The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 51 57 73
Rank change year-on-year +6 +16  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 42 42 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.94% 3.24% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.52% 3.79% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 35 34 51
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 929 1108 1596
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.15% 85.36% 90.78%
Number of salaries quoted 743 932 1216
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

BDD
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for BDD in Cheshire

BDD
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Cheshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Cheshire

BDD
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +19 16 £40,000 -36.00% 1
Wilmslow - 7 £42,500 - 3
Runcorn 0 4 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Chester -11 4 £36,500 -18.88% 1
Macclesfield - 3 £40,000 - 1
Ellesmere Port -3 2 - -
Knutsford -3 2 - - 1
Nantwich - 2 £55,000 -
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 68 (97.14%) TDD
2 59 (84.29%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (77.14%) MVC
4 48 (68.57%) SQL Server
5 46 (65.71%) C#
5 46 (65.71%) .NET
6 45 (64.29%) ASP.NET
6 45 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 38 (54.29%) RESTful
7 38 (54.29%) Web Application Development
7 38 (54.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 38 (54.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 35 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 29 (41.43%) AngularJS
10 26 (37.14%) Git (software)
11 21 (30.00%) WCF
12 19 (27.14%) KnockoutJS
13 18 (25.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 17 (24.29%) NoSQL
14 17 (24.29%) OO
15 16 (22.86%) Node.js
16 15 (21.43%) Java
16 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
16 15 (21.43%) Finance
16 15 (21.43%) Banking
16 15 (21.43%) Ruby
17 14 (20.00%) Risk Management
17 14 (20.00%) HTML
17 14 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (18.57%) SDLC

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.86%) JBoss
3 1 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.43%) CICS
3 1 (1.43%) Confluence
3 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) Internet
2 4 (5.71%) HTTP
3 1 (1.43%) ATM
3 1 (1.43%) Firewall
3 1 (1.43%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (68.57%) SQL Server
2 35 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 17 (24.29%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.71%) DB2
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (37.14%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (11.43%) Jenkins
4 6 (8.57%) Gradle
4 6 (8.57%) JUnit
5 5 (7.14%) Bitbucket
6 4 (5.71%) Jasmine
7 3 (4.29%) JIRA
7 3 (4.29%) Moq
7 3 (4.29%) NUnit
7 3 (4.29%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (4.29%) Selenium
8 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.86%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.86%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (2.86%) Maven
8 2 (2.86%) Xcode
9 1 (1.43%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.43%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 15 (21.43%) Banking
1 15 (21.43%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Corporate Banking
3 8 (11.43%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.71%) Advertising
4 4 (5.71%) Marketing
4 4 (5.71%) Retail
5 2 (2.86%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (80.00%) Developer
2 42 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 17 (24.29%) .NET Software Developer
4 6 (8.57%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 5 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 5 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Principal Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.29%) Internet Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Development Manager
8 2 (2.86%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Product Manager
8 2 (2.86%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (65.71%) .NET
2 45 (64.29%) ASP.NET
2 45 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 38 (54.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 38 (54.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 38 (54.29%) RESTful
4 29 (41.43%) AngularJS
5 21 (30.00%) WCF
6 19 (27.14%) KnockoutJS
7 18 (25.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 16 (22.86%) Node.js
9 14 (20.00%) HTML
10 9 (12.86%) Hibernate
10 9 (12.86%) HTML5
10 9 (12.86%) Spring
11 8 (11.43%) .NET Framework
11 8 (11.43%) Entity Framework
11 8 (11.43%) JSP
11 8 (11.43%) Spring MVC
12 7 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.14%) User Experience
3 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.29%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (4.29%) PMI
4 3 (4.29%) Streaming Music
5 2 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.86%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.86%) RIA
6 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.43%) IVR
6 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.29%) Android
2 3 (4.29%) Linux
2 3 (4.29%) Windows
3 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (97.14%) TDD
2 59 (84.29%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (77.14%) MVC
4 38 (54.29%) Web Application Development
5 17 (24.29%) OO
6 14 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 13 (18.57%) SDLC
8 12 (17.14%) Software Engineering
9 11 (15.71%) Scrum
9 11 (15.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (14.29%) Automated Testing
11 7 (10.00%) Project Management
12 6 (8.57%) Investment Management
12 6 (8.57%) MVVM
12 6 (8.57%) Test Strategy
12 6 (8.57%) Waterfall
13 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 4 (5.71%) Dependency Injection
14 4 (5.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (65.71%) C#
2 15 (21.43%) Java
2 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 15 (21.43%) Ruby
3 11 (15.71%) SQL
4 7 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.29%) C
6 3 (4.29%) C++
7 2 (2.86%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.43%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.43%) COBOL
8 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.86%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.43%) OCP
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) BladeLogic
1 1 (1.43%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Oracle
2 4 (5.71%) Facebook
2 4 (5.71%) Sun
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.43%) Adobe
4 1 (1.43%) Chordiant
4 1 (1.43%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.43%) RedGate
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Bonus & Additional Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northwich
ECOM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 13 days ago