclipse
6 4 (5.26%) HP UFT
6 4 (5.26%) Jasmine
6 4 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (5.26%) Mockito
6 4 (5.26%) SoapUI
6 4 (5.26%) Toad
6 4 (5.26%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.95%) Gradle
7 3 (3.95%) Ranorex
8 2 (2.63%) CruiseControl
8 2 (2.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (18.42%) Marketing
2 6 (7.89%) Games
3 5 (6.58%) Advertising
4 4 (5.26%) Banking
5 3 (3.95%) Retail
6 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.32%) Legal
6 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (78.95%) Developer
2 48 (63.16%) .NET Developer
3 9 (11.84%) .NET Software Developer
4 7 (9.21%) Architect
4 7 (9.21%) Java Developer
5 5 (6.58%) Automation Tester
5 5 (6.58%) Tester
6 4 (5.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (5.26%) Java Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Java Programmer
6 4 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Programmer
6 4 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Software Programmer
6 4 (5.26%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.95%) .NET Architect
7 3 (3.95%) .NET Technical Architect
7 3 (3.95%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (68.42%) .NET
2 46 (60.53%) ASP.NET
2 46 (60.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 45 (59.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 44 (57.89%) RESTful
5 40 (52.63%) ASP.NET Web API
6 33 (43.42%) AngularJS
7 25 (32.89%) KnockoutJS
7 25 (32.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 15 (19.74%) WCF
9 13 (17.11%) XML
10 12 (15.79%) Web Services
11 11 (14.47%) .NET Framework
11 11 (14.47%) HTML
12 10 (13.16%) REST
13 9 (11.84%) Entity Framework
13 9 (11.84%) JSON
14 6 (7.89%) jQuery
14 6 (7.89%) SOAP
15 4 (5.26%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.95%) Tandem
3 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) Android
1 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (98.68%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (80.26%) TDD
3 50 (65.79%) MVC
4 45 (59.21%) Web Application Development
5 13 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (13.16%) OO
6 10 (13.16%) Test Automation
7 8 (10.53%) Scrum
8 6 (7.89%) Automated Testing
8 6 (7.89%) CQRS
8 6 (7.89%) Defect Tracking
8 6 (7.89%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (6.58%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (6.58%) Test Scripting
10 4 (5.26%) DevOps
10 4 (5.26%) Functional Testing
10 4 (5.26%) Issue Tracking
10 4 (5.26%) SOA
10 4 (5.26%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.95%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (71.05%) C#
2 20 (26.32%) Java
3 17 (22.37%) JavaScript
4 11 (14.47%) Ruby
4 11 (14.47%) SQL
5 4 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.95%) Groovy
7 2 (2.63%) C
7 2 (2.63%) ES6
7 2 (2.63%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (10.53%) Oracle
2 5 (6.58%) Facebook
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.95%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.63%) Adobe
5 1 (1.32%) Apigee
5 1 (1.32%) Apple
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