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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 17 22 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +19
Permanent jobs citing BDD 13 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 12.04% 4.55% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.29% 5.29% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 0
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £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
85 170 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 78.70% 85.86% 87.16%
Number of salaries quoted 75 148 113
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 2016, 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 36 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (83.33%) AngularJS
3 29 (80.56%) TDD
4 28 (77.78%) MVC
5 27 (75.00%) RESTful
6 25 (69.44%) .NET
7 24 (66.67%) C#
7 24 (66.67%) SQL Server
7 24 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
7 24 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 23 (63.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 23 (63.89%) SQL Server 2014
8 23 (63.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 23 (63.89%) Web Application Development
8 23 (63.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (63.89%) ASP.NET
9 10 (27.78%) Java
10 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 8 (22.22%) Web Services
10 8 (22.22%) JSON
11 7 (19.44%) Selenium
11 7 (19.44%) SQL
11 7 (19.44%) Cucumber
11 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
12 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
12 6 (16.67%) HTML
12 6 (16.67%) XML
12 6 (16.67%) JUnit
12 6 (16.67%) jQuery
12 6 (16.67%) JIRA

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 23 (63.89%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Cucumber
1 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
1 7 (19.44%) Selenium
2 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.67%) JIRA
2 6 (16.67%) JUnit
2 6 (16.67%) Maven
3 4 (11.11%) Ant
3 4 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 4 (11.11%) Jasmine
3 4 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (11.11%) Mockito
4 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.56%) Toad
5 1 (2.78%) Calabash
5 1 (2.78%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.78%) Sahi
5 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.78%) WatiN
General
1 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (86.11%) Developer
2 25 (69.44%) .NET Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Java Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Java Programmer
3 4 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Programmer
3 4 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Software Programmer
4 2 (5.56%) Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Automation Tester
4 2 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (2.78%) C# Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (83.33%) AngularJS
2 27 (75.00%) RESTful
3 25 (69.44%) .NET
4 24 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 24 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
5 23 (63.89%) ASP.NET
5 23 (63.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (63.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 23 (63.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (22.22%) JSON
6 8 (22.22%) Web Services
7 6 (16.67%) HTML
7 6 (16.67%) jQuery
7 6 (16.67%) XML
8 5 (13.89%) SOAP
9 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
9 4 (11.11%) JDBC
9 4 (11.11%) JPA
9 4 (11.11%) JSP
9 4 (11.11%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Android
1 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (80.56%) TDD
3 28 (77.78%) MVC
4 23 (63.89%) Web Application Development
5 5 (13.89%) Automated Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
6 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.33%) OO
7 3 (8.33%) Refactoring
7 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.56%) Android Development
8 2 (5.56%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (5.56%) Front End Development
8 2 (5.56%) Functional Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Performance Optimisation
8 2 (5.56%) SDLC
8 2 (5.56%) SOLID
8 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) C#
2 10 (27.78%) Java
3 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 7 (19.44%) SQL
5 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.56%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (2.78%) Apigee
3 1 (2.78%) Apple
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