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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 45 60 55
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Permanent jobs citing BDD 29 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.85% 1.20% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.40% 1.57% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 27 7 9
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
453 447 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 75.75% 76.94% 76.66%
Number of salaries quoted 366 394 380
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,636 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 4 May 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 - 15 £37,500 - 2
Gateshead -6 13 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Sunderland - 1 £37,500 -
BDD
North East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 51 (100.00%) TDD
2 50 (98.04%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (94.12%) Ruby
4 46 (90.20%) Git (software)
4 46 (90.20%) .NET
5 45 (88.24%) SQL Server
5 45 (88.24%) ASP.NET
5 45 (88.24%) C#
5 45 (88.24%) MVC
5 45 (88.24%) RESTful
5 45 (88.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 45 (88.24%) WCF
5 45 (88.24%) NoSQL
5 45 (88.24%) Web Application Development
5 45 (88.24%) ASP.NET Web API
6 44 (86.27%) Node.js
7 40 (78.43%) .NET Framework
7 40 (78.43%) Entity Framework
8 14 (27.45%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (11.76%) Games
10 5 (9.80%) Internet
10 5 (9.80%) Test Automation
11 4 (7.84%) Python
11 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
11 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
12 3 (5.88%) Scrum
12 3 (5.88%) Web Services
12 3 (5.88%) Windows
12 3 (5.88%) Linux
12 3 (5.88%) Performance Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 44 (86.27%) Node.js
2 1 (1.96%) CMS
2 1 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (88.24%) SQL Server
1 45 (88.24%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 46 (90.20%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.92%) Selenium
4 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.96%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.96%) Sahi
4 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.96%) WATIR
4 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 6 (11.76%) Games
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (90.20%) Developer
2 44 (86.27%) .NET Developer
3 5 (9.80%) Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Test Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Tester
5 3 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) QA Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) QA Tester
7 1 (1.96%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Business Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (90.20%) .NET
2 45 (88.24%) ASP.NET
2 45 (88.24%) RESTful
2 45 (88.24%) ASP.NET MVC
2 45 (88.24%) WCF
2 45 (88.24%) ASP.NET Web API
3 40 (78.43%) .NET Framework
3 40 (78.43%) Entity Framework
4 3 (5.88%) Web Services
5 1 (1.96%) REST
5 1 (1.96%) HTML
5 1 (1.96%) SOAP
5 1 (1.96%) XML
5 1 (1.96%) HTML5
5 1 (1.96%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.92%) Open Source
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Windows
1 3 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) TDD
2 50 (98.04%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (88.24%) MVC
3 45 (88.24%) Web Application Development
4 5 (9.80%) Test Automation
5 3 (5.88%) Scrum
5 3 (5.88%) Performance Testing
5 3 (5.88%) Manual Testing
5 3 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 2 (3.92%) System Testing
6 2 (3.92%) Image Processing
7 1 (1.96%) Software Delivery
7 1 (1.96%) Analytics
7 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.96%) Product Management
7 1 (1.96%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.96%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.96%) Web Development
7 1 (1.96%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 48 (94.12%) Ruby
2 45 (88.24%) C#
3 4 (7.84%) Python
3 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.92%) SQL
5 1 (1.96%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.96%) RedDot
1 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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