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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 62 82 83
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 30 43 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.84% 2.59% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 2.88% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 23 41 44
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
866 1494 1479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.85% 89.89% 83.94%
Number of salaries quoted 728 1150 1106
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Chester -2 12 £45,000 - 1
Warrington +18 8 £51,250 -6.81% 1
Runcorn - 5 £42,500 - 1
Crewe +16 2 £35,000 -20.45%
Knutsford +5 2 - - 1
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 58 (86.57%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (79.10%) TDD
3 44 (65.67%) C#
4 43 (64.18%) .NET
5 41 (61.19%) MVC
6 37 (55.22%) SQL Server
6 37 (55.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 35 (52.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 35 (52.24%) ASP.NET
8 32 (47.76%) RESTful
8 32 (47.76%) SQL Server 2014
9 30 (44.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 30 (44.78%) Web Application Development
10 25 (37.31%) AngularJS
11 23 (34.33%) Git (software)
12 21 (31.34%) Selenium
12 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
13 19 (28.36%) Jenkins
14 18 (26.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 18 (26.87%) Web Services
15 17 (25.37%) Java
15 17 (25.37%) WCF
15 17 (25.37%) KnockoutJS
16 16 (23.88%) NoSQL
17 15 (22.39%) Maven
17 15 (22.39%) SQL
18 14 (20.90%) JUnit
18 14 (20.90%) JIRA
18 14 (20.90%) Cucumber
19 13 (19.40%) Node.js

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 13 (19.40%) Node.js
2 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.48%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.99%) JBoss
5 1 (1.49%) Apache
5 1 (1.49%) Mule
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (55.22%) SQL Server
2 32 (47.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 16 (23.88%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.46%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.49%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.49%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 23 (34.33%) Git (software)
2 21 (31.34%) Selenium
3 19 (28.36%) Jenkins
4 15 (22.39%) Maven
5 14 (20.90%) Cucumber
5 14 (20.90%) JIRA
5 14 (20.90%) JUnit
6 7 (10.45%) SoapUI
6 7 (10.45%) Toad
6 7 (10.45%) WebDriver
7 5 (7.46%) Ant
7 5 (7.46%) Eclipse
7 5 (7.46%) Jasmine
7 5 (7.46%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (7.46%) Mockito
7 5 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (4.48%) HP UFT
8 3 (4.48%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (4.48%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.99%) Bitbucket
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
1 7 (10.45%) Marketing
2 6 (8.96%) Games
3 4 (5.97%) Banking
4 3 (4.48%) Retail
5 2 (2.99%) Advertising
5 2 (2.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (71.64%) Developer
2 35 (52.24%) .NET Developer
3 7 (10.45%) .NET Software Developer
3 7 (10.45%) Automation Tester
3 7 (10.45%) Tester
4 6 (8.96%) Internet Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Software Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.97%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Development Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Technical Leader
6 4 (5.97%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Java Programmer
7 3 (4.48%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Software Programmer
7 3 (4.48%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (64.18%) .NET
2 37 (55.22%) ASP.NET Web API
3 35 (52.24%) ASP.NET
3 35 (52.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (47.76%) RESTful
5 30 (44.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 25 (37.31%) AngularJS
7 18 (26.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 18 (26.87%) Web Services
8 17 (25.37%) KnockoutJS
8 17 (25.37%) WCF
9 13 (19.40%) XML
10 11 (16.42%) .NET Framework
10 11 (16.42%) jQuery
10 11 (16.42%) JSON
11 10 (14.93%) Entity Framework
11 10 (14.93%) HTML
12 9 (13.43%) REST
13 8 (11.94%) CSS
14 6 (8.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Tandem
4 2 (2.99%) Social Media
5 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.99%) Unix
2 1 (1.49%) Android
2 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (86.57%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (79.10%) TDD
3 41 (61.19%) MVC
4 30 (44.78%) Web Application Development
5 11 (16.42%) Test Automation
6 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.45%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 7 (10.45%) Defect Tracking
7 7 (10.45%) Scrum
8 6 (8.96%) Functional Testing
8 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.96%) Test Scripting
9 5 (7.46%) Automated Testing
9 5 (7.46%) Issue Tracking
10 4 (5.97%) Analytics
10 4 (5.97%) Automation Testing
10 4 (5.97%) Business Analytics
10 4 (5.97%) People Management
10 4 (5.97%) Software Delivery
10 4 (5.97%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 44 (65.67%) C#
2 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
3 17 (25.37%) Java
4 15 (22.39%) SQL
5 11 (16.42%) Ruby
6 5 (7.46%) PL/SQL
6 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.99%) ES6
7 2 (2.99%) Groovy
8 1 (1.49%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.49%) C
8 1 (1.49%) C++
8 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.46%) Oracle
3 2 (2.99%) Cognizant
3 2 (2.99%) Facebook
4 1 (1.49%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.49%) RedGate
4 1 (1.49%) webMethods
4 1 (1.49%) WSO2
Runcorn
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackpool, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle,...
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: Up to £64,400 plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago