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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 84 109 112
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +3
Permanent jobs citing BDD 41 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.96% 0.58% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 0.73% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 41 9 3
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,000 £40,400
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £43,200
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
1732 1517 1226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.87% 79.93% 73.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1565 1347 1058
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £64,000
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 17 December 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Birmingham

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 81 (98.78%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (80.49%) C#
3 64 (78.05%) .NET
3 64 (78.05%) SQL Server
4 62 (75.61%) MVC
4 62 (75.61%) TDD
5 52 (63.41%) Scrum
6 49 (59.76%) HTML
7 47 (57.32%) .NET Framework
7 47 (57.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 45 (54.88%) SQL
9 41 (50.00%) JavaScript
9 41 (50.00%) CSS
10 37 (45.12%) Ajax
10 37 (45.12%) jQuery
10 37 (45.12%) KnockoutJS
11 36 (43.90%) Visual Studio
11 36 (43.90%) Team Foundation Server
12 34 (41.46%) Telecoms
12 34 (41.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 34 (41.46%) JSON
12 34 (41.46%) ReSharper
12 34 (41.46%) LINQ
12 34 (41.46%) SQL Server 2008
12 34 (41.46%) SQL Server 2012
13 27 (32.93%) ASP.NET
13 27 (32.93%) ASP.NET Web API
14 26 (31.71%) Responsive Web Design
15 22 (26.83%) Git (software)
16 19 (23.17%) RESTful

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 18 (21.95%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (78.05%) SQL Server
2 34 (41.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 34 (41.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 34 (41.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (23.17%) NoSQL
4 12 (14.63%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.88%) MySQL
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (43.90%) Team Foundation Server
1 36 (43.90%) Visual Studio
2 34 (41.46%) ReSharper
3 22 (26.83%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.88%) Selenium
5 3 (3.66%) T4 Templates
5 3 (3.66%) QUnit
5 3 (3.66%) SpecFlow
5 3 (3.66%) NUnit
6 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (41.46%) Telecoms
2 14 (17.07%) Advertising
3 10 (12.20%) Finance
4 1 (1.22%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 66 (80.49%) Developer
2 51 (62.20%) .NET Developer
3 34 (41.46%) C# Developer
3 34 (41.46%) Web Developer
3 34 (41.46%) .NET Web Developer
3 34 (41.46%) C# Web Developer
3 34 (41.46%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (14.63%) Junior C# .NET Developer
4 12 (14.63%) Junior .NET Web Developer
4 12 (14.63%) Junior Developer
4 12 (14.63%) Junior C# Developer
4 12 (14.63%) Junior .NET Developer
4 12 (14.63%) Junior Web Developer
4 12 (14.63%) Junior
5 9 (10.98%) Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) PHP Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Tester
8 3 (3.66%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (78.05%) .NET
2 49 (59.76%) HTML
3 47 (57.32%) .NET Framework
3 47 (57.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 41 (50.00%) CSS
5 37 (45.12%) KnockoutJS
5 37 (45.12%) Ajax
5 37 (45.12%) jQuery
6 34 (41.46%) LINQ
6 34 (41.46%) JSON
7 27 (32.93%) ASP.NET Web API
7 27 (32.93%) ASP.NET
8 19 (23.17%) RESTful
8 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (21.95%) WCF
10 12 (14.63%) HTML5
11 8 (9.76%) CSS3
11 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (4.88%) Zend Framework
13 3 (3.66%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.10%) Social Media
3 5 (6.10%) BBC
4 2 (2.44%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.22%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.20%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) Linux
2 4 (4.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (98.78%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (75.61%) MVC
2 62 (75.61%) TDD
3 52 (63.41%) Scrum
4 26 (31.71%) Responsive Web Design
5 19 (23.17%) Web Application Development
6 12 (14.63%) OO
7 8 (9.76%) Software Testing
8 5 (6.10%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.88%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.88%) OO PHP
10 3 (3.66%) OOD
10 3 (3.66%) Automated Testing
10 3 (3.66%) Software Engineering
11 2 (2.44%) Business Analysis
12 1 (1.22%) BPMN
12 1 (1.22%) Domain-Driven Design
12 1 (1.22%) Use Case
12 1 (1.22%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (1.22%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (80.49%) C#
2 45 (54.88%) SQL
3 41 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (21.95%) Ruby
5 8 (9.76%) T-SQL
5 8 (9.76%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.88%) PHP
7 3 (3.66%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.44%) Java
9 1 (1.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) ISTQB
2 6 (7.32%) Degree
3 4 (4.88%) ISEB
4 3 (3.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (23.17%) Facebook
2 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.32%) HP
4 5 (6.10%) Yahoo!
4 5 (6.10%) Google
4 5 (6.10%) Apple
4 5 (6.10%) Sony
5 4 (4.88%) Zend
6 2 (2.44%) Red Gate
6 2 (2.44%) DevExpress
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago