The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BDD 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 1.56% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BDD
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stevenage region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80 195 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 62.50% 82.28% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 65 122 85
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

BDD
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

BDD Salary Trend in Stevenage

BDD
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (50.00%) Ember.js
3 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Web Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) JMeter
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) User Experience

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Backbone.js
1 2 (50.00%) Ember.js
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Web Testing
3 2 (50.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA