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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 110 104 156
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +52
Permanent jobs citing BDD 78 81 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.90% 2.02% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 2.60% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 67 65 21
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
3354 3114 3000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.71% 77.68% 80.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2679 2679 2616
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 - 14 £32,125 - 3
Bolton +8 8 £40,000 -
Rochdale - 8 £40,000 -
Salford -13 5 £60,000 +52.86% 1
Oldham - 3 £39,000 - 1
Altrincham +6 1 £50,000 +61.29% 2
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 135 (93.10%) TDD
2 91 (62.76%) MVC
3 81 (55.86%) JavaScript
4 80 (55.17%) C#
5 79 (54.48%) .NET
6 74 (51.03%) ASP.NET
7 68 (46.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 62 (42.76%) HTML
9 60 (41.38%) CSS
10 56 (38.62%) SQL Server
11 54 (37.24%) SQL
12 53 (36.55%) Agile Software Development
13 47 (32.41%) WCF
14 36 (24.83%) Scrum
15 34 (23.45%) jQuery
16 32 (22.07%) .NET Framework
17 30 (20.69%) Razor View Engine
18 28 (19.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 28 (19.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 28 (19.31%) Java
18 28 (19.31%) OO
19 27 (18.62%) Web Application Development
20 26 (17.93%) Domain-Driven Design
21 23 (15.86%) Microsoft Certification
21 23 (15.86%) Web Services
21 23 (15.86%) MCP
21 23 (15.86%) MCSD
21 23 (15.86%) Selenium
21 23 (15.86%) SQL Server 2012
22 22 (15.17%) LINQ

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 12 (8.28%) Node.js
2 8 (5.52%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.45%) CMS
4 4 (2.76%) SAS
5 3 (2.07%) Jetty
6 2 (1.38%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 11 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.03%) Internet
2 7 (4.83%) HTTP
3 1 (0.69%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (38.62%) SQL Server
2 23 (15.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (4.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.83%) Big Data
3 7 (4.83%) MySQL
4 6 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.45%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.07%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.07%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.38%) Mahout
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (15.86%) Selenium
2 19 (13.10%) NUnit
3 15 (10.34%) SpecFlow
4 13 (8.97%) Git (software)
5 12 (8.28%) Axure RP
6 11 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (6.90%) Cucumber
7 10 (6.90%) MSTest
8 9 (6.21%) Moq
9 8 (5.52%) Jenkins
10 7 (4.83%) Maven
11 6 (4.14%) WebDriver
11 6 (4.14%) TeamCity
12 5 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (3.45%) Gradle
12 5 (3.45%) ReSharper
12 5 (3.45%) Mercurial
12 5 (3.45%) JUnit
13 4 (2.76%) Ant
13 4 (2.76%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 15 (10.34%) Marketing
2 11 (7.59%) Finance
3 10 (6.90%) Billing
4 5 (3.45%) Retail
4 5 (3.45%) Advertising
4 5 (3.45%) Games
5 1 (0.69%) Electronics
5 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.69%) Publishing
5 1 (0.69%) Legal
5 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 123 (84.83%) Developer
2 51 (35.17%) .NET Developer
3 26 (17.93%) C# Developer
4 23 (15.86%) Senior Developer
5 16 (11.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (11.03%) Java Developer
6 15 (10.34%) Web Developer
7 14 (9.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (8.97%) Software Developer
9 10 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (6.90%) User Experience Designer
9 10 (6.90%) Designer
10 9 (6.21%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (6.21%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (5.52%) Junior
11 8 (5.52%) Junior Developer
11 8 (5.52%) .NET Web Developer
11 8 (5.52%) C# Web Developer
11 8 (5.52%) Front-End Developer
12 7 (4.83%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (54.48%) .NET
2 74 (51.03%) ASP.NET
3 68 (46.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 62 (42.76%) HTML
5 60 (41.38%) CSS
6 47 (32.41%) WCF
7 34 (23.45%) jQuery
8 32 (22.07%) .NET Framework
9 30 (20.69%) Razor View Engine
10 28 (19.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 28 (19.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 23 (15.86%) Web Services
12 22 (15.17%) LINQ
12 22 (15.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 18 (12.41%) LINQ to SQL
14 16 (11.03%) REST
15 15 (10.34%) SOAP
16 14 (9.66%) HTML5
17 13 (8.97%) ASP.NET Web API
18 12 (8.28%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.59%) Graphic Design
2 8 (5.52%) N-Tier
3 6 (4.14%) Digital Media
3 6 (4.14%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.76%) Replication
4 4 (2.76%) Social Media
5 1 (0.69%) Streaming Music
5 1 (0.69%) iPhone
5 1 (0.69%) Semantic Web
5 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.69%) iPad
5 1 (0.69%) BBC
5 1 (0.69%) Clustering
5 1 (0.69%) Interactive TV
5 1 (0.69%) DTV
5 1 (0.69%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.52%) Linux
2 6 (4.14%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.14%) Android
3 1 (0.69%) UNIX
3 1 (0.69%) Windows
3 1 (0.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (93.10%) TDD
2 91 (62.76%) MVC
3 53 (36.55%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (24.83%) Scrum
5 28 (19.31%) OO
6 27 (18.62%) Web Application Development
7 26 (17.93%) Domain-Driven Design
8 22 (15.17%) E-Commerce
8 22 (15.17%) OOD
9 21 (14.48%) Pair Programming
9 21 (14.48%) CQRS
10 19 (13.10%) Kanban
10 19 (13.10%) UML
11 17 (11.72%) Web Development
12 11 (7.59%) Time Management
12 11 (7.59%) Software Testing
12 11 (7.59%) Automated Testing
12 11 (7.59%) Web Design
13 10 (6.90%) Refactoring
13 10 (6.90%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 81 (55.86%) JavaScript
2 80 (55.17%) C#
3 54 (37.24%) SQL
4 28 (19.31%) Java
5 11 (7.59%) T-SQL
6 8 (5.52%) PHP
7 7 (4.83%) Scala
7 7 (4.83%) Objective-C
8 6 (4.14%) Ruby
9 5 (3.45%) C
10 1 (0.69%) PHP5
10 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.69%) Perl
10 1 (0.69%) C++
10 1 (0.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (15.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 23 (15.86%) MCP
1 23 (15.86%) MCSD
2 21 (14.48%) MCAD
2 21 (14.48%) MCTS
3 7 (4.83%) Degree
4 6 (4.14%) ISEB
5 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.45%) Puppet
2 3 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.38%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (7.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.52%) Oracle
3 3 (2.07%) JBoss
4 1 (0.69%) Google
4 1 (0.69%) SAP
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Pension,Medical,Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stockport
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
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Posted: Yesterday
Oldham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,000 - £55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Success Digital
Posted: 11 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
BBC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago