Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 32 42
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10 -5
Permanent jobs citing BDD 14 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.07% 5.05% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.41% 5.71% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 7
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,600 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,500 £53,875 £48,000
Cheshire median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +23.53% -10.53% +11.76%

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 Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 259 245 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 93.84% 88.45% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 228 213 227
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +10.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,250 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Chester

BDD
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for BDD in Chester

BDD
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Chester over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for BDD.

1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) TDD
3 12 (85.71%) RESTful
4 11 (78.57%) SQL
4 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
5 10 (71.43%) .NET
5 10 (71.43%) C#
5 10 (71.43%) .NET Framework
5 10 (71.43%) WCF
6 8 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (57.14%) T-SQL
6 8 (57.14%) SOAP
6 8 (57.14%) Web Services
6 8 (57.14%) Windows
6 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
6 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 8 (57.14%) Acceptance Criteria
7 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
7 6 (42.86%) MVC
8 4 (28.57%) PMI
8 4 (28.57%) PMI Certification
8 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
9 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
9 3 (21.43%) REST
9 3 (21.43%) CSS
9 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (21.43%) Use Case

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (14.29%) Apache Pig
1 2 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
2 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.14%) nginx
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (7.14%) GitHub
3 1 (7.14%) Route 53
3 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
3 2 (14.29%) Apache Hive
3 2 (14.29%) Big Data
3 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (7.14%) DB2
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.14%) Gradle
4 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) JUnit
4 1 (7.14%) Liquibase
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium
4 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (14.29%) Games
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Presales Solution Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Games Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) RESTful
2 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) .NET Framework
2 10 (71.43%) WCF
3 8 (57.14%) SOAP
3 8 (57.14%) Web Services
4 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 3 (21.43%) CSS
6 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) REST
7 2 (14.29%) EJB
7 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
7 2 (14.29%) HTML5
7 2 (14.29%) J2EE
7 2 (14.29%) JMS
7 2 (14.29%) JSON
7 2 (14.29%) Kafka
7 2 (14.29%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) PMI
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) CentOS
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) TDD
3 8 (57.14%) Acceptance Criteria
4 6 (42.86%) MVC
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Use Case
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Data Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Data Governance
6 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (14.29%) Kanban
6 2 (14.29%) Presales
6 2 (14.29%) SDLC
6 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
7 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.14%) Microservices
7 1 (7.14%) Scrum
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) C#
3 8 (57.14%) T-SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) Ruby
6 1 (7.14%) F#
6 1 (7.14%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Kibana
1 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Cloudera
2 2 (14.29%) Talend
3 1 (7.14%) Google