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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 39 61 60
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 22 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.65% 1.31% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% 1.73% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 16
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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
479 463 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.44% 76.03% 72.51%
Number of salaries quoted 390 403 420
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 £57,450 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +9 14 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Birkenhead - 8 £40,000 - 1
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 37 (100.00%) TDD
2 33 (89.19%) C#
3 28 (75.68%) SQL Server
3 28 (75.68%) ASP.NET
3 28 (75.68%) .NET
3 28 (75.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (72.97%) WCF
4 27 (72.97%) Ruby
4 27 (72.97%) MVC
4 27 (72.97%) Web Application Development
5 25 (67.57%) NoSQL
5 25 (67.57%) Node.js
5 25 (67.57%) Git (software)
6 22 (59.46%) RESTful
6 22 (59.46%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (54.05%) OO
8 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 14 (37.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (32.43%) Internet
10 12 (32.43%) Games
11 9 (24.32%) BBC
11 9 (24.32%) Sony
11 9 (24.32%) Apple
11 9 (24.32%) Social Media
11 9 (24.32%) Yahoo!
11 9 (24.32%) Google
11 9 (24.32%) Facebook
12 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (16.22%) Retail
13 6 (16.22%) Microsoft

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 25 (67.57%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (75.68%) SQL Server
2 25 (67.57%) NoSQL
3 14 (37.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.11%) Redis
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (67.57%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
2 5 (13.51%) Cucumber
2 5 (13.51%) Hudson
2 5 (13.51%) SpecFlow
2 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.51%) Bugzilla
2 5 (13.51%) JIRA
2 5 (13.51%) Selenium
2 5 (13.51%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.70%) NUnit
General
1 12 (32.43%) Games
2 6 (16.22%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (86.49%) Developer
2 28 (75.68%) .NET Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Test Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Applications Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Applications Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (2.70%) QA Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Java Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (75.68%) ASP.NET
1 28 (75.68%) .NET
1 28 (75.68%) ASP.NET MVC
2 27 (72.97%) WCF
3 22 (59.46%) RESTful
3 22 (59.46%) ASP.NET Web API
4 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 5 (13.51%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (8.11%) Backbone.js
6 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
6 3 (8.11%) REST
6 3 (8.11%) HTML
6 3 (8.11%) CSS
6 3 (8.11%) LAMP
7 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.70%) Spring
7 1 (2.70%) J2EE
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) BBC
1 9 (24.32%) Social Media
2 3 (8.11%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) TDD
2 27 (72.97%) MVC
2 27 (72.97%) Web Application Development
3 20 (54.05%) OO
4 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (16.22%) Scrum
6 5 (13.51%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (13.51%) CQRS
6 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
6 5 (13.51%) User Stories
6 5 (13.51%) Automation Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.70%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 33 (89.19%) C#
2 27 (72.97%) Ruby
3 6 (16.22%) Java
4 5 (13.51%) SQL
5 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Apple
1 9 (24.32%) Sony
1 9 (24.32%) Yahoo!
1 9 (24.32%) Google
1 9 (24.32%) Facebook
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
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