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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 54 64 62
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Permanent jobs citing BDD 7 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.48% 0.57% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 0.66% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 11
Median salary £45,000 £67,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +22.72%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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
416 453 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 88.14% 85.80% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 344 366 337
Median salary £55,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (86.36%) Cucumber
3 18 (81.82%) Selenium
4 17 (77.27%) TDD
5 16 (72.73%) REST
5 16 (72.73%) API Testing
6 15 (68.18%) WebDriver
6 15 (68.18%) QA
7 14 (63.64%) SQL
8 13 (59.09%) Scrum
9 11 (50.00%) RESTful
9 11 (50.00%) Gherkin
10 10 (45.45%) QA Automation
10 10 (45.45%) SDET
10 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
10 10 (45.45%) Java
10 10 (45.45%) JUnit
11 9 (40.91%) Web Services
11 9 (40.91%) XML
11 9 (40.91%) Internet
11 9 (40.91%) RIA
11 9 (40.91%) JBehave
12 8 (36.36%) Functional Testing
12 8 (36.36%) Test Management
12 8 (36.36%) JIRA
12 8 (36.36%) Finance
12 8 (36.36%) HP
12 8 (36.36%) HP UFT
13 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
13 7 (31.82%) Agile Testing

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 (13.64%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (86.36%) Cucumber
2 18 (81.82%) Selenium
3 15 (68.18%) WebDriver
4 10 (45.45%) JUnit
5 9 (40.91%) JBehave
6 8 (36.36%) HP UFT
6 8 (36.36%) JIRA
7 5 (22.73%) SoapUI
8 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
9 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
9 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
10 1 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Java Engineer
1 9 (40.91%) QA Automation Engineer
1 9 (40.91%) QA Engineer
1 9 (40.91%) QA Test Engineer
1 9 (40.91%) Software Test Engineer
1 9 (40.91%) Test Automation Engineer
1 9 (40.91%) Test Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Software QA Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Portfolio Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Portfolio Test Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Test Manager
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Developer in Test
6 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) REST
2 11 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 11 (50.00%) RESTful
3 9 (40.91%) Web Services
3 9 (40.91%) XML
4 5 (22.73%) SOAP
5 4 (18.18%) .NET
5 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (9.09%) Node.js
6 2 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (77.27%) TDD
3 16 (72.73%) API Testing
4 13 (59.09%) Scrum
5 10 (45.45%) QA Automation
5 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
6 8 (36.36%) Functional Testing
6 8 (36.36%) Test Management
7 7 (31.82%) Agile Testing
7 7 (31.82%) Automation Testing
7 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
8 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
8 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
9 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (13.64%) People Management
9 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
10 2 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (22.73%) VB
4 4 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (9.09%) Ruby
6 1 (4.55%) Groovy
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (68.18%) QA
2 10 (45.45%) SDET
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) HP
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