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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 96 95 163
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +68
Permanent jobs citing BDD 88 94 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.17% 2.48% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 3.16% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 79 81 21
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
3444 2976 3074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.79% 78.52% 81.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2824 2547 2682
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +16 18 £32,500 -40.90% 1
Salford -3 7 £46,250 +17.83% 3
Rochdale - 6 £39,500 -
Bolton +2 5 £40,000 - 1
Altrincham +6 4 £50,000 +61.29% 1
Oldham - 2 £39,000 -
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 129 (85.43%) TDD
2 125 (82.78%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (52.98%) MVC
4 78 (51.66%) JavaScript
5 77 (50.99%) .NET
6 74 (49.01%) C#
7 64 (42.38%) ASP.NET
8 63 (41.72%) HTML
9 62 (41.06%) CSS
10 57 (37.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 55 (36.42%) SQL
12 49 (32.45%) SQL Server
13 46 (30.46%) Scrum
14 36 (23.84%) WCF
15 35 (23.18%) Java
16 32 (21.19%) jQuery
17 31 (20.53%) .NET Framework
18 29 (19.21%) Web Services
19 28 (18.54%) Selenium
20 27 (17.88%) Web Application Development
21 25 (16.56%) OO
22 23 (15.23%) Razor View Engine
23 22 (14.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 21 (13.91%) Domain-Driven Design
24 21 (13.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
24 21 (13.91%) SQL Server 2012
24 21 (13.91%) Pair Programming
24 21 (13.91%) E-Commerce
24 21 (13.91%) SOAP
24 21 (13.91%) Mentoring

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (9.93%) Node.js
2 8 (5.30%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.65%) SAS
3 4 (2.65%) CMS
4 3 (1.99%) Jetty
5 2 (1.32%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.66%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 12 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.58%) Internet
2 7 (4.64%) HTTP
3 1 (0.66%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (32.45%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (5.30%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.64%) Big Data
5 6 (3.97%) MySQL
5 6 (3.97%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.99%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.32%) Mahout
8 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (18.54%) Selenium
2 19 (12.58%) Git (software)
3 15 (9.93%) Axure RP
3 15 (9.93%) NUnit
4 14 (9.27%) SpecFlow
5 11 (7.28%) Cucumber
5 11 (7.28%) WebDriver
6 10 (6.62%) MSTest
6 10 (6.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (5.30%) Jenkins
8 7 (4.64%) SoapUI
8 7 (4.64%) JUnit
8 7 (4.64%) Maven
9 5 (3.31%) Moq
9 5 (3.31%) Gradle
10 4 (2.65%) Robotium
10 4 (2.65%) Subversion
10 4 (2.65%) Ant
10 4 (2.65%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.65%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 15 (9.93%) Marketing
2 12 (7.95%) Finance
3 10 (6.62%) Billing
4 7 (4.64%) Advertising
5 5 (3.31%) Games
5 5 (3.31%) Retail
6 3 (1.99%) Publishing
7 2 (1.32%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.66%) Legal
8 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.66%) Electronics
8 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 117 (77.48%) Developer
2 47 (31.13%) .NET Developer
3 23 (15.23%) Senior Developer
4 18 (11.92%) C# Developer
5 15 (9.93%) Java Developer
6 13 (8.61%) Web Developer
6 13 (8.61%) Software Developer
7 11 (7.28%) Software Engineer
7 11 (7.28%) JavaScript Developer
7 11 (7.28%) Front-End Developer
7 11 (7.28%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (6.62%) User Experience Designer
8 10 (6.62%) Designer
9 9 (5.96%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (5.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (5.30%) Junior
10 8 (5.30%) Junior Developer
11 7 (4.64%) Test Analyst
11 7 (4.64%) Analyst
11 7 (4.64%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (50.99%) .NET
2 64 (42.38%) ASP.NET
3 63 (41.72%) HTML
4 62 (41.06%) CSS
5 57 (37.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 36 (23.84%) WCF
7 32 (21.19%) jQuery
8 31 (20.53%) .NET Framework
9 29 (19.21%) Web Services
10 23 (15.23%) Razor View Engine
11 22 (14.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 21 (13.91%) SOAP
12 21 (13.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 20 (13.25%) HTML5
14 18 (11.92%) LINQ
15 17 (11.26%) REST
15 17 (11.26%) CSS3
16 16 (10.60%) ASP.NET Web API
17 14 (9.27%) LINQ to SQL
18 13 (8.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.93%) User Experience
2 11 (7.28%) Graphic Design
3 5 (3.31%) Digital Media
3 5 (3.31%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.65%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.65%) Social Media
4 4 (2.65%) Replication
5 1 (0.66%) Clustering
5 1 (0.66%) Interactive TV
5 1 (0.66%) Streaming Music
5 1 (0.66%) iPhone
5 1 (0.66%) Semantic Web
5 1 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.66%) iPad
5 1 (0.66%) DTV
5 1 (0.66%) BBC
5 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.66%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.30%) Linux
2 5 (3.31%) Android
2 5 (3.31%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.31%) UNIX
3 1 (0.66%) Windows
3 1 (0.66%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (85.43%) TDD
2 125 (82.78%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (52.98%) MVC
4 46 (30.46%) Scrum
5 27 (17.88%) Web Application Development
6 25 (16.56%) OO
7 21 (13.91%) E-Commerce
7 21 (13.91%) Pair Programming
7 21 (13.91%) Mentoring
7 21 (13.91%) Domain-Driven Design
8 19 (12.58%) Kanban
9 18 (11.92%) CQRS
9 18 (11.92%) OOD
10 17 (11.26%) UML
10 17 (11.26%) Automated Testing
11 16 (10.60%) Web Development
12 12 (7.95%) Software Testing
12 12 (7.95%) Coaching
13 11 (7.28%) Time Management
13 11 (7.28%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 78 (51.66%) JavaScript
2 74 (49.01%) C#
3 55 (36.42%) SQL
4 35 (23.18%) Java
5 12 (7.95%) Ruby
6 8 (5.30%) Scala
7 7 (4.64%) Objective-C
8 6 (3.97%) PHP
9 5 (3.31%) C
9 5 (3.31%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.32%) Python
10 2 (1.32%) C++
11 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (13.25%) MCP
1 20 (13.25%) MCSD
1 20 (13.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (11.92%) MCTS
2 18 (11.92%) MCAD
3 9 (5.96%) ISEB
4 7 (4.64%) Degree
5 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.31%) Puppet
2 3 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.32%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (7.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.62%) Oracle
3 3 (1.99%) JBoss
4 1 (0.66%) SAP
Bolton, Lancashire
ao.com
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Negotiable dependant on Experience
Posted: 4 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Insurance
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Salford
BBC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fabric
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Stockport
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago