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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 49 48 105
Rank change year-on-year -1 +57  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 138 168 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.32% 5.13% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.82% 5.68% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 118 153 79
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +10.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £34,200 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

BDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2370 2956 3342
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 91.29% 90.20% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2075 2405 2635
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing BDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Leeds

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 258 (88.36%) Agile Software Development
2 255 (87.33%) TDD
3 124 (42.47%) C#
4 103 (35.27%) Scrum
5 101 (34.59%) Java
6 84 (28.77%) .NET
7 83 (28.42%) Selenium
8 74 (25.34%) JavaScript
8 74 (25.34%) MVC
9 69 (23.63%) Test Automation
10 67 (22.95%) Automated Testing
11 61 (20.89%) Cucumber
12 60 (20.55%) Finance
12 60 (20.55%) ISEB
13 59 (20.21%) OO
14 58 (19.86%) SDLC
15 57 (19.52%) ASP.NET
16 54 (18.49%) System Integration Testing
17 53 (18.15%) Test Scripting
18 51 (17.47%) ASP.NET MVC
19 48 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
20 46 (15.75%) SQL
21 45 (15.41%) Jenkins
22 43 (14.73%) HTML
23 42 (14.38%) ISTQB
23 42 (14.38%) .NET Framework
23 42 (14.38%) ASP.NET Web API
24 41 (14.04%) SQL Server
25 40 (13.70%) Performance Testing
25 40 (13.70%) Git (software)

BDD
Top Related 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 4 (1.37%) NServiceBus
1 4 (1.37%) Tomcat
1 4 (1.37%) Umbraco
2 3 (1.03%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.03%) Confluence
2 3 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.68%) Apache
3 2 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.68%) IIS
3 2 (0.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (4.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.56%) GitHub
2 6 (2.05%) G Suite
2 6 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.05%) Office 365
2 6 (2.05%) Slack
3 3 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.68%) IaaS
4 2 (0.68%) Loggly
4 2 (0.68%) SaaS
4 2 (0.68%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.74%) HTTP
2 4 (1.37%) Internet
3 2 (0.68%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.56%) NoSQL
3 18 (6.16%) MySQL
4 11 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (3.42%) CouchDB
5 10 (3.42%) Redis
6 8 (2.74%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (2.05%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.03%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.68%) Big Data
10 2 (0.68%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.68%) HBase
10 2 (0.68%) Riak
10 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.34%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 83 (28.42%) Selenium
2 61 (20.89%) Cucumber
3 45 (15.41%) Jenkins
4 40 (13.70%) Git (software)
5 29 (9.93%) WebDriver
6 21 (7.19%) SpecFlow
7 19 (6.51%) JMeter
8 17 (5.82%) SoapUI
9 16 (5.48%) FitNesse
10 13 (4.45%) Visual Studio
11 12 (4.11%) JIRA
11 12 (4.11%) JUnit
11 12 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (3.08%) LoadRunner
12 9 (3.08%) Maven
13 7 (2.40%) TeamCity
14 6 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (2.05%) RSpec
15 5 (1.71%) Jasmine
15 5 (1.71%) Ranorex
General
1 60 (20.55%) Finance
2 18 (6.16%) Advertising
3 17 (5.82%) Retail
4 11 (3.77%) Banking
5 7 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.03%) Games
7 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 109 (37.33%) Developer
2 53 (18.15%) Test Engineer
3 52 (17.81%) .NET Developer
4 44 (15.07%) C# Developer
5 43 (14.73%) Tester
6 41 (14.04%) Analyst
6 41 (14.04%) Automation Tester
7 37 (12.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 37 (12.67%) Test Analyst
8 29 (9.93%) Test Automation Engineer
9 25 (8.56%) Senior Developer
10 24 (8.22%) Software Engineer
11 22 (7.53%) Java Developer
12 18 (6.16%) Development Engineer
12 18 (6.16%) Software Development Engineer
12 18 (6.16%) Software Test Engineer
13 17 (5.82%) Senior Automation Tester
13 17 (5.82%) Senior Tester
13 17 (5.82%) Test Development Engineer
14 16 (5.48%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (28.77%) .NET
2 57 (19.52%) ASP.NET
3 51 (17.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 43 (14.73%) HTML
5 42 (14.38%) .NET Framework
5 42 (14.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 37 (12.67%) CSS
6 37 (12.67%) Entity Framework
7 30 (10.27%) AngularJS
7 30 (10.27%) XML
8 27 (9.25%) Node.js
9 24 (8.22%) Gherkin
10 21 (7.19%) Web Services
11 18 (6.16%) WPF
12 17 (5.82%) RESTful
13 16 (5.48%) JSON
14 15 (5.14%) Spring
15 14 (4.79%) SOAP
16 12 (4.11%) Symfony
16 12 (4.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.59%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (5.14%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.03%) User Experience
4 2 (0.68%) iPad
4 2 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.68%) NHS
4 2 (0.68%) Replication
5 1 (0.34%) Blog
5 1 (0.34%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.34%) Fintech
5 1 (0.34%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.34%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.05%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.03%) Linux
3 2 (0.68%) Android
3 2 (0.68%) CoreOS
3 2 (0.68%) Unix
4 1 (0.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (88.36%) Agile Software Development
2 255 (87.33%) TDD
3 103 (35.27%) Scrum
4 74 (25.34%) MVC
5 69 (23.63%) Test Automation
6 67 (22.95%) Automated Testing
7 59 (20.21%) OO
8 58 (19.86%) SDLC
9 54 (18.49%) System Integration Testing
10 53 (18.15%) Test Scripting
11 48 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (13.70%) Performance Testing
13 38 (13.01%) Software Engineering
14 37 (12.67%) Automation Testing
15 35 (11.99%) Configuration Management
16 34 (11.64%) Kanban
17 30 (10.27%) Integration Testing
18 24 (8.22%) E-Commerce
19 23 (7.88%) Mentoring
19 23 (7.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 124 (42.47%) C#
2 101 (34.59%) Java
3 74 (25.34%) JavaScript
4 46 (15.75%) SQL
5 36 (12.33%) Python
6 27 (9.25%) Ruby
7 23 (7.88%) PHP
8 13 (4.45%) Scala
9 10 (3.42%) T-SQL
10 9 (3.08%) C
11 7 (2.40%) C++
12 5 (1.71%) Apple Swift
13 4 (1.37%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.37%) VB
13 4 (1.37%) VB6
14 3 (1.03%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.68%) F#
15 2 (0.68%) Haskell
15 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 60 (20.55%) ISEB
2 42 (14.38%) ISTQB
3 27 (9.25%) Degree
4 15 (5.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.90%) QA
2 10 (3.42%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (1.03%) Docker
2 2 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.68%) HDFS
2 2 (0.68%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.37%) Puppet
2 3 (1.03%) Ansible
2 3 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.68%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.68%) Nagios
3 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.68%) Salt
3 2 (0.68%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (10.27%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.08%) HP
3 8 (2.74%) Google
3 8 (2.74%) Oracle
4 7 (2.40%) Zend
5 3 (1.03%) Splunk
6 2 (0.68%) New Relic
6 2 (0.68%) Rackspace
6 2 (0.68%) SaltStack
6 2 (0.68%) VMware
7 1 (0.34%) Apple
7 1 (0.34%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.34%) Samsung
7 1 (0.34%) Sony
7 1 (0.34%) TOWER Software
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, much more
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology Leeds
Salary: Highly competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology Leeds
Salary: Highly competitive
Posted: 9 days ago