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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England / North West
Rank 52 75 120
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +45
Permanent jobs citing BDD 294 192 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.92% 3.39% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.45% 3.84% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 248 181 155
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
5395 4999 6037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 90.25% 88.13% 87.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4491 4154 5047
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +17 207 £42,500 -5.55% 23
Merseyside +15 38 £40,000 - 3
Cheshire +12 35 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Lancashire -18 9 £37,500 -6.25% 4
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 501 (92.44%) Agile Software Development
2 493 (90.96%) TDD
3 280 (51.66%) .NET
4 274 (50.55%) C#
5 260 (47.97%) MVC
6 228 (42.07%) ASP.NET
7 221 (40.77%) SQL Server
8 217 (40.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 195 (35.98%) Java
10 183 (33.76%) Web Application Development
11 179 (33.03%) RESTful
11 179 (33.03%) SQL Server 2014
12 169 (31.18%) ASP.NET Web API
12 169 (31.18%) Scrum
13 161 (29.70%) WCF
14 157 (28.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 146 (26.94%) Ruby
16 138 (25.46%) AngularJS
17 135 (24.91%) Git (software)
18 132 (24.35%) JavaScript
19 125 (23.06%) OO
19 125 (23.06%) .NET Framework
20 121 (22.32%) Node.js
21 116 (21.40%) Entity Framework
22 101 (18.63%) Continuous Integration
23 98 (18.08%) NoSQL
24 97 (17.90%) SDLC
25 95 (17.53%) Selenium
26 92 (16.97%) Kanban
27 87 (16.05%) 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 (5.35%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (3.14%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.77%) Apache Solr
3 15 (2.77%) Tomcat
4 13 (2.40%) Confluence
4 13 (2.40%) JBoss
5 6 (1.11%) Apache
5 6 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.74%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.37%) CMS
7 2 (0.37%) nginx
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.18%) CICS
8 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (1.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.37%) MS Project
3 1 (0.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.74%) Magento
1 4 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.18%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 45 (8.30%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (6.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.58%) GitHub
4 6 (1.11%) SaaS
5 5 (0.92%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.46%) Internet
2 7 (1.29%) HTTP
3 4 (0.74%) Intranet
4 2 (0.37%) PuTTY
4 2 (0.37%) WinSCP
5 1 (0.18%) ATM
5 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (40.77%) SQL Server
2 179 (33.03%) SQL Server 2014
3 98 (18.08%) NoSQL
4 47 (8.67%) MongoDB
5 27 (4.98%) MySQL
6 26 (4.80%) Big Data
6 26 (4.80%) Hadoop
7 10 (1.85%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.29%) DB2
9 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.55%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.37%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.37%) Power BI
12 2 (0.37%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 135 (24.91%) Git (software)
2 95 (17.53%) Selenium
3 65 (11.99%) Cucumber
4 61 (11.25%) Jenkins
5 32 (5.90%) JUnit
6 31 (5.72%) TeamCity
7 30 (5.54%) JIRA
8 28 (5.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 28 (5.17%) WebDriver
9 24 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (3.14%) Ant
10 17 (3.14%) NUnit
10 17 (3.14%) SpecFlow
11 16 (2.95%) Eclipse
11 16 (2.95%) Visual Studio
12 12 (2.21%) Jasmine
13 11 (2.03%) Gradle
14 10 (1.85%) Moq
15 8 (1.48%) Maven
16 7 (1.29%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 68 (12.55%) Finance
2 66 (12.18%) Games
3 32 (5.90%) Retail
4 27 (4.98%) Banking
5 17 (3.14%) Marketing
6 11 (2.03%) Advertising
6 11 (2.03%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.66%) Corporate Banking
8 8 (1.48%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.29%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.11%) Music Industry
11 4 (0.74%) Electronics
12 1 (0.18%) Automotive
12 1 (0.18%) Legal
12 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 346 (63.84%) Developer
2 210 (38.75%) .NET Developer
3 65 (11.99%) Java Developer
4 62 (11.44%) Senior Developer
5 50 (9.23%) Tester
6 44 (8.12%) Senior Java Developer
7 42 (7.75%) Graduate
7 42 (7.75%) Graduate Developer
8 40 (7.38%) Analyst
8 40 (7.38%) Automation Tester
9 38 (7.01%) Test Engineer
10 36 (6.64%) Junior
10 36 (6.64%) Junior Developer
11 33 (6.09%) Test Automation Engineer
12 30 (5.54%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 30 (5.54%) Junior .NET Developer
13 29 (5.35%) Test Analyst
14 28 (5.17%) C# Developer
15 25 (4.61%) Software Developer
16 24 (4.43%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (51.66%) .NET
2 228 (42.07%) ASP.NET
3 217 (40.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 179 (33.03%) RESTful
5 169 (31.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 161 (29.70%) WCF
7 157 (28.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 138 (25.46%) AngularJS
9 125 (23.06%) .NET Framework
10 121 (22.32%) Node.js
11 116 (21.40%) Entity Framework
12 87 (16.05%) KnockoutJS
13 81 (14.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 76 (14.02%) HTML
15 73 (13.47%) Code First Entity Framework
15 73 (13.47%) Spring
16 58 (10.70%) Web Services
17 56 (10.33%) Hibernate
17 56 (10.33%) WPF
18 51 (9.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.67%) iPad
2 34 (6.27%) Computer Science
3 33 (6.09%) Mobile App
4 30 (5.54%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (4.06%) Social Network
6 18 (3.32%) User Experience
7 17 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (2.95%) Digital TV
9 9 (1.66%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.66%) Xbox
10 7 (1.29%) Streaming Music
10 7 (1.29%) Tandem
11 4 (0.74%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.55%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.55%) Mobile Banking
13 2 (0.37%) Augmented Reality
13 2 (0.37%) Blog
13 2 (0.37%) Credit Risk
13 2 (0.37%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.37%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.17%) Windows
2 22 (4.06%) Linux
3 13 (2.40%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.03%) Android
5 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 501 (92.44%) Agile Software Development
2 493 (90.96%) TDD
3 260 (47.97%) MVC
4 183 (33.76%) Web Application Development
5 169 (31.18%) Scrum
6 125 (23.06%) OO
7 101 (18.63%) Continuous Integration
8 97 (17.90%) SDLC
9 92 (16.97%) Kanban
10 76 (14.02%) E-Commerce
10 76 (14.02%) Test Automation
11 73 (13.47%) Automated Testing
12 65 (11.99%) Software Engineering
13 60 (11.07%) Test Scripting
14 48 (8.86%) Continuous Delivery
15 44 (8.12%) Automation Testing
16 42 (7.75%) Continuous Improvement
17 39 (7.20%) Web Development
18 38 (7.01%) Configuration Management
18 38 (7.01%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 274 (50.55%) C#
2 195 (35.98%) Java
3 146 (26.94%) Ruby
4 132 (24.35%) JavaScript
5 84 (15.50%) SQL
6 33 (6.09%) Python
7 29 (5.35%) PHP
8 26 (4.80%) F#
9 24 (4.43%) C++
10 20 (3.69%) Scala
11 11 (2.03%) VB.NET
12 9 (1.66%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.48%) Apple Swift
13 8 (1.48%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.29%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.29%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.29%) VB
15 5 (0.92%) TypeScript
16 4 (0.74%) C
17 3 (0.55%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 36 (6.64%) ISEB
2 35 (6.46%) Degree
3 22 (4.06%) ISTQB
4 13 (2.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.74%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.18%) PhD
7 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (11.25%) QA
2 12 (2.21%) SDET
3 5 (0.92%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (1.85%) Docker
2 2 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 33 (6.09%) Kibana
2 10 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.37%) Puppet
4 1 (0.18%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 57 (10.52%) Microsoft
2 31 (5.72%) Google
3 30 (5.54%) Oracle
4 6 (1.11%) Facebook
5 4 (0.74%) RedGate
5 4 (0.74%) SAP
5 4 (0.74%) Sun
6 3 (0.55%) IBM
6 3 (0.55%) Snowplow
7 2 (0.37%) IDERA
7 2 (0.37%) Tableau
7 2 (0.37%) Zend
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe
8 1 (0.18%) Chordiant
8 1 (0.18%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.18%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.18%) hybris
8 1 (0.18%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.18%) Sybase
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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