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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 126 146 168
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +22
Permanent jobs citing BDD 119 79 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.91% 1.46% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 1.75% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 108 74 39
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.43%
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
5441 4516 4214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.41% 83.61% 84.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4269 3770 3491
Median salary £42,655 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.36% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 2 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 2 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 +7 59 £39,000 +4.00% 3
Coventry - 24 £40,000 - 2
Shropshire - 10 £32,500 - 1
Worcestershire - 9 £42,500 - 1
Staffordshire -13 8 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Warwickshire -15 5 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Herefordshire - 2 £47,500 -
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 205 (90.71%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (88.94%) TDD
3 111 (49.12%) C#
4 107 (47.35%) Git (software)
5 100 (44.25%) .NET
6 90 (39.82%) MVC
7 77 (34.07%) SQL Server
8 75 (33.19%) ASP.NET
9 73 (32.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 73 (32.30%) Ruby
10 71 (31.42%) Node.js
11 69 (30.53%) NoSQL
11 69 (30.53%) Scrum
11 69 (30.53%) JavaScript
12 63 (27.88%) ASP.NET Web API
13 59 (26.11%) Web Application Development
13 59 (26.11%) SQL Server 2014
13 59 (26.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 59 (26.11%) RESTful
14 58 (25.66%) WCF
15 52 (23.01%) HTML
16 47 (20.80%) OO
17 46 (20.35%) Games
18 44 (19.47%) Selenium
19 43 (19.03%) Subversion
20 41 (18.14%) CSS
21 37 (16.37%) QA
22 36 (15.93%) Java
22 36 (15.93%) SDLC
23 35 (15.49%) AngularJS

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 71 (31.42%) Node.js
2 4 (1.77%) IIS
2 4 (1.77%) JBoss
2 4 (1.77%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.88%) CMS
3 2 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (2.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.44%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.98%) GitHub
2 8 (3.54%) SaaS
3 5 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.21%) HTTP
1 5 (2.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (34.07%) SQL Server
2 69 (30.53%) NoSQL
3 59 (26.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (3.54%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.10%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.21%) MySQL
6 5 (2.21%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.33%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.33%) CouchDB
8 3 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 107 (47.35%) Git (software)
2 44 (19.47%) Selenium
3 43 (19.03%) Subversion
4 28 (12.39%) WebDriver
5 16 (7.08%) JIRA
6 15 (6.64%) SpecFlow
7 13 (5.75%) Cucumber
8 10 (4.42%) Jenkins
8 10 (4.42%) Visual Studio
9 7 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (2.65%) RSpec
11 5 (2.21%) Ant
11 5 (2.21%) Hudson
11 5 (2.21%) Mercurial
11 5 (2.21%) NUnit
11 5 (2.21%) WATIR
12 4 (1.77%) Appium
12 4 (1.77%) JUnit
12 4 (1.77%) NeoLoad
12 4 (1.77%) TestNG
General
1 46 (20.35%) Games
2 26 (11.50%) Finance
3 19 (8.41%) Retail
4 12 (5.31%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.54%) Marketing
6 7 (3.10%) Electronics
6 7 (3.10%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.88%) Local Government
8 1 (0.44%) Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 145 (64.16%) Developer
2 73 (32.30%) .NET Developer
3 33 (14.60%) Analyst
4 30 (13.27%) Tester
5 25 (11.06%) C++ Developer
6 22 (9.73%) Test Analyst
7 21 (9.29%) Social Media Developer
7 21 (9.29%) Software Analyst
8 18 (7.96%) Automation Test Analyst
9 17 (7.52%) C# Developer
9 17 (7.52%) Senior Developer
10 16 (7.08%) Software Test Analyst
10 16 (7.08%) Software Tester
11 15 (6.64%) Java Developer
11 15 (6.64%) JavaScript Developer
12 14 (6.19%) Automation Tester
13 13 (5.75%) C# .NET Developer
14 12 (5.31%) Software Developer
15 11 (4.87%) Agile Tester
15 11 (4.87%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (44.25%) .NET
2 75 (33.19%) ASP.NET
3 73 (32.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 63 (27.88%) ASP.NET Web API
5 59 (26.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 59 (26.11%) RESTful
6 58 (25.66%) WCF
7 52 (23.01%) HTML
8 41 (18.14%) CSS
9 35 (15.49%) AngularJS
10 33 (14.60%) .NET Framework
11 30 (13.27%) Entity Framework
12 25 (11.06%) Code First Entity Framework
13 24 (10.62%) KnockoutJS
14 21 (9.29%) HTML5
15 20 (8.85%) jQuery
16 17 (7.52%) REST
17 16 (7.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 15 (6.64%) Spring
18 15 (6.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.29%) BBC
1 21 (9.29%) Social Media
2 12 (5.31%) Social Network
3 8 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.54%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.54%) User Experience
4 5 (2.21%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.33%) RIA
6 2 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (0.88%) iSeries
6 2 (0.88%) NHS
7 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.44%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.19%) Linux
2 10 (4.42%) Unix
3 5 (2.21%) Android
4 4 (1.77%) CoreOS
4 4 (1.77%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.33%) Windows
6 2 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (90.71%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (88.94%) TDD
3 90 (39.82%) MVC
4 69 (30.53%) Scrum
5 59 (26.11%) Web Application Development
6 47 (20.80%) OO
7 36 (15.93%) SDLC
8 27 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (11.50%) Test Automation
10 20 (8.85%) Compatibility Testing
10 20 (8.85%) E-Commerce
11 19 (8.41%) Automation Testing
11 19 (8.41%) Mentoring
12 18 (7.96%) Software Engineering
13 17 (7.52%) Software Testing
13 17 (7.52%) Web Development
14 16 (7.08%) User Stories
15 15 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (6.64%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (6.19%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 111 (49.12%) C#
2 73 (32.30%) Ruby
3 69 (30.53%) JavaScript
4 36 (15.93%) Java
5 35 (15.49%) SQL
6 34 (15.04%) C++
7 14 (6.19%) Scala
8 7 (3.10%) CoffeeScript
8 7 (3.10%) ES6
8 7 (3.10%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.21%) Apple Swift
9 5 (2.21%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.21%) Objective-C
9 5 (2.21%) Perl
9 5 (2.21%) PHP
10 4 (1.77%) Groovy
10 4 (1.77%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.33%) C
11 3 (1.33%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (3.54%) Degree
1 8 (3.54%) ISTQB
1 8 (3.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (16.37%) QA
2 2 (0.88%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (1.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.77%) Puppet
2 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (9.73%) Google
2 21 (9.29%) Apple
2 21 (9.29%) Facebook
2 21 (9.29%) Sony
2 21 (9.29%) Yahoo!
3 8 (3.54%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.10%) SAP
5 4 (1.77%) Dynatrace
5 4 (1.77%) New Relic
5 4 (1.77%) Snowplow
6 1 (0.44%) HP
6 1 (0.44%) Sitecore
Worcester, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Talentspa
Salary: £38k - 44k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Studley
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Walsall
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago