Period
to 18 October 2017

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

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Manchester > Stockport
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 46 46
Rank change year-on-year +19 0 -4
Permanent jobs citing BDD 45 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 10.39% 4.14% 4.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.19% 4.52% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 44 12 17
Stockport median annual salary £42,500 £33,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.93% -10.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £34,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,000 £43,000
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Stockport with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Stockport
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 402 332 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 92.84% 91.71% 93.55%
Number of salaries quoted 361 311 365
Stockport median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £51,250
Manchester median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.90%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Stockport

BDD
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Salary trend for BDD in Stockport

BDD
Salary Histogram in Stockport

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Stockport over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Stockport

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Stockport region with a requirement for BDD.

1 43 (95.56%) TDD
2 36 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (64.44%) SOAP
3 29 (64.44%) Web Services
4 28 (62.22%) RESTful
5 27 (60.00%) Scrum
6 20 (44.44%) XML
7 19 (42.22%) Git (software)
7 19 (42.22%) Mentoring
8 18 (40.00%) iPad
8 18 (40.00%) Ant
8 18 (40.00%) JUnit
8 18 (40.00%) Java
8 18 (40.00%) .NET
8 18 (40.00%) Eclipse
8 18 (40.00%) Hibernate
8 18 (40.00%) Spring
9 17 (37.78%) IntelliJ
9 17 (37.78%) Pair Programming
9 17 (37.78%) Jenkins
9 17 (37.78%) Puppet
9 17 (37.78%) DevOps
10 16 (35.56%) C#
11 13 (28.89%) HTML
11 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
11 13 (28.89%) CSS
12 11 (24.44%) SQL
12 11 (24.44%) Ruby
12 11 (24.44%) WCF
12 11 (24.44%) Web Application Development

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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 9 (20.00%) Apache
1 9 (20.00%) nginx
2 1 (2.22%) EPiServer
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (42.22%) Git (software)
2 18 (40.00%) Ant
2 18 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 18 (40.00%) JUnit
3 17 (37.78%) IntelliJ
3 17 (37.78%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.44%) FitNesse
4 2 (4.44%) HP UFT
4 2 (4.44%) Selenium
4 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.44%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (95.56%) Developer
2 18 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (24.44%) Senior Developer
4 10 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 10 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 6 (13.33%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Agile Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Social Media Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Tester
9 1 (2.22%) Agile C# Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Automation Tester
9 1 (2.22%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.22%) EPiServer Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Manual Tester
9 1 (2.22%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Agile Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (64.44%) SOAP
1 29 (64.44%) Web Services
2 28 (62.22%) RESTful
3 20 (44.44%) XML
4 18 (40.00%) .NET
4 18 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 18 (40.00%) Spring
5 13 (28.89%) CSS
5 13 (28.89%) HTML
6 11 (24.44%) WCF
7 9 (20.00%) Ajax
7 9 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 9 (20.00%) CSS3
7 9 (20.00%) HTML5
7 9 (20.00%) J2EE
7 9 (20.00%) jQuery
7 9 (20.00%) LAMP
7 9 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 9 (20.00%) WF
7 9 (20.00%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) iPad
2 9 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (20.00%) User Experience
3 2 (4.44%) BBC
3 2 (4.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (95.56%) TDD
2 36 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (60.00%) Scrum
4 19 (42.22%) Mentoring
5 17 (37.78%) DevOps
5 17 (37.78%) Pair Programming
6 11 (24.44%) Web Application Development
7 9 (20.00%) Data Protection
7 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 9 (20.00%) Microservices
7 9 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (20.00%) SOA
8 3 (6.67%) OO
8 3 (6.67%) Web Development
9 2 (4.44%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
9 2 (4.44%) Software Testing
9 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.44%) Test Management
9 2 (4.44%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) Java
2 16 (35.56%) C#
3 11 (24.44%) Ruby
3 11 (24.44%) SQL
4 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 9 (20.00%) PHP
6 2 (4.44%) C
7 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
1 2 (4.44%) ISEB
1 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 17 (37.78%) Puppet
2 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) Apple
1 2 (4.44%) Facebook
1 2 (4.44%) Google
1 2 (4.44%) HP
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.44%) Sony
1 2 (4.44%) Yahoo!
2 1 (2.22%) Capita