The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 117 102 83
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -19
Permanent jobs citing BDD 1 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.055% 1.08% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 1.43% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1 19 7
Average salary £72,500 £43,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% +16.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1392 1330 1033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.23% 75.40% 71.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1220 1101 907
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,900 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
BDD
West Midlands

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) MCP
3 4 (66.67%) MCAD
3 4 (66.67%) MCSD
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Internet
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) MCTS
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) Kanban
3 4 (66.67%) RESTful
3 4 (66.67%) Web Application Development
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Scala
4 1 (16.67%) JPA
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (16.67%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) RESTful
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) JPA
3 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) JMS
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) Servlets
3 1 (16.67%) Struts
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) Kanban
3 4 (66.67%) Web Application Development
3 4 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Scala
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCP
1 4 (66.67%) MCAD
1 4 (66.67%) MCSD
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (66.67%) MCTS
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle