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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 69 105 90
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -15
Permanent jobs citing BDD 79 26 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.34% 1.31% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.26% 1.74% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 76 26 81
Average salary £51,250 £60,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.58% +23.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £48,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
1854 1497 2391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 78.43% 75.49% 76.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1512 1210 1927
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £68,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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
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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 - 31 £35,000 - 2
Watford -7 14 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £60,000 -
Stevenage - 2 £30,000 -
Hitchin - 2 £60,000 -
Letchworth - 1 £47,500 -
Borehamwood - 1 £47,500 - 1
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 116 (85.29%) TDD
2 111 (81.62%) C#
3 110 (80.88%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (68.38%) .NET
5 80 (58.82%) ASP.NET
6 79 (58.09%) MVC
7 78 (57.35%) SQL Server
8 74 (54.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 71 (52.21%) OO
10 60 (44.12%) RESTful
11 57 (41.91%) WCF
12 54 (39.71%) Web Application Development
13 48 (35.29%) Ruby
14 42 (30.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 41 (30.15%) Selenium
16 39 (28.68%) CQRS
17 38 (27.94%) Git (software)
18 36 (26.47%) NUnit
18 36 (26.47%) SQL Server 2012
19 34 (25.00%) Java
20 33 (24.26%) Web Services
21 32 (23.53%) NoSQL
22 31 (22.79%) Test Scripting
23 30 (22.06%) Software Engineering
23 30 (22.06%) JUnit
23 30 (22.06%) JBehave
24 29 (21.32%) SQL
24 29 (21.32%) Internet
25 28 (20.59%) SpecFlow
26 27 (19.85%) ASP.NET Web API

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 25 (18.38%) Node.js
2 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (9.56%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (21.32%) Internet
2 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (57.35%) SQL Server
2 36 (26.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 32 (23.53%) NoSQL
4 13 (9.56%) RavenDB
4 13 (9.56%) Neo4j
5 11 (8.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.47%) DB2
8 1 (0.74%) DbVisualizer
8 1 (0.74%) Big Data
8 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.74%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 41 (30.15%) Selenium
2 38 (27.94%) Git (software)
3 36 (26.47%) NUnit
4 30 (22.06%) JUnit
4 30 (22.06%) JBehave
5 28 (20.59%) SpecFlow
6 26 (19.12%) Cucumber
7 20 (14.71%) Jenkins
8 18 (13.24%) WATIR
8 18 (13.24%) Calabash
9 17 (12.50%) TeamCity
10 15 (11.03%) Moq
11 14 (10.29%) WebDriver
12 13 (9.56%) MSTest
12 13 (9.56%) Octopus Deploy
12 13 (9.56%) Visual Studio
13 12 (8.82%) QuickTest Pro
14 4 (2.94%) JIRA
15 3 (2.21%) FitNesse
16 2 (1.47%) JMeter
General
1 27 (19.85%) Games
2 8 (5.88%) Finance
3 5 (3.68%) Retail
4 2 (1.47%) Legal
4 2 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (69.85%) Developer
2 76 (55.88%) .NET Developer
3 18 (13.24%) Senior Developer
4 17 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
5 15 (11.03%) Programmer
5 15 (11.03%) Automation Engineer
6 13 (9.56%) .NET Programmer
7 12 (8.82%) Test Engineer
7 12 (8.82%) Software Developer
8 9 (6.62%) C# Developer
9 7 (5.15%) Senior .NET Programmer
9 7 (5.15%) Senior Programmer
10 6 (4.41%) Graduate
10 6 (4.41%) Software Test Engineer
10 6 (4.41%) Junior Developer
10 6 (4.41%) Senior Test Engineer
10 6 (4.41%) QA Engineer
10 6 (4.41%) Junior
10 6 (4.41%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.41%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (68.38%) .NET
2 80 (58.82%) ASP.NET
3 74 (54.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 60 (44.12%) RESTful
5 57 (41.91%) WCF
6 42 (30.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 33 (24.26%) Web Services
8 27 (19.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 21 (15.44%) HTML
9 21 (15.44%) CSS
9 21 (15.44%) Gherkin
10 20 (14.71%) XML
11 18 (13.24%) .NET Framework
12 17 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
13 13 (9.56%) J2EE
14 10 (7.35%) CSS3
14 10 (7.35%) HTML5
15 8 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
16 7 (5.15%) KnockoutJS
16 7 (5.15%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.65%) BBC
1 24 (17.65%) Social Media
2 18 (13.24%) Open Source
3 15 (11.03%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.62%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (4.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.56%) Windows
2 7 (5.15%) CentOS
2 7 (5.15%) Linux
3 1 (0.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (85.29%) TDD
2 110 (80.88%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (58.09%) MVC
4 71 (52.21%) OO
5 54 (39.71%) Web Application Development
6 39 (28.68%) CQRS
7 31 (22.79%) Test Scripting
8 30 (22.06%) Software Engineering
9 26 (19.12%) Unit Testing
9 26 (19.12%) Domain-Driven Design
10 25 (18.38%) Test Automation
11 18 (13.24%) Software Testing
11 18 (13.24%) Automation Testing
12 16 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (11.03%) Scrum
14 9 (6.62%) Performance Testing
14 9 (6.62%) E-Commerce
15 8 (5.88%) Web Development
15 8 (5.88%) Low Latency
16 7 (5.15%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 111 (81.62%) C#
2 48 (35.29%) Ruby
3 34 (25.00%) Java
4 29 (21.32%) SQL
5 23 (16.91%) JavaScript
6 22 (16.18%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.21%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.74%) VBScript
8 1 (0.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (5.15%) Degree
1 7 (5.15%) MCTS
1 7 (5.15%) MCSE
1 7 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (5.15%) MCSD
2 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (5.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 24 (17.65%) Yahoo!
1 24 (17.65%) Google
1 24 (17.65%) Sony
1 24 (17.65%) Apple
1 24 (17.65%) Facebook
2 15 (11.03%) Oracle
3 8 (5.88%) Ab Initio
4 7 (5.15%) Microsoft
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