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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 97 93 130
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +37
Permanent jobs citing BDD 74 90 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.13% 2.43% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 2.82% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 63 78 26
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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
3043 3191 2293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 87.62% 86.22% 82.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2351 2552 1834
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Leeds

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 124 (87.94%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (82.27%) TDD
3 69 (48.94%) SQL
4 63 (44.68%) MVC
5 58 (41.13%) OO
6 55 (39.01%) C#
7 50 (35.46%) JavaScript
8 48 (34.04%) Scrum
9 44 (31.21%) .NET
10 43 (30.50%) HTML
11 42 (29.79%) Software Engineering
12 38 (26.95%) Java
13 35 (24.82%) SQL Server
14 31 (21.99%) PHP
15 30 (21.28%) CSS
16 29 (20.57%) Degree
17 27 (19.15%) Finance
17 27 (19.15%) Unit Testing
17 27 (19.15%) Test Automation
18 26 (18.44%) HTML5
18 26 (18.44%) Automated Testing
18 26 (18.44%) XML
19 25 (17.73%) T-SQL
19 25 (17.73%) Retail
19 25 (17.73%) Continuous Integration
19 25 (17.73%) AngularJS
20 24 (17.02%) SOA
20 24 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
21 23 (16.31%) Microsoft
22 22 (15.60%) ISEB

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 9 (6.38%) NServiceBus
2 2 (1.42%) Node.js
3 1 (0.71%) Drupal
3 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.71%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.71%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (14.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.71%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.71%) Internet
1 1 (0.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (24.82%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.89%) Big Data
3 17 (12.06%) MySQL
4 16 (11.35%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.13%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.42%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 19 (13.48%) ReSharper
1 19 (13.48%) Moq
1 19 (13.48%) SoapUI
2 14 (9.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (9.22%) Selenium
4 8 (5.67%) SpecFlow
4 8 (5.67%) FitNesse
5 7 (4.96%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.55%) Behat
7 4 (2.84%) JUnit
8 3 (2.13%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.13%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.42%) Subversion
9 2 (1.42%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (1.42%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.71%) Sahi
10 1 (0.71%) WATIR
10 1 (0.71%) JIRA
General
1 27 (19.15%) Finance
2 25 (17.73%) Retail
3 11 (7.80%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.42%) Banking
4 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (50.35%) Developer
2 26 (18.44%) Tester
3 25 (17.73%) Software Engineer
4 21 (14.89%) Web Developer
5 18 (12.77%) Front-End Developer
6 17 (12.06%) PHP Developer
7 15 (10.64%) Functional Tester
8 13 (9.22%) Applications Developer
9 12 (8.51%) Software Developer
10 11 (7.80%) Java Software Engineer
11 9 (6.38%) Senior Developer
11 9 (6.38%) Senior PHP Developer
11 9 (6.38%) Lead Software Engineer
12 8 (5.67%) Analyst
13 7 (4.96%) Senior Applications Developer
13 7 (4.96%) Software Tester
14 6 (4.26%) Java Developer
14 6 (4.26%) Lead Developer
14 6 (4.26%) Test Leader
14 6 (4.26%) Lead Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (31.21%) .NET
2 43 (30.50%) HTML
3 30 (21.28%) CSS
4 26 (18.44%) HTML5
4 26 (18.44%) XML
5 25 (17.73%) AngularJS
6 22 (15.60%) Web Services
7 21 (14.89%) WPF
8 18 (12.77%) ASP.NET
9 17 (12.06%) Spring
9 17 (12.06%) Symfony
10 16 (11.35%) Hibernate
11 15 (10.64%) Flash
11 15 (10.64%) Doctrine
12 14 (9.93%) WCF
12 14 (9.93%) .NET Framework
12 14 (9.93%) WinForms
13 12 (8.51%) Spring MVC
14 11 (7.80%) Java EE
14 11 (7.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.48%) Private Cloud
2 6 (4.26%) Open Source
3 4 (2.84%) NHS
4 3 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.71%) User Experience
5 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.71%) RIA
5 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.60%) Windows
2 17 (12.06%) Linux
3 14 (9.93%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.96%) Android
5 2 (1.42%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.42%) UNIX
6 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (87.94%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (82.27%) TDD
3 63 (44.68%) MVC
4 58 (41.13%) OO
5 48 (34.04%) Scrum
6 42 (29.79%) Software Engineering
7 27 (19.15%) Unit Testing
7 27 (19.15%) Test Automation
8 26 (18.44%) Automated Testing
9 25 (17.73%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (17.02%) SOA
10 24 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (13.48%) Kanban
11 19 (13.48%) DevOps
11 19 (13.48%) Analytics
12 17 (12.06%) Mobile Development
13 16 (11.35%) Manual Testing
13 16 (11.35%) Validation
14 15 (10.64%) OOD
14 15 (10.64%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (48.94%) SQL
2 55 (39.01%) C#
3 50 (35.46%) JavaScript
4 38 (26.95%) Java
5 31 (21.99%) PHP
6 25 (17.73%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.67%) Ruby
8 6 (4.26%) VB6
8 6 (4.26%) VBScript
8 6 (4.26%) VB
8 6 (4.26%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.55%) Groovy
9 5 (3.55%) C++
10 1 (0.71%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.71%) PHP5
10 1 (0.71%) C
10 1 (0.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (20.57%) Degree
2 22 (15.60%) ISEB
3 6 (4.26%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.55%) QA
System Software
1 19 (13.48%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 23 (16.31%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.35%) Zend
3 12 (8.51%) Oracle
4 7 (4.96%) Apple
5 1 (0.71%) Intel
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