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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 62 90 109
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +19
Permanent jobs citing BDD 255 210 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.01% 3.15% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 3.56% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 220 199 167
Median salary £44,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.11% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
BDD
England

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
5606 5898 6406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.20% 88.44% 86.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4684 4896 5237
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +26 182 £45,000 -0.55% 28
Lancashire +24 25 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Cheshire +1 23 £47,000 +17.50% 3
Merseyside -9 22 £40,000 - 1
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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.

1 433 (88.01%) Agile Software Development
2 432 (87.80%) TDD
3 281 (57.11%) C#
3 281 (57.11%) .NET
4 262 (53.25%) MVC
5 251 (51.02%) ASP.NET
6 234 (47.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 220 (44.72%) SQL Server
8 184 (37.40%) Scrum
9 164 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 164 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
10 161 (32.72%) RESTful
11 159 (32.32%) WCF
12 155 (31.50%) Web Application Development
13 147 (29.88%) AngularJS
14 141 (28.66%) JavaScript
15 133 (27.03%) Ruby
16 132 (26.83%) .NET Framework
17 130 (26.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 127 (25.81%) Entity Framework
19 126 (25.61%) Git (software)
20 110 (22.36%) Java
21 106 (21.54%) Node.js
22 97 (19.72%) HTML
23 96 (19.51%) OO
24 91 (18.50%) CSS
25 84 (17.07%) NoSQL
26 81 (16.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 80 (16.26%) KnockoutJS
28 79 (16.06%) SQL

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 (6.10%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (4.07%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.05%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (2.03%) Apache Solr
6 9 (1.83%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.63%) nginx
8 6 (1.22%) CMS
9 4 (0.81%) JBoss
10 3 (0.61%) Confluence
10 3 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.20%) Drupal
12 1 (0.20%) EPiServer CMS
12 1 (0.20%) Kentico
12 1 (0.20%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (2.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (2.44%) Magento
2 3 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 61 (12.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (10.37%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.83%) GitHub
4 5 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.02%) SaaS
5 3 (0.61%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.41%) Basecamp
6 2 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (7.93%) Internet
2 4 (0.81%) HTTP
3 3 (0.61%) DSL
4 2 (0.41%) PuTTY
4 2 (0.41%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (44.72%) SQL Server
2 164 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 84 (17.07%) NoSQL
4 41 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 26 (5.28%) MySQL
6 13 (2.64%) Big Data
6 13 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (2.44%) Hadoop
8 9 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.63%) DB2
10 5 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.61%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.41%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.20%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 126 (25.61%) Git (software)
2 51 (10.37%) TeamCity
3 45 (9.15%) Jenkins
3 45 (9.15%) Selenium
4 39 (7.93%) Cucumber
5 29 (5.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (5.69%) JIRA
7 24 (4.88%) Octopus Deploy
8 21 (4.27%) WebDriver
9 20 (4.07%) SpecFlow
10 19 (3.86%) Ant
10 19 (3.86%) JUnit
11 17 (3.46%) NUnit
12 16 (3.25%) Visual Studio
13 15 (3.05%) Eclipse
13 15 (3.05%) Jasmine
14 13 (2.64%) Subversion
15 12 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (1.63%) Maven
17 7 (1.42%) Vagrant
General
1 60 (12.20%) Finance
2 56 (11.38%) Games
3 39 (7.93%) Retail
4 14 (2.85%) Banking
5 11 (2.24%) Music Industry
6 7 (1.42%) Marketing
7 6 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.22%) Publishing
7 6 (1.22%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.81%) Advertising
9 3 (0.61%) Automotive
9 3 (0.61%) Electronics
10 2 (0.41%) Back Office
11 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 381 (77.44%) Developer
2 208 (42.28%) .NET Developer
3 78 (15.85%) Senior Developer
4 61 (12.40%) C# Developer
5 47 (9.55%) Software Developer
6 44 (8.94%) Java Developer
7 36 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 36 (7.32%) Junior
8 35 (7.11%) Junior Developer
9 34 (6.91%) Graduate
9 34 (6.91%) Graduate Developer
10 31 (6.30%) Senior Java Developer
11 29 (5.89%) ASP.NET Developer
12 28 (5.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 27 (5.49%) Graduate .NET Developer
13 27 (5.49%) Junior .NET Developer
14 26 (5.28%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 26 (5.28%) Lead Developer
15 25 (5.08%) Analyst
16 22 (4.47%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (57.11%) .NET
2 251 (51.02%) ASP.NET
3 234 (47.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 164 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 161 (32.72%) RESTful
6 159 (32.32%) WCF
7 147 (29.88%) AngularJS
8 132 (26.83%) .NET Framework
9 130 (26.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 127 (25.81%) Entity Framework
11 106 (21.54%) Node.js
12 97 (19.72%) HTML
13 91 (18.50%) CSS
14 81 (16.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 80 (16.26%) KnockoutJS
16 78 (15.85%) jQuery
17 67 (13.62%) Code First Entity Framework
18 60 (12.20%) WPF
19 44 (8.94%) HTML5
20 42 (8.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.72%) Enterprise Software
2 36 (7.32%) Computer Science
2 36 (7.32%) iPad
3 28 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (5.08%) Mobile App
5 19 (3.86%) Xbox
6 16 (3.25%) User Experience
7 11 (2.24%) Tandem
8 10 (2.03%) Social Network
9 5 (1.02%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.02%) Social Media
10 4 (0.81%) Fintech
11 3 (0.61%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.61%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.41%) Blog
12 2 (0.41%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.41%) Replication
13 1 (0.20%) Inversion of Control
13 1 (0.20%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (7.72%) Linux
2 35 (7.11%) Windows
3 14 (2.85%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.83%) Android
5 7 (1.42%) Unix
6 6 (1.22%) CoreOS
6 6 (1.22%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.61%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.41%) CentOS
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (88.01%) Agile Software Development
2 432 (87.80%) TDD
3 262 (53.25%) MVC
4 184 (37.40%) Scrum
5 155 (31.50%) Web Application Development
6 96 (19.51%) OO
7 77 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
7 77 (15.65%) E-Commerce
7 77 (15.65%) Kanban
8 60 (12.20%) Software Engineering
9 54 (10.98%) Web Development
10 50 (10.16%) Mentoring
11 46 (9.35%) Continuous Delivery
12 37 (7.52%) Continuous Improvement
13 36 (7.32%) Dependency Injection
13 36 (7.32%) SDLC
14 33 (6.71%) OOP
15 28 (5.69%) DevOps
15 28 (5.69%) Multithreading
16 26 (5.28%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 281 (57.11%) C#
2 141 (28.66%) JavaScript
3 133 (27.03%) Ruby
4 110 (22.36%) Java
5 79 (16.06%) SQL
6 29 (5.89%) PHP
7 27 (5.49%) F#
8 17 (3.46%) PowerShell
8 17 (3.46%) Scala
9 16 (3.25%) C++
10 15 (3.05%) T-SQL
11 14 (2.85%) Python
12 8 (1.63%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.42%) Apple Swift
14 6 (1.22%) CoffeeScript
14 6 (1.22%) ES6
15 5 (1.02%) C
16 3 (0.61%) Groovy
16 3 (0.61%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (4.27%) Degree
2 13 (2.64%) ISEB
3 6 (1.22%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.41%) PhD
7 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.86%) QA
2 2 (0.41%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (1.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (6.30%) Kibana
2 14 (2.85%) Puppet
3 3 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.20%) Ansible
Vendors
1 77 (15.65%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.10%) Google
3 18 (3.66%) Oracle
4 10 (2.03%) Snowplow
5 8 (1.63%) IBM
6 4 (0.81%) Cognizant
6 4 (0.81%) DevExpress
6 4 (0.81%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.61%) SAP
7 3 (0.61%) Zend
8 2 (0.41%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.41%) Facebook
8 2 (0.41%) RedGate
9 1 (0.20%) Alterian
9 1 (0.20%) Atlassian
Cumbria
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Salford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + 20% bonus, 10% pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Northwich
ECOM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Burnley
Hall Goddard LTD
Salary: £0 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Bonus, Pension, 25 days
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + flexible working, pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexi time + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Hall Goddard LTD
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, 25 days
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 20% bonus, 10% pension
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
WorkMobile
Salary: Up to £42 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Rochdale
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Energon Global
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Bolton
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Flexible Working & Generous Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago