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 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 68 89 107
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +18
Permanent jobs citing BDD 72 41 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.54% 2.14% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.40% 2.84% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 66 41 55
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1636 1445 2143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 80.39% 75.30% 77.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1257 1080 1799
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 - 33 £35,000 - 2
Watford -4 14 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Welwyn Garden City - 10 £60,000 -
Stevenage - 2 £50,000 - 1
Borehamwood - 1 £47,500 -
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 123 (83.11%) TDD
2 116 (78.38%) C#
3 112 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
4 98 (66.22%) .NET
5 82 (55.41%) ASP.NET
6 81 (54.73%) MVC
7 80 (54.05%) OO
7 80 (54.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 73 (49.32%) SQL Server
9 65 (43.92%) RESTful
10 59 (39.86%) Web Application Development
11 58 (39.19%) WCF
12 55 (37.16%) Ruby
13 52 (35.14%) Git (software)
14 47 (31.76%) Java
15 46 (31.08%) Selenium
16 45 (30.41%) NoSQL
17 43 (29.05%) NUnit
17 43 (29.05%) JUnit
18 39 (26.35%) JavaScript
19 38 (25.68%) CQRS
20 36 (24.32%) Test Scripting
20 36 (24.32%) JBehave
20 36 (24.32%) Web Services
21 33 (22.30%) HTML
21 33 (22.30%) Test Automation
21 33 (22.30%) ASP.NET Web API
22 32 (21.62%) Node.js
23 31 (20.95%) Cucumber
23 31 (20.95%) Internet

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 32 (21.62%) Node.js
2 5 (3.38%) Confluence
2 5 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.03%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.68%) Drupal
4 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (7.43%) Mingle
2 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.35%) ElastiCache
1 2 (1.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 31 (20.95%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (49.32%) SQL Server
2 45 (30.41%) NoSQL
3 12 (8.11%) Neo4j
3 12 (8.11%) RavenDB
4 9 (6.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (4.73%) Couchbase
6 6 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.35%) DB2
8 1 (0.68%) Big Data
8 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.68%) DbVisualizer
8 1 (0.68%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 52 (35.14%) Git (software)
2 46 (31.08%) Selenium
3 43 (29.05%) NUnit
3 43 (29.05%) JUnit
4 36 (24.32%) JBehave
5 31 (20.95%) Cucumber
6 30 (20.27%) SpecFlow
7 28 (18.92%) Jenkins
8 21 (14.19%) Calabash
8 21 (14.19%) WATIR
9 18 (12.16%) TeamCity
9 18 (12.16%) WebDriver
10 17 (11.49%) Moq
11 15 (10.14%) QuickTest Pro
12 12 (8.11%) Octopus Deploy
12 12 (8.11%) Visual Studio
13 11 (7.43%) MSTest
14 10 (6.76%) JIRA
15 6 (4.05%) Fiddler
16 5 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (19.59%) Games
2 6 (4.05%) Retail
3 5 (3.38%) Finance
4 3 (2.03%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.03%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 98 (66.22%) Developer
2 73 (49.32%) .NET Developer
3 19 (12.84%) Test Engineer
4 17 (11.49%) Automation Engineer
5 15 (10.14%) Programmer
6 14 (9.46%) Software Developer
7 11 (7.43%) .NET Programmer
7 11 (7.43%) Senior Developer
8 10 (6.76%) Junior
8 10 (6.76%) Software Engineer
8 10 (6.76%) Software Test Engineer
8 10 (6.76%) Junior Developer
9 9 (6.08%) Junior Programmer
9 9 (6.08%) Software Programmer
9 9 (6.08%) Senior Test Engineer
9 9 (6.08%) Junior Software Developer
9 9 (6.08%) Graduate
9 9 (6.08%) Graduate Programmer
9 9 (6.08%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 9 (6.08%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (66.22%) .NET
2 82 (55.41%) ASP.NET
3 80 (54.05%) ASP.NET MVC
4 65 (43.92%) RESTful
5 58 (39.19%) WCF
6 36 (24.32%) Web Services
7 33 (22.30%) HTML
7 33 (22.30%) ASP.NET Web API
8 27 (18.24%) CSS
9 23 (15.54%) .NET Framework
9 23 (15.54%) XML
9 23 (15.54%) Gherkin
10 17 (11.49%) J2EE
11 15 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 13 (8.78%) HTML5
12 13 (8.78%) CSS3
13 7 (4.73%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (4.05%) REST
14 6 (4.05%) jQuery
15 5 (3.38%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.57%) BBC
1 26 (17.57%) Social Media
2 21 (14.19%) Open Source
3 16 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (7.43%) Inversion of Control
6 9 (6.08%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.43%) Windows
2 2 (1.35%) CentOS
2 2 (1.35%) Linux
3 1 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (83.11%) TDD
2 112 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (54.73%) MVC
4 80 (54.05%) OO
5 59 (39.86%) Web Application Development
6 38 (25.68%) CQRS
7 36 (24.32%) Test Scripting
8 33 (22.30%) Test Automation
9 31 (20.95%) Software Engineering
10 29 (19.59%) Domain-Driven Design
11 28 (18.92%) Unit Testing
12 25 (16.89%) Software Testing
13 16 (10.81%) Automation Testing
14 14 (9.46%) Low Latency
15 12 (8.11%) Web Development
16 11 (7.43%) Performance Testing
17 10 (6.76%) Scrum
17 10 (6.76%) OOP
17 10 (6.76%) E-Commerce
17 10 (6.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 116 (78.38%) C#
2 55 (37.16%) Ruby
3 47 (31.76%) Java
4 39 (26.35%) JavaScript
5 28 (18.92%) SQL
6 22 (14.86%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.35%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.68%) VBScript
8 1 (0.68%) Perl
8 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (6.76%) Degree
2 2 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.35%) ISEB
2 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.35%) MCSE
2 2 (1.35%) MCSD
2 2 (1.35%) MCTS
2 2 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (17.57%) Sony
1 26 (17.57%) Apple
1 26 (17.57%) Yahoo!
1 26 (17.57%) Google
1 26 (17.57%) Facebook
2 21 (14.19%) Oracle
3 10 (6.76%) Ab Initio
4 5 (3.38%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.38%) Splunk
5 2 (1.35%) hybris
6 1 (0.68%) ATG
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
TRG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago