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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank - 58 58
Permanent jobs citing BDD 0 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford - 2.32% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.68% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 3
Average salary - £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
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
449 447 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 79.89% 86.29% 79.35%
Number of salaries quoted 393 319 244
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (40.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) Big Data
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) API Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SDET
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Coach
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer in Test
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) Behat
2 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (20.00%) API Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle