Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 58 48
Rank change year-on-year +17 -10 +42
Permanent jobs citing BDD 49 28 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 5.71% 3.27% 4.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.35% 3.65% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 46 24 48
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +36.36%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £66,454 £47,300
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 772 768 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 89.98% 89.82% 90.08%
Number of salaries quoted 651 694 580
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -2.78%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £47,500 £48,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 27 May 2018.

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 27 May 2018. 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
Lancaster -3 16 £47,500 +18.75%
Preston +7 10 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Burnley +20 7 £35,000 -6.67%
Blackpool +5 4 £35,000 -36.74% 2
Accrington - 2 £40,000 - 1
Blackburn - 2 £40,000 - 1
Chorley - 1 £35,000 - 1
Lytham St Annes - 1 £37,500 - 1
BDD
North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 46 (93.88%) TDD
2 39 (79.59%) SQL Server
3 37 (75.51%) .NET
4 36 (73.47%) C#
4 36 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (73.47%) RESTful
5 34 (69.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 34 (69.39%) Web Application Development
5 34 (69.39%) ASP.NET
5 34 (69.39%) MVC
6 33 (67.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 32 (65.31%) ASP.NET Web API
8 31 (63.27%) SQL Server 2016
9 20 (40.82%) JavaScript
10 19 (38.78%) Node.js
11 18 (36.73%) Git (software)
11 18 (36.73%) Greenfield Project
12 17 (34.69%) Dependency Injection
12 17 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (34.69%) Scrum
12 17 (34.69%) Retail
12 17 (34.69%) OO
12 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
13 16 (32.65%) AngularJS
14 14 (28.57%) WCF
14 14 (28.57%) NoSQL
14 14 (28.57%) Ruby
15 12 (24.49%) .NET Framework
15 12 (24.49%) Entity Framework
15 12 (24.49%) KnockoutJS

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.04%) Apache
1 1 (2.04%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (14.29%) SaaS
2 4 (8.16%) npm
2 4 (8.16%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (79.59%) SQL Server
2 31 (63.27%) SQL Server 2016
3 14 (28.57%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.12%) MySQL
4 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.04%) Redis
5 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (36.73%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.29%) Subversion
3 6 (12.24%) Selenium
4 4 (8.16%) Grunt
4 4 (8.16%) gulp
4 4 (8.16%) webpack
5 3 (6.12%) JIRA
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (4.08%) HP UFT
6 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.04%) Appium
7 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.04%) PHPUnit
7 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (34.69%) Retail
2 8 (16.33%) Music Industry
3 4 (8.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (93.88%) Developer
2 34 (69.39%) .NET Developer
3 22 (44.90%) C# .NET Developer
3 22 (44.90%) C# Developer
4 20 (40.82%) ASP.NET Developer
4 20 (40.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (12.24%) SQL Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Applications Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Games Developer
8 4 (8.16%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) T-SQL Developer
10 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Test Engineer
10 2 (4.08%) Web Developer
11 1 (2.04%) Junior
11 1 (2.04%) Senior Web Developer
11 1 (2.04%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (75.51%) .NET
2 36 (73.47%) RESTful
3 34 (69.39%) ASP.NET
3 34 (69.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 33 (67.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 32 (65.31%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (38.78%) Node.js
7 16 (32.65%) AngularJS
8 14 (28.57%) WCF
9 12 (24.49%) .NET Framework
9 12 (24.49%) Code First Entity Framework
9 12 (24.49%) Entity Framework
9 12 (24.49%) KnockoutJS
9 12 (24.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (16.33%) CSS
10 8 (16.33%) HTML
11 6 (12.24%) CSS3
11 6 (12.24%) HTML5
12 3 (6.12%) JDBC
12 3 (6.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.73%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (93.88%) TDD
2 36 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (69.39%) MVC
3 34 (69.39%) Web Application Development
4 17 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (34.69%) Dependency Injection
4 17 (34.69%) OO
4 17 (34.69%) Scrum
5 10 (20.41%) Test Automation
6 8 (16.33%) High Availability
7 7 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
7 7 (14.29%) SDLC
8 4 (8.16%) Microservices
8 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 3 (6.12%) DevOps
9 3 (6.12%) Kanban
9 3 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (6.12%) Refactoring
10 2 (4.08%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (73.47%) C#
2 20 (40.82%) JavaScript
3 14 (28.57%) Ruby
4 6 (12.24%) SQL
5 4 (8.16%) Java
6 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.12%) VB
6 3 (6.12%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) ISEB
1 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Google