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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 138 152 157
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Permanent jobs citing BDD 75 41 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.41% 0.84% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.05% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 73 38 50
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 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,400 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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
4308 3922 3893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.99% 80.63% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3590 3257 3252
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 April 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 April 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 +21 32 £37,500 -26.82% 6
Staffordshire - 25 £40,000 - 2
Warwickshire - 16 £51,250 - 2
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £35,000 - 2
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (92.41%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (85.52%) TDD
3 101 (69.66%) MVC
4 99 (68.28%) .NET
5 98 (67.59%) C#
6 96 (66.21%) SQL Server
7 81 (55.86%) ASP.NET
8 80 (55.17%) Git (software)
9 79 (54.48%) RESTful
10 76 (52.41%) ASP.NET Web API
11 75 (51.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 72 (49.66%) NoSQL
13 71 (48.97%) Node.js
13 71 (48.97%) Web Application Development
13 71 (48.97%) WCF
13 71 (48.97%) Ruby
14 42 (28.97%) CSS
14 42 (28.97%) HTML
15 40 (27.59%) OO
16 38 (26.21%) .NET Framework
17 36 (24.83%) JavaScript
17 36 (24.83%) Scrum
18 35 (24.14%) Facebook
19 29 (20.00%) Entity Framework
20 25 (17.24%) Google
21 23 (15.86%) jQuery
21 23 (15.86%) SQL
21 23 (15.86%) Microsoft
22 22 (15.17%) VB.NET
22 22 (15.17%) Apple

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 71 (48.97%) Node.js
2 10 (6.90%) WordPress
3 6 (4.14%) JBoss
4 5 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (4.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (66.21%) SQL Server
2 72 (49.66%) NoSQL
3 16 (11.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (11.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (11.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.14%) RavenDB
5 5 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.76%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.07%) Big Data
8 1 (0.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 80 (55.17%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (11.03%) Visual Studio
2 16 (11.03%) ReSharper
3 14 (9.66%) Hudson
4 13 (8.97%) Jenkins
5 9 (6.21%) JUnit
6 8 (5.52%) Subversion
7 7 (4.83%) Behat
8 5 (3.45%) PHPUnit
9 4 (2.76%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.76%) Selenium
10 3 (2.07%) JIRA
11 2 (1.38%) NUnit
11 2 (1.38%) JBehave
12 1 (0.69%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.69%) Xcode
12 1 (0.69%) Maven
12 1 (0.69%) eggPlant
General
1 17 (11.72%) Telecoms
2 15 (10.34%) Retail
3 13 (8.97%) Advertising
4 5 (3.45%) Finance
5 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.69%) Electronics
5 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 111 (76.55%) Developer
2 92 (63.45%) .NET Developer
3 19 (13.10%) C# Developer
3 19 (13.10%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (12.41%) Web Developer
5 16 (11.03%) Junior Developer
5 16 (11.03%) Junior
5 16 (11.03%) .NET Web Developer
5 16 (11.03%) C# Web Developer
5 16 (11.03%) Junior .NET Developer
6 14 (9.66%) Tester
7 12 (8.28%) Web Tester
8 11 (7.59%) Analyst
9 9 (6.21%) Test Analyst
9 9 (6.21%) Graduate
9 9 (6.21%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.83%) Junior Web Developer
10 7 (4.83%) Junior C# Developer
10 7 (4.83%) Junior C# .NET Developer
10 7 (4.83%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (68.28%) .NET
2 81 (55.86%) ASP.NET
3 79 (54.48%) RESTful
4 76 (52.41%) ASP.NET Web API
5 75 (51.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 71 (48.97%) WCF
7 42 (28.97%) CSS
7 42 (28.97%) HTML
8 38 (26.21%) .NET Framework
9 29 (20.00%) Entity Framework
10 23 (15.86%) jQuery
11 18 (12.41%) KnockoutJS
11 18 (12.41%) JSON
12 16 (11.03%) Ajax
12 16 (11.03%) LINQ
13 7 (4.83%) CSS3
13 7 (4.83%) HTML5
14 6 (4.14%) Hibernate
14 6 (4.14%) Spring
15 3 (2.07%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.17%) BBC
1 22 (15.17%) Social Media
2 13 (8.97%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (6.21%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.83%) Open Source
5 5 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.07%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (1.38%) Blog
7 2 (1.38%) User Experience
8 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.69%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.90%) Windows
1 10 (6.90%) Android
2 9 (6.21%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.83%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (92.41%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (85.52%) TDD
3 101 (69.66%) MVC
4 71 (48.97%) Web Application Development
5 40 (27.59%) OO
6 36 (24.83%) Scrum
7 21 (14.48%) Mobile Development
8 18 (12.41%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (11.03%) Responsive Web Design
9 16 (11.03%) Software Delivery
10 13 (8.97%) Software Engineering
11 9 (6.21%) Regression Testing
12 8 (5.52%) Performance Testing
13 7 (4.83%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (4.83%) Continuous Delivery
14 6 (4.14%) E-Commerce
15 5 (3.45%) OO PHP
16 4 (2.76%) Dependency Management
16 4 (2.76%) Mentoring
16 4 (2.76%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 98 (67.59%) C#
2 71 (48.97%) Ruby
3 36 (24.83%) JavaScript
4 23 (15.86%) SQL
5 22 (15.17%) VB.NET
6 19 (13.10%) VB
7 13 (8.97%) PHP
8 12 (8.28%) Java
9 3 (2.07%) Python
10 1 (0.69%) C
10 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.76%) HND
1 4 (2.76%) ISEB
1 4 (2.76%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.38%) Degree
3 1 (0.69%) MCPD
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (24.14%) Facebook
2 25 (17.24%) Google
3 23 (15.86%) Microsoft
4 22 (15.17%) Apple
4 22 (15.17%) Sony
4 22 (15.17%) Yahoo!
5 4 (2.76%) HP
6 3 (2.07%) Zend
7 2 (1.38%) VMware
8 1 (0.69%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.69%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.69%) SAP
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical etc
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits + flexitime
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
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Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
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Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
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Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
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Sutton Coldfield
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, Benefits, travel expenses
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Sutton Coldfield
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Salary: £20000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, Flexi-time
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