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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 26 41 48
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Permanent jobs citing BDD 6 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.37% 0.38% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 0.52% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 7
Average salary £40,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
152 192 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 85.39% 73.00% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 111 136 206
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) TDD
2 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) MVC
2 9 (69.23%) Scrum
3 8 (61.54%) C#
3 8 (61.54%) NHibernate
3 8 (61.54%) Kanban
4 7 (53.85%) Rhino Mocks
4 7 (53.85%) Moq
4 7 (53.85%) NUnit
4 7 (53.85%) WCF
4 7 (53.85%) LINQ
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 7 (53.85%) Games
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (53.85%) Web Application Development
5 6 (46.15%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) Cucumber
6 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (38.46%) Maven
6 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
6 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
6 5 (38.46%) Web Services
6 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
7 4 (30.77%) Java
7 4 (30.77%) JUnit
7 4 (30.77%) Selenium
8 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) NUnit
1 7 (53.85%) Rhino Mocks
1 7 (53.85%) Moq
2 6 (46.15%) Cucumber
3 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
3 5 (38.46%) Maven
4 4 (30.77%) Selenium
4 4 (30.77%) JUnit
5 3 (23.08%) Toad
5 3 (23.08%) JIRA
5 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
6 2 (15.38%) Calabash
6 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
7 1 (7.69%) Ant
7 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
7 1 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
7 1 (7.69%) Gradle
General
1 7 (53.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Automation Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) NHibernate
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (53.85%) WCF
3 7 (53.85%) LINQ
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 5 (38.46%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
6 2 (15.38%) SignalR
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) Spring
7 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
7 1 (7.69%) CSS
7 1 (7.69%) JDBC
7 1 (7.69%) JSP
7 1 (7.69%) Struts
7 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) TDD
2 9 (69.23%) MVC
2 9 (69.23%) Scrum
3 8 (61.54%) Kanban
4 7 (53.85%) Web Application Development
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 2 (15.38%) Pair Programming
7 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
8 1 (7.69%) Web Development
8 1 (7.69%) Refactoring
8 1 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (7.69%) OO
8 1 (7.69%) Time Management
8 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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