Period
to 23 September 2018

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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 44 79
Rank change year-on-year -18 +35 +61
Permanent jobs citing BDD 175 244 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.27% 5.95% 3.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 6.69% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 164 220 160
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -19.23% +8.33%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £78,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

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 3,680 3,647 4,013
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 89.78% 88.97% 89.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2,879 3,102 3,302
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 September 2018.

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 September 2018. 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
St Albans -2 65 £52,500 -19.23% 5
Watford -1 55 £60,000 +29.73% 2
Bishop's Stortford +6 11 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Welwyn Garden City -21 8 £72,500 -
Hertford -6 6 £70,000 +33.33%
Hemel Hempstead -28 5 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Hatfield - 5 £60,000 -
Stevenage -3 1 £55,000 +48.65% 2
Broxbourne -14 1 £75,000 +66.67% 1
Berkhamsted - 1 £42,500 - 1
Hitchin - 1 £40,000 -
BDD
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 161 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (88.57%) TDD
3 102 (58.29%) C#
4 92 (52.57%) SQL Server
5 80 (45.71%) .NET
6 72 (41.14%) SQL
7 67 (38.29%) Scrum
8 65 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
9 57 (32.57%) MVC
10 54 (30.86%) Test Automation
11 51 (29.14%) Git (software)
12 47 (26.86%) Amazon AWS
13 46 (26.29%) Web Application Development
14 45 (25.71%) ASP.NET Web API
14 45 (25.71%) SQL Server 2016
15 44 (25.14%) Java
16 43 (24.57%) RESTful
17 42 (24.00%) ASP.NET
18 41 (23.43%) ASP.NET MVC
19 37 (21.14%) User Experience
20 35 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 34 (19.43%) Computer Science
22 33 (18.86%) Continuous Delivery
23 31 (17.71%) Dependency Injection
24 30 (17.14%) Facebook
25 28 (16.00%) Finance
26 27 (15.43%) XML
26 27 (15.43%) Advertising
26 27 (15.43%) Marketing
26 27 (15.43%) Degree

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 (10.86%) SharePoint Server
2 10 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.43%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.86%) Confluence
5 3 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.57%) IIS
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 47 (26.86%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (15.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.43%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.43%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (3.43%) Runscope
3 6 (3.43%) Serverless
4 3 (1.71%) Akamai
4 3 (1.71%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (52.57%) SQL Server
2 45 (25.71%) SQL Server 2016
3 13 (7.43%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (6.86%) NoSQL
4 12 (6.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (6.29%) Relational Database
6 10 (5.71%) RDBMS
7 6 (3.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.29%) Big Data
10 3 (1.71%) Endeca
11 2 (1.14%) MySQL
11 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.57%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.57%) Redis
12 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 51 (29.14%) Git (software)
2 20 (11.43%) Selenium
3 18 (10.29%) JIRA
4 16 (9.14%) Cucumber
5 15 (8.57%) WebDriver
6 13 (7.43%) Jenkins
6 13 (7.43%) Maven
7 9 (5.14%) SpecFlow
8 7 (4.00%) JMeter
8 7 (4.00%) JUnit
9 6 (3.43%) Robot Framework
10 5 (2.86%) LoadRunner
10 5 (2.86%) Subversion
11 3 (1.71%) Mockito
11 3 (1.71%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.14%) PostCSS
12 2 (1.14%) webpack
12 2 (1.14%) Zephyr
13 1 (0.57%) Appium
General
1 28 (16.00%) Finance
2 27 (15.43%) Advertising
2 27 (15.43%) Marketing
3 21 (12.00%) Retail
4 1 (0.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 127 (72.57%) Developer
2 68 (38.86%) .NET Developer
3 30 (17.14%) C# Developer
4 29 (16.57%) Software Developer
5 28 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 27 (15.43%) C# Software Developer
7 26 (14.86%) .NET Software Developer
7 26 (14.86%) Java Developer
8 24 (13.71%) Full Stack Developer
9 18 (10.29%) Data Migration Developer
10 16 (9.14%) Software Engineer
11 12 (6.86%) Development Engineer
11 12 (6.86%) Software Development Engineer
11 12 (6.86%) SQL Developer
11 12 (6.86%) SQL Server Developer
12 11 (6.29%) ETL Developer
12 11 (6.29%) Oracle Developer
12 11 (6.29%) Oracle ETL Developer
12 11 (6.29%) PostgreSQL Developer
13 10 (5.71%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (45.71%) .NET
2 45 (25.71%) ASP.NET Web API
3 43 (24.57%) RESTful
4 42 (24.00%) ASP.NET
5 41 (23.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 27 (15.43%) XML
8 25 (14.29%) CSS
9 24 (13.71%) Velocity
10 20 (11.43%) Hibernate
10 20 (11.43%) Spring
11 16 (9.14%) HTML
12 15 (8.57%) Web Services
13 12 (6.86%) J2EE
13 12 (6.86%) Node.js
14 11 (6.29%) .NET Framework
14 11 (6.29%) Gherkin
14 11 (6.29%) Sass
15 10 (5.71%) WCF
16 9 (5.14%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (21.14%) User Experience
2 34 (19.43%) Computer Science
3 18 (10.29%) Reference Data
4 15 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.57%) Robotics
6 5 (2.86%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.71%) BBC
7 3 (1.71%) Fintech
7 3 (1.71%) Social Media
8 1 (0.57%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.57%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.14%) Linux
2 3 (1.71%) Android
2 3 (1.71%) Unix
3 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (88.57%) TDD
3 67 (38.29%) Scrum
4 65 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (32.57%) MVC
6 54 (30.86%) Test Automation
7 46 (26.29%) Web Application Development
8 33 (18.86%) Continuous Delivery
9 31 (17.71%) Dependency Injection
10 26 (14.86%) CRM
11 21 (12.00%) OO
12 20 (11.43%) Data Migration
12 20 (11.43%) Migration
12 20 (11.43%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 18 (10.29%) Data Mapping
13 18 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (9.71%) User Stories
15 16 (9.14%) E-Commerce
15 16 (9.14%) Software Engineering
16 15 (8.57%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 102 (58.29%) C#
2 72 (41.14%) SQL
3 44 (25.14%) Java
4 24 (13.71%) JavaScript
5 18 (10.29%) PL/SQL
6 15 (8.57%) Java 8
6 15 (8.57%) T-SQL
7 12 (6.86%) Ruby
8 11 (6.29%) ES6
9 8 (4.57%) Python
10 4 (2.29%) C
10 4 (2.29%) C++
11 3 (1.71%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.71%) Scala
12 2 (1.14%) Groovy
12 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.57%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (15.43%) Degree
2 26 (14.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 20 (11.43%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.29%) Data Quality
2 8 (4.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (17.14%) Facebook
2 25 (14.29%) Oracle
3 6 (3.43%) Splunk
4 5 (2.86%) Talend
5 3 (1.71%) AppDynamics
5 3 (1.71%) Apple
5 3 (1.71%) ATG
5 3 (1.71%) Google
5 3 (1.71%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.71%) Sony
5 3 (1.71%) Yahoo!
6 1 (0.57%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.57%) IBM