Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 22 41
Rank change year-on-year -29 +19 +11
Permanent jobs citing BDD 8 62 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 2.02% 8.77% 4.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 9.31% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8 52 22
Luton median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £59,000 £76,250 £57,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £54,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.78% +13.68% -13.64%

BDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Luton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 344 666 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 86.87% 94.20% 92.88%
Number of salaries quoted 238 560 497
Luton median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £86,000 £75,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +5.56%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Luton.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Luton

BDD
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Salary trend for BDD in Luton

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Luton region with a requirement for BDD.

1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) REST
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) Finance
4 5 (62.50%) JMS
4 5 (62.50%) Java
4 5 (62.50%) MySQL
4 5 (62.50%) JUnit
4 5 (62.50%) Subversion
4 5 (62.50%) Spring
4 5 (62.50%) Java EE
4 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
4 5 (62.50%) MarkLogic
4 5 (62.50%) Mockito
4 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (50.00%) Memory Management
5 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (50.00%) MVC
5 4 (50.00%) XML
5 4 (50.00%) XSLT
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) OO
6 3 (37.50%) C#
6 3 (37.50%) Publishing
6 3 (37.50%) .NET
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (37.50%) Scrum

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MarkLogic
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) JUnit
1 5 (62.50%) Mockito
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
1 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Publishing
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior C# Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Systems Developer
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) REST
2 5 (62.50%) Java EE
2 5 (62.50%) JMS
2 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) XSLT
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) Autofac
4 3 (37.50%) NancyFx
4 3 (37.50%) WCF
4 3 (37.50%) WPF
5 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (25.00%) XForms
6 1 (12.50%) SOAP
6 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) Memory Management
3 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (37.50%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (37.50%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
4 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Global Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree