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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 99 95 126
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +31
Permanent jobs citing BDD 82 83 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.20% 2.23% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 2.61% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 79 68 26
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £31,750 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
3290 3174 2340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.27% 85.28% 82.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2603 2530 1875
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Leeds

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 115 (83.94%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (79.56%) TDD
3 64 (46.72%) MVC
4 62 (45.26%) SQL
5 61 (44.53%) OO
6 46 (33.58%) JavaScript
7 45 (32.85%) C#
8 43 (31.39%) Java
9 41 (29.93%) HTML
10 37 (27.01%) Scrum
11 35 (25.55%) Software Engineering
11 35 (25.55%) .NET
11 35 (25.55%) SQL Server
12 32 (23.36%) Degree
13 28 (20.44%) CSS
13 28 (20.44%) XML
13 28 (20.44%) Test Automation
14 27 (19.71%) SOA
14 27 (19.71%) Finance
15 26 (18.98%) AngularJS
16 25 (18.25%) Automated Testing
16 25 (18.25%) Microsoft
16 25 (18.25%) ISEB
17 24 (17.52%) Unit Testing
18 23 (16.79%) Business Intelligence
19 22 (16.06%) Web Services
19 22 (16.06%) T-SQL
19 22 (16.06%) Spring
19 22 (16.06%) Continuous Integration
20 21 (15.33%) HTML5

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 11 (8.03%) NServiceBus
2 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.73%) CMS
2 1 (0.73%) Joomla!
2 1 (0.73%) Drupal
Applications
1 20 (14.60%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.19%) FTP
2 1 (0.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.55%) SQL Server
2 21 (15.33%) Big Data
3 13 (9.49%) Relational Database
3 13 (9.49%) MySQL
4 2 (1.46%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.73%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (13.87%) ReSharper
1 19 (13.87%) SoapUI
1 19 (13.87%) Moq
2 16 (11.68%) Selenium
3 12 (8.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (5.84%) FitNesse
5 7 (5.11%) JUnit
5 7 (5.11%) SpecFlow
6 6 (4.38%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.19%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.46%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (1.46%) Subversion
8 2 (1.46%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.73%) WATIR
9 1 (0.73%) JIRA
9 1 (0.73%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.73%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.73%) Sahi
9 1 (0.73%) Behat
9 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (19.71%) Finance
2 21 (15.33%) Retail
3 7 (5.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.46%) Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (48.18%) Developer
2 31 (22.63%) Tester
3 24 (17.52%) Software Engineer
4 21 (15.33%) Web Developer
5 16 (11.68%) Java Software Engineer
5 16 (11.68%) Front-End Developer
6 15 (10.95%) Functional Tester
7 14 (10.22%) PHP Developer
8 11 (8.03%) Software Developer
9 10 (7.30%) Analyst
10 8 (5.84%) Senior Developer
11 7 (5.11%) Applications Developer
11 7 (5.11%) Software Tester
11 7 (5.11%) Java Developer
11 7 (5.11%) Senior PHP Developer
11 7 (5.11%) Lead Software Engineer
12 6 (4.38%) Lead Web Developer
12 6 (4.38%) Lead Developer
13 5 (3.65%) Test Analyst
14 4 (2.92%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (29.93%) HTML
2 35 (25.55%) .NET
3 28 (20.44%) CSS
3 28 (20.44%) XML
4 26 (18.98%) AngularJS
5 22 (16.06%) Spring
5 22 (16.06%) Web Services
6 21 (15.33%) HTML5
7 20 (14.60%) Hibernate
8 19 (13.87%) WPF
9 18 (13.14%) Spring MVC
9 18 (13.14%) ASP.NET
10 16 (11.68%) Java EE
11 14 (10.22%) Flash
11 14 (10.22%) Symfony
12 12 (8.76%) .NET Framework
12 12 (8.76%) WCF
12 12 (8.76%) WinForms
12 12 (8.76%) Doctrine
13 11 (8.03%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.87%) Private Cloud
2 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.46%) Open Source
3 1 (0.73%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.14%) Windows
2 14 (10.22%) Linux
3 13 (9.49%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.38%) Android
5 2 (1.46%) UNIX
6 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (83.94%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (79.56%) TDD
3 64 (46.72%) MVC
4 61 (44.53%) OO
5 37 (27.01%) Scrum
6 35 (25.55%) Software Engineering
7 28 (20.44%) Test Automation
8 27 (19.71%) SOA
9 25 (18.25%) Automated Testing
10 24 (17.52%) Unit Testing
11 23 (16.79%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (16.06%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (13.87%) Analytics
14 16 (11.68%) Manual Testing
14 16 (11.68%) UML
14 16 (11.68%) OOA/OOD
15 15 (10.95%) OOD
15 15 (10.95%) Validation
15 15 (10.95%) DevOps
15 15 (10.95%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (45.26%) SQL
2 46 (33.58%) JavaScript
3 45 (32.85%) C#
4 43 (31.39%) Java
5 22 (16.06%) T-SQL
6 19 (13.87%) PHP
7 4 (2.92%) Groovy
7 4 (2.92%) VBScript
7 4 (2.92%) VB
7 4 (2.92%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.92%) VB6
8 3 (2.19%) Ruby
9 1 (0.73%) PHP5
9 1 (0.73%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (23.36%) Degree
2 25 (18.25%) ISEB
3 9 (6.57%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) QA
System Software
1 19 (13.87%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 25 (18.25%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.41%) Oracle
3 13 (9.49%) Zend
4 7 (5.11%) Apple
5 1 (0.73%) Intel
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