Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 43 120
Rank change year-on-year -54 +77 -11
Permanent jobs citing BDD 107 207 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.77% 5.27% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 5.74% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 111 188 93
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +17.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £29,900
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 3,521 3,604 4,270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.17% 91.77% 89.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2,529 2,904 3,142
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £44,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +4.12% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,250 £25,625
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 91 (85.05%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (84.11%) TDD
3 59 (55.14%) C#
4 57 (53.27%) Java
5 55 (51.40%) Scrum
6 46 (42.99%) JavaScript
7 36 (33.64%) Test Automation
8 35 (32.71%) Selenium
9 33 (30.84%) .NET
10 32 (29.91%) SQL
11 28 (26.17%) Spring
11 28 (26.17%) SpecFlow
12 27 (25.23%) Python
13 26 (24.30%) Finance
14 24 (22.43%) MVC
14 24 (22.43%) SQL Server
14 24 (22.43%) AngularJS
15 22 (20.56%) QA
15 22 (20.56%) WebDriver
16 21 (19.63%) HTML
17 20 (18.69%) CSS
17 20 (18.69%) Open Source
17 20 (18.69%) Fintech
18 19 (17.76%) React
18 19 (17.76%) Git (software)
18 19 (17.76%) Cucumber
18 19 (17.76%) Hibernate
19 18 (16.82%) Visual Studio
19 18 (16.82%) Waterfall
19 18 (16.82%) SDET

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 11 (10.28%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.61%) JBoss
3 4 (3.74%) CMS
4 2 (1.87%) Apache
4 2 (1.87%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.87%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.93%) Confluence
5 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.93%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Maya
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.61%) SaaS
4 2 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.87%) Serverless
5 1 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) HTTP
1 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.43%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.95%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.67%) MySQL
4 2 (1.87%) Big Data
4 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.93%) Bigtable
5 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.93%) HBase
5 1 (0.93%) Impala
5 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.93%) OLAP
5 1 (0.93%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.93%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.93%) RavenDB
5 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.93%) Riak
Development Applications
1 35 (32.71%) Selenium
2 28 (26.17%) SpecFlow
3 22 (20.56%) WebDriver
4 19 (17.76%) Cucumber
4 19 (17.76%) Git (software)
5 18 (16.82%) Visual Studio
6 13 (12.15%) Jenkins
6 13 (12.15%) Maven
7 8 (7.48%) JUnit
8 6 (5.61%) Bitbucket
8 6 (5.61%) Subversion
9 4 (3.74%) Jasmine
9 4 (3.74%) TestNG
10 3 (2.80%) Bower
10 3 (2.80%) Grunt
10 3 (2.80%) gulp
10 3 (2.80%) JIRA
10 3 (2.80%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.80%) Vagrant
10 3 (2.80%) Yeoman
General
1 26 (24.30%) Finance
2 12 (11.21%) Marketing
3 10 (9.35%) Financial Institution
4 6 (5.61%) Banking
5 3 (2.80%) Games
5 3 (2.80%) Law
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
6 1 (0.93%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 65 (60.75%) Developer
2 30 (28.04%) Java Developer
3 22 (20.56%) C# Developer
4 15 (14.02%) JavaScript Developer
5 14 (13.08%) Tester
6 12 (11.21%) Automation Tester
6 12 (11.21%) Senior Automation Tester
6 12 (11.21%) Senior Tester
7 8 (7.48%) Junior
7 8 (7.48%) Senior Developer
8 7 (6.54%) .NET Developer
8 7 (6.54%) Analyst
8 7 (6.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (6.54%) Junior Developer
8 7 (6.54%) Senior Technical Tester
8 7 (6.54%) Technical Tester
9 6 (5.61%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (5.61%) Graduate Developer
9 6 (5.61%) Graduate Java Developer
9 6 (5.61%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (30.84%) .NET
2 28 (26.17%) Spring
3 24 (22.43%) AngularJS
4 21 (19.63%) HTML
5 20 (18.69%) CSS
6 19 (17.76%) Hibernate
6 19 (17.76%) React
7 11 (10.28%) J2EE
7 11 (10.28%) RESTful
8 10 (9.35%) ASP.NET
8 10 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (8.41%) HTML5
10 8 (7.48%) jQuery
10 8 (7.48%) XML
11 7 (6.54%) CSS3
12 6 (5.61%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (3.74%) EJB 3.0
13 4 (3.74%) Java EE
13 4 (3.74%) JPA
13 4 (3.74%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.69%) Fintech
2 10 (9.35%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.74%) User Experience
5 2 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.15%) Linux
2 5 (4.67%) Unix
3 4 (3.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (85.05%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (84.11%) TDD
3 55 (51.40%) Scrum
4 36 (33.64%) Test Automation
5 24 (22.43%) MVC
6 20 (18.69%) Open Source
7 18 (16.82%) SDET
7 18 (16.82%) Waterfall
8 17 (15.89%) Load Testing
9 16 (14.95%) Mentoring
10 14 (13.08%) SDLC
11 12 (11.21%) Microservices
11 12 (11.21%) Software Engineering
12 11 (10.28%) Coaching
12 11 (10.28%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (9.35%) Collateral Management
13 10 (9.35%) DevOps
14 9 (8.41%) Unit Testing
15 8 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (7.48%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (55.14%) C#
2 57 (53.27%) Java
3 46 (42.99%) JavaScript
4 32 (29.91%) SQL
5 27 (25.23%) Python
6 18 (16.82%) Java 8
7 16 (14.95%) Ruby
8 4 (3.74%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.80%) C
9 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.80%) Scala
9 3 (2.80%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.80%) XPath
10 2 (1.87%) Perl
10 2 (1.87%) VB
11 1 (0.93%) C++
11 1 (0.93%) Groovy
11 1 (0.93%) PHP
11 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (14.02%) Degree
2 12 (11.21%) ISEB
3 9 (8.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (4.67%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.87%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.93%) MCSD
6 1 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.93%) PhD
6 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (20.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.54%) Docker
2 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.93%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.80%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.93%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 9 (8.41%) Oracle
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.80%) Google
3 3 (2.80%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.93%) HP
4 1 (0.93%) Tableau
4 1 (0.93%) Vertica