Period
to 7 December 2021

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 7 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
7 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 91 109 59
Rank change year-on-year +18 -50 -18
Permanent jobs citing BDD 175 59 301
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.07% 2.06% 4.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 2.20% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 84 59 234
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £76,750 £71,500 £63,750
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 5,466 2,682 5,857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 95.86% 93.74% 94.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4,122 2,412 4,716
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £84,000 £74,700 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Manchester

BDD
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing BDD in Manchester.

Salary trend for BDD in Manchester

BDD
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing BDD in Manchester over the 6 months to 7 December 2021.

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 7 December 2021. 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
Salford -2 6 - - 6
Wigan - 1 £57,500 -
BDD
North West

For the 6 months to 7 December 2021, 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.

1 142 (81.14%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (65.71%) TDD
3 98 (56.00%) Java
4 96 (54.86%) Microservices
5 83 (47.43%) Test Automation
6 77 (44.00%) Scrum
7 75 (42.86%) Jenkins
8 73 (41.71%) Docker
9 70 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
10 67 (38.29%) AWS
11 60 (34.29%) DevOps
12 56 (32.00%) Spring
13 49 (28.00%) React
14 48 (27.43%) Serverless
14 48 (27.43%) Git (software)
15 44 (25.14%) Security Cleared
15 44 (25.14%) Social Skills
16 43 (24.57%) JavaScript
17 41 (23.43%) REST
17 41 (23.43%) Java 8
18 40 (22.86%) Terraform
18 40 (22.86%) Node.js
18 40 (22.86%) Software Engineering
19 38 (21.71%) GitHub
20 35 (20.00%) Analytics
21 34 (19.43%) SC Cleared
21 34 (19.43%) Full Stack Development
22 33 (18.86%) Azure
22 33 (18.86%) Continuous Improvement
23 32 (18.29%) Spring Boot

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 13 (7.43%) JBoss
1 13 (7.43%) nginx
2 6 (3.43%) CMS
3 5 (2.86%) WordPress
4 3 (1.71%) Apache
4 3 (1.71%) Confluence
4 3 (1.71%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.14%) Jetty
5 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 67 (38.29%) AWS
2 48 (27.43%) Serverless
3 38 (21.71%) GitHub
4 33 (18.86%) Azure
5 20 (11.43%) Apigee
6 16 (9.14%) SaaS
7 14 (8.00%) GCP
8 13 (7.43%) OpenShift
9 12 (6.86%) IaaS
9 12 (6.86%) PaaS
10 6 (3.43%) Amazon Kinesis
10 6 (3.43%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (3.43%) Boomi
11 5 (2.86%) Amazon ECS
11 5 (2.86%) npm
12 4 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (2.29%) Amazon S3
12 4 (2.29%) Azure Service Bus
12 4 (2.29%) Azure Service Fabric
12 4 (2.29%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.29%) AMQP
1 4 (2.29%) DNS
2 1 (0.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.57%) Big Data
2 21 (12.00%) Redis
3 20 (11.43%) MongoDB
4 16 (9.14%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (8.57%) NoSQL
6 12 (6.86%) Relational Database
7 9 (5.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (2.29%) Amazon Athena
8 4 (2.29%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (2.29%) MySQL
9 3 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.71%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.57%) DB2
11 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 75 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 48 (27.43%) Git (software)
3 22 (12.57%) Maven
4 20 (11.43%) JIRA
4 20 (11.43%) Selenium
5 17 (9.71%) Gradle
6 16 (9.14%) CircleCI
6 16 (9.14%) JUnit
7 13 (7.43%) Mercurial
7 13 (7.43%) Mockito
7 13 (7.43%) Storybook
7 13 (7.43%) Subversion
8 12 (6.86%) Cucumber
9 11 (6.29%) SonarQube
9 11 (6.29%) TestNG
10 8 (4.57%) JMeter
10 8 (4.57%) Postman
10 8 (4.57%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (3.43%) Bitbucket
11 6 (3.43%) REST Assured
General
1 44 (25.14%) Social Skills
2 23 (13.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 13 (7.43%) Public Sector
4 12 (6.86%) Finance
5 10 (5.71%) Presentation Skills
6 4 (2.29%) Automotive
6 4 (2.29%) Retail
7 3 (1.71%) Marketing
8 2 (1.14%) Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 109 (62.29%) Developer
2 46 (26.29%) Java Developer
3 26 (14.86%) Full Stack Developer
4 17 (9.71%) Software Engineer
5 13 (7.43%) PHP Developer
6 12 (6.86%) Analyst
6 12 (6.86%) Test Engineer
7 11 (6.29%) Business Analyst
7 11 (6.29%) React Developer
7 11 (6.29%) Senior Software Engineer
8 10 (5.71%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.57%) AWS Engineer
10 5 (2.86%) AWS DevOps
10 5 (2.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 5 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (2.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (2.86%) Principal Business Analyst
10 5 (2.86%) QA Engineer
10 5 (2.86%) Senior Business Analyst
10 5 (2.86%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (32.00%) Spring
2 49 (28.00%) React
3 41 (23.43%) REST
4 40 (22.86%) Node.js
5 32 (18.29%) Spring Boot
6 28 (16.00%) Middleware
7 27 (15.43%) XML
8 25 (14.29%) Kafka
9 22 (12.57%) .NET
9 22 (12.57%) GraphQL
9 22 (12.57%) Hibernate
9 22 (12.57%) JavaBeans
9 22 (12.57%) Web Services
10 18 (10.29%) Redux
11 15 (8.57%) JSON
12 13 (7.43%) JWT
12 13 (7.43%) OAuth
12 13 (7.43%) OAuth2
12 13 (7.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 13 (7.43%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.14%) Reinsurance
2 13 (7.43%) Cloud Native
2 13 (7.43%) SWIFT
3 12 (6.86%) BBC
4 8 (4.57%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (2.86%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.29%) Video\Live Streaming
8 2 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.57%) Legacy Applications
9 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.43%) Linux
2 13 (7.43%) Unix
3 3 (1.71%) Android
4 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (81.14%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (65.71%) TDD
3 96 (54.86%) Microservices
4 83 (47.43%) Test Automation
5 77 (44.00%) Scrum
6 70 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 60 (34.29%) DevOps
8 40 (22.86%) Software Engineering
9 35 (20.00%) Analytics
10 34 (19.43%) Full Stack Development
11 33 (18.86%) Continuous Improvement
12 32 (18.29%) Coaching
13 28 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
14 27 (15.43%) Continuous Delivery
15 26 (14.86%) Kanban
15 26 (14.86%) Mentoring
15 26 (14.86%) SOA
16 25 (14.29%) Open Source
17 23 (13.14%) Refactoring
17 23 (13.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (56.00%) Java
2 43 (24.57%) JavaScript
3 41 (23.43%) Java 8
4 29 (16.57%) C#
4 29 (16.57%) Python
4 29 (16.57%) SQL
5 14 (8.00%) PHP
6 13 (7.43%) Scala
7 12 (6.86%) TypeScript
8 8 (4.57%) C
9 6 (3.43%) Java 11
10 4 (2.29%) Go
11 3 (1.71%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.14%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.14%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.14%) VBScript
13 1 (0.57%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.57%) XAML
Qualifications
1 44 (25.14%) Security Cleared
2 34 (19.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.86%) Degree
4 4 (2.29%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.86%) QA
System Software
1 73 (41.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 40 (22.86%) Terraform
2 22 (12.57%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.57%) Ansible
4 1 (0.57%) Consul
4 1 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.57%) Grafana
4 1 (0.57%) Nessus
4 1 (0.57%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 19 (10.86%) Oracle
2 7 (4.00%) Google
3 5 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.71%) Dell
4 3 (1.71%) MuleSoft
4 3 (1.71%) Talend
4 3 (1.71%) TIBCO
4 3 (1.71%) webMethods
5 2 (1.14%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.14%) HP
5 2 (1.14%) Zend
6 1 (0.57%) Anaplan
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.57%) Sitecore