Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 46 32
Rank change year-on-year -4 -14 +49
Permanent jobs citing BDD 28 40 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.59% 4.66% 6.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 5.38% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 27 34 55
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £40,125 £50,750
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% -2.30% +2.35%

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 679 743 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 86.94% 86.60% 90.57%
Number of salaries quoted 558 624 670
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,075 £23,975
90th Percentile £57,875 £47,500 £51,025
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +4 5 £47,500 +18.75%
Preston -5 5 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Blackpool -7 5 £41,319 +18.05% 3
Burnley +18 4 £36,250 -3.33%
Accrington - 4 £40,000 -
Lytham St Annes - 3 £37,500 - 1
Blackburn - 2 £40,000 -
BDD
North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 24 (85.71%) TDD
2 21 (75.00%) RESTful
2 21 (75.00%) .NET
2 21 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 20 (71.43%) C#
3 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (67.86%) ASP.NET
4 19 (67.86%) MVC
4 19 (67.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (67.86%) Web Application Development
4 19 (67.86%) ASP.NET Web API
5 17 (60.71%) SQL Server 2016
6 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 13 (46.43%) Node.js
7 13 (46.43%) Git (software)
8 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
9 11 (39.29%) WCF
9 11 (39.29%) Ruby
9 11 (39.29%) NoSQL
10 9 (32.14%) Code First Entity Framework
10 9 (32.14%) AngularJS
10 9 (32.14%) Entity Framework
10 9 (32.14%) .NET Framework
10 9 (32.14%) Scrum
11 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
12 7 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (25.00%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) Apache
1 1 (3.57%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.29%) SaaS
2 2 (7.14%) npm
2 2 (7.14%) Yarn
3 1 (3.57%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Hyperconnected
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (60.71%) SQL Server 2016
3 11 (39.29%) NoSQL
4 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (3.57%) MySQL
6 1 (3.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.29%) Subversion
3 3 (10.71%) Selenium
4 2 (7.14%) Grunt
4 2 (7.14%) gulp
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (7.14%) webpack
5 1 (3.57%) PHPUnit
5 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.00%) Retail
2 6 (21.43%) Games
3 3 (10.71%) Music Industry
4 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Developer
2 19 (67.86%) .NET Developer
3 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 11 (39.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (39.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 11 (39.29%) C# Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Games Developer
5 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Applications Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
8 2 (7.14%) T-SQL Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Agile C# Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Agile Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
9 1 (3.57%) PHP Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) .NET
1 21 (75.00%) RESTful
2 19 (67.86%) ASP.NET
2 19 (67.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 19 (67.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 13 (46.43%) Node.js
5 11 (39.29%) WCF
6 9 (32.14%) .NET Framework
6 9 (32.14%) AngularJS
6 9 (32.14%) Code First Entity Framework
6 9 (32.14%) Entity Framework
7 7 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Core
8 3 (10.71%) CSS
8 3 (10.71%) CSS3
8 3 (10.71%) HTML
8 3 (10.71%) HTML5
9 1 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) TDD
2 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (67.86%) MVC
3 19 (67.86%) Web Application Development
4 9 (32.14%) Scrum
5 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (17.86%) Kanban
6 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
7 4 (14.29%) OO
7 4 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
7 4 (14.29%) SDLC
8 3 (10.71%) High Availability
8 3 (10.71%) Refactoring
9 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
9 2 (7.14%) Business Process Improvement
9 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (7.14%) Requirements Engineering
9 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) C#
2 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 11 (39.29%) Ruby
4 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.14%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.14%) VB
4 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.57%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) Java 8
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Google