Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 78 90
Rank change year-on-year -19 +12 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 5 31 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.42% 2.53% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 2.74% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5 28 19
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,100 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £40,150 £52,875 £52,500
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1044 1133 1068
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 86.78% 92.41% 89.15%
Number of salaries quoted 845 999 936
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,625
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.39% +1.74%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,200 £23,125
90th Percentile £60,150 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Staffordshire

BDD
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for BDD in Staffordshire

BDD
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford -10 2 £36,000 -4.00%
Lichfield - 2 £35,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent +6 1 £38,500 +28.33% 2
BDD
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) ISEB
4 2 (40.00%) MSTest
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (20.00%) Marketing Technology
5 1 (20.00%) Sass
5 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (20.00%) Kanban
5 1 (20.00%) Data Protection

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (40.00%) MSTest
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Product Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) EPoS
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing Technology
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Software Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (20.00%) Kanban
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle