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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 131 195 174
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -21
Permanent jobs citing BDD 87 19 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.57% 0.35% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 0.44% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 77 19 28
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,800 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £75,000 £36,950
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
4389 4274 3713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.17% 78.42% 75.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3658 3618 3156
Average salary £42,350 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 +21 40 £45,000 - 2
Warwickshire - 23 £40,000 -
Solihull - 19 £41,000 - 1
Coventry - 4 £60,000 -
Walsall - 1 £47,500 -
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 134 (86.45%) TDD
2 108 (69.68%) C#
3 105 (67.74%) .NET
4 95 (61.29%) Scrum
5 90 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
6 86 (55.48%) ASP.NET
7 71 (45.81%) MVC
8 54 (34.84%) SQL Server
9 52 (33.55%) Pair Programming
10 51 (32.90%) HTML
11 47 (30.32%) Multithreading
11 47 (30.32%) XAML
11 47 (30.32%) Low Latency
12 45 (29.03%) CSS
12 45 (29.03%) Git (software)
13 43 (27.74%) JavaScript
14 36 (23.23%) ASP.NET Web API
15 35 (22.58%) RESTful
15 35 (22.58%) jQuery
16 34 (21.94%) Node.js
17 31 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
18 29 (18.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 29 (18.71%) Web Application Development
18 29 (18.71%) Ruby
19 28 (18.06%) SQL
20 26 (16.77%) .NET Framework
21 25 (16.13%) NoSQL
22 24 (15.48%) Facebook
22 24 (15.48%) OO
23 23 (14.84%) PHP

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 34 (21.94%) Node.js
2 15 (9.68%) WordPress
3 5 (3.23%) CMS
4 4 (2.58%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.16%) Internet
2 2 (1.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (34.84%) SQL Server
2 25 (16.13%) NoSQL
3 17 (10.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (7.74%) Relational Database
5 11 (7.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (7.10%) MySQL
5 11 (7.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 45 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 19 (12.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (10.97%) Visual Studio
4 11 (7.10%) Subversion
4 11 (7.10%) JIRA
4 11 (7.10%) ReSharper
4 11 (7.10%) Jenkins
4 11 (7.10%) PHPUnit
5 10 (6.45%) Behat
6 9 (5.81%) Selenium
7 8 (5.16%) Hudson
8 5 (3.23%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.58%) JUnit
10 3 (1.94%) T4 Templates
10 3 (1.94%) QUnit
10 3 (1.94%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.94%) NUnit
11 2 (1.29%) FitNesse
11 2 (1.29%) jMock
11 2 (1.29%) JMeter
General
1 18 (11.61%) Advertising
2 11 (7.10%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.87%) Marketing
4 5 (3.23%) Games
5 4 (2.58%) Retail
5 4 (2.58%) Back Office
6 3 (1.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 130 (83.87%) Developer
2 89 (57.42%) .NET Developer
3 65 (41.94%) C# Developer
4 59 (38.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 48 (30.97%) ASP.NET Developer
5 48 (30.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (13.55%) Web Developer
7 15 (9.68%) C# Web Developer
8 11 (7.10%) .NET Web Developer
8 11 (7.10%) PHP Developer
9 9 (5.81%) Software Engineer
10 8 (5.16%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.58%) Software Consultant
11 4 (2.58%) ScrumMaster
11 4 (2.58%) Test Consultant
11 4 (2.58%) Tester
11 4 (2.58%) Consultant
12 3 (1.94%) Agile .NET Developer
12 3 (1.94%) Analyst
12 3 (1.94%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (67.74%) .NET
2 86 (55.48%) ASP.NET
3 51 (32.90%) HTML
4 45 (29.03%) CSS
5 36 (23.23%) ASP.NET Web API
6 35 (22.58%) RESTful
6 35 (22.58%) jQuery
7 31 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (18.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 26 (16.77%) .NET Framework
10 21 (13.55%) WCF
10 21 (13.55%) KnockoutJS
10 21 (13.55%) HTML5
11 18 (11.61%) Ajax
11 18 (11.61%) CSS3
12 16 (10.32%) LINQ
13 14 (9.03%) Symfony
13 14 (9.03%) Yii
14 11 (7.10%) JSON
15 10 (6.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.32%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (7.10%) Open Source
3 10 (6.45%) Social Media
4 7 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.87%) BBC
6 2 (1.29%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.65%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.81%) Windows
2 7 (4.52%) Linux
3 4 (2.58%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (86.45%) TDD
2 95 (61.29%) Scrum
3 90 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (45.81%) MVC
5 52 (33.55%) Pair Programming
6 47 (30.32%) Multithreading
6 47 (30.32%) Low Latency
7 29 (18.71%) Web Application Development
8 24 (15.48%) OO
9 14 (9.03%) Software Engineering
9 14 (9.03%) OO PHP
10 12 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (4.52%) E-Commerce
12 6 (3.87%) Performance Testing
12 6 (3.87%) Unit Testing
12 6 (3.87%) ATDD
13 5 (3.23%) Mentoring
13 5 (3.23%) Dependency Injection
13 5 (3.23%) Customer Engagement
13 5 (3.23%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 108 (69.68%) C#
2 47 (30.32%) XAML
3 43 (27.74%) JavaScript
4 29 (18.71%) Ruby
5 28 (18.06%) SQL
6 23 (14.84%) PHP
7 8 (5.16%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.52%) VB.NET
8 7 (4.52%) Java
9 3 (1.94%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.29%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.29%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.65%) PHP5
11 1 (0.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (4.52%) Degree
2 5 (3.23%) ISEB
3 2 (1.29%) MCPD
3 2 (1.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.26%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (15.48%) Facebook
2 17 (10.97%) Zend
3 6 (3.87%) Yahoo!
3 6 (3.87%) Google
3 6 (3.87%) Apple
3 6 (3.87%) Sony
4 3 (1.94%) Red Gate
4 3 (1.94%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.94%) DevExpress
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