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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 38 97 96
Rank change year-on-year +59 -1  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 124 60 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.64% 2.33% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.41% 2.70% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 119 58 60
Median salary £47,500 £58,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.14% +11.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £83,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

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 1933 2219 1885
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 87.90% 86.28% 81.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1602 1783 1471
Median salary £50,000 £52,135 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.09% +4.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 March 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 March 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 +33 52 £41,250 -13.15% 7
Hemel Hempstead - 31 £52,500 - 3
St Albans -15 15 £65,000 - 3
Waltham Cross - 4 £70,000 -
Hertford -4 3 £70,000 +47.36%
Stevenage - 3 £45,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -5 2 £72,500 -19.44%
Rickmansworth +1 1 £75,000 +15.38%
Broxbourne - 1 £45,000 - 2
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 192 (86.10%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (85.65%) TDD
3 131 (58.74%) C#
4 123 (55.16%) SQL Server
5 122 (54.71%) .NET
5 122 (54.71%) MVC
6 118 (52.91%) RESTful
7 117 (52.47%) ASP.NET Web API
8 111 (49.78%) ASP.NET
9 104 (46.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 100 (44.84%) Git (software)
11 84 (37.67%) Web Application Development
12 79 (35.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 78 (34.98%) WCF
13 78 (34.98%) Scrum
14 74 (33.18%) NoSQL
15 73 (32.74%) Ruby
16 72 (32.29%) SQL Server 2014
17 71 (31.84%) Java
18 67 (30.04%) Node.js
19 66 (29.60%) AngularJS
20 65 (29.15%) QA
21 60 (26.91%) Selenium
22 57 (25.56%) Microsoft
23 51 (22.87%) WebDriver
24 50 (22.42%) .NET Framework
24 50 (22.42%) Finance
25 49 (21.97%) OO
25 49 (21.97%) JIRA
26 46 (20.63%) Entity Framework

BDD
Top Related 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 21 (9.42%) Tomcat
2 18 (8.07%) Confluence
3 11 (4.93%) CMS
4 7 (3.14%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (2.69%) IIS
6 5 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.35%) JBoss
7 3 (1.35%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.35%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.90%) WordPress
9 1 (0.45%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 20 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.14%) GitHub
4 2 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.24%) Internet
1 5 (2.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (55.16%) SQL Server
2 74 (33.18%) NoSQL
3 72 (32.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 13 (5.83%) SQL Server 2016
5 8 (3.59%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.14%) Redis
7 4 (1.79%) Big Data
8 3 (1.35%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.90%) MySQL
9 2 (0.90%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.45%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 100 (44.84%) Git (software)
2 60 (26.91%) Selenium
3 51 (22.87%) WebDriver
4 49 (21.97%) JIRA
5 43 (19.28%) Cucumber
6 25 (11.21%) JUnit
7 24 (10.76%) Jenkins
8 20 (8.97%) JBehave
8 20 (8.97%) Maven
9 19 (8.52%) TeamCity
10 18 (8.07%) SoapUI
11 16 (7.17%) HP UFT
12 13 (5.83%) NUnit
13 12 (5.38%) Moq
14 10 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (4.48%) SpecFlow
15 8 (3.59%) Visual Studio
16 7 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
17 6 (2.69%) Subversion
18 5 (2.24%) Fiddler
General
1 50 (22.42%) Finance
2 15 (6.73%) Music Industry
3 13 (5.83%) Retail
4 10 (4.48%) Games
5 4 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.35%) Electronics
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 137 (61.43%) Developer
2 102 (45.74%) .NET Developer
3 41 (18.39%) Analyst
4 36 (16.14%) Test Analyst
5 29 (13.00%) C# Developer
6 27 (12.11%) Social Media Developer
7 21 (9.42%) Java Developer
8 20 (8.97%) C# .NET Developer
9 17 (7.62%) ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (7.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (7.17%) Automation Test Analyst
11 15 (6.73%) Junior
12 14 (6.28%) Junior Developer
13 13 (5.83%) Graduate
13 13 (5.83%) Graduate Developer
14 12 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 12 (5.38%) Developer in Test
14 12 (5.38%) Junior .NET Developer
14 12 (5.38%) Software Developer
15 11 (4.93%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (54.71%) .NET
2 118 (52.91%) RESTful
3 117 (52.47%) ASP.NET Web API
4 111 (49.78%) ASP.NET
5 104 (46.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 79 (35.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 78 (34.98%) WCF
8 67 (30.04%) Node.js
9 66 (29.60%) AngularJS
10 50 (22.42%) .NET Framework
11 46 (20.63%) Entity Framework
12 43 (19.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 42 (18.83%) KnockoutJS
14 39 (17.49%) Gherkin
15 28 (12.56%) Code First Entity Framework
16 24 (10.76%) Spring
17 23 (10.31%) REST
18 21 (9.42%) Hibernate
18 21 (9.42%) XML
19 18 (8.07%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.25%) Social Media
2 28 (12.56%) BBC
3 15 (6.73%) Tandem
4 14 (6.28%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.14%) Algorithms
5 7 (3.14%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.24%) RIA
7 2 (0.90%) Fintech
7 2 (0.90%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.97%) Linux
2 17 (7.62%) Unix
3 4 (1.79%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.90%) Android
4 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (86.10%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (85.65%) TDD
3 122 (54.71%) MVC
4 84 (37.67%) Web Application Development
5 78 (34.98%) Scrum
6 49 (21.97%) OO
7 41 (18.39%) Test Scripting
8 40 (17.94%) Test Automation
9 35 (15.70%) Software Testing
10 34 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (13.00%) Automation Testing
12 27 (12.11%) ATDD
13 26 (11.66%) Kanban
14 25 (11.21%) Test Strategy
15 24 (10.76%) Continuous Delivery
15 24 (10.76%) High Availability
16 21 (9.42%) Regression Testing
16 21 (9.42%) SOLID
17 19 (8.52%) System Integration Testing
18 18 (8.07%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 131 (58.74%) C#
2 73 (32.74%) Ruby
3 71 (31.84%) Java
4 44 (19.73%) JavaScript
5 27 (12.11%) VB
6 26 (11.66%) VB.NET
7 18 (8.07%) Python
7 18 (8.07%) SQL
8 16 (7.17%) Shell Script
9 14 (6.28%) TypeScript
10 9 (4.04%) T-SQL
11 7 (3.14%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.69%) F#
13 3 (1.35%) XAML
14 2 (0.90%) Erlang
14 2 (0.90%) Perl
15 1 (0.45%) Clojure
15 1 (0.45%) Go
15 1 (0.45%) Rust
15 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (6.73%) Degree
2 13 (5.83%) ISEB
2 13 (5.83%) ISTQB
3 11 (4.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (29.15%) QA
2 17 (7.62%) SDET
3 4 (1.79%) PMO
Systems Management
1 5 (2.24%) Kibana
2 3 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.90%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.45%) Ansible
4 1 (0.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 57 (25.56%) Microsoft
2 32 (14.35%) Google
3 27 (12.11%) Apple
3 27 (12.11%) Facebook
3 27 (12.11%) Sony
3 27 (12.11%) Yahoo!
4 20 (8.97%) Atlassian
5 7 (3.14%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.79%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.90%) IBM
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle
8 1 (0.45%) Virgin Media
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-35K DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 40000
Posted: 2 days ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + £50,000 DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50,000 DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Includes Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago