Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 57 86
Rank change year-on-year -4 +29 +57
Permanent jobs citing BDD 394 353 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.00% 4.77% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.49% 5.24% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 338 309 222
Manchester median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,750 £24,700 £32,500
90th Percentile £64,125 £61,250 £62,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +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 7172 6742 6762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.06% 91.11% 90.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5931 5779 5606
Manchester median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +7 39 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Stockport +18 38 £42,500 -10.53% 1
Altrincham +9 25 £42,500 - 2
Sale +4 17 £42,500 -10.53% 1
Cheadle - 4 £42,500 - 1
Wigan -5 2 £35,000 -12.50% 1
BDD
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for BDD.

1 361 (91.62%) TDD
2 349 (88.58%) Agile Software Development
3 194 (49.24%) C#
4 191 (48.48%) Java
5 174 (44.16%) MVC
6 166 (42.13%) Scrum
7 162 (41.12%) RESTful
8 157 (39.85%) .NET
9 153 (38.83%) SQL Server
10 127 (32.23%) JavaScript
11 117 (29.70%) ASP.NET
11 117 (29.70%) Test Automation
11 117 (29.70%) Web Application Development
11 117 (29.70%) AngularJS
12 116 (29.44%) Ruby
13 114 (28.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 113 (28.68%) ASP.NET Web API
15 104 (26.40%) Git (software)
16 95 (24.11%) Cucumber
17 93 (23.60%) Selenium
18 92 (23.35%) WCF
19 89 (22.59%) Node.js
20 85 (21.57%) NoSQL
21 84 (21.32%) HTML
22 81 (20.56%) CSS
23 80 (20.30%) .NET Framework
24 78 (19.80%) Entity Framework
25 76 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
25 76 (19.29%) Kanban
25 76 (19.29%) SQL Server 2016

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 35 (8.88%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (5.84%) Apache
3 12 (3.05%) nginx
4 11 (2.79%) JBoss
5 10 (2.54%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.28%) Confluence
7 6 (1.52%) Apache Solr
7 6 (1.52%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.52%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.27%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.02%) CMS
10 3 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.51%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.51%) IIS
12 1 (0.25%) CICS
12 1 (0.25%) Jetty
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.25%) Tornado
Business Applications
1 8 (2.03%) Magento
2 2 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 62 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (11.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (7.61%) GitHub
4 7 (1.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.76%) BlazeMeter
5 3 (0.76%) SaaS
5 3 (0.76%) Slack
6 2 (0.51%) BrowserStack
6 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.51%) IaaS
6 2 (0.51%) npm
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 34 (8.63%) HTTP
2 9 (2.28%) Internet
2 9 (2.28%) SSL
3 3 (0.76%) AMQP
4 2 (0.51%) Intranet
5 1 (0.25%) SSH
5 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (38.83%) SQL Server
2 85 (21.57%) NoSQL
3 76 (19.29%) SQL Server 2016
4 62 (15.74%) MySQL
5 54 (13.71%) MongoDB
6 45 (11.42%) Big Data
7 31 (7.87%) SQL Server 2014
8 19 (4.82%) Relational Database
9 11 (2.79%) Hadoop
10 9 (2.28%) Riak
11 8 (2.03%) DB2
12 6 (1.52%) CouchDB
12 6 (1.52%) Neo4j
13 4 (1.02%) Redis
14 3 (0.76%) Couchbase
15 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
15 1 (0.25%) HDInsight
15 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
15 1 (0.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 104 (26.40%) Git (software)
2 95 (24.11%) Cucumber
3 93 (23.60%) Selenium
4 70 (17.77%) Jenkins
5 46 (11.68%) WebDriver
6 44 (11.17%) TeamCity
7 36 (9.14%) JIRA
8 24 (6.09%) JUnit
9 18 (4.57%) Visual Studio
10 16 (4.06%) Gradle
10 16 (4.06%) SpecFlow
11 13 (3.30%) Ant
11 13 (3.30%) Eclipse
11 13 (3.30%) IntelliJ
12 11 (2.79%) Bitbucket
12 11 (2.79%) FogBugz
12 11 (2.79%) Jasmine
12 11 (2.79%) Maven
13 8 (2.03%) JMeter
13 8 (2.03%) Xcode
General
1 62 (15.74%) Finance
2 44 (11.17%) Marketing
3 42 (10.66%) Advertising
4 31 (7.87%) Games
5 19 (4.82%) Music Industry
6 13 (3.30%) Telecoms
7 12 (3.05%) Electronics
7 12 (3.05%) Manufacturing
8 11 (2.79%) Banking
8 11 (2.79%) Retail
9 3 (0.76%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.51%) Legal
10 2 (0.51%) Military
10 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Law
11 1 (0.25%) Local Government
11 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 246 (62.44%) Developer
2 112 (28.43%) .NET Developer
3 74 (18.78%) Java Developer
4 65 (16.50%) Tester
5 55 (13.96%) Automation Tester
6 36 (9.14%) Junior
6 36 (9.14%) Junior Developer
7 35 (8.88%) Senior Developer
8 31 (7.87%) Graduate
8 31 (7.87%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 31 (7.87%) Graduate Developer
8 31 (7.87%) Junior .NET Developer
9 28 (7.11%) C# Developer
10 27 (6.85%) Java Engineer
10 27 (6.85%) Software Engineer
11 26 (6.60%) Senior Java Developer
12 24 (6.09%) Senior Tester
13 23 (5.84%) Senior Automation Tester
14 20 (5.08%) Selenium Tester
15 19 (4.82%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (41.12%) RESTful
2 157 (39.85%) .NET
3 117 (29.70%) AngularJS
3 117 (29.70%) ASP.NET
4 114 (28.93%) ASP.NET MVC
5 113 (28.68%) ASP.NET Web API
6 92 (23.35%) WCF
7 89 (22.59%) Node.js
8 84 (21.32%) HTML
9 81 (20.56%) CSS
10 80 (20.30%) .NET Framework
11 78 (19.80%) Entity Framework
12 76 (19.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 75 (19.04%) Spring
13 75 (19.04%) Web Services
14 64 (16.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 63 (15.99%) KnockoutJS
16 43 (10.91%) Code First Entity Framework
16 43 (10.91%) Gherkin
17 40 (10.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.66%) Computer Science
2 25 (6.35%) User Experience
3 24 (6.09%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.57%) iPad
5 16 (4.06%) Social Network
6 15 (3.81%) Mobile App
7 14 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (2.79%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.52%) Wiki
10 4 (1.02%) Fintech
10 4 (1.02%) PMI
10 4 (1.02%) Xbox
11 3 (0.76%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.76%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.76%) RIA
11 3 (0.76%) Social Media
12 2 (0.51%) BBC
12 2 (0.51%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 58 (14.72%) Linux
2 12 (3.05%) Apple iOS
3 7 (1.78%) Android
4 5 (1.27%) Unix
5 3 (0.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (91.62%) TDD
2 349 (88.58%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (44.16%) MVC
4 166 (42.13%) Scrum
5 117 (29.70%) Test Automation
5 117 (29.70%) Web Application Development
6 76 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
6 76 (19.29%) Kanban
7 71 (18.02%) Software Engineering
8 70 (17.77%) E-Commerce
9 67 (17.01%) SDLC
9 67 (17.01%) Web Development
10 66 (16.75%) Dependency Injection
11 63 (15.99%) DevOps
12 57 (14.47%) OO
12 57 (14.47%) Test Scripting
13 50 (12.69%) Mentoring
14 35 (8.88%) Multithreading
15 31 (7.87%) Configuration Management
15 31 (7.87%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 194 (49.24%) C#
2 191 (48.48%) Java
3 127 (32.23%) JavaScript
4 116 (29.44%) Ruby
5 68 (17.26%) SQL
6 39 (9.90%) PHP
7 36 (9.14%) Python
8 33 (8.38%) F#
9 18 (4.57%) Scala
10 14 (3.55%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.54%) Objective-C
12 9 (2.28%) Clojure
13 8 (2.03%) C
13 8 (2.03%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.78%) Apple Swift
14 7 (1.78%) Groovy
15 6 (1.52%) C++
16 5 (1.27%) Elixir
16 5 (1.27%) Erlang
17 4 (1.02%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (4.57%) Degree
2 9 (2.28%) ISEB
3 5 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.27%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.02%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.51%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (10.91%) QA
System Software
1 25 (6.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 35 (8.88%) Kibana
2 24 (6.09%) Puppet
3 11 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.27%) Ansible
5 3 (0.76%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.51%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (10.91%) Google
2 33 (8.38%) Facebook
3 23 (5.84%) Oracle
4 19 (4.82%) Microsoft
5 13 (3.30%) Capita
6 12 (3.05%) SAP
7 4 (1.02%) Apigee
7 4 (1.02%) Chordiant
7 4 (1.02%) Zend
8 3 (0.76%) Apple
8 3 (0.76%) IBM
8 3 (0.76%) Sybase
8 3 (0.76%) WorldPay
9 2 (0.51%) Alibaba
9 2 (0.51%) Aquila
9 2 (0.51%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.51%) HP
9 2 (0.51%) Sony
9 2 (0.51%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.51%) Yahoo!