Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 39 66
Rank change year-on-year +8 +27 +64
Permanent jobs citing BDD 353 308 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 7.48% 6.11% 4.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.96% 6.56% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 332 273 258
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% +11.84%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,200 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +11.84%

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 4,437 4,693 5,849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 93.96% 93.10% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3,747 4,051 4,761
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%

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 22 May 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 305 (86.40%) TDD
2 273 (77.34%) Agile Software Development
3 176 (49.86%) C#
4 161 (45.61%) Test Automation
5 158 (44.76%) Java
6 145 (41.08%) .NET
7 108 (30.59%) MVC
8 105 (29.75%) ASP.NET
9 104 (29.46%) ASP.NET MVC
10 102 (28.90%) Selenium
11 101 (28.61%) JavaScript
12 98 (27.76%) SQL
13 90 (25.50%) CSS
14 89 (25.21%) AngularJS
15 87 (24.65%) Greenfield Project
16 81 (22.95%) HTML
16 81 (22.95%) Software Engineering
17 78 (22.10%) Git (software)
18 76 (21.53%) Ruby
19 69 (19.55%) Scrum
20 66 (18.70%) WebDriver
21 64 (18.13%) Cucumber
22 63 (17.85%) Jenkins
23 62 (17.56%) Microsoft
24 61 (17.28%) SQL Server
25 55 (15.58%) Node.js
26 53 (15.01%) Continuous Integration
26 53 (15.01%) OO
27 51 (14.45%) MySQL
27 51 (14.45%) Kanban

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 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (0.57%) CMS
1 2 (0.57%) Confluence
1 2 (0.57%) NServiceBus
1 2 (0.57%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.27%) GitHub
3 6 (1.70%) G Suite
3 6 (1.70%) Office 365
3 6 (1.70%) Slack
4 2 (0.57%) BlazeMeter
4 2 (0.57%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.13%) Internet
2 3 (0.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 51 (14.45%) MySQL
3 38 (10.76%) NoSQL
4 29 (8.22%) SQL Server 2016
5 28 (7.93%) MongoDB
6 18 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (2.55%) RavenDB
8 8 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.13%) Big Data
11 3 (0.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 102 (28.90%) Selenium
2 78 (22.10%) Git (software)
3 66 (18.70%) WebDriver
4 64 (18.13%) Cucumber
5 63 (17.85%) Jenkins
6 39 (11.05%) Maven
7 37 (10.48%) JIRA
8 36 (10.20%) SoapUI
9 18 (5.10%) Gradle
10 17 (4.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 16 (4.53%) Appium
12 15 (4.25%) Buildbot
12 15 (4.25%) JMeter
12 15 (4.25%) Ranorex
12 15 (4.25%) SpecFlow
13 10 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (2.55%) Gatling
14 9 (2.55%) NeoLoad
14 9 (2.55%) WATIR
14 9 (2.55%) WebLOAD
General
1 41 (11.61%) Finance
2 30 (8.50%) Advertising
3 25 (7.08%) Retail
4 13 (3.68%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.83%) Legal
6 3 (0.85%) Marketing
7 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 219 (62.04%) Developer
2 99 (28.05%) .NET Developer
3 61 (17.28%) Java Developer
4 56 (15.86%) C# Developer
5 45 (12.75%) Developer in Test
6 40 (11.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 39 (11.05%) ASP.NET Developer
7 39 (11.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 36 (10.20%) Test Engineer
9 33 (9.35%) Senior Developer
10 31 (8.78%) Analyst
11 30 (8.50%) Test Analyst
11 30 (8.50%) Tester
12 27 (7.65%) Automation Tester
13 24 (6.80%) Architect
13 24 (6.80%) Technical Leader
14 23 (6.52%) Junior
15 20 (5.67%) Software Engineer
16 19 (5.38%) Development Manager
16 19 (5.38%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (41.08%) .NET
2 105 (29.75%) ASP.NET
3 104 (29.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 90 (25.50%) CSS
5 89 (25.21%) AngularJS
6 81 (22.95%) HTML
7 55 (15.58%) Node.js
8 41 (11.61%) Spring
9 40 (11.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 37 (10.48%) .NET Framework
11 35 (9.92%) Entity Framework
12 34 (9.63%) Spring Boot
13 31 (8.78%) React
14 29 (8.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 29 (8.22%) RESTful
14 29 (8.22%) WCF
15 23 (6.52%) Gherkin
16 20 (5.67%) Dropwizard
17 18 (5.10%) Middleware
18 16 (4.53%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 87 (24.65%) Greenfield Project
2 37 (10.48%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (1.98%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.13%) Digital Media
5 4 (1.13%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.13%) RIA
5 4 (1.13%) User Experience
6 3 (0.85%) Algorithms
6 3 (0.85%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.85%) Android
1 3 (0.85%) Linux
1 3 (0.85%) Unix
1 3 (0.85%) Windows
2 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (86.40%) TDD
2 273 (77.34%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (45.61%) Test Automation
4 108 (30.59%) MVC
5 81 (22.95%) Software Engineering
6 69 (19.55%) Scrum
7 53 (15.01%) Continuous Integration
7 53 (15.01%) OO
8 51 (14.45%) Kanban
9 43 (12.18%) Test Scripting
10 42 (11.90%) Software Testing
11 40 (11.33%) SDET
12 33 (9.35%) Open Source
12 33 (9.35%) Waterfall
13 32 (9.07%) Mentoring
14 30 (8.50%) API Testing
14 30 (8.50%) Pair Programming
14 30 (8.50%) Unit Testing
14 30 (8.50%) Web Application Development
15 28 (7.93%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 176 (49.86%) C#
2 158 (44.76%) Java
3 101 (28.61%) JavaScript
4 98 (27.76%) SQL
5 76 (21.53%) Ruby
6 39 (11.05%) Python
7 34 (9.63%) Scala
8 21 (5.95%) Java 8
8 21 (5.95%) PHP
9 19 (5.38%) Go
10 15 (4.25%) C
10 15 (4.25%) C++
11 7 (1.98%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.85%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.57%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.28%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 30 (8.50%) ISEB
2 13 (3.68%) ISTQB
3 12 (3.40%) Degree
4 11 (3.12%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.83%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 40 (11.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (5.38%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.42%) Ansible
2 5 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.85%) Puppet
4 2 (0.57%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 62 (17.56%) Microsoft
2 39 (11.05%) Oracle
3 14 (3.97%) Google
4 5 (1.42%) Twitter
5 2 (0.57%) Adobe
5 2 (0.57%) HP
5 2 (0.57%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.28%) Sitecore