Period
to 19 June 2018

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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 59 91
Rank change year-on-year +17 +32 +74
Permanent jobs citing BDD 567 490 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.88% 4.60% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.37% 4.98% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 508 429 359
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £32,675 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% -0.95% +5.00%

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 8,904 9,830 10,881
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 92.41% 92.25% 89.90%
Number of salaries quoted 7,535 8,417 9,040
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Yorkshire

BDD
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for BDD in Yorkshire

BDD
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

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 19 June 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
West Yorkshire +31 476 £45,000 - 54
North Yorkshire +5 47 £44,000 +10.00% 5
South Yorkshire -43 22 £40,000 -11.11% 7
East Yorkshire +23 13 £40,000 -
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 477 (84.13%) TDD
2 418 (73.72%) Agile Software Development
3 314 (55.38%) C#
4 267 (47.09%) .NET
5 231 (40.74%) Test Automation
6 216 (38.10%) MVC
7 201 (35.45%) ASP.NET
8 199 (35.10%) ASP.NET MVC
9 197 (34.74%) Java
10 194 (34.22%) JavaScript
11 165 (29.10%) SQL
12 162 (28.57%) Software Engineering
13 161 (28.40%) Selenium
14 150 (26.46%) Git (software)
15 142 (25.04%) Microsoft
16 133 (23.46%) SQL Server
17 131 (23.10%) Greenfield Project
18 124 (21.87%) CSS
19 117 (20.63%) HTML
20 116 (20.46%) Continuous Integration
21 114 (20.11%) Scrum
22 110 (19.40%) AngularJS
23 109 (19.22%) Ruby
24 102 (17.99%) Enterprise Software
25 101 (17.81%) Pair Programming
25 101 (17.81%) Finance
26 100 (17.64%) Cucumber
27 99 (17.46%) .NET Framework
28 96 (16.93%) Unit Testing
29 93 (16.40%) Entity Framework

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 17 (3.00%) Umbraco
2 7 (1.23%) Confluence
3 4 (0.71%) CMS
3 4 (0.71%) IIS
3 4 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (0.53%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.35%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.18%) nginx
6 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 11 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 56 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (9.70%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.71%) G Suite
3 4 (0.71%) Office 365
3 4 (0.71%) Slack
4 3 (0.53%) BrowserStack
4 3 (0.53%) SaaS
5 2 (0.35%) BlazeMeter
5 2 (0.35%) GitHub
5 2 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.41%) Internet
2 6 (1.06%) HTTP
3 1 (0.18%) AMQP
3 1 (0.18%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (23.46%) SQL Server
2 71 (12.52%) NoSQL
3 66 (11.64%) SQL Server 2016
4 57 (10.05%) MySQL
5 35 (6.17%) MongoDB
6 20 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (2.82%) Big Data
8 14 (2.47%) RavenDB
9 12 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.53%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.35%) Redis
13 1 (0.18%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 161 (28.40%) Selenium
2 150 (26.46%) Git (software)
3 100 (17.64%) Cucumber
4 80 (14.11%) Jenkins
5 74 (13.05%) WebDriver
6 51 (8.99%) JIRA
7 50 (8.82%) Maven
8 46 (8.11%) SpecFlow
9 39 (6.88%) SoapUI
10 29 (5.11%) JMeter
11 26 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (3.35%) Gradle
13 18 (3.17%) Appium
14 17 (3.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (2.47%) Ranorex
16 13 (2.29%) Buildbot
17 9 (1.59%) Gatling
17 9 (1.59%) NeoLoad
17 9 (1.59%) WATIR
17 9 (1.59%) WebLOAD
General
1 101 (17.81%) Finance
2 31 (5.47%) Retail
3 30 (5.29%) Advertising
4 13 (2.29%) Games
4 13 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.76%) Legal
6 3 (0.53%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.18%) Banking
7 1 (0.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 358 (63.14%) Developer
2 177 (31.22%) .NET Developer
3 132 (23.28%) C# Developer
4 77 (13.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 72 (12.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 67 (11.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 67 (11.82%) Test Engineer
7 66 (11.64%) Java Developer
8 55 (9.70%) Developer in Test
9 54 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 49 (8.64%) Senior Developer
11 41 (7.23%) Tester
12 39 (6.88%) Architect
13 36 (6.35%) Automation Tester
14 35 (6.17%) Analyst
15 34 (6.00%) Test Analyst
16 33 (5.82%) Software Engineer
17 31 (5.47%) Senior C# Developer
17 31 (5.47%) Test Automation Engineer
18 30 (5.29%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (47.09%) .NET
2 201 (35.45%) ASP.NET
3 199 (35.10%) ASP.NET MVC
4 124 (21.87%) CSS
5 117 (20.63%) HTML
6 110 (19.40%) AngularJS
7 99 (17.46%) .NET Framework
8 93 (16.40%) Entity Framework
9 84 (14.81%) Node.js
9 84 (14.81%) RESTful
10 77 (13.58%) ASP.NET Web API
11 58 (10.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 54 (9.52%) Spring
13 53 (9.35%) WCF
14 45 (7.94%) React
15 37 (6.53%) KnockoutJS
16 35 (6.17%) jQuery
17 33 (5.82%) Spring Boot
17 33 (5.82%) Web Services
18 27 (4.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 131 (23.10%) Greenfield Project
2 102 (17.99%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (1.59%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.23%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.23%) Fintech
5 6 (1.06%) e-Learning
5 6 (1.06%) Tandem
6 5 (0.88%) Virtual Team
7 4 (0.71%) Data Centre
7 4 (0.71%) RIA
7 4 (0.71%) User Experience
8 3 (0.53%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.53%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.53%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.35%) NHS
10 1 (0.18%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.59%) Android
2 7 (1.23%) Windows
3 5 (0.88%) Linux
3 5 (0.88%) Unix
4 4 (0.71%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.71%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.18%) Debian
5 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 477 (84.13%) TDD
2 418 (73.72%) Agile Software Development
3 231 (40.74%) Test Automation
4 216 (38.10%) MVC
5 162 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 116 (20.46%) Continuous Integration
7 114 (20.11%) Scrum
8 101 (17.81%) Pair Programming
9 96 (16.93%) Unit Testing
10 67 (11.82%) Web Application Development
11 66 (11.64%) Kanban
12 63 (11.11%) Mentoring
13 48 (8.47%) DevOps
13 48 (8.47%) OO
14 46 (8.11%) Software Testing
14 46 (8.11%) Test Scripting
15 45 (7.94%) SDET
16 41 (7.23%) API Testing
17 35 (6.17%) Waterfall
18 33 (5.82%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 314 (55.38%) C#
2 197 (34.74%) Java
3 194 (34.22%) JavaScript
4 165 (29.10%) SQL
5 109 (19.22%) Ruby
6 44 (7.76%) Python
7 32 (5.64%) Scala
8 29 (5.11%) PHP
9 27 (4.76%) Java 8
10 20 (3.53%) Go
11 15 (2.65%) VB
12 14 (2.47%) C
12 14 (2.47%) C++
12 14 (2.47%) VB.NET
13 9 (1.59%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.23%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.88%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.18%) ES6
16 1 (0.18%) VB6
16 1 (0.18%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (6.00%) ISEB
2 16 (2.82%) Degree
3 15 (2.65%) ISTQB
4 11 (1.94%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.76%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.70%) QA
2 13 (2.29%) GDPR
3 4 (0.71%) PMO
System Software
1 60 (10.58%) Docker
2 1 (0.18%) Firmware
2 1 (0.18%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (3.53%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.29%) Ansible
3 5 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.53%) Puppet
5 2 (0.35%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 142 (25.04%) Microsoft
2 57 (10.05%) Oracle
3 29 (5.11%) Xamarin
4 18 (3.17%) Cisco
5 15 (2.65%) Google
6 12 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (1.94%) Verint
8 6 (1.06%) Capita
9 5 (0.88%) Twitter
10 2 (0.35%) Adobe
10 2 (0.35%) Facebook
10 2 (0.35%) HP
10 2 (0.35%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.18%) Coverity
11 1 (0.18%) Sitecore