Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 73 119
Rank change year-on-year +31 +46 -27
Permanent jobs citing BDD 269 173 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.11% 3.87% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.22% 4.39% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 242 171 129
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £35,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £78,750 £79,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3727 3940 4701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 84.63% 88.04% 87.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3135 3249 3831
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +29 57 £45,000 - 8
St Albans +3 51 £65,000 - 2
Hemel Hempstead +42 50 £52,500 +40.00% 4
Hertford +24 43 £52,500 +110.00% 3
Waltham Cross - 24 £35,000 - 1
Stevenage +4 10 £45,000 +12.50%
Broxbourne +7 8 £45,000 -5.26%
Welwyn Garden City -13 3 - - 2
Hitchin -8 2 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Ware - 2 £27,500 -
Rickmansworth -1 1 £70,000 +40.00% 3
Borehamwood -15 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Letchworth - 1 £37,500 -
BDD
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 229 (85.13%) TDD
2 222 (82.53%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (62.45%) .NET
4 165 (61.34%) C#
5 151 (56.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 148 (55.02%) SQL Server
6 148 (55.02%) MVC
7 145 (53.90%) ASP.NET
8 144 (53.53%) RESTful
9 140 (52.04%) Git (software)
10 124 (46.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 115 (42.75%) WCF
11 115 (42.75%) Node.js
12 113 (42.01%) NoSQL
13 111 (41.26%) Web Application Development
13 111 (41.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 110 (40.89%) OO
15 108 (40.15%) Ruby
16 81 (30.11%) SQL Server 2016
17 72 (26.77%) Test Automation
18 68 (25.28%) Scrum
19 60 (22.30%) Java
20 58 (21.56%) JavaScript
20 58 (21.56%) QA
21 56 (20.82%) Selenium
22 53 (19.70%) AngularJS
23 52 (19.33%) Web Services
24 49 (18.22%) .NET Framework
24 49 (18.22%) Entity Framework
25 43 (15.99%) Cucumber

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 6 (2.23%) Confluence
2 5 (1.86%) IIS
3 4 (1.49%) WordPress
4 1 (0.37%) CMS
4 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 36 (13.38%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.46%) SaaS
4 2 (0.74%) GitHub
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.37%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.37%) Google Play
5 1 (0.37%) Heroku
5 1 (0.37%) Route 53
5 1 (0.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (55.02%) SQL Server
2 113 (42.01%) NoSQL
3 81 (30.11%) SQL Server 2016
4 35 (13.01%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (4.09%) Redis
6 8 (2.97%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 140 (52.04%) Git (software)
2 56 (20.82%) Selenium
3 43 (15.99%) Cucumber
4 41 (15.24%) JIRA
5 39 (14.50%) Jenkins
6 32 (11.90%) SpecFlow
7 30 (11.15%) WebDriver
8 19 (7.06%) NUnit
9 17 (6.32%) Moq
10 14 (5.20%) JUnit
11 11 (4.09%) JBehave
12 10 (3.72%) TeamCity
13 9 (3.35%) Maven
13 9 (3.35%) SoapUI
14 6 (2.23%) Ant
14 6 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (2.23%) Gradle
15 5 (1.86%) FxCop
15 5 (1.86%) ReSharper
15 5 (1.86%) StyleCop
General
1 37 (13.75%) Retail
2 29 (10.78%) Finance
3 16 (5.95%) Games
4 8 (2.97%) Electronics
5 2 (0.74%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 180 (66.91%) Developer
2 137 (50.93%) .NET Developer
3 40 (14.87%) .NET Software Developer
4 30 (11.15%) Social Media Developer
5 24 (8.92%) Analyst
5 24 (8.92%) Test Analyst
6 22 (8.18%) Senior Developer
6 22 (8.18%) Software Developer
7 19 (7.06%) Team Leader
8 17 (6.32%) C# Developer
9 16 (5.95%) Development Team Leader
10 15 (5.58%) Java Engineer
10 15 (5.58%) Java Team Leader
10 15 (5.58%) QA Engineer
11 14 (5.20%) Java Developer
12 13 (4.83%) Software Analyst
12 13 (4.83%) Software Test Analyst
13 12 (4.46%) Java Development Team Leader
14 11 (4.09%) Test Automation Engineer
14 11 (4.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (62.45%) .NET
2 151 (56.13%) ASP.NET Web API
3 145 (53.90%) ASP.NET
4 144 (53.53%) RESTful
5 124 (46.10%) ASP.NET MVC
6 115 (42.75%) Node.js
6 115 (42.75%) WCF
7 111 (41.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 53 (19.70%) AngularJS
9 52 (19.33%) Web Services
10 49 (18.22%) .NET Framework
10 49 (18.22%) Entity Framework
11 40 (14.87%) Gherkin
12 33 (12.27%) Code First Entity Framework
13 32 (11.90%) XML
14 30 (11.15%) CSS
14 30 (11.15%) HTML
15 25 (9.29%) REST
16 20 (7.43%) HTML5
17 19 (7.06%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.24%) Social Media
2 37 (13.75%) BBC
3 24 (8.92%) Social Network
4 10 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.72%) EPoS
4 10 (3.72%) RIA
5 9 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (3.35%) Tandem
6 6 (2.23%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.12%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.74%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.74%) Fintech
8 2 (0.74%) User Experience
9 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.49%) Linux
1 4 (1.49%) Mac OS X
2 1 (0.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (85.13%) TDD
2 222 (82.53%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (55.02%) MVC
4 111 (41.26%) Web Application Development
5 110 (40.89%) OO
6 72 (26.77%) Test Automation
7 68 (25.28%) Scrum
8 33 (12.27%) SDLC
9 32 (11.90%) SDET
10 31 (11.52%) API Testing
10 31 (11.52%) Test Strategy
11 30 (11.15%) Software Testing
12 28 (10.41%) Manual Testing
13 26 (9.67%) SOA
14 25 (9.29%) Test Scripting
14 25 (9.29%) Unit Testing
15 22 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (7.43%) ATDD
17 19 (7.06%) Software Engineering
18 16 (5.95%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 165 (61.34%) C#
2 108 (40.15%) Ruby
3 60 (22.30%) Java
4 58 (21.56%) JavaScript
5 28 (10.41%) SQL
6 19 (7.06%) TypeScript
7 18 (6.69%) PowerShell
8 13 (4.83%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.72%) Python
10 9 (3.35%) VB
11 8 (2.97%) VB.NET
11 8 (2.97%) VB6
11 8 (2.97%) XAML
12 6 (2.23%) Go
12 6 (2.23%) Rust
13 5 (1.86%) VBScript
14 3 (1.12%) Clojure
14 3 (1.12%) F#
15 2 (0.74%) Groovy
16 1 (0.37%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 13 (4.83%) Degree
2 4 (1.49%) ISTQB
2 4 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (1.49%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.49%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (21.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.23%) Ansible
2 6 (2.23%) Puppet
3 4 (1.49%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 31 (11.52%) Google
2 30 (11.15%) Apple
2 30 (11.15%) Facebook
2 30 (11.15%) Sony
2 30 (11.15%) Yahoo!
3 22 (8.18%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.09%) Xamarin
5 7 (2.60%) Virgin Media
6 6 (2.23%) Atlassian