The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 70 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BDD 8 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.37% - 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% - 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 8
Average salary £55,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
498 252 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 85.57% 78.02% 76.68%
Number of salaries quoted 347 184 176
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
BDD
Hertfordshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (88.89%) Cucumber
1 8 (88.89%) SpecFlow
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) JUnit
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) XML
3 5 (55.56%) OO
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 5 (55.56%) RESTful
3 5 (55.56%) JBehave
3 5 (55.56%) Open Source
3 5 (55.56%) NUnit
3 5 (55.56%) Ruby
3 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 5 (55.56%) WATIR
3 5 (55.56%) Selenium
3 5 (55.56%) Gherkin
3 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 5 (55.56%) Calabash
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 3 (33.33%) SaaS
5 3 (33.33%) FitNesse
5 3 (33.33%) QA
6 1 (11.11%) Endeca

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Cucumber
1 8 (88.89%) SpecFlow
2 5 (55.56%) JUnit
2 5 (55.56%) JBehave
2 5 (55.56%) NUnit
2 5 (55.56%) WATIR
2 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 5 (55.56%) Calabash
3 3 (33.33%) FitNesse
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) QA Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Software Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Java Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
1 5 (55.56%) XML
1 5 (55.56%) RESTful
1 5 (55.56%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) OO
1 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
1 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
1 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Endeca
1 1 (11.11%) hybris
1 1 (11.11%) Demandware
1 1 (11.11%) ATG
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000
Posted: 3 days ago