The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 49 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 18 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.98% 0.73% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 0.91% -
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 0
Average salary £33,750 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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 Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
519 441 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 85.93% 80.47% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 472 386 385
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

BDD
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

BDD Salary Trend in Staffordshire

BDD
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

BDD
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +10 9 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Tamworth - 9 £32,500 -
BDD
West Midlands

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 27 (100.00%) TDD
2 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (62.96%) MVC
3 17 (62.96%) C#
3 17 (62.96%) .NET
3 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
4 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET
5 13 (48.15%) Ruby
5 13 (48.15%) WCF
5 13 (48.15%) Git (software)
5 13 (48.15%) RESTful
5 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (48.15%) NoSQL
5 13 (48.15%) Node.js
5 13 (48.15%) Web Application Development
5 13 (48.15%) SQL Server 2014
5 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (44.44%) Scrum
7 11 (40.74%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (37.04%) SDLC
8 10 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (25.93%) Finance
10 4 (14.81%) Degree
11 3 (11.11%) NUnit
11 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 3 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (11.11%) CSS
11 3 (11.11%) HTML
11 3 (11.11%) SQL

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (48.15%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 13 (48.15%) NoSQL
2 13 (48.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) NUnit
2 3 (11.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Games
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 15 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 10 (37.04%) Analyst
3 10 (37.04%) Business Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Business Development Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Development Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Software Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Software Development Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Software Development Business Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.41%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Development Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Business IT Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Development Manager
7 1 (3.70%) IT Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) .NET
2 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET
3 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET Web API
3 13 (48.15%) RESTful
3 13 (48.15%) WCF
4 3 (11.11%) CSS
4 3 (11.11%) HTML
4 3 (11.11%) HTML5
4 3 (11.11%) jQuery
4 3 (11.11%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) TDD
2 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (62.96%) MVC
4 13 (48.15%) Web Application Development
5 12 (44.44%) Scrum
6 11 (40.74%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (37.04%) SDLC
7 10 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Kanban
9 2 (7.41%) OO
10 1 (3.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) C#
2 13 (48.15%) Ruby
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) TypeScript
3 3 (11.11%) VB
3 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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