Period
to 6 December 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 6 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 36 73
Rank change year-on-year -20 +37 +12
Permanent jobs citing BDD 191 332 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.53% 6.16% 3.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.88% 6.71% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 129 273 217
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -12.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,125 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% -7.37% +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 3,913 4,949 6,372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 92.75% 91.84% 93.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3,253 4,098 5,386
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,490 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -14 156 £47,500 +8.57% 30
Wakefield -1 15 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Bradford -21 10 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Halifax +9 6 £40,000 -38.46%
Huddersfield +3 1 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Batley - 1 £47,500 - 1
Bingley - 1 £62,500 -
BDD
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 180 (94.24%) TDD
2 135 (70.68%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (39.27%) Scrum
4 72 (37.70%) Selenium
5 66 (34.55%) Java
6 65 (34.03%) DevOps
7 62 (32.46%) C#
8 56 (29.32%) JavaScript
9 55 (28.80%) Kanban
10 52 (27.23%) Cucumber
11 50 (26.18%) Test Automation
12 49 (25.65%) SoapUI
13 45 (23.56%) Software Testing
14 44 (23.04%) JMeter
15 43 (22.51%) .NET
15 43 (22.51%) Python
16 42 (21.99%) Git (software)
17 40 (20.94%) JIRA
17 40 (20.94%) DSDM
17 40 (20.94%) SQL
17 40 (20.94%) Software Engineering
18 37 (19.37%) Google
18 37 (19.37%) Continuous Integration
18 37 (19.37%) AWS
19 36 (18.85%) Finance
20 35 (18.32%) G Suite
20 35 (18.32%) Office 365
20 35 (18.32%) Team Foundation Server
21 34 (17.80%) Test Management
21 34 (17.80%) HP Quality Center

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 11 (5.76%) Apache Spark
2 9 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (4.71%) nginx
3 6 (3.14%) Confluence
4 2 (1.05%) Drupal
5 1 (0.52%) Apache
5 1 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.52%) CMS
5 1 (0.52%) IIS
5 1 (0.52%) Mule
5 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.52%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 37 (19.37%) AWS
2 35 (18.32%) G Suite
2 35 (18.32%) Office 365
3 27 (14.14%) Azure
4 10 (5.24%) BrowserStack
5 8 (4.19%) Sauce Labs
6 4 (2.09%) GitHub
6 4 (2.09%) Slack
7 3 (1.57%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.57%) IaaS
7 3 (1.57%) PaaS
8 2 (1.05%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.05%) Serverless
9 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.52%) GCP
9 1 (0.52%) NuGet
9 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.09%) SSL
2 2 (1.05%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.23%) NoSQL
2 19 (9.95%) SQL Server
3 18 (9.42%) Hadoop
4 16 (8.38%) MongoDB
5 15 (7.85%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (7.85%) Riak
6 14 (7.33%) MySQL
7 8 (4.19%) Apache Hive
7 8 (4.19%) Big Data
7 8 (4.19%) GIS
7 8 (4.19%) Redis
8 6 (3.14%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (1.05%) Power BI
10 1 (0.52%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.52%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 72 (37.70%) Selenium
2 52 (27.23%) Cucumber
3 49 (25.65%) SoapUI
4 44 (23.04%) JMeter
5 42 (21.99%) Git (software)
6 40 (20.94%) JIRA
7 35 (18.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 30 (15.71%) LoadRunner
9 25 (13.09%) Jenkins
10 20 (10.47%) Gatling
11 15 (7.85%) Subversion
12 14 (7.33%) Maven
13 11 (5.76%) Appium
13 11 (5.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (5.76%) Buildbot
13 11 (5.76%) JUnit
13 11 (5.76%) NeoLoad
13 11 (5.76%) Ranorex
13 11 (5.76%) WATIR
13 11 (5.76%) WebLOAD
General
1 36 (18.85%) Finance
2 11 (5.76%) Public Sector
3 10 (5.24%) Marketing
4 8 (4.19%) Retail
5 4 (2.09%) Advertising
5 4 (2.09%) Legal
6 3 (1.57%) Banking
7 2 (1.05%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 82 (42.93%) Developer
2 36 (18.85%) C# Developer
3 26 (13.61%) Consultant
3 26 (13.61%) Test Consultant
4 25 (13.09%) Senior Consultant
4 25 (13.09%) Senior Test Consultant
5 20 (10.47%) .NET Developer
6 19 (9.95%) Software Developer
7 17 (8.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (8.90%) Java Engineer
8 16 (8.38%) Functional Consultant
8 16 (8.38%) QA Engineer
8 16 (8.38%) Senior Functional Consultant
9 15 (7.85%) Java Developer
10 14 (7.33%) Software Engineer
11 13 (6.81%) Analyst
12 11 (5.76%) Developer in Test
13 10 (5.24%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (5.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (5.24%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (22.51%) .NET
2 31 (16.23%) ASP.NET
3 28 (14.66%) Spring
4 27 (14.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (13.61%) AngularJS
6 24 (12.57%) Node.js
7 21 (10.99%) Hibernate
7 21 (10.99%) HTML
8 19 (9.95%) CSS
9 16 (8.38%) RESTful
10 15 (7.85%) Vue.js
11 14 (7.33%) .NET Core
11 14 (7.33%) jQuery
11 14 (7.33%) Web Services
12 13 (6.81%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (6.28%) React
14 10 (5.24%) REST
15 8 (4.19%) RabbitMQ
16 7 (3.66%) Redux
16 7 (3.66%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.57%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (9.42%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (3.66%) User Experience
5 4 (2.09%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.05%) BBC
6 2 (1.05%) NHS
6 2 (1.05%) PKI
6 2 (1.05%) PMI
7 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.52%) Life Science
7 1 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.61%) Linux
2 15 (7.85%) Unix
3 14 (7.33%) Windows
4 7 (3.66%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.57%) Android
5 3 (1.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (94.24%) TDD
2 135 (70.68%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (39.27%) Scrum
4 65 (34.03%) DevOps
5 55 (28.80%) Kanban
6 50 (26.18%) Test Automation
7 45 (23.56%) Software Testing
8 40 (20.94%) DSDM
8 40 (20.94%) Software Engineering
9 37 (19.37%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (17.80%) Test Management
11 33 (17.28%) Continuous Delivery
11 33 (17.28%) Mentoring
11 33 (17.28%) MVC
12 32 (16.75%) Business Analysis
13 31 (16.23%) User Acceptance Testing
14 30 (15.71%) DNA
15 29 (15.18%) Microservices
16 24 (12.57%) Functional Testing
17 15 (7.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 66 (34.55%) Java
2 62 (32.46%) C#
3 56 (29.32%) JavaScript
4 43 (22.51%) Python
5 40 (20.94%) SQL
6 32 (16.75%) PHP
7 19 (9.95%) Ruby
8 15 (7.85%) Scala
9 14 (7.33%) Java 8
10 11 (5.76%) C
10 11 (5.76%) C++
11 3 (1.57%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.57%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.52%) ES6
12 1 (0.52%) F#
12 1 (0.52%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (4.19%) ISEB
2 7 (3.66%) SC Cleared
2 7 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.09%) IIBA
4 2 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.05%) Degree
4 2 (1.05%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.05%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.47%) QA
2 3 (1.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (9.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 34 (17.80%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (8.38%) Ansible
3 9 (4.71%) Terraform
4 8 (4.19%) Kubernetes
5 7 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (3.66%) Puppet
6 1 (0.52%) Kibana
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.52%) Packer
Vendors
1 37 (19.37%) Google
2 34 (17.80%) HP
3 27 (14.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.57%) Splunk
5 2 (1.05%) Oracle
6 1 (0.52%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.52%) SAP