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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 40 50 51
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 14 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.95% 1.67% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 2.14% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 16
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% -
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
375 373 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 78.95% 77.71% 69.96%
Number of salaries quoted 313 334 331
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,652
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,888 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Liverpool

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 17 (100.00%) TDD
2 12 (70.59%) C#
3 11 (64.71%) Ruby
4 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
4 9 (52.94%) NoSQL
4 9 (52.94%) Node.js
5 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (41.18%) .NET
6 7 (41.18%) Java
6 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
6 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
6 7 (41.18%) Scrum
7 6 (35.29%) MVC
7 6 (35.29%) OO
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 6 (35.29%) RESTful
7 6 (35.29%) Web Application Development
7 6 (35.29%) WCF
7 6 (35.29%) Retail
7 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (29.41%) SpecFlow
8 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
8 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
8 5 (29.41%) JIRA
8 5 (29.41%) Selenium
8 5 (29.41%) TeamCity
8 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
8 5 (29.41%) User Stories
8 5 (29.41%) Automation Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (52.94%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) NoSQL
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 3 (17.65%) Redis
4 2 (11.76%) MySQL
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
2 5 (29.41%) SpecFlow
2 5 (29.41%) JIRA
2 5 (29.41%) Selenium
2 5 (29.41%) TeamCity
2 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 5 (29.41%) WebDriver
2 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
2 5 (29.41%) Hudson
2 5 (29.41%) Bugzilla
3 1 (5.88%) NUnit
General
1 6 (35.29%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Test Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Applications Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Applications Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Java Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
1 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
2 6 (35.29%) RESTful
2 6 (35.29%) WCF
2 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
3 3 (17.65%) REST
3 3 (17.65%) Backbone.js
3 3 (17.65%) LAMP
3 3 (17.65%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) J2EE
4 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
4 2 (11.76%) Spring
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (41.18%) Scrum
4 6 (35.29%) MVC
4 6 (35.29%) OO
4 6 (35.29%) Web Application Development
5 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
5 5 (29.41%) User Stories
5 5 (29.41%) Automation Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) Ruby
3 7 (41.18%) Java
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
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