Period
to 14 July 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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 80 44
Rank change year-on-year +26 -36 +14
Permanent jobs citing BDD 179 333 571
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.55% 4.32% 5.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.92% 4.75% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 193 271 541
Median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £34,250
90th Percentile £69,250 £57,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -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 3,635 7,007 9,219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 92.33% 90.81% 93.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3,075 5,634 7,747
Median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.41% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £61,850
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 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 14 July 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 14 July 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 -5 138 £50,000 +17.65% 15
South Yorkshire +24 29 £47,500 +5.56% 1
North Yorkshire +45 7 £50,000 +13.64% 2
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 14 July 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.

1 149 (83.24%) TDD
2 124 (69.27%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (44.13%) Java
3 79 (44.13%) JavaScript
4 70 (39.11%) C#
4 70 (39.11%) Test Automation
5 65 (36.31%) DevOps
6 49 (27.37%) .NET
7 46 (25.70%) SQL
8 44 (24.58%) Jenkins
9 42 (23.46%) Selenium
10 40 (22.35%) Scrum
11 39 (21.79%) AngularJS
11 39 (21.79%) Microservices
12 38 (21.23%) AWS
13 37 (20.67%) Docker
14 34 (18.99%) QA
15 32 (17.88%) JIRA
15 32 (17.88%) Greenfield Project
16 31 (17.32%) Software Engineering
16 31 (17.32%) Azure
17 27 (15.08%) Spring
18 26 (14.53%) Node.js
19 25 (13.97%) MVC
19 25 (13.97%) Python
19 25 (13.97%) Git (software)
19 25 (13.97%) Test Scripting
19 25 (13.97%) Continuous Integration
19 25 (13.97%) .NET Core
19 25 (13.97%) Vue.js

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 8 (4.47%) Apache
1 8 (4.47%) Confluence
1 8 (4.47%) nginx
2 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Fuse
2 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 38 (21.23%) AWS
2 31 (17.32%) Azure
3 11 (6.15%) Serverless
4 10 (5.59%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (3.35%) GCP
6 4 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.23%) BlazeMeter
6 4 (2.23%) BrowserStack
6 4 (2.23%) G Suite
6 4 (2.23%) GitHub
6 4 (2.23%) Office 365
6 4 (2.23%) Sauce Labs
7 3 (1.68%) npm
8 2 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.56%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.56%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.23%) Internet
2 2 (1.12%) HTTP
2 2 (1.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.06%) Relational Database
2 17 (9.50%) NoSQL
3 9 (5.03%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (5.03%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (2.23%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.23%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.68%) HBase
5 3 (1.68%) MySQL
6 2 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.56%) Big Data
7 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.56%) Power BI
7 1 (0.56%) Redis
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 44 (24.58%) Jenkins
2 42 (23.46%) Selenium
3 32 (17.88%) JIRA
4 25 (13.97%) Git (software)
5 24 (13.41%) Cucumber
6 23 (12.85%) SoapUI
7 19 (10.61%) WebDriver
8 18 (10.06%) Maven
9 12 (6.70%) JMeter
9 12 (6.70%) Postman
10 10 (5.59%) SpecFlow
10 10 (5.59%) Subversion
11 9 (5.03%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (4.47%) Appium
12 8 (4.47%) Gatling
12 8 (4.47%) Mercurial
13 7 (3.91%) Mockito
14 6 (3.35%) JUnit
14 6 (3.35%) TeamCity
15 4 (2.23%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (7.26%) Finance
2 9 (5.03%) Marketing
3 6 (3.35%) Banking
4 4 (2.23%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.56%) Advertising
5 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 107 (59.78%) Developer
2 32 (17.88%) .NET Developer
3 30 (16.76%) Senior Developer
4 28 (15.64%) C# Developer
5 26 (14.53%) Java Developer
6 25 (13.97%) Software Developer
7 20 (11.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 19 (10.61%) Test Engineer
9 17 (9.50%) .NET Software Developer
10 16 (8.94%) Test Automation Engineer
11 14 (7.82%) Automation Tester
11 14 (7.82%) JavaScript Developer
11 14 (7.82%) Tester
12 13 (7.26%) Software Engineer
13 12 (6.70%) Delivery Manager
13 12 (6.70%) Lead Developer
13 12 (6.70%) Senior Java Developer
13 12 (6.70%) Senior Software Developer
14 11 (6.15%) QA Engineer
14 11 (6.15%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (27.37%) .NET
2 39 (21.79%) AngularJS
3 27 (15.08%) Spring
4 26 (14.53%) Node.js
5 25 (13.97%) .NET Core
5 25 (13.97%) React
5 25 (13.97%) Vue.js
6 24 (13.41%) Spring Boot
7 19 (10.61%) HTML
8 17 (9.50%) ASP.NET
8 17 (9.50%) CSS
9 14 (7.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (7.82%) Hibernate
9 14 (7.82%) KnockoutJS
9 14 (7.82%) Web Services
10 13 (7.26%) REST
11 9 (5.03%) HTML5
12 8 (4.47%) Backbone.js
12 8 (4.47%) CSS3
12 8 (4.47%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.88%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (13.97%) User Experience
3 18 (10.06%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (5.59%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.47%) Algorithms
5 8 (4.47%) Data Structures
6 6 (3.35%) Mainframe
6 6 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (3.35%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.79%) NHS
8 4 (2.23%) RIA
9 2 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.12%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.12%) PKI
10 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.56%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.35%) Unix
2 5 (2.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (83.24%) TDD
2 124 (69.27%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (39.11%) Test Automation
4 65 (36.31%) DevOps
5 40 (22.35%) Scrum
6 39 (21.79%) Microservices
7 31 (17.32%) Software Engineering
8 25 (13.97%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (13.97%) MVC
8 25 (13.97%) Test Scripting
9 20 (11.17%) Kanban
9 20 (11.17%) OO
9 20 (11.17%) SDLC
10 19 (10.61%) SOLID
11 17 (9.50%) SDET
12 15 (8.38%) API Testing
13 14 (7.82%) Regression Testing
14 12 (6.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 11 (6.15%) Configuration Management
15 11 (6.15%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 79 (44.13%) Java
1 79 (44.13%) JavaScript
2 70 (39.11%) C#
3 46 (25.70%) SQL
4 25 (13.97%) Python
5 18 (10.06%) PHP
6 16 (8.94%) Java 8
6 16 (8.94%) Scala
7 10 (5.59%) TypeScript
8 8 (4.47%) Kotlin
9 5 (2.79%) C
10 4 (2.23%) C++
10 4 (2.23%) Ruby
10 4 (2.23%) XAML
11 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.12%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.56%) ES6
12 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (3.35%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (2.79%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) Degree
4 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) IIBA
4 1 (0.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (18.99%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 37 (20.67%) Docker
2 2 (1.12%) Postfix
2 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.12%) vSphere
3 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.56%) NDS
3 1 (0.56%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 21 (11.73%) Kubernetes
2 9 (5.03%) Terraform
3 4 (2.23%) CA Service Virtualization
3 4 (2.23%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.12%) Istio
4 2 (1.12%) linkerd
4 2 (1.12%) Rancher
5 1 (0.56%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 18 (10.06%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.82%) Oracle
3 6 (3.35%) PeopleSoft
3 6 (3.35%) Workday
4 5 (2.79%) Cognizant
5 4 (2.23%) CA
5 4 (2.23%) Google
5 4 (2.23%) HP
5 4 (2.23%) Perfecto Mobile
6 2 (1.12%) VMware
6 2 (1.12%) Zend
7 1 (0.56%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.56%) IBM
7 1 (0.56%) NetIQ
7 1 (0.56%) Novell
7 1 (0.56%) Okta
7 1 (0.56%) Ping Identity