The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 116 73 145
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +72
Permanent jobs citing BDD 78 122 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.85% 3.19% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 4.01% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 70 103 41
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BDD
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3515 3041 3303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 83.41% 79.54% 79.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3008 2575 2957
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

BDD
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

BDD Salary Trend in Manchester

BDD
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Manchester

BDD
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +10 20 £33,000 -22.35% 4
Altrincham +5 8 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Salford -6 6 £37,500 -4.45%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 6 £47,500 -
Bolton -2 1 £57,500 +43.75%
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 130 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (78.85%) TDD
3 85 (54.49%) JavaScript
3 85 (54.49%) .NET
4 73 (46.79%) HTML
5 72 (46.15%) CSS
6 68 (43.59%) C#
7 67 (42.95%) MVC
8 65 (41.67%) Scrum
9 57 (36.54%) ASP.NET
10 53 (33.97%) SQL
11 48 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
12 47 (30.13%) jQuery
13 44 (28.21%) SQL Server
14 37 (23.72%) Java
15 35 (22.44%) .NET Framework
16 31 (19.87%) HTML5
16 31 (19.87%) Web Services
17 29 (18.59%) CSS3
17 29 (18.59%) Selenium
18 27 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
18 27 (17.31%) OO
19 26 (16.67%) Git (software)
20 24 (15.38%) Web Application Development
20 24 (15.38%) SOAP
21 23 (14.74%) Internet
21 23 (14.74%) ASP.NET Web API
22 22 (14.10%) WCF
23 21 (13.46%) Degree
23 21 (13.46%) Microsoft

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 19 (12.18%) Node.js
2 11 (7.05%) CMS
3 7 (4.49%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (2.56%) SAS
4 4 (2.56%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.92%) Jetty
5 3 (1.92%) JBoss
5 3 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.64%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.56%) GitHub
2 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.74%) Internet
2 2 (1.28%) HTTP
3 1 (0.64%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 10 (6.41%) MySQL
4 9 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.21%) Big Data
7 3 (1.92%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.92%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.28%) Mahout
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (18.59%) Selenium
2 26 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 19 (12.18%) SpecFlow
4 15 (9.62%) Axure RP
4 15 (9.62%) TeamCity
5 12 (7.69%) WebDriver
5 12 (7.69%) NUnit
6 11 (7.05%) Cucumber
7 9 (5.77%) SoapUI
7 9 (5.77%) JUnit
7 9 (5.77%) JIRA
8 8 (5.13%) MSTest
8 8 (5.13%) Visual Studio
9 7 (4.49%) Maven
9 7 (4.49%) Jenkins
9 7 (4.49%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (3.85%) Subversion
11 5 (3.21%) Gradle
12 4 (2.56%) Robotium
12 4 (2.56%) Ant
General
1 13 (8.33%) Marketing
2 12 (7.69%) Finance
3 8 (5.13%) Billing
4 5 (3.21%) Advertising
5 4 (2.56%) Games
6 3 (1.92%) Publishing
6 3 (1.92%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.28%) Music Industry
7 2 (1.28%) Retail
8 1 (0.64%) Legal
8 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.64%) Electronics
8 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 106 (67.95%) Developer
2 46 (29.49%) .NET Developer
3 16 (10.26%) Senior Developer
4 13 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 13 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 12 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (6.41%) UX Designer
6 10 (6.41%) Designer
6 10 (6.41%) QA Engineer
6 10 (6.41%) Analyst
6 10 (6.41%) Software Developer
6 10 (6.41%) Test Analyst
7 8 (5.13%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.13%) Front-End Developer
8 7 (4.49%) Technical Test Analyst
8 7 (4.49%) Agile .NET Developer
8 7 (4.49%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (4.49%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (4.49%) Junior Developer
8 7 (4.49%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (54.49%) .NET
2 73 (46.79%) HTML
3 72 (46.15%) CSS
4 57 (36.54%) ASP.NET
5 48 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 47 (30.13%) jQuery
7 35 (22.44%) .NET Framework
8 31 (19.87%) Web Services
8 31 (19.87%) HTML5
9 29 (18.59%) CSS3
10 24 (15.38%) SOAP
11 23 (14.74%) ASP.NET Web API
12 22 (14.10%) WCF
13 20 (12.82%) REST
14 17 (10.90%) RESTful
15 14 (8.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 14 (8.97%) Hibernate
15 14 (8.97%) Spring
16 13 (8.33%) LINQ
16 13 (8.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.54%) User Experience
2 11 (7.05%) Graphic Design
3 7 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.92%) Social Media
7 2 (1.28%) BBC
8 1 (0.64%) Replication
8 1 (0.64%) Clustering
8 1 (0.64%) Interactive TV
8 1 (0.64%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.64%) DTV
8 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.41%) Linux
2 7 (4.49%) UNIX
3 5 (3.21%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.56%) Android
5 2 (1.28%) Windows
5 2 (1.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (78.85%) TDD
3 67 (42.95%) MVC
4 65 (41.67%) Scrum
5 27 (17.31%) OO
5 27 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (15.38%) Web Application Development
7 21 (13.46%) Pair Programming
7 21 (13.46%) Mentoring
8 19 (12.18%) Automated Testing
8 19 (12.18%) Web Development
9 17 (10.90%) Kanban
10 14 (8.97%) Software Engineering
10 14 (8.97%) Web Design
10 14 (8.97%) OOD
11 13 (8.33%) Coaching
12 12 (7.69%) Software Testing
13 11 (7.05%) E-Commerce
13 11 (7.05%) UML
13 11 (7.05%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 85 (54.49%) JavaScript
2 68 (43.59%) C#
3 53 (33.97%) SQL
4 37 (23.72%) Java
5 17 (10.90%) Ruby
6 5 (3.21%) Scala
6 5 (3.21%) C
7 4 (2.56%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.28%) PHP
8 2 (1.28%) Python
8 2 (1.28%) C++
9 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (13.46%) Degree
2 8 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.13%) MCTS
2 8 (5.13%) MCP
2 8 (5.13%) MCAD
2 8 (5.13%) MCSD
3 7 (4.49%) ISEB
4 2 (1.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.21%) Puppet
2 3 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.28%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 21 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.69%) Oracle
3 8 (5.13%) SAP
4 7 (4.49%) Sitecore
5 4 (2.56%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.64%) Twitter
6 1 (0.64%) Capita
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