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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 81 63 90
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +27
Permanent jobs citing BDD 43 63 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.46% 3.25% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 3.88% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 40 63 26
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
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
1520 1625 1302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.91% 83.85% 81.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1253 1294 1036
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Chester +6 16 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Ellesmere Port -2 16 £40,000 - 2
Wilmslow +9 6 £35,000 -9.67% 2
Crewe -6 2 - -
Warrington -16 2 £38,750 -29.54% 5
Knutsford -4 1 £42,500 +21.42% 3
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 81 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (90.48%) TDD
3 66 (78.57%) C#
3 66 (78.57%) .NET
3 66 (78.57%) SQL Server
4 61 (72.62%) MVC
5 59 (70.24%) ASP.NET
5 59 (70.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 59 (70.24%) Web Application Development
6 50 (59.52%) RESTful
7 49 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 38 (45.24%) Scrum
9 37 (44.05%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (41.67%) Marketing
11 31 (36.90%) Dependency Injection
12 26 (30.95%) Advertising
12 26 (30.95%) Facebook
13 23 (27.38%) WCF
14 22 (26.19%) JavaScript
15 20 (23.81%) Node.js
16 19 (22.62%) AngularJS
17 16 (19.05%) KnockoutJS
18 15 (17.86%) Git (software)
18 15 (17.86%) Ruby
19 14 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
19 14 (16.67%) CQRS
20 13 (15.48%) Retail
20 13 (15.48%) Java
21 12 (14.29%) Internet
21 12 (14.29%) NoSQL

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 20 (23.81%) Node.js
2 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.38%) IIS
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.57%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Magento
2 2 (2.38%) Sage 200
2 2 (2.38%) Sage ERP X3
2 2 (2.38%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (2.38%) Agresso
2 2 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.38%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.57%) Trello
3 2 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.57%) JasperReports
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.71%) Cucumber
3 5 (5.95%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.95%) Selenium
4 4 (4.76%) TeamCity
4 4 (4.76%) Calabash
5 3 (3.57%) TestNG
5 3 (3.57%) MyEclipse
5 3 (3.57%) JUnit
5 3 (3.57%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.38%) Maven
6 2 (2.38%) Ant
6 2 (2.38%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.38%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.38%) Gradle
General
1 35 (41.67%) Marketing
2 26 (30.95%) Advertising
3 13 (15.48%) Retail
4 6 (7.14%) Games
5 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.38%) Finance
6 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (79.76%) Developer
2 58 (69.05%) .NET Developer
3 5 (5.95%) Tester
3 5 (5.95%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (4.76%) Java Developer
4 4 (4.76%) Analyst
5 3 (3.57%) Development Manager
5 3 (3.57%) Architect
5 3 (3.57%) QA Tester
5 3 (3.57%) QA Engineer
5 3 (3.57%) .NET Development Manager
5 3 (3.57%) Automated Tester
6 2 (2.38%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (2.38%) Technical Leader
6 2 (2.38%) Business Analyst
6 2 (2.38%) Software Tester
6 2 (2.38%) Senior Developer
6 2 (2.38%) Test Analyst
6 2 (2.38%) Technical Architect
7 1 (1.19%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (78.57%) .NET
2 59 (70.24%) ASP.NET
2 59 (70.24%) ASP.NET MVC
3 50 (59.52%) RESTful
4 49 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 23 (27.38%) WCF
6 19 (22.62%) AngularJS
7 16 (19.05%) KnockoutJS
8 12 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (13.10%) Entity Framework
9 11 (13.10%) .NET Framework
9 11 (13.10%) HTML
10 8 (9.52%) Web Services
10 8 (9.52%) CSS
11 6 (7.14%) jQuery
11 6 (7.14%) HTML5
11 6 (7.14%) CSS3
12 5 (5.95%) Spring
13 4 (4.76%) Java EE
13 4 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Tandem
2 7 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.19%) Windows
1 1 (1.19%) AIX
1 1 (1.19%) Linux
1 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
1 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (90.48%) TDD
3 61 (72.62%) MVC
4 59 (70.24%) Web Application Development
5 38 (45.24%) Scrum
6 37 (44.05%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (36.90%) Dependency Injection
8 14 (16.67%) CQRS
8 14 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
9 11 (13.10%) OO
10 8 (9.52%) Refactoring
10 8 (9.52%) SDLC
11 7 (8.33%) Pair Programming
12 6 (7.14%) Service Delivery
13 5 (5.95%) Web Development
13 5 (5.95%) Automated Testing
13 5 (5.95%) Test Automation
13 5 (5.95%) Mentoring
13 5 (5.95%) Responsive Web Design
14 3 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 66 (78.57%) C#
2 22 (26.19%) JavaScript
3 15 (17.86%) Ruby
4 13 (15.48%) Java
5 10 (11.90%) SQL
6 4 (4.76%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.19%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) ISEB
1 5 (5.95%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.71%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (30.95%) Facebook
2 5 (5.95%) Oracle
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.38%) Adobe
3 2 (2.38%) JD Edwards
3 2 (2.38%) Sage
3 2 (2.38%) Infor
4 1 (1.19%) Apple
Warrington, Cheshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £60k, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ellesmere Port
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sandbach
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Health, Life cover
Posted: 12 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + Excellent Package
Posted: 26 days ago