The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston 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 19 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing BDD 5 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 6.58% 2.80% 4.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.58% 3.45% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 5
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -52.17%
UK excluding London average salary £44,275 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+10.68% -2.43%
BDD
Lancashire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
66 87 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 86.84% 81.31% 74.59%
Number of salaries quoted 60 61 77
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,311
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £57,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

BDD
Salary Trend in Preston

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

BDD Salary Trend in Preston

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Preston 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 15 (100.00%) TDD
2 11 (73.33%) RESTful
2 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
2 11 (73.33%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) MVC
2 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (73.33%) KnockoutJS
2 11 (73.33%) Web Application Development
2 11 (73.33%) AngularJS
2 11 (73.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 10 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
3 10 (66.67%) Games
3 10 (66.67%) Scrum
3 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (66.67%) Kanban
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
5 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
5 4 (26.67%) Gerrit
5 4 (26.67%) API Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Defect Management
5 4 (26.67%) QA Automation
5 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (26.67%) OWASP

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Preston 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (26.67%) Gerrit
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (26.67%) JIRA
1 4 (26.67%) JMeter
1 4 (26.67%) Mercurial
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
1 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (66.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) .NET Developer
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) Games Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) QA Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) QA Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) QA Test Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) QA Tester
3 4 (26.67%) Test Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Java Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
1 11 (73.33%) AngularJS
1 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
1 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 11 (73.33%) KnockoutJS
1 11 (73.33%) RESTful
1 11 (73.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) TDD
2 11 (73.33%) MVC
2 11 (73.33%) Web Application Development
3 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
3 10 (66.67%) Kanban
3 10 (66.67%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) API Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Defect Management
5 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
5 4 (26.67%) OWASP
5 4 (26.67%) QA Automation
5 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) Ruby
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft