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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 102 102 122
Rank change year-on-year
0 +20
Permanent jobs citing BDD 68 75 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.99% 2.27% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 2.75% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 64 55 35
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
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
3042 2730 2440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.82% 82.65% 82.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2426 2104 2084
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £62,500
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 26 January 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Leeds

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 93 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (80.56%) TDD
3 47 (43.52%) MVC
4 45 (41.67%) Java
5 43 (39.81%) SQL
6 41 (37.96%) OO
7 31 (28.70%) Software Engineering
8 30 (27.78%) JavaScript
9 29 (26.85%) C#
9 29 (26.85%) Oracle
9 29 (26.85%) Scrum
10 28 (25.93%) Web Services
11 27 (25.00%) XML
11 27 (25.00%) HTML
11 27 (25.00%) Spring
11 27 (25.00%) Degree
11 27 (25.00%) Spring MVC
12 26 (24.07%) Hibernate
13 25 (23.15%) Selenium
14 24 (22.22%) SQL Server
15 23 (21.30%) .NET
16 22 (20.37%) Big Data
16 22 (20.37%) AngularJS
17 21 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
18 20 (18.52%) Automated Testing
18 20 (18.52%) Test Automation
19 19 (17.59%) ISEB
19 19 (17.59%) MySQL
19 19 (17.59%) UML
20 18 (16.67%) JUnit

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 9 (8.33%) JBoss
1 9 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 9 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.56%) NServiceBus
3 3 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.93%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.93%) Drupal
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.93%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (12.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) FTP
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.37%) Big Data
3 19 (17.59%) MySQL
4 9 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (23.15%) Selenium
2 18 (16.67%) JUnit
3 13 (12.04%) SoapUI
4 12 (11.11%) Moq
4 12 (11.11%) ReSharper
5 11 (10.19%) Cucumber
6 10 (9.26%) JBehave
6 10 (9.26%) JMeter
6 10 (9.26%) Maven
7 7 (6.48%) FitNesse
7 7 (6.48%) WebDriver
7 7 (6.48%) SpecFlow
8 5 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.85%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.85%) Subversion
10 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.93%) JIRA
10 1 (0.93%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.93%) Behat
General
1 14 (12.96%) Retail
2 12 (11.11%) Finance
3 8 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (46.30%) Developer
2 26 (24.07%) Software Engineer
3 24 (22.22%) Tester
4 16 (14.81%) Java Software Engineer
5 14 (12.96%) Java Developer
6 13 (12.04%) Senior Developer
7 11 (10.19%) Front-End Developer
8 10 (9.26%) Functional Tester
8 10 (9.26%) PHP Developer
9 9 (8.33%) Web Developer
10 8 (7.41%) Senior PHP Developer
11 7 (6.48%) Lead Software Engineer
11 7 (6.48%) Analyst
12 5 (4.63%) Test Analyst
12 5 (4.63%) Lead Developer
12 5 (4.63%) Automation Tester
13 4 (3.70%) Senior Automation Tester
13 4 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
13 4 (3.70%) .NET Developer
13 4 (3.70%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.93%) Web Services
2 27 (25.00%) XML
2 27 (25.00%) Spring
2 27 (25.00%) HTML
2 27 (25.00%) Spring MVC
3 26 (24.07%) Hibernate
4 23 (21.30%) .NET
5 22 (20.37%) AngularJS
6 17 (15.74%) ASP.NET
7 16 (14.81%) Java EE
8 15 (13.89%) HTML5
9 13 (12.04%) CSS
10 12 (11.11%) WPF
10 12 (11.11%) RESTful
11 11 (10.19%) REST
11 11 (10.19%) JSON
11 11 (10.19%) Flash
12 10 (9.26%) SOAP
12 10 (9.26%) Symfony
13 9 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.93%) Open Source
3 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.81%) Linux
2 10 (9.26%) Windows
3 9 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 8 (7.41%) UNIX
5 2 (1.85%) Android
6 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (80.56%) TDD
3 47 (43.52%) MVC
4 41 (37.96%) OO
5 31 (28.70%) Software Engineering
6 29 (26.85%) Scrum
7 21 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (18.52%) Test Automation
8 20 (18.52%) Automated Testing
9 19 (17.59%) UML
10 17 (15.74%) SOA
11 16 (14.81%) OOA/OOD
12 15 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (12.96%) Unit Testing
14 12 (11.11%) Analytics
15 11 (10.19%) Manual Testing
15 11 (10.19%) Software Testing
16 10 (9.26%) User Stories
16 10 (9.26%) DevOps
16 10 (9.26%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 45 (41.67%) Java
2 43 (39.81%) SQL
3 30 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 29 (26.85%) C#
5 12 (11.11%) PHP
6 8 (7.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.93%) VBScript
7 1 (0.93%) VB
7 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.93%) VB6
7 1 (0.93%) Ruby
7 1 (0.93%) PHP5
7 1 (0.93%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (25.00%) Degree
2 19 (17.59%) ISEB
3 9 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 12 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 29 (26.85%) Oracle
2 18 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.33%) Zend
4 7 (6.48%) Apple
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per year depending on experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35k depending on experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per year depending on experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35k depending on experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
StepChange
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
StepChange
Salary: £38k per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 20 days ago