The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 19 17 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Permanent jobs citing BDD 8 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 9.76% 11.43% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.70% 12.63% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 3
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
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
63 95 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 76.83% 90.48% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 58 79 81
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of job ads across the Preston region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 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 Preston region with a requirement for BDD.

1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) TDD
2 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
2 12 (92.31%) C#
2 12 (92.31%) MVC
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (92.31%) RESTful
2 12 (92.31%) Web Application Development
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET Web API
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server 2014
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 11 (84.62%) KnockoutJS
3 11 (84.62%) AngularJS
3 11 (84.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 11 (84.62%) Tandem
3 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
5 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
5 1 (7.69%) MVVM
5 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (7.69%) Gerrit
5 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
5 1 (7.69%) Node.js
5 1 (7.69%) Jenkins

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) Gerrit
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) JMeter
2 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) .NET Developer
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Tester
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
1 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
1 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET MVC
1 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET Web API
1 12 (92.31%) RESTful
2 11 (84.62%) AngularJS
2 11 (84.62%) KnockoutJS
2 11 (84.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) Code First Entity Framework
3 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) WinForms
3 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) TDD
2 12 (92.31%) MVC
2 12 (92.31%) Web Application Development
3 1 (7.69%) API Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
3 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
3 1 (7.69%) MVVM
3 1 (7.69%) OWASP
3 1 (7.69%) QA Automation
3 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft