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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 117 116 161
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +45
Permanent jobs citing BDD 92 90 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.82% 1.85% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 2.20% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 89 75 25
Average salary £37,500 £39,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,700 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
4376 4091 3129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.74% 83.87% 80.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3440 3272 2486
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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 +5 81 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Huddersfield -3 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Bradford -5 1 £40,000 +5.26%
Wakefield -11 1 £32,500 -7.14%
BDD
Yorkshire

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

1 129 (84.31%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (79.74%) TDD
3 69 (45.10%) MVC
4 62 (40.52%) SQL
5 61 (39.87%) OO
6 54 (35.29%) JavaScript
7 52 (33.99%) C#
8 50 (32.68%) HTML
9 43 (28.10%) Java
10 42 (27.45%) .NET
11 41 (26.80%) SQL Server
12 39 (25.49%) Scrum
13 38 (24.84%) Software Engineering
14 37 (24.18%) CSS
15 33 (21.57%) Degree
16 30 (19.61%) AngularJS
17 28 (18.30%) Test Automation
17 28 (18.30%) XML
17 28 (18.30%) Finance
18 27 (17.65%) SOA
19 26 (16.99%) Microsoft
20 25 (16.34%) ISEB
20 25 (16.34%) ASP.NET
20 25 (16.34%) Automated Testing
21 24 (15.69%) Unit Testing
22 23 (15.03%) Business Intelligence
22 23 (15.03%) Web Services
23 22 (14.38%) T-SQL
23 22 (14.38%) Spring
23 22 (14.38%) Continuous Integration

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 11 (7.19%) NServiceBus
2 2 (1.31%) Apache
3 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.65%) CMS
3 1 (0.65%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.65%) Drupal
Applications
1 21 (13.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.65%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.96%) FTP
2 2 (1.31%) Intranet
3 1 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (26.80%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.73%) Big Data
3 14 (9.15%) Relational Database
3 14 (9.15%) MySQL
4 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.31%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (12.42%) ReSharper
1 19 (12.42%) Moq
1 19 (12.42%) SoapUI
2 16 (10.46%) Selenium
3 12 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (5.23%) FitNesse
5 7 (4.58%) JUnit
5 7 (4.58%) SpecFlow
6 6 (3.92%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.61%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.96%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.31%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (1.31%) NUnit
9 2 (1.31%) Subversion
10 1 (0.65%) JIRA
10 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.65%) WATIR
10 1 (0.65%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.65%) Sahi
10 1 (0.65%) Behat
General
1 28 (18.30%) Finance
2 21 (13.73%) Retail
3 7 (4.58%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.31%) Back Office
4 2 (1.31%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.31%) Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (52.29%) Developer
2 31 (20.26%) Tester
3 26 (16.99%) Web Developer
4 24 (15.69%) Software Engineer
5 19 (12.42%) Front-End Developer
6 16 (10.46%) Java Software Engineer
7 15 (9.80%) PHP Developer
7 15 (9.80%) Functional Tester
8 11 (7.19%) Software Developer
8 11 (7.19%) Analyst
9 9 (5.88%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.58%) Applications Developer
10 7 (4.58%) Software Tester
10 7 (4.58%) Java Developer
10 7 (4.58%) Senior PHP Developer
10 7 (4.58%) Lead Software Engineer
11 6 (3.92%) Lead Web Developer
11 6 (3.92%) .NET Developer
11 6 (3.92%) Lead Developer
12 5 (3.27%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (32.68%) HTML
2 42 (27.45%) .NET
3 37 (24.18%) CSS
4 30 (19.61%) AngularJS
5 28 (18.30%) XML
6 25 (16.34%) ASP.NET
7 23 (15.03%) Web Services
8 22 (14.38%) Spring
8 22 (14.38%) HTML5
9 20 (13.07%) Hibernate
10 19 (12.42%) WPF
11 18 (11.76%) Spring MVC
11 18 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (10.46%) Java EE
13 15 (9.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (9.15%) Symfony
14 14 (9.15%) jQuery
15 13 (8.50%) Flash
15 13 (8.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.42%) Private Cloud
2 2 (1.31%) N-Tier
2 2 (1.31%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.31%) Open Source
3 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.76%) Windows
2 15 (9.80%) Linux
3 14 (9.15%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.58%) Android
5 3 (1.96%) UNIX
6 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.65%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (84.31%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (79.74%) TDD
3 69 (45.10%) MVC
4 61 (39.87%) OO
5 39 (25.49%) Scrum
6 38 (24.84%) Software Engineering
7 28 (18.30%) Test Automation
8 27 (17.65%) SOA
9 25 (16.34%) Automated Testing
10 24 (15.69%) Unit Testing
11 23 (15.03%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (13.07%) Analytics
14 17 (11.11%) UML
15 16 (10.46%) OOA/OOD
15 16 (10.46%) Manual Testing
16 15 (9.80%) OOD
16 15 (9.80%) Validation
16 15 (9.80%) DevOps
16 15 (9.80%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (40.52%) SQL
2 54 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 52 (33.99%) C#
4 43 (28.10%) Java
5 22 (14.38%) T-SQL
6 21 (13.73%) PHP
7 4 (2.61%) Groovy
7 4 (2.61%) VBScript
7 4 (2.61%) VB
7 4 (2.61%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.61%) VB6
7 4 (2.61%) Ruby
8 2 (1.31%) PHP5
9 1 (0.65%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (21.57%) Degree
2 25 (16.34%) ISEB
3 9 (5.88%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.27%) QA
System Software
1 19 (12.42%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 26 (16.99%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.11%) Oracle
3 14 (9.15%) Zend
4 7 (4.58%) Apple
5 1 (0.65%) Perforce
5 1 (0.65%) Intel
5 1 (0.65%) Twitter
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + pension, healthcare, free parking
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Pension, Private Healthcare + other
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension, Private Healthcare + other
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£45K + 10% Bonus + Flexible working
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum c£30K + 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago