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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 53 54 42
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs citing BDD 5 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.19% 1.43% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.68% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 5
Average salary £50,000 £43,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -28.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
367 417 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 87.17% 84.93% 76.15%
Number of salaries quoted 324 344 232
Average salary £45,000 £49,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 July 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 23 (100.00%) .NET
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 23 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 23 (100.00%) MVC
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (95.65%) TDD
2 22 (95.65%) Scrum
3 21 (91.30%) JavaScript
3 21 (91.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (86.96%) C#
5 18 (78.26%) E-Commerce
6 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
6 16 (69.57%) TeamCity
6 16 (69.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (65.22%) Git (software)
7 15 (65.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (65.22%) HTML
7 15 (65.22%) COM
8 11 (47.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (47.83%) JIRA
9 10 (43.48%) WCF
9 10 (43.48%) jQuery
9 10 (43.48%) NUnit
9 10 (43.48%) Ruby
9 10 (43.48%) PowerShell
9 10 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (43.48%) FinalBuilder
9 10 (43.48%) Castle Windsor
9 10 (43.48%) Web Services
9 10 (43.48%) OOP

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (43.48%) NServiceBus
2 5 (21.74%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (69.57%) TeamCity
2 15 (65.22%) Git (software)
3 11 (47.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (47.83%) JIRA
4 10 (43.48%) Log4Net
4 10 (43.48%) NUnit
4 10 (43.48%) Rhino Mocks
4 10 (43.48%) FinalBuilder
4 10 (43.48%) SpecFlow
4 10 (43.48%) Jasmine
4 10 (43.48%) NSubstitute
5 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
5 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
5 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 17 (73.91%) Web Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Web Developer
4 5 (21.74%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Tester
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
1 23 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 21 (91.30%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (69.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 15 (65.22%) HTML
4 15 (65.22%) COM
5 10 (43.48%) Web Services
5 10 (43.48%) WCF
5 10 (43.48%) jQuery
5 10 (43.48%) HTML5
5 10 (43.48%) Castle Windsor
5 10 (43.48%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) MVC
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (95.65%) TDD
2 22 (95.65%) Scrum
3 18 (78.26%) E-Commerce
4 10 (43.48%) OOP
4 10 (43.48%) OO
5 7 (30.43%) Web Development
6 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (21.74%) Extreme Programming
6 5 (21.74%) SEO
6 5 (21.74%) Kanban
6 5 (21.74%) Software Architecture
6 5 (21.74%) Analytics
6 5 (21.74%) DevOps
6 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
7 2 (8.70%) Agile Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) JavaScript
2 20 (86.96%) C#
3 10 (43.48%) Ruby
3 10 (43.48%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) logstash
2 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) HP