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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 24 32 47
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +15
Permanent jobs citing BDD 7 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 5.26% 5.83% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.65% 6.32% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 4
Median salary £27,500 £36,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.65% +25.86%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.43%
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
124 190 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 93.23% 92.23% 89.38%
Number of salaries quoted 113 174 175
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 2 May 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 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (86.36%) TDD
3 14 (63.64%) Manual Testing
4 12 (54.55%) Selenium
5 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
6 8 (36.36%) Scrum
6 8 (36.36%) ISEB
6 8 (36.36%) .NET
7 7 (31.82%) Web Services
7 7 (31.82%) JIRA
7 7 (31.82%) QA
7 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
7 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
7 7 (31.82%) Functional Testing
8 6 (27.27%) SoapUI
8 6 (27.27%) SQL
8 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 5 (22.73%) OO
9 5 (22.73%) DSDM
9 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (22.73%) Bugzilla
9 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
10 4 (18.18%) iPad
10 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (18.18%) MVC
10 4 (18.18%) C#
10 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
11 3 (13.64%) XML
11 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET

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 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Selenium
2 7 (31.82%) JIRA
2 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (27.27%) SoapUI
4 5 (22.73%) Bugzilla
5 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
6 2 (9.09%) Ant
6 2 (9.09%) Appium
6 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
6 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
6 2 (9.09%) JUnit
6 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
7 1 (4.55%) TestPartner
7 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Tester
2 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Automation Tester
2 10 (45.45%) Software Tester
2 10 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Software Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Software Test Analyst
4 6 (27.27%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (27.27%) Developer
5 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Test Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Tester
5 4 (18.18%) Manual Tester
6 3 (13.64%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Technical Test Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 2 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (13.64%) RESTful
3 3 (13.64%) Spring
3 3 (13.64%) XML
4 2 (9.09%) Apache Wicket
4 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 2 (9.09%) J2EE
4 2 (9.09%) JDBC
4 2 (9.09%) JMS
4 2 (9.09%) JNDI
4 2 (9.09%) JSP
4 2 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (4.55%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (86.36%) TDD
3 14 (63.64%) Manual Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Scrum
6 7 (31.82%) Functional Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
7 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
7 5 (22.73%) DSDM
7 5 (22.73%) OO
7 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (18.18%) MVC
9 3 (13.64%) Compatibility Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (13.64%) System Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Web Application Development
10 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
10 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
10 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) ISEB
2 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Twitter
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