Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 67 102
Rank change year-on-year +16 +35 +96
Permanent jobs citing BDD 308 267 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.65% 3.68% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.10% 4.05% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 281 232 223
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £65,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 6,036 6,594 8,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.16% 90.78% 90.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5,129 5,654 6,545
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,063
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +12 257 £50,000 +5.26% 31
Halifax +21 22 £75,000 +114.29% 1
Bradford - 17 £55,000 - 10
Wakefield - 7 £45,000 - 1
Huddersfield - 5 £42,500 - 2
BDD
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 252 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (77.60%) TDD
3 164 (53.25%) Test Automation
3 164 (53.25%) C#
4 138 (44.81%) Java
5 117 (37.99%) .NET
6 99 (32.14%) JavaScript
7 92 (29.87%) CSS
8 89 (28.90%) Cucumber
9 88 (28.57%) Selenium
10 87 (28.25%) SQL
11 85 (27.60%) HTML
12 83 (26.95%) MVC
13 75 (24.35%) Continuous Integration
14 67 (21.75%) Scrum
14 67 (21.75%) ASP.NET
15 65 (21.10%) AngularJS
15 65 (21.10%) Jenkins
16 62 (20.13%) Ruby
17 61 (19.81%) Git (software)
17 61 (19.81%) Finance
18 60 (19.48%) ASP.NET MVC
19 59 (19.16%) WebDriver
20 55 (17.86%) SQL Server
21 52 (16.88%) Node.js
22 51 (16.56%) Microsoft
23 50 (16.23%) Kanban
24 47 (15.26%) Software Engineering
25 44 (14.29%) Test Scripting
26 41 (13.31%) Gherkin

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 7 (2.27%) Tomcat
2 6 (1.95%) Apache
2 6 (1.95%) Confluence
3 5 (1.62%) JBoss
3 5 (1.62%) Jetty
3 5 (1.62%) Tornado
3 5 (1.62%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.97%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.32%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.39%) GitHub
2 13 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.25%) G Suite
3 10 (3.25%) Office 365
4 9 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (2.60%) Slack
6 2 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.65%) SaaS
7 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.62%) AMQP
2 1 (0.32%) HTTP
2 1 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.74%) MySQL
3 25 (8.12%) NoSQL
4 20 (6.49%) SQL Server 2016
5 19 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (5.52%) MongoDB
7 15 (4.87%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (3.25%) Big Data
9 7 (2.27%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.62%) Couchbase
10 5 (1.62%) Redis
10 5 (1.62%) Riak
11 4 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.32%) Adabas
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 89 (28.90%) Cucumber
2 88 (28.57%) Selenium
3 65 (21.10%) Jenkins
4 61 (19.81%) Git (software)
5 59 (19.16%) WebDriver
6 37 (12.01%) SpecFlow
7 27 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (8.12%) FitNesse
8 25 (8.12%) JIRA
9 19 (6.17%) SoapUI
10 17 (5.52%) tSQLt
11 16 (5.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 16 (5.19%) Maven
12 15 (4.87%) Appium
12 15 (4.87%) Buildbot
12 15 (4.87%) Ranorex
13 10 (3.25%) Subversion
14 9 (2.92%) JMeter
15 8 (2.60%) JBehave
16 7 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 61 (19.81%) Finance
2 20 (6.49%) Retail
3 12 (3.90%) Games
4 9 (2.92%) Advertising
5 7 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.95%) Legal
7 2 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 134 (43.51%) Developer
2 72 (23.38%) .NET Developer
3 50 (16.23%) Automation Tester
3 50 (16.23%) Tester
4 33 (10.71%) Java Developer
5 32 (10.39%) Test Engineer
6 31 (10.06%) C# Developer
7 29 (9.42%) Senior Developer
8 28 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
9 26 (8.44%) C# .NET Developer
10 25 (8.12%) Senior Automation Tester
10 25 (8.12%) Senior Tester
11 23 (7.47%) Analyst
12 21 (6.82%) Test Analyst
13 19 (6.17%) ASP.NET Developer
13 19 (6.17%) Software Engineer
14 18 (5.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 17 (5.52%) Junior
15 17 (5.52%) Principal Test Engineer
15 17 (5.52%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (37.99%) .NET
2 92 (29.87%) CSS
3 85 (27.60%) HTML
4 67 (21.75%) ASP.NET
5 65 (21.10%) AngularJS
6 60 (19.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 52 (16.88%) Node.js
8 41 (13.31%) Gherkin
9 39 (12.66%) .NET Framework
10 37 (12.01%) ASP.NET Web API
11 31 (10.06%) Entity Framework
12 30 (9.74%) React
13 28 (9.09%) Spring
14 27 (8.77%) XML
15 25 (8.12%) RESTful
15 25 (8.12%) SOAP
15 25 (8.12%) Spring Boot
15 25 (8.12%) Web Services
16 22 (7.14%) WCF
17 20 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.04%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (1.95%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (0.97%) Computer Science
4 3 (0.97%) Mobile App
4 3 (0.97%) User Experience
5 2 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.65%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.27%) Linux
2 4 (1.30%) Android
2 4 (1.30%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.32%) Unix
3 1 (0.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (77.60%) TDD
3 164 (53.25%) Test Automation
4 83 (26.95%) MVC
5 75 (24.35%) Continuous Integration
6 67 (21.75%) Scrum
7 50 (16.23%) Kanban
8 47 (15.26%) Software Engineering
9 44 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 39 (12.66%) DevOps
11 34 (11.04%) Open Source
12 32 (10.39%) Configuration Management
12 32 (10.39%) Unit Testing
13 30 (9.74%) Mentoring
13 30 (9.74%) Software Testing
13 30 (9.74%) System Integration Testing
14 29 (9.42%) SOLID
15 28 (9.09%) OO
15 28 (9.09%) SDLC
16 27 (8.77%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 164 (53.25%) C#
2 138 (44.81%) Java
3 99 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 87 (28.25%) SQL
5 62 (20.13%) Ruby
6 40 (12.99%) Python
7 31 (10.06%) PHP
8 26 (8.44%) Scala
9 23 (7.47%) T-SQL
10 15 (4.87%) C
10 15 (4.87%) C++
11 12 (3.90%) Go
12 6 (1.95%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.95%) VB
12 6 (1.95%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.65%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.32%) NATURAL
14 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.32%) XPath
14 1 (0.32%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 19 (6.17%) ISEB
2 17 (5.52%) ISTQB
3 9 (2.92%) Degree
4 6 (1.95%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.95%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.30%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (10.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (5.19%) Ansible
1 16 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (4.87%) Puppet
3 12 (3.90%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (16.56%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.14%) Oracle
3 15 (4.87%) Zend
4 14 (4.55%) Google
5 5 (1.62%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.97%) HP
6 3 (0.97%) Twitter
7 2 (0.65%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.32%) Atlassian