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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 58 91 132
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +41
Permanent jobs citing BDD 243 190 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.33% 3.01% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.98% 3.41% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 235 171 128
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 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
4875 5572 6034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.82% 88.33% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4124 4529 4828
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +21 162 £45,000 +12.50% 31
Lancashire +34 30 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Cheshire +27 24 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Merseyside +8 22 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Cumbria - 2 £45,000 - 1
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 398 (89.84%) TDD
2 374 (84.42%) Agile Software Development
3 253 (57.11%) C#
4 248 (55.98%) .NET
5 207 (46.73%) ASP.NET
6 205 (46.28%) MVC
7 186 (41.99%) ASP.NET MVC
8 184 (41.53%) SQL Server
9 167 (37.70%) Scrum
10 150 (33.86%) ASP.NET Web API
11 144 (32.51%) RESTful
12 137 (30.93%) SQL Server 2014
13 129 (29.12%) Web Application Development
13 129 (29.12%) AngularJS
14 124 (27.99%) JavaScript
15 119 (26.86%) Java
16 116 (26.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 113 (25.51%) Git (software)
18 112 (25.28%) .NET Framework
19 111 (25.06%) WCF
20 108 (24.38%) Ruby
21 97 (21.90%) Entity Framework
22 92 (20.77%) SQL
23 90 (20.32%) Continuous Integration
24 88 (19.86%) NoSQL
25 86 (19.41%) HTML
26 85 (19.19%) Selenium
27 82 (18.51%) Node.js
28 77 (17.38%) Kanban
28 77 (17.38%) 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 18 (4.06%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.39%) WebSphere
3 13 (2.93%) CMS
4 11 (2.48%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (2.03%) Umbraco
6 8 (1.81%) Alfresco
6 8 (1.81%) Liferay
7 6 (1.35%) Apache
7 6 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.35%) IIS
7 6 (1.35%) Mule
8 4 (0.90%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.68%) Confluence
9 3 (0.68%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.23%) Drupal
10 1 (0.23%) Kentico
10 1 (0.23%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (2.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (9.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (9.71%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.84%) SaaS
4 14 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (2.26%) GitHub
6 9 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.13%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.13%) PaaS
8 3 (0.68%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.23%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.19%) Internet
2 3 (0.68%) DSL
2 3 (0.68%) HTTP
3 2 (0.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (41.53%) SQL Server
2 137 (30.93%) SQL Server 2014
3 88 (19.86%) NoSQL
4 25 (5.64%) MongoDB
5 18 (4.06%) MySQL
5 18 (4.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (2.71%) Crystal Reports
7 11 (2.48%) Couchbase
8 10 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (1.81%) Big Data
9 8 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.35%) DB2
11 6 (1.35%) Hazelcast
11 6 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.90%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.45%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 113 (25.51%) Git (software)
2 85 (19.19%) Selenium
3 53 (11.96%) Cucumber
4 52 (11.74%) JIRA
5 44 (9.93%) Jenkins
6 38 (8.58%) WebDriver
7 33 (7.45%) TeamCity
8 26 (5.87%) JUnit
9 25 (5.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 24 (5.42%) Maven
11 20 (4.51%) SpecFlow
12 19 (4.29%) Jasmine
13 15 (3.39%) Ant
13 15 (3.39%) Octopus Deploy
14 14 (3.16%) Eclipse
14 14 (3.16%) NUnit
15 11 (2.48%) Visual Studio
16 9 (2.03%) SoapUI
16 9 (2.03%) Subversion
17 7 (1.58%) Vagrant
General
1 53 (11.96%) Finance
2 47 (10.61%) Retail
3 40 (9.03%) Games
4 23 (5.19%) Marketing
5 12 (2.71%) Music Industry
6 11 (2.48%) Banking
6 11 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.26%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.81%) Electronics
9 7 (1.58%) Advertising
10 6 (1.35%) Publishing
11 5 (1.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 310 (69.98%) Developer
2 181 (40.86%) .NET Developer
3 64 (14.45%) Senior Developer
4 59 (13.32%) C# Developer
5 35 (7.90%) Java Developer
6 34 (7.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 29 (6.55%) Analyst
8 26 (5.87%) Software Developer
9 25 (5.64%) Tester
10 23 (5.19%) Graduate
10 23 (5.19%) Graduate Developer
10 23 (5.19%) Senior C# Developer
10 23 (5.19%) Test Analyst
11 22 (4.97%) Senior Java Developer
12 21 (4.74%) ASP.NET Developer
12 21 (4.74%) Java Engineer
12 21 (4.74%) Test Engineer
13 20 (4.51%) Automation Tester
13 20 (4.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 20 (4.51%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (55.98%) .NET
2 207 (46.73%) ASP.NET
3 186 (41.99%) ASP.NET MVC
4 150 (33.86%) ASP.NET Web API
5 144 (32.51%) RESTful
6 129 (29.12%) AngularJS
7 116 (26.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 112 (25.28%) .NET Framework
9 111 (25.06%) WCF
10 97 (21.90%) Entity Framework
11 86 (19.41%) HTML
12 82 (18.51%) Node.js
13 77 (17.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 69 (15.58%) KnockoutJS
15 68 (15.35%) CSS
16 64 (14.45%) jQuery
17 53 (11.96%) Code First Entity Framework
18 47 (10.61%) XML
19 43 (9.71%) WPF
20 42 (9.48%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.93%) Enterprise Software
2 29 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (5.42%) Computer Science
4 22 (4.97%) iPad
5 14 (3.16%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.71%) N-Tier
7 11 (2.48%) Tandem
7 11 (2.48%) Xbox
8 10 (2.26%) User Experience
9 7 (1.58%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.35%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.90%) Blog
11 4 (0.90%) Social Media
12 3 (0.68%) Social Network
13 2 (0.45%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.23%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 41 (9.26%) Linux
2 27 (6.09%) Windows
3 16 (3.61%) Unix
4 8 (1.81%) CoreOS
4 8 (1.81%) Ubuntu
5 7 (1.58%) Android
5 7 (1.58%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.58%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (89.84%) TDD
2 374 (84.42%) Agile Software Development
3 205 (46.28%) MVC
4 167 (37.70%) Scrum
5 129 (29.12%) Web Application Development
6 90 (20.32%) Continuous Integration
7 77 (17.38%) Kanban
8 75 (16.93%) OO
9 50 (11.29%) Software Engineering
10 48 (10.84%) Web Development
11 37 (8.35%) DevOps
11 37 (8.35%) Test Scripting
12 34 (7.67%) Dependency Injection
13 33 (7.45%) E-Commerce
14 32 (7.22%) Continuous Delivery
15 31 (7.00%) Automated Testing
15 31 (7.00%) SDLC
16 30 (6.77%) Mentoring
17 27 (6.09%) SOA
18 24 (5.42%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 253 (57.11%) C#
2 124 (27.99%) JavaScript
3 119 (26.86%) Java
4 108 (24.38%) Ruby
5 92 (20.77%) SQL
6 28 (6.32%) T-SQL
7 21 (4.74%) PHP
8 20 (4.51%) Scala
9 17 (3.84%) C++
10 16 (3.61%) F#
11 9 (2.03%) C
11 9 (2.03%) ES6
11 9 (2.03%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.03%) Python
12 8 (1.81%) CoffeeScript
13 6 (1.35%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.13%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.68%) Groovy
15 3 (0.68%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (4.97%) Degree
2 14 (3.16%) ISEB
3 9 (2.03%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.58%) QA
2 2 (0.45%) SDET
System Software
1 14 (3.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (4.51%) Kibana
2 15 (3.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 69 (15.58%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.42%) Google
3 14 (3.16%) Oracle
4 13 (2.93%) Sitecore
5 10 (2.26%) EPiServer
5 10 (2.26%) Snowplow
6 8 (1.81%) SAP
7 7 (1.58%) webMethods
8 6 (1.35%) IBM
8 6 (1.35%) WSO2
9 5 (1.13%) Facebook
10 4 (0.90%) Cognizant
11 2 (0.45%) Twitter
12 1 (0.23%) Alterian
12 1 (0.23%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.23%) DevExpress
12 1 (0.23%) RedGate
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