Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 36 59
Rank change year-on-year -11 +23 +27
Permanent jobs citing BDD 35 51 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.90% 5.60% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 6.35% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 31 51 28
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% -33.33%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £37,500 £50,750 £45,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 769 803 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 85.73% 88.14% 84.22%
Number of salaries quoted 621 721 667
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £22,900
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £46,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Lancashire

BDD
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for BDD in Lancashire

BDD
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Lancashire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Lancashire

BDD
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston 0 20 £35,000 +16.67%
Blackpool +2 6 £35,000 -24.73% 2
Blackburn +2 3 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Burnley -5 2 £37,500 +36.36%
Lancaster - 2 £40,000 -
Darwen - 1 £32,500 -
BDD
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 35 (100.00%) C#
1 35 (100.00%) TDD
2 33 (94.29%) RESTful
2 33 (94.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 33 (94.29%) Web Application Development
2 33 (94.29%) .NET
2 33 (94.29%) SQL Server
2 33 (94.29%) ASP.NET
2 33 (94.29%) MVC
2 33 (94.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 33 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (94.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 27 (77.14%) SQL Server 2016
3 27 (77.14%) WCF
3 27 (77.14%) Git (software)
3 27 (77.14%) Node.js
3 27 (77.14%) NoSQL
3 27 (77.14%) Ruby
4 24 (68.57%) KnockoutJS
4 24 (68.57%) AngularJS
4 24 (68.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 21 (60.00%) .NET Framework
5 21 (60.00%) Entity Framework
5 21 (60.00%) Code First Entity Framework
6 18 (51.43%) Games
6 18 (51.43%) JavaScript
7 6 (17.14%) VB
7 6 (17.14%) VB.NET
7 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2014

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 33 (94.29%) SQL Server
2 27 (77.14%) NoSQL
2 27 (77.14%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 27 (77.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) Selenium
General
1 18 (51.43%) Games
2 2 (5.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (94.29%) .NET Developer
1 33 (94.29%) Developer
2 2 (5.71%) Analyst
2 2 (5.71%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (94.29%) .NET
1 33 (94.29%) ASP.NET
1 33 (94.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 33 (94.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 33 (94.29%) ASP.NET Web API
1 33 (94.29%) RESTful
2 27 (77.14%) Node.js
2 27 (77.14%) WCF
3 24 (68.57%) AngularJS
3 24 (68.57%) KnockoutJS
3 24 (68.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 21 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 21 (60.00%) Code First Entity Framework
4 21 (60.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Digital TV
2 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.71%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) TDD
2 33 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (94.29%) MVC
2 33 (94.29%) Web Application Development
3 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (77.14%) Ruby
3 18 (51.43%) JavaScript
4 6 (17.14%) VB
4 6 (17.14%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Facebook
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft