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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 55 99 118
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +19
Permanent jobs citing BDD 248 188 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.25% 2.86% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.89% 3.22% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 235 168 152
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £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
5070 5845 5955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.96% 88.80% 85.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4238 4727 4700
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +15 156 £45,000 - 28
Lancashire +38 36 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Cheshire +21 26 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Merseyside -2 24 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Cumbria 0 2 £45,000 +28.57% 1
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 397 (88.81%) TDD
2 381 (85.23%) Agile Software Development
3 250 (55.93%) C#
4 248 (55.48%) .NET
5 215 (48.10%) ASP.NET
6 214 (47.87%) MVC
7 195 (43.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 192 (42.95%) SQL Server
9 162 (36.24%) Scrum
10 152 (34.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 149 (33.33%) RESTful
12 144 (32.21%) SQL Server 2014
13 135 (30.20%) Web Application Development
14 134 (29.98%) AngularJS
15 128 (28.64%) JavaScript
16 119 (26.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 117 (26.17%) WCF
18 111 (24.83%) Ruby
19 107 (23.94%) .NET Framework
19 107 (23.94%) Git (software)
20 106 (23.71%) Java
21 96 (21.48%) Entity Framework
22 88 (19.69%) HTML
23 85 (19.02%) SQL
24 84 (18.79%) Node.js
25 83 (18.57%) Selenium
26 82 (18.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 78 (17.45%) NoSQL
28 76 (17.00%) KnockoutJS
28 76 (17.00%) Continuous Integration

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 21 (4.70%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (3.58%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.68%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (1.57%) CMS
4 7 (1.57%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.12%) Apache Solr
5 5 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.67%) Confluence
7 3 (0.67%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.45%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.45%) Apache
8 2 (0.45%) IIS
8 2 (0.45%) Liferay
8 2 (0.45%) Mule
8 2 (0.45%) nginx
9 1 (0.22%) Drupal
9 1 (0.22%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 50 (11.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (10.07%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (2.24%) GitHub
4 9 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.79%) SaaS
6 3 (0.67%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.45%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.45%) PaaS
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.94%) Internet
2 4 (0.89%) HTTP
3 3 (0.67%) DSL
4 2 (0.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (42.95%) SQL Server
2 144 (32.21%) SQL Server 2014
3 78 (17.45%) NoSQL
4 29 (6.49%) MongoDB
5 19 (4.25%) MySQL
6 17 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (1.79%) Big Data
8 8 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.57%) Couchbase
9 7 (1.57%) DB2
10 6 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.89%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.45%) Hazelcast
14 2 (0.45%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 107 (23.94%) Git (software)
2 83 (18.57%) Selenium
3 51 (11.41%) JIRA
4 50 (11.19%) Cucumber
5 40 (8.95%) WebDriver
6 39 (8.72%) TeamCity
7 38 (8.50%) Jenkins
8 23 (5.15%) SpecFlow
9 22 (4.92%) JUnit
9 22 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (4.03%) Octopus Deploy
11 17 (3.80%) Jasmine
11 17 (3.80%) Maven
12 16 (3.58%) NUnit
13 14 (3.13%) Visual Studio
14 13 (2.91%) Ant
15 12 (2.68%) Eclipse
16 10 (2.24%) Subversion
17 7 (1.57%) Vagrant
18 6 (1.34%) Sinon.JS
General
1 60 (13.42%) Finance
2 47 (10.51%) Retail
3 43 (9.62%) Games
4 16 (3.58%) Marketing
5 13 (2.91%) Music Industry
6 12 (2.68%) Banking
6 12 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.24%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.79%) Electronics
9 6 (1.34%) Publishing
10 5 (1.12%) Automotive
11 4 (0.89%) Advertising
12 1 (0.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 316 (70.69%) Developer
2 185 (41.39%) .NET Developer
3 64 (14.32%) Senior Developer
4 56 (12.53%) C# Developer
5 32 (7.16%) C# .NET Developer
6 31 (6.94%) Java Developer
7 29 (6.49%) Software Developer
8 27 (6.04%) Analyst
9 26 (5.82%) Graduate
9 26 (5.82%) Graduate Developer
10 24 (5.37%) Junior
11 23 (5.15%) Junior Developer
11 23 (5.15%) Tester
12 22 (4.92%) Senior C# Developer
13 21 (4.70%) ASP.NET Developer
13 21 (4.70%) Senior .NET Developer
14 20 (4.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 20 (4.47%) Test Analyst
14 20 (4.47%) Test Engineer
15 19 (4.25%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (55.48%) .NET
2 215 (48.10%) ASP.NET
3 195 (43.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 152 (34.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 149 (33.33%) RESTful
6 134 (29.98%) AngularJS
7 119 (26.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 117 (26.17%) WCF
9 107 (23.94%) .NET Framework
10 96 (21.48%) Entity Framework
11 88 (19.69%) HTML
12 84 (18.79%) Node.js
13 82 (18.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 76 (17.00%) KnockoutJS
15 75 (16.78%) CSS
16 63 (14.09%) jQuery
17 52 (11.63%) Code First Entity Framework
18 46 (10.29%) WPF
19 41 (9.17%) XML
20 39 (8.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.95%) Enterprise Software
2 31 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (6.26%) Computer Science
4 22 (4.92%) iPad
5 15 (3.36%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.68%) Tandem
6 12 (2.68%) Xbox
7 11 (2.46%) User Experience
8 8 (1.79%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.34%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.89%) Blog
10 4 (0.89%) Social Media
11 3 (0.67%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.67%) Social Network
12 2 (0.45%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.45%) Fintech
13 1 (0.22%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (9.17%) Linux
2 26 (5.82%) Windows
3 15 (3.36%) Unix
4 10 (2.24%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.79%) Android
5 8 (1.79%) CoreOS
5 8 (1.79%) Ubuntu
6 7 (1.57%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.45%) CentOS
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (88.81%) TDD
2 381 (85.23%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (47.87%) MVC
4 162 (36.24%) Scrum
5 135 (30.20%) Web Application Development
6 76 (17.00%) Continuous Integration
7 73 (16.33%) Kanban
8 72 (16.11%) OO
9 46 (10.29%) Software Engineering
10 42 (9.40%) Web Development
11 41 (9.17%) E-Commerce
12 34 (7.61%) Dependency Injection
13 33 (7.38%) Test Scripting
14 31 (6.94%) Mentoring
15 30 (6.71%) Automated Testing
15 30 (6.71%) Continuous Delivery
15 30 (6.71%) DevOps
15 30 (6.71%) SDLC
16 24 (5.37%) Test Automation
17 21 (4.70%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 250 (55.93%) C#
2 128 (28.64%) JavaScript
3 111 (24.83%) Ruby
4 106 (23.71%) Java
5 85 (19.02%) SQL
6 24 (5.37%) T-SQL
7 23 (5.15%) PHP
8 19 (4.25%) F#
9 17 (3.80%) Scala
10 16 (3.58%) C++
11 11 (2.46%) PowerShell
11 11 (2.46%) Python
12 9 (2.01%) ES6
13 8 (1.79%) CoffeeScript
14 7 (1.57%) C
15 6 (1.34%) VB.NET
16 5 (1.12%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.89%) Apple Swift
17 4 (0.89%) PL/SQL
18 3 (0.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 22 (4.92%) Degree
2 14 (3.13%) ISEB
3 9 (2.01%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.05%) QA
2 2 (0.45%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (2.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (5.15%) Kibana
2 15 (3.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 72 (16.11%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.15%) Google
3 14 (3.13%) Oracle
4 10 (2.24%) Snowplow
5 8 (1.79%) SAP
6 7 (1.57%) IBM
6 7 (1.57%) Sitecore
7 4 (0.89%) Cognizant
7 4 (0.89%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.67%) webMethods
9 2 (0.45%) Facebook
9 2 (0.45%) Twitter
9 2 (0.45%) WSO2
10 1 (0.22%) Alterian
10 1 (0.22%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.22%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.22%) RedGate
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TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + package
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
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Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefit Package
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cumbria
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Burns Sheehan
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: Bonus, Pension, 25 days
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Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexi time + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Bonus, Pension, 25 days
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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