Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 71 49
Rank change year-on-year +38 -22 +39
Permanent jobs citing BDD 48 22 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 5.93% 2.30% 3.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.66% 2.56% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 42 20 40
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +45.45%
10th Percentile £29,125 £30,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £45,000 £45,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 721 860 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 89.12% 89.86% 82.51%
Number of salaries quoted 578 787 560
Lancashire median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £48,750 £46,375
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 18 February 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 18 February 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
Preston +18 13 £35,000 -6.67% 2
Lancaster -13 11 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Blackpool +11 9 £35,000 - 1
Burnley +8 4 £35,000 -6.67%
Blackburn - 3 £32,500 -
Chorley - 1 £35,000 - 1
Darwen - 1 £32,500 -
BDD
North West

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 47 (97.92%) TDD
2 42 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 41 (85.42%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (83.33%) C#
4 40 (83.33%) .NET
5 39 (81.25%) ASP.NET
5 39 (81.25%) MVC
5 39 (81.25%) RESTful
5 39 (81.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 39 (81.25%) Web Application Development
5 39 (81.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 37 (77.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 30 (62.50%) SQL Server 2016
8 25 (52.08%) Node.js
8 25 (52.08%) Git (software)
9 22 (45.83%) WCF
9 22 (45.83%) Ruby
9 22 (45.83%) NoSQL
10 20 (41.67%) AngularJS
11 18 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
11 18 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
12 15 (31.25%) .NET Framework
12 15 (31.25%) Code First Entity Framework
12 15 (31.25%) Entity Framework
13 12 (25.00%) OO
13 12 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
14 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
14 11 (22.92%) Scrum
14 11 (22.92%) Retail

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.25%) SaaS
2 2 (4.17%) npm
2 2 (4.17%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 30 (62.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 22 (45.83%) NoSQL
4 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (4.17%) MySQL
6 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (52.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.25%) JIRA
2 3 (6.25%) Selenium
2 3 (6.25%) Subversion
3 2 (4.17%) Grunt
3 2 (4.17%) gulp
3 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.17%) webpack
4 1 (2.08%) Appium
4 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.08%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (22.92%) Retail
2 7 (14.58%) Games
3 5 (10.42%) Music Industry
4 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (95.83%) Developer
2 39 (81.25%) .NET Developer
3 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 13 (27.08%) C# .NET Developer
3 13 (27.08%) C# Developer
4 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (22.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Agile Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Automation Test Lead
8 1 (2.08%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Junior JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Testing Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (83.33%) .NET
2 39 (81.25%) ASP.NET
2 39 (81.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 39 (81.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 39 (81.25%) RESTful
3 37 (77.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 25 (52.08%) Node.js
5 22 (45.83%) WCF
6 20 (41.67%) AngularJS
7 18 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
7 18 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 15 (31.25%) .NET Framework
8 15 (31.25%) Code First Entity Framework
8 15 (31.25%) Entity Framework
9 5 (10.42%) CSS
9 5 (10.42%) HTML
10 3 (6.25%) CSS3
10 3 (6.25%) JDBC
10 3 (6.25%) SOAP
10 3 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (8.33%) Digital TV
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (97.92%) TDD
2 41 (85.42%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (81.25%) MVC
3 39 (81.25%) Web Application Development
4 12 (25.00%) OO
5 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (22.92%) Dependency Injection
5 11 (22.92%) Scrum
6 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (10.42%) High Availability
7 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.25%) Re-Platforming
8 3 (6.25%) SDLC
9 2 (4.17%) API Development
9 2 (4.17%) Kanban
9 2 (4.17%) Microservices
9 2 (4.17%) Software Delivery
9 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.17%) Web Development
10 1 (2.08%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (83.33%) C#
2 22 (45.83%) Ruby
3 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.42%) VB
4 5 (10.42%) VB.NET
5 4 (8.33%) Java
5 4 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) ISEB
1 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Facebook