The table below looks at the statistics for Behat skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Behat over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behat
Rank 442 425 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs citing Behat 11 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.049% 0.009% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.32% 0.070% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 0
Average salary £45,000 £32,203 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.73% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -3.22%
Behat
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3415 2872 3340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.36% 13.26% 14.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2803 2487 2946
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Behat
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Behat across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Behat Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Behat
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Behat across the South East region.

Behat Salary Trend in the South East

Behat
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Behat across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Behat Salary Histogram in the South East

Behat
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Behat within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 7 £45,000 -
Hampshire -10 3 £42,500 +31.97%
Oxfordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Behat
England

Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing Behat 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 Behat.

1 20 (68.97%) BDD
2 19 (65.52%) Gherkin
3 18 (62.07%) Selenium
4 16 (55.17%) TDD
5 15 (51.72%) PHPUnit
6 14 (48.28%) PHP
7 12 (41.38%) Subversion
7 12 (41.38%) Automated Testing
7 12 (41.38%) jQuery
7 12 (41.38%) MySQL
7 12 (41.38%) Automation Testing
8 11 (37.93%) QA
9 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (34.48%) HTML
9 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
9 10 (34.48%) CSS
9 10 (34.48%) Web Services
9 10 (34.48%) Linux
9 10 (34.48%) Apache
10 9 (31.03%) Finance
10 9 (31.03%) Telerik
10 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (31.03%) Test Automation
11 8 (27.59%) System Testing
11 8 (27.59%) User Stories
11 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
11 8 (27.59%) Regression Testing
11 8 (27.59%) Maven
11 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing

Behat
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing Behat 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 Behat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (34.48%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (62.07%) Selenium
2 15 (51.72%) PHPUnit
3 12 (41.38%) Subversion
4 8 (27.59%) Maven
4 8 (27.59%) Ant
4 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
5 7 (24.14%) WebDriver
6 6 (20.69%) Eclipse
6 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
7 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
8 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Publishing
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Test Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) PHP Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Senior Test Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Tester
4 6 (20.69%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Automation Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Lead Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Automated Test Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Software Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Web Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Manual Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Web Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Web Test Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) Gherkin
2 12 (41.38%) jQuery
3 10 (34.48%) CSS
3 10 (34.48%) Web Services
3 10 (34.48%) HTML
4 8 (27.59%) Symfony
5 6 (20.69%) EDI
5 6 (20.69%) XML
5 6 (20.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.90%) XHTML
6 2 (6.90%) .NET
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) BDD
2 16 (55.17%) TDD
3 12 (41.38%) Automated Testing
3 12 (41.38%) Automation Testing
4 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (31.03%) Test Automation
6 8 (27.59%) User Stories
6 8 (27.59%) System Testing
6 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
6 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (27.59%) Regression Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Document Management
7 6 (20.69%) OO
7 6 (20.69%) ERP
7 6 (20.69%) Process Management
7 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
7 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
7 6 (20.69%) Kanban
8 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) PHP
2 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) PHP5
5 1 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (37.93%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Telerik
2 8 (27.59%) Zend
3 6 (20.69%) Twitter
3 6 (20.69%) SAP
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle