The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 91 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 45 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.03% 0.68% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 0.84% -
Number of salaries quoted 42 12 0
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BDD
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1824 1669 1204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.16% 80.90% 71.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1642 1509 1023
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

BDD
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

BDD Salary Trend in Birmingham

BDD
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Birmingham

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BDD.

1 75 (97.40%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (81.82%) C#
3 61 (79.22%) .NET
3 61 (79.22%) SQL Server
4 59 (76.62%) MVC
5 58 (75.32%) TDD
6 48 (62.34%) Scrum
7 46 (59.74%) HTML
8 43 (55.84%) .NET Framework
8 43 (55.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 41 (53.25%) SQL
10 38 (49.35%) JavaScript
10 38 (49.35%) CSS
11 33 (42.86%) jQuery
12 32 (41.56%) Team Foundation Server
12 32 (41.56%) KnockoutJS
12 32 (41.56%) Ajax
12 32 (41.56%) Visual Studio
13 30 (38.96%) LINQ
14 29 (37.66%) SQL Server 2008
14 29 (37.66%) ReSharper
14 29 (37.66%) JSON
14 29 (37.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 29 (37.66%) Telecoms
14 29 (37.66%) SQL Server 2012
15 28 (36.36%) ASP.NET
16 27 (35.06%) ASP.NET Web API
17 21 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
18 19 (24.68%) Facebook
18 19 (24.68%) Web Application Development

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (19.48%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (79.22%) SQL Server
2 29 (37.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 29 (37.66%) SQL Server 2008
2 29 (37.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (20.78%) NoSQL
4 12 (15.58%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.19%) MySQL
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (41.56%) Visual Studio
1 32 (41.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (37.66%) ReSharper
3 19 (24.68%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.49%) Selenium
5 3 (3.90%) NUnit
5 3 (3.90%) SpecFlow
5 3 (3.90%) QUnit
5 3 (3.90%) T4 Templates
6 2 (2.60%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.30%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.30%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.30%) LoadUI
7 1 (1.30%) Spock
7 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.30%) JIRA
7 1 (1.30%) JMeter
7 1 (1.30%) jMock
7 1 (1.30%) JUnit
General
1 29 (37.66%) Telecoms
2 17 (22.08%) Advertising
3 8 (10.39%) Finance
4 4 (5.19%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Games
5 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (81.82%) Developer
2 47 (61.04%) .NET Developer
3 30 (38.96%) C# Developer
3 30 (38.96%) C# .NET Developer
4 29 (37.66%) .NET Web Developer
4 29 (37.66%) C# Web Developer
4 29 (37.66%) Web Developer
5 10 (12.99%) Junior
5 10 (12.99%) Junior Developer
5 10 (12.99%) Junior C# Developer
5 10 (12.99%) Junior .NET Developer
5 10 (12.99%) Junior Web Developer
5 10 (12.99%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 10 (12.99%) Junior .NET Web Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.19%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (79.22%) .NET
2 46 (59.74%) HTML
3 43 (55.84%) .NET Framework
3 43 (55.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 38 (49.35%) CSS
5 33 (42.86%) jQuery
6 32 (41.56%) Ajax
6 32 (41.56%) KnockoutJS
7 30 (38.96%) LINQ
8 29 (37.66%) JSON
9 28 (36.36%) ASP.NET
10 27 (35.06%) ASP.NET Web API
11 19 (24.68%) RESTful
11 19 (24.68%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (19.48%) WCF
13 12 (15.58%) HTML5
14 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (10.39%) CSS3
15 4 (5.19%) REST
15 4 (5.19%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.60%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.60%) BBC
3 2 (2.60%) Social Media
4 1 (1.30%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) Windows
2 5 (6.49%) Linux
3 4 (5.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (97.40%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (76.62%) MVC
3 58 (75.32%) TDD
4 48 (62.34%) Scrum
5 21 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
6 19 (24.68%) Web Application Development
7 9 (11.69%) OO
8 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.79%) Software Testing
9 5 (6.49%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.19%) OO PHP
10 4 (5.19%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (3.90%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.90%) OOD
12 2 (2.60%) Automated Testing
12 2 (2.60%) Business Analysis
13 1 (1.30%) Test Scripting
13 1 (1.30%) Web Development
13 1 (1.30%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 63 (81.82%) C#
2 41 (53.25%) SQL
3 38 (49.35%) JavaScript
4 15 (19.48%) Ruby
5 8 (10.39%) T-SQL
5 8 (10.39%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.19%) PHP
7 3 (3.90%) Java
7 3 (3.90%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) ISTQB
1 6 (7.79%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) ISEB
2 3 (3.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (24.68%) Facebook
2 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.19%) HP
3 4 (5.19%) Zend
4 2 (2.60%) DevExpress
4 2 (2.60%) Red Gate
4 2 (2.60%) Apple
4 2 (2.60%) Sony
4 2 (2.60%) Yahoo!
4 2 (2.60%) Google
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