The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 74 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Permanent jobs citing BDD 5 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.60% 1.07% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.30% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 1
Average salary £36,250 £22,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.11% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
BDD
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
675 538 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 81.33% 82.39% 72.16%
Number of salaries quoted 494 466 450
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £52,579
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

BDD
Salary Trend in the North East

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

BDD Salary Trend in the North East

BDD
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham -1 3 £37,500 +66.66%
Tyne and Wear - 2 £35,000 - 1
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 12 (100.00%) TDD
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (75.00%) Scrum
3 9 (75.00%) C#
4 8 (66.67%) .NET
4 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 8 (66.67%) MVC
4 8 (66.67%) RESTful
4 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (66.67%) Web Application Development
4 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
7 5 (41.67%) Advertising
8 4 (33.33%) Internet
8 4 (33.33%) Marketing
8 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 4 (33.33%) Facebook
9 3 (25.00%) JSON
9 3 (25.00%) YAML
9 3 (25.00%) Ruby
9 3 (25.00%) Subversion
9 3 (25.00%) Symfony
9 3 (25.00%) PHP5
9 3 (25.00%) jQuery
9 3 (25.00%) MySQL
9 3 (25.00%) JavaScript

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 2 (16.67%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (41.67%) Advertising
2 4 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
1 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 8 (66.67%) RESTful
1 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 3 (25.00%) YAML
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (25.00%) JSON
3 3 (25.00%) Symfony
3 3 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (8.33%) REST
5 1 (8.33%) MooTools
5 1 (8.33%) Spring
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) TDD
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (75.00%) Scrum
4 8 (66.67%) MVC
4 8 (66.67%) Web Application Development
5 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (25.00%) OOP
7 3 (25.00%) OO
8 2 (16.67%) Kanban
9 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
9 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) Ruby
2 3 (25.00%) PHP5
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) PHP
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) C++
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Facebook
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
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