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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 78 119 112
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -7
Permanent jobs citing BDD 63 44 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.84% 1.89% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 2.44% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 62 42 39
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.43%
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
1875 1806 2023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 84.54% 77.38% 79.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1509 1437 1612
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,000 £70,000
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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +14 16 £65,000 +30.00% 3
Watford +9 9 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Hertford - 5 £65,000 -
Harpenden - 4 £52,500 -
Rickmansworth - 4 £65,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £42,500 -
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 131 (97.76%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (86.57%) TDD
3 87 (64.93%) C#
4 79 (58.96%) .NET
5 77 (57.46%) MVC
6 74 (55.22%) RESTful
7 72 (53.73%) ASP.NET
8 71 (52.99%) ASP.NET Web API
9 70 (52.24%) WCF
10 66 (49.25%) NoSQL
11 65 (48.51%) ASP.NET MVC
12 58 (43.28%) Scrum
13 56 (41.79%) Git (software)
14 55 (41.04%) Node.js
14 55 (41.04%) JIRA
15 54 (40.30%) SQL Server
16 48 (35.82%) SQL Server 2014
17 47 (35.07%) Java
18 45 (33.58%) Ruby
19 44 (32.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 44 (32.84%) Web Application Development
20 42 (31.34%) JavaScript
21 41 (30.60%) .NET Framework
21 41 (30.60%) Entity Framework
22 39 (29.10%) SQL
23 37 (27.61%) OO
24 36 (26.87%) SOAP
25 35 (26.12%) XML
25 35 (26.12%) Unit Testing
26 34 (25.37%) REST

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 55 (41.04%) Node.js
2 20 (14.93%) NServiceBus
3 8 (5.97%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.99%) IIS
5 1 (0.75%) CMS
5 1 (0.75%) JBoss
5 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (5.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.72%) GitHub
2 8 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.93%) Wireshark
2 10 (7.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (49.25%) NoSQL
2 54 (40.30%) SQL Server
3 48 (35.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 25 (18.66%) MongoDB
4 25 (18.66%) RavenDB
5 8 (5.97%) Couchbase
6 5 (3.73%) MySQL
6 5 (3.73%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 56 (41.79%) Git (software)
2 55 (41.04%) JIRA
3 27 (20.15%) NUnit
3 27 (20.15%) Selenium
4 26 (19.40%) WebDriver
5 21 (15.67%) TeamCity
6 20 (14.93%) Fiddler
6 20 (14.93%) Subversion
7 15 (11.19%) Jenkins
8 12 (8.96%) Cucumber
9 11 (8.21%) JUnit
10 10 (7.46%) JBehave
11 7 (5.22%) HP UFT
11 7 (5.22%) SoapUI
12 5 (3.73%) Appium
12 5 (3.73%) JIRA Agile
12 5 (3.73%) JMeter
13 4 (2.99%) FxCop
13 4 (2.99%) Moq
13 4 (2.99%) StyleCop
General
1 17 (12.69%) Finance
2 14 (10.45%) Games
3 7 (5.22%) Retail
4 5 (3.73%) Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (69.40%) Developer
2 73 (54.48%) .NET Developer
3 49 (36.57%) C# Developer
4 45 (33.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (20.15%) ASP.NET Developer
5 27 (20.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 26 (19.40%) Social Media Developer
7 19 (14.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 15 (11.19%) Lead Developer
9 14 (10.45%) C# Software Developer
9 14 (10.45%) Java Engineer
9 14 (10.45%) Junior
9 14 (10.45%) Senior Developer
9 14 (10.45%) Software Engineer
10 13 (9.70%) .NET Software Developer
10 13 (9.70%) .NET Software Engineer
10 13 (9.70%) C# Software Engineer
10 13 (9.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 13 (9.70%) Senior Software Developer
10 13 (9.70%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (58.96%) .NET
2 74 (55.22%) RESTful
3 72 (53.73%) ASP.NET
4 71 (52.99%) ASP.NET Web API
5 70 (52.24%) WCF
6 65 (48.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 44 (32.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 41 (30.60%) .NET Framework
8 41 (30.60%) Entity Framework
9 36 (26.87%) SOAP
10 35 (26.12%) XML
11 34 (25.37%) REST
12 29 (21.64%) CSS
12 29 (21.64%) HTML
13 25 (18.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 24 (17.91%) HTML5
15 23 (17.16%) jQuery
16 22 (16.42%) JSON
17 20 (14.93%) Ninject
17 20 (14.93%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.40%) BBC
1 26 (19.40%) Social Media
2 11 (8.21%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (7.46%) RIA
4 6 (4.48%) Algorithms
4 6 (4.48%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.48%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.75%) EPoS
6 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.24%) Android
1 3 (2.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (97.76%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (86.57%) TDD
3 77 (57.46%) MVC
4 58 (43.28%) Scrum
5 44 (32.84%) Web Application Development
6 37 (27.61%) OO
7 35 (26.12%) Unit Testing
8 33 (24.63%) Software Engineering
9 30 (22.39%) Software Testing
10 25 (18.66%) Automated Testing
11 22 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (16.42%) Dependency Injection
12 18 (13.43%) Test Automation
13 15 (11.19%) DevOps
13 15 (11.19%) Test Scripting
14 12 (8.96%) API Testing
14 12 (8.96%) E-Commerce
14 12 (8.96%) Waterfall
15 11 (8.21%) Automation Testing
15 11 (8.21%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 87 (64.93%) C#
2 47 (35.07%) Java
3 45 (33.58%) Ruby
4 42 (31.34%) JavaScript
5 39 (29.10%) SQL
6 20 (14.93%) PowerShell
6 20 (14.93%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.22%) VB
8 4 (2.99%) VBScript
9 3 (2.24%) ES6
10 1 (0.75%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.75%) Clojure
10 1 (0.75%) F#
10 1 (0.75%) Go
10 1 (0.75%) PHP
10 1 (0.75%) Rust
Qualifications
1 19 (14.18%) Degree
2 5 (3.73%) ISEB
2 5 (3.73%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (17.16%) QA
2 7 (5.22%) SDET
Systems Management
1 9 (6.72%) Puppet
2 1 (0.75%) Ansible
2 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (19.40%) Apple
1 26 (19.40%) Facebook
1 26 (19.40%) Google
1 26 (19.40%) Sony
1 26 (19.40%) Yahoo!
2 10 (7.46%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.72%) Oracle
4 7 (5.22%) HP
5 4 (2.99%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.99%) Twitter
6 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.75%) Xamarin
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