Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 65 87
Rank change year-on-year +11 +22 +85
Permanent jobs citing BDD 218 220 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.39% 4.03% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 4.44% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 193 189 173
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £65,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +12.50%

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 4576 4958 6389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 92.20% 90.89% 91.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3849 4248 5088
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,300
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Leeds region with a requirement for BDD.

1 185 (84.86%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (74.77%) TDD
3 147 (67.43%) Test Automation
4 111 (50.92%) Java
5 108 (49.54%) C#
6 95 (43.58%) Selenium
7 86 (39.45%) Cucumber
8 72 (33.03%) SQL
9 64 (29.36%) Scrum
10 63 (28.90%) Jenkins
11 60 (27.52%) JavaScript
12 59 (27.06%) .NET
13 52 (23.85%) WebDriver
14 51 (23.39%) Kanban
15 50 (22.94%) HTML
15 50 (22.94%) CSS
16 45 (20.64%) Test Scripting
16 45 (20.64%) Gherkin
17 44 (20.18%) Git (software)
18 43 (19.72%) SpecFlow
19 41 (18.81%) Continuous Integration
20 40 (18.35%) AngularJS
21 38 (17.43%) Software Engineering
22 36 (16.51%) Performance Testing
22 36 (16.51%) Node.js
22 36 (16.51%) GitHub
23 35 (16.06%) System Integration Testing
24 33 (15.14%) Configuration Management
24 33 (15.14%) Python
24 33 (15.14%) Web Services

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 13 (5.96%) Apache
2 9 (4.13%) Confluence
3 8 (3.67%) JBoss
3 8 (3.67%) Jetty
3 8 (3.67%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.67%) Tornado
3 8 (3.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.92%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.46%) IIS
5 1 (0.46%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 36 (16.51%) GitHub
2 9 (4.13%) G Suite
2 9 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.13%) Office 365
3 7 (3.21%) Slack
4 5 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (2.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.59%) AMQP
2 1 (0.46%) HTTP
2 1 (0.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.14%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (8.26%) MySQL
4 15 (6.88%) MongoDB
5 13 (5.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (4.59%) NoSQL
6 10 (4.59%) Riak
7 9 (4.13%) Big Data
7 9 (4.13%) Hadoop
8 8 (3.67%) Couchbase
8 8 (3.67%) Redis
9 5 (2.29%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.92%) Event Store
10 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 95 (43.58%) Selenium
2 86 (39.45%) Cucumber
3 63 (28.90%) Jenkins
4 52 (23.85%) WebDriver
5 44 (20.18%) Git (software)
6 43 (19.72%) SpecFlow
7 31 (14.22%) FitNesse
8 26 (11.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (8.26%) JIRA
9 18 (8.26%) Subversion
9 18 (8.26%) tSQLt
10 16 (7.34%) SoapUI
11 14 (6.42%) JBehave
11 14 (6.42%) Maven
12 12 (5.50%) JMeter
12 12 (5.50%) LoadRunner
13 11 (5.05%) PHPUnit
14 10 (4.59%) Appium
14 10 (4.59%) Vagrant
15 9 (4.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 29 (13.30%) Finance
2 9 (4.13%) Retail
3 6 (2.75%) Games
4 5 (2.29%) Advertising
4 5 (2.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (28.44%) Developer
2 48 (22.02%) Automation Tester
2 48 (22.02%) Tester
3 45 (20.64%) Test Engineer
4 33 (15.14%) Principal Engineer
5 32 (14.68%) .NET Developer
6 27 (12.39%) Analyst
7 26 (11.93%) Senior Automation Tester
7 26 (11.93%) Senior Tester
8 24 (11.01%) Test Analyst
9 22 (10.09%) Software Engineer
10 19 (8.72%) Principal Test Engineer
11 16 (7.34%) Senior Developer
12 15 (6.88%) C# Developer
13 14 (6.42%) C# .NET Developer
13 14 (6.42%) Principal Software Engineer
14 11 (5.05%) Java Developer
14 11 (5.05%) JavaScript Engineer
15 10 (4.59%) Functional Analyst
15 10 (4.59%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (27.06%) .NET
2 50 (22.94%) CSS
2 50 (22.94%) HTML
3 45 (20.64%) Gherkin
4 40 (18.35%) AngularJS
5 36 (16.51%) Node.js
6 33 (15.14%) ASP.NET
6 33 (15.14%) Web Services
6 33 (15.14%) XML
7 32 (14.68%) SOAP
8 30 (13.76%) React
9 23 (10.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (10.55%) XSD
10 22 (10.09%) WSDL
11 21 (9.63%) Symfony
12 20 (9.17%) Laravel
13 19 (8.72%) LAMP
14 17 (7.80%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (7.34%) .NET Framework
16 15 (6.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.96%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (5.05%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (5.05%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.88%) Linux
2 2 (0.92%) Android
2 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.92%) Windows
3 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (84.86%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (74.77%) TDD
3 147 (67.43%) Test Automation
4 64 (29.36%) Scrum
5 51 (23.39%) Kanban
6 45 (20.64%) Test Scripting
7 41 (18.81%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (17.43%) Software Engineering
9 36 (16.51%) Performance Testing
10 35 (16.06%) System Integration Testing
11 33 (15.14%) Configuration Management
12 32 (14.68%) MVC
13 31 (14.22%) Exploratory Testing
14 30 (13.76%) SDLC
14 30 (13.76%) Unit Testing
15 29 (13.30%) DevOps
16 26 (11.93%) Pair Programming
17 23 (10.55%) ATDD
17 23 (10.55%) Domain-Driven Design
17 23 (10.55%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 111 (50.92%) Java
2 108 (49.54%) C#
3 72 (33.03%) SQL
4 60 (27.52%) JavaScript
5 33 (15.14%) Python
6 31 (14.22%) Ruby
7 30 (13.76%) PHP
8 21 (9.63%) T-SQL
9 14 (6.42%) Scala
10 9 (4.13%) Bash Shell
10 9 (4.13%) C
11 8 (3.67%) C++
12 6 (2.75%) Go
13 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.46%) XPath
13 1 (0.46%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 25 (11.47%) ISEB
1 25 (11.47%) ISTQB
2 8 (3.67%) Degree
3 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.67%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (14.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (11.93%) Puppet
2 22 (10.09%) Ansible
2 22 (10.09%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (2.75%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.92%) Grafana
5 1 (0.46%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 30 (13.76%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.17%) Zend
3 14 (6.42%) Google
3 14 (6.42%) Oracle
4 6 (2.75%) HP
5 5 (2.29%) Facebook
5 5 (2.29%) Rackspace
6 2 (0.92%) Splunk
7 1 (0.46%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.46%) Xamarin