Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 73 91
Rank change year-on-year +35 +18 +29
Permanent jobs citing BDD 335 247 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 6.20% 3.67% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.79% 3.94% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 276 211 206
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,937 6,273 7,140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.44% 93.22% 93.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4,075 5,279 6,117
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% - +2.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £63,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in West Yorkshire

BDD
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for BDD in West Yorkshire

BDD
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in West Yorkshire

BDD
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +22 240 £45,000 -10.00% 31
Bradford +76 56 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Wakefield +10 22 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Halifax -6 10 £65,000 -13.33% 2
Huddersfield - 7 £45,000 - 2
BDD
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 285 (85.07%) TDD
2 222 (66.27%) Agile Software Development
3 212 (63.28%) C#
4 163 (48.66%) JavaScript
5 160 (47.76%) Software Engineering
6 150 (44.78%) .NET
7 139 (41.49%) MVC
8 138 (41.19%) SQL
9 130 (38.81%) ASP.NET
9 130 (38.81%) Microsoft
9 130 (38.81%) Pair Programming
9 130 (38.81%) Enterprise Software
10 127 (37.91%) Selenium
10 127 (37.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 122 (36.42%) Test Automation
12 118 (35.22%) Java
13 116 (34.63%) Greenfield Project
14 109 (32.54%) Continuous Integration
15 80 (23.88%) Scrum
15 80 (23.88%) Continuous Delivery
16 68 (20.30%) Finance
17 61 (18.21%) Jenkins
17 61 (18.21%) Cucumber
18 58 (17.31%) DevOps
19 54 (16.12%) Unit Testing
20 53 (15.82%) .NET Framework
20 53 (15.82%) Spring
20 53 (15.82%) React
21 51 (15.22%) SQL Server
22 49 (14.63%) CSS

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (2.39%) Umbraco
2 3 (0.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.60%) Confluence
3 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.30%) Apache
4 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.30%) nginx
4 1 (0.30%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 4 (1.19%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (12.54%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (5.37%) G Suite
3 18 (5.37%) Office 365
4 16 (4.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.90%) GitHub
6 2 (0.60%) Slack
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.30%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.30%) IaaS
7 1 (0.30%) NuGet
7 1 (0.30%) PaaS
7 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.99%) HTTP
2 2 (0.60%) Internet
3 1 (0.30%) Firewall
3 1 (0.30%) MQTT
3 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.16%) MySQL
3 19 (5.67%) MongoDB
4 12 (3.58%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (2.39%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.79%) RavenDB
7 5 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.90%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.30%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.30%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.30%) Redis
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 127 (37.91%) Selenium
2 61 (18.21%) Cucumber
2 61 (18.21%) Jenkins
3 43 (12.84%) SoapUI
4 41 (12.24%) Git (software)
5 37 (11.04%) JIRA
6 36 (10.75%) SpecFlow
7 35 (10.45%) JMeter
7 35 (10.45%) WebDriver
8 34 (10.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (7.16%) Maven
10 23 (6.87%) Appium
11 13 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (3.88%) LoadRunner
11 13 (3.88%) Visual Studio
12 12 (3.58%) Ranorex
13 11 (3.28%) Buildbot
13 11 (3.28%) Octopus Deploy
14 10 (2.99%) Gatling
14 10 (2.99%) NeoLoad
General
1 68 (20.30%) Finance
2 22 (6.57%) Retail
3 7 (2.09%) Banking
4 2 (0.60%) Advertising
4 2 (0.60%) Games
4 2 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 236 (70.45%) Developer
2 127 (37.91%) C# Developer
3 78 (23.28%) .NET Developer
4 72 (21.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 63 (18.81%) ASP.NET Developer
5 63 (18.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 63 (18.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 46 (13.73%) Developer in Test
7 40 (11.94%) Java Developer
8 34 (10.15%) Senior Developer
9 32 (9.55%) Software Engineer
10 31 (9.25%) Cloud Developer
11 29 (8.66%) Analyst
11 29 (8.66%) AWS Developer
11 29 (8.66%) Test Analyst
11 29 (8.66%) Test Engineer
12 24 (7.16%) Senior C# Developer
13 23 (6.87%) Tester
14 22 (6.57%) Automation Tester
15 20 (5.97%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (44.78%) .NET
2 130 (38.81%) ASP.NET
3 127 (37.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 53 (15.82%) .NET Framework
4 53 (15.82%) React
4 53 (15.82%) Spring
5 49 (14.63%) CSS
5 49 (14.63%) Entity Framework
6 48 (14.33%) HTML
7 40 (11.94%) Web Services
8 39 (11.64%) AngularJS
9 33 (9.85%) CSS3
9 33 (9.85%) HTML5
9 33 (9.85%) Spring Boot
10 27 (8.06%) Node.js
11 24 (7.16%) Dropwizard
12 23 (6.87%) jQuery
13 22 (6.57%) RabbitMQ
14 21 (6.27%) ActiveMQ
15 15 (4.48%) Polymer
Miscellaneous
1 130 (38.81%) Enterprise Software
2 116 (34.63%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (4.18%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.99%) User Experience
5 4 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (0.90%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.60%) RIA
8 1 (0.30%) Blog
8 1 (0.30%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.30%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.30%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.30%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.18%) Android
2 3 (0.90%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.60%) Linux
3 2 (0.60%) Windows
4 1 (0.30%) Debian
4 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (85.07%) TDD
2 222 (66.27%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (47.76%) Software Engineering
4 139 (41.49%) MVC
5 130 (38.81%) Pair Programming
6 122 (36.42%) Test Automation
7 109 (32.54%) Continuous Integration
8 80 (23.88%) Continuous Delivery
8 80 (23.88%) Scrum
9 58 (17.31%) DevOps
10 54 (16.12%) Unit Testing
11 41 (12.24%) Mentoring
12 38 (11.34%) Kanban
13 37 (11.04%) SDET
14 32 (9.55%) Microservices
15 29 (8.66%) Test Scripting
16 28 (8.36%) Mobile Development
17 27 (8.06%) Domain-Driven Design
17 27 (8.06%) Software Testing
18 23 (6.87%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 212 (63.28%) C#
2 163 (48.66%) JavaScript
3 138 (41.19%) SQL
4 118 (35.22%) Java
5 28 (8.36%) Python
6 25 (7.46%) PHP
6 25 (7.46%) Ruby
6 25 (7.46%) Scala
7 19 (5.67%) Go
8 18 (5.37%) Java 8
9 17 (5.07%) C++
10 12 (3.58%) Apple Swift
10 12 (3.58%) C
10 12 (3.58%) Objective-C
11 7 (2.09%) Kotlin
11 7 (2.09%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.79%) ES6
13 2 (0.60%) F#
14 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (2.69%) SC Cleared
1 9 (2.69%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.09%) ISEB
2 7 (2.09%) ISTQB
3 6 (1.79%) Degree
4 2 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.69%) QA
2 2 (0.60%) GDPR
2 2 (0.60%) WCAG
System Software
1 40 (11.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.30%) Firmware
2 1 (0.30%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (5.97%) Kubernetes
2 14 (4.18%) Ansible
3 11 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.60%) Nessus
5 1 (0.30%) Kibana
5 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 130 (38.81%) Microsoft
2 43 (12.84%) Xamarin
3 39 (11.64%) Google
4 28 (8.36%) Oracle
5 15 (4.48%) Sitecore
6 11 (3.28%) HP
7 2 (0.60%) Twitter
8 1 (0.30%) Adobe
8 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.30%) SAP
8 1 (0.30%) Zend