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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 85 104 103
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 33 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.84% 0.19% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 0.25% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 32 3 6
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -6.43%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1434 1223 1202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.84% 78.35% 71.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1285 1055 1019
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,840 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 January 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Birmingham

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 73 (94.81%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (77.92%) C#
2 60 (77.92%) TDD
3 58 (75.32%) .NET
3 58 (75.32%) SQL Server
4 56 (72.73%) MVC
5 49 (63.64%) Scrum
6 47 (61.04%) HTML
7 44 (57.14%) JavaScript
8 42 (54.55%) CSS
9 40 (51.95%) SQL
10 37 (48.05%) .NET Framework
10 37 (48.05%) jQuery
10 37 (48.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 37 (48.05%) KnockoutJS
11 35 (45.45%) Ajax
12 34 (44.16%) Team Foundation Server
12 34 (44.16%) Visual Studio
13 32 (41.56%) SQL Server 2012
13 32 (41.56%) JSON
13 32 (41.56%) ReSharper
13 32 (41.56%) LINQ
13 32 (41.56%) SQL Server 2008
13 32 (41.56%) Telecoms
13 32 (41.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 27 (35.06%) Responsive Web Design
15 23 (29.87%) ASP.NET
16 21 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
17 18 (23.38%) Git (software)
18 16 (20.78%) ASP.NET MVC

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 14 (18.18%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) HTTP
1 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (75.32%) SQL Server
2 32 (41.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 32 (41.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 32 (41.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (19.48%) NoSQL
4 11 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.49%) MySQL
6 4 (5.19%) RavenDB
7 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (44.16%) Team Foundation Server
1 34 (44.16%) Visual Studio
2 32 (41.56%) ReSharper
3 18 (23.38%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.49%) NUnit
5 4 (5.19%) Selenium
6 3 (3.90%) SpecFlow
6 3 (3.90%) T4 Templates
6 3 (3.90%) QUnit
7 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
General
1 32 (41.56%) Telecoms
2 10 (12.99%) Finance
3 5 (6.49%) Advertising
4 1 (1.30%) Games
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (80.52%) Developer
2 47 (61.04%) .NET Developer
3 33 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 33 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 32 (41.56%) C# Web Developer
4 32 (41.56%) Web Developer
4 32 (41.56%) .NET Web Developer
5 12 (15.58%) Junior .NET Web Developer
5 12 (15.58%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 12 (15.58%) Junior
5 12 (15.58%) Junior C# Developer
5 12 (15.58%) Junior .NET Developer
5 12 (15.58%) Junior Web Developer
5 12 (15.58%) Junior Developer
6 9 (11.69%) Analyst
7 7 (9.09%) Test Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Tester
9 3 (3.90%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (75.32%) .NET
2 47 (61.04%) HTML
3 42 (54.55%) CSS
4 37 (48.05%) .NET Framework
4 37 (48.05%) jQuery
4 37 (48.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 37 (48.05%) KnockoutJS
5 35 (45.45%) Ajax
6 32 (41.56%) JSON
6 32 (41.56%) LINQ
7 23 (29.87%) ASP.NET
8 21 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (20.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (18.18%) RESTful
10 14 (18.18%) WCF
11 10 (12.99%) HTML5
12 6 (7.79%) CSS3
13 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 4 (5.19%) Zend Framework
15 3 (3.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Social Media
1 9 (11.69%) BBC
2 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.60%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.60%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) Windows
2 4 (5.19%) Linux
2 4 (5.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (94.81%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (77.92%) TDD
3 56 (72.73%) MVC
4 49 (63.64%) Scrum
5 27 (35.06%) Responsive Web Design
6 16 (20.78%) OO
7 14 (18.18%) Web Application Development
8 8 (10.39%) E-Commerce
8 8 (10.39%) Software Testing
9 5 (6.49%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.49%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.19%) OO PHP
11 3 (3.90%) OOD
11 3 (3.90%) Automated Testing
11 3 (3.90%) Mentoring
12 2 (2.60%) Build Automation
12 2 (2.60%) Business Analysis
12 2 (2.60%) Performance Testing
12 2 (2.60%) Integration Testing
13 1 (1.30%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 60 (77.92%) C#
2 44 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 40 (51.95%) SQL
4 14 (18.18%) Ruby
5 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.49%) VB.NET
5 5 (6.49%) PHP
6 3 (3.90%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.60%) Java
8 1 (1.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.19%) ISEB
2 4 (5.19%) Degree
3 3 (3.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (18.18%) Facebook
2 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.69%) Yahoo!
3 9 (11.69%) Google
3 9 (11.69%) Apple
3 9 (11.69%) Sony
4 6 (7.79%) HP
5 4 (5.19%) Zend
6 2 (2.60%) VMware
6 2 (2.60%) DevExpress
6 2 (2.60%) Red Gate
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Posted: 15 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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