Period
to 18 June 2019

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 18 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 40 39
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -11
Permanent jobs citing BDD 1 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.50% 4.53% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 5.04% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 5
Chester median annual salary £35,000 £50,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +36.99% -18.89%
10th Percentile £32,500 £45,000 £29,050
90th Percentile £37,500 £58,500 £46,650
Cheshire median annual salary £49,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +15.88% +6.25% -11.11%

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 180 278 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 90.45% 89.97% 86.52%
Number of salaries quoted 150 253 212
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £53,750
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

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 18 June 2019, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) PMI
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft