The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 67 73 91
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +18
Permanent jobs citing BDD 59 62 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.31% 2.86% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.64% 3.31% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 49 60 32
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
1623 1872 1455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.03% 86.43% 81.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1249 1529 1268
Median salary £45,000 £43,845 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

BDD Salary Histogram in Birmingham

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for BDD.

1 100 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 100 (80.00%) TDD
2 81 (64.80%) C#
3 69 (55.20%) .NET
4 62 (49.60%) MVC
5 59 (47.20%) ASP.NET
6 57 (45.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 52 (41.60%) JavaScript
8 51 (40.80%) Java
9 40 (32.00%) E-Commerce
10 36 (28.80%) HTML
10 36 (28.80%) Scrum
11 35 (28.00%) SQL Server
11 35 (28.00%) CSS
11 35 (28.00%) Selenium
11 35 (28.00%) Git (software)
12 32 (25.60%) RESTful
13 31 (24.80%) ASP.NET Web API
14 30 (24.00%) QA
15 27 (21.60%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (20.80%) SQL
17 25 (20.00%) J2EE
17 25 (20.00%) Ruby
18 24 (19.20%) Node.js
19 23 (18.40%) WCF
20 22 (17.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 21 (16.80%) SQL Server 2014
21 21 (16.80%) NoSQL
21 21 (16.80%) Web Application Development
21 21 (16.80%) Web Services

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (2.40%) CMS
1 3 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.60%) Apache
2 2 (1.60%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.60%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.60%) JBoss
2 2 (1.60%) WordPress
3 1 (0.80%) Mule
3 1 (0.80%) Mule ESB
3 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (3.20%) Fireworks
1 4 (3.20%) InVision
1 4 (3.20%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.60%) InDesign
3 1 (0.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.40%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.40%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (16.80%) NoSQL
2 21 (16.80%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (5.60%) MySQL
4 4 (3.20%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.40%) Big Data
5 3 (2.40%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.60%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.60%) Flink
6 2 (1.60%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.60%) Impala
6 2 (1.60%) OLAP
6 2 (1.60%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (1.60%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (1.60%) Pentaho
6 2 (1.60%) Riak
7 1 (0.80%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 35 (28.00%) Git (software)
1 35 (28.00%) Selenium
2 19 (15.20%) JUnit
3 17 (13.60%) Jenkins
4 16 (12.80%) WebDriver
5 11 (8.80%) TestNG
6 10 (8.00%) Cucumber
6 10 (8.00%) Maven
6 10 (8.00%) SpecFlow
7 9 (7.20%) Visual Studio
8 8 (6.40%) DbUnit
8 8 (6.40%) jMock
8 8 (6.40%) Mockito
8 8 (6.40%) MSBuild
8 8 (6.40%) SonarQube
9 7 (5.60%) JMeter
10 5 (4.00%) Appium
10 5 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (4.00%) HP UFT
10 5 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 17 (13.60%) Finance
1 17 (13.60%) Marketing
2 16 (12.80%) Retail
3 11 (8.80%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 90 (72.00%) Developer
2 44 (35.20%) .NET Developer
3 33 (26.40%) Java Developer
4 27 (21.60%) C# Developer
5 25 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 19 (15.20%) Junior
6 19 (15.20%) Junior Developer
7 17 (13.60%) Graduate
7 17 (13.60%) Graduate C# Developer
7 17 (13.60%) Graduate Developer
7 17 (13.60%) Graduate Java Developer
7 17 (13.60%) Graduate Python Developer
7 17 (13.60%) Junior C# Developer
7 17 (13.60%) Junior Java Developer
7 17 (13.60%) Junior Python Developer
7 17 (13.60%) Python Developer
7 17 (13.60%) Tester
8 14 (11.20%) Senior .NET Developer
9 12 (9.60%) Analyst
10 10 (8.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (55.20%) .NET
2 59 (47.20%) ASP.NET
3 57 (45.60%) ASP.NET MVC
4 36 (28.80%) HTML
5 35 (28.00%) CSS
6 32 (25.60%) RESTful
7 31 (24.80%) ASP.NET Web API
8 25 (20.00%) J2EE
9 24 (19.20%) Node.js
10 23 (18.40%) WCF
11 22 (17.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 21 (16.80%) Web Services
13 20 (16.00%) AngularJS
14 17 (13.60%) KnockoutJS
15 15 (12.00%) REST
16 14 (11.20%) Entity Framework
16 14 (11.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 11 (8.80%) .NET Framework
17 11 (8.80%) Code First Entity Framework
17 11 (8.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.40%) Fintech
2 10 (8.00%) User Experience
3 7 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.40%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.60%) mHealth
5 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.60%) Linux
2 5 (4.00%) Windows
3 3 (2.40%) Unix
4 2 (1.60%) Android
4 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.60%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 100 (80.00%) TDD
2 62 (49.60%) MVC
3 40 (32.00%) E-Commerce
4 36 (28.80%) Scrum
5 27 (21.60%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (16.80%) Web Application Development
7 19 (15.20%) Mentoring
8 17 (13.60%) Unit Testing
9 15 (12.00%) Automated Testing
9 15 (12.00%) OO
10 14 (11.20%) Automation Testing
10 14 (11.20%) Performance Testing
10 14 (11.20%) Test Automation
11 12 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (8.80%) High Availability
13 9 (7.20%) Re-Platforming
13 9 (7.20%) Software Engineering
14 8 (6.40%) Database Security
14 8 (6.40%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 81 (64.80%) C#
2 52 (41.60%) JavaScript
3 51 (40.80%) Java
4 26 (20.80%) SQL
5 25 (20.00%) Ruby
6 17 (13.60%) Python
7 8 (6.40%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.00%) PHP
9 4 (3.20%) Scala
10 3 (2.40%) ES6
10 3 (2.40%) Perl
11 2 (1.60%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.60%) VB
11 2 (1.60%) VBScript
12 1 (0.80%) C
12 1 (0.80%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (16.00%) Degree
2 8 (6.40%) SC Cleared
2 8 (6.40%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.20%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.80%) ISEB
5 1 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (24.00%) QA
2 12 (9.60%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (6.40%) vSphere
2 2 (1.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.60%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 9 (7.20%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.40%) VMware
3 6 (4.80%) Google
4 4 (3.20%) Adobe
4 4 (3.20%) Cognizant
5 3 (2.40%) Oracle
6 2 (1.60%) Tableau
6 2 (1.60%) Vertica
6 2 (1.60%) Xamarin
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