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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 97 86 159
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +73
Permanent jobs citing BDD 86 105 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.12% 2.85% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 3.64% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 78 87 26
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £50,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
3442 2884 3067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.76% 78.16% 81.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2850 2447 2679
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
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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 16 £32,500 -40.90%
Salford -6 8 £37,500 -2.59% 1
Rochdale -7 6 £39,500 +5.33%
Altrincham +3 4 £50,000 +61.29% 1
Bolton +2 4 £40,000 - 1
Oldham - 2 £39,000 -
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 118 (83.10%) TDD
2 116 (81.69%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (50.70%) JavaScript
4 71 (50.00%) MVC
5 70 (49.30%) .NET
6 66 (46.48%) C#
7 60 (42.25%) HTML
8 59 (41.55%) CSS
9 56 (39.44%) ASP.NET
10 49 (34.51%) ASP.NET MVC
11 47 (33.10%) SQL
11 47 (33.10%) Scrum
12 45 (31.69%) SQL Server
13 35 (24.65%) Java
14 33 (23.24%) WCF
15 32 (22.54%) jQuery
16 29 (20.42%) .NET Framework
17 26 (18.31%) Selenium
17 26 (18.31%) Web Application Development
17 26 (18.31%) Web Services
18 23 (16.20%) OO
19 21 (14.79%) Pair Programming
19 21 (14.79%) HTML5
20 20 (14.08%) Razor View Engine
20 20 (14.08%) Git (software)
21 19 (13.38%) Domain-Driven Design
21 19 (13.38%) Kanban
21 19 (13.38%) SQL Server 2012
21 19 (13.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 19 (13.38%) E-Commerce

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 16 (11.27%) Node.js
2 8 (5.63%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.82%) SAS
4 3 (2.11%) CMS
4 3 (2.11%) Jetty
5 2 (1.41%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 12 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.38%) Internet
2 7 (4.93%) HTTP
3 1 (0.70%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (31.69%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (6.34%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.93%) Big Data
5 6 (4.23%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.23%) MySQL
5 6 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.11%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.41%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.41%) Mahout
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (18.31%) Selenium
2 20 (14.08%) Git (software)
3 15 (10.56%) Axure RP
4 14 (9.86%) SpecFlow
5 13 (9.15%) NUnit
6 10 (7.04%) MSTest
7 9 (6.34%) WebDriver
8 8 (5.63%) Cucumber
9 7 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (4.93%) JUnit
9 7 (4.93%) Maven
10 5 (3.52%) Gradle
10 5 (3.52%) Jenkins
10 5 (3.52%) SoapUI
11 4 (2.82%) Robotium
11 4 (2.82%) Ant
11 4 (2.82%) Subversion
11 4 (2.82%) Rhino Mocks
11 4 (2.82%) Moq
12 3 (2.11%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (10.56%) Marketing
2 12 (8.45%) Finance
3 10 (7.04%) Billing
4 6 (4.23%) Advertising
5 5 (3.52%) Games
5 5 (3.52%) Retail
6 3 (2.11%) Publishing
7 2 (1.41%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.70%) Legal
8 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.70%) Electronics
8 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 109 (76.76%) Developer
2 43 (30.28%) .NET Developer
3 23 (16.20%) Senior Developer
4 14 (9.86%) Java Developer
5 13 (9.15%) C# Developer
6 12 (8.45%) Web Developer
6 12 (8.45%) Software Engineer
6 12 (8.45%) JavaScript Developer
7 11 (7.75%) Front-End Developer
7 11 (7.75%) Software Developer
8 10 (7.04%) UX Designer
8 10 (7.04%) Designer
9 9 (6.34%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (5.63%) Junior
10 8 (5.63%) Junior Developer
11 7 (4.93%) QA Engineer
11 7 (4.93%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (4.93%) Agile .NET Developer
12 6 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (4.23%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (49.30%) .NET
2 60 (42.25%) HTML
3 59 (41.55%) CSS
4 56 (39.44%) ASP.NET
5 49 (34.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 33 (23.24%) WCF
7 32 (22.54%) jQuery
8 29 (20.42%) .NET Framework
9 26 (18.31%) Web Services
10 21 (14.79%) HTML5
11 20 (14.08%) Razor View Engine
12 19 (13.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 19 (13.38%) SOAP
13 18 (12.68%) CSS3
13 18 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 17 (11.97%) REST
14 17 (11.97%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (11.97%) LINQ
15 14 (9.86%) RESTful
16 13 (9.15%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.56%) User Experience
2 11 (7.75%) Graphic Design
3 5 (3.52%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.82%) Digital Media
4 4 (2.82%) Social Media
5 3 (2.11%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.70%) DTV
6 1 (0.70%) BBC
6 1 (0.70%) Replication
6 1 (0.70%) Clustering
6 1 (0.70%) Interactive TV
6 1 (0.70%) Streaming Music
6 1 (0.70%) iPad
6 1 (0.70%) iPhone
6 1 (0.70%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.70%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.63%) Linux
2 6 (4.23%) UNIX
3 5 (3.52%) Android
3 5 (3.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.70%) Windows
4 1 (0.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (83.10%) TDD
2 116 (81.69%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (50.00%) MVC
4 47 (33.10%) Scrum
5 26 (18.31%) Web Application Development
6 23 (16.20%) OO
7 21 (14.79%) Pair Programming
8 19 (13.38%) E-Commerce
8 19 (13.38%) Kanban
8 19 (13.38%) Domain-Driven Design
9 18 (12.68%) Mentoring
10 16 (11.27%) CQRS
10 16 (11.27%) OOD
10 16 (11.27%) UML
11 14 (9.86%) Web Development
11 14 (9.86%) Automated Testing
12 12 (8.45%) Software Testing
12 12 (8.45%) Coaching
13 11 (7.75%) Time Management
13 11 (7.75%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 72 (50.70%) JavaScript
2 66 (46.48%) C#
3 47 (33.10%) SQL
4 35 (24.65%) Java
5 13 (9.15%) Ruby
6 7 (4.93%) Scala
6 7 (4.93%) Objective-C
7 5 (3.52%) C
7 5 (3.52%) PHP
8 4 (2.82%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.41%) Python
9 2 (1.41%) C++
10 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (12.68%) MCP
1 18 (12.68%) MCSD
1 18 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (11.27%) MCTS
2 16 (11.27%) MCAD
3 7 (4.93%) Degree
4 6 (4.23%) ISEB
5 2 (1.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.52%) Puppet
2 3 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.41%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (8.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.34%) Oracle
3 3 (2.11%) JBoss
4 1 (0.70%) SAP
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 4 hours ago
Altrincham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
ao.com
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Dependant on Experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Insurance
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Salford
BBC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago