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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 25 43 61
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +18
Permanent jobs citing BDD 21 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 6.31% 3.46% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 3.93% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 4
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -21.73%
UK excluding London average salary £44,275 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+10.68% -2.43%
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
273 382 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 81.98% 88.22% 89.08%
Number of salaries quoted 218 265 441
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 2016, 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 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (100.00%) TDD
2 30 (85.71%) Ruby
2 30 (85.71%) Git (software)
3 28 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 28 (80.00%) WCF
3 28 (80.00%) MVC
3 28 (80.00%) C#
3 28 (80.00%) .NET
3 28 (80.00%) ASP.NET
4 26 (74.29%) SQL Server
4 26 (74.29%) .NET Framework
4 26 (74.29%) RESTful
4 26 (74.29%) NoSQL
4 26 (74.29%) Web Application Development
4 26 (74.29%) Entity Framework
4 26 (74.29%) Node.js
4 26 (74.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 26 (74.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 26 (74.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 26 (74.29%) Code First Entity Framework
5 7 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 7 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 7 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 7 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 7 (20.00%) JIRA
5 7 (20.00%) QA
5 7 (20.00%) Selenium
5 7 (20.00%) Java

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 26 (74.29%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (74.29%) NoSQL
1 26 (74.29%) SQL Server
1 26 (74.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 30 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 7 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (20.00%) JIRA
2 7 (20.00%) Selenium
2 7 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (11.43%) Gerrit
3 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.43%) JMeter
3 4 (11.43%) Mercurial
4 3 (8.57%) Selenium IDE
General
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) .NET Developer
1 28 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Tester
3 6 (17.14%) Selenium Tester
4 4 (11.43%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) QA Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) QA Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) QA Test Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) QA Tester
4 4 (11.43%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Automation Tester
5 3 (8.57%) Java Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 3 (8.57%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (80.00%) .NET
1 28 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 28 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 28 (80.00%) WCF
2 26 (74.29%) .NET Framework
2 26 (74.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 26 (74.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 26 (74.29%) Code First Entity Framework
2 26 (74.29%) Entity Framework
2 26 (74.29%) RESTful
3 5 (14.29%) HTML
4 3 (8.57%) Web Services
5 2 (5.71%) CSS
5 2 (5.71%) jQuery
5 2 (5.71%) LINQ
5 2 (5.71%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
1 3 (8.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (100.00%) TDD
2 28 (80.00%) MVC
3 26 (74.29%) Web Application Development
4 7 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (11.43%) API Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Functional Testing
5 4 (11.43%) OWASP
5 4 (11.43%) QA Automation
5 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
5 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Workflow
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.57%) OO
7 2 (5.71%) Scrum
8 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (85.71%) Ruby
2 28 (80.00%) C#
3 7 (20.00%) Java
4 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (8.57%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
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