The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 87 104 93
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Permanent jobs citing BDD 57 27 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.30% 1.27% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 1.65% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 55 23 58
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +49.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,500 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1961 1632 1985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 79.20% 76.87% 73.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1608 1238 1589
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,750 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
BDD
East of England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 - 32 £58,750 - 2
Watford - 9 £55,000 - 1
Hitchin - 6 £60,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £55,000 -
Welwyn Garden City +11 2 - -
Letchworth - 2 £43,750 - 2
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 95 (92.23%) TDD
2 85 (82.52%) C#
3 78 (75.73%) .NET
4 76 (73.79%) SQL Server
4 76 (73.79%) ASP.NET
5 75 (72.82%) MVC
6 66 (64.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 56 (54.37%) OO
8 55 (53.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 54 (52.43%) Web Application Development
9 54 (52.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 52 (50.49%) WCF
11 41 (39.81%) RESTful
12 33 (32.04%) Ruby
13 32 (31.07%) Git (software)
13 32 (31.07%) Internet
14 31 (30.10%) CQRS
15 29 (28.16%) ASP.NET Web API
16 28 (27.18%) Node.js
16 28 (27.18%) Games
17 27 (26.21%) NoSQL
18 26 (25.24%) Domain-Driven Design
19 25 (24.27%) Razor View Engine
19 25 (24.27%) Google
20 23 (22.33%) Yahoo!
20 23 (22.33%) BBC
20 23 (22.33%) Apple
20 23 (22.33%) Sony
20 23 (22.33%) Social Media
20 23 (22.33%) Facebook

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 28 (27.18%) Node.js
2 3 (2.91%) Apache
3 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.97%) lighttpd
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Mingle
2 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) SaaS
2 2 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.94%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 32 (31.07%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (73.79%) SQL Server
2 54 (52.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 27 (26.21%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.80%) Neo4j
4 7 (6.80%) RavenDB
5 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.97%) DB2
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 32 (31.07%) Git (software)
2 16 (15.53%) Selenium
3 15 (14.56%) NUnit
4 13 (12.62%) Cucumber
4 13 (12.62%) SpecFlow
5 10 (9.71%) Jenkins
6 9 (8.74%) JUnit
6 9 (8.74%) JBehave
7 7 (6.80%) TeamCity
7 7 (6.80%) MSTest
8 6 (5.83%) Calabash
8 6 (5.83%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (5.83%) WATIR
8 6 (5.83%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.91%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (2.91%) Maven
9 3 (2.91%) FitNesse
9 3 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.91%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.94%) Mercurial
General
1 28 (27.18%) Games
2 6 (5.83%) Finance
3 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.94%) Marketing
5 1 (0.97%) Advertising
5 1 (0.97%) Electronics
5 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 82 (79.61%) Developer
2 71 (68.93%) .NET Developer
3 20 (19.42%) Senior Developer
4 15 (14.56%) Senior .NET Developer
5 9 (8.74%) C# Developer
6 8 (7.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (7.77%) Programmer
7 6 (5.83%) Senior C# Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Senior Programmer
7 6 (5.83%) .NET Programmer
7 6 (5.83%) Senior .NET Programmer
8 4 (3.88%) QA Leader
9 3 (2.91%) QA Manager
9 3 (2.91%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.91%) Analyst
9 3 (2.91%) QA Engineer
9 3 (2.91%) Software Manager
9 3 (2.91%) QA Automation Engineer
9 3 (2.91%) Automation Engineer
10 2 (1.94%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (75.73%) .NET
2 76 (73.79%) ASP.NET
3 66 (64.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 55 (53.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 52 (50.49%) WCF
6 41 (39.81%) RESTful
7 29 (28.16%) ASP.NET Web API
8 25 (24.27%) Razor View Engine
9 18 (17.48%) CSS
9 18 (17.48%) HTML
10 16 (15.53%) Web Services
11 11 (10.68%) HTML5
12 10 (9.71%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (7.77%) CSS3
13 8 (7.77%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (7.77%) Silverlight
14 7 (6.80%) Gherkin
15 6 (5.83%) XML
16 5 (4.85%) jQuery
17 3 (2.91%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.33%) BBC
1 23 (22.33%) Social Media
2 7 (6.80%) Open Source
3 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.91%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.80%) Windows
1 7 (6.80%) Linux
2 6 (5.83%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (92.23%) TDD
2 75 (72.82%) MVC
3 56 (54.37%) OO
4 54 (52.43%) Web Application Development
5 31 (30.10%) CQRS
6 26 (25.24%) Domain-Driven Design
7 21 (20.39%) Scrum
8 18 (17.48%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (16.50%) Software Engineering
10 16 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (8.74%) Test Scripting
12 8 (7.77%) Kanban
12 8 (7.77%) OOP
13 7 (6.80%) Unit Testing
13 7 (6.80%) Automation Testing
14 6 (5.83%) Dependency Injection
14 6 (5.83%) Test Automation
14 6 (5.83%) Document Management
14 6 (5.83%) Automated Testing
14 6 (5.83%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (82.52%) C#
2 33 (32.04%) Ruby
3 14 (13.59%) SQL
4 13 (12.62%) Java
5 10 (9.71%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.83%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.94%) Python
8 1 (0.97%) C++
8 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.83%) MCTS
1 6 (5.83%) MCSE
1 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (5.83%) MCSD
2 3 (2.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 25 (24.27%) Google
2 23 (22.33%) Yahoo!
2 23 (22.33%) Apple
2 23 (22.33%) Sony
2 23 (22.33%) Facebook
3 9 (8.74%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.88%) Oracle
5 1 (0.97%) ATG
5 1 (0.97%) Endeca
5 1 (0.97%) Demandware
5 1 (0.97%) hybris
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £75000 per annum - plus benefits + Share options
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
TRG
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago