The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 18 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 4.55% 7.04% 26.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% 8.47% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Average salary £52,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
54 59 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 81.82% 83.10% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 38 51 13
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,200 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Salford 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 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) TDD
3 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
4 7 (63.64%) Web Services
5 6 (54.55%) HTML
5 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
5 6 (54.55%) jQuery
6 5 (45.45%) CSS
6 5 (45.45%) MVC
6 5 (45.45%) RESTful
6 5 (45.45%) Node.js
6 5 (45.45%) REST
7 4 (36.36%) .NET
7 4 (36.36%) OO
7 4 (36.36%) Scrum
7 4 (36.36%) Kanban
7 4 (36.36%) Scala
7 4 (36.36%) HTML5
7 4 (36.36%) CSS3
8 3 (27.27%) Java
8 3 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (27.27%) OOD
8 3 (27.27%) Ruby
8 3 (27.27%) Backbone.js
8 3 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
8 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (27.27%) Play Framework
9 2 (18.18%) BBC
9 2 (18.18%) Degree

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Salford 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 5 (45.45%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
2 4 (36.36%) ScrumMaster
3 3 (27.27%) Agile .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) Web Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Web Services
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 5 (45.45%) RESTful
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) REST
4 4 (36.36%) CSS3
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) Backbone.js
5 3 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (27.27%) Play Framework
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 1 (9.09%) SOAP
6 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) BBC
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
2 1 (9.09%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
4 5 (45.45%) MVC
5 4 (36.36%) OO
5 4 (36.36%) Kanban
5 4 (36.36%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (27.27%) OOD
7 2 (18.18%) Coaching
8 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
8 1 (9.09%) Project Management
8 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 1 (9.09%) OOP
8 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 1 (9.09%) Product Management
8 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
8 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) Scala
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle