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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 125 152 138
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -14
Permanent jobs citing BDD 94 54 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.78% 1.05% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 1.30% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 86 48 61
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 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
4349 4145 3918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.45% 80.77% 77.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3608 3469 3293
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +14 38 £37,500 +11.11% 11
Staffordshire - 23 £40,000 - 3
Warwickshire +5 17 £50,000 -6.97% 2
Worcestershire +4 7 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Solihull -16 7 £42,500 +3.65% 2
Coventry -15 1 £40,000 -18.36% 2
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 158 (92.40%) TDD
2 155 (90.64%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (74.27%) MVC
4 122 (71.35%) .NET
5 121 (70.76%) C#
6 118 (69.01%) SQL Server
7 111 (64.91%) ASP.NET
8 104 (60.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 102 (59.65%) Git (software)
10 97 (56.73%) RESTful
11 95 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 93 (54.39%) Web Application Development
13 86 (50.29%) WCF
14 84 (49.12%) NoSQL
15 83 (48.54%) Ruby
16 82 (47.95%) Node.js
17 50 (29.24%) OO
18 40 (23.39%) HTML
18 40 (23.39%) JavaScript
19 37 (21.64%) Facebook
20 35 (20.47%) Scrum
21 34 (19.88%) CSS
22 30 (17.54%) .NET Framework
23 29 (16.96%) Microsoft
24 27 (15.79%) Google
25 25 (14.62%) jQuery
26 24 (14.04%) Yahoo!
26 24 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
26 24 (14.04%) VB.NET
26 24 (14.04%) Sony

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 82 (47.95%) Node.js
2 10 (5.85%) CMS
3 8 (4.68%) WordPress
4 4 (2.34%) JBoss
5 1 (0.58%) IIS
5 1 (0.58%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (5.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.58%) SaaS
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.34%) Internet
2 2 (1.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (69.01%) SQL Server
2 84 (49.12%) NoSQL
3 8 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (4.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.51%) RavenDB
4 6 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.92%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.34%) Big Data
7 1 (0.58%) MySQL
7 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 102 (59.65%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.60%) Subversion
3 11 (6.43%) Hudson
4 10 (5.85%) Jenkins
5 9 (5.26%) JUnit
5 9 (5.26%) Visual Studio
6 8 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (4.68%) ReSharper
7 7 (4.09%) Jasmine
7 7 (4.09%) PHPUnit
7 7 (4.09%) TeamCity
8 6 (3.51%) Selenium
8 6 (3.51%) Behat
9 4 (2.34%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.17%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.17%) NUnit
11 1 (0.58%) Xcode
11 1 (0.58%) Maven
11 1 (0.58%) JIRA
11 1 (0.58%) eggPlant
General
1 20 (11.70%) Retail
2 13 (7.60%) Advertising
3 9 (5.26%) Games
3 9 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.75%) Finance
4 3 (1.75%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.58%) Electronics
5 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 141 (82.46%) Developer
2 111 (64.91%) .NET Developer
3 13 (7.60%) Junior Developer
3 13 (7.60%) C# Developer
3 13 (7.60%) Web Developer
3 13 (7.60%) Junior
3 13 (7.60%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (7.02%) Senior Developer
4 12 (7.02%) Junior .NET Developer
5 11 (6.43%) Tester
6 10 (5.85%) Graduate
7 9 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
7 9 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
7 9 (5.26%) Web Tester
8 8 (4.68%) Analyst
9 7 (4.09%) Test Analyst
10 6 (3.51%) Mobile Tester
11 5 (2.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (2.34%) Junior Web Developer
12 4 (2.34%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (71.35%) .NET
2 111 (64.91%) ASP.NET
3 104 (60.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 97 (56.73%) RESTful
5 95 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 86 (50.29%) WCF
7 40 (23.39%) HTML
8 34 (19.88%) CSS
9 30 (17.54%) .NET Framework
10 25 (14.62%) jQuery
11 21 (12.28%) Entity Framework
11 21 (12.28%) KnockoutJS
12 12 (7.02%) AngularJS
13 11 (6.43%) JSON
13 11 (6.43%) HTML5
14 9 (5.26%) LINQ
14 9 (5.26%) Ajax
14 9 (5.26%) CSS3
15 7 (4.09%) Ember.js
15 7 (4.09%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.04%) BBC
1 24 (14.04%) Social Media
2 13 (7.60%) Open Source
2 13 (7.60%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.34%) Blog
6 3 (1.75%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (1.75%) User Experience
7 2 (1.17%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.58%) DTV
8 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.58%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.26%) Windows
2 8 (4.68%) Android
3 7 (4.09%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.51%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (92.40%) TDD
2 155 (90.64%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (74.27%) MVC
4 93 (54.39%) Web Application Development
5 50 (29.24%) OO
6 35 (20.47%) Scrum
7 24 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (8.77%) Software Engineering
9 13 (7.60%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (7.60%) Mobile Development
10 11 (6.43%) E-Commerce
10 11 (6.43%) Software Delivery
11 9 (5.26%) Performance Testing
12 8 (4.68%) Kanban
12 8 (4.68%) Domain-Driven Design
12 8 (4.68%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (4.09%) SEO
13 7 (4.09%) Regression Testing
13 7 (4.09%) Web Development
13 7 (4.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 121 (70.76%) C#
2 83 (48.54%) Ruby
3 40 (23.39%) JavaScript
4 24 (14.04%) VB.NET
5 21 (12.28%) VB
6 16 (9.36%) SQL
6 16 (9.36%) Java
7 13 (7.60%) PHP
8 4 (2.34%) Python
9 2 (1.17%) Scala
9 2 (1.17%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.17%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.17%) C++
10 1 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (2.34%) HND
2 3 (1.75%) ISEB
2 3 (1.75%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.17%) Degree
4 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (21.64%) Facebook
2 29 (16.96%) Microsoft
3 27 (15.79%) Google
4 24 (14.04%) Yahoo!
4 24 (14.04%) Sony
4 24 (14.04%) Apple
5 3 (1.75%) Zend
6 2 (1.17%) Twitter
6 2 (1.17%) VMware
6 2 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.17%) HP
7 1 (0.58%) SAP
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Solihull
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare, flexi hours
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
RDF Resources Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
RDF Resources Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
RDF Resources Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, Benefits, travel expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
In Touch
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago