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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
North West / Manchester
Rank 53 69 97
Rank change year-on-year +16 +28  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 205 121 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.27% 3.63% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.76% 4.03% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 175 117 93
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £70,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

BDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3557 3001 3273
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.49% 89.96% 88.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2989 2481 2698
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing BDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury -11 11 £30,000 -14.28%
Wigan - 8 £40,000 - 1
Stockport -1 7 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Bolton -9 6 £45,000 +28.57%
Sale - 6 £32,500 - 1
Altrincham - 4 £42,000 - 3
Cheadle - 3 £40,000 - 2
Salford -9 2 £40,500 +8.00% 1
BDD
North West

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 363 (92.37%) Agile Software Development
2 356 (90.59%) TDD
3 192 (48.85%) Java
4 153 (38.93%) C#
5 150 (38.17%) .NET
6 136 (34.61%) Scrum
7 134 (34.10%) MVC
8 111 (28.24%) SQL Server
9 109 (27.74%) JavaScript
10 108 (27.48%) ASP.NET
11 105 (26.72%) Selenium
12 102 (25.95%) ASP.NET MVC
13 93 (23.66%) WCF
14 92 (23.41%) OO
15 91 (23.16%) Web Application Development
16 87 (22.14%) SQL Server 2014
16 87 (22.14%) Ruby
17 85 (21.63%) AngularJS
18 84 (21.37%) RESTful
19 80 (20.36%) Kanban
19 80 (20.36%) SDLC
20 77 (19.59%) Test Automation
21 75 (19.08%) Continuous Integration
21 75 (19.08%) ASP.NET Web API
22 74 (18.83%) Git (software)
23 73 (18.58%) .NET Framework
24 72 (18.32%) Cucumber
25 70 (17.81%) Node.js
26 68 (17.30%) E-Commerce
26 68 (17.30%) SQL

BDD
Top Related 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 28 (7.12%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (3.05%) Confluence
2 12 (3.05%) Tomcat
3 11 (2.80%) Apache Solr
4 10 (2.54%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.04%) Apache
5 8 (2.04%) JBoss
6 5 (1.27%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.25%) nginx
8 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 51 (12.98%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (4.58%) GitHub
4 9 (2.29%) SaaS
5 5 (1.27%) Google Play
6 4 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.63%) Internet
2 9 (2.29%) Intranet
3 6 (1.53%) HTTP
4 1 (0.25%) DNS
4 1 (0.25%) Firewall
4 1 (0.25%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (28.24%) SQL Server
2 87 (22.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 46 (11.70%) NoSQL
4 40 (10.18%) MongoDB
5 37 (9.41%) Hadoop
6 35 (8.91%) Big Data
7 21 (5.34%) MySQL
8 6 (1.53%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.76%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.51%) DB2
11 2 (0.51%) Power BI
11 2 (0.51%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.25%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.25%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 105 (26.72%) Selenium
2 74 (18.83%) Git (software)
3 72 (18.32%) Cucumber
4 55 (13.99%) Jenkins
5 37 (9.41%) WebDriver
6 32 (8.14%) JUnit
7 30 (7.63%) TeamCity
8 28 (7.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 23 (5.85%) JIRA
10 17 (4.33%) Ant
10 17 (4.33%) Eclipse
11 16 (4.07%) NUnit
12 13 (3.31%) Jasmine
12 13 (3.31%) SpecFlow
12 13 (3.31%) Visual Studio
13 10 (2.54%) FitNesse
13 10 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (2.29%) Maven
15 8 (2.04%) Moq
16 6 (1.53%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 63 (16.03%) Games
2 56 (14.25%) Finance
3 18 (4.58%) Retail
4 13 (3.31%) Marketing
5 12 (3.05%) Banking
6 10 (2.54%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.53%) Music Industry
8 2 (0.51%) Advertising
8 2 (0.51%) Electronics
8 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 214 (54.45%) Developer
2 105 (26.72%) .NET Developer
3 61 (15.52%) Java Developer
4 58 (14.76%) Tester
5 54 (13.74%) Senior Developer
6 50 (12.72%) Automation Tester
7 43 (10.94%) Senior Java Developer
8 36 (9.16%) Test Engineer
9 34 (8.65%) Graduate
9 34 (8.65%) Graduate Developer
10 32 (8.14%) Test Automation Engineer
11 31 (7.89%) Analyst
12 29 (7.38%) QA Automation Engineer
12 29 (7.38%) QA Engineer
13 26 (6.62%) Graduate .NET Developer
13 26 (6.62%) Junior
13 26 (6.62%) Junior .NET Developer
13 26 (6.62%) Junior Developer
13 26 (6.62%) Senior Automation Tester
13 26 (6.62%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (38.17%) .NET
2 108 (27.48%) ASP.NET
3 102 (25.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 93 (23.66%) WCF
5 85 (21.63%) AngularJS
6 84 (21.37%) RESTful
7 75 (19.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 73 (18.58%) .NET Framework
9 70 (17.81%) Node.js
10 67 (17.05%) Spring
11 65 (16.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 60 (15.27%) Entity Framework
13 54 (13.74%) Web Services
14 53 (13.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 52 (13.23%) KnockoutJS
16 47 (11.96%) HTML
17 46 (11.70%) WPF
18 44 (11.20%) Hibernate
19 42 (10.69%) REST
20 38 (9.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 54 (13.74%) iPad
2 33 (8.40%) Computer Science
3 29 (7.38%) Mobile App
4 18 (4.58%) Social Network
5 14 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.78%) Tandem
8 6 (1.53%) Streaming Music
9 5 (1.27%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.27%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.27%) User Experience
9 5 (1.27%) Xbox
10 2 (0.51%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (0.51%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.51%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.51%) Online Games
11 1 (0.25%) Animation
11 1 (0.25%) Blog
11 1 (0.25%) NHS
11 1 (0.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.85%) Windows
2 16 (4.07%) Linux
3 9 (2.29%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.78%) Android
5 1 (0.25%) CentOS
5 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (92.37%) Agile Software Development
2 356 (90.59%) TDD
3 136 (34.61%) Scrum
4 134 (34.10%) MVC
5 92 (23.41%) OO
6 91 (23.16%) Web Application Development
7 80 (20.36%) Kanban
7 80 (20.36%) SDLC
8 77 (19.59%) Test Automation
9 75 (19.08%) Continuous Integration
10 68 (17.30%) E-Commerce
11 64 (16.28%) Test Scripting
12 63 (16.03%) Automated Testing
13 46 (11.70%) Automation Testing
14 45 (11.45%) Continuous Delivery
15 42 (10.69%) Configuration Management
16 39 (9.92%) Web Development
17 37 (9.41%) SOA
17 37 (9.41%) Software Engineering
18 34 (8.65%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 192 (48.85%) Java
2 153 (38.93%) C#
3 109 (27.74%) JavaScript
4 87 (22.14%) Ruby
5 68 (17.30%) SQL
6 32 (8.14%) Python
7 26 (6.62%) F#
8 25 (6.36%) PHP
9 18 (4.58%) C++
10 15 (3.82%) Scala
11 11 (2.80%) VB.NET
12 8 (2.04%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.04%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.78%) Apple Swift
13 7 (1.78%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.78%) VB
14 4 (1.02%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.51%) Clojure
15 2 (0.51%) Haskell
16 1 (0.25%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 36 (9.16%) ISEB
2 24 (6.11%) ISTQB
3 19 (4.83%) Degree
4 14 (3.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.25%) CCNA
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.25%) MCSE
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (15.52%) QA
2 12 (3.05%) SDET
3 5 (1.27%) WCAG
4 3 (0.76%) GCP
System Software
1 10 (2.54%) Docker
2 3 (0.76%) HDFS
3 2 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.25%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 40 (10.18%) Kibana
2 8 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.51%) Puppet
4 1 (0.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.25%) Cacti
4 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.25%) Icinga
Vendors
1 35 (8.91%) Google
2 27 (6.87%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.82%) Oracle
4 2 (0.51%) IBM
4 2 (0.51%) IDERA
4 2 (0.51%) RedGate
4 2 (0.51%) SAP
4 2 (0.51%) Tableau
4 2 (0.51%) Zend
5 1 (0.25%) Cisco
5 1 (0.25%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.25%) hybris
5 1 (0.25%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.25%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.25%) Snowplow
5 1 (0.25%) Sybase
Altrincham, Cheshire
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum 25% bonus, 10% pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheadle
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Flexi Time + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Cloudscope
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Plus benefits and bonus!
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Outstanding + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 20% bonus, 10% pension
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + 10% bonus scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive bonus package
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago