The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 38 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Permanent jobs citing BDD 1 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 0.50% 4.88% 4.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 6.35% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 4
Average salary - £37,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
BDD
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Durham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
191 63 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 95.02% 76.83% 79.57%
Number of salaries quoted 157 58 66
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Durham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

BDD
Salary Trend in Durham

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

BDD Salary Trend in Durham

BDD
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Durham region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BDD.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Durham region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared