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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 32 26
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.04% 1.69% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 2.03% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 8
Median salary £47,500 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.15% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £33,750 £39,875
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £52,500 £47,500
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 Chester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 117 148 172
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 79.59% 83.15% 91.01%
Number of salaries quoted 359 576 452
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -9.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £48,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Chester region with a requirement for BDD.

1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) Hibernate
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) AngularJS
3 5 (71.43%) Spring Integration
3 5 (71.43%) Spring MVC
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
3 5 (71.43%) iBATIS
3 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) JUnit
3 5 (71.43%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Business Development
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) EJB
6 1 (14.29%) CSS
6 1 (14.29%) JSP
6 1 (14.29%) Servlets
6 1 (14.29%) SOAP
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) OOD
6 1 (14.29%) HTTP
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Gradle
2 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Java Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Java Software Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software QA Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) AngularJS
1 6 (85.71%) Hibernate
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) iBATIS
2 5 (71.43%) Spring Integration
2 5 (71.43%) Spring MVC
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) EJB
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) JSP
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) Servlets
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Business Development
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) OOD
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
Chester
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago