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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 73 87 119
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +32
Permanent jobs citing BDD 241 184 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.83% 3.00% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.34% 3.41% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 214 170 153
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
5549 5389 6384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.26% 87.81% 86.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4665 4410 5463
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +23 183 £45,000 - 30
Cheshire +8 23 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Merseyside -6 21 £40,000 - 3
Lancashire -15 11 £37,500 -6.25% 3
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 441 (90.55%) Agile Software Development
2 424 (87.06%) TDD
3 263 (54.00%) C#
4 260 (53.39%) .NET
5 253 (51.95%) MVC
6 229 (47.02%) ASP.NET
7 213 (43.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 206 (42.30%) SQL Server
9 161 (33.06%) WCF
10 159 (32.65%) SQL Server 2014
11 157 (32.24%) Scrum
12 155 (31.83%) Web Application Development
13 153 (31.42%) RESTful
14 148 (30.39%) ASP.NET Web API
14 148 (30.39%) Java
15 135 (27.72%) AngularJS
16 133 (27.31%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 127 (26.08%) JavaScript
18 126 (25.87%) .NET Framework
18 126 (25.87%) Git (software)
19 124 (25.46%) Ruby
20 122 (25.05%) Entity Framework
21 112 (23.00%) Node.js
22 105 (21.56%) OO
23 87 (17.86%) NoSQL
24 79 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
24 79 (16.22%) HTML
25 76 (15.61%) E-Commerce
26 75 (15.40%) SQL
26 75 (15.40%) KnockoutJS

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 29 (5.95%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (4.52%) Tomcat
3 17 (3.49%) Apache Solr
4 15 (3.08%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.46%) JBoss
6 9 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (1.64%) Confluence
7 8 (1.64%) nginx
8 6 (1.23%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.82%) Apache
10 2 (0.41%) CMS
11 1 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.21%) CICS
11 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.41%) MS Office
2 2 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.46%) Magento
2 3 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 44 (9.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (8.01%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.23%) SaaS
4 3 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.62%) GitHub
5 2 (0.41%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (8.83%) Internet
2 4 (0.82%) HTTP
3 2 (0.41%) PuTTY
3 2 (0.41%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.21%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (42.30%) SQL Server
2 159 (32.65%) SQL Server 2014
3 87 (17.86%) NoSQL
4 48 (9.86%) MongoDB
5 25 (5.13%) MySQL
6 14 (2.87%) Big Data
6 14 (2.87%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.23%) DB2
8 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.82%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.62%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.21%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.21%) Data Mart
12 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 126 (25.87%) Git (software)
2 59 (12.11%) Selenium
3 44 (9.03%) Jenkins
4 42 (8.62%) Cucumber
4 42 (8.62%) TeamCity
5 27 (5.54%) JIRA
5 27 (5.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (5.13%) JUnit
7 22 (4.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 21 (4.31%) Ant
8 21 (4.31%) SpecFlow
9 19 (3.90%) Eclipse
10 18 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
11 17 (3.49%) NUnit
12 16 (3.29%) WebDriver
13 15 (3.08%) Visual Studio
14 12 (2.46%) Subversion
15 11 (2.26%) Jasmine
16 10 (2.05%) Maven
17 7 (1.44%) Gradle
General
1 60 (12.32%) Games
2 54 (11.09%) Finance
3 21 (4.31%) Retail
4 16 (3.29%) Banking
5 12 (2.46%) Marketing
6 9 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.44%) Music Industry
8 5 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
8 5 (1.03%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.82%) Publishing
10 3 (0.62%) Electronics
11 2 (0.41%) Automotive
11 2 (0.41%) Back Office
12 1 (0.21%) Advertising
12 1 (0.21%) Legal
12 1 (0.21%) Military
12 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 349 (71.66%) Developer
2 192 (39.43%) .NET Developer
3 71 (14.58%) Senior Developer
4 56 (11.50%) Java Developer
5 43 (8.83%) C# Developer
5 43 (8.83%) Senior Java Developer
6 37 (7.60%) Software Developer
7 33 (6.78%) Junior
8 32 (6.57%) Graduate
8 32 (6.57%) Graduate Developer
8 32 (6.57%) Junior Developer
9 29 (5.95%) Analyst
10 26 (5.34%) C# .NET Developer
10 26 (5.34%) Test Engineer
11 25 (5.13%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 25 (5.13%) Junior .NET Developer
11 25 (5.13%) Lead Developer
12 24 (4.93%) ASP.NET Developer
12 24 (4.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 24 (4.93%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (53.39%) .NET
2 229 (47.02%) ASP.NET
3 213 (43.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 161 (33.06%) WCF
5 153 (31.42%) RESTful
6 148 (30.39%) ASP.NET Web API
7 135 (27.72%) AngularJS
8 133 (27.31%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 126 (25.87%) .NET Framework
10 122 (25.05%) Entity Framework
11 112 (23.00%) Node.js
12 79 (16.22%) HTML
13 75 (15.40%) KnockoutJS
14 72 (14.78%) Code First Entity Framework
15 71 (14.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 69 (14.17%) CSS
17 64 (13.14%) Spring
18 60 (12.32%) jQuery
19 57 (11.70%) Hibernate
20 54 (11.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.65%) iPad
2 36 (7.39%) Computer Science
3 30 (6.16%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (4.52%) Mobile App
5 16 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.29%) Social Network
5 16 (3.29%) User Experience
6 15 (3.08%) Xbox
7 5 (1.03%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.03%) Tandem
8 4 (0.82%) Digital TV
8 4 (0.82%) Fintech
9 3 (0.62%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.62%) Social Media
9 3 (0.62%) Streaming Music
9 3 (0.62%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.41%) Blog
10 2 (0.41%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.41%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (6.57%) Windows
2 28 (5.75%) Linux
3 15 (3.08%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.05%) Android
5 1 (0.21%) Unix
5 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 441 (90.55%) Agile Software Development
2 424 (87.06%) TDD
3 253 (51.95%) MVC
4 157 (32.24%) Scrum
5 155 (31.83%) Web Application Development
6 105 (21.56%) OO
7 79 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
8 76 (15.61%) E-Commerce
9 72 (14.78%) Kanban
10 63 (12.94%) Software Engineering
11 60 (12.32%) SDLC
12 54 (11.09%) Continuous Delivery
13 50 (10.27%) Mentoring
14 49 (10.06%) Continuous Improvement
15 46 (9.45%) Test Automation
16 43 (8.83%) Automated Testing
16 43 (8.83%) Web Development
17 36 (7.39%) Test Scripting
18 31 (6.37%) OOP
19 27 (5.54%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 263 (54.00%) C#
2 148 (30.39%) Java
3 127 (26.08%) JavaScript
4 124 (25.46%) Ruby
5 75 (15.40%) SQL
6 31 (6.37%) PHP
7 25 (5.13%) F#
8 19 (3.90%) C++
9 18 (3.70%) Python
9 18 (3.70%) Scala
10 14 (2.87%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.64%) Apple Swift
11 8 (1.64%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.23%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.03%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.82%) C
15 3 (0.62%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.41%) Haskell
16 2 (0.41%) Perl
16 2 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (4.52%) Degree
2 20 (4.11%) ISEB
3 10 (2.05%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.41%) PhD
8 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.78%) QA
2 7 (1.44%) SDET
3 2 (0.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (0.82%) Docker
2 2 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 25 (5.13%) Kibana
2 5 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.41%) Puppet
4 1 (0.21%) Ansible
Vendors
1 55 (11.29%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.13%) Google
3 21 (4.31%) Oracle
4 5 (1.03%) IBM
5 4 (0.82%) Snowplow
6 3 (0.62%) DevExpress
6 3 (0.62%) SAP
6 3 (0.62%) Zend
7 2 (0.41%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.41%) RedGate
7 2 (0.41%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.21%) Adobe
8 1 (0.21%) Chordiant
8 1 (0.21%) hybris
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