The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 - 13
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 2 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 2.04% - 9.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% - 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 10
Median salary £45,000 - £50,000
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 Stevenage with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Stevenage
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 82 102 70
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 83.67% 85.71% 68.63%
Number of salaries quoted 76 83 60
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stevenage 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 Stevenage

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Salary Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in Stevenage.

Salary trend for BDD in Stevenage

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Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 28 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for BDD.

1 11 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) ISEB
1 11 (100.00%) Scrum
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) TDD
1 11 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 11 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 11 (100.00%) QA
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
1 11 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 11 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 11 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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:

Applications
1 11 (100.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
1 11 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Analyst
1 11 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Scrum
1 11 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 11 (100.00%) TDD
1 11 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 11 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) ISEB
1 11 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 11 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft