The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 47 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing BDD 21 2 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.20% 0.56% 3.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.05% 0.69% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 21
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BDD
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
416 290 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 83.20% 80.78% 79.47%
Number of salaries quoted 368 233 366
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,600 £60,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

BDD
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Tyne and Wear region.

BDD Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

BDD
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
Gateshead - 12 £37,500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 5 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Sunderland - 4 £37,500 - 1
BDD
North East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 31 (100.00%) TDD
2 30 (96.77%) Ruby
3 28 (90.32%) Git (software)
4 27 (87.10%) MVC
4 27 (87.10%) .NET
4 27 (87.10%) SQL Server
4 27 (87.10%) ASP.NET
4 27 (87.10%) C#
4 27 (87.10%) RESTful
4 27 (87.10%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (87.10%) NoSQL
4 27 (87.10%) Node.js
4 27 (87.10%) Web Application Development
4 27 (87.10%) ASP.NET Web API
5 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (67.74%) WCF
7 17 (54.84%) .NET Framework
7 17 (54.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 10 (32.26%) Internet
9 5 (16.13%) Games
10 4 (12.90%) Python
11 3 (9.68%) Scrum
11 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
11 3 (9.68%) Windows
11 3 (9.68%) Linux
11 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
11 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
11 3 (9.68%) Manual Testing
11 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
11 3 (9.68%) Cucumber

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 27 (87.10%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (87.10%) SQL Server
1 27 (87.10%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (90.32%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 5 (16.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Developer
2 27 (87.10%) .NET Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Tester
3 3 (9.68%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) QA Tester
4 2 (6.45%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) QA Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (87.10%) .NET
1 27 (87.10%) ASP.NET
1 27 (87.10%) RESTful
1 27 (87.10%) ASP.NET MVC
1 27 (87.10%) ASP.NET Web API
2 21 (67.74%) WCF
3 17 (54.84%) .NET Framework
3 17 (54.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (3.23%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) TDD
2 27 (87.10%) MVC
2 27 (87.10%) Web Application Development
3 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
4 3 (9.68%) Scrum
4 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Manual Testing
5 2 (6.45%) System Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Image Processing
6 1 (3.23%) Web Development
6 1 (3.23%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) Ruby
2 27 (87.10%) C#
3 4 (12.90%) Python
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
Newcastle upon Tyne
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sunderland
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago