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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 55 36 63
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +27
Permanent jobs citing BDD 7 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.42% 4.46% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 5.26% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 0
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
436 304 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 88.44% 84.68% 88.45%
Number of salaries quoted 394 251 371
Median salary £37,500 £35,625 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £27,750 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

BDD Salary Histogram 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 18 January 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
Preston -19 2 £22,500 -43.75%
Rossendale - 2 - -
Nelson - 2 £36,250 -
Blackpool - 1 £35,000 - 2
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) C#
2 14 (56.00%) .NET
3 13 (52.00%) TDD
4 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
4 12 (48.00%) Node.js
5 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (44.00%) MVC
6 10 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 9 (36.00%) RESTful
7 9 (36.00%) Web Application Development
7 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 8 (32.00%) Ruby
8 8 (32.00%) WCF
8 8 (32.00%) NoSQL
9 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
9 7 (28.00%) JIRA
9 7 (28.00%) QA
9 7 (28.00%) Selenium
10 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
10 6 (24.00%) Java
10 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
10 6 (24.00%) Automation Testing
11 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
11 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
12 4 (16.00%) WinForms

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (32.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (28.00%) JIRA
2 7 (28.00%) Selenium
3 4 (16.00%) Calabash
3 4 (16.00%) Capybara
3 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (16.00%) Fiddler
4 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.00%) Moq
5 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (16.00%) Marketing
3 3 (12.00%) Retail
4 2 (8.00%) Electronics
4 2 (8.00%) Finance
4 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) QA Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Graduate
6 2 (8.00%) Graduate C# Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Graduate Java Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Junior
6 2 (8.00%) Junior C# Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Junior Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Junior Python Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Python Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (48.00%) Node.js
3 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (36.00%) RESTful
5 8 (32.00%) WCF
6 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (16.00%) Code First Entity Framework
7 4 (16.00%) CSS
7 4 (16.00%) Entity Framework
7 4 (16.00%) WinForms
7 4 (16.00%) WPF
8 2 (8.00%) Autofac
8 2 (8.00%) HTML
8 2 (8.00%) J2EE
9 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) TDD
3 11 (44.00%) MVC
4 10 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (36.00%) Web Application Development
6 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Automation Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
8 4 (16.00%) MVVM
8 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Coaching
9 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Logistics
9 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
9 2 (8.00%) Scrum
10 1 (4.00%) Compatibility Testing
10 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) C#
2 8 (32.00%) Ruby
3 6 (24.00%) Java
4 4 (16.00%) Python
5 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.00%) SQL
6 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
1 2 (8.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) DevExpress
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle
1 2 (8.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
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