The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BDD 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 0.61% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +2.50%
BDD
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
141 145 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 85.45% 82.86% 82.81%
Number of salaries quoted 105 137 89
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,625 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

BDD
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

BDD Salary Trend in Halifax

BDD
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BDD.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Senior QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (100.00%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA