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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 68 99 155
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +56
Permanent jobs citing BDD 202 184 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.56% 2.83% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.11% 3.24% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 193 172 108
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,275 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+10.68% -2.43%
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
4914 5674 6048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.62% 87.36% 85.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4141 4513 4885
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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 +12 129 £42,500 +6.25% 29
Cheshire +12 36 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Merseyside +23 25 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Lancashire +20 17 £40,000 +45.45%
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 322 (87.74%) TDD
2 311 (84.74%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (54.22%) C#
3 199 (54.22%) .NET
4 160 (43.60%) MVC
5 154 (41.96%) ASP.NET
6 141 (38.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 139 (37.87%) Scrum
8 134 (36.51%) SQL Server
9 127 (34.60%) RESTful
10 123 (33.51%) ASP.NET Web API
11 107 (29.16%) SQL Server 2014
12 105 (28.61%) Web Application Development
13 100 (27.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 100 (27.25%) Java
14 99 (26.98%) AngularJS
14 99 (26.98%) Git (software)
15 95 (25.89%) JavaScript
16 88 (23.98%) Ruby
17 86 (23.43%) .NET Framework
18 84 (22.89%) NoSQL
19 80 (21.80%) SQL
20 79 (21.53%) Selenium
21 78 (21.25%) Continuous Integration
22 73 (19.89%) HTML
23 72 (19.62%) WCF
24 71 (19.35%) Entity Framework
25 68 (18.53%) Kanban
26 67 (18.26%) Node.js
27 56 (15.26%) Twitter Bootstrap

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 67 (18.26%) Node.js
2 14 (3.81%) CMS
2 14 (3.81%) WebSphere
3 11 (3.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (2.45%) Alfresco
4 9 (2.45%) Apache
4 9 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.45%) IIS
4 9 (2.45%) Liferay
4 9 (2.45%) Mule
4 9 (2.45%) Umbraco
5 7 (1.91%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.82%) JBoss
6 3 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.54%) GeoServer
7 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.27%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (3.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (2.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.17%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (5.18%) SaaS
4 14 (3.81%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (2.18%) Amazon S3
5 8 (2.18%) GitHub
5 8 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (2.18%) PaaS
6 6 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.18%) Internet
2 2 (0.54%) Skype
3 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (36.51%) SQL Server
2 107 (29.16%) SQL Server 2014
3 84 (22.89%) NoSQL
4 16 (4.36%) MongoDB
5 15 (4.09%) Crystal Reports
6 14 (3.81%) Couchbase
7 13 (3.54%) MySQL
8 11 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (2.45%) Hazelcast
10 8 (2.18%) Big Data
11 7 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.09%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.54%) DB2
14 2 (0.54%) GIS
14 2 (0.54%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 99 (26.98%) Git (software)
2 79 (21.53%) Selenium
3 53 (14.44%) JIRA
4 42 (11.44%) Cucumber
5 34 (9.26%) Jenkins
6 30 (8.17%) WebDriver
7 27 (7.36%) Maven
8 23 (6.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (5.99%) JUnit
10 19 (5.18%) SoapUI
10 19 (5.18%) SpecFlow
11 18 (4.90%) Jasmine
11 18 (4.90%) TeamCity
12 11 (3.00%) Ant
13 10 (2.72%) Eclipse
13 10 (2.72%) NUnit
14 9 (2.45%) git-flow
14 9 (2.45%) Hudson
14 9 (2.45%) Karma Test Runner
15 8 (2.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (10.35%) Retail
2 30 (8.17%) Games
3 29 (7.90%) Finance
4 24 (6.54%) Marketing
5 12 (3.27%) Advertising
6 11 (3.00%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.72%) Banking
8 8 (2.18%) Electronics
8 8 (2.18%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.63%) Music Industry
10 5 (1.36%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 235 (64.03%) Developer
2 138 (37.60%) .NET Developer
3 47 (12.81%) C# Developer
4 41 (11.17%) Senior Developer
5 34 (9.26%) Tester
6 32 (8.72%) Analyst
7 27 (7.36%) Test Analyst
8 26 (7.08%) C# .NET Developer
8 26 (7.08%) Java Developer
9 25 (6.81%) Automation Tester
10 22 (5.99%) Java Engineer
11 21 (5.72%) Senior C# Developer
12 20 (5.45%) Software Tester
13 19 (5.18%) Software Engineer
13 19 (5.18%) Test Engineer
14 16 (4.36%) Software Analyst
15 15 (4.09%) Senior Java Developer
15 15 (4.09%) Software Developer
15 15 (4.09%) Test Automation Engineer
16 14 (3.81%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (54.22%) .NET
2 154 (41.96%) ASP.NET
3 141 (38.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 127 (34.60%) RESTful
5 123 (33.51%) ASP.NET Web API
6 100 (27.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 99 (26.98%) AngularJS
8 86 (23.43%) .NET Framework
9 73 (19.89%) HTML
10 72 (19.62%) WCF
11 71 (19.35%) Entity Framework
12 56 (15.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 51 (13.90%) KnockoutJS
14 47 (12.81%) Code First Entity Framework
15 45 (12.26%) Web Services
16 44 (11.99%) REST
17 42 (11.44%) CSS
17 42 (11.44%) jQuery
18 36 (9.81%) XML
19 35 (9.54%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.17%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.09%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.09%) N-Tier
4 13 (3.54%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.00%) iPad
6 9 (2.45%) Algorithms
6 9 (2.45%) Client/Server
6 9 (2.45%) Xbox
7 8 (2.18%) User Experience
8 4 (1.09%) Blog
8 4 (1.09%) Tandem
9 1 (0.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.90%) Linux
2 18 (4.90%) Windows
3 11 (3.00%) Unix
4 7 (1.91%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.63%) Android
5 6 (1.63%) CoreOS
5 6 (1.63%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.82%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.27%) AIX
7 1 (0.27%) CentOS
7 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (87.74%) TDD
2 311 (84.74%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (43.60%) MVC
4 139 (37.87%) Scrum
5 105 (28.61%) Web Application Development
6 78 (21.25%) Continuous Integration
7 68 (18.53%) Kanban
8 50 (13.62%) OO
9 40 (10.90%) Test Scripting
9 40 (10.90%) Web Development
10 38 (10.35%) SOA
10 38 (10.35%) Software Engineering
11 34 (9.26%) Automated Testing
12 33 (8.99%) Continuous Delivery
13 30 (8.17%) DevOps
14 29 (7.90%) Dependency Injection
15 26 (7.08%) Test Automation
16 25 (6.81%) E-Commerce
16 25 (6.81%) SDLC
17 24 (6.54%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 199 (54.22%) C#
2 100 (27.25%) Java
3 95 (25.89%) JavaScript
4 88 (23.98%) Ruby
5 80 (21.80%) SQL
6 26 (7.08%) T-SQL
7 21 (5.72%) PHP
8 14 (3.81%) C++
9 11 (3.00%) Scala
10 10 (2.72%) ES6
11 9 (2.45%) Python
12 7 (1.91%) CoffeeScript
12 7 (1.91%) F#
12 7 (1.91%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.63%) C
13 6 (1.63%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.82%) Groovy
14 3 (0.82%) VB
15 2 (0.54%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.27%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 20 (5.45%) Degree
2 17 (4.63%) ISEB
3 10 (2.72%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (12.53%) QA
2 2 (0.54%) SDET
System Software
1 16 (4.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (3.00%) Kibana
2 7 (1.91%) Puppet
3 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (12.53%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.36%) Oracle
3 15 (4.09%) Google
4 12 (3.27%) Facebook
5 11 (3.00%) EPiServer
5 11 (3.00%) Sitecore
6 10 (2.72%) webMethods
7 9 (2.45%) WSO2
8 8 (2.18%) SAP
9 6 (1.63%) Snowplow
10 2 (0.54%) ESRI
10 2 (0.54%) IBM
10 2 (0.54%) Twitter
11 1 (0.27%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.27%) Zend
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
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Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 90,000 - 100,000 + Bens
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £500 - £550 per day +
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
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Chester
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