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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 29 10 17
Rank change year-on-year -19 +7  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 1 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 0.84% 13.56% 5.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 15.69% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 4
Median salary £32,500 £38,750 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.12% +40.90%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

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 Preston with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Preston
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 103 51 60
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 86.55% 86.44% 82.19%
Number of salaries quoted 96 43 49
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston 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 Preston

BDD
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Salary trend for BDD in Preston

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Preston region with a requirement for BDD.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Code First Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Graduate
2 2 (66.67%) Graduate C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Graduate Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Graduate Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Graduate Python Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Junior
2 2 (66.67%) Junior C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Junior Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Junior Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Junior Python Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Linux Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Python Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Code First Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree