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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 52 63 54
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing BDD 28 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.75% 0.36% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.58% 0.48% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 27 2 18
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
611 413 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 81.90% 74.15% 78.55%
Number of salaries quoted 529 320 461
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £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 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 27 February 2015. 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
Tyne and Wear +8 28 £37,500 +7.14% 3
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 47 (100.00%) TDD
2 43 (91.49%) Ruby
2 43 (91.49%) Git (software)
3 41 (87.23%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (82.98%) RESTful
4 39 (82.98%) C#
4 39 (82.98%) .NET
4 39 (82.98%) NoSQL
5 38 (80.85%) Node.js
5 38 (80.85%) Web Application Development
5 38 (80.85%) ASP.NET Web API
5 38 (80.85%) SQL Server
5 38 (80.85%) ASP.NET
5 38 (80.85%) MVC
5 38 (80.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (68.09%) WCF
7 27 (57.45%) .NET Framework
7 27 (57.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 11 (23.40%) Internet
9 7 (14.89%) Scrum
9 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
10 6 (12.77%) Games
10 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (10.64%) Python
11 5 (10.64%) SQL
11 5 (10.64%) Web Services
11 5 (10.64%) XML
11 5 (10.64%) Subversion
12 4 (8.51%) JSON
12 4 (8.51%) Symfony

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 38 (80.85%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) Internet
2 4 (8.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (82.98%) NoSQL
2 38 (80.85%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.51%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 43 (91.49%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.64%) Subversion
3 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.26%) Selenium
5 1 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.13%) WATIR
5 1 (2.13%) Sahi
5 1 (2.13%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (12.77%) Games
2 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (89.36%) Developer
2 38 (80.85%) .NET Developer
3 4 (8.51%) Analyst
3 4 (8.51%) Test Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) PHP Developer
4 3 (6.38%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) QA Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Tester
5 2 (4.26%) QA Tester
6 1 (2.13%) Python Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (82.98%) .NET
1 39 (82.98%) RESTful
2 38 (80.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 38 (80.85%) ASP.NET Web API
2 38 (80.85%) ASP.NET
3 32 (68.09%) WCF
4 27 (57.45%) .NET Framework
4 27 (57.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (10.64%) Web Services
5 5 (10.64%) XML
6 4 (8.51%) JSON
6 4 (8.51%) Symfony
6 4 (8.51%) YAML
6 4 (8.51%) jQuery
7 1 (2.13%) MooTools
7 1 (2.13%) REST
7 1 (2.13%) Django
7 1 (2.13%) Spring
7 1 (2.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.38%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) TDD
2 41 (87.23%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (80.85%) Web Application Development
3 38 (80.85%) MVC
4 7 (14.89%) Scrum
5 4 (8.51%) OOP
5 4 (8.51%) OO
5 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
5 4 (8.51%) Performance Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Manual Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.26%) System Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Image Processing
8 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.13%) Web Development
8 1 (2.13%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 43 (91.49%) Ruby
2 39 (82.98%) C#
3 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.64%) SQL
4 5 (10.64%) Python
5 4 (8.51%) PHP5
5 4 (8.51%) PHP
6 2 (4.26%) Java
7 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
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