The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 30 21 34
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Permanent jobs citing BDD 2 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.34% 9.71% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 12.32% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 1
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
131 138 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 87.92% 78.86% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 98 124 181
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Chester region with a requirement for BDD.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) B2B
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (75.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Fintech
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) B2B
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft