The first table below looks at the demand for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 1 August 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 98 145 190
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +45
Permanent jobs citing BDD 178 101 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.48% 1.41% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 1.80% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 170 86 62
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5839 5597 5763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.45% 77.95% 76.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4651 4755 5057
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
BDD
England

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

BDD
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the North West region.

BDD Salary Trend in the North West

BDD
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in the North West

BDD
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 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
Manchester +9 87 £40,000 +1.91% 7
Cheshire +43 65 £40,000 -15.78% 13
Merseyside +10 21 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Lancashire +2 5 £60,000 +87.50% 7
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 278 (94.24%) TDD
2 210 (71.19%) MVC
3 208 (70.51%) C#
4 207 (70.17%) .NET
5 185 (62.71%) ASP.NET
6 172 (58.31%) SQL Server
7 152 (51.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 122 (41.36%) JavaScript
9 103 (34.92%) Web Application Development
10 88 (29.83%) WCF
11 83 (28.14%) SQL Server 2012
12 78 (26.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 76 (25.76%) SQL
14 72 (24.41%) HTML
15 69 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
16 68 (23.05%) CSS
16 68 (23.05%) ASP.NET Web API
17 67 (22.71%) Git (software)
18 65 (22.03%) Scrum
19 64 (21.69%) RESTful
20 62 (21.02%) .NET Framework
21 58 (19.66%) Continuous Integration
21 58 (19.66%) Java
21 58 (19.66%) OO
22 56 (18.98%) Internet
22 56 (18.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 55 (18.64%) Node.js
24 54 (18.31%) NoSQL
25 49 (16.61%) Ruby
26 46 (15.59%) jQuery

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 55 (18.64%) Node.js
2 13 (4.41%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.37%) CMS
3 7 (2.37%) Jetty
4 4 (1.36%) SAS
5 2 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.68%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.34%) WordPress
6 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 11 (3.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.36%) GitHub
2 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (18.98%) Internet
2 7 (2.37%) HTTP
3 1 (0.34%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (58.31%) SQL Server
2 83 (28.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 54 (18.31%) NoSQL
4 35 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (4.41%) MySQL
6 11 (3.73%) Big Data
7 9 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.37%) Hadoop
9 6 (2.03%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.36%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.68%) Redis
12 2 (0.68%) Mahout
13 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 67 (22.71%) Git (software)
2 45 (15.25%) Selenium
3 30 (10.17%) Cucumber
4 28 (9.49%) NUnit
5 20 (6.78%) SpecFlow
6 16 (5.42%) Eclipse
7 15 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (4.75%) Jenkins
9 13 (4.41%) WebDriver
10 12 (4.07%) TeamCity
11 11 (3.73%) JIRA
12 10 (3.39%) MSTest
12 10 (3.39%) Hudson
12 10 (3.39%) Rhino Mocks
12 10 (3.39%) Moq
12 10 (3.39%) Axure RP
13 9 (3.05%) Maven
14 8 (2.71%) JUnit
15 5 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
15 5 (1.69%) Jasmine
General
1 32 (10.85%) Marketing
2 27 (9.15%) Advertising
3 18 (6.10%) Games
4 11 (3.73%) Finance
4 11 (3.73%) Retail
5 10 (3.39%) Billing
6 2 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Electronics
7 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.34%) Back Office
7 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 259 (87.80%) Developer
2 163 (55.25%) .NET Developer
3 50 (16.95%) Senior Developer
4 36 (12.20%) C# Developer
5 28 (9.49%) Java Developer
5 28 (9.49%) Senior .NET Developer
6 22 (7.46%) C# .NET Developer
7 21 (7.12%) Web Developer
8 20 (6.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (5.42%) Software Developer
10 14 (4.75%) C# Web Developer
10 14 (4.75%) ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (4.41%) Analyst
12 11 (3.73%) .NET Web Developer
12 11 (3.73%) Senior Java Developer
13 10 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
13 10 (3.39%) User Experience Designer
13 10 (3.39%) Designer
14 9 (3.05%) Test Engineer
14 9 (3.05%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (70.17%) .NET
2 185 (62.71%) ASP.NET
3 152 (51.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 88 (29.83%) WCF
5 78 (26.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 72 (24.41%) HTML
7 68 (23.05%) CSS
7 68 (23.05%) ASP.NET Web API
8 64 (21.69%) RESTful
9 62 (21.02%) .NET Framework
10 56 (18.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 46 (15.59%) jQuery
12 44 (14.92%) Razor View Engine
13 41 (13.90%) NHibernate
14 37 (12.54%) Web Services
15 32 (10.85%) LINQ
16 26 (8.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 24 (8.14%) WPF
18 22 (7.46%) Spring
19 21 (7.12%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.12%) Blog
2 16 (5.42%) Social Media
3 12 (4.07%) N-Tier
4 11 (3.73%) Graphic Design
5 9 (3.05%) BBC
6 7 (2.37%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.69%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.36%) Replication
9 2 (0.68%) Open Source
9 2 (0.68%) Clustering
10 1 (0.34%) Xbox
10 1 (0.34%) iPad
10 1 (0.34%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.34%) DTV
10 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.34%) Streaming Music
10 1 (0.34%) iPhone
10 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.73%) Linux
2 6 (2.03%) Android
2 6 (2.03%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.36%) UNIX
4 2 (0.68%) Windows
5 1 (0.34%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (94.24%) TDD
2 210 (71.19%) MVC
3 103 (34.92%) Web Application Development
4 69 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (22.03%) Scrum
6 58 (19.66%) Continuous Integration
6 58 (19.66%) OO
7 37 (12.54%) Domain-Driven Design
8 34 (11.53%) CQRS
9 30 (10.17%) Automated Testing
10 29 (9.83%) E-Commerce
11 27 (9.15%) Web Development
11 27 (9.15%) Kanban
11 27 (9.15%) OOD
12 26 (8.81%) Pair Programming
13 21 (7.12%) UML
14 14 (4.75%) Refactoring
14 14 (4.75%) Dependency Injection
15 11 (3.73%) User Stories
15 11 (3.73%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 208 (70.51%) C#
2 122 (41.36%) JavaScript
3 76 (25.76%) SQL
4 58 (19.66%) Java
5 49 (16.61%) Ruby
6 18 (6.10%) T-SQL
7 16 (5.42%) PHP
8 8 (2.71%) Scala
9 7 (2.37%) VB.NET
9 7 (2.37%) Objective-C
10 6 (2.03%) VB
11 4 (1.36%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.02%) C
13 2 (0.68%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 29 (9.83%) Microsoft Certification
1 29 (9.83%) MCP
1 29 (9.83%) MCSD
2 27 (9.15%) MCTS
2 27 (9.15%) MCAD
3 16 (5.42%) Degree
4 9 (3.05%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.81%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 8 (2.71%) Puppet
2 2 (0.68%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (10.85%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.80%) Google
2 23 (7.80%) Facebook
3 11 (3.73%) Oracle
4 9 (3.05%) Apple
4 9 (3.05%) Sony
4 9 (3.05%) Yahoo!
5 7 (2.37%) JBoss
6 2 (0.68%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.68%) Zend
7 1 (0.34%) SAP
7 1 (0.34%) ION Trading
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Salary: 35,000 50,000 + Bens
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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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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