The first table below looks at the demand for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 106 148 189
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +41
Permanent jobs citing BDD 161 102 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.31% 1.39% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 1.79% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 154 87 62
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5625 5698 5693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 80.83% 77.86% 76.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4467 4855 5018
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
BDD
England

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +8 79 £40,000 +6.66% 11
Cheshire +50 60 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Merseyside +11 20 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Lancashire -2 2 £60,000 +71.42% 5
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BDD.

1 270 (95.07%) TDD
2 198 (69.72%) C#
3 197 (69.37%) MVC
4 195 (68.66%) .NET
5 174 (61.27%) ASP.NET
6 165 (58.10%) SQL Server
7 143 (50.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 113 (39.79%) JavaScript
9 98 (34.51%) Web Application Development
10 87 (30.63%) SQL Server 2012
11 84 (29.58%) WCF
12 83 (29.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 74 (26.06%) SQL
14 68 (23.94%) HTML
15 65 (22.89%) CSS
15 65 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
16 64 (22.54%) Scrum
17 60 (21.13%) ASP.NET Web API
18 58 (20.42%) RESTful
19 56 (19.72%) Git (software)
19 56 (19.72%) .NET Framework
20 55 (19.37%) Java
20 55 (19.37%) OO
21 53 (18.66%) Continuous Integration
22 51 (17.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 50 (17.61%) Razor View Engine
24 49 (17.25%) Node.js
24 49 (17.25%) Internet
25 47 (16.55%) Ruby
25 47 (16.55%) NoSQL

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 49 (17.25%) Node.js
2 11 (3.87%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.11%) CMS
4 5 (1.76%) Jetty
5 3 (1.06%) SAS
6 2 (0.70%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.35%) WordPress
7 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (3.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.41%) GitHub
2 2 (0.70%) SaaS
2 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (17.25%) Internet
2 7 (2.46%) HTTP
3 1 (0.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (58.10%) SQL Server
2 87 (30.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 47 (16.55%) NoSQL
4 36 (12.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (4.58%) MySQL
6 8 (2.82%) Big Data
7 5 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.76%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.41%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.41%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.06%) OLAP
9 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.70%) Mahout
11 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 56 (19.72%) Git (software)
2 35 (12.32%) Selenium
3 26 (9.15%) Cucumber
4 25 (8.80%) NUnit
5 18 (6.34%) SpecFlow
6 15 (5.28%) Eclipse
7 13 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (4.58%) Jenkins
7 13 (4.58%) WebDriver
8 11 (3.87%) TeamCity
8 11 (3.87%) Moq
9 10 (3.52%) Hudson
9 10 (3.52%) Axure RP
9 10 (3.52%) JIRA
10 9 (3.17%) Rhino Mocks
11 8 (2.82%) MSTest
12 7 (2.46%) JUnit
13 5 (1.76%) Bugzilla
13 5 (1.76%) ReSharper
13 5 (1.76%) Maven
General
1 29 (10.21%) Marketing
2 22 (7.75%) Advertising
3 15 (5.28%) Games
4 10 (3.52%) Finance
5 8 (2.82%) Retail
5 8 (2.82%) Billing
6 1 (0.35%) Electronics
6 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.35%) Back Office
6 1 (0.35%) Legal
6 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 250 (88.03%) Developer
2 155 (54.58%) .NET Developer
3 46 (16.20%) Senior Developer
4 34 (11.97%) C# Developer
5 28 (9.86%) Senior .NET Developer
6 25 (8.80%) Java Developer
7 22 (7.75%) C# .NET Developer
8 20 (7.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (7.04%) Web Developer
9 16 (5.63%) Software Developer
10 14 (4.93%) ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (4.58%) Analyst
11 13 (4.58%) C# Web Developer
12 11 (3.87%) .NET Web Developer
13 10 (3.52%) User Experience Designer
13 10 (3.52%) Designer
13 10 (3.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 10 (3.52%) Java Consultant
13 10 (3.52%) J2EE Developer
13 10 (3.52%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (68.66%) .NET
2 174 (61.27%) ASP.NET
3 143 (50.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 84 (29.58%) WCF
5 83 (29.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 68 (23.94%) HTML
7 65 (22.89%) CSS
8 60 (21.13%) ASP.NET Web API
9 58 (20.42%) RESTful
10 56 (19.72%) .NET Framework
11 51 (17.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 50 (17.61%) Razor View Engine
13 42 (14.79%) jQuery
14 38 (13.38%) NHibernate
15 34 (11.97%) Web Services
16 29 (10.21%) LINQ
17 25 (8.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 24 (8.45%) WPF
19 19 (6.69%) Spring
19 19 (6.69%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.69%) Blog
2 15 (5.28%) Social Media
3 12 (4.23%) N-Tier
4 11 (3.87%) Graphic Design
5 9 (3.17%) BBC
5 9 (3.17%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.76%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.41%) Replication
8 3 (1.06%) DTV
9 2 (0.70%) Open Source
9 2 (0.70%) iPad
9 2 (0.70%) iPhone
10 1 (0.35%) Clustering
10 1 (0.35%) Streaming Music
10 1 (0.35%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.35%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.35%) Xbox
10 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.46%) Linux
1 7 (2.46%) Apple iOS
2 6 (2.11%) Android
3 4 (1.41%) UNIX
4 2 (0.70%) Windows
5 1 (0.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (95.07%) TDD
2 197 (69.37%) MVC
3 98 (34.51%) Web Application Development
4 65 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (22.54%) Scrum
6 55 (19.37%) OO
7 53 (18.66%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (13.73%) Domain-Driven Design
9 36 (12.68%) CQRS
10 35 (12.32%) E-Commerce
11 29 (10.21%) Automated Testing
12 26 (9.15%) Web Development
13 25 (8.80%) OOD
13 25 (8.80%) Kanban
14 21 (7.39%) Pair Programming
15 19 (6.69%) UML
16 13 (4.58%) Unit Testing
17 12 (4.23%) Dependency Injection
17 12 (4.23%) Refactoring
18 11 (3.87%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 198 (69.72%) C#
2 113 (39.79%) JavaScript
3 74 (26.06%) SQL
4 55 (19.37%) Java
5 47 (16.55%) Ruby
6 18 (6.34%) T-SQL
7 17 (5.99%) PHP
8 10 (3.52%) Scala
9 7 (2.46%) Objective-C
10 5 (1.76%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.41%) VB
12 3 (1.06%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.06%) PHP5
13 1 (0.35%) Python
13 1 (0.35%) Perl
13 1 (0.35%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (11.62%) MCP
1 33 (11.62%) Microsoft Certification
1 33 (11.62%) MCSD
2 31 (10.92%) MCAD
2 31 (10.92%) MCTS
3 15 (5.28%) Degree
4 9 (3.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.80%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (1.41%) Puppet
2 2 (0.70%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 26 (9.15%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.10%) Google
3 21 (7.39%) Facebook
4 9 (3.17%) Sony
4 9 (3.17%) Apple
4 9 (3.17%) Oracle
4 9 (3.17%) Yahoo!
5 5 (1.76%) JBoss
6 2 (0.70%) Zend
7 1 (0.35%) SAP
7 1 (0.35%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.35%) Sitecore
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
North West
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits, flexi-time
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Dunnhumby
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £58,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + 12% bonus & Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Northwich
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool Street
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago