The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 37 39 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Permanent jobs citing BDD 5 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 2.60% 2.34% 10.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 2.58% 10.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 16
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.09%
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 Stockport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
172 194 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 89.58% 90.65% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 165 190 137
Median salary £41,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

BDD
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

BDD Salary Trend in Stockport

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Stockport region with a requirement for BDD.

1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (93.75%) TDD
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) .NET
5 7 (43.75%) C#
5 7 (43.75%) Scrum
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 6 (37.50%) MVC
6 6 (37.50%) OO
6 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (31.25%) iPad
7 5 (31.25%) Windows
7 5 (31.25%) XML
7 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
8 4 (25.00%) SQL
8 4 (25.00%) Web Services
8 4 (25.00%) Process Management
8 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Retail
8 4 (25.00%) Selenium
8 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (25.00%) RESTful
8 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (25.00%) Web Application Development
9 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport 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:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) TestPartner
3 2 (12.50%) Ant
3 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 2 (12.50%) JUnit
4 1 (6.25%) Appium
4 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.25%) Hudson
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
4 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Software Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Lead C# Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum Master
7 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (31.25%) XML
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (25.00%) RESTful
4 4 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 2 (12.50%) JDBC
5 2 (12.50%) JMS
5 2 (12.50%) JNDI
5 2 (12.50%) jQuery
5 2 (12.50%) SOAP
5 2 (12.50%) Spring
5 2 (12.50%) WCF
6 1 (6.25%) CSS
6 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) iPad
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (93.75%) TDD
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) MVC
4 6 (37.50%) OO
5 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Process Management
6 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Web Application Development
7 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 2 (12.50%) OOP
8 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (6.25%) API Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Defect Management
9 1 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft