Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 63 117
Rank change year-on-year +28 +54 +21
Permanent jobs citing BDD 365 280 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 6.33% 4.09% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.88% 4.36% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 300 238 171
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 5,302 6,415 7,266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.94% 93.64% 93.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4,423 5,399 6,066
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £63,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +16 262 £47,500 - 39
Bradford +77 73 £45,000 +2.86% 3
Wakefield +2 18 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Halifax -1 5 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Huddersfield - 5 £42,500 -
Wetherby - 1 £62,500 -
BDD
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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.

1 311 (85.21%) TDD
2 256 (70.14%) Agile Software Development
3 231 (63.29%) C#
4 172 (47.12%) JavaScript
5 165 (45.21%) .NET
6 155 (42.47%) Test Automation
7 150 (41.10%) Software Engineering
8 141 (38.63%) MVC
9 139 (38.08%) SQL
10 138 (37.81%) Java
11 137 (37.53%) Selenium
12 133 (36.44%) ASP.NET
13 131 (35.89%) ASP.NET MVC
14 126 (34.52%) Microsoft
15 124 (33.97%) Pair Programming
16 120 (32.88%) Enterprise Software
17 110 (30.14%) Greenfield Project
18 97 (26.58%) Continuous Integration
19 92 (25.21%) Scrum
20 71 (19.45%) Finance
20 71 (19.45%) Cucumber
21 70 (19.18%) Unit Testing
21 70 (19.18%) CSS
22 68 (18.63%) HTML
22 68 (18.63%) Jenkins
23 65 (17.81%) .NET Framework
24 64 (17.53%) Git (software)
24 64 (17.53%) SQL Server
25 57 (15.62%) Entity Framework
26 56 (15.34%) Continuous Delivery

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 (3.84%) Umbraco
2 3 (0.82%) CMS
3 2 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (0.55%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.27%) nginx
4 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 45 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (11.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.74%) G Suite
3 10 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (2.74%) Office 365
3 10 (2.74%) Slack
4 2 (0.55%) GitHub
5 1 (0.27%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.56%) HTTP
2 1 (0.27%) AMQP
2 1 (0.27%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (17.53%) SQL Server
2 36 (9.86%) MySQL
3 31 (8.49%) MongoDB
4 23 (6.30%) NoSQL
5 14 (3.84%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (3.84%) SQL Server 2016
6 11 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (2.74%) RavenDB
8 3 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.82%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.27%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 137 (37.53%) Selenium
2 71 (19.45%) Cucumber
3 68 (18.63%) Jenkins
4 64 (17.53%) Git (software)
5 45 (12.33%) SpecFlow
5 45 (12.33%) WebDriver
6 40 (10.96%) SoapUI
7 36 (9.86%) JIRA
8 35 (9.59%) Maven
9 31 (8.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 30 (8.22%) JMeter
11 24 (6.58%) Appium
12 14 (3.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (3.01%) Gradle
13 11 (3.01%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (3.01%) Ranorex
13 11 (3.01%) Visual Studio
14 10 (2.74%) Buildbot
15 9 (2.47%) Gatling
15 9 (2.47%) NeoLoad
General
1 71 (19.45%) Finance
2 16 (4.38%) Retail
3 11 (3.01%) Advertising
4 4 (1.10%) Banking
5 3 (0.82%) Marketing
6 2 (0.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 255 (69.86%) Developer
2 127 (34.79%) C# Developer
3 90 (24.66%) .NET Developer
4 75 (20.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 63 (17.26%) ASP.NET Developer
5 63 (17.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 60 (16.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 56 (15.34%) Developer in Test
8 44 (12.05%) Senior Developer
9 40 (10.96%) Java Developer
10 37 (10.14%) Software Engineer
11 32 (8.77%) Test Engineer
12 31 (8.49%) AWS Developer
13 30 (8.22%) Senior C# Developer
13 30 (8.22%) Tester
14 26 (7.12%) Automation Tester
14 26 (7.12%) Cloud Developer
15 25 (6.85%) Azure Developer
16 23 (6.30%) JavaScript Developer
17 22 (6.03%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (45.21%) .NET
2 133 (36.44%) ASP.NET
3 131 (35.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 70 (19.18%) CSS
5 68 (18.63%) HTML
6 65 (17.81%) .NET Framework
7 57 (15.62%) Entity Framework
8 54 (14.79%) Spring
9 52 (14.25%) React
10 50 (13.70%) AngularJS
11 45 (12.33%) Web Services
12 41 (11.23%) Node.js
13 37 (10.14%) CSS3
13 37 (10.14%) HTML5
14 29 (7.95%) Spring Boot
15 27 (7.40%) jQuery
16 24 (6.58%) RabbitMQ
17 23 (6.30%) ActiveMQ
18 22 (6.03%) RESTful
19 20 (5.48%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 120 (32.88%) Enterprise Software
2 110 (30.14%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (3.01%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.37%) User Experience
6 4 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.10%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.82%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.82%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.27%) NHS
8 1 (0.27%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.66%) Android
2 5 (1.37%) Linux
3 4 (1.10%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.27%) Debian
4 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (85.21%) TDD
2 256 (70.14%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (42.47%) Test Automation
4 150 (41.10%) Software Engineering
5 141 (38.63%) MVC
6 124 (33.97%) Pair Programming
7 97 (26.58%) Continuous Integration
8 92 (25.21%) Scrum
9 70 (19.18%) Unit Testing
10 56 (15.34%) Continuous Delivery
11 49 (13.42%) DevOps
11 49 (13.42%) SDET
12 47 (12.88%) Mentoring
13 38 (10.41%) Kanban
14 36 (9.86%) Test Scripting
15 32 (8.77%) API Testing
15 32 (8.77%) Mobile Development
16 29 (7.95%) Domain-Driven Design
16 29 (7.95%) Microservices
17 24 (6.58%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 231 (63.29%) C#
2 172 (47.12%) JavaScript
3 139 (38.08%) SQL
4 138 (37.81%) Java
5 43 (11.78%) Ruby
6 30 (8.22%) Python
7 26 (7.12%) Java 8
8 25 (6.85%) Scala
9 20 (5.48%) PHP
10 16 (4.38%) Go
10 16 (4.38%) Objective-C
11 14 (3.84%) Apple Swift
12 12 (3.29%) C++
13 11 (3.01%) C
14 6 (1.64%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.82%) ES6
16 2 (0.55%) VB
17 1 (0.27%) F#
17 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.27%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (3.84%) ISEB
2 11 (3.01%) ISTQB
3 9 (2.47%) Degree
4 4 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.82%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.01%) QA
2 4 (1.10%) PMO
3 2 (0.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 50 (13.70%) Docker
2 1 (0.27%) Firmware
2 1 (0.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 21 (5.75%) Kubernetes
2 15 (4.11%) Ansible
3 5 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.27%) Kibana
Vendors
1 126 (34.52%) Microsoft
2 45 (12.33%) Xamarin
3 43 (11.78%) Oracle
4 30 (8.22%) Google
5 6 (1.64%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.37%) HP
7 4 (1.10%) Twitter
8 2 (0.55%) Adobe
9 1 (0.27%) SAP