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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 121 107 148
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +41
Permanent jobs citing BDD 111 119 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.01% 2.31% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 2.69% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 101 117 74
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,100 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
4887 4418 4829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.56% 85.89% 85.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3790 3704 4248
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -7 66 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Staffordshire 0 11 £28,500 -32.94% 2
Herefordshire - 9 £30,000 -
Coventry -6 8 £48,750 +10.79% 2
Worcestershire -11 6 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Shropshire - 5 £44,738 -
Solihull - 4 £42,500 -
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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.

1 179 (79.91%) TDD
2 155 (69.20%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (57.14%) C#
4 105 (46.88%) .NET
5 95 (42.41%) JavaScript
6 88 (39.29%) MVC
7 85 (37.95%) ASP.NET
8 83 (37.05%) RESTful
9 82 (36.61%) Scrum
10 77 (34.38%) Git (software)
11 75 (33.48%) SQL Server
12 70 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
13 67 (29.91%) Continuous Integration
14 64 (28.57%) HTML
15 61 (27.23%) Entity Framework
16 60 (26.79%) ASP.NET Web API
16 60 (26.79%) Selenium
17 58 (25.89%) CSS
18 56 (25.00%) Java
18 56 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 55 (24.55%) SQL Server 2014
19 55 (24.55%) Web Application Development
20 53 (23.66%) AngularJS
20 53 (23.66%) Node.js
20 53 (23.66%) .NET Framework
21 51 (22.77%) Ruby
21 51 (22.77%) KnockoutJS
22 43 (19.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 42 (18.75%) OO
24 41 (18.30%) WCF

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 17 (7.59%) CMS
2 9 (4.02%) WordPress
3 4 (1.79%) Confluence
3 4 (1.79%) Documentum
4 2 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.89%) Mule
4 2 (0.89%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.45%) Apache
5 1 (0.45%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.45%) Drupal
5 1 (0.45%) JBoss
5 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (1.79%) Fireworks
1 4 (1.79%) InVision
1 4 (1.79%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.89%) InDesign
3 1 (0.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.14%) Internet
2 5 (2.23%) HTTP
3 1 (0.45%) Firewall
3 1 (0.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (33.48%) SQL Server
2 55 (24.55%) SQL Server 2014
3 41 (18.30%) NoSQL
4 22 (9.82%) MySQL
5 15 (6.70%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.91%) MongoDB
6 11 (4.91%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.68%) Redis
8 5 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.89%) Big Data
9 2 (0.89%) DB2
10 1 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.45%) Impala
10 1 (0.45%) OLAP
10 1 (0.45%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.45%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.45%) Riak
Development Applications
1 77 (34.38%) Git (software)
2 60 (26.79%) Selenium
3 38 (16.96%) Jenkins
4 29 (12.95%) Cucumber
5 21 (9.38%) WebDriver
6 20 (8.93%) JUnit
6 20 (8.93%) SpecFlow
7 14 (6.25%) JIRA
8 13 (5.80%) Maven
9 9 (4.02%) Appium
9 9 (4.02%) PHPUnit
10 8 (3.57%) DbUnit
10 8 (3.57%) jMock
10 8 (3.57%) Mockito
10 8 (3.57%) SonarQube
10 8 (3.57%) Subversion
10 8 (3.57%) TestNG
11 7 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (3.13%) HP UFT
11 7 (3.13%) JBehave
General
1 34 (15.18%) Finance
2 22 (9.82%) Music Industry
3 13 (5.80%) Retail
4 12 (5.36%) Marketing
5 10 (4.46%) Games
6 4 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 171 (76.34%) Developer
2 73 (32.59%) .NET Developer
3 37 (16.52%) C# Developer
4 28 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 26 (11.61%) Senior Developer
6 25 (11.16%) Software Developer
7 23 (10.27%) Junior
7 23 (10.27%) Junior Developer
8 19 (8.48%) Tester
9 17 (7.59%) Developer in Test
10 16 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
11 14 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 14 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
12 13 (5.80%) Agile Developer
12 13 (5.80%) Analyst
12 13 (5.80%) PHP Developer
13 11 (4.91%) Senior Tester
13 11 (4.91%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (46.88%) .NET
2 85 (37.95%) ASP.NET
3 83 (37.05%) RESTful
4 70 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 64 (28.57%) HTML
6 61 (27.23%) Entity Framework
7 60 (26.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 58 (25.89%) CSS
9 56 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 53 (23.66%) .NET Framework
10 53 (23.66%) AngularJS
10 53 (23.66%) Node.js
11 51 (22.77%) KnockoutJS
12 43 (19.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 41 (18.30%) WCF
14 40 (17.86%) Code First Entity Framework
15 26 (11.61%) Web Services
16 22 (9.82%) LINQ
17 21 (9.38%) REST
18 16 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.93%) Mobile App
2 15 (6.70%) mHealth
3 11 (4.91%) Social Network
4 10 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.02%) User Experience
6 7 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.68%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.68%) Fintech
8 4 (1.79%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.34%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.89%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.45%) AS400
11 1 (0.45%) Derivative
11 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.45%) Online Games
11 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.48%) Windows
2 16 (7.14%) Linux
3 15 (6.70%) Android
3 15 (6.70%) Apple iOS
3 15 (6.70%) Windows Phone
4 4 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (79.91%) TDD
2 155 (69.20%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (39.29%) MVC
4 82 (36.61%) Scrum
5 67 (29.91%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (24.55%) Web Application Development
7 42 (18.75%) OO
8 32 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 32 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 31 (13.84%) Mentoring
10 26 (11.61%) Unit Testing
11 25 (11.16%) Automated Testing
11 25 (11.16%) Kanban
11 25 (11.16%) Software Engineering
12 22 (9.82%) Dependency Injection
12 22 (9.82%) High Availability
13 20 (8.93%) Mobile Development
14 17 (7.59%) SDLC
15 16 (7.14%) CRM
16 15 (6.70%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 128 (57.14%) C#
2 95 (42.41%) JavaScript
3 56 (25.00%) Java
4 51 (22.77%) Ruby
5 38 (16.96%) SQL
6 23 (10.27%) PHP
7 10 (4.46%) Bash Shell
8 9 (4.02%) ES6
8 9 (4.02%) Python
9 8 (3.57%) C++
10 6 (2.68%) C
10 6 (2.68%) Go
10 6 (2.68%) Perl
11 4 (1.79%) Scala
11 4 (1.79%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.79%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.89%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.45%) Groovy
13 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (8.93%) Degree
2 13 (5.80%) ISTQB
3 11 (4.91%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.34%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.34%) ISEB
7 2 (0.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.45%) CSQA
8 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (16.96%) QA
2 5 (2.23%) SDET
3 1 (0.45%) DICOM
3 1 (0.45%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (4.46%) Docker
2 8 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.57%) vSphere
3 1 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (2.68%) Ansible
2 5 (2.23%) Puppet
3 1 (0.45%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (6.70%) Xamarin
2 9 (4.02%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.57%) Oracle
3 8 (3.57%) VMware
4 6 (2.68%) Google
5 4 (1.79%) Adobe
5 4 (1.79%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.79%) EMC
5 4 (1.79%) OpenText
5 4 (1.79%) Pega
6 3 (1.34%) Facebook
7 1 (0.45%) IBM
7 1 (0.45%) Tableau
7 1 (0.45%) Vertica
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