Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 157 93 63
Rank change year-on-year -64 -30 -16
Permanent jobs citing BDD 120 106 246
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.68% 2.73% 4.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 2.92% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 71 94 182
10th Percentile £35,000 £38,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +2.27%
75th Percentile £67,250 £52,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,375 £66,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +4.55%

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 6,578 3,625 5,594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 92.18% 93.36% 91.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4,659 3,052 4,670
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £27,000
25th Percentile £39,000 £37,500 £34,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
75th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £67,500 £68,180
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -52 90 £50,000 +11.11% 14
South Yorkshire -15 21 £70,000 +27.27% 8
North Yorkshire -30 7 £58,750 +17.50% 2
East Yorkshire - 2 £55,000 - 1
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 99 (82.50%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (80.00%) TDD
3 56 (46.67%) Java
4 53 (44.17%) Scrum
5 44 (36.67%) Social Skills
6 41 (34.17%) Test Automation
7 37 (30.83%) Software Engineering
8 30 (25.00%) C#
9 28 (23.33%) SQL
9 28 (23.33%) JavaScript
10 27 (22.50%) React
11 26 (21.67%) .NET
11 26 (21.67%) Spring
12 24 (20.00%) Python
13 23 (19.17%) PHP
13 23 (19.17%) Fintech
13 23 (19.17%) CI/CD
14 22 (18.33%) Kanban
14 22 (18.33%) Finance
15 21 (17.50%) Azure
16 20 (16.67%) Git (software)
17 18 (15.00%) Scala
17 18 (15.00%) Spring Cloud
18 17 (14.17%) Cucumber
18 17 (14.17%) MVC
18 17 (14.17%) Selenium
19 16 (13.33%) DevOps
20 15 (12.50%) JIRA
20 15 (12.50%) QA
20 15 (12.50%) CSS

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 5 (4.17%) JBoss
1 5 (4.17%) WebSphere
1 5 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (3.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.50%) Azure
2 6 (5.00%) AWS
2 6 (5.00%) Boomi
3 5 (4.17%) GitHub
4 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.83%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.83%) Broadband
2 1 (0.83%) DNS
2 1 (0.83%) HTTP
2 1 (0.83%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.33%) MySQL
1 10 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.67%) Big Data
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 20 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 17 (14.17%) Cucumber
2 17 (14.17%) Selenium
3 15 (12.50%) JIRA
3 15 (12.50%) Postman
4 8 (6.67%) SpecFlow
4 8 (6.67%) TeamCity
5 6 (5.00%) Cypress.io
5 6 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.00%) Subversion
5 6 (5.00%) TestCafe
6 5 (4.17%) GitLab
6 5 (4.17%) JMeter
7 4 (3.33%) Appium
8 3 (2.50%) CircleCI
8 3 (2.50%) Gatling
8 3 (2.50%) Katalon Studio
8 3 (2.50%) NeoLoad
8 3 (2.50%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.50%) WebLOAD
General
1 44 (36.67%) Social Skills
2 22 (18.33%) Finance
3 14 (11.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 12 (10.00%) Games
4 12 (10.00%) Public Sector
5 8 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.17%) Banking
7 3 (2.50%) Documentation Skills
7 3 (2.50%) Retail
8 2 (1.67%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.67%) Law
8 2 (1.67%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (40.83%) Developer
2 25 (20.83%) Software Engineer
3 23 (19.17%) Java Engineer
3 23 (19.17%) Java Software Engineer
4 17 (14.17%) .NET Developer
5 14 (11.67%) Java Developer
6 12 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 12 (10.00%) Tester
7 11 (9.17%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (8.33%) Test Engineer
9 9 (7.50%) Automation Tester
9 9 (7.50%) Test Leader
10 8 (6.67%) Automation Test Lead
11 7 (5.83%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (5.83%) C# Developer
11 7 (5.83%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (5.83%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 7 (5.83%) Senior C# Developer
12 6 (5.00%) PHP Developer
12 6 (5.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (22.50%) React
2 26 (21.67%) .NET
2 26 (21.67%) Spring
3 18 (15.00%) Spring Cloud
4 15 (12.50%) CSS
4 15 (12.50%) Web Services
5 14 (11.67%) .NET Framework
5 14 (11.67%) Entity Framework
6 13 (10.83%) AngularJS
7 12 (10.00%) HTML
7 12 (10.00%) RESTful
8 11 (9.17%) REST
9 10 (8.33%) Gherkin
9 10 (8.33%) Node.js
9 10 (8.33%) Spring Boot
10 7 (5.83%) Kafka
10 7 (5.83%) SOAP
10 7 (5.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (5.00%) Ajax
11 6 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.50%) Cyber Defence
1 9 (7.50%) Cyberattack
2 7 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.83%) Social Media
3 4 (3.33%) Cybercrime
4 3 (2.50%) NHS
4 3 (2.50%) Online Banking
4 3 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.67%) User Experience
6 1 (0.83%) Legacy Code
6 1 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (82.50%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (80.00%) TDD
3 53 (44.17%) Scrum
4 41 (34.17%) Test Automation
5 37 (30.83%) Software Engineering
6 23 (19.17%) CI/CD
6 23 (19.17%) Fintech
7 22 (18.33%) Kanban
8 17 (14.17%) MVC
9 16 (13.33%) DevOps
10 14 (11.67%) OO
10 14 (11.67%) SOA
11 12 (10.00%) API Development
11 12 (10.00%) Full Stack Development
11 12 (10.00%) Unit Testing
12 11 (9.17%) Cybersecurity
12 11 (9.17%) Pair Programming
12 11 (9.17%) Scenario Testing
12 11 (9.17%) Software Testing
12 11 (9.17%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 56 (46.67%) Java
2 30 (25.00%) C#
3 28 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 28 (23.33%) SQL
4 24 (20.00%) Python
5 23 (19.17%) PHP
6 18 (15.00%) Scala
7 10 (8.33%) TypeScript
8 8 (6.67%) Ruby
9 6 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 6 (5.00%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.50%) C
10 3 (2.50%) C++
11 1 (0.83%) Java 11
11 1 (0.83%) Java 8
11 1 (0.83%) Java 9
11 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.83%) VB
11 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (5.00%) Degree
2 3 (2.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.83%) ISEB
3 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.50%) QA
2 7 (5.83%) Accessibility
System Software
1 9 (7.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.17%) Puppet
3 3 (2.50%) Ansible
4 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.83%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (6.67%) Cognizant
1 8 (6.67%) Oracle
2 7 (5.83%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.00%) Dell
4 5 (4.17%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.67%) IBM
5 2 (1.67%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.83%) SAP