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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England / West Midlands
Rank 101 120 139
Rank change year-on-year +19 +19  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 122 134 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.58% 2.18% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 2.47% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 110 124 71
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

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 4245 5431 4301
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.90% 88.25% 83.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3454 4378 3596
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +3 56 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Coventry +22 18 £46,250 +15.62% 2
Worcestershire -5 17 £42,500 - 3
Warwickshire +36 10 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Solihull -1 9 £42,500 - 1
Shropshire +7 8 £45,000 +40.62% 1
Herefordshire -16 6 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Staffordshire -4 2 £47,500 +35.71% 1
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 197 (85.65%) TDD
2 196 (85.22%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (66.96%) C#
4 149 (64.78%) .NET
5 137 (59.57%) MVC
6 135 (58.70%) ASP.NET
7 121 (52.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 112 (48.70%) SQL Server
9 96 (41.74%) RESTful
10 90 (39.13%) ASP.NET Web API
11 83 (36.09%) JavaScript
12 82 (35.65%) Git (software)
12 82 (35.65%) Web Application Development
12 82 (35.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 70 (30.43%) Java
14 67 (29.13%) Node.js
15 66 (28.70%) SQL Server 2014
16 65 (28.26%) NoSQL
17 64 (27.83%) Ruby
18 63 (27.39%) WCF
19 57 (24.78%) AngularJS
20 55 (23.91%) KnockoutJS
21 54 (23.48%) .NET Framework
21 54 (23.48%) HTML
21 54 (23.48%) Scrum
22 51 (22.17%) CSS
23 50 (21.74%) Selenium
24 49 (21.30%) E-Commerce
25 48 (20.87%) Entity Framework
26 47 (20.43%) Twitter Bootstrap

BDD
Top Related 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 6 (2.61%) CMS
2 4 (1.74%) Confluence
2 4 (1.74%) Documentum
3 3 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.30%) JBoss
3 3 (1.30%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.87%) Apache
4 2 (0.87%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.87%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.43%) IIS
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.87%) Fireworks
1 2 (0.87%) InVision
1 2 (0.87%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.87%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.91%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.17%) SaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.30%) Internet
2 5 (2.17%) HTTP
3 1 (0.43%) Firewall
3 1 (0.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (48.70%) SQL Server
2 66 (28.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 65 (28.26%) NoSQL
4 16 (6.96%) SQL Server 2016
5 13 (5.65%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.61%) MySQL
7 5 (2.17%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.30%) MarkLogic
8 3 (1.30%) Triplestore
9 2 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.87%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.87%) Big Data
9 2 (0.87%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.87%) Impala
9 2 (0.87%) OLAP
9 2 (0.87%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (0.87%) Pentaho
9 2 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.87%) Riak
Development Applications
1 82 (35.65%) Git (software)
2 50 (21.74%) Selenium
3 26 (11.30%) JUnit
4 21 (9.13%) Cucumber
5 19 (8.26%) Visual Studio
6 17 (7.39%) Jenkins
6 17 (7.39%) WebDriver
7 15 (6.52%) Maven
8 14 (6.09%) Subversion
9 13 (5.65%) TestNG
10 12 (5.22%) SpecFlow
11 11 (4.78%) JMeter
12 10 (4.35%) Jasmine
13 9 (3.91%) DbUnit
13 9 (3.91%) jMock
13 9 (3.91%) Mockito
13 9 (3.91%) SonarQube
14 8 (3.48%) MSBuild
15 7 (3.04%) Grunt
15 7 (3.04%) gulp
General
1 26 (11.30%) Finance
2 24 (10.43%) Marketing
3 21 (9.13%) Retail
4 17 (7.39%) Games
5 6 (2.61%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.43%) Advertising
6 1 (0.43%) Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 176 (76.52%) Developer
2 109 (47.39%) .NET Developer
3 46 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 37 (16.09%) Java Developer
5 28 (12.17%) Senior Developer
6 20 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (8.70%) Tester
7 18 (7.83%) Graduate
7 18 (7.83%) Graduate Developer
7 18 (7.83%) Junior
7 18 (7.83%) Junior Developer
8 17 (7.39%) ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (7.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (7.39%) Graduate C# Developer
8 17 (7.39%) Graduate Java Developer
8 17 (7.39%) Graduate Python Developer
8 17 (7.39%) Junior C# Developer
8 17 (7.39%) Junior Java Developer
8 17 (7.39%) Junior Python Developer
8 17 (7.39%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (64.78%) .NET
2 135 (58.70%) ASP.NET
3 121 (52.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 96 (41.74%) RESTful
5 90 (39.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 82 (35.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 67 (29.13%) Node.js
8 63 (27.39%) WCF
9 57 (24.78%) AngularJS
10 55 (23.91%) KnockoutJS
11 54 (23.48%) .NET Framework
11 54 (23.48%) HTML
12 51 (22.17%) CSS
13 48 (20.87%) Entity Framework
14 47 (20.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 39 (16.96%) Code First Entity Framework
16 27 (11.74%) J2EE
17 21 (9.13%) REST
18 19 (8.26%) Web Services
19 15 (6.52%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.00%) Fintech
2 16 (6.96%) Social Network
3 15 (6.52%) User Experience
4 11 (4.78%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.48%) Mobile App
6 7 (3.04%) Animation
7 4 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.74%) Tandem
8 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.87%) Streaming Music
10 1 (0.43%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.00%) Linux
2 9 (3.91%) Windows
3 7 (3.04%) Unix
4 1 (0.43%) Android
4 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (85.65%) TDD
2 196 (85.22%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (59.57%) MVC
4 82 (35.65%) Web Application Development
5 54 (23.48%) Scrum
6 49 (21.30%) E-Commerce
7 43 (18.70%) OO
8 41 (17.83%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (13.48%) Mentoring
10 28 (12.17%) Kanban
11 27 (11.74%) SDLC
12 22 (9.57%) Automation Testing
13 21 (9.13%) Automated Testing
13 21 (9.13%) Unit Testing
14 19 (8.26%) Test Automation
15 16 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (6.96%) Dependency Injection
16 15 (6.52%) Performance Testing
17 14 (6.09%) Open Source
18 13 (5.65%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 154 (66.96%) C#
2 83 (36.09%) JavaScript
3 70 (30.43%) Java
4 64 (27.83%) Ruby
5 33 (14.35%) SQL
6 20 (8.70%) Python
7 11 (4.78%) PHP
8 10 (4.35%) T-SQL
9 9 (3.91%) VB
10 8 (3.48%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.61%) Scala
12 4 (1.74%) Perl
12 4 (1.74%) VBScript
13 3 (1.30%) XQuery
14 2 (0.87%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.43%) C
15 1 (0.43%) C++
15 1 (0.43%) F#
15 1 (0.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (12.17%) Degree
2 12 (5.22%) ISTQB
3 11 (4.78%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.48%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.17%) ISEB
7 4 (1.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (1.30%) BC Cleared
8 3 (1.30%) CSQA
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (18.70%) QA
2 11 (4.78%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (3.91%) vSphere
2 7 (3.04%) Docker
3 2 (0.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.87%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.74%) Puppet
2 2 (0.87%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 20 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.91%) VMware
3 5 (2.17%) Google
4 4 (1.74%) Atlassian
4 4 (1.74%) Cognizant
4 4 (1.74%) EMC
4 4 (1.74%) OpenText
4 4 (1.74%) Oracle
4 4 (1.74%) Pega
5 2 (0.87%) Adobe
5 2 (0.87%) Tableau
5 2 (0.87%) Vertica
6 1 (0.43%) Xamarin
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 41k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago