Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 59 35
Rank change year-on-year +6 -24 +27
Permanent jobs citing BDD 62 184 370
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.14% 4.20% 6.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.46% 4.58% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 68 138 321
Median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £32,425 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,250 £70,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% -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 1,391 4,015 5,388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 92.98% 91.75% 92.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,211 3,344 4,500
Median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,425 £63,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% +2.35%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in West Yorkshire

BDD
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing BDD in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for BDD in West Yorkshire

BDD
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing BDD in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 September 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 21 September 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 -14 41 £50,000 +17.65% 10
Wakefield +20 6 £35,000 - 1
Halifax +14 6 £55,000 +37.50%
Bradford +16 2 £65,000 +30.00%
Huddersfield - 1 £42,500 -
BDD
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 48 (77.42%) TDD
2 41 (66.13%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (53.23%) Test Automation
4 28 (45.16%) JavaScript
4 28 (45.16%) .NET
5 27 (43.55%) C#
6 21 (33.87%) AngularJS
7 20 (32.26%) DevOps
8 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
9 15 (24.19%) Scrum
9 15 (24.19%) Selenium
9 15 (24.19%) QA
9 15 (24.19%) Greenfield Project
10 13 (20.97%) Relational Database
10 13 (20.97%) HTML
10 13 (20.97%) Java
11 12 (19.35%) CSS
12 11 (17.74%) Azure
13 10 (16.13%) Cucumber
13 10 (16.13%) Software Engineering
13 10 (16.13%) MVC
13 10 (16.13%) SOLID
14 9 (14.52%) Vue.js
14 9 (14.52%) Microservices
14 9 (14.52%) TypeScript
14 9 (14.52%) User Experience
14 9 (14.52%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (14.52%) Gherkin
14 9 (14.52%) SQL
14 9 (14.52%) .NET Framework

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 2 (3.23%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.74%) Azure
2 6 (9.68%) AWS
2 6 (9.68%) GCP
3 2 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.97%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.23%) HBase
5 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.61%) Big Data
6 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.61%) MySQL
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (24.19%) Selenium
2 10 (16.13%) Cucumber
3 8 (12.90%) SpecFlow
4 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.45%) JIRA
5 4 (6.45%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.23%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.61%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.61%) Postman
7 1 (1.61%) REST Assured
7 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (11.29%) Marketing
2 4 (6.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (53.23%) Developer
2 19 (30.65%) .NET Developer
3 12 (19.35%) C# .NET Developer
3 12 (19.35%) C# Developer
4 10 (16.13%) Software Developer
5 9 (14.52%) .NET Software Developer
5 9 (14.52%) C# Software Developer
6 8 (12.90%) Senior Developer
7 7 (11.29%) Lead Developer
8 6 (9.68%) Lead .NET Developer
9 5 (8.06%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (8.06%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 5 (8.06%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (6.45%) Automation Tester
10 4 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (6.45%) Java Developer
10 4 (6.45%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery Manager
10 4 (6.45%) Service Manager
10 4 (6.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (45.16%) .NET
2 21 (33.87%) AngularJS
3 13 (20.97%) HTML
4 12 (19.35%) CSS
5 9 (14.52%) .NET Framework
5 9 (14.52%) Gherkin
5 9 (14.52%) KnockoutJS
5 9 (14.52%) Vue.js
6 8 (12.90%) .NET Core
6 8 (12.90%) Angular 2
6 8 (12.90%) React
7 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET
8 5 (8.06%) Kafka
8 5 (8.06%) REST
9 4 (6.45%) RESTful
9 4 (6.45%) RxJS
9 4 (6.45%) Web Services
10 3 (4.84%) HTML5
10 3 (4.84%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (14.52%) User Experience
3 4 (6.45%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (6.45%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.23%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.23%) PKI
5 1 (1.61%) Video\Live Streaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (77.42%) TDD
2 41 (66.13%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (53.23%) Test Automation
4 20 (32.26%) DevOps
5 15 (24.19%) Scrum
6 10 (16.13%) MVC
6 10 (16.13%) Software Engineering
6 10 (16.13%) SOLID
7 9 (14.52%) Microservices
8 6 (9.68%) Software Architecture
8 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (9.68%) Test Strategy
9 5 (8.06%) Kanban
9 5 (8.06%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.06%) Product Roadmap
9 5 (8.06%) SDLC
9 5 (8.06%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 4 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (6.45%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.16%) JavaScript
2 27 (43.55%) C#
3 13 (20.97%) Java
4 9 (14.52%) SQL
4 9 (14.52%) TypeScript
5 8 (12.90%) Python
6 4 (6.45%) PHP
7 3 (4.84%) C
8 2 (3.23%) Java 8
9 1 (1.61%) PHP 7
9 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (24.19%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Terraform
2 2 (3.23%) Istio
2 2 (3.23%) linkerd
3 1 (1.61%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle
2 4 (6.45%) PeopleSoft
2 4 (6.45%) Workday
3 1 (1.61%) Zend