Period
to 16 January 2019

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 6 months to 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 18 39
Rank change year-on-year -7 +21 +9
Permanent jobs citing BDD 10 22 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 5.15% 12.50% 7.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.21% 13.10% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 20
Halifax median annual salary £65,000 £75,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +114.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £42,125 £47,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £94,125 £77,500 £47,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,750 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -7.89% +3.26% +2.22%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Halifax
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 192 168 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 98.97% 95.45% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 175 126 247
Halifax median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +12.36%
10th Percentile £30,500 £21,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £56,500 £77,500 £77,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Halifax.

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
Salary Histogram in Halifax

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Halifax over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for BDD in Halifax

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for BDD.

1 10 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (70.00%) C#
4 6 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (50.00%) Protractor
5 5 (50.00%) Microservices
5 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (50.00%) Selenium
5 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
6 4 (40.00%) Web Development
6 4 (40.00%) jQuery
6 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (40.00%) Open Source
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (40.00%) HTML
6 4 (40.00%) Java
6 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 4 (40.00%) CSS
6 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (40.00%) HTML5
6 4 (40.00%) CSS3
6 4 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (40.00%) Software Delivery

BDD
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Protractor
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (20.00%) JMeter
3 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (10.00%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Head of Development
2 3 (30.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Head of Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) CSS3
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) HTML5
1 4 (40.00%) jQuery
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) MEAN Stack
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
4 5 (50.00%) Microservices
4 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (40.00%) Open Source
5 4 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (40.00%) Software Delivery
5 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (40.00%) Web Development
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (30.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 3 (30.00%) MVC
6 3 (30.00%) Pair Programming
7 2 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Google