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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 90 112 95
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -17
Permanent jobs citing BDD 31 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.71% 0.056% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 0.070% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 30 1 19
Average salary £37,500 £72,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.27% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £72,500 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
1503 1435 1326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.90% 79.68% 76.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1219 1254 1097
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 20 April 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Birmingham

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 64 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (88.57%) TDD
3 59 (84.29%) C#
3 59 (84.29%) .NET
4 58 (82.86%) MVC
5 57 (81.43%) SQL Server
6 41 (58.57%) ASP.NET
7 37 (52.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 37 (52.86%) ASP.NET Web API
8 33 (47.14%) Web Application Development
8 33 (47.14%) RESTful
8 33 (47.14%) NoSQL
8 33 (47.14%) Node.js
8 33 (47.14%) WCF
8 33 (47.14%) Git (software)
8 33 (47.14%) Ruby
9 27 (38.57%) .NET Framework
10 25 (35.71%) Scrum
10 25 (35.71%) JavaScript
11 23 (32.86%) HTML
11 23 (32.86%) CSS
12 21 (30.00%) Apple
12 21 (30.00%) Sony
12 21 (30.00%) OO
12 21 (30.00%) BBC
12 21 (30.00%) Yahoo!
12 21 (30.00%) Google
12 21 (30.00%) Social Media
12 21 (30.00%) Facebook
13 20 (28.57%) KnockoutJS

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 33 (47.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (81.43%) SQL Server
2 33 (47.14%) NoSQL
3 18 (25.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (25.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (25.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (8.57%) RavenDB
5 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.71%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (47.14%) Git (software)
2 18 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (25.71%) Visual Studio
2 18 (25.71%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.86%) NUnit
4 1 (1.43%) Xcode
4 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.43%) eggPlant
General
1 18 (25.71%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.57%) Finance
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (82.86%) Developer
2 55 (78.57%) .NET Developer
3 20 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 20 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (25.71%) C# Web Developer
4 18 (25.71%) .NET Web Developer
4 18 (25.71%) Web Developer
5 17 (24.29%) Junior
5 17 (24.29%) Junior .NET Developer
5 17 (24.29%) Junior Developer
6 9 (12.86%) Graduate
7 8 (11.43%) Junior Web Developer
7 8 (11.43%) Junior C# Developer
7 8 (11.43%) Junior .NET Web Developer
7 8 (11.43%) Junior C# .NET Developer
8 7 (10.00%) Analyst
9 5 (7.14%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) Lead Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Tester
10 2 (2.86%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (84.29%) .NET
2 41 (58.57%) ASP.NET
3 37 (52.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 37 (52.86%) ASP.NET Web API
4 33 (47.14%) WCF
4 33 (47.14%) RESTful
5 27 (38.57%) .NET Framework
6 23 (32.86%) HTML
6 23 (32.86%) CSS
7 20 (28.57%) jQuery
7 20 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
8 18 (25.71%) LINQ
8 18 (25.71%) Entity Framework
8 18 (25.71%) Ajax
8 18 (25.71%) JSON
9 2 (2.86%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (1.43%) LAMP
10 1 (1.43%) CSS3
10 1 (1.43%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.00%) BBC
1 21 (30.00%) Social Media
2 9 (12.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) Blog
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (88.57%) TDD
3 58 (82.86%) MVC
4 33 (47.14%) Web Application Development
5 25 (35.71%) Scrum
6 21 (30.00%) OO
7 18 (25.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 18 (25.71%) Mobile Development
8 10 (14.29%) Software Delivery
9 6 (8.57%) Software Testing
10 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.71%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.71%) Build Automation
11 4 (5.71%) Performance Testing
11 4 (5.71%) Integration Testing
11 4 (5.71%) Mentoring
11 4 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (2.86%) E-business
13 2 (2.86%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (84.29%) C#
2 33 (47.14%) Ruby
3 25 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 20 (28.57%) SQL
5 11 (15.71%) VB.NET
6 9 (12.86%) VB
7 2 (2.86%) PHP
8 1 (1.43%) Java
8 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.29%) ISEB
3 2 (2.86%) Degree
3 2 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (30.00%) Apple
1 21 (30.00%) Sony
1 21 (30.00%) Yahoo!
1 21 (30.00%) Google
1 21 (30.00%) Facebook
2 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (2.86%) VMware
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