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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 45 60 51
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Permanent jobs citing BDD 15 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.01% 1.86% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 2.16% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 7
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
429 556 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.14% 86.07% 80.95%
Number of salaries quoted 306 490 309
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
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 4 May 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 +23 15 £45,000 -21.73% 1
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 24 (100.00%) MVC
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (100.00%) TDD
2 22 (91.67%) RESTful
2 22 (91.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 22 (91.67%) .NET
2 22 (91.67%) C#
2 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 22 (91.67%) ASP.NET
2 22 (91.67%) Web Application Development
2 22 (91.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 18 (75.00%) Scrum
4 16 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
4 16 (66.67%) Music Industry
4 16 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (25.00%) WCF
6 4 (16.67%) Internet
6 4 (16.67%) Games
6 4 (16.67%) Ruby
6 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 4 (16.67%) Node.js
7 2 (8.33%) REST
7 2 (8.33%) Facebook
7 2 (8.33%) Unified Communications
7 2 (8.33%) OO PHP
7 2 (8.33%) Ajax
7 2 (8.33%) Subversion
7 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 4 (16.67%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
2 2 (8.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 16 (66.67%) Music Industry
2 4 (16.67%) Games
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Developer
2 20 (83.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 2 (8.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (8.33%) .NET Development Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (91.67%) RESTful
1 22 (91.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 22 (91.67%) .NET
1 22 (91.67%) ASP.NET
1 22 (91.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (25.00%) WCF
3 2 (8.33%) REST
3 2 (8.33%) Ajax
3 2 (8.33%) SOAP
3 2 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (8.33%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) MVC
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (100.00%) TDD
2 22 (91.67%) Web Application Development
3 18 (75.00%) Scrum
4 16 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
4 16 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.33%) OO PHP
5 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) C#
2 4 (16.67%) Ruby
3 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.33%) C++
3 2 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Facebook
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wirral
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago