Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 108 83
Rank change year-on-year +53 -25 +40
Permanent jobs citing BDD 176 112 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.62% 2.37% 3.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.11% 2.67% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 159 108 118
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £31,025
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -8.54%

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 3442 4200 3440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.27% 88.91% 86.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2705 3073 2876
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,625 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 133 (75.57%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (72.73%) TDD
3 99 (56.25%) C#
4 94 (53.41%) Java
5 86 (48.86%) .NET
6 71 (40.34%) JavaScript
6 71 (40.34%) Test Automation
7 70 (39.77%) MVC
8 64 (36.36%) Finance
9 62 (35.23%) Jenkins
10 58 (32.95%) Selenium
11 57 (32.39%) HTML
11 57 (32.39%) SQL
11 57 (32.39%) CSS
12 51 (28.98%) Scrum
13 49 (27.84%) ASP.NET
14 47 (26.70%) ASP.NET MVC
15 46 (26.14%) JUnit
16 44 (25.00%) Degree
17 43 (24.43%) SQL Server
18 41 (23.30%) QA
19 38 (21.59%) Cucumber
20 37 (21.02%) Open Source
21 36 (20.45%) Spring
21 36 (20.45%) SpecFlow
22 34 (19.32%) Git (software)
22 34 (19.32%) Continuous Integration
23 31 (17.61%) Unit Testing
23 31 (17.61%) RESTful
23 31 (17.61%) XML

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 15 (8.52%) JBoss
2 13 (7.39%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.70%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (1.70%) Confluence
3 3 (1.70%) IIS
3 3 (1.70%) Mule
3 3 (1.70%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.14%) CMS
4 2 (1.14%) Drupal
5 1 (0.57%) Apache
5 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 30 (17.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (6.25%) SaaS
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.57%) IaaS
4 1 (0.57%) npm
4 1 (0.57%) PaaS
4 1 (0.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.27%) HTTP
1 4 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (0.57%) MPLS
2 1 (0.57%) SSL
2 1 (0.57%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (24.43%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.80%) NoSQL
3 10 (5.68%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (2.84%) DB2
4 5 (2.84%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.70%) MySQL
5 3 (1.70%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.14%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.57%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.57%) Big Data
7 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.57%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.57%) Riak
Development Applications
1 62 (35.23%) Jenkins
2 58 (32.95%) Selenium
3 46 (26.14%) JUnit
4 38 (21.59%) Cucumber
5 36 (20.45%) SpecFlow
6 34 (19.32%) Git (software)
7 23 (13.07%) JMeter
7 23 (13.07%) Maven
8 20 (11.36%) JIRA
9 18 (10.23%) Protractor
9 18 (10.23%) WATIR
10 17 (9.66%) SoapUI
10 17 (9.66%) TestNG
10 17 (9.66%) WebDriver
11 15 (8.52%) JBehave
11 15 (8.52%) Ranorex
12 14 (7.95%) Bitbucket
13 13 (7.39%) Appium
13 13 (7.39%) Subversion
14 11 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 64 (36.36%) Finance
2 21 (11.93%) Marketing
3 14 (7.95%) Banking
4 13 (7.39%) Financial Institution
5 12 (6.82%) Retail
6 10 (5.68%) Advertising
7 4 (2.27%) Legal
8 1 (0.57%) Publishing
8 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 122 (69.32%) Developer
2 52 (29.55%) Java Developer
3 37 (21.02%) C# Developer
4 35 (19.89%) Senior Developer
5 30 (17.05%) .NET Developer
6 21 (11.93%) Graduate
6 21 (11.93%) Graduate C# Developer
6 21 (11.93%) Graduate Developer
6 21 (11.93%) Graduate Java Developer
6 21 (11.93%) Graduate Python Developer
6 21 (11.93%) Junior
6 21 (11.93%) Junior C# Developer
6 21 (11.93%) Junior Developer
6 21 (11.93%) Junior Java Developer
6 21 (11.93%) Junior Python Developer
6 21 (11.93%) Python Developer
7 20 (11.36%) Analyst
7 20 (11.36%) Test Analyst
8 18 (10.23%) Test Engineer
8 18 (10.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (48.86%) .NET
2 57 (32.39%) CSS
2 57 (32.39%) HTML
3 49 (27.84%) ASP.NET
4 47 (26.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 36 (20.45%) Spring
6 31 (17.61%) Gherkin
6 31 (17.61%) RESTful
6 31 (17.61%) XML
7 29 (16.48%) AngularJS
8 26 (14.77%) Node.js
8 26 (14.77%) REST
9 25 (14.20%) Hibernate
10 24 (13.64%) J2EE
11 23 (13.07%) ASP.NET Web API
12 22 (12.50%) JPA
13 20 (11.36%) Angular 2
14 19 (10.80%) SOAP
15 17 (9.66%) Java EE
16 16 (9.09%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (9.66%) Fintech
3 16 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 11 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.41%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.41%) User Experience
6 5 (2.84%) iSeries
7 3 (1.70%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.14%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.57%) Blog
9 1 (0.57%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.77%) Linux
2 13 (7.39%) Windows
3 11 (6.25%) Android
3 11 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.84%) Unix
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (75.57%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (72.73%) TDD
3 71 (40.34%) Test Automation
4 70 (39.77%) MVC
5 51 (28.98%) Scrum
6 37 (21.02%) Open Source
7 34 (19.32%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (17.61%) Unit Testing
9 25 (14.20%) OO
10 23 (13.07%) E-Commerce
11 18 (10.23%) Test Scripting
12 17 (9.66%) Software Testing
13 16 (9.09%) Microservices
14 15 (8.52%) Software Engineering
15 14 (7.95%) Web Application Development
16 13 (7.39%) Collateral Management
16 13 (7.39%) Functional Testing
16 13 (7.39%) Mentoring
17 11 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
17 11 (6.25%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 99 (56.25%) C#
2 94 (53.41%) Java
3 71 (40.34%) JavaScript
4 57 (32.39%) SQL
5 30 (17.05%) Python
6 20 (11.36%) Ruby
7 17 (9.66%) Scala
7 17 (9.66%) XPath
8 13 (7.39%) Groovy
9 11 (6.25%) RPG
10 9 (5.11%) TypeScript
11 7 (3.98%) Perl
12 5 (2.84%) Delphi
12 5 (2.84%) PHP
12 5 (2.84%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.70%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.14%) XQuery
15 1 (0.57%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.57%) PHP 5
15 1 (0.57%) XAML
Qualifications
1 44 (25.00%) Degree
2 16 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (5.11%) ISTQB
4 6 (3.41%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.84%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.27%) ISEB
7 2 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (23.30%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.11%) Docker
2 1 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.57%) HDFS
2 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.70%) Puppet
2 1 (0.57%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 20 (11.36%) Microsoft
1 20 (11.36%) Oracle
2 8 (4.55%) CA Agile Central
3 6 (3.41%) Atlassian
4 5 (2.84%) IBM
5 4 (2.27%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.70%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.14%) Adobe
7 2 (1.14%) HP
7 2 (1.14%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.14%) New Relic
8 1 (0.57%) Google
8 1 (0.57%) VMware