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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 64 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing BDD 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.67% - 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% - 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Average salary £60,000 - £41,250
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 Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
470 364 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 78.46% 71.51% 84.98%
Number of salaries quoted 396 284 386
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (100.00%) Scrum
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) QA
3 5 (45.45%) Performance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) ATDD
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 4 (36.36%) ISEB
4 4 (36.36%) Back Office
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) Games
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) Internet
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) J2EE
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (27.27%) RUP
5 3 (27.27%) Java EE
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) Kanban
5 3 (27.27%) Node.js
5 3 (27.27%) REST
5 3 (27.27%) Backbone.js
5 3 (27.27%) KnockoutJS

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (27.27%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (36.36%) Back Office
1 4 (36.36%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Test Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Software Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) ScrumMaster
3 3 (27.27%) Agile .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) J2EE
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
1 3 (27.27%) Java EE
1 3 (27.27%) jQuery
1 3 (27.27%) REST
1 3 (27.27%) Backbone.js
1 3 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
1 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
1 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Scrum
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) Performance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) ATDD
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (27.27%) RUP
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) Kanban
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA