The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 104 111 154
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +43
Permanent jobs citing BDD 81 74 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.05% 1.78% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 2.26% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 74 60 23
Average salary £40,000 £37,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.96% +25.83%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3182 3269 2941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 80.60% 78.56% 77.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2568 2815 2569
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
BDD
North West

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bolton - 18 £40,000 -
Stockport - 13 £32,500 - 1
Rochdale - 9 £39,500 - 2
Oldham - 3 £39,000 -
Salford -12 2 £60,000 +60.00% 1
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 143 (92.86%) TDD
2 95 (61.69%) MVC
3 89 (57.79%) .NET
4 88 (57.14%) C#
5 84 (54.55%) ASP.NET
6 81 (52.60%) JavaScript
7 77 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 66 (42.86%) SQL Server
9 60 (38.96%) HTML
10 59 (38.31%) CSS
11 58 (37.66%) WCF
12 57 (37.01%) SQL
12 57 (37.01%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (27.27%) Razor View Engine
14 37 (24.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 34 (22.08%) Web Application Development
15 34 (22.08%) OO
16 33 (21.43%) .NET Framework
16 33 (21.43%) jQuery
16 33 (21.43%) Domain-Driven Design
17 32 (20.78%) SQL Server 2012
17 32 (20.78%) Microsoft Certification
17 32 (20.78%) MCP
17 32 (20.78%) MCSD
18 30 (19.48%) MCAD
18 30 (19.48%) Scrum
18 30 (19.48%) CQRS
18 30 (19.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 30 (19.48%) MCTS
19 26 (16.88%) E-Commerce

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 10 (6.49%) Tomcat
1 10 (6.49%) Node.js
2 5 (3.25%) CMS
2 5 (3.25%) Jetty
3 4 (2.60%) SAS
4 2 (1.30%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.65%) WordPress
5 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (6.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.04%) Internet
2 7 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 32 (20.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (5.84%) Big Data
4 7 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.90%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.90%) MySQL
6 5 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.25%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.95%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.30%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.30%) Mahout
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (13.64%) Selenium
2 18 (11.69%) NUnit
3 14 (9.09%) SpecFlow
4 11 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 11 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 11 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (6.49%) Axure RP
6 9 (5.84%) MSTest
7 8 (5.19%) Moq
7 8 (5.19%) Jenkins
8 6 (3.90%) TeamCity
9 5 (3.25%) ReSharper
9 5 (3.25%) JUnit
9 5 (3.25%) Mercurial
9 5 (3.25%) WebDriver
9 5 (3.25%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (3.25%) Hudson
10 4 (2.60%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.60%) Robotium
10 4 (2.60%) Gradle
General
1 16 (10.39%) Marketing
2 11 (7.14%) Finance
3 9 (5.84%) Billing
4 8 (5.19%) Games
5 5 (3.25%) Retail
5 5 (3.25%) Advertising
6 1 (0.65%) Publishing
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 132 (85.71%) Developer
2 61 (39.61%) .NET Developer
3 30 (19.48%) C# Developer
4 22 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 21 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (12.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (11.04%) Web Developer
8 16 (10.39%) Java Developer
9 13 (8.44%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (7.79%) Software Developer
11 11 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
11 11 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
12 10 (6.49%) User Experience Designer
12 10 (6.49%) Designer
13 8 (5.19%) Senior .NET Developer
13 8 (5.19%) Analyst
14 7 (4.55%) Junior
14 7 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
14 7 (4.55%) Junior Developer
14 7 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (57.79%) .NET
2 84 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 77 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 60 (38.96%) HTML
5 59 (38.31%) CSS
6 58 (37.66%) WCF
7 42 (27.27%) Razor View Engine
8 37 (24.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 33 (21.43%) jQuery
9 33 (21.43%) .NET Framework
10 30 (19.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 25 (16.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 23 (14.94%) LINQ
13 20 (12.99%) LINQ to SQL
14 19 (12.34%) Web Services
15 14 (9.09%) SOAP
15 14 (9.09%) REST
16 11 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (7.14%) Spring
17 10 (6.49%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.14%) N-Tier
1 11 (7.14%) Graphic Design
2 9 (5.84%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.90%) Social Media
4 5 (3.25%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.60%) Replication
6 2 (1.30%) iPhone
6 2 (1.30%) iPad
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.65%) Xbox
7 1 (0.65%) Open Source
7 1 (0.65%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.65%) Clustering
7 1 (0.65%) Streaming Music
7 1 (0.65%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.55%) Linux
1 7 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 6 (3.90%) Android
3 1 (0.65%) UNIX
3 1 (0.65%) Windows
3 1 (0.65%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (92.86%) TDD
2 95 (61.69%) MVC
3 57 (37.01%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (22.08%) OO
4 34 (22.08%) Web Application Development
5 33 (21.43%) Domain-Driven Design
6 30 (19.48%) CQRS
6 30 (19.48%) Scrum
7 26 (16.88%) E-Commerce
8 22 (14.29%) OOD
9 20 (12.99%) UML
10 18 (11.69%) Web Development
10 18 (11.69%) Kanban
11 17 (11.04%) Pair Programming
12 11 (7.14%) Automated Testing
13 10 (6.49%) Web Design
13 10 (6.49%) Time Management
14 9 (5.84%) Test Strategy
14 9 (5.84%) OWASP
14 9 (5.84%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 88 (57.14%) C#
2 81 (52.60%) JavaScript
3 57 (37.01%) SQL
4 25 (16.23%) Java
5 14 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 13 (8.44%) PHP
7 7 (4.55%) Objective-C
8 5 (3.25%) Scala
9 4 (2.60%) Ruby
10 3 (1.95%) PHP5
11 1 (0.65%) C
11 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.65%) Python
11 1 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (20.78%) MCP
1 32 (20.78%) MCSD
1 32 (20.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (19.48%) MCTS
2 30 (19.48%) MCAD
3 7 (4.55%) Degree
4 6 (3.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.69%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (2.60%) Puppet
2 2 (1.30%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (6.49%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.19%) Oracle
3 5 (3.25%) JBoss
4 1 (0.65%) SAP
4 1 (0.65%) ION Trading
4 1 (0.65%) Google
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £58,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + 12% bonus & Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £43,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
BBC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago