The table below looks at the statistics for Behat skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Behat over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behat
Rank 756 832 844
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +12
Permanent jobs citing Behat 117 20 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.020% 0.042%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.68% 0.13% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 110 18 33
Average salary £43,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,950 £33,500 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.22%
Behat
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17206 15166 16319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.13% 15.23% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 14266 13004 14198
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Behat
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Behat across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Behat Jobs Demand Trend in England

Behat
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Behat across the England region.

Behat Salary Trend in England

Behat
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Behat across the England region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Behat Salary Histogram in England

Behat
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Behat within the England region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +72 88 £47,500 -13.63% 10
West Midlands - 12 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 8 £30,000 -
South East - 4 £42,500 - 1
North West -15 3 - - 2
South West - 1 £22,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £30,000 -
Behat
UK

Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Behat also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Behat.

1 171 (79.17%) PHP
2 161 (74.54%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (50.93%) JavaScript
4 108 (50.00%) PHPUnit
5 104 (48.15%) QA
6 99 (45.83%) Selenium
6 99 (45.83%) BDD
7 98 (45.37%) HTML
8 97 (44.91%) CSS
8 97 (44.91%) TDD
8 97 (44.91%) Scrum
8 97 (44.91%) Symfony
9 90 (41.67%) MySQL
10 86 (39.81%) Git (software)
11 81 (37.50%) Cucumber
12 76 (35.19%) Java
13 75 (34.72%) Zend
14 70 (32.41%) Continuous Integration
15 60 (27.78%) jQuery
15 60 (27.78%) E-Commerce
16 58 (26.85%) User Experience
17 56 (25.93%) Kanban
18 54 (25.00%) Software Engineering
19 50 (23.15%) Jenkins
20 49 (22.69%) HTML5
20 49 (22.69%) OO
21 48 (22.22%) Linux
22 45 (20.83%) MVC
23 44 (20.37%) Python
24 42 (19.44%) Automated Testing

Behat
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Behat also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Behat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (11.11%) Apache
2 22 (10.19%) Drupal
3 17 (7.87%) WordPress
4 12 (5.56%) Confluence
5 6 (2.78%) CMS
5 6 (2.78%) Joomla!
6 5 (2.31%) Node.js
7 3 (1.39%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (1.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.78%) GitHub
2 4 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (0.46%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (41.67%) MySQL
2 17 (7.87%) NoSQL
3 14 (6.48%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.31%) Big Data
5 5 (2.31%) MariaDB
5 5 (2.31%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.46%) Redis
6 1 (0.46%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 108 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 99 (45.83%) Selenium
3 86 (39.81%) Git (software)
4 81 (37.50%) Cucumber
5 50 (23.15%) Jenkins
6 39 (18.06%) Subversion
7 36 (16.67%) JIRA
8 33 (15.28%) JUnit
9 27 (12.50%) WebDriver
10 25 (11.57%) Maven
11 21 (9.72%) Ant
12 14 (6.48%) TestNG
12 14 (6.48%) Mockito
13 13 (6.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (5.09%) Gradle
14 11 (5.09%) Xdebug
15 8 (3.70%) Hudson
15 8 (3.70%) RSpec
15 8 (3.70%) JBehave
16 6 (2.78%) Sahi
General
1 41 (18.98%) Manufacturing
2 31 (14.35%) Finance
3 26 (12.04%) Marketing
4 19 (8.80%) Games
5 11 (5.09%) Advertising
6 2 (0.93%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Retail
7 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 118 (54.63%) Developer
2 79 (36.57%) PHP Developer
3 41 (18.98%) Test Engineer
4 37 (17.13%) Senior Developer
5 34 (15.74%) Senior PHP Developer
6 31 (14.35%) QA Engineer
7 17 (7.87%) Lead Developer
8 14 (6.48%) Analyst
9 13 (6.02%) Tester
9 13 (6.02%) QA Analyst
10 12 (5.56%) Software Engineer
11 11 (5.09%) Senior Test Engineer
11 11 (5.09%) Drupal Developer
11 11 (5.09%) Automation Engineer
12 9 (4.17%) Test Analyst
13 8 (3.70%) Applications Developer
13 8 (3.70%) PHP LAMP Developer
13 8 (3.70%) CRM Developer
13 8 (3.70%) QA Leader
14 7 (3.24%) QA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (45.37%) HTML
2 97 (44.91%) CSS
2 97 (44.91%) Symfony
3 60 (27.78%) jQuery
4 49 (22.69%) HTML5
5 42 (19.44%) Gherkin
6 40 (18.52%) Backbone.js
7 39 (18.06%) CSS3
8 36 (16.67%) LESS
9 34 (15.74%) RESTful
10 29 (13.43%) AngularJS
11 23 (10.65%) LAMP
12 22 (10.19%) Flash
13 21 (9.72%) Yii
14 20 (9.26%) Laravel
15 19 (8.80%) Spring MVC
15 19 (8.80%) Django
15 19 (8.80%) Hibernate
15 19 (8.80%) Web Services
16 18 (8.33%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 58 (26.85%) User Experience
2 14 (6.48%) Open Source
2 14 (6.48%) Social Media
3 13 (6.02%) Video on Demand
4 10 (4.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (4.63%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.24%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.39%) Blog
7 2 (0.93%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.93%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (22.22%) Linux
2 19 (8.80%) Debian
3 15 (6.94%) Android
3 15 (6.94%) Apple iOS
4 13 (6.02%) Ubuntu
5 10 (4.63%) UNIX
6 6 (2.78%) CentOS
7 3 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.93%) Windows
9 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (74.54%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (45.83%) BDD
3 97 (44.91%) TDD
3 97 (44.91%) Scrum
4 70 (32.41%) Continuous Integration
5 60 (27.78%) E-Commerce
6 56 (25.93%) Kanban
7 54 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 49 (22.69%) OO
9 45 (20.83%) MVC
10 42 (19.44%) Automated Testing
11 38 (17.59%) Test Automation
12 34 (15.74%) OO PHP
13 31 (14.35%) Automation Testing
14 27 (12.50%) OOP
15 23 (10.65%) User Stories
16 18 (8.33%) Software Testing
17 17 (7.87%) Regression Testing
18 16 (7.41%) Test Scripting
18 16 (7.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 171 (79.17%) PHP
2 110 (50.93%) JavaScript
3 76 (35.19%) Java
4 44 (20.37%) Python
5 24 (11.11%) Ruby
6 22 (10.19%) ActionScript 3.0
6 22 (10.19%) SQL
6 22 (10.19%) ActionScript
7 16 (7.41%) C++
8 14 (6.48%) C#
9 10 (4.63%) PHP5
10 7 (3.24%) Groovy
11 5 (2.31%) Perl
11 5 (2.31%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (4.63%) Degree
2 7 (3.24%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (48.15%) QA
System Software
1 16 (7.41%) Varnish
2 1 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (2.78%) Capistrano
2 3 (1.39%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 75 (34.72%) Zend
2 34 (15.74%) Facebook
3 12 (5.56%) Atlassian
4 9 (4.17%) Telerik
5 8 (3.70%) Oracle
6 7 (3.24%) Twitter
7 4 (1.85%) SAP
8 3 (1.39%) Rackspace
8 3 (1.39%) New Relic
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