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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 61 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BDD 10 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.83% - 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% - 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 3
Average salary £55,000 - £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
456 291 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.36% 76.78% 80.48%
Number of salaries quoted 320 215 191
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 15 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 12 (80.00%) Gherkin
2 12 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (80.00%) Calabash
2 12 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 12 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (80.00%) RESTful
2 12 (80.00%) JBehave
2 12 (80.00%) Open Source
2 12 (80.00%) C#
2 12 (80.00%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 12 (80.00%) JUnit
2 12 (80.00%) Web Services
2 12 (80.00%) XML
2 12 (80.00%) NUnit
2 12 (80.00%) Ruby
2 12 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 12 (80.00%) WATIR
2 12 (80.00%) Selenium
3 10 (66.67%) OO
4 3 (20.00%) SaaS
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (20.00%) FitNesse
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) QA

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 15 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 12 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (80.00%) Calabash
2 12 (80.00%) JBehave
2 12 (80.00%) JUnit
2 12 (80.00%) NUnit
2 12 (80.00%) WATIR
2 12 (80.00%) Selenium
3 3 (20.00%) FitNesse
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) QA Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Software Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) Gherkin
1 12 (80.00%) RESTful
1 12 (80.00%) Web Services
1 12 (80.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 12 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 12 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 10 (66.67%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
1 12 (80.00%) Java
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
1 12 (80.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Watford, Hertfordshire
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