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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
North West / Manchester
Rank 46 74 105
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +31
Permanent jobs citing BDD 203 110 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.61% 3.40% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.20% 3.76% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 178 103 87
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £74,500 £50,000
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
3275 2922 3360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 90.52% 90.19% 86.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2833 2402 2898
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -8 17 £30,000 -36.84% 2
Altrincham - 14 £42,500 -
Bolton - 13 £45,000 - 1
Wigan - 10 £40,000 -
Stockport +3 9 £47,500 +42.85% 1
Oldham - 2 £32,500 -
Sale - 1 £32,500 - 1
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 360 (93.51%) Agile Software Development
2 356 (92.47%) TDD
3 177 (45.97%) C#
4 171 (44.42%) .NET
5 168 (43.64%) MVC
6 155 (40.26%) Java
7 143 (37.14%) ASP.NET
8 136 (35.32%) Scrum
9 132 (34.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 129 (33.51%) SQL Server
11 114 (29.61%) WCF
12 113 (29.35%) OO
13 107 (27.79%) Ruby
14 105 (27.27%) JavaScript
14 105 (27.27%) Web Application Development
14 105 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
15 101 (26.23%) RESTful
16 98 (25.45%) AngularJS
17 87 (22.60%) .NET Framework
18 85 (22.08%) Git (software)
19 83 (21.56%) ASP.NET Web API
20 79 (20.52%) Entity Framework
20 79 (20.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 76 (19.74%) Node.js
22 75 (19.48%) E-Commerce
23 69 (17.92%) Continuous Integration
24 68 (17.66%) Selenium
24 68 (17.66%) SDLC
25 67 (17.40%) Kanban
26 65 (16.88%) Spring

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 (7.79%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (4.16%) Apache Solr
3 13 (3.38%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.86%) JBoss
5 9 (2.34%) Confluence
6 7 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.04%) Apache
7 4 (1.04%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.52%) CMS
8 2 (0.52%) nginx
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.08%) Magento
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (8.31%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.60%) GitHub
4 4 (1.04%) Google Play
5 3 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (10.13%) Internet
2 3 (0.78%) HTTP
3 1 (0.26%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (33.51%) SQL Server
2 105 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 55 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 42 (10.91%) MongoDB
5 23 (5.97%) MySQL
6 19 (4.94%) Big Data
7 18 (4.68%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.04%) DB2
9 3 (0.78%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.78%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.26%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.26%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 85 (22.08%) Git (software)
2 68 (17.66%) Selenium
3 52 (13.51%) Cucumber
4 44 (11.43%) Jenkins
5 38 (9.87%) TeamCity
6 29 (7.53%) JUnit
7 27 (7.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 18 (4.68%) Eclipse
8 18 (4.68%) WebDriver
9 17 (4.42%) Ant
10 15 (3.90%) JIRA
10 15 (3.90%) NUnit
10 15 (3.90%) SpecFlow
11 10 (2.60%) Jasmine
12 9 (2.34%) Subversion
13 8 (2.08%) Maven
13 8 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
14 5 (1.30%) Gradle
14 5 (1.30%) HP UFT
14 5 (1.30%) MSTest
General
1 61 (15.84%) Games
2 38 (9.87%) Finance
3 7 (1.82%) Marketing
4 6 (1.56%) Music Industry
4 6 (1.56%) Retail
5 4 (1.04%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.78%) Banking
7 1 (0.26%) Advertising
7 1 (0.26%) Automotive
7 1 (0.26%) Electronics
7 1 (0.26%) Legal
7 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.26%) Military
7 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 239 (62.08%) Developer
2 122 (31.69%) .NET Developer
3 55 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 53 (13.77%) Senior Developer
5 42 (10.91%) Senior Java Developer
6 34 (8.83%) Test Engineer
6 34 (8.83%) Tester
7 32 (8.31%) Test Automation Engineer
8 31 (8.05%) Automation Tester
9 30 (7.79%) Junior
9 30 (7.79%) Junior Developer
10 26 (6.75%) Analyst
10 26 (6.75%) C# Developer
10 26 (6.75%) Graduate
10 26 (6.75%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 26 (6.75%) Graduate Developer
10 26 (6.75%) Junior .NET Developer
11 19 (4.94%) QA Automation Engineer
11 19 (4.94%) QA Engineer
11 19 (4.94%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (44.42%) .NET
2 143 (37.14%) ASP.NET
3 132 (34.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 114 (29.61%) WCF
5 101 (26.23%) RESTful
6 98 (25.45%) AngularJS
7 87 (22.60%) .NET Framework
8 83 (21.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 79 (20.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 79 (20.52%) Entity Framework
10 76 (19.74%) Node.js
11 65 (16.88%) Spring
12 56 (14.55%) Hibernate
12 56 (14.55%) KnockoutJS
13 55 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 54 (14.03%) HTML
15 52 (13.51%) Web Services
16 46 (11.95%) Code First Entity Framework
17 45 (11.69%) REST
18 43 (11.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.73%) iPad
2 37 (9.61%) Computer Science
3 22 (5.71%) Social Network
4 18 (4.68%) Mobile App
5 16 (4.16%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (3.38%) Xbox
7 12 (3.12%) User Experience
8 5 (1.30%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.30%) Tandem
9 4 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.04%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.78%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.52%) Blog
11 2 (0.52%) Fintech
11 2 (0.52%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.52%) Replication
12 1 (0.26%) Animation
12 1 (0.26%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.26%) NHS
12 1 (0.26%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 21 (5.45%) Linux
2 20 (5.19%) Windows
3 11 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.82%) Android
5 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (93.51%) Agile Software Development
2 356 (92.47%) TDD
3 168 (43.64%) MVC
4 136 (35.32%) Scrum
5 113 (29.35%) OO
6 105 (27.27%) Web Application Development
7 75 (19.48%) E-Commerce
8 69 (17.92%) Continuous Integration
9 68 (17.66%) SDLC
10 67 (17.40%) Kanban
11 64 (16.62%) Test Automation
12 51 (13.25%) Continuous Delivery
12 51 (13.25%) Continuous Improvement
13 50 (12.99%) Automated Testing
14 47 (12.21%) Software Engineering
15 46 (11.95%) Test Scripting
16 37 (9.61%) Mentoring
17 35 (9.09%) Web Development
18 33 (8.57%) Configuration Management
19 29 (7.53%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 177 (45.97%) C#
2 155 (40.26%) Java
3 107 (27.79%) Ruby
4 105 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 61 (15.84%) SQL
6 26 (6.75%) F#
6 26 (6.75%) Python
7 21 (5.45%) PHP
8 16 (4.16%) Scala
9 13 (3.38%) C++
10 9 (2.34%) VB.NET
11 8 (2.08%) Apple Swift
11 8 (2.08%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.56%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.30%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.30%) VB
14 2 (0.52%) Haskell
14 2 (0.52%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (8.57%) ISEB
2 18 (4.68%) ISTQB
3 15 (3.90%) Degree
4 10 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (10.13%) QA
2 12 (3.12%) SDET
3 4 (1.04%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (1.82%) Docker
2 2 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 26 (6.75%) Kibana
2 7 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.52%) Puppet
4 1 (0.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (7.79%) Google
2 27 (7.01%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.38%) Oracle
4 4 (1.04%) IBM
5 3 (0.78%) Snowplow
5 3 (0.78%) Zend
6 1 (0.26%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.26%) hybris
6 1 (0.26%) SAP
6 1 (0.26%) Sitecore
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum plus annual bonus plus package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £90k - 150k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Posted: 4 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £81000 per annum + Generous benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Call Centre Associates
Salary: £55000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Rochdale
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Stockport
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago