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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 58 83
Rank change year-on-year +16 +25  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 79 27 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.44% 2.77% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.19% 3.24% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 60 22 36
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +18.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 1277 834 1534
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.89% 85.71% 90.66%
Number of salaries quoted 931 714 1214
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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
Knutsford -15 29 £50,000 -31.03% 2
Warrington 0 20 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Wilmslow - 17 £42,500 - 2
Crewe -14 4 £41,250 +17.85%
Macclesfield - 3 £40,000 - 1
Chester +3 1 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
BDD
North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 111 (92.50%) TDD
2 98 (81.67%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (65.83%) MVC
4 74 (61.67%) C#
5 71 (59.17%) .NET
6 64 (53.33%) SQL Server
7 61 (50.83%) ASP.NET
7 61 (50.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 60 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 59 (49.17%) RESTful
10 54 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 53 (44.17%) Web Application Development
12 51 (42.50%) SQL Server 2014
13 47 (39.17%) AngularJS
14 38 (31.67%) Git (software)
15 35 (29.17%) Java
16 34 (28.33%) JavaScript
17 32 (26.67%) Node.js
18 31 (25.83%) NoSQL
19 30 (25.00%) OO
20 28 (23.33%) Banking
21 27 (22.50%) HTML
22 26 (21.67%) Ruby
22 26 (21.67%) Finance
22 26 (21.67%) WCF
23 25 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 24 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
25 23 (19.17%) Web Services
26 20 (16.67%) Hibernate
26 20 (16.67%) Jenkins

BDD
Co-occurring 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 9 (7.50%) JBoss
1 9 (7.50%) WebLogic
1 9 (7.50%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.17%) Confluence
3 4 (3.33%) CMS
3 4 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.33%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.50%) CICS
4 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.50%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.50%) Internet
2 3 (2.50%) HTTP
3 1 (0.83%) Firewall
3 1 (0.83%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 51 (42.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 31 (25.83%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.67%) DB2
5 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.50%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (31.67%) Git (software)
2 20 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.67%) Gradle
4 7 (5.83%) Bitbucket
4 7 (5.83%) JIRA
4 7 (5.83%) JUnit
4 7 (5.83%) Selenium
5 5 (4.17%) Jasmine
5 5 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (4.17%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.33%) Lombardi
6 4 (3.33%) MSTest
6 4 (3.33%) NUnit
6 4 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (3.33%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.50%) ClearCase
7 3 (2.50%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.50%) Maven
7 3 (2.50%) Subversion
7 3 (2.50%) Xcode
General
1 28 (23.33%) Banking
2 26 (21.67%) Finance
3 9 (7.50%) Retail
4 8 (6.67%) Marketing
5 7 (5.83%) Retail Banking
6 5 (4.17%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (3.33%) Advertising
8 3 (2.50%) Publishing
9 2 (1.67%) Games
9 2 (1.67%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 87 (72.50%) Developer
2 63 (52.50%) .NET Developer
3 29 (24.17%) .NET Software Developer
4 13 (10.83%) Java Developer
5 10 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 9 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (7.50%) Software Developer
7 7 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 7 (5.83%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.00%) Angular Developer
8 6 (5.00%) Designer
8 6 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Internet Developer
9 5 (4.17%) Consultant
9 5 (4.17%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (3.33%) Java Engineer
10 4 (3.33%) Junior
10 4 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (2.50%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (59.17%) .NET
2 61 (50.83%) ASP.NET
2 61 (50.83%) ASP.NET MVC
3 60 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 59 (49.17%) RESTful
5 54 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 47 (39.17%) AngularJS
7 32 (26.67%) Node.js
8 27 (22.50%) HTML
9 26 (21.67%) WCF
10 25 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 24 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
12 23 (19.17%) Web Services
13 20 (16.67%) Hibernate
14 19 (15.83%) Spring
14 19 (15.83%) XML
15 15 (12.50%) jQuery
15 15 (12.50%) JSP
16 13 (10.83%) SOAP
17 12 (10.00%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.50%) Mainframe
2 8 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.83%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (5.83%) PMI
4 5 (4.17%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (3.33%) Social Network
6 3 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.50%) Social Media
7 2 (1.67%) Fintech
7 2 (1.67%) User Experience
8 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.83%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.83%) Life Science
8 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.83%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.00%) Windows
2 3 (2.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.50%) Linux
3 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (92.50%) TDD
2 98 (81.67%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (65.83%) MVC
4 53 (44.17%) Web Application Development
5 30 (25.00%) OO
6 19 (15.83%) SDLC
7 18 (15.00%) Test Automation
8 17 (14.17%) Scrum
9 14 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (11.67%) Unit Testing
10 10 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 10 (8.33%) Waterfall
11 9 (7.50%) Project Management
11 9 (7.50%) Risk Management
12 6 (5.00%) CMMI
12 6 (5.00%) PRINCE2
12 6 (5.00%) RUP
13 5 (4.17%) Coaching
13 5 (4.17%) SOA
13 5 (4.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 74 (61.67%) C#
2 35 (29.17%) Java
3 34 (28.33%) JavaScript
4 26 (21.67%) Ruby
5 16 (13.33%) SQL
6 7 (5.83%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.17%) COBOL
8 3 (2.50%) Apple Swift
8 3 (2.50%) Assembly Language
8 3 (2.50%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (11.67%) Degree
2 6 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.50%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.83%) OCP
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.83%) PMP
4 1 (0.83%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.83%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (15.00%) Oracle
2 7 (5.83%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.33%) Facebook
3 4 (3.33%) IBM
4 3 (2.50%) Chordiant
4 3 (2.50%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.83%) Apigee
5 1 (0.83%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.83%) Sun
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford
Pearson Frank
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow
SThree
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Nantwich
ECOM
Salary: £40 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago