The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank - 31 42
Permanent jobs citing BDD 0 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull - 7.37% 3.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 8.43% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 21 9
Average salary - £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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 Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
216 249 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 76.87% 87.37% 78.10%
Number of salaries quoted 195 147 120
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

BDD
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

BDD Salary Trend in Solihull

BDD
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) MCPD
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) DevExpress
1 1 (100.00%) Red Gate

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) DevExpress
1 1 (100.00%) Red Gate