The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 122 153 167
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +14
Permanent jobs citing BDD 92 26 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.80% 0.67% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 0.84% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 79 26 4
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4217 3078 2821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.41% 79.15% 77.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3394 2423 2359
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
BDD
Yorkshire

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +29 83 £40,000 -20.00% 12
Wakefield - 2 £35,000 - 1
Bradford - 1 £40,000 - 1
BDD
Yorkshire

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 146 (85.88%) TDD
2 94 (55.29%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (47.06%) Scrum
4 75 (44.12%) SQL
5 64 (37.65%) Selenium
6 58 (34.12%) SQL Server
7 57 (33.53%) Java
8 53 (31.18%) DSDM
9 52 (30.59%) Microsoft
9 52 (30.59%) C#
10 51 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
11 47 (27.65%) .NET
12 45 (26.47%) T-SQL
12 45 (26.47%) Unit Testing
13 44 (25.88%) Windows
13 44 (25.88%) RUP
14 42 (24.71%) ISEB
15 40 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
16 39 (22.94%) QA
16 39 (22.94%) SQL Server 2005
17 38 (22.35%) Low Latency
18 37 (21.76%) Linux
19 35 (20.59%) ISTQB
20 34 (20.00%) SOAP
20 34 (20.00%) MySQL
21 33 (19.41%) Finance
22 32 (18.82%) jQuery
23 29 (17.06%) Web Services
23 29 (17.06%) XML
23 29 (17.06%) Test Automation

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 22 (12.94%) Tomcat
1 22 (12.94%) IIS
2 15 (8.82%) Apache
3 8 (4.71%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.53%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.76%) Drupal
6 2 (1.18%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.18%) Node.js
6 2 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.18%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.18%) WebLogic Integration
6 2 (1.18%) CMS
6 2 (1.18%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.59%) Kentico
Applications
1 11 (6.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.53%) Internet
2 2 (1.18%) HTTP
2 2 (1.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (34.12%) SQL Server
2 40 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (22.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 34 (20.00%) MySQL
5 10 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 9 (5.29%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.35%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 64 (37.65%) Selenium
2 29 (17.06%) MSTest
3 28 (16.47%) JUnit
4 27 (15.88%) Cucumber
5 25 (14.71%) SoapUI
6 22 (12.94%) Maven
6 22 (12.94%) NUnit
7 20 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (10.00%) WebDriver
9 15 (8.82%) JBehave
10 14 (8.24%) SpecFlow
10 14 (8.24%) FitNesse
11 8 (4.71%) QuickTest Pro
12 7 (4.12%) Visual Studio
13 6 (3.53%) Git (software)
13 6 (3.53%) Subversion
13 6 (3.53%) PhpStorm
14 5 (2.94%) Jenkins
14 5 (2.94%) Hudson
15 3 (1.76%) JMeter
General
1 33 (19.41%) Finance
2 2 (1.18%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (45.88%) Developer
2 55 (32.35%) Analyst
3 31 (18.24%) Business Analyst
4 24 (14.12%) Test Analyst
4 24 (14.12%) Agile Business Analyst
5 22 (12.94%) Software Developer
5 22 (12.94%) Java Developer
6 17 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 16 (9.41%) Tester
8 14 (8.24%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (7.06%) LAMP Developer
10 11 (6.47%) J2EE Developer
11 10 (5.88%) .NET Developer
12 8 (4.71%) PHP Developer
12 8 (4.71%) Team Leader
13 7 (4.12%) Automation Tester
13 7 (4.12%) Selenium Tester
13 7 (4.12%) Senior Test Analyst
13 7 (4.12%) Senior Business Analyst
13 7 (4.12%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (27.65%) .NET
2 34 (20.00%) SOAP
3 32 (18.82%) jQuery
4 29 (17.06%) Web Services
4 29 (17.06%) XML
5 27 (15.88%) Spring
6 24 (14.12%) Hibernate
6 24 (14.12%) WCF
6 24 (14.12%) J2EE
7 19 (11.18%) HTML
8 16 (9.41%) Spring Integration
9 15 (8.82%) Apache Wicket
9 15 (8.82%) JPA
9 15 (8.82%) JAXB
9 15 (8.82%) LAMP
10 14 (8.24%) JMS
10 14 (8.24%) CSS
11 12 (7.06%) ASP.NET
11 12 (7.06%) MSMQ
12 8 (4.71%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.65%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (5.29%) NHS
3 5 (2.94%) DTV
3 5 (2.94%) Mathematics
3 5 (2.94%) Open Source
4 3 (1.76%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.18%) Social Network
5 2 (1.18%) DataPower
5 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.59%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 44 (25.88%) Windows
2 37 (21.76%) Linux
3 18 (10.59%) UNIX
4 6 (3.53%) Android
5 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.59%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (85.88%) TDD
2 94 (55.29%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (47.06%) Scrum
4 53 (31.18%) DSDM
5 51 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (26.47%) Unit Testing
7 44 (25.88%) RUP
8 38 (22.35%) Low Latency
9 29 (17.06%) Test Automation
10 28 (16.47%) MVC
11 27 (15.88%) Test Management
12 24 (14.12%) User Stories
13 23 (13.53%) Information Management
14 20 (11.76%) Software Testing
15 19 (11.18%) OO
16 17 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
16 17 (10.00%) Automated Testing
16 17 (10.00%) Integration Testing
16 17 (10.00%) ATDD
17 16 (9.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 75 (44.12%) SQL
2 57 (33.53%) Java
3 52 (30.59%) C#
4 45 (26.47%) T-SQL
5 28 (16.47%) JavaScript
6 23 (13.53%) PHP
7 6 (3.53%) Ruby
7 6 (3.53%) PHP5
8 4 (2.35%) C++
8 4 (2.35%) C
9 2 (1.18%) F#
9 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 42 (24.71%) ISEB
2 35 (20.59%) ISTQB
3 10 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (22.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (10.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (30.59%) Microsoft
2 28 (16.47%) Oracle
3 18 (10.59%) Zend
4 16 (9.41%) JBoss
5 8 (4.71%) HP
6 2 (1.18%) IBM
6 2 (1.18%) Facebook
6 2 (1.18%) Twitter
6 2 (1.18%) Kony
Bradford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Purple Monkey
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wakefield
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £excellent + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago