The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Liverpool region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 53 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 9 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.72% 1.71% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 2.07% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 9
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
427 386 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 81.64% 82.30% 70.26%
Number of salaries quoted 368 347 351
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
BDD
Merseyside

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 22 July 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Liverpool

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 16 (100.00%) TDD
2 12 (75.00%) Scrum
3 10 (62.50%) Java
4 8 (50.00%) C#
5 7 (43.75%) SQL
5 7 (43.75%) Ruby
6 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (31.25%) Selenium
7 5 (31.25%) TeamCity
7 5 (31.25%) Scala
7 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
7 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
7 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
7 5 (31.25%) Hudson
7 5 (31.25%) JIRA
7 5 (31.25%) Spring
7 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
7 5 (31.25%) J2EE
7 5 (31.25%) MySQL
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
7 5 (31.25%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (31.25%) Bugzilla
7 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
7 5 (31.25%) SpecFlow
7 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
7 5 (31.25%) User Stories
7 5 (31.25%) Automation Testing
8 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
8 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (18.75%) Node.js

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 3 (18.75%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) OLAP
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium
1 5 (31.25%) TeamCity
1 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
1 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
1 5 (31.25%) Hudson
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
1 5 (31.25%) Bugzilla
1 5 (31.25%) SpecFlow
1 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) NUnit
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Java Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
2 5 (31.25%) J2EE Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Spring
1 5 (31.25%) J2EE
1 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) WCF
3 2 (12.50%) RESTful
3 2 (12.50%) MDX
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (6.25%) REST
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
4 1 (6.25%) LAMP
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) TDD
2 12 (75.00%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
4 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
4 5 (31.25%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (31.25%) User Stories
4 5 (31.25%) Automation Testing
5 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) ETL
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) OO
6 2 (12.50%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
6 2 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) Ruby
4 5 (31.25%) Scala
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
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