The first table below looks at the demand for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Luton region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 57 41 52
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Permanent jobs citing BDD 5 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.05% 1.75% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 2.33% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 5
Average salary - £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
400 257 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 84.03% 75.15% 72.39%
Number of salaries quoted 321 226 240
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
BDD
Bedfordshire

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

BDD
Salary Trend in Luton

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

BDD Salary Trend in Luton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) QA
3 6 (75.00%) Marketing
3 6 (75.00%) Web Development
3 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Test Management
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) MVC
3 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) MSTest
5 1 (12.50%) RSpec
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (12.50%) MSTest
3 1 (12.50%) RSpec
3 1 (12.50%) NUnit
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 6 (75.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Web Development
1 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Test Management
1 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
1 6 (75.00%) Scrum
1 6 (75.00%) TDD
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft