Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 49 -
Rank change year-on-year -27 - +84
Permanent jobs citing BDD 7 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 1.10% 3.20% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 3.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 0
Leicester median annual salary £35,000 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% - -
Leicestershire median annual salary £36,250 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -23.68% +35.71% -22.22%

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 Leicester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 596 482 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 93.86% 90.60% 86.94%
Number of salaries quoted 520 450 636
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £23,725 £27,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,875 £57,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +8.97%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicester.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Leicester

BDD
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in Leicester.

Salary trend for BDD in Leicester

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Leicester region with a requirement for BDD.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
3 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) JIRA
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) Confluence
5 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
5 2 (28.57%) User Experience
5 2 (28.57%) Microservices
6 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Automotive
6 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) SAP
6 1 (14.29%) CSS
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) OOP

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 2 (28.57%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) npm
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Redis
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
2 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) Grunt
4 1 (14.29%) gulp
4 1 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Leader
4 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) Express
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) LESS
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (14.29%) Sass
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Microservices
6 1 (14.29%) API Integration
6 1 (14.29%) API Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 1 (14.29%) QA Automation
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) SDLC
6 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Use Case
6 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Java 8
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Google
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) Twitter