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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 130 173 162
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -11
Permanent jobs citing BDD 79 18 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.55% 0.44% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 0.55% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 72 12 32
Average salary £38,750 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.48% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,600 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
4108 3295 3588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.39% 80.13% 76.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3442 2623 3040
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 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 27 February 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 - 34 £37,500 - 5
Warwickshire - 29 £50,000 - 2
Staffordshire - 10 £40,000 - 2
Sutton Coldfield -1 1 £35,000 - 1
Coventry -24 1 - -
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 140 (88.61%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (81.01%) TDD
3 100 (63.29%) MVC
4 90 (56.96%) C#
5 89 (56.33%) .NET
6 85 (53.80%) SQL Server
7 74 (46.84%) HTML
8 72 (45.57%) CSS
9 71 (44.94%) Scrum
10 65 (41.14%) Git (software)
11 63 (39.87%) JavaScript
12 56 (35.44%) RESTful
13 52 (32.91%) jQuery
13 52 (32.91%) ASP.NET
14 48 (30.38%) .NET Framework
14 48 (30.38%) ASP.NET Web API
15 45 (28.48%) ASP.NET MVC
15 45 (28.48%) Node.js
16 44 (27.85%) Ruby
17 43 (27.22%) OO
17 43 (27.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 41 (25.95%) NoSQL
18 41 (25.95%) Web Application Development
18 41 (25.95%) SQL
18 41 (25.95%) WCF
19 35 (22.15%) KnockoutJS
20 33 (20.89%) Ajax
21 32 (20.25%) Visual Studio
21 32 (20.25%) Team Foundation Server
22 31 (19.62%) Telecoms

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 45 (28.48%) Node.js
2 21 (13.29%) WordPress
3 10 (6.33%) CMS
4 6 (3.80%) JBoss
5 1 (0.63%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (4.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (53.80%) SQL Server
2 41 (25.95%) NoSQL
3 30 (18.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 30 (18.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (18.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (7.59%) MySQL
5 11 (6.96%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.80%) RavenDB
7 4 (2.53%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 65 (41.14%) Git (software)
2 32 (20.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (20.25%) Visual Studio
3 30 (18.99%) ReSharper
4 22 (13.92%) Jenkins
5 19 (12.03%) Hudson
6 18 (11.39%) Subversion
7 17 (10.76%) Behat
7 17 (10.76%) PHPUnit
8 11 (6.96%) JUnit
9 10 (6.33%) Selenium
10 9 (5.70%) JIRA
11 5 (3.16%) NUnit
12 4 (2.53%) SoapUI
13 3 (1.90%) SpecFlow
13 3 (1.90%) QUnit
13 3 (1.90%) Cucumber
13 3 (1.90%) T4 Templates
14 2 (1.27%) JBehave
14 2 (1.27%) FitNesse
General
1 31 (19.62%) Telecoms
2 13 (8.23%) Advertising
3 12 (7.59%) Finance
4 10 (6.33%) Retail
5 1 (0.63%) Marketing
5 1 (0.63%) Electronics
5 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 110 (69.62%) Developer
2 76 (48.10%) .NET Developer
3 33 (20.89%) C# Developer
3 33 (20.89%) Web Developer
3 33 (20.89%) C# .NET Developer
4 30 (18.99%) .NET Web Developer
4 30 (18.99%) C# Web Developer
5 16 (10.13%) Junior .NET Developer
5 16 (10.13%) Junior Developer
5 16 (10.13%) Tester
5 16 (10.13%) Junior
6 15 (9.49%) Analyst
7 12 (7.59%) Test Analyst
7 12 (7.59%) Junior Web Developer
7 12 (7.59%) Junior C# .NET Developer
7 12 (7.59%) Junior .NET Web Developer
7 12 (7.59%) Web Tester
7 12 (7.59%) Junior C# Developer
8 11 (6.96%) Software Engineer
9 10 (6.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (56.33%) .NET
2 74 (46.84%) HTML
3 72 (45.57%) CSS
4 56 (35.44%) RESTful
5 52 (32.91%) jQuery
5 52 (32.91%) ASP.NET
6 48 (30.38%) .NET Framework
6 48 (30.38%) ASP.NET Web API
7 45 (28.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 43 (27.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 41 (25.95%) WCF
10 35 (22.15%) KnockoutJS
11 33 (20.89%) Ajax
12 30 (18.99%) JSON
12 30 (18.99%) LINQ
13 19 (12.03%) HTML5
14 17 (10.76%) CSS3
15 15 (9.49%) Yii
15 15 (9.49%) Symfony
16 6 (3.80%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.92%) Social Media
2 20 (12.66%) Open Source
3 14 (8.86%) BBC
4 13 (8.23%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.90%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.27%) Blog
8 1 (0.63%) DTV
8 1 (0.63%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.86%) Windows
2 9 (5.70%) Android
2 9 (5.70%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.43%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (3.16%) Linux
5 3 (1.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (88.61%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (81.01%) TDD
3 100 (63.29%) MVC
4 71 (44.94%) Scrum
5 43 (27.22%) OO
6 41 (25.95%) Web Application Development
7 29 (18.35%) Software Engineering
8 27 (17.09%) Responsive Web Design
9 18 (11.39%) OO PHP
10 12 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (6.33%) Performance Testing
12 9 (5.70%) Regression Testing
13 8 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (5.06%) E-Commerce
13 8 (5.06%) Software Testing
14 7 (4.43%) Unit Testing
15 6 (3.80%) Test Automation
15 6 (3.80%) Waterfall
15 6 (3.80%) Test Strategy
16 5 (3.16%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 90 (56.96%) C#
2 63 (39.87%) JavaScript
3 44 (27.85%) Ruby
4 41 (25.95%) SQL
5 30 (18.99%) PHP
6 12 (7.59%) Java
6 12 (7.59%) VB.NET
7 8 (5.06%) VB
8 4 (2.53%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.90%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.63%) Python
10 1 (0.63%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (5.06%) ISTQB
2 6 (3.80%) ISEB
3 5 (3.16%) VCP4
4 4 (2.53%) HND
5 3 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.27%) MCPD
6 2 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (17.09%) Facebook
2 21 (13.29%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.76%) Zend
4 15 (9.49%) Google
5 14 (8.86%) Yahoo!
5 14 (8.86%) Apple
5 14 (8.86%) Sony
6 6 (3.80%) HP
7 4 (2.53%) DevExpress
7 4 (2.53%) Red Gate
8 2 (1.27%) VMware
9 1 (0.63%) SAP
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £20000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, Flexi-time
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Alcester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago