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

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 116 98 145
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +47
Permanent jobs citing BDD 127 131 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.19% 2.47% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 2.84% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 120 129 79
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £34,600 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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
5093 4616 4722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.86% 86.90% 84.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4002 3821 3959
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,350
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +0.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £63,299
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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -19 63 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Staffordshire +10 18 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Coventry +11 17 £44,000 - 5
Herefordshire - 13 £30,000 -
Worcestershire -8 6 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Warwickshire -33 3 - -
Solihull - 3 £48,750 -
Shropshire - 2 £42,500 -
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 197 (83.47%) TDD
2 169 (71.61%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (56.78%) C#
4 106 (44.92%) .NET
5 90 (38.14%) JavaScript
5 90 (38.14%) Git (software)
6 89 (37.71%) Scrum
7 88 (37.29%) RESTful
8 87 (36.86%) MVC
9 86 (36.44%) ASP.NET
10 82 (34.75%) SQL Server
11 79 (33.47%) ASP.NET MVC
12 72 (30.51%) Ruby
13 71 (30.08%) Node.js
14 69 (29.24%) ASP.NET Web API
14 69 (29.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 68 (28.81%) SQL Server 2014
15 68 (28.81%) Web Application Development
16 65 (27.54%) HTML
17 59 (25.00%) AngularJS
18 58 (24.58%) CSS
18 58 (24.58%) Selenium
19 56 (23.73%) Entity Framework
20 51 (21.61%) NoSQL
20 51 (21.61%) Continuous Integration
21 50 (21.19%) WCF
21 50 (21.19%) .NET Framework
22 49 (20.76%) OO
23 45 (19.07%) SQL
23 45 (19.07%) KnockoutJS

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 10 (4.24%) CMS
2 8 (3.39%) WordPress
3 2 (0.85%) Mule
3 2 (0.85%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.42%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (2.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.85%) Fireworks
2 2 (0.85%) InDesign
2 2 (0.85%) InVision
2 2 (0.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.81%) GitHub
2 4 (1.69%) SaaS
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.51%) Internet
2 1 (0.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (34.75%) SQL Server
2 68 (28.81%) SQL Server 2014
3 51 (21.61%) NoSQL
4 23 (9.75%) MySQL
5 19 (8.05%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (3.81%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.54%) Redis
9 5 (2.12%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.69%) Big Data
11 2 (0.85%) DB2
12 1 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 90 (38.14%) Git (software)
2 58 (24.58%) Selenium
3 26 (11.02%) WebDriver
4 24 (10.17%) Cucumber
5 23 (9.75%) Jenkins
6 16 (6.78%) JIRA
6 16 (6.78%) SpecFlow
7 10 (4.24%) Subversion
8 8 (3.39%) Appium
8 8 (3.39%) PHPUnit
9 6 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (2.54%) HP UFT
9 6 (2.54%) Travis CI
9 6 (2.54%) Vagrant
10 4 (1.69%) Ant
10 4 (1.69%) JBehave
10 4 (1.69%) JUnit
10 4 (1.69%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.69%) RSpec
10 4 (1.69%) WATIR
General
1 20 (8.47%) Finance
2 16 (6.78%) Music Industry
3 13 (5.51%) Games
4 11 (4.66%) Retail
5 6 (2.54%) Advertising
6 5 (2.12%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 169 (71.61%) Developer
2 83 (35.17%) .NET Developer
3 24 (10.17%) C# Developer
3 24 (10.17%) Tester
4 20 (8.47%) Analyst
5 19 (8.05%) ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (7.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (7.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 17 (7.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (7.20%) Junior
7 17 (7.20%) Junior Developer
7 17 (7.20%) Test Analyst
8 14 (5.93%) Agile Developer
8 14 (5.93%) Developer in Test
8 14 (5.93%) Mobile Developer
8 14 (5.93%) Software Developer
9 13 (5.51%) Agile .NET Developer
9 13 (5.51%) Agile C# Developer
9 13 (5.51%) Java Developer
10 12 (5.08%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (44.92%) .NET
2 88 (37.29%) RESTful
3 86 (36.44%) ASP.NET
4 79 (33.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 71 (30.08%) Node.js
6 69 (29.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 69 (29.24%) ASP.NET Web API
7 65 (27.54%) HTML
8 59 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 58 (24.58%) CSS
10 56 (23.73%) Entity Framework
11 50 (21.19%) .NET Framework
11 50 (21.19%) WCF
12 45 (19.07%) KnockoutJS
13 43 (18.22%) Code First Entity Framework
14 38 (16.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 17 (7.20%) Web Services
16 15 (6.36%) React
16 15 (6.36%) Sass
17 14 (5.93%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.32%) Mobile App
2 18 (7.63%) Social Network
3 15 (6.36%) mHealth
3 15 (6.36%) User Experience
4 9 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.97%) BBC
5 7 (2.97%) Social Media
6 6 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.12%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.12%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.69%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.27%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.85%) iSeries
11 1 (0.42%) AS400
11 1 (0.42%) Derivative
11 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.42%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.42%) Online Games
11 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.42%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.90%) Windows
2 15 (6.36%) Android
2 15 (6.36%) Apple iOS
2 15 (6.36%) Windows Phone
3 13 (5.51%) Linux
4 4 (1.69%) Unix
5 3 (1.27%) CoreOS
5 3 (1.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (83.47%) TDD
2 169 (71.61%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (37.71%) Scrum
4 87 (36.86%) MVC
5 68 (28.81%) Web Application Development
6 51 (21.61%) Continuous Integration
7 49 (20.76%) OO
8 30 (12.71%) Test Automation
9 24 (10.17%) SDLC
10 22 (9.32%) Dependency Injection
10 22 (9.32%) Unit Testing
11 21 (8.90%) Automated Testing
12 20 (8.47%) Mentoring
12 20 (8.47%) Mobile Development
13 19 (8.05%) Front End Development
14 17 (7.20%) E-Commerce
15 16 (6.78%) High Availability
15 16 (6.78%) Software Engineering
16 15 (6.36%) Kanban
16 15 (6.36%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 134 (56.78%) C#
2 90 (38.14%) JavaScript
3 72 (30.51%) Ruby
4 45 (19.07%) SQL
5 44 (18.64%) Java
6 28 (11.86%) PHP
7 18 (7.63%) ES6
8 13 (5.51%) C++
9 11 (4.66%) Scala
10 10 (4.24%) Bash Shell
11 9 (3.81%) CoffeeScript
12 7 (2.97%) C
13 6 (2.54%) Go
14 5 (2.12%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.69%) Perl
15 4 (1.69%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.85%) Python
17 1 (0.42%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (4.66%) ISTQB
2 10 (4.24%) Degree
2 10 (4.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.85%) ISEB
5 1 (0.42%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (14.83%) QA
2 2 (0.85%) SDET
3 1 (0.42%) DICOM
3 1 (0.42%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (3.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.54%) Ansible
2 4 (1.69%) Puppet
3 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (6.78%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.36%) Xamarin
3 13 (5.51%) Facebook
4 10 (4.24%) Google
5 7 (2.97%) Apple
5 7 (2.97%) Oracle
5 7 (2.97%) Sony
5 7 (2.97%) Yahoo!
6 3 (1.27%) Snowplow
7 2 (0.85%) Adobe
8 1 (0.42%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.42%) HP
8 1 (0.42%) IBM
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits inc. Healthcare
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
TRG
Salary: 25000-35000 Per Annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago