The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 63 106 98
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -8
Permanent jobs citing BDD 82 57 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.12% 2.34% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.93% 2.76% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 81 48 54
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
1664 2066 2083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 83.66% 84.88% 83.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1383 1731 1725
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

BDD
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
St Albans +16 23 £65,000 +30.00% 3
Watford +27 17 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Hitchin - 4 £55,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £82,500 - 2
Cheshunt - 4 £65,000 -
Broxbourne -7 1 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Harpenden - 1 £60,000 -
Hertford - 1 £40,000 -
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 137 (95.80%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (76.22%) TDD
3 69 (48.25%) RESTful
4 65 (45.45%) MVC
4 65 (45.45%) C#
4 65 (45.45%) .NET
5 61 (42.66%) ASP.NET
5 61 (42.66%) Git (software)
6 57 (39.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 57 (39.86%) ASP.NET Web API
7 54 (37.76%) JIRA
8 53 (37.06%) Java
9 51 (35.66%) SQL Server
9 51 (35.66%) WCF
10 50 (34.97%) Scrum
11 49 (34.27%) Node.js
12 48 (33.57%) NoSQL
13 47 (32.87%) OO
14 46 (32.17%) Web Application Development
14 46 (32.17%) SQL Server 2014
15 45 (31.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 42 (29.37%) Ruby
17 40 (27.97%) Selenium
18 38 (26.57%) SQL
19 36 (25.17%) REST
20 34 (23.78%) WebDriver
21 31 (21.68%) Cucumber
22 30 (20.98%) Facebook
22 30 (20.98%) QA
23 27 (18.88%) API Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 6 (4.20%) NServiceBus
2 3 (2.10%) Confluence
2 3 (2.10%) JBoss
2 3 (2.10%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.10%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.10%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.40%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.59%) GitHub
2 17 (11.89%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.40%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.19%) Internet
2 6 (4.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (35.66%) SQL Server
2 48 (33.57%) NoSQL
3 46 (32.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (4.90%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.90%) RavenDB
5 4 (2.80%) Data Mining
6 3 (2.10%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 61 (42.66%) Git (software)
2 54 (37.76%) JIRA
3 40 (27.97%) Selenium
4 34 (23.78%) WebDriver
5 31 (21.68%) Cucumber
6 23 (16.08%) Jenkins
7 16 (11.19%) HP UFT
7 16 (11.19%) JBehave
7 16 (11.19%) JUnit
8 13 (9.09%) SoapUI
9 9 (6.29%) NUnit
10 7 (4.90%) JIRA Agile
10 7 (4.90%) TeamCity
11 6 (4.20%) Fiddler
11 6 (4.20%) Subversion
12 5 (3.50%) Jasmine
13 3 (2.10%) SpecFlow
14 2 (1.40%) Karma Test Runner
14 2 (1.40%) Protractor
14 2 (1.40%) WATIR
General
1 22 (15.38%) Finance
2 8 (5.59%) Banking
3 6 (4.20%) Games
3 6 (4.20%) Retail
4 4 (2.80%) Advertising
4 4 (2.80%) Marketing
5 2 (1.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 85 (59.44%) Developer
2 55 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 26 (18.18%) Social Media Developer
4 25 (17.48%) C# Developer
5 21 (14.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (13.99%) Java Developer
7 18 (12.59%) Analyst
8 17 (11.89%) QA Engineer
9 16 (11.19%) Test Analyst
10 15 (10.49%) E-Commerce Developer
10 15 (10.49%) Java E-Commerce Developer
10 15 (10.49%) Java Engineer
10 15 (10.49%) QA Automation Engineer
11 13 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
11 13 (9.09%) Junior
12 12 (8.39%) ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (8.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 12 (8.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (7.69%) QA Test Engineer
13 11 (7.69%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (48.25%) RESTful
2 65 (45.45%) .NET
3 61 (42.66%) ASP.NET
4 57 (39.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 57 (39.86%) ASP.NET Web API
5 51 (35.66%) WCF
6 49 (34.27%) Node.js
7 45 (31.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 36 (25.17%) REST
9 24 (16.78%) Web Services
10 23 (16.08%) XML
11 21 (14.69%) Entity Framework
12 20 (13.99%) .NET Framework
12 20 (13.99%) HTML
12 20 (13.99%) SOAP
13 19 (13.29%) CSS
14 15 (10.49%) Gherkin
15 12 (8.39%) jQuery
16 11 (7.69%) Code First Entity Framework
16 11 (7.69%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.18%) BBC
1 26 (18.18%) Social Media
2 17 (11.89%) Algorithms
3 16 (11.19%) Data Structures
3 16 (11.19%) RIA
4 10 (6.99%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.90%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.70%) EPoS
7 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.10%) Android
1 3 (2.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (95.80%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (76.22%) TDD
3 65 (45.45%) MVC
4 50 (34.97%) Scrum
5 47 (32.87%) OO
6 46 (32.17%) Web Application Development
7 27 (18.88%) API Testing
8 24 (16.78%) Software Engineering
9 22 (15.38%) E-Commerce
10 20 (13.99%) ATDD
10 20 (13.99%) Waterfall
11 18 (12.59%) Test Automation
12 17 (11.89%) Software Testing
13 16 (11.19%) Automation Testing
13 16 (11.19%) Functional Testing
13 16 (11.19%) OOD
13 16 (11.19%) QA Automation
13 16 (11.19%) Test Management
14 15 (10.49%) SDLC
14 15 (10.49%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 65 (45.45%) C#
2 53 (37.06%) Java
3 42 (29.37%) Ruby
4 38 (26.57%) SQL
5 24 (16.78%) JavaScript
6 13 (9.09%) VB
7 8 (5.59%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.20%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.10%) ES6
10 2 (1.40%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.40%) XAML
11 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (9.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (20.98%) QA
2 16 (11.19%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (2.10%) Puppet
2 1 (0.70%) Ansible
2 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (20.98%) Facebook
2 26 (18.18%) Apple
2 26 (18.18%) Google
2 26 (18.18%) Sony
2 26 (18.18%) Yahoo!
3 16 (11.19%) HP
4 11 (7.69%) Oracle
5 5 (3.50%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.80%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.10%) Twitter
8 1 (0.70%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.70%) Xamarin
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