Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 70 117
Rank change year-on-year +25 +47 +34
Permanent jobs citing BDD 458 383 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.31% 3.82% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.79% 4.13% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 367 328 246
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% -2.22%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,350 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +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 7,917 9,267 10,447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 91.84% 92.38% 91.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6,526 7,769 8,603
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,323 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +28 363 £45,500 -4.21% 56
North Yorkshire +23 62 £44,000 +25.71% 5
South Yorkshire -29 18 £40,000 -11.11% 7
East Yorkshire +14 2 £40,500 +1.25% 1
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 398 (86.90%) TDD
2 320 (69.87%) Agile Software Development
3 285 (62.23%) C#
4 231 (50.44%) .NET
5 219 (47.82%) JavaScript
6 204 (44.54%) MVC
7 199 (43.45%) Software Engineering
8 191 (41.70%) ASP.NET
9 189 (41.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 175 (38.21%) SQL
11 164 (35.81%) Test Automation
12 163 (35.59%) Microsoft
13 159 (34.72%) Pair Programming
14 157 (34.28%) Java
15 154 (33.62%) Enterprise Software
16 145 (31.66%) Selenium
17 134 (29.26%) Greenfield Project
18 106 (23.14%) Scrum
19 103 (22.49%) Continuous Integration
20 102 (22.27%) Unit Testing
21 101 (22.05%) SQL Server
22 98 (21.40%) Git (software)
23 87 (19.00%) .NET Framework
23 87 (19.00%) CSS
24 86 (18.78%) HTML
25 80 (17.47%) Finance
25 80 (17.47%) Entity Framework
26 79 (17.25%) Cucumber
27 74 (16.16%) Jenkins
28 67 (14.63%) 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 14 (3.06%) Umbraco
2 10 (2.18%) Confluence
3 6 (1.31%) CMS
3 6 (1.31%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (1.09%) IIS
5 2 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.44%) JBoss
5 2 (0.44%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.22%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.22%) nginx
6 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.87%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 66 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (14.19%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.18%) G Suite
3 10 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (2.18%) Office 365
3 10 (2.18%) Slack
4 3 (0.66%) GitHub
5 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.44%) SaaS
6 1 (0.22%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.22%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.84%) HTTP
2 4 (0.87%) Internet
3 1 (0.22%) AMQP
3 1 (0.22%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (22.05%) SQL Server
2 49 (10.70%) MySQL
3 33 (7.21%) MongoDB
3 33 (7.21%) NoSQL
4 26 (5.68%) SQL Server 2016
5 14 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (2.18%) RavenDB
8 5 (1.09%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.22%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 145 (31.66%) Selenium
2 98 (21.40%) Git (software)
3 79 (17.25%) Cucumber
4 74 (16.16%) Jenkins
5 48 (10.48%) WebDriver
6 46 (10.04%) JIRA
7 45 (9.83%) SpecFlow
8 39 (8.52%) SoapUI
9 36 (7.86%) Maven
10 35 (7.64%) JMeter
11 30 (6.55%) Team Foundation Server
12 24 (5.24%) Appium
13 14 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 12 (2.62%) Gradle
14 12 (2.62%) Visual Studio
15 11 (2.40%) Octopus Deploy
15 11 (2.40%) Ranorex
16 10 (2.18%) Buildbot
17 9 (1.97%) Gatling
17 9 (1.97%) NeoLoad
General
1 80 (17.47%) Finance
2 28 (6.11%) Retail
3 13 (2.84%) Advertising
4 4 (0.87%) Banking
5 3 (0.66%) Marketing
6 2 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 323 (70.52%) Developer
2 168 (36.68%) C# Developer
3 129 (28.17%) .NET Developer
4 91 (19.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 83 (18.12%) ASP.NET Developer
6 79 (17.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 78 (17.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 56 (12.23%) Developer in Test
9 46 (10.04%) Senior Developer
10 43 (9.39%) Java Developer
10 43 (9.39%) Software Engineer
11 41 (8.95%) JavaScript Developer
12 38 (8.30%) SQL Developer
12 38 (8.30%) Test Engineer
13 31 (6.77%) AWS Developer
13 31 (6.77%) Senior C# Developer
13 31 (6.77%) Tester
14 27 (5.90%) Cloud Developer
15 26 (5.68%) Automation Tester
16 25 (5.46%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (50.44%) .NET
2 191 (41.70%) ASP.NET
3 189 (41.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 87 (19.00%) .NET Framework
4 87 (19.00%) CSS
5 86 (18.78%) HTML
6 80 (17.47%) Entity Framework
7 63 (13.76%) React
8 61 (13.32%) AngularJS
9 57 (12.45%) Spring
10 52 (11.35%) Node.js
11 51 (11.14%) Web Services
12 45 (9.83%) jQuery
13 42 (9.17%) RESTful
14 38 (8.30%) HTML5
15 37 (8.08%) CSS3
16 33 (7.21%) ASP.NET Web API
17 31 (6.77%) Spring Boot
18 24 (5.24%) RabbitMQ
19 23 (5.02%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 154 (33.62%) Enterprise Software
2 134 (29.26%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (3.06%) Fintech
4 13 (2.84%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.18%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.31%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.31%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.09%) User Experience
8 4 (0.87%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.66%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.66%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.44%) EPoS
11 1 (0.22%) NHS
11 1 (0.22%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.22%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 18 (3.93%) Android
2 7 (1.53%) Windows
3 5 (1.09%) Linux
3 5 (1.09%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.87%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.22%) Debian
5 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (86.90%) TDD
2 320 (69.87%) Agile Software Development
3 204 (44.54%) MVC
4 199 (43.45%) Software Engineering
5 164 (35.81%) Test Automation
6 159 (34.72%) Pair Programming
7 106 (23.14%) Scrum
8 103 (22.49%) Continuous Integration
9 102 (22.27%) Unit Testing
10 64 (13.97%) DevOps
11 60 (13.10%) Continuous Delivery
12 49 (10.70%) SDET
13 48 (10.48%) Kanban
13 48 (10.48%) Mentoring
14 36 (7.86%) Test Scripting
15 32 (6.99%) API Testing
15 32 (6.99%) Microservices
15 32 (6.99%) Mobile Development
16 30 (6.55%) Domain-Driven Design
17 26 (5.68%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 285 (62.23%) C#
2 219 (47.82%) JavaScript
3 175 (38.21%) SQL
4 157 (34.28%) Java
5 60 (13.10%) Ruby
6 35 (7.64%) PHP
7 34 (7.42%) Python
8 28 (6.11%) Java 8
9 26 (5.68%) Scala
10 20 (4.37%) Go
11 16 (3.49%) Objective-C
12 14 (3.06%) Apple Swift
13 12 (2.62%) C++
14 11 (2.40%) C
15 8 (1.75%) ES6
16 6 (1.31%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.31%) VB
17 5 (1.09%) TypeScript
17 5 (1.09%) VB.NET
18 2 (0.44%) F#
Qualifications
1 17 (3.71%) ISEB
2 11 (2.40%) Degree
3 10 (2.18%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.66%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.66%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.44%) OCP
6 2 (0.44%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.80%) QA
2 4 (0.87%) PMO
3 2 (0.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 67 (14.63%) Docker
2 1 (0.22%) Firmware
2 1 (0.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 21 (4.59%) Kubernetes
2 15 (3.28%) Ansible
3 4 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.44%) Puppet
5 1 (0.22%) Kibana
5 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 163 (35.59%) Microsoft
2 64 (13.97%) Oracle
3 59 (12.88%) Xamarin
4 31 (6.77%) Google
5 8 (1.75%) Cisco
6 6 (1.31%) Sitecore
7 4 (0.87%) HP
7 4 (0.87%) Twitter
8 2 (0.44%) Adobe
8 2 (0.44%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.44%) Facebook
8 2 (0.44%) Zend
9 1 (0.22%) Dell
9 1 (0.22%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.22%) SAP
9 1 (0.22%) Sophos