Period
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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 30 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 113 105 50
Rank change year-on-year -8 -55 +33
Permanent jobs citing BDD 208 155 194
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.71% 2.69% 4.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 2.86% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 133 120 167
10th Percentile £38,750 £34,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,938 £38,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% +8.26%
75th Percentile £60,000 £66,563 £57,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £77,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

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 7,165 5,418 3,753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 93.39% 94.03% 92.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4,378 4,272 3,217
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,900 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £35,428
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +2.15% +9.41%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.19% +2.73% +4.76%

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 30 June 2022.

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 30 June 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire +1 198 £50,000 -13.04% 23
North Yorkshire -20 6 £60,000 +14.29% 3
South Yorkshire -5 3 £44,000 -12.00% 5
East Yorkshire -9 1 £55,000 +41.03% 1
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, 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.

1 173 (83.17%) Agile
2 130 (62.50%) TDD
3 104 (50.00%) Scrum
4 102 (49.04%) Test Automation
5 100 (48.08%) Java
6 79 (37.98%) Python
7 70 (33.65%) Git (software)
8 68 (32.69%) Social Skills
9 66 (31.73%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 62 (29.81%) C#
11 61 (29.33%) Software Engineering
12 58 (27.88%) Azure
13 57 (27.40%) Selenium
14 56 (26.92%) .NET
15 53 (25.48%) JavaScript
16 52 (25.00%) Finance
17 51 (24.52%) Accessibility
18 50 (24.04%) CI/CD
19 48 (23.08%) Test Scripting
20 43 (20.67%) REST
21 42 (20.19%) Games
22 40 (19.23%) SQL
22 40 (19.23%) SQL Server
23 39 (18.75%) Microsoft
24 38 (18.27%) Broadband
24 38 (18.27%) Test Strategy
24 38 (18.27%) Postman
25 37 (17.79%) AWS
25 37 (17.79%) OO
26 35 (16.83%) Project Management

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 12 (5.77%) JBoss
1 12 (5.77%) WebSphere
1 12 (5.77%) WebSphere Application Server
2 11 (5.29%) Confluence
3 2 (0.96%) nginx
4 1 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.48%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 58 (27.88%) Azure
2 37 (17.79%) AWS
3 8 (3.85%) Azure Data Factory
3 8 (3.85%) Azure Synapse Analytics
3 8 (3.85%) Serverless
4 7 (3.37%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (2.88%) GitHub
6 4 (1.92%) Azure DevOps
7 3 (1.44%) GCP
8 2 (0.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.96%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (0.96%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.96%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 2 (0.96%) Matillion
8 2 (0.96%) Snowflake
9 1 (0.48%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.48%) Cloud Functions
9 1 (0.48%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.48%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 38 (18.27%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.06%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (5.29%) MySQL
4 10 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (4.33%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.85%) Data Lake
6 8 (3.85%) Data Mart
7 6 (2.88%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.40%) Big Data
9 4 (1.92%) DynamoDB
10 2 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.96%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.48%) Power BI
11 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 70 (33.65%) Git (software)
2 57 (27.40%) Selenium
3 38 (18.27%) Postman
4 34 (16.35%) SpecFlow
5 26 (12.50%) TestCafe
6 23 (11.06%) Subversion
7 22 (10.58%) Cucumber
8 17 (8.17%) JIRA
9 15 (7.21%) Cypress.io
9 15 (7.21%) FitNesse
10 10 (4.81%) Jenkins
11 9 (4.33%) JMeter
11 9 (4.33%) Maven
11 9 (4.33%) SoapUI
12 6 (2.88%) Bitbucket
12 6 (2.88%) JUnit
12 6 (2.88%) Visual Studio
13 5 (2.40%) REST Assured
13 5 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (2.40%) TestComplete
General
1 68 (32.69%) Social Skills
2 66 (31.73%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 52 (25.00%) Finance
4 42 (20.19%) Games
5 31 (14.90%) Public Sector
6 29 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (13.46%) Law
8 6 (2.88%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.92%) Organisational Skills
10 3 (1.44%) Tech for Good
11 2 (0.96%) Banking
11 2 (0.96%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 70 (33.65%) Developer
2 48 (23.08%) Tester
3 39 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 38 (18.27%) Automation Tester
5 29 (13.94%) Test Engineer
6 28 (13.46%) Java Developer
7 25 (12.02%) Senior Developer
8 23 (11.06%) Software Engineer
9 16 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
9 16 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
10 12 (5.77%) Principal Engineer
11 9 (4.33%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (3.85%) Analyst
12 8 (3.85%) Data Engineer
13 7 (3.37%) Senior Software Engineer
14 6 (2.88%) Java Engineer
14 6 (2.88%) QA Engineer
14 6 (2.88%) Test Analyst
15 5 (2.40%) Python Engineer
15 5 (2.40%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (26.92%) .NET
2 43 (20.67%) REST
3 33 (15.87%) CSS
4 28 (13.46%) ASP.NET
5 26 (12.50%) Gherkin
5 26 (12.50%) Node.js
6 24 (11.54%) .NET Framework
6 24 (11.54%) SOAP
7 23 (11.06%) Spring Boot
8 22 (10.58%) Kafka
8 22 (10.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 20 (9.62%) React
10 19 (9.13%) Apache NiFi
10 19 (9.13%) HTML
11 17 (8.17%) Ajax
11 17 (8.17%) ASP.NET Core
11 17 (8.17%) Entity Framework
11 17 (8.17%) jQuery
12 12 (5.77%) Spring
13 10 (4.81%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.87%) Cyber Defence
1 33 (15.87%) Cyberattack
2 31 (14.90%) Social Media
3 18 (8.65%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (8.17%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (8.17%) Mobile App
5 14 (6.73%) Cybercrime
6 7 (3.37%) User Experience
7 6 (2.88%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.96%) Hackathon
10 2 (0.96%) Wiki
11 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.81%) Linux
2 4 (1.92%) Windows
3 3 (1.44%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.96%) Android
5 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (83.17%) Agile
2 130 (62.50%) TDD
3 104 (50.00%) Scrum
4 102 (49.04%) Test Automation
5 61 (29.33%) Software Engineering
6 50 (24.04%) CI/CD
7 48 (23.08%) Test Scripting
8 38 (18.27%) Test Strategy
9 37 (17.79%) OO
10 35 (16.83%) Project Management
11 33 (15.87%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 33 (15.87%) Functional Testing
11 33 (15.87%) Threat Intelligence
12 31 (14.90%) SOLID
13 30 (14.42%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 29 (13.94%) Acceptance Criteria
15 28 (13.46%) Kanban
15 28 (13.46%) SOA
15 28 (13.46%) User Acceptance Testing
16 27 (12.98%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 100 (48.08%) Java
2 79 (37.98%) Python
3 62 (29.81%) C#
4 53 (25.48%) JavaScript
5 40 (19.23%) SQL
6 26 (12.50%) Scala
7 18 (8.65%) PHP
8 17 (8.17%) VB.NET
9 15 (7.21%) TypeScript
10 5 (2.40%) Groovy
10 5 (2.40%) Kotlin
10 5 (2.40%) VBScript
11 4 (1.92%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.92%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.96%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.96%) XPath
13 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (4.33%) ISTQB
2 6 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (24.52%) Accessibility
2 28 (13.46%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (8.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (10.10%) Kubernetes
2 7 (3.37%) Puppet
3 2 (0.96%) Terraform
4 1 (0.48%) Ansible
4 1 (0.48%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 39 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.62%) Atlassian
3 8 (3.85%) Databricks
4 5 (2.40%) Oracle
5 3 (1.44%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.48%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.48%) Google
6 1 (0.48%) HP
6 1 (0.48%) IBM
6 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.48%) SAP
6 1 (0.48%) Splunk