Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 54 79
Rank change year-on-year +8 +25 +34
Permanent jobs citing BDD 475 406 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.39% 5.25% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.92% 5.66% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 408 348 235
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.25%
10th Percentile £24,975 £23,850 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,750 £63,250 £70,000
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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,869 7,171 6,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 92.41% 92.74% 91.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5,740 6,123 5,100
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +10.39%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Manchester

BDD
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in Manchester.

Salary trend for BDD in Manchester

BDD
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Manchester

BDD
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 April 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
Bolton +14 36 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Sale +10 24 £42,500 +30.77% 1
Altrincham +7 22 £42,500 +1.19%
Stockport +3 21 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Wigan +3 17 £35,000 -12.50%
Salford +10 11 £45,000 +11.11% 4
Cheadle +2 7 £37,500 -6.25%
Rochdale - 2 £48,125 -
BDD
North West

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 Manchester region with a requirement for BDD.

1 444 (93.47%) TDD
2 417 (87.79%) Agile Software Development
3 237 (49.89%) C#
4 222 (46.74%) Java
5 178 (37.47%) .NET
6 166 (34.95%) MVC
6 166 (34.95%) Scrum
7 159 (33.47%) RESTful
8 152 (32.00%) SQL Server
9 144 (30.32%) Ruby
10 137 (28.84%) Test Automation
11 136 (28.63%) Software Engineering
12 132 (27.79%) ASP.NET
13 127 (26.74%) Continuous Integration
14 126 (26.53%) ASP.NET Web API
15 122 (25.68%) ASP.NET MVC
16 120 (25.26%) Web Application Development
17 116 (24.42%) JavaScript
18 114 (24.00%) AngularJS
19 109 (22.95%) WCF
20 102 (21.47%) Selenium
21 99 (20.84%) Amazon AWS
22 98 (20.63%) .NET Framework
23 95 (20.00%) Finance
24 90 (18.95%) Entity Framework
25 86 (18.11%) SQL Server 2016
25 86 (18.11%) SQL
26 85 (17.89%) Kanban
26 85 (17.89%) Git (software)
27 84 (17.68%) Cucumber

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 37 (7.79%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (2.95%) Apache Spark
3 13 (2.74%) Apache
3 13 (2.74%) Confluence
3 13 (2.74%) Tomcat
4 12 (2.53%) CMS
5 9 (1.89%) nginx
6 8 (1.68%) Apache Solr
6 8 (1.68%) JBoss
7 4 (0.84%) IIS
7 4 (0.84%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.63%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.42%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.42%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.84%) Magento
2 2 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 99 (20.84%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.79%) GitHub
4 13 (2.74%) SaaS
5 8 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.26%) IaaS
8 5 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.84%) npm
9 4 (0.84%) PaaS
10 3 (0.63%) Slack
11 1 (0.21%) BlazeMeter
11 1 (0.21%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.16%) HTTP
2 9 (1.89%) SSL
3 8 (1.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 86 (18.11%) SQL Server 2016
3 62 (13.05%) Big Data
4 59 (12.42%) NoSQL
5 53 (11.16%) MongoDB
6 39 (8.21%) MySQL
7 33 (6.95%) Relational Database
7 33 (6.95%) SQL Server 2014
8 22 (4.63%) RDBMS
9 19 (4.00%) Hadoop
10 10 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.84%) CouchDB
12 3 (0.63%) DB2
12 3 (0.63%) Electronic Patient Records
12 3 (0.63%) HDInsight
13 2 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.42%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.42%) Data Lake
13 2 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.42%) HBase
Development Applications
1 102 (21.47%) Selenium
2 85 (17.89%) Git (software)
3 84 (17.68%) Cucumber
4 56 (11.79%) Jenkins
5 46 (9.68%) WebDriver
6 43 (9.05%) TeamCity
7 37 (7.79%) JIRA
8 31 (6.53%) SoapUI
9 25 (5.26%) Maven
10 24 (5.05%) JUnit
11 21 (4.42%) NUnit
12 19 (4.00%) Visual Studio
13 18 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (3.58%) Gradle
15 12 (2.53%) JMeter
16 11 (2.32%) Bitbucket
17 9 (1.89%) SpecFlow
17 9 (1.89%) Subversion
18 8 (1.68%) Mockito
19 7 (1.47%) Jasmine
General
1 95 (20.00%) Finance
2 45 (9.47%) Marketing
3 41 (8.63%) Advertising
4 38 (8.00%) Games
5 23 (4.84%) Retail
6 18 (3.79%) Military
6 18 (3.79%) Telecoms
7 17 (3.58%) Electronics
7 17 (3.58%) Manufacturing
8 12 (2.53%) Banking
9 10 (2.11%) Music Industry
10 3 (0.63%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 273 (57.47%) Developer
2 128 (26.95%) .NET Developer
3 90 (18.95%) Software Engineer
4 60 (12.63%) Java Developer
5 47 (9.89%) Junior
6 42 (8.84%) Tester
7 39 (8.21%) Developer in Test
8 38 (8.00%) Software Developer
9 37 (7.79%) Junior Developer
10 34 (7.16%) Graduate
10 34 (7.16%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 34 (7.16%) Graduate Developer
10 34 (7.16%) Junior .NET Developer
11 30 (6.32%) Test Engineer
12 28 (5.89%) Automation Tester
12 28 (5.89%) Java Engineer
13 27 (5.68%) C# Software Engineer
14 26 (5.47%) Analyst
15 24 (5.05%) Java Software Engineer
16 23 (4.84%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (37.47%) .NET
2 159 (33.47%) RESTful
3 132 (27.79%) ASP.NET
4 126 (26.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 122 (25.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 114 (24.00%) AngularJS
7 109 (22.95%) WCF
8 98 (20.63%) .NET Framework
9 90 (18.95%) Entity Framework
10 76 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 74 (15.58%) Node.js
12 69 (14.53%) HTML
13 64 (13.47%) CSS
14 63 (13.26%) KnockoutJS
15 56 (11.79%) Spring
16 55 (11.58%) J2EE
17 48 (10.11%) Code First Entity Framework
17 48 (10.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 48 (10.11%) WPF
18 43 (9.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 61 (12.84%) Greenfield Project
2 44 (9.26%) Computer Science
3 27 (5.68%) User Experience
4 23 (4.84%) Social Network
5 19 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (2.53%) Mobile App
7 12 (2.53%) Xbox
8 6 (1.26%) Fintech
8 6 (1.26%) Mobile Banking
8 6 (1.26%) Wiki
9 4 (0.84%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.63%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.63%) Online Banking
10 3 (0.63%) RIA
11 2 (0.42%) Minimum Viable Product
11 2 (0.42%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (0.21%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.21%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (9.47%) Linux
2 13 (2.74%) Apple iOS
3 11 (2.32%) Android
4 5 (1.05%) Amazon Linux
4 5 (1.05%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.42%) Unix
6 1 (0.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 444 (93.47%) TDD
2 417 (87.79%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (34.95%) MVC
3 166 (34.95%) Scrum
4 137 (28.84%) Test Automation
5 136 (28.63%) Software Engineering
6 127 (26.74%) Continuous Integration
7 120 (25.26%) Web Application Development
8 85 (17.89%) Kanban
9 84 (17.68%) E-Commerce
10 70 (14.74%) SDLC
11 68 (14.32%) OO
12 66 (13.89%) Web Development
13 64 (13.47%) Microservices
14 62 (13.05%) Dependency Injection
15 60 (12.63%) Mentoring
15 60 (12.63%) Test Scripting
16 56 (11.79%) DevOps
17 53 (11.16%) Artificial Intelligence
18 48 (10.11%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 237 (49.89%) C#
2 222 (46.74%) Java
3 144 (30.32%) Ruby
4 116 (24.42%) JavaScript
5 86 (18.11%) SQL
6 64 (13.47%) Python
7 37 (7.79%) PHP
8 36 (7.58%) C
9 34 (7.16%) F#
10 22 (4.63%) Scala
11 20 (4.21%) Java 8
12 9 (1.89%) TypeScript
13 8 (1.68%) C++
13 8 (1.68%) Groovy
13 8 (1.68%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.47%) Apple Swift
15 4 (0.84%) Kotlin
15 4 (0.84%) Perl
15 4 (0.84%) R
15 4 (0.84%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (7.58%) Security Cleared
2 26 (5.47%) Degree
3 23 (4.84%) ISEB
4 14 (2.95%) ISTQB
5 13 (2.74%) DV Cleared
6 12 (2.53%) SC Cleared
7 11 (2.32%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.63%) SAFe Agilist
9 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (10.32%) QA
2 5 (1.05%) GCP
3 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 50 (10.53%) Docker
2 4 (0.84%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.42%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 34 (7.16%) Kibana
2 20 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (4.21%) Puppet
3 11 (2.32%) Ansible
3 11 (2.32%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (8.63%) Google
2 35 (7.37%) Microsoft
3 28 (5.89%) Facebook
4 17 (3.58%) SAP
5 7 (1.47%) Capita
6 5 (1.05%) Aquila
6 5 (1.05%) WorldPay
7 4 (0.84%) Oracle
7 4 (0.84%) VMware
8 3 (0.63%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.63%) Zend
9 2 (0.42%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.42%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.42%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.42%) Informatica
9 2 (0.42%) Teradata
10 1 (0.21%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.21%) MapR
10 1 (0.21%) Xamarin