Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 46 76
Rank change year-on-year -19 +30 +48
Permanent jobs citing BDD 160 262 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.12% 6.02% 3.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.56% 6.85% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 156 234 167
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -19.23% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £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 3,505 3,824 4,014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 90.27% 87.87% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,715 3,230 3,316
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £26,850 £27,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

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 19 November 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 19 November 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
Watford +4 63 £65,000 +44.44% 6
St Albans +5 57 £52,500 -19.23% 5
Bishop's Stortford - 12 £45,000 - 1
Stevenage +8 5 £57,500 +27.78% 1
Hemel Hempstead -25 5 £48,750 -7.14% 1
Welwyn Garden City -21 4 £63,750 -
Hatfield - 4 £61,250 - 1
Broxbourne -12 1 £75,000 +66.67%
Hitchin - 1 £40,000 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £55,000 - 1
Kings Langley - 1 £29,000 -
Berkhamsted - 1 £42,500 -
BDD
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 151 (94.38%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (90.00%) TDD
3 94 (58.75%) C#
4 88 (55.00%) SQL Server
5 76 (47.50%) SQL
6 65 (40.63%) .NET
7 58 (36.25%) Test Automation
8 53 (33.13%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (31.25%) Scrum
10 45 (28.13%) MVC
10 45 (28.13%) SQL Server 2016
11 43 (26.88%) Git (software)
12 41 (25.63%) Amazon AWS
13 40 (25.00%) Java
14 38 (23.75%) Web Application Development
15 36 (22.50%) User Experience
16 35 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web API
16 35 (21.88%) RESTful
17 34 (21.25%) ASP.NET MVC
17 34 (21.25%) ASP.NET
17 34 (21.25%) Computer Science
18 32 (20.00%) JavaScript
18 32 (20.00%) XML
19 30 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
19 30 (18.75%) Scaled Agile Framework
20 29 (18.13%) Data Migration
20 29 (18.13%) Migration
21 28 (17.50%) Oracle
21 28 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
22 27 (16.88%) SC Cleared

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 16 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
2 8 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.75%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 41 (25.63%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (16.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (8.13%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (8.13%) AWS Lambda
3 13 (8.13%) Serverless
4 2 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (28.13%) SQL Server 2016
3 20 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (11.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (8.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 13 (8.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (5.00%) NoSQL
7 7 (4.38%) RDBMS
7 7 (4.38%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.88%) Big Data
9 2 (1.25%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.63%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.63%) MySQL
10 1 (0.63%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 43 (26.88%) Git (software)
2 19 (11.88%) JIRA
3 13 (8.13%) Subversion
4 10 (6.25%) Maven
5 9 (5.63%) Selenium
6 7 (4.38%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.38%) SpecFlow
7 5 (3.13%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.13%) WebDriver
8 4 (2.50%) Zephyr
9 3 (1.88%) JMeter
9 3 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.25%) JUnit
10 2 (1.25%) MSTest
10 2 (1.25%) PostCSS
10 2 (1.25%) Robot Framework
10 2 (1.25%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.25%) webpack
11 1 (0.63%) Gradle
11 1 (0.63%) JBehave
General
1 22 (13.75%) Advertising
1 22 (13.75%) Marketing
2 20 (12.50%) Finance
3 17 (10.63%) Retail
4 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 123 (76.88%) Developer
2 61 (38.13%) .NET Developer
3 27 (16.88%) C# Developer
3 27 (16.88%) Software Developer
4 26 (16.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 26 (16.25%) C# Software Developer
5 25 (15.63%) .NET Software Developer
5 25 (15.63%) Data Migration Developer
6 24 (15.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 24 (15.00%) Java Developer
7 19 (11.88%) ETL Developer
7 19 (11.88%) Oracle Developer
7 19 (11.88%) Oracle ETL Developer
7 19 (11.88%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 19 (11.88%) SQL Developer
7 19 (11.88%) SQL Server Developer
8 14 (8.75%) Software Engineer
8 14 (8.75%) Test Engineer
9 13 (8.13%) Software Test Engineer
9 13 (8.13%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (40.63%) .NET
2 35 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web API
2 35 (21.88%) RESTful
3 34 (21.25%) ASP.NET
3 34 (21.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (20.00%) XML
5 28 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 23 (14.38%) Velocity
7 21 (13.13%) CSS
8 17 (10.63%) Spring
9 15 (9.38%) JSON
10 13 (8.13%) Hibernate
11 12 (7.50%) HTML
12 11 (6.88%) Sass
13 8 (5.00%) AngularJS
14 7 (4.38%) J2EE
14 7 (4.38%) Node.js
14 7 (4.38%) Spring MVC
14 7 (4.38%) WCF
15 6 (3.75%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (22.50%) User Experience
2 34 (21.25%) Computer Science
3 25 (15.63%) Reference Data
4 19 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.38%) Robotics
6 4 (2.50%) Fintech
7 3 (1.88%) BBC
7 3 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.88%) Social Media
8 2 (1.25%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.63%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.63%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.88%) Android
2 2 (1.25%) Linux
2 2 (1.25%) Unix
3 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (94.38%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (90.00%) TDD
3 58 (36.25%) Test Automation
4 53 (33.13%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (31.25%) Scrum
6 45 (28.13%) MVC
7 38 (23.75%) Web Application Development
8 30 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
8 30 (18.75%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 29 (18.13%) Data Migration
9 29 (18.13%) Migration
10 25 (15.63%) CRM
10 25 (15.63%) Data Mapping
10 25 (15.63%) OO
11 24 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
12 22 (13.75%) ETL
13 19 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
14 16 (10.00%) Kanban
14 16 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 94 (58.75%) C#
2 76 (47.50%) SQL
3 40 (25.00%) Java
4 32 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 25 (15.63%) PL/SQL
6 23 (14.38%) T-SQL
7 16 (10.00%) Java 8
8 15 (9.38%) Python
9 11 (6.88%) C
9 11 (6.88%) C++
9 11 (6.88%) ES6
9 11 (6.88%) Scala
10 6 (3.75%) Ruby
11 3 (1.88%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.25%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.63%) F#
13 1 (0.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 27 (16.88%) SC Cleared
1 27 (16.88%) Security Cleared
2 25 (15.63%) Computer Science Degree
2 25 (15.63%) Degree
3 5 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (15.63%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (17.50%) Oracle
2 25 (15.63%) Facebook
3 13 (8.13%) Talend
4 3 (1.88%) Apple
4 3 (1.88%) Google
4 3 (1.88%) Sony
4 3 (1.88%) Yahoo!
5 2 (1.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.63%) IBM