Period
to 20 August 2019

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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 46 66
Rank change year-on-year -48 +20 +42
Permanent jobs citing BDD 286 493 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.81% 5.39% 4.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.21% 5.81% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 217 405 364
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £34,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £67,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -

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 6,794 8,484 9,611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 90.59% 92.73% 93.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5,461 7,088 8,102
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 -12 215 £42,500 -7.61% 39
North Yorkshire -48 42 £44,000 - 5
South Yorkshire +11 27 £50,000 +25.00% 6
East Yorkshire -11 2 £42,500 +9.68% 2
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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.

1 269 (94.06%) TDD
2 201 (70.28%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (52.10%) C#
4 134 (46.85%) JavaScript
5 131 (45.80%) SQL
6 113 (39.51%) .NET
6 113 (39.51%) Software Engineering
7 110 (38.46%) Java
8 105 (36.71%) MVC
9 104 (36.36%) ASP.NET
10 101 (35.31%) Pair Programming
11 99 (34.62%) Selenium
11 99 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 97 (33.92%) Microsoft
13 91 (31.82%) Scrum
14 87 (30.42%) DevOps
15 86 (30.07%) Enterprise Software
16 75 (26.22%) Continuous Integration
17 72 (25.17%) Test Automation
18 71 (24.83%) SoapUI
19 70 (24.48%) Cucumber
20 68 (23.78%) Google
21 64 (22.38%) JMeter
22 63 (22.03%) Kanban
23 61 (21.33%) Finance
24 60 (20.98%) Software Testing
25 57 (19.93%) DSDM
25 57 (19.93%) Greenfield Project
26 55 (19.23%) G Suite
26 55 (19.23%) Office 365

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 (4.20%) Confluence
2 10 (3.50%) nginx
3 5 (1.75%) Apache
3 5 (1.75%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.40%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (1.05%) IIS
6 2 (0.70%) Drupal
7 1 (0.35%) CMS
7 1 (0.35%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (19.23%) G Suite
1 55 (19.23%) Office 365
2 42 (14.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.80%) GitHub
5 6 (2.10%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.10%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (2.10%) SaaS
6 3 (1.05%) Slack
7 2 (0.70%) NuGet
8 1 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.35%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.35%) IaaS
8 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.70%) SSL
2 1 (0.35%) Firewall
2 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.29%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.94%) MySQL
3 13 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.45%) Hadoop
5 7 (2.45%) Riak
6 5 (1.75%) Apache Hive
6 5 (1.75%) Big Data
6 5 (1.75%) Redis
7 3 (1.05%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.35%) GIS
9 1 (0.35%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.35%) QlikView
9 1 (0.35%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 99 (34.62%) Selenium
2 71 (24.83%) SoapUI
3 70 (24.48%) Cucumber
4 64 (22.38%) JMeter
5 53 (18.53%) JIRA
6 50 (17.48%) Jenkins
7 43 (15.03%) Git (software)
8 34 (11.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 32 (11.19%) WebDriver
10 30 (10.49%) Gatling
10 30 (10.49%) LoadRunner
11 27 (9.44%) Appium
11 27 (9.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 27 (9.44%) Buildbot
11 27 (9.44%) NeoLoad
11 27 (9.44%) Ranorex
11 27 (9.44%) WATIR
11 27 (9.44%) WebLOAD
12 15 (5.24%) Maven
13 14 (4.90%) Subversion
General
1 61 (21.33%) Finance
2 43 (15.03%) Retail
3 2 (0.70%) Banking
3 2 (0.70%) Legal
3 2 (0.70%) Marketing
3 2 (0.70%) Public Sector
4 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 190 (66.43%) Developer
2 109 (38.11%) C# Developer
3 58 (20.28%) .NET Developer
4 55 (19.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 51 (17.83%) Java Developer
6 50 (17.48%) ASP.NET Developer
6 50 (17.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 43 (15.03%) Software Developer
8 42 (14.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 31 (10.84%) Developer in Test
9 31 (10.84%) Senior Developer
10 27 (9.44%) Analyst
11 23 (8.04%) C# Software Developer
11 23 (8.04%) Test Analyst
12 22 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
13 21 (7.34%) Python Developer
14 18 (6.29%) Java Software Developer
15 16 (5.59%) Ruby Developer
15 16 (5.59%) Senior C# Developer
15 16 (5.59%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (39.51%) .NET
2 104 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 99 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 39 (13.64%) Spring
5 37 (12.94%) HTML
6 35 (12.24%) AngularJS
6 35 (12.24%) CSS
7 32 (11.19%) React
8 30 (10.49%) .NET Framework
8 30 (10.49%) Entity Framework
9 28 (9.79%) jQuery
10 23 (8.04%) SOAP
10 23 (8.04%) Vue.js
11 16 (5.59%) Spring Boot
11 16 (5.59%) Web Services
12 13 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (4.55%) Dropwizard
13 12 (4.20%) .NET Core
13 12 (4.20%) KnockoutJS
13 12 (4.20%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 86 (30.07%) Enterprise Software
2 57 (19.93%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (1.75%) Algorithms
4 5 (1.75%) Data Structures
4 5 (1.75%) User Experience
5 3 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.05%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.35%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.35%) Blog
7 1 (0.35%) NHS
7 1 (0.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.29%) Linux
2 17 (5.94%) Windows
3 5 (1.75%) Unix
4 4 (1.40%) Android
5 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.70%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.35%) HPUX
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (94.06%) TDD
2 201 (70.28%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (39.51%) Software Engineering
4 105 (36.71%) MVC
5 101 (35.31%) Pair Programming
6 91 (31.82%) Scrum
7 87 (30.42%) DevOps
8 75 (26.22%) Continuous Integration
9 72 (25.17%) Test Automation
10 63 (22.03%) Kanban
11 60 (20.98%) Software Testing
12 57 (19.93%) DSDM
13 52 (18.18%) Mentoring
14 42 (14.69%) Microservices
15 34 (11.89%) Continuous Delivery
15 34 (11.89%) SDET
15 34 (11.89%) Unit Testing
16 32 (11.19%) Test Management
17 30 (10.49%) User Acceptance Testing
18 24 (8.39%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 149 (52.10%) C#
2 134 (46.85%) JavaScript
3 131 (45.80%) SQL
4 110 (38.46%) Java
5 49 (17.13%) PHP
6 47 (16.43%) Python
7 33 (11.54%) Scala
8 31 (10.84%) Ruby
9 29 (10.14%) C
10 28 (9.79%) C++
11 17 (5.94%) Java 8
12 10 (3.50%) TypeScript
13 6 (2.10%) Kotlin
14 4 (1.40%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.70%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.70%) Go
15 2 (0.70%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.70%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.35%) ES6
Qualifications
1 17 (5.94%) SC Cleared
1 17 (5.94%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.55%) Degree
3 10 (3.50%) ISTQB
4 9 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (2.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.69%) QA
2 4 (1.40%) GDPR
3 2 (0.70%) WCAG
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (19.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 32 (11.19%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (5.59%) Kubernetes
3 13 (4.55%) Ansible
4 9 (3.15%) Terraform
5 6 (2.10%) Rancher
6 4 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.40%) Puppet
7 2 (0.70%) Nessus
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.35%) Packer
Vendors
1 97 (33.92%) Microsoft
2 68 (23.78%) Google
3 32 (11.19%) HP
4 12 (4.20%) Xamarin
5 6 (2.10%) Atlassian
5 6 (2.10%) Zend
6 4 (1.40%) ForgeRock
6 4 (1.40%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.40%) Splunk
7 2 (0.70%) Oracle
8 1 (0.35%) Adobe
8 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.35%) SolarWinds