Period
to 23 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 43 92
Rank change year-on-year -17 +49 +39
Permanent jobs citing BDD 201 254 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.44% 5.91% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.04% 6.58% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 178 232 142
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -23.08% +18.18%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,600 £35,125
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £89,500
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 3,991 3,860 4,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 88.26% 89.87% 88.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3,176 3,241 3,449
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 July 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 July 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 +8 69 £52,500 -19.23% 5
Watford -19 44 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Hemel Hempstead -23 18 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Welwyn Garden City -26 15 - -
Hertford +4 14 £70,000 +47.37%
Bishop's Stortford 0 8 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Potters Bar - 3 £50,000 -
Hatfield - 3 £60,000 -
Waltham Cross -2 2 £35,000 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £42,500 -
Hitchin - 1 £40,000 -
BDD
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 187 (93.03%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (90.05%) TDD
3 116 (57.71%) C#
4 110 (54.73%) .NET
5 109 (54.23%) SQL Server
6 85 (42.29%) Scrum
7 83 (41.29%) MVC
8 77 (38.31%) Continuous Integration
9 72 (35.82%) ASP.NET Web API
10 68 (33.83%) ASP.NET
11 67 (33.33%) Git (software)
11 67 (33.33%) Web Application Development
12 66 (32.84%) RESTful
13 64 (31.84%) ASP.NET MVC
14 62 (30.85%) SQL Server 2016
15 60 (29.85%) Amazon AWS
15 60 (29.85%) SQL
16 57 (28.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 54 (26.87%) Java
18 49 (24.38%) Test Automation
19 36 (17.91%) Dependency Injection
19 36 (17.91%) Continuous Delivery
20 34 (16.92%) Facebook
20 34 (16.92%) Marketing
21 32 (15.92%) Node.js
22 31 (15.42%) NoSQL
22 31 (15.42%) Ruby
22 31 (15.42%) Advertising
23 30 (14.93%) Computer Science
23 30 (14.93%) User Experience

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 14 (6.97%) SharePoint Server
2 11 (5.47%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.98%) Confluence
4 6 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.49%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.49%) IIS
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 60 (29.85%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (13.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (7.46%) Runscope
4 6 (2.99%) Akamai
4 6 (2.99%) AWS CloudTrail
4 6 (2.99%) SaaS
5 3 (1.49%) GitHub
6 2 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.00%) Serverless
7 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.49%) HTTP
1 3 (1.49%) Internet
2 1 (0.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (54.23%) SQL Server
2 62 (30.85%) SQL Server 2016
3 31 (15.42%) NoSQL
4 14 (6.97%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.98%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.99%) Endeca
6 6 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.49%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.99%) MySQL
9 3 (1.49%) Big Data
9 3 (1.49%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.50%) DTS
11 1 (0.50%) Redis
11 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 67 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 27 (13.43%) Cucumber
2 27 (13.43%) JIRA
3 22 (10.95%) Selenium
4 21 (10.45%) Jenkins
5 14 (6.97%) WebDriver
6 13 (6.47%) JUnit
6 13 (6.47%) Maven
7 8 (3.98%) Mockito
8 6 (2.99%) JMeter
8 6 (2.99%) Robot Framework
8 6 (2.99%) SoapUI
8 6 (2.99%) SpecFlow
9 5 (2.49%) JBehave
9 5 (2.49%) LoadRunner
10 4 (1.99%) Zephyr
11 3 (1.49%) FxCop
11 3 (1.49%) Moq
11 3 (1.49%) Spock
11 3 (1.49%) StyleCop
General
1 34 (16.92%) Marketing
2 31 (15.42%) Advertising
3 26 (12.94%) Finance
4 18 (8.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 140 (69.65%) Developer
2 94 (46.77%) .NET Developer
3 27 (13.43%) .NET Software Developer
3 27 (13.43%) C# Developer
4 25 (12.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (11.94%) Software Developer
6 23 (11.44%) Full Stack Developer
6 23 (11.44%) Java Developer
7 21 (10.45%) C# Software Developer
7 21 (10.45%) Software Engineer
8 17 (8.46%) Development Engineer
8 17 (8.46%) Software Development Engineer
9 11 (5.47%) Analyst
9 11 (5.47%) Test Analyst
9 11 (5.47%) Tester
10 10 (4.98%) Development Team Leader
10 10 (4.98%) Java Development Team Leader
10 10 (4.98%) Java Team Leader
10 10 (4.98%) Team Leader
11 9 (4.48%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (54.73%) .NET
2 72 (35.82%) ASP.NET Web API
3 68 (33.83%) ASP.NET
4 66 (32.84%) RESTful
5 64 (31.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 57 (28.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 32 (15.92%) Node.js
8 29 (14.43%) WCF
9 26 (12.94%) Web Services
10 25 (12.44%) CSS
11 23 (11.44%) Velocity
12 20 (9.95%) .NET Framework
12 20 (9.95%) Hibernate
13 19 (9.45%) Spring
14 18 (8.96%) HTML
14 18 (8.96%) XML
15 15 (7.46%) Entity Framework
15 15 (7.46%) J2EE
16 12 (5.97%) Gherkin
17 11 (5.47%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.93%) Computer Science
1 30 (14.93%) User Experience
2 8 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.98%) Mobile App
2 8 (3.98%) Reference Data
3 7 (3.48%) Robotics
4 4 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.49%) BBC
5 3 (1.49%) Social Media
6 2 (1.00%) Social Network
7 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.50%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.46%) Linux
2 9 (4.48%) Unix
3 3 (1.49%) Android
3 3 (1.49%) Windows
4 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (93.03%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (90.05%) TDD
3 85 (42.29%) Scrum
4 83 (41.29%) MVC
5 77 (38.31%) Continuous Integration
6 67 (33.33%) Web Application Development
7 49 (24.38%) Test Automation
8 36 (17.91%) Continuous Delivery
8 36 (17.91%) Dependency Injection
9 25 (12.44%) CRM
10 22 (10.95%) E-Commerce
11 20 (9.95%) OO
12 17 (8.46%) Kanban
12 17 (8.46%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (8.46%) Software Engineering
13 15 (7.46%) SOA
14 14 (6.97%) Performance Testing
14 14 (6.97%) Software Testing
14 14 (6.97%) User Stories
15 13 (6.47%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 116 (57.71%) C#
2 60 (29.85%) SQL
3 54 (26.87%) Java
4 31 (15.42%) Ruby
5 21 (10.45%) JavaScript
6 14 (6.97%) Java 8
7 9 (4.48%) ES6
8 8 (3.98%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.99%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.49%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.99%) Groovy
11 4 (1.99%) Python
12 3 (1.49%) VBScript
13 1 (0.50%) C
13 1 (0.50%) C++
13 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.50%) R
13 1 (0.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (12.94%) Degree
2 25 (12.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (5.97%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.97%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.99%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.46%) QA
2 8 (3.98%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (2.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (16.92%) Facebook
2 17 (8.46%) Oracle
3 15 (7.46%) Splunk
4 6 (2.99%) AppDynamics
4 6 (2.99%) ATG
4 6 (2.99%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.99%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.49%) Apple
6 3 (1.49%) Google
6 3 (1.49%) Sony
6 3 (1.49%) Yahoo!