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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 23 41 51
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +10
Permanent jobs citing BDD 7 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.07% 0.82% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.79% 1.03% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 10
Average salary £40,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
146 194 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 84.88% 79.18% 88.92%
Number of salaries quoted 100 128 227
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) MVC
3 7 (58.33%) Games
3 7 (58.33%) TDD
3 7 (58.33%) NUnit
3 7 (58.33%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) .NET
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 7 (58.33%) NHibernate
3 7 (58.33%) WCF
3 7 (58.33%) LINQ
3 7 (58.33%) Kanban
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (58.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (58.33%) Moq
3 7 (58.33%) Web Application Development
4 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
4 5 (41.67%) Selenium
4 5 (41.67%) Maven
4 5 (41.67%) JUnit
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) XML
5 4 (33.33%) JIRA
5 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (25.00%) SoapUI

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) NUnit
1 7 (58.33%) Rhino Mocks
1 7 (58.33%) Moq
2 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
2 5 (41.67%) Maven
2 5 (41.67%) Selenium
2 5 (41.67%) JUnit
3 4 (33.33%) JIRA
3 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (25.00%) Toad
5 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
5 2 (16.67%) Jasmine
5 2 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (8.33%) Mockito
6 1 (8.33%) Ant
6 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (58.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
1 7 (58.33%) WCF
1 7 (58.33%) LINQ
1 7 (58.33%) NHibernate
1 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 2 (16.67%) Spring
3 2 (16.67%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) JPA
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) Struts
3 2 (16.67%) JDBC
3 2 (16.67%) JSP
3 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) Spring Integration
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) MVC
3 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 7 (58.33%) Kanban
3 7 (58.33%) TDD
3 7 (58.33%) Web Application Development
4 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
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