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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 27 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.08% 5.11% 5.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 6.14% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 5
Average salary £60,000 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+140.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
122 114 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 84.72% 83.21% 68.37%
Number of salaries quoted 85 102 56
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £35,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 3 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) ScrumMaster
1 3 (100.00%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 3 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript