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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 58 110 110
Rank change year-on-year
+52 0
Permanent jobs citing BDD 151 78 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.52% 2.22% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.12% 2.45% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 142 76 57
Average salary £41,500 £38,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.21% +7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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
2950 3179 2886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.35% 90.31% 86.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2446 2544 2204
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Leeds

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 12 February 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.

1 201 (83.75%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (75.00%) TDD
3 124 (51.67%) Java
4 99 (41.25%) Selenium
5 72 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 68 (28.33%) Cucumber
7 67 (27.92%) C#
8 61 (25.42%) XML
9 59 (24.58%) Linux
10 58 (24.17%) SQL
11 57 (23.75%) Spring
12 56 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
13 55 (22.92%) .NET
13 55 (22.92%) HTML
14 52 (21.67%) MySQL
14 52 (21.67%) JUnit
15 50 (20.83%) SDLC
16 49 (20.42%) ISEB
16 49 (20.42%) Scrum
17 45 (18.75%) Maven
18 44 (18.33%) Microsoft
19 42 (17.50%) Test Scripting
20 41 (17.08%) QA
20 41 (17.08%) CSS
21 40 (16.67%) J2EE
21 40 (16.67%) Node.js
21 40 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 39 (16.25%) JSON
23 38 (15.83%) Software Testing
24 36 (15.00%) Test Management

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 40 (16.67%) Node.js
2 8 (3.33%) Confluence
3 2 (0.83%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (2.92%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.83%) GitHub
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.33%) Internet
2 8 (3.33%) HTTP
3 2 (0.83%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (21.67%) MySQL
2 30 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 20 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 17 (7.08%) MongoDB
5 15 (6.25%) RDBMS
6 11 (4.58%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (4.58%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.92%) Redis
9 5 (2.08%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.25%) RavenDB
10 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.83%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.42%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.42%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 99 (41.25%) Selenium
2 68 (28.33%) Cucumber
3 52 (21.67%) JUnit
4 45 (18.75%) Maven
5 35 (14.58%) SoapUI
6 27 (11.25%) SpecFlow
7 24 (10.00%) JMeter
8 23 (9.58%) Visual Studio
9 22 (9.17%) NeoLoad
10 19 (7.92%) WebDriver
11 18 (7.50%) Jenkins
12 17 (7.08%) JBehave
13 14 (5.83%) FitNesse
13 14 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (5.42%) Moq
14 13 (5.42%) NUnit
15 11 (4.58%) Eclipse
16 10 (4.17%) Git (software)
17 7 (2.92%) Subversion
17 7 (2.92%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (4.58%) Finance
2 7 (2.92%) Games
3 2 (0.83%) Banking
3 2 (0.83%) Retail
3 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.42%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 86 (35.83%) Developer
2 71 (29.58%) Test Engineer
3 63 (26.25%) Java Developer
4 39 (16.25%) Automation Engineer
5 36 (15.00%) Analyst
6 33 (13.75%) Test Analyst
7 29 (12.08%) Automation Analyst
7 29 (12.08%) Automation Test Analyst
8 25 (10.42%) Agile Developer
8 25 (10.42%) Senior Developer
9 24 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
10 22 (9.17%) Technical Engineer
11 21 (8.75%) Senior Agile Developer
12 17 (7.08%) J2EE Developer
12 17 (7.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 17 (7.08%) Selenium Test Analyst
13 15 (6.25%) Tester
14 13 (5.42%) .NET Developer
14 13 (5.42%) QA Engineer
14 13 (5.42%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (25.42%) XML
2 57 (23.75%) Spring
3 55 (22.92%) .NET
3 55 (22.92%) HTML
4 41 (17.08%) CSS
5 40 (16.67%) J2EE
6 39 (16.25%) JSON
7 32 (13.33%) RESTful
8 27 (11.25%) AngularJS
8 27 (11.25%) Web Services
9 25 (10.42%) SOAP
10 24 (10.00%) Hibernate
11 23 (9.58%) LAMP
12 20 (8.33%) Behat
13 19 (7.92%) ASP.NET
14 17 (7.08%) Backbone.js
15 16 (6.67%) .NET Framework
15 16 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (6.67%) JSP
16 14 (5.83%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.42%) Computer Science
2 22 (9.17%) N-Tier
3 20 (8.33%) RIA
4 8 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.25%) Blog
6 3 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.25%) iPad
6 3 (1.25%) Online Games
7 2 (0.83%) User Experience
8 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 59 (24.58%) Linux
2 24 (10.00%) Windows
3 21 (8.75%) Unix
4 20 (8.33%) Android
4 20 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.75%) Mac OS X
6 7 (2.92%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (83.75%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (75.00%) TDD
3 56 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (20.83%) SDLC
5 49 (20.42%) Scrum
6 42 (17.50%) Test Scripting
7 38 (15.83%) Software Testing
8 36 (15.00%) Test Automation
8 36 (15.00%) Test Management
9 32 (13.33%) MVC
10 30 (12.50%) Open Source
11 29 (12.08%) User Stories
12 28 (11.67%) SOA
13 25 (10.42%) ATDD
13 25 (10.42%) Software Engineering
14 23 (9.58%) Mentoring
14 23 (9.58%) Regression Testing
15 22 (9.17%) Service Delivery
15 22 (9.17%) Software Architecture
15 22 (9.17%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 124 (51.67%) Java
2 72 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 67 (27.92%) C#
4 58 (24.17%) SQL
5 35 (14.58%) Ruby
6 31 (12.92%) PHP
7 27 (11.25%) C++
8 8 (3.33%) Python
9 7 (2.92%) Go
9 7 (2.92%) Groovy
9 7 (2.92%) Scala
9 7 (2.92%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.92%) XQuery
10 3 (1.25%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (20.42%) ISEB
2 40 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 24 (10.00%) Degree
3 24 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (2.92%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (17.08%) QA
2 9 (3.75%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (3.33%) Docker
2 7 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (3.33%) Puppet
2 7 (2.92%) Ansible
2 7 (2.92%) Nagios
2 7 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.92%) Salt
Vendors
1 44 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.08%) Oracle
3 8 (3.33%) Splunk
4 7 (2.92%) Google
4 7 (2.92%) Progress
4 7 (2.92%) SaltStack
4 7 (2.92%) VMware
5 3 (1.25%) Twitter
6 2 (0.83%) Facebook
6 2 (0.83%) Sony
7 1 (0.42%) Zend
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