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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 17 27 43
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +16
Permanent jobs citing BDD 17 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 9.39% 3.43% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.04% 3.92% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 0
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London median salary £44,638 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+11.59% -2.43%
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
154 153 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 85.08% 87.43% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 135 111 146
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Chester region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Chester

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (70.97%) MVC
2 22 (70.97%) AngularJS
3 20 (64.52%) TDD
3 20 (64.52%) C#
4 17 (54.84%) .NET
5 16 (51.61%) SQL Server
5 16 (51.61%) ASP.NET
5 16 (51.61%) RESTful
5 16 (51.61%) Web Application Development
5 16 (51.61%) KnockoutJS
5 16 (51.61%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (51.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 16 (51.61%) ASP.NET Web API
5 16 (51.61%) SQL Server 2014
5 16 (51.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 15 (48.39%) Selenium
7 12 (38.71%) Web Services
8 11 (35.48%) XML
8 11 (35.48%) SQL
8 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
8 11 (35.48%) JUnit
8 11 (35.48%) Maven
8 11 (35.48%) JIRA
8 11 (35.48%) Cucumber
8 11 (35.48%) Jenkins
9 10 (32.26%) Java
10 6 (19.35%) Oracle
10 6 (19.35%) PL/SQL
10 6 (19.35%) HTML

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) SQL Server
1 16 (51.61%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (19.35%) MongoDB
2 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Selenium
2 11 (35.48%) Cucumber
2 11 (35.48%) Jenkins
2 11 (35.48%) JIRA
2 11 (35.48%) JUnit
2 11 (35.48%) Maven
3 6 (19.35%) Ant
3 6 (19.35%) Eclipse
3 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
3 6 (19.35%) Jasmine
3 6 (19.35%) Karma Test Runner
3 6 (19.35%) Mockito
4 5 (16.13%) SoapUI
4 5 (16.13%) Toad
5 3 (9.68%) SpecFlow
5 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
6 2 (6.45%) Ranorex
7 1 (3.23%) HP UFT
7 1 (3.23%) Sahi
7 1 (3.23%) WatiN
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 17 (54.84%) .NET Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Automation Tester
3 5 (16.13%) Tester
4 4 (12.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Java Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Java Programmer
4 4 (12.90%) Java Software Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Programmer
4 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Software Programmer
4 4 (12.90%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Developer in Test
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (70.97%) AngularJS
2 17 (54.84%) .NET
3 16 (51.61%) ASP.NET
3 16 (51.61%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (51.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 16 (51.61%) ASP.NET Web API
3 16 (51.61%) KnockoutJS
3 16 (51.61%) RESTful
3 16 (51.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 12 (38.71%) Web Services
5 11 (35.48%) XML
6 6 (19.35%) Hibernate
6 6 (19.35%) JDBC
6 6 (19.35%) JPA
6 6 (19.35%) jQuery
6 6 (19.35%) JSON
6 6 (19.35%) JSP
6 6 (19.35%) REST
6 6 (19.35%) Spring
6 6 (19.35%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (70.97%) MVC
3 20 (64.52%) TDD
4 16 (51.61%) Web Application Development
5 6 (19.35%) Issue Tracking
6 5 (16.13%) Automated Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
7 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
9 2 (6.45%) Automation Testing
10 1 (3.23%) Open Source
10 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
10 1 (3.23%) SDLC
10 1 (3.23%) Test Strategy
10 1 (3.23%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) C#
2 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
2 11 (35.48%) SQL
3 10 (32.26%) Java
4 6 (19.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
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