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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 19 50
Rank change year-on-year -17 +31  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3 31 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.52% 10.06% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 10.76% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3 30 6
Median salary £56,000 £63,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.15% +27.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Luton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 179 288 367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 90.86% 93.51% 90.62%
Number of salaries quoted 96 232 320
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +30.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton citing BDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 24 June 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 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
2 3 (60.00%) WPF
2 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (60.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Autofac
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) NancyFx
2 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (40.00%) Line Management
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) PMO
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban

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 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum Master
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Systems Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) Autofac
1 3 (60.00%) NancyFx
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) WCF
1 3 (60.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Line Management
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) CA Agile Central