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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 45 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing BDD 2 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.59% 2.20% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 2.62% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Average salary £50,000 - £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
299 343 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 88.46% 83.86% 79.60%
Number of salaries quoted 256 262 243
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £39,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) MVC
1 11 (100.00%) Scrum
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) TDD
3 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 6 (54.55%) HTML
6 5 (45.45%) COM
6 5 (45.45%) Extreme Programming
6 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
6 5 (45.45%) TeamCity
6 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
6 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (45.45%) Kanban
6 5 (45.45%) DevOps
7 4 (36.36%) logstash
7 4 (36.36%) NSubstitute
7 4 (36.36%) FinalBuilder
7 4 (36.36%) Castle Windsor
7 4 (36.36%) NServiceBus
7 4 (36.36%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (36.36%) SpecFlow

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (36.36%) NServiceBus
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) TeamCity
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (36.36%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (36.36%) FinalBuilder
2 4 (36.36%) SpecFlow
2 4 (36.36%) Jasmine
2 4 (36.36%) NSubstitute
2 4 (36.36%) Log4Net
2 4 (36.36%) NUnit
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Web Developer
3 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (54.55%) HTML
5 5 (45.45%) COM
6 4 (36.36%) Web Services
6 4 (36.36%) WCF
6 4 (36.36%) jQuery
6 4 (36.36%) HTML5
6 4 (36.36%) Castle Windsor
6 4 (36.36%) KnockoutJS
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) MVC
1 11 (100.00%) Scrum
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
4 5 (45.45%) Extreme Programming
4 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (45.45%) Kanban
4 5 (45.45%) DevOps
5 4 (36.36%) OOP
5 4 (36.36%) OO
6 2 (18.18%) Web Development
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
7 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Analytics
7 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) Ruby
2 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft