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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 21 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs citing BDD 1 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 1.39% 5.81% 17.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 7.04% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 8
Average salary £35,000 £60,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% +52.86%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
68 71 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 94.44% 82.56% 79.55%
Number of salaries quoted 65 56 49
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle