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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Hertfordshire > Watford
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 43 67
Rank change year-on-year +14 +24  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 36 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.64% 3.33% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.48% 3.94% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 3
Watford median annual salary £46,250 £48,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.12% -15.21%  
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,875 £53,750
90th Percentile £80,750 £70,000 £61,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -19.23% +8.33%  

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 Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 481 406 484
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 88.75% 84.58% 88.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1613 1585 1562
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.52%  
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Watford region with a requirement for BDD.

1 82 (94.25%) TDD
2 76 (87.36%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (86.21%) Test Automation
4 62 (71.26%) QA
5 61 (70.11%) Java
6 59 (67.82%) Cucumber
7 58 (66.67%) Selenium
8 57 (65.52%) Scrum
9 48 (55.17%) Gherkin
10 46 (52.87%) Finance
11 35 (40.23%) WebDriver
11 35 (40.23%) Test Scripting
12 34 (39.08%) C#
13 33 (37.93%) RESTful
14 32 (36.78%) JIRA
15 30 (34.48%) SDET
16 28 (32.18%) Test Strategy
17 26 (29.89%) JBehave
17 26 (29.89%) Git (software)
18 24 (27.59%) ATDD
19 22 (25.29%) Continuous Integration
20 21 (24.14%) JUnit
21 19 (21.84%) SQL
21 19 (21.84%) XML
21 19 (21.84%) Unix
22 18 (20.69%) Continuous Delivery
23 17 (19.54%) Linux
23 17 (19.54%) High Availability
24 16 (18.39%) API Testing
25 15 (17.24%) REST

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 15 (17.24%) Confluence
2 10 (11.49%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.49%) NoSQL
1 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 59 (67.82%) Cucumber
2 58 (66.67%) Selenium
3 35 (40.23%) WebDriver
4 32 (36.78%) JIRA
5 26 (29.89%) Git (software)
5 26 (29.89%) JBehave
6 21 (24.14%) JUnit
7 15 (17.24%) HP UFT
8 10 (11.49%) Maven
8 10 (11.49%) SoapUI
9 8 (9.20%) Jenkins
10 6 (6.90%) Visual Studio
11 4 (4.60%) NUnit
11 4 (4.60%) SpecFlow
12 2 (2.30%) RSpec
13 1 (1.15%) Hudson
13 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
General
1 46 (52.87%) Finance
2 10 (11.49%) Music Industry
3 6 (6.90%) Retail
4 4 (4.60%) Games
4 4 (4.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (40.23%) Developer
2 24 (27.59%) Analyst
2 24 (27.59%) Test Analyst
3 20 (22.99%) Java Developer
4 17 (19.54%) Automation Test Analyst
4 17 (19.54%) Developer in Test
5 15 (17.24%) QA Engineer
6 14 (16.09%) Software Developer
7 13 (14.94%) QA Automation Engineer
8 11 (12.64%) Java Engineer
8 11 (12.64%) Java Software Developer
8 11 (12.64%) Test Automation Engineer
8 11 (12.64%) Test Engineer
9 10 (11.49%) .NET Developer
10 8 (9.20%) Agile Test Analyst
10 8 (9.20%) QA Tester
10 8 (9.20%) Tester
11 7 (8.05%) QA Manager
11 7 (8.05%) Test Manager
12 6 (6.90%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (55.17%) Gherkin
2 33 (37.93%) RESTful
3 19 (21.84%) XML
4 15 (17.24%) .NET
4 15 (17.24%) REST
5 14 (16.09%) ASP.NET
5 14 (16.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (14.94%) Web Services
7 12 (13.79%) AngularJS
8 10 (11.49%) .NET Framework
8 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 10 (11.49%) Code First Entity Framework
8 10 (11.49%) Entity Framework
8 10 (11.49%) Hibernate
8 10 (11.49%) KnockoutJS
8 10 (11.49%) Node.js
8 10 (11.49%) Spring
8 10 (11.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (11.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) RIA
2 8 (9.20%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.75%) Fintech
4 4 (4.60%) BBC
5 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.84%) Unix
2 17 (19.54%) Linux
3 2 (2.30%) Android
3 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (94.25%) TDD
2 76 (87.36%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (86.21%) Test Automation
4 57 (65.52%) Scrum
5 35 (40.23%) Test Scripting
6 30 (34.48%) SDET
7 28 (32.18%) Test Strategy
8 24 (27.59%) ATDD
9 22 (25.29%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (20.69%) Continuous Delivery
11 17 (19.54%) High Availability
12 16 (18.39%) API Testing
13 15 (17.24%) Kanban
13 15 (17.24%) Regression Testing
13 15 (17.24%) Software Testing
14 13 (14.94%) Functional Testing
14 13 (14.94%) QA Automation
15 11 (12.64%) Open Source
15 11 (12.64%) Software Engineering
16 10 (11.49%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (70.11%) Java
2 34 (39.08%) C#
3 19 (21.84%) SQL
4 15 (17.24%) Python
4 15 (17.24%) Shell Script
5 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
6 12 (13.79%) Ruby
7 6 (6.90%) VB
7 6 (6.90%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (4.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (71.26%) QA
2 4 (4.60%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Capistrano
1 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (12.64%) Atlassian
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.60%) Virgin Media
3 2 (2.30%) Xamarin
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 - 80,000
Posted: 6 days ago