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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 79 125 106
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -19
Permanent jobs citing BDD 106 68 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.03% 1.84% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.34% 2.14% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 77 67 38
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
3175 3183 2267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.66% 86.31% 87.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2522 2419 1739
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Leeds

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 159 (91.38%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (82.18%) TDD
3 80 (45.98%) JavaScript
4 73 (41.95%) Java
5 68 (39.08%) SQL
6 67 (38.51%) Scrum
7 66 (37.93%) HTML
7 66 (37.93%) PHP
8 65 (37.36%) Continuous Integration
9 58 (33.33%) CSS
10 57 (32.76%) MySQL
10 57 (32.76%) C#
11 55 (31.61%) .NET
12 53 (30.46%) Linux
12 53 (30.46%) MVC
13 46 (26.44%) Software Engineering
13 46 (26.44%) OO
14 42 (24.14%) Ruby
15 39 (22.41%) Unit Testing
15 39 (22.41%) Open Source
16 38 (21.84%) Kanban
17 37 (21.26%) XML
17 37 (21.26%) Automated Testing
18 36 (20.69%) Web Services
19 32 (18.39%) Relational Database
20 31 (17.82%) Mentoring
21 29 (16.67%) Windows
21 29 (16.67%) Python
22 28 (16.09%) Oracle
22 28 (16.09%) C++

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 (16.09%) Node.js
2 4 (2.30%) Apache
2 4 (2.30%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.30%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.15%) JBoss
3 2 (1.15%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.15%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.57%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.49%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (9.77%) Google Cloud Platform
3 13 (7.47%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.30%) IaaS
4 4 (2.30%) Sumo Logic
5 2 (1.15%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.20%) Internet
2 6 (3.45%) Broadband
3 4 (2.30%) HTTP
3 4 (2.30%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (32.76%) MySQL
2 32 (18.39%) Relational Database
3 22 (12.64%) MongoDB
4 21 (12.07%) SQL Server
5 18 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (9.77%) Redis
6 17 (9.77%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (8.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (3.45%) RDBMS
8 6 (3.45%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.30%) HBase
9 4 (2.30%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.72%) Big Data
11 2 (1.15%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (16.09%) Cucumber
2 27 (15.52%) Maven
3 23 (13.22%) Selenium
4 19 (10.92%) Jenkins
5 13 (7.47%) JUnit
6 11 (6.32%) Behat
7 10 (5.75%) Git (software)
8 6 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (3.45%) WebDriver
9 5 (2.87%) JMeter
9 5 (2.87%) NeoLoad
10 4 (2.30%) Xcode
10 4 (2.30%) JBehave
10 4 (2.30%) Mockito
10 4 (2.30%) Grunt
11 3 (1.72%) PHPUnit
12 2 (1.15%) Hudson
12 2 (1.15%) Subversion
12 2 (1.15%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.57%) RSpec
General
1 25 (14.37%) Retail
2 17 (9.77%) Pharmaceutical
3 15 (8.62%) Finance
4 12 (6.90%) Games
5 8 (4.60%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.45%) Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 87 (50.00%) Developer
2 25 (14.37%) Software Engineer
3 24 (13.79%) Senior Developer
4 23 (13.22%) PHP Developer
5 21 (12.07%) Applications Developer
6 18 (10.34%) Senior Applications Developer
6 18 (10.34%) Senior PHP Developer
7 15 (8.62%) Automation Engineer
8 14 (8.05%) Java Developer
8 14 (8.05%) .NET Developer
8 14 (8.05%) Test Engineer
9 11 (6.32%) Analyst
9 11 (6.32%) Software Developer
9 11 (6.32%) Lead Software Engineer
10 8 (4.60%) Senior QA Engineer
10 8 (4.60%) Test Automation Engineer
10 8 (4.60%) QA Automation Engineer
10 8 (4.60%) Front-End Developer
10 8 (4.60%) Senior Software Engineer
10 8 (4.60%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (37.93%) HTML
2 58 (33.33%) CSS
3 55 (31.61%) .NET
4 37 (21.26%) XML
5 36 (20.69%) Web Services
6 27 (15.52%) ASP.NET
7 26 (14.94%) RESTful
8 23 (13.22%) Symfony
9 22 (12.64%) HTML5
10 21 (12.07%) Doctrine
11 20 (11.49%) jQuery
11 20 (11.49%) Spring
12 17 (9.77%) JSON
12 17 (9.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (9.20%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (8.05%) CSS3
16 12 (6.90%) AngularJS
16 12 (6.90%) J2EE
17 10 (5.75%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.77%) NHS
2 12 (6.90%) RIA
2 12 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.02%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.45%) User Experience
4 6 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.30%) Replication
5 4 (2.30%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.15%) Online Games
6 2 (1.15%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (30.46%) Linux
2 29 (16.67%) Windows
3 17 (9.77%) CoreOS
4 13 (7.47%) Apple iOS
5 12 (6.90%) Android
6 8 (4.60%) UNIX
7 3 (1.72%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (91.38%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (82.18%) TDD
3 67 (38.51%) Scrum
4 65 (37.36%) Continuous Integration
5 53 (30.46%) MVC
6 46 (26.44%) OO
6 46 (26.44%) Software Engineering
7 39 (22.41%) Unit Testing
7 39 (22.41%) Open Source
8 38 (21.84%) Kanban
9 37 (21.26%) Automated Testing
10 31 (17.82%) Mentoring
11 28 (16.09%) SDLC
12 25 (14.37%) Test Automation
13 22 (12.64%) DevOps
14 20 (11.49%) Coaching
15 19 (10.92%) Test Scripting
16 17 (9.77%) Line Management
17 16 (9.20%) Web Development
17 16 (9.20%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (45.98%) JavaScript
2 73 (41.95%) Java
3 68 (39.08%) SQL
4 66 (37.93%) PHP
5 57 (32.76%) C#
6 42 (24.14%) Ruby
7 29 (16.67%) Python
8 28 (16.09%) C++
9 17 (9.77%) Scala
9 17 (9.77%) Go
10 10 (5.75%) Groovy
11 9 (5.17%) T-SQL
12 6 (3.45%) XQuery
12 6 (3.45%) Bash Shell
13 5 (2.87%) Objective-C
13 5 (2.87%) VB6
13 5 (2.87%) VBScript
13 5 (2.87%) VB
13 5 (2.87%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (6.32%) Degree
2 5 (2.87%) ISEB
3 2 (1.15%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.15%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.17%) QA
System Software
1 17 (9.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 17 (9.77%) Docker
2 4 (2.30%) HDFS
2 4 (2.30%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (9.77%) Puppet
1 17 (9.77%) Vagrant
1 17 (9.77%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (9.77%) Ansible
1 17 (9.77%) Salt
1 17 (9.77%) Nagios
2 4 (2.30%) ZABBIX
2 4 (2.30%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 28 (16.09%) Oracle
2 23 (13.22%) Zend
3 21 (12.07%) Google
4 17 (9.77%) VMware
4 17 (9.77%) Splunk
4 17 (9.77%) SaltStack
5 4 (2.30%) Rackspace
5 4 (2.30%) New Relic
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.57%) Intel
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