Period
to 22 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 105 47 80
Rank change year-on-year -58 +33 -37
Permanent jobs citing BDD 153 200 343
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.65% 4.83% 4.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 5.26% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 118 171 277
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,750 £47,500 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.16% +7.95% -2.22%
75th Percentile £67,188 £57,500 £51,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £66,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +10.00%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,423 3,804 6,943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 93.95% 91.86% 91.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4,200 3,249 5,643
10th Percentile £29,488 £28,328 £25,737
25th Percentile £37,219 £35,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,250 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.53% +11.18% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Yorkshire

BDD
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for BDD in Yorkshire

BDD
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing BDD in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 June 2021.

Salary histogram for BDD in Yorkshire

BDD
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 June 2021. 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
West Yorkshire -36 132 £57,500 +15.00% 22
East Yorkshire - 8 £39,000 - 1
North Yorkshire -5 6 £52,500 +5.00% 6
South Yorkshire -68 1 £50,000 +5.26% 4
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2021, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 116 (75.82%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (67.32%) TDD
3 87 (56.86%) Test Automation
4 77 (50.33%) Java
5 57 (37.25%) Scrum
6 52 (33.99%) Web Services
7 51 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 48 (31.37%) AWS
9 38 (24.84%) React
9 38 (24.84%) Re-Platforming
10 36 (23.53%) Public Sector
11 34 (22.22%) HTML
11 34 (22.22%) NHS
12 33 (21.57%) Biometrics
12 33 (21.57%) C#
13 32 (20.92%) Selenium
14 31 (20.26%) Workflow
15 30 (19.61%) Kanban
15 30 (19.61%) REST
16 29 (18.95%) GitLab
17 28 (18.30%) XML
17 28 (18.30%) CSS
18 27 (17.65%) Social Skills
19 26 (16.99%) Workflow Analysis
19 26 (16.99%) Identity Access Management
19 26 (16.99%) SQL
19 26 (16.99%) Oracle
19 26 (16.99%) LDAP
19 26 (16.99%) NDS
19 26 (16.99%) NetIQ

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 26 (16.99%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (4.58%) Confluence
3 4 (2.61%) Apache
3 4 (2.61%) CMS
3 4 (2.61%) JBoss
4 2 (1.31%) Kentico
Applications
1 7 (4.58%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 48 (31.37%) AWS
2 26 (16.99%) Azure
3 19 (12.42%) Serverless
4 10 (6.54%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (4.58%) GitHub
6 5 (3.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (3.27%) AWS CodePipeline
7 4 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.96%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (1.96%) Azure Storage
8 3 (1.96%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.65%) Matillion
9 1 (0.65%) SaaS
9 1 (0.65%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.84%) Internet
2 6 (3.92%) HTTP
3 3 (1.96%) Broadband
3 3 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.15%) NoSQL
2 11 (7.19%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.54%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 8 (5.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (5.23%) Big Data
4 8 (5.23%) MySQL
5 7 (4.58%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.96%) Informix
6 3 (1.96%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (20.92%) Selenium
2 29 (18.95%) GitLab
3 21 (13.73%) JIRA
4 16 (10.46%) Postman
4 16 (10.46%) WebDriver
5 15 (9.80%) Git (software)
5 15 (9.80%) Jenkins
6 11 (7.19%) Cucumber
7 9 (5.88%) JUnit
7 9 (5.88%) Maven
7 9 (5.88%) SpecFlow
8 8 (5.23%) Cypress.io
9 7 (4.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (3.92%) JMeter
11 4 (2.61%) Newman
11 4 (2.61%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (2.61%) SoapUI
11 4 (2.61%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (1.96%) git-flow
12 3 (1.96%) Mocha
General
1 36 (23.53%) Public Sector
2 27 (17.65%) Social Skills
3 16 (10.46%) Games
4 7 (4.58%) Finance
5 4 (2.61%) Legal
6 2 (1.31%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.65%) Back Office
7 1 (0.65%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 84 (54.90%) Developer
2 30 (19.61%) Software Developer
3 26 (16.99%) Access Developer
3 26 (16.99%) IAM Developer
3 26 (16.99%) Identity Management Developer
4 21 (13.73%) Java Developer
5 18 (11.76%) Analyst
6 12 (7.84%) .NET Developer
6 12 (7.84%) Full Stack Developer
6 12 (7.84%) Test Analyst
6 12 (7.84%) Test Engineer
7 10 (6.54%) Tester
8 9 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (5.88%) Lead Developer
9 8 (5.23%) Automation Tester
9 8 (5.23%) Lead Java Developer
9 8 (5.23%) Test Automation Engineer
10 7 (4.58%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (4.58%) PHP Developer
10 7 (4.58%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (33.99%) Web Services
2 38 (24.84%) React
3 34 (22.22%) HTML
4 30 (19.61%) REST
5 28 (18.30%) CSS
5 28 (18.30%) XML
6 26 (16.99%) LDAP
6 26 (16.99%) OAuth
6 26 (16.99%) OpenID
6 26 (16.99%) SailPoint
6 26 (16.99%) SAML
7 23 (15.03%) AngularJS
8 21 (13.73%) .NET
9 17 (11.11%) Vue.js
10 16 (10.46%) Hibernate
10 16 (10.46%) SOAP
10 16 (10.46%) Spring
11 14 (9.15%) Gherkin
12 9 (5.88%) jQuery
12 9 (5.88%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 34 (22.22%) NHS
2 16 (10.46%) User Experience
3 14 (9.15%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (4.58%) Graphic Design
4 7 (4.58%) Smartphone
5 5 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.96%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.96%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.96%) Social Media
7 2 (1.31%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.23%) Linux
2 3 (1.96%) Android
2 3 (1.96%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (75.82%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (67.32%) TDD
3 87 (56.86%) Test Automation
4 57 (37.25%) Scrum
5 38 (24.84%) Re-Platforming
6 33 (21.57%) Biometrics
7 31 (20.26%) Workflow
8 30 (19.61%) Kanban
9 26 (16.99%) Identity Access Management
9 26 (16.99%) Identity Management
9 26 (16.99%) Workflow Analysis
10 24 (15.69%) Software Engineering
11 22 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (12.42%) DevOps
12 19 (12.42%) Mentoring
13 18 (11.76%) Coaching
13 18 (11.76%) SOLID
14 17 (11.11%) MVC
15 16 (10.46%) Continuous Delivery
15 16 (10.46%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (50.33%) Java
2 51 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 33 (21.57%) C#
4 26 (16.99%) SQL
5 14 (9.15%) TypeScript
6 13 (8.50%) Python
7 11 (7.19%) PHP
8 8 (5.23%) Java 8
8 8 (5.23%) Java 9
9 3 (1.96%) C
9 3 (1.96%) Kotlin
9 3 (1.96%) Scala
10 2 (1.31%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.31%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (1.31%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.31%) Ruby
11 1 (0.65%) ES6
11 1 (0.65%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 6 (3.92%) AWS Certification
2 3 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (16.99%) Data Quality
1 26 (16.99%) QA
2 10 (6.54%) Accessibility
System Software
1 26 (16.99%) Active Directory
1 26 (16.99%) NDS
1 26 (16.99%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 18 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (16.99%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 9 (5.88%) Ansible
3 6 (3.92%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.96%) Grafana
5 3 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.31%) Terraform
7 1 (0.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (16.99%) ForgeRock
1 26 (16.99%) NetIQ
1 26 (16.99%) Oracle
2 7 (4.58%) Adobe
3 6 (3.92%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.61%) Atlassian
4 4 (2.61%) BT
5 2 (1.31%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.31%) OpenText
5 2 (1.31%) Splunk