The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 10 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Permanent jobs citing BDD 7 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 8.24% 2.11% 5.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% 2.17% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 6
Average salary £40,500 £48,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
BDD
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gatwick region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
63 92 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 74.12% 96.84% 89.32%
Number of salaries quoted 56 86 84
Average salary £40,000 £46,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

BDD
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

BDD Salary Trend in Gatwick

BDD
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Gatwick

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick region citing BDD 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 BDD.

1 11 (100.00%) TDD
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
3 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 9 (81.82%) CSS
3 9 (81.82%) HTML
3 9 (81.82%) PHP
3 9 (81.82%) Linux
3 9 (81.82%) MVC
4 8 (72.73%) Unit Testing
4 8 (72.73%) OO
4 8 (72.73%) Web Services
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
7 2 (18.18%) Selenium
7 2 (18.18%) Subversion
7 2 (18.18%) jQuery
7 2 (18.18%) nginx
7 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
7 2 (18.18%) PHPUnit
7 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
7 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
7 2 (18.18%) C#
7 2 (18.18%) UNIX
7 2 (18.18%) Apache
7 2 (18.18%) DHCP

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick region citing BDD 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 BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
1 2 (18.18%) PHPUnit
1 2 (18.18%) Behat
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) WebLOAD
2 1 (9.09%) Calabash
2 1 (9.09%) LoadUI
2 1 (9.09%) Appium
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
2 1 (9.09%) Rational Robot
2 1 (9.09%) JMeter
2 1 (9.09%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) PHP Developer
3 6 (54.55%) Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Junior PHP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Junior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Junior
5 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) TDD
2 9 (81.82%) MVC
3 8 (72.73%) OO
3 8 (72.73%) Unit Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) OO PHP
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) DSDM
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
1 9 (81.82%) PHP
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Tcl
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft