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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 19 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing BDD 5 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 7.69% 2.38% 18.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.93% 2.90% 19.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -
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
56 69 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 86.15% 82.14% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 45 62 16
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,000
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 29 January 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 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) TDD
3 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
4 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (54.55%) HTML
5 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 5 (45.45%) Degree
5 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
5 5 (45.45%) RESTful
5 5 (45.45%) Coaching
6 4 (36.36%) JIRA
6 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
6 4 (36.36%) Scala
6 4 (36.36%) HTML5
6 4 (36.36%) CSS3
6 4 (36.36%) Agile Project Management
6 4 (36.36%) Kanban
6 4 (36.36%) Scrum
6 4 (36.36%) Web Services
6 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
6 4 (36.36%) OO
6 4 (36.36%) PRINCE
6 4 (36.36%) Project Management
7 3 (27.27%) PMP
7 3 (27.27%) PMI Certification
7 3 (27.27%) OOD
7 3 (27.27%) Java
7 3 (27.27%) Ruby
7 3 (27.27%) Play Framework
7 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) 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 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Programme Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Portfolio Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Web Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) RESTful
3 4 (36.36%) HTML5
3 4 (36.36%) CSS3
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) Play Framework
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) REST
6 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
6 1 (9.09%) Spring
6 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
6 1 (9.09%) WCF
6 1 (9.09%) JSON
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 1 (9.09%) Java EE
6 1 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) SOAP
6 1 (9.09%) .NET
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) BBC
3 1 (9.09%) Interactive TV
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
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 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
4 5 (45.45%) Coaching
5 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (36.36%) Kanban
5 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
5 4 (36.36%) OO
5 4 (36.36%) PRINCE
5 4 (36.36%) Project Management
6 3 (27.27%) OOD
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (18.18%) MVC
8 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 1 (9.09%) Product Management
8 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 1 (9.09%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) 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 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) PMP
2 3 (27.27%) PMI Certification
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle