The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 44 41 55
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs citing BDD 12 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.88% 1.69% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 2.21% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 4
Average salary - £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
338 271 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 81.25% 76.34% 70.16%
Number of salaries quoted 251 238 255
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 1 September 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 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (94.74%) SQL Server
2 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET
2 18 (94.74%) MVC
2 18 (94.74%) Scrum
2 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (63.16%) Ruby
3 12 (63.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (63.16%) TDD
3 12 (63.16%) Marketing
3 12 (63.16%) Web Development
3 12 (63.16%) JIRA
3 12 (63.16%) Windows
3 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) OO
4 7 (36.84%) C#
4 7 (36.84%) NUnit
4 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
4 7 (36.84%) SpecFlow
4 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
5 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
5 6 (31.58%) Jasmine
5 6 (31.58%) Agile Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
5 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (31.58%) logstash
5 6 (31.58%) NSubstitute
5 6 (31.58%) FinalBuilder
5 6 (31.58%) Castle Windsor

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (94.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) JIRA
2 7 (36.84%) NUnit
2 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
2 7 (36.84%) SpecFlow
3 6 (31.58%) Jasmine
3 6 (31.58%) NSubstitute
3 6 (31.58%) FinalBuilder
3 6 (31.58%) TeamCity
3 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
3 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
3 6 (31.58%) Log4Net
3 6 (31.58%) WATIR
3 6 (31.58%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (5.26%) Selenium
4 1 (5.26%) FitNesse
4 1 (5.26%) JUnit
4 1 (5.26%) RSpec
4 1 (5.26%) MSTest
General
1 12 (63.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Test Manager
1 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Web Developer
2 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
2 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
2 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (5.26%) Tester
2 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET
2 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (31.58%) HTML5
3 6 (31.58%) Castle Windsor
3 6 (31.58%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (31.58%) COM
3 6 (31.58%) Web Services
3 6 (31.58%) WCF
3 6 (31.58%) jQuery
3 6 (31.58%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) MVC
1 18 (94.74%) Scrum
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) TDD
2 12 (63.16%) Web Development
3 7 (36.84%) OO
3 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
4 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
4 6 (31.58%) Performance Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Test Management
4 6 (31.58%) Software Architecture
4 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Testing
4 6 (31.58%) OOP
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Ruby
2 7 (36.84%) C#
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (31.58%) logstash
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
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