The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 80 76 103
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +27
Permanent jobs citing BDD 67 69 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.04% 3.44% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.69% 4.21% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 64 63 32
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
BDD
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1816 1638 1591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 82.51% 81.78% 78.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1528 1269 1180
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

BDD
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

BDD Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

BDD
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

BDD
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
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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
St Albans -2 29 £65,000 +85.71% 3
Harpenden - 15 £57,500 -
Welwyn Garden City +10 6 £90,000 +50.00%
Borehamwood - 3 £40,000 -
Hertford - 2 £30,000 -
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

1 135 (97.12%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (95.68%) TDD
3 94 (67.63%) C#
4 86 (61.87%) MVC
5 85 (61.15%) .NET
6 78 (56.12%) NoSQL
7 74 (53.24%) Node.js
8 71 (51.08%) WCF
9 70 (50.36%) RESTful
9 70 (50.36%) ASP.NET
10 69 (49.64%) ASP.NET Web API
11 66 (47.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 61 (43.88%) Git (software)
13 60 (43.17%) SQL Server
13 60 (43.17%) Scrum
14 56 (40.29%) Ruby
15 53 (38.13%) Java
15 53 (38.13%) JavaScript
16 52 (37.41%) SQL Server 2014
17 48 (34.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 48 (34.53%) Web Application Development
18 41 (29.50%) Software Engineering
19 38 (27.34%) .NET Framework
19 38 (27.34%) Entity Framework
19 38 (27.34%) Unit Testing
20 37 (26.62%) SQL
20 37 (26.62%) OO
21 34 (24.46%) XML
22 33 (23.74%) HTML
22 33 (23.74%) JIRA

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 74 (53.24%) Node.js
2 27 (19.42%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (12.95%) NServiceBus
4 7 (5.04%) JBoss
4 7 (5.04%) WebLogic
4 7 (5.04%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.88%) IIS
6 3 (2.16%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.72%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (10.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (10.79%) OpenShift
3 3 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.95%) Wireshark
2 6 (4.32%) HTTP
3 5 (3.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (56.12%) NoSQL
2 60 (43.17%) SQL Server
3 52 (37.41%) SQL Server 2014
4 27 (19.42%) Couchbase
5 25 (17.99%) MongoDB
6 23 (16.55%) RavenDB
7 5 (3.60%) MySQL
7 5 (3.60%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.44%) Big Data
9 2 (1.44%) DB2
10 1 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 61 (43.88%) Git (software)
2 33 (23.74%) JIRA
2 33 (23.74%) NUnit
3 30 (21.58%) Jenkins
4 24 (17.27%) Subversion
5 23 (16.55%) Selenium
6 19 (13.67%) TeamCity
7 18 (12.95%) Fiddler
8 14 (10.07%) WebDriver
9 12 (8.63%) JMeter
10 10 (7.19%) Cucumber
11 9 (6.47%) HP UFT
12 8 (5.76%) JUnit
12 8 (5.76%) LoadRunner
13 7 (5.04%) Eclipse
13 7 (5.04%) JBehave
14 5 (3.60%) Appium
15 4 (2.88%) FxCop
15 4 (2.88%) Moq
15 4 (2.88%) StyleCop
General
1 20 (14.39%) Games
2 9 (6.47%) Retail
3 8 (5.76%) Finance
4 7 (5.04%) Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 104 (74.82%) Developer
2 80 (57.55%) .NET Developer
3 53 (38.13%) C# Developer
4 49 (35.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (20.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 28 (20.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 26 (18.71%) Lead Developer
6 26 (18.71%) Social Media Developer
6 26 (18.71%) Technical Leader
7 25 (17.99%) Technical Developer
8 21 (15.11%) Software Engineer
9 19 (13.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 18 (12.95%) Java Engineer
10 18 (12.95%) Lead .NET Developer
10 18 (12.95%) Lead C# Developer
11 17 (12.23%) Java Developer
11 17 (12.23%) Senior Developer
12 14 (10.07%) C# Software Developer
13 13 (9.35%) .NET Software Developer
13 13 (9.35%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (61.15%) .NET
2 71 (51.08%) WCF
3 70 (50.36%) ASP.NET
3 70 (50.36%) RESTful
4 69 (49.64%) ASP.NET Web API
5 66 (47.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 48 (34.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 38 (27.34%) .NET Framework
7 38 (27.34%) Entity Framework
8 34 (24.46%) XML
9 33 (23.74%) HTML
10 29 (20.86%) SOAP
11 26 (18.71%) CSS
11 26 (18.71%) JSON
12 23 (16.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 21 (15.11%) HTML5
14 19 (13.67%) Web Services
15 18 (12.95%) Ajax
15 18 (12.95%) Middleware
15 18 (12.95%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.71%) BBC
1 26 (18.71%) Social Media
2 14 (10.07%) Computer Science
3 13 (9.35%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.60%) RIA
6 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.72%) Economics
6 1 (0.72%) EPoS
6 1 (0.72%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (97.12%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (95.68%) TDD
3 86 (61.87%) MVC
4 60 (43.17%) Scrum
5 48 (34.53%) Web Application Development
6 41 (29.50%) Software Engineering
7 38 (27.34%) Unit Testing
8 37 (26.62%) OO
9 31 (22.30%) Automated Testing
10 24 (17.27%) Open Source
11 22 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (14.39%) Dependency Injection
13 19 (13.67%) Software Testing
14 15 (10.79%) SOA
14 15 (10.79%) Test Automation
15 14 (10.07%) DevOps
16 12 (8.63%) Performance Testing
16 12 (8.63%) Test Strategy
17 11 (7.91%) Automation Testing
18 8 (5.76%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 94 (67.63%) C#
2 56 (40.29%) Ruby
3 53 (38.13%) Java
3 53 (38.13%) JavaScript
4 37 (26.62%) SQL
5 18 (12.95%) PowerShell
5 18 (12.95%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.88%) VBScript
7 1 (0.72%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.72%) Clojure
7 1 (0.72%) F#
7 1 (0.72%) Go
7 1 (0.72%) PHP
7 1 (0.72%) Rust
Qualifications
1 25 (17.99%) Degree
2 12 (8.63%) ISEB
2 12 (8.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.63%) QA
2 2 (1.44%) SDET
Systems Management
1 28 (20.14%) Puppet
2 1 (0.72%) Ansible
2 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (18.71%) Apple
1 26 (18.71%) Facebook
1 26 (18.71%) Google
1 26 (18.71%) Sony
1 26 (18.71%) Yahoo!
2 23 (16.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.32%) Oracle
4 4 (2.88%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.72%) Twitter
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits package.
Posted: 3 days ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans
Noir Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago