The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 37 50 52
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Permanent jobs citing BDD 35 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.78% 2.65% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.70% 3.01% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 34 14 8
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
522 465 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.14% 87.90% 88.21%
Number of salaries quoted 416 358 348
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

BDD Salary Histogram in Merseyside

BDD
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -3 18 £40,000 - 1
Wirral - 11 £40,000 - 1
Southport - 5 £40,000 - 1
Birkenhead - 1 £30,000 - 1
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for BDD.

1 52 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
1 52 (96.30%) TDD
2 48 (88.89%) .NET
3 44 (81.48%) MVC
3 44 (81.48%) SQL Server
3 44 (81.48%) C#
3 44 (81.48%) ASP.NET
3 44 (81.48%) RESTful
3 44 (81.48%) ASP.NET MVC
3 44 (81.48%) Web Application Development
3 44 (81.48%) ASP.NET Web API
3 44 (81.48%) SQL Server 2014
3 44 (81.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 29 (53.70%) Git (software)
4 29 (53.70%) Ruby
5 28 (51.85%) NoSQL
6 27 (50.00%) Entity Framework
6 27 (50.00%) Node.js
6 27 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
6 27 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 27 (50.00%) WCF
7 12 (22.22%) Scrum
7 12 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
7 12 (22.22%) AngularJS
7 12 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (20.37%) Digital TV
9 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (9.26%) Kanban
10 5 (9.26%) Retail

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) PuTTY
1 2 (3.70%) WinSCP
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (81.48%) SQL Server
1 44 (81.48%) SQL Server 2014
2 28 (51.85%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 29 (53.70%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.41%) JIRA
3 2 (3.70%) Ant
3 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.70%) JMeter
3 2 (3.70%) RubyMine
3 2 (3.70%) Selenium
3 2 (3.70%) TortoiseSVN
3 2 (3.70%) WATIR
General
1 5 (9.26%) Retail
2 4 (7.41%) Advertising
2 4 (7.41%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (85.19%) Developer
2 44 (81.48%) .NET Developer
3 4 (7.41%) Development Manager
3 4 (7.41%) Senior Development Manager
3 4 (7.41%) Senior Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Application Development Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Applications Development Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Applications Manager
5 2 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) Business Analyst
6 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (1.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (1.85%) Development Engineer
6 1 (1.85%) Digital Developer
6 1 (1.85%) Digital Marketing Developer
6 1 (1.85%) Graduate ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (1.85%) Junior ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (1.85%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (1.85%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (88.89%) .NET
2 44 (81.48%) ASP.NET
2 44 (81.48%) ASP.NET MVC
2 44 (81.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 44 (81.48%) ASP.NET Web API
2 44 (81.48%) RESTful
3 27 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 27 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
3 27 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 27 (50.00%) Node.js
3 27 (50.00%) WCF
4 12 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 12 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
4 12 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (3.70%) Gherkin
5 2 (3.70%) Velocity
6 1 (1.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Digital TV
2 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
1 52 (96.30%) TDD
2 44 (81.48%) MVC
2 44 (81.48%) Web Application Development
3 12 (22.22%) Scrum
4 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (9.26%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (9.26%) Kanban
5 5 (9.26%) OO
6 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.56%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.56%) Release Management
8 2 (3.70%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (3.70%) User Stories
8 2 (3.70%) Validation
9 1 (1.85%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (1.85%) Pair Programming
9 1 (1.85%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (81.48%) C#
2 29 (53.70%) Ruby
3 2 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (1.85%) Java
4 1 (1.85%) Perl
4 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
Southport, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago