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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 61 109 110
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 125 74 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.88% 2.10% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 2.36% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 112 65 74
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,638 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+11.59% -2.43%
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
2912 3139 3331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.46% 89.20% 89.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2316 2445 2678
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Leeds

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 221 (82.77%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (68.91%) TDD
3 106 (39.70%) Selenium
4 101 (37.83%) Java
5 92 (34.46%) C#
6 72 (26.97%) .NET
7 71 (26.59%) Microsoft
8 68 (25.47%) Continuous Integration
9 64 (23.97%) SQL
10 58 (21.72%) Cucumber
11 56 (20.97%) Spring
12 54 (20.22%) SQL Server
13 52 (19.48%) JavaScript
13 52 (19.48%) Scrum
13 52 (19.48%) SoapUI
14 44 (16.48%) ISEB
14 44 (16.48%) QA
15 42 (15.73%) Test Automation
16 41 (15.36%) SpecFlow
16 41 (15.36%) SDLC
17 39 (14.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 39 (14.61%) SOA
17 39 (14.61%) XML
18 37 (13.86%) HTML
18 37 (13.86%) Linux
19 36 (13.48%) Web Services
19 36 (13.48%) Hibernate
19 36 (13.48%) MVC
20 35 (13.11%) JUnit
21 34 (12.73%) SOAP

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 34 (12.73%) Node.js
2 10 (3.75%) Confluence
3 4 (1.50%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (3.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.87%) PaaS
3 2 (0.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.00%) Internet
2 5 (1.87%) HTTP
3 2 (0.75%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.37%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (20.22%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.36%) MySQL
3 11 (4.12%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.75%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.25%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.87%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.50%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.37%) Big Data
10 1 (0.37%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.37%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.37%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.37%) Redis
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 106 (39.70%) Selenium
2 58 (21.72%) Cucumber
3 52 (19.48%) SoapUI
4 41 (15.36%) SpecFlow
5 35 (13.11%) JUnit
6 33 (12.36%) WebDriver
7 29 (10.86%) Visual Studio
8 25 (9.36%) Maven
9 24 (8.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (8.61%) JMeter
11 20 (7.49%) FitNesse
12 17 (6.37%) Jenkins
12 17 (6.37%) NeoLoad
13 16 (5.99%) JIRA
14 15 (5.62%) Moq
14 15 (5.62%) NUnit
15 14 (5.24%) Git (software)
16 13 (4.87%) Octopus Deploy
17 11 (4.12%) JBehave
18 8 (3.00%) Subversion
General
1 26 (9.74%) Finance
2 9 (3.37%) Games
3 8 (3.00%) Retail
4 1 (0.37%) Advertising
4 1 (0.37%) Marketing
4 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 105 (39.33%) Developer
2 68 (25.47%) Test Engineer
3 58 (21.72%) Java Developer
4 51 (19.10%) Analyst
5 50 (18.73%) Test Analyst
6 37 (13.86%) Automation Test Analyst
7 34 (12.73%) Test Automation Engineer
8 30 (11.24%) Senior Developer
9 26 (9.74%) .NET Developer
9 26 (9.74%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 24 (8.99%) Agile Developer
10 24 (8.99%) Senior .NET Developer
11 23 (8.61%) Tester
12 19 (7.12%) QA Analyst
12 19 (7.12%) QA Test Analyst
12 19 (7.12%) Technical Engineer
13 17 (6.37%) Senior Agile Developer
14 16 (5.99%) Software Test Engineer
15 15 (5.62%) Automation Tester
15 15 (5.62%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (26.97%) .NET
2 56 (20.97%) Spring
3 39 (14.61%) XML
4 37 (13.86%) HTML
5 36 (13.48%) Hibernate
5 36 (13.48%) Web Services
6 34 (12.73%) SOAP
7 31 (11.61%) CSS
8 28 (10.49%) AngularJS
9 27 (10.11%) JSON
10 26 (9.74%) RESTful
11 25 (9.36%) ASP.NET
12 23 (8.61%) J2EE
13 21 (7.87%) .NET Framework
14 20 (7.49%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (7.49%) Backbone.js
15 16 (5.99%) Entity Framework
15 16 (5.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 15 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web API
17 13 (4.87%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.24%) Computer Science
2 19 (7.12%) N-Tier
3 9 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.25%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.25%) RIA
6 5 (1.87%) Cybercrime
7 3 (1.12%) iPad
7 3 (1.12%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.12%) Online Games
8 1 (0.37%) Blog
8 1 (0.37%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 37 (13.86%) Linux
2 29 (10.86%) Windows
3 20 (7.49%) Android
3 20 (7.49%) Apple iOS
4 10 (3.75%) Unix
5 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (82.77%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (68.91%) TDD
3 68 (25.47%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (19.48%) Scrum
5 42 (15.73%) Test Automation
6 41 (15.36%) SDLC
7 39 (14.61%) SOA
8 36 (13.48%) MVC
9 34 (12.73%) Software Testing
10 33 (12.36%) User Stories
11 32 (11.99%) ATDD
11 32 (11.99%) Test Scripting
12 31 (11.61%) Test Management
13 29 (10.86%) Automated Testing
14 28 (10.49%) Software Engineering
15 27 (10.11%) Performance Testing
15 27 (10.11%) System Integration Testing
16 26 (9.74%) Test Planning
17 23 (8.61%) DevOps
18 20 (7.49%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 101 (37.83%) Java
2 92 (34.46%) C#
3 64 (23.97%) SQL
4 52 (19.48%) JavaScript
5 19 (7.12%) Ruby
6 16 (5.99%) PHP
7 13 (4.87%) PowerShell
8 10 (3.75%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.87%) C++
9 5 (1.87%) Python
9 5 (1.87%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.75%) Scala
11 1 (0.37%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.37%) Groovy
11 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.37%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 44 (16.48%) ISEB
2 39 (14.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 34 (12.73%) ISTQB
4 27 (10.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (16.48%) QA
2 5 (1.87%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (1.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (3.00%) Puppet
2 1 (0.37%) Mesos
Vendors
1 71 (26.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.12%) Oracle
3 7 (2.62%) Progress
4 3 (1.12%) Facebook
4 3 (1.12%) Sony
4 3 (1.12%) Splunk
4 3 (1.12%) Twitter
5 2 (0.75%) Google
6 1 (0.37%) Red Hat
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