Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 102 67 103
Rank change year-on-year -35 +36 -56
Permanent jobs citing BDD 178 97 270
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.77% 3.58% 3.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 3.80% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 132 95 209
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,350 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,813 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year +21.05% +7.95% -2.22%
75th Percentile £65,406 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £61,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £61,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -1.64% +6.09% +9.52%

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 6,050 2,550 6,839
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 94.12% 93.99% 91.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4,708 2,222 5,535
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £25,769
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.45% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £64,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.77% +7.62% +3.96%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -24 143 £57,500 +17.95% 20
North Yorkshire -12 14 £65,000 +30.00% 2
South Yorkshire -45 12 £60,000 +26.32% 5
East Yorkshire - 8 £42,500 - 1
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 147 (82.58%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (77.53%) TDD
3 93 (52.25%) Java
4 88 (49.44%) Scrum
5 83 (46.63%) Test Automation
6 68 (38.20%) JavaScript
7 58 (32.58%) React
8 55 (30.90%) Web Services
9 43 (24.16%) SQL
10 42 (23.60%) AWS
11 41 (23.03%) Software Engineering
12 40 (22.47%) C#
13 39 (21.91%) Kanban
13 39 (21.91%) DevOps
14 34 (19.10%) Public Sector
14 34 (19.10%) Full Stack Development
14 34 (19.10%) QA
15 33 (18.54%) Continuous Integration
15 33 (18.54%) Social Skills
16 32 (17.98%) GitLab
16 32 (17.98%) Azure
17 31 (17.42%) NHS
17 31 (17.42%) HTML
17 31 (17.42%) PHP
17 31 (17.42%) MVC
17 31 (17.42%) Re-Platforming
18 30 (16.85%) Biometrics
18 30 (16.85%) AngularJS
18 30 (16.85%) Selenium
19 29 (16.29%) Spring

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 24 (13.48%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (3.93%) Confluence
3 4 (2.25%) Apache
3 4 (2.25%) CMS
3 4 (2.25%) JBoss
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.56%) EngageOne
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 42 (23.60%) AWS
2 32 (17.98%) Azure
3 12 (6.74%) Serverless
4 7 (3.93%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (3.93%) GitHub
5 3 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.69%) GCP
6 2 (1.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.12%) AWS CodePipeline
6 2 (1.12%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.56%) Azure Storage
7 1 (0.56%) Matillion
7 1 (0.56%) SaaS
7 1 (0.56%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.93%) Internet
2 4 (2.25%) Broadband
3 3 (1.69%) HTTP
4 2 (1.12%) SAN
5 1 (0.56%) DNS
5 1 (0.56%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.92%) NoSQL
2 12 (6.74%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.18%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (6.18%) Big Data
4 10 (5.62%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.06%) MySQL
6 8 (4.49%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.12%) Informix
8 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.56%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 32 (17.98%) GitLab
2 30 (16.85%) Selenium
3 25 (14.04%) JIRA
4 19 (10.67%) Jenkins
5 16 (8.99%) Postman
6 14 (7.87%) Git (software)
7 13 (7.30%) Cucumber
8 12 (6.74%) JUnit
8 12 (6.74%) Maven
8 12 (6.74%) WebDriver
9 9 (5.06%) JMeter
10 7 (3.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (3.37%) Cypress.io
11 6 (3.37%) SpecFlow
11 6 (3.37%) Visual Studio
12 5 (2.81%) Appium
12 5 (2.81%) CircleCI
12 5 (2.81%) Gatling
12 5 (2.81%) TeamCity
13 4 (2.25%) TestCafe
General
1 34 (19.10%) Public Sector
2 33 (18.54%) Social Skills
3 21 (11.80%) Games
4 5 (2.81%) Finance
4 5 (2.81%) Legal
5 4 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.25%) Banking
6 3 (1.69%) Documentation Skills
7 2 (1.12%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Advertising
8 1 (0.56%) Back Office
8 1 (0.56%) Marketing
8 1 (0.56%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 97 (54.49%) Developer
2 33 (18.54%) Software Developer
3 24 (13.48%) Access Developer
3 24 (13.48%) Full Stack Developer
3 24 (13.48%) IAM Developer
3 24 (13.48%) Identity Management Developer
4 23 (12.92%) Java Developer
5 21 (11.80%) Analyst
6 18 (10.11%) React Developer
7 17 (9.55%) PHP Developer
7 17 (9.55%) Software Engineer
8 15 (8.43%) .NET Developer
8 15 (8.43%) Test Analyst
9 14 (7.87%) Lead Developer
10 11 (6.18%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (6.18%) C# Developer
10 11 (6.18%) Lead Java Developer
10 11 (6.18%) Senior Developer
11 10 (5.62%) Senior .NET Developer
12 9 (5.06%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (32.58%) React
2 55 (30.90%) Web Services
3 31 (17.42%) HTML
4 30 (16.85%) AngularJS
5 29 (16.29%) Spring
6 27 (15.17%) REST
6 27 (15.17%) XML
7 26 (14.61%) CSS
8 24 (13.48%) LDAP
8 24 (13.48%) OAuth
8 24 (13.48%) OpenID
8 24 (13.48%) SailPoint
8 24 (13.48%) SAML
9 22 (12.36%) .NET
10 20 (11.24%) Vue.js
11 19 (10.67%) Hibernate
12 16 (8.99%) Gherkin
13 15 (8.43%) CodeIgniter
14 13 (7.30%) SOAP
14 13 (7.30%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.42%) NHS
2 11 (6.18%) Legacy Code
3 6 (3.37%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (3.37%) User Experience
4 5 (2.81%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.25%) Graphic Design
5 4 (2.25%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.25%) Social Media
6 3 (1.69%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.12%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.12%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.56%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.06%) Linux
2 4 (2.25%) Windows
3 3 (1.69%) Android
3 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (82.58%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (77.53%) TDD
3 88 (49.44%) Scrum
4 83 (46.63%) Test Automation
5 41 (23.03%) Software Engineering
6 39 (21.91%) DevOps
6 39 (21.91%) Kanban
7 34 (19.10%) Full Stack Development
8 33 (18.54%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (17.42%) MVC
9 31 (17.42%) Re-Platforming
10 30 (16.85%) Biometrics
11 26 (14.61%) Workflow
12 25 (14.04%) Identity Access Management
13 24 (13.48%) Continuous Improvement
13 24 (13.48%) Identity Management
13 24 (13.48%) Workflow Analysis
14 23 (12.92%) Coaching
15 21 (11.80%) Mentoring
15 21 (11.80%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (52.25%) Java
2 68 (38.20%) JavaScript
3 43 (24.16%) SQL
4 40 (22.47%) C#
5 31 (17.42%) PHP
6 16 (8.99%) Python
7 15 (8.43%) TypeScript
8 11 (6.18%) Java 8
8 11 (6.18%) Java 9
9 9 (5.06%) Java 11
10 8 (4.49%) Ruby
11 7 (3.93%) Scala
12 6 (3.37%) C
13 4 (2.25%) C++
14 3 (1.69%) Kotlin
15 2 (1.12%) Apple Swift
15 2 (1.12%) Go
15 2 (1.12%) VBScript
16 1 (0.56%) VB
16 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (3.37%) AWS Certification
2 5 (2.81%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.25%) Degree
4 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (19.10%) QA
2 24 (13.48%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.81%) Accessibility
System Software
1 25 (14.04%) Docker
2 24 (13.48%) Active Directory
2 24 (13.48%) NDS
2 24 (13.48%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 24 (13.48%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 12 (6.74%) Ansible
3 11 (6.18%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.25%) Terraform
5 3 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.12%) Grafana
7 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (15.17%) Oracle
2 24 (13.48%) ForgeRock
2 24 (13.48%) NetIQ
3 7 (3.93%) Adobe
4 6 (3.37%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.25%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.25%) BT
5 4 (2.25%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.12%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.12%) OpenText
7 1 (0.56%) ANSYS
7 1 (0.56%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.56%) Splunk