The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 22 14 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Permanent jobs citing BDD 37 25 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 8.47% 9.69% 6.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.07% 10.92% 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 34 20 4
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,850 £50,000 £51,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £75,700
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
BDD
Bedfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
408 229 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 93.36% 88.76% 84.34%
Number of salaries quoted 358 193 184
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of job ads across the Luton region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Luton region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Luton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Luton region with a requirement for BDD.

1 55 (93.22%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (62.71%) Scrum
3 35 (59.32%) C#
4 32 (54.24%) SQL Server
5 29 (49.15%) Test Strategy
5 29 (49.15%) .NET
6 26 (44.07%) ASP.NET
6 26 (44.07%) MVC
6 26 (44.07%) SpecFlow
7 25 (42.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (42.37%) SDLC
8 24 (40.68%) E-Commerce
8 24 (40.68%) TDD
8 24 (40.68%) Ruby
9 23 (38.98%) Web Development
10 22 (37.29%) Waterfall
11 21 (35.59%) Coaching
12 19 (32.20%) Software Delivery
12 19 (32.20%) Agile Testing
12 19 (32.20%) Test Scripting
12 19 (32.20%) JIRA
12 19 (32.20%) Regression Testing
13 18 (30.51%) Software Engineering
14 17 (28.81%) Project Management
15 15 (25.42%) HP
15 15 (25.42%) HP UFT
15 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
15 15 (25.42%) HP Quality Center
15 15 (25.42%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (25.42%) RESTful

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (54.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (44.07%) SpecFlow
2 19 (32.20%) JIRA
3 15 (25.42%) HP UFT
3 15 (25.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (15.25%) TeamCity
5 8 (13.56%) Selenium
6 6 (10.17%) JMeter
7 5 (8.47%) NUnit
8 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
8 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
9 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
9 2 (3.39%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (59.32%) Tester
2 31 (52.54%) Automation Tester
3 9 (15.25%) Developer
4 7 (11.86%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.17%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Head of Engineering
6 5 (8.47%) Head of Software Engineering
7 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (6.78%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Scrum Master
8 2 (3.39%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (3.39%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Developer in Test
8 2 (3.39%) QA Tester
8 2 (3.39%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Agile Coach
9 1 (1.69%) Agile Scrum Master
9 1 (1.69%) QA Automation Tester
9 1 (1.69%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (49.15%) .NET
2 26 (44.07%) ASP.NET
3 25 (42.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (25.42%) RESTful
5 11 (18.64%) HTML
6 10 (16.95%) jQuery
7 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (10.17%) CSS
9 5 (8.47%) AngularJS
10 4 (6.78%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (6.78%) Node.js
11 3 (5.08%) WCF
12 2 (3.39%) Ajax
12 2 (3.39%) XML
13 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
13 1 (1.69%) JSON
13 1 (1.69%) Middleware
13 1 (1.69%) Razor View Engine
13 1 (1.69%) WF
13 1 (1.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Mobile App
2 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (93.22%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (62.71%) Scrum
3 29 (49.15%) Test Strategy
4 26 (44.07%) MVC
5 25 (42.37%) SDLC
6 24 (40.68%) E-Commerce
6 24 (40.68%) TDD
7 23 (38.98%) Web Development
8 22 (37.29%) Waterfall
9 21 (35.59%) Coaching
10 19 (32.20%) Agile Testing
10 19 (32.20%) Regression Testing
10 19 (32.20%) Software Delivery
10 19 (32.20%) Test Scripting
11 18 (30.51%) Software Engineering
12 17 (28.81%) Project Management
13 15 (25.42%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (22.03%) Test Automation
15 12 (20.34%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 35 (59.32%) C#
2 24 (40.68%) Ruby
3 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
4 13 (22.03%) Java
5 6 (10.17%) SQL
6 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
7 4 (6.78%) Python
8 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (25.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) HP
2 3 (5.08%) CA Agile Central
2 3 (5.08%) hybris
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft