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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 95 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 31 21 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.42% 0.98% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 0
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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
1684 1700 1194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.32% 79.51% 70.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1512 1009
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Birmingham

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 41 (89.13%) MVC
2 39 (84.78%) C#
3 38 (82.61%) TDD
4 35 (76.09%) .NET
5 34 (73.91%) SQL Server
6 27 (58.70%) ASP.NET
7 25 (54.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 24 (52.17%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (50.00%) HTML
10 21 (45.65%) SQL
10 21 (45.65%) .NET Framework
11 20 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (39.13%) Facebook
12 18 (39.13%) Web Application Development
12 18 (39.13%) RESTful
12 18 (39.13%) Advertising
13 17 (36.96%) Scrum
13 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
14 16 (34.78%) CSS
15 15 (32.61%) Git (software)
15 15 (32.61%) WCF
16 14 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
16 14 (30.43%) jQuery
16 14 (30.43%) NoSQL
17 13 (28.26%) Node.js
17 13 (28.26%) Enterprise Software
17 13 (28.26%) Ruby
18 12 (26.09%) LINQ
18 12 (26.09%) Visual Studio
18 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (28.26%) Node.js
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (73.91%) SQL Server
2 14 (30.43%) NoSQL
3 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
4 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (32.61%) Git (software)
2 14 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (26.09%) Visual Studio
4 7 (15.22%) ReSharper
5 2 (4.35%) Selenium
5 2 (4.35%) jMock
5 2 (4.35%) JMeter
5 2 (4.35%) JIRA
5 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.35%) MSBuild
5 2 (4.35%) LoadUI
5 2 (4.35%) JUnit
General
1 18 (39.13%) Advertising
2 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
3 6 (13.04%) Marketing
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (86.96%) Developer
2 24 (52.17%) .NET Developer
3 14 (30.43%) C# Developer
4 11 (23.91%) Web Developer
4 11 (23.91%) C# Web Developer
5 8 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (15.22%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Architect
7 2 (4.35%) QA Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Architect
7 2 (4.35%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.35%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (76.09%) .NET
2 27 (58.70%) ASP.NET
3 25 (54.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 24 (52.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 23 (50.00%) HTML
6 21 (45.65%) .NET Framework
7 20 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (39.13%) RESTful
9 16 (34.78%) CSS
10 15 (32.61%) WCF
11 14 (30.43%) jQuery
12 12 (26.09%) LINQ
13 11 (23.91%) Ajax
13 11 (23.91%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (17.39%) HTML5
15 7 (15.22%) JSON
16 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 6 (13.04%) CSS3
17 3 (6.52%) JMS
17 3 (6.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.17%) Blog
2 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (89.13%) MVC
2 38 (82.61%) TDD
3 18 (39.13%) Web Application Development
4 17 (36.96%) Scrum
5 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.87%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (4.35%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.35%) OO
8 2 (4.35%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.35%) OO PHP
8 2 (4.35%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.35%) Parallel Programming
9 1 (2.17%) Domain-Driven Design
9 1 (2.17%) UML
9 1 (2.17%) Content Management
9 1 (2.17%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (84.78%) C#
2 21 (45.65%) SQL
3 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
4 13 (28.26%) Ruby
5 6 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 6 (13.04%) VB.NET
6 4 (8.70%) Java
7 3 (6.52%) PHP
8 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.17%) Scala
9 1 (2.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Facebook
2 2 (4.35%) Zend
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle
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