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

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 15 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing BDD 6 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 8.00% 9.80% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.82% 11.24% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 1
Average salary £90,000 £60,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +11.11%
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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
68 89 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 90.67% 87.25% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 59 42 77
Average salary £60,000 £51,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.07% +13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016, 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 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (100.00%) TDD
1 28 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 27 (96.43%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (96.43%) Couchbase
2 27 (96.43%) Puppet
2 27 (96.43%) Node.js
3 23 (82.14%) Open Source
4 19 (67.86%) JavaScript
5 18 (64.29%) Java
6 17 (60.71%) C#
7 16 (57.14%) Scrum
8 15 (53.57%) Games
8 15 (53.57%) MVC
8 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
8 15 (53.57%) .NET
8 15 (53.57%) MS Excel
8 15 (53.57%) NUnit
8 15 (53.57%) Unit Testing
8 15 (53.57%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (53.57%) OpenShift
9 12 (42.86%) NoSQL
10 11 (39.29%) SOA
11 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
12 1 (3.57%) HTML
12 1 (3.57%) Publishing
12 1 (3.57%) Ruby
12 1 (3.57%) JIRA
12 1 (3.57%) QA
12 1 (3.57%) RSpec

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 27 (96.43%) Elasticsearch
1 27 (96.43%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (53.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (53.57%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (96.43%) Couchbase
2 12 (42.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (53.57%) NUnit
3 1 (3.57%) Calabash
3 1 (3.57%) Capybara
3 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) RSpec
General
1 15 (53.57%) Games
2 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Developer
2 23 (82.14%) Lead Developer
2 23 (82.14%) Technical Leader
3 22 (78.57%) Technical Developer
4 15 (53.57%) .NET Developer
4 15 (53.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (53.57%) C# Developer
4 15 (53.57%) Lead .NET Developer
4 15 (53.57%) Lead C# Developer
5 9 (32.14%) Java Developer
6 8 (28.57%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (14.29%) Creative Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Java Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Principal Software Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
9 1 (3.57%) QA Engineer
9 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (100.00%) TDD
2 23 (82.14%) Open Source
3 16 (57.14%) Scrum
4 15 (53.57%) MVC
4 15 (53.57%) Unit Testing
5 11 (39.29%) SOA
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.57%) QA Automation
7 1 (3.57%) SDLC
7 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) JavaScript
2 18 (64.29%) Java
3 17 (60.71%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 27 (96.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft