The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Manchester / Bolton
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 18 34
Rank change year-on-year -7 +16  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 5 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 4.10% 1.39% 5.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% 1.79% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 9
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

BDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 109 56 164
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 89.34% 77.78% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 96 43 143
Median salary £35,000 £35,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.40% -16.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton citing BDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Bolton

BDD
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in Bolton.

Salary trend for BDD in Bolton

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Bolton region with a requirement for BDD.

1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (94.44%) TDD
2 17 (94.44%) WCF
2 17 (94.44%) Domain-Driven Design
2 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET MVC
2 17 (94.44%) C#
2 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET
2 17 (94.44%) MVC
3 16 (88.89%) Games
3 16 (88.89%) OO
3 16 (88.89%) Internet
3 16 (88.89%) CQRS
3 16 (88.89%) Web Application Development
3 16 (88.89%) SQL Server 2014
3 16 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.56%) Line Management
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Coaching
5 1 (5.56%) React
5 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (5.56%) SOLID
5 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (5.56%) NHS
5 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.56%) CSS

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 16 (88.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Moq
1 1 (5.56%) NUnit
1 1 (5.56%) ReSharper
1 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (88.89%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) .NET Developer
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
2 1 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (5.56%) Head of Testing
2 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
1 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET
1 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET MVC
1 17 (94.44%) WCF
2 16 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (94.44%) Domain-Driven Design
2 17 (94.44%) MVC
2 17 (94.44%) TDD
3 16 (88.89%) CQRS
3 16 (88.89%) OO
3 16 (88.89%) Web Application Development
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Coaching
5 1 (5.56%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Line Management
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) SQL