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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 41 69 77
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +8
Permanent jobs citing BDD 16 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.37% 2.00% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.08% 2.27% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 5
Median salary £48,750 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.21% +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
392 484 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 82.53% 88.16% 88.33%
Number of salaries quoted 338 351 419
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 1 July 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Watford

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (80.95%) Cucumber
3 16 (76.19%) Selenium
4 15 (71.43%) REST
5 14 (66.67%) QA
5 14 (66.67%) API Testing
6 13 (61.90%) WebDriver
6 13 (61.90%) TDD
6 13 (61.90%) SQL
7 11 (52.38%) Finance
8 10 (47.62%) HP
8 10 (47.62%) HP UFT
8 10 (47.62%) Test Automation
8 10 (47.62%) Test Management
8 10 (47.62%) JIRA
8 10 (47.62%) Functional Testing
8 10 (47.62%) Automation Testing
9 9 (42.86%) Agile Testing
9 9 (42.86%) Scrum
10 8 (38.10%) RESTful
10 8 (38.10%) Test Scripting
11 7 (33.33%) Waterfall
11 7 (33.33%) SoapUI
11 7 (33.33%) Banking
11 7 (33.33%) SOAP
11 7 (33.33%) VB
11 7 (33.33%) Gherkin
12 6 (28.57%) QA Automation
12 6 (28.57%) SDET
12 6 (28.57%) Java

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 (14.29%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (80.95%) Cucumber
2 16 (76.19%) Selenium
3 13 (61.90%) WebDriver
4 10 (47.62%) HP UFT
4 10 (47.62%) JIRA
5 7 (33.33%) SoapUI
6 6 (28.57%) JBehave
6 6 (28.57%) JUnit
7 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
8 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
8 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
1 7 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
1 7 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) QA Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Java Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) QA Automation Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) QA Test Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Software Test Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Test Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Developer in Test
4 3 (14.29%) Portfolio Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Portfolio Test Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Software QA Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) REST
2 8 (38.10%) RESTful
3 7 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 7 (33.33%) SOAP
4 6 (28.57%) Web Services
4 6 (28.57%) XML
5 4 (19.05%) .NET
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (9.52%) Node.js
6 2 (9.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) RIA
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) API Testing
3 13 (61.90%) TDD
4 10 (47.62%) Automation Testing
4 10 (47.62%) Functional Testing
4 10 (47.62%) Test Automation
4 10 (47.62%) Test Management
5 9 (42.86%) Agile Testing
5 9 (42.86%) Scrum
6 8 (38.10%) Test Scripting
7 7 (33.33%) Waterfall
8 6 (28.57%) QA Automation
8 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
9 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (14.29%) People Management
9 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
10 2 (9.52%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) VB
3 6 (28.57%) Java
4 5 (23.81%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (66.67%) QA
2 6 (28.57%) SDET
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Xamarin
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