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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 25 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 9 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 5.63% 7.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.43% 8.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 0
Average salary £37,500 £32,125 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.73% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
140 171 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 87.50% 89.53% 80.75%
Number of salaries quoted 136 156 144
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 18 (85.71%) .NET
1 18 (85.71%) SpecFlow
2 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (71.43%) TDD
4 13 (61.90%) QA
5 11 (52.38%) Selenium
5 11 (52.38%) Compatibility Testing
5 11 (52.38%) Manual Testing
5 11 (52.38%) System Testing
5 11 (52.38%) SoapUI
5 11 (52.38%) SQL
5 11 (52.38%) Automated Testing
6 10 (47.62%) WebDriver
6 10 (47.62%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (42.86%) ISEB
7 9 (42.86%) Automation Testing
8 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
8 8 (38.10%) TeamCity
8 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (38.10%) Hudson
9 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (19.05%) SOAP
11 3 (14.29%) Web Services
11 3 (14.29%) DSDM
11 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
11 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
11 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
12 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
12 1 (4.76%) API Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Development Applications
1 18 (85.71%) SpecFlow
2 11 (52.38%) SoapUI
2 11 (52.38%) Selenium
3 10 (47.62%) WebDriver
4 8 (38.10%) Hudson
4 8 (38.10%) TeamCity
4 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Analyst
1 19 (90.48%) Test Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Technical Test Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Software Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Automated Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (85.71%) .NET
2 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 4 (19.05%) SOAP
4 3 (14.29%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) TDD
3 11 (52.38%) Automated Testing
3 11 (52.38%) Compatibility Testing
3 11 (52.38%) Manual Testing
3 11 (52.38%) System Testing
4 10 (47.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (42.86%) Automation Testing
6 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
8 3 (14.29%) DSDM
8 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
9 1 (4.76%) API Testing
9 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (61.90%) QA
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