The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 58 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BDD 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.67% - 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% - 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £60,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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 Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
454 387 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 76.17% 69.23% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 381 301 296
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

BDD
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Coventry region.

BDD Salary Trend in Coventry

BDD
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Coventry

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 12 (100.00%) TDD
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (83.33%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) MVC
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) ATDD
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 4 (33.33%) QA
5 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 4 (33.33%) ISEB
5 4 (33.33%) J2EE
5 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (33.33%) Games
5 4 (33.33%) Back Office
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) Internet
6 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (25.00%) RUP
6 3 (25.00%) jQuery
6 3 (25.00%) Kanban
6 3 (25.00%) Java EE
6 3 (25.00%) Backbone.js
6 3 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (25.00%) Node.js
6 3 (25.00%) REST

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 3 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) CouchDB
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (8.33%) Couchbase
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (33.33%) Back Office
1 4 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 5 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Test Consultant
3 4 (33.33%) Software Consultant
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) ScrumMaster
4 3 (25.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) J2EE
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) Java EE
2 3 (25.00%) jQuery
2 3 (25.00%) REST
2 3 (25.00%) Backbone.js
2 3 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (16.67%) Spring MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) JMS
4 1 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (8.33%) JSP
4 1 (8.33%) Servlets
4 1 (8.33%) Struts
4 1 (8.33%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) TDD
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (83.33%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) MVC
4 5 (41.67%) ATDD
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (25.00%) RUP
6 3 (25.00%) Kanban
7 1 (8.33%) User Stories
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (8.33%) Web Development
7 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
7 1 (8.33%) UML
7 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle