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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 29 48 66
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +18
Permanent jobs citing BDD 24 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.85% 2.94% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.02% 3.36% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 9
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £44,638 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+11.59% -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
342 447 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 83.41% 87.65% 89.73%
Number of salaries quoted 282 322 518
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 May 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 +18 20 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Birkenhead - 4 £32,500 -
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 32 (82.05%) MVC
2 32 (82.05%) C#
2 32 (82.05%) .NET
2 32 (82.05%) ASP.NET
2 32 (82.05%) ASP.NET MVC
3 30 (76.92%) Web Application Development
3 30 (76.92%) ASP.NET Web API
3 30 (76.92%) Git (software)
3 30 (76.92%) RESTful
3 30 (76.92%) SQL Server
3 30 (76.92%) Ruby
3 30 (76.92%) SQL Server 2014
3 30 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 28 (71.79%) WCF
5 26 (66.67%) NoSQL
5 26 (66.67%) Entity Framework
5 26 (66.67%) Node.js
5 26 (66.67%) .NET Framework
5 26 (66.67%) Code First Entity Framework
6 7 (17.95%) JIRA
6 7 (17.95%) QA
6 7 (17.95%) Selenium
6 7 (17.95%) Java
6 7 (17.95%) OO
6 7 (17.95%) Cucumber
6 7 (17.95%) Defect Management
6 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing
6 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 26 (66.67%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (76.92%) SQL Server
1 30 (76.92%) SQL Server 2014
2 26 (66.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (76.92%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.95%) Cucumber
2 7 (17.95%) JIRA
2 7 (17.95%) Selenium
2 7 (17.95%) WebDriver
3 4 (10.26%) Gerrit
3 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.26%) JMeter
3 4 (10.26%) Mercurial
4 3 (7.69%) Selenium IDE
General
1 4 (10.26%) Retail
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (82.05%) .NET Developer
1 32 (82.05%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Tester
3 6 (15.38%) Selenium Tester
4 4 (10.26%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) QA Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) QA Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) QA Test Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) QA Tester
4 4 (10.26%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (82.05%) .NET
1 32 (82.05%) ASP.NET
1 32 (82.05%) ASP.NET MVC
2 30 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 30 (76.92%) ASP.NET Web API
2 30 (76.92%) RESTful
3 28 (71.79%) WCF
4 26 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 26 (66.67%) Code First Entity Framework
4 26 (66.67%) Entity Framework
5 5 (12.82%) HTML
6 3 (7.69%) Web Services
7 2 (5.13%) CSS
7 2 (5.13%) jQuery
7 2 (5.13%) LINQ
7 2 (5.13%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
1 3 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (100.00%) TDD
2 32 (82.05%) MVC
3 30 (76.92%) Web Application Development
4 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing
4 7 (17.95%) Defect Management
4 7 (17.95%) OO
4 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
5 6 (15.38%) Scrum
6 4 (10.26%) API Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.26%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (10.26%) Functional Testing
6 4 (10.26%) OWASP
6 4 (10.26%) QA Automation
6 4 (10.26%) Regression Testing
6 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Workflow
7 3 (7.69%) Agile Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (82.05%) C#
2 30 (76.92%) Ruby
3 7 (17.95%) Java
4 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.82%) SQL
5 3 (7.69%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £500 - £550 per day +
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago