The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 47 50 72
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +22
Permanent jobs citing BDD 19 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.57% 1.87% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 2.11% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 6
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
472 427 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 88.72% 88.59% 89.20%
Number of salaries quoted 371 364 478
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,275
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

BDD
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Merseyside region.

BDD Salary Trend in Merseyside

BDD
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
Liverpool +12 18 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Birkenhead -5 1 £32,500 -7.14%
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 39 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (100.00%) TDD
2 34 (87.18%) C#
2 34 (87.18%) .NET
3 33 (84.62%) ASP.NET
3 33 (84.62%) MVC
3 33 (84.62%) Ruby
3 33 (84.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (82.05%) WCF
5 31 (79.49%) Git (software)
6 30 (76.92%) RESTful
6 30 (76.92%) SQL Server
6 30 (76.92%) NoSQL
6 30 (76.92%) Web Application Development
6 30 (76.92%) ASP.NET Web API
6 30 (76.92%) SQL Server 2014
6 30 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 29 (74.36%) Entity Framework
7 29 (74.36%) Node.js
7 29 (74.36%) .NET Framework
8 6 (15.38%) Automated Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Scrum
9 5 (12.82%) Cucumber
10 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
10 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
10 4 (10.26%) HTML
10 4 (10.26%) CSS
11 3 (7.69%) Java
11 3 (7.69%) Xcode
11 3 (7.69%) Objective-C

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 29 (74.36%) Node.js
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (76.92%) NoSQL
1 30 (76.92%) SQL Server
1 30 (76.92%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (79.49%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.82%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.69%) Xcode
4 2 (5.13%) Gerrit
4 2 (5.13%) JIRA
4 2 (5.13%) JMeter
4 2 (5.13%) Mercurial
4 2 (5.13%) Selenium
4 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.56%) Ant
5 1 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (94.87%) Developer
2 33 (84.62%) .NET Developer
3 3 (7.69%) iOS Developer
3 3 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) QA Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) QA Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) QA Tester
4 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Tester
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (2.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (2.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Java Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (87.18%) .NET
2 33 (84.62%) ASP.NET
2 33 (84.62%) ASP.NET MVC
3 32 (82.05%) WCF
4 30 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 30 (76.92%) ASP.NET Web API
4 30 (76.92%) RESTful
5 29 (74.36%) .NET Framework
5 29 (74.36%) Entity Framework
6 4 (10.26%) CSS
6 4 (10.26%) HTML
7 3 (7.69%) jQuery
7 3 (7.69%) LINQ
7 3 (7.69%) WPF
8 1 (2.56%) HornetQ
8 1 (2.56%) JDBC
8 1 (2.56%) SOAP
8 1 (2.56%) Spring
8 1 (2.56%) Web Services
8 1 (2.56%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (100.00%) TDD
2 33 (84.62%) MVC
3 30 (76.92%) Web Application Development
4 6 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 5 (12.82%) Scrum
6 3 (7.69%) iOS Development
6 3 (7.69%) OWASP
6 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.13%) API Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.13%) Defect Management
7 2 (5.13%) Functional Testing
7 2 (5.13%) QA Automation
7 2 (5.13%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Workflow
8 1 (2.56%) Analytics
8 1 (2.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 34 (87.18%) C#
2 33 (84.62%) Ruby
3 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.69%) Java
4 3 (7.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago