The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
North West / Manchester
Rank 49 70 104
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +34
Permanent jobs citing BDD 210 120 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.48% 3.67% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.99% 4.05% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 173 115 86
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £74,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
3505 2965 3428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 91.44% 90.67% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2952 2426 2890
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

BDD Salary Histogram in Manchester

BDD
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury -7 16 £30,000 -14.28%
Bolton -4 10 £45,000 +28.57%
Wigan - 9 £40,000 -
Altrincham - 8 £41,500 - 2
Stockport -1 7 £50,000 +33.33%
Sale - 4 £32,500 - 1
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for BDD.

1 373 (93.02%) Agile Software Development
2 367 (91.52%) TDD
3 179 (44.64%) Java
4 171 (42.64%) C#
5 167 (41.65%) .NET
6 156 (38.90%) MVC
7 143 (35.66%) Scrum
8 128 (31.92%) ASP.NET
9 122 (30.42%) SQL Server
10 119 (29.68%) ASP.NET MVC
11 117 (29.18%) JavaScript
12 108 (26.93%) WCF
13 104 (25.94%) OO
14 100 (24.94%) Ruby
15 98 (24.44%) Web Application Development
15 98 (24.44%) SQL Server 2014
16 95 (23.69%) AngularJS
17 93 (23.19%) RESTful
18 89 (22.19%) Selenium
19 84 (20.95%) Kanban
20 83 (20.70%) .NET Framework
20 83 (20.70%) Git (software)
21 81 (20.20%) SDLC
22 80 (19.95%) ASP.NET Web API
23 78 (19.45%) Node.js
24 77 (19.20%) Continuous Integration
25 76 (18.95%) E-Commerce
26 74 (18.45%) Test Automation
27 72 (17.96%) Entity Framework
27 72 (17.96%) SQL

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (7.48%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (3.74%) Apache Solr
2 15 (3.74%) Tomcat
3 11 (2.74%) JBoss
4 10 (2.49%) Confluence
5 8 (2.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.50%) Apache
7 5 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.75%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.25%) CMS
9 1 (0.25%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (1.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.75%) Magento
2 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 46 (11.47%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (8.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.74%) GitHub
4 6 (1.50%) SaaS
5 5 (1.25%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.98%) Internet
2 6 (1.50%) Intranet
3 4 (1.00%) HTTP
4 1 (0.25%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (30.42%) SQL Server
2 98 (24.44%) SQL Server 2014
3 53 (13.22%) NoSQL
4 44 (10.97%) MongoDB
5 29 (7.23%) Big Data
5 29 (7.23%) Hadoop
6 26 (6.48%) MySQL
7 6 (1.50%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.75%) DB2
9 3 (0.75%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.50%) Power BI
10 2 (0.50%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.25%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.25%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.25%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 89 (22.19%) Selenium
2 83 (20.70%) Git (software)
3 61 (15.21%) Cucumber
4 54 (13.47%) Jenkins
5 32 (7.98%) TeamCity
6 30 (7.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 29 (7.23%) JUnit
8 28 (6.98%) WebDriver
9 19 (4.74%) JIRA
10 16 (3.99%) Eclipse
10 16 (3.99%) SpecFlow
11 15 (3.74%) Ant
12 14 (3.49%) NUnit
13 11 (2.74%) Visual Studio
14 10 (2.49%) Jasmine
15 8 (2.00%) Maven
15 8 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
16 6 (1.50%) FitNesse
16 6 (1.50%) Gradle
16 6 (1.50%) Moq
General
1 63 (15.71%) Games
2 49 (12.22%) Finance
3 14 (3.49%) Retail
4 11 (2.74%) Banking
5 9 (2.24%) Marketing
6 7 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.50%) Music Industry
8 2 (0.50%) Electronics
8 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Advertising
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 232 (57.86%) Developer
2 116 (28.93%) .NET Developer
3 61 (15.21%) Java Developer
4 54 (13.47%) Senior Developer
5 51 (12.72%) Tester
6 44 (10.97%) Senior Java Developer
7 42 (10.47%) Automation Tester
8 37 (9.23%) Test Engineer
9 33 (8.23%) Graduate
9 33 (8.23%) Graduate Developer
9 33 (8.23%) Test Automation Engineer
10 30 (7.48%) Junior
10 30 (7.48%) Junior Developer
11 29 (7.23%) Analyst
12 27 (6.73%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 27 (6.73%) Junior .NET Developer
13 25 (6.23%) QA Automation Engineer
13 25 (6.23%) QA Engineer
14 22 (5.49%) Senior Automation Tester
14 22 (5.49%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (41.65%) .NET
2 128 (31.92%) ASP.NET
3 119 (29.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 108 (26.93%) WCF
5 95 (23.69%) AngularJS
6 93 (23.19%) RESTful
7 83 (20.70%) .NET Framework
8 80 (19.95%) ASP.NET Web API
9 78 (19.45%) Node.js
10 72 (17.96%) Entity Framework
11 71 (17.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 69 (17.21%) Spring
13 57 (14.21%) HTML
14 55 (13.72%) Web Services
15 54 (13.47%) KnockoutJS
16 52 (12.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 51 (12.72%) Hibernate
18 49 (12.22%) WPF
19 45 (11.22%) REST
20 41 (10.22%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.72%) iPad
2 36 (8.98%) Computer Science
3 27 (6.73%) Mobile App
4 22 (5.49%) Social Network
5 17 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.49%) User Experience
8 9 (2.24%) Xbox
9 5 (1.25%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.25%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.25%) Tandem
10 4 (1.00%) Streaming Music
11 2 (0.50%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (0.50%) Blog
11 2 (0.50%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.50%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.50%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.50%) Replication
12 1 (0.25%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (5.24%) Windows
2 18 (4.49%) Linux
3 10 (2.49%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.00%) Android
5 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (93.02%) Agile Software Development
2 367 (91.52%) TDD
3 156 (38.90%) MVC
4 143 (35.66%) Scrum
5 104 (25.94%) OO
6 98 (24.44%) Web Application Development
7 84 (20.95%) Kanban
8 81 (20.20%) SDLC
9 77 (19.20%) Continuous Integration
10 76 (18.95%) E-Commerce
11 74 (18.45%) Test Automation
12 60 (14.96%) Automated Testing
13 56 (13.97%) Test Scripting
14 48 (11.97%) Continuous Delivery
15 43 (10.72%) Continuous Improvement
15 43 (10.72%) Software Engineering
16 40 (9.98%) Automation Testing
17 39 (9.73%) Configuration Management
18 38 (9.48%) Web Development
19 37 (9.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 179 (44.64%) Java
2 171 (42.64%) C#
3 117 (29.18%) JavaScript
4 100 (24.94%) Ruby
5 72 (17.96%) SQL
6 27 (6.73%) F#
6 27 (6.73%) Python
7 23 (5.74%) PHP
8 18 (4.49%) Scala
9 17 (4.24%) C++
10 9 (2.24%) VB.NET
11 8 (2.00%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.75%) Apple Swift
12 7 (1.75%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.25%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.25%) VB
14 4 (1.00%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.50%) Clojure
15 2 (0.50%) Haskell
16 1 (0.25%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (8.98%) ISEB
2 22 (5.49%) ISTQB
3 19 (4.74%) Degree
4 13 (3.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (13.22%) QA
2 11 (2.74%) SDET
3 5 (1.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (2.49%) Docker
2 2 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 37 (9.23%) Kibana
2 8 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (7.98%) Google
1 32 (7.98%) Microsoft
2 16 (3.99%) Oracle
3 3 (0.75%) IBM
3 3 (0.75%) Snowplow
4 2 (0.50%) IDERA
4 2 (0.50%) RedGate
4 2 (0.50%) SAP
4 2 (0.50%) Tableau
4 2 (0.50%) Zend
5 1 (0.25%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.25%) hybris
5 1 (0.25%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.25%) Sybase
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
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