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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 76 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 1 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.12% 1.06% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 1.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 0
Average salary £45,000 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
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
648 546 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 77.05% 82.60% 70.71%
Number of salaries quoted 461 454 454
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 £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
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 2 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 1 £45,000 +100.00%
BDD
England

BDD
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 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 10 (100.00%) TDD
1 10 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (90.00%) Web Application Development
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (90.00%) RESTful
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (90.00%) Dependency Injection
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 9 (90.00%) Scrum
2 9 (90.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) Internet
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 5 (50.00%) Kanban
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 4 (40.00%) Facebook
4 4 (40.00%) Marketing
4 4 (40.00%) Advertising
5 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (10.00%) Java

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (40.00%) Advertising
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (90.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (90.00%) RESTful
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
1 10 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (90.00%) Dependency Injection
2 9 (90.00%) Web Application Development
2 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 9 (90.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Facebook