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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 53 54 66
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Permanent jobs citing BDD 18 22 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.12% 3.27% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% 3.80% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 2
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
493 579 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 85.44% 86.03% 78.60%
Number of salaries quoted 427 502 353
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,433 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the North East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -3 13 £37,500 - 4
Northumberland - 3 £50,000 -
Durham - 2 £45,000 -
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 36 (100.00%) TDD
2 34 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (94.44%) Ruby
3 33 (91.67%) Node.js
4 32 (88.89%) RESTful
5 30 (83.33%) Git (software)
5 30 (83.33%) C#
6 29 (80.56%) .NET
6 29 (80.56%) ASP.NET
6 29 (80.56%) WCF
7 28 (77.78%) .NET Framework
7 28 (77.78%) SQL Server
7 28 (77.78%) MVC
7 28 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (77.78%) NoSQL
7 28 (77.78%) Entity Framework
7 28 (77.78%) Web Application Development
7 28 (77.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 28 (77.78%) SQL Server 2014
7 28 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 18 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
9 7 (19.44%) REST
10 6 (16.67%) Web Services
11 5 (13.89%) Java
11 5 (13.89%) Advertising
11 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (13.89%) Scala
11 5 (13.89%) Spring
12 4 (11.11%) Pair Programming

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 33 (91.67%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (77.78%) NoSQL
1 28 (77.78%) SQL Server
1 28 (77.78%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) PHPUnit
2 2 (5.56%) Selenium
2 2 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.89%) Advertising
2 3 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (97.22%) Developer
2 28 (77.78%) .NET Developer
3 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 15 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 15 (41.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 15 (41.67%) C# Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (5.56%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Java Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Ruby Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (88.89%) RESTful
2 29 (80.56%) .NET
2 29 (80.56%) ASP.NET
2 29 (80.56%) WCF
3 28 (77.78%) .NET Framework
3 28 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 28 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 28 (77.78%) ASP.NET Web API
3 28 (77.78%) Entity Framework
4 7 (19.44%) REST
5 6 (16.67%) Web Services
6 5 (13.89%) Spring
7 4 (11.11%) CSS
7 4 (11.11%) CSS3
7 4 (11.11%) HTML
7 4 (11.11%) HTML5
8 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.56%) JSON
8 2 (5.56%) SOAP
8 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) TDD
2 34 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (77.78%) MVC
3 28 (77.78%) Web Application Development
4 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
5 4 (11.11%) Open Source
5 4 (11.11%) Pair Programming
5 4 (11.11%) Web Development
6 3 (8.33%) OO
7 2 (5.56%) OOP
7 2 (5.56%) Scrum
8 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.78%) DevOps
8 1 (2.78%) Kanban
8 1 (2.78%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Project Management
8 1 (2.78%) SOA
8 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (94.44%) Ruby
2 30 (83.33%) C#
3 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.89%) Java
4 5 (13.89%) Scala
5 2 (5.56%) C++
5 2 (5.56%) PHP
5 2 (5.56%) PHP 5
5 2 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (2.78%) C
6 1 (2.78%) Python
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Facebook
2 2 (5.56%) Zend
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