The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England / North West
Rank 53 87 110
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +23
Permanent jobs citing BDD 282 166 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.74% 2.98% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.33% 3.41% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 242 153 157
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5293 4861 5955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.93% 87.40% 86.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4448 4044 5100
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +24 202 £45,000 - 23
Merseyside +13 35 £40,000 - 4
Cheshire +24 33 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Lancashire -18 7 £35,000 -12.50% 4
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for BDD.

1 484 (92.02%) Agile Software Development
2 474 (90.11%) TDD
3 275 (52.28%) .NET
4 269 (51.14%) C#
5 259 (49.24%) MVC
6 229 (43.54%) ASP.NET
7 217 (41.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 214 (40.68%) SQL Server
9 182 (34.60%) Java
10 176 (33.46%) SQL Server 2014
11 174 (33.08%) Web Application Development
12 170 (32.32%) RESTful
13 167 (31.75%) WCF
14 162 (30.80%) Scrum
15 160 (30.42%) ASP.NET Web API
16 150 (28.52%) Ruby
17 148 (28.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 136 (25.86%) Git (software)
19 134 (25.48%) AngularJS
20 132 (25.10%) .NET Framework
21 127 (24.14%) OO
22 125 (23.76%) JavaScript
23 124 (23.57%) Entity Framework
24 122 (23.19%) Node.js
25 98 (18.63%) NoSQL
26 91 (17.30%) Continuous Integration
27 87 (16.54%) SDLC
28 80 (15.21%) KnockoutJS
29 78 (14.83%) SQL
30 77 (14.64%) Twitter Bootstrap

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (5.70%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (3.42%) Tomcat
3 16 (3.04%) Apache Solr
4 13 (2.47%) JBoss
4 13 (2.47%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.28%) Confluence
6 10 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.14%) nginx
8 5 (0.95%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.76%) Apache
10 2 (0.38%) CMS
11 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.19%) CICS
11 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (1.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.38%) MS Project
3 1 (0.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (1.90%) Magento
2 3 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.19%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 39 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (6.65%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.90%) GitHub
4 4 (0.76%) Google Play
4 4 (0.76%) SaaS
5 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (7.98%) Internet
2 6 (1.14%) HTTP
3 2 (0.38%) PuTTY
3 2 (0.38%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.19%) ATM
4 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (40.68%) SQL Server
2 176 (33.46%) SQL Server 2014
3 98 (18.63%) NoSQL
4 49 (9.32%) MongoDB
5 24 (4.56%) MySQL
6 19 (3.61%) Big Data
7 18 (3.42%) Hadoop
8 8 (1.52%) DB2
8 8 (1.52%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.57%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.19%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.19%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.19%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 136 (25.86%) Git (software)
2 77 (14.64%) Selenium
3 57 (10.84%) Cucumber
4 56 (10.65%) Jenkins
5 38 (7.22%) TeamCity
6 32 (6.08%) JUnit
7 27 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 27 (5.13%) JIRA
8 26 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (4.18%) Ant
10 20 (3.80%) Eclipse
10 20 (3.80%) WebDriver
11 18 (3.42%) NUnit
12 16 (3.04%) SpecFlow
13 13 (2.47%) Visual Studio
14 12 (2.28%) Gradle
14 12 (2.28%) Jasmine
14 12 (2.28%) Octopus Deploy
15 10 (1.90%) Subversion
16 9 (1.71%) Maven
General
1 69 (13.12%) Games
2 60 (11.41%) Finance
3 24 (4.56%) Retail
4 22 (4.18%) Banking
5 14 (2.66%) Marketing
6 9 (1.71%) Corporate Banking
7 8 (1.52%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.14%) Advertising
8 6 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.14%) Music Industry
9 3 (0.57%) Electronics
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
10 1 (0.19%) Back Office
10 1 (0.19%) Legal
10 1 (0.19%) Military
10 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 351 (66.73%) Developer
2 203 (38.59%) .NET Developer
3 67 (12.74%) Senior Developer
4 62 (11.79%) Java Developer
5 45 (8.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 36 (6.84%) Graduate
6 36 (6.84%) Graduate Developer
6 36 (6.84%) Tester
7 35 (6.65%) Analyst
7 35 (6.65%) Test Engineer
8 33 (6.27%) Junior
8 33 (6.27%) Junior Developer
9 32 (6.08%) Automation Tester
9 32 (6.08%) C# Developer
9 32 (6.08%) Test Automation Engineer
10 30 (5.70%) Software Developer
11 27 (5.13%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 27 (5.13%) Junior .NET Developer
12 26 (4.94%) Test Analyst
13 25 (4.75%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (52.28%) .NET
2 229 (43.54%) ASP.NET
3 217 (41.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 170 (32.32%) RESTful
5 167 (31.75%) WCF
6 160 (30.42%) ASP.NET Web API
7 148 (28.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 134 (25.48%) AngularJS
9 132 (25.10%) .NET Framework
10 124 (23.57%) Entity Framework
11 122 (23.19%) Node.js
12 80 (15.21%) KnockoutJS
13 77 (14.64%) Code First Entity Framework
13 77 (14.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 75 (14.26%) HTML
15 72 (13.69%) Spring
16 62 (11.79%) Hibernate
17 59 (11.22%) Web Services
18 56 (10.65%) CSS
19 52 (9.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.70%) iPad
2 38 (7.22%) Computer Science
3 28 (5.32%) Mobile App
4 23 (4.37%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (4.18%) Social Network
6 18 (3.42%) User Experience
7 14 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (2.47%) Xbox
9 11 (2.09%) Digital TV
10 9 (1.71%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.14%) Tandem
12 4 (0.76%) Fintech
12 4 (0.76%) Streaming Music
12 4 (0.76%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.57%) Cryptography
13 3 (0.57%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
14 2 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 2 (0.38%) Mainframe
14 2 (0.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.51%) Windows
2 25 (4.75%) Linux
3 15 (2.85%) Apple iOS
4 10 (1.90%) Android
5 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 484 (92.02%) Agile Software Development
2 474 (90.11%) TDD
3 259 (49.24%) MVC
4 174 (33.08%) Web Application Development
5 162 (30.80%) Scrum
6 127 (24.14%) OO
7 91 (17.30%) Continuous Integration
8 87 (16.54%) SDLC
9 76 (14.45%) E-Commerce
9 76 (14.45%) Kanban
10 72 (13.69%) Software Engineering
11 67 (12.74%) Test Automation
12 64 (12.17%) Automated Testing
13 55 (10.46%) Continuous Delivery
14 53 (10.08%) Test Scripting
15 51 (9.70%) Continuous Improvement
16 47 (8.94%) Mentoring
17 37 (7.03%) Web Development
18 36 (6.84%) Automation Testing
19 34 (6.46%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 269 (51.14%) C#
2 182 (34.60%) Java
3 150 (28.52%) Ruby
4 125 (23.76%) JavaScript
5 78 (14.83%) SQL
6 32 (6.08%) Python
7 31 (5.89%) PHP
8 26 (4.94%) F#
9 23 (4.37%) C++
10 19 (3.61%) Scala
11 10 (1.90%) Apple Swift
11 10 (1.90%) PowerShell
11 10 (1.90%) VB.NET
12 9 (1.71%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.33%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.95%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.95%) VB
15 3 (0.57%) C
15 3 (0.57%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.38%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 33 (6.27%) Degree
1 33 (6.27%) ISEB
2 18 (3.42%) ISTQB
3 10 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.76%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.38%) PhD
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (9.13%) QA
2 12 (2.28%) SDET
3 4 (0.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (1.33%) Docker
2 2 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 26 (4.94%) Kibana
2 9 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.38%) Puppet
4 1 (0.19%) Ansible
4 1 (0.19%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 53 (10.08%) Microsoft
2 30 (5.70%) Google
3 28 (5.32%) Oracle
4 4 (0.76%) IBM
4 4 (0.76%) Sun
5 3 (0.57%) DevExpress
5 3 (0.57%) SAP
5 3 (0.57%) Snowplow
5 3 (0.57%) Zend
6 2 (0.38%) RedGate
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe
7 1 (0.19%) Chordiant
7 1 (0.19%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.19%) Facebook
7 1 (0.19%) hybris
7 1 (0.19%) Sitecore
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