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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 57 44 48
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs citing BDD 20 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.92% 3.85% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 4.24% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 16
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%
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
591 448 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.28% 90.69% 85.98%
Number of salaries quoted 382 314 383
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
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
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 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -29 16 £40,000 - 1
Wirral - 3 £40,000 - 1
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 41 (95.35%) Agile Software Development
1 41 (95.35%) TDD
2 37 (86.05%) .NET
2 37 (86.05%) SQL Server
2 37 (86.05%) C#
2 37 (86.05%) ASP.NET
2 37 (86.05%) MVC
2 37 (86.05%) RESTful
2 37 (86.05%) ASP.NET MVC
2 37 (86.05%) Web Application Development
2 37 (86.05%) ASP.NET Web API
2 37 (86.05%) SQL Server 2014
2 37 (86.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 28 (65.12%) Git (software)
3 28 (65.12%) Ruby
4 27 (62.79%) NoSQL
5 26 (60.47%) Entity Framework
5 26 (60.47%) Node.js
5 26 (60.47%) .NET Framework
5 26 (60.47%) WCF
5 26 (60.47%) Code First Entity Framework
6 11 (25.58%) KnockoutJS
6 11 (25.58%) AngularJS
6 11 (25.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (18.60%) Internet
8 6 (13.95%) Scrum
9 4 (9.30%) JIRA
9 4 (9.30%) Kanban
10 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.98%) MongoDB

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 (4.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) PuTTY
2 2 (4.65%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (86.05%) SQL Server
1 37 (86.05%) SQL Server 2014
2 27 (62.79%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 28 (65.12%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.30%) JIRA
3 2 (4.65%) Ant
3 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.65%) JMeter
3 2 (4.65%) RubyMine
3 2 (4.65%) Selenium
3 2 (4.65%) TortoiseSVN
3 2 (4.65%) WATIR
General
1 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (90.70%) Developer
2 37 (86.05%) .NET Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Internet Developer
4 2 (4.65%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Development Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Digital Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Digital Marketing Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Test Development Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (86.05%) .NET
1 37 (86.05%) ASP.NET
1 37 (86.05%) ASP.NET MVC
1 37 (86.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 37 (86.05%) ASP.NET Web API
1 37 (86.05%) RESTful
2 26 (60.47%) .NET Framework
2 26 (60.47%) Code First Entity Framework
2 26 (60.47%) Entity Framework
2 26 (60.47%) Node.js
2 26 (60.47%) WCF
3 11 (25.58%) AngularJS
3 11 (25.58%) KnockoutJS
3 11 (25.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (4.65%) Gherkin
4 2 (4.65%) Velocity
5 1 (2.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Digital TV
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (95.35%) Agile Software Development
1 41 (95.35%) TDD
2 37 (86.05%) MVC
2 37 (86.05%) Web Application Development
3 6 (13.95%) Scrum
4 4 (9.30%) Kanban
5 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (4.65%) User Stories
6 2 (4.65%) Validation
7 1 (2.33%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (2.33%) DevOps
7 1 (2.33%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.33%) Low Latency
7 1 (2.33%) Pair Programming
7 1 (2.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 37 (86.05%) C#
2 28 (65.12%) Ruby
3 2 (4.65%) PHP
4 1 (2.33%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) Perl
4 1 (2.33%) Python
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
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