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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 127 80 152
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +72
Permanent jobs citing BDD 64 111 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.56% 2.97% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 3.77% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 56 92 32
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
3462 2942 3068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.13% 78.68% 80.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2893 2471 2702
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +5 10 £32,500 -40.90% 3
Salford -8 7 £35,000 -9.09%
Altrincham - 6 £50,000 - 3
Bolton 0 1 £57,500 +43.75%
Rochdale -10 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £47,500 -
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 116 (81.12%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (79.72%) TDD
3 75 (52.45%) JavaScript
4 72 (50.35%) .NET
5 69 (48.25%) MVC
6 64 (44.76%) HTML
7 63 (44.06%) C#
7 63 (44.06%) CSS
8 56 (39.16%) ASP.NET
9 54 (37.76%) Scrum
10 50 (34.97%) SQL
11 48 (33.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 43 (30.07%) SQL Server
13 39 (27.27%) Java
14 37 (25.87%) jQuery
15 29 (20.28%) .NET Framework
15 29 (20.28%) WCF
16 27 (18.88%) Selenium
16 27 (18.88%) Web Services
17 25 (17.48%) HTML5
17 25 (17.48%) Web Application Development
18 24 (16.78%) OO
19 23 (16.08%) Pair Programming
19 23 (16.08%) CSS3
20 22 (15.38%) Git (software)
20 22 (15.38%) Internet
20 22 (15.38%) SOAP
21 19 (13.29%) REST
21 19 (13.29%) ASP.NET Web API
22 18 (12.59%) Mentoring

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 16 (11.19%) Node.js
2 8 (5.59%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.80%) SAS
4 3 (2.10%) Jetty
4 3 (2.10%) JBoss
5 2 (1.40%) CMS
5 2 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 12 (8.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.80%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.38%) Internet
2 7 (4.90%) HTTP
3 1 (0.70%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (30.07%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.59%) MySQL
4 8 (5.59%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.90%) Big Data
6 6 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.10%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.40%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.40%) Mahout
8 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (18.88%) Selenium
2 22 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 15 (10.49%) SpecFlow
3 15 (10.49%) Axure RP
4 13 (9.09%) NUnit
5 10 (6.99%) Cucumber
5 10 (6.99%) MSTest
6 9 (6.29%) WebDriver
7 8 (5.59%) JUnit
8 7 (4.90%) Maven
9 6 (4.20%) SoapUI
9 6 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (3.50%) TeamCity
10 5 (3.50%) Gradle
11 4 (2.80%) Subversion
11 4 (2.80%) Ant
11 4 (2.80%) Rhino Mocks
11 4 (2.80%) Moq
11 4 (2.80%) Jenkins
11 4 (2.80%) Robotium
General
1 16 (11.19%) Marketing
2 14 (9.79%) Finance
3 10 (6.99%) Billing
4 6 (4.20%) Advertising
5 5 (3.50%) Games
5 5 (3.50%) Retail
6 2 (1.40%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.40%) Publishing
7 1 (0.70%) Legal
7 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.70%) Electronics
7 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 104 (72.73%) Developer
2 41 (28.67%) .NET Developer
3 24 (16.78%) Senior Developer
4 14 (9.79%) Software Engineer
5 13 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 12 (8.39%) JavaScript Developer
7 11 (7.69%) Web Developer
8 10 (6.99%) QA Engineer
8 10 (6.99%) Software Developer
8 10 (6.99%) Designer
8 10 (6.99%) UX Designer
8 10 (6.99%) Front-End Developer
9 9 (6.29%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (5.59%) Junior Developer
10 8 (5.59%) C# Developer
10 8 (5.59%) Junior
11 7 (4.90%) Agile .NET Developer
11 7 (4.90%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (4.20%) Senior Web Developer
13 5 (3.50%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (50.35%) .NET
2 64 (44.76%) HTML
3 63 (44.06%) CSS
4 56 (39.16%) ASP.NET
5 48 (33.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 37 (25.87%) jQuery
7 29 (20.28%) .NET Framework
7 29 (20.28%) WCF
8 27 (18.88%) Web Services
9 25 (17.48%) HTML5
10 23 (16.08%) CSS3
11 22 (15.38%) SOAP
12 19 (13.29%) REST
12 19 (13.29%) ASP.NET Web API
13 17 (11.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 16 (11.19%) LINQ
14 16 (11.19%) Razor View Engine
15 15 (10.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 15 (10.49%) RESTful
16 12 (8.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.49%) User Experience
2 12 (8.39%) Graphic Design
3 4 (2.80%) Social Media
3 4 (2.80%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.40%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.70%) Xbox
5 1 (0.70%) Semantic Web
5 1 (0.70%) Streaming Music
5 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.70%) iPad
5 1 (0.70%) DTV
5 1 (0.70%) Clustering
5 1 (0.70%) BBC
5 1 (0.70%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.99%) Linux
2 8 (5.59%) UNIX
3 4 (2.80%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.80%) Android
4 2 (1.40%) Windows
5 1 (0.70%) AIX
5 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (81.12%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (79.72%) TDD
3 69 (48.25%) MVC
4 54 (37.76%) Scrum
5 25 (17.48%) Web Application Development
6 24 (16.78%) OO
7 23 (16.08%) Pair Programming
8 18 (12.59%) Mentoring
9 17 (11.89%) E-Commerce
10 16 (11.19%) OOD
10 16 (11.19%) Kanban
10 16 (11.19%) Domain-Driven Design
11 15 (10.49%) Automated Testing
12 13 (9.09%) CQRS
12 13 (9.09%) UML
13 12 (8.39%) Software Testing
13 12 (8.39%) Web Development
13 12 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (8.39%) Coaching
14 11 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (52.45%) JavaScript
2 63 (44.06%) C#
3 50 (34.97%) SQL
4 39 (27.27%) Java
5 14 (9.79%) Ruby
6 6 (4.20%) Objective-C
7 5 (3.50%) C
8 4 (2.80%) Scala
9 3 (2.10%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.10%) PHP
10 2 (1.40%) Python
10 2 (1.40%) C++
11 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (10.49%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (10.49%) MCP
1 15 (10.49%) MCSD
2 13 (9.09%) MCTS
2 13 (9.09%) MCAD
3 12 (8.39%) Degree
4 5 (3.50%) ISEB
5 2 (1.40%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.50%) Puppet
2 3 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.40%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.99%) Oracle
3 3 (2.10%) SAP
4 2 (1.40%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.70%) Twitter
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Easy Web Recruitment - Bright Future Software
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hudson - London
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Overtime
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + flexible benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago