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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 119 118 164
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +46
Permanent jobs citing BDD 80 99 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.70% 1.96% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 2.32% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 69 87 26
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
4093 4274 3143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.81% 84.70% 80.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3138 3439 2465
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -4 74 £38,000 -5.00% 6
Wakefield -3 2 £35,000 -
Huddersfield - 1 £45,000 - 1
BDD
Yorkshire

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 135 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (81.94%) TDD
3 69 (44.52%) SQL
3 69 (44.52%) MVC
4 60 (38.71%) C#
5 58 (37.42%) OO
6 57 (36.77%) JavaScript
7 50 (32.26%) HTML
7 50 (32.26%) Scrum
8 49 (31.61%) .NET
9 46 (29.68%) Software Engineering
10 40 (25.81%) SQL Server
11 38 (24.52%) Java
12 37 (23.87%) CSS
13 34 (21.94%) PHP
14 30 (19.35%) Degree
15 29 (18.71%) AngularJS
16 28 (18.06%) HTML5
16 28 (18.06%) Finance
17 27 (17.42%) Test Automation
17 27 (17.42%) Unit Testing
18 26 (16.77%) Automated Testing
18 26 (16.77%) XML
19 25 (16.13%) T-SQL
19 25 (16.13%) Retail
19 25 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
20 24 (15.48%) Web Services
20 24 (15.48%) SOA
20 24 (15.48%) Business Intelligence
20 24 (15.48%) Microsoft

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 9 (5.81%) NServiceBus
2 3 (1.94%) Apache
3 2 (1.29%) Node.js
4 1 (0.65%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.65%) Drupal
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (13.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.65%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) HTTP
1 1 (0.65%) Intranet
1 1 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.55%) Big Data
3 19 (12.26%) MySQL
4 17 (10.97%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.94%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.29%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (12.26%) Moq
1 19 (12.26%) ReSharper
1 19 (12.26%) SoapUI
2 14 (9.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (8.39%) Selenium
4 8 (5.16%) SpecFlow
4 8 (5.16%) FitNesse
5 7 (4.52%) Cucumber
6 6 (3.87%) Git (software)
7 5 (3.23%) Behat
8 4 (2.58%) JUnit
9 3 (1.94%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.29%) Subversion
10 2 (1.29%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (1.29%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.65%) Sahi
11 1 (0.65%) WATIR
11 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.65%) NUnit
11 1 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 28 (18.06%) Finance
2 25 (16.13%) Retail
3 11 (7.10%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.29%) Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 83 (53.55%) Developer
2 26 (16.77%) Tester
3 25 (16.13%) Software Engineer
4 24 (15.48%) Web Developer
5 22 (14.19%) Front-End Developer
6 19 (12.26%) PHP Developer
7 15 (9.68%) Functional Tester
8 13 (8.39%) Applications Developer
9 12 (7.74%) Software Developer
10 11 (7.10%) Java Software Engineer
11 9 (5.81%) Senior Developer
11 9 (5.81%) Senior PHP Developer
11 9 (5.81%) Lead Software Engineer
11 9 (5.81%) Analyst
12 7 (4.52%) Senior Applications Developer
12 7 (4.52%) Software Tester
13 6 (3.87%) Java Developer
13 6 (3.87%) Lead Developer
13 6 (3.87%) Lead Web Developer
13 6 (3.87%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (32.26%) HTML
2 49 (31.61%) .NET
3 37 (23.87%) CSS
4 29 (18.71%) AngularJS
5 28 (18.06%) HTML5
6 26 (16.77%) XML
7 24 (15.48%) Web Services
8 23 (14.84%) ASP.NET
9 21 (13.55%) WPF
10 17 (10.97%) Symfony
10 17 (10.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 17 (10.97%) Spring
11 16 (10.32%) Hibernate
12 15 (9.68%) Doctrine
12 15 (9.68%) Flash
13 14 (9.03%) WinForms
13 14 (9.03%) .NET Framework
13 14 (9.03%) WCF
13 14 (9.03%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (8.39%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.26%) Private Cloud
2 6 (3.87%) Open Source
3 4 (2.58%) NHS
4 3 (1.94%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.65%) RIA
6 1 (0.65%) User Experience
6 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.19%) Windows
2 19 (12.26%) Linux
3 15 (9.68%) Apple iOS
4 8 (5.16%) Android
5 3 (1.94%) UNIX
6 2 (1.29%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.65%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (81.94%) TDD
3 69 (44.52%) MVC
4 58 (37.42%) OO
5 50 (32.26%) Scrum
6 46 (29.68%) Software Engineering
7 27 (17.42%) Test Automation
7 27 (17.42%) Unit Testing
8 26 (16.77%) Automated Testing
9 25 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (15.48%) SOA
10 24 (15.48%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (13.55%) Analytics
12 20 (12.90%) Kanban
13 19 (12.26%) DevOps
14 17 (10.97%) Mobile Development
15 16 (10.32%) Validation
15 16 (10.32%) Manual Testing
16 15 (9.68%) Agile Testing
16 15 (9.68%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (44.52%) SQL
2 60 (38.71%) C#
3 57 (36.77%) JavaScript
4 38 (24.52%) Java
5 34 (21.94%) PHP
6 25 (16.13%) T-SQL
7 9 (5.81%) Ruby
8 6 (3.87%) VB6
8 6 (3.87%) VBScript
8 6 (3.87%) VB
8 6 (3.87%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.23%) Groovy
9 5 (3.23%) C++
10 3 (1.94%) PHP5
11 1 (0.65%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.65%) Python
11 1 (0.65%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (19.35%) Degree
2 22 (14.19%) ISEB
3 6 (3.87%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 19 (12.26%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 24 (15.48%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.61%) Zend
3 12 (7.74%) Oracle
4 7 (4.52%) Apple
5 2 (1.29%) Perforce
5 2 (1.29%) Twitter
6 1 (0.65%) Intel
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, Leeds
Inter-Vention UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary Package + Bonus!
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£45K + 10% Bonus + Flexible working
Posted: 3 days ago