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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 149 187 166
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -21
Permanent jobs citing BDD 82 23 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.43% 0.43% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 0.55% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 75 21 33
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £75,000 £35,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
4694 4188 3475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.62% 78.72% 75.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4051 3560 2984
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014. 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
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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 +16 42 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Warwickshire +26 26 £43,750 +48.30% 1
Solihull - 10 £41,000 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £32,500 -
Coventry - 2 £56,250 - 1
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

1 138 (83.13%) TDD
2 116 (69.88%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (63.25%) Scrum
4 104 (62.65%) C#
5 100 (60.24%) .NET
6 84 (50.60%) MVC
7 69 (41.57%) HTML
8 68 (40.96%) ASP.NET
9 64 (38.55%) CSS
9 64 (38.55%) SQL Server
10 58 (34.94%) JavaScript
11 52 (31.33%) jQuery
12 47 (28.31%) Git (software)
13 40 (24.10%) Pair Programming
13 40 (24.10%) SQL
14 39 (23.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 38 (22.89%) .NET Framework
16 35 (21.08%) RESTful
17 34 (20.48%) Multithreading
17 34 (20.48%) Low Latency
17 34 (20.48%) XAML
18 32 (19.28%) PHP
19 31 (18.67%) ASP.NET Web API
19 31 (18.67%) Node.js
19 31 (18.67%) KnockoutJS
20 30 (18.07%) Team Foundation Server
20 30 (18.07%) OO
21 28 (16.87%) Visual Studio
21 28 (16.87%) Ajax
22 27 (16.27%) HTML5

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 31 (18.67%) Node.js
2 21 (12.65%) WordPress
3 7 (4.22%) CMS
4 5 (3.01%) Drupal
5 3 (1.81%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.81%) Internet
2 2 (1.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (38.55%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 23 (13.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 23 (13.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (11.45%) NoSQL
4 15 (9.04%) MySQL
5 13 (7.83%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 47 (28.31%) Git (software)
2 30 (18.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (16.87%) Visual Studio
4 23 (13.86%) ReSharper
5 18 (10.84%) Subversion
5 18 (10.84%) PHPUnit
6 15 (9.04%) Jenkins
6 15 (9.04%) Behat
7 13 (7.83%) JIRA
8 11 (6.63%) Hudson
9 10 (6.02%) Selenium
10 6 (3.61%) Cucumber
11 5 (3.01%) JUnit
12 3 (1.81%) NUnit
12 3 (1.81%) FitNesse
12 3 (1.81%) QUnit
12 3 (1.81%) SpecFlow
12 3 (1.81%) T4 Templates
13 2 (1.20%) LoadUI
13 2 (1.20%) Spock
General
1 23 (13.86%) Telecoms
2 18 (10.84%) Advertising
3 8 (4.82%) Finance
4 6 (3.61%) Marketing
5 5 (3.01%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Games
Job Titles
1 132 (79.52%) Developer
2 83 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 62 (37.35%) C# Developer
4 58 (34.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (21.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 35 (21.08%) ASP.NET Developer
6 32 (19.28%) Web Developer
7 25 (15.06%) C# Web Developer
8 23 (13.86%) .NET Web Developer
9 15 (9.04%) Software Engineer
10 13 (7.83%) PHP Developer
11 11 (6.63%) Senior Developer
12 8 (4.82%) Analyst
13 6 (3.61%) Test Analyst
13 6 (3.61%) Junior
13 6 (3.61%) Senior Software Engineer
13 6 (3.61%) Java Developer
13 6 (3.61%) Junior Developer
13 6 (3.61%) Junior C# Developer
13 6 (3.61%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (60.24%) .NET
2 69 (41.57%) HTML
3 68 (40.96%) ASP.NET
4 64 (38.55%) CSS
5 52 (31.33%) jQuery
6 39 (23.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 38 (22.89%) .NET Framework
8 35 (21.08%) RESTful
9 31 (18.67%) KnockoutJS
9 31 (18.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 28 (16.87%) Ajax
11 27 (16.27%) HTML5
12 26 (15.66%) LINQ
13 25 (15.06%) ASP.NET MVC
14 24 (14.46%) CSS3
15 23 (13.86%) JSON
16 21 (12.65%) Symfony
16 21 (12.65%) Yii
17 20 (12.05%) WCF
18 12 (7.23%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.84%) Open Source
2 16 (9.64%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (7.83%) Social Media
4 7 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.01%) BBC
6 3 (1.81%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.60%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.63%) Windows
2 7 (4.22%) Linux
3 4 (2.41%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.60%) Android
4 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (83.13%) TDD
2 116 (69.88%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (63.25%) Scrum
4 84 (50.60%) MVC
5 40 (24.10%) Pair Programming
6 34 (20.48%) Multithreading
6 34 (20.48%) Low Latency
7 30 (18.07%) OO
8 23 (13.86%) Software Engineering
8 23 (13.86%) Web Application Development
9 19 (11.45%) OO PHP
10 14 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (7.83%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (5.42%) Unit Testing
13 7 (4.22%) E-Commerce
14 6 (3.61%) Business Analysis
15 5 (3.01%) Software Testing
15 5 (3.01%) Dependency Injection
15 5 (3.01%) Test Automation
15 5 (3.01%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 104 (62.65%) C#
2 58 (34.94%) JavaScript
3 40 (24.10%) SQL
4 34 (20.48%) XAML
5 32 (19.28%) PHP
6 25 (15.06%) Ruby
7 10 (6.02%) Java
8 9 (5.42%) T-SQL
9 8 (4.82%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.81%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.60%) XPath
12 1 (0.60%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 7 (4.22%) Degree
2 5 (3.01%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.41%) MCPD
3 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.81%) ISEB
4 3 (1.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (14.46%) Zend
2 23 (13.86%) Facebook
3 9 (5.42%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.61%) DevExpress
4 6 (3.61%) Red Gate
5 5 (3.01%) Apple
5 5 (3.01%) Sony
5 5 (3.01%) Yahoo!
5 5 (3.01%) Google
6 3 (1.81%) HP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Salary: FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago