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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 90 104 129
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +25
Permanent jobs citing BDD 86 71 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.36% 2.05% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 2.44% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 84 53 33
Average salary £37,750 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.02% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £27,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +4.37%
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
3228 2904 2360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.73% 83.81% 82.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2575 2255 1945
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £62,000
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 2 March 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Leeds

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 115 (85.82%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (80.60%) TDD
3 61 (45.52%) SQL
4 60 (44.78%) MVC
5 58 (43.28%) OO
6 47 (35.07%) Java
7 43 (32.09%) C#
8 39 (29.10%) JavaScript
8 39 (29.10%) Software Engineering
9 36 (26.87%) HTML
10 35 (26.12%) .NET
10 35 (26.12%) SQL Server
10 35 (26.12%) Degree
10 35 (26.12%) Scrum
11 28 (20.90%) XML
12 27 (20.15%) Web Services
12 27 (20.15%) Test Automation
13 26 (19.40%) AngularJS
13 26 (19.40%) SOA
14 25 (18.66%) ISEB
14 25 (18.66%) Automated Testing
15 24 (17.91%) Spring MVC
15 24 (17.91%) Finance
15 24 (17.91%) Spring
15 24 (17.91%) Microsoft
15 24 (17.91%) Oracle
15 24 (17.91%) Unit Testing
16 23 (17.16%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (17.16%) Big Data
16 23 (17.16%) Business Intelligence

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 10 (7.46%) NServiceBus
2 3 (2.24%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.24%) JBoss
2 3 (2.24%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.75%) CMS
3 1 (0.75%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.75%) Drupal
3 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (14.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.73%) FTP
2 1 (0.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (26.12%) SQL Server
2 23 (17.16%) Big Data
3 16 (11.94%) MySQL
4 13 (9.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (15.67%) Selenium
2 19 (14.18%) ReSharper
2 19 (14.18%) SoapUI
2 19 (14.18%) Moq
3 12 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (7.46%) JUnit
5 9 (6.72%) WebDriver
6 8 (5.97%) FitNesse
7 7 (5.22%) SpecFlow
8 6 (4.48%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.24%) JBehave
9 3 (2.24%) JMeter
9 3 (2.24%) Maven
10 2 (1.49%) Subversion
10 2 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (1.49%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.75%) Sahi
11 1 (0.75%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 24 (17.91%) Finance
2 21 (15.67%) Retail
3 7 (5.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (44.78%) Developer
2 32 (23.88%) Tester
3 28 (20.90%) Software Engineer
4 19 (14.18%) Java Software Engineer
5 18 (13.43%) Web Developer
6 15 (11.19%) Functional Tester
7 14 (10.45%) PHP Developer
8 11 (8.21%) Senior Developer
8 11 (8.21%) Front-End Developer
9 9 (6.72%) Senior PHP Developer
9 9 (6.72%) Java Developer
10 8 (5.97%) Analyst
11 7 (5.22%) Software Developer
11 7 (5.22%) Lead Developer
11 7 (5.22%) Lead Software Engineer
12 6 (4.48%) Lead Web Developer
12 6 (4.48%) Test Analyst
12 6 (4.48%) Software Tester
13 5 (3.73%) Automation Tester
14 4 (2.99%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (26.87%) HTML
2 35 (26.12%) .NET
3 28 (20.90%) XML
4 27 (20.15%) Web Services
5 26 (19.40%) AngularJS
6 24 (17.91%) Spring MVC
6 24 (17.91%) Spring
7 23 (17.16%) Hibernate
8 22 (16.42%) CSS
9 19 (14.18%) Java EE
9 19 (14.18%) WPF
10 18 (13.43%) ASP.NET
11 17 (12.69%) HTML5
12 14 (10.45%) Symfony
13 13 (9.70%) .NET Framework
13 13 (9.70%) WinForms
14 12 (8.96%) Flash
14 12 (8.96%) WCF
14 12 (8.96%) Doctrine
15 10 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
1 2 (1.49%) Open Source
2 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.94%) Linux
2 15 (11.19%) Windows
3 10 (7.46%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.99%) UNIX
5 3 (2.24%) Android
6 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (85.82%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (80.60%) TDD
3 60 (44.78%) MVC
4 58 (43.28%) OO
5 39 (29.10%) Software Engineering
6 35 (26.12%) Scrum
7 27 (20.15%) Test Automation
8 26 (19.40%) SOA
9 25 (18.66%) Automated Testing
10 24 (17.91%) Unit Testing
11 23 (17.16%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (17.16%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (14.93%) UML
13 19 (14.18%) OOA/OOD
13 19 (14.18%) Analytics
14 16 (11.94%) Manual Testing
15 15 (11.19%) DevOps
15 15 (11.19%) Functional Testing
16 14 (10.45%) Integration Testing
16 14 (10.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (45.52%) SQL
2 47 (35.07%) Java
3 43 (32.09%) C#
4 39 (29.10%) JavaScript
5 20 (14.93%) T-SQL
6 19 (14.18%) PHP
7 4 (2.99%) VBScript
7 4 (2.99%) VB
7 4 (2.99%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.99%) VB6
8 2 (1.49%) Ruby
9 1 (0.75%) PHP5
9 1 (0.75%) Groovy
9 1 (0.75%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 35 (26.12%) Degree
2 25 (18.66%) ISEB
3 9 (6.72%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.24%) VCP4
4 3 (2.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) QA
System Software
1 19 (14.18%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 24 (17.91%) Oracle
1 24 (17.91%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.70%) Zend
3 7 (5.22%) Apple
Leeds, West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Panintelligence
Salary: Unspecified Competitive DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£35-£40K + 10% Bonus + Flexible working
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + pension, healthcare, free parking
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
StepChange
Salary: circa £35,000 DOE
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago