The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 66 119
Rank change year-on-year +21 +53  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 120 83 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.80% 3.63% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.61% 4.16% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 108 82 46
Median salary £52,500 £63,750 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +8.51%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

BDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1816 1995 2481
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 87.77% 87.31% 86.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1538 1632 1956
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing BDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Hertfordshire

BDD
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for BDD in Hertfordshire

BDD
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Hertfordshire

BDD
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +8 35 £45,000 -10.00% 4
St Albans +5 23 £65,000 - 4
Hemel Hempstead - 22 £52,500 - 3
Hertford +7 12 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Broxbourne +9 11 £45,000 +5.88%
Welwyn Garden City +2 5 - -
Bishop's Stortford +3 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Waltham Cross - 1 £35,000 - 1
BDD
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 206 (84.43%) TDD
2 201 (82.38%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (59.84%) C#
4 139 (56.97%) .NET
5 131 (53.69%) SQL Server
6 127 (52.05%) MVC
7 126 (51.64%) ASP.NET Web API
8 124 (50.82%) RESTful
9 121 (49.59%) ASP.NET
10 104 (42.62%) Git (software)
11 103 (42.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 91 (37.30%) Test Automation
13 90 (36.89%) Scrum
14 87 (35.66%) Web Application Development
15 86 (35.25%) WCF
16 85 (34.84%) Java
17 82 (33.61%) NoSQL
18 81 (33.20%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 80 (32.79%) Node.js
20 79 (32.38%) QA
21 73 (29.92%) Ruby
22 71 (29.10%) AngularJS
23 70 (28.69%) Selenium
24 65 (26.64%) Cucumber
25 63 (25.82%) OO
26 54 (22.13%) Gherkin
26 54 (22.13%) SQL Server 2014
27 53 (21.72%) Finance
28 50 (20.49%) JIRA
29 49 (20.08%) JavaScript

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 19 (7.79%) Confluence
2 18 (7.38%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.10%) CMS
4 7 (2.87%) Kentico
5 4 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.23%) JBoss
6 3 (1.23%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.23%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.82%) IIS
7 2 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 35 (14.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (6.97%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.05%) SaaS
4 1 (0.41%) GitHub
4 1 (0.41%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (53.69%) SQL Server
2 82 (33.61%) NoSQL
3 54 (22.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 33 (13.52%) SQL Server 2016
5 14 (5.74%) Redis
6 5 (2.05%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (1.64%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.82%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 104 (42.62%) Git (software)
2 70 (28.69%) Selenium
3 65 (26.64%) Cucumber
4 50 (20.49%) JIRA
5 45 (18.44%) WebDriver
6 30 (12.30%) JBehave
7 27 (11.07%) JUnit
8 25 (10.25%) Jenkins
9 21 (8.61%) Maven
10 20 (8.20%) Moq
10 20 (8.20%) SpecFlow
11 18 (7.38%) NUnit
11 18 (7.38%) Visual Studio
12 15 (6.15%) HP UFT
12 15 (6.15%) SoapUI
13 10 (4.10%) TeamCity
14 6 (2.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (2.05%) Ant
15 5 (2.05%) Gradle
16 4 (1.64%) Mockito
General
1 53 (21.72%) Finance
2 15 (6.15%) Games
3 12 (4.92%) Electronics
3 12 (4.92%) Retail
4 11 (4.51%) Music Industry
5 4 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.41%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 156 (63.93%) Developer
2 117 (47.95%) .NET Developer
3 34 (13.93%) Analyst
4 33 (13.52%) Test Analyst
5 27 (11.07%) Social Media Developer
6 25 (10.25%) C# Developer
6 25 (10.25%) Java Developer
7 23 (9.43%) .NET Software Developer
8 21 (8.61%) Senior Developer
9 17 (6.97%) Automation Test Analyst
9 17 (6.97%) Developer in Test
9 17 (6.97%) QA Engineer
10 16 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
10 16 (6.56%) Java Engineer
11 15 (6.15%) ASP.NET Developer
11 15 (6.15%) Software Developer
12 14 (5.74%) QA Automation Engineer
12 14 (5.74%) Senior .NET Developer
13 13 (5.33%) Tester
14 11 (4.51%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (56.97%) .NET
2 126 (51.64%) ASP.NET Web API
3 124 (50.82%) RESTful
4 121 (49.59%) ASP.NET
5 103 (42.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 86 (35.25%) WCF
7 81 (33.20%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 80 (32.79%) Node.js
9 71 (29.10%) AngularJS
10 54 (22.13%) Gherkin
11 43 (17.62%) .NET Framework
11 43 (17.62%) Entity Framework
12 35 (14.34%) KnockoutJS
12 35 (14.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 34 (13.93%) Web Services
14 26 (10.66%) Angular 2
15 25 (10.25%) CSS
15 25 (10.25%) HTML
16 22 (9.02%) jQuery
16 22 (9.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.80%) Social Media
2 31 (12.70%) BBC
3 17 (6.97%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.51%) RIA
5 10 (4.10%) Tandem
6 9 (3.69%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.05%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.05%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.05%) Fintech
8 4 (1.64%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.41%) Social Network
9 1 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.79%) Unix
2 16 (6.56%) Linux
3 5 (2.05%) Android
3 5 (2.05%) VMS
4 4 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (84.43%) TDD
2 201 (82.38%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (52.05%) MVC
4 91 (37.30%) Test Automation
5 90 (36.89%) Scrum
6 87 (35.66%) Web Application Development
7 63 (25.82%) OO
8 39 (15.98%) Test Scripting
9 38 (15.57%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (15.16%) Test Strategy
11 33 (13.52%) ATDD
12 31 (12.70%) SDET
13 28 (11.48%) Software Testing
14 26 (10.66%) Kanban
15 24 (9.84%) Continuous Delivery
16 22 (9.02%) Web Development
17 20 (8.20%) High Availability
17 20 (8.20%) Regression Testing
18 18 (7.38%) SOLID
19 17 (6.97%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 146 (59.84%) C#
2 85 (34.84%) Java
3 73 (29.92%) Ruby
4 49 (20.08%) JavaScript
5 26 (10.66%) TypeScript
6 25 (10.25%) SQL
7 18 (7.38%) Python
7 18 (7.38%) VB
8 17 (6.97%) VB.NET
9 15 (6.15%) Shell Script
10 12 (4.92%) T-SQL
10 12 (4.92%) XAML
11 9 (3.69%) F#
12 5 (2.05%) Clojure
12 5 (2.05%) Go
12 5 (2.05%) Rust
13 3 (1.23%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.82%) VBScript
15 1 (0.41%) Erlang
15 1 (0.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (5.33%) Degree
2 7 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (2.87%) MCTS
2 7 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.23%) ISEB
3 3 (1.23%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (32.38%) QA
2 4 (1.64%) PMO
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.05%) Ansible
2 5 (2.05%) Puppet
3 4 (1.64%) Kibana
4 1 (0.41%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 39 (15.98%) Google
2 37 (15.16%) Microsoft
3 27 (11.07%) Apple
3 27 (11.07%) Facebook
3 27 (11.07%) Sony
3 27 (11.07%) Yahoo!
4 17 (6.97%) Atlassian
5 14 (5.74%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.64%) Virgin Media
7 2 (0.82%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.41%) IBM
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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