The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 60 98
Rank change year-on-year -4 +38  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 316 238 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.59% 4.30% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.11% 4.87% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 269 230 172
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,800 £55,000 £60,000
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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6180 4891 5734
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 89.83% 88.29% 89.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5009 4133 4657
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

BDD
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for BDD in the North West

BDD
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in the North West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in the North West

BDD
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Manchester -17 185 £45,000 - 27
Cheshire +24 81 £42,500 -10.52% 10
Merseyside 0 29 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Lancashire -2 21 £32,500 -13.33% 4
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 North West region with a requirement for BDD.

1 539 (89.39%) TDD
2 537 (89.05%) Agile Software Development
3 298 (49.42%) C#
4 288 (47.76%) .NET
5 282 (46.77%) MVC
6 237 (39.30%) SQL Server
7 236 (39.14%) Java
8 221 (36.65%) ASP.NET
9 220 (36.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 214 (35.49%) RESTful
11 202 (33.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 199 (33.00%) Web Application Development
13 182 (30.18%) Scrum
14 172 (28.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 169 (28.03%) Test Automation
16 165 (27.36%) JavaScript
17 161 (26.70%) AngularJS
18 156 (25.87%) Git (software)
19 143 (23.71%) SQL Server 2014
20 131 (21.72%) Node.js
21 127 (21.06%) Ruby
22 125 (20.73%) WCF
23 122 (20.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 114 (18.91%) Selenium
24 114 (18.91%) Continuous Integration
25 112 (18.57%) KnockoutJS
26 111 (18.41%) Jenkins
27 101 (16.75%) Finance
27 101 (16.75%) OO
28 100 (16.58%) Web Services

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 28 (4.64%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (3.32%) Confluence
3 16 (2.65%) Apache Spark
4 15 (2.49%) SharePoint
5 14 (2.32%) JBoss
5 14 (2.32%) WebLogic
6 13 (2.16%) WebSphere
7 12 (1.99%) Apache
8 9 (1.49%) CMS
8 9 (1.49%) nginx
9 5 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.66%) CICS
10 4 (0.66%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.66%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.50%) Mongoose
12 2 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.17%) Jetty
13 1 (0.17%) Mule
13 1 (0.17%) Tornado
13 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (1.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.33%) Magento
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 78 (12.94%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (4.15%) GitHub
4 16 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (1.16%) SaaS
6 5 (0.83%) BrowserStack
7 4 (0.66%) Google Play
8 3 (0.50%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.17%) PaaS
9 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.80%) Internet
2 17 (2.82%) HTTP
3 14 (2.32%) Intranet
4 3 (0.50%) Firewall
5 2 (0.33%) SSL
5 2 (0.33%) VXLAN
6 1 (0.17%) AMQP
6 1 (0.17%) DNS
6 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (39.30%) SQL Server
2 143 (23.71%) SQL Server 2014
3 97 (16.09%) NoSQL
4 58 (9.62%) SQL Server 2016
5 55 (9.12%) Hadoop
6 46 (7.63%) Big Data
7 38 (6.30%) MongoDB
8 21 (3.48%) MySQL
9 11 (1.82%) Relational Database
10 10 (1.66%) DB2
11 8 (1.33%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.66%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.33%) Redis
15 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 156 (25.87%) Git (software)
2 114 (18.91%) Selenium
3 111 (18.41%) Jenkins
4 82 (13.60%) Cucumber
5 49 (8.13%) WebDriver
6 44 (7.30%) JIRA
7 39 (6.47%) JUnit
8 37 (6.14%) TeamCity
9 27 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 27 (4.48%) Eclipse
10 25 (4.15%) Ant
11 23 (3.81%) SpecFlow
12 22 (3.65%) Visual Studio
13 20 (3.32%) Bitbucket
13 20 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (2.49%) IntelliJ
14 15 (2.49%) NUnit
15 13 (2.16%) Jasmine
16 12 (1.99%) Gradle
17 10 (1.66%) FitNesse
General
1 101 (16.75%) Finance
2 62 (10.28%) Games
3 48 (7.96%) Banking
4 42 (6.97%) Retail
5 33 (5.47%) Marketing
6 24 (3.98%) Advertising
7 19 (3.15%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.82%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.66%) Electronics
10 9 (1.49%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.50%) Publishing
13 2 (0.33%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.33%) Law
14 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 385 (63.85%) Developer
2 221 (36.65%) .NET Developer
3 93 (15.42%) Java Developer
4 68 (11.28%) Tester
5 59 (9.78%) Senior Developer
6 49 (8.13%) Automation Tester
7 46 (7.63%) Graduate
7 46 (7.63%) Graduate Developer
8 45 (7.46%) C# Developer
8 45 (7.46%) Senior Java Developer
9 38 (6.30%) Analyst
10 37 (6.14%) Junior
11 36 (5.97%) Junior Developer
12 34 (5.64%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 34 (5.64%) Junior .NET Developer
13 32 (5.31%) C# .NET Developer
14 31 (5.14%) .NET Software Developer
14 31 (5.14%) Software Developer
15 29 (4.81%) QA Engineer
15 29 (4.81%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (47.76%) .NET
2 221 (36.65%) ASP.NET
3 220 (36.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 214 (35.49%) RESTful
5 202 (33.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 172 (28.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 161 (26.70%) AngularJS
8 131 (21.72%) Node.js
9 125 (20.73%) WCF
10 122 (20.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 112 (18.57%) KnockoutJS
12 100 (16.58%) Web Services
13 98 (16.25%) HTML
14 92 (15.26%) .NET Framework
15 89 (14.76%) Spring
16 84 (13.93%) Entity Framework
17 66 (10.95%) Hibernate
18 64 (10.61%) CSS
18 64 (10.61%) XML
19 53 (8.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.78%) iPad
2 53 (8.79%) Mobile App
3 46 (7.63%) Greenfield Project
4 33 (5.47%) Computer Science
5 31 (5.14%) Enterprise Software
6 27 (4.48%) Digital TV
7 26 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (1.82%) N-Tier
8 11 (1.82%) PMI
9 10 (1.66%) Mainframe
9 10 (1.66%) Social Network
10 9 (1.49%) Blog
10 9 (1.49%) Digital Media
10 9 (1.49%) Tandem
10 9 (1.49%) User Experience
11 7 (1.16%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.00%) Streaming Music
13 4 (0.66%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (0.66%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (5.14%) Linux
2 27 (4.48%) Windows
3 15 (2.49%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.49%) Android
5 8 (1.33%) Unix
6 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 539 (89.39%) TDD
2 537 (89.05%) Agile Software Development
3 282 (46.77%) MVC
4 199 (33.00%) Web Application Development
5 182 (30.18%) Scrum
6 169 (28.03%) Test Automation
7 114 (18.91%) Continuous Integration
8 101 (16.75%) OO
9 88 (14.59%) SDLC
10 86 (14.26%) Kanban
11 67 (11.11%) Web Development
12 63 (10.45%) E-Commerce
13 58 (9.62%) Test Scripting
14 51 (8.46%) Continuous Delivery
15 50 (8.29%) Mentoring
16 48 (7.96%) Dependency Injection
17 46 (7.63%) DevOps
18 44 (7.30%) SOA
19 43 (7.13%) Software Engineering
20 37 (6.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 298 (49.42%) C#
2 236 (39.14%) Java
3 165 (27.36%) JavaScript
4 127 (21.06%) Ruby
5 89 (14.76%) SQL
6 37 (6.14%) Python
7 33 (5.47%) PHP
8 27 (4.48%) F#
9 24 (3.98%) C++
10 19 (3.15%) PL/SQL
11 16 (2.65%) C
12 14 (2.32%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.66%) Objective-C
14 9 (1.49%) TypeScript
14 9 (1.49%) VB
15 8 (1.33%) Apple Swift
16 6 (1.00%) COBOL
16 6 (1.00%) PowerShell
17 5 (0.83%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.66%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 41 (6.80%) Degree
2 25 (4.15%) ISEB
3 17 (2.82%) ISTQB
4 13 (2.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (1.66%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.66%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.17%) CCNA
7 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.17%) MCSE
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.17%) OCP
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.17%) PhD
7 1 (0.17%) PMP
7 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (10.45%) QA
2 4 (0.66%) GCP
3 3 (0.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (2.99%) Docker
2 4 (0.66%) HDFS
3 1 (0.17%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 52 (8.62%) Kibana
2 20 (3.32%) Puppet
3 13 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.66%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.83%) Ansible
6 2 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.17%) Cacti
7 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.17%) Icinga
7 1 (0.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 48 (7.96%) Google
2 46 (7.63%) Microsoft
3 39 (6.47%) Oracle
4 19 (3.15%) Facebook
5 10 (1.66%) SAP
6 7 (1.16%) Chordiant
7 5 (0.83%) IBM
8 4 (0.66%) Zend
9 3 (0.50%) Cognizant
9 3 (0.50%) Tableau
10 2 (0.33%) HP
10 2 (0.33%) IDERA
10 2 (0.33%) Progress
10 2 (0.33%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.33%) RedGate
11 1 (0.17%) Apigee
11 1 (0.17%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.17%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.17%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.17%) Vertica
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Knutsford
Pearson Frank
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: benefits+bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, healthcare, pension,
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford
Pearson Frank
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago