Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 50 69
Rank change year-on-year +10 +19 +35
Permanent jobs citing BDD 285 318 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.94% 4.81% 3.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.47% 5.19% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 246 293 233
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £61,250 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% - +8.43%

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 4,403 6,133 6,751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.69% 92.85% 92.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3,676 5,223 5,793
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £27,125 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% +4.94% +1.25%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 +4 219 £42,500 -10.53% 28
Bradford +29 25 £44,000 -7.37% 5
Wakefield +13 22 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Halifax -6 10 £65,000 -13.33%
Huddersfield -2 5 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Wetherby - 1 £45,000 - 1
BDD
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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.

1 262 (91.93%) TDD
2 191 (67.02%) C#
3 169 (59.30%) Agile Software Development
4 158 (55.44%) JavaScript
5 155 (54.39%) .NET
5 155 (54.39%) MVC
6 150 (52.63%) SQL
6 150 (52.63%) Software Engineering
7 148 (51.93%) ASP.NET
8 147 (51.58%) Microsoft
8 147 (51.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 140 (49.12%) Enterprise Software
10 135 (47.37%) Pair Programming
11 112 (39.30%) Continuous Integration
12 101 (35.44%) Continuous Delivery
13 100 (35.09%) Greenfield Project
14 78 (27.37%) Selenium
15 72 (25.26%) Java
15 72 (25.26%) Test Automation
16 56 (19.65%) Finance
17 53 (18.60%) DevOps
18 52 (18.25%) React
19 51 (17.89%) .NET Framework
20 49 (17.19%) Microsoft Azure
21 48 (16.84%) SQL Server
22 47 (16.49%) Scrum
23 46 (16.14%) Entity Framework
24 43 (15.09%) Kanban
25 42 (14.74%) Google
26 41 (14.39%) SoapUI

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 4 (1.40%) Confluence
2 3 (1.05%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.35%) Apache
3 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.35%) IIS
3 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 49 (17.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (10.18%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (7.72%) G Suite
3 22 (7.72%) Office 365
4 18 (6.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.40%) Slack
6 3 (1.05%) GitHub
7 2 (0.70%) NuGet
8 1 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.35%) IaaS
8 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.11%) Internet
2 4 (1.40%) HTTP
3 1 (0.35%) Firewall
3 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (16.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.11%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.40%) MySQL
3 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.05%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.05%) RavenDB
4 3 (1.05%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 78 (27.37%) Selenium
2 41 (14.39%) SoapUI
3 37 (12.98%) JIRA
4 34 (11.93%) Jenkins
5 31 (10.88%) JMeter
6 30 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (9.82%) Cucumber
8 26 (9.12%) Git (software)
9 21 (7.37%) WebDriver
10 18 (6.32%) LoadRunner
11 17 (5.96%) SpecFlow
12 16 (5.61%) Maven
13 11 (3.86%) Appium
14 10 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (3.51%) Buildbot
14 10 (3.51%) Ranorex
15 9 (3.16%) NeoLoad
15 9 (3.16%) Octopus Deploy
15 9 (3.16%) WATIR
15 9 (3.16%) WebLOAD
General
1 56 (19.65%) Finance
2 23 (8.07%) Retail
3 12 (4.21%) Banking
4 3 (1.05%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.70%) Games
6 1 (0.35%) Legal
6 1 (0.35%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 210 (73.68%) Developer
2 135 (47.37%) C# Developer
3 88 (30.88%) .NET Developer
4 83 (29.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 75 (26.32%) ASP.NET Developer
5 75 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 75 (26.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 33 (11.58%) Java Developer
7 32 (11.23%) Analyst
7 32 (11.23%) Cloud Developer
8 30 (10.53%) Test Analyst
9 28 (9.82%) Senior Developer
10 25 (8.77%) Developer in Test
11 22 (7.72%) Senior C# Developer
12 21 (7.37%) Test Engineer
13 20 (7.02%) AWS Developer
13 20 (7.02%) Software Engineer
14 17 (5.96%) Agile Test Analyst
14 17 (5.96%) React Developer
14 17 (5.96%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (54.39%) .NET
2 148 (51.93%) ASP.NET
3 147 (51.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 52 (18.25%) React
5 51 (17.89%) .NET Framework
6 46 (16.14%) Entity Framework
7 32 (11.23%) CSS
7 32 (11.23%) HTML
8 29 (10.18%) Spring
9 27 (9.47%) AngularJS
10 22 (7.72%) Spring Boot
11 21 (7.37%) Dropwizard
12 19 (6.67%) HTML5
13 18 (6.32%) CSS3
14 17 (5.96%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (5.96%) Node.js
14 17 (5.96%) Polymer
14 17 (5.96%) Web Services
15 14 (4.91%) jQuery
16 11 (3.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 140 (49.12%) Enterprise Software
2 100 (35.09%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (4.91%) User Experience
4 12 (4.21%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.11%) RIA
6 2 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.35%) Blog
7 1 (0.35%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.35%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.35%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.81%) Android
2 4 (1.40%) Windows
3 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.70%) Linux
4 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (91.93%) TDD
2 169 (59.30%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (54.39%) MVC
4 150 (52.63%) Software Engineering
5 135 (47.37%) Pair Programming
6 112 (39.30%) Continuous Integration
7 101 (35.44%) Continuous Delivery
8 72 (25.26%) Test Automation
9 53 (18.60%) DevOps
10 47 (16.49%) Scrum
11 43 (15.09%) Kanban
12 29 (10.18%) Unit Testing
13 25 (8.77%) SDET
14 24 (8.42%) DSDM
15 23 (8.07%) Software Testing
16 21 (7.37%) Test Scripting
17 20 (7.02%) API Testing
17 20 (7.02%) Configuration Management
17 20 (7.02%) Mobile Development
18 18 (6.32%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 191 (67.02%) C#
2 158 (55.44%) JavaScript
3 150 (52.63%) SQL
4 72 (25.26%) Java
5 23 (8.07%) Scala
6 20 (7.02%) Python
7 19 (6.67%) PHP
8 18 (6.32%) Go
9 15 (5.26%) C++
9 15 (5.26%) Ruby
10 11 (3.86%) Kotlin
11 10 (3.51%) C
11 10 (3.51%) ES6
12 8 (2.81%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.75%) Apple Swift
13 5 (1.75%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.70%) F#
14 2 (0.70%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.35%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 12 (4.21%) SC Cleared
1 12 (4.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.11%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.40%) ISEB
4 1 (0.35%) Degree
4 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.40%) WCAG
2 3 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 13 (4.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (4.91%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (4.56%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.40%) Nessus
4 1 (0.35%) Ansible
4 1 (0.35%) Kibana
4 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 147 (51.58%) Microsoft
2 42 (14.74%) Google
3 32 (11.23%) Xamarin
4 25 (8.77%) Sitecore
5 14 (4.91%) HP
6 7 (2.46%) Oracle
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe
7 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.35%) SAP
7 1 (0.35%) Zend