Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 150 113
Rank change year-on-year +54 -37 +53
Permanent jobs citing BDD 309 221 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.04% 1.91% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 2.15% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 282 203 268
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -8.54%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,250 £55,375
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9042 10303 9657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.87% 89.10% 87.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7335 8059 7968
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £64,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 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
Birmingham +56 180 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Coventry +37 56 £40,000 -7.51% 2
Warwickshire +29 34 £37,500 -14.29%
Worcestershire -4 12 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Herefordshire -8 7 £37,500 +25.00%
Solihull +1 6 £42,500 - 1
Staffordshire -17 5 £37,000 -1.33% 1
Shropshire 0 4 £62,500 +39.70%
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £45,000 -
Walsall +6 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Dudley - 1 £37,500 -
Halesowen - 1 £37,500 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £40,000 -
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for BDD.

1 246 (79.61%) TDD
2 235 (76.05%) Agile Software Development
3 207 (66.99%) C#
4 190 (61.49%) .NET
5 163 (52.75%) MVC
6 148 (47.90%) SQL Server
7 141 (45.63%) ASP.NET
8 133 (43.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 121 (39.16%) RESTful
10 114 (36.89%) AngularJS
11 113 (36.57%) JavaScript
12 112 (36.25%) ASP.NET Web API
13 107 (34.63%) Java
14 101 (32.69%) Test Automation
15 99 (32.04%) Web Application Development
16 92 (29.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 89 (28.80%) KnockoutJS
18 85 (27.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 84 (27.18%) Scrum
20 75 (24.27%) Git (software)
21 73 (23.62%) CSS
22 71 (22.98%) Finance
22 71 (22.98%) Continuous Integration
23 70 (22.65%) Selenium
23 70 (22.65%) HTML
23 70 (22.65%) SQL
24 66 (21.36%) Jenkins
25 65 (21.04%) Node.js
25 65 (21.04%) SQL Server 2016
26 63 (20.39%) NoSQL

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 15 (4.85%) JBoss
2 13 (4.21%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.29%) CMS
3 4 (1.29%) IIS
3 4 (1.29%) Umbraco
4 3 (0.97%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (0.97%) Confluence
4 3 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.97%) Mule
5 2 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.65%) Drupal
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.32%) Apache
6 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.32%) DNN
6 1 (0.32%) Documentum
6 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 37 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (8.41%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.21%) SaaS
4 3 (0.97%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.32%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.32%) IaaS
5 1 (0.32%) npm
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.06%) Internet
2 24 (7.77%) Hyperconnected
3 6 (1.94%) Firewall
4 4 (1.29%) HTTP
5 2 (0.65%) Skype
6 1 (0.32%) MPLS
6 1 (0.32%) SSL
6 1 (0.32%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (47.90%) SQL Server
2 65 (21.04%) SQL Server 2016
3 63 (20.39%) NoSQL
4 28 (9.06%) SQL Server 2014
5 16 (5.18%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (2.59%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.62%) DB2
8 5 (1.62%) MySQL
8 5 (1.62%) QlikView
8 5 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.65%) Hazelcast
9 2 (0.65%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.32%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.32%) Big Data
10 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.32%) Riak
Development Applications
1 75 (24.27%) Git (software)
2 70 (22.65%) Selenium
3 66 (21.36%) Jenkins
4 51 (16.50%) JUnit
5 50 (16.18%) Cucumber
5 50 (16.18%) SpecFlow
6 27 (8.74%) JIRA
7 23 (7.44%) JMeter
7 23 (7.44%) Maven
8 22 (7.12%) WebDriver
9 21 (6.80%) JBehave
10 20 (6.47%) SoapUI
11 18 (5.83%) Protractor
11 18 (5.83%) WATIR
12 17 (5.50%) TestNG
12 17 (5.50%) Visual Studio
13 15 (4.85%) Ranorex
14 14 (4.53%) Bitbucket
15 13 (4.21%) Appium
15 13 (4.21%) Subversion
General
1 71 (22.98%) Finance
2 22 (7.12%) Marketing
2 22 (7.12%) Retail
3 19 (6.15%) Music Industry
4 14 (4.53%) Banking
5 13 (4.21%) Advertising
5 13 (4.21%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.29%) Legal
7 3 (0.97%) Games
8 1 (0.32%) Publishing
8 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 235 (76.05%) Developer
2 113 (36.57%) .NET Developer
3 71 (22.98%) C# Developer
4 53 (17.15%) Java Developer
5 41 (13.27%) ASP.NET Developer
6 39 (12.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 38 (12.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 38 (12.30%) Senior Developer
8 37 (11.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 28 (9.06%) Agile Developer
10 27 (8.74%) Agile .NET Developer
11 26 (8.41%) Analyst
11 26 (8.41%) Software Developer
12 25 (8.09%) Test Analyst
13 24 (7.77%) Agile C# Developer
14 23 (7.44%) Graduate
14 23 (7.44%) Graduate Developer
14 23 (7.44%) Junior
14 23 (7.44%) Junior Developer
15 22 (7.12%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (61.49%) .NET
2 141 (45.63%) ASP.NET
3 133 (43.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 121 (39.16%) RESTful
5 114 (36.89%) AngularJS
6 112 (36.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 92 (29.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 89 (28.80%) KnockoutJS
9 85 (27.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 73 (23.62%) CSS
11 70 (22.65%) HTML
12 65 (21.04%) Node.js
13 49 (15.86%) WCF
14 43 (13.92%) .NET Framework
14 43 (13.92%) Spring
15 37 (11.97%) Gherkin
16 32 (10.36%) XML
17 31 (10.03%) Hibernate
18 30 (9.71%) REST
19 25 (8.09%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.74%) Digital TV
2 22 (7.12%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (6.47%) Computer Science
4 18 (5.83%) Fintech
5 12 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.24%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.59%) User Experience
8 5 (1.62%) iSeries
8 5 (1.62%) Smart Meter
9 3 (0.97%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.65%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.32%) Blog
11 1 (0.32%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.32%) EPoS
11 1 (0.32%) Marketing Technology
11 1 (0.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.65%) Linux
2 14 (4.53%) Windows
3 11 (3.56%) Android
3 11 (3.56%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.62%) Unix
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (79.61%) TDD
2 235 (76.05%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (52.75%) MVC
4 101 (32.69%) Test Automation
5 99 (32.04%) Web Application Development
6 84 (27.18%) Scrum
7 71 (22.98%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (14.56%) Unit Testing
9 41 (13.27%) OO
10 38 (12.30%) Open Source
11 36 (11.65%) Dependency Injection
12 34 (11.00%) Kanban
13 29 (9.39%) Software Engineering
14 25 (8.09%) E-Commerce
15 23 (7.44%) Microservices
16 22 (7.12%) High Availability
16 22 (7.12%) Mentoring
17 20 (6.47%) Test Scripting
18 17 (5.50%) Software Testing
19 16 (5.18%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 207 (66.99%) C#
2 113 (36.57%) JavaScript
3 107 (34.63%) Java
4 70 (22.65%) SQL
5 58 (18.77%) Ruby
6 30 (9.71%) Python
7 23 (7.44%) Scala
8 18 (5.83%) Groovy
9 17 (5.50%) XPath
10 12 (3.88%) TypeScript
11 11 (3.56%) RPG
12 10 (3.24%) Shell Script
13 9 (2.91%) C++
14 7 (2.27%) Perl
14 7 (2.27%) PHP
15 5 (1.62%) Delphi
16 3 (0.97%) F#
16 3 (0.97%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.65%) XQuery
18 1 (0.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 47 (15.21%) Degree
2 17 (5.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (4.21%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.59%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.27%) ISEB
5 7 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.65%) PhD
6 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.32%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (16.18%) QA
System Software
1 15 (4.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.32%) HDFS
2 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (2.91%) Puppet
2 5 (1.62%) Marathon
3 4 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.97%) Kibana
5 1 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 26 (8.41%) Oracle
2 23 (7.44%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.59%) CA Agile Central
4 7 (2.27%) Google
5 6 (1.94%) Atlassian
5 6 (1.94%) Xamarin
6 5 (1.62%) IBM
6 5 (1.62%) Zoomdata
7 4 (1.29%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.65%) Adobe
8 2 (0.65%) HP
8 2 (0.65%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.65%) New Relic
9 1 (0.32%) Cadence
9 1 (0.32%) Pega
9 1 (0.32%) VMware