Period
to 20 October 2018

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 6 months to 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 44 118
Rank change year-on-year -59 +74 -35
Permanent jobs citing BDD 90 208 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.47% 5.47% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 5.93% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 93 190 101
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% +8.97%
10th Percentile £31,050 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £74,750 £65,000 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £47,250 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +12.50% +2.56%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,295 3,508 4,357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.52% 92.27% 90.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,357 2,773 3,198
Birmingham median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,855
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.25% - -

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for BDD.

1 81 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (86.67%) TDD
3 56 (62.22%) Scrum
4 49 (54.44%) C#
4 49 (54.44%) Java
5 41 (45.56%) JavaScript
6 31 (34.44%) Spring
7 30 (33.33%) HTML
8 27 (30.00%) Selenium
8 27 (30.00%) Test Automation
9 25 (27.78%) .NET
10 24 (26.67%) CSS
10 24 (26.67%) Python
11 22 (24.44%) SpecFlow
11 22 (24.44%) AngularJS
12 20 (22.22%) Git (software)
12 20 (22.22%) Cucumber
12 20 (22.22%) SQL
13 19 (21.11%) MVC
13 19 (21.11%) WebDriver
13 19 (21.11%) Open Source
14 18 (20.00%) Mentoring
15 17 (18.89%) Waterfall
15 17 (18.89%) Hibernate
15 17 (18.89%) Ruby
16 16 (17.78%) SQL Server
16 16 (17.78%) Visual Studio
16 16 (17.78%) jQuery
16 16 (17.78%) SDET
16 16 (17.78%) Fintech

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 10 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 8 (8.89%) CMS
3 3 (3.33%) Confluence
4 2 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.22%) Drupal
5 1 (1.11%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.11%) JBoss
5 1 (1.11%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.22%) SaaS
3 1 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) SSL
2 1 (1.11%) HTTP
2 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.56%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.44%) MySQL
4 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.11%) Big Data
5 1 (1.11%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.11%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 27 (30.00%) Selenium
2 22 (24.44%) SpecFlow
3 20 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 20 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 19 (21.11%) WebDriver
5 16 (17.78%) Visual Studio
6 12 (13.33%) Maven
7 6 (6.67%) JUnit
8 4 (4.44%) Jasmine
8 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
9 3 (3.33%) CircleCI
9 3 (3.33%) JBehave
9 3 (3.33%) JIRA
9 3 (3.33%) PHPUnit
10 2 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (2.22%) JMeter
10 2 (2.22%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (2.22%) Protractor
10 2 (2.22%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (16.67%) Marketing
2 5 (5.56%) Finance
3 4 (4.44%) Games
4 1 (1.11%) Automotive
4 1 (1.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 52 (57.78%) Developer
2 20 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 14 (15.56%) C# Developer
4 10 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (8.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (8.89%) Software Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) .NET Developer
6 7 (7.78%) Architect
6 7 (7.78%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.78%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.56%) Automation Tester
7 5 (5.56%) Senior Automation Tester
7 5 (5.56%) Senior Technical Tester
7 5 (5.56%) Senior Tester
7 5 (5.56%) Technical Tester
7 5 (5.56%) Test Automation Manager
7 5 (5.56%) Test Leader
7 5 (5.56%) Test Manager
7 5 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (34.44%) Spring
2 30 (33.33%) HTML
3 25 (27.78%) .NET
4 24 (26.67%) CSS
5 22 (24.44%) AngularJS
6 17 (18.89%) Hibernate
7 16 (17.78%) jQuery
8 13 (14.44%) React
9 12 (13.33%) HTML5
9 12 (13.33%) XML
10 11 (12.22%) CSS3
11 9 (10.00%) J2EE
11 9 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (8.89%) ASP.NET
12 8 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (7.78%) Node.js
13 7 (7.78%) Spring MVC
14 6 (6.67%) .NET Core
14 6 (6.67%) JSP
15 5 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.78%) Fintech
2 3 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.22%) NHS
3 2 (2.22%) User Experience
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.89%) Linux
2 3 (3.33%) Android
2 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (86.67%) TDD
3 56 (62.22%) Scrum
4 27 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 19 (21.11%) MVC
5 19 (21.11%) Open Source
6 18 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 17 (18.89%) Waterfall
8 16 (17.78%) SDET
9 15 (16.67%) Load Testing
10 13 (14.44%) Digital Marketing
11 12 (13.33%) Software Engineering
12 11 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (10.00%) Coaching
13 9 (10.00%) SDLC
14 8 (8.89%) Content Management
14 8 (8.89%) Front End Development
14 8 (8.89%) Microservices
15 6 (6.67%) OO
15 6 (6.67%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (54.44%) C#
1 49 (54.44%) Java
2 41 (45.56%) JavaScript
3 24 (26.67%) Python
4 20 (22.22%) SQL
5 17 (18.89%) Ruby
6 14 (15.56%) Java 8
7 4 (4.44%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.22%) C++
8 2 (2.22%) Groovy
8 2 (2.22%) Scala
8 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.11%) C
9 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (5.56%) Degree
2 3 (3.33%) ISEB
3 2 (2.22%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.11%) MCSD
4 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.22%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (8.89%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.33%) Apple
2 3 (3.33%) Google
2 3 (3.33%) Oracle
3 2 (2.22%) Adobe
4 1 (1.11%) Xamarin