The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 128 127 161
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +34
Permanent jobs citing BDD 113 99 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.84% 1.81% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 2.13% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 103 90 56
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
BDD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5376 4647 4485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.64% 84.83% 84.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4176 3866 3748
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham -2 49 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Coventry +16 25 £42,655 +6.63% 3
Worcestershire +4 12 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Staffordshire -13 11 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Shropshire - 9 £32,500 -
Warwickshire -15 4 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Wolverhampton - 1 £47,500 -
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for BDD.

1 211 (89.41%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (87.29%) TDD
3 119 (50.42%) C#
4 109 (46.19%) .NET
5 102 (43.22%) Git (software)
6 94 (39.83%) MVC
7 84 (35.59%) Scrum
8 82 (34.75%) ASP.NET
9 79 (33.47%) SQL Server
9 79 (33.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 73 (30.93%) JavaScript
11 71 (30.08%) Ruby
12 68 (28.81%) Node.js
13 65 (27.54%) NoSQL
14 63 (26.69%) ASP.NET Web API
15 60 (25.42%) RESTful
16 59 (25.00%) Web Application Development
16 59 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
16 59 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 56 (23.73%) WCF
18 54 (22.88%) HTML
19 46 (19.49%) OO
20 45 (19.07%) SQL
20 45 (19.07%) CSS
21 43 (18.22%) AngularJS
22 42 (17.80%) Selenium
23 41 (17.37%) QA
23 41 (17.37%) Games
24 40 (16.95%) Subversion
24 40 (16.95%) SDLC

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 68 (28.81%) Node.js
2 4 (1.69%) IIS
2 4 (1.69%) JBoss
2 4 (1.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.85%) CMS
3 2 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (4.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.42%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.51%) GitHub
2 8 (3.39%) SaaS
3 5 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.97%) Internet
2 4 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (33.47%) SQL Server
2 65 (27.54%) NoSQL
3 59 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (2.97%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.97%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.12%) MySQL
5 5 (2.12%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.85%) Big Data
8 2 (0.85%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.85%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 102 (43.22%) Git (software)
2 42 (17.80%) Selenium
3 40 (16.95%) Subversion
4 31 (13.14%) WebDriver
5 14 (5.93%) SpecFlow
6 12 (5.08%) JIRA
7 10 (4.24%) Visual Studio
8 9 (3.81%) Cucumber
9 7 (2.97%) Jenkins
10 6 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.69%) Appium
11 4 (1.69%) JBehave
11 4 (1.69%) JUnit
11 4 (1.69%) NeoLoad
11 4 (1.69%) NUnit
11 4 (1.69%) TestNG
12 3 (1.27%) Maven
12 3 (1.27%) MSBuild
12 3 (1.27%) RSpec
13 2 (0.85%) Mercurial
General
1 41 (17.37%) Games
2 28 (11.86%) Finance
3 17 (7.20%) Retail
4 12 (5.08%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.39%) Marketing
6 7 (2.97%) Electronics
6 7 (2.97%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.85%) Local Government
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.42%) Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 147 (62.29%) Developer
2 75 (31.78%) .NET Developer
3 39 (16.53%) Tester
4 32 (13.56%) Analyst
5 24 (10.17%) Software Tester
6 23 (9.75%) C++ Developer
7 21 (8.90%) C# Developer
7 21 (8.90%) Test Analyst
8 20 (8.47%) Software Analyst
9 18 (7.63%) Social Media Developer
10 17 (7.20%) C# .NET Developer
11 16 (6.78%) ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (6.36%) Automation Tester
12 15 (6.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (6.36%) Software Test Analyst
13 14 (5.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 14 (5.93%) Automation Test Analyst
13 14 (5.93%) Java Developer
13 14 (5.93%) Senior Developer
14 13 (5.51%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (46.19%) .NET
2 82 (34.75%) ASP.NET
3 79 (33.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 63 (26.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 60 (25.42%) RESTful
6 59 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 56 (23.73%) WCF
8 54 (22.88%) HTML
9 45 (19.07%) CSS
10 43 (18.22%) AngularJS
11 34 (14.41%) .NET Framework
12 30 (12.71%) Entity Framework
13 26 (11.02%) Code First Entity Framework
14 24 (10.17%) KnockoutJS
15 23 (9.75%) jQuery
16 18 (7.63%) HTML5
17 16 (6.78%) React
17 16 (6.78%) Spring
17 16 (6.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 15 (6.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.63%) BBC
1 18 (7.63%) Social Media
2 15 (6.36%) Social Network
3 14 (5.93%) User Experience
4 9 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.39%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.12%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (2.12%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.12%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.27%) RIA
8 2 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.85%) iSeries
8 2 (0.85%) NHS
9 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.42%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.51%) Linux
2 9 (3.81%) Unix
3 5 (2.12%) Android
3 5 (2.12%) Windows
4 4 (1.69%) CoreOS
4 4 (1.69%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (89.41%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (87.29%) TDD
3 94 (39.83%) MVC
4 84 (35.59%) Scrum
5 59 (25.00%) Web Application Development
6 46 (19.49%) OO
7 40 (16.95%) SDLC
8 30 (12.71%) Test Automation
9 26 (11.02%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (10.59%) E-Commerce
11 20 (8.47%) Compatibility Testing
12 19 (8.05%) Automation Testing
13 17 (7.20%) Mentoring
13 17 (7.20%) Software Engineering
13 17 (7.20%) Software Testing
14 16 (6.78%) Front End Development
15 15 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (6.36%) User Acceptance Testing
15 15 (6.36%) User Stories
15 15 (6.36%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 119 (50.42%) C#
2 73 (30.93%) JavaScript
3 71 (30.08%) Ruby
4 45 (19.07%) SQL
5 34 (14.41%) C++
5 34 (14.41%) Java
6 14 (5.93%) Scala
7 11 (4.66%) CoffeeScript
7 11 (4.66%) ES6
8 7 (2.97%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.54%) PHP
10 5 (2.12%) Apple Swift
10 5 (2.12%) Objective-C
10 5 (2.12%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.69%) Groovy
12 3 (1.27%) C
12 3 (1.27%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.27%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.85%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (2.97%) Degree
3 4 (1.69%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (17.37%) QA
2 3 (1.27%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.69%) Puppet
2 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (8.47%) Google
2 19 (8.05%) Facebook
3 18 (7.63%) Apple
3 18 (7.63%) Sony
3 18 (7.63%) Yahoo!
4 14 (5.93%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.97%) SAP
6 4 (1.69%) Dynatrace
6 4 (1.69%) New Relic
6 4 (1.69%) Snowplow
7 1 (0.42%) HP
7 1 (0.42%) Sitecore
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + great benefits and package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Henley In Arden, Warwickshire, Head Office.
REPL Group
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago