The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 65 68 91
Rank change year-on-year +3 +23  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 54 70 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.00% 2.97% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 3.41% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 47 67 25
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

BDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1622 2053 1432
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 89.96% 87.21% 82.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1275 1575 1184
Median salary £45,000 £43,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.04% -3.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,622 £28,910
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing BDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Birmingham

BDD
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in Birmingham.

Salary trend for BDD in Birmingham

BDD
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Birmingham over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Birmingham

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for BDD.

1 100 (84.03%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (80.67%) TDD
3 76 (63.87%) C#
4 68 (57.14%) .NET
5 64 (53.78%) MVC
6 60 (50.42%) ASP.NET
7 58 (48.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 54 (45.38%) Java
9 44 (36.97%) E-Commerce
10 43 (36.13%) JavaScript
11 34 (28.57%) SQL Server
11 34 (28.57%) Selenium
12 31 (26.05%) HTML
12 31 (26.05%) CSS
13 30 (25.21%) Scrum
13 30 (25.21%) QA
13 30 (25.21%) Git (software)
13 30 (25.21%) RESTful
14 29 (24.37%) ASP.NET Web API
15 27 (22.69%) J2EE
16 24 (20.17%) Ruby
16 24 (20.17%) JUnit
17 23 (19.33%) Fintech
18 22 (18.49%) SQL
18 22 (18.49%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (18.49%) WCF
19 21 (17.65%) NoSQL
20 20 (16.81%) Node.js
20 20 (16.81%) Degree
21 19 (15.97%) Web Application Development

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (2.52%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.68%) Apache
2 2 (1.68%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.68%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.68%) JBoss
3 1 (0.84%) IIS
3 1 (0.84%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.68%) Fireworks
1 2 (1.68%) InVision
1 2 (1.68%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.68%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.61%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (7.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 21 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 19 (15.97%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.52%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.52%) MySQL
5 2 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.68%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.68%) Big Data
5 2 (1.68%) Flink
5 2 (1.68%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.68%) Impala
5 2 (1.68%) MarkLogic
5 2 (1.68%) OLAP
5 2 (1.68%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (1.68%) Pentaho
5 2 (1.68%) Riak
5 2 (1.68%) Triplestore
6 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (28.57%) Selenium
2 30 (25.21%) Git (software)
3 24 (20.17%) JUnit
4 13 (10.92%) Jenkins
5 12 (10.08%) TestNG
6 11 (9.24%) Maven
6 11 (9.24%) WebDriver
7 10 (8.40%) JMeter
7 10 (8.40%) Visual Studio
8 9 (7.56%) Cucumber
8 9 (7.56%) DbUnit
8 9 (7.56%) jMock
8 9 (7.56%) Mockito
8 9 (7.56%) SonarQube
9 8 (6.72%) MSBuild
9 8 (6.72%) SpecFlow
10 6 (5.04%) Subversion
11 5 (4.20%) HP UFT
12 4 (3.36%) FitNesse
12 4 (3.36%) WATIR
General
1 19 (15.97%) Retail
2 18 (15.13%) Finance
3 17 (14.29%) Marketing
4 6 (5.04%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.84%) Games
Job Titles
1 82 (68.91%) Developer
2 42 (35.29%) .NET Developer
3 30 (25.21%) Java Developer
4 26 (21.85%) C# Developer
4 26 (21.85%) Senior Developer
5 18 (15.13%) Graduate
5 18 (15.13%) Graduate Developer
5 18 (15.13%) Junior
5 18 (15.13%) Junior Developer
6 17 (14.29%) Graduate C# Developer
6 17 (14.29%) Graduate Java Developer
6 17 (14.29%) Graduate Python Developer
6 17 (14.29%) Junior C# Developer
6 17 (14.29%) Junior Java Developer
6 17 (14.29%) Junior Python Developer
6 17 (14.29%) Python Developer
7 15 (12.61%) Analyst
7 15 (12.61%) Senior .NET Developer
7 15 (12.61%) Tester
8 12 (10.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (57.14%) .NET
2 60 (50.42%) ASP.NET
3 58 (48.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 31 (26.05%) CSS
4 31 (26.05%) HTML
5 30 (25.21%) RESTful
6 29 (24.37%) ASP.NET Web API
7 27 (22.69%) J2EE
8 22 (18.49%) WCF
9 20 (16.81%) Node.js
10 19 (15.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 17 (14.29%) Web Services
12 13 (10.92%) AngularJS
12 13 (10.92%) REST
12 13 (10.92%) SOAP
13 11 (9.24%) Spring
14 10 (8.40%) Gherkin
15 9 (7.56%) Entity Framework
15 9 (7.56%) KnockoutJS
15 9 (7.56%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.33%) Fintech
2 7 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.88%) User Experience
3 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.84%) Blog
4 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (3.36%) Unix
2 4 (3.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (84.03%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (80.67%) TDD
3 64 (53.78%) MVC
4 44 (36.97%) E-Commerce
5 30 (25.21%) Scrum
6 22 (18.49%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (15.97%) Mentoring
7 19 (15.97%) Web Application Development
8 15 (12.61%) Automation Testing
8 15 (12.61%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (12.61%) Performance Testing
8 15 (12.61%) Test Automation
9 14 (11.76%) Unit Testing
10 13 (10.92%) Automated Testing
11 12 (10.08%) OO
12 9 (7.56%) Kanban
12 9 (7.56%) Open Source
12 9 (7.56%) Re-Platforming
12 9 (7.56%) SOLID
12 9 (7.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 76 (63.87%) C#
2 54 (45.38%) Java
3 43 (36.13%) JavaScript
4 24 (20.17%) Ruby
5 22 (18.49%) SQL
6 17 (14.29%) Python
7 9 (7.56%) T-SQL
8 6 (5.04%) Scala
9 4 (3.36%) Perl
9 4 (3.36%) VB
9 4 (3.36%) VBScript
10 2 (1.68%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.68%) XQuery
11 1 (0.84%) C
11 1 (0.84%) PHP
11 1 (0.84%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (16.81%) Degree
2 8 (6.72%) SC Cleared
2 8 (6.72%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.88%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (2.52%) ISEB
5 3 (2.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (25.21%) QA
2 11 (9.24%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (7.56%) vSphere
2 2 (1.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.68%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 14 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.56%) VMware
3 4 (3.36%) Cognizant
3 4 (3.36%) Google
3 4 (3.36%) Oracle
4 2 (1.68%) Adobe
4 2 (1.68%) Tableau
4 2 (1.68%) Vertica
5 1 (0.84%) Xamarin
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 41k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago