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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 79 119 139
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +20
Permanent jobs citing BDD 113 72 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.12% 1.79% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 2.14% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 105 64 55
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £42,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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
2990 3363 3369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.67% 83.76% 80.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2462 2771 2871
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Rochdale - 12 £45,000 - 2
Stockport +11 11 £36,500 +25.86% 2
Bolton +1 9 £52,500 +31.25%
Cheadle - 6 £37,500 - 1
Sale - 6 £37,500 - 1
Salford - 2 £57,500 -
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 185 (90.69%) TDD
2 184 (90.20%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (66.67%) .NET
4 84 (41.18%) C#
5 80 (39.22%) MVC
6 79 (38.73%) Scrum
7 73 (35.78%) JavaScript
8 72 (35.29%) ASP.NET
9 66 (32.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 63 (30.88%) SQL Server
11 62 (30.39%) SQL
12 61 (29.90%) Continuous Integration
13 56 (27.45%) HTML
14 54 (26.47%) SpecFlow
15 52 (25.49%) Degree
16 49 (24.02%) WCF
16 49 (24.02%) CSS
17 42 (20.59%) OO
18 41 (20.10%) Web Application Development
18 41 (20.10%) Automation Testing
19 40 (19.61%) Microsoft
20 39 (19.12%) Selenium
21 37 (18.14%) TeamCity
22 36 (17.65%) Kanban
23 35 (17.16%) System Testing
24 34 (16.67%) Automated Testing
25 33 (16.18%) Jenkins
25 33 (16.18%) HTML5
26 32 (15.69%) SoapUI
26 32 (15.69%) Compatibility Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 27 (13.24%) Node.js
2 18 (8.82%) CMS
3 9 (4.41%) Umbraco
4 8 (3.92%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (2.45%) Apache
5 5 (2.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.49%) WordPress
6 1 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (30.88%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.86%) NoSQL
3 13 (6.37%) MySQL
4 5 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.98%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.98%) Big Data
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 54 (26.47%) SpecFlow
2 39 (19.12%) Selenium
3 37 (18.14%) TeamCity
4 33 (16.18%) Jenkins
5 32 (15.69%) SoapUI
6 27 (13.24%) Hudson
6 27 (13.24%) Git (software)
7 25 (12.25%) JIRA
8 22 (10.78%) Cucumber
9 17 (8.33%) Visual Studio
9 17 (8.33%) NUnit
10 14 (6.86%) WebDriver
11 12 (5.88%) Rhino Mocks
12 11 (5.39%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (3.92%) Mercurial
13 8 (3.92%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (3.43%) Subversion
14 7 (3.43%) Eclipse
15 5 (2.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 5 (2.45%) Appium
General
1 16 (7.84%) Retail
2 13 (6.37%) Finance
3 12 (5.88%) Advertising
4 8 (3.92%) Banking
5 6 (2.94%) Music Industry
5 6 (2.94%) Games
6 4 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.98%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.49%) Electronics
8 1 (0.49%) Automotive
8 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 108 (52.94%) Developer
2 66 (32.35%) .NET Developer
3 34 (16.67%) Analyst
4 33 (16.18%) Test Analyst
5 27 (13.24%) Tester
6 24 (11.76%) Senior Developer
7 16 (7.84%) Technical Tester
8 14 (6.86%) Technical Analyst
8 14 (6.86%) Technical Test Analyst
9 10 (4.90%) Project Manager
10 9 (4.41%) PHP Developer
11 8 (3.92%) Automation Tester
11 8 (3.92%) Java Developer
12 7 (3.43%) C# Developer
12 7 (3.43%) Senior .NET Developer
13 6 (2.94%) Portfolio Manager
13 6 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
13 6 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
13 6 (2.94%) Programme Manager
13 6 (2.94%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (66.67%) .NET
2 72 (35.29%) ASP.NET
3 66 (32.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 56 (27.45%) HTML
5 49 (24.02%) CSS
5 49 (24.02%) WCF
6 33 (16.18%) HTML5
7 32 (15.69%) jQuery
8 31 (15.20%) Web Services
9 29 (14.22%) CSS3
10 28 (13.73%) .NET Framework
10 28 (13.73%) ASP.NET Web API
11 26 (12.75%) SOAP
12 23 (11.27%) RESTful
13 16 (7.84%) NHibernate
13 16 (7.84%) Spring
13 16 (7.84%) REST
13 16 (7.84%) AngularJS
14 13 (6.37%) KnockoutJS
14 13 (6.37%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.22%) Computer Science
2 19 (9.31%) Mobile App
3 16 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (7.35%) Replication
5 8 (3.92%) User Experience
6 5 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.47%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.98%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.49%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (0.49%) DTV
9 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.49%) BBC
9 1 (0.49%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.49%) iPad
9 1 (0.49%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.82%) Apple iOS
2 17 (8.33%) Android
3 13 (6.37%) Windows
4 10 (4.90%) Linux
5 3 (1.47%) UNIX
6 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (90.69%) TDD
2 184 (90.20%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (39.22%) MVC
4 79 (38.73%) Scrum
5 61 (29.90%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (20.59%) OO
7 41 (20.10%) Web Application Development
7 41 (20.10%) Automation Testing
8 36 (17.65%) Kanban
9 35 (17.16%) System Testing
10 34 (16.67%) Automated Testing
11 32 (15.69%) Compatibility Testing
12 30 (14.71%) Software Engineering
12 30 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
13 25 (12.25%) OOP
14 23 (11.27%) Project Management
15 21 (10.29%) Web Development
16 19 (9.31%) Regression Testing
17 16 (7.84%) PRINCE2
17 16 (7.84%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 84 (41.18%) C#
2 73 (35.78%) JavaScript
3 62 (30.39%) SQL
4 31 (15.20%) Java
5 20 (9.80%) Ruby
6 16 (7.84%) PHP
7 11 (5.39%) C++
8 9 (4.41%) Scala
9 8 (3.92%) C
10 2 (0.98%) Python
10 2 (0.98%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 52 (25.49%) Degree
2 31 (15.20%) ISEB
3 6 (2.94%) PMP
3 6 (2.94%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.96%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.49%) Puppet
1 1 (0.49%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.49%) Ansible
Vendors
1 40 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.86%) SAP
3 13 (6.37%) Oracle
4 8 (3.92%) EPiServer
4 8 (3.92%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.96%) Capita
6 2 (0.98%) Zend
7 1 (0.49%) Unisys
7 1 (0.49%) IBM
7 1 (0.49%) hybris
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Boohoo.com
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
PHP Headhunter
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sale
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + excellent benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Training & 5k Benefit package
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 days ago