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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 51 64 53
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Permanent jobs citing BDD 1 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.27% 0.20% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.23% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 12
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
305 433 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 83.11% 88.01% 75.11%
Number of salaries quoted 250 387 290
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) TDD
2 12 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (80.00%) Node.js
2 12 (80.00%) NoSQL
3 9 (60.00%) C#
3 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (60.00%) Ruby
4 6 (40.00%) WCF
4 6 (40.00%) Retail
4 6 (40.00%) RESTful
4 6 (40.00%) Open Source
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (40.00%) .NET
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (40.00%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) OO
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) MVC
4 6 (40.00%) Advertising
4 6 (40.00%) LAMP
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (40.00%) REST
4 6 (40.00%) Backbone.js
4 6 (40.00%) Redis
4 6 (40.00%) Web Application Development
4 6 (40.00%) AngularJS

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (80.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (40.00%) Redis
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (20.00%) Hudson
2 3 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Bugzilla
2 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (40.00%) Advertising
1 6 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Applications Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 6 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Applications Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
1 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (40.00%) CSS
1 6 (40.00%) LAMP
1 6 (40.00%) WCF
1 6 (40.00%) RESTful
1 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (40.00%) REST
1 6 (40.00%) Backbone.js
1 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) TDD
2 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (40.00%) Web Application Development
3 6 (40.00%) OO
3 6 (40.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) User Stories
4 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
1 9 (60.00%) Ruby
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft