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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 47 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Permanent jobs citing BDD 9 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.96% 1.03% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 1.17% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 13
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
398 513 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.52% 88.45% 76.24%
Number of salaries quoted 344 457 392
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £57,831
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram 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 27 January 2015. 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
Birkenhead - 5 £35,000 -
Liverpool +9 2 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Wirral - 2 £65,000 - 1
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 30 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (100.00%) TDD
2 26 (86.67%) Git (software)
2 26 (86.67%) NoSQL
2 26 (86.67%) Node.js
3 25 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 25 (83.33%) Web Application Development
3 25 (83.33%) RESTful
3 25 (83.33%) C#
3 25 (83.33%) .NET
3 25 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 25 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 25 (83.33%) MVC
3 25 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 23 (76.67%) WCF
5 21 (70.00%) Ruby
6 18 (60.00%) Games
6 18 (60.00%) Internet
7 7 (23.33%) Advertising
7 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (16.67%) Open Source
8 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 5 (16.67%) REST
8 5 (16.67%) Backbone.js
8 5 (16.67%) Redis
8 5 (16.67%) LAMP
8 5 (16.67%) CSS
8 5 (16.67%) HTML
8 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 3 (10.00%) OO

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (86.67%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (86.67%) NoSQL
2 25 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (16.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (86.67%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (60.00%) Games
2 7 (23.33%) Advertising
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
4 2 (6.67%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
2 23 (76.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Applications Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Development Manager
4 2 (6.67%) .NET Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (83.33%) .NET
1 25 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 25 (83.33%) RESTful
1 25 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 25 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 23 (76.67%) WCF
3 5 (16.67%) HTML
3 5 (16.67%) REST
3 5 (16.67%) Backbone.js
3 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 5 (16.67%) CSS
3 5 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (100.00%) TDD
2 25 (83.33%) MVC
2 25 (83.33%) Web Application Development
3 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (6.67%) Scrum
5 2 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) C#
2 21 (70.00%) Ruby
3 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Facebook
Liverpool
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wirral
Noir Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday