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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 122 77 138
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +61
Permanent jobs citing BDD 81 108 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.91% 2.88% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 3.60% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 74 89 43
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
3476 3004 3457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.94% 79.98% 79.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2987 2561 3098
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +14 24 £33,500 +16.52% 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 11 £47,500 -
Altrincham +6 5 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Salford -8 5 £41,250 +5.09%
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 142 (84.02%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (79.88%) TDD
3 98 (57.99%) .NET
4 89 (52.66%) JavaScript
5 76 (44.97%) HTML
6 75 (44.38%) C#
6 75 (44.38%) CSS
7 70 (41.42%) Scrum
8 68 (40.24%) MVC
9 61 (36.09%) ASP.NET
9 61 (36.09%) SQL
10 53 (31.36%) jQuery
11 50 (29.59%) SQL Server
11 50 (29.59%) ASP.NET MVC
12 41 (24.26%) Continuous Integration
13 38 (22.49%) .NET Framework
14 37 (21.89%) Java
15 36 (21.30%) HTML5
16 34 (20.12%) CSS3
17 32 (18.93%) Web Services
18 30 (17.75%) OO
18 30 (17.75%) Selenium
19 26 (15.38%) Degree
19 26 (15.38%) Microsoft
19 26 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
20 25 (14.79%) SOAP
20 25 (14.79%) Web Development
20 25 (14.79%) Automated Testing
20 25 (14.79%) Git (software)
21 24 (14.20%) TeamCity

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 20 (11.83%) CMS
2 17 (10.06%) Node.js
3 11 (6.51%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (5.33%) Umbraco
5 4 (2.37%) SAS
6 3 (1.78%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.78%) JBoss
6 3 (1.78%) Jetty
7 1 (0.59%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.59%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.43%) Internet
2 1 (0.59%) Broadband
2 1 (0.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (29.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.10%) NoSQL
3 11 (6.51%) MySQL
4 6 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.55%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.96%) Big Data
6 3 (1.78%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.78%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.18%) Mahout
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (17.75%) Selenium
2 25 (14.79%) Git (software)
3 24 (14.20%) TeamCity
3 24 (14.20%) SpecFlow
4 14 (8.28%) SoapUI
4 14 (8.28%) WebDriver
4 14 (8.28%) Visual Studio
5 13 (7.69%) JIRA
5 13 (7.69%) Axure RP
6 11 (6.51%) Cucumber
6 11 (6.51%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (5.92%) Jenkins
7 10 (5.92%) NUnit
8 8 (4.73%) Hudson
9 7 (4.14%) Subversion
9 7 (4.14%) Maven
9 7 (4.14%) JUnit
10 6 (3.55%) MSTest
11 4 (2.37%) Rhino Mocks
11 4 (2.37%) Moq
General
1 10 (5.92%) Finance
2 8 (4.73%) Marketing
3 6 (3.55%) Billing
4 5 (2.96%) Music Industry
4 5 (2.96%) Multimedia
5 4 (2.37%) Games
6 3 (1.78%) Publishing
7 2 (1.18%) Advertising
7 2 (1.18%) Retail
8 1 (0.59%) Legal
8 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.59%) Electronics
8 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 106 (62.72%) Developer
2 52 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 16 (9.47%) Senior Developer
4 15 (8.88%) Software Engineer
5 13 (7.69%) Analyst
5 13 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 13 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 12 (7.10%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (5.92%) QA Engineer
7 10 (5.92%) C# Developer
7 10 (5.92%) Tester
8 9 (5.33%) Web Developer
9 8 (4.73%) Software Developer
9 8 (4.73%) Technical Analyst
9 8 (4.73%) Technical Test Analyst
9 8 (4.73%) UX Designer
9 8 (4.73%) Designer
10 7 (4.14%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (3.55%) .NET Web Developer
11 6 (3.55%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (57.99%) .NET
2 76 (44.97%) HTML
3 75 (44.38%) CSS
4 61 (36.09%) ASP.NET
5 53 (31.36%) jQuery
6 50 (29.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 38 (22.49%) .NET Framework
8 36 (21.30%) HTML5
9 34 (20.12%) CSS3
10 32 (18.93%) Web Services
11 26 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
12 25 (14.79%) SOAP
13 20 (11.83%) RESTful
13 20 (11.83%) WCF
13 20 (11.83%) REST
14 16 (9.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 16 (9.47%) Spring
15 15 (8.88%) Hibernate
16 13 (7.69%) Sass
17 12 (7.10%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.24%) User Experience
2 12 (7.10%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.55%) Graphic Design
3 6 (3.55%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.37%) Replication
4 4 (2.37%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.18%) BBC
6 1 (0.59%) Clustering
6 1 (0.59%) Interactive TV
6 1 (0.59%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.59%) DTV
6 1 (0.59%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.59%) Arduino
6 1 (0.59%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.10%) Linux
2 7 (4.14%) UNIX
3 4 (2.37%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.78%) Android
5 2 (1.18%) Windows
5 2 (1.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (84.02%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (79.88%) TDD
3 70 (41.42%) Scrum
4 68 (40.24%) MVC
5 41 (24.26%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (17.75%) OO
7 25 (14.79%) Automated Testing
7 25 (14.79%) Web Development
8 24 (14.20%) Web Application Development
9 19 (11.24%) Pair Programming
9 19 (11.24%) Mentoring
10 16 (9.47%) Software Engineering
10 16 (9.47%) Kanban
11 15 (8.88%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (8.28%) Automation Testing
12 14 (8.28%) Web Design
13 12 (7.10%) OOD
13 12 (7.10%) System Testing
14 11 (6.51%) Compatibility Testing
14 11 (6.51%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (52.66%) JavaScript
2 75 (44.38%) C#
3 61 (36.09%) SQL
4 37 (21.89%) Java
5 17 (10.06%) Ruby
6 7 (4.14%) Scala
6 7 (4.14%) C
7 4 (2.37%) C++
7 4 (2.37%) Objective-C
8 3 (1.78%) PHP
9 2 (1.18%) Python
10 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (15.38%) Degree
2 11 (6.51%) ISEB
3 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.96%) MCTS
3 5 (2.96%) MCP
3 5 (2.96%) MCAD
3 5 (2.96%) MCSD
4 3 (1.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (2.96%) Puppet
2 3 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.18%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 26 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.69%) Oracle
3 12 (7.10%) SAP
4 11 (6.51%) Sitecore
5 8 (4.73%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.59%) Twitter
6 1 (0.59%) Capita
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