Period
to 19 July 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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 68 66
Rank change year-on-year +24 -2 +23
Permanent jobs citing BDD 441 372 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.06% 4.53% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.64% 4.91% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 371 325 284
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +2.41%
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,550 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,450 £66,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 6,638 7,572 6,460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.17% 92.15% 90.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5,512 6,378 5,424
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £44,471 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.16% +3.75% -

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 July 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 July 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 +10 20 £37,500 - 1
Stockport -11 18 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Sale +4 13 £42,500 +30.77% 1
Wigan +14 9 £35,000 -17.65%
Salford +5 8 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Altrincham -3 8 £32,500 -23.53% 1
Bury -2 2 £46,250 +54.17% 1
BDD
North West

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 398 (90.25%) TDD
2 385 (87.30%) Agile Software Development
3 190 (43.08%) C#
4 178 (40.36%) Java
5 156 (35.37%) .NET
6 151 (34.24%) Software Engineering
7 149 (33.79%) Continuous Integration
8 141 (31.97%) Scrum
9 136 (30.84%) Test Automation
10 131 (29.71%) RESTful
11 122 (27.66%) JavaScript
12 113 (25.62%) MVC
13 107 (24.26%) ASP.NET Web API
14 106 (24.04%) SQL Server
15 103 (23.36%) AngularJS
16 101 (22.90%) ASP.NET
17 98 (22.22%) Ruby
18 94 (21.32%) Selenium
19 90 (20.41%) ASP.NET MVC
20 89 (20.18%) Web Application Development
21 83 (18.82%) Kanban
22 79 (17.91%) SQL
23 78 (17.69%) Finance
23 78 (17.69%) Microservices
24 76 (17.23%) SQL Server 2016
25 74 (16.78%) Continuous Delivery
25 74 (16.78%) Amazon AWS
26 72 (16.33%) WCF
26 72 (16.33%) .NET Framework
27 69 (15.65%) SDLC

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 27 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (4.31%) Confluence
3 10 (2.27%) Apache
3 10 (2.27%) Apache Spark
4 9 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
5 8 (1.81%) IIS
5 8 (1.81%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.36%) nginx
7 4 (0.91%) CMS
7 4 (0.91%) JBoss
8 3 (0.68%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.68%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.68%) SAS
8 3 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.68%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.23%) Jetty
10 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.23%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.23%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Magento
2 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 74 (16.78%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (14.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (5.44%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (3.17%) SaaS
5 11 (2.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.59%) PaaS
7 6 (1.36%) GitHub
8 5 (1.13%) BrowserStack
8 5 (1.13%) IaaS
9 4 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.45%) BlazeMeter
10 2 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.54%) Internet
2 17 (3.85%) HTTP
3 14 (3.17%) SSL
4 8 (1.81%) Bluetooth
4 8 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.45%) Intranet
6 1 (0.23%) AMQP
6 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (24.04%) SQL Server
2 76 (17.23%) SQL Server 2016
3 49 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 43 (9.75%) Big Data
5 36 (8.16%) MongoDB
6 25 (5.67%) MySQL
7 15 (3.40%) Hadoop
7 15 (3.40%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.81%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (1.59%) Couchbase
11 6 (1.36%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.91%) Blockchain
13 3 (0.68%) CouchDB
13 3 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.45%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 1 (0.23%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 94 (21.32%) Selenium
2 57 (12.93%) Cucumber
3 55 (12.47%) Git (software)
4 51 (11.56%) Jenkins
4 51 (11.56%) JIRA
5 42 (9.52%) TeamCity
6 37 (8.39%) SoapUI
7 35 (7.94%) WebDriver
8 29 (6.58%) Maven
9 25 (5.67%) JUnit
10 17 (3.85%) SonarQube
11 16 (3.63%) Gradle
11 16 (3.63%) NUnit
11 16 (3.63%) SpecFlow
12 12 (2.72%) Robot Framework
12 12 (2.72%) Visual Studio
13 10 (2.27%) Bitbucket
14 9 (2.04%) JMeter
14 9 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (1.36%) Xcode
General
1 78 (17.69%) Finance
2 45 (10.20%) Games
3 38 (8.62%) Retail
4 34 (7.71%) Marketing
5 27 (6.12%) Military
6 21 (4.76%) Electronics
6 21 (4.76%) Manufacturing
6 21 (4.76%) Telecoms
7 17 (3.85%) Advertising
8 16 (3.63%) Banking
9 10 (2.27%) Law
10 6 (1.36%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.45%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 235 (53.29%) Developer
2 111 (25.17%) .NET Developer
3 102 (23.13%) Software Engineer
4 43 (9.75%) Junior
5 41 (9.30%) Test Engineer
6 34 (7.71%) Software Developer
7 33 (7.48%) Java Developer
8 30 (6.80%) Graduate
8 30 (6.80%) Junior Developer
9 29 (6.58%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 29 (6.58%) Graduate Developer
9 29 (6.58%) Junior .NET Developer
10 28 (6.35%) Developer in Test
11 27 (6.12%) Software Test Engineer
12 26 (5.90%) C# Developer
13 25 (5.67%) Analyst
13 25 (5.67%) Java Engineer
13 25 (5.67%) Java Software Engineer
14 23 (5.22%) C# .NET Developer
14 23 (5.22%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (35.37%) .NET
2 131 (29.71%) RESTful
3 107 (24.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 103 (23.36%) AngularJS
5 101 (22.90%) ASP.NET
6 90 (20.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 72 (16.33%) .NET Framework
7 72 (16.33%) WCF
8 63 (14.29%) Entity Framework
9 60 (13.61%) HTML
9 60 (13.61%) Node.js
10 56 (12.70%) CSS
11 46 (10.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 46 (10.43%) Web Services
12 45 (10.20%) Spring
12 45 (10.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 43 (9.75%) KnockoutJS
14 42 (9.52%) React
15 32 (7.26%) WPF
16 31 (7.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 58 (13.15%) Greenfield Project
2 34 (7.71%) Computer Science
3 33 (7.48%) User Experience
4 26 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (4.54%) Mobile App
6 18 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.95%) Social Network
8 12 (2.72%) Xbox
9 8 (1.81%) Blog
10 5 (1.13%) Fintech
10 5 (1.13%) Wiki
11 4 (0.91%) Animation
11 4 (0.91%) BBC
11 4 (0.91%) Internet of Things
11 4 (0.91%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (0.91%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.91%) Social Media
12 3 (0.68%) Cloud Native
13 2 (0.45%) Clustering
13 2 (0.45%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.67%) Linux
2 21 (4.76%) Android
3 18 (4.08%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.68%) Amazon Linux
4 3 (0.68%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.45%) Windows
5 2 (0.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (90.25%) TDD
2 385 (87.30%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (34.24%) Software Engineering
4 149 (33.79%) Continuous Integration
5 141 (31.97%) Scrum
6 136 (30.84%) Test Automation
7 113 (25.62%) MVC
8 89 (20.18%) Web Application Development
9 83 (18.82%) Kanban
10 78 (17.69%) Microservices
11 74 (16.78%) Continuous Delivery
12 69 (15.65%) SDLC
13 62 (14.06%) DevOps
14 61 (13.83%) Mentoring
15 55 (12.47%) Dependency Injection
15 55 (12.47%) Software Delivery
16 53 (12.02%) E-Commerce
17 50 (11.34%) OO
18 49 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
18 49 (11.11%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 190 (43.08%) C#
2 178 (40.36%) Java
3 122 (27.66%) JavaScript
4 98 (22.22%) Ruby
5 79 (17.91%) SQL
6 61 (13.83%) Python
7 50 (11.34%) C
8 33 (7.48%) PHP
9 25 (5.67%) F#
9 25 (5.67%) Java 8
10 14 (3.17%) Bash Shell
10 14 (3.17%) Scala
11 13 (2.95%) Objective-C
11 13 (2.95%) T-SQL
12 12 (2.72%) C++
13 11 (2.49%) Apple Swift
14 8 (1.81%) TypeScript
15 6 (1.36%) VB.NET
16 5 (1.13%) Kotlin
17 4 (0.91%) Perl
Qualifications
1 48 (10.88%) Security Cleared
2 31 (7.03%) Degree
3 23 (5.22%) DV Cleared
4 21 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 19 (4.31%) ISEB
6 14 (3.17%) ISTQB
7 10 (2.27%) Numerate Degree
8 8 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.68%) SAFe Agilist
10 2 (0.45%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.23%) CSQA
11 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.94%) QA
2 5 (1.13%) GCP
3 2 (0.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 55 (12.47%) Docker
2 4 (0.91%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 36 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
1 36 (8.16%) Puppet
2 26 (5.90%) Kibana
3 24 (5.44%) Ansible
4 18 (4.08%) Kubernetes
5 9 (2.04%) Salt
6 4 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.45%) Istio
8 1 (0.23%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 42 (9.52%) Google
2 30 (6.80%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.76%) SAP
4 18 (4.08%) Facebook
5 8 (1.81%) Apple
5 8 (1.81%) Oracle
6 6 (1.36%) Yahoo!
7 5 (1.13%) Aquila
8 4 (0.91%) Sony
8 4 (0.91%) VMware
9 3 (0.68%) Ab Initio
9 3 (0.68%) Informatica
9 3 (0.68%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.68%) Teradata
10 2 (0.45%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.23%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.23%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.23%) IBM
11 1 (0.23%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.23%) WorldPay