The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 116 138 148
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +10
Permanent jobs citing BDD 74 55 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.83% 1.34% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 1.70% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 67 52 21
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,400 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3338 3230 2824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.54% 78.68% 75.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2755 2754 2523
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
BDD
North West

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 22 £40,000 - 1
Oldham - 5 £32,500 - 1
Stockport - 4 £29,000 -
Altrincham - 2 £29,500 -
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 150 (97.40%) TDD
2 107 (69.48%) MVC
3 100 (64.94%) C#
4 88 (57.14%) .NET
5 85 (55.19%) ASP.NET
6 83 (53.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 77 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 73 (47.40%) WCF
9 67 (43.51%) JavaScript
10 66 (42.86%) Razor View Engine
11 60 (38.96%) HTML
12 57 (37.01%) Agile Software Development
13 52 (33.77%) CSS
14 49 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 46 (29.87%) SQL
16 43 (27.92%) Web Application Development
16 43 (27.92%) SQL Server 2012
17 35 (22.73%) MCTS
17 35 (22.73%) MCP
17 35 (22.73%) MCAD
17 35 (22.73%) MCSD
17 35 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
17 35 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 35 (22.73%) Domain-Driven Design
18 33 (21.43%) Ruby
19 32 (20.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 32 (20.78%) .NET Framework
20 31 (20.13%) CQRS
21 30 (19.48%) E-Commerce
22 29 (18.83%) Scrum

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (5.84%) Node.js
2 5 (3.25%) CMS
3 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.65%) WordPress
3 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.65%) nginx
3 1 (0.65%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.65%) IIS
3 1 (0.65%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.30%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.19%) HTTP
2 5 (3.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (27.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (7.14%) MySQL
4 8 (5.19%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (18.18%) Selenium
2 17 (11.04%) Git (software)
2 17 (11.04%) Cucumber
3 15 (9.74%) WebDriver
4 13 (8.44%) Hudson
5 12 (7.79%) NUnit
6 9 (5.84%) PHPUnit
6 9 (5.84%) Moq
7 7 (4.55%) QUnit
7 7 (4.55%) Jasmine
7 7 (4.55%) JSHint
7 7 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (3.90%) TeamCity
9 5 (3.25%) Mercurial
9 5 (3.25%) SoapUI
9 5 (3.25%) SpecFlow
9 5 (3.25%) ReSharper
10 4 (2.60%) Jenkins
10 4 (2.60%) Rhino Mocks
11 2 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 11 (7.14%) Advertising
2 9 (5.84%) Finance
3 5 (3.25%) Games
4 4 (2.60%) Music Industry
5 2 (1.30%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 121 (78.57%) Developer
2 72 (46.75%) .NET Developer
3 37 (24.03%) C# Developer
4 33 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (20.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 26 (16.88%) Web Developer
6 26 (16.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 24 (15.58%) .NET Web Developer
7 24 (15.58%) C# Web Developer
8 18 (11.69%) Test Engineer
9 9 (5.84%) Analyst
9 9 (5.84%) PHP Developer
9 9 (5.84%) Java Developer
9 9 (5.84%) Automation Engineer
10 8 (5.19%) Front-End Developer
11 7 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
11 7 (4.55%) Test Analyst
12 6 (3.90%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.90%) Senior Developer
13 4 (2.60%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (57.14%) .NET
2 85 (55.19%) ASP.NET
3 83 (53.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 73 (47.40%) WCF
5 66 (42.86%) Razor View Engine
6 60 (38.96%) HTML
7 52 (33.77%) CSS
8 49 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 35 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 32 (20.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 32 (20.78%) .NET Framework
11 24 (15.58%) LINQ
11 24 (15.58%) LINQ to SQL
12 20 (12.99%) jQuery
13 18 (11.69%) RESTful
14 14 (9.09%) HTML5
15 11 (7.14%) CSS3
16 10 (6.49%) NHibernate
17 8 (5.19%) Symfony
17 8 (5.19%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.58%) N-Tier
2 10 (6.49%) IPTV
3 8 (5.19%) Social Network
3 8 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.55%) Video on Demand
5 6 (3.90%) Digital Media
6 5 (3.25%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.60%) Replication
7 4 (2.60%) Interactive TV
8 2 (1.30%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.30%) iPhone
9 1 (0.65%) Open Source
9 1 (0.65%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.65%) Social Media
9 1 (0.65%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.95%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.30%) Android
3 1 (0.65%) Windows
3 1 (0.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (97.40%) TDD
2 107 (69.48%) MVC
3 57 (37.01%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (27.92%) Web Application Development
5 35 (22.73%) Domain-Driven Design
6 31 (20.13%) CQRS
7 30 (19.48%) E-Commerce
8 29 (18.83%) Scrum
9 23 (14.94%) OO
10 17 (11.04%) Pair Programming
10 17 (11.04%) Kanban
11 13 (8.44%) Test Automation
12 11 (7.14%) OOD
13 10 (6.49%) Test Management
14 8 (5.19%) Extreme Programming
14 8 (5.19%) Automated Testing
14 8 (5.19%) Business Analysis
15 7 (4.55%) UML
15 7 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 100 (64.94%) C#
2 67 (43.51%) JavaScript
3 46 (29.87%) SQL
4 33 (21.43%) Ruby
5 27 (17.53%) Java
6 26 (16.88%) T-SQL
7 23 (14.94%) PHP
8 13 (8.44%) C
8 13 (8.44%) C++
9 6 (3.90%) Python
9 6 (3.90%) Perl
10 4 (2.60%) Scala
11 3 (1.95%) PHP5
12 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 35 (22.73%) MCP
1 35 (22.73%) MCAD
1 35 (22.73%) MCSD
1 35 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 35 (22.73%) MCTS
2 11 (7.14%) ISEB
3 9 (5.84%) Degree
4 6 (3.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.34%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (5.84%) Facebook
2 8 (5.19%) Twitter
2 8 (5.19%) Google
2 8 (5.19%) Zend
3 4 (2.60%) Oracle
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.65%) ION Trading
4 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Purple Monkey
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dunnhumby
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dunnhumby
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Jam Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
LateRooms
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 28 days ago