Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 36 45
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9 +24
Permanent jobs citing BDD 228 328 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 7.16% 6.56% 5.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.77% 6.92% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 180 312 260
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £46,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.11% -2.63% +11.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%

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 2,934 4,742 4,904
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 92.12% 94.82% 93.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,499 4,013 4,282
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.14% +3.53% +1.19%

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 20 March 2019.

Salary histogram for BDD in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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.

1 212 (92.98%) TDD
2 145 (63.60%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (57.89%) C#
4 110 (48.25%) Software Engineering
5 106 (46.49%) SQL
6 104 (45.61%) JavaScript
7 98 (42.98%) MVC
8 97 (42.54%) .NET
8 97 (42.54%) ASP.NET
9 96 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 95 (41.67%) Microsoft
11 93 (40.79%) Enterprise Software
12 90 (39.47%) Pair Programming
13 79 (34.65%) Java
14 76 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
15 75 (32.89%) Selenium
16 56 (24.56%) React
16 56 (24.56%) Greenfield Project
17 55 (24.12%) Kanban
18 53 (23.25%) Google
18 53 (23.25%) Continuous Delivery
19 52 (22.81%) Test Automation
20 51 (22.37%) SoapUI
21 50 (21.93%) Scrum
22 47 (20.61%) Jenkins
23 46 (20.18%) JIRA
24 43 (18.86%) Cucumber
25 42 (18.42%) Finance
26 41 (17.98%) JMeter
27 36 (15.79%) .NET Framework

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 6 (2.63%) Confluence
2 3 (1.32%) Apache
2 3 (1.32%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.32%) nginx
2 3 (1.32%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (0.88%) Mule
4 1 (0.44%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (15.35%) G Suite
1 35 (15.35%) Office 365
2 34 (14.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (7.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.63%) Slack
6 4 (1.75%) GitHub
7 3 (1.32%) NuGet
8 2 (0.88%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.88%) Yarn
9 1 (0.44%) IaaS
9 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.51%) Internet
2 1 (0.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.19%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.75%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.32%) Apache Hive
4 3 (1.32%) Big Data
4 3 (1.32%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.32%) MySQL
4 3 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.32%) Redis
4 3 (1.32%) Riak
5 2 (0.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.88%) GIS
5 2 (0.88%) RavenDB
5 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 75 (32.89%) Selenium
2 51 (22.37%) SoapUI
3 47 (20.61%) Jenkins
4 46 (20.18%) JIRA
5 43 (18.86%) Cucumber
6 41 (17.98%) JMeter
7 30 (13.16%) Git (software)
8 26 (11.40%) WebDriver
9 22 (9.65%) LoadRunner
10 21 (9.21%) Maven
10 21 (9.21%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (7.46%) Appium
11 17 (7.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 17 (7.46%) Buildbot
11 17 (7.46%) Gatling
11 17 (7.46%) NeoLoad
11 17 (7.46%) Ranorex
11 17 (7.46%) WATIR
11 17 (7.46%) WebLOAD
12 12 (5.26%) Moq
General
1 42 (18.42%) Finance
2 36 (15.79%) Retail
3 11 (4.82%) Banking
4 4 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 170 (74.56%) Developer
2 95 (41.67%) C# Developer
3 45 (19.74%) .NET Developer
4 43 (18.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 43 (18.86%) Java Developer
5 40 (17.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 39 (17.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 39 (17.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 33 (14.47%) Developer in Test
8 28 (12.28%) Analyst
8 28 (12.28%) Test Analyst
9 24 (10.53%) Senior Developer
9 24 (10.53%) Test Engineer
10 22 (9.65%) Software Developer
11 21 (9.21%) Software Engineer
12 17 (7.46%) Senior C# Developer
13 16 (7.02%) Development Engineer
13 16 (7.02%) Software Development Engineer
13 16 (7.02%) Software Test Engineer
13 16 (7.02%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (42.54%) .NET
1 97 (42.54%) ASP.NET
2 96 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 56 (24.56%) React
4 36 (15.79%) .NET Framework
4 36 (15.79%) Entity Framework
5 30 (13.16%) Spring
6 22 (9.65%) AngularJS
6 22 (9.65%) Spring Boot
7 21 (9.21%) HTML
8 20 (8.77%) CSS
9 19 (8.33%) Dropwizard
9 19 (8.33%) Node.js
10 17 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (6.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 15 (6.58%) Polymer
12 12 (5.26%) HTML5
13 11 (4.82%) SOAP
14 10 (4.39%) CSS3
15 9 (3.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 93 (40.79%) Enterprise Software
2 56 (24.56%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (6.14%) User Experience
4 12 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.51%) RIA
6 2 (0.88%) Blog
6 2 (0.88%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.44%) Fintech
7 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.44%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.19%) Android
1 5 (2.19%) Linux
2 4 (1.75%) Windows
3 3 (1.32%) Unix
4 2 (0.88%) Mac OS
4 2 (0.88%) zOS
5 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (92.98%) TDD
2 145 (63.60%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (48.25%) Software Engineering
4 98 (42.98%) MVC
5 90 (39.47%) Pair Programming
6 76 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 55 (24.12%) Kanban
8 53 (23.25%) Continuous Delivery
9 52 (22.81%) Test Automation
10 50 (21.93%) Scrum
11 36 (15.79%) Software Testing
12 35 (15.35%) DSDM
13 33 (14.47%) SDET
14 30 (13.16%) Unit Testing
15 26 (11.40%) API Testing
15 26 (11.40%) DevOps
16 24 (10.53%) Mentoring
17 22 (9.65%) Microservices
18 21 (9.21%) Manual Testing
19 20 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 132 (57.89%) C#
2 106 (46.49%) SQL
3 104 (45.61%) JavaScript
4 79 (34.65%) Java
5 31 (13.60%) Scala
6 28 (12.28%) Python
7 24 (10.53%) PHP
8 21 (9.21%) C++
8 21 (9.21%) Ruby
9 17 (7.46%) C
10 16 (7.02%) Go
11 12 (5.26%) Kotlin
12 9 (3.95%) ES6
13 4 (1.75%) Groovy
13 4 (1.75%) Java 8
14 3 (1.32%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.46%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.88%) Degree
4 1 (0.44%) ISEB
4 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.63%) WCAG
2 4 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 15 (6.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (6.14%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.63%) Ansible
4 4 (1.75%) Nessus
4 4 (1.75%) Terraform
5 2 (0.88%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.88%) Puppet
5 2 (0.88%) Rancher
Vendors
1 95 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 53 (23.25%) Google
3 29 (12.72%) Sitecore
4 18 (7.89%) HP
5 3 (1.32%) Oracle
6 2 (0.88%) Adobe
6 2 (0.88%) AppDynamics
6 2 (0.88%) Cadence
6 2 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.88%) Splunk
6 2 (0.88%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.44%) Zend