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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 27 19 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Permanent jobs citing BDD 15 25 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 8.33% 11.79% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.82% 13.16% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 2
Average salary £36,250 £36,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.68% +26.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £29,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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
170 190 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 94.44% 89.62% 78.62%
Number of salaries quoted 157 178 99
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 2016, 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 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) TDD
2 15 (71.43%) Selenium
3 13 (61.90%) Manual Testing
4 11 (52.38%) QA
4 11 (52.38%) Automated Testing
5 8 (38.10%) Functional Testing
5 8 (38.10%) SQL
5 8 (38.10%) ISEB
6 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (33.33%) .NET
6 7 (33.33%) Web Services
6 7 (33.33%) DSDM
6 7 (33.33%) Bugzilla
6 7 (33.33%) Automation Testing
6 7 (33.33%) JIRA
7 6 (28.57%) WebDriver
7 6 (28.57%) SoapUI
8 5 (23.81%) Scrum
8 5 (23.81%) Java
9 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
9 4 (19.05%) System Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
10 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 3 (14.29%) HTML

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (71.43%) Selenium
2 7 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 7 (33.33%) JIRA
2 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 6 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
5 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 2 (9.52%) Ant
6 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
6 2 (9.52%) JUnit
6 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Tester
2 11 (52.38%) Software Tester
3 10 (47.62%) Analyst
3 10 (47.62%) Test Analyst
4 9 (42.86%) Automated Tester
5 7 (33.33%) Software Analyst
5 7 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
6 6 (28.57%) Agile Test Analyst
6 6 (28.57%) Agile Tester
7 4 (19.05%) Manual Tester
8 3 (14.29%) Automation Tester
8 3 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (14.29%) Technical Test Analyst
9 2 (9.52%) Agile Developer
9 2 (9.52%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (9.52%) Automation Test Lead
9 2 (9.52%) Developer
9 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
9 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
10 1 (4.76%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
1 7 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) Gherkin
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
3 2 (9.52%) Apache Wicket
3 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
3 2 (9.52%) J2EE
3 2 (9.52%) JDBC
3 2 (9.52%) JMS
3 2 (9.52%) JNDI
3 2 (9.52%) JSP
3 2 (9.52%) SOAP
3 2 (9.52%) Spring
3 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) TDD
3 13 (61.90%) Manual Testing
4 11 (52.38%) Automated Testing
5 8 (38.10%) Functional Testing
6 7 (33.33%) Automation Testing
6 7 (33.33%) DSDM
6 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 5 (23.81%) Scrum
8 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (19.05%) System Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
9 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
10 2 (9.52%) Defect Management
10 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
10 2 (9.52%) OO
10 2 (9.52%) OOP
10 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
11 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) ISEB
2 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Twitter
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