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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 101 86
Rank change year-on-year +72 -15  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 131 42 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.66% 1.75% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.47% 2.00% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 106 40 45
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -3.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,000 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 1754 2097 1742
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 89.17% 87.59% 86.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1430 1534 1415
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 139 (74.73%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (67.74%) TDD
3 119 (63.98%) C#
4 115 (61.83%) .NET
5 87 (46.77%) MVC
6 77 (41.40%) HTML
6 77 (41.40%) Java
6 77 (41.40%) JavaScript
7 76 (40.86%) CSS
8 71 (38.17%) ASP.NET
9 69 (37.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 64 (34.41%) Finance
11 60 (32.26%) Test Automation
12 53 (28.49%) SQL Server
13 47 (25.27%) Selenium
14 45 (24.19%) SpecFlow
15 42 (22.58%) Fintech
16 41 (22.04%) Gherkin
17 40 (21.51%) Jenkins
18 39 (20.97%) ASP.NET Web API
18 39 (20.97%) SQL
19 38 (20.43%) REST
20 37 (19.89%) Microsoft
21 35 (18.82%) Scrum
21 35 (18.82%) NoSQL
22 34 (18.28%) Unit Testing
22 34 (18.28%) OO
22 34 (18.28%) JUnit
23 33 (17.74%) E-Commerce
23 33 (17.74%) WCF

BDD
Co-occurring 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 (1.61%) Apache ServiceMix
1 3 (1.61%) CMS
1 3 (1.61%) Mule
1 3 (1.61%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (1.08%) Drupal
2 2 (1.08%) IIS
3 1 (0.54%) Apache
3 1 (0.54%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.54%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.15%) SaaS
4 2 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.61%) HTTP
1 3 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (28.49%) SQL Server
2 35 (18.82%) NoSQL
3 15 (8.06%) SQL Server 2014
4 10 (5.38%) MarkLogic
4 10 (5.38%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.38%) SQL Server 2016
5 8 (4.30%) Triplestore
6 4 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.61%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.08%) QlikView
8 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.54%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.54%) MySQL
9 1 (0.54%) OLAP
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (25.27%) Selenium
2 45 (24.19%) SpecFlow
3 40 (21.51%) Jenkins
4 34 (18.28%) JUnit
5 29 (15.59%) Git (software)
6 21 (11.29%) JMeter
7 20 (10.75%) Visual Studio
8 14 (7.53%) Cucumber
8 14 (7.53%) NUnit
8 14 (7.53%) TestNG
9 12 (6.45%) JIRA
9 12 (6.45%) WATIR
10 10 (5.38%) eggPlant
10 10 (5.38%) Jasmine
10 10 (5.38%) JBehave
10 10 (5.38%) Karma Test Runner
10 10 (5.38%) Protractor
10 10 (5.38%) Ranorex
10 10 (5.38%) SoapUI
11 8 (4.30%) HP UFT
General
1 64 (34.41%) Finance
2 32 (17.20%) Retail
3 15 (8.06%) Marketing
4 10 (5.38%) Legal
5 8 (4.30%) Advertising
6 2 (1.08%) Games
7 1 (0.54%) Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 147 (79.03%) Developer
2 61 (32.80%) .NET Developer
2 61 (32.80%) Senior Developer
3 39 (20.97%) Java Developer
4 37 (19.89%) C# Developer
5 24 (12.90%) Senior .NET Developer
5 24 (12.90%) Software Developer
6 22 (11.83%) Analyst
7 20 (10.75%) Lead Developer
7 20 (10.75%) Senior Software Developer
8 18 (9.68%) Lead .NET Developer
8 18 (9.68%) Test Engineer
9 17 (9.14%) Graduate
9 17 (9.14%) Graduate Developer
9 17 (9.14%) Junior
9 17 (9.14%) Junior Developer
9 17 (9.14%) Test Analyst
10 15 (8.06%) Junior C# Developer
10 15 (8.06%) Junior Java Developer
10 15 (8.06%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (61.83%) .NET
2 77 (41.40%) HTML
3 76 (40.86%) CSS
4 71 (38.17%) ASP.NET
5 69 (37.10%) ASP.NET MVC
6 41 (22.04%) Gherkin
7 39 (20.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 38 (20.43%) REST
9 33 (17.74%) WCF
10 26 (13.98%) .NET Framework
10 26 (13.98%) Node.js
11 25 (13.44%) AngularJS
11 25 (13.44%) RESTful
12 24 (12.90%) Spring
13 23 (12.37%) jQuery
14 22 (11.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 19 (10.22%) Ajax
15 19 (10.22%) J2EE
15 19 (10.22%) KnockoutJS
15 19 (10.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (22.58%) Fintech
2 13 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.61%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.61%) User Experience
5 1 (0.54%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.06%) Linux
2 5 (2.69%) Android
2 5 (2.69%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.15%) Windows
4 3 (1.61%) Unix
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (74.73%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (67.74%) TDD
3 87 (46.77%) MVC
4 60 (32.26%) Test Automation
5 35 (18.82%) Scrum
6 34 (18.28%) OO
6 34 (18.28%) Unit Testing
7 33 (17.74%) E-Commerce
8 26 (13.98%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (11.29%) Web Application Development
10 20 (10.75%) OOD
11 18 (9.68%) Open Source
12 17 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (8.60%) Test Scripting
14 10 (5.38%) Agile Testing
14 10 (5.38%) Business Analysis
14 10 (5.38%) Context-Driven Testing
14 10 (5.38%) Exploratory Testing
14 10 (5.38%) Process Improvement
15 9 (4.84%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 119 (63.98%) C#
2 77 (41.40%) Java
2 77 (41.40%) JavaScript
3 39 (20.97%) SQL
4 27 (14.52%) Ruby
5 19 (10.22%) TypeScript
6 15 (8.06%) Python
7 14 (7.53%) T-SQL
8 13 (6.99%) Scala
9 10 (5.38%) XQuery
10 9 (4.84%) XPath
11 8 (4.30%) VB
11 8 (4.30%) VBScript
12 3 (1.61%) Perl
12 3 (1.61%) PHP
13 1 (0.54%) C++
13 1 (0.54%) ES6
13 1 (0.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (9.68%) Degree
2 8 (4.30%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.76%) ISEB
3 7 (3.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.61%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.54%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.98%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.08%) vSphere
2 1 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.54%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 37 (19.89%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.14%) Oracle
3 9 (4.84%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (1.61%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.08%) Adobe
5 2 (1.08%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.08%) Cognizant
5 2 (1.08%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.08%) VMware
6 1 (0.54%) Google
6 1 (0.54%) Tableau
6 1 (0.54%) Vertica
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham
ECOM
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Act Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 22 days ago