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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 76 78 108
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +30
Permanent jobs citing BDD 41 43 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.55% 2.51% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 3.13% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 39 43 17
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
1398 1372 1437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.89% 80.09% 78.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1090 1027 1121
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +4 13 £40,000 - 1
Knutsford - 9 £42,500 - 1
Warrington -12 5 £55,000 - 4
Crewe - 5 £44,000 -
Chester - 4 £45,000 -
Northwich +6 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Wilmslow +6 2 £40,000 - 3
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 82 (89.13%) TDD
2 76 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (79.35%) .NET
4 72 (78.26%) C#
5 70 (76.09%) MVC
6 69 (75.00%) SQL Server
7 68 (73.91%) ASP.NET
7 68 (73.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 64 (69.57%) Web Application Development
9 56 (60.87%) ASP.NET Web API
10 52 (56.52%) RESTful
11 42 (45.65%) Scrum
12 32 (34.78%) Marketing
13 29 (31.52%) Ruby
13 29 (31.52%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (30.43%) Git (software)
14 28 (30.43%) Node.js
15 27 (29.35%) NoSQL
15 27 (29.35%) WCF
16 24 (26.09%) Dependency Injection
17 23 (25.00%) Advertising
17 23 (25.00%) Facebook
18 22 (23.91%) Internet
18 22 (23.91%) JavaScript
19 16 (17.39%) HTML
20 15 (16.30%) Java
20 15 (16.30%) SQL
21 14 (15.22%) .NET Framework
22 13 (14.13%) Games
23 12 (13.04%) Web Services

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 28 (30.43%) Node.js
2 3 (3.26%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Magento
2 2 (2.17%) Agresso
2 2 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.17%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (2.17%) Sage ERP X3
2 2 (2.17%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.17%) SaaS
2 2 (2.17%) Trello
2 2 (2.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.91%) Internet
2 2 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (29.35%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.43%) JasperReports
3 5 (5.43%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.96%) Moq
3 10 (10.87%) Cucumber
3 10 (10.87%) Selenium
4 9 (9.78%) JUnit
5 8 (8.70%) NUnit
5 8 (8.70%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (7.61%) Jenkins
7 6 (6.52%) Eclipse
7 6 (6.52%) Maven
8 5 (5.43%) TestNG
8 5 (5.43%) MyEclipse
9 3 (3.26%) SoapUI
9 3 (3.26%) Calabash
9 3 (3.26%) JIRA
9 3 (3.26%) TeamCity
9 3 (3.26%) Toad
10 2 (2.17%) Ant
10 2 (2.17%) Gradle
11 1 (1.09%) Jasmine
General
1 32 (34.78%) Marketing
2 23 (25.00%) Advertising
3 13 (14.13%) Games
4 6 (6.52%) Retail
5 2 (2.17%) Finance
5 2 (2.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 79 (85.87%) Developer
2 65 (70.65%) .NET Developer
3 7 (7.61%) Java Developer
4 6 (6.52%) Analyst
5 5 (5.43%) Tester
5 5 (5.43%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.26%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Automation Tester
7 3 (3.26%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (3.26%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (3.26%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.17%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (2.17%) QA Tester
8 2 (2.17%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.17%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.17%) QA Engineer
8 2 (2.17%) Technical Leader
8 2 (2.17%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (79.35%) .NET
2 68 (73.91%) ASP.NET
2 68 (73.91%) ASP.NET MVC
3 56 (60.87%) ASP.NET Web API
4 52 (56.52%) RESTful
5 27 (29.35%) WCF
6 16 (17.39%) HTML
7 14 (15.22%) .NET Framework
8 12 (13.04%) Web Services
8 12 (13.04%) Entity Framework
9 10 (10.87%) NHibernate
10 9 (9.78%) jQuery
11 8 (8.70%) LINQ
11 8 (8.70%) Spring
12 7 (7.61%) SignalR
13 6 (6.52%) Hibernate
13 6 (6.52%) CSS
13 6 (6.52%) Java EE
13 6 (6.52%) AngularJS
14 5 (5.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 7 (7.61%) Client/Server
3 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.26%) User Experience
5 2 (2.17%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.09%) Tandem
6 1 (1.09%) Social Media
6 1 (1.09%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.09%) Mac OS
1 1 (1.09%) Windows
1 1 (1.09%) AIX
1 1 (1.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (89.13%) TDD
2 76 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (76.09%) MVC
4 64 (69.57%) Web Application Development
5 42 (45.65%) Scrum
6 29 (31.52%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (26.09%) Dependency Injection
8 12 (13.04%) OO
9 11 (11.96%) SDLC
10 10 (10.87%) Kanban
11 7 (7.61%) CQRS
11 7 (7.61%) Domain-Driven Design
12 6 (6.52%) Test Automation
12 6 (6.52%) Automated Testing
12 6 (6.52%) Software Engineering
12 6 (6.52%) Pair Programming
13 5 (5.43%) Mobile Application Development
13 5 (5.43%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (5.43%) Web Development
13 5 (5.43%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 72 (78.26%) C#
2 29 (31.52%) Ruby
3 22 (23.91%) JavaScript
4 15 (16.30%) Java
4 15 (16.30%) SQL
5 3 (3.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.09%) VB
6 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.35%) ISEB
1 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
1 4 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.87%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (25.00%) Facebook
2 7 (7.61%) Oracle
3 3 (3.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.17%) Sage
4 2 (2.17%) Infor
5 1 (1.09%) Yahoo!
5 1 (1.09%) Google
5 1 (1.09%) Sony
5 1 (1.09%) Apple
Cheshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £60k, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ellesmere Port
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fully comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 21 days ago