The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 61 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 6 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.08% 3.10% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 3.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 0
Median salary £27,500 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
515 502 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 92.79% 86.40% 83.92%
Number of salaries quoted 422 461 413
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,550 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -8 5 £27,500 -47.61%
Stafford - 1 £37,500 -
BDD
West Midlands

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 18 (81.82%) TDD
2 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
3 13 (59.09%) C#
3 13 (59.09%) HTML
3 13 (59.09%) .NET
3 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
3 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET
3 13 (59.09%) CSS
3 13 (59.09%) MVC
3 13 (59.09%) .NET Framework
3 13 (59.09%) Entity Framework
4 12 (54.55%) Front End Development
5 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (50.00%) Finance
5 11 (50.00%) CMS
5 11 (50.00%) CRM
5 11 (50.00%) LINQ
6 6 (27.27%) Java
6 6 (27.27%) Games
7 4 (18.18%) Scrum
7 4 (18.18%) Ruby
7 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 4 (18.18%) Node.js
7 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
7 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
8 3 (13.64%) Selenium
8 3 (13.64%) OO
9 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
9 2 (9.09%) Pair Programming
9 2 (9.09%) OOP

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (50.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Redis
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) Selenium
3 2 (9.09%) Appium
4 1 (4.55%) Calabash
4 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Games
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 12 (54.55%) Software Developer
3 11 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 11 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Developer in Test
4 3 (13.64%) Games Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Java Games Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Low Latency Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) .NET
1 13 (59.09%) .NET Framework
1 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET
1 13 (59.09%) CSS
1 13 (59.09%) Entity Framework
1 13 (59.09%) HTML
2 11 (50.00%) LINQ
3 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 4 (18.18%) Node.js
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (9.09%) Code First Entity Framework
4 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 2 (9.09%) React
4 2 (9.09%) RESTful
4 2 (9.09%) Spring
4 2 (9.09%) WCF
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.55%) Online Games
1 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) TDD
2 13 (59.09%) MVC
3 12 (54.55%) Front End Development
4 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (50.00%) CRM
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
6 3 (13.64%) OO
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.09%) DevOps
7 2 (9.09%) Kanban
7 2 (9.09%) Low Latency
7 2 (9.09%) OOP
7 2 (9.09%) Pair Programming
7 2 (9.09%) Web Application Development
8 1 (4.55%) API Integration
8 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Defect Management
8 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
8 1 (4.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
2 13 (59.09%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) Ruby
5 2 (9.09%) Scala
6 1 (4.55%) Groovy
6 1 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Facebook