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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 36 86 81
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -5
Permanent jobs citing BDD 115 63 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.66% 2.82% 3.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.53% 3.37% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 112 60 61
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 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £76,500 £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
1760 1870 1690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 86.61% 83.74% 83.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1467 1555 1336
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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 21 February 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 21 February 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 - 39 £40,000 - 5
Hemel Hempstead - 25 £37,500 - 4
St Albans -12 17 £65,000 - 4
Stevenage - 7 £45,000 -
Hertford -2 5 £35,000 +16.66%
Waltham Cross - 4 £70,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -2 3 £72,500 -19.44%
Harpenden -11 3 £60,000 +4.34%
Rickmansworth - 2 £62,500 -
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 180 (87.38%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (84.95%) TDD
3 122 (59.22%) C#
4 118 (57.28%) SQL Server
5 116 (56.31%) MVC
6 115 (55.83%) .NET
7 113 (54.85%) ASP.NET Web API
8 108 (52.43%) RESTful
9 105 (50.97%) ASP.NET
10 98 (47.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 96 (46.60%) Git (software)
12 81 (39.32%) Web Application Development
13 77 (37.38%) SQL Server 2014
13 77 (37.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 76 (36.89%) WCF
15 69 (33.50%) Ruby
16 68 (33.01%) NoSQL
17 67 (32.52%) Scrum
18 65 (31.55%) Node.js
19 60 (29.13%) Java
20 55 (26.70%) AngularJS
21 51 (24.76%) OO
21 51 (24.76%) Microsoft
22 47 (22.82%) .NET Framework
23 45 (21.84%) QA
23 45 (21.84%) Selenium
24 43 (20.87%) Entity Framework
25 42 (20.39%) JIRA
26 41 (19.90%) JavaScript
27 38 (18.45%) Finance

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 15 (7.28%) Tomcat
2 12 (5.83%) Confluence
3 11 (5.34%) CMS
4 7 (3.40%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (2.91%) IIS
6 4 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.46%) JBoss
7 3 (1.46%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.46%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.97%) WordPress
9 1 (0.49%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 18 (8.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.71%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.83%) GitHub
4 2 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.43%) Wireshark
2 3 (1.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (57.28%) SQL Server
2 77 (37.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 68 (33.01%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.40%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (1.94%) Big Data
6 4 (1.94%) MySQL
6 4 (1.94%) Redis
7 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.97%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.49%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 96 (46.60%) Git (software)
2 45 (21.84%) Selenium
3 42 (20.39%) JIRA
4 38 (18.45%) WebDriver
5 29 (14.08%) Cucumber
6 27 (13.11%) Jenkins
7 17 (8.25%) JUnit
8 16 (7.77%) TeamCity
9 14 (6.80%) Maven
10 12 (5.83%) SoapUI
11 11 (5.34%) HP UFT
11 11 (5.34%) JBehave
12 10 (4.85%) NUnit
13 8 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (3.40%) Moq
14 7 (3.40%) SpecFlow
14 7 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (2.91%) Subversion
16 5 (2.43%) Fiddler
17 4 (1.94%) JMeter
General
1 38 (18.45%) Finance
2 13 (6.31%) Retail
3 11 (5.34%) Music Industry
4 9 (4.37%) Games
5 5 (2.43%) Marketing
6 4 (1.94%) Advertising
6 4 (1.94%) Electronics
7 2 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 129 (62.62%) Developer
2 93 (45.15%) .NET Developer
3 35 (16.99%) Analyst
4 33 (16.02%) C# Developer
5 30 (14.56%) Test Analyst
6 28 (13.59%) Social Media Developer
7 24 (11.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 22 (10.68%) Java Developer
9 20 (9.71%) ASP.NET Developer
9 20 (9.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 18 (8.74%) Junior
11 16 (7.77%) Graduate
11 16 (7.77%) Graduate Developer
11 16 (7.77%) Junior Developer
12 15 (7.28%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 14 (6.80%) Graduate .NET Developer
13 14 (6.80%) Junior .NET Developer
14 12 (5.83%) Automation Test Analyst
15 11 (5.34%) Graduate C# Developer
15 11 (5.34%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (55.83%) .NET
2 113 (54.85%) ASP.NET Web API
3 108 (52.43%) RESTful
4 105 (50.97%) ASP.NET
5 98 (47.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 77 (37.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 76 (36.89%) WCF
8 65 (31.55%) Node.js
9 55 (26.70%) AngularJS
10 47 (22.82%) .NET Framework
11 43 (20.87%) Entity Framework
12 35 (16.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 34 (16.50%) KnockoutJS
14 28 (13.59%) Code First Entity Framework
14 28 (13.59%) Gherkin
15 23 (11.17%) REST
16 19 (9.22%) Spring
16 19 (9.22%) Web Services
17 18 (8.74%) XML
18 17 (8.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.53%) Social Media
2 29 (14.08%) BBC
3 12 (5.83%) Algorithms
3 12 (5.83%) Data Structures
3 12 (5.83%) Tandem
4 11 (5.34%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (4.85%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.46%) RIA
7 2 (0.97%) Fintech
7 2 (0.97%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.28%) Linux
2 11 (5.34%) Unix
3 4 (1.94%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.97%) Android
4 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (87.38%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (84.95%) TDD
3 116 (56.31%) MVC
4 81 (39.32%) Web Application Development
5 67 (32.52%) Scrum
6 51 (24.76%) OO
7 32 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (15.53%) Test Scripting
8 30 (14.56%) Software Testing
8 30 (14.56%) Test Automation
9 22 (10.68%) ATDD
10 20 (9.71%) SOLID
11 19 (9.22%) Automation Testing
12 17 (8.25%) High Availability
12 17 (8.25%) Kanban
13 16 (7.77%) Continuous Delivery
13 16 (7.77%) SDLC
14 15 (7.28%) Dependency Injection
14 15 (7.28%) E-Commerce
14 15 (7.28%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 122 (59.22%) C#
2 69 (33.50%) Ruby
3 60 (29.13%) Java
4 41 (19.90%) JavaScript
5 24 (11.65%) VB
6 23 (11.17%) VB.NET
7 14 (6.80%) Python
7 14 (6.80%) SQL
8 12 (5.83%) TypeScript
9 11 (5.34%) Shell Script
10 10 (4.85%) T-SQL
11 7 (3.40%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.43%) F#
13 4 (1.94%) XAML
14 3 (1.46%) Erlang
14 3 (1.46%) Perl
15 1 (0.49%) Clojure
15 1 (0.49%) Go
15 1 (0.49%) Rust
15 1 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (8.74%) Degree
2 15 (7.28%) ISEB
3 13 (6.31%) ISTQB
4 11 (5.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (21.84%) QA
2 11 (5.34%) SDET
Systems Management
1 4 (1.94%) Kibana
2 3 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.97%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.49%) Ansible
4 1 (0.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (24.76%) Microsoft
2 32 (15.53%) Facebook
2 32 (15.53%) Google
3 28 (13.59%) Apple
3 28 (13.59%) Sony
3 28 (13.59%) Yahoo!
4 13 (6.31%) Atlassian
5 7 (3.40%) Sitecore
6 5 (2.43%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.46%) IBM
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle
8 1 (0.49%) Virgin Media
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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St. Albans, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
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Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits
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