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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England / West Midlands
Rank 91 127 148
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +21
Permanent jobs citing BDD 124 118 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.68% 1.99% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 2.26% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 109 112 70
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
4159 5231 4245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 89.81% 88.24% 83.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3329 4297 3564
Median salary £42,500 £43,974 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.35% +3.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +6 57 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Coventry +40 24 £43,750 +2.94% 3
Worcestershire +4 22 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Shropshire 0 9 £40,253 +25.78% 2
Herefordshire -19 7 £45,000 -5.26%
Warwickshire +27 4 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Solihull -1 3 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Staffordshire -6 3 £47,500 +35.71% 2
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 204 (86.44%) TDD
2 183 (77.54%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (67.80%) C#
4 138 (58.47%) .NET
5 129 (54.66%) MVC
6 125 (52.97%) ASP.NET
7 108 (45.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 101 (42.80%) SQL Server
9 94 (39.83%) JavaScript
10 91 (38.56%) RESTful
11 80 (33.90%) ASP.NET Web API
12 76 (32.20%) Git (software)
13 73 (30.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 72 (30.51%) Web Application Development
15 65 (27.54%) SQL Server 2014
16 62 (26.27%) Node.js
16 62 (26.27%) HTML
16 62 (26.27%) Java
17 60 (25.42%) Scrum
18 59 (25.00%) CSS
19 57 (24.15%) Ruby
19 57 (24.15%) KnockoutJS
20 56 (23.73%) AngularJS
20 56 (23.73%) .NET Framework
20 56 (23.73%) WCF
21 54 (22.88%) Entity Framework
21 54 (22.88%) NoSQL
22 47 (19.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 46 (19.49%) Selenium
24 45 (19.07%) Continuous Integration

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 12 (5.08%) CMS
2 6 (2.54%) WordPress
3 4 (1.69%) Confluence
3 4 (1.69%) Documentum
4 3 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.85%) Apache
5 2 (0.85%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.85%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.85%) JBoss
6 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (1.69%) Fireworks
1 4 (1.69%) InVision
1 4 (1.69%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.85%) InDesign
3 1 (0.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.20%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.85%) SaaS
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.75%) Internet
2 5 (2.12%) HTTP
3 1 (0.42%) Firewall
3 1 (0.42%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (42.80%) SQL Server
2 65 (27.54%) SQL Server 2014
3 54 (22.88%) NoSQL
4 13 (5.51%) MySQL
5 12 (5.08%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.97%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (2.54%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.27%) Big Data
9 2 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.85%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.85%) Flink
9 2 (0.85%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.85%) Impala
9 2 (0.85%) OLAP
9 2 (0.85%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (0.85%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (0.85%) Pentaho
9 2 (0.85%) Riak
10 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 76 (32.20%) Git (software)
2 46 (19.49%) Selenium
3 20 (8.47%) Jenkins
3 20 (8.47%) JUnit
3 20 (8.47%) WebDriver
4 19 (8.05%) Cucumber
5 15 (6.36%) Visual Studio
6 14 (5.93%) Maven
7 12 (5.08%) SpecFlow
7 12 (5.08%) Subversion
7 12 (5.08%) TestNG
8 8 (3.39%) DbUnit
8 8 (3.39%) jMock
8 8 (3.39%) Mockito
8 8 (3.39%) MSBuild
8 8 (3.39%) SonarQube
9 7 (2.97%) JIRA
9 7 (2.97%) JMeter
9 7 (2.97%) JSUnit
9 7 (2.97%) PHPUnit
General
1 29 (12.29%) Finance
2 24 (10.17%) Marketing
3 18 (7.63%) Retail
4 17 (7.20%) Games
5 11 (4.66%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.42%) Advertising
6 1 (0.42%) Banking
6 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 191 (80.93%) Developer
2 100 (42.37%) .NET Developer
3 49 (20.76%) C# Developer
4 39 (16.53%) Java Developer
5 31 (13.14%) Junior
5 31 (13.14%) Junior Developer
6 29 (12.29%) Senior Developer
7 21 (8.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 20 (8.47%) Tester
9 17 (7.20%) ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (7.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (7.20%) Graduate
9 17 (7.20%) Graduate C# Developer
9 17 (7.20%) Graduate Developer
9 17 (7.20%) Graduate Java Developer
9 17 (7.20%) Junior C# Developer
9 17 (7.20%) Junior Java Developer
9 17 (7.20%) Junior Python Developer
9 17 (7.20%) Python Developer
9 17 (7.20%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (58.47%) .NET
2 125 (52.97%) ASP.NET
3 108 (45.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 91 (38.56%) RESTful
5 80 (33.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 73 (30.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 62 (26.27%) HTML
7 62 (26.27%) Node.js
8 59 (25.00%) CSS
9 57 (24.15%) KnockoutJS
10 56 (23.73%) .NET Framework
10 56 (23.73%) AngularJS
10 56 (23.73%) WCF
11 54 (22.88%) Entity Framework
12 47 (19.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 41 (17.37%) Code First Entity Framework
14 25 (10.59%) J2EE
15 21 (8.90%) Web Services
16 19 (8.05%) REST
17 14 (5.93%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.90%) Mobile App
2 18 (7.63%) Fintech
2 18 (7.63%) User Experience
3 15 (6.36%) Social Network
4 14 (5.93%) mHealth
5 9 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.39%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.97%) Animation
8 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.27%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.85%) Streaming Music
10 1 (0.42%) AS400
10 1 (0.42%) Derivative
10 1 (0.42%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.42%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.90%) Linux
1 21 (8.90%) Windows
2 15 (6.36%) Android
2 15 (6.36%) Apple iOS
3 14 (5.93%) Windows Phone
4 5 (2.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (86.44%) TDD
2 183 (77.54%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (54.66%) MVC
4 72 (30.51%) Web Application Development
5 60 (25.42%) Scrum
6 45 (19.07%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (19.07%) E-Commerce
7 36 (15.25%) OO
8 32 (13.56%) Mentoring
9 27 (11.44%) Kanban
10 25 (10.59%) Unit Testing
11 23 (9.75%) Automated Testing
11 23 (9.75%) SDLC
12 19 (8.05%) Dependency Injection
13 18 (7.63%) Automation Testing
13 18 (7.63%) Test Automation
14 16 (6.78%) High Availability
15 14 (5.93%) Performance Testing
15 14 (5.93%) Software Engineering
16 13 (5.51%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 160 (67.80%) C#
2 94 (39.83%) JavaScript
3 62 (26.27%) Java
4 57 (24.15%) Ruby
5 31 (13.14%) SQL
6 19 (8.05%) Python
7 18 (7.63%) PHP
8 9 (3.81%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.12%) Scala
10 4 (1.69%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.27%) Perl
11 3 (1.27%) VB
12 2 (0.85%) ES6
12 2 (0.85%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.85%) VBScript
13 1 (0.42%) C
13 1 (0.42%) C++
13 1 (0.42%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (10.59%) Degree
2 11 (4.66%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.39%) ISTQB
3 8 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.27%) BC Cleared
4 3 (1.27%) ISEB
4 3 (1.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.85%) CSQA
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (16.95%) QA
2 12 (5.08%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (3.39%) vSphere
2 6 (2.54%) Docker
3 2 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.69%) Puppet
2 2 (0.85%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 14 (5.93%) Xamarin
2 12 (5.08%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.39%) VMware
4 7 (2.97%) Google
5 4 (1.69%) Adobe
5 4 (1.69%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.69%) Cognizant
5 4 (1.69%) EMC
5 4 (1.69%) OpenText
5 4 (1.69%) Pega
6 3 (1.27%) Oracle
7 2 (0.85%) Tableau
7 2 (0.85%) Vertica
8 1 (0.42%) IBM
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