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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 141 109 163
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +54
Permanent jobs citing BDD 48 50 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.26% 1.89% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 2.18% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 47 48 6
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
3236 2290 2383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.96% 86.38% 83.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2431 1800 1966
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Leeds

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 139 (87.42%) TDD
2 135 (84.91%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (55.97%) Scrum
4 78 (49.06%) Java
5 75 (47.17%) Selenium
6 69 (43.40%) SQL
7 60 (37.74%) Web Services
8 57 (35.85%) Cucumber
9 56 (35.22%) C#
10 55 (34.59%) JUnit
11 48 (30.19%) Hibernate
12 47 (29.56%) MySQL
13 46 (28.93%) Spring
14 45 (28.30%) Oracle
15 44 (27.67%) Maven
15 44 (27.67%) JBehave
16 43 (27.04%) JSON
16 43 (27.04%) Spring MVC
17 41 (25.79%) REST
18 40 (25.16%) AngularJS
18 40 (25.16%) JBoss
19 39 (24.53%) RESTful
20 38 (23.90%) Business Intelligence
20 38 (23.90%) .NET
21 37 (23.27%) Enterprise Architecture
21 37 (23.27%) Big Data
22 35 (22.01%) Apache Camel
22 35 (22.01%) Unit Testing
22 35 (22.01%) Apache Wicket
22 35 (22.01%) JPA

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 35 (22.01%) Tomcat
2 24 (15.09%) WebSphere
3 20 (12.58%) IIS
4 8 (5.03%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.63%) Apache
5 1 (0.63%) Node.js
5 1 (0.63%) Drupal
5 1 (0.63%) nginx
5 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.26%) FTP
2 1 (0.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (29.56%) MySQL
2 37 (23.27%) Big Data
3 27 (16.98%) SQL Server
4 21 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (11.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (5.66%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.40%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 75 (47.17%) Selenium
2 57 (35.85%) Cucumber
3 55 (34.59%) JUnit
4 44 (27.67%) Maven
4 44 (27.67%) JBehave
5 34 (21.38%) JMeter
6 13 (8.18%) SoapUI
7 12 (7.55%) WebDriver
8 8 (5.03%) Behat
9 3 (1.89%) PhpStorm
10 2 (1.26%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.26%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.63%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.63%) WATIR
11 1 (0.63%) PHPUnit
General
1 26 (16.35%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.55%) Finance
3 3 (1.89%) Marketing
4 1 (0.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 77 (48.43%) Developer
2 38 (23.90%) Java Developer
3 25 (15.72%) Analyst
4 24 (15.09%) Software Developer
5 20 (12.58%) Business Analyst
5 20 (12.58%) Senior Developer
6 15 (9.43%) Test Manager
7 13 (8.18%) Tester
7 13 (8.18%) Agile Business Analyst
8 12 (7.55%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (6.92%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (6.29%) Team Leader
11 9 (5.66%) .NET Developer
11 9 (5.66%) Lead Developer
11 9 (5.66%) Automation Tester
12 8 (5.03%) Lead Java Developer
13 7 (4.40%) QA Manager
13 7 (4.40%) Test Engineer
13 7 (4.40%) Senior Business Analyst
13 7 (4.40%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (37.74%) Web Services
2 48 (30.19%) Hibernate
3 46 (28.93%) Spring
4 43 (27.04%) JSON
4 43 (27.04%) Spring MVC
5 41 (25.79%) REST
6 40 (25.16%) AngularJS
7 39 (24.53%) RESTful
8 38 (23.90%) .NET
9 35 (22.01%) Apache Camel
9 35 (22.01%) Apache Wicket
9 35 (22.01%) JPA
9 35 (22.01%) ActiveMQ
9 35 (22.01%) XML
9 35 (22.01%) JDBC
10 33 (20.75%) SOAP
11 32 (20.13%) JMS
12 24 (15.09%) WebSphere MQ
13 18 (11.32%) HTML
14 17 (10.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.03%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.77%) User Experience
3 4 (2.52%) Social Media
4 3 (1.89%) Economics
5 2 (1.26%) NHS
6 1 (0.63%) DTV
6 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.24%) Linux
2 26 (16.35%) UNIX
3 22 (13.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (87.42%) TDD
2 135 (84.91%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (55.97%) Scrum
4 38 (23.90%) Business Intelligence
5 37 (23.27%) Enterprise Architecture
6 35 (22.01%) Unit Testing
7 33 (20.75%) Dependency Injection
8 32 (20.13%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (17.61%) MVC
10 26 (16.35%) Complex Event Processing
11 22 (13.84%) Information Management
12 20 (12.58%) Web Development
12 20 (12.58%) Low Latency
12 20 (12.58%) RUP
12 20 (12.58%) DSDM
12 20 (12.58%) UML
13 15 (9.43%) Kanban
14 14 (8.81%) Test Strategy
14 14 (8.81%) Software Engineering
15 13 (8.18%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (49.06%) Java
2 69 (43.40%) SQL
3 56 (35.22%) C#
4 25 (15.72%) T-SQL
5 24 (15.09%) JavaScript
6 15 (9.43%) PHP
7 7 (4.40%) Ruby
7 7 (4.40%) C++
8 4 (2.52%) PHP5
8 4 (2.52%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.26%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (13.21%) ISEB
2 10 (6.29%) ISTQB
3 7 (4.40%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.21%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Varnish
Vendors
1 45 (28.30%) Oracle
2 40 (25.16%) JBoss
3 22 (13.84%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.52%) Zend
5 3 (1.89%) Google
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