Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 42 70
Rank change year-on-year -30 +28 -15
Permanent jobs citing BDD 6 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 0.93% 4.29% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 4.93% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 18
Worcestershire median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £48,750 £23,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £51,375
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%

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 604 406 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 93.21% 87.12% 92.16%
Number of salaries quoted 375 325 537
Worcestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,100 £25,000 £22,900
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,895 £53,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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
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 21 July 2019. 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
Worcester +5 5 £55,000 +62.96% 6
Malvern -34 1 £50,000 +81.82%
BDD
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) QA
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) Test Management
1 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
1 5 (83.33%) SpecFlow
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
1 5 (83.33%) JBehave
1 5 (83.33%) Acceptance Criteria
2 3 (50.00%) API Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Ranorex
2 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Velocity
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) JMeter
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (33.33%) Protractor
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) LAMP
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
1 5 (83.33%) JBehave
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) SpecFlow
2 3 (50.00%) JMeter
2 3 (50.00%) Ranorex
3 2 (33.33%) Protractor
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) QA Leader
1 5 (83.33%) QA Team Leader
1 5 (83.33%) Team Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Velocity
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) LAMP
2 1 (16.67%) Laravel
2 1 (16.67%) Symfony
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Acceptance Criteria
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
1 5 (83.33%) Test Management
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) API Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker