Period
to 18 August 2018

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 6 months to 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 47 47
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 0
Permanent jobs citing BDD 23 48 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.64% 4.68% 4.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 5.12% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 23 45 49
Merseyside median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £47,500 £52,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 797 937 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 91.61% 91.33% 86.91%
Number of salaries quoted 640 687 654
Merseyside median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

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 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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 6 months to 18 August 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
St Helens +7 7 £47,500 +90.00%
Birkenhead - 6 £27,500 - 1
Prescot - 5 £35,000 - 1
Liverpool +1 4 £27,500 -21.43% 1
BDD
North West

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for BDD.

1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (95.65%) TDD
2 22 (95.65%) MVC
3 21 (91.30%) C#
3 21 (91.30%) .NET
3 21 (91.30%) SQL Server
3 21 (91.30%) ASP.NET
4 20 (86.96%) RESTful
4 20 (86.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (86.96%) Web Application Development
4 20 (86.96%) ASP.NET Web API
4 20 (86.96%) SQL Server 2016
4 20 (86.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 10 (43.48%) KnockoutJS
5 10 (43.48%) AngularJS
5 10 (43.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (34.78%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
7 7 (30.43%) VB
7 7 (30.43%) VB.NET
7 7 (30.43%) Ruby
7 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
7 7 (30.43%) WCF
7 7 (30.43%) Code First Entity Framework
7 7 (30.43%) NoSQL
7 7 (30.43%) Entity Framework
7 7 (30.43%) Node.js
7 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
8 5 (21.74%) Tandem
9 4 (17.39%) Retail

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (91.30%) SQL Server
2 20 (86.96%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (30.43%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) .NET Developer
1 20 (86.96%) Developer
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) .NET
1 21 (91.30%) ASP.NET
2 20 (86.96%) ASP.NET MVC
2 20 (86.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 20 (86.96%) ASP.NET Web API
2 20 (86.96%) RESTful
3 10 (43.48%) AngularJS
3 10 (43.48%) KnockoutJS
3 10 (43.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
4 7 (30.43%) Code First Entity Framework
4 7 (30.43%) Entity Framework
4 7 (30.43%) Node.js
4 7 (30.43%) WCF
5 1 (4.35%) CSS
5 1 (4.35%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) jQuery
5 1 (4.35%) LAMP
5 1 (4.35%) Spring
5 1 (4.35%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (21.74%) Tandem
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (95.65%) MVC
2 22 (95.65%) TDD
3 20 (86.96%) Web Application Development
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.04%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (13.04%) OO
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Tech Ops
5 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) C#
2 7 (30.43%) Ruby
2 7 (30.43%) VB
2 7 (30.43%) VB.NET
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft