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 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)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 24 13 22
Rank change year-on-year -11 +9  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 4 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.92% 13.21% 4.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 15.22% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 7
Median salary £36,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.88% +12.50%  
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 Chester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 120 138 149
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 87.59% 86.79% 87.65%
Number of salaries quoted 106 120 104
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Chester

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 Chester region with a requirement for BDD.

1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) iBATIS
2 3 (75.00%) Spring MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (75.00%) Spring Integration
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) JUnit
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Business Development
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) OOD
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories

BDD
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Software Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) iBATIS
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
1 3 (75.00%) Spring Integration
1 3 (75.00%) Spring MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Business Development
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) OOD
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
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