Period
to 13 November 2018

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 6 months to 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 56 41
Rank change year-on-year +10 -15 -2
Permanent jobs citing BDD 11 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 2.47% 2.18% 3.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 2.36% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 16
Worcestershire median annual salary £45,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £28,125
90th Percentile £47,500 £32,500 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +6.67%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 402 466 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 90.34% 92.46% 90.50%
Number of salaries quoted 316 414 398
Worcestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +1.39%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £22,350
90th Percentile £61,250 £59,500 £55,375
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

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 6 months to 13 November 2018.

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 6 months to 13 November 2018. 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
Redditch +9 9 £45,000 +50.00%
Worcester -11 2 £43,750 +45.83% 4
BDD
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Worcestershire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET
2 10 (90.91%) MVC
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) TDD
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
4 8 (72.73%) OOP
4 8 (72.73%) OO
4 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio
4 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
4 8 (72.73%) Mentoring
5 7 (63.64%) SDLC
5 7 (63.64%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 7 (63.64%) jQuery
5 7 (63.64%) SQL
5 7 (63.64%) Multimedia
5 7 (63.64%) GitHub
5 7 (63.64%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (27.27%) Node.js
7 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (18.18%) Data Acquisition
7 2 (18.18%) Code First Entity Framework
7 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
7 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
7 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 2 (18.18%) Test Automation

BDD
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Grunt
3 1 (9.09%) gulp
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) JMeter
3 1 (9.09%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (9.09%) Mocha
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 7 (63.64%) Multimedia
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) .NET Developer
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Lead .NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Lead Developer
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
4 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (63.64%) jQuery
4 7 (63.64%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (27.27%) Node.js
6 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (18.18%) Code First Entity Framework
6 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
6 2 (18.18%) RESTful
6 2 (18.18%) WCF
6 2 (18.18%) WinForms
6 2 (18.18%) WPF
7 1 (9.09%) .NET Core
7 1 (9.09%) Chai
7 1 (9.09%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) MVC
1 10 (90.91%) TDD
2 8 (72.73%) Mentoring
2 8 (72.73%) OO
2 8 (72.73%) OOP
3 7 (63.64%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (63.64%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Data Acquisition
4 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Kanban
5 1 (9.09%) Microservices
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) UML
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Ruby
5 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft