The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 42 38 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 19 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 5.31% 4.66% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.99% 5.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 0
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 -
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 Worcestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 317 297 188
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 88.55% 86.59% 82.82%
Number of salaries quoted 310 279 174
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

BDD
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for BDD in Worcestershire

BDD
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Worcestershire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Worcestershire

BDD
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Worcester -7 11 £42,500 +6.25%
Kidderminster - 5 £37,500 - 1
Redditch -10 3 £55,000 +10.00% 2
BDD
West Midlands

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 28 (100.00%) TDD
2 27 (96.43%) JavaScript
3 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (85.71%) Node.js
4 24 (85.71%) KnockoutJS
4 24 (85.71%) Git (software)
5 21 (75.00%) .NET
6 20 (71.43%) ASP.NET
7 18 (64.29%) C#
7 18 (64.29%) .NET Framework
8 17 (60.71%) WCF
8 17 (60.71%) RESTful
8 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (60.71%) NoSQL
8 17 (60.71%) Entity Framework
8 17 (60.71%) Web Application Development
8 17 (60.71%) AngularJS
8 17 (60.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (60.71%) MVC
8 17 (60.71%) Ruby
8 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
8 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 17 (60.71%) Code First Entity Framework
9 15 (53.57%) SQL Server 2014
9 15 (53.57%) Games
10 11 (39.29%) Internet
11 10 (35.71%) HTML
11 10 (35.71%) CSS
12 7 (25.00%) SEO

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 11 (39.29%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) NoSQL
1 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 15 (53.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 7 (25.00%) Grunt
2 7 (25.00%) gulp
2 7 (25.00%) Jasmine
2 7 (25.00%) JSUnit
2 7 (25.00%) Mocha
2 7 (25.00%) Subversion
3 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 15 (53.57%) Games
2 7 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Developer
2 18 (64.29%) .NET Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Internet Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 7 (25.00%) HTML Developer
4 7 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Development Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (85.71%) KnockoutJS
1 24 (85.71%) Node.js
2 21 (75.00%) .NET
3 20 (71.43%) ASP.NET
4 18 (64.29%) .NET Framework
5 17 (60.71%) AngularJS
5 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET Web API
5 17 (60.71%) Code First Entity Framework
5 17 (60.71%) Entity Framework
5 17 (60.71%) RESTful
5 17 (60.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 17 (60.71%) WCF
6 10 (35.71%) CSS
6 10 (35.71%) HTML
7 7 (25.00%) Chai
7 7 (25.00%) CSS3
7 7 (25.00%) HTML5
7 7 (25.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Animation
1 7 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 7 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) TDD
2 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (60.71%) MVC
3 17 (60.71%) Web Application Development
4 7 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 7 (25.00%) Pay per click
4 7 (25.00%) SEO
4 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.71%) OO
5 3 (10.71%) OOP
6 1 (3.57%) Coaching
6 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.57%) SDLC
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) JavaScript
2 18 (64.29%) C#
3 17 (60.71%) Ruby
4 7 (25.00%) PHP
5 3 (10.71%) SQL
6 1 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) Java
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