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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 90 122 171
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +49
Permanent jobs citing BDD 152 83 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.59% 1.54% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 1.94% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 142 78 43
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
4985 4281 4351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.87% 79.50% 78.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4031 3547 3663
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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 +19 52 £41,500 +10.66% 3
Warwickshire +9 45 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Worcestershire - 24 £36,250 - 2
Staffordshire - 14 £40,000 - 4
Solihull -9 8 £42,500 +3.65%
Coventry -17 3 £40,000 -26.60%
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

1 220 (96.92%) TDD
2 200 (88.11%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (72.69%) C#
3 165 (72.69%) .NET
3 165 (72.69%) MVC
4 161 (70.93%) ASP.NET
5 157 (69.16%) SQL Server
6 153 (67.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 142 (62.56%) RESTful
8 139 (61.23%) Web Application Development
9 132 (58.15%) ASP.NET Web API
9 132 (58.15%) Git (software)
10 114 (50.22%) NoSQL
11 110 (48.46%) WCF
12 106 (46.70%) Ruby
13 103 (45.37%) Node.js
14 69 (30.40%) OO
15 44 (19.38%) Retail
15 44 (19.38%) Scrum
16 41 (18.06%) Microsoft
17 38 (16.74%) Continuous Integration
18 36 (15.86%) JavaScript
19 33 (14.54%) HTML
20 31 (13.66%) Facebook
21 29 (12.78%) Business Intelligence
21 29 (12.78%) Google
22 27 (11.89%) VB.NET
23 26 (11.45%) Java
23 26 (11.45%) Apple
23 26 (11.45%) Sony

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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
1 103 (45.37%) Node.js
2 12 (5.29%) JBoss
3 11 (4.85%) CMS
4 8 (3.52%) GlassFish
4 8 (3.52%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.32%) WordPress
6 2 (0.88%) IIS
7 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.44%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (3.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.44%) HTTP
2 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (69.16%) SQL Server
2 114 (50.22%) NoSQL
3 11 (4.85%) Big Data
3 11 (4.85%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (3.96%) Hadoop
5 8 (3.52%) MySQL
5 8 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.20%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.32%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.44%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.44%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 132 (58.15%) Git (software)
2 21 (9.25%) Subversion
3 12 (5.29%) Hudson
4 11 (4.85%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.52%) TeamCity
5 8 (3.52%) Jasmine
6 5 (2.20%) Selenium
6 5 (2.20%) PHPUnit
7 4 (1.76%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.32%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.88%) JUnit
9 2 (0.88%) Behat
10 1 (0.44%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.44%) eggPlant
10 1 (0.44%) JIRA
10 1 (0.44%) JBehave
10 1 (0.44%) NUnit
10 1 (0.44%) Xcode
10 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (19.38%) Retail
2 26 (11.45%) Games
3 12 (5.29%) Music Industry
4 6 (2.64%) Finance
4 6 (2.64%) Advertising
5 4 (1.76%) Billing
6 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 197 (86.78%) Developer
2 153 (67.40%) .NET Developer
3 19 (8.37%) Junior Developer
3 19 (8.37%) Junior
4 18 (7.93%) Senior Developer
5 16 (7.05%) Graduate
6 15 (6.61%) Junior .NET Developer
7 12 (5.29%) Software Engineer
8 9 (3.96%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (3.52%) Analyst
9 8 (3.52%) Web Developer
10 7 (3.08%) C++ Developer
10 7 (3.08%) C# Developer
11 6 (2.64%) Tester
11 6 (2.64%) Software Developer
11 6 (2.64%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (2.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (2.64%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (2.20%) Salesforce.com Developer
12 5 (2.20%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (72.69%) .NET
2 161 (70.93%) ASP.NET
3 153 (67.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 142 (62.56%) RESTful
5 132 (58.15%) ASP.NET Web API
6 110 (48.46%) WCF
7 33 (14.54%) HTML
8 24 (10.57%) AngularJS
9 22 (9.69%) KnockoutJS
10 21 (9.25%) CSS
11 20 (8.81%) .NET Framework
12 19 (8.37%) HTML5
13 16 (7.05%) jQuery
14 13 (5.73%) Spring
15 12 (5.29%) CSS3
15 12 (5.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (5.29%) Hibernate
16 8 (3.52%) JMS
16 8 (3.52%) Java EE
16 8 (3.52%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.45%) BBC
1 26 (11.45%) Social Media
2 9 (3.96%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.76%) User Experience
5 4 (1.76%) Linked Data
6 3 (1.32%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.32%) Blog
6 3 (1.32%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.88%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.88%) Kindle
7 2 (0.88%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.64%) Windows
2 3 (1.32%) Android
2 3 (1.32%) Linux
3 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (96.92%) TDD
2 200 (88.11%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (72.69%) MVC
4 139 (61.23%) Web Application Development
5 69 (30.40%) OO
6 44 (19.38%) Scrum
7 38 (16.74%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (12.78%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (9.25%) Software Engineering
10 20 (8.81%) Dependency Injection
11 17 (7.49%) Domain-Driven Design
12 12 (5.29%) CQRS
13 11 (4.85%) SOA
13 11 (4.85%) Workflow
14 10 (4.41%) Continuous Delivery
15 9 (3.96%) Open Source
15 9 (3.96%) Unit Testing
15 9 (3.96%) Kanban
15 9 (3.96%) E-Commerce
16 8 (3.52%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 165 (72.69%) C#
2 106 (46.70%) Ruby
3 36 (15.86%) JavaScript
4 27 (11.89%) VB.NET
5 26 (11.45%) Java
6 22 (9.69%) VB
7 15 (6.61%) SQL
8 10 (4.41%) Scala
9 9 (3.96%) PHP
10 8 (3.52%) Clojure
11 7 (3.08%) C++
12 6 (2.64%) Python
13 5 (2.20%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (4.85%) Degree
2 2 (0.88%) ISEB
3 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.08%) QA
Vendors
1 41 (18.06%) Microsoft
2 31 (13.66%) Facebook
3 29 (12.78%) Google
4 26 (11.45%) Apple
4 26 (11.45%) Sony
4 26 (11.45%) Yahoo!
5 8 (3.52%) Oracle
6 5 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.88%) Zend
7 2 (0.88%) Twitter
8 1 (0.44%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.44%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.44%) VMware
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