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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 44 58 71
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +13
Permanent jobs citing BDD 40 28 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.99% 3.59% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.86% 4.23% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 37 27 4
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
683 662 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 85.27% 84.98% 75.49%
Number of salaries quoted 591 546 448
Median salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +6 40 £40,000 +6.66% 9
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 60 (96.77%) C#
1 60 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (93.55%) .NET
3 57 (91.94%) ASP.NET
3 57 (91.94%) MVC
3 57 (91.94%) TDD
4 56 (90.32%) SQL Server
4 56 (90.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 55 (88.71%) RESTful
5 55 (88.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 54 (87.10%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 53 (85.48%) SQL Server 2014
7 53 (85.48%) Web Application Development
8 43 (69.35%) Entity Framework
8 43 (69.35%) .NET Framework
8 43 (69.35%) WCF
8 43 (69.35%) Git (software)
9 42 (67.74%) Ruby
10 41 (66.13%) Node.js
11 40 (64.52%) NoSQL
11 40 (64.52%) Code First Entity Framework
12 25 (40.32%) Marketing
13 22 (35.48%) JavaScript
14 21 (33.87%) Games
14 21 (33.87%) AngularJS
15 20 (32.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 20 (32.26%) KnockoutJS
16 19 (30.65%) Scrum
17 17 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (24.19%) Advertising

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (90.32%) SQL Server
2 53 (85.48%) SQL Server 2014
3 40 (64.52%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 43 (69.35%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
2 4 (6.45%) Selenium
3 2 (3.23%) Appium
3 2 (3.23%) JIRA
3 2 (3.23%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (40.32%) Marketing
2 21 (33.87%) Games
3 15 (24.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (93.55%) Developer
2 55 (88.71%) .NET Developer
3 12 (19.35%) .NET Software Developer
4 10 (16.13%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (16.13%) C# Developer
5 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 9 (14.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) Developer in Test
6 2 (3.23%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) QA Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) Test Automation Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Test Engineer
7 1 (1.61%) Consultant
7 1 (1.61%) Lead Developer
7 1 (1.61%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (93.55%) .NET
2 57 (91.94%) ASP.NET
3 56 (90.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 55 (88.71%) ASP.NET Web API
4 55 (88.71%) RESTful
5 54 (87.10%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 43 (69.35%) .NET Framework
6 43 (69.35%) Entity Framework
6 43 (69.35%) WCF
7 41 (66.13%) Node.js
8 40 (64.52%) Code First Entity Framework
9 21 (33.87%) AngularJS
10 20 (32.26%) KnockoutJS
10 20 (32.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (4.84%) SOAP
12 2 (3.23%) CSS
12 2 (3.23%) CSS3
12 2 (3.23%) HTML
12 2 (3.23%) HTML5
12 2 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.23%) Mobile Games
2 2 (3.23%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Android
1 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (91.94%) MVC
2 57 (91.94%) TDD
3 53 (85.48%) Web Application Development
4 19 (30.65%) Scrum
5 17 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (20.97%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (6.45%) Test Automation
8 3 (4.84%) Coaching
9 2 (3.23%) Automation Testing
9 2 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.23%) Functional Testing
9 2 (3.23%) High Availability
9 2 (3.23%) Kanban
9 2 (3.23%) Manual Testing
9 2 (3.23%) Mobile First
9 2 (3.23%) Refactoring
9 2 (3.23%) SDLC
9 2 (3.23%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (96.77%) C#
2 42 (67.74%) Ruby
3 22 (35.48%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.06%) Java
5 4 (6.45%) SQL
6 1 (1.61%) C
6 1 (1.61%) C++
6 1 (1.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) ISEB
1 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.61%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) Facebook
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.23%) Sun
3 1 (1.61%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.61%) Xamarin
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