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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 71 104 110
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +6
Permanent jobs citing BDD 53 30 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.71% 1.41% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 1.75% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 53 23 21
Average salary £39,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
1602 1712 1734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.86% 80.38% 81.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1342 1469 1546
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Birmingham

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 88 (96.70%) TDD
2 84 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (79.12%) Git (software)
4 64 (70.33%) .NET
5 61 (67.03%) C#
6 59 (64.84%) MVC
7 57 (62.64%) SQL Server
8 54 (59.34%) ASP.NET
9 52 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 48 (52.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 47 (51.65%) RESTful
11 47 (51.65%) NoSQL
11 47 (51.65%) Node.js
11 47 (51.65%) Web Application Development
11 47 (51.65%) WCF
11 47 (51.65%) Ruby
12 26 (28.57%) Yahoo!
12 26 (28.57%) Google
12 26 (28.57%) Facebook
12 26 (28.57%) Social Media
12 26 (28.57%) OO
12 26 (28.57%) Apple
12 26 (28.57%) BBC
12 26 (28.57%) Sony
13 24 (26.37%) Subversion
14 20 (21.98%) Games
14 20 (21.98%) JavaScript
15 17 (18.68%) HTML
16 16 (17.58%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (15.38%) C++

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 47 (51.65%) Node.js
2 1 (1.10%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (62.64%) SQL Server
2 47 (51.65%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.10%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 72 (79.12%) Git (software)
2 24 (26.37%) Subversion
3 6 (6.59%) Visual Studio
4 5 (5.49%) ReSharper
4 5 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.30%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.10%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.10%) eggPlant
6 1 (1.10%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.10%) Xcode
6 1 (1.10%) NUnit
General
1 20 (21.98%) Games
2 8 (8.79%) Retail
3 7 (7.69%) Finance
4 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 83 (91.21%) Developer
2 58 (63.74%) .NET Developer
3 12 (13.19%) C++ Developer
4 9 (9.89%) C# Developer
5 8 (8.79%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (6.59%) C# Web Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Web Developer
7 6 (6.59%) .NET Web Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Graduate
7 6 (6.59%) Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Junior
8 5 (5.49%) Junior Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Junior .NET Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Senior C++ Developer
10 3 (3.30%) QA Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (70.33%) .NET
2 54 (59.34%) ASP.NET
3 52 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 48 (52.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 47 (51.65%) RESTful
5 47 (51.65%) WCF
6 17 (18.68%) HTML
7 10 (10.99%) .NET Framework
7 10 (10.99%) HTML5
8 8 (8.79%) jQuery
8 8 (8.79%) CSS
8 8 (8.79%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (5.49%) JSON
9 5 (5.49%) Ajax
9 5 (5.49%) LINQ
9 5 (5.49%) Entity Framework
10 4 (4.40%) OpenGL
10 4 (4.40%) DirectX
11 2 (2.20%) AngularJS
12 1 (1.10%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.57%) BBC
1 26 (28.57%) Social Media
2 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (96.70%) TDD
2 84 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (64.84%) MVC
4 47 (51.65%) Web Application Development
5 26 (28.57%) OO
6 16 (17.58%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (12.09%) Software Engineering
8 10 (10.99%) Open Source
9 9 (9.89%) Scrum
10 8 (8.79%) Mentoring
11 6 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.49%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (5.49%) Mobile Development
12 5 (5.49%) Automation Testing
13 4 (4.40%) E-Commerce
14 3 (3.30%) Workflow
14 3 (3.30%) Automated Testing
14 3 (3.30%) SDLC
14 3 (3.30%) Test Automation
15 2 (2.20%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (67.03%) C#
2 47 (51.65%) Ruby
3 20 (21.98%) JavaScript
4 14 (15.38%) C++
5 7 (7.69%) SQL
6 6 (6.59%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.49%) VB
8 1 (1.10%) C
8 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.10%) Java
8 1 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.10%) ISEB
1 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (28.57%) Apple
1 26 (28.57%) Sony
1 26 (28.57%) Yahoo!
1 26 (28.57%) Google
1 26 (28.57%) Facebook
2 1 (1.10%) VMware
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft
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