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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 93 114 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 40 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.75% 0.70% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 0.86% -
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 0
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1819 1735 1209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.78% 80.77% 69.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1569 1563 1018
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Birmingham

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 52 (91.23%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (84.21%) C#
3 45 (78.95%) TDD
3 45 (78.95%) MVC
4 43 (75.44%) .NET
5 40 (70.18%) SQL Server
6 33 (57.89%) HTML
7 29 (50.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 28 (49.12%) ASP.NET
9 27 (47.37%) Scrum
9 27 (47.37%) SQL
10 26 (45.61%) JavaScript
11 25 (43.86%) ASP.NET Web API
11 25 (43.86%) .NET Framework
12 23 (40.35%) CSS
13 21 (36.84%) jQuery
14 20 (35.09%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (31.58%) RESTful
16 18 (31.58%) KnockoutJS
16 18 (31.58%) Facebook
16 18 (31.58%) Web Application Development
16 18 (31.58%) Advertising
16 18 (31.58%) Ajax
17 17 (29.82%) Visual Studio
17 17 (29.82%) Git (software)
18 16 (28.07%) LINQ
19 15 (26.32%) WCF
20 14 (24.56%) NoSQL
21 13 (22.81%) Node.js

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 13 (22.81%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (70.18%) SQL Server
2 14 (24.56%) NoSQL
3 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
3 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.02%) MySQL
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (29.82%) Visual Studio
2 17 (29.82%) Git (software)
3 11 (19.30%) ReSharper
4 6 (10.53%) Selenium
5 3 (5.26%) NUnit
5 3 (5.26%) T4 Templates
5 3 (5.26%) QUnit
5 3 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.26%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.51%) MSBuild
6 2 (3.51%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.51%) LoadUI
6 2 (3.51%) jMock
6 2 (3.51%) JIRA
6 2 (3.51%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.51%) JUnit
6 2 (3.51%) JMeter
7 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (31.58%) Advertising
2 11 (19.30%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.53%) Marketing
4 3 (5.26%) Finance
5 2 (3.51%) Retail
6 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (85.96%) Developer
2 28 (49.12%) .NET Developer
3 18 (31.58%) C# Developer
4 15 (26.32%) C# Web Developer
4 15 (26.32%) Web Developer
5 12 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (19.30%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.02%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) QA Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Architect
9 2 (3.51%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (3.51%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (75.44%) .NET
2 33 (57.89%) HTML
3 29 (50.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 28 (49.12%) ASP.NET
5 25 (43.86%) ASP.NET Web API
5 25 (43.86%) .NET Framework
6 23 (40.35%) CSS
7 21 (36.84%) jQuery
8 20 (35.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (31.58%) RESTful
9 18 (31.58%) KnockoutJS
9 18 (31.58%) Ajax
10 16 (28.07%) LINQ
11 15 (26.32%) WCF
12 11 (19.30%) HTML5
12 11 (19.30%) JSON
13 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (12.28%) CSS3
14 5 (8.77%) REST
15 4 (7.02%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.75%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) Linux
3 4 (7.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (91.23%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (78.95%) TDD
2 45 (78.95%) MVC
3 27 (47.37%) Scrum
4 18 (31.58%) Web Application Development
5 7 (12.28%) OO
5 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
5 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (8.77%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (7.02%) OO PHP
7 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.26%) OOD
8 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.51%) Functional Testing
9 2 (3.51%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.51%) Parallel Programming
9 2 (3.51%) Test Automation
9 2 (3.51%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.51%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.51%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (84.21%) C#
2 27 (47.37%) SQL
3 26 (45.61%) JavaScript
4 13 (22.81%) Ruby
5 7 (12.28%) T-SQL
5 7 (12.28%) VB.NET
6 4 (7.02%) PHP
6 4 (7.02%) Java
7 3 (5.26%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.75%) ISEB
3 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.30%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Facebook
2 4 (7.02%) Zend
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.75%) Red Gate
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