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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 63 126 128
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +2
Permanent jobs citing BDD 128 58 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.79% 1.47% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.41% 1.78% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 116 48 56
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,475 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £51,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
2904 3265 3489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.07% 82.89% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2407 2627 3032
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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
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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 +10 11 £37,500 +16.73% 2
Rochdale +7 11 £45,000 +13.92% 1
Bolton -6 6 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Cheadle - 3 £37,500 -
Sale - 1 £37,500 -
Salford - 1 £37,500 -
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

1 219 (92.41%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (88.61%) TDD
3 150 (63.29%) .NET
4 99 (41.77%) C#
5 92 (38.82%) Scrum
6 89 (37.55%) MVC
7 77 (32.49%) ASP.NET
8 75 (31.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 72 (30.38%) JavaScript
10 71 (29.96%) SQL
11 64 (27.00%) OO
12 63 (26.58%) WCF
12 63 (26.58%) Continuous Integration
13 60 (25.32%) SQL Server
14 58 (24.47%) SpecFlow
15 56 (23.63%) HTML
16 51 (21.52%) Web Services
16 51 (21.52%) Kanban
17 48 (20.25%) Degree
18 47 (19.83%) Web Application Development
19 46 (19.41%) Automated Testing
20 45 (18.99%) Selenium
21 43 (18.14%) CSS
21 43 (18.14%) Java
22 41 (17.30%) SOAP
23 40 (16.88%) Jenkins
23 40 (16.88%) Automation Testing
24 39 (16.46%) Microsoft
25 38 (16.03%) Software Engineering
26 37 (15.61%) Git (software)

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 28 (11.81%) Node.js
2 8 (3.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.84%) CMS
3 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.42%) WordPress
4 1 (0.42%) Confluence
4 1 (0.42%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (0.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.11%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.75%) Internet
2 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (25.32%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.17%) NoSQL
3 10 (4.22%) MySQL
4 2 (0.84%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.84%) Big Data
4 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 58 (24.47%) SpecFlow
2 45 (18.99%) Selenium
3 40 (16.88%) Jenkins
4 37 (15.61%) Git (software)
5 35 (14.77%) SoapUI
6 31 (13.08%) Hudson
7 27 (11.39%) NUnit
8 26 (10.97%) TeamCity
8 26 (10.97%) Cucumber
9 19 (8.02%) Rhino Mocks
10 15 (6.33%) WebDriver
11 14 (5.91%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (5.91%) JIRA
12 13 (5.49%) Visual Studio
13 10 (4.22%) Jasmine
14 9 (3.80%) Mercurial
15 8 (3.38%) Subversion
16 7 (2.95%) Eclipse
17 5 (2.11%) Robotium
17 5 (2.11%) Appium
General
1 25 (10.55%) Finance
2 20 (8.44%) Retail
3 19 (8.02%) Advertising
4 15 (6.33%) Banking
5 12 (5.06%) Games
6 5 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.42%) Electronics
7 1 (0.42%) Automotive
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 127 (53.59%) Developer
2 68 (28.69%) .NET Developer
3 39 (16.46%) Analyst
4 36 (15.19%) Senior Developer
5 35 (14.77%) Test Analyst
6 24 (10.13%) Tester
7 17 (7.17%) C# Developer
7 17 (7.17%) Technical Tester
8 13 (5.49%) Technical Analyst
8 13 (5.49%) Development Manager
8 13 (5.49%) Technical Test Analyst
9 11 (4.64%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (4.22%) Senior .NET Developer
10 10 (4.22%) Front-End Developer
11 9 (3.80%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (3.80%) Software Developer
11 9 (3.80%) Java Developer
12 8 (3.38%) Graduate
12 8 (3.38%) Graduate Software Developer
12 8 (3.38%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (63.29%) .NET
2 77 (32.49%) ASP.NET
3 75 (31.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 63 (26.58%) WCF
5 56 (23.63%) HTML
6 51 (21.52%) Web Services
7 43 (18.14%) CSS
8 41 (17.30%) SOAP
9 33 (13.92%) HTML5
9 33 (13.92%) AngularJS
10 31 (13.08%) ASP.NET Web API
11 30 (12.66%) RESTful
12 27 (11.39%) .NET Framework
13 26 (10.97%) NHibernate
14 25 (10.55%) CSS3
15 23 (9.70%) jQuery
16 21 (8.86%) LINQ
16 21 (8.86%) KnockoutJS
17 20 (8.44%) REST
17 20 (8.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.08%) Computer Science
2 20 (8.44%) Mobile App
3 16 (6.75%) Replication
4 11 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.38%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.11%) Xbox
7 5 (2.11%) User Experience
8 3 (1.27%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.27%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.42%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.42%) iPad
9 1 (0.42%) Informatics
9 1 (0.42%) DTV
9 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.13%) Android
1 24 (10.13%) Apple iOS
2 18 (7.59%) Windows
3 8 (3.38%) Linux
4 3 (1.27%) UNIX
5 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.42%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (92.41%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (88.61%) TDD
3 92 (38.82%) Scrum
4 89 (37.55%) MVC
5 64 (27.00%) OO
6 63 (26.58%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (21.52%) Kanban
8 47 (19.83%) Web Application Development
9 46 (19.41%) Automated Testing
10 40 (16.88%) Automation Testing
11 38 (16.03%) Software Engineering
12 35 (14.77%) System Testing
12 35 (14.77%) Compatibility Testing
13 31 (13.08%) OOP
14 30 (12.66%) User Acceptance Testing
15 27 (11.39%) Project Management
16 26 (10.97%) E-Commerce
17 22 (9.28%) Mentoring
17 22 (9.28%) SDLC
18 20 (8.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (41.77%) C#
2 72 (30.38%) JavaScript
3 71 (29.96%) SQL
4 43 (18.14%) Java
5 26 (10.97%) PHP
6 21 (8.86%) C++
7 19 (8.02%) Ruby
8 12 (5.06%) C
9 7 (2.95%) Scala
9 7 (2.95%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.53%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.27%) Python
12 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.42%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 48 (20.25%) Degree
2 36 (15.19%) ISEB
3 5 (2.11%) PMP
3 5 (2.11%) PMI Certification
3 5 (2.11%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.27%) Puppet
2 1 (0.42%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.42%) Ansible
2 1 (0.42%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 39 (16.46%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.75%) Oracle
3 8 (3.38%) Zend
4 7 (2.95%) SAP
5 5 (2.11%) Capita
6 3 (1.27%) IBM
7 1 (0.42%) hybris
7 1 (0.42%) Unisys
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £36000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dunnhumby
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum + excellent benefits & bonus package
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Stockport
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum + pension
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago