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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 71 81 95
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Permanent jobs citing BDD 77 49 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.36% 2.59% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.31% 3.42% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 70 49 71
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1788 1431 2297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 78.11% 75.59% 77.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1403 1076 1947
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 28 £35,000 - 2
Watford -11 17 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Welwyn Garden City - 14 £60,000 - 1
Borehamwood - 2 £47,500 -
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 119 (81.51%) TDD
2 113 (77.40%) C#
3 109 (74.66%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (63.01%) .NET
5 76 (52.05%) ASP.NET
5 76 (52.05%) OO
6 75 (51.37%) MVC
7 74 (50.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 70 (47.95%) SQL Server
9 65 (44.52%) RESTful
10 57 (39.04%) WCF
11 56 (38.36%) Web Application Development
12 55 (37.67%) Ruby
13 52 (35.62%) Java
13 52 (35.62%) Selenium
14 47 (32.19%) JUnit
15 46 (31.51%) Git (software)
16 45 (30.82%) NUnit
17 43 (29.45%) NoSQL
18 42 (28.77%) Test Scripting
19 41 (28.08%) JBehave
20 37 (25.34%) Web Services
20 37 (25.34%) CQRS
21 35 (23.97%) Test Automation
22 34 (23.29%) SQL
22 34 (23.29%) Cucumber
23 33 (22.60%) Software Engineering
23 33 (22.60%) SpecFlow
24 32 (21.92%) JavaScript
25 30 (20.55%) Jenkins

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 29 (19.86%) Node.js
2 5 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.42%) Confluence
3 2 (1.37%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (7.53%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.68%) ElastiCache
1 1 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 29 (19.86%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (47.95%) SQL Server
2 43 (29.45%) NoSQL
3 16 (10.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (7.53%) RavenDB
4 11 (7.53%) Neo4j
5 6 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.11%) Couchbase
6 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.37%) DB2
8 1 (0.68%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.68%) Big Data
8 1 (0.68%) DbVisualizer
8 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 52 (35.62%) Selenium
2 47 (32.19%) JUnit
3 46 (31.51%) Git (software)
4 45 (30.82%) NUnit
5 41 (28.08%) JBehave
6 34 (23.29%) Cucumber
7 33 (22.60%) SpecFlow
8 30 (20.55%) Jenkins
9 24 (16.44%) Calabash
9 24 (16.44%) WATIR
10 19 (13.01%) WebDriver
11 18 (12.33%) TeamCity
11 18 (12.33%) Moq
12 17 (11.64%) QuickTest Pro
13 11 (7.53%) Visual Studio
13 11 (7.53%) MSTest
13 11 (7.53%) Octopus Deploy
14 9 (6.16%) JIRA
15 6 (4.11%) Fiddler
16 4 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (19.18%) Games
2 7 (4.79%) Finance
3 5 (3.42%) Retail
4 3 (2.05%) Legal
4 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 91 (62.33%) Developer
2 72 (49.32%) .NET Developer
3 20 (13.70%) Automation Engineer
4 19 (13.01%) Test Engineer
5 14 (9.59%) Programmer
6 12 (8.22%) Senior Developer
7 11 (7.53%) .NET Programmer
7 11 (7.53%) Software Developer
8 10 (6.85%) Software Engineer
8 10 (6.85%) Software Test Engineer
8 10 (6.85%) Senior .NET Developer
9 9 (6.16%) Senior Test Engineer
9 9 (6.16%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 9 (6.16%) Test Automation Engineer
10 7 (4.79%) QA Automation Engineer
10 7 (4.79%) QA Engineer
11 6 (4.11%) Junior Developer
11 6 (4.11%) Junior Software Developer
11 6 (4.11%) Junior
11 6 (4.11%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (63.01%) .NET
2 76 (52.05%) ASP.NET
3 74 (50.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 65 (44.52%) RESTful
5 57 (39.04%) WCF
6 37 (25.34%) Web Services
7 29 (19.86%) ASP.NET Web API
8 28 (19.18%) HTML
9 27 (18.49%) Gherkin
10 26 (17.81%) XML
11 23 (15.75%) CSS
12 22 (15.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 20 (13.70%) .NET Framework
14 19 (13.01%) J2EE
15 9 (6.16%) CSS3
15 9 (6.16%) HTML5
16 8 (5.48%) Razor View Engine
17 7 (4.79%) KnockoutJS
18 6 (4.11%) REST
19 5 (3.42%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.12%) BBC
1 25 (17.12%) Social Media
2 24 (16.44%) Open Source
3 20 (13.70%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (7.53%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (4.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.53%) Windows
2 5 (3.42%) Linux
2 5 (3.42%) CentOS
3 1 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (81.51%) TDD
2 109 (74.66%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (52.05%) OO
4 75 (51.37%) MVC
5 56 (38.36%) Web Application Development
6 42 (28.77%) Test Scripting
7 37 (25.34%) CQRS
8 35 (23.97%) Test Automation
9 33 (22.60%) Software Engineering
10 27 (18.49%) Software Testing
10 27 (18.49%) Unit Testing
10 27 (18.49%) Domain-Driven Design
11 20 (13.70%) Automation Testing
12 12 (8.22%) Low Latency
13 11 (7.53%) Performance Testing
13 11 (7.53%) OOP
13 11 (7.53%) Scrum
14 9 (6.16%) E-Commerce
14 9 (6.16%) SOA
14 9 (6.16%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 113 (77.40%) C#
2 55 (37.67%) Ruby
3 52 (35.62%) Java
4 34 (23.29%) SQL
5 32 (21.92%) JavaScript
6 22 (15.07%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.05%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.68%) VBScript
8 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (4.79%) Degree
2 5 (3.42%) MCSD
2 5 (3.42%) MCSE
2 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.42%) MCTS
3 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.68%) ISEB
3 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.42%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 25 (17.12%) Apple
1 25 (17.12%) Sony
1 25 (17.12%) Yahoo!
1 25 (17.12%) Google
1 25 (17.12%) Facebook
2 19 (13.01%) Oracle
3 10 (6.85%) Ab Initio
4 5 (3.42%) Splunk
4 5 (3.42%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.68%) ATG
5 1 (0.68%) hybris
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Medical care,
Posted: 5 days ago