The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 58 56 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Permanent jobs citing BDD 4 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.85% 0.62% 3.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.84% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 17
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
382 359 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 80.93% 73.87% 71.89%
Number of salaries quoted 296 324 313
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
BDD
North West

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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
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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
Preston +3 3 £60,000 +71.42% 4
Blackpool - 1 £40,000 - 1
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 7 (70.00%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (60.00%) .NET
4 6 (60.00%) MVC
5 4 (40.00%) Spring
5 4 (40.00%) jQuery
5 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (40.00%) Java
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) J2EE
5 4 (40.00%) MySQL
5 4 (40.00%) Scala
5 4 (40.00%) Kanban
6 3 (30.00%) Node.js
6 3 (30.00%) REST
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (30.00%) Backbone.js
6 3 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 3 (30.00%) C#
6 3 (30.00%) WCF
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) NHibernate
7 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (30.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) NUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (10.00%) Moq
General
1 1 (10.00%) Games
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Consultant
3 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (40.00%) J2EE Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Java Consultant
3 4 (40.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (30.00%) ScrumMaster
4 3 (30.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) J2EE
2 4 (40.00%) jQuery
2 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (40.00%) Spring
3 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (30.00%) REST
3 3 (30.00%) Backbone.js
3 3 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) WCF
4 2 (20.00%) NHibernate
5 1 (10.00%) WPF
5 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
5 1 (10.00%) LINQ
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 7 (70.00%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (60.00%) MVC
5 4 (40.00%) Kanban
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
8 1 (10.00%) OO
8 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (10.00%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (40.00%) Scala
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
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