Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 34 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 - -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 4 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 2.19% 6.58% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 6.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 0
Halifax median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
West Yorkshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 177 231 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 96.72% 95.06% 91.96%
Number of salaries quoted 161 200 244
Halifax median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £28,425
90th Percentile £58,750 £72,500 £77,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) JMeter
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) Protractor
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) React
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) Sass
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JMeter
1 3 (75.00%) Protractor
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Automation Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) React Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
1 1 (25.00%) React
1 1 (25.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB