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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 62 76 58
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Permanent jobs citing BDD 31 26 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.06% 1.99% 3.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 2.41% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 64
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £39,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
864 1081 1562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.38% 82.71% 87.85%
Number of salaries quoted 667 947 1323
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 - 8 £40,000 - 1
Wilmslow - 7 £42,500 - 1
Runcorn - 3 £27,500 - 2
Knutsford +11 2 - -
Nantwich - 2 £55,000 -
Chester -15 1 £27,500 -38.88% 1
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 (94.44%) TDD
2 41 (75.93%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (68.52%) MVC
4 35 (64.81%) C#
4 35 (64.81%) .NET
5 31 (57.41%) SQL Server
5 31 (57.41%) ASP.NET
5 31 (57.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (46.30%) ASP.NET Web API
7 19 (35.19%) AngularJS
7 19 (35.19%) SQL Server 2014
7 19 (35.19%) WCF
8 17 (31.48%) RESTful
8 17 (31.48%) Web Application Development
8 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
9 16 (29.63%) CSS
9 16 (29.63%) Finance
10 14 (25.93%) Software Engineering
10 14 (25.93%) Entity Framework
10 14 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (25.93%) .NET Framework
11 13 (24.07%) Git (software)
12 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (22.22%) jQuery
12 12 (22.22%) SDLC
12 12 (22.22%) Banking
12 12 (22.22%) Risk Management
12 12 (22.22%) HTML
12 12 (22.22%) Java

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 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.70%) JBoss
3 2 (3.70%) nginx
4 1 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.85%) CICS
4 1 (1.85%) Confluence
4 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) BASE24
1 1 (1.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) PaaS
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) HTTP
2 2 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (1.85%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (57.41%) SQL Server
2 19 (35.19%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (12.96%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.41%) DB2
4 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (24.07%) Git (software)
3 8 (14.81%) Jenkins
4 7 (12.96%) Gradle
5 4 (7.41%) Bitbucket
5 4 (7.41%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (5.56%) Ant
6 3 (5.56%) JUnit
6 3 (5.56%) Moq
6 3 (5.56%) NUnit
6 3 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.70%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.85%) JIRA
8 1 (1.85%) Mockito
8 1 (1.85%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (29.63%) Finance
2 12 (22.22%) Banking
3 9 (16.67%) Corporate Banking
4 8 (14.81%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.56%) Retail
6 2 (3.70%) Marketing
7 1 (1.85%) Advertising
7 1 (1.85%) Back Office
7 1 (1.85%) Games
7 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (72.22%) Developer
2 28 (51.85%) .NET Developer
3 11 (20.37%) .NET Software Developer
3 11 (20.37%) Senior Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Lead Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 5 (9.26%) .NET Software Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Team Leader
8 4 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Principal Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Java Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Lead .NET Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (64.81%) .NET
2 31 (57.41%) ASP.NET
2 31 (57.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 25 (46.30%) ASP.NET Web API
4 19 (35.19%) AngularJS
4 19 (35.19%) WCF
5 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 17 (31.48%) RESTful
6 16 (29.63%) CSS
7 14 (25.93%) .NET Framework
7 14 (25.93%) Entity Framework
8 12 (22.22%) HTML
8 12 (22.22%) jQuery
9 11 (20.37%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (18.52%) HTML5
11 9 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (14.81%) JSON
12 8 (14.81%) Node.js
13 7 (12.96%) Web Services
14 6 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.26%) User Experience
3 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Streaming Music
5 2 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.70%) iPad
5 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.70%) RIA
6 1 (1.85%) Fintech
6 1 (1.85%) IVR
6 1 (1.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Android
2 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (94.44%) TDD
2 41 (75.93%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (68.52%) MVC
4 17 (31.48%) Web Application Development
5 14 (25.93%) Software Engineering
6 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 12 (22.22%) SDLC
7 10 (18.52%) Scrum
8 9 (16.67%) OO
9 8 (14.81%) Automated Testing
9 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
11 6 (11.11%) Investment Management
11 6 (11.11%) MVVM
12 5 (9.26%) OOP
12 5 (9.26%) Project Management
12 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (9.26%) Unit Testing
12 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 35 (64.81%) C#
2 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
3 12 (22.22%) Java
4 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
5 7 (12.96%) SQL
6 6 (11.11%) Ruby
7 3 (5.56%) C
7 3 (5.56%) C++
8 1 (1.85%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.85%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.85%) COBOL
8 1 (1.85%) PHP
8 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.85%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle
3 4 (7.41%) Sun
4 2 (3.70%) RedGate
5 1 (1.85%) Adobe
5 1 (1.85%) Chordiant
5 1 (1.85%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.85%) Facebook
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northwich
ECOM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago