Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 63 72
Rank change year-on-year +17 +9 +56
Permanent jobs citing BDD 371 394 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.02% 4.12% 3.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.45% 4.47% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 318 362 326
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -4.76%

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 6,802 8,806 9,891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 91.98% 92.02% 91.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5,522 7,487 8,342
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 +10 285 £43,750 -7.89% 44
North Yorkshire +31 56 £44,000 +46.67% 4
South Yorkshire -20 22 £50,000 +12.36% 5
East Yorkshire +2 2 £40,500 +1.25% 1
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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.

1 342 (92.18%) TDD
2 242 (65.23%) C#
3 232 (62.53%) Agile Software Development
4 210 (56.60%) JavaScript
5 208 (56.06%) .NET
5 208 (56.06%) MVC
6 200 (53.91%) ASP.NET
7 199 (53.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 194 (52.29%) SQL
9 192 (51.75%) Software Engineering
10 189 (50.94%) Microsoft
11 181 (48.79%) Pair Programming
12 180 (48.52%) Enterprise Software
13 126 (33.96%) Greenfield Project
14 118 (31.81%) Continuous Integration
15 103 (27.76%) Continuous Delivery
16 95 (25.61%) Java
17 83 (22.37%) Selenium
18 82 (22.10%) Test Automation
19 77 (20.75%) .NET Framework
20 76 (20.49%) DevOps
21 71 (19.14%) Entity Framework
22 68 (18.33%) Microsoft Azure
23 63 (16.98%) SQL Server
24 58 (15.63%) Scrum
24 58 (15.63%) Finance
25 56 (15.09%) React
26 55 (14.82%) Unit Testing
27 53 (14.29%) Git (software)
28 52 (14.02%) Docker

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 13 (3.50%) Confluence
2 3 (0.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.81%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (0.54%) CMS
3 2 (0.54%) IIS
3 2 (0.54%) Mule
3 2 (0.54%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.27%) Apache
4 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 68 (18.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (12.40%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (5.93%) G Suite
3 22 (5.93%) Office 365
4 18 (4.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (1.89%) Slack
6 6 (1.62%) GitHub
7 3 (0.81%) IaaS
7 3 (0.81%) PaaS
7 3 (0.81%) SaaS
8 2 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.54%) CloudBees
8 2 (0.54%) NuGet
8 2 (0.54%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.54%) Serverless
9 1 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.43%) Internet
2 4 (1.08%) HTTP
3 1 (0.27%) Firewall
3 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.77%) MySQL
3 10 (2.70%) MongoDB
3 10 (2.70%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.43%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (1.08%) RavenDB
6 3 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.81%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 83 (22.37%) Selenium
2 53 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 49 (13.21%) JIRA
4 44 (11.86%) Jenkins
4 44 (11.86%) SoapUI
5 35 (9.43%) JMeter
6 33 (8.89%) Cucumber
7 30 (8.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 24 (6.47%) WebDriver
9 21 (5.66%) LoadRunner
10 19 (5.12%) Maven
11 17 (4.58%) SpecFlow
12 11 (2.96%) Appium
13 10 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (2.70%) Buildbot
13 10 (2.70%) Ranorex
14 9 (2.43%) Gatling
14 9 (2.43%) TeamCity
14 9 (2.43%) WATIR
14 9 (2.43%) WebLOAD
General
1 58 (15.63%) Finance
2 26 (7.01%) Retail
3 14 (3.77%) Banking
4 7 (1.89%) Games
5 3 (0.81%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.27%) Legal
6 1 (0.27%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 279 (75.20%) Developer
2 179 (48.25%) C# Developer
3 123 (33.15%) .NET Developer
4 109 (29.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 100 (26.95%) ASP.NET Developer
5 100 (26.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 94 (25.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 45 (12.13%) Java Developer
7 45 (12.13%) Senior Developer
8 35 (9.43%) Analyst
9 33 (8.89%) Test Analyst
10 32 (8.63%) Cloud Developer
10 32 (8.63%) JavaScript Developer
11 31 (8.36%) SQL Developer
12 28 (7.55%) Developer in Test
12 28 (7.55%) Senior C# Developer
12 28 (7.55%) Test Engineer
13 25 (6.74%) AWS Developer
14 24 (6.47%) Software Engineer
15 23 (6.20%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (56.06%) .NET
2 200 (53.91%) ASP.NET
3 199 (53.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 77 (20.75%) .NET Framework
5 71 (19.14%) Entity Framework
6 56 (15.09%) React
7 50 (13.48%) HTML
8 48 (12.94%) CSS
9 43 (11.59%) Spring
10 40 (10.78%) AngularJS
11 34 (9.16%) Spring Boot
12 32 (8.63%) Dropwizard
13 30 (8.09%) jQuery
14 28 (7.55%) ASP.NET Web API
15 24 (6.47%) Node.js
16 22 (5.93%) Web Services
17 21 (5.66%) HTML5
18 18 (4.85%) CSS3
19 17 (4.58%) Polymer
20 16 (4.31%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 180 (48.52%) Enterprise Software
2 126 (33.96%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (4.31%) Fintech
3 16 (4.31%) Mobile App
3 16 (4.31%) User Experience
4 6 (1.62%) RIA
5 2 (0.54%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.54%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (0.54%) Tandem
6 1 (0.27%) Blog
6 1 (0.27%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.27%) EPoS
6 1 (0.27%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.16%) Android
1 8 (2.16%) Windows
2 4 (1.08%) Linux
3 3 (0.81%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (92.18%) TDD
2 232 (62.53%) Agile Software Development
3 208 (56.06%) MVC
4 192 (51.75%) Software Engineering
5 181 (48.79%) Pair Programming
6 118 (31.81%) Continuous Integration
7 103 (27.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 82 (22.10%) Test Automation
9 76 (20.49%) DevOps
10 58 (15.63%) Scrum
11 55 (14.82%) Unit Testing
12 46 (12.40%) Kanban
13 36 (9.70%) Microservices
14 28 (7.55%) SDET
15 26 (7.01%) DSDM
16 24 (6.47%) Configuration Management
16 24 (6.47%) Test Scripting
17 23 (6.20%) API Testing
17 23 (6.20%) Software Testing
18 22 (5.93%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 242 (65.23%) C#
2 210 (56.60%) JavaScript
3 194 (52.29%) SQL
4 95 (25.61%) Java
5 27 (7.28%) PHP
6 24 (6.47%) Scala
7 20 (5.39%) Python
7 20 (5.39%) Ruby
8 18 (4.85%) Go
9 15 (4.04%) C++
10 13 (3.50%) Java 8
11 11 (2.96%) ES6
11 11 (2.96%) Kotlin
12 10 (2.70%) C
13 8 (2.16%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.35%) Apple Swift
14 5 (1.35%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.08%) F#
16 2 (0.54%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 12 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 6 (1.62%) Degree
2 6 (1.62%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.08%) ISEB
4 3 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.96%) QA
2 7 (1.89%) WCAG
System Software
1 52 (14.02%) Docker
2 2 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (5.39%) Kubernetes
2 14 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (1.89%) Nessus
3 7 (1.89%) Terraform
4 5 (1.35%) Rancher
5 3 (0.81%) Puppet
6 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.27%) Ansible
7 1 (0.27%) Kibana
Vendors
1 189 (50.94%) Microsoft
2 47 (12.67%) Google
2 47 (12.67%) Xamarin
3 25 (6.74%) Sitecore
4 14 (3.77%) HP
5 12 (3.23%) Oracle
6 4 (1.08%) Zend
7 3 (0.81%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.27%) Adobe
8 1 (0.27%) Dell
8 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.27%) SAP
8 1 (0.27%) Sophos