The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 49 35 56
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Permanent jobs citing BDD 8 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.82% 4.82% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 5.72% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 4
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
395 297 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 89.98% 84.14% 90.29%
Number of salaries quoted 357 255 384
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £24,375
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burnley -5 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Lancaster -1 2 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Rossendale - 2 - -
Blackpool - 1 £35,000 - 2
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) C#
2 13 (68.42%) .NET
3 12 (63.16%) MVC
3 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
3 12 (63.16%) TDD
3 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (52.63%) RESTful
4 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
4 10 (52.63%) Web Application Development
4 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 9 (47.37%) Git (software)
6 8 (42.11%) WCF
6 8 (42.11%) Ruby
6 8 (42.11%) NoSQL
6 8 (42.11%) Node.js
7 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
8 6 (31.58%) JIRA
8 6 (31.58%) Automated Testing
8 6 (31.58%) QA
8 6 (31.58%) Selenium
8 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
8 6 (31.58%) Manual Testing
8 6 (31.58%) Entity Framework
8 6 (31.58%) Automation Testing
8 6 (31.58%) Code First Entity Framework
8 6 (31.58%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2014

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) NoSQL
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Git (software)
2 6 (31.58%) JIRA
2 6 (31.58%) Selenium
3 4 (21.05%) Calabash
3 4 (21.05%) Capybara
3 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
3 4 (21.05%) Fiddler
4 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.26%) Moq
General
1 5 (26.32%) Manufacturing
2 4 (21.05%) Marketing
3 3 (15.79%) Advertising
3 3 (15.79%) Retail
4 2 (10.53%) Electronics
4 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) .NET Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) QA Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) QA Test Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Graduate
4 2 (10.53%) Graduate C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Graduate Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Graduate Python Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Junior
4 2 (10.53%) Junior C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Junior Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Junior Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Junior Python Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
2 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (52.63%) RESTful
4 8 (42.11%) Node.js
4 8 (42.11%) WCF
5 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
5 6 (31.58%) Code First Entity Framework
5 6 (31.58%) Entity Framework
6 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
6 3 (15.79%) WinForms
6 3 (15.79%) WPF
7 2 (10.53%) J2EE
7 2 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (5.26%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) MVC
2 12 (63.16%) TDD
3 10 (52.63%) Web Application Development
4 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (31.58%) Automated Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Automation Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (31.58%) Manual Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
6 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.79%) MVVM
8 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
9 1 (5.26%) Logistics
9 1 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) Ruby
3 3 (15.79%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) VB
4 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Facebook
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) DevExpress
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