Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 47 51
Rank change year-on-year -18 +4 +10
Permanent jobs citing BDD 10 35 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.32% 4.10% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 4.68% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9 31 35
Lancashire median annual salary £47,638 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.11% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £33,229 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,266 £45,000 £50,570
North West median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -

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 654 748 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 86.28% 87.69% 90.50%
Number of salaries quoted 522 610 770
Lancashire median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £62,108 £55,000 £50,300
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -

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 14 December 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 14 December 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
Blackpool -13 6 £47,638 +36.11% 2
Lancaster +9 1 £35,000 -20.00%
Blackburn -5 1 £50,000 +53.85% 1
BDD
North West

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (50.00%) Coaching
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) RESTful
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) Nessus
5 3 (30.00%) OWASP
5 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (30.00%) Node.js
5 3 (30.00%) Confluence
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) JMeter
5 3 (30.00%) HP UFT
5 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner
5 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (30.00%) WCAG
5 3 (30.00%) JIRA
5 3 (30.00%) Microservices
5 3 (30.00%) Burp Suite
5 3 (30.00%) Slack
6 2 (20.00%) npm
6 2 (20.00%) Yarn
6 2 (20.00%) Mobile First
6 2 (20.00%) React Native
6 2 (20.00%) Swagger

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 (30.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Slack
2 2 (20.00%) npm
2 2 (20.00%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Hyperconnected
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (30.00%) Burp Suite
3 3 (30.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 3 (30.00%) JMeter
3 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (20.00%) Appium
4 2 (20.00%) Protractor
4 2 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Angular Developer
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) React Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) RESTful
2 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (30.00%) Node.js
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (20.00%) React
3 2 (20.00%) React Native
3 2 (20.00%) Swagger
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) Code First Entity Framework
4 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (10.00%) Spring Security
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
1 1 (10.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Coaching
2 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Microservices
4 3 (30.00%) OWASP
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (20.00%) Kanban
5 2 (20.00%) Mobile First
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Service Design
5 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Java 8
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) WCAG
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Nessus