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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 108 136 163
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +27
Permanent jobs citing BDD 105 37 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.15% 1.05% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 1.27% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 100 35 7
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 £48,000 £60,000
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
4065 2917 2796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.15% 82.99% 79.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3227 2207 2320
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +16 98 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Wakefield -3 4 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Bradford - 3 £35,000 -
BDD
Yorkshire

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 176 (88.44%) TDD
2 114 (57.29%) Scrum
3 95 (47.74%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (39.70%) SQL
5 78 (39.20%) Java
6 77 (38.69%) C#
7 76 (38.19%) Selenium
8 60 (30.15%) .NET
9 53 (26.63%) JUnit
9 53 (26.63%) Continuous Integration
10 51 (25.63%) Cucumber
11 48 (24.12%) Unit Testing
11 48 (24.12%) Web Services
12 47 (23.62%) SQL Server
13 44 (22.11%) T-SQL
14 43 (21.61%) MySQL
15 42 (21.11%) Microsoft
15 42 (21.11%) Hibernate
16 41 (20.60%) Spring
17 39 (19.60%) Maven
18 37 (18.59%) MVC
18 37 (18.59%) DSDM
19 36 (18.09%) Windows
20 35 (17.59%) RUP
20 35 (17.59%) JBehave
21 34 (17.09%) JBoss
21 34 (17.09%) Oracle
21 34 (17.09%) JavaScript
22 33 (16.58%) RESTful
22 33 (16.58%) JSON

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 31 (15.58%) Tomcat
2 29 (14.57%) IIS
3 15 (7.54%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.51%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (2.01%) Drupal
6 3 (1.51%) Node.js
7 1 (0.50%) WordPress
7 1 (0.50%) nginx
7 1 (0.50%) CMS
7 1 (0.50%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.01%) Internet
2 3 (1.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (23.62%) SQL Server
2 43 (21.61%) MySQL
3 31 (15.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (15.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 28 (14.07%) Big Data
6 12 (6.03%) Relational Database
7 11 (5.53%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.51%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 76 (38.19%) Selenium
2 53 (26.63%) JUnit
3 51 (25.63%) Cucumber
4 39 (19.60%) Maven
5 35 (17.59%) JBehave
6 25 (12.56%) JMeter
7 18 (9.05%) SoapUI
8 12 (6.03%) WebDriver
9 8 (4.02%) Git (software)
9 8 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (4.02%) Behat
10 7 (3.52%) NUnit
11 6 (3.02%) MSTest
11 6 (3.02%) SpecFlow
11 6 (3.02%) PhpStorm
12 4 (2.01%) Rhino Mocks
12 4 (2.01%) Moq
13 2 (1.01%) QuickTest Pro
13 2 (1.01%) Eclipse
13 2 (1.01%) FitNesse
General
1 20 (10.05%) Telecoms
1 20 (10.05%) Finance
2 3 (1.51%) Marketing
3 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 96 (48.24%) Developer
2 37 (18.59%) Analyst
3 35 (17.59%) Java Developer
4 32 (16.08%) Software Developer
5 31 (15.58%) Business Analyst
6 20 (10.05%) Agile Business Analyst
7 19 (9.55%) Senior Developer
8 18 (9.05%) Tester
9 16 (8.04%) Test Manager
10 15 (7.54%) .NET Developer
11 14 (7.04%) Senior Analyst
12 12 (6.03%) Team Leader
13 11 (5.53%) Senior Business Analyst
14 10 (5.03%) Automation Tester
14 10 (5.03%) PHP Developer
15 9 (4.52%) Selenium Tester
15 9 (4.52%) Senior Java Developer
16 7 (3.52%) QA Test Manager
16 7 (3.52%) Test Engineer
16 7 (3.52%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (30.15%) .NET
2 48 (24.12%) Web Services
3 42 (21.11%) Hibernate
4 41 (20.60%) Spring
5 33 (16.58%) RESTful
5 33 (16.58%) JSON
6 32 (16.08%) Spring MVC
6 32 (16.08%) XML
7 31 (15.58%) SOAP
7 31 (15.58%) REST
8 30 (15.08%) AngularJS
9 28 (14.07%) Apache Wicket
10 27 (13.57%) JPA
10 27 (13.57%) JDBC
11 26 (13.07%) ActiveMQ
11 26 (13.07%) Apache Camel
12 24 (12.06%) HTML
12 24 (12.06%) JMS
13 20 (10.05%) jQuery
14 19 (9.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.53%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.03%) NHS
3 5 (2.51%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (2.51%) Mathematics
3 5 (2.51%) DTV
4 4 (2.01%) Social Media
5 3 (1.51%) Economics
6 2 (1.01%) Social Network
7 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.09%) Windows
2 29 (14.57%) Linux
3 24 (12.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (88.44%) TDD
2 114 (57.29%) Scrum
3 95 (47.74%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (26.63%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (24.12%) Unit Testing
6 37 (18.59%) MVC
6 37 (18.59%) DSDM
7 35 (17.59%) RUP
8 32 (16.08%) Enterprise Architecture
9 31 (15.58%) Low Latency
10 30 (15.08%) Dependency Injection
11 29 (14.57%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (13.57%) Information Management
13 23 (11.56%) Kanban
14 21 (10.55%) Web Development
15 20 (10.05%) UML
15 20 (10.05%) Test Automation
15 20 (10.05%) Complex Event Processing
16 19 (9.55%) Test Strategy
17 17 (8.54%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 79 (39.70%) SQL
2 78 (39.20%) Java
3 77 (38.69%) C#
4 44 (22.11%) T-SQL
5 34 (17.09%) JavaScript
6 21 (10.55%) PHP
7 12 (6.03%) Ruby
8 7 (3.52%) PHP5
8 7 (3.52%) C++
9 4 (2.01%) C
9 4 (2.01%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.01%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.01%) F#
11 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.50%) Groovy
11 1 (0.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (15.58%) ISEB
2 17 (8.54%) ISTQB
3 14 (7.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.07%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (21.11%) Microsoft
2 34 (17.09%) JBoss
2 34 (17.09%) Oracle
3 6 (3.02%) Zend
4 3 (1.51%) Google
5 2 (1.01%) HP
5 2 (1.01%) Facebook
5 2 (1.01%) Twitter
Wakefield
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 12 days ago
Yeadon, Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: £40k to £65k depending on level of experience
Posted: 26 days ago