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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 58 71 124
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +53
Permanent jobs citing BDD 146 126 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.33% 3.84% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.91% 4.36% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 145 114 63
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £33,250 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.43%
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
2973 2892 3283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.25% 88.09% 85.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2547 2366 2695
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stockport +10 10 £28,750 -23.33% 3
Oldham - 7 £32,500 - 1
Salford +9 2 £40,500 +8.00%
Bury - 2 £35,000 -
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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.

1 240 (89.55%) TDD
2 219 (81.72%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (45.90%) Scrum
4 117 (43.66%) C#
5 115 (42.91%) .NET
6 90 (33.58%) Java
7 80 (29.85%) ASP.NET
8 79 (29.48%) MVC
9 75 (27.99%) JavaScript
10 72 (26.87%) AngularJS
11 70 (26.12%) ASP.NET MVC
12 65 (24.25%) SQL
13 64 (23.88%) SQL Server
14 63 (23.51%) .NET Framework
15 59 (22.01%) Selenium
15 59 (22.01%) Kanban
16 56 (20.90%) Ruby
17 55 (20.52%) HTML
18 54 (20.15%) RESTful
19 53 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
20 50 (18.66%) Git (software)
20 50 (18.66%) Entity Framework
21 45 (16.79%) ASP.NET Web API
22 44 (16.42%) Web Development
23 41 (15.30%) OO
24 39 (14.55%) QA
24 39 (14.55%) NoSQL
25 38 (14.18%) WCF
25 38 (14.18%) Software Engineering
26 35 (13.06%) JIRA

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 22 (8.21%) Node.js
2 17 (6.34%) WebSphere
3 15 (5.60%) CMS
4 13 (4.85%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (4.85%) Sitecore CMS
5 10 (3.73%) Umbraco
6 9 (3.36%) Alfresco
6 9 (3.36%) IIS
6 9 (3.36%) Liferay
7 8 (2.99%) Apache
7 8 (2.99%) Mule
8 6 (2.24%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.49%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.37%) EPiServer CMS
11 1 (0.37%) Kentico
11 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (4.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.57%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (10.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (6.72%) SaaS
4 10 (3.73%) GitHub
5 8 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (2.99%) Amazon S3
5 8 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (2.99%) PaaS
6 3 (1.12%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.37%) HTTP
1 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (23.88%) SQL Server
2 39 (14.55%) NoSQL
3 34 (12.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 15 (5.60%) MySQL
5 14 (5.22%) MongoDB
6 13 (4.85%) Couchbase
7 9 (3.36%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (2.99%) Big Data
8 8 (2.99%) Hazelcast
9 6 (2.24%) DB2
9 6 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.49%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.75%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.37%) GIS
12 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 59 (22.01%) Selenium
2 50 (18.66%) Git (software)
3 35 (13.06%) JIRA
4 30 (11.19%) Cucumber
5 25 (9.33%) TeamCity
6 23 (8.58%) WebDriver
7 21 (7.84%) Jenkins
7 21 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (6.72%) SpecFlow
9 14 (5.22%) Jasmine
10 12 (4.48%) Maven
11 11 (4.10%) NUnit
12 10 (3.73%) JUnit
13 9 (3.36%) SoapUI
14 8 (2.99%) git-flow
14 8 (2.99%) Hudson
14 8 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
15 7 (2.61%) Ant
15 7 (2.61%) Visual Studio
16 6 (2.24%) Eclipse
General
1 33 (12.31%) Finance
2 30 (11.19%) Retail
3 18 (6.72%) Games
4 17 (6.34%) Marketing
5 10 (3.73%) Music Industry
6 8 (2.99%) Electronics
6 8 (2.99%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.99%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.61%) Advertising
8 6 (2.24%) Banking
9 5 (1.87%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 154 (57.46%) Developer
2 68 (25.37%) .NET Developer
3 42 (15.67%) Senior Developer
4 39 (14.55%) C# Developer
5 32 (11.94%) Analyst
6 26 (9.70%) Test Analyst
7 25 (9.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 25 (9.33%) Java Developer
8 21 (7.84%) Tester
9 20 (7.46%) Java Engineer
9 20 (7.46%) Senior Java Developer
10 17 (6.34%) Graduate
10 17 (6.34%) Graduate Developer
10 17 (6.34%) Software Developer
11 15 (5.60%) Software Analyst
11 15 (5.60%) Test Engineer
12 14 (5.22%) ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (5.22%) Senior C# Developer
12 14 (5.22%) Software Engineer
12 14 (5.22%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (42.91%) .NET
2 80 (29.85%) ASP.NET
3 72 (26.87%) AngularJS
4 70 (26.12%) ASP.NET MVC
5 63 (23.51%) .NET Framework
6 55 (20.52%) HTML
7 54 (20.15%) RESTful
8 50 (18.66%) Entity Framework
9 45 (16.79%) ASP.NET Web API
10 38 (14.18%) WCF
11 34 (12.69%) CSS
12 32 (11.94%) jQuery
13 31 (11.57%) HTML5
14 30 (11.19%) SOAP
15 29 (10.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 26 (9.70%) KnockoutJS
16 26 (9.70%) WPF
17 24 (8.96%) LINQ
17 24 (8.96%) XML
18 23 (8.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.82%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.72%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.48%) Mobile App
4 12 (4.48%) N-Tier
5 11 (4.10%) Xbox
6 9 (3.36%) Client/Server
6 9 (3.36%) iPad
6 9 (3.36%) User Experience
7 8 (2.99%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.49%) Blog
9 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.19%) Linux
2 15 (5.60%) Windows
3 8 (2.99%) CoreOS
3 8 (2.99%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.12%) Android
5 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.75%) CentOS
5 2 (0.75%) Unix
6 1 (0.37%) AIX
6 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (89.55%) TDD
2 219 (81.72%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (45.90%) Scrum
4 79 (29.48%) MVC
5 59 (22.01%) Kanban
6 53 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (16.42%) Web Development
8 41 (15.30%) OO
9 38 (14.18%) Software Engineering
10 35 (13.06%) Continuous Delivery
11 32 (11.94%) SOA
11 32 (11.94%) Web Application Development
12 31 (11.57%) DevOps
12 31 (11.57%) E-Commerce
12 31 (11.57%) Test Scripting
13 27 (10.07%) Automated Testing
14 25 (9.33%) SDLC
15 21 (7.84%) Mentoring
16 19 (7.09%) Automation Testing
16 19 (7.09%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 117 (43.66%) C#
2 90 (33.58%) Java
3 75 (27.99%) JavaScript
4 65 (24.25%) SQL
5 56 (20.90%) Ruby
6 20 (7.46%) T-SQL
7 17 (6.34%) PHP
8 14 (5.22%) C++
9 11 (4.10%) F#
9 11 (4.10%) Scala
10 9 (3.36%) Python
11 8 (2.99%) CoffeeScript
11 8 (2.99%) ES6
12 7 (2.61%) C
13 6 (2.24%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.12%) VB
15 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.37%) R
15 1 (0.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (7.09%) ISEB
2 15 (5.60%) Degree
3 12 (4.48%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (14.55%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) SDET
System Software
1 16 (5.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (5.60%) Kibana
2 12 (4.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (13.06%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.21%) Google
3 13 (4.85%) Sitecore
4 12 (4.48%) EPiServer
5 9 (3.36%) Oracle
5 9 (3.36%) webMethods
6 8 (2.99%) SAP
6 8 (2.99%) Snowplow
6 8 (2.99%) WSO2
7 7 (2.61%) Facebook
8 6 (2.24%) IBM
9 1 (0.37%) Alterian
9 1 (0.37%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.37%) ESRI
9 1 (0.37%) Twitter
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