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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 41 63 78
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +15
Permanent jobs citing BDD 104 75 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.14% 3.70% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% 4.40% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 100 72 62
Median salary £45,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
1769 1705 1733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 87.44% 84.20% 83.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1452 1442 1357
Median salary £50,000 £53,100 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.83% +6.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Watford +23 25 £40,000 - 2
St Albans -6 21 £65,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +23 15 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Stevenage - 11 £45,000 -
Welwyn Garden City 0 7 £70,000 -22.22% 1
Rickmansworth - 5 £50,000 -
Harpenden -5 3 £60,000 +4.34%
Hertford -5 3 £25,000 -16.66%
Broxbourne - 2 £47,500 -
Borehamwood -8 1 £40,000 -
Waltham Cross - 1 £70,000 - 1
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 159 (88.83%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (86.03%) TDD
3 108 (60.34%) SQL Server
4 107 (59.78%) C#
5 106 (59.22%) .NET
5 106 (59.22%) MVC
6 103 (57.54%) ASP.NET Web API
7 101 (56.42%) RESTful
8 97 (54.19%) ASP.NET
9 93 (51.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 91 (50.84%) Git (software)
11 78 (43.58%) SQL Server 2014
12 77 (43.02%) Web Application Development
13 74 (41.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 71 (39.66%) WCF
15 63 (35.20%) Ruby
16 62 (34.64%) NoSQL
17 60 (33.52%) Node.js
18 58 (32.40%) Scrum
19 50 (27.93%) OO
20 45 (25.14%) Java
21 43 (24.02%) Microsoft
22 41 (22.91%) .NET Framework
23 40 (22.35%) AngularJS
24 39 (21.79%) JavaScript
25 38 (21.23%) JIRA
26 37 (20.67%) Selenium
26 37 (20.67%) Facebook
27 36 (20.11%) Entity Framework
28 32 (17.88%) QA

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 10 (5.59%) CMS
2 7 (3.91%) Confluence
2 7 (3.91%) IIS
2 7 (3.91%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.35%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.12%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.12%) WordPress
6 1 (0.56%) JBoss
6 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (8.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.29%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (9.50%) GitHub
3 12 (6.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.35%) Wireshark
2 5 (2.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (60.34%) SQL Server
2 78 (43.58%) SQL Server 2014
3 62 (34.64%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.47%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.79%) MySQL
6 4 (2.23%) Big Data
7 3 (1.68%) Couchbase
7 3 (1.68%) RavenDB
7 3 (1.68%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 91 (50.84%) Git (software)
2 38 (21.23%) JIRA
3 37 (20.67%) Selenium
4 30 (16.76%) Jenkins
4 30 (16.76%) WebDriver
5 16 (8.94%) Cucumber
5 16 (8.94%) TeamCity
6 14 (7.82%) JUnit
7 9 (5.03%) Maven
8 8 (4.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (4.47%) NUnit
9 7 (3.91%) JBehave
9 7 (3.91%) Subversion
10 6 (3.35%) Fiddler
10 6 (3.35%) SoapUI
11 5 (2.79%) HP UFT
11 5 (2.79%) JMeter
11 5 (2.79%) SpecFlow
12 4 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (1.12%) Moq
General
1 22 (12.29%) Finance
2 11 (6.15%) Retail
3 10 (5.59%) Marketing
4 9 (5.03%) Advertising
4 9 (5.03%) Music Industry
5 5 (2.79%) Games
6 4 (2.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 115 (64.25%) Developer
2 82 (45.81%) .NET Developer
3 33 (18.44%) C# Developer
4 28 (15.64%) Social Media Developer
5 26 (14.53%) Analyst
6 24 (13.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 22 (12.29%) Junior
7 22 (12.29%) Test Analyst
8 21 (11.73%) ASP.NET Developer
8 21 (11.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 20 (11.17%) Graduate
9 20 (11.17%) Graduate Developer
9 20 (11.17%) Junior Developer
10 19 (10.61%) Java Developer
11 18 (10.06%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 18 (10.06%) Junior .NET Developer
12 17 (9.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 16 (8.94%) Graduate C# Developer
13 16 (8.94%) Junior C# Developer
14 15 (8.38%) Junior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (59.22%) .NET
2 103 (57.54%) ASP.NET Web API
3 101 (56.42%) RESTful
4 97 (54.19%) ASP.NET
5 93 (51.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 74 (41.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 71 (39.66%) WCF
8 60 (33.52%) Node.js
9 41 (22.91%) .NET Framework
10 40 (22.35%) AngularJS
11 36 (20.11%) Entity Framework
12 28 (15.64%) Code First Entity Framework
13 27 (15.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 25 (13.97%) KnockoutJS
14 25 (13.97%) REST
15 19 (10.61%) Gherkin
15 19 (10.61%) HTML
15 19 (10.61%) XML
16 18 (10.06%) Web Services
17 15 (8.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.20%) BBC
2 28 (15.64%) Social Media
3 17 (9.50%) Algorithms
3 17 (9.50%) Data Structures
4 16 (8.94%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (5.03%) Tandem
6 7 (3.91%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.79%) RIA
8 3 (1.68%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.56%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.03%) Linux
2 5 (2.79%) Unix
3 4 (2.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (88.83%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (86.03%) TDD
3 106 (59.22%) MVC
4 77 (43.02%) Web Application Development
5 58 (32.40%) Scrum
6 50 (27.93%) OO
7 29 (16.20%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (12.85%) Software Testing
9 21 (11.73%) Dependency Injection
9 21 (11.73%) Test Scripting
10 20 (11.17%) OOD
11 19 (10.61%) ATDD
12 18 (10.06%) E-Commerce
12 18 (10.06%) SDLC
13 16 (8.94%) SOLID
13 16 (8.94%) Test Automation
14 14 (7.82%) Software Engineering
15 13 (7.26%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (6.70%) High Availability
17 11 (6.15%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 107 (59.78%) C#
2 63 (35.20%) Ruby
3 45 (25.14%) Java
4 39 (21.79%) JavaScript
5 19 (10.61%) VB
6 18 (10.06%) VB.NET
7 17 (9.50%) SQL
8 11 (6.15%) T-SQL
9 9 (5.03%) Python
10 8 (4.47%) PowerShell
10 8 (4.47%) TypeScript
11 5 (2.79%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.23%) F#
12 4 (2.23%) XAML
13 3 (1.68%) Erlang
13 3 (1.68%) Perl
14 1 (0.56%) Clojure
14 1 (0.56%) Go
14 1 (0.56%) Groovy
14 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (13.41%) Degree
2 16 (8.94%) ISEB
3 13 (7.26%) ISTQB
4 11 (6.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (17.88%) QA
2 9 (5.03%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (1.68%) Kibana
1 3 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.12%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.56%) Ansible
3 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (24.02%) Microsoft
2 37 (20.67%) Facebook
3 31 (17.32%) Google
4 28 (15.64%) Apple
4 28 (15.64%) Sony
4 28 (15.64%) Yahoo!
5 8 (4.47%) Atlassian
6 7 (3.91%) Sitecore
7 5 (2.79%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.68%) IBM
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle
9 1 (0.56%) Virgin Media
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, 27 days holidays
Posted: 4 days ago