The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 38 41
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 26 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.85% 4.32% 3.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.43% 5.19% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 16
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 479 385 438
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 89.37% 83.15% 86.39%
Number of salaries quoted 339 308 318
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

BDD
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in Merseyside.

Salary trend for BDD in Merseyside

BDD
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Merseyside over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Merseyside

BDD
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Wirral -2 13 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Liverpool -3 10 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Southport - 2 £40,000 -
St Helens - 1 £25,000 - 1
BDD
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for BDD.

1 61 (100.00%) TDD
2 59 (96.72%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (96.72%) .NET
3 56 (91.80%) C#
3 56 (91.80%) MVC
4 55 (90.16%) RESTful
5 54 (88.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 54 (88.52%) ASP.NET
6 53 (86.89%) SQL Server
6 53 (86.89%) Web Application Development
6 53 (86.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 53 (86.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 45 (73.77%) SQL Server 2014
8 28 (45.90%) AngularJS
9 27 (44.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 27 (44.26%) KnockoutJS
9 27 (44.26%) Digital TV
10 19 (31.15%) Git (software)
11 18 (29.51%) Ruby
12 17 (27.87%) NoSQL
13 16 (26.23%) Node.js
13 16 (26.23%) WCF
14 13 (21.31%) Scrum
14 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
14 13 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (19.67%) OO
16 11 (18.03%) Greenfield Project
17 10 (16.39%) Dependency Injection
17 10 (16.39%) Retail
18 8 (13.11%) .NET Framework

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (3.28%) nginx
2 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (86.89%) SQL Server
2 45 (73.77%) SQL Server 2014
3 17 (27.87%) NoSQL
4 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (31.15%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.28%) RSpec
3 2 (3.28%) Subversion
4 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 10 (16.39%) Retail
2 3 (4.92%) Advertising
2 3 (4.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (90.16%) Developer
2 53 (86.89%) .NET Developer
3 13 (21.31%) C# Developer
4 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 12 (19.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (19.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Graduate
5 5 (8.20%) Graduate C# Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Graduate Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Junior
5 5 (8.20%) Junior C# Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Junior Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Graduate ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Junior .NET Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Junior ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (96.72%) .NET
2 55 (90.16%) RESTful
3 54 (88.52%) ASP.NET
3 54 (88.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 53 (86.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 53 (86.89%) ASP.NET Web API
5 28 (45.90%) AngularJS
6 27 (44.26%) KnockoutJS
6 27 (44.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 16 (26.23%) Node.js
7 16 (26.23%) WCF
8 8 (13.11%) .NET Framework
8 8 (13.11%) Code First Entity Framework
8 8 (13.11%) Entity Framework
9 3 (4.92%) CSS
9 3 (4.92%) HTML
9 3 (4.92%) Web Services
10 2 (3.28%) Ajax
10 2 (3.28%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (3.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (44.26%) Digital TV
2 11 (18.03%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (13.11%) Blog
3 8 (13.11%) Digital Media
4 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Linux
2 2 (3.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (100.00%) TDD
2 59 (96.72%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (91.80%) MVC
4 53 (86.89%) Web Application Development
5 13 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (21.31%) Scrum
6 12 (19.67%) OO
7 10 (16.39%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (8.20%) Release Management
8 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.92%) DevOps
9 3 (4.92%) Kanban
9 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.92%) Open Source
9 3 (4.92%) Performance Management
9 3 (4.92%) Test Automation
10 2 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.28%) SDLC
10 2 (3.28%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (3.28%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 56 (91.80%) C#
2 18 (29.51%) Ruby
3 5 (8.20%) Java
4 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.28%) C++
5 2 (3.28%) Smalltalk
5 2 (3.28%) SQL
5 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Puppet
2 1 (1.64%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
Wirral, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago