Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 19 41
Rank change year-on-year +5 +22 0
Permanent jobs citing BDD 40 32 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 21.16% 11.00% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.99% 12.12% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 37 30 5
Bolton median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £33,750 £42,375 £33,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £47,500 £41,250
Manchester median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% - +12.50%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bolton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 174 264 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 92.06% 90.72% 84.95%
Number of salaries quoted 155 219 167
Bolton median annual salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.06% +5.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £48,750
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bolton.

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

BDD
Salary Histogram in Bolton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Bolton over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 40 (100.00%) C#
2 39 (97.50%) .NET
2 39 (97.50%) MVC
2 39 (97.50%) TDD
2 39 (97.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 38 (95.00%) Web Application Development
3 38 (95.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 38 (95.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 38 (95.00%) SQL Server
3 38 (95.00%) ASP.NET
3 38 (95.00%) RESTful
3 38 (95.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (80.00%) Advertising
4 32 (80.00%) Scrum
4 32 (80.00%) Dependency Injection
4 32 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (80.00%) Marketing
4 32 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (80.00%) Facebook
5 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
6 6 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (15.00%) Code First Entity Framework
6 6 (15.00%) WCF
6 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (15.00%) NoSQL
6 6 (15.00%) Entity Framework
6 6 (15.00%) Node.js
6 6 (15.00%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (15.00%) Ruby

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (95.00%) SQL Server
1 38 (95.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 6 (15.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) Selenium
2 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (80.00%) Advertising
1 32 (80.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (82.50%) .NET Developer
1 33 (82.50%) Developer
2 6 (15.00%) .NET Development Manager
2 6 (15.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (2.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (2.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (2.50%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (2.50%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (2.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (97.50%) .NET
1 39 (97.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 38 (95.00%) ASP.NET
2 38 (95.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 38 (95.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 38 (95.00%) RESTful
3 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
4 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (15.00%) Code First Entity Framework
4 6 (15.00%) Entity Framework
4 6 (15.00%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (15.00%) Node.js
4 6 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (15.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (97.50%) MVC
1 39 (97.50%) TDD
2 38 (95.00%) Web Application Development
3 32 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (80.00%) Dependency Injection
3 32 (80.00%) Scrum
4 1 (2.50%) CRUD
4 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile Development
4 1 (2.50%) OOP
4 1 (2.50%) SOLID
4 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.00%) Ruby
3 2 (5.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 32 (80.00%) Facebook
2 1 (2.50%) Xamarin