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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 72 108 89
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -19
Permanent jobs citing BDD 72 25 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.14% 1.24% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 1.65% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 69 21 75
Average salary £47,500 £65,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.92% +36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £40,000
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% -
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
1841 1511 2223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 80.29% 75.17% 76.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1501 1208 1762
Average salary £48,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.11% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 - 29 £35,000 - 2
Watford +3 11 £55,000 -8.33%
Hitchin - 6 £60,000 -
Stevenage - 2 £30,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - - 1
Letchworth - 1 £47,500 -
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 111 (88.10%) TDD
2 110 (87.30%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (83.33%) C#
4 90 (71.43%) .NET
5 85 (67.46%) ASP.NET
5 85 (67.46%) MVC
6 82 (65.08%) SQL Server
7 78 (61.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 70 (55.56%) OO
9 58 (46.03%) WCF
9 58 (46.03%) Web Application Development
10 55 (43.65%) RESTful
11 53 (42.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 49 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
13 43 (34.13%) Ruby
14 38 (30.16%) Git (software)
14 38 (30.16%) CQRS
15 34 (26.98%) Internet
16 33 (26.19%) Selenium
17 31 (24.60%) ASP.NET Web API
18 29 (23.02%) Node.js
19 28 (22.22%) NUnit
19 28 (22.22%) Games
19 28 (22.22%) Web Services
20 27 (21.43%) Software Engineering
20 27 (21.43%) Domain-Driven Design
21 26 (20.63%) NoSQL
22 25 (19.84%) Social Media
22 25 (19.84%) Facebook
22 25 (19.84%) Yahoo!

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 29 (23.02%) Node.js
2 1 (0.79%) Apache
2 1 (0.79%) lighttpd
Applications
1 11 (8.73%) Mingle
2 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (26.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (65.08%) SQL Server
2 49 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (20.63%) NoSQL
4 11 (8.73%) RavenDB
4 11 (8.73%) Neo4j
5 10 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 38 (30.16%) Git (software)
2 33 (26.19%) Selenium
3 28 (22.22%) NUnit
4 23 (18.25%) JUnit
4 23 (18.25%) JBehave
4 23 (18.25%) SpecFlow
5 20 (15.87%) Cucumber
6 15 (11.90%) Jenkins
6 15 (11.90%) TeamCity
7 13 (10.32%) WATIR
7 13 (10.32%) Calabash
8 12 (9.52%) MSTest
9 11 (8.73%) WebDriver
9 11 (8.73%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (8.73%) Visual Studio
10 10 (7.94%) QuickTest Pro
11 6 (4.76%) Moq
12 3 (2.38%) FitNesse
13 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (1.59%) JMeter
General
1 28 (22.22%) Games
2 7 (5.56%) Finance
3 4 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.38%) Retail
5 2 (1.59%) Marketing
5 2 (1.59%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 93 (73.81%) Developer
2 76 (60.32%) .NET Developer
3 20 (15.87%) Senior Developer
4 16 (12.70%) Senior .NET Developer
5 12 (9.52%) Programmer
5 12 (9.52%) Automation Engineer
6 11 (8.73%) .NET Programmer
7 10 (7.94%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.56%) Test Engineer
8 7 (5.56%) Senior .NET Programmer
8 7 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 7 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (5.56%) Senior Programmer
9 6 (4.76%) QA Automation Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) QA Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (3.17%) Graduate
10 4 (3.17%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (3.17%) Junior Developer
10 4 (3.17%) Junior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (71.43%) .NET
2 85 (67.46%) ASP.NET
3 78 (61.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 58 (46.03%) WCF
5 55 (43.65%) RESTful
6 53 (42.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 31 (24.60%) ASP.NET Web API
8 28 (22.22%) Web Services
9 22 (17.46%) Razor View Engine
10 21 (16.67%) CSS
10 21 (16.67%) HTML
11 16 (12.70%) Gherkin
12 13 (10.32%) XML
13 11 (8.73%) HTML5
13 11 (8.73%) CSS3
14 10 (7.94%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (7.94%) J2EE
15 8 (6.35%) KnockoutJS
16 7 (5.56%) .NET Framework
16 7 (5.56%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.84%) BBC
1 25 (19.84%) Social Media
2 14 (11.11%) Open Source
3 13 (10.32%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.97%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.52%) Windows
2 8 (6.35%) Linux
3 7 (5.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (88.10%) TDD
2 110 (87.30%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (67.46%) MVC
4 70 (55.56%) OO
5 58 (46.03%) Web Application Development
6 38 (30.16%) CQRS
7 27 (21.43%) Domain-Driven Design
7 27 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 23 (18.25%) Test Scripting
9 20 (15.87%) Scrum
10 17 (13.49%) Unit Testing
10 17 (13.49%) Test Automation
11 16 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (12.70%) Automation Testing
12 13 (10.32%) Software Testing
13 10 (7.94%) Kanban
14 7 (5.56%) Coaching
14 7 (5.56%) Web Development
14 7 (5.56%) OOP
15 6 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 105 (83.33%) C#
2 43 (34.13%) Ruby
3 25 (19.84%) Java
4 23 (18.25%) SQL
5 19 (15.08%) JavaScript
6 12 (9.52%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.38%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.79%) Perl
8 1 (0.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (5.56%) MCSD
1 7 (5.56%) MCSE
1 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (5.56%) MCTS
2 5 (3.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (5.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 25 (19.84%) Apple
1 25 (19.84%) Sony
1 25 (19.84%) Yahoo!
1 25 (19.84%) Google
1 25 (19.84%) Facebook
2 8 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (0.79%) Ab Initio
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: £55000 - £75000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago