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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 28 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing BDD 1 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 0.86% 1.90% 5.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 2.47% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 7
Average salary £40,000 £57,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% +64.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
103 81 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 88.79% 77.14% 84.17%
Number of salaries quoted 70 71 92
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Kanban
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Web Application Development
2 4 (80.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (80.00%) Moq
2 4 (80.00%) NUnit
2 4 (80.00%) NHibernate
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) LINQ
2 4 (80.00%) Tandem
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (80.00%) Moq
1 4 (80.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Junior Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Junior .NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Graduate
2 4 (80.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) NHibernate
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) LINQ
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Kanban
1 5 (100.00%) Web Application Development
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft