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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 127 97 136
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +39
Permanent jobs citing BDD 110 152 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.82% 2.58% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 2.96% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 101 142 77
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
5259 5128 4430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.97% 87.14% 83.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4104 4170 3671
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -19 44 £42,500 +2.40% 7
Coventry +29 28 £44,000 +10.00% 3
Staffordshire +3 17 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Worcestershire -5 8 £37,500 +3.44%
Warwickshire -31 6 £43,750 -2.77%
Shropshire - 3 £32,500 -
Walsall - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £47,500 -
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 189 (84.75%) TDD
2 184 (82.51%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (53.81%) C#
4 113 (50.67%) .NET
5 95 (42.60%) Git (software)
6 92 (41.26%) MVC
7 89 (39.91%) ASP.NET
8 88 (39.46%) Scrum
9 85 (38.12%) SQL Server
10 82 (36.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 75 (33.63%) JavaScript
12 73 (32.74%) RESTful
13 70 (31.39%) Ruby
14 66 (29.60%) ASP.NET Web API
15 65 (29.15%) Node.js
15 65 (29.15%) Web Application Development
15 65 (29.15%) SQL Server 2014
15 65 (29.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 58 (26.01%) NoSQL
17 55 (24.66%) HTML
18 54 (24.22%) OO
19 53 (23.77%) AngularJS
20 52 (23.32%) WCF
21 47 (21.08%) SQL
22 46 (20.63%) CSS
23 45 (20.18%) Selenium
23 45 (20.18%) .NET Framework
24 42 (18.83%) Continuous Integration
24 42 (18.83%) Java
24 42 (18.83%) Entity Framework

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 4 (1.79%) IIS
2 3 (1.35%) CMS
2 3 (1.35%) JBoss
2 3 (1.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Fredhopper
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.83%) GitHub
2 9 (4.04%) SaaS
3 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.83%) Internet
2 2 (0.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (38.12%) SQL Server
2 65 (29.15%) SQL Server 2014
3 58 (26.01%) NoSQL
4 13 (5.83%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.48%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.59%) MySQL
7 5 (2.24%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.35%) Big Data
9 3 (1.35%) Redis
10 2 (0.90%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.90%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 95 (42.60%) Git (software)
2 45 (20.18%) Selenium
3 25 (11.21%) Subversion
4 24 (10.76%) WebDriver
5 17 (7.62%) Cucumber
6 13 (5.83%) JIRA
7 10 (4.48%) Jenkins
8 9 (4.04%) SpecFlow
9 7 (3.14%) JUnit
9 7 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (2.24%) JBehave
10 5 (2.24%) RSpec
10 5 (2.24%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.79%) Ant
11 4 (1.79%) Hudson
11 4 (1.79%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.79%) WATIR
12 3 (1.35%) Appium
12 3 (1.35%) MSBuild
12 3 (1.35%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (10.31%) Games
2 20 (8.97%) Retail
3 18 (8.07%) Finance
4 7 (3.14%) Music Industry
5 5 (2.24%) Advertising
6 4 (1.79%) Marketing
7 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.90%) Local Government
9 1 (0.45%) Electronics
9 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 152 (68.16%) Developer
2 83 (37.22%) .NET Developer
3 26 (11.66%) C# Developer
4 24 (10.76%) Analyst
5 23 (10.31%) ASP.NET Developer
6 22 (9.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (9.87%) Test Analyst
6 22 (9.87%) Tester
7 21 (9.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 17 (7.62%) C++ Developer
9 17 (7.62%) Software Tester
10 15 (6.73%) Automation Test Analyst
10 15 (6.73%) Software Analyst
10 15 (6.73%) Software Test Analyst
11 14 (6.28%) Agile Developer
12 13 (5.83%) Agile .NET Developer
12 13 (5.83%) Agile C# Developer
12 13 (5.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 13 (5.83%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (50.67%) .NET
2 89 (39.91%) ASP.NET
3 82 (36.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 73 (32.74%) RESTful
5 66 (29.60%) ASP.NET Web API
6 65 (29.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 65 (29.15%) Node.js
7 55 (24.66%) HTML
8 53 (23.77%) AngularJS
9 52 (23.32%) WCF
10 46 (20.63%) CSS
11 45 (20.18%) .NET Framework
12 42 (18.83%) Entity Framework
13 36 (16.14%) Code First Entity Framework
14 33 (14.80%) KnockoutJS
15 24 (10.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 23 (10.31%) jQuery
17 18 (8.07%) React
18 17 (7.62%) HTML5
19 16 (7.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.87%) Social Network
2 15 (6.73%) User Experience
3 13 (5.83%) Mobile App
4 12 (5.38%) BBC
4 12 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (5.38%) Social Media
5 7 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.24%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (2.24%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.24%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.79%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.35%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.90%) iSeries
9 2 (0.90%) NHS
9 2 (0.90%) RIA
10 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.45%) Streaming Music
10 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.62%) Linux
2 9 (4.04%) Unix
3 5 (2.24%) Android
3 5 (2.24%) Windows
4 4 (1.79%) CoreOS
4 4 (1.79%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (84.75%) TDD
2 184 (82.51%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (41.26%) MVC
4 88 (39.46%) Scrum
5 65 (29.15%) Web Application Development
6 54 (24.22%) OO
7 42 (18.83%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (14.80%) Test Automation
9 32 (14.35%) SDLC
10 23 (10.31%) E-Commerce
11 22 (9.87%) Software Engineering
12 19 (8.52%) Automation Testing
13 17 (7.62%) Front End Development
13 17 (7.62%) Software Testing
13 17 (7.62%) Web Development
14 16 (7.17%) Dependency Injection
14 16 (7.17%) Kanban
15 14 (6.28%) Mentoring
15 14 (6.28%) Test Scripting
15 14 (6.28%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 120 (53.81%) C#
2 75 (33.63%) JavaScript
3 70 (31.39%) Ruby
4 47 (21.08%) SQL
5 42 (18.83%) Java
6 30 (13.45%) C++
7 14 (6.28%) ES6
8 12 (5.38%) CoffeeScript
9 9 (4.04%) PHP
9 9 (4.04%) Scala
10 7 (3.14%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.14%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.24%) Apple Swift
11 5 (2.24%) C
11 5 (2.24%) Objective-C
11 5 (2.24%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.79%) Perl
12 4 (1.79%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.35%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (4.48%) Degree
1 10 (4.48%) ISTQB
1 10 (4.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (15.70%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) DICOM
2 1 (0.45%) HL7
2 1 (0.45%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (4.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.24%) Puppet
2 3 (1.35%) Ansible
3 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (8.07%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.62%) Facebook
3 14 (6.28%) Google
4 12 (5.38%) Apple
4 12 (5.38%) Sony
4 12 (5.38%) Yahoo!
5 5 (2.24%) Oracle
6 4 (1.79%) Snowplow
7 1 (0.45%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.45%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.45%) HP
7 1 (0.45%) New Relic
7 1 (0.45%) SAP
7 1 (0.45%) Sitecore
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Posted: 22 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Cannock, Staffordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits inc. Healthcare
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Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + great benefits
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