The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > West Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 135 99
Rank change year-on-year +75 -36  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 204 111 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.98% 1.80% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.51% 2.03% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 184 104 124
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
10th Percentile £27,725 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.00%  

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4523 5456 5053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.18% 88.59% 87.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14991 16339 16482
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £69,188 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in the West Midlands

BDD
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for BDD in the West Midlands

BDD
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in the West Midlands

BDD
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
Birmingham +68 130 £47,500 +18.75% 10
Coventry -2 32 £40,000 -6.22% 3
Warwickshire +27 22 £40,000 -8.57% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 10 £45,000 -
Solihull - 6 £45,000 - 2
Worcestershire -10 4 £37,500 - 1
Staffordshire +10 2 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Shropshire +2 2 - - 1
Wolverhampton +9 1 - -
Walsall +7 1 - -
Dudley - 1 £37,500 -
Halesowen - 1 £37,500 -
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for BDD.

1 255 (78.22%) TDD
2 254 (77.91%) Agile Software Development
3 228 (69.94%) C#
4 226 (69.33%) .NET
5 186 (57.06%) MVC
6 170 (52.15%) ASP.NET
7 164 (50.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 161 (49.39%) SQL Server
9 131 (40.18%) ASP.NET Web API
10 118 (36.20%) JavaScript
11 117 (35.89%) RESTful
12 111 (34.05%) Web Application Development
13 108 (33.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 98 (30.06%) AngularJS
15 96 (29.45%) Java
16 94 (28.83%) HTML
17 92 (28.22%) CSS
18 91 (27.91%) Git (software)
19 88 (26.99%) KnockoutJS
20 86 (26.38%) Test Automation
21 85 (26.07%) WCF
22 82 (25.15%) NoSQL
23 80 (24.54%) Node.js
24 77 (23.62%) Ruby
25 72 (22.09%) .NET Framework
26 70 (21.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 69 (21.17%) Finance
28 65 (19.94%) Selenium
29 64 (19.63%) OO
30 62 (19.02%) Scrum

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (1.53%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.23%) CMS
2 4 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (0.92%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (0.92%) IIS
3 3 (0.92%) Mule
4 2 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.61%) Drupal
4 2 (0.61%) JBoss
5 1 (0.31%) Apache
5 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.31%) DNN
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.91%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.07%) SaaS
4 3 (0.92%) BrowserStack
5 2 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.31%) G Suite
6 1 (0.31%) Office 365
6 1 (0.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.90%) Internet
2 4 (1.23%) HTTP
3 1 (0.31%) Firewall
3 1 (0.31%) Intranet
3 1 (0.31%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (49.39%) SQL Server
2 82 (25.15%) NoSQL
3 61 (18.71%) SQL Server 2016
4 53 (16.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 14 (4.29%) MongoDB
6 12 (3.68%) Relational Database
7 10 (3.07%) MarkLogic
8 8 (2.45%) Triplestore
9 7 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.92%) MySQL
10 3 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.61%) QlikView
11 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (0.31%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 91 (27.91%) Git (software)
2 65 (19.94%) Selenium
3 55 (16.87%) SpecFlow
4 41 (12.58%) Jenkins
5 39 (11.96%) JUnit
6 33 (10.12%) Visual Studio
7 24 (7.36%) Cucumber
8 22 (6.75%) JMeter
9 16 (4.91%) Jasmine
9 16 (4.91%) NUnit
10 14 (4.29%) JIRA
10 14 (4.29%) TestNG
11 13 (3.99%) Ranorex
11 13 (3.99%) SoapUI
11 13 (3.99%) WebDriver
12 12 (3.68%) WATIR
13 11 (3.37%) JBehave
14 10 (3.07%) eggPlant
14 10 (3.07%) Karma Test Runner
14 10 (3.07%) Protractor
General
1 69 (21.17%) Finance
2 32 (9.82%) Retail
3 21 (6.44%) Marketing
4 13 (3.99%) Games
5 11 (3.37%) Music Industry
6 10 (3.07%) Advertising
6 10 (3.07%) Legal
7 2 (0.61%) Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Automotive
8 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
8 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 266 (81.60%) Developer
2 149 (45.71%) .NET Developer
3 64 (19.63%) Senior Developer
4 62 (19.02%) C# Developer
5 51 (15.64%) Java Developer
6 31 (9.51%) ASP.NET Developer
6 31 (9.51%) C# .NET Developer
7 30 (9.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 28 (8.59%) Agile Developer
8 28 (8.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 27 (8.28%) Agile .NET Developer
9 27 (8.28%) Software Developer
10 26 (7.98%) Analyst
11 25 (7.67%) Senior .NET Developer
12 21 (6.44%) Graduate
12 21 (6.44%) Graduate Developer
12 21 (6.44%) Junior
12 21 (6.44%) Junior Developer
12 21 (6.44%) Senior Software Developer
13 20 (6.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (69.33%) .NET
2 170 (52.15%) ASP.NET
3 164 (50.31%) ASP.NET MVC
4 131 (40.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 117 (35.89%) RESTful
6 108 (33.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 98 (30.06%) AngularJS
8 94 (28.83%) HTML
9 92 (28.22%) CSS
10 88 (26.99%) KnockoutJS
11 85 (26.07%) WCF
12 80 (24.54%) Node.js
13 72 (22.09%) .NET Framework
14 70 (21.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 46 (14.11%) Gherkin
16 45 (13.80%) REST
17 37 (11.35%) Entity Framework
18 30 (9.20%) Code First Entity Framework
19 28 (8.59%) jQuery
19 28 (8.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.19%) Fintech
2 25 (7.67%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.68%) Digital TV
5 11 (3.37%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.07%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.07%) User Experience
7 9 (2.76%) Social Network
8 6 (1.84%) Animation
9 5 (1.53%) Tandem
10 3 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.61%) Streaming Music
12 1 (0.31%) Blog
12 1 (0.31%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.13%) Linux
2 10 (3.07%) Windows
3 9 (2.76%) Android
3 9 (2.76%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.53%) Unix
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (78.22%) TDD
2 254 (77.91%) Agile Software Development
3 186 (57.06%) MVC
4 111 (34.05%) Web Application Development
5 86 (26.38%) Test Automation
6 64 (19.63%) OO
7 62 (19.02%) Scrum
8 51 (15.64%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (12.27%) Unit Testing
10 35 (10.74%) E-Commerce
11 30 (9.20%) Kanban
12 24 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (7.36%) Dependency Injection
12 24 (7.36%) Open Source
13 23 (7.06%) SDLC
14 21 (6.44%) OOD
15 17 (5.21%) Test Scripting
16 16 (4.91%) High Availability
17 15 (4.60%) OOP
18 14 (4.29%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 228 (69.94%) C#
2 118 (36.20%) JavaScript
3 96 (29.45%) Java
4 77 (23.62%) Ruby
5 57 (17.48%) SQL
6 19 (5.83%) TypeScript
7 18 (5.52%) Python
8 16 (4.91%) T-SQL
9 15 (4.60%) Scala
9 15 (4.60%) VB
10 12 (3.68%) PHP
11 10 (3.07%) XQuery
12 9 (2.76%) VB.NET
12 9 (2.76%) XPath
13 8 (2.45%) VBScript
14 4 (1.23%) F#
15 3 (0.92%) C++
15 3 (0.92%) Perl
16 1 (0.31%) C
16 1 (0.31%) XAML
Qualifications
1 24 (7.36%) Degree
2 11 (3.37%) ISTQB
3 9 (2.76%) ISEB
4 8 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.23%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.23%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.61%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.31%) CSQA
8 1 (0.31%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (11.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.61%) vSphere
2 1 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.31%) Docker
2 1 (0.31%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.92%) Kibana
2 1 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (14.42%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.52%) Oracle
3 9 (2.76%) CA Agile Central
4 5 (1.53%) Google
5 4 (1.23%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.61%) Adobe
6 2 (0.61%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.61%) MuleSoft
6 2 (0.61%) VMware
7 1 (0.31%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.31%) HP
7 1 (0.31%) Tableau
7 1 (0.31%) Vertica
Birmingham
Outsource UK
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Volt
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mane Contract Services Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
ECOM
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Focus Multimedia Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum & pension & death in service benefit
Posted: 20 days ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Focus Multimedia Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum & pension & death in service benefit
Posted: 20 days ago