The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 10 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 6.45% 1.64% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% 1.89% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £40,500 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,250 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +3.04%
BDD
Manchester

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18 53 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 58.06% 86.89% 82.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13 47 62
Median salary £37,500 £43,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.79% -7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £33,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £59,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

The demand trend of job ads across the Salford region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

BDD
Salary Trend in Salford

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

BDD Salary Trend in Salford

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Salford region with a requirement for BDD.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (80.00%) JMeter
2 4 (80.00%) Workflow
2 4 (80.00%) OWASP
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Mercurial
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) Gerrit
2 4 (80.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) API Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (80.00%) QA Automation
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) SOLID

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (80.00%) Gerrit
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) JMeter
1 4 (80.00%) Mercurial
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) QA Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) QA Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) QA Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Test Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Java Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Tester
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) API Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (80.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) OWASP
2 4 (80.00%) QA Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) SOLID
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA