Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 42 68
Rank change year-on-year -3 +26 +26
Permanent jobs citing BDD 56 56 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.92% 5.57% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.67% 6.26% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 55 41 25
Watford median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -5.26% -17.39%
10th Percentile £43,750 £37,500 £41,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £80,000 £68,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year - -19.23% -

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 839 894 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 88.69% 88.96% 89.26%
Number of salaries quoted 700 715 736
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Watford

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 56 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (82.14%) TDD
3 30 (53.57%) Test Automation
4 26 (46.43%) SQL
4 26 (46.43%) SQL Server
5 24 (42.86%) C#
5 24 (42.86%) XML
6 23 (41.07%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 22 (39.29%) Migration
7 22 (39.29%) Data Migration
7 22 (39.29%) SC Cleared
7 22 (39.29%) Security Cleared
8 20 (35.71%) Reference Data
8 20 (35.71%) Data Mapping
8 20 (35.71%) Data Quality
8 20 (35.71%) PL/SQL
8 20 (35.71%) Oracle
9 19 (33.93%) Scrum
10 16 (28.57%) Finance
11 15 (26.79%) ETL
11 15 (26.79%) SharePoint Server
12 14 (25.00%) T-SQL
12 14 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (23.21%) User Stories
13 13 (23.21%) Kanban
14 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2016
15 11 (19.64%) 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 15 (26.79%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 14 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
1 11 (19.64%) JIRA
2 8 (14.29%) Subversion
3 6 (10.71%) Maven
4 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.36%) Selenium
6 2 (3.57%) PostCSS
6 2 (3.57%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.57%) webpack
6 2 (3.57%) Zephyr
7 1 (1.79%) Capybara
7 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.79%) JUnit
7 1 (1.79%) PhantomJS
7 1 (1.79%) Robot Framework
7 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (28.57%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 40 (71.43%) Developer
2 20 (35.71%) Data Migration Developer
3 14 (25.00%) ETL Developer
3 14 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
3 14 (25.00%) Oracle ETL Developer
3 14 (25.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
3 14 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 14 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 9 (16.07%) Project Manager
4 9 (16.07%) UI Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Tester
8 2 (3.57%) Agile Tester
8 2 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.57%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.86%) XML
2 11 (19.64%) CSS
2 11 (19.64%) Sass
3 8 (14.29%) JSON
4 6 (10.71%) Spring
5 5 (8.93%) RESTful
5 5 (8.93%) Spring MVC
6 4 (7.14%) .NET
6 4 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (7.14%) Code First Entity Framework
6 4 (7.14%) Entity Framework
6 4 (7.14%) J2EE
6 4 (7.14%) Java EE
6 4 (7.14%) Java SE
6 4 (7.14%) JDBC
6 4 (7.14%) Node.js
6 4 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.71%) Reference Data
2 14 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (19.64%) User Experience
4 2 (3.57%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Linux
1 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (82.14%) TDD
3 30 (53.57%) Test Automation
4 23 (41.07%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 22 (39.29%) Data Migration
5 22 (39.29%) Migration
6 20 (35.71%) Data Mapping
7 19 (33.93%) Scrum
8 15 (26.79%) ETL
9 14 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (23.21%) Kanban
10 13 (23.21%) User Stories
11 11 (19.64%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (19.64%) SEO
12 9 (16.07%) Budgeting and Forecasting
12 9 (16.07%) MVC
12 9 (16.07%) Project Management
12 9 (16.07%) SDLC
12 9 (16.07%) Software Delivery
12 9 (16.07%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 26 (46.43%) SQL
2 24 (42.86%) C#
3 20 (35.71%) PL/SQL
4 14 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 11 (19.64%) ES6
5 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
6 7 (12.50%) Java
7 5 (8.93%) Ruby
8 1 (1.79%) Groovy
8 1 (1.79%) Java 8
8 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (39.29%) SC Cleared
1 22 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (35.71%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) Oracle
2 8 (14.29%) Talend
3 1 (1.79%) IBM
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft