Period
to 19 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 47 57
Rank change year-on-year -35 +10 +46
Permanent jobs citing BDD 118 271 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.40% 5.58% 4.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 6.20% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 116 246 197
Hertfordshire median annual salary £53,750 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.38% +10.53% -26.92%
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £69,375 £72,500 £73,000
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £46,614
% change year-on-year - +12.63% -6.77%

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 3,046 4,368 4,081
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 87.65% 89.90% 90.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,380 3,706 3,368
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.06% +8.89% -

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 -2 53 £65,000 +36.84% 2
St Albans +11 38 £52,500 -19.23% 4
Welwyn Garden City +4 6 £55,000 -
Stevenage +4 5 £57,500 +27.78% 1
Bishop's Stortford - 4 £65,000 - 1
Hitchin -4 2 £40,000 +14.29% 3
Hemel Hempstead -22 2 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Borehamwood +13 1 - -
Broxbourne -4 1 £75,000 +66.67%
Baldock - 1 £35,000 - 1
Berkhamsted - 1 £42,500 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £55,000 - 2
Kings Langley - 1 £29,000 -
BDD
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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.

1 111 (94.07%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (92.37%) TDD
3 69 (58.47%) C#
4 66 (55.93%) SQL
5 62 (52.54%) SQL Server
6 61 (51.69%) Test Automation
7 42 (35.59%) Scrum
8 41 (34.75%) .NET
9 40 (33.90%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (33.90%) Git (software)
10 38 (32.20%) JIRA
10 38 (32.20%) Java
11 36 (30.51%) MVC
12 35 (29.66%) Amazon AWS
12 35 (29.66%) SQL Server 2016
13 31 (26.27%) XML
13 31 (26.27%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 30 (25.42%) Migration
14 30 (25.42%) ETL
14 30 (25.42%) Data Migration
15 29 (24.58%) JavaScript
16 27 (22.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 26 (22.03%) Continuous Delivery
18 25 (21.19%) Microsoft Azure
18 25 (21.19%) T-SQL
19 24 (20.34%) OO
20 23 (19.49%) Web Application Development
21 22 (18.64%) JSON
22 21 (17.80%) Computer Science
22 21 (17.80%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 10 (8.47%) SharePoint Server
2 9 (7.63%) Tomcat
2 9 (7.63%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.08%) Confluence
4 1 (0.85%) CMS
4 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 35 (29.66%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (21.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (10.17%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (10.17%) AWS Lambda
3 12 (10.17%) Serverless
4 2 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) DNS
1 1 (0.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (52.54%) SQL Server
2 35 (29.66%) SQL Server 2016
3 27 (22.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (17.80%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (17.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (10.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 10 (8.47%) Relational Database
7 9 (7.63%) RDBMS
8 6 (5.08%) QlikView
9 3 (2.54%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.69%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.69%) MySQL
11 1 (0.85%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.85%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 40 (33.90%) Git (software)
2 38 (32.20%) JIRA
3 21 (17.80%) Subversion
4 11 (9.32%) Jenkins
4 11 (9.32%) Maven
5 10 (8.47%) Selenium
6 9 (7.63%) Zephyr
7 6 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (5.08%) Cucumber
7 6 (5.08%) TeamCity
7 6 (5.08%) WebDriver
8 5 (4.24%) SpecFlow
9 4 (3.39%) PostCSS
9 4 (3.39%) webpack
10 3 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.69%) JBehave
11 2 (1.69%) Robot Framework
11 2 (1.69%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.85%) Gradle
12 1 (0.85%) MSTest
General
1 21 (17.80%) Finance
2 10 (8.47%) Advertising
2 10 (8.47%) Marketing
3 8 (6.78%) Retail
4 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 83 (70.34%) Developer
2 32 (27.12%) .NET Developer
3 21 (17.80%) Data Migration Developer
3 21 (17.80%) ETL Developer
3 21 (17.80%) Oracle Developer
3 21 (17.80%) Oracle ETL Developer
3 21 (17.80%) PostgreSQL Developer
3 21 (17.80%) SQL Developer
3 21 (17.80%) SQL Server Developer
4 20 (16.95%) Full Stack Developer
5 19 (16.10%) Software Developer
6 18 (15.25%) C# Developer
7 17 (14.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (14.41%) C# Software Developer
8 16 (13.56%) .NET Software Developer
8 16 (13.56%) Tester
9 15 (12.71%) Java Developer
10 13 (11.02%) Test Engineer
11 12 (10.17%) Software Engineer
11 12 (10.17%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (34.75%) .NET
2 31 (26.27%) XML
3 22 (18.64%) JSON
4 21 (17.80%) RESTful
5 16 (13.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 16 (13.56%) CSS
5 16 (13.56%) Velocity
6 15 (12.71%) ASP.NET
6 15 (12.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (11.86%) AngularJS
7 14 (11.86%) Spring
8 11 (9.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 10 (8.47%) Spring Boot
9 10 (8.47%) Spring MVC
10 9 (7.63%) .NET Framework
10 9 (7.63%) DOM
10 9 (7.63%) HTML
10 9 (7.63%) Java EE
10 9 (7.63%) Java SE
10 9 (7.63%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.80%) Analytical Skills
1 21 (17.80%) Reference Data
2 20 (16.95%) User Experience
3 6 (5.08%) Fintech
4 4 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.69%) Digital TV
5 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.54%) Unix
2 2 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (94.07%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (92.37%) TDD
3 61 (51.69%) Test Automation
4 42 (35.59%) Scrum
5 40 (33.90%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (30.51%) MVC
7 31 (26.27%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 30 (25.42%) Data Migration
8 30 (25.42%) ETL
8 30 (25.42%) Migration
9 26 (22.03%) Continuous Delivery
10 24 (20.34%) OO
11 23 (19.49%) Web Application Development
12 21 (17.80%) Computer Science
12 21 (17.80%) Data Mapping
12 21 (17.80%) Problem-Solving
13 19 (16.10%) Unit Testing
14 16 (13.56%) CRM
14 16 (13.56%) Test Scripting
15 14 (11.86%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 69 (58.47%) C#
2 66 (55.93%) SQL
3 38 (32.20%) Java
4 29 (24.58%) JavaScript
5 25 (21.19%) T-SQL
6 21 (17.80%) PL/SQL
7 19 (16.10%) Python
8 12 (10.17%) C
8 12 (10.17%) C++
8 12 (10.17%) Scala
9 8 (6.78%) Java 8
10 7 (5.93%) TypeScript
11 4 (3.39%) ES6
12 3 (2.54%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.85%) F#
13 1 (0.85%) Groovy
13 1 (0.85%) Ruby
13 1 (0.85%) VB
13 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (17.80%) SC Cleared
1 21 (17.80%) Security Cleared
2 17 (14.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 17 (14.41%) Degree
3 11 (9.32%) ISTQB
4 9 (7.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (5.08%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.80%) Data Quality
2 12 (10.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (17.80%) Oracle
1 21 (17.80%) Talend
2 10 (8.47%) Facebook
3 7 (5.93%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.08%) Tableau
5 1 (0.85%) IBM
5 1 (0.85%) Xamarin