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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 48 59 58
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 13 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.56% 1.38% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 1.65% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 3
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +37.93%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
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
416 423 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 82.05% 83.60% 78.85%
Number of salaries quoted 343 341 357
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
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 1 September 2015. 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 +14 13 £40,000 -33.33% 2
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 16 (100.00%) MVC
1 16 (100.00%) Scrum
1 16 (100.00%) TDD
1 16 (100.00%) Kanban
1 16 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 16 (100.00%) Web Application Development
2 15 (93.75%) AngularJS
2 15 (93.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 15 (93.75%) ASP.NET Web API
2 15 (93.75%) Dependency Injection
2 15 (93.75%) KnockoutJS
2 15 (93.75%) RESTful
2 15 (93.75%) Games
2 15 (93.75%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.25%) NUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Lucene
3 1 (6.25%) NHibernate
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) WCF
3 1 (6.25%) LINQ
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (6.25%) Cucumber

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) NUnit
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (93.75%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
1 16 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 16 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 15 (93.75%) RESTful
2 15 (93.75%) KnockoutJS
2 15 (93.75%) AngularJS
2 15 (93.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 15 (93.75%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (6.25%) Lucene.Net
3 1 (6.25%) Lucene
3 1 (6.25%) NHibernate
3 1 (6.25%) WCF
3 1 (6.25%) LINQ
3 1 (6.25%) Castle Windsor
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) MVC
1 16 (100.00%) Scrum
1 16 (100.00%) TDD
1 16 (100.00%) Kanban
1 16 (100.00%) Web Application Development
2 15 (93.75%) Dependency Injection
2 15 (93.75%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum-ban
3 1 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
Preston, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago