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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 87 103 90
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Permanent jobs citing BDD 61 27 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.59% 1.34% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 1.78% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 58 23 65
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £48,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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
1871 1513 2173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 79.31% 75.31% 75.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1517 1179 1710
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 - 27 £35,000 - 3
Hitchin - 7 £60,000 -
Watford - 7 £55,000 -
Welwyn Garden City +12 2 - -
Stevenage - 2 £30,000 -
Letchworth - 1 £47,500 -
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 102 (91.07%) TDD
2 92 (82.14%) C#
3 82 (73.21%) .NET
4 81 (72.32%) MVC
5 80 (71.43%) ASP.NET
6 79 (70.54%) SQL Server
7 73 (65.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 64 (57.14%) OO
9 57 (50.89%) WCF
9 57 (50.89%) Web Application Development
10 55 (49.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 53 (47.32%) SQL Server 2012
12 47 (41.96%) RESTful
13 38 (33.93%) Ruby
14 36 (32.14%) Git (software)
15 34 (30.36%) CQRS
16 33 (29.46%) Internet
17 31 (27.68%) ASP.NET Web API
18 30 (26.79%) Node.js
19 28 (25.00%) Games
20 26 (23.21%) Selenium
20 26 (23.21%) Google
20 26 (23.21%) NoSQL
20 26 (23.21%) Domain-Driven Design
21 25 (22.32%) Social Media
21 25 (22.32%) Facebook
21 25 (22.32%) BBC
21 25 (22.32%) Yahoo!
21 25 (22.32%) Apple
21 25 (22.32%) Sony

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 30 (26.79%) Node.js
2 2 (1.79%) Apache
3 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.89%) lighttpd
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) Mingle
2 1 (0.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.46%) SaaS
2 1 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.89%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 33 (29.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (70.54%) SQL Server
2 53 (47.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (23.21%) NoSQL
4 9 (8.04%) RavenDB
4 9 (8.04%) Neo4j
5 7 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.89%) DB2
9 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (32.14%) Git (software)
2 26 (23.21%) Selenium
3 20 (17.86%) NUnit
4 18 (16.07%) SpecFlow
5 15 (13.39%) JBehave
5 15 (13.39%) Cucumber
5 15 (13.39%) JUnit
6 12 (10.71%) TeamCity
7 11 (9.82%) Jenkins
8 9 (8.04%) MSTest
9 8 (7.14%) WebDriver
9 8 (7.14%) Calabash
9 8 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (7.14%) Visual Studio
9 8 (7.14%) WATIR
10 7 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (2.68%) FitNesse
11 3 (2.68%) Moq
12 2 (1.79%) Ant
12 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (25.00%) Games
2 7 (6.25%) Finance
3 4 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.79%) Marketing
5 1 (0.89%) Electronics
5 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 85 (75.89%) Developer
2 72 (64.29%) .NET Developer
3 19 (16.96%) Senior Developer
4 14 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
5 10 (8.93%) C# Developer
6 9 (8.04%) Programmer
7 8 (7.14%) .NET Programmer
7 8 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
8 7 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (6.25%) Senior .NET Programmer
8 7 (6.25%) Senior Programmer
9 6 (5.36%) QA Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) Senior C# Developer
9 6 (5.36%) QA Automation Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) QA Leader
11 3 (2.68%) Software Manager
11 3 (2.68%) QA Manager
11 3 (2.68%) Analyst
12 2 (1.79%) Test Analyst
12 2 (1.79%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (73.21%) .NET
2 80 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 73 (65.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 57 (50.89%) WCF
5 55 (49.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 47 (41.96%) RESTful
7 31 (27.68%) ASP.NET Web API
8 24 (21.43%) Razor View Engine
9 20 (17.86%) Web Services
10 18 (16.07%) CSS
10 18 (16.07%) HTML
11 11 (9.82%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (9.82%) Gherkin
12 10 (8.93%) HTML5
13 9 (8.04%) CSS3
13 9 (8.04%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (7.14%) XML
15 7 (6.25%) J2EE
15 7 (6.25%) Silverlight
16 4 (3.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.32%) BBC
1 25 (22.32%) Social Media
2 10 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (8.04%) Open Source
4 2 (1.79%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.04%) Windows
2 8 (7.14%) Linux
3 7 (6.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (91.07%) TDD
2 81 (72.32%) MVC
3 64 (57.14%) OO
4 57 (50.89%) Web Application Development
5 34 (30.36%) CQRS
6 26 (23.21%) Domain-Driven Design
7 22 (19.64%) Software Engineering
8 20 (17.86%) Scrum
9 17 (15.18%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (13.39%) Test Scripting
12 13 (11.61%) Automation Testing
13 10 (8.93%) Kanban
14 9 (8.04%) Test Automation
14 9 (8.04%) Unit Testing
15 8 (7.14%) OOP
15 8 (7.14%) Software Testing
16 6 (5.36%) Document Management
16 6 (5.36%) Automated Testing
16 6 (5.36%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 92 (82.14%) C#
2 38 (33.93%) Ruby
3 18 (16.07%) SQL
3 18 (16.07%) Java
4 13 (11.61%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.68%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.89%) Python
7 1 (0.89%) Perl
7 1 (0.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (6.25%) MCSD
1 7 (6.25%) MCSE
1 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (6.25%) MCTS
2 3 (2.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.07%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (6.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 26 (23.21%) Google
2 25 (22.32%) Facebook
2 25 (22.32%) Apple
2 25 (22.32%) Sony
2 25 (22.32%) Yahoo!
3 7 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.46%) Oracle
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