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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 63 90 69
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -21
Permanent jobs citing BDD 24 35 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.49% 2.07% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 2.29% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 20 33 53
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £45,000 £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
797 1529 1485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.76% 90.31% 84.66%
Number of salaries quoted 694 1209 1141
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,907
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +23 10 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Knutsford +16 6 £72,500 +70.58%
Chester -3 4 £45,000 - 1
Crewe +23 2 £35,000 - 1
Runcorn - 2 £42,500 - 1
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 56 (84.85%) TDD
2 53 (80.30%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (68.18%) C#
4 44 (66.67%) .NET
5 42 (63.64%) MVC
6 38 (57.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 36 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 36 (54.55%) SQL Server
7 36 (54.55%) ASP.NET
8 31 (46.97%) SQL Server 2014
9 27 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 27 (40.91%) Web Application Development
9 27 (40.91%) RESTful
10 23 (34.85%) Git (software)
11 21 (31.82%) WCF
12 20 (30.30%) AngularJS
13 19 (28.79%) JavaScript
14 18 (27.27%) Selenium
15 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
15 17 (25.76%) Jenkins
16 16 (24.24%) NoSQL
17 15 (22.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 15 (22.73%) Java
17 15 (22.73%) jQuery
17 15 (22.73%) .NET Framework
17 15 (22.73%) JSON
18 14 (21.21%) Web Services
18 14 (21.21%) Entity Framework
18 14 (21.21%) KnockoutJS
19 13 (19.70%) SQL

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 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.58%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.52%) Apache
3 1 (1.52%) Mule
3 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (3.03%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 31 (46.97%) SQL Server 2014
3 16 (24.24%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.58%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.52%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.52%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 23 (34.85%) Git (software)
2 18 (27.27%) Selenium
3 17 (25.76%) Jenkins
4 13 (19.70%) Maven
5 12 (18.18%) Cucumber
5 12 (18.18%) JIRA
5 12 (18.18%) JUnit
6 9 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (9.09%) WebDriver
8 5 (7.58%) Ant
8 5 (7.58%) Eclipse
8 5 (7.58%) Jasmine
8 5 (7.58%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (7.58%) Mockito
8 5 (7.58%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (7.58%) SoapUI
8 5 (7.58%) Toad
9 4 (6.06%) Bitbucket
10 3 (4.55%) Android Studio
10 3 (4.55%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (19.70%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Marketing
3 6 (9.09%) Games
3 6 (9.09%) Publishing
4 4 (6.06%) Banking
5 2 (3.03%) Advertising
6 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (74.24%) Developer
2 34 (51.52%) .NET Developer
3 10 (15.15%) Senior Developer
4 9 (13.64%) .NET Software Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Software Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Internet Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Technical Leader
8 5 (7.58%) Automation Tester
8 5 (7.58%) Tester
9 4 (6.06%) .NET Software Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) C# Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Development Manager
9 4 (6.06%) Development Team Leader
9 4 (6.06%) Lead Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Software Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Team Leader
9 4 (6.06%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (66.67%) .NET
2 38 (57.58%) ASP.NET Web API
3 36 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 36 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 27 (40.91%) RESTful
5 21 (31.82%) WCF
6 20 (30.30%) AngularJS
7 15 (22.73%) .NET Framework
7 15 (22.73%) jQuery
7 15 (22.73%) JSON
7 15 (22.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 14 (21.21%) Entity Framework
8 14 (21.21%) KnockoutJS
8 14 (21.21%) Web Services
9 11 (16.67%) Node.js
9 11 (16.67%) XML
10 10 (15.15%) CSS
11 7 (10.61%) REST
12 6 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.06%) Social Media
4 3 (4.55%) Tandem
5 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.06%) Android
3 2 (3.03%) Unix
4 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (84.85%) TDD
2 53 (80.30%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (63.64%) MVC
4 27 (40.91%) Web Application Development
5 9 (13.64%) Test Automation
6 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
7 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.61%) Scrum
8 6 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.58%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 5 (7.58%) Defect Tracking
9 5 (7.58%) iOS Development
9 5 (7.58%) Issue Tracking
9 5 (7.58%) Test Scripting
10 4 (6.06%) Analytics
10 4 (6.06%) Android Development
10 4 (6.06%) Automation Testing
10 4 (6.06%) Functional Testing
10 4 (6.06%) People Management
10 4 (6.06%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 45 (68.18%) C#
2 19 (28.79%) JavaScript
3 15 (22.73%) Java
4 13 (19.70%) SQL
5 11 (16.67%) Ruby
6 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
7 5 (7.58%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.55%) Apple Swift
8 3 (4.55%) C
8 3 (4.55%) C++
8 3 (4.55%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle
3 4 (6.06%) Cognizant
4 2 (3.03%) Facebook
5 1 (1.52%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.52%) RedGate
5 1 (1.52%) webMethods
5 1 (1.52%) WSO2
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