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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 13 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs citing BDD 8 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 8.08% 5.38% 7.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.11% 5.49% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 13
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
61 91 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 61.62% 97.85% 87.36%
Number of salaries quoted 58 86 140
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £70,000 £65,000
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 24 December 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Gatwick

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) PHP
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 6 (75.00%) OO
3 6 (75.00%) MVC
3 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (25.00%) UNIX
6 2 (25.00%) Apache
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) ISEB
6 2 (25.00%) Subversion
6 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Selenium
6 2 (25.00%) jQuery
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (25.00%) nginx
6 2 (25.00%) WebDriver

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (25.00%) PHPUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Behat
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) WebLOAD
2 1 (12.50%) Calabash
2 1 (12.50%) LoadUI
2 1 (12.50%) Appium
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
2 1 (12.50%) Rational Robot
2 1 (12.50%) JMeter
2 1 (12.50%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) PHP Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) OO
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) OO PHP
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) DSDM
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (12.50%) VB
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) Tcl
5 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft