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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 96 113 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 32 21 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.46% 0.97% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 0
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1698 1718 1196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.43% 79.54% 70.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1458 1528 1011
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 1 September 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Birmingham

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 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 42 (89.36%) MVC
2 40 (85.11%) C#
3 39 (82.98%) TDD
4 36 (76.60%) .NET
5 35 (74.47%) SQL Server
6 27 (57.45%) ASP.NET
7 26 (55.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 24 (51.06%) HTML
8 24 (51.06%) ASP.NET Web API
9 22 (46.81%) .NET Framework
9 22 (46.81%) SQL
10 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (38.30%) RESTful
11 18 (38.30%) Facebook
11 18 (38.30%) Web Application Development
11 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
11 18 (38.30%) Advertising
11 18 (38.30%) Scrum
12 16 (34.04%) CSS
13 15 (31.91%) WCF
13 15 (31.91%) jQuery
13 15 (31.91%) Git (software)
13 15 (31.91%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (29.79%) NoSQL
15 13 (27.66%) Node.js
15 13 (27.66%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (27.66%) LINQ
15 13 (27.66%) Ruby
15 13 (27.66%) Visual Studio
16 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (27.66%) Node.js
2 1 (2.13%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (74.47%) SQL Server
2 14 (29.79%) NoSQL
3 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
3 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (31.91%) Git (software)
1 15 (31.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (27.66%) Visual Studio
3 8 (17.02%) ReSharper
4 2 (4.26%) Selenium
4 2 (4.26%) jMock
4 2 (4.26%) JMeter
4 2 (4.26%) JIRA
4 2 (4.26%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.26%) MSBuild
4 2 (4.26%) LoadUI
4 2 (4.26%) JUnit
General
1 18 (38.30%) Advertising
2 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
3 6 (12.77%) Marketing
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (87.23%) Developer
2 25 (53.19%) .NET Developer
3 15 (31.91%) C# Developer
4 12 (25.53%) Web Developer
4 12 (25.53%) C# Web Developer
5 9 (19.15%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (17.02%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Architect
7 2 (4.26%) QA Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Architect
7 2 (4.26%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.26%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (76.60%) .NET
2 27 (57.45%) ASP.NET
3 26 (55.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 24 (51.06%) ASP.NET Web API
4 24 (51.06%) HTML
5 22 (46.81%) .NET Framework
6 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (38.30%) RESTful
8 16 (34.04%) CSS
9 15 (31.91%) jQuery
9 15 (31.91%) WCF
10 13 (27.66%) LINQ
11 12 (25.53%) Ajax
11 12 (25.53%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (17.02%) HTML5
12 8 (17.02%) JSON
13 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (12.77%) CSS3
14 3 (6.38%) JMS
14 3 (6.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.13%) Blog
2 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (89.36%) MVC
2 39 (82.98%) TDD
3 18 (38.30%) Scrum
3 18 (38.30%) Web Application Development
4 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.64%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (4.26%) Regression Testing
7 2 (4.26%) OO
7 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.26%) OO PHP
7 2 (4.26%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.26%) Parallel Programming
8 1 (2.13%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (2.13%) UML
8 1 (2.13%) Content Management
8 1 (2.13%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.13%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (85.11%) C#
2 22 (46.81%) SQL
3 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
4 13 (27.66%) Ruby
5 6 (12.77%) T-SQL
5 6 (12.77%) VB.NET
6 4 (8.51%) Java
7 3 (6.38%) PHP
8 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.13%) Scala
9 1 (2.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Facebook
2 2 (4.26%) Zend
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
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