The first table below looks at the demand for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 155 150 178
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +28
Permanent jobs citing BDD 42 52 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.85% 1.04% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.35% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 40 51 15
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3890 3842 3367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 78.67% 76.70% 71.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3239 3221 2856
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
BDD
England

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

BDD
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

BDD Salary Trend in the West Midlands

BDD
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

BDD
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Solihull +13 22 £41,000 +9.33%
Coventry +15 9 £40,000 - 1
Worcestershire +1 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Wolverhampton - 3 £35,000 - 1
Herefordshire - 3 £40,000 -
Birmingham -17 1 £72,500 +66.66% 1
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 49 (89.09%) TDD
2 39 (70.91%) C#
2 39 (70.91%) .NET
3 37 (67.27%) ASP.NET
4 27 (49.09%) Scrum
5 24 (43.64%) Pair Programming
6 22 (40.00%) XAML
6 22 (40.00%) Multithreading
6 22 (40.00%) Low Latency
7 19 (34.55%) MVC
8 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
9 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (16.36%) RESTful
11 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (16.36%) Web Application Development
11 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 8 (14.55%) NoSQL
12 8 (14.55%) ISEB
12 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
13 7 (12.73%) Java
13 7 (12.73%) CSS
13 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
13 7 (12.73%) Ruby
13 7 (12.73%) jQuery
14 6 (10.91%) Business Analysis
14 6 (10.91%) BPMN
14 6 (10.91%) Use Case
14 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 6 (10.91%) Umbraco
1 6 (10.91%) Node.js
2 3 (5.45%) CMS
3 2 (3.64%) Sitefinity
3 2 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) Internet
2 2 (3.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (14.55%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.64%) Couchbase
4 2 (3.64%) CouchDB
4 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.27%) NUnit
2 4 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.45%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Back Office
2 2 (3.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (83.64%) Developer
2 31 (56.36%) .NET Developer
3 22 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 22 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 22 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 22 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Umbraco Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Software Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Test Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Sitecore Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (70.91%) .NET
2 37 (67.27%) ASP.NET
3 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (16.36%) RESTful
4 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 7 (12.73%) CSS
5 7 (12.73%) jQuery
6 6 (10.91%) HTML
7 5 (9.09%) J2EE
8 4 (7.27%) Spring
8 4 (7.27%) XML
8 4 (7.27%) Spring MVC
9 3 (5.45%) WCF
10 2 (3.64%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (3.64%) JSP
10 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.64%) REST
11 1 (1.82%) Spring Web Flow
11 1 (1.82%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Social Media
1 3 (5.45%) BBC
2 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) UNIX
1 2 (3.64%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (89.09%) TDD
2 27 (49.09%) Scrum
3 24 (43.64%) Pair Programming
4 22 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 22 (40.00%) Low Latency
5 19 (34.55%) MVC
6 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (16.36%) Web Application Development
8 6 (10.91%) Business Analysis
8 6 (10.91%) BPMN
8 6 (10.91%) Use Case
8 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.27%) OO
9 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.27%) ATDD
10 3 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.45%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (5.45%) Kanban
11 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (3.64%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (70.91%) C#
2 22 (40.00%) XAML
3 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.73%) Java
4 7 (12.73%) Ruby
5 4 (7.27%) SQL
6 2 (3.64%) PHP
7 1 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) ISEB
2 3 (5.45%) MCTS
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.45%) MCP
2 3 (5.45%) MCAD
2 3 (5.45%) MCSD
3 1 (1.82%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Sitecore
2 3 (5.45%) Yahoo!
2 3 (5.45%) Google
2 3 (5.45%) Facebook
2 3 (5.45%) Apple
2 3 (5.45%) Sony
3 1 (1.82%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.82%) Red Gate
3 1 (1.82%) SAP
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.82%) Sun
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis IT
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Sogeti
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago