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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 53 69 57
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Permanent jobs citing BDD 27 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.66% 1.15% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.74% 1.50% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 26 9 8
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
570 600 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 77.34% 76.34% 78.21%
Number of salaries quoted 460 498 455
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -6.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £28,050 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 June 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 +20 27 £37,500 +7.14% 4
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 53 (100.00%) TDD
2 52 (98.11%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (94.34%) Git (software)
3 50 (94.34%) Ruby
3 50 (94.34%) .NET
4 49 (92.45%) SQL Server
4 49 (92.45%) ASP.NET
4 49 (92.45%) C#
4 49 (92.45%) MVC
4 49 (92.45%) WCF
4 49 (92.45%) RESTful
4 49 (92.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 49 (92.45%) NoSQL
4 49 (92.45%) Web Application Development
4 49 (92.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 48 (90.57%) Node.js
6 44 (83.02%) Entity Framework
6 44 (83.02%) .NET Framework
7 18 (33.96%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (11.32%) Games
9 5 (9.43%) Internet
10 3 (5.66%) Web Services
10 3 (5.66%) Test Automation
11 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
11 2 (3.77%) Selenium
11 2 (3.77%) Python
11 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
11 2 (3.77%) SQL
11 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (3.77%) Open Source

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 48 (90.57%) Node.js
2 1 (1.89%) CMS
2 1 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (92.45%) SQL Server
1 49 (92.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 50 (94.34%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.77%) Selenium
3 1 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.89%) Subversion
3 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.89%) WATIR
3 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.89%) Sahi
General
1 6 (11.32%) Games
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 50 (94.34%) Developer
2 48 (90.57%) .NET Developer
3 3 (5.66%) Analyst
4 2 (3.77%) Test Analyst
5 1 (1.89%) Business Analyst
5 1 (1.89%) Tester
5 1 (1.89%) Senior Developer
5 1 (1.89%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (1.89%) QA Analyst
5 1 (1.89%) Python Developer
5 1 (1.89%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (1.89%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (94.34%) .NET
2 49 (92.45%) ASP.NET
2 49 (92.45%) WCF
2 49 (92.45%) RESTful
2 49 (92.45%) ASP.NET MVC
2 49 (92.45%) ASP.NET Web API
3 44 (83.02%) Entity Framework
3 44 (83.02%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.66%) Web Services
5 1 (1.89%) HTML
5 1 (1.89%) SOAP
5 1 (1.89%) XML
5 1 (1.89%) Django
5 1 (1.89%) REST
5 1 (1.89%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.96%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
1 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (100.00%) TDD
2 52 (98.11%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (92.45%) MVC
3 49 (92.45%) Web Application Development
4 3 (5.66%) Test Automation
5 2 (3.77%) Open Source
6 1 (1.89%) Software Delivery
6 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.89%) Scrum
6 1 (1.89%) Pair Programming
6 1 (1.89%) Automated Testing
6 1 (1.89%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.89%) Web Development
6 1 (1.89%) Performance Testing
6 1 (1.89%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.89%) Manual Testing
6 1 (1.89%) Analytics
6 1 (1.89%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (94.34%) Ruby
2 49 (92.45%) C#
3 2 (3.77%) Python
3 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.77%) SQL
4 1 (1.89%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.89%) RedDot
1 1 (1.89%) Sitecore
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