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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 25 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 20 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 9.48% 0.51% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.87% 0.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 20 1 0
Average salary £36,500 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.72% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
184 155 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 87.20% 79.49% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 175 112 160
Average salary £34,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.68% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 4 March 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 39 (92.86%) .NET
2 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (69.05%) TDD
4 22 (52.38%) SpecFlow
5 18 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (40.48%) Selenium
7 15 (35.71%) .NET Framework
7 15 (35.71%) Scrum
7 15 (35.71%) SQL
8 14 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (33.33%) Automation Testing
8 14 (33.33%) WebDriver
9 13 (30.95%) System Testing
9 13 (30.95%) C#
10 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET
10 12 (28.57%) TeamCity
11 11 (26.19%) QA
12 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
12 10 (23.81%) Automated Testing
12 10 (23.81%) Compatibility Testing
13 9 (21.43%) Hudson
13 9 (21.43%) SoapUI
13 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
14 7 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (14.29%) Web Application Development
15 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
15 6 (14.29%) RESTful

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (9.52%) CMS
1 4 (9.52%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (52.38%) SpecFlow
2 17 (40.48%) Selenium
3 14 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 12 (28.57%) TeamCity
5 9 (21.43%) Hudson
5 9 (21.43%) SoapUI
5 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
6 5 (11.90%) Cucumber
7 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
8 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
8 3 (7.14%) Subversion
9 2 (4.76%) JUnit
General
1 6 (14.29%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Analyst
1 22 (52.38%) Test Analyst
2 11 (26.19%) Developer
3 10 (23.81%) Technical Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) Technical Test Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Build Manager
5 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Tester
5 3 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 3 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Release Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.38%) Release Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (92.86%) .NET
2 15 (35.71%) .NET Framework
3 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (14.29%) RESTful
6 5 (11.90%) jQuery
6 5 (11.90%) CSS
6 5 (11.90%) HTML
7 1 (2.38%) WCF
7 1 (2.38%) SOAP
7 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (69.05%) TDD
3 18 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (35.71%) Scrum
5 14 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (33.33%) Automation Testing
6 13 (30.95%) System Testing
7 10 (23.81%) Automated Testing
7 10 (23.81%) Compatibility Testing
8 6 (14.29%) Web Application Development
8 6 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (14.29%) MVC
9 5 (11.90%) Web Development
10 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
10 4 (9.52%) Regression Testing
10 4 (9.52%) Manual Testing
11 3 (7.14%) Release Management
11 3 (7.14%) Change Management
11 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) SQL
2 13 (30.95%) C#
3 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) ISEB
2 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.38%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.38%) Capita
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft