The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northwich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank - 5 9
Permanent jobs citing BDD 0 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northwich - 18.18% 15.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 20.00% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 6
Average salary - £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
BDD
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northwich region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45 10 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northwich 88.24% 90.91% 84.21%
Number of salaries quoted 38 10 31
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £31,750 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £37,500 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Northwich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Northwich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Northwich

BDD
Salary Trend in Northwich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Northwich region.

BDD Salary Trend in Northwich

BDD
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Northwich

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northwich 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Web Design
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Magento
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) Modernizr
1 3 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Analysis

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northwich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northwich 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 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Magento
General
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) Modernizr
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Web Design
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript