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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 124 119 149
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +30
Permanent jobs citing BDD 77 79 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.62% 1.83% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 2.24% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 73 59 37
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
4112 3526 3267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.73% 81.89% 81.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3330 2729 2733
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -11 68 £36,500 +4.28% 10
Huddersfield +9 3 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Bradford 0 2 £40,000 +5.26%
Wakefield - 1 £37,500 -
BDD
Yorkshire

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 112 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (82.81%) TDD
3 55 (42.97%) MVC
4 47 (36.72%) SQL
5 45 (35.16%) Java
6 44 (34.38%) JavaScript
7 41 (32.03%) HTML
7 41 (32.03%) OO
8 38 (29.69%) C#
9 32 (25.00%) .NET
9 32 (25.00%) Web Services
9 32 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 29 (22.66%) Scrum
10 29 (22.66%) Oracle
10 29 (22.66%) SQL Server
11 27 (21.09%) XML
11 27 (21.09%) CSS
11 27 (21.09%) Spring
11 27 (21.09%) Degree
11 27 (21.09%) Spring MVC
12 26 (20.31%) Hibernate
12 26 (20.31%) ASP.NET
13 25 (19.53%) Selenium
13 25 (19.53%) AngularJS
14 22 (17.19%) Big Data
15 21 (16.41%) Test Automation
15 21 (16.41%) Business Intelligence
16 20 (15.63%) MySQL
16 20 (15.63%) Automated Testing
17 19 (14.84%) UML

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (7.03%) JBoss
1 9 (7.03%) Tomcat
1 9 (7.03%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.69%) NServiceBus
3 4 (3.13%) CMS
4 3 (2.34%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.78%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.78%) Drupal
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.78%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (10.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.78%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.91%) FTP
2 2 (1.56%) Intranet
3 1 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.66%) SQL Server
2 22 (17.19%) Big Data
3 20 (15.63%) MySQL
4 9 (7.03%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (19.53%) Selenium
2 18 (14.06%) JUnit
3 13 (10.16%) SoapUI
4 12 (9.38%) Moq
4 12 (9.38%) Cucumber
4 12 (9.38%) ReSharper
5 10 (7.81%) Maven
5 10 (7.81%) JBehave
5 10 (7.81%) JMeter
6 8 (6.25%) FitNesse
6 8 (6.25%) SpecFlow
7 7 (5.47%) WebDriver
8 6 (4.69%) Git (software)
9 5 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.56%) NUnit
10 2 (1.56%) Subversion
11 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.78%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.78%) JIRA
11 1 (0.78%) Behat
General
1 14 (10.94%) Retail
2 12 (9.38%) Finance
3 8 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.56%) Back Office
5 2 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (53.91%) Developer
2 26 (20.31%) Software Engineer
3 24 (18.75%) Tester
4 17 (13.28%) Web Developer
5 16 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
6 14 (10.94%) Senior Developer
6 14 (10.94%) Java Developer
6 14 (10.94%) Front-End Developer
7 11 (8.59%) PHP Developer
8 10 (7.81%) Functional Tester
9 9 (7.03%) .NET Developer
10 8 (6.25%) Analyst
10 8 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
11 7 (5.47%) Lead Software Engineer
12 6 (4.69%) Test Analyst
13 5 (3.91%) C# Developer
13 5 (3.91%) Lead Developer
13 5 (3.91%) Automation Tester
14 4 (3.13%) Senior Automation Tester
14 4 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (32.03%) HTML
2 32 (25.00%) .NET
2 32 (25.00%) Web Services
3 27 (21.09%) XML
3 27 (21.09%) CSS
3 27 (21.09%) Spring
3 27 (21.09%) Spring MVC
4 26 (20.31%) ASP.NET
4 26 (20.31%) Hibernate
5 25 (19.53%) AngularJS
6 18 (14.06%) jQuery
7 16 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (12.50%) HTML5
7 16 (12.50%) Java EE
8 15 (11.72%) RESTful
9 12 (9.38%) WPF
10 11 (8.59%) JSON
10 11 (8.59%) REST
10 11 (8.59%) Flash
11 10 (7.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.34%) Mobile App
1 3 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (1.56%) N-Tier
2 2 (1.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.28%) Linux
2 13 (10.16%) Windows
3 12 (9.38%) Apple iOS
4 8 (6.25%) UNIX
5 5 (3.91%) Android
6 3 (2.34%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (82.81%) TDD
3 55 (42.97%) MVC
4 41 (32.03%) OO
5 32 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 29 (22.66%) Scrum
7 21 (16.41%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (16.41%) Test Automation
8 20 (15.63%) Automated Testing
9 19 (14.84%) UML
10 17 (13.28%) SOA
11 16 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
12 15 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (10.94%) Unit Testing
14 13 (10.16%) Analytics
15 11 (8.59%) Manual Testing
15 11 (8.59%) Software Testing
16 10 (7.81%) User Stories
16 10 (7.81%) Agile Testing
16 10 (7.81%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 47 (36.72%) SQL
2 45 (35.16%) Java
3 44 (34.38%) JavaScript
4 38 (29.69%) C#
5 13 (10.16%) PHP
6 9 (7.03%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.56%) PHP5
8 1 (0.78%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (0.78%) VBScript
8 1 (0.78%) VB
8 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.78%) VB6
8 1 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (21.09%) Degree
2 19 (14.84%) ISEB
3 9 (7.03%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 12 (9.38%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 29 (22.66%) Oracle
2 18 (14.06%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.81%) Zend
4 7 (5.47%) Apple
5 3 (2.34%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.78%) Twitter
6 1 (0.78%) Perforce
Huddersfield
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per year depending on experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35k depending on experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per year depending on experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35k depending on experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
StepChange
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
StepChange
Salary: £38k per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 20 days ago