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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 62 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing BDD 1 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.20% 1.62% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 1.98% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 3
Average salary - £37,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
436 404 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 86.00% 81.78% 75.23%
Number of salaries quoted 376 337 304
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) OO
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 4 (50.00%) CQRS
4 4 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) Internet
4 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) WCF
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (50.00%) Node.js
4 4 (50.00%) REST
4 4 (50.00%) Games
5 3 (37.50%) Backbone.js
5 3 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) Kanban
5 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (12.50%) OOP
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) ScrumMaster
2 3 (37.50%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) WCF
2 4 (50.00%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) Backbone.js
3 3 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) MVC
3 5 (62.50%) OO
4 4 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 4 (50.00%) CQRS
4 4 (50.00%) Web Application Development
5 3 (37.50%) Kanban
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (12.50%) OOP
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) Scala