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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 99 131 184
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +53
Permanent jobs citing BDD 131 83 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.34% 1.54% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 1.91% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 130 75 28
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,000 £64,500
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
4733 4342 4305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.47% 80.45% 79.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3874 3606 3659
Average salary £42,500 £42,350 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.35% +3.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,299 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
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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 +23 55 £39,000 -22.00% 4
Warwickshire +13 40 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Worcestershire - 22 £37,500 - 5
Staffordshire - 10 £40,000 - 4
Coventry -12 1 £42,500 -29.16%
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 232 (98.72%) TDD
2 211 (89.79%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (72.77%) .NET
4 168 (71.49%) C#
5 166 (70.64%) MVC
6 160 (68.09%) SQL Server
7 157 (66.81%) ASP.NET
8 151 (64.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 135 (57.45%) Git (software)
10 134 (57.02%) Web Application Development
11 132 (56.17%) RESTful
12 122 (51.91%) ASP.NET Web API
13 102 (43.40%) WCF
14 100 (42.55%) NoSQL
15 92 (39.15%) Ruby
16 89 (37.87%) Node.js
17 66 (28.09%) OO
18 53 (22.55%) Scrum
19 44 (18.72%) JavaScript
20 41 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
21 39 (16.60%) Retail
22 36 (15.32%) AngularJS
23 35 (14.89%) KnockoutJS
23 35 (14.89%) Games
23 35 (14.89%) HTML
23 35 (14.89%) Microsoft
24 33 (14.04%) Subversion
25 28 (11.91%) Google
26 27 (11.49%) Facebook
27 26 (11.06%) Social Media

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 89 (37.87%) Node.js
2 10 (4.26%) JBoss
3 9 (3.83%) CMS
4 8 (3.40%) Apache Spark
4 8 (3.40%) GlassFish
5 2 (0.85%) IIS
6 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.43%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (2.98%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.13%) GitHub
3 2 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.94%) Internet
2 1 (0.43%) HTTP
2 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (68.09%) SQL Server
2 100 (42.55%) NoSQL
3 10 (4.26%) Big Data
4 9 (3.83%) Hadoop
4 9 (3.83%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.83%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.40%) MySQL
6 6 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.43%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.43%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.43%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 135 (57.45%) Git (software)
2 33 (14.04%) Subversion
3 13 (5.53%) TeamCity
4 8 (3.40%) Hudson
4 8 (3.40%) Jasmine
4 8 (3.40%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.98%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.55%) NUnit
6 6 (2.55%) ReSharper
6 6 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.13%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (2.13%) NuGet
7 5 (2.13%) JIRA
7 5 (2.13%) NSubstitute
8 4 (1.70%) Selenium
8 4 (1.70%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.70%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.28%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.43%) eggPlant
10 1 (0.43%) Xcode
General
1 39 (16.60%) Retail
2 35 (14.89%) Games
3 12 (5.11%) Music Industry
4 9 (3.83%) Finance
5 6 (2.55%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.70%) Billing
7 2 (0.85%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 211 (89.79%) Developer
2 153 (65.11%) .NET Developer
3 18 (7.66%) C# Developer
3 18 (7.66%) Senior Developer
4 16 (6.81%) Junior
4 16 (6.81%) C++ Developer
4 16 (6.81%) Junior Developer
5 14 (5.96%) Web Developer
6 13 (5.53%) Graduate
6 13 (5.53%) Software Developer
7 12 (5.11%) Junior .NET Developer
7 12 (5.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (4.68%) Software Engineer
9 9 (3.83%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (3.40%) Analyst
11 7 (2.98%) .NET Web Developer
11 7 (2.98%) C# Web Developer
12 6 (2.55%) C# Software Developer
12 6 (2.55%) ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (2.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (72.77%) .NET
2 157 (66.81%) ASP.NET
3 151 (64.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 132 (56.17%) RESTful
5 122 (51.91%) ASP.NET Web API
6 102 (43.40%) WCF
7 36 (15.32%) AngularJS
8 35 (14.89%) KnockoutJS
8 35 (14.89%) HTML
9 26 (11.06%) jQuery
10 21 (8.94%) CSS
11 19 (8.09%) .NET Framework
11 19 (8.09%) HTML5
11 19 (8.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (4.68%) Spring
13 10 (4.26%) Hibernate
13 10 (4.26%) JSON
13 10 (4.26%) CSS3
14 8 (3.40%) REST
14 8 (3.40%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.06%) BBC
1 26 (11.06%) Social Media
2 5 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.70%) Linked Data
3 4 (1.70%) User Experience
3 4 (1.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.28%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.85%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.85%) Blog
5 2 (0.85%) Kindle
5 2 (0.85%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (0.85%) Smartphone
5 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.40%) Windows
2 2 (0.85%) Linux
3 1 (0.43%) Android
3 1 (0.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (98.72%) TDD
2 211 (89.79%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (70.64%) MVC
4 134 (57.02%) Web Application Development
5 66 (28.09%) OO
6 53 (22.55%) Scrum
7 41 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (11.06%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (8.51%) Software Engineering
9 20 (8.51%) Dependency Injection
10 19 (8.09%) Domain-Driven Design
11 17 (7.23%) Open Source
12 14 (5.96%) CQRS
13 12 (5.11%) Mentoring
14 11 (4.68%) Mobile Development
14 11 (4.68%) SOA
14 11 (4.68%) Workflow
15 9 (3.83%) Kanban
15 9 (3.83%) Unit Testing
16 8 (3.40%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 168 (71.49%) C#
2 92 (39.15%) Ruby
3 44 (18.72%) JavaScript
4 23 (9.79%) Java
5 18 (7.66%) C++
5 18 (7.66%) SQL
5 18 (7.66%) VB.NET
6 15 (6.38%) VB
7 10 (4.26%) Scala
8 8 (3.40%) Clojure
9 6 (2.55%) PHP
10 5 (2.13%) TypeScript
10 5 (2.13%) Apex Code
10 5 (2.13%) Python
11 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.43%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (4.68%) Degree
2 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.43%) ISEB
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.13%) QA
Vendors
1 35 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.91%) Google
3 27 (11.49%) Facebook
4 26 (11.06%) Yahoo!
4 26 (11.06%) Apple
4 26 (11.06%) Sony
5 8 (3.40%) Oracle
6 5 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.85%) Twitter
8 1 (0.43%) VMware
8 1 (0.43%) Zend
8 1 (0.43%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
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