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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 101 105 132
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +27
Permanent jobs citing BDD 48 49 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.14% 1.92% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 2.46% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 42 47 16
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1710 1988 1973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.14% 77.87% 80.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1351 1596 1555
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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 -19 27 £50,000 -18.36% 6
Watford +10 9 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Stevenage - 3 £50,000 -
Borehamwood - 2 £60,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -11 1 £55,000 +15.78%
Hemel Hempstead -21 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Welwyn - 1 £50,000 -
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 99 (90.00%) TDD
2 97 (88.18%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (70.00%) C#
4 75 (68.18%) .NET
5 74 (67.27%) OO
6 72 (65.45%) MVC
7 70 (63.64%) ASP.NET
8 68 (61.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 64 (58.18%) SQL Server
10 58 (52.73%) Web Application Development
11 54 (49.09%) Git (software)
12 53 (48.18%) WCF
13 48 (43.64%) RESTful
14 45 (40.91%) Ruby
15 37 (33.64%) HTML
16 36 (32.73%) NoSQL
17 35 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web API
18 34 (30.91%) JavaScript
19 33 (30.00%) Node.js
20 30 (27.27%) CQRS
20 30 (27.27%) Internet
21 28 (25.45%) Facebook
21 28 (25.45%) Domain-Driven Design
22 26 (23.64%) Social Media
22 26 (23.64%) Apple
22 26 (23.64%) Sony
22 26 (23.64%) BBC
22 26 (23.64%) Games
22 26 (23.64%) CSS
22 26 (23.64%) Yahoo!

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 33 (30.00%) Node.js
2 7 (6.36%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.64%) Confluence
5 1 (0.91%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Mingle
2 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (27.27%) Internet
2 1 (0.91%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (58.18%) SQL Server
2 36 (32.73%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.45%) DB2
3 6 (5.45%) Couchbase
3 6 (5.45%) DbVisualizer
4 5 (4.55%) RavenDB
4 5 (4.55%) Neo4j
5 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.91%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 54 (49.09%) Git (software)
2 19 (17.27%) Selenium
2 19 (17.27%) Cucumber
3 16 (14.55%) NUnit
4 13 (11.82%) JUnit
5 11 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 10 (9.09%) SpecFlow
6 10 (9.09%) WebDriver
7 8 (7.27%) TeamCity
8 7 (6.36%) JBehave
8 7 (6.36%) Subversion
9 6 (5.45%) Visual Studio
10 5 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (4.55%) Calabash
10 5 (4.55%) JIRA
10 5 (4.55%) WATIR
11 4 (3.64%) Fiddler
11 4 (3.64%) MSTest
12 2 (1.82%) Bugzilla
General
1 26 (23.64%) Games
2 11 (10.00%) Marketing
3 7 (6.36%) Retail
4 5 (4.55%) Finance
5 2 (1.82%) Legal
5 2 (1.82%) Advertising
5 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (77.27%) Developer
2 61 (55.45%) .NET Developer
3 14 (12.73%) Senior Developer
3 14 (12.73%) Front-End Developer
4 9 (8.18%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 9 (8.18%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 9 (8.18%) Tester
4 9 (8.18%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (5.45%) C# Developer
5 6 (5.45%) Selenium Tester
5 6 (5.45%) Automation Tester
6 5 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 5 (4.55%) Programmer
7 4 (3.64%) .NET Programmer
7 4 (3.64%) Junior Developer
7 4 (3.64%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (3.64%) Junior
7 4 (3.64%) Java Engineer
8 3 (2.73%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (2.73%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (68.18%) .NET
2 70 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 68 (61.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 53 (48.18%) WCF
5 48 (43.64%) RESTful
6 37 (33.64%) HTML
7 35 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 26 (23.64%) CSS
9 17 (15.45%) HTML5
10 16 (14.55%) CSS3
10 16 (14.55%) Backbone.js
11 15 (13.64%) jQuery
12 13 (11.82%) Web Services
13 12 (10.91%) XML
13 12 (10.91%) Gherkin
14 10 (9.09%) Ember.js
15 9 (8.18%) AngularJS
15 9 (8.18%) J2EE
15 9 (8.18%) Ruby on Rails
16 7 (6.36%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.64%) Social Media
1 26 (23.64%) BBC
2 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.82%) User Experience
4 2 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.91%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.91%) Xbox
5 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.45%) UNIX
2 5 (4.55%) Windows
3 2 (1.82%) Linux
4 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.91%) Android
4 1 (0.91%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (90.00%) TDD
2 97 (88.18%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (67.27%) OO
4 72 (65.45%) MVC
5 58 (52.73%) Web Application Development
6 30 (27.27%) CQRS
7 28 (25.45%) Domain-Driven Design
8 13 (11.82%) Test Automation
8 13 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (10.91%) Test Scripting
10 10 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 10 (9.09%) Unit Testing
11 9 (8.18%) Coaching
11 9 (8.18%) OOP
11 9 (8.18%) E-Commerce
11 9 (8.18%) Scrum
12 8 (7.27%) Automated Testing
12 8 (7.27%) Pair Programming
12 8 (7.27%) Software Testing
12 8 (7.27%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 77 (70.00%) C#
2 45 (40.91%) Ruby
3 34 (30.91%) JavaScript
4 19 (17.27%) Java
5 14 (12.73%) SQL
6 10 (9.09%) PHP
7 5 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (2.73%) Degree
2 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.91%) MCSE
2 1 (0.91%) ISEB
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.91%) MCSD
2 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.91%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Puppet
1 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.91%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 28 (25.45%) Facebook
2 26 (23.64%) Apple
2 26 (23.64%) Sony
2 26 (23.64%) Yahoo!
2 26 (23.64%) Google
3 6 (5.45%) Oracle
4 4 (3.64%) Splunk
5 3 (2.73%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.91%) hybris
6 1 (0.91%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.91%) Zend
Borehamwood
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
St. Albans
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
St. Albans
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago