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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 38 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Permanent jobs citing BDD 20 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.91% 2.61% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.78% 3.10% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 7
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
418 548 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 81.80% 84.05% 86.36%
Number of salaries quoted 299 460 405
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,350 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Liverpool +21 12 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Southport - 6 - - 2
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 35 (100.00%) TDD
2 33 (94.29%) Scrum
3 32 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (82.86%) MVC
5 28 (80.00%) C#
5 28 (80.00%) .NET
6 26 (74.29%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (71.43%) RESTful
7 25 (71.43%) Web Application Development
8 22 (62.86%) ASP.NET Web API
8 22 (62.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (62.86%) SQL Server
8 22 (62.86%) ASP.NET
9 20 (57.14%) Dependency Injection
9 20 (57.14%) Music Industry
10 13 (37.14%) Linux
10 13 (37.14%) SOAP
11 11 (31.43%) Web Services
12 10 (28.57%) Java
13 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
13 9 (25.71%) HTML
13 9 (25.71%) CSS
14 7 (20.00%) Ajax
14 7 (20.00%) Subversion
14 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
15 6 (17.14%) Open Source
15 6 (17.14%) MongoDB
15 6 (17.14%) NoSQL
15 6 (17.14%) OWASP
15 6 (17.14%) Spring

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (17.14%) IIS
1 6 (17.14%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (62.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) MongoDB
2 6 (17.14%) NoSQL
3 4 (11.43%) MySQL
4 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Subversion
1 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.14%) Maven
2 6 (17.14%) Ant
2 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.43%) PHPUnit
4 3 (8.57%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.86%) RSpec
General
1 20 (57.14%) Music Industry
2 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (94.29%) Developer
2 20 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Software Developer
4 4 (11.43%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 4 (11.43%) PHP Developer
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Development Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (80.00%) .NET
2 25 (71.43%) RESTful
3 22 (62.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (62.86%) ASP.NET
3 22 (62.86%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (37.14%) SOAP
5 11 (31.43%) Web Services
6 9 (25.71%) CSS
6 9 (25.71%) HTML
7 7 (20.00%) Ajax
8 6 (17.14%) Hibernate
8 6 (17.14%) Spring
8 6 (17.14%) JDBC
8 6 (17.14%) XML
8 6 (17.14%) XHTML
8 6 (17.14%) WSDL
8 6 (17.14%) HornetQ
9 4 (11.43%) LAMP
9 4 (11.43%) REST
10 3 (8.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) TDD
2 33 (94.29%) Scrum
3 32 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (82.86%) MVC
5 26 (74.29%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (71.43%) Web Application Development
7 20 (57.14%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (17.14%) Analytics
8 6 (17.14%) OWASP
8 6 (17.14%) Open Source
8 6 (17.14%) Automated Testing
8 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
9 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
9 4 (11.43%) OOP
9 4 (11.43%) OO PHP
10 3 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (8.57%) Kanban
10 3 (8.57%) OO
Programming Languages
1 28 (80.00%) C#
2 10 (28.57%) Java
3 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.43%) PHP
4 4 (11.43%) C++
4 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.57%) SQL
5 3 (8.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Facebook
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 13 days ago
Birkenhead
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £300 per day
Posted: 24 days ago