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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 36 59 59
Rank change year-on-year
+23 0
Permanent jobs citing BDD 25 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.90% 0.19% 3.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.42% 0.24% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 24 0 15
Median salary £40,000 - £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 - £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
461 418 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 90.39% 80.08% 87.48%
Number of salaries quoted 379 366 328
Median salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £35,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 16 January 2017.

BDD Salary Histogram in Watford

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 31 (96.88%) TDD
2 22 (68.75%) RESTful
3 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (59.38%) Git (software)
5 18 (56.25%) Java
6 17 (53.13%) Selenium
7 16 (50.00%) WebDriver
8 15 (46.88%) Cucumber
8 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
8 15 (46.88%) C#
8 15 (46.88%) Scrum
9 13 (40.63%) Ruby
9 13 (40.63%) JUnit
9 13 (40.63%) QA
9 13 (40.63%) Gherkin
9 13 (40.63%) AngularJS
10 10 (31.25%) Automation Testing
10 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
10 10 (31.25%) .NET
10 10 (31.25%) MVC
10 10 (31.25%) Finance
11 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
11 9 (28.13%) Linux
11 9 (28.13%) VB
11 9 (28.13%) VB.NET
11 9 (28.13%) Music Industry
11 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
11 9 (28.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (28.13%) SDET

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 6 (18.75%) Confluence
2 5 (15.63%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.25%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) NoSQL
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (59.38%) Git (software)
2 17 (53.13%) Selenium
3 16 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 15 (46.88%) Cucumber
5 13 (40.63%) JUnit
6 7 (21.88%) Maven
7 6 (18.75%) JBehave
7 6 (18.75%) JIRA
8 5 (15.63%) HP UFT
8 5 (15.63%) SoapUI
9 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
10 1 (3.13%) NUnit
10 1 (3.13%) RSpec
10 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
10 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
10 1 (3.13%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Music Industry
3 1 (3.13%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Automation Test Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Java Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Software Test Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Developer in Test
6 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.25%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Software QA Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Automation Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) RESTful
2 13 (40.63%) AngularJS
2 13 (40.63%) Gherkin
3 10 (31.25%) .NET
3 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
4 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 9 (28.13%) Code First Entity Framework
4 9 (28.13%) Entity Framework
4 9 (28.13%) KnockoutJS
4 9 (28.13%) Node.js
4 9 (28.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (28.13%) WCF
5 8 (25.00%) Web Services
5 8 (25.00%) XML
6 7 (21.88%) REST
7 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
7 6 (18.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) RIA
2 1 (3.13%) BBC
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Unix
3 4 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) TDD
2 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (46.88%) Scrum
4 10 (31.25%) Automation Testing
4 10 (31.25%) MVC
5 9 (28.13%) High Availability
5 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
5 9 (28.13%) Web Application Development
6 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 7 (21.88%) Agile Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (21.88%) QA Automation
7 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
8 6 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Kanban
8 6 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) Java
2 15 (46.88%) C#
2 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
3 13 (40.63%) Ruby
4 9 (28.13%) VB
4 9 (28.13%) VB.NET
5 7 (21.88%) SQL
6 6 (18.75%) Python
7 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.13%) Groovy
8 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) QA
2 9 (28.13%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Capistrano
1 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.13%) Virgin Media
2 1 (3.13%) Xamarin
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