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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 132 183 182
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 80 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.49% 0.49% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 0.63% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 73 27 19
Average salary £41,000 £40,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.23% +15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £66,000 £36,800
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
4123 4262 3643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 76.74% 77.21% 74.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3411 3612 3083
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
(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
Birmingham +7 30 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Solihull - 26 £41,000 - 2
Warwickshire - 19 £40,000 - 1
Coventry - 4 £60,000 -
Walsall +1 1 £47,500 +58.33%
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 126 (88.73%) TDD
2 105 (73.94%) C#
3 102 (71.83%) .NET
4 91 (64.08%) ASP.NET
5 83 (58.45%) Scrum
6 64 (45.07%) MVC
7 56 (39.44%) Pair Programming
8 51 (35.92%) Multithreading
8 51 (35.92%) XAML
8 51 (35.92%) Low Latency
9 49 (34.51%) SQL Server
10 37 (26.06%) Git (software)
11 36 (25.35%) ASP.NET Web API
12 35 (24.65%) HTML
13 34 (23.94%) Node.js
14 33 (23.24%) ASP.NET MVC
15 32 (22.54%) RESTful
15 32 (22.54%) CSS
16 30 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
16 30 (21.13%) Web Application Development
17 29 (20.42%) Ruby
17 29 (20.42%) JavaScript
18 27 (19.01%) NoSQL
19 25 (17.61%) Facebook
20 24 (16.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 24 (16.90%) jQuery
21 22 (15.49%) WCF
22 21 (14.79%) SQL
23 20 (14.08%) .NET Framework
24 17 (11.97%) Advertising

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 34 (23.94%) Node.js
2 10 (7.04%) WordPress
3 4 (2.82%) CMS
3 4 (2.82%) Drupal
4 1 (0.70%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.70%) Sitefinity
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.63%) Internet
2 3 (2.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (34.51%) SQL Server
2 27 (19.01%) NoSQL
3 15 (10.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (5.63%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (4.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.82%) MySQL
7 1 (0.70%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.70%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 37 (26.06%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (8.45%) Visual Studio
4 7 (4.93%) JIRA
4 7 (4.93%) ReSharper
5 6 (4.23%) Subversion
5 6 (4.23%) PHPUnit
5 6 (4.23%) Hudson
5 6 (4.23%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.52%) Behat
7 4 (2.82%) Selenium
8 3 (2.11%) JUnit
8 3 (2.11%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.41%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.41%) jMock
9 2 (1.41%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.41%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.41%) JMeter
9 2 (1.41%) LoadUI
10 1 (0.70%) FitNesse
General
1 17 (11.97%) Advertising
2 7 (4.93%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.23%) Marketing
4 4 (2.82%) Back Office
4 4 (2.82%) Games
5 3 (2.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 122 (85.92%) Developer
2 90 (63.38%) .NET Developer
3 65 (45.77%) C# Developer
4 59 (41.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 52 (36.62%) ASP.NET Developer
5 52 (36.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (11.27%) Web Developer
7 11 (7.75%) C# Web Developer
8 7 (4.93%) .NET Web Developer
9 6 (4.23%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.23%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.52%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.52%) Consultant
10 5 (3.52%) PHP Developer
11 4 (2.82%) Test Consultant
11 4 (2.82%) Software Consultant
11 4 (2.82%) ScrumMaster
12 3 (2.11%) Agile .NET Developer
12 3 (2.11%) PHP Web Developer
12 3 (2.11%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (71.83%) .NET
2 91 (64.08%) ASP.NET
3 36 (25.35%) ASP.NET Web API
4 35 (24.65%) HTML
5 33 (23.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (22.54%) CSS
6 32 (22.54%) RESTful
7 24 (16.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 24 (16.90%) jQuery
8 22 (15.49%) WCF
9 20 (14.08%) .NET Framework
10 14 (9.86%) KnockoutJS
11 13 (9.15%) HTML5
12 12 (8.45%) LINQ
12 12 (8.45%) CSS3
13 11 (7.75%) Ajax
14 10 (7.04%) AngularJS
15 9 (6.34%) Symfony
15 9 (6.34%) Yii
16 8 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.56%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.63%) BBC
2 8 (5.63%) Social Media
3 5 (3.52%) Open Source
4 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.70%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.93%) Windows
2 5 (3.52%) Linux
3 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.70%) Android
3 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (88.73%) TDD
2 83 (58.45%) Scrum
3 64 (45.07%) MVC
4 56 (39.44%) Pair Programming
5 51 (35.92%) Multithreading
5 51 (35.92%) Low Latency
6 30 (21.13%) Web Application Development
6 30 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (10.56%) OO
8 10 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (4.93%) Software Engineering
10 6 (4.23%) OO PHP
10 6 (4.23%) ATDD
11 5 (3.52%) Performance Testing
11 5 (3.52%) Customer Engagement
11 5 (3.52%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (2.82%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (2.82%) Software Testing
12 4 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (2.82%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 105 (73.94%) C#
2 51 (35.92%) XAML
3 29 (20.42%) Ruby
3 29 (20.42%) JavaScript
4 21 (14.79%) SQL
5 15 (10.56%) PHP
6 8 (5.63%) Java
7 6 (4.23%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.23%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.41%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.41%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.70%) Scala
9 1 (0.70%) XPath
9 1 (0.70%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 7 (4.93%) Degree
2 4 (2.82%) ISEB
3 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.41%) MCPD
3 2 (1.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.27%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (17.61%) Facebook
2 10 (7.04%) Zend
3 8 (5.63%) Apple
3 8 (5.63%) Sony
3 8 (5.63%) Yahoo!
3 8 (5.63%) Google
4 2 (1.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.41%) DevExpress
4 2 (1.41%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle
5 1 (0.70%) Sitecore
Birmingham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £45 - £60 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kidderminster
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Solihull
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 27 days ago