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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 34 45 56
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Permanent jobs citing BDD 18 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.52% 3.45% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.66% 4.04% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 16
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
318 421 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.90% 85.40% 88.92%
Number of salaries quoted 255 299 506
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 May 2016.

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 29 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
(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 +4 16 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Birkenhead - 1 £32,500 -
Wirral - 1 £50,000 - 1
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 42 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 42 (100.00%) TDD
2 34 (80.95%) MVC
2 34 (80.95%) C#
2 34 (80.95%) .NET
3 33 (78.57%) ASP.NET
3 33 (78.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 31 (73.81%) RESTful
4 31 (73.81%) SQL Server
4 31 (73.81%) Web Application Development
4 31 (73.81%) ASP.NET Web API
4 31 (73.81%) SQL Server 2014
4 31 (73.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 30 (71.43%) Git (software)
5 30 (71.43%) Ruby
6 29 (69.05%) WCF
7 27 (64.29%) NoSQL
8 26 (61.90%) .NET Framework
8 26 (61.90%) Code First Entity Framework
8 26 (61.90%) Entity Framework
8 26 (61.90%) Node.js
9 8 (19.05%) Java
10 7 (16.67%) HTML
10 7 (16.67%) OO
10 7 (16.67%) Scrum
10 7 (16.67%) JIRA
10 7 (16.67%) QA
10 7 (16.67%) Selenium
10 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
10 7 (16.67%) Cucumber

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 26 (61.90%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (73.81%) SQL Server
1 31 (73.81%) SQL Server 2014
2 27 (64.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 30 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 7 (16.67%) JIRA
2 7 (16.67%) Selenium
2 7 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 4 (9.52%) Gerrit
3 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.52%) JMeter
3 4 (9.52%) Mercurial
4 3 (7.14%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.90%) Retail
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (83.33%) Developer
2 34 (80.95%) .NET Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Tester
4 6 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
5 4 (9.52%) Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) QA Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) QA Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) QA Test Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) QA Test Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) QA Tester
5 4 (9.52%) Test Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Automation Tester
6 3 (7.14%) Java Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (7.14%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Agile Tester
8 1 (2.38%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Internet Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (80.95%) .NET
2 33 (78.57%) ASP.NET
2 33 (78.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 31 (73.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 31 (73.81%) ASP.NET Web API
3 31 (73.81%) RESTful
4 29 (69.05%) WCF
5 26 (61.90%) .NET Framework
5 26 (61.90%) Code First Entity Framework
5 26 (61.90%) Entity Framework
6 7 (16.67%) HTML
7 4 (9.52%) CSS
8 3 (7.14%) jQuery
8 3 (7.14%) LINQ
8 3 (7.14%) Web Services
9 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (4.76%) WPF
10 1 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (2.38%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Linux
1 3 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 42 (100.00%) TDD
2 34 (80.95%) MVC
3 31 (73.81%) Web Application Development
4 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 7 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 7 (16.67%) OO
4 7 (16.67%) Scrum
4 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.52%) API Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (9.52%) Functional Testing
6 4 (9.52%) OWASP
6 4 (9.52%) QA Automation
6 4 (9.52%) Regression Testing
6 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Workflow
7 3 (7.14%) Agile Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (80.95%) C#
2 30 (71.43%) Ruby
3 8 (19.05%) Java
4 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (7.14%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
Wirral, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago