The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 47 60 71
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Permanent jobs citing BDD 14 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.82% 1.81% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 2.21% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 4
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +4.54%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
415 407 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.67% 82.06% 86.24%
Number of salaries quoted 344 285 405
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £34,066 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Watford

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for BDD.

1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Cucumber
2 11 (73.33%) REST
3 10 (66.67%) QA
3 10 (66.67%) Selenium
3 10 (66.67%) API Testing
4 9 (60.00%) Automation Testing
4 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (60.00%) WebDriver
4 9 (60.00%) SQL
5 8 (53.33%) TDD
5 8 (53.33%) Finance
5 8 (53.33%) Agile Testing
6 7 (46.67%) Functional Testing
6 7 (46.67%) HP
6 7 (46.67%) HP UFT
6 7 (46.67%) JIRA
6 7 (46.67%) Test Management
6 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
7 6 (40.00%) SoapUI
7 6 (40.00%) SOAP
7 6 (40.00%) VB
7 6 (40.00%) Banking
7 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (33.33%) C#
8 5 (33.33%) RESTful
9 4 (26.67%) Scrum
9 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
9 4 (26.67%) .NET
9 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Cucumber
2 10 (66.67%) Selenium
3 9 (60.00%) WebDriver
4 7 (46.67%) HP UFT
4 7 (46.67%) JIRA
5 6 (40.00%) SoapUI
6 3 (20.00%) JBehave
6 3 (20.00%) JUnit
7 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
7 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
8 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Developer in Test
3 3 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) REST
2 6 (40.00%) SOAP
3 5 (33.33%) RESTful
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (26.67%) Gherkin
5 3 (20.00%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (13.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) RIA
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) API Testing
3 9 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (53.33%) Agile Testing
4 8 (53.33%) TDD
5 7 (46.67%) Functional Testing
5 7 (46.67%) Test Management
5 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
6 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (26.67%) Scrum
8 3 (20.00%) QA Automation
8 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (13.33%) MVC
9 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
10 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
10 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
10 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) VB
3 5 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) QA
2 3 (20.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Xamarin
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