Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 54 80
Rank change year-on-year +6 +26 +60
Permanent jobs citing BDD 453 385 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.11% 5.17% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.66% 5.63% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 383 327 230
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £32,175
90th Percentile £60,750 £58,750 £65,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 6,803 6,835 6,397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.75% 91.79% 90.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5,590 5,898 5,272
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +5.19%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +5 40 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Altrincham +11 32 £42,500 - 2
Sale +5 26 £42,500 -10.53% 1
Stockport +1 17 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Wigan -1 8 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Cheadle - 8 £40,000 -
Salford - 4 - -
Rochdale - 2 £48,125 - 1
BDD
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 424 (93.60%) TDD
2 391 (86.31%) Agile Software Development
3 235 (51.88%) C#
4 221 (48.79%) Java
5 210 (46.36%) MVC
6 184 (40.62%) Scrum
6 184 (40.62%) .NET
7 178 (39.29%) RESTful
8 177 (39.07%) SQL Server
9 150 (33.11%) Ruby
10 147 (32.45%) ASP.NET
11 144 (31.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 139 (30.68%) Web Application Development
13 138 (30.46%) JavaScript
14 134 (29.58%) ASP.NET Web API
15 130 (28.70%) Test Automation
16 129 (28.48%) AngularJS
17 117 (25.83%) WCF
18 111 (24.50%) Software Engineering
19 108 (23.84%) Git (software)
20 106 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
21 103 (22.74%) Selenium
22 100 (22.08%) .NET Framework
23 98 (21.63%) Cucumber
24 97 (21.41%) Entity Framework
24 97 (21.41%) Node.js
25 95 (20.97%) NoSQL
25 95 (20.97%) SQL Server 2016
25 95 (20.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
26 91 (20.09%) Kanban

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 40 (8.83%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (3.97%) Apache
3 14 (3.09%) Apache Spark
3 14 (3.09%) Tomcat
4 12 (2.65%) CMS
5 9 (1.99%) Apache Solr
5 9 (1.99%) JBoss
5 9 (1.99%) nginx
6 7 (1.55%) Confluence
7 3 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.44%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.44%) IIS
8 2 (0.44%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.22%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.32%) Magento
2 2 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 88 (19.43%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (11.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (6.18%) GitHub
4 9 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (1.55%) SaaS
6 4 (0.88%) npm
7 3 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.66%) Slack
8 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.44%) IaaS
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.22%) BlazeMeter
9 1 (0.22%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.96%) HTTP
2 8 (1.77%) SSL
3 6 (1.32%) Internet
4 2 (0.44%) AMQP
5 1 (0.22%) Intranet
5 1 (0.22%) SSH
5 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (39.07%) SQL Server
2 95 (20.97%) NoSQL
2 95 (20.97%) SQL Server 2016
3 64 (14.13%) Big Data
3 64 (14.13%) MySQL
4 62 (13.69%) MongoDB
5 43 (9.49%) SQL Server 2014
6 36 (7.95%) Relational Database
7 19 (4.19%) RDBMS
8 18 (3.97%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.77%) Riak
10 6 (1.32%) CouchDB
10 6 (1.32%) DB2
10 6 (1.32%) Neo4j
11 3 (0.66%) Electronic Patient Records
11 3 (0.66%) HDInsight
11 3 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.44%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.44%) Data Lake
12 2 (0.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 108 (23.84%) Git (software)
2 103 (22.74%) Selenium
3 98 (21.63%) Cucumber
4 53 (11.70%) Jenkins
5 49 (10.82%) WebDriver
6 47 (10.38%) TeamCity
7 27 (5.96%) JIRA
8 19 (4.19%) Visual Studio
9 16 (3.53%) Gradle
9 16 (3.53%) Maven
10 15 (3.31%) NUnit
11 13 (2.87%) JUnit
12 11 (2.43%) SoapUI
12 11 (2.43%) SpecFlow
12 11 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (1.99%) Xcode
14 8 (1.77%) Bitbucket
14 8 (1.77%) Jasmine
14 8 (1.77%) Subversion
15 7 (1.55%) FogBugz
General
1 83 (18.32%) Finance
2 52 (11.48%) Marketing
3 51 (11.26%) Advertising
4 35 (7.73%) Games
5 23 (5.08%) Music Industry
6 16 (3.53%) Telecoms
7 15 (3.31%) Electronics
7 15 (3.31%) Manufacturing
8 14 (3.09%) Retail
9 9 (1.99%) Banking
10 3 (0.66%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.66%) Legal
11 2 (0.44%) Military
12 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 274 (60.49%) Developer
2 141 (31.13%) .NET Developer
3 77 (17.00%) Java Developer
4 64 (14.13%) Tester
5 54 (11.92%) Automation Tester
6 51 (11.26%) Software Engineer
7 40 (8.83%) Junior
7 40 (8.83%) Junior Developer
8 35 (7.73%) Graduate
8 35 (7.73%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 35 (7.73%) Graduate Developer
8 35 (7.73%) Junior .NET Developer
9 34 (7.51%) Senior Developer
10 28 (6.18%) Developer in Test
10 28 (6.18%) Java Engineer
11 26 (5.74%) C# Software Engineer
12 23 (5.08%) Senior Java Developer
13 22 (4.86%) .NET Software Engineer
13 22 (4.86%) Senior Tester
14 21 (4.64%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (40.62%) .NET
2 178 (39.29%) RESTful
3 147 (32.45%) ASP.NET
4 144 (31.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 134 (29.58%) ASP.NET Web API
6 129 (28.48%) AngularJS
7 117 (25.83%) WCF
8 100 (22.08%) .NET Framework
9 97 (21.41%) Entity Framework
9 97 (21.41%) Node.js
10 95 (20.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 89 (19.65%) HTML
12 84 (18.54%) CSS
13 75 (16.56%) KnockoutJS
14 69 (15.23%) Spring
15 65 (14.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 58 (12.80%) Code First Entity Framework
17 55 (12.14%) Web Services
18 52 (11.48%) J2EE
19 47 (10.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.48%) Computer Science
1 52 (11.48%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (5.52%) Social Network
3 22 (4.86%) User Experience
4 17 (3.75%) Mobile App
5 15 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (1.99%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (1.32%) Fintech
8 6 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
8 6 (1.32%) Wiki
8 6 (1.32%) Xbox
9 3 (0.66%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.66%) Online Banking
9 3 (0.66%) RIA
10 2 (0.44%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.44%) Social Media
11 1 (0.22%) BBC
11 1 (0.22%) Clustering
11 1 (0.22%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 61 (13.47%) Linux
2 15 (3.31%) Apple iOS
3 9 (1.99%) Android
4 4 (0.88%) Windows
5 3 (0.66%) Unix
6 2 (0.44%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (93.60%) TDD
2 391 (86.31%) Agile Software Development
3 210 (46.36%) MVC
4 184 (40.62%) Scrum
5 139 (30.68%) Web Application Development
6 130 (28.70%) Test Automation
7 111 (24.50%) Software Engineering
8 106 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
9 91 (20.09%) Kanban
10 90 (19.87%) E-Commerce
11 80 (17.66%) Web Development
12 73 (16.11%) Dependency Injection
13 71 (15.67%) OO
14 66 (14.57%) SDLC
15 65 (14.35%) DevOps
16 63 (13.91%) Test Scripting
17 48 (10.60%) Machine Learning
17 48 (10.60%) Mentoring
18 39 (8.61%) Multithreading
19 38 (8.39%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 235 (51.88%) C#
2 221 (48.79%) Java
3 150 (33.11%) Ruby
4 138 (30.46%) JavaScript
5 81 (17.88%) SQL
6 49 (10.82%) Python
7 37 (8.17%) F#
8 36 (7.95%) PHP
9 25 (5.52%) Scala
10 11 (2.43%) Groovy
10 11 (2.43%) Objective-C
11 10 (2.21%) Apple Swift
11 10 (2.21%) C++
12 9 (1.99%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.99%) C
13 4 (0.88%) Clojure
13 4 (0.88%) R
14 3 (0.66%) Kotlin
14 3 (0.66%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.66%) VC++
Qualifications
1 21 (4.64%) Degree
2 16 (3.53%) ISEB
3 9 (1.99%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (11.48%) QA
2 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.22%) GCP
System Software
1 33 (7.28%) Docker
2 1 (0.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 38 (8.39%) Kibana
2 14 (3.09%) Puppet
3 13 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.99%) Ansible
5 8 (1.77%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.44%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 45 (9.93%) Google
2 37 (8.17%) Facebook
3 26 (5.74%) Microsoft
4 17 (3.75%) Oracle
5 15 (3.31%) SAP
6 14 (3.09%) Capita
7 5 (1.10%) WorldPay
8 4 (0.88%) Apigee
8 4 (0.88%) Zend
9 3 (0.66%) Sybase
10 2 (0.44%) Alibaba
10 2 (0.44%) Apple
10 2 (0.44%) Aquila
10 2 (0.44%) IBM
10 2 (0.44%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.22%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.22%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.22%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.22%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.22%) Yahoo!