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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 135 156 162
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +6
Permanent jobs citing BDD 77 27 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.51% 0.61% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 0.75% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 72 26 39
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
4079 3599 3748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.07% 80.99% 77.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3418 2943 3158
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 £27,500 £27,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 March 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 March 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 +20 28 £37,500 -48.27% 3
Warwickshire - 24 £52,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 21 £40,000 - 2
Coventry -21 1 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £35,000 - 1
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 134 (91.16%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (84.35%) TDD
3 100 (68.03%) MVC
4 93 (63.27%) .NET
5 92 (62.59%) C#
6 90 (61.22%) SQL Server
7 70 (47.62%) Git (software)
8 67 (45.58%) RESTful
9 66 (44.90%) ASP.NET
10 62 (42.18%) ASP.NET Web API
11 61 (41.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 58 (39.46%) NoSQL
12 58 (39.46%) Node.js
13 57 (38.78%) Web Application Development
13 57 (38.78%) WCF
13 57 (38.78%) Ruby
14 53 (36.05%) CSS
14 53 (36.05%) HTML
15 51 (34.69%) Scrum
16 46 (31.29%) JavaScript
17 45 (30.61%) .NET Framework
18 37 (25.17%) OO
18 37 (25.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 35 (23.81%) jQuery
20 31 (21.09%) Facebook
21 30 (20.41%) SQL
22 26 (17.69%) KnockoutJS
22 26 (17.69%) JSON
23 25 (17.01%) Telecoms
24 24 (16.33%) Visual Studio

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 58 (39.46%) Node.js
2 12 (8.16%) WordPress
3 7 (4.76%) JBoss
4 6 (4.08%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (61.22%) SQL Server
2 58 (39.46%) NoSQL
3 24 (16.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (16.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (16.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.08%) RavenDB
5 5 (3.40%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.72%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.04%) Big Data
7 3 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 70 (47.62%) Git (software)
2 24 (16.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (16.33%) Visual Studio
2 24 (16.33%) ReSharper
3 15 (10.20%) Hudson
3 15 (10.20%) Jenkins
4 12 (8.16%) Subversion
5 9 (6.12%) JUnit
5 9 (6.12%) PHPUnit
5 9 (6.12%) Behat
6 4 (2.72%) SoapUI
6 4 (2.72%) JIRA
6 4 (2.72%) Selenium
7 2 (1.36%) NUnit
7 2 (1.36%) JBehave
8 1 (0.68%) Maven
General
1 25 (17.01%) Telecoms
2 13 (8.84%) Advertising
3 12 (8.16%) Retail
4 8 (5.44%) Finance
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 107 (72.79%) Developer
2 86 (58.50%) .NET Developer
3 27 (18.37%) C# Developer
3 27 (18.37%) C# .NET Developer
4 26 (17.69%) Web Developer
5 24 (16.33%) .NET Web Developer
5 24 (16.33%) C# Web Developer
6 19 (12.93%) Junior Developer
6 19 (12.93%) Junior .NET Developer
6 19 (12.93%) Junior
7 15 (10.20%) Tester
8 14 (9.52%) Analyst
9 12 (8.16%) Web Tester
10 11 (7.48%) Junior .NET Web Developer
10 11 (7.48%) Junior C# .NET Developer
10 11 (7.48%) Test Analyst
10 11 (7.48%) Junior Web Developer
10 11 (7.48%) Junior C# Developer
11 10 (6.80%) Senior Developer
12 8 (5.44%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (63.27%) .NET
2 67 (45.58%) RESTful
3 66 (44.90%) ASP.NET
4 62 (42.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 61 (41.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 57 (38.78%) WCF
7 53 (36.05%) CSS
7 53 (36.05%) HTML
8 45 (30.61%) .NET Framework
9 37 (25.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 35 (23.81%) jQuery
11 26 (17.69%) KnockoutJS
11 26 (17.69%) JSON
12 24 (16.33%) Ajax
12 24 (16.33%) LINQ
13 10 (6.80%) CSS3
13 10 (6.80%) HTML5
14 7 (4.76%) Yii
14 7 (4.76%) Symfony
14 7 (4.76%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.61%) Social Media
2 18 (12.24%) BBC
3 13 (8.84%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (6.12%) Open Source
5 8 (5.44%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.04%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (1.36%) Blog
8 2 (1.36%) User Experience
9 1 (0.68%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.80%) Windows
2 9 (6.12%) Android
2 9 (6.12%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (91.16%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (84.35%) TDD
3 100 (68.03%) MVC
4 57 (38.78%) Web Application Development
5 51 (34.69%) Scrum
6 37 (25.17%) OO
7 24 (16.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 17 (11.56%) Software Engineering
9 12 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (6.12%) Regression Testing
11 8 (5.44%) Performance Testing
11 8 (5.44%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (4.76%) Software Testing
12 7 (4.76%) OO PHP
13 6 (4.08%) E-Commerce
14 4 (2.72%) Business Analysis
14 4 (2.72%) Automated Testing
14 4 (2.72%) V-Model
14 4 (2.72%) Test Automation
14 4 (2.72%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 92 (62.59%) C#
2 57 (38.78%) Ruby
3 46 (31.29%) JavaScript
4 30 (20.41%) SQL
5 18 (12.24%) VB.NET
6 16 (10.88%) PHP
6 16 (10.88%) VB
7 12 (8.16%) Java
8 3 (2.04%) Python
9 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (4.76%) ISTQB
2 5 (3.40%) ISEB
3 4 (2.72%) HND
4 2 (1.36%) Degree
4 2 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.68%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.16%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (21.09%) Facebook
2 22 (14.97%) Microsoft
3 21 (14.29%) Google
4 18 (12.24%) Apple
4 18 (12.24%) Sony
4 18 (12.24%) Yahoo!
5 7 (4.76%) Zend
6 6 (4.08%) HP
7 2 (1.36%) VMware
8 1 (0.68%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.68%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.68%) SAP
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £20000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, Flexi-time
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Explore Group
Salary: £50000 per annum
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
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago