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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 109 106 124
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Permanent jobs citing BDD 44 42 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.90% 1.68% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 2.23% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 42 39 27
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
1713 1882 2058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.93% 75.07% 79.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1373 1487 1687
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 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -12 26 £50,000 -16.66% 3
Stevenage - 8 £50,000 -
Watford +10 3 £57,500 -4.16%
Welwyn Garden City -13 1 £55,000 +8.37%
Welwyn - 1 £50,000 -
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 99 (87.61%) TDD
2 97 (85.84%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (70.80%) C#
4 76 (67.26%) OO
5 74 (65.49%) .NET
6 70 (61.95%) MVC
7 68 (60.18%) ASP.NET
8 66 (58.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 62 (54.87%) SQL Server
10 56 (49.56%) Web Application Development
11 55 (48.67%) Git (software)
12 53 (46.90%) WCF
13 49 (43.36%) Ruby
14 46 (40.71%) RESTful
15 38 (33.63%) NoSQL
16 35 (30.97%) HTML
17 33 (29.20%) JavaScript
17 33 (29.20%) ASP.NET Web API
18 32 (28.32%) Node.js
19 30 (26.55%) CQRS
19 30 (26.55%) Internet
20 28 (24.78%) Domain-Driven Design
21 26 (23.01%) Social Media
21 26 (23.01%) Facebook
21 26 (23.01%) Apple
21 26 (23.01%) BBC
21 26 (23.01%) Games
21 26 (23.01%) Java
21 26 (23.01%) CSS
21 26 (23.01%) Yahoo!

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (28.32%) Node.js
2 7 (6.19%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (5.31%) Confluence
4 4 (3.54%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.88%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Mingle
2 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (1.77%) GitHub
1 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (26.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (54.87%) SQL Server
2 38 (33.63%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.08%) Couchbase
4 5 (4.42%) Neo4j
4 5 (4.42%) RavenDB
5 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.77%) DbVisualizer
6 2 (1.77%) DB2
Development Applications
1 55 (48.67%) Git (software)
2 23 (20.35%) JUnit
3 22 (19.47%) Selenium
4 21 (18.58%) Cucumber
5 20 (17.70%) NUnit
6 17 (15.04%) Jenkins
7 15 (13.27%) JBehave
8 14 (12.39%) SpecFlow
9 9 (7.96%) WATIR
9 9 (7.96%) Calabash
9 9 (7.96%) WebDriver
9 9 (7.96%) TeamCity
10 7 (6.19%) JIRA
11 6 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (5.31%) Fiddler
11 6 (5.31%) Visual Studio
11 6 (5.31%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (4.42%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (3.54%) MSTest
14 3 (2.65%) Subversion
General
1 26 (23.01%) Games
2 9 (7.96%) Marketing
3 4 (3.54%) Finance
4 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.65%) Retail
5 2 (1.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 84 (74.34%) Developer
2 60 (53.10%) .NET Developer
3 14 (12.39%) Senior Developer
4 13 (11.50%) Front-End Developer
5 9 (7.96%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 9 (7.96%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (7.96%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 7 (6.19%) Test Engineer
7 6 (5.31%) Java Engineer
7 6 (5.31%) Programmer
7 6 (5.31%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Tester
8 5 (4.42%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Senior Java Engineer
9 4 (3.54%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (3.54%) .NET Programmer
9 4 (3.54%) Junior
9 4 (3.54%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.54%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (65.49%) .NET
2 68 (60.18%) ASP.NET
3 66 (58.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 53 (46.90%) WCF
5 46 (40.71%) RESTful
6 35 (30.97%) HTML
7 33 (29.20%) ASP.NET Web API
8 26 (23.01%) CSS
9 16 (14.16%) CSS3
9 16 (14.16%) HTML5
9 16 (14.16%) Web Services
10 15 (13.27%) jQuery
10 15 (13.27%) Backbone.js
11 11 (9.73%) XML
11 11 (9.73%) Gherkin
12 10 (8.85%) Ember.js
13 9 (7.96%) J2EE
13 9 (7.96%) Ruby on Rails
14 8 (7.08%) AngularJS
14 8 (7.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.01%) Social Media
1 26 (23.01%) BBC
2 9 (7.96%) Open Source
3 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.65%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.42%) Windows
2 2 (1.77%) UNIX
3 1 (0.88%) Linux
3 1 (0.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (87.61%) TDD
2 97 (85.84%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (67.26%) OO
4 70 (61.95%) MVC
5 56 (49.56%) Web Application Development
6 30 (26.55%) CQRS
7 28 (24.78%) Domain-Driven Design
8 16 (14.16%) Test Automation
8 16 (14.16%) Software Engineering
8 16 (14.16%) Test Scripting
9 13 (11.50%) Software Testing
10 11 (9.73%) Unit Testing
10 11 (9.73%) OOP
11 10 (8.85%) SOA
12 9 (7.96%) Pair Programming
12 9 (7.96%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (7.08%) E-Commerce
14 7 (6.19%) Low Latency
14 7 (6.19%) DevOps
15 6 (5.31%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 80 (70.80%) C#
2 49 (43.36%) Ruby
3 33 (29.20%) JavaScript
4 26 (23.01%) Java
5 14 (12.39%) SQL
6 9 (7.96%) PHP
7 6 (5.31%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (2.65%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) MCSD
2 1 (0.88%) MCSE
2 1 (0.88%) ISEB
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.88%) MCTS
2 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.88%) Puppet
1 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (23.01%) Facebook
1 26 (23.01%) Apple
1 26 (23.01%) Yahoo!
1 26 (23.01%) Google
1 26 (23.01%) Sony
2 7 (6.19%) Oracle
3 6 (5.31%) Splunk
4 4 (3.54%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.77%) hybris
5 2 (1.77%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.88%) ATG
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