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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 52 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs citing BDD 5 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.28% 0.71% 4.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 0.89% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 19
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BDD
Tyne and Wear

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
325 225 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 83.33% 79.79% 80.04%
Number of salaries quoted 281 204 320
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

BDD
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

BDD Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (40.00%) Image Processing
4 2 (40.00%) System Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Games
5 1 (20.00%) WCF
5 1 (20.00%) Django
5 1 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) RESTful

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 (20.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) QA Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) QA Tester
2 2 (40.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
1 1 (20.00%) Django
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Image Processing
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Newcastle upon Tyne
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago