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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 91 80 104
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +24
Permanent jobs citing BDD 59 62 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.43% 2.65% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 3.28% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 55 59 23
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +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
1993 1890 1557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 81.95% 80.91% 76.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1711 1537 1219
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,900 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -11 23 £65,000 +85.71% 5
Broxbourne - 8 £47,500 - 2
Welwyn Garden City +1 5 £75,000 - 4
Borehamwood - 4 £60,000 -
Watford -8 3 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Welwyn - 3 £55,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - - 1
Rickmansworth - 1 £110,000 -
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 106 (98.15%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (93.52%) TDD
3 64 (59.26%) MVC
3 64 (59.26%) .NET
3 64 (59.26%) OO
4 63 (58.33%) C#
5 61 (56.48%) SQL Server
6 60 (55.56%) ASP.NET
6 60 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 60 (55.56%) Web Application Development
7 56 (51.85%) WCF
8 48 (44.44%) RESTful
9 46 (42.59%) Git (software)
10 40 (37.04%) NoSQL
11 39 (36.11%) Ruby
12 38 (35.19%) Node.js
13 37 (34.26%) ASP.NET Web API
14 30 (27.78%) Java
15 29 (26.85%) Facebook
16 27 (25.00%) Google
17 25 (23.15%) Games
18 24 (22.22%) BBC
18 24 (22.22%) Sony
18 24 (22.22%) Apple
18 24 (22.22%) Yahoo!
18 24 (22.22%) Social Media
19 23 (21.30%) Domain-Driven Design
19 23 (21.30%) CQRS
19 23 (21.30%) Internet
20 22 (20.37%) Scrum

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 38 (35.19%) Node.js
2 16 (14.81%) WebSphere
3 8 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 8 (7.41%) JBoss
4 7 (6.48%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (5.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.85%) GitHub
2 2 (1.85%) OpenShift
2 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (21.30%) Internet
2 4 (3.70%) HTTP
3 1 (0.93%) VoIP
3 1 (0.93%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (56.48%) SQL Server
2 40 (37.04%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.41%) DbVisualizer
3 8 (7.41%) DB2
4 6 (5.56%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 46 (42.59%) Git (software)
2 17 (15.74%) Selenium
3 14 (12.96%) Cucumber
4 12 (11.11%) Subversion
5 11 (10.19%) WebDriver
6 6 (5.56%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.63%) HP UFT
8 4 (3.70%) LoadRunner
8 4 (3.70%) JMeter
8 4 (3.70%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.70%) NUnit
9 3 (2.78%) Maven
9 3 (2.78%) JIRA
9 3 (2.78%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.93%) Grunt
10 1 (0.93%) Yeoman
10 1 (0.93%) Bower
10 1 (0.93%) NSubstitute
10 1 (0.93%) ReSharper
General
1 25 (23.15%) Games
2 16 (14.81%) Retail
3 8 (7.41%) Marketing
4 5 (4.63%) Advertising
5 3 (2.78%) Banking
6 2 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 73 (67.59%) Developer
2 62 (57.41%) .NET Developer
3 13 (12.04%) Tester
4 12 (11.11%) Automation Tester
5 8 (7.41%) Selenium Tester
6 7 (6.48%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (5.56%) Team Leader
7 6 (5.56%) Java Team Leader
8 5 (4.63%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Technical Leader
9 4 (3.70%) Technical Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Lead Developer
10 3 (2.78%) Java Developer
10 3 (2.78%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.78%) C# Developer
10 3 (2.78%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.78%) Agile Coach
10 3 (2.78%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.78%) J2EE Team Leader
10 3 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (59.26%) .NET
2 60 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 60 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 56 (51.85%) WCF
4 48 (44.44%) RESTful
5 37 (34.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 21 (19.44%) HTML
7 16 (14.81%) J2EE
8 13 (12.04%) XML
9 9 (8.33%) Web Services
9 9 (8.33%) Gherkin
10 8 (7.41%) HTML5
10 8 (7.41%) Flash
11 7 (6.48%) Spring
11 7 (6.48%) CSS
11 7 (6.48%) AngularJS
12 6 (5.56%) JDBC
12 6 (5.56%) Struts
12 6 (5.56%) CSS3
12 6 (5.56%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.22%) BBC
1 24 (22.22%) Social Media
2 14 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.78%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) Xbox
6 1 (0.93%) User Experience
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.11%) UNIX
2 5 (4.63%) Android
2 5 (4.63%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.93%) Windows
3 1 (0.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (98.15%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (93.52%) TDD
3 64 (59.26%) OO
3 64 (59.26%) MVC
4 60 (55.56%) Web Application Development
5 23 (21.30%) CQRS
5 23 (21.30%) Domain-Driven Design
6 22 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (20.37%) Scrum
7 13 (12.04%) Test Automation
7 13 (12.04%) Coaching
8 12 (11.11%) Automated Testing
9 11 (10.19%) Mentoring
10 10 (9.26%) Software Engineering
10 10 (9.26%) System Testing
11 9 (8.33%) Test Scripting
11 9 (8.33%) E-Commerce
11 9 (8.33%) SOA
12 8 (7.41%) Project Management
12 8 (7.41%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 63 (58.33%) C#
2 39 (36.11%) Ruby
3 30 (27.78%) Java
4 22 (20.37%) JavaScript
5 14 (12.96%) SQL
6 4 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) Degree
2 5 (4.63%) ISEB
2 5 (4.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.26%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) Puppet
2 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (26.85%) Facebook
2 27 (25.00%) Google
3 24 (22.22%) Apple
3 24 (22.22%) Sony
3 24 (22.22%) Yahoo!
4 12 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.78%) Oracle
6 2 (1.85%) Temenos
7 1 (0.93%) Zend
7 1 (0.93%) Splunk
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Bens Package
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + be- shares, health, pens
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
St. Albans
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
St. Albans
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Watford
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago