The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 33 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.33% - 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% - 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 11
Average salary £40,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BDD
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
206 200 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 91.15% 88.50% 87.29%
Number of salaries quoted 177 141 228
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

BDD
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Chester region.

BDD Salary Trend in Chester

BDD
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Chester region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Chester

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) JUnit
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) PL/SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) JDBC
2 6 (85.71%) JSP
2 6 (85.71%) Struts
2 6 (85.71%) Eclipse
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) Hibernate
2 6 (85.71%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) jQuery
2 6 (85.71%) JPA
2 6 (85.71%) Jasmine
2 6 (85.71%) AngularJS
2 6 (85.71%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
3 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
3 5 (71.43%) Spring Integration
4 4 (57.14%) Java EE
4 4 (57.14%) Spring MVC

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
1 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) JUnit
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (85.71%) Jasmine
2 6 (85.71%) Karma Test Runner
2 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) Eclipse
3 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
5 1 (14.29%) Mockito
5 1 (14.29%) Ant
5 1 (14.29%) Toad
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Java Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior J2EE Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) JPA
1 6 (85.71%) AngularJS
1 6 (85.71%) jQuery
1 6 (85.71%) Spring
1 6 (85.71%) Hibernate
1 6 (85.71%) JDBC
1 6 (85.71%) JSP
1 6 (85.71%) Struts
2 5 (71.43%) Spring Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Spring MVC
3 4 (57.14%) Java EE
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) J2EE
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) JSON
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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