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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 73 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 4 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.69% 1.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 0
Average salary £67,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
474 448 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 82.29% 85.01% 77.62%
Number of salaries quoted 376 314 206
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 August 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) Coaching
2 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (61.54%) TDD
2 8 (61.54%) System Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 8 (61.54%) RESTful
2 8 (61.54%) WebDriver
2 8 (61.54%) Cucumber
2 8 (61.54%) DbVisualizer
2 8 (61.54%) Gherkin
2 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) J2EE
2 8 (61.54%) DB2
2 8 (61.54%) XML
2 8 (61.54%) UNIX
2 8 (61.54%) Flash
2 8 (61.54%) Retail
2 8 (61.54%) Subversion
2 8 (61.54%) Document Management
2 8 (61.54%) Automated Testing
2 8 (61.54%) WebSphere
2 8 (61.54%) QA
2 8 (61.54%) Selenium
2 8 (61.54%) Test Scripting
3 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 8 (61.54%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) DB2
1 8 (61.54%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Subversion
1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
1 8 (61.54%) WebDriver
1 8 (61.54%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (61.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Tester
1 8 (61.54%) Automation Tester
1 8 (61.54%) Selenium Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Coach
2 3 (23.08%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
1 8 (61.54%) J2EE
1 8 (61.54%) XML
1 8 (61.54%) Flash
1 8 (61.54%) RESTful
1 8 (61.54%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (100.00%) Coaching
2 8 (61.54%) Document Management
2 8 (61.54%) Automated Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Test Scripting
2 8 (61.54%) System Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 8 (61.54%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) Pair Programming
3 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
1 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) QA
Watford
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago