Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 74 110
Rank change year-on-year +14 +36 +92
Permanent jobs citing BDD 267 263 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.97% 3.52% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.34% 3.87% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 235 231 199
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £65,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 6148 6800 8269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.37% 91.01% 90.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5181 5803 6712
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,775
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.56%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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 +4 231 £50,000 +5.26% 19
Halifax +26 21 £75,000 +114.29% 1
Bradford +11 6 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Wakefield +7 4 £44,000 +66.04% 1
Huddersfield - 2 £42,500 - 1
BDD
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 223 (83.52%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (76.40%) TDD
3 160 (59.93%) Test Automation
4 132 (49.44%) C#
5 124 (46.44%) Java
6 94 (35.21%) Selenium
7 92 (34.46%) Cucumber
8 84 (31.46%) .NET
9 78 (29.21%) SQL
10 75 (28.09%) JavaScript
11 67 (25.09%) CSS
12 65 (24.34%) HTML
13 64 (23.97%) Scrum
14 63 (23.60%) Jenkins
15 59 (22.10%) WebDriver
16 56 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
17 52 (19.48%) MVC
18 50 (18.73%) Finance
18 50 (18.73%) Kanban
18 50 (18.73%) AngularJS
19 49 (18.35%) Git (software)
20 47 (17.60%) Gherkin
21 46 (17.23%) Microsoft
22 45 (16.85%) SQL Server
22 45 (16.85%) Test Scripting
23 44 (16.48%) SpecFlow
24 43 (16.10%) ASP.NET
25 38 (14.23%) Ruby
25 38 (14.23%) Node.js
25 38 (14.23%) DevOps

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 9 (3.37%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.00%) Apache
3 7 (2.62%) Confluence
3 7 (2.62%) JBoss
3 7 (2.62%) Jetty
3 7 (2.62%) Tornado
3 7 (2.62%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.75%) IIS
4 2 (0.75%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 36 (13.48%) GitHub
2 11 (4.12%) G Suite
2 11 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.12%) Office 365
3 9 (3.37%) Slack
4 8 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.75%) SaaS
7 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.62%) AMQP
2 1 (0.37%) HTTP
2 1 (0.37%) Internet
2 1 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.61%) MySQL
3 20 (7.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (5.24%) MongoDB
4 14 (5.24%) NoSQL
5 13 (4.87%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (4.12%) Big Data
7 9 (3.37%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (3.00%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.62%) Couchbase
9 7 (2.62%) Redis
9 7 (2.62%) Riak
10 1 (0.37%) Adabas
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 94 (35.21%) Selenium
2 92 (34.46%) Cucumber
3 63 (23.60%) Jenkins
4 59 (22.10%) WebDriver
5 49 (18.35%) Git (software)
6 44 (16.48%) SpecFlow
7 31 (11.61%) FitNesse
8 30 (11.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (8.61%) JIRA
10 19 (7.12%) SoapUI
11 18 (6.74%) tSQLt
12 13 (4.87%) Appium
12 13 (4.87%) JBehave
12 13 (4.87%) Maven
13 12 (4.49%) Subversion
14 11 (4.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 10 (3.75%) Buildbot
15 10 (3.75%) Ranorex
16 8 (3.00%) PHPUnit
16 8 (3.00%) Vagrant
General
1 50 (18.73%) Finance
2 14 (5.24%) Retail
3 9 (3.37%) Games
4 6 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.87%) Advertising
6 4 (1.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 83 (31.09%) Developer
2 54 (20.22%) Automation Tester
2 54 (20.22%) Tester
3 42 (15.73%) .NET Developer
3 42 (15.73%) Test Engineer
4 31 (11.61%) Principal Engineer
5 26 (9.74%) Senior Automation Tester
5 26 (9.74%) Senior Tester
6 25 (9.36%) Senior Developer
7 24 (8.99%) Analyst
8 21 (7.87%) Test Analyst
9 20 (7.49%) C# Developer
9 20 (7.49%) Java Developer
10 19 (7.12%) C# .NET Developer
10 19 (7.12%) Principal Test Engineer
10 19 (7.12%) Software Engineer
11 15 (5.62%) Software Developer
12 13 (4.87%) Head of Development
13 12 (4.49%) ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (4.49%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (31.46%) .NET
2 67 (25.09%) CSS
3 65 (24.34%) HTML
4 50 (18.73%) AngularJS
5 47 (17.60%) Gherkin
6 43 (16.10%) ASP.NET
7 38 (14.23%) Node.js
8 36 (13.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (13.11%) Web Services
10 32 (11.99%) XML
11 31 (11.61%) SOAP
12 27 (10.11%) React
13 24 (8.99%) .NET Framework
13 24 (8.99%) Spring
14 23 (8.61%) XSD
15 22 (8.24%) WSDL
16 21 (7.87%) ASP.NET Web API
16 21 (7.87%) Spring Boot
17 18 (6.74%) Entity Framework
17 18 (6.74%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.74%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (5.99%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.00%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (1.12%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.12%) User Experience
5 2 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.37%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.37%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.12%) Linux
2 2 (0.75%) Android
2 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.37%) Unix
3 1 (0.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (83.52%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (76.40%) TDD
3 160 (59.93%) Test Automation
4 64 (23.97%) Scrum
5 56 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
6 52 (19.48%) MVC
7 50 (18.73%) Kanban
8 45 (16.85%) Test Scripting
9 38 (14.23%) DevOps
10 37 (13.86%) Software Engineering
11 34 (12.73%) Configuration Management
11 34 (12.73%) System Integration Testing
12 33 (12.36%) Performance Testing
13 30 (11.24%) SDLC
13 30 (11.24%) Unit Testing
14 28 (10.49%) Open Source
15 27 (10.11%) Exploratory Testing
16 24 (8.99%) Mentoring
17 23 (8.61%) ATDD
17 23 (8.61%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 132 (49.44%) C#
2 124 (46.44%) Java
3 78 (29.21%) SQL
4 75 (28.09%) JavaScript
5 38 (14.23%) Ruby
6 31 (11.61%) Python
7 28 (10.49%) PHP
8 24 (8.99%) T-SQL
9 16 (5.99%) Scala
10 11 (4.12%) C
11 10 (3.75%) C++
12 8 (3.00%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.62%) Go
14 2 (0.75%) VB
14 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.37%) NATURAL
15 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.37%) XPath
15 1 (0.37%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 23 (8.61%) ISTQB
2 20 (7.49%) ISEB
3 10 (3.75%) Degree
4 2 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.00%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (10.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (7.12%) Puppet
2 18 (6.74%) Ansible
2 18 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.62%) Kubernetes
4 6 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (17.23%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.37%) Google
2 17 (6.37%) Zend
3 16 (5.99%) Oracle
4 6 (2.25%) HP
5 4 (1.50%) Rackspace
6 3 (1.12%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.75%) Facebook
7 2 (0.75%) Twitter
8 1 (0.37%) Atlassian