The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 47 58 66
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Permanent jobs citing BDD 20 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.13% 1.44% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 1.82% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 10
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
525 495 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 82.16% 78.95% 68.13%
Number of salaries quoted 434 433 419
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
BDD
North West

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 +5 10 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Birkenhead - 7 £30,000 - 1
Wirral - 3 £40,000 -
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 32 (100.00%) TDD
2 27 (84.38%) C#
3 22 (68.75%) .NET
3 22 (68.75%) SQL Server
3 22 (68.75%) ASP.NET
3 22 (68.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (65.63%) WCF
4 21 (65.63%) Ruby
4 21 (65.63%) MVC
4 21 (65.63%) Web Application Development
5 18 (56.25%) OO
6 17 (53.13%) Git (software)
6 17 (53.13%) NoSQL
6 17 (53.13%) Node.js
7 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (50.00%) RESTful
8 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (28.13%) Facebook
10 9 (28.13%) Social Media
10 9 (28.13%) Yahoo!
10 9 (28.13%) Google
10 9 (28.13%) Scrum
10 9 (28.13%) Apple
10 9 (28.13%) Java
10 9 (28.13%) Sony
10 9 (28.13%) BBC
11 8 (25.00%) Games
11 8 (25.00%) Internet
12 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 17 (53.13%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 17 (53.13%) NoSQL
3 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.63%) Selenium
2 5 (15.63%) TeamCity
2 5 (15.63%) JIRA
2 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
2 5 (15.63%) Bugzilla
2 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.63%) Hudson
2 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
2 5 (15.63%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.13%) NUnit
General
1 8 (25.00%) Games
2 4 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Developer
2 22 (68.75%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Java Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Senior Applications Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.13%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) .NET
1 22 (68.75%) ASP.NET
1 22 (68.75%) ASP.NET MVC
2 21 (65.63%) WCF
3 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 16 (50.00%) RESTful
4 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 5 (15.63%) Razor View Engine
6 4 (12.50%) J2EE
6 4 (12.50%) Hibernate
6 4 (12.50%) Spring
7 1 (3.13%) LAMP
7 1 (3.13%) CSS
7 1 (3.13%) HTML
7 1 (3.13%) Backbone.js
7 1 (3.13%) REST
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Social Media
1 9 (28.13%) BBC
2 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) TDD
2 21 (65.63%) MVC
2 21 (65.63%) Web Application Development
3 18 (56.25%) OO
4 9 (28.13%) Scrum
5 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
6 5 (15.63%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
6 5 (15.63%) CQRS
6 5 (15.63%) User Stories
6 5 (15.63%) Automation Testing
7 4 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) C#
2 21 (65.63%) Ruby
3 9 (28.13%) Java
4 5 (15.63%) SQL
5 4 (12.50%) Scala
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Facebook
1 9 (28.13%) Yahoo!
1 9 (28.13%) Google
1 9 (28.13%) Apple
1 9 (28.13%) Sony
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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