Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 60 88
Rank change year-on-year +28 +28 +54
Permanent jobs citing BDD 453 317 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 6.94% 4.46% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.46% 4.80% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 395 275 241
West Yorkshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,750 £65,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 6,073 6,599 7,585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 93.02% 92.89% 91.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5,133 5,654 6,301
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +15 328 £47,500 - 30
Bradford +73 101 £46,000 +22.67% 2
Wakefield +8 15 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Huddersfield - 6 £42,500 - 1
Halifax +2 3 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Wetherby - 1 £62,500 -
BDD
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 375 (82.78%) TDD
2 335 (73.95%) Agile Software Development
3 252 (55.63%) C#
4 201 (44.37%) Test Automation
5 190 (41.94%) .NET
6 172 (37.97%) Java
7 162 (35.76%) Selenium
8 157 (34.66%) JavaScript
9 148 (32.67%) MVC
10 144 (31.79%) ASP.NET
11 142 (31.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 138 (30.46%) Software Engineering
13 135 (29.80%) SQL
14 116 (25.61%) Greenfield Project
15 112 (24.72%) Git (software)
16 110 (24.28%) Microsoft
17 106 (23.40%) Scrum
18 102 (22.52%) Continuous Integration
19 95 (20.97%) Pair Programming
20 94 (20.75%) SQL Server
21 91 (20.09%) Cucumber
21 91 (20.09%) Enterprise Software
22 88 (19.43%) CSS
23 86 (18.98%) Unit Testing
24 84 (18.54%) HTML
25 82 (18.10%) Finance
25 82 (18.10%) AngularJS
26 77 (17.00%) Jenkins
27 72 (15.89%) Ruby
28 71 (15.67%) Mentoring

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 18 (3.97%) Umbraco
2 3 (0.66%) CMS
2 3 (0.66%) NServiceBus
3 2 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (0.44%) Confluence
4 1 (0.22%) nginx
4 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 41 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (8.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.77%) G Suite
3 8 (1.77%) Office 365
3 8 (1.77%) Slack
4 4 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.66%) BrowserStack
6 2 (0.44%) BlazeMeter
6 2 (0.44%) GitHub
7 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.21%) HTTP
2 4 (0.88%) Internet
3 1 (0.22%) AMQP
3 1 (0.22%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 52 (11.48%) MySQL
3 48 (10.60%) NoSQL
4 38 (8.39%) MongoDB
5 36 (7.95%) SQL Server 2016
6 18 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (3.31%) RavenDB
8 14 (3.09%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.88%) Big Data
11 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.22%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 162 (35.76%) Selenium
2 112 (24.72%) Git (software)
3 91 (20.09%) Cucumber
4 77 (17.00%) Jenkins
5 62 (13.69%) WebDriver
6 52 (11.48%) SpecFlow
7 46 (10.15%) JIRA
8 45 (9.93%) Maven
9 43 (9.49%) SoapUI
10 31 (6.84%) Team Foundation Server
11 29 (6.40%) JMeter
12 24 (5.30%) Appium
13 18 (3.97%) Gradle
14 14 (3.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 11 (2.43%) Ranorex
15 11 (2.43%) Visual Studio
16 10 (2.21%) Buildbot
17 9 (1.99%) Gatling
17 9 (1.99%) NeoLoad
17 9 (1.99%) WebLOAD
General
1 82 (18.10%) Finance
2 23 (5.08%) Advertising
3 19 (4.19%) Retail
4 6 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.88%) Games
6 3 (0.66%) Legal
6 3 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 294 (64.90%) Developer
2 119 (26.27%) .NET Developer
3 112 (24.72%) C# Developer
4 71 (15.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 63 (13.91%) Developer in Test
6 59 (13.02%) ASP.NET Developer
6 59 (13.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 58 (12.80%) Java Developer
8 56 (12.36%) Test Engineer
9 51 (11.26%) Senior Developer
10 46 (10.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 39 (8.61%) Software Engineer
12 35 (7.73%) Tester
13 34 (7.51%) Senior C# Developer
14 32 (7.06%) Automation Tester
15 29 (6.40%) Architect
16 27 (5.96%) Analyst
17 26 (5.74%) Test Analyst
18 25 (5.52%) Test Automation Developer
18 25 (5.52%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (41.94%) .NET
2 144 (31.79%) ASP.NET
3 142 (31.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 88 (19.43%) CSS
5 84 (18.54%) HTML
6 82 (18.10%) AngularJS
7 70 (15.45%) .NET Framework
8 66 (14.57%) Entity Framework
9 64 (14.13%) Node.js
10 59 (13.02%) Spring
11 47 (10.38%) React
12 45 (9.93%) RESTful
13 42 (9.27%) Web Services
14 40 (8.83%) ASP.NET Web API
15 36 (7.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 36 (7.95%) Spring Boot
16 33 (7.28%) WCF
17 32 (7.06%) CSS3
17 32 (7.06%) HTML5
18 23 (5.08%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 116 (25.61%) Greenfield Project
2 91 (20.09%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (2.65%) Mobile App
4 6 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 4 (0.88%) Data Centre
5 4 (0.88%) RIA
5 4 (0.88%) Tandem
5 4 (0.88%) User Experience
6 3 (0.66%) Algorithms
6 3 (0.66%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.44%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.44%) NHS
8 1 (0.22%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.43%) Android
2 5 (1.10%) Linux
3 4 (0.88%) Unix
4 3 (0.66%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.66%) Windows
5 1 (0.22%) Debian
5 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (82.78%) TDD
2 335 (73.95%) Agile Software Development
3 201 (44.37%) Test Automation
4 148 (32.67%) MVC
5 138 (30.46%) Software Engineering
6 106 (23.40%) Scrum
7 102 (22.52%) Continuous Integration
8 95 (20.97%) Pair Programming
9 86 (18.98%) Unit Testing
10 71 (15.67%) Mentoring
11 55 (12.14%) SDET
12 53 (11.70%) Kanban
13 47 (10.38%) Test Scripting
14 39 (8.61%) API Testing
15 38 (8.39%) DevOps
16 37 (8.17%) Software Testing
16 37 (8.17%) Web Application Development
17 36 (7.95%) OO
18 30 (6.62%) Domain-Driven Design
18 30 (6.62%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 252 (55.63%) C#
2 172 (37.97%) Java
3 157 (34.66%) JavaScript
4 135 (29.80%) SQL
5 72 (15.89%) Ruby
6 35 (7.73%) Python
7 32 (7.06%) Java 8
8 27 (5.96%) Scala
9 22 (4.86%) PHP
10 17 (3.75%) Go
11 11 (2.43%) C
11 11 (2.43%) C++
11 11 (2.43%) Objective-C
12 9 (1.99%) Apple Swift
13 7 (1.55%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.55%) VB
14 6 (1.32%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.22%) VB6
15 1 (0.22%) XPath
15 1 (0.22%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 25 (5.52%) ISEB
2 15 (3.31%) Degree
2 15 (3.31%) ISTQB
3 6 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.32%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.31%) QA
2 4 (0.88%) PMO
3 2 (0.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 59 (13.02%) Docker
2 1 (0.22%) Firmware
2 1 (0.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 23 (5.08%) Kubernetes
2 16 (3.53%) Ansible
3 7 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.44%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 110 (24.28%) Microsoft
2 49 (10.82%) Oracle
3 27 (5.96%) Xamarin
4 21 (4.64%) Google
5 4 (0.88%) HP
5 4 (0.88%) Twitter
6 2 (0.44%) Adobe
7 1 (0.22%) Cisco
7 1 (0.22%) Sitecore