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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 35 60 49
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -11
Permanent jobs citing BDD 12 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.45% 0.58% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.27% 0.66% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 9
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -52.17%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
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
281 457 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 80.75% 87.88% 86.46%
Number of salaries quoted 236 398 324
Average salary £35,625 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +13 9 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Burnley - 2 £35,000 -
Blackburn - 1 £42,500 - 1
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 27 (100.00%) TDD
2 25 (92.59%) MVC
2 25 (92.59%) C#
2 25 (92.59%) .NET
2 25 (92.59%) ASP.NET
3 24 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 24 (88.89%) RESTful
3 24 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 24 (88.89%) Web Application Development
3 24 (88.89%) ASP.NET Web API
3 24 (88.89%) SQL Server 2014
3 24 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 20 (74.07%) AngularJS
4 20 (74.07%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (74.07%) Scrum
5 19 (70.37%) Games
5 19 (70.37%) Kanban
5 19 (70.37%) Dependency Injection
5 19 (70.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 19 (70.37%) KnockoutJS
6 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (25.93%) Ruby
7 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
8 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
8 5 (18.52%) Node.js
8 5 (18.52%) WCF
8 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (7.41%) JMeter
9 2 (7.41%) Workflow
9 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (18.52%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (88.89%) SQL Server
1 24 (88.89%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.41%) Gerrit
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) JMeter
2 2 (7.41%) Mercurial
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
2 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (70.37%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
2 24 (88.89%) .NET Developer
3 19 (70.37%) Games Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) QA Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) QA Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) QA Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Tester
5 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Java Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (92.59%) .NET
1 25 (92.59%) ASP.NET
2 24 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 24 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 24 (88.89%) ASP.NET Web API
2 24 (88.89%) RESTful
3 20 (74.07%) AngularJS
4 19 (70.37%) KnockoutJS
4 19 (70.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (18.52%) WCF
6 1 (3.70%) CSS
6 1 (3.70%) HTML
6 1 (3.70%) HTML5
6 1 (3.70%) jQuery
6 1 (3.70%) JSON
6 1 (3.70%) REST
6 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) TDD
2 25 (92.59%) MVC
3 24 (88.89%) Web Application Development
4 20 (74.07%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (74.07%) Scrum
5 19 (70.37%) Dependency Injection
5 19 (70.37%) Kanban
6 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.41%) API Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Defect Management
8 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
8 2 (7.41%) OWASP
8 2 (7.41%) QA Automation
8 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
8 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Workflow
9 1 (3.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) C#
2 7 (25.93%) Ruby
3 2 (7.41%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Twitter
Blackburn, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, training,free parking
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago