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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 49 48 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing BDD 5 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.20% 2.13% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 2.44% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 2
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £36,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
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
384 410 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 91.87% 87.42% 86.06%
Number of salaries quoted 306 347 289
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,841 £45,000 £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 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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Leicester

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (40.00%) Sass
3 2 (40.00%) Dependency Management
3 2 (40.00%) Publishing
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Publishing
3 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) QA Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) CSS3
1 2 (40.00%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) Dependency Management
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
Leicester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £25-35k, depending on experience
Posted: 15 days ago