Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcester 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)
Worcestershire > Worcester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 33 21
Rank change year-on-year +2 -12 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 6 6 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcester 2.55% 2.68% 10.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 3.06% 11.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 25
Worcester median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £27,375 £33,750
90th Percentile £34,375 £43,125 £41,250
Worcestershire median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% - -

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 Worcester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Worcester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 210 196 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcester 89.36% 87.50% 88.16%
Number of salaries quoted 192 182 202
Worcester median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -5.06%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,125 £60,000 £52,250
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcester

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Worcester

BDD
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

Salary trend for BDD in Worcester

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 Worcester region with a requirement for BDD.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) OOP
1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
1 6 (100.00%) Qt
2 5 (83.33%) CMake
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 5 (83.33%) STL
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) CMake
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Qt
2 5 (83.33%) STL
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) OOP
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java