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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 88 64 102
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +38
Permanent jobs citing BDD 36 61 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.09% 3.39% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 4.06% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 34 61 17
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1496 1502 1346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.98% 83.35% 78.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1171 1179 1093
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 2015.

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 2015. 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
Ellesmere Port +1 16 £40,000 - 2
Chester +6 10 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Wilmslow +5 3 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Warrington -8 3 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Knutsford -5 2 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Crewe -8 2 - -
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 79 (92.94%) TDD
2 77 (90.59%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (81.18%) C#
3 69 (81.18%) .NET
4 68 (80.00%) SQL Server
5 64 (75.29%) MVC
6 63 (74.12%) ASP.NET
6 63 (74.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 62 (72.94%) Web Application Development
8 51 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 50 (58.82%) RESTful
10 43 (50.59%) Scrum
11 36 (42.35%) Marketing
12 35 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (36.47%) Dependency Injection
14 26 (30.59%) Node.js
14 26 (30.59%) Advertising
14 26 (30.59%) Facebook
15 25 (29.41%) WCF
16 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
17 21 (24.71%) Ruby
18 19 (22.35%) Git (software)
19 18 (21.18%) NoSQL
20 14 (16.47%) Internet
21 13 (15.29%) Retail
22 12 (14.12%) .NET Framework
22 12 (14.12%) HTML
22 12 (14.12%) Java
22 12 (14.12%) Entity Framework
22 12 (14.12%) AngularJS

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (30.59%) Node.js
2 3 (3.53%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.35%) IIS
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Magento
2 2 (2.35%) Sage 200
2 2 (2.35%) Sage ERP X3
2 2 (2.35%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (2.35%) Agresso
2 2 (2.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.35%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.53%) Trello
2 2 (2.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.47%) Internet
2 2 (2.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (21.18%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.88%) JasperReports
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (22.35%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.24%) Cucumber
3 6 (7.06%) Selenium
4 5 (5.88%) TestNG
4 5 (5.88%) MyEclipse
4 5 (5.88%) JUnit
4 5 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.88%) Moq
5 4 (4.71%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (4.71%) NUnit
5 4 (4.71%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.53%) Calabash
6 3 (3.53%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.35%) Maven
7 2 (2.35%) Ant
7 2 (2.35%) Gradle
8 1 (1.18%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (42.35%) Marketing
2 26 (30.59%) Advertising
3 13 (15.29%) Retail
4 7 (8.24%) Games
5 2 (2.35%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 70 (82.35%) Developer
2 60 (70.59%) .NET Developer
3 6 (7.06%) Java Developer
4 4 (4.71%) Tester
4 4 (4.71%) Analyst
5 3 (3.53%) Development Manager
5 3 (3.53%) QA Tester
5 3 (3.53%) QA Engineer
5 3 (3.53%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (3.53%) .NET Development Manager
5 3 (3.53%) Automated Tester
6 2 (2.35%) Technical Leader
6 2 (2.35%) Architect
6 2 (2.35%) Business Analyst
6 2 (2.35%) Senior Developer
6 2 (2.35%) Test Analyst
6 2 (2.35%) Technical Architect
7 1 (1.18%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (1.18%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (1.18%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (81.18%) .NET
2 63 (74.12%) ASP.NET
2 63 (74.12%) ASP.NET MVC
3 51 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 50 (58.82%) RESTful
5 25 (29.41%) WCF
6 12 (14.12%) .NET Framework
6 12 (14.12%) HTML
6 12 (14.12%) AngularJS
6 12 (14.12%) Entity Framework
7 11 (12.94%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (10.59%) Web Services
9 8 (9.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (8.24%) Spring
11 6 (7.06%) NHibernate
11 6 (7.06%) Java EE
11 6 (7.06%) CSS
12 5 (5.88%) SOAP
12 5 (5.88%) J2EE
12 5 (5.88%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Tandem
1 8 (9.41%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.18%) Windows
1 1 (1.18%) AIX
1 1 (1.18%) Linux
1 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (92.94%) TDD
2 77 (90.59%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (75.29%) MVC
4 62 (72.94%) Web Application Development
5 43 (50.59%) Scrum
6 35 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (36.47%) Dependency Injection
8 11 (12.94%) Domain-Driven Design
8 11 (12.94%) CQRS
9 9 (10.59%) SDLC
10 6 (7.06%) Kanban
10 6 (7.06%) Pair Programming
10 6 (7.06%) OO
11 5 (5.88%) Service Delivery
11 5 (5.88%) Web Development
11 5 (5.88%) Refactoring
11 5 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
11 5 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (4.71%) Mentoring
12 4 (4.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 69 (81.18%) C#
2 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
3 21 (24.71%) Ruby
4 12 (14.12%) Java
5 11 (12.94%) SQL
6 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) ISEB
1 5 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (30.59%) Facebook
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.35%) JD Edwards
3 2 (2.35%) Sage
3 2 (2.35%) Infor
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £60k, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago