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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 29 66
Rank change year-on-year -10 +37  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 21 31 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.73% 6.80% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% 7.51% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18 31 6
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -6.25%  
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 Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 378 413 514
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 85.14% 90.57% 88.01%
Number of salaries quoted 316 334 421
Median salary £35,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston 0 18 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Blackpool +3 2 £35,000 -22.65% 1
Lancaster - 1 £40,000 - 1
BDD
North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 31 (96.88%) TDD
2 29 (90.63%) C#
3 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (71.88%) .NET
5 22 (68.75%) SQL Server
5 22 (68.75%) ASP.NET
5 22 (68.75%) MVC
5 22 (68.75%) Git (software)
5 22 (68.75%) RESTful
5 22 (68.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (68.75%) Web Application Development
5 22 (68.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 22 (68.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 21 (65.63%) NoSQL
6 21 (65.63%) Node.js
7 20 (62.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 20 (62.50%) SQL Server 2016
8 18 (56.25%) AngularJS
8 18 (56.25%) Ruby
8 18 (56.25%) WCF
9 17 (53.13%) KnockoutJS
10 16 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
10 16 (50.00%) .NET Framework
10 16 (50.00%) Entity Framework
10 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
11 13 (40.63%) Games
12 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
12 6 (18.75%) Selenium
13 4 (12.50%) Tandem
13 4 (12.50%) VB

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 3 (9.38%) Mongoose
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 21 (65.63%) NoSQL
3 20 (62.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
4 3 (9.38%) MySQL
4 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 22 (68.75%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.75%) Selenium
3 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.38%) Artifactory
4 3 (9.38%) gulp
4 3 (9.38%) Maven
4 3 (9.38%) SonarQube
4 3 (9.38%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.13%) Moq
General
1 13 (40.63%) Games
2 3 (9.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Developer
2 22 (68.75%) .NET Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Java Software Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Lead Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Lead Java Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Lead Software Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Software Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Senior SQL Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Automation Tester
4 2 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (3.13%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (71.88%) .NET
2 22 (68.75%) ASP.NET
2 22 (68.75%) ASP.NET MVC
2 22 (68.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 22 (68.75%) ASP.NET Web API
2 22 (68.75%) RESTful
3 21 (65.63%) Node.js
4 20 (62.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 18 (56.25%) AngularJS
5 18 (56.25%) WCF
6 17 (53.13%) KnockoutJS
7 16 (50.00%) .NET Framework
7 16 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
7 16 (50.00%) Entity Framework
8 3 (9.38%) Dropwizard
8 3 (9.38%) Express
8 3 (9.38%) JAX-RS
8 3 (9.38%) LESS
8 3 (9.38%) Sass
8 3 (9.38%) Sequelize
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (12.50%) Tandem
2 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) TDD
2 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (68.75%) MVC
3 22 (68.75%) Web Application Development
4 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 3 (9.38%) Coaching
5 3 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.38%) Open Source
6 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.13%) Logistics
7 1 (3.13%) Scrum
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) C#
2 18 (56.25%) Ruby
3 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.50%) VB
4 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 3 (9.38%) Java
5 3 (9.38%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Facebook
3 1 (3.13%) DevExpress
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