Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 45 54
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9 +10
Permanent jobs citing BDD 287 394 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.69% 5.38% 4.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.15% 5.81% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 237 338 439
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,500 £56,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 5,573 6,786 9,323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 91.05% 92.64% 92.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4,577 5,517 7,956
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 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
West Yorkshire -1 239 £50,000 +17.65% 61
South Yorkshire +19 25 £47,500 +5.56% 13
North Yorkshire -19 19 £45,000 +2.27% 4
East Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 256 (89.20%) TDD
2 201 (70.03%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (40.07%) Java
4 107 (37.28%) C#
5 97 (33.80%) JavaScript
6 94 (32.75%) Test Automation
7 89 (31.01%) Scrum
7 89 (31.01%) DevOps
8 86 (29.97%) Selenium
9 76 (26.48%) SQL
10 67 (23.34%) .NET
11 60 (20.91%) Git (software)
12 59 (20.56%) Microservices
13 58 (20.21%) Spring
14 56 (19.51%) Kanban
15 55 (19.16%) Azure
15 55 (19.16%) AWS
16 54 (18.82%) Python
17 50 (17.42%) Jenkins
17 50 (17.42%) NoSQL
18 49 (17.07%) Cucumber
18 49 (17.07%) Software Engineering
18 49 (17.07%) JIRA
19 48 (16.72%) QA
20 46 (16.03%) SoapUI
21 45 (15.68%) AngularJS
21 45 (15.68%) Greenfield Project
21 45 (15.68%) Continuous Integration
21 45 (15.68%) MVC
21 45 (15.68%) Finance

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 15 (5.23%) nginx
2 14 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (4.53%) Confluence
4 11 (3.83%) Apache Spark
5 7 (2.44%) Apache
6 3 (1.05%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Fuse
8 1 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.35%) Mule
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (2.09%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.35%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (19.16%) AWS
1 55 (19.16%) Azure
2 21 (7.32%) G Suite
2 21 (7.32%) Office 365
3 14 (4.88%) BrowserStack
4 13 (4.53%) Sauce Labs
5 11 (3.83%) Serverless
6 10 (3.48%) GitHub
7 6 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (2.09%) Power Platform
8 5 (1.74%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (1.39%) BlazeMeter
10 3 (1.05%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (1.05%) Slack
11 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.70%) IaaS
11 2 (0.70%) PaaS
12 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.05%) Internet
2 2 (0.70%) SSL
2 2 (0.70%) X.509
3 1 (0.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (17.42%) NoSQL
2 23 (8.01%) SQL Server
3 20 (6.97%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (6.62%) Hadoop
5 17 (5.92%) MongoDB
6 16 (5.57%) Riak
7 14 (4.88%) MySQL
8 13 (4.53%) Redis
9 9 (3.14%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (2.79%) Apache Hive
10 8 (2.79%) Big Data
10 8 (2.79%) GIS
11 6 (2.09%) Power BI
12 4 (1.39%) Relational Database
13 3 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
14 1 (0.35%) NonStop SQL
14 1 (0.35%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 86 (29.97%) Selenium
2 60 (20.91%) Git (software)
3 50 (17.42%) Jenkins
4 49 (17.07%) Cucumber
4 49 (17.07%) JIRA
5 46 (16.03%) SoapUI
6 37 (12.89%) JMeter
7 28 (9.76%) Maven
7 28 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (9.06%) WebDriver
9 23 (8.01%) Gatling
10 22 (7.67%) JUnit
11 21 (7.32%) LoadRunner
12 20 (6.97%) Subversion
13 15 (5.23%) Appium
13 15 (5.23%) Mercurial
13 15 (5.23%) SpecFlow
14 11 (3.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (3.83%) Moq
14 11 (3.83%) Ranorex
General
1 45 (15.68%) Finance
2 17 (5.92%) Marketing
3 16 (5.57%) Public Sector
4 8 (2.79%) Banking
5 5 (1.74%) Advertising
5 5 (1.74%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.74%) Games
5 5 (1.74%) Legal
6 2 (0.70%) Music Industry
6 2 (0.70%) Retail
7 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 148 (51.57%) Developer
2 51 (17.77%) C# Developer
3 41 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 34 (11.85%) .NET Developer
5 31 (10.80%) Software Developer
6 25 (8.71%) Software Engineer
7 24 (8.36%) QA Engineer
7 24 (8.36%) Senior Developer
8 22 (7.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 22 (7.67%) Test Engineer
9 21 (7.32%) Tester
10 20 (6.97%) Consultant
10 20 (6.97%) Senior Consultant
10 20 (6.97%) Senior Test Consultant
10 20 (6.97%) Test Consultant
11 17 (5.92%) Analyst
11 17 (5.92%) Developer in Test
11 17 (5.92%) Senior Java Developer
12 16 (5.57%) Automation Tester
13 15 (5.23%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (23.34%) .NET
2 58 (20.21%) Spring
3 45 (15.68%) AngularJS
4 43 (14.98%) ASP.NET
5 42 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 40 (13.94%) Node.js
7 36 (12.54%) .NET Core
8 33 (11.50%) Vue.js
9 31 (10.80%) Hibernate
10 28 (9.76%) Spring Boot
11 26 (9.06%) RESTful
12 25 (8.71%) React
13 23 (8.01%) REST
14 22 (7.67%) ASP.NET Web API
15 21 (7.32%) Web Services
16 18 (6.27%) HTML
17 17 (5.92%) CSS
18 14 (4.88%) SOAP
19 11 (3.83%) CSS3
19 11 (3.83%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 45 (15.68%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (12.54%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (8.36%) User Experience
4 12 (4.18%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.44%) Algorithms
5 7 (2.44%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.09%) NHS
7 3 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.70%) BBC
8 2 (0.70%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.70%) PKI
8 2 (0.70%) PMI
9 1 (0.35%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.35%) Life Science
9 1 (0.35%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.35%) RIA
9 1 (0.35%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.97%) Unix
2 16 (5.57%) Linux
3 7 (2.44%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.05%) Android
4 3 (1.05%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (89.20%) TDD
2 201 (70.03%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (32.75%) Test Automation
4 89 (31.01%) DevOps
4 89 (31.01%) Scrum
5 59 (20.56%) Microservices
6 56 (19.51%) Kanban
7 49 (17.07%) Software Engineering
8 45 (15.68%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (15.68%) MVC
9 42 (14.63%) Software Testing
10 32 (11.15%) Continuous Delivery
11 30 (10.45%) Business Analysis
11 30 (10.45%) DSDM
12 29 (10.10%) DNA
13 28 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
14 26 (9.06%) SDET
15 25 (8.71%) Test Management
16 24 (8.36%) Mentoring
17 23 (8.01%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 115 (40.07%) Java
2 107 (37.28%) C#
3 97 (33.80%) JavaScript
4 76 (26.48%) SQL
5 54 (18.82%) Python
6 37 (12.89%) PHP
7 29 (10.10%) Java 8
8 22 (7.67%) Scala
9 18 (6.27%) Ruby
10 11 (3.83%) C
11 10 (3.48%) C++
12 8 (2.79%) Kotlin
12 8 (2.79%) XAML
13 6 (2.09%) VBA
14 4 (1.39%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.39%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.70%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.70%) ES6
15 2 (0.70%) F#
15 2 (0.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (5.23%) ISEB
2 9 (3.14%) IIBA
3 8 (2.79%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.09%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.05%) Degree
7 2 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.70%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (16.72%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 43 (14.98%) Docker
2 3 (1.05%) Postfix
3 2 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.70%) vSphere
4 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.35%) NDS
4 1 (0.35%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 23 (8.01%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (7.32%) Kubernetes
3 16 (5.57%) Ansible
4 11 (3.83%) Terraform
5 8 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.79%) Puppet
6 4 (1.39%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.35%) Kibana
7 1 (0.35%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.35%) Rancher
7 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 43 (14.98%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.01%) Google
2 23 (8.01%) HP
3 4 (1.39%) CA
3 4 (1.39%) Oracle
3 4 (1.39%) Perfecto Mobile
4 3 (1.05%) Splunk
5 2 (0.70%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.70%) Cognizant
5 2 (0.70%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.70%) VMware
5 2 (0.70%) Zend
6 1 (0.35%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.35%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.35%) IBM
6 1 (0.35%) NetIQ
6 1 (0.35%) Novell
6 1 (0.35%) Okta
6 1 (0.35%) Ping Identity
6 1 (0.35%) SAP