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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 29 39 39
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing BDD 4 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.42% 3.86% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 4.13% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 2
Median salary £36,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.44% +5.88%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
137 218 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 83.03% 93.56% 80.65%
Number of salaries quoted 126 117 134
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (68.18%) C#
3 13 (59.09%) MVC
3 13 (59.09%) TDD
3 13 (59.09%) Selenium
3 13 (59.09%) AngularJS
4 12 (54.55%) .NET
5 9 (40.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (36.36%) Web Application Development
6 8 (36.36%) KnockoutJS
6 8 (36.36%) RESTful
6 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (36.36%) SQL
6 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
6 8 (36.36%) Web Services
7 7 (31.82%) XML
7 7 (31.82%) JUnit
7 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
7 7 (31.82%) Maven
7 7 (31.82%) JIRA
7 7 (31.82%) Cucumber
7 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
8 6 (27.27%) Java
9 5 (22.73%) HTML
9 5 (22.73%) jQuery
9 5 (22.73%) WebDriver

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 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Selenium
2 7 (31.82%) Cucumber
2 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
2 7 (31.82%) JIRA
2 7 (31.82%) JUnit
2 7 (31.82%) Maven
3 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
4 4 (18.18%) Ant
4 4 (18.18%) Eclipse
4 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 4 (18.18%) Jasmine
4 4 (18.18%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (18.18%) Mockito
5 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
5 3 (13.64%) SpecFlow
5 3 (13.64%) Toad
5 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
6 2 (9.09%) Ranorex
7 1 (4.55%) Sahi
7 1 (4.55%) WatiN
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Automation Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Developer in Test
4 3 (13.64%) Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Java Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Java Programmer
5 2 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Programmer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) AngularJS
2 12 (54.55%) .NET
3 9 (40.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (36.36%) KnockoutJS
4 8 (36.36%) RESTful
4 8 (36.36%) Web Services
5 7 (31.82%) XML
6 5 (22.73%) HTML
6 5 (22.73%) jQuery
7 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
7 4 (18.18%) JDBC
7 4 (18.18%) JPA
7 4 (18.18%) JSON
7 4 (18.18%) JSP
7 4 (18.18%) SOAP
7 4 (18.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) MVC
2 13 (59.09%) TDD
3 8 (36.36%) Web Application Development
4 4 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Issue Tracking
4 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 2 (9.09%) B2B
6 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Pair Programming
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.55%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 6 (27.27%) Java
5 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft