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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England / West Midlands
Rank 102 115 149
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +34
Permanent jobs citing BDD 121 105 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.50% 2.01% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 2.30% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 109 102 62
Median salary £44,738 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,050 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4304 4572 4217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.85% 87.35% 85.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3377 3766 3659
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 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
Birmingham 0 64 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Coventry +28 21 £40,000 -9.09% 3
Worcestershire -6 18 £41,250 -8.33% 4
Staffordshire -13 6 £28,000 -13.84% 2
Herefordshire - 6 £42,500 -
Shropshire -5 5 £44,738 +39.80% 2
Warwickshire +17 1 £47,500 +5.55% 1
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for BDD.

1 209 (86.36%) TDD
2 177 (73.14%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (63.64%) C#
4 126 (52.07%) .NET
5 116 (47.93%) MVC
6 111 (45.87%) ASP.NET
7 103 (42.56%) JavaScript
8 94 (38.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 93 (38.43%) SQL Server
10 88 (36.36%) RESTful
11 83 (34.30%) Git (software)
12 75 (30.99%) ASP.NET Web API
13 70 (28.93%) Scrum
14 68 (28.10%) HTML
15 67 (27.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 66 (27.27%) Node.js
16 66 (27.27%) Web Application Development
17 65 (26.86%) Entity Framework
17 65 (26.86%) CSS
18 64 (26.45%) Java
18 64 (26.45%) SQL Server 2014
19 62 (25.62%) Continuous Integration
19 62 (25.62%) Ruby
20 59 (24.38%) .NET Framework
20 59 (24.38%) Selenium
21 58 (23.97%) AngularJS
22 57 (23.55%) KnockoutJS
23 54 (22.31%) NoSQL
24 53 (21.90%) WCF
25 48 (19.83%) QA

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 16 (6.61%) CMS
2 9 (3.72%) WordPress
3 4 (1.65%) Confluence
3 4 (1.65%) Documentum
4 3 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.83%) Apache
5 2 (0.83%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.83%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.83%) JBoss
5 2 (0.83%) Mule
5 2 (0.83%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.41%) Drupal
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (1.65%) Fireworks
1 4 (1.65%) InVision
1 4 (1.65%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.83%) InDesign
3 1 (0.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.24%) SaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.26%) Internet
2 5 (2.07%) HTTP
3 1 (0.41%) Firewall
3 1 (0.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (38.43%) SQL Server
2 64 (26.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 54 (22.31%) NoSQL
4 22 (9.09%) MySQL
5 13 (5.37%) MongoDB
6 12 (4.96%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.65%) Redis
8 3 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.24%) Big Data
9 2 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.83%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.83%) DB2
9 2 (0.83%) Flink
9 2 (0.83%) Impala
9 2 (0.83%) OLAP
9 2 (0.83%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (0.83%) Pentaho
9 2 (0.83%) Riak
9 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 83 (34.30%) Git (software)
2 59 (24.38%) Selenium
3 33 (13.64%) Jenkins
4 24 (9.92%) Cucumber
5 20 (8.26%) SpecFlow
5 20 (8.26%) WebDriver
6 19 (7.85%) JUnit
7 14 (5.79%) Maven
8 12 (4.96%) JIRA
8 12 (4.96%) Visual Studio
9 11 (4.55%) TestNG
10 10 (4.13%) Subversion
11 9 (3.72%) PHPUnit
12 8 (3.31%) DbUnit
12 8 (3.31%) HP UFT
12 8 (3.31%) jMock
12 8 (3.31%) Mockito
12 8 (3.31%) MSBuild
12 8 (3.31%) SonarQube
13 7 (2.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 32 (13.22%) Finance
2 21 (8.68%) Marketing
3 17 (7.02%) Games
4 16 (6.61%) Music Industry
5 13 (5.37%) Retail
6 2 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 189 (78.10%) Developer
2 92 (38.02%) .NET Developer
3 44 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 35 (14.46%) Java Developer
5 30 (12.40%) Junior
5 30 (12.40%) Junior Developer
5 30 (12.40%) Senior Developer
6 22 (9.09%) Tester
7 21 (8.68%) Software Developer
8 18 (7.44%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (5.79%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 14 (5.79%) Graduate
9 14 (5.79%) Graduate C# Developer
9 14 (5.79%) Graduate Developer
9 14 (5.79%) Graduate Python Developer
9 14 (5.79%) Junior C# Developer
9 14 (5.79%) Junior Java Developer
9 14 (5.79%) Mobile Developer
9 14 (5.79%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (52.07%) .NET
2 111 (45.87%) ASP.NET
3 94 (38.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 88 (36.36%) RESTful
5 75 (30.99%) ASP.NET Web API
6 68 (28.10%) HTML
7 67 (27.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 66 (27.27%) Node.js
9 65 (26.86%) CSS
9 65 (26.86%) Entity Framework
10 59 (24.38%) .NET Framework
11 58 (23.97%) AngularJS
12 57 (23.55%) KnockoutJS
13 53 (21.90%) WCF
14 46 (19.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 45 (18.60%) Code First Entity Framework
16 28 (11.57%) Web Services
17 22 (9.09%) J2EE
17 22 (9.09%) REST
18 21 (8.68%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.85%) Mobile App
2 15 (6.20%) mHealth
2 15 (6.20%) Social Network
2 15 (6.20%) User Experience
3 12 (4.96%) Fintech
4 10 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.89%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.65%) Animation
7 3 (1.24%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.24%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.41%) AS400
8 1 (0.41%) Derivative
8 1 (0.41%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.41%) Online Games
8 1 (0.41%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.68%) Windows
2 20 (8.26%) Linux
3 15 (6.20%) Android
3 15 (6.20%) Apple iOS
3 15 (6.20%) Windows Phone
4 6 (2.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (86.36%) TDD
2 177 (73.14%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (47.93%) MVC
4 70 (28.93%) Scrum
5 66 (27.27%) Web Application Development
6 62 (25.62%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (17.36%) OO
8 41 (16.94%) E-Commerce
9 38 (15.70%) Mentoring
10 29 (11.98%) Unit Testing
11 26 (10.74%) Kanban
12 25 (10.33%) Automated Testing
13 23 (9.50%) SDLC
13 23 (9.50%) Test Automation
14 20 (8.26%) Dependency Injection
15 19 (7.85%) Automation Testing
15 19 (7.85%) Software Engineering
16 17 (7.02%) High Availability
16 17 (7.02%) Mobile Development
17 15 (6.20%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 154 (63.64%) C#
2 103 (42.56%) JavaScript
3 64 (26.45%) Java
4 62 (25.62%) Ruby
5 39 (16.12%) SQL
6 26 (10.74%) PHP
7 18 (7.44%) Python
8 9 (3.72%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.89%) ES6
10 6 (2.48%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.48%) Perl
10 6 (2.48%) Scala
11 5 (2.07%) C++
12 4 (1.65%) C
13 3 (1.24%) Go
13 3 (1.24%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.83%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.41%) VB
15 1 (0.41%) VBScript
15 1 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (9.50%) Degree
2 11 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 11 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.31%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.24%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.24%) CSQA
5 3 (1.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.83%) ISEB
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (19.83%) QA
2 11 (4.55%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (3.31%) vSphere
2 7 (2.89%) Docker
3 2 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.83%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.65%) Puppet
2 3 (1.24%) Ansible
3 2 (0.83%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 15 (6.20%) Xamarin
2 8 (3.31%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.31%) VMware
3 6 (2.48%) Google
4 5 (2.07%) Oracle
5 4 (1.65%) Adobe
5 4 (1.65%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.65%) Cognizant
5 4 (1.65%) EMC
5 4 (1.65%) OpenText
5 4 (1.65%) Pega
6 2 (0.83%) Tableau
6 2 (0.83%) Vertica
7 1 (0.41%) Facebook
7 1 (0.41%) IBM
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