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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 30 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Permanent jobs citing BDD 38 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.65% 4.19% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.51% 4.72% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 37 22 9
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,650 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £65,000
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
506 466 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 88.62% 88.76% 89.34%
Number of salaries quoted 412 377 373
Median salary £41,792 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £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 22 February 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 22 February 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
Wirral - 14 £42,500 - 1
Liverpool 0 12 £40,000 -
Southport - 8 £40,000 - 1
Birkenhead -2 4 £30,000 -7.69% 1
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 57 (96.61%) Agile Software Development
1 57 (96.61%) TDD
2 53 (89.83%) .NET
3 49 (83.05%) MVC
3 49 (83.05%) SQL Server
3 49 (83.05%) C#
3 49 (83.05%) ASP.NET
3 49 (83.05%) RESTful
3 49 (83.05%) ASP.NET MVC
3 49 (83.05%) Web Application Development
3 49 (83.05%) ASP.NET Web API
3 49 (83.05%) SQL Server 2014
3 49 (83.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 27 (45.76%) Ruby
4 27 (45.76%) Git (software)
5 26 (44.07%) NoSQL
6 25 (42.37%) Entity Framework
6 25 (42.37%) Node.js
6 25 (42.37%) Code First Entity Framework
6 25 (42.37%) WCF
6 25 (42.37%) .NET Framework
7 16 (27.12%) Digital TV
7 16 (27.12%) KnockoutJS
7 16 (27.12%) AngularJS
7 16 (27.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 15 (25.42%) Scrum
9 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
9 12 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (13.56%) Retail
10 8 (13.56%) OO

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 (3.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) PuTTY
1 2 (3.39%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (83.05%) SQL Server
1 49 (83.05%) SQL Server 2014
2 26 (44.07%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 27 (45.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.78%) JIRA
3 2 (3.39%) Ant
3 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.39%) JMeter
3 2 (3.39%) RubyMine
3 2 (3.39%) Selenium
3 2 (3.39%) TortoiseSVN
3 2 (3.39%) WATIR
General
1 8 (13.56%) Retail
2 4 (6.78%) Advertising
2 4 (6.78%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (86.44%) Developer
2 49 (83.05%) .NET Developer
3 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (6.78%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (6.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (6.78%) C# Developer
3 4 (6.78%) Development Manager
3 4 (6.78%) Graduate
3 4 (6.78%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 4 (6.78%) Graduate C# Developer
3 4 (6.78%) Graduate Developer
3 4 (6.78%) Junior
3 4 (6.78%) Junior .NET Developer
3 4 (6.78%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (6.78%) Junior C# .NET Developer
3 4 (6.78%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (6.78%) Junior C# Developer
3 4 (6.78%) Junior Developer
3 4 (6.78%) Senior Development Manager
3 4 (6.78%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (89.83%) .NET
2 49 (83.05%) ASP.NET
2 49 (83.05%) ASP.NET MVC
2 49 (83.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 49 (83.05%) ASP.NET Web API
2 49 (83.05%) RESTful
3 25 (42.37%) .NET Framework
3 25 (42.37%) Code First Entity Framework
3 25 (42.37%) Entity Framework
3 25 (42.37%) Node.js
3 25 (42.37%) WCF
4 16 (27.12%) AngularJS
4 16 (27.12%) KnockoutJS
4 16 (27.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (3.39%) Gherkin
5 2 (3.39%) Velocity
6 1 (1.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Digital TV
2 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (96.61%) Agile Software Development
1 57 (96.61%) TDD
2 49 (83.05%) MVC
2 49 (83.05%) Web Application Development
3 15 (25.42%) Scrum
4 12 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (13.56%) Dependency Injection
5 8 (13.56%) OO
6 5 (8.47%) Kanban
7 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.08%) Performance Management
8 3 (5.08%) Release Management
9 2 (3.39%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.39%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (3.39%) User Stories
9 2 (3.39%) Validation
10 1 (1.69%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (1.69%) Pair Programming
10 1 (1.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (83.05%) C#
2 27 (45.76%) Ruby
3 2 (3.39%) PHP
4 1 (1.69%) Java
4 1 (1.69%) Perl
4 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
Southport, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago