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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 100 89 126
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +37
Permanent jobs citing BDD 65 103 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.99% 2.78% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 3.19% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 43 90 25
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2849 3229 2175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 87.21% 87.22% 83.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2199 2611 1733
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 £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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 27 May 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Leeds

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 133 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (80.95%) TDD
3 79 (53.74%) SQL
4 64 (43.54%) C#
5 60 (40.82%) MVC
6 59 (40.14%) Scrum
7 56 (38.10%) OO
8 54 (36.73%) JavaScript
9 53 (36.05%) .NET
10 51 (34.69%) Software Engineering
11 50 (34.01%) HTML
12 42 (28.57%) PHP
13 37 (25.17%) SQL Server
13 37 (25.17%) CSS
14 36 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (23.81%) Java
16 34 (23.13%) SDLC
17 31 (21.09%) Unit Testing
17 31 (21.09%) Kanban
17 31 (21.09%) HTML5
17 31 (21.09%) Retail
18 30 (20.41%) XML
19 29 (19.73%) Automated Testing
20 28 (19.05%) T-SQL
21 27 (18.37%) Finance
21 27 (18.37%) Test Automation
22 25 (17.01%) Windows
22 25 (17.01%) Web Services
23 24 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
23 24 (16.33%) WPF

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 8 (5.44%) Node.js
1 8 (5.44%) NServiceBus
2 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.68%) CMS
2 1 (0.68%) Joomla!
2 1 (0.68%) Drupal
Applications
1 20 (13.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.68%) Heroku
2 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) HTTP
1 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (25.17%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.29%) MySQL
2 21 (14.29%) Big Data
3 19 (12.93%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.72%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.36%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.68%) Redis
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (12.93%) ReSharper
1 19 (12.93%) SoapUI
1 19 (12.93%) Moq
2 17 (11.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (8.16%) Selenium
4 8 (5.44%) FitNesse
4 8 (5.44%) SpecFlow
4 8 (5.44%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.08%) Behat
6 3 (2.04%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.04%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.36%) JUnit
7 2 (1.36%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (1.36%) Subversion
7 2 (1.36%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.36%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.68%) Sahi
8 1 (0.68%) Maven
8 1 (0.68%) JIRA
8 1 (0.68%) WATIR
General
1 31 (21.09%) Retail
2 27 (18.37%) Finance
3 17 (11.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.36%) Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (51.02%) Developer
2 30 (20.41%) Software Engineer
3 21 (14.29%) Tester
4 20 (13.61%) Web Developer
4 20 (13.61%) PHP Developer
5 16 (10.88%) Applications Developer
6 15 (10.20%) Front-End Developer
7 12 (8.16%) Functional Tester
7 12 (8.16%) Senior PHP Developer
7 12 (8.16%) Lead Software Engineer
7 12 (8.16%) Senior Developer
7 12 (8.16%) Software Developer
8 10 (6.80%) Senior Applications Developer
9 8 (5.44%) Analyst
10 7 (4.76%) Software Tester
10 7 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
10 7 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
10 7 (4.76%) Test Leader
11 6 (4.08%) Lead Web Developer
11 6 (4.08%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (36.05%) .NET
2 50 (34.01%) HTML
3 37 (25.17%) CSS
4 31 (21.09%) HTML5
5 30 (20.41%) XML
6 25 (17.01%) Web Services
7 24 (16.33%) WPF
7 24 (16.33%) AngularJS
8 22 (14.97%) ASP.NET
9 20 (13.61%) Symfony
10 18 (12.24%) Doctrine
11 17 (11.56%) WCF
11 17 (11.56%) .NET Framework
11 17 (11.56%) WinForms
12 13 (8.84%) Spring
12 13 (8.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (8.16%) Flash
13 12 (8.16%) Hibernate
14 10 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.93%) Private Cloud
2 10 (6.80%) NHS
3 4 (2.72%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.68%) RIA
5 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.68%) User Experience
5 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.01%) Windows
2 21 (14.29%) Linux
3 14 (9.52%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.76%) Android
5 2 (1.36%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.36%) UNIX
6 1 (0.68%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (80.95%) TDD
3 60 (40.82%) MVC
4 59 (40.14%) Scrum
5 56 (38.10%) OO
6 51 (34.69%) Software Engineering
7 36 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (23.13%) SDLC
9 31 (21.09%) Kanban
9 31 (21.09%) Unit Testing
10 29 (19.73%) Automated Testing
11 27 (18.37%) Test Automation
12 24 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (13.61%) SOA
14 19 (12.93%) Analytics
15 18 (12.24%) DevOps
15 18 (12.24%) Agile Testing
16 17 (11.56%) Line Management
16 17 (11.56%) Coaching
16 17 (11.56%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (53.74%) SQL
2 64 (43.54%) C#
3 54 (36.73%) JavaScript
4 42 (28.57%) PHP
5 35 (23.81%) Java
6 28 (19.05%) T-SQL
7 10 (6.80%) Ruby
8 7 (4.76%) VBScript
8 7 (4.76%) VB
8 7 (4.76%) VB.NET
8 7 (4.76%) C++
8 7 (4.76%) VB6
9 5 (3.40%) Groovy
10 2 (1.36%) Python
11 1 (0.68%) C
11 1 (0.68%) Scala
11 1 (0.68%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.68%) Go
11 1 (0.68%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 22 (14.97%) Degree
2 17 (11.56%) ISEB
3 4 (2.72%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.40%) QA
System Software
1 19 (12.93%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.68%) Docker
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Nagios
1 1 (0.68%) Puppet
1 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.68%) Ansible
1 1 (0.68%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.93%) Zend
3 9 (6.12%) Oracle
4 7 (4.76%) Apple
5 1 (0.68%) VMware
5 1 (0.68%) Google
5 1 (0.68%) Intel
5 1 (0.68%) Splunk
5 1 (0.68%) SaltStack
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