Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 63 57
Rank change year-on-year +23 -6 +26
Permanent jobs citing BDD 462 369 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.35% 4.72% 4.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.02% 5.12% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 375 318 305
Manchester median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,750 £28,750 £22,900
90th Percentile £78,250 £66,075 £61,250
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year +11.76% -2.86% +2.94%

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 6,583 7,210 6,750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 90.48% 92.22% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5,426 5,977 5,768
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,625 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 16 October 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 16 October 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
Stockport -17 9 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Sale -10 5 £42,500 - 1
Bolton -11 4 £37,500 - 2
Salford -10 2 £42,500 - 1
Altrincham -26 2 £32,250 -24.12%
Bury - 2 £46,250 - 1
BDD
North West

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 392 (84.85%) TDD
2 386 (83.55%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (42.64%) Continuous Integration
4 191 (41.34%) C#
5 184 (39.83%) .NET
6 167 (36.15%) Java
7 157 (33.98%) MVC
8 152 (32.90%) Test Automation
9 151 (32.68%) JavaScript
10 141 (30.52%) RESTful
11 138 (29.87%) SQL Server
12 134 (29.00%) Scrum
12 134 (29.00%) Software Engineering
13 131 (28.35%) ASP.NET
14 125 (27.06%) ASP.NET MVC
15 117 (25.32%) ASP.NET Web API
16 116 (25.11%) Web Application Development
17 113 (24.46%) SQL Server 2016
18 106 (22.94%) Selenium
19 94 (20.35%) Continuous Delivery
20 92 (19.91%) AngularJS
21 90 (19.48%) Ruby
22 88 (19.05%) Kanban
23 87 (18.83%) Git (software)
24 85 (18.40%) NoSQL
24 85 (18.40%) DevOps
25 82 (17.75%) Greenfield Project
26 76 (16.45%) SQL
27 75 (16.23%) Finance
28 71 (15.37%) Node.js

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 20 (4.33%) Confluence
2 11 (2.38%) Apache Spark
2 11 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (2.16%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (1.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (1.30%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.08%) Apache
6 4 (0.87%) IIS
7 2 (0.43%) CMS
7 2 (0.43%) JBoss
7 2 (0.43%) Jetty
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.22%) nginx
8 1 (0.22%) SAS
8 1 (0.22%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.22%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Magento
2 1 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 65 (14.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (2.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (1.73%) SaaS
6 5 (1.08%) BlazeMeter
6 5 (1.08%) BrowserStack
7 3 (0.65%) PaaS
8 2 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.22%) Firebase
9 1 (0.22%) GitHub
9 1 (0.22%) Google Play
9 1 (0.22%) Serverless
9 1 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 54 (11.69%) Internet
2 23 (4.98%) HTTP
3 17 (3.68%) SSL
4 16 (3.46%) Wi-Fi
5 14 (3.03%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.43%) Intranet
7 1 (0.22%) AMQP
7 1 (0.22%) ATM
7 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (29.87%) SQL Server
2 113 (24.46%) SQL Server 2016
3 85 (18.40%) NoSQL
4 51 (11.04%) Big Data
5 24 (5.19%) MongoDB
6 21 (4.55%) MySQL
7 14 (3.03%) Hadoop
8 11 (2.38%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.95%) Couchbase
10 5 (1.08%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.08%) Blockchain
11 4 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.87%) Data Lake
11 4 (0.87%) DB2
11 4 (0.87%) HBase
12 2 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.43%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 106 (22.94%) Selenium
2 87 (18.83%) Git (software)
3 65 (14.07%) Cucumber
4 62 (13.42%) JIRA
5 47 (10.17%) Jenkins
6 40 (8.66%) WebDriver
7 38 (8.23%) SoapUI
8 33 (7.14%) SpecFlow
9 31 (6.71%) TeamCity
10 26 (5.63%) Maven
11 20 (4.33%) Gradle
12 19 (4.11%) JMeter
13 16 (3.46%) JUnit
14 13 (2.81%) SonarQube
15 12 (2.60%) Appium
16 9 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (1.95%) Robot Framework
16 9 (1.95%) Visual Studio
17 8 (1.73%) CocoaPods
17 8 (1.73%) NUnit
General
1 75 (16.23%) Finance
2 63 (13.64%) Games
3 45 (9.74%) Retail
4 44 (9.52%) Electronics
5 32 (6.93%) Military
6 29 (6.28%) Marketing
7 24 (5.19%) Banking
8 20 (4.33%) Manufacturing
8 20 (4.33%) Telecoms
9 15 (3.25%) Advertising
10 13 (2.81%) Law
11 9 (1.95%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.43%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.22%) Automotive
13 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 251 (54.33%) Developer
2 139 (30.09%) .NET Developer
3 74 (16.02%) Software Engineer
4 43 (9.31%) Test Engineer
5 37 (8.01%) C# Developer
6 33 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 32 (6.93%) C# .NET Developer
8 29 (6.28%) Junior
9 28 (6.06%) Software Test Engineer
10 26 (5.63%) Junior Developer
11 25 (5.41%) Graduate
12 24 (5.19%) Graduate Developer
12 24 (5.19%) Tester
13 23 (4.98%) Graduate .NET Developer
13 23 (4.98%) Junior .NET Developer
14 22 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
15 21 (4.55%) Developer in Test
15 21 (4.55%) Software Developer
16 20 (4.33%) Analyst
16 20 (4.33%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (39.83%) .NET
2 141 (30.52%) RESTful
3 131 (28.35%) ASP.NET
4 125 (27.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 117 (25.32%) ASP.NET Web API
6 92 (19.91%) AngularJS
7 71 (15.37%) Node.js
8 66 (14.29%) WCF
9 64 (13.85%) HTML
10 63 (13.64%) CSS
11 58 (12.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 55 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 53 (11.47%) .NET Core
14 47 (10.17%) KnockoutJS
14 47 (10.17%) React
15 46 (9.96%) JSON
16 45 (9.74%) .NET Framework
16 45 (9.74%) Spring
17 43 (9.31%) Entity Framework
18 41 (8.87%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 82 (17.75%) Greenfield Project
2 51 (11.04%) User Experience
3 31 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (6.71%) Computer Science
4 24 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 24 (5.19%) Mobile App
5 16 (3.46%) BBC
5 16 (3.46%) Social Media
6 13 (2.81%) Fintech
7 12 (2.60%) Blog
8 10 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.73%) Animation
10 6 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (1.08%) Social Network
12 4 (0.87%) Mobile Banking
12 4 (0.87%) Online Banking
12 4 (0.87%) Xbox
13 3 (0.65%) Cloud Native
13 3 (0.65%) Cyber Defence
13 3 (0.65%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.63%) Android
2 25 (5.41%) Apple iOS
3 16 (3.46%) Linux
4 3 (0.65%) Windows
5 2 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (84.85%) TDD
2 386 (83.55%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (42.64%) Continuous Integration
4 157 (33.98%) MVC
5 152 (32.90%) Test Automation
6 134 (29.00%) Scrum
6 134 (29.00%) Software Engineering
7 116 (25.11%) Web Application Development
8 94 (20.35%) Continuous Delivery
9 88 (19.05%) Kanban
10 85 (18.40%) DevOps
11 69 (14.94%) OO
12 62 (13.42%) SDLC
13 60 (12.99%) Dependency Injection
14 58 (12.55%) Mentoring
15 51 (11.04%) E-Commerce
15 51 (11.04%) Microservices
16 42 (9.09%) Software Delivery
17 41 (8.87%) Line Management
18 40 (8.66%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 191 (41.34%) C#
2 167 (36.15%) Java
3 151 (32.68%) JavaScript
4 90 (19.48%) Ruby
5 76 (16.45%) SQL
6 64 (13.85%) Python
7 31 (6.71%) PHP
8 24 (5.19%) C
9 18 (3.90%) Objective-C
10 17 (3.68%) Bash Shell
10 17 (3.68%) Java 8
11 15 (3.25%) Apple Swift
12 14 (3.03%) C++
13 13 (2.81%) Scala
14 11 (2.38%) T-SQL
15 10 (2.16%) F#
16 5 (1.08%) Go
16 5 (1.08%) Kotlin
17 4 (0.87%) Perl
17 4 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (9.09%) Degree
2 26 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 25 (5.41%) ISTQB
4 20 (4.33%) ISEB
5 19 (4.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (4.11%) DV Cleared
6 12 (2.60%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.43%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.22%) CSQA
8 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.52%) QA
2 8 (1.73%) GDPR
3 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 43 (9.31%) Docker
2 4 (0.87%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (5.84%) Opscode Chef
1 27 (5.84%) Puppet
2 23 (4.98%) Ansible
3 19 (4.11%) Kubernetes
4 11 (2.38%) Kibana
5 10 (2.16%) Salt
6 4 (0.87%) Istio
7 1 (0.22%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.22%) Nessus
7 1 (0.22%) Packer
7 1 (0.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (8.44%) Google
2 28 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 24 (5.19%) Apple
4 21 (4.55%) Facebook
5 20 (4.33%) SAP
6 18 (3.90%) Yahoo!
7 16 (3.46%) Sony
8 13 (2.81%) Oracle
9 9 (1.95%) Atlassian
10 6 (1.30%) Adobe
11 5 (1.08%) Teradata
12 4 (0.87%) Cloudera
12 4 (0.87%) Hortonworks
12 4 (0.87%) MapR
12 4 (0.87%) VMware
13 1 (0.22%) Ab Initio
13 1 (0.22%) Cadence
13 1 (0.22%) Informatica
13 1 (0.22%) TIBCO
13 1 (0.22%) WorldPay