Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 96 134
Rank change year-on-year +16 +38 +59
Permanent jobs citing BDD 321 320 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.27% 2.90% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.63% 3.24% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 277 278 235
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 8848 9864 11922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 90.17% 89.46% 90.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7407 8294 9703
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +22 246 £50,000 +8.70% 29
South Yorkshire +27 35 £45,000 +20.00% 12
North Yorkshire -4 25 £30,000 -36.84% 3
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 272 (84.74%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (80.69%) TDD
3 188 (58.57%) Test Automation
4 144 (44.86%) C#
5 141 (43.93%) Java
6 118 (36.76%) Selenium
7 101 (31.46%) Scrum
8 94 (29.28%) JavaScript
8 94 (29.28%) Cucumber
9 89 (27.73%) .NET
10 84 (26.17%) SQL
11 80 (24.92%) Jenkins
12 76 (23.68%) Git (software)
13 69 (21.50%) Continuous Integration
14 68 (21.18%) SQL Server
15 67 (20.87%) AngularJS
16 66 (20.56%) WebDriver
17 65 (20.25%) MVC
18 62 (19.31%) HTML
18 62 (19.31%) CSS
19 58 (18.07%) ASP.NET
19 58 (18.07%) Node.js
20 53 (16.51%) Kanban
21 52 (16.20%) Microsoft
22 51 (15.89%) Finance
22 51 (15.89%) Software Engineering
23 50 (15.58%) SOAP
24 49 (15.26%) Test Scripting
24 49 (15.26%) Gherkin
25 48 (14.95%) ASP.NET MVC

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 17 (5.30%) Apache
2 13 (4.05%) JBoss
3 9 (2.80%) Confluence
3 9 (2.80%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.49%) Jetty
4 8 (2.49%) Tornado
4 8 (2.49%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.62%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (0.62%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.62%) IIS
7 1 (0.31%) nginx
7 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 4 (1.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 38 (11.84%) GitHub
2 14 (4.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.49%) G Suite
4 8 (2.49%) Office 365
5 6 (1.87%) Slack
6 5 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.56%) SaaS
7 1 (0.31%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.12%) AMQP
2 5 (1.56%) Internet
3 2 (0.62%) HTTP
4 1 (0.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (21.18%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.10%) NoSQL
3 24 (7.48%) MySQL
3 24 (7.48%) SQL Server 2016
4 21 (6.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (5.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (4.67%) MongoDB
7 13 (4.05%) Hadoop
8 12 (3.74%) Big Data
9 10 (3.12%) Riak
10 8 (2.49%) Couchbase
10 8 (2.49%) Redis
11 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.93%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.62%) Event Store
14 1 (0.31%) Adabas
14 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 118 (36.76%) Selenium
2 94 (29.28%) Cucumber
3 80 (24.92%) Jenkins
4 76 (23.68%) Git (software)
5 66 (20.56%) WebDriver
6 44 (13.71%) SpecFlow
7 31 (9.66%) FitNesse
8 29 (9.03%) JIRA
9 28 (8.72%) Team Foundation Server
10 22 (6.85%) Maven
11 21 (6.54%) Subversion
12 18 (5.61%) tSQLt
13 17 (5.30%) SoapUI
14 15 (4.67%) Appium
14 15 (4.67%) JUnit
14 15 (4.67%) PHPUnit
15 14 (4.36%) JBehave
16 12 (3.74%) Xcode
17 11 (3.43%) JMeter
17 11 (3.43%) LoadRunner
General
1 51 (15.89%) Finance
2 12 (3.74%) Retail
3 8 (2.49%) Music Industry
4 6 (1.87%) Games
5 5 (1.56%) Advertising
5 5 (1.56%) Marketing
6 3 (0.93%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 118 (36.76%) Developer
2 64 (19.94%) Tester
3 56 (17.45%) Automation Tester
4 54 (16.82%) .NET Developer
5 51 (15.89%) Test Engineer
6 34 (10.59%) Principal Engineer
7 28 (8.72%) Analyst
7 28 (8.72%) Software Engineer
8 27 (8.41%) Senior Automation Tester
8 27 (8.41%) Senior Developer
8 27 (8.41%) Senior Tester
9 26 (8.10%) Java Developer
10 25 (7.79%) Test Analyst
11 21 (6.54%) C# Developer
12 19 (5.92%) C# .NET Developer
12 19 (5.92%) Principal Test Engineer
13 15 (4.67%) Java Engineer
13 15 (4.67%) Principal Software Engineer
14 14 (4.36%) Software Developer
15 13 (4.05%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (27.73%) .NET
2 67 (20.87%) AngularJS
3 62 (19.31%) CSS
3 62 (19.31%) HTML
4 58 (18.07%) ASP.NET
4 58 (18.07%) Node.js
5 50 (15.58%) SOAP
6 49 (15.26%) Gherkin
7 48 (14.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 47 (14.64%) Web Services
9 43 (13.40%) RESTful
10 41 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web API
10 41 (12.77%) XML
11 35 (10.90%) React
12 33 (10.28%) Spring
13 30 (9.35%) .NET Framework
14 28 (8.72%) REST
15 26 (8.10%) Symfony
16 24 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 24 (7.48%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.85%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (6.23%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.43%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (2.49%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.18%) User Experience
6 5 (1.56%) Tandem
7 4 (1.25%) Internet of Things
8 3 (0.93%) Social Network
9 2 (0.62%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.62%) iPad
9 2 (0.62%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.62%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.31%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.03%) Linux
2 14 (4.36%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.62%) Android
3 2 (0.62%) Windows
4 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (84.74%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (80.69%) TDD
3 188 (58.57%) Test Automation
4 101 (31.46%) Scrum
5 69 (21.50%) Continuous Integration
6 65 (20.25%) MVC
7 53 (16.51%) Kanban
8 51 (15.89%) Software Engineering
9 49 (15.26%) Test Scripting
10 46 (14.33%) DevOps
11 44 (13.71%) Unit Testing
12 43 (13.40%) SDLC
13 38 (11.84%) Performance Testing
14 36 (11.21%) Configuration Management
14 36 (11.21%) System Integration Testing
15 33 (10.28%) Exploratory Testing
15 33 (10.28%) Pair Programming
16 28 (8.72%) OO
17 26 (8.10%) Integration Testing
17 26 (8.10%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 144 (44.86%) C#
2 141 (43.93%) Java
3 94 (29.28%) JavaScript
4 84 (26.17%) SQL
5 44 (13.71%) Ruby
6 37 (11.53%) PHP
7 33 (10.28%) Python
8 22 (6.85%) T-SQL
9 14 (4.36%) Scala
10 12 (3.74%) Apple Swift
10 12 (3.74%) Objective-C
11 10 (3.12%) C
12 9 (2.80%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.80%) C++
13 7 (2.18%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.56%) Go
14 5 (1.56%) VB
15 3 (0.93%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.62%) Groovy
17 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (9.97%) ISEB
1 32 (9.97%) ISTQB
2 11 (3.43%) Degree
3 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.92%) QA
2 3 (0.93%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (11.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (9.66%) Puppet
2 24 (7.48%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (6.85%) Ansible
4 5 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.56%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.62%) Grafana
5 2 (0.62%) Graphite
6 1 (0.31%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 52 (16.20%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.54%) Zend
3 19 (5.92%) Oracle
4 13 (4.05%) Google
5 5 (1.56%) Facebook
5 5 (1.56%) HP
5 5 (1.56%) Rackspace
6 4 (1.25%) Splunk
7 3 (0.93%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.62%) Capita
8 2 (0.62%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.31%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.31%) Sitecore