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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 66 58
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 2 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.38% 1.76% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 1.95% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 18
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -6.25%  
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 465 614 564
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 88.40% 89.90% 90.10%
Number of salaries quoted 380 542 491
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

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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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth +3 1 - - 1
Lichfield - 1 £30,000 -
BDD
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) NUnit
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) WPF
3 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (50.00%) NHibernate
3 2 (50.00%) Streaming Music
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) MVVM
3 2 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (50.00%) Moq
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence

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 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Moq
1 2 (50.00%) NUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (25.00%) MSTest
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 2 (50.00%) NHibernate
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
1 2 (50.00%) WinForms
1 2 (50.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (50.00%) Streaming Music
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) MVVM
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Focus Multimedia Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum & pension & death in service benefit
Posted: 17 days ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Focus Multimedia Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum & pension & death in service benefit
Posted: 17 days ago