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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 104 133 158
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +25
Permanent jobs citing BDD 138 78 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.38% 1.45% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 1.82% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 129 72 58
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 £35,000
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
4872 4276 4317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.19% 79.75% 78.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3986 3551 3640
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 7 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 7 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 +10 54 £41,500 +18.57% 3
Warwickshire -1 33 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Worcestershire - 18 £36,250 - 2
Staffordshire - 17 £40,000 - 2
Solihull -8 8 £42,500 +3.65% 1
Coventry -14 3 £40,000 -18.36% 1
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 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.

1 206 (95.37%) TDD
2 188 (87.04%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (72.69%) MVC
4 155 (71.76%) C#
4 155 (71.76%) .NET
5 152 (70.37%) ASP.NET
6 149 (68.98%) SQL Server
7 143 (66.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 130 (60.19%) Git (software)
9 128 (59.26%) Web Application Development
10 126 (58.33%) RESTful
11 124 (57.41%) ASP.NET Web API
12 106 (49.07%) WCF
13 104 (48.15%) NoSQL
14 103 (47.69%) Ruby
15 100 (46.30%) Node.js
16 65 (30.09%) OO
17 41 (18.98%) JavaScript
18 40 (18.52%) Microsoft
19 38 (17.59%) HTML
20 37 (17.13%) Retail
20 37 (17.13%) Scrum
21 33 (15.28%) Facebook
22 28 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
22 28 (12.96%) Google
22 28 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
23 27 (12.50%) CSS
24 25 (11.57%) VB.NET
24 25 (11.57%) Apple
24 25 (11.57%) Sony

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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
1 100 (46.30%) Node.js
2 12 (5.56%) CMS
3 5 (2.31%) JBoss
3 5 (2.31%) WordPress
4 2 (0.93%) IIS
5 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.46%) Apache
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.46%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.48%) Internet
2 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (68.98%) SQL Server
2 104 (48.15%) NoSQL
3 7 (3.24%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.78%) RavenDB
5 4 (1.85%) Big Data
6 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.93%) MySQL
7 1 (0.46%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.46%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 130 (60.19%) Git (software)
2 22 (10.19%) Subversion
3 9 (4.17%) Hudson
4 8 (3.70%) Jasmine
4 8 (3.70%) TeamCity
5 7 (3.24%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.78%) PHPUnit
6 6 (2.78%) Selenium
7 4 (1.85%) JUnit
7 4 (1.85%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.39%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.39%) Behat
9 2 (0.93%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.93%) NUnit
10 1 (0.46%) JBehave
10 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.46%) Xcode
10 1 (0.46%) JIRA
10 1 (0.46%) eggPlant
General
1 37 (17.13%) Retail
2 24 (11.11%) Games
3 9 (4.17%) Advertising
3 9 (4.17%) Music Industry
4 6 (2.78%) Finance
5 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.46%) Electronics
5 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 188 (87.04%) Developer
2 142 (65.74%) .NET Developer
3 17 (7.87%) Junior Developer
3 17 (7.87%) Junior
3 17 (7.87%) Senior Developer
4 14 (6.48%) Graduate
5 13 (6.02%) Junior .NET Developer
6 9 (4.17%) Analyst
6 9 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (3.70%) Web Developer
7 8 (3.70%) C# Developer
8 7 (3.24%) C++ Developer
8 7 (3.24%) Software Engineer
8 7 (3.24%) Tester
8 7 (3.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (3.24%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (2.78%) Web Tester
9 6 (2.78%) Software Developer
10 5 (2.31%) Test Analyst
10 5 (2.31%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (71.76%) .NET
2 152 (70.37%) ASP.NET
3 143 (66.20%) ASP.NET MVC
4 126 (58.33%) RESTful
5 124 (57.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 106 (49.07%) WCF
7 38 (17.59%) HTML
8 27 (12.50%) CSS
9 21 (9.72%) .NET Framework
9 21 (9.72%) HTML5
9 21 (9.72%) AngularJS
10 20 (9.26%) KnockoutJS
11 18 (8.33%) jQuery
12 14 (6.48%) CSS3
13 9 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (3.70%) Backbone.js
14 8 (3.70%) Ember.js
14 8 (3.70%) Entity Framework
14 8 (3.70%) Durandal
15 6 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.57%) BBC
1 25 (11.57%) Social Media
2 9 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.85%) User Experience
5 4 (1.85%) Linked Data
5 4 (1.85%) Blog
6 3 (1.39%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (0.93%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.93%) Kindle
7 2 (0.93%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.46%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.24%) Windows
2 5 (2.31%) Android
3 4 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.39%) Linux
4 3 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.46%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (95.37%) TDD
2 188 (87.04%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (72.69%) MVC
4 128 (59.26%) Web Application Development
5 65 (30.09%) OO
6 37 (17.13%) Scrum
7 28 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
7 28 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (8.80%) Software Engineering
9 15 (6.94%) Domain-Driven Design
10 12 (5.56%) E-Commerce
11 11 (5.09%) Open Source
12 10 (4.63%) Dependency Injection
12 10 (4.63%) Kanban
12 10 (4.63%) CQRS
13 9 (4.17%) Mentoring
14 8 (3.70%) Analytics
14 8 (3.70%) Web Development
14 8 (3.70%) SEO
15 7 (3.24%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 155 (71.76%) C#
2 103 (47.69%) Ruby
3 41 (18.98%) JavaScript
4 25 (11.57%) VB.NET
5 22 (10.19%) VB
6 20 (9.26%) Java
7 12 (5.56%) PHP
8 7 (3.24%) SQL
8 7 (3.24%) C++
9 6 (2.78%) Python
10 5 (2.31%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.39%) Scala
12 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.46%) C
13 1 (0.46%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 6 (2.78%) Degree
2 2 (0.93%) HND
2 2 (0.93%) ISEB
3 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 40 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 33 (15.28%) Facebook
3 28 (12.96%) Google
4 25 (11.57%) Apple
4 25 (11.57%) Sony
4 25 (11.57%) Yahoo!
5 5 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.39%) Zend
7 2 (0.93%) VMware
7 2 (0.93%) Twitter
8 1 (0.46%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.46%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle
8 1 (0.46%) SAP
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
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Solihull
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus, Benefits, travel expenses
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