The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 48 39 79
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +40
Permanent jobs citing BDD 6 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.58% 4.53% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 5.73% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 5
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
BDD
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
329 314 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 86.81% 79.09% 88.01%
Number of salaries quoted 287 255 387
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,776 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

BDD
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Leicester region.

BDD Salary Trend in Leicester

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
2 6 (46.15%) QA
2 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
2 6 (46.15%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (46.15%) SpecFlow
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) Selenium
3 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (30.77%) Document Management
4 4 (30.77%) Retail
4 4 (30.77%) Data Management
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Infor
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) SAP
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 4 (30.77%) COM
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 4 (30.77%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
1 4 (30.77%) Skype for Business
2 3 (23.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
1 4 (30.77%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) SpecFlow
1 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (38.46%) Selenium
3 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
3 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
4 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
5 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
5 2 (15.38%) JIRA
5 2 (15.38%) Subversion
5 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Test Manager
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (15.38%) HTML CSS Developer
2 2 (15.38%) HTML Developer
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (15.38%) QA Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) UAT Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
1 4 (30.77%) COM
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) RESTful
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (15.38%) CSS3
2 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
2 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
2 2 (15.38%) HTML5
2 2 (15.38%) jQuery
2 2 (15.38%) Sass
2 2 (15.38%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
2 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (30.77%) Case Management
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (30.77%) CRM
4 4 (30.77%) Data Management
4 4 (30.77%) Document Management
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Quality Management
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) SDLC
4 4 (30.77%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Test Planning
5 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
5 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Infor
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (30.77%) SAP