Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 49 61
Rank change year-on-year +14 +12 +35
Permanent jobs citing BDD 229 227 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 6.25% 4.61% 4.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.85% 4.90% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 183 205 198
Leeds median annual salary £43,750 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £30,500 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +11.11% -

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 3,341 4,630 4,973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 91.21% 94.05% 93.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,794 3,910 4,249
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - -

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 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Leeds

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 205 (89.52%) TDD
2 152 (66.38%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (58.52%) C#
4 109 (47.60%) Software Engineering
5 105 (45.85%) JavaScript
6 94 (41.05%) .NET
7 90 (39.30%) Java
7 90 (39.30%) SQL
8 88 (38.43%) MVC
9 87 (37.99%) Enterprise Software
10 85 (37.12%) Pair Programming
11 84 (36.68%) ASP.NET
12 83 (36.24%) Microsoft
12 83 (36.24%) ASP.NET MVC
13 76 (33.19%) Selenium
14 69 (30.13%) Greenfield Project
15 64 (27.95%) Test Automation
16 61 (26.64%) Continuous Integration
17 52 (22.71%) React
18 46 (20.09%) Scrum
19 45 (19.65%) Jenkins
19 45 (19.65%) Continuous Delivery
20 44 (19.21%) SoapUI
21 43 (18.78%) Cucumber
22 40 (17.47%) Google
23 38 (16.59%) .NET Framework
23 38 (16.59%) Spring
24 36 (15.72%) JIRA
24 36 (15.72%) Kanban
24 36 (15.72%) Unit Testing

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 (1.31%) Confluence
2 1 (0.44%) Apache
2 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Magento
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.17%) G Suite
1 21 (9.17%) Office 365
2 19 (8.30%) Google Cloud Platform
3 16 (6.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (6.11%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.31%) Slack
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.44%) GitHub
6 1 (0.44%) IaaS
6 1 (0.44%) NuGet
6 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.49%) HTTP
2 6 (2.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.99%) MySQL
3 12 (5.24%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.18%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.31%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.44%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 76 (33.19%) Selenium
2 45 (19.65%) Jenkins
3 44 (19.21%) SoapUI
4 43 (18.78%) Cucumber
5 36 (15.72%) JIRA
6 32 (13.97%) JMeter
7 27 (11.79%) WebDriver
8 24 (10.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (8.73%) Maven
10 17 (7.42%) Git (software)
10 17 (7.42%) LoadRunner
11 12 (5.24%) Appium
12 11 (4.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (4.80%) Buildbot
12 11 (4.80%) Ranorex
13 10 (4.37%) Gatling
13 10 (4.37%) NeoLoad
13 10 (4.37%) WATIR
13 10 (4.37%) WebLOAD
14 9 (3.93%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 34 (14.85%) Finance
2 22 (9.61%) Retail
3 9 (3.93%) Banking
4 2 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 157 (68.56%) Developer
2 80 (34.93%) C# Developer
3 32 (13.97%) Developer in Test
4 31 (13.54%) .NET Developer
4 31 (13.54%) Analyst
4 31 (13.54%) Java Developer
4 31 (13.54%) Test Analyst
5 30 (13.10%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (12.66%) ASP.NET Developer
6 29 (12.66%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 29 (12.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 29 (12.66%) Software Engineer
7 22 (9.61%) Senior Developer
7 22 (9.61%) Test Engineer
8 19 (8.30%) Agile Test Analyst
9 18 (7.86%) Cloud Developer
9 18 (7.86%) React Developer
10 17 (7.42%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 17 (7.42%) Development Engineer
10 17 (7.42%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (41.05%) .NET
2 84 (36.68%) ASP.NET
3 83 (36.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 52 (22.71%) React
5 38 (16.59%) .NET Framework
5 38 (16.59%) Spring
6 34 (14.85%) Entity Framework
7 29 (12.66%) Spring Boot
8 24 (10.48%) CSS
8 24 (10.48%) HTML
9 22 (9.61%) Dropwizard
10 21 (9.17%) Node.js
11 20 (8.73%) AngularJS
12 18 (7.86%) Polymer
13 17 (7.42%) HTML5
13 17 (7.42%) Web Services
14 16 (6.99%) CSS3
15 14 (6.11%) ActiveMQ
15 14 (6.11%) RabbitMQ
16 11 (4.80%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 87 (37.99%) Enterprise Software
2 69 (30.13%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (4.37%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.37%) User Experience
4 6 (2.62%) RIA
5 3 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.44%) Blog
6 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.24%) Android
2 3 (1.31%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (89.52%) TDD
2 152 (66.38%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (47.60%) Software Engineering
4 88 (38.43%) MVC
5 85 (37.12%) Pair Programming
6 64 (27.95%) Test Automation
7 61 (26.64%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (20.09%) Scrum
9 45 (19.65%) Continuous Delivery
10 36 (15.72%) Kanban
10 36 (15.72%) Unit Testing
11 33 (14.41%) SDET
12 26 (11.35%) DevOps
12 26 (11.35%) Mentoring
13 25 (10.92%) DSDM
14 23 (10.04%) Software Testing
15 22 (9.61%) Domain-Driven Design
16 21 (9.17%) API Testing
17 20 (8.73%) Test Scripting
18 17 (7.42%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (58.52%) C#
2 105 (45.85%) JavaScript
3 90 (39.30%) Java
3 90 (39.30%) SQL
4 25 (10.92%) Python
5 24 (10.48%) Scala
6 21 (9.17%) PHP
7 19 (8.30%) Ruby
8 18 (7.86%) Go
9 16 (6.99%) C++
10 11 (4.80%) C
11 10 (4.37%) Apple Swift
11 10 (4.37%) Objective-C
12 8 (3.49%) ES6
12 8 (3.49%) Kotlin
13 7 (3.06%) Java 8
14 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (5.24%) SC Cleared
1 12 (5.24%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.62%) ISEB
3 3 (1.31%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.87%) Degree
5 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.75%) QA
2 3 (1.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (12.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (8.30%) Kubernetes
2 14 (6.11%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (2.18%) Ansible
4 3 (1.31%) Nessus
Vendors
1 83 (36.24%) Microsoft
2 40 (17.47%) Google
3 19 (8.30%) Sitecore
4 18 (7.86%) Xamarin
5 17 (7.42%) Oracle
6 14 (6.11%) HP
7 1 (0.44%) Adobe
7 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.44%) SAP
7 1 (0.44%) Zend