The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 41 56 55
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 16 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.04% 0.67% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.71% 0.80% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 7
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -52.17%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.43%
BDD
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
340 373 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 85.86% 83.63% 83.18%
Number of salaries quoted 286 317 298
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,123
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,375 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,106
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

BDD
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Lancashire region.

BDD Salary Trend in Lancashire

BDD
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Lancashire

BDD
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn - 6 £45,250 -
Preston +3 4 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Burnley - 3 £40,000 -
Lancaster - 3 £35,000 -
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 30 (100.00%) TDD
2 26 (86.67%) ASP.NET
2 26 (86.67%) .NET
3 24 (80.00%) C#
4 23 (76.67%) MVC
5 20 (66.67%) Scrum
5 20 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (63.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (63.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 17 (56.67%) RESTful
7 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 17 (56.67%) Web Application Development
8 16 (53.33%) AngularJS
8 16 (53.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (43.33%) KnockoutJS
9 13 (43.33%) Dependency Injection
9 13 (43.33%) Kanban
10 10 (33.33%) Games
10 10 (33.33%) SQL
11 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
12 8 (26.67%) HTML
12 8 (26.67%) CSS
12 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
12 8 (26.67%) Ruby
12 8 (26.67%) jQuery
13 7 (23.33%) T-SQL
13 7 (23.33%) HTML5

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (23.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 19 (63.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (13.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 4 (13.33%) Gerrit
2 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.33%) JIRA
2 4 (13.33%) JMeter
2 4 (13.33%) Mercurial
2 4 (13.33%) Selenium
2 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (6.67%) Mocha
3 2 (6.67%) Sinon.JS
General
1 10 (33.33%) Games
2 6 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (86.67%) Developer
2 18 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (33.33%) Games Developer
4 9 (30.00%) C# Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) QA Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) QA Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) QA Test Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) QA Tester
6 4 (13.33%) Test Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Tester
7 3 (10.00%) Agile Developer
7 3 (10.00%) ASP Developer
7 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (86.67%) .NET
1 26 (86.67%) ASP.NET
2 20 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 19 (63.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 17 (56.67%) RESTful
5 16 (53.33%) AngularJS
5 16 (53.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 13 (43.33%) KnockoutJS
7 8 (26.67%) CSS
7 8 (26.67%) HTML
7 8 (26.67%) jQuery
8 7 (23.33%) HTML5
8 7 (23.33%) REST
9 6 (20.00%) JSON
9 6 (20.00%) XML
10 4 (13.33%) WCF
11 3 (10.00%) Express
12 1 (3.33%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
1 6 (20.00%) Unix
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
1 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) TDD
2 23 (76.67%) MVC
3 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (66.67%) Scrum
4 17 (56.67%) Web Application Development
5 13 (43.33%) Dependency Injection
5 13 (43.33%) Kanban
6 6 (20.00%) OO
6 6 (20.00%) Pair Programming
7 4 (13.33%) API Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (13.33%) Defect Management
7 4 (13.33%) Functional Testing
7 4 (13.33%) OWASP
7 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
7 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) C#
2 10 (33.33%) SQL
3 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (26.67%) Ruby
5 7 (23.33%) T-SQL
6 4 (13.33%) Java
7 1 (3.33%) ES6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Twitter
Preston, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago