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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 34 15 30
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Permanent jobs citing BDD 12 24 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.12% 11.76% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 14.20% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 5
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,050 £50,000 £54,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
274 169 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 94.16% 82.84% 85.84%
Number of salaries quoted 241 149 158
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £62,500
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 20 January 2017.

BDD Salary Histogram in Luton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 41 (91.11%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (75.56%) C#
3 29 (64.44%) Scrum
4 25 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 24 (53.33%) TDD
6 22 (48.89%) .NET
7 19 (42.22%) MVC
7 19 (42.22%) ASP.NET
8 18 (40.00%) Software Engineering
8 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (40.00%) Coaching
9 17 (37.78%) SDLC
9 17 (37.78%) Ruby
10 16 (35.56%) Web Development
11 15 (33.33%) Test Scripting
11 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 15 (33.33%) Software Delivery
11 15 (33.33%) Test Strategy
12 14 (31.11%) Waterfall
12 14 (31.11%) RESTful
12 14 (31.11%) E-Commerce
13 13 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (28.89%) SpecFlow
14 12 (26.67%) Agile Testing
14 12 (26.67%) DevOps
14 12 (26.67%) Kanban
14 12 (26.67%) JIRA
15 11 (24.44%) HTML
15 11 (24.44%) Continuous Improvement
16 10 (22.22%) Mentoring

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 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) SpecFlow
2 12 (26.67%) JIRA
3 9 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 8 (17.78%) HP UFT
4 8 (17.78%) Selenium
4 8 (17.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (11.11%) NUnit
6 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
6 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Tester
2 18 (40.00%) Automation Tester
3 8 (17.78%) Developer
4 6 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 6 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Head of Engineering
5 5 (11.11%) Head of Software Engineering
6 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Scrum Master
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (4.44%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Developer in Test
7 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Agile Coach
8 1 (2.22%) Agile Scrum Master
8 1 (2.22%) Engineering Manager
8 1 (2.22%) QA Automation Tester
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (48.89%) .NET
2 19 (42.22%) ASP.NET
3 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (31.11%) RESTful
5 11 (24.44%) HTML
6 10 (22.22%) jQuery
7 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (13.33%) CSS
9 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
10 4 (8.89%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (8.89%) Node.js
11 3 (6.67%) WCF
12 2 (4.44%) Ajax
12 2 (4.44%) XML
13 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
13 1 (2.22%) JSON
13 1 (2.22%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 1 (2.22%) Middleware
13 1 (2.22%) WF
13 1 (2.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (91.11%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (64.44%) Scrum
3 24 (53.33%) TDD
4 19 (42.22%) MVC
5 18 (40.00%) Coaching
5 18 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 17 (37.78%) SDLC
7 16 (35.56%) Web Development
8 15 (33.33%) Software Delivery
8 15 (33.33%) Test Scripting
8 15 (33.33%) Test Strategy
9 14 (31.11%) E-Commerce
9 14 (31.11%) Waterfall
10 13 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (26.67%) Agile Testing
11 12 (26.67%) DevOps
11 12 (26.67%) Kanban
12 11 (24.44%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (22.22%) Mentoring
13 10 (22.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (75.56%) C#
2 17 (37.78%) Ruby
3 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.78%) Java
5 6 (13.33%) SQL
6 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.89%) Python
8 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) HP
2 3 (6.67%) CA Agile Central
2 3 (6.67%) hybris
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft