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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 38 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing BDD 16 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.56% 1.48% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.99% 1.76% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 2
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
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
267 227 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 92.71% 84.07% 83.67%
Number of salaries quoted 177 149 158
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (90.00%) TDD
2 18 (90.00%) AngularJS
3 17 (85.00%) .NET
4 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
4 16 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
5 15 (75.00%) C#
6 14 (70.00%) MVC
7 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
7 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET
7 12 (60.00%) Web Application Development
7 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (40.00%) Node.js
8 8 (40.00%) CQRS
8 8 (40.00%) WCF
8 8 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 8 (40.00%) RESTful
8 8 (40.00%) Tandem
8 8 (40.00%) Retail
9 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
9 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (25.00%) Refactoring
9 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
10 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
10 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (20.00%) TeamCity
10 4 (20.00%) Pair Programming
10 4 (20.00%) Scrum

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (20.00%) Calabash
2 4 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) Ant
3 2 (10.00%) Maven
3 2 (10.00%) Gradle
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 14 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) AngularJS
2 17 (85.00%) .NET
3 16 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
4 12 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (40.00%) WCF
5 8 (40.00%) RESTful
5 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (20.00%) SignalR
6 4 (20.00%) HTML
6 4 (20.00%) CSS
6 4 (20.00%) Web Services
7 3 (15.00%) Gherkin
8 2 (10.00%) Spring
8 2 (10.00%) NHibernate
8 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (10.00%) JSON
8 2 (10.00%) jQuery
8 2 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Tandem
2 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (90.00%) TDD
3 14 (70.00%) MVC
4 12 (60.00%) Web Application Development
5 8 (40.00%) CQRS
5 8 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (25.00%) Refactoring
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Pair Programming
7 4 (20.00%) Scrum
7 4 (20.00%) OO
7 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (20.00%) SDLC
8 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
9 2 (10.00%) Web Development
9 2 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (10.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Adobe
2 1 (5.00%) Apple
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