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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 65 94 119
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +25
Permanent jobs citing BDD 48 31 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.81% 1.73% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 2.16% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 46 30 15
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £39,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
1479 1434 1497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.59% 79.80% 79.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1117 1055 1143
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 - 13 £40,000 - 1
Knutsford - 10 £42,500 - 1
Warrington -6 8 £55,000 - 3
Crewe - 7 £44,000 -
Chester +15 6 £40,000 - 3
Northwich - 3 £40,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £52,500 - 1
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 103 (91.15%) TDD
2 97 (85.84%) .NET
3 90 (79.65%) C#
3 90 (79.65%) MVC
3 90 (79.65%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (77.88%) ASP.NET
4 88 (77.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 83 (73.45%) SQL Server
6 79 (69.91%) Web Application Development
7 66 (58.41%) ASP.NET Web API
8 58 (51.33%) RESTful
9 43 (38.05%) Git (software)
9 43 (38.05%) Ruby
10 42 (37.17%) Scrum
11 39 (34.51%) Node.js
12 38 (33.63%) WCF
13 36 (31.86%) NoSQL
14 34 (30.09%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (28.32%) Marketing
15 32 (28.32%) Internet
16 27 (23.89%) JavaScript
16 27 (23.89%) Facebook
17 25 (22.12%) Advertising
18 24 (21.24%) Dependency Injection
19 23 (20.35%) OO
20 21 (18.58%) HTML
21 19 (16.81%) Java
22 18 (15.93%) Games
23 17 (15.04%) Kanban
24 16 (14.16%) Selenium

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 39 (34.51%) Node.js
2 6 (5.31%) IIS
3 3 (2.65%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.77%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.77%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.77%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Mingle
2 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.65%) SaaS
2 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.77%) Trello
3 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (28.32%) Internet
2 7 (6.19%) HTTP
3 2 (1.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (73.45%) SQL Server
2 36 (31.86%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.42%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.42%) JasperReports
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (38.05%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.16%) Selenium
2 16 (14.16%) NUnit
3 13 (11.50%) Cucumber
4 11 (9.73%) Jenkins
4 11 (9.73%) Rhino Mocks
4 11 (9.73%) Moq
5 9 (7.96%) JUnit
6 8 (7.08%) TeamCity
7 6 (5.31%) Eclipse
8 5 (4.42%) Maven
8 5 (4.42%) TestNG
8 5 (4.42%) MyEclipse
9 4 (3.54%) Ant
9 4 (3.54%) Subversion
10 3 (2.65%) JIRA
10 3 (2.65%) Toad
10 3 (2.65%) CruiseControl
10 3 (2.65%) Mercurial
10 3 (2.65%) MSTest
General
1 32 (28.32%) Marketing
2 25 (22.12%) Advertising
3 18 (15.93%) Games
4 9 (7.96%) Retail
5 3 (2.65%) Finance
6 2 (1.77%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 98 (86.73%) Developer
2 84 (74.34%) .NET Developer
3 9 (7.96%) Analyst
4 6 (5.31%) Test Analyst
4 6 (5.31%) Senior Developer
4 6 (5.31%) Java Developer
5 4 (3.54%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (2.65%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (2.65%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (2.65%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (2.65%) Automation Tester
6 3 (2.65%) Business Analyst
6 3 (2.65%) Tester
6 3 (2.65%) Test Engineer
6 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (1.77%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (1.77%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (1.77%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (1.77%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (1.77%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (85.84%) .NET
2 88 (77.88%) ASP.NET
2 88 (77.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 66 (58.41%) ASP.NET Web API
4 58 (51.33%) RESTful
5 38 (33.63%) WCF
6 21 (18.58%) HTML
7 13 (11.50%) .NET Framework
7 13 (11.50%) LINQ
7 13 (11.50%) jQuery
8 12 (10.62%) NHibernate
8 12 (10.62%) Web Services
9 10 (8.85%) SOAP
9 10 (8.85%) REST
9 10 (8.85%) Entity Framework
10 9 (7.96%) CSS
11 7 (6.19%) Spring
12 6 (5.31%) Hibernate
12 6 (5.31%) SignalR
13 5 (4.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.19%) Client/Server
1 7 (6.19%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.31%) Social Media
2 6 (5.31%) BBC
3 3 (2.65%) Open Source
3 3 (2.65%) User Experience
3 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.77%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (91.15%) TDD
2 90 (79.65%) MVC
2 90 (79.65%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (69.91%) Web Application Development
4 42 (37.17%) Scrum
5 34 (30.09%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (21.24%) Dependency Injection
7 23 (20.35%) OO
8 17 (15.04%) Kanban
9 14 (12.39%) Domain-Driven Design
10 11 (9.73%) CQRS
11 10 (8.85%) Test Automation
12 9 (7.96%) Automated Testing
13 8 (7.08%) Test Scripting
14 7 (6.19%) Web Development
15 6 (5.31%) Software Engineering
16 5 (4.42%) Pair Programming
16 5 (4.42%) Mobile Application Development
17 4 (3.54%) E-Commerce
17 4 (3.54%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 90 (79.65%) C#
2 43 (38.05%) Ruby
3 27 (23.89%) JavaScript
4 19 (16.81%) Java
5 16 (14.16%) SQL
6 4 (3.54%) VB
6 4 (3.54%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.65%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.77%) ISEB
2 2 (1.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) Puppet
1 3 (2.65%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 27 (23.89%) Facebook
2 7 (6.19%) Oracle
3 6 (5.31%) Apple
3 6 (5.31%) Sony
3 6 (5.31%) Yahoo!
3 6 (5.31%) Google
4 5 (4.42%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.77%) Sitecore
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 11 days ago
Chester
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Package
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