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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 82 122 165
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +43
Permanent jobs citing BDD 173 158 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.13% 2.28% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 2.67% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 160 153 84
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
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
4790 5925 5633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.57% 85.63% 84.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3962 4992 4682
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 +44 116 £45,000 +12.50% 38
Cheshire +2 29 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Merseyside +3 18 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Lancashire +27 13 £40,000 +45.45% 2
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 13 February 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.

1 338 (88.95%) Agile Software Development
2 335 (88.16%) TDD
3 238 (62.63%) C#
4 233 (61.32%) .NET
5 183 (48.16%) MVC
6 179 (47.11%) ASP.NET
7 169 (44.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 166 (43.68%) SQL Server
9 149 (39.21%) RESTful
10 137 (36.05%) Web Application Development
11 135 (35.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 133 (35.00%) SQL Server 2014
13 129 (33.95%) ASP.NET Web API
13 129 (33.95%) Scrum
14 118 (31.05%) Git (software)
15 104 (27.37%) Java
16 99 (26.05%) .NET Framework
17 97 (25.53%) WCF
18 96 (25.26%) NoSQL
19 93 (24.47%) Continuous Integration
20 91 (23.95%) AngularJS
21 80 (21.05%) Entity Framework
21 80 (21.05%) Ruby
22 79 (20.79%) JavaScript
23 78 (20.53%) Node.js
24 73 (19.21%) HTML
25 70 (18.42%) Kanban
26 63 (16.58%) Web Services
26 63 (16.58%) Selenium
27 60 (15.79%) OO

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 78 (20.53%) Node.js
2 21 (5.53%) CMS
3 17 (4.47%) Sitecore CMS
4 13 (3.42%) IIS
5 11 (2.89%) Umbraco
6 9 (2.37%) Alfresco
6 9 (2.37%) Liferay
6 9 (2.37%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.11%) Apache
7 8 (2.11%) Mule
8 7 (1.84%) JBoss
9 6 (1.58%) Kentico
10 5 (1.32%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.32%) Sitefinity
11 4 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.79%) Confluence
12 3 (0.79%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.26%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 13 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.53%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.05%) Magento
2 3 (0.79%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.74%) SaaS
3 12 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.37%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (2.11%) Amazon S3
5 8 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (2.11%) PaaS
6 3 (0.79%) GitHub
7 2 (0.53%) Trello
8 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.84%) Internet
2 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (43.68%) SQL Server
2 133 (35.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 96 (25.26%) NoSQL
4 10 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (2.11%) Couchbase
5 8 (2.11%) Hazelcast
6 7 (1.84%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.53%) GIS
8 2 (0.53%) Redis
8 2 (0.53%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.26%) Big Data
9 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.26%) MySQL
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 118 (31.05%) Git (software)
2 63 (16.58%) Selenium
3 51 (13.42%) Cucumber
4 38 (10.00%) JIRA
5 37 (9.74%) Jenkins
6 21 (5.53%) Maven
6 21 (5.53%) NUnit
6 21 (5.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (5.53%) WebDriver
7 20 (5.26%) SoapUI
8 19 (5.00%) SpecFlow
9 12 (3.16%) JUnit
10 10 (2.63%) Jasmine
11 9 (2.37%) Ant
11 9 (2.37%) TeamCity
12 8 (2.11%) git-flow
12 8 (2.11%) Hudson
12 8 (2.11%) Subversion
13 7 (1.84%) Bugzilla
13 7 (1.84%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 39 (10.26%) Games
2 33 (8.68%) Advertising
3 27 (7.11%) Marketing
4 24 (6.32%) Retail
5 18 (4.74%) Finance
6 9 (2.37%) Banking
7 2 (0.53%) Automotive
8 1 (0.26%) Electronics
8 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Legal
8 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.26%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 265 (69.74%) Developer
2 174 (45.79%) .NET Developer
3 43 (11.32%) C# Developer
4 40 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 39 (10.26%) Tester
6 35 (9.21%) Java Developer
7 32 (8.42%) C# .NET Developer
8 26 (6.84%) Analyst
8 26 (6.84%) Software Tester
9 24 (6.32%) Test Analyst
10 23 (6.05%) ASP.NET Developer
11 22 (5.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 21 (5.53%) Architect
13 19 (5.00%) Automation Tester
13 19 (5.00%) Games Developer
14 18 (4.74%) Software Engineer
15 15 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 15 (3.95%) Java Engineer
15 15 (3.95%) Software Analyst
16 14 (3.68%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (61.32%) .NET
2 179 (47.11%) ASP.NET
3 169 (44.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 149 (39.21%) RESTful
5 135 (35.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 129 (33.95%) ASP.NET Web API
7 99 (26.05%) .NET Framework
8 97 (25.53%) WCF
9 91 (23.95%) AngularJS
10 80 (21.05%) Entity Framework
11 73 (19.21%) HTML
12 63 (16.58%) Web Services
13 53 (13.95%) KnockoutJS
14 50 (13.16%) REST
15 49 (12.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 47 (12.37%) SOAP
17 44 (11.58%) CSS
18 36 (9.47%) jQuery
19 35 (9.21%) XML
20 33 (8.68%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.05%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (4.21%) Mobile App
3 15 (3.95%) N-Tier
4 9 (2.37%) Algorithms
4 9 (2.37%) Client/Server
4 9 (2.37%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.37%) Mobile Games
5 8 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.05%) Informatics
6 4 (1.05%) User Experience
7 3 (0.79%) iPad
7 3 (0.79%) Tandem
7 3 (0.79%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.26%) Windows
2 16 (4.21%) Linux
3 12 (3.16%) Android
4 9 (2.37%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.32%) AIX
5 5 (1.32%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.79%) Unix
6 3 (0.79%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (88.95%) Agile Software Development
2 335 (88.16%) TDD
3 183 (48.16%) MVC
4 137 (36.05%) Web Application Development
5 129 (33.95%) Scrum
6 93 (24.47%) Continuous Integration
7 70 (18.42%) Kanban
8 60 (15.79%) OO
9 52 (13.68%) SOA
10 49 (12.89%) Software Engineering
11 37 (9.74%) Automated Testing
12 31 (8.16%) Manual Testing
13 30 (7.89%) Web Development
14 26 (6.84%) Dependency Injection
15 25 (6.58%) Test Scripting
16 23 (6.05%) Automation Testing
16 23 (6.05%) Continuous Delivery
17 21 (5.53%) DevOps
18 20 (5.26%) Functional Testing
18 20 (5.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 238 (62.63%) C#
2 104 (27.37%) Java
3 80 (21.05%) Ruby
4 79 (20.79%) JavaScript
5 59 (15.53%) SQL
6 19 (5.00%) PHP
7 18 (4.74%) C++
8 17 (4.47%) C
9 15 (3.95%) Scala
10 14 (3.68%) Objective-C
11 11 (2.89%) T-SQL
12 9 (2.37%) VB.NET
13 8 (2.11%) Python
14 5 (1.32%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.79%) Groovy
16 2 (0.53%) ActionScript
16 2 (0.53%) ES6
17 1 (0.26%) Apple Swift
17 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (7.63%) Degree
2 15 (3.95%) ISEB
3 8 (2.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (10.26%) QA
System Software
1 11 (2.89%) Docker
2 2 (0.53%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.11%) Facebook
3 19 (5.00%) Oracle
4 17 (4.47%) Sitecore
5 16 (4.21%) EPiServer
6 9 (2.37%) Google
6 9 (2.37%) webMethods
7 8 (2.11%) WSO2
8 5 (1.32%) Zend
9 4 (1.05%) Adobe
10 3 (0.79%) Apple
10 3 (0.79%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.79%) Perforce
11 2 (0.53%) ESRI
11 2 (0.53%) Sencha
11 2 (0.53%) Twitter
12 1 (0.26%) Apigee
12 1 (0.26%) PayPal
12 1 (0.26%) Sage
12 1 (0.26%) Xamarin
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: 70,000 + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum
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Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 + Bens
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, training,free parking
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Chester
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