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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 71 136 126
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -10
Permanent jobs citing BDD 164 86 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.74% 1.78% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.23% 2.02% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 155 83 57
Average salary £41,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.21% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
3873 4257 3625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 88.38% 88.21% 84.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3239 3449 2795
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 +54 154 £41,500 +9.21% 23
Bradford -3 4 - -
Ilkley - 4 £35,000 - 1
Wakefield +14 3 £36,500 -2.66%
BDD
Yorkshire

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 222 (85.06%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (75.48%) TDD
3 130 (49.81%) Java
4 104 (39.85%) Selenium
5 81 (31.03%) JavaScript
6 76 (29.12%) C#
7 69 (26.44%) Cucumber
8 65 (24.90%) XML
9 64 (24.52%) .NET
9 64 (24.52%) HTML
10 62 (23.75%) SQL
10 62 (23.75%) Linux
11 58 (22.22%) Scrum
11 58 (22.22%) Spring
11 58 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
12 54 (20.69%) MySQL
12 54 (20.69%) ISEB
13 53 (20.31%) JUnit
14 52 (19.92%) SDLC
15 49 (18.77%) CSS
16 47 (18.01%) Maven
17 46 (17.62%) Node.js
18 43 (16.48%) Test Scripting
18 43 (16.48%) QA
18 43 (16.48%) Microsoft
18 43 (16.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 42 (16.09%) MVC
20 41 (15.71%) Ruby
20 41 (15.71%) Test Automation
21 40 (15.33%) JSON

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 46 (17.62%) Node.js
2 9 (3.45%) Confluence
3 2 (0.77%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (3.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (3.07%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.77%) GitHub
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.66%) Internet
2 8 (3.07%) HTTP
3 2 (0.77%) FTP
3 2 (0.77%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (20.69%) MySQL
2 40 (15.33%) SQL Server
3 21 (8.05%) Relational Database
4 18 (6.90%) MongoDB
5 16 (6.13%) RDBMS
6 12 (4.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (4.21%) Oracle Database
8 9 (3.45%) NoSQL
8 9 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (3.07%) Redis
10 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (1.15%) RavenDB
11 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.77%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.38%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.38%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 104 (39.85%) Selenium
2 69 (26.44%) Cucumber
3 53 (20.31%) JUnit
4 47 (18.01%) Maven
5 36 (13.79%) SoapUI
6 27 (10.34%) SpecFlow
7 25 (9.58%) WebDriver
8 24 (9.20%) JMeter
9 23 (8.81%) Visual Studio
10 22 (8.43%) NeoLoad
11 21 (8.05%) Jenkins
12 17 (6.51%) JBehave
13 16 (6.13%) Git (software)
14 14 (5.36%) FitNesse
15 13 (4.98%) Moq
15 13 (4.98%) NUnit
15 13 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
16 12 (4.60%) Eclipse
17 9 (3.45%) Vagrant
18 8 (3.07%) Subversion
General
1 11 (4.21%) Finance
2 9 (3.45%) Games
3 2 (0.77%) Banking
3 2 (0.77%) Retail
3 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.38%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 99 (37.93%) Developer
2 73 (27.97%) Test Engineer
3 64 (24.52%) Java Developer
4 39 (14.94%) Analyst
4 39 (14.94%) Automation Engineer
5 36 (13.79%) Test Analyst
6 31 (11.88%) Automation Analyst
6 31 (11.88%) Automation Test Analyst
7 25 (9.58%) Agile Developer
7 25 (9.58%) Senior Developer
8 24 (9.20%) Technical Engineer
8 24 (9.20%) Test Automation Engineer
9 22 (8.43%) .NET Developer
10 21 (8.05%) Senior Agile Developer
11 17 (6.51%) J2EE Developer
11 17 (6.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 17 (6.51%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 17 (6.51%) Tester
12 15 (5.75%) C# Developer
13 14 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (24.90%) XML
2 64 (24.52%) .NET
2 64 (24.52%) HTML
3 58 (22.22%) Spring
4 49 (18.77%) CSS
5 40 (15.33%) J2EE
5 40 (15.33%) JSON
6 39 (14.94%) RESTful
7 30 (11.49%) Web Services
8 29 (11.11%) ASP.NET
9 28 (10.73%) AngularJS
10 27 (10.34%) SOAP
11 26 (9.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (9.58%) Hibernate
13 23 (8.81%) LAMP
14 21 (8.05%) .NET Framework
15 20 (7.66%) Behat
16 19 (7.28%) Entity Framework
16 19 (7.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 18 (6.90%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.96%) Computer Science
2 22 (8.43%) N-Tier
3 20 (7.66%) RIA
4 9 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.53%) BBC
6 4 (1.53%) Online Games
6 4 (1.53%) Social Media
6 4 (1.53%) User Experience
7 3 (1.15%) Blog
7 3 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.15%) iPad
7 3 (1.15%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 62 (23.75%) Linux
2 25 (9.58%) Windows
3 22 (8.43%) Unix
4 21 (8.05%) Android
4 21 (8.05%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.45%) Mac OS X
6 8 (3.07%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (85.06%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (75.48%) TDD
3 58 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 58 (22.22%) Scrum
4 52 (19.92%) SDLC
5 43 (16.48%) Test Scripting
6 42 (16.09%) MVC
7 41 (15.71%) Test Automation
8 39 (14.94%) Software Testing
9 36 (13.79%) Test Management
10 31 (11.88%) Open Source
11 30 (11.49%) User Stories
12 27 (10.34%) SOA
13 26 (9.96%) Regression Testing
14 25 (9.58%) ATDD
14 25 (9.58%) Mentoring
14 25 (9.58%) Software Engineering
15 24 (9.20%) System Integration Testing
16 22 (8.43%) Automated Testing
16 22 (8.43%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 130 (49.81%) Java
2 81 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 76 (29.12%) C#
4 62 (23.75%) SQL
5 41 (15.71%) Ruby
6 34 (13.03%) PHP
7 28 (10.73%) C++
8 10 (3.83%) Python
9 8 (3.07%) Go
9 8 (3.07%) Scala
10 7 (2.68%) Groovy
10 7 (2.68%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.68%) XQuery
11 3 (1.15%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 54 (20.69%) ISEB
2 43 (16.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 26 (9.96%) ISTQB
4 25 (9.58%) Degree
5 7 (2.68%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (16.48%) QA
2 10 (3.83%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (3.83%) Docker
2 8 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (3.83%) Puppet
2 8 (3.07%) Ansible
2 8 (3.07%) Nagios
2 8 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.07%) Salt
Vendors
1 43 (16.48%) Microsoft
2 31 (11.88%) Oracle
3 13 (4.98%) Google
4 9 (3.45%) Splunk
5 8 (3.07%) SaltStack
5 8 (3.07%) VMware
6 7 (2.68%) Progress
7 6 (2.30%) Facebook
7 6 (2.30%) Sony
8 4 (1.53%) Apple
8 4 (1.53%) Yahoo!
9 3 (1.15%) Twitter
10 1 (0.38%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Private Healthcare
Posted: 1 hour ago
Ilkley
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits Package + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Huge Benefit package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + generous pension & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + generous pension & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £33 - £38000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits & Progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky
Salary: + Excellent Benefits such as free Sky HD package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
CodeTraders
Posted: 21 days ago
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Huddersfield
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago