The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 137 127 169
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +42
Permanent jobs citing BDD 72 45 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.45% 1.25% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.49% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 71 43 9
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
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
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4103 3029 3005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.36% 84.05% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3171 2356 2517
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

BDD
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

BDD Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

BDD
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

BDD
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +1 69 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Bradford - 1 £28,000 -
BDD
Yorkshire

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

1 161 (88.46%) TDD
2 106 (58.24%) Scrum
3 94 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (43.41%) Java
5 76 (41.76%) Selenium
6 75 (41.21%) SQL
7 68 (37.36%) C#
8 57 (31.32%) JUnit
8 57 (31.32%) Cucumber
9 55 (30.22%) Web Services
10 48 (26.37%) .NET
11 46 (25.27%) MySQL
12 45 (24.73%) Hibernate
13 44 (24.18%) Spring
14 43 (23.63%) Unit Testing
15 42 (23.08%) JBehave
15 42 (23.08%) Maven
16 41 (22.53%) Oracle
16 41 (22.53%) Continuous Integration
17 40 (21.98%) JSON
18 39 (21.43%) Spring MVC
19 38 (20.88%) REST
19 38 (20.88%) JBoss
20 37 (20.33%) SQL Server
20 37 (20.33%) AngularJS
21 36 (19.78%) RESTful
22 35 (19.23%) T-SQL
22 35 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
23 34 (18.68%) Big Data
23 34 (18.68%) Enterprise Architecture

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 33 (18.13%) Tomcat
2 25 (13.74%) IIS
3 21 (11.54%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (2.20%) Drupal
6 1 (0.55%) WordPress
6 1 (0.55%) nginx
6 1 (0.55%) Node.js
6 1 (0.55%) Apache
6 1 (0.55%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (25.27%) MySQL
2 37 (20.33%) SQL Server
3 34 (18.68%) Big Data
4 26 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (13.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (6.04%) Relational Database
7 10 (5.49%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 76 (41.76%) Selenium
2 57 (31.32%) JUnit
2 57 (31.32%) Cucumber
3 42 (23.08%) JBehave
3 42 (23.08%) Maven
4 32 (17.58%) JMeter
5 16 (8.79%) SoapUI
6 11 (6.04%) WebDriver
7 8 (4.40%) Behat
8 6 (3.30%) Git (software)
8 6 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (3.30%) PhpStorm
9 2 (1.10%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.55%) NUnit
10 1 (0.55%) WATIR
10 1 (0.55%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.55%) RSpec
10 1 (0.55%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.55%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.55%) SpecFlow
General
1 24 (13.19%) Telecoms
2 15 (8.24%) Finance
3 3 (1.65%) Marketing
4 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 88 (48.35%) Developer
2 38 (20.88%) Java Developer
3 30 (16.48%) Analyst
4 29 (15.93%) Software Developer
5 25 (13.74%) Business Analyst
6 18 (9.89%) Senior Developer
7 17 (9.34%) Test Manager
8 15 (8.24%) Tester
8 15 (8.24%) Agile Business Analyst
9 13 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (6.59%) Team Leader
11 11 (6.04%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (5.49%) PHP Developer
12 10 (5.49%) Senior Business Analyst
13 9 (4.95%) Lead Developer
13 9 (4.95%) .NET Developer
13 9 (4.95%) Automation Tester
14 8 (4.40%) Selenium Tester
14 8 (4.40%) QA Manager
14 8 (4.40%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (30.22%) Web Services
2 48 (26.37%) .NET
3 45 (24.73%) Hibernate
4 44 (24.18%) Spring
5 40 (21.98%) JSON
6 39 (21.43%) Spring MVC
7 38 (20.88%) REST
8 37 (20.33%) AngularJS
9 36 (19.78%) RESTful
10 33 (18.13%) JPA
10 33 (18.13%) JDBC
11 32 (17.58%) ActiveMQ
11 32 (17.58%) Apache Wicket
11 32 (17.58%) Apache Camel
12 31 (17.03%) XML
12 31 (17.03%) SOAP
13 30 (16.48%) JMS
14 22 (12.09%) WebSphere MQ
14 22 (12.09%) HTML
15 18 (9.89%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.59%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (3.30%) NHS
3 5 (2.75%) DTV
3 5 (2.75%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.20%) Social Media
5 3 (1.65%) Economics
6 1 (0.55%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (16.48%) Windows
2 29 (15.93%) Linux
3 24 (13.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (88.46%) TDD
2 106 (58.24%) Scrum
3 94 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (23.63%) Unit Testing
5 41 (22.53%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
7 34 (18.68%) Enterprise Architecture
8 31 (17.03%) MVC
8 31 (17.03%) Dependency Injection
9 29 (15.93%) RUP
9 29 (15.93%) DSDM
10 26 (14.29%) Information Management
11 25 (13.74%) Low Latency
12 24 (13.19%) Complex Event Processing
13 23 (12.64%) Web Development
14 21 (11.54%) UML
15 18 (9.89%) Test Automation
15 18 (9.89%) Test Strategy
15 18 (9.89%) Kanban
16 17 (9.34%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 79 (43.41%) Java
2 75 (41.21%) SQL
3 68 (37.36%) C#
4 35 (19.23%) T-SQL
5 28 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 21 (11.54%) PHP
7 8 (4.40%) Ruby
8 7 (3.85%) PHP5
8 7 (3.85%) C++
9 4 (2.20%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.20%) C
10 2 (1.10%) F#
10 2 (1.10%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.55%) Scala
11 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.55%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 26 (14.29%) ISEB
2 13 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 13 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.19%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Varnish
Vendors
1 41 (22.53%) Oracle
2 38 (20.88%) JBoss
3 31 (17.03%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.30%) Zend
5 3 (1.65%) Google
West Yorkshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus, shares
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 9 days ago
Yeadon, Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 15 days ago