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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 62 122 139
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +17
Permanent jobs citing BDD 130 65 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.02% 1.69% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.71% 2.03% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 117 60 56
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,800 £62,500 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
2759 3206 3422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 85.31% 83.29% 82.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2269 2618 2969
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +14 14 £45,000 +15.38% 2
Stockport +18 12 £37,500 +29.31% 8
Cheadle - 7 £37,500 - 1
Bolton -10 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Sale - 5 £37,500 - 1
Salford - 1 £37,500 -
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 203 (91.44%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (90.09%) TDD
3 143 (64.41%) .NET
4 88 (39.64%) C#
5 85 (38.29%) MVC
6 84 (37.84%) Scrum
7 73 (32.88%) ASP.NET
8 70 (31.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 68 (30.63%) JavaScript
9 68 (30.63%) SQL
10 66 (29.73%) SQL Server
11 61 (27.48%) SpecFlow
12 59 (26.58%) WCF
13 57 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
14 56 (25.23%) OO
15 51 (22.97%) HTML
15 51 (22.97%) Degree
16 44 (19.82%) Selenium
17 43 (19.37%) Kanban
17 43 (19.37%) Web Application Development
17 43 (19.37%) Automation Testing
18 42 (18.92%) CSS
18 42 (18.92%) Web Services
19 41 (18.47%) Microsoft
20 40 (18.02%) Automated Testing
21 39 (17.57%) System Testing
22 38 (17.12%) ISEB
23 37 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
23 37 (16.67%) SoapUI
24 36 (16.22%) Jenkins

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 26 (11.71%) Node.js
2 8 (3.60%) CMS
3 7 (3.15%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.25%) Apache
5 4 (1.80%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.45%) WordPress
8 1 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.25%) Magento
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.21%) Internet
2 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.86%) MySQL
2 13 (5.86%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.90%) Big Data
4 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 61 (27.48%) SpecFlow
2 44 (19.82%) Selenium
3 37 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 36 (16.22%) Jenkins
5 33 (14.86%) Git (software)
6 31 (13.96%) TeamCity
7 30 (13.51%) Hudson
8 25 (11.26%) Cucumber
8 25 (11.26%) NUnit
9 18 (8.11%) JIRA
10 17 (7.66%) Rhino Mocks
11 16 (7.21%) WebDriver
11 16 (7.21%) Visual Studio
12 13 (5.86%) Mercurial
12 13 (5.86%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (3.60%) Subversion
14 7 (3.15%) Eclipse
15 5 (2.25%) Appium
15 5 (2.25%) PhpStorm
15 5 (2.25%) Calabash
General
1 18 (8.11%) Retail
2 17 (7.66%) Advertising
2 17 (7.66%) Finance
3 10 (4.50%) Banking
4 9 (4.05%) Games
5 4 (1.80%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.35%) Music Industry
7 2 (0.90%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.45%) Marketing
8 1 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.45%) Automotive
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 116 (52.25%) Developer
2 66 (29.73%) .NET Developer
3 39 (17.57%) Analyst
4 38 (17.12%) Test Analyst
5 35 (15.77%) Senior Developer
6 28 (12.61%) Tester
7 17 (7.66%) Technical Tester
8 15 (6.76%) Technical Analyst
8 15 (6.76%) Technical Test Analyst
9 11 (4.95%) Senior .NET Developer
10 10 (4.50%) PHP Developer
11 9 (4.05%) C# Developer
12 8 (3.60%) Java Developer
12 8 (3.60%) Senior Java Developer
12 8 (3.60%) Software Developer
12 8 (3.60%) Project Manager
12 8 (3.60%) Development Manager
12 8 (3.60%) C# .NET Developer
13 7 (3.15%) Front-End Developer
13 7 (3.15%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (64.41%) .NET
2 73 (32.88%) ASP.NET
3 70 (31.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 59 (26.58%) WCF
5 51 (22.97%) HTML
6 42 (18.92%) CSS
6 42 (18.92%) Web Services
7 33 (14.86%) SOAP
8 31 (13.96%) HTML5
9 27 (12.16%) .NET Framework
10 25 (11.26%) CSS3
11 24 (10.81%) NHibernate
11 24 (10.81%) jQuery
11 24 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (9.01%) AngularJS
13 19 (8.56%) RESTful
14 18 (8.11%) LINQ
15 17 (7.66%) Lucene
15 17 (7.66%) Castle Windsor
15 17 (7.66%) Lucene.Net
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.51%) Computer Science
2 21 (9.46%) Mobile App
3 16 (7.21%) Replication
4 10 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.70%) User Experience
7 5 (2.25%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.35%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.45%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (0.45%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.45%) iPad
9 1 (0.45%) Arduino
9 1 (0.45%) DTV
9 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.56%) Apple iOS
1 19 (8.56%) Android
2 13 (5.86%) Windows
3 10 (4.50%) Linux
4 3 (1.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (91.44%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (90.09%) TDD
3 85 (38.29%) MVC
4 84 (37.84%) Scrum
5 57 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
6 56 (25.23%) OO
7 43 (19.37%) Kanban
7 43 (19.37%) Web Application Development
7 43 (19.37%) Automation Testing
8 40 (18.02%) Automated Testing
9 39 (17.57%) System Testing
10 37 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
11 30 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
11 30 (13.51%) Software Engineering
12 29 (13.06%) OOP
13 27 (12.16%) Project Management
14 22 (9.91%) E-Commerce
15 19 (8.56%) Mentoring
16 18 (8.11%) SDLC
16 18 (8.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (39.64%) C#
2 68 (30.63%) JavaScript
2 68 (30.63%) SQL
3 34 (15.32%) Java
4 23 (10.36%) PHP
5 18 (8.11%) Ruby
6 15 (6.76%) C++
7 10 (4.50%) C
8 8 (3.60%) Scala
9 4 (1.80%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.90%) Python
10 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.45%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 51 (22.97%) Degree
2 38 (17.12%) ISEB
3 6 (2.70%) PMP
3 6 (2.70%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.25%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) Ansible
1 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.45%) Puppet
1 1 (0.45%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 41 (18.47%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.66%) Oracle
3 13 (5.86%) SAP
4 7 (3.15%) Zend
5 4 (1.80%) Capita
5 4 (1.80%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.35%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.35%) IBM
7 1 (0.45%) hybris
7 1 (0.45%) Unisys
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheadle
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sale
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Training & 5k Benefit package
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Stockport
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago