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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 21 61 62
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 43 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 8.04% 0.17% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.15% 0.21% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 40 1 9
Median salary £40,000 £43,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% -20.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £43,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £43,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
470 478 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 87.85% 80.74% 87.96%
Number of salaries quoted 375 418 325
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £72,500
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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Watford region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

BDD Salary Histogram in Watford

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 51 (94.44%) TDD
2 40 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (62.96%) Java
4 28 (51.85%) RESTful
4 28 (51.85%) Cucumber
5 27 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 27 (50.00%) Selenium
5 27 (50.00%) C#
5 27 (50.00%) Finance
6 26 (48.15%) QA
7 24 (44.44%) WebDriver
7 24 (44.44%) Scrum
8 23 (42.59%) Gherkin
8 23 (42.59%) Test Automation
9 21 (38.89%) Test Scripting
10 18 (33.33%) Automation Testing
11 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
12 16 (29.63%) Linux
12 16 (29.63%) Ruby
12 16 (29.63%) JIRA
12 16 (29.63%) AngularJS
13 15 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (27.78%) High Availability
13 15 (27.78%) Regression Testing
13 15 (27.78%) JUnit
14 13 (24.07%) .NET
14 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET
14 13 (24.07%) MVC
14 13 (24.07%) Software Testing
14 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET Web API

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 11 (20.37%) Confluence
2 10 (18.52%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.37%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 28 (51.85%) Cucumber
2 27 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 27 (50.00%) Selenium
3 24 (44.44%) WebDriver
4 16 (29.63%) JIRA
5 15 (27.78%) JUnit
6 12 (22.22%) HP UFT
7 11 (20.37%) Maven
8 10 (18.52%) JBehave
8 10 (18.52%) SoapUI
9 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.85%) NUnit
10 1 (1.85%) RSpec
10 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.85%) Zephyr
General
1 27 (50.00%) Finance
2 12 (22.22%) Music Industry
3 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.85%) Games
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (48.15%) Developer
2 16 (29.63%) Analyst
2 16 (29.63%) Test Analyst
3 13 (24.07%) Automation Test Analyst
4 12 (22.22%) .NET Developer
5 9 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 8 (14.81%) Developer in Test
6 8 (14.81%) Java Developer
7 7 (12.96%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (9.26%) Test Automation Manager
8 5 (9.26%) Test Manager
9 4 (7.41%) Agile Test Analyst
9 4 (7.41%) QA Manager
10 3 (5.56%) Java Engineer
10 3 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
10 3 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (5.56%) Test Engineer
11 2 (3.70%) QA Leader
11 2 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 2 (3.70%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (51.85%) RESTful
2 23 (42.59%) Gherkin
3 16 (29.63%) AngularJS
4 13 (24.07%) .NET
4 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET
4 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 12 (22.22%) Code First Entity Framework
5 12 (22.22%) Entity Framework
5 12 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
5 12 (22.22%) Node.js
5 12 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 12 (22.22%) WCF
6 11 (20.37%) Hibernate
6 11 (20.37%) Spring
7 8 (14.81%) XML
8 6 (11.11%) Web Services
9 5 (9.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) RIA
2 2 (3.70%) Fintech
3 1 (1.85%) BBC
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Linux
2 12 (22.22%) Unix
3 4 (7.41%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.85%) Android
4 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (94.44%) TDD
2 40 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (44.44%) Scrum
4 23 (42.59%) Test Automation
5 21 (38.89%) Test Scripting
6 18 (33.33%) Automation Testing
7 15 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (27.78%) High Availability
7 15 (27.78%) Regression Testing
8 13 (24.07%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (24.07%) MVC
8 13 (24.07%) Software Testing
9 12 (22.22%) Automated Testing
9 12 (22.22%) Web Application Development
10 11 (20.37%) Kanban
10 11 (20.37%) System Integration Testing
10 11 (20.37%) Test Strategy
11 10 (18.52%) ATDD
11 10 (18.52%) Functional Testing
11 10 (18.52%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (62.96%) Java
2 27 (50.00%) C#
3 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
4 16 (29.63%) Ruby
5 12 (22.22%) Python
5 12 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 11 (20.37%) VB
6 11 (20.37%) VB.NET
7 7 (12.96%) SQL
8 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (48.15%) QA
2 12 (22.22%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Capistrano
1 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Atlassian
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.85%) Virgin Media
3 1 (1.85%) Xamarin
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