The first table below looks at the demand for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 85 108 142
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +34
Permanent jobs citing BDD 107 36 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.95% 1.42% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 1.71% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 101 34 5
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3081 2102 1860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.83% 82.66% 81.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2428 1590 1555
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
BDD
West Yorkshire

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

BDD
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

BDD Salary Trend in Leeds

BDD
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Leeds

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 169 (89.42%) TDD
2 105 (55.56%) Scrum
3 93 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (41.27%) SQL
5 75 (39.68%) Java
6 70 (37.04%) Selenium
7 68 (35.98%) C#
8 54 (28.57%) .NET
9 50 (26.46%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (25.93%) Unit Testing
11 48 (25.40%) JUnit
11 48 (25.40%) Web Services
12 46 (24.34%) Cucumber
13 42 (22.22%) SQL Server
13 42 (22.22%) T-SQL
14 41 (21.69%) MySQL
15 40 (21.16%) Microsoft
16 39 (20.63%) DSDM
16 39 (20.63%) Spring
17 38 (20.11%) Windows
17 38 (20.11%) Hibernate
18 37 (19.58%) RUP
19 34 (17.99%) MVC
19 34 (17.99%) Oracle
19 34 (17.99%) Maven
19 34 (17.99%) SQL Server 2008
19 34 (17.99%) Low Latency
20 33 (17.46%) SQL Server 2005
20 33 (17.46%) XML
21 32 (16.93%) JBehave

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 31 (16.40%) IIS
2 28 (14.81%) Tomcat
3 14 (7.41%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (2.12%) Apache
5 4 (2.12%) Drupal
6 2 (1.06%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.06%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (1.06%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.06%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.06%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (0.53%) CMS
7 1 (0.53%) WordPress
7 1 (0.53%) nginx
7 1 (0.53%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.17%) Internet
2 3 (1.59%) HTTP
3 2 (1.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 41 (21.69%) MySQL
3 34 (17.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (17.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 24 (12.70%) Big Data
6 10 (5.29%) Relational Database
7 9 (4.76%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.59%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 70 (37.04%) Selenium
2 48 (25.40%) JUnit
3 46 (24.34%) Cucumber
4 34 (17.99%) Maven
5 32 (16.93%) JBehave
6 20 (10.58%) JMeter
7 17 (8.99%) SoapUI
8 12 (6.35%) WebDriver
9 8 (4.23%) Behat
10 7 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (3.17%) PhpStorm
12 5 (2.65%) Git (software)
12 5 (2.65%) MSTest
12 5 (2.65%) NUnit
13 4 (2.12%) Eclipse
14 2 (1.06%) QuickTest Pro
14 2 (1.06%) FitNesse
14 2 (1.06%) SpecFlow
15 1 (0.53%) Jasmine
15 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (10.05%) Finance
2 18 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.59%) Marketing
4 2 (1.06%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 89 (47.09%) Developer
2 36 (19.05%) Analyst
3 34 (17.99%) Software Developer
4 33 (17.46%) Java Developer
5 30 (15.87%) Business Analyst
6 23 (12.17%) Agile Business Analyst
7 19 (10.05%) Senior Developer
8 17 (8.99%) Tester
9 15 (7.94%) Test Manager
10 12 (6.35%) Team Leader
11 10 (5.29%) PHP Developer
11 10 (5.29%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (5.29%) Automation Tester
11 10 (5.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 9 (4.76%) Selenium Tester
12 9 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (4.76%) .NET Developer
13 7 (3.70%) Test Engineer
13 7 (3.70%) Senior Business Analyst
14 6 (3.17%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (28.57%) .NET
2 48 (25.40%) Web Services
3 39 (20.63%) Spring
4 38 (20.11%) Hibernate
5 33 (17.46%) XML
6 30 (15.87%) SOAP
6 30 (15.87%) JSON
6 30 (15.87%) Spring MVC
6 30 (15.87%) REST
7 28 (14.81%) JPA
8 27 (14.29%) RESTful
9 26 (13.76%) AngularJS
9 26 (13.76%) Apache Wicket
10 25 (13.23%) J2EE
10 25 (13.23%) JMS
11 22 (11.64%) ActiveMQ
11 22 (11.64%) HTML
11 22 (11.64%) JDBC
11 22 (11.64%) Apache Camel
12 19 (10.05%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.76%) NHS
1 9 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (2.12%) DTV
2 4 (2.12%) Mathematics
2 4 (2.12%) Social Media
3 3 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (1.59%) Economics
4 2 (1.06%) DataPower
4 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.53%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 38 (20.11%) Windows
2 29 (15.34%) Linux
3 22 (11.64%) UNIX
4 1 (0.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (89.42%) TDD
2 105 (55.56%) Scrum
3 93 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (26.46%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (25.93%) Unit Testing
6 39 (20.63%) DSDM
7 37 (19.58%) RUP
8 34 (17.99%) MVC
8 34 (17.99%) Low Latency
9 28 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
10 27 (14.29%) Information Management
11 25 (13.23%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (12.17%) Dependency Injection
13 19 (10.05%) Test Automation
13 19 (10.05%) Web Development
14 18 (9.52%) Software Engineering
14 18 (9.52%) OO
14 18 (9.52%) Complex Event Processing
15 17 (8.99%) Test Strategy
16 16 (8.47%) UML
Programming Languages
1 78 (41.27%) SQL
2 75 (39.68%) Java
3 68 (35.98%) C#
4 42 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 29 (15.34%) JavaScript
6 22 (11.64%) PHP
7 9 (4.76%) C++
7 9 (4.76%) Ruby
8 7 (3.70%) PHP5
9 4 (2.12%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.12%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.59%) C
11 1 (0.53%) F#
11 1 (0.53%) Scala
11 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (15.87%) ISEB
2 16 (8.47%) ISTQB
3 8 (4.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (15.34%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (21.16%) Microsoft
2 34 (17.99%) Oracle
3 31 (16.40%) JBoss
4 7 (3.70%) Zend
5 3 (1.59%) Google
6 2 (1.06%) Kony
6 2 (1.06%) IBM
6 2 (1.06%) HP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Yeadon, Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: £40k to £65k depending on level of experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago