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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 55 57 70
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Permanent jobs citing BDD 24 29 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.28% 3.72% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 4.60% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 9
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £44,025 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+10.06% -2.43%
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
639 630 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 87.41% 80.87% 79.32%
Number of salaries quoted 554 519 509
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,232
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the North East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in the North East

BDD
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the North East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +1 24 £40,000 +6.66% 7
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for BDD.

1 38 (95.00%) C#
1 38 (95.00%) TDD
2 37 (92.50%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (90.00%) .NET
4 35 (87.50%) MVC
4 35 (87.50%) ASP.NET
5 34 (85.00%) SQL Server
5 34 (85.00%) RESTful
5 34 (85.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 33 (82.50%) Web Application Development
6 33 (82.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 33 (82.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 33 (82.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 31 (77.50%) Entity Framework
7 31 (77.50%) .NET Framework
8 30 (75.00%) WCF
8 30 (75.00%) Ruby
8 30 (75.00%) Node.js
8 30 (75.00%) Git (software)
9 29 (72.50%) NoSQL
9 29 (72.50%) Code First Entity Framework
10 16 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
12 10 (25.00%) AngularJS
13 9 (22.50%) Advertising
13 9 (22.50%) Scrum
13 9 (22.50%) Marketing
14 8 (20.00%) Games
14 8 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (20.00%) KnockoutJS

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (75.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (85.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (82.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 29 (72.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) Selenium
3 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.50%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 9 (22.50%) Advertising
1 9 (22.50%) Marketing
2 8 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (90.00%) Developer
2 34 (85.00%) .NET Developer
3 14 (35.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 14 (35.00%) C# Developer
4 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 13 (32.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Ruby Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (90.00%) .NET
2 35 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 34 (85.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 34 (85.00%) RESTful
4 33 (82.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 33 (82.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 31 (77.50%) .NET Framework
5 31 (77.50%) Entity Framework
6 30 (75.00%) WCF
7 29 (72.50%) Code First Entity Framework
8 10 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 8 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
9 8 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (10.00%) SOAP
11 2 (5.00%) Gherkin
11 2 (5.00%) jQuery
11 2 (5.00%) REST
11 2 (5.00%) Web Services
12 1 (2.50%) MooTools
12 1 (2.50%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (95.00%) TDD
2 37 (92.50%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (87.50%) MVC
4 33 (82.50%) Web Application Development
5 9 (22.50%) Scrum
6 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (5.00%) Automation Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Kanban
8 2 (5.00%) OO
8 2 (5.00%) SDLC
8 2 (5.00%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Project Management
9 1 (2.50%) SOA
9 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (2.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (95.00%) C#
2 30 (75.00%) Ruby
3 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.50%) Java
4 3 (7.50%) SQL
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) C++
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) PHP 5
5 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Facebook
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Rackspace
2 1 (2.50%) Zend
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