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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 96 104 143
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +39
Permanent jobs citing BDD 98 74 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.45% 2.01% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 2.45% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 92 67 32
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
3271 3025 3399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.67% 82.13% 79.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2822 2637 2993
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 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +20 27 £36,500 +26.95% 3
Ashton-under-Lyne - 13 £47,500 -
Salford 0 5 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Altrincham -2 2 £50,000 +33.33%
Bolton -5 2 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Cheadle - 2 £35,000 -
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 142 (87.12%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (81.60%) TDD
3 95 (58.28%) .NET
4 72 (44.17%) Scrum
5 67 (41.10%) JavaScript
6 62 (38.04%) C#
7 56 (34.36%) HTML
7 56 (34.36%) SQL
8 54 (33.13%) CSS
8 54 (33.13%) MVC
9 52 (31.90%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (26.99%) ASP.NET
11 43 (26.38%) jQuery
12 40 (24.54%) SQL Server
13 37 (22.70%) Java
13 37 (22.70%) Degree
13 37 (22.70%) HTML5
14 35 (21.47%) ASP.NET MVC
14 35 (21.47%) CSS3
15 33 (20.25%) SpecFlow
16 29 (17.79%) TeamCity
17 28 (17.18%) .NET Framework
17 28 (17.18%) Selenium
17 28 (17.18%) Automated Testing
18 25 (15.34%) Automation Testing
19 24 (14.72%) SoapUI
19 24 (14.72%) Git (software)
19 24 (14.72%) System Testing
19 24 (14.72%) Software Engineering
20 23 (14.11%) SOAP

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (12.27%) CMS
2 14 (8.59%) Node.js
3 11 (6.75%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (5.52%) Umbraco
5 5 (3.07%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (3.07%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.20%) Internet
2 1 (0.61%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (24.54%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.75%) MySQL
3 10 (6.13%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.68%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.84%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.61%) Big Data
8 1 (0.61%) Redis
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 33 (20.25%) SpecFlow
2 29 (17.79%) TeamCity
3 28 (17.18%) Selenium
4 24 (14.72%) SoapUI
4 24 (14.72%) Git (software)
5 22 (13.50%) JIRA
6 19 (11.66%) WebDriver
7 14 (8.59%) Visual Studio
7 14 (8.59%) Jenkins
8 13 (7.98%) Hudson
9 11 (6.75%) Subversion
9 11 (6.75%) Cucumber
9 11 (6.75%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (3.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (3.07%) JUnit
10 5 (3.07%) Axure RP
10 5 (3.07%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.84%) Maven
11 3 (1.84%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.84%) FitNesse
General
1 8 (4.91%) Finance
2 6 (3.68%) Music Industry
3 5 (3.07%) Multimedia
4 4 (2.45%) Retail
5 3 (1.84%) Banking
5 3 (1.84%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.84%) Publishing
6 2 (1.23%) Advertising
7 1 (0.61%) Games
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (48.47%) Developer
2 40 (24.54%) .NET Developer
3 23 (14.11%) Analyst
3 23 (14.11%) Test Analyst
4 18 (11.04%) Tester
5 16 (9.82%) Senior Developer
6 15 (9.20%) Technical Test Analyst
6 15 (9.20%) Technical Analyst
6 15 (9.20%) Software Engineer
7 10 (6.13%) QA Engineer
7 10 (6.13%) Java Developer
8 9 (5.52%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (4.91%) Web Developer
9 8 (4.91%) Technical Tester
10 6 (3.68%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.68%) PHP Developer
10 6 (3.68%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (3.07%) Build Manager
11 5 (3.07%) .NET Web Developer
11 5 (3.07%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (58.28%) .NET
2 56 (34.36%) HTML
3 54 (33.13%) CSS
4 44 (26.99%) ASP.NET
5 43 (26.38%) jQuery
6 37 (22.70%) HTML5
7 35 (21.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 35 (21.47%) CSS3
8 28 (17.18%) .NET Framework
9 23 (14.11%) SOAP
9 23 (14.11%) Web Services
10 21 (12.88%) RESTful
10 21 (12.88%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (9.82%) Spring
12 12 (7.36%) WCF
13 11 (6.75%) Hibernate
13 11 (6.75%) REST
13 11 (6.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 10 (6.13%) Sass
14 10 (6.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.43%) Computer Science
2 13 (7.98%) User Experience
3 12 (7.36%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.29%) Replication
5 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.23%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.23%) BBC
6 1 (0.61%) Interactive TV
6 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.61%) Arduino
6 1 (0.61%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.61%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.59%) Linux
2 8 (4.91%) UNIX
3 6 (3.68%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.07%) Windows
4 5 (3.07%) Android
5 2 (1.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (87.12%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (81.60%) TDD
3 72 (44.17%) Scrum
4 54 (33.13%) MVC
5 52 (31.90%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (17.18%) Automated Testing
7 25 (15.34%) Automation Testing
8 24 (14.72%) System Testing
8 24 (14.72%) Software Engineering
9 22 (13.50%) OO
9 22 (13.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (13.50%) Web Development
10 21 (12.88%) Compatibility Testing
11 18 (11.04%) Web Application Development
12 16 (9.82%) Kanban
12 16 (9.82%) Project Management
13 15 (9.20%) Mentoring
14 14 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (7.98%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (7.36%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (41.10%) JavaScript
2 62 (38.04%) C#
3 56 (34.36%) SQL
4 37 (22.70%) Java
5 17 (10.43%) Ruby
6 10 (6.13%) Scala
7 9 (5.52%) C
7 9 (5.52%) PHP
8 6 (3.68%) C++
9 3 (1.84%) Python
10 2 (1.23%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (22.70%) Degree
2 22 (13.50%) ISEB
3 6 (3.68%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.45%) PMP
4 4 (2.45%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.84%) Puppet
1 3 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.61%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.61%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (12.27%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.82%) SAP
3 12 (7.36%) Oracle
4 11 (6.75%) Sitecore
5 8 (4.91%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.61%) Twitter
6 1 (0.61%) Capita
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
TRG
Salary: 55000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
TRG
Salary: £55000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £4000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dunnhumby
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago