The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 50 66 74
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +8
Permanent jobs citing BDD 9 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.66% 0.56% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 0.71% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 1
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £44,275 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+10.68% -2.43%
BDD
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
451 425 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.36% 79.59% 82.81%
Number of salaries quoted 373 309 370
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,066 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

BDD
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Watford region.

BDD Salary Trend in Watford

BDD
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Watford region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Watford

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Watford 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (90.00%) REST
2 9 (90.00%) Automation Testing
3 8 (80.00%) API Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (80.00%) Agile Testing
4 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (70.00%) QA
4 7 (70.00%) SQL
5 6 (60.00%) Selenium
5 6 (60.00%) Finance
5 6 (60.00%) WebDriver
6 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
6 5 (50.00%) SoapUI
6 5 (50.00%) Test Management
6 5 (50.00%) Banking
6 5 (50.00%) JIRA
6 5 (50.00%) VB
6 5 (50.00%) SOAP
6 5 (50.00%) HP
6 5 (50.00%) HP UFT
7 4 (40.00%) TDD
8 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
8 3 (30.00%) C#
9 2 (20.00%) .NET
9 2 (20.00%) XML
9 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 5 (50.00%) JIRA
3 5 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (10.00%) JBehave
5 1 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Developer in Test
2 4 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) REST
2 5 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) Behat
5 1 (10.00%) JSON
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (10.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Automation Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (80.00%) Agile Testing
3 8 (80.00%) API Testing
4 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Test Management
5 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (40.00%) TDD
7 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Coaching
8 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (10.00%) OO
8 1 (10.00%) QA Automation
8 1 (10.00%) Scrum
8 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) VB
3 3 (30.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA
2 2 (20.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Xamarin
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