Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 54 81
Rank change year-on-year +19 +27 +18
Permanent jobs citing BDD 250 228 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 6.43% 4.81% 3.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.03% 5.11% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 201 192 164
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 3,554 4,461 5,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 91.34% 94.03% 93.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2,968 3,770 4,245
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Leeds

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 217 (86.80%) TDD
2 178 (71.20%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (58.00%) C#
4 121 (48.40%) Java
5 104 (41.60%) JavaScript
6 101 (40.40%) Software Engineering
7 100 (40.00%) Test Automation
8 91 (36.40%) Selenium
9 88 (35.20%) .NET
10 81 (32.40%) SQL
11 77 (30.80%) MVC
12 73 (29.20%) ASP.NET
12 73 (29.20%) Pair Programming
13 72 (28.80%) Microsoft
13 72 (28.80%) ASP.NET MVC
14 71 (28.40%) Enterprise Software
15 67 (26.80%) Greenfield Project
16 60 (24.00%) Jenkins
17 53 (21.20%) Cucumber
18 48 (19.20%) SDET
19 47 (18.80%) Scrum
20 45 (18.00%) React
21 44 (17.60%) Spring
21 44 (17.60%) WebDriver
22 42 (16.80%) Docker
23 39 (15.60%) Continuous Integration
24 38 (15.20%) Unit Testing
24 38 (15.20%) Git (software)
24 38 (15.20%) SoapUI
25 37 (14.80%) Ruby

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 2 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (0.80%) CMS
2 1 (0.40%) Confluence
2 1 (0.40%) nginx
2 1 (0.40%) NServiceBus
2 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 4 (1.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.20%) Slack
3 12 (4.80%) G Suite
3 12 (4.80%) Office 365
4 11 (4.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.40%) SQL Server
2 32 (12.80%) MySQL
3 20 (8.00%) MongoDB
4 10 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 10 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (3.20%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.20%) RavenDB
6 3 (1.20%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.40%) Redis
Development Applications
1 91 (36.40%) Selenium
2 60 (24.00%) Jenkins
3 53 (21.20%) Cucumber
4 44 (17.60%) WebDriver
5 38 (15.20%) Git (software)
5 38 (15.20%) SoapUI
6 32 (12.80%) Maven
7 31 (12.40%) JIRA
7 31 (12.40%) JMeter
8 17 (6.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (6.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 14 (5.60%) Appium
11 11 (4.40%) Buildbot
11 11 (4.40%) Ranorex
12 10 (4.00%) Gatling
12 10 (4.00%) Gradle
12 10 (4.00%) NeoLoad
12 10 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (4.00%) WATIR
12 10 (4.00%) WebLOAD
General
1 36 (14.40%) Finance
2 17 (6.80%) Retail
3 8 (3.20%) Advertising
4 7 (2.80%) Banking
5 3 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 167 (66.80%) Developer
2 66 (26.40%) C# Developer
3 44 (17.60%) Developer in Test
4 35 (14.00%) Software Engineer
5 30 (12.00%) Java Developer
6 29 (11.60%) .NET Developer
7 26 (10.40%) Test Engineer
8 23 (9.20%) Senior Developer
9 22 (8.80%) Analyst
9 22 (8.80%) C# .NET Developer
9 22 (8.80%) Test Analyst
10 21 (8.40%) ASP.NET Developer
10 21 (8.40%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 21 (8.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 20 (8.00%) Development Engineer
11 20 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
11 20 (8.00%) Lead Developer
11 20 (8.00%) Software Development Engineer
11 20 (8.00%) Software Test Engineer
11 20 (8.00%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (35.20%) .NET
2 73 (29.20%) ASP.NET
3 72 (28.80%) ASP.NET MVC
4 45 (18.00%) React
5 44 (17.60%) Spring
6 36 (14.40%) .NET Framework
6 36 (14.40%) CSS
7 35 (14.00%) HTML
8 34 (13.60%) Node.js
9 32 (12.80%) Entity Framework
10 30 (12.00%) AngularJS
10 30 (12.00%) Web Services
11 29 (11.60%) Spring Boot
12 21 (8.40%) Dropwizard
13 20 (8.00%) HTML5
14 19 (7.60%) CSS3
15 17 (6.80%) ActiveMQ
15 17 (6.80%) RabbitMQ
16 14 (5.60%) RESTful
17 12 (4.80%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 71 (28.40%) Enterprise Software
2 67 (26.80%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (3.20%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.40%) User Experience
5 5 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.60%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.20%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.20%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.40%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.40%) Android
2 5 (2.00%) Linux
3 3 (1.20%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.40%) Debian
4 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (86.80%) TDD
2 178 (71.20%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (40.40%) Software Engineering
4 100 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 77 (30.80%) MVC
6 73 (29.20%) Pair Programming
7 48 (19.20%) SDET
8 47 (18.80%) Scrum
9 39 (15.60%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (15.20%) Unit Testing
11 30 (12.00%) Mentoring
12 29 (11.60%) API Testing
13 27 (10.80%) Continuous Delivery
14 26 (10.40%) DevOps
14 26 (10.40%) Test Scripting
15 25 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
16 21 (8.40%) Kanban
16 21 (8.40%) Software Testing
17 20 (8.00%) Configuration Management
18 18 (7.20%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 145 (58.00%) C#
2 121 (48.40%) Java
3 104 (41.60%) JavaScript
4 81 (32.40%) SQL
5 37 (14.80%) Ruby
6 33 (13.20%) Python
7 25 (10.00%) Scala
8 24 (9.60%) PHP
9 17 (6.80%) Go
10 16 (6.40%) Java 8
11 15 (6.00%) Objective-C
12 14 (5.60%) Apple Swift
12 14 (5.60%) C++
13 11 (4.40%) C
14 6 (2.40%) ES6
15 4 (1.60%) T-SQL
16 3 (1.20%) Kotlin
17 1 (0.40%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 9 (3.60%) ISEB
2 7 (2.80%) Degree
3 5 (2.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.00%) QA
2 2 (0.80%) GDPR
3 1 (0.40%) WCAG
System Software
1 42 (16.80%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (8.00%) Kubernetes
2 9 (3.60%) Ansible
3 5 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.40%) Nessus
Vendors
1 72 (28.80%) Microsoft
2 33 (13.20%) Oracle
3 30 (12.00%) Google
4 22 (8.80%) Xamarin
5 9 (3.60%) Sitecore
6 5 (2.00%) HP
7 4 (1.60%) Twitter
8 2 (0.80%) Adobe
9 1 (0.40%) SAP
9 1 (0.40%) Zend