The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 93 109 107
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Permanent jobs citing BDD 56 24 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.22% 1.08% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 1.37% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 54 22 46
Average salary £56,250 £65,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £92,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1977 1757 1852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 78.39% 78.90% 73.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1622 1334 1498
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £64,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
BDD
East of England

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 10 July 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 10 July 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 - 34 £62,500 - 2
Watford - 6 £55,000 -
Hitchin - 4 £60,000 - 1
Letchworth - 4 £40,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £55,000 -
Welwyn Garden City +13 2 - -
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 85 (94.44%) TDD
2 73 (81.11%) C#
3 69 (76.67%) .NET
4 67 (74.44%) SQL Server
4 67 (74.44%) ASP.NET
5 66 (73.33%) MVC
6 57 (63.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 49 (54.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 48 (53.33%) Web Application Development
8 48 (53.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 48 (53.33%) OO
9 45 (50.00%) WCF
10 33 (36.67%) RESTful
11 31 (34.44%) Internet
12 29 (32.22%) Git (software)
13 27 (30.00%) Ruby
13 27 (30.00%) Node.js
14 26 (28.89%) ASP.NET Web API
14 26 (28.89%) CQRS
15 25 (27.78%) Games
16 24 (26.67%) NoSQL
17 23 (25.56%) Domain-Driven Design
18 22 (24.44%) Google
18 22 (24.44%) Razor View Engine
19 20 (22.22%) Facebook
19 20 (22.22%) Social Media
19 20 (22.22%) Yahoo!
19 20 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
19 20 (22.22%) Scrum
19 20 (22.22%) BBC

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 27 (30.00%) Node.js
2 5 (5.56%) Apache
3 3 (3.33%) lighttpd
4 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Mingle
2 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) SaaS
2 2 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.22%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 31 (34.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (74.44%) SQL Server
2 48 (53.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (26.67%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.56%) RavenDB
5 5 (5.56%) Neo4j
6 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (32.22%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 10 (11.11%) Selenium
3 9 (10.00%) NUnit
3 9 (10.00%) SpecFlow
4 7 (7.78%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.56%) MSTest
6 4 (4.44%) TeamCity
6 4 (4.44%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (4.44%) JBehave
6 4 (4.44%) JUnit
6 4 (4.44%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.33%) Subversion
7 3 (3.33%) FitNesse
7 3 (3.33%) Ant
7 3 (3.33%) WATIR
7 3 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.33%) Calabash
7 3 (3.33%) Grunt
8 2 (2.22%) Mercurial
General
1 25 (27.78%) Games
2 6 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.44%) Finance
3 4 (4.44%) Marketing
4 1 (1.11%) Advertising
4 1 (1.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 74 (82.22%) Developer
2 63 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 20 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 13 (14.44%) Senior .NET Developer
5 8 (8.89%) C# Developer
5 8 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Programmer
8 4 (4.44%) Senior Programmer
8 4 (4.44%) .NET Programmer
8 4 (4.44%) Senior .NET Programmer
8 4 (4.44%) QA Leader
9 3 (3.33%) Software Manager
9 3 (3.33%) Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) QA Manager
10 2 (2.22%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (2.22%) Solutions Designer
10 2 (2.22%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (76.67%) .NET
2 67 (74.44%) ASP.NET
3 57 (63.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 49 (54.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 45 (50.00%) WCF
6 33 (36.67%) RESTful
7 26 (28.89%) ASP.NET Web API
8 22 (24.44%) Razor View Engine
9 16 (17.78%) HTML
9 16 (17.78%) CSS
10 12 (13.33%) HTML5
11 11 (12.22%) Web Services
12 9 (10.00%) CSS3
13 8 (8.89%) RabbitMQ
14 6 (6.67%) Silverlight
14 6 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
15 4 (4.44%) jQuery
16 3 (3.33%) XML
16 3 (3.33%) Gherkin
17 2 (2.22%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.22%) BBC
1 20 (22.22%) Social Media
2 6 (6.67%) Open Source
3 3 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) Linux
2 5 (5.56%) Windows
3 4 (4.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (94.44%) TDD
2 66 (73.33%) MVC
3 48 (53.33%) OO
3 48 (53.33%) Web Application Development
4 26 (28.89%) CQRS
5 23 (25.56%) Domain-Driven Design
6 20 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (22.22%) Scrum
7 14 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (14.44%) Software Engineering
9 7 (7.78%) Kanban
10 6 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (6.67%) Document Management
10 6 (6.67%) Automated Testing
10 6 (6.67%) Workflow
10 6 (6.67%) OOP
11 5 (5.56%) Web Development
11 5 (5.56%) Unit Testing
11 5 (5.56%) Automation Testing
12 4 (4.44%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 73 (81.11%) C#
2 27 (30.00%) Ruby
3 9 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.89%) SQL
5 7 (7.78%) Java
6 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.22%) Python
8 1 (1.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (4.44%) MCSD
1 4 (4.44%) MCSE
1 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (4.44%) MCTS
2 3 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 22 (24.44%) Google
2 20 (22.22%) Apple
2 20 (22.22%) Sony
2 20 (22.22%) Yahoo!
2 20 (22.22%) Facebook
3 9 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle
5 1 (1.11%) hybris
5 1 (1.11%) Demandware
5 1 (1.11%) ATG
5 1 (1.11%) Endeca
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £75000 per annum - plus benefits + Share options
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago