The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 141 120 166
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +46
Permanent jobs citing BDD 107 152 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.62% 2.12% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 2.52% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83 126 46
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.04% +2.50%
BDD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5723 6035 4476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.45% 84.04% 82.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4598 4786 3470
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

BDD
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Yorkshire region.

BDD Salary Trend in Yorkshire

BDD
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

BDD
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
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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
West Yorkshire -17 68 £40,000 - 14
South Yorkshire - 19 £47,500 - 2
North Yorkshire -16 11 £40,000 +6.66% 1
East Yorkshire -1 6 £35,000 -
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 196 (82.70%) Agile Software Development
1 196 (82.70%) TDD
2 109 (45.99%) MVC
3 107 (45.15%) C#
4 100 (42.19%) .NET
5 98 (41.35%) SQL
6 94 (39.66%) JavaScript
7 87 (36.71%) SQL Server
8 78 (32.91%) OO
9 73 (30.80%) HTML
10 69 (29.11%) Scrum
11 68 (28.69%) CSS
12 65 (27.43%) ASP.NET
12 65 (27.43%) PHP
13 62 (26.16%) Software Engineering
14 61 (25.74%) Node.js
15 58 (24.47%) Continuous Integration
16 56 (23.63%) Git (software)
17 55 (23.21%) AngularJS
18 53 (22.36%) WCF
19 51 (21.52%) ASP.NET MVC
20 47 (19.83%) HTML5
21 46 (19.41%) Web Application Development
21 46 (19.41%) Java
22 43 (18.14%) .NET Framework
23 41 (17.30%) Retail
23 41 (17.30%) ASP.NET Web API
24 40 (16.88%) RESTful
25 39 (16.46%) Linux
26 37 (15.61%) Ruby

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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 61 (25.74%) Node.js
2 11 (4.64%) Apache
3 8 (3.38%) NServiceBus
3 8 (3.38%) nginx
4 4 (1.69%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (1.69%) JBoss
4 4 (1.69%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.84%) CMS
6 1 (0.42%) Confluence
6 1 (0.42%) Drupal
6 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.42%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (10.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.42%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.84%) Internet
2 1 (0.42%) Intranet
2 1 (0.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (36.71%) SQL Server
2 31 (13.08%) MySQL
3 29 (12.24%) NoSQL
4 21 (8.86%) Big Data
5 20 (8.44%) MongoDB
5 20 (8.44%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 56 (23.63%) Git (software)
2 23 (9.70%) Behat
3 22 (9.28%) Jenkins
4 21 (8.86%) Selenium
5 19 (8.02%) Moq
5 19 (8.02%) SoapUI
5 19 (8.02%) ReSharper
6 17 (7.17%) Jasmine
6 17 (7.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (5.49%) Cucumber
8 12 (5.06%) SpecFlow
9 10 (4.22%) PHPUnit
10 8 (3.38%) FitNesse
11 7 (2.95%) WebDriver
11 7 (2.95%) Eclipse
12 6 (2.53%) Subversion
13 5 (2.11%) Maven
13 5 (2.11%) JUnit
14 4 (1.69%) Xcode
15 3 (1.27%) TestNG
General
1 41 (17.30%) Retail
2 33 (13.92%) Finance
3 17 (7.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 16 (6.75%) Advertising
5 4 (1.69%) Games
5 4 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.84%) Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 149 (62.87%) Developer
2 45 (18.99%) .NET Developer
3 35 (14.77%) Software Engineer
4 31 (13.08%) PHP Developer
5 27 (11.39%) Front-End Developer
6 25 (10.55%) Tester
7 24 (10.13%) Web Developer
8 17 (7.17%) Applications Developer
9 16 (6.75%) Senior Developer
9 16 (6.75%) JavaScript Developer
10 12 (5.06%) Java Software Engineer
10 12 (5.06%) Software Developer
10 12 (5.06%) Senior PHP Developer
10 12 (5.06%) Lead Software Engineer
10 12 (5.06%) Functional Tester
11 10 (4.22%) Senior Applications Developer
11 10 (4.22%) Analyst
12 8 (3.38%) Software Tester
12 8 (3.38%) Java Developer
12 8 (3.38%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (42.19%) .NET
2 73 (30.80%) HTML
3 68 (28.69%) CSS
4 65 (27.43%) ASP.NET
5 55 (23.21%) AngularJS
6 53 (22.36%) WCF
7 51 (21.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 47 (19.83%) HTML5
9 43 (18.14%) .NET Framework
10 41 (17.30%) ASP.NET Web API
11 40 (16.88%) RESTful
12 37 (15.61%) Symfony
13 35 (14.77%) jQuery
14 34 (14.35%) XML
15 33 (13.92%) Web Services
16 29 (12.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 26 (10.97%) Entity Framework
18 24 (10.13%) WPF
19 18 (7.59%) Backbone.js
19 18 (7.59%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.02%) Private Cloud
2 10 (4.22%) NHS
2 10 (4.22%) Tandem
3 4 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.69%) iPhone
4 3 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.42%) User Experience
6 1 (0.42%) RIA
6 1 (0.42%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 39 (16.46%) Linux
2 25 (10.55%) Windows
3 20 (8.44%) Apple iOS
4 13 (5.49%) Android
5 3 (1.27%) UNIX
6 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.42%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (82.70%) Agile Software Development
1 196 (82.70%) TDD
2 109 (45.99%) MVC
3 78 (32.91%) OO
4 69 (29.11%) Scrum
5 62 (26.16%) Software Engineering
6 58 (24.47%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (19.41%) Web Application Development
8 36 (15.19%) Unit Testing
8 36 (15.19%) Kanban
9 34 (14.35%) SDLC
10 33 (13.92%) Automated Testing
11 30 (12.66%) Test Automation
12 24 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (9.70%) E-Commerce
14 21 (8.86%) Analytics
14 21 (8.86%) Mobile Development
15 20 (8.44%) SOA
16 18 (7.59%) Agile Testing
17 17 (7.17%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 107 (45.15%) C#
2 98 (41.35%) SQL
3 94 (39.66%) JavaScript
4 65 (27.43%) PHP
5 46 (19.41%) Java
6 37 (15.61%) Ruby
7 28 (11.81%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.38%) VB
8 8 (3.38%) VB.NET
8 8 (3.38%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.95%) VB6
9 7 (2.95%) VBScript
10 6 (2.53%) C++
11 5 (2.11%) Groovy
12 4 (1.69%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.27%) PHP5
14 1 (0.42%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.42%) Python
14 1 (0.42%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (10.13%) Degree
2 20 (8.44%) ISEB
3 7 (2.95%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.38%) QA
System Software
1 19 (8.02%) Hyper-V
2 17 (7.17%) Varnish
Vendors
1 26 (10.97%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.86%) Zend
3 9 (3.80%) Oracle
4 7 (2.95%) Apple
5 4 (1.69%) IBM
5 4 (1.69%) Coverity
6 2 (0.84%) Perforce
6 2 (0.84%) Twitter
7 1 (0.42%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.42%) Intel
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