Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Behat skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Behat over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behat
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1037 1119 1154
Rank change year-on-year +82 +35 -40
Permanent jobs citing Behat 145 106 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.080% 0.056% 0.072%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 114 93 148
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £31,175
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% +10.67% -6.25%

Behat is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 72426 74194 82052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.10% 39.01% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 60216 64420 70119
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.33%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,091 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.97% +5.23% -

Behat
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Behat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Behat in the UK

Behat
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Behat in the UK

Behat
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Behat over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Behat in the UK

Behat
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Behat within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +41 124 £47,500 - 9
UK excluding London +63 71 £45,000 +8.43% 4
London +4 62 £55,000 +4.76% 5
South East +64 28 £47,500 +18.75% 2
South West +33 23 £53,000 +6.00%
Scotland -6 9 £35,000 -0.71%
North of England -20 7 £35,000 -20.45%
Yorkshire +11 5 £32,500 -13.33%
East Midlands +33 4 £40,750 +8.67% 2
Midlands +20 4 £40,750 +8.67% 2
North West -24 2 £37,500 -16.67%

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Behat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Behat.

1 113 (77.93%) PHP
2 107 (73.79%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 85 (58.62%) TDD
5 74 (51.03%) Jenkins
6 67 (46.21%) BDD
7 66 (45.52%) Test Automation
8 65 (44.83%) JavaScript
8 65 (44.83%) OO
9 63 (43.45%) PHPUnit
10 62 (42.76%) CSS
10 62 (42.76%) HTML
11 59 (40.69%) Symfony
12 57 (39.31%) Selenium
12 57 (39.31%) Linux
13 56 (38.62%) MySQL
14 51 (35.17%) Continuous Integration
15 50 (34.48%) Cucumber
16 46 (31.72%) HTML5
17 41 (28.28%) LAMP
18 39 (26.90%) OOP
19 38 (26.21%) Zend
20 36 (24.83%) Amazon AWS
21 35 (24.14%) Java
21 35 (24.14%) Linux Command Line
22 34 (23.45%) SQL
22 34 (23.45%) MVC
22 34 (23.45%) jQuery
22 34 (23.45%) JIRA
23 32 (22.07%) Degree

Behat
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 15 (10.34%) Apache
1 15 (10.34%) Confluence
1 15 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (8.97%) Apache Solr
3 10 (6.90%) CMS
4 9 (6.21%) Drupal
5 3 (2.07%) nginx
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (4.14%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.69%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.69%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (24.83%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (15.86%) GitHub
4 11 (7.59%) SaaS
5 10 (6.90%) IaaS
5 10 (6.90%) PaaS
6 5 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.90%) SSL
2 4 (2.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (38.62%) MySQL
2 20 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (11.03%) MongoDB
4 15 (10.34%) Redis
5 13 (8.97%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.45%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.38%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 87 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 74 (51.03%) Jenkins
3 63 (43.45%) PHPUnit
4 57 (39.31%) Selenium
5 50 (34.48%) Cucumber
6 34 (23.45%) JIRA
7 29 (20.00%) Subversion
8 27 (18.62%) WebDriver
9 23 (15.86%) JUnit
10 22 (15.17%) Vagrant
11 19 (13.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 19 (13.10%) Codeception
12 16 (11.03%) Grunt
13 15 (10.34%) gulp
13 15 (10.34%) JBehave
14 14 (9.66%) CasperJS
14 14 (9.66%) Concordion
14 14 (9.66%) FitNesse
14 14 (9.66%) SpecFlow
14 14 (9.66%) TestNG
General
1 16 (11.03%) Finance
2 13 (8.97%) Games
3 10 (6.90%) Advertising
3 10 (6.90%) Marketing
4 9 (6.21%) Legal
4 9 (6.21%) Manufacturing
5 8 (5.52%) Electronics
5 8 (5.52%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.07%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (46.21%) Developer
2 62 (42.76%) PHP Developer
3 29 (20.00%) Tester
4 27 (18.62%) Automation Tester
5 22 (15.17%) Test Engineer
6 20 (13.79%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 20 (13.79%) Selenium Tester
7 17 (11.72%) Test Automation Engineer
8 15 (10.34%) Junior
8 15 (10.34%) Web Developer
9 14 (9.66%) PHP Web Developer
10 13 (8.97%) Junior Developer
10 13 (8.97%) Junior PHP Developer
10 13 (8.97%) PHP Software Engineer
10 13 (8.97%) QA Automation Tester
10 13 (8.97%) QA Tester
10 13 (8.97%) Software Engineer
10 13 (8.97%) Symfony Developer
11 12 (8.28%) Java Automation Tester
11 12 (8.28%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (42.76%) CSS
1 62 (42.76%) HTML
2 59 (40.69%) Symfony
3 46 (31.72%) HTML5
4 41 (28.28%) LAMP
5 34 (23.45%) jQuery
6 26 (17.93%) REST
7 25 (17.24%) AngularJS
8 22 (15.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 20 (13.79%) Gherkin
9 20 (13.79%) Sass
9 20 (13.79%) XHTML
10 19 (13.10%) RESTful
11 17 (11.72%) Doctrine
11 17 (11.72%) JSON
12 16 (11.03%) React
13 14 (9.66%) Laravel
14 13 (8.97%) Ajax
14 13 (8.97%) Kafka
14 13 (8.97%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 35 (24.14%) Linux Command Line
2 21 (14.48%) Computer Science
3 20 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (11.03%) User Experience
5 13 (8.97%) Algorithms
6 11 (7.59%) BBC
7 7 (4.83%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.76%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.38%) Fintech
11 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 57 (39.31%) Linux
2 15 (10.34%) Unix
2 15 (10.34%) Windows
3 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (73.79%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (58.62%) TDD
3 67 (46.21%) BDD
4 66 (45.52%) Test Automation
5 65 (44.83%) OO
6 51 (35.17%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (26.90%) OOP
8 34 (23.45%) MVC
9 32 (22.07%) Scrum
10 26 (17.93%) DevOps
11 24 (16.55%) OO PHP
11 24 (16.55%) SDLC
11 24 (16.55%) Software Engineering
12 23 (15.86%) Web Development
13 21 (14.48%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (13.79%) Unit Testing
15 16 (11.03%) Software Testing
16 15 (10.34%) Analytical Thinking
16 15 (10.34%) Mobile First
17 14 (9.66%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 113 (77.93%) PHP
2 65 (44.83%) JavaScript
3 35 (24.14%) Java
4 34 (23.45%) SQL
5 29 (20.00%) C#
6 26 (17.93%) PHP 7
6 26 (17.93%) Ruby
7 14 (9.66%) XPath
8 13 (8.97%) Bash Shell
9 12 (8.28%) PHP 5
10 11 (7.59%) Python
11 2 (1.38%) C++
11 2 (1.38%) Go
11 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (22.07%) Degree
2 21 (14.48%) ISTQB
3 18 (12.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (12.41%) ISEB
4 4 (2.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (18.62%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) WAI
2 1 (0.69%) WCAG
System Software
1 29 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (8.97%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (7.59%) Ansible
3 6 (4.14%) Puppet
4 4 (2.76%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.07%) Salt
5 3 (2.07%) Terraform
Vendors
1 38 (26.21%) Zend
2 26 (17.93%) Atlassian
3 15 (10.34%) Twitter
4 10 (6.90%) Sony
5 8 (5.52%) SAP
6 1 (0.69%) Capita
6 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com