Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 45 72
Rank change year-on-year +10 +27 +80
Permanent jobs citing BDD 296 281 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.99% 5.34% 3.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.43% 5.92% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 284 242 240
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% +8.97%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,250
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 4,601 4,748 6,190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 93.06% 90.30% 90.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3,904 4,103 5,047
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +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 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 232 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
1 232 (78.38%) TDD
2 159 (53.72%) Test Automation
3 147 (49.66%) C#
4 141 (47.64%) Java
5 110 (37.16%) .NET
6 95 (32.09%) SQL
7 93 (31.42%) Selenium
8 87 (29.39%) JavaScript
8 87 (29.39%) CSS
9 81 (27.36%) Cucumber
10 80 (27.03%) HTML
11 72 (24.32%) MVC
12 71 (23.99%) ASP.NET
13 69 (23.31%) WebDriver
14 68 (22.97%) AngularJS
15 65 (21.96%) ASP.NET MVC
16 64 (21.62%) Ruby
17 63 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
18 62 (20.95%) Jenkins
19 58 (19.59%) Scrum
20 55 (18.58%) Software Engineering
21 54 (18.24%) Git (software)
21 54 (18.24%) Greenfield Project
22 48 (16.22%) Kanban
23 46 (15.54%) Test Scripting
24 45 (15.20%) Node.js
25 42 (14.19%) Python
25 42 (14.19%) Microsoft
26 41 (13.85%) Finance

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 8 (2.70%) Confluence
2 3 (1.01%) JBoss
2 3 (1.01%) Jetty
2 3 (1.01%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.01%) Tornado
2 3 (1.01%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.68%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.78%) GitHub
2 9 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.03%) G Suite
3 6 (2.03%) Office 365
4 4 (1.35%) Slack
5 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.68%) BlazeMeter
6 2 (0.68%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.01%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.16%) MySQL
1 36 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.76%) MongoDB
2 20 (6.76%) NoSQL
3 16 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (5.07%) SQL Server 2016
5 13 (4.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (3.38%) Big Data
7 9 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.03%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.01%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.01%) Redis
9 3 (1.01%) Riak
10 2 (0.68%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 93 (31.42%) Selenium
2 81 (27.36%) Cucumber
3 69 (23.31%) WebDriver
4 62 (20.95%) Jenkins
5 54 (18.24%) Git (software)
6 30 (10.14%) SpecFlow
7 24 (8.11%) SoapUI
8 22 (7.43%) JIRA
9 20 (6.76%) Maven
10 19 (6.42%) FitNesse
10 19 (6.42%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (5.41%) Appium
12 15 (5.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 15 (5.07%) Buildbot
12 15 (5.07%) Ranorex
13 14 (4.73%) tSQLt
14 9 (3.04%) Gradle
14 9 (3.04%) Subversion
15 7 (2.36%) JMeter
15 7 (2.36%) TeamCity
General
1 41 (13.85%) Finance
2 19 (6.42%) Retail
3 15 (5.07%) Advertising
4 10 (3.38%) Legal
5 9 (3.04%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.36%) Games
7 2 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 155 (52.36%) Developer
2 79 (26.69%) .NET Developer
3 44 (14.86%) Java Developer
4 40 (13.51%) Automation Tester
4 40 (13.51%) Tester
5 35 (11.82%) C# Developer
6 33 (11.15%) Test Engineer
7 32 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 29 (9.80%) Analyst
9 28 (9.46%) Senior Developer
10 27 (9.12%) Developer in Test
11 26 (8.78%) ASP.NET Developer
11 26 (8.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 26 (8.78%) Test Analyst
12 23 (7.77%) Principal Engineer
13 22 (7.43%) Junior
14 20 (6.76%) Junior .NET Developer
14 20 (6.76%) Junior Developer
14 20 (6.76%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
15 19 (6.42%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (37.16%) .NET
2 87 (29.39%) CSS
3 80 (27.03%) HTML
4 71 (23.99%) ASP.NET
5 68 (22.97%) AngularJS
6 65 (21.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 45 (15.20%) Node.js
8 38 (12.84%) Gherkin
9 30 (10.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 30 (10.14%) React
10 28 (9.46%) Spring
11 27 (9.12%) Spring Boot
12 24 (8.11%) .NET Framework
13 22 (7.43%) Entity Framework
14 20 (6.76%) XML
15 17 (5.74%) SOAP
16 16 (5.41%) WCF
17 15 (5.07%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 15 (5.07%) RESTful
17 15 (5.07%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 54 (18.24%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (7.77%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.35%) Digital Media
4 4 (1.35%) User Experience
5 2 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.34%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.68%) Linux
2 1 (0.34%) Android
2 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
1 232 (78.38%) TDD
2 159 (53.72%) Test Automation
3 72 (24.32%) MVC
4 63 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
5 58 (19.59%) Scrum
6 55 (18.58%) Software Engineering
7 48 (16.22%) Kanban
8 46 (15.54%) Test Scripting
9 38 (12.84%) OO
10 32 (10.81%) Configuration Management
10 32 (10.81%) Mentoring
10 32 (10.81%) Software Testing
11 26 (8.78%) Open Source
11 26 (8.78%) SOLID
11 26 (8.78%) Unit Testing
12 23 (7.77%) Functional Testing
13 22 (7.43%) Exploratory Testing
13 22 (7.43%) System Integration Testing
13 22 (7.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 147 (49.66%) C#
2 141 (47.64%) Java
3 95 (32.09%) SQL
4 87 (29.39%) JavaScript
5 64 (21.62%) Ruby
6 42 (14.19%) Python
7 29 (9.80%) Scala
8 27 (9.12%) PHP
9 18 (6.08%) T-SQL
10 15 (5.07%) C
10 15 (5.07%) C++
10 15 (5.07%) Go
11 3 (1.01%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (8.11%) ISEB
2 12 (4.05%) ISTQB
3 10 (3.38%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.38%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.04%) Degree
5 5 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.36%) QA
System Software
1 33 (11.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (5.07%) Kubernetes
2 12 (4.05%) Ansible
2 12 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (4.05%) Puppet
3 3 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.68%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 42 (14.19%) Microsoft
2 27 (9.12%) Oracle
3 12 (4.05%) Zend
4 8 (2.70%) Google
5 3 (1.01%) Twitter
6 1 (0.34%) HP
6 1 (0.34%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.34%) Xamarin