The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 39 63 43
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -20
Permanent jobs citing BDD 9 5 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.39% 1.06% 4.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 1.27% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 20
Average salary £60,000 £32,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
BDD
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
300 395 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 79.79% 83.69% 80.56%
Number of salaries quoted 244 353 333
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

BDD
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Liverpool region.

BDD Salary Trend in Liverpool

BDD
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 17 October 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Liverpool

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (100.00%) TDD
2 12 (66.67%) C#
2 12 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 12 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 12 (66.67%) Node.js
3 11 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (61.11%) Ruby
4 7 (38.89%) .NET
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
4 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (33.33%) Open Source
5 6 (33.33%) RESTful
5 6 (33.33%) REST
5 6 (33.33%) Backbone.js
5 6 (33.33%) Redis
5 6 (33.33%) Web Application Development
5 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (33.33%) CSS
5 6 (33.33%) OO
5 6 (33.33%) HTML
5 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) MVC
5 6 (33.33%) Advertising
5 6 (33.33%) LAMP
5 6 (33.33%) Retail
5 6 (33.33%) WCF

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 12 (66.67%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 6 (33.33%) Redis
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (27.78%) WebDriver
2 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
2 5 (27.78%) Hudson
2 5 (27.78%) SpecFlow
2 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 5 (27.78%) Bugzilla
2 5 (27.78%) JIRA
2 5 (27.78%) Selenium
2 5 (27.78%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.56%) NUnit
General
1 6 (33.33%) Advertising
1 6 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) .NET Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Senior Applications Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
1 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
1 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (33.33%) REST
2 6 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 6 (33.33%) CSS
2 6 (33.33%) LAMP
2 6 (33.33%) WCF
2 6 (33.33%) RESTful
2 6 (33.33%) HTML
2 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (100.00%) TDD
2 11 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 6 (33.33%) OO
3 6 (33.33%) MVC
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
4 5 (27.78%) User Stories
4 5 (27.78%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C#
2 11 (61.11%) Ruby
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft