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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 41 52 50
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Permanent jobs citing BDD 30 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.06% 1.57% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.47% 2.03% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 29 7 13
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
464 344 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 78.25% 76.96% 78.48%
Number of salaries quoted 405 297 421
Average salary £37,500 £35,232 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.43% -6.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +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 1 April 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 14 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Gateshead -4 12 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Sunderland - 4 £37,500 -
BDD
North East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 49 (100.00%) TDD
2 47 (95.92%) Ruby
3 45 (91.84%) .NET
3 45 (91.84%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (91.84%) Git (software)
4 44 (89.80%) C#
4 44 (89.80%) SQL Server
4 44 (89.80%) ASP.NET
4 44 (89.80%) MVC
4 44 (89.80%) RESTful
4 44 (89.80%) ASP.NET MVC
4 44 (89.80%) NoSQL
4 44 (89.80%) Web Application Development
4 44 (89.80%) ASP.NET Web API
5 43 (87.76%) Node.js
6 41 (83.67%) WCF
7 36 (73.47%) .NET Framework
7 36 (73.47%) Entity Framework
8 10 (20.41%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (16.33%) Internet
10 6 (12.24%) Games
11 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
12 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
12 4 (8.16%) Python
12 4 (8.16%) Cucumber
13 3 (6.12%) Windows
13 3 (6.12%) Linux
13 3 (6.12%) Scrum
13 3 (6.12%) Automated Testing
13 3 (6.12%) QA

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 43 (87.76%) Node.js
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (89.80%) SQL Server
1 44 (89.80%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 45 (91.84%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.16%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.08%) Selenium
4 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.04%) Subversion
4 1 (2.04%) WATIR
4 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.04%) Sahi
General
1 6 (12.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (91.84%) Developer
2 43 (87.76%) .NET Developer
3 4 (8.16%) Analyst
3 4 (8.16%) Test Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) QA Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Tester
4 3 (6.12%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) QA Tester
6 1 (2.04%) Python Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (91.84%) .NET
2 44 (89.80%) ASP.NET
2 44 (89.80%) RESTful
2 44 (89.80%) ASP.NET MVC
2 44 (89.80%) ASP.NET Web API
3 41 (83.67%) WCF
4 36 (73.47%) .NET Framework
4 36 (73.47%) Entity Framework
5 2 (4.08%) Web Services
6 1 (2.04%) XML
6 1 (2.04%) SOAP
6 1 (2.04%) HTML
6 1 (2.04%) Django
6 1 (2.04%) REST
6 1 (2.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
1 3 (6.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) TDD
2 45 (91.84%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (89.80%) Web Application Development
3 44 (89.80%) MVC
4 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
5 3 (6.12%) Manual Testing
5 3 (6.12%) Scrum
5 3 (6.12%) Automated Testing
5 3 (6.12%) Performance Testing
6 2 (4.08%) System Testing
6 2 (4.08%) Image Processing
7 1 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.04%) Web Development
7 1 (2.04%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 47 (95.92%) Ruby
2 44 (89.80%) C#
3 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.16%) Python
4 2 (4.08%) SQL
5 1 (2.04%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.04%) RedDot
1 1 (2.04%) Sitecore
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