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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 32 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 11 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 5.56% 1.54% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.08% 1.84% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 0
Average salary £36,500 £29,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.86% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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
181 217 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 91.41% 83.78% 85.50%
Number of salaries quoted 166 152 167
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 24 April 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 35 (92.11%) .NET
1 35 (92.11%) TDD
2 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (63.16%) SpecFlow
4 18 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (42.11%) Automation Testing
5 16 (42.11%) Selenium
6 15 (39.47%) System Testing
7 13 (34.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (34.21%) .NET Framework
8 12 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (31.58%) SQL
8 12 (31.58%) Compatibility Testing
8 12 (31.58%) TeamCity
8 12 (31.58%) WebDriver
8 12 (31.58%) Jenkins
8 12 (31.58%) Hudson
8 12 (31.58%) SoapUI
9 11 (28.95%) C#
9 11 (28.95%) QA
10 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
10 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
11 9 (23.68%) Scrum
12 7 (18.42%) ISEB
12 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (15.79%) Web Application Development
13 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (15.79%) Dependency Injection
13 6 (15.79%) RESTful
13 6 (15.79%) MVC

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (10.53%) CMS
1 4 (10.53%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (63.16%) SpecFlow
2 16 (42.11%) Selenium
3 12 (31.58%) TeamCity
3 12 (31.58%) WebDriver
3 12 (31.58%) Jenkins
3 12 (31.58%) Hudson
3 12 (31.58%) SoapUI
4 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
5 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (15.79%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Analyst
1 23 (60.53%) Test Analyst
2 11 (28.95%) Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Technical Analyst
3 9 (23.68%) Technical Test Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Tester
5 4 (10.53%) Automation Tester
6 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.63%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (92.11%) .NET
2 13 (34.21%) .NET Framework
3 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
4 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (15.79%) RESTful
5 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (13.16%) CSS
6 5 (13.16%) HTML
6 5 (13.16%) jQuery
7 2 (5.26%) SOAP
8 1 (2.63%) Web Services
8 1 (2.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (92.11%) TDD
2 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (42.11%) Automation Testing
5 15 (39.47%) System Testing
6 13 (34.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (31.58%) Compatibility Testing
7 12 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (23.68%) Scrum
9 6 (15.79%) MVC
9 6 (15.79%) Automated Testing
9 6 (15.79%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (15.79%) Web Application Development
10 5 (13.16%) Manual Testing
10 5 (13.16%) Web Development
11 4 (10.53%) Regression Testing
12 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
13 1 (2.63%) Test Automation
13 1 (2.63%) Integration Testing
13 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) SQL
2 11 (28.95%) C#
3 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Capita
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago