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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 114 115 152
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +37
Permanent jobs citing BDD 69 40 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.83% 1.54% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.82% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 68 38 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 £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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
3173 2200 2255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.16% 84.55% 81.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2393 1672 1867
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Leeds

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 156 (90.17%) TDD
2 102 (58.96%) Scrum
3 88 (50.87%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (44.51%) Java
5 75 (43.35%) Selenium
6 73 (42.20%) SQL
7 65 (37.57%) C#
8 56 (32.37%) JUnit
9 55 (31.79%) Web Services
9 55 (31.79%) Cucumber
10 46 (26.59%) MySQL
10 46 (26.59%) .NET
11 43 (24.86%) Hibernate
12 42 (24.28%) Spring
12 42 (24.28%) Unit Testing
12 42 (24.28%) JBehave
13 41 (23.70%) Maven
13 41 (23.70%) Oracle
14 40 (23.12%) JSON
15 39 (22.54%) Spring MVC
15 39 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
16 38 (21.97%) REST
17 37 (21.39%) AngularJS
17 37 (21.39%) JBoss
18 36 (20.81%) RESTful
19 35 (20.23%) Business Intelligence
19 35 (20.23%) SQL Server
20 34 (19.65%) Enterprise Architecture
20 34 (19.65%) Big Data
21 33 (19.08%) JPA

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 32 (18.50%) Tomcat
2 25 (14.45%) IIS
3 21 (12.14%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.05%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (2.31%) Drupal
6 1 (0.58%) WordPress
6 1 (0.58%) nginx
6 1 (0.58%) Node.js
6 1 (0.58%) Apache
6 1 (0.58%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (26.59%) MySQL
2 35 (20.23%) SQL Server
3 34 (19.65%) Big Data
4 26 (15.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (13.87%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (4.62%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.05%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 75 (43.35%) Selenium
2 56 (32.37%) JUnit
3 55 (31.79%) Cucumber
4 42 (24.28%) JBehave
5 41 (23.70%) Maven
6 32 (18.50%) JMeter
7 16 (9.25%) SoapUI
8 11 (6.36%) WebDriver
9 8 (4.62%) Behat
10 6 (3.47%) PhpStorm
11 5 (2.89%) Git (software)
11 5 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.16%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.58%) WATIR
13 1 (0.58%) PHPUnit
13 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 1 (0.58%) Jasmine
General
1 24 (13.87%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.94%) Finance
3 3 (1.73%) Marketing
4 1 (0.58%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 84 (48.55%) Developer
2 36 (20.81%) Java Developer
3 29 (16.76%) Software Developer
4 26 (15.03%) Analyst
5 22 (12.72%) Business Analyst
6 18 (10.40%) Senior Developer
7 17 (9.83%) Test Manager
8 15 (8.67%) Tester
8 15 (8.67%) Agile Business Analyst
9 11 (6.36%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (6.36%) Team Leader
10 10 (5.78%) PHP Developer
10 10 (5.78%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (5.20%) Lead Developer
11 9 (5.20%) .NET Developer
11 9 (5.20%) Automation Tester
12 8 (4.62%) QA Test Manager
12 8 (4.62%) QA Manager
12 8 (4.62%) Selenium Tester
13 7 (4.05%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (31.79%) Web Services
2 46 (26.59%) .NET
3 43 (24.86%) Hibernate
4 42 (24.28%) Spring
5 40 (23.12%) JSON
6 39 (22.54%) Spring MVC
7 38 (21.97%) REST
8 37 (21.39%) AngularJS
9 36 (20.81%) RESTful
10 33 (19.08%) JPA
11 32 (18.50%) Apache Camel
11 32 (18.50%) Apache Wicket
11 32 (18.50%) ActiveMQ
11 32 (18.50%) JDBC
12 31 (17.92%) XML
12 31 (17.92%) SOAP
13 30 (17.34%) JMS
14 22 (12.72%) WebSphere MQ
15 20 (11.56%) HTML
16 18 (10.40%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.36%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (2.89%) NHS
3 4 (2.31%) DTV
3 4 (2.31%) Mathematics
3 4 (2.31%) Social Media
4 3 (1.73%) Economics
5 1 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.76%) Windows
1 29 (16.76%) Linux
2 24 (13.87%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (90.17%) TDD
2 102 (58.96%) Scrum
3 88 (50.87%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (24.28%) Unit Testing
5 39 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (20.23%) Business Intelligence
7 34 (19.65%) Enterprise Architecture
8 31 (17.92%) Dependency Injection
9 30 (17.34%) MVC
10 28 (16.18%) RUP
10 28 (16.18%) DSDM
11 26 (15.03%) Information Management
12 25 (14.45%) Low Latency
13 24 (13.87%) Complex Event Processing
14 23 (13.29%) Web Development
15 18 (10.40%) UML
15 18 (10.40%) Test Strategy
16 16 (9.25%) Test Automation
16 16 (9.25%) OOP
16 16 (9.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 77 (44.51%) Java
2 73 (42.20%) SQL
3 65 (37.57%) C#
4 33 (19.08%) T-SQL
5 26 (15.03%) JavaScript
6 21 (12.14%) PHP
7 7 (4.05%) C++
7 7 (4.05%) Ruby
7 7 (4.05%) PHP5
8 4 (2.31%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.73%) C
10 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.58%) F#
11 1 (0.58%) Scala
11 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (15.03%) ISEB
2 13 (7.51%) ISTQB
3 8 (4.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.87%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) Varnish
Vendors
1 41 (23.70%) Oracle
2 37 (21.39%) JBoss
3 30 (17.34%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.47%) Zend
5 3 (1.73%) Google
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
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Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
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EMIS
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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