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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 43 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -3
Permanent jobs citing BDD 14 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.08% 0.70% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 0.79% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 7
Median salary £45,000 £67,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +22.72%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
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
383 505 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 84.36% 87.83% 88.76%
Number of salaries quoted 327 405 330
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 28 August 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Watford

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (84.62%) Cucumber
3 21 (80.77%) Selenium
4 19 (73.08%) QA
4 19 (73.08%) REST
4 19 (73.08%) API Testing
5 18 (69.23%) WebDriver
6 17 (65.38%) TDD
6 17 (65.38%) SQL
7 13 (50.00%) Scrum
8 12 (46.15%) Finance
9 11 (42.31%) HP
9 11 (42.31%) HP UFT
9 11 (42.31%) JIRA
9 11 (42.31%) Test Management
9 11 (42.31%) Test Automation
9 11 (42.31%) RESTful
9 11 (42.31%) Automation Testing
9 11 (42.31%) Gherkin
9 11 (42.31%) Functional Testing
10 10 (38.46%) Agile Testing
10 10 (38.46%) QA Automation
10 10 (38.46%) SDET
10 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
10 10 (38.46%) Java
10 10 (38.46%) JUnit
11 9 (34.62%) Internet
11 9 (34.62%) Web Services
11 9 (34.62%) XML
11 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting

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 3 (11.54%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 22 (84.62%) Cucumber
2 21 (80.77%) Selenium
3 18 (69.23%) WebDriver
4 11 (42.31%) HP UFT
4 11 (42.31%) JIRA
5 10 (38.46%) JUnit
6 9 (34.62%) JBehave
7 8 (30.77%) SoapUI
8 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
9 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
9 2 (7.69%) SpecFlow
10 1 (3.85%) Maven
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) QA Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Java Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) QA Automation Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) QA Test Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Software Test Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Test Automation Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Test Engineer
3 8 (30.77%) Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) Automation Test Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) Test Analyst
4 7 (26.92%) Software QA Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Portfolio Manager
6 3 (11.54%) Portfolio Test Manager
6 3 (11.54%) Test Manager
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Developer in Test
7 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) REST
2 11 (42.31%) Gherkin
2 11 (42.31%) RESTful
3 9 (34.62%) Web Services
3 9 (34.62%) XML
4 8 (30.77%) SOAP
5 4 (15.38%) .NET
5 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (7.69%) Node.js
6 2 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) RIA
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (73.08%) API Testing
3 17 (65.38%) TDD
4 13 (50.00%) Scrum
5 11 (42.31%) Automation Testing
5 11 (42.31%) Functional Testing
5 11 (42.31%) Test Automation
5 11 (42.31%) Test Management
6 10 (38.46%) Agile Testing
6 10 (38.46%) QA Automation
6 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
7 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
8 8 (30.77%) Waterfall
9 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (11.54%) People Management
9 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
10 2 (7.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) Java
3 8 (30.77%) VB
4 5 (19.23%) C#
5 2 (7.69%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) Groovy
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (73.08%) QA
2 10 (38.46%) SDET
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) HP
2 1 (3.85%) Xamarin