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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 91 114 102
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -12
Permanent jobs citing BDD 56 27 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.25% 1.27% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 1.65% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 54 23 51
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +52.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £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
1970 1637 1959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 79.08% 77.29% 73.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1619 1234 1571
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £64,500 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 25 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 25 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
(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 - 32 £58,750 - 2
Watford - 8 £55,000 -
Hitchin - 6 £60,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £55,000 -
Welwyn Garden City +7 2 - -
Letchworth - 2 £40,000 -
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 92 (92.93%) TDD
2 82 (82.83%) C#
3 76 (76.77%) .NET
4 74 (74.75%) ASP.NET
5 73 (73.74%) SQL Server
5 73 (73.74%) MVC
6 64 (64.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 53 (53.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 53 (53.54%) OO
8 52 (52.53%) Web Application Development
8 52 (52.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 50 (50.51%) WCF
10 39 (39.39%) RESTful
11 31 (31.31%) Git (software)
11 31 (31.31%) Ruby
11 31 (31.31%) Internet
12 30 (30.30%) CQRS
13 28 (28.28%) ASP.NET Web API
14 27 (27.27%) Node.js
14 27 (27.27%) Games
15 26 (26.26%) NoSQL
16 25 (25.25%) Domain-Driven Design
17 24 (24.24%) Google
17 24 (24.24%) Razor View Engine
18 22 (22.22%) Social Media
18 22 (22.22%) Facebook
18 22 (22.22%) Yahoo!
18 22 (22.22%) BBC
18 22 (22.22%) Apple
18 22 (22.22%) Sony

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (27.27%) Node.js
2 3 (3.03%) Apache
3 2 (2.02%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.01%) lighttpd
Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Mingle
2 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) SaaS
2 2 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.02%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 31 (31.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (73.74%) SQL Server
2 52 (52.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (26.26%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.07%) RavenDB
4 7 (7.07%) Neo4j
5 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 31 (31.31%) Git (software)
2 15 (15.15%) Selenium
3 14 (14.14%) NUnit
4 12 (12.12%) Cucumber
4 12 (12.12%) SpecFlow
5 9 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 8 (8.08%) JUnit
6 8 (8.08%) JBehave
7 7 (7.07%) MSTest
7 7 (7.07%) TeamCity
8 6 (6.06%) Visual Studio
8 6 (6.06%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (5.05%) Calabash
9 5 (5.05%) WATIR
10 3 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (3.03%) WebDriver
10 3 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (3.03%) FitNesse
11 2 (2.02%) Maven
11 2 (2.02%) Mercurial
General
1 27 (27.27%) Games
2 6 (6.06%) Finance
3 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.02%) Marketing
5 1 (1.01%) Electronics
5 1 (1.01%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 79 (79.80%) Developer
2 69 (69.70%) .NET Developer
3 20 (20.20%) Senior Developer
4 15 (15.15%) Senior .NET Developer
5 9 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 8 (8.08%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (7.07%) Programmer
8 6 (6.06%) Senior C# Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Senior Programmer
8 6 (6.06%) .NET Programmer
8 6 (6.06%) Senior .NET Programmer
9 4 (4.04%) QA Leader
10 3 (3.03%) QA Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Software Manager
10 3 (3.03%) QA Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) QA Manager
11 2 (2.02%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (76.77%) .NET
2 74 (74.75%) ASP.NET
3 64 (64.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 53 (53.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 50 (50.51%) WCF
6 39 (39.39%) RESTful
7 28 (28.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 24 (24.24%) Razor View Engine
9 17 (17.17%) HTML
9 17 (17.17%) CSS
10 15 (15.15%) Web Services
11 11 (11.11%) HTML5
12 10 (10.10%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (8.08%) CSS3
13 8 (8.08%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (8.08%) Silverlight
14 6 (6.06%) Gherkin
15 5 (5.05%) XML
16 4 (4.04%) jQuery
17 3 (3.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.22%) BBC
1 22 (22.22%) Social Media
2 6 (6.06%) Open Source
3 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.03%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.07%) Windows
1 7 (7.07%) Linux
2 6 (6.06%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (92.93%) TDD
2 73 (73.74%) MVC
3 53 (53.54%) OO
4 52 (52.53%) Web Application Development
5 30 (30.30%) CQRS
6 25 (25.25%) Domain-Driven Design
7 21 (21.21%) Scrum
8 18 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (17.17%) Software Engineering
10 15 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (8.08%) Kanban
11 8 (8.08%) Test Scripting
11 8 (8.08%) OOP
12 7 (7.07%) Automation Testing
12 7 (7.07%) Unit Testing
13 6 (6.06%) Dependency Injection
13 6 (6.06%) Workflow
13 6 (6.06%) Document Management
13 6 (6.06%) Automated Testing
14 5 (5.05%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (82.83%) C#
2 31 (31.31%) Ruby
3 13 (13.13%) SQL
4 11 (11.11%) Java
5 9 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.06%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.02%) Python
8 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.01%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) MCSD
1 6 (6.06%) MCSE
1 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (6.06%) MCTS
2 3 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.12%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 24 (24.24%) Google
2 22 (22.22%) Apple
2 22 (22.22%) Sony
2 22 (22.22%) Yahoo!
2 22 (22.22%) Facebook
3 9 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.03%) Oracle
5 1 (1.01%) hybris
5 1 (1.01%) Demandware
5 1 (1.01%) ATG
5 1 (1.01%) Endeca
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £75000 per annum - plus benefits + Share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago