Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 49 77
Rank change year-on-year +16 +28 +30
Permanent jobs citing BDD 294 260 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 6.59% 5.24% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.12% 5.57% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 249 221 189
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,750 £65,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +2.86%

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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,128 4,668 5,402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 92.60% 94.02% 93.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3,466 3,949 4,437
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Leeds

BDD
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for BDD in Leeds

BDD
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Leeds over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 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 Leeds region with a requirement for BDD.

1 259 (88.10%) TDD
2 223 (75.85%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (54.42%) C#
4 144 (48.98%) Java
5 121 (41.16%) Test Automation
6 112 (38.10%) .NET
7 109 (37.07%) JavaScript
8 100 (34.01%) Selenium
9 94 (31.97%) Software Engineering
10 90 (30.61%) MVC
10 90 (30.61%) SQL
11 86 (29.25%) ASP.NET
12 85 (28.91%) ASP.NET MVC
13 76 (25.85%) Greenfield Project
14 69 (23.47%) Microsoft
15 67 (22.79%) Scrum
16 65 (22.11%) Jenkins
17 60 (20.41%) Pair Programming
17 60 (20.41%) Cucumber
17 60 (20.41%) Enterprise Software
18 58 (19.73%) Git (software)
18 58 (19.73%) CSS
19 57 (19.39%) AngularJS
20 55 (18.71%) HTML
21 54 (18.37%) SDET
22 52 (17.69%) SQL Server
23 51 (17.35%) Spring
24 49 (16.67%) Ruby
24 49 (16.67%) Docker
25 48 (16.33%) WebDriver

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (1.02%) NServiceBus
1 3 (1.02%) Umbraco
2 2 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (0.68%) CMS
3 1 (0.34%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.74%) G Suite
2 11 (3.74%) Office 365
2 11 (3.74%) Slack
3 6 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.74%) HTTP
2 4 (1.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (17.69%) SQL Server
2 44 (14.97%) MySQL
3 30 (10.20%) MongoDB
4 24 (8.16%) NoSQL
5 17 (5.78%) SQL Server 2016
6 14 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (2.72%) RavenDB
9 5 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.02%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.34%) Redis
Development Applications
1 100 (34.01%) Selenium
2 65 (22.11%) Jenkins
3 60 (20.41%) Cucumber
4 58 (19.73%) Git (software)
5 48 (16.33%) WebDriver
6 40 (13.61%) SoapUI
7 38 (12.93%) Maven
8 36 (12.24%) JIRA
9 29 (9.86%) JMeter
10 17 (5.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (5.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 14 (4.76%) Gradle
13 13 (4.42%) Appium
14 11 (3.74%) Buildbot
14 11 (3.74%) Ranorex
15 10 (3.40%) Gatling
15 10 (3.40%) NeoLoad
15 10 (3.40%) WATIR
15 10 (3.40%) WebLOAD
16 9 (3.06%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 35 (11.90%) Finance
2 19 (6.46%) Retail
3 17 (5.78%) Advertising
4 4 (1.36%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.02%) Banking
5 3 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 189 (64.29%) Developer
2 64 (21.77%) C# Developer
3 50 (17.01%) .NET Developer
4 47 (15.99%) Developer in Test
5 42 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 36 (12.24%) Software Engineer
7 32 (10.88%) Test Engineer
8 27 (9.18%) C# .NET Developer
8 27 (9.18%) Senior Developer
9 26 (8.84%) ASP.NET Developer
9 26 (8.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 24 (8.16%) Lead Developer
11 23 (7.82%) JavaScript Developer
12 22 (7.48%) Architect
13 21 (7.14%) Analyst
13 21 (7.14%) Development Engineer
13 21 (7.14%) Software Development Engineer
13 21 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
13 21 (7.14%) Test Analyst
13 21 (7.14%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (38.10%) .NET
2 86 (29.25%) ASP.NET
3 85 (28.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 58 (19.73%) CSS
5 57 (19.39%) AngularJS
6 55 (18.71%) HTML
7 51 (17.35%) Spring
8 45 (15.31%) Node.js
9 41 (13.95%) .NET Framework
9 41 (13.95%) React
10 36 (12.24%) Entity Framework
11 32 (10.88%) Spring Boot
12 29 (9.86%) Web Services
13 23 (7.82%) RESTful
14 20 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web API
14 20 (6.80%) Dropwizard
15 17 (5.78%) RabbitMQ
16 16 (5.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 16 (5.44%) HTML5
16 16 (5.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 76 (25.85%) Greenfield Project
2 60 (20.41%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.70%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.36%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.36%) RIA
6 3 (1.02%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.02%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.68%) User Experience
8 1 (0.34%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.08%) Android
2 5 (1.70%) Linux
3 4 (1.36%) Windows
4 3 (1.02%) Unix
5 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.34%) Debian
6 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (88.10%) TDD
2 223 (75.85%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (41.16%) Test Automation
4 94 (31.97%) Software Engineering
5 90 (30.61%) MVC
6 67 (22.79%) Scrum
7 60 (20.41%) Pair Programming
8 54 (18.37%) SDET
9 43 (14.63%) Unit Testing
10 39 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (12.24%) Kanban
12 35 (11.90%) API Testing
12 35 (11.90%) Mentoring
13 32 (10.88%) Test Scripting
14 27 (9.18%) Domain-Driven Design
15 26 (8.84%) Software Testing
16 24 (8.16%) OO
17 23 (7.82%) Open Source
18 21 (7.14%) Configuration Management
19 20 (6.80%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 160 (54.42%) C#
2 144 (48.98%) Java
3 109 (37.07%) JavaScript
4 90 (30.61%) SQL
5 49 (16.67%) Ruby
6 32 (10.88%) Python
7 27 (9.18%) Scala
8 23 (7.82%) Java 8
9 21 (7.14%) PHP
10 16 (5.44%) Go
11 12 (4.08%) Objective-C
12 11 (3.74%) Apple Swift
12 11 (3.74%) C
12 11 (3.74%) C++
13 6 (2.04%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.68%) ES6
15 1 (0.34%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 16 (5.44%) ISEB
2 10 (3.40%) ISTQB
3 9 (3.06%) Degree
4 4 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.36%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.40%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) GDPR
System Software
1 49 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (0.34%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 22 (7.48%) Kubernetes
2 10 (3.40%) Ansible
3 6 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 69 (23.47%) Microsoft
2 43 (14.63%) Oracle
3 26 (8.84%) Google
4 16 (5.44%) Xamarin
5 5 (1.70%) HP
6 4 (1.36%) Twitter
7 2 (0.68%) Adobe
7 2 (0.68%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.34%) SAP