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

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 64 87 136
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +49
Permanent jobs citing BDD 207 187 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.79% 3.06% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.41% 3.47% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 200 172 123
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £36,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,275 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.17% +2.40%
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
4693 5394 5876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.89% 88.32% 85.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3973 4298 4724
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
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 May 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 May 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 +13 144 £40,500 +1.25% 25
Cheshire +11 28 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Merseyside +17 21 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Lancashire +18 14 £35,000 -6.66% 5
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 352 (88.66%) TDD
2 331 (83.38%) Agile Software Development
3 218 (54.91%) C#
3 218 (54.91%) .NET
4 173 (43.58%) MVC
5 172 (43.32%) ASP.NET
6 155 (39.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 152 (38.29%) Scrum
8 151 (38.04%) SQL Server
9 132 (33.25%) RESTful
10 131 (33.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 118 (29.72%) AngularJS
12 114 (28.72%) SQL Server 2014
13 113 (28.46%) JavaScript
14 110 (27.71%) Java
15 108 (27.20%) Web Application Development
16 100 (25.19%) .NET Framework
17 99 (24.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 99 (24.94%) Git (software)
18 93 (23.43%) Ruby
19 92 (23.17%) SQL
20 85 (21.41%) Entity Framework
21 84 (21.16%) Continuous Integration
22 83 (20.91%) NoSQL
22 83 (20.91%) HTML
22 83 (20.91%) Selenium
22 83 (20.91%) WCF
23 70 (17.63%) Kanban
24 67 (16.88%) Node.js
24 67 (16.88%) 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 67 (16.88%) Node.js
2 15 (3.78%) CMS
2 15 (3.78%) WebSphere
3 13 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (3.27%) Sitecore CMS
4 10 (2.52%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.52%) Umbraco
5 9 (2.27%) Alfresco
5 9 (2.27%) Apache
5 9 (2.27%) IIS
5 9 (2.27%) Liferay
5 9 (2.27%) Mule
6 4 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.50%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.50%) JBoss
8 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.25%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (0.25%) Kentico
9 1 (0.25%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 14 (3.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (5.04%) SaaS
4 14 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (2.52%) GitHub
6 8 (2.02%) Amazon S3
6 8 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (2.02%) PaaS
7 6 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.77%) Internet
2 2 (0.50%) Skype
3 1 (0.25%) HTTP
3 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (38.04%) SQL Server
2 114 (28.72%) SQL Server 2014
3 83 (20.91%) NoSQL
4 20 (5.04%) MongoDB
5 16 (4.03%) MySQL
6 15 (3.78%) Crystal Reports
7 14 (3.53%) Couchbase
7 14 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (2.27%) Hazelcast
10 8 (2.02%) Big Data
10 8 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.01%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.76%) DB2
13 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.50%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 99 (24.94%) Git (software)
2 83 (20.91%) Selenium
3 51 (12.85%) JIRA
4 45 (11.34%) Cucumber
5 38 (9.57%) Jenkins
6 33 (8.31%) WebDriver
7 29 (7.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 28 (7.05%) Maven
9 24 (6.05%) TeamCity
10 23 (5.79%) JUnit
11 19 (4.79%) Jasmine
11 19 (4.79%) SpecFlow
12 16 (4.03%) SoapUI
13 12 (3.02%) Ant
14 11 (2.77%) Eclipse
15 10 (2.52%) NUnit
15 10 (2.52%) Visual Studio
16 9 (2.27%) git-flow
16 9 (2.27%) Hudson
16 9 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 44 (11.08%) Retail
2 37 (9.32%) Finance
3 35 (8.82%) Games
4 24 (6.05%) Marketing
5 11 (2.77%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.52%) Banking
6 10 (2.52%) Music Industry
7 9 (2.27%) Advertising
8 8 (2.02%) Electronics
8 8 (2.02%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 261 (65.74%) Developer
2 153 (38.54%) .NET Developer
3 52 (13.10%) C# Developer
4 51 (12.85%) Senior Developer
5 34 (8.56%) Analyst
6 32 (8.06%) Java Developer
6 32 (8.06%) Tester
7 31 (7.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 28 (7.05%) Test Analyst
9 25 (6.30%) Automation Tester
10 22 (5.54%) Java Engineer
10 22 (5.54%) Software Developer
11 21 (5.29%) Senior C# Developer
12 20 (5.04%) Senior Java Developer
12 20 (5.04%) Software Engineer
13 19 (4.79%) Graduate
13 19 (4.79%) Graduate Developer
13 19 (4.79%) Test Engineer
14 18 (4.53%) Software Tester
15 17 (4.28%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (54.91%) .NET
2 172 (43.32%) ASP.NET
3 155 (39.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 132 (33.25%) RESTful
5 131 (33.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 118 (29.72%) AngularJS
7 100 (25.19%) .NET Framework
8 99 (24.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 85 (21.41%) Entity Framework
10 83 (20.91%) HTML
10 83 (20.91%) WCF
11 67 (16.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 59 (14.86%) KnockoutJS
13 55 (13.85%) CSS
13 55 (13.85%) jQuery
14 48 (12.09%) Code First Entity Framework
15 43 (10.83%) Web Services
16 42 (10.58%) HTML5
16 42 (10.58%) XML
17 39 (9.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.08%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.79%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.78%) iPad
5 14 (3.53%) Mobile App
6 13 (3.27%) N-Tier
7 11 (2.77%) Xbox
8 9 (2.27%) Algorithms
8 9 (2.27%) User Experience
9 8 (2.02%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.76%) Tandem
11 4 (1.01%) Blog
12 2 (0.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (9.07%) Linux
2 22 (5.54%) Windows
3 13 (3.27%) Unix
4 8 (2.02%) CoreOS
4 8 (2.02%) Ubuntu
5 7 (1.76%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.76%) Android
7 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.25%) AIX
8 1 (0.25%) CentOS
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (88.66%) TDD
2 331 (83.38%) Agile Software Development
3 173 (43.58%) MVC
4 152 (38.29%) Scrum
5 108 (27.20%) Web Application Development
6 84 (21.16%) Continuous Integration
7 70 (17.63%) Kanban
8 55 (13.85%) OO
9 49 (12.34%) Software Engineering
10 47 (11.84%) Web Development
11 41 (10.33%) Test Scripting
12 36 (9.07%) Automated Testing
12 36 (9.07%) DevOps
13 34 (8.56%) SOA
14 33 (8.31%) Continuous Delivery
14 33 (8.31%) Dependency Injection
15 29 (7.30%) E-Commerce
16 28 (7.05%) SDLC
16 28 (7.05%) Test Automation
17 26 (6.55%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 218 (54.91%) C#
2 113 (28.46%) JavaScript
3 110 (27.71%) Java
4 93 (23.43%) Ruby
5 92 (23.17%) SQL
6 29 (7.30%) T-SQL
7 22 (5.54%) PHP
8 16 (4.03%) C++
9 12 (3.02%) Scala
10 11 (2.77%) ES6
10 11 (2.77%) F#
11 9 (2.27%) Python
12 8 (2.02%) CoffeeScript
13 7 (1.76%) C
14 6 (1.51%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.51%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.26%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.76%) VB
17 2 (0.50%) Groovy
18 1 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (5.04%) Degree
1 20 (5.04%) ISEB
2 13 (3.27%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (11.34%) QA
2 2 (0.50%) SDET
System Software
1 17 (4.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (3.78%) Kibana
2 12 (3.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 59 (14.86%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.29%) Google
3 15 (3.78%) Oracle
4 13 (3.27%) Sitecore
5 12 (3.02%) EPiServer
6 10 (2.52%) webMethods
7 9 (2.27%) Facebook
7 9 (2.27%) WSO2
8 8 (2.02%) SAP
8 8 (2.02%) Snowplow
9 3 (0.76%) IBM
10 2 (0.50%) Twitter
11 1 (0.25%) Alterian
11 1 (0.25%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.25%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.25%) ESRI
11 1 (0.25%) RedGate
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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