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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 62 51 40
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Permanent jobs citing BDD 2 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.40% 0.27% 3.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.31% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 17
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
415 318 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 82.34% 85.48% 77.86%
Number of salaries quoted 338 287 295
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,780 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,730 £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 16 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Image Processing
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 2 (100.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA