Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 31 64
Rank change year-on-year -9 +33 +30
Permanent jobs citing BDD 51 78 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.80% 7.37% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.65% 7.99% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 51 62 27
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% -17.39%
10th Percentile £43,750 £32,500 £41,550
90th Percentile £65,000 £79,500 £67,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year - -19.23% +18.18%

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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 767 976 844
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 87.16% 92.16% 86.56%
Number of salaries quoted 655 786 710
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Watford

BDD
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for BDD in Watford

BDD
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Watford over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 Watford region with a requirement for BDD.

1 50 (98.04%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (86.27%) TDD
3 26 (50.98%) Test Automation
4 23 (45.10%) SQL Server
5 21 (41.18%) C#
6 19 (37.25%) SQL
7 16 (31.37%) XML
7 16 (31.37%) Migration
7 16 (31.37%) Scrum
7 16 (31.37%) SC Cleared
7 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
7 16 (31.37%) Data Migration
7 16 (31.37%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 15 (29.41%) Finance
9 14 (27.45%) PL/SQL
9 14 (27.45%) Oracle
9 14 (27.45%) Reference Data
9 14 (27.45%) Data Mapping
9 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
9 14 (27.45%) Data Quality
10 13 (25.49%) Kanban
11 12 (23.53%) Retail
12 11 (21.57%) SEO
12 11 (21.57%) CSS
12 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
12 11 (21.57%) SharePoint Server
12 11 (21.57%) Sass
12 11 (21.57%) User Stories
12 11 (21.57%) User Experience
12 11 (21.57%) ES6

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 11 (21.57%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (45.10%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (15.69%) NoSQL
3 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (13.73%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.96%) MySQL
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
2 9 (17.65%) JIRA
3 8 (15.69%) Selenium
4 7 (13.73%) Cucumber
5 5 (9.80%) Maven
6 4 (7.84%) JUnit
6 4 (7.84%) WebDriver
7 3 (5.88%) JBehave
7 3 (5.88%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.92%) PostCSS
8 2 (3.92%) webpack
8 2 (3.92%) Zephyr
9 1 (1.96%) Capybara
9 1 (1.96%) Mockito
9 1 (1.96%) PhantomJS
9 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 12 (23.53%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (68.63%) Developer
2 14 (27.45%) Data Migration Developer
3 9 (17.65%) UI Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) SQL Developer
4 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Test Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) .NET Developer
5 7 (13.73%) ETL Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Oracle ETL Developer
5 7 (13.73%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Project Manager
7 5 (9.80%) QA Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) QA Test Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) QA Tester
8 4 (7.84%) Tester
9 3 (5.88%) Automation Tester
9 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (31.37%) XML
2 11 (21.57%) CSS
2 11 (21.57%) Sass
3 10 (19.61%) RESTful
4 8 (15.69%) .NET
5 7 (13.73%) .NET Framework
5 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
5 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (13.73%) Code First Entity Framework
5 7 (13.73%) Entity Framework
5 7 (13.73%) Node.js
5 7 (13.73%) WCF
6 6 (11.76%) Hibernate
6 6 (11.76%) Spring
7 3 (5.88%) Gherkin
7 3 (5.88%) J2EE
8 2 (3.92%) Java SE
8 2 (3.92%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Reference Data
2 11 (21.57%) User Experience
3 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Unix
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (98.04%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (86.27%) TDD
3 26 (50.98%) Test Automation
4 16 (31.37%) Data Migration
4 16 (31.37%) Migration
4 16 (31.37%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 16 (31.37%) Scrum
5 14 (27.45%) Data Mapping
6 13 (25.49%) Kanban
7 11 (21.57%) SEO
7 11 (21.57%) User Stories
8 9 (17.65%) MVC
8 9 (17.65%) Web Application Development
8 9 (17.65%) Wireframes
9 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (15.69%) ETL
9 8 (15.69%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (13.73%) Database Tuning
10 7 (13.73%) SDLC
11 6 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) C#
2 19 (37.25%) SQL
3 14 (27.45%) PL/SQL
4 11 (21.57%) ES6
4 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
5 9 (17.65%) Java
6 8 (15.69%) Ruby
6 8 (15.69%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.88%) Java 8
7 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.96%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) SC Cleared
1 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (27.45%) Data Quality
2 9 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Oracle
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) Talend