The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 13 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 8.39% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.90% - -
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 0
Median salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

BDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Halifax
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 146 163 151
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 94.19% 89.56% 79.47%
Number of salaries quoted 131 134 90
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £35,900 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax citing BDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Halifax

BDD
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Salary trend for BDD in Halifax

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for BDD.

1 29 (100.00%) C#
1 29 (100.00%) TDD
2 28 (96.55%) JavaScript
3 27 (93.10%) .NET
4 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (65.52%) Selenium
5 19 (65.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (65.52%) Test Automation
5 19 (65.52%) SoapUI
6 18 (62.07%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (62.07%) XML
6 18 (62.07%) ISEB
6 18 (62.07%) Jenkins
7 17 (58.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 17 (58.62%) ISTQB
8 15 (51.72%) SOAP
9 13 (44.83%) JMeter
9 13 (44.83%) Waterfall
10 12 (41.38%) Open Source
10 12 (41.38%) V-Model
10 12 (41.38%) Software Testing
10 12 (41.38%) Java
10 12 (41.38%) Exploratory Testing
10 12 (41.38%) Agile Testing
11 10 (34.48%) MVC
11 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
11 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
11 10 (34.48%) CSS
11 10 (34.48%) HTML
11 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
1 1 (3.45%) SMTP
1 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (65.52%) Selenium
1 19 (65.52%) SoapUI
1 19 (65.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (62.07%) Jenkins
3 13 (44.83%) JMeter
4 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.45%) Fiddler
5 1 (3.45%) gulp
5 1 (3.45%) ReSharper
5 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Senior Test Engineer
1 14 (48.28%) Test Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) C# Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Lead C# Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (93.10%) .NET
2 18 (62.07%) XML
3 15 (51.72%) SOAP
4 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
4 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (34.48%) CSS
4 10 (34.48%) HTML
5 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.45%) CSS3
5 1 (3.45%) EDI
5 1 (3.45%) HTML5
5 1 (3.45%) JSON
5 1 (3.45%) REST
5 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.45%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
1 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) TDD
2 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (65.52%) Test Automation
4 18 (62.07%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (44.83%) Waterfall
6 12 (41.38%) Agile Testing
6 12 (41.38%) Exploratory Testing
6 12 (41.38%) Open Source
6 12 (41.38%) Software Testing
6 12 (41.38%) V-Model
7 10 (34.48%) MVC
8 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
9 6 (20.69%) Analytics
9 6 (20.69%) Automated Testing
10 5 (17.24%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (17.24%) Electronic Trading
11 4 (13.79%) Manual Testing
12 1 (3.45%) Big Data Analytics
12 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) C#
2 28 (96.55%) JavaScript
3 12 (41.38%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) ISEB
2 17 (58.62%) ISTQB
2 17 (58.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
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Salary: 35,000 - 50,000
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