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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 47 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs citing BDD 17 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.00% 0.64% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 0.77% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 15
Median salary £44,250 £56,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.33% +2.27%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
524 390 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 92.58% 82.63% 86.15%
Number of salaries quoted 445 323 405
Median salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 8 December 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Watford

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 24 (88.89%) TDD
2 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (74.07%) Selenium
4 18 (66.67%) WebDriver
4 18 (66.67%) Scrum
5 17 (62.96%) Java
5 17 (62.96%) RESTful
5 17 (62.96%) Cucumber
6 16 (59.26%) QA
7 13 (48.15%) JUnit
8 12 (44.44%) SQL
8 12 (44.44%) REST
8 12 (44.44%) Gherkin
8 12 (44.44%) SDET
9 11 (40.74%) QA Automation
9 11 (40.74%) XML
9 11 (40.74%) Software Engineering
10 10 (37.04%) Web Services
11 9 (33.33%) Internet
11 9 (33.33%) Finance
11 9 (33.33%) API Testing
11 9 (33.33%) Automation Testing
11 9 (33.33%) RIA
11 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
11 9 (33.33%) JBehave
12 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
13 7 (25.93%) C#
13 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
13 7 (25.93%) JIRA
14 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing

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 5 (18.52%) Confluence
2 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (74.07%) Selenium
2 18 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 17 (62.96%) Cucumber
4 13 (48.15%) JUnit
5 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 9 (33.33%) JBehave
6 7 (25.93%) JIRA
7 6 (22.22%) HP UFT
8 5 (18.52%) SoapUI
9 4 (14.81%) Maven
10 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
11 1 (3.70%) NUnit
11 1 (3.70%) RSpec
11 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
11 1 (3.70%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Music Industry
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Games
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Java Engineer
1 9 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
1 9 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
1 9 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Automation Test Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) QA Automation Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) QA Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) QA Test Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Software QA Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Junior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) RESTful
2 12 (44.44%) Gherkin
2 12 (44.44%) REST
3 11 (40.74%) XML
4 10 (37.04%) Web Services
5 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 4 (14.81%) .NET
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (11.11%) Code First Entity Framework
7 3 (11.11%) Entity Framework
7 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
7 3 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (11.11%) Node.js
7 3 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (11.11%) Spring
7 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) RIA
2 1 (3.70%) BBC
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Mac OS X
2 3 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) TDD
2 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (66.67%) Scrum
4 11 (40.74%) QA Automation
4 11 (40.74%) Software Engineering
5 9 (33.33%) API Testing
5 9 (33.33%) Automation Testing
6 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
7 6 (22.22%) Agile Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Functional Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
8 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Test Management
9 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (14.81%) Kanban
9 4 (14.81%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (11.11%) Front End Development
10 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Java
2 12 (44.44%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.93%) C#
5 6 (22.22%) Ruby
6 5 (18.52%) VB
7 4 (14.81%) Python
8 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (59.26%) QA
2 12 (44.44%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Capistrano
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Atlassian
2 3 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Virgin Media
3 1 (3.70%) Xamarin
Watford, Hertfordshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum Upto 75K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago