The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 119 109 129
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +20
Permanent jobs citing BDD 55 63 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.61% 1.97% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 2.38% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 50 51 35
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3019 2650 2430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.17% 82.92% 82.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2352 2041 2072
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 18 December 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Leeds

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 94 (84.68%) TDD
2 89 (80.18%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (56.76%) Java
4 51 (45.95%) Web Services
5 49 (44.14%) SQL
6 48 (43.24%) Selenium
7 46 (41.44%) MVC
7 46 (41.44%) Hibernate
8 45 (40.54%) Spring
8 45 (40.54%) Oracle
8 45 (40.54%) Spring MVC
9 40 (36.04%) MySQL
10 37 (33.33%) XML
10 37 (33.33%) JUnit
11 36 (32.43%) AngularJS
12 34 (30.63%) JSON
12 34 (30.63%) Scrum
13 33 (29.73%) Big Data
13 33 (29.73%) Cucumber
14 32 (28.83%) Business Intelligence
15 31 (27.93%) Maven
15 31 (27.93%) REST
15 31 (27.93%) JBehave
16 30 (27.03%) OO
17 29 (26.13%) JBoss
17 29 (26.13%) Linux
17 29 (26.13%) Enterprise Architecture
17 29 (26.13%) RESTful
18 27 (24.32%) Apache Wicket
18 27 (24.32%) Apache Camel

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 29 (26.13%) JBoss
2 24 (21.62%) Tomcat
3 21 (18.92%) WebSphere
4 7 (6.31%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (3.60%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.90%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.90%) Drupal
6 1 (0.90%) nginx
6 1 (0.90%) Node.js
6 1 (0.90%) CMS
6 1 (0.90%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (4.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) FTP
2 1 (0.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (36.04%) MySQL
2 33 (29.73%) Big Data
3 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
4 8 (7.21%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 48 (43.24%) Selenium
2 37 (33.33%) JUnit
3 33 (29.73%) Cucumber
4 31 (27.93%) JBehave
4 31 (27.93%) Maven
5 26 (23.42%) JMeter
6 8 (7.21%) WebDriver
7 5 (4.50%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.70%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.70%) Moq
8 3 (2.70%) ReSharper
8 3 (2.70%) FitNesse
8 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.80%) Subversion
9 2 (1.80%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.80%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.80%) Behat
10 1 (0.90%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.90%) WATIR
General
1 19 (17.12%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.60%) Finance
3 3 (2.70%) Retail
3 3 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (52.25%) Developer
2 31 (27.93%) Java Developer
3 20 (18.02%) Software Engineer
4 19 (17.12%) Senior Developer
5 18 (16.22%) Tester
6 13 (11.71%) Java Software Engineer
7 10 (9.01%) PHP Developer
8 9 (8.11%) Analyst
9 8 (7.21%) Lead Developer
9 8 (7.21%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (7.21%) Senior PHP Developer
10 7 (6.31%) Lead Java Developer
10 7 (6.31%) Functional Tester
10 7 (6.31%) Test Analyst
11 6 (5.41%) Front-End Developer
12 5 (4.50%) Automation Tester
12 5 (4.50%) Web Developer
12 5 (4.50%) .NET Developer
13 4 (3.60%) C# Developer
13 4 (3.60%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (45.95%) Web Services
2 46 (41.44%) Hibernate
3 45 (40.54%) Spring
3 45 (40.54%) Spring MVC
4 37 (33.33%) XML
5 36 (32.43%) AngularJS
6 34 (30.63%) JSON
7 31 (27.93%) REST
8 29 (26.13%) RESTful
9 27 (24.32%) Apache Wicket
9 27 (24.32%) ActiveMQ
9 27 (24.32%) JDBC
9 27 (24.32%) Apache Camel
10 25 (22.52%) SOAP
10 25 (22.52%) HTML
11 24 (21.62%) JMS
11 24 (21.62%) JPA
12 17 (15.32%) WebSphere MQ
13 15 (13.51%) HTML5
14 13 (11.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (0.90%) NHS
2 1 (0.90%) Economics
2 1 (0.90%) Open Source
2 1 (0.90%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.13%) Linux
2 21 (18.92%) UNIX
3 7 (6.31%) Windows
4 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (84.68%) TDD
2 89 (80.18%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (41.44%) MVC
4 34 (30.63%) Scrum
5 32 (28.83%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (27.03%) OO
7 29 (26.13%) Enterprise Architecture
8 23 (20.72%) UML
8 23 (20.72%) Dependency Injection
9 21 (18.92%) Software Engineering
10 19 (17.12%) Complex Event Processing
11 14 (12.61%) Automated Testing
12 13 (11.71%) Test Automation
12 13 (11.71%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (11.71%) Web Development
12 13 (11.71%) OOA/OOD
13 12 (10.81%) SOA
13 12 (10.81%) Unit Testing
13 12 (10.81%) Mentoring
13 12 (10.81%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 63 (56.76%) Java
2 49 (44.14%) SQL
3 27 (24.32%) JavaScript
4 23 (20.72%) C#
5 11 (9.91%) PHP
6 2 (1.80%) PHP5
7 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.90%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (18.92%) Degree
2 18 (16.22%) ISEB
3 7 (6.31%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.90%) Varnish
Vendors
1 45 (40.54%) Oracle
2 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.21%) Zend
3 3 (2.70%) Apple
4 1 (0.90%) Google
Leeds
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55K depending on level of experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55K depending on level of experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
Posted: 17 days ago