The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 32 27 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Permanent jobs citing BDD 7 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 3.52% 9.46% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 10.37% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 1
Average salary £37,500 £32,125 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.73% -41.59%
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 Stockport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
174 135 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 87.44% 91.22% 78.62%
Number of salaries quoted 171 125 114
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 16 (80.00%) .NET
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) SpecFlow
3 13 (65.00%) Selenium
4 12 (60.00%) TDD
4 12 (60.00%) QA
5 11 (55.00%) WebDriver
6 10 (50.00%) Automated Testing
6 10 (50.00%) SQL
7 9 (45.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (45.00%) System Testing
8 8 (40.00%) Compatibility Testing
8 8 (40.00%) Manual Testing
8 8 (40.00%) SoapUI
9 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
9 7 (35.00%) Automation Testing
9 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
10 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (30.00%) ISEB
11 5 (25.00%) TeamCity
11 5 (25.00%) Hudson
12 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
12 4 (20.00%) SOAP
13 3 (15.00%) Web Services
13 3 (15.00%) DSDM
13 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
13 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
13 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
14 2 (10.00%) Gherkin

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 (10.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (70.00%) SpecFlow
2 13 (65.00%) Selenium
3 11 (55.00%) WebDriver
4 8 (40.00%) SoapUI
5 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (25.00%) Hudson
6 5 (25.00%) TeamCity
7 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Analyst
1 15 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Technical Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Technical Test Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Automation Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Automated Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (20.00%) SOAP
4 3 (15.00%) Web Services
5 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
5 2 (10.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) TDD
3 10 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 9 (45.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (45.00%) System Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Manual Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Compatibility Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Automation Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (15.00%) DSDM
9 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
10 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
10 1 (5.00%) Scrum
10 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (5.00%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (60.00%) QA
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago