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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
West Yorkshire / Halifax
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 11 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 9.24% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.57% - -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Median salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 115 102 189
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 96.64% 90.27% 88.73%
Number of salaries quoted 100 92 139
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 25 (100.00%) C#
1 25 (100.00%) TDD
2 23 (92.00%) .NET
2 23 (92.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (52.00%) HTML
4 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (52.00%) CSS
4 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (52.00%) MVC
5 12 (48.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (48.00%) Test Automation
5 12 (48.00%) SoapUI
5 12 (48.00%) Selenium
6 11 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (44.00%) SOAP
6 11 (44.00%) XML
6 11 (44.00%) Jenkins
7 10 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 10 (40.00%) ISEB
7 10 (40.00%) ISTQB
8 9 (36.00%) Java
8 9 (36.00%) Open Source
9 8 (32.00%) JMeter
9 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
11 5 (20.00%) Agile Testing
11 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
11 5 (20.00%) V-Model

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) SMTP
1 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Selenium
1 12 (48.00%) SoapUI
1 12 (48.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (44.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (32.00%) JMeter
4 1 (4.00%) Fiddler
4 1 (4.00%) gulp
4 1 (4.00%) ReSharper
4 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) C# Developer
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Lead Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (92.00%) .NET
2 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET
2 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (52.00%) CSS
2 13 (52.00%) HTML
3 11 (44.00%) SOAP
3 11 (44.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.00%) CSS3
4 1 (4.00%) EDI
4 1 (4.00%) HTML5
4 1 (4.00%) JSON
4 1 (4.00%) REST
4 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.00%) WCF
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) TDD
2 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (52.00%) MVC
4 12 (48.00%) Test Automation
5 11 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (36.00%) Open Source
7 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (20.00%) Agile Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 5 (20.00%) V-Model
9 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (12.00%) Web Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Analytics
10 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
11 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (4.00%) Data Analytics
11 1 (4.00%) Microservices
11 1 (4.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 23 (92.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (36.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) ISEB
1 10 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 10 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
Halifax, West Yorkshire
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