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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 143 170 196
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +26
Permanent jobs citing BDD 122 87 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.70% 1.19% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.52% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 114 84 38
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% -13.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5836 5741 5348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 78.22% 74.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4737 4720 4681
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +20 74 £40,000 +11.11% 8
Cheshire +16 32 £37,500 - 3
Merseyside -11 12 £48,750 +30.00%
Lancashire +12 9 £57,500 +64.28% 1
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 216 (98.18%) TDD
2 157 (71.36%) MVC
3 148 (67.27%) C#
4 135 (61.36%) .NET
5 126 (57.27%) SQL Server
6 124 (56.36%) ASP.NET
7 109 (49.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 86 (39.09%) JavaScript
9 81 (36.82%) WCF
10 74 (33.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 69 (31.36%) HTML
12 68 (30.91%) Razor View Engine
13 67 (30.45%) Web Application Development
13 67 (30.45%) SQL Server 2012
14 63 (28.64%) CSS
15 60 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
16 53 (24.09%) SQL
17 51 (23.18%) Ruby
18 49 (22.27%) Scrum
19 47 (21.36%) Java
20 44 (20.00%) .NET Framework
21 42 (19.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 41 (18.64%) RESTful
23 38 (17.27%) Git (software)
24 37 (16.82%) MCTS
24 37 (16.82%) MCP
24 37 (16.82%) MCAD
24 37 (16.82%) MCSD
24 37 (16.82%) E-Commerce
24 37 (16.82%) Microsoft Certification

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 29 (13.18%) Node.js
2 6 (2.73%) CMS
3 2 (0.91%) Umbraco
3 2 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (0.91%) Apache
4 1 (0.45%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.45%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.45%) IIS
4 1 (0.45%) nginx
4 1 (0.45%) WordPress
4 1 (0.45%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (0.45%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (0.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.00%) Internet
2 11 (5.00%) HTTP
3 1 (0.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (57.27%) SQL Server
2 67 (30.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 31 (14.09%) NoSQL
4 21 (9.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (8.64%) MySQL
6 4 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.82%) OLAP
7 3 (1.36%) CouchDB
7 3 (1.36%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (17.27%) Git (software)
2 28 (12.73%) Selenium
3 18 (8.18%) NUnit
4 16 (7.27%) Cucumber
5 15 (6.82%) WebDriver
6 14 (6.36%) Moq
7 13 (5.91%) Hudson
8 9 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (4.09%) PHPUnit
9 8 (3.64%) Rhino Mocks
9 8 (3.64%) Eclipse
10 7 (3.18%) JSHint
10 7 (3.18%) QUnit
10 7 (3.18%) Jasmine
11 6 (2.73%) TeamCity
12 5 (2.27%) Mercurial
12 5 (2.27%) ReSharper
12 5 (2.27%) SpecFlow
12 5 (2.27%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (4.55%) Finance
1 10 (4.55%) Advertising
1 10 (4.55%) Games
2 4 (1.82%) Retail
2 4 (1.82%) Music Industry
3 3 (1.36%) Electronics
3 3 (1.36%) Marketing
4 1 (0.45%) Publishing
4 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 184 (83.64%) Developer
2 115 (52.27%) .NET Developer
3 41 (18.64%) C# Developer
4 34 (15.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 33 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 28 (12.73%) Web Developer
7 27 (12.27%) ASP.NET Developer
8 26 (11.82%) C# Web Developer
9 24 (10.91%) .NET Web Developer
10 20 (9.09%) Java Developer
11 16 (7.27%) Test Engineer
11 16 (7.27%) Senior Developer
12 12 (5.45%) Senior .NET Developer
13 11 (5.00%) Java Consultant
13 11 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
13 11 (5.00%) Consultant
13 11 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 10 (4.55%) PHP Developer
15 9 (4.09%) Analyst
15 9 (4.09%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (61.36%) .NET
2 124 (56.36%) ASP.NET
3 109 (49.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 81 (36.82%) WCF
5 74 (33.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 69 (31.36%) HTML
7 68 (30.91%) Razor View Engine
8 63 (28.64%) CSS
9 44 (20.00%) .NET Framework
10 42 (19.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 41 (18.64%) RESTful
12 35 (15.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 29 (13.18%) LINQ
14 28 (12.73%) ASP.NET Web API
15 26 (11.82%) jQuery
16 25 (11.36%) NHibernate
17 24 (10.91%) LINQ to SQL
18 22 (10.00%) Web Services
19 19 (8.64%) Spring
20 18 (8.18%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.36%) N-Tier
2 9 (4.09%) Blog
2 9 (4.09%) IPTV
3 8 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.64%) Social Network
4 7 (3.18%) Video on Demand
4 7 (3.18%) Open Source
5 6 (2.73%) Social Media
5 6 (2.73%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.27%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.82%) BBC
7 4 (1.82%) Replication
8 3 (1.36%) Interactive TV
9 2 (0.91%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.91%) iPhone
9 2 (0.91%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.91%) DTV
10 1 (0.45%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.45%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.82%) Linux
2 3 (1.36%) UNIX
2 3 (1.36%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.91%) Android
3 2 (0.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (98.18%) TDD
2 157 (71.36%) MVC
3 67 (30.45%) Web Application Development
4 60 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (22.27%) Scrum
6 37 (16.82%) E-Commerce
7 36 (16.36%) Domain-Driven Design
8 33 (15.00%) OO
9 31 (14.09%) CQRS
10 28 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (9.55%) Pair Programming
11 21 (9.55%) Kanban
12 16 (7.27%) Automated Testing
13 13 (5.91%) Test Automation
14 12 (5.45%) OOD
15 10 (4.55%) Test Management
16 9 (4.09%) Web Development
17 8 (3.64%) Business Analysis
17 8 (3.64%) UML
17 8 (3.64%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 148 (67.27%) C#
2 86 (39.09%) JavaScript
3 53 (24.09%) SQL
4 51 (23.18%) Ruby
5 47 (21.36%) Java
6 27 (12.27%) PHP
7 26 (11.82%) T-SQL
8 14 (6.36%) Scala
9 11 (5.00%) C
9 11 (5.00%) C++
10 5 (2.27%) Perl
10 5 (2.27%) Python
11 3 (1.36%) PHP5
12 2 (0.91%) VB
12 2 (0.91%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 37 (16.82%) MCTS
1 37 (16.82%) MCP
1 37 (16.82%) MCAD
1 37 (16.82%) MCSD
1 37 (16.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (8.64%) Degree
3 10 (4.55%) ISEB
4 5 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.73%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.45%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 20 (9.09%) Google
2 14 (6.36%) Facebook
3 11 (5.00%) Zend
4 9 (4.09%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.64%) Twitter
6 5 (2.27%) Oracle
7 4 (1.82%) Yahoo!
7 4 (1.82%) Apple
7 4 (1.82%) Sony
8 2 (0.91%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.45%) ATG
9 1 (0.45%) JBoss
9 1 (0.45%) IBM
9 1 (0.45%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.45%) Kony
9 1 (0.45%) hybris
Lancaster, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Experis IT
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits, flexi-time
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Purple Monkey
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dunnhumby
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dunnhumby
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Jam Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago