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

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 70 111 104
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -7
Permanent jobs citing BDD 70 46 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.39% 2.05% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.01% 2.58% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 70 41 47
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,850 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
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
1745 1782 2016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 84.50% 79.31% 79.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1434 1405 1624
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
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 25 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 25 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 +16 15 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Watford +11 12 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Harpenden - 5 £60,000 -
Hertford - 5 £65,000 -
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 25 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.

1 129 (96.99%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (81.95%) TDD
3 79 (59.40%) C#
4 75 (56.39%) .NET
4 75 (56.39%) RESTful
5 73 (54.89%) MVC
6 69 (51.88%) ASP.NET
7 68 (51.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 67 (50.38%) WCF
9 63 (47.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 63 (47.37%) NoSQL
10 57 (42.86%) Git (software)
11 56 (42.11%) JIRA
12 55 (41.35%) Scrum
13 53 (39.85%) Node.js
14 50 (37.59%) SQL Server
15 47 (35.34%) Java
15 47 (35.34%) SQL Server 2014
16 45 (33.83%) Ruby
17 44 (33.08%) Web Application Development
17 44 (33.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 42 (31.58%) SQL
19 39 (29.32%) JavaScript
20 38 (28.57%) .NET Framework
20 38 (28.57%) Entity Framework
21 37 (27.82%) OO
22 35 (26.32%) REST
23 34 (25.56%) SOAP
23 34 (25.56%) XML
23 34 (25.56%) Software Engineering

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 53 (39.85%) Node.js
2 18 (13.53%) NServiceBus
3 6 (4.51%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.26%) IIS
5 1 (0.75%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (4.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.02%) GitHub
2 11 (8.27%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.51%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.53%) Wireshark
2 13 (9.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (47.37%) NoSQL
2 50 (37.59%) SQL Server
3 47 (35.34%) SQL Server 2014
4 23 (17.29%) MongoDB
4 23 (17.29%) RavenDB
5 6 (4.51%) Couchbase
6 3 (2.26%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.50%) MySQL
7 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 57 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 56 (42.11%) JIRA
3 30 (22.56%) Selenium
4 28 (21.05%) WebDriver
5 24 (18.05%) NUnit
6 19 (14.29%) TeamCity
7 18 (13.53%) Fiddler
7 18 (13.53%) Subversion
8 17 (12.78%) Cucumber
9 16 (12.03%) Jenkins
10 14 (10.53%) JUnit
11 13 (9.77%) JBehave
12 10 (7.52%) HP UFT
12 10 (7.52%) SoapUI
13 6 (4.51%) JIRA Agile
14 3 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (2.26%) FxCop
14 3 (2.26%) Jasmine
14 3 (2.26%) Moq
14 3 (2.26%) StyleCop
General
1 17 (12.78%) Finance
2 14 (10.53%) Games
3 7 (5.26%) Retail
4 6 (4.51%) Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (66.17%) Developer
2 70 (52.63%) .NET Developer
3 45 (33.83%) C# Developer
4 42 (31.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (18.80%) Social Media Developer
6 24 (18.05%) ASP.NET Developer
6 24 (18.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 14 (10.53%) Analyst
8 14 (10.53%) Java Engineer
8 14 (10.53%) Junior
8 14 (10.53%) QA Engineer
9 13 (9.77%) Lead Developer
10 12 (9.02%) C# Software Developer
10 12 (9.02%) QA Automation Engineer
10 12 (9.02%) Senior Developer
10 12 (9.02%) Senior Software Developer
10 12 (9.02%) Senior Software Engineer
10 12 (9.02%) Software Engineer
10 12 (9.02%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (56.39%) .NET
1 75 (56.39%) RESTful
2 69 (51.88%) ASP.NET
3 68 (51.13%) ASP.NET Web API
4 67 (50.38%) WCF
5 63 (47.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 44 (33.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 38 (28.57%) .NET Framework
7 38 (28.57%) Entity Framework
8 35 (26.32%) REST
9 34 (25.56%) SOAP
9 34 (25.56%) XML
10 25 (18.80%) CSS
10 25 (18.80%) HTML
11 23 (17.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 21 (15.79%) HTML5
12 21 (15.79%) jQuery
13 19 (14.29%) Web Services
14 18 (13.53%) Ajax
14 18 (13.53%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.80%) BBC
1 25 (18.80%) Social Media
2 13 (9.77%) RIA
3 11 (8.27%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (6.77%) Algorithms
4 9 (6.77%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.75%) EPoS
6 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.26%) Android
1 3 (2.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (96.99%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (81.95%) TDD
3 73 (54.89%) MVC
4 55 (41.35%) Scrum
5 44 (33.08%) Web Application Development
6 37 (27.82%) OO
7 34 (25.56%) Software Engineering
8 30 (22.56%) Unit Testing
9 28 (21.05%) Software Testing
10 20 (15.04%) Automated Testing
10 20 (15.04%) Dependency Injection
11 19 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (12.78%) API Testing
13 16 (12.03%) E-Commerce
13 16 (12.03%) Test Automation
13 16 (12.03%) Waterfall
14 14 (10.53%) Test Scripting
15 13 (9.77%) Automation Testing
15 13 (9.77%) QA Automation
16 12 (9.02%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 79 (59.40%) C#
2 47 (35.34%) Java
3 45 (33.83%) Ruby
4 42 (31.58%) SQL
5 39 (29.32%) JavaScript
6 18 (13.53%) PowerShell
6 18 (13.53%) T-SQL
7 10 (7.52%) VB
8 3 (2.26%) ES6
8 3 (2.26%) VBScript
9 1 (0.75%) Clojure
9 1 (0.75%) F#
9 1 (0.75%) Go
9 1 (0.75%) Rust
Qualifications
1 15 (11.28%) Degree
2 2 (1.50%) ISEB
2 2 (1.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (19.55%) QA
2 9 (6.77%) SDET
Systems Management
1 7 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (0.75%) Ansible
2 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (18.80%) Apple
1 25 (18.80%) Facebook
1 25 (18.80%) Google
1 25 (18.80%) Sony
1 25 (18.80%) Yahoo!
2 10 (7.52%) HP
2 10 (7.52%) Oracle
3 8 (6.02%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.01%) Twitter
5 3 (2.26%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.75%) Xamarin
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