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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 64 67 88
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +21
Permanent jobs citing BDD 61 60 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.19% 3.29% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.58% 3.87% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 52 60 38
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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
1706 1552 1510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 89.32% 85.13% 84.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1262 1320 1359
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
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 17 January 2017.

BDD Salary Histogram in Birmingham

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 102 (79.07%) TDD
2 94 (72.87%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (60.47%) C#
4 61 (47.29%) .NET
5 60 (46.51%) JavaScript
6 49 (37.98%) MVC
7 48 (37.21%) Java
8 47 (36.43%) ASP.NET
9 46 (35.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 45 (34.88%) Git (software)
11 44 (34.11%) Scrum
12 43 (33.33%) Selenium
13 38 (29.46%) RESTful
14 37 (28.68%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (28.68%) HTML
15 35 (27.13%) SQL
15 35 (27.13%) CSS
16 33 (25.58%) SQL Server
16 33 (25.58%) E-Commerce
16 33 (25.58%) QA
17 31 (24.03%) ASP.NET Web API
18 30 (23.26%) Node.js
19 29 (22.48%) Ruby
20 27 (20.93%) KnockoutJS
20 27 (20.93%) AngularJS
21 26 (20.16%) Entity Framework
22 24 (18.60%) Jenkins
23 23 (17.83%) Web Services
23 23 (17.83%) WCF
23 23 (17.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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 4 (3.10%) CMS
2 3 (2.33%) WordPress
3 2 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.55%) JBoss
3 2 (1.55%) Mule
3 2 (1.55%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.78%) Apache
4 1 (0.78%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.78%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (3.10%) Fireworks
1 4 (3.10%) InVision
1 4 (3.10%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.55%) InDesign
3 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.20%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 22 (17.05%) NoSQL
2 22 (17.05%) SQL Server 2014
3 12 (9.30%) MySQL
4 9 (6.98%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.65%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.10%) Redis
7 2 (1.55%) Big Data
8 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.78%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.78%) Flink
8 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.78%) Impala
8 1 (0.78%) OLAP
8 1 (0.78%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.78%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.78%) Riak
Development Applications
1 45 (34.88%) Git (software)
2 43 (33.33%) Selenium
3 24 (18.60%) Jenkins
4 20 (15.50%) SpecFlow
5 17 (13.18%) JUnit
5 17 (13.18%) WebDriver
6 10 (7.75%) Maven
7 9 (6.98%) Cucumber
7 9 (6.98%) TestNG
8 8 (6.20%) DbUnit
8 8 (6.20%) HP UFT
8 8 (6.20%) jMock
8 8 (6.20%) Mockito
8 8 (6.20%) SonarQube
8 8 (6.20%) Subversion
8 8 (6.20%) Visual Studio
9 7 (5.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (5.43%) MSBuild
10 6 (4.65%) JMeter
10 6 (4.65%) Travis CI
General
1 18 (13.95%) Finance
2 17 (13.18%) Marketing
2 17 (13.18%) Music Industry
3 10 (7.75%) Retail
4 2 (1.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 91 (70.54%) Developer
2 40 (31.01%) .NET Developer
3 30 (23.26%) Java Developer
4 24 (18.60%) Senior Developer
5 21 (16.28%) Tester
6 20 (15.50%) C# Developer
7 16 (12.40%) Junior
7 16 (12.40%) Junior Developer
8 13 (10.08%) Graduate
8 13 (10.08%) Graduate C# Developer
8 13 (10.08%) Graduate Developer
8 13 (10.08%) Graduate Java Developer
8 13 (10.08%) Graduate Python Developer
8 13 (10.08%) Junior C# Developer
8 13 (10.08%) Junior Java Developer
8 13 (10.08%) Junior Python Developer
8 13 (10.08%) Python Developer
9 12 (9.30%) Senior Tester
10 10 (7.75%) Automation Tester
11 9 (6.98%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (47.29%) .NET
2 47 (36.43%) ASP.NET
3 46 (35.66%) ASP.NET MVC
4 38 (29.46%) RESTful
5 37 (28.68%) HTML
6 35 (27.13%) CSS
7 31 (24.03%) ASP.NET Web API
8 30 (23.26%) Node.js
9 27 (20.93%) AngularJS
9 27 (20.93%) KnockoutJS
10 26 (20.16%) Entity Framework
11 23 (17.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 23 (17.83%) WCF
11 23 (17.83%) Web Services
12 21 (16.28%) J2EE
13 20 (15.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 17 (13.18%) .NET Framework
14 17 (13.18%) Code First Entity Framework
14 17 (13.18%) REST
15 12 (9.30%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.98%) Fintech
2 8 (6.20%) User Experience
3 6 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.55%) mHealth
4 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.08%) Linux
2 5 (3.88%) Windows
3 3 (2.33%) Unix
4 2 (1.55%) Android
4 2 (1.55%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (79.07%) TDD
2 94 (72.87%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (37.98%) MVC
4 44 (34.11%) Scrum
5 37 (28.68%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (25.58%) E-Commerce
7 22 (17.05%) Unit Testing
7 22 (17.05%) Web Application Development
8 21 (16.28%) Mentoring
9 19 (14.73%) OO
10 17 (13.18%) Automated Testing
10 17 (13.18%) High Availability
11 16 (12.40%) Automation Testing
12 15 (11.63%) Test Automation
13 13 (10.08%) Open Source
13 13 (10.08%) Performance Testing
14 11 (8.53%) Software Engineering
15 9 (6.98%) Integration Testing
16 8 (6.20%) Kanban
16 8 (6.20%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 78 (60.47%) C#
2 60 (46.51%) JavaScript
3 48 (37.21%) Java
4 35 (27.13%) SQL
5 29 (22.48%) Ruby
6 13 (10.08%) Python
7 11 (8.53%) PHP
8 8 (6.20%) ES6
9 7 (5.43%) T-SQL
10 6 (4.65%) C++
11 5 (3.88%) C
12 4 (3.10%) Bash Shell
12 4 (3.10%) Go
13 3 (2.33%) Perl
14 2 (1.55%) Scala
14 2 (1.55%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.78%) VB
15 1 (0.78%) VBScript
15 1 (0.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (11.63%) Degree
2 8 (6.20%) SC Cleared
2 8 (6.20%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (25.58%) QA
2 11 (8.53%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (6.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (6.20%) vSphere
2 1 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.10%) Ansible
2 1 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 8 (6.20%) VMware
2 5 (3.88%) Google
2 5 (3.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.10%) Adobe
3 4 (3.10%) Cognizant
4 2 (1.55%) Oracle
4 2 (1.55%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.78%) Tableau
5 1 (0.78%) Vertica
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