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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 66 94 64
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -30
Permanent jobs citing BDD 26 37 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.56% 2.15% 3.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 2.40% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 22 35 62
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £38,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,200 £46,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
859 1542 1547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.46% 89.76% 86.23%
Number of salaries quoted 744 1203 1204
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +29 13 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Knutsford +23 6 £72,500 +61.11%
Chester +7 4 £36,250 -19.44%
Runcorn - 1 £42,500 - 1
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 51 (82.26%) TDD
2 47 (75.81%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (69.35%) C#
4 42 (67.74%) .NET
5 37 (59.68%) MVC
6 32 (51.61%) ASP.NET
6 32 (51.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (51.61%) ASP.NET Web API
7 31 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 25 (40.32%) SQL Server 2014
9 22 (35.48%) WCF
10 20 (32.26%) Git (software)
10 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
10 20 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 20 (32.26%) RESTful
10 20 (32.26%) Web Application Development
11 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
12 17 (27.42%) jQuery
12 17 (27.42%) Selenium
12 17 (27.42%) JSON
13 16 (25.81%) .NET Framework
13 16 (25.81%) Finance
14 15 (24.19%) AngularJS
14 15 (24.19%) Entity Framework
15 14 (22.58%) NoSQL
15 14 (22.58%) Jenkins
15 14 (22.58%) CSS
16 12 (19.35%) Java
17 11 (17.74%) PowerShell
17 11 (17.74%) Team Foundation Server

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 9 (14.52%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.61%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) Mule
3 1 (1.61%) nginx
3 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) Internet
2 2 (3.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (40.32%) SQL Server 2014
3 14 (22.58%) NoSQL
4 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (8.06%) MongoDB
5 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.61%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.61%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 20 (32.26%) Git (software)
2 17 (27.42%) Selenium
3 14 (22.58%) Jenkins
4 11 (17.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (16.13%) Maven
6 8 (12.90%) Cucumber
6 8 (12.90%) JIRA
6 8 (12.90%) JUnit
6 8 (12.90%) WebDriver
7 6 (9.68%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (8.06%) Ant
9 4 (6.45%) Bitbucket
9 4 (6.45%) Eclipse
9 4 (6.45%) Jasmine
9 4 (6.45%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (6.45%) Mockito
9 4 (6.45%) SpecFlow
10 3 (4.84%) Android Studio
10 3 (4.84%) SoapUI
10 3 (4.84%) Toad
General
1 16 (25.81%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Games
2 6 (9.68%) Marketing
2 6 (9.68%) Publishing
3 4 (6.45%) Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Advertising
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (70.97%) Developer
2 29 (46.77%) .NET Developer
3 11 (17.74%) Senior Developer
4 9 (14.52%) .NET Software Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Software Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Technical Leader
6 6 (9.68%) Internet Developer
7 5 (8.06%) .NET Software Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) C# Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Development Team Leader
7 5 (8.06%) Lead Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Team Leader
7 5 (8.06%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (67.74%) .NET
2 32 (51.61%) ASP.NET
2 32 (51.61%) ASP.NET MVC
2 32 (51.61%) ASP.NET Web API
3 22 (35.48%) WCF
4 20 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 20 (32.26%) RESTful
5 17 (27.42%) jQuery
5 17 (27.42%) JSON
6 16 (25.81%) .NET Framework
7 15 (24.19%) AngularJS
7 15 (24.19%) Entity Framework
8 14 (22.58%) CSS
9 11 (17.74%) Node.js
10 10 (16.13%) Web Services
11 9 (14.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (14.52%) XML
12 8 (12.90%) KnockoutJS
13 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (9.68%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.45%) Social Media
3 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.61%) Tandem
3 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.45%) Android
3 1 (1.61%) Unix
3 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (82.26%) TDD
2 47 (75.81%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (59.68%) MVC
4 20 (32.26%) Web Application Development
5 9 (14.52%) Software Engineering
6 8 (12.90%) Scrum
7 7 (11.29%) Test Automation
8 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.68%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.06%) iOS Development
9 5 (8.06%) OOP
10 4 (6.45%) Analytics
10 4 (6.45%) Android Development
10 4 (6.45%) Business Analytics
10 4 (6.45%) Content Management
10 4 (6.45%) Functional Testing
10 4 (6.45%) Issue Tracking
10 4 (6.45%) People Management
10 4 (6.45%) Software Delivery
10 4 (6.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (69.35%) C#
2 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
3 12 (19.35%) Java
4 11 (17.74%) PowerShell
5 10 (16.13%) Ruby
5 10 (16.13%) SQL
6 4 (6.45%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.84%) Apple Swift
7 3 (4.84%) C
7 3 (4.84%) C++
7 3 (4.84%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Docker
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.45%) Cognizant
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle
3 2 (3.23%) Facebook
4 1 (1.61%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.61%) RedGate
4 1 (1.61%) webMethods
4 1 (1.61%) WSO2
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