Period
to 22 February 2020

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 22 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 38 37 46
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9 +15
Permanent jobs citing BDD 233 286 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.75% 6.14% 5.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.17% 6.66% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 186 249 344
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £70,625 £56,250 £60,875
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% -

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 3,777 4,297 6,463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 93.17% 92.21% 93.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3,142 3,602 5,521
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +3.66%

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 22 February 2020.

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 22 February 2020. 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 +1 186 £50,000 +17.65% 40
Wakefield +12 28 £35,000 - 2
Halifax +12 8 £65,000 -23.53% 3
Bradford -13 8 £60,000 +36.36% 3
Huddersfield +4 1 £37,500 -21.05%
Ilkley - 1 £45,000 - 2
Batley - 1 £47,500 -
BDD
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, 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.

1 217 (93.13%) TDD
2 155 (66.52%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (38.63%) Java
4 86 (36.91%) Scrum
5 83 (35.62%) C#
6 77 (33.05%) JavaScript
7 74 (31.76%) DevOps
8 67 (28.76%) Selenium
9 63 (27.04%) SQL
10 61 (26.18%) Test Automation
11 56 (24.03%) Kanban
12 54 (23.18%) .NET
13 51 (21.89%) Git (software)
14 49 (21.03%) Azure
14 49 (21.03%) Spring
15 48 (20.60%) AWS
16 47 (20.17%) Microservices
17 45 (19.31%) Cucumber
18 44 (18.88%) SoapUI
18 44 (18.88%) Python
19 43 (18.45%) Microsoft
20 42 (18.03%) Software Engineering
21 41 (17.60%) Finance
22 39 (16.74%) MVC
22 39 (16.74%) NoSQL
23 38 (16.31%) JIRA
23 38 (16.31%) JMeter
23 38 (16.31%) ASP.NET
24 37 (15.88%) Continuous Integration
24 37 (15.88%) ASP.NET MVC

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 14 (6.01%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (4.72%) Apache Spark
2 11 (4.72%) Confluence
2 11 (4.72%) nginx
3 3 (1.29%) Apache
3 3 (1.29%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.86%) Red Hat Fuse
5 1 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.43%) Mule
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (2.58%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.43%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 49 (21.03%) Azure
2 48 (20.60%) AWS
3 23 (9.87%) G Suite
3 23 (9.87%) Office 365
4 14 (6.01%) BrowserStack
5 9 (3.86%) Sauce Labs
6 8 (3.43%) GitHub
7 7 (3.00%) Serverless
8 6 (2.58%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (2.58%) Power Platform
9 3 (1.29%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (1.29%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (1.29%) Slack
10 2 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.86%) IaaS
10 2 (0.86%) PaaS
11 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.43%) GCP
11 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.86%) SSL
1 2 (0.86%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.74%) NoSQL
2 20 (8.58%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (8.15%) Hadoop
4 16 (6.87%) MongoDB
4 16 (6.87%) Riak
5 14 (6.01%) MySQL
5 14 (6.01%) SQL Server
6 13 (5.58%) Redis
7 8 (3.43%) Apache Hive
7 8 (3.43%) Big Data
7 8 (3.43%) GIS
8 6 (2.58%) Power BI
8 6 (2.58%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.43%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 67 (28.76%) Selenium
2 51 (21.89%) Git (software)
3 45 (19.31%) Cucumber
4 44 (18.88%) SoapUI
5 38 (16.31%) JIRA
5 38 (16.31%) JMeter
6 35 (15.02%) Jenkins
7 30 (12.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (9.87%) LoadRunner
9 22 (9.44%) Gatling
10 20 (8.58%) JUnit
10 20 (8.58%) Maven
11 15 (6.44%) Subversion
12 11 (4.72%) Appium
12 11 (4.72%) Mercurial
12 11 (4.72%) Moq
12 11 (4.72%) SpecFlow
13 10 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (4.29%) WATIR
13 10 (4.29%) WebLOAD
General
1 41 (17.60%) Finance
2 15 (6.44%) Public Sector
3 12 (5.15%) Marketing
4 5 (2.15%) Advertising
4 5 (2.15%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.15%) Legal
5 3 (1.29%) Banking
6 2 (0.86%) Games
6 2 (0.86%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 119 (51.07%) Developer
2 46 (19.74%) C# Developer
3 37 (15.88%) Java Developer
4 22 (9.44%) Consultant
4 22 (9.44%) Senior Consultant
4 22 (9.44%) Senior Test Consultant
4 22 (9.44%) Test Consultant
5 20 (8.58%) .NET Developer
5 20 (8.58%) Software Developer
6 19 (8.15%) QA Engineer
6 19 (8.15%) Software Engineer
7 16 (6.87%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (6.87%) Senior Developer
8 14 (6.01%) Azure Developer
8 14 (6.01%) React Developer
9 13 (5.58%) Java Engineer
9 13 (5.58%) Senior Java Developer
9 13 (5.58%) Test Engineer
10 12 (5.15%) Analyst
10 12 (5.15%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (23.18%) .NET
2 49 (21.03%) Spring
3 38 (16.31%) ASP.NET
4 37 (15.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 33 (14.16%) AngularJS
6 32 (13.73%) Vue.js
7 29 (12.45%) .NET Core
7 29 (12.45%) Hibernate
7 29 (12.45%) Node.js
8 24 (10.30%) React
9 23 (9.87%) RESTful
10 22 (9.44%) Spring Boot
11 21 (9.01%) REST
11 21 (9.01%) Web Services
12 14 (6.01%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (5.58%) SOAP
14 9 (3.86%) CSS
14 9 (3.86%) HTML
15 8 (3.43%) RabbitMQ
16 7 (3.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.88%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (15.45%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (6.44%) User Experience
4 12 (5.15%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.58%) NHS
6 3 (1.29%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.29%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.86%) BBC
7 2 (0.86%) PKI
7 2 (0.86%) PMI
7 2 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.43%) Life Science
8 1 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.44%) Linux
1 15 (6.44%) Unix
2 7 (3.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (1.29%) Android
3 3 (1.29%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (93.13%) TDD
2 155 (66.52%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (36.91%) Scrum
4 74 (31.76%) DevOps
5 61 (26.18%) Test Automation
6 56 (24.03%) Kanban
7 47 (20.17%) Microservices
8 42 (18.03%) Software Engineering
9 39 (16.74%) MVC
10 37 (15.88%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (15.45%) Software Testing
12 33 (14.16%) Continuous Delivery
13 32 (13.73%) Business Analysis
13 32 (13.73%) DSDM
14 31 (13.30%) DNA
15 26 (11.16%) Test Management
16 24 (10.30%) Mentoring
17 23 (9.87%) User Acceptance Testing
18 15 (6.44%) Scaled Agile Framework
18 15 (6.44%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 90 (38.63%) Java
2 83 (35.62%) C#
3 77 (33.05%) JavaScript
4 63 (27.04%) SQL
5 44 (18.88%) Python
6 32 (13.73%) PHP
7 24 (10.30%) Java 8
8 17 (7.30%) Ruby
8 17 (7.30%) Scala
9 10 (4.29%) C
9 10 (4.29%) C++
10 4 (1.72%) Kotlin
11 3 (1.29%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.86%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.86%) ES6
12 2 (0.86%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.43%) F#
13 1 (0.43%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (3.86%) IIBA
1 9 (3.86%) ISEB
2 7 (3.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (3.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.86%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.16%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (13.73%) Docker
2 3 (1.29%) Postfix
3 2 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.86%) vSphere
4 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.43%) NDS
4 1 (0.43%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 26 (11.16%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (6.87%) Ansible
3 14 (6.01%) Kubernetes
4 11 (4.72%) Terraform
5 8 (3.43%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (3.43%) Puppet
6 1 (0.43%) Kibana
6 1 (0.43%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 43 (18.45%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.16%) HP
3 25 (10.73%) Google
4 3 (1.29%) Splunk
5 2 (0.86%) Oracle
5 2 (0.86%) VMware
6 1 (0.43%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.43%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.43%) IBM
6 1 (0.43%) NetIQ
6 1 (0.43%) Novell
6 1 (0.43%) Okta
6 1 (0.43%) Ping Identity
6 1 (0.43%) SAP
6 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.43%) Zend