The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 33 23 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Permanent jobs citing BDD 1 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 0.86% 3.88% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 4.40% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 10
Average salary £57,500 £50,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.30% +26.87%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
98 91 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 84.48% 88.35% 87.73%
Number of salaries quoted 57 77 188
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Welwyn Garden City region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

BDD
Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Welwyn Garden City region.

BDD Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 12 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) NoSQL
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) C#
4 6 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (50.00%) .NET
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle
4 6 (50.00%) Pair Programming
4 6 (50.00%) REST
4 6 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (41.67%) JUnit
5 5 (41.67%) OOP
5 5 (41.67%) SOA
5 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 5 (41.67%) JIRA
5 5 (41.67%) Fiddler
5 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (41.67%) Confluence
5 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
5 5 (41.67%) Splunk
5 5 (41.67%) Couchbase
5 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
5 5 (41.67%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (41.67%) Low Latency
5 5 (41.67%) DevOps
6 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 4 (33.33%) PowerShell

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 5 (41.67%) Confluence
1 5 (41.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 5 (41.67%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) JIRA
1 5 (41.67%) Fiddler
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (41.67%) JUnit
1 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (33.33%) Moq
3 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (8.33%) NUnit
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Java Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Java Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) REST
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Backbone.js
4 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) Spring
5 1 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (50.00%) Pair Programming
4 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (41.67%) OOP
4 5 (41.67%) SOA
4 5 (41.67%) Low Latency
4 5 (41.67%) DevOps
5 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (16.67%) MVC
7 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Splunk
3 3 (25.00%) Ab Initio
4 1 (8.33%) hybris
4 1 (8.33%) ATG