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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 50 43 53
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Permanent jobs citing BDD 13 24 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.94% 4.54% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.35% 5.30% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 1
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
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
388 453 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 87.78% 85.63% 83.38%
Number of salaries quoted 349 404 235
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 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
(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 +9 10 £37,500 - 3
Sunderland +9 3 £40,000 +6.66% 1
BDD
North East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (100.00%) TDD
1 29 (100.00%) Node.js
2 28 (96.55%) RESTful
2 28 (96.55%) Ruby
3 25 (86.21%) ASP.NET
3 25 (86.21%) C#
3 25 (86.21%) .NET
3 25 (86.21%) WCF
4 24 (82.76%) Git (software)
4 24 (82.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (82.76%) NoSQL
4 24 (82.76%) Entity Framework
4 24 (82.76%) Web Application Development
4 24 (82.76%) ASP.NET Web API
4 24 (82.76%) SQL Server 2014
4 24 (82.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 24 (82.76%) SQL Server
4 24 (82.76%) MVC
4 24 (82.76%) .NET Framework
5 15 (51.72%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (17.24%) Scala
6 5 (17.24%) REST
6 5 (17.24%) Spring
6 5 (17.24%) Java
6 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
7 4 (13.79%) HTML
7 4 (13.79%) CSS
7 4 (13.79%) Web Services

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 29 (100.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (82.76%) NoSQL
1 24 (82.76%) SQL Server
1 24 (82.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 24 (82.76%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (10.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 24 (82.76%) .NET Developer
3 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET Developer
3 15 (51.72%) C# .NET Developer
3 15 (51.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 15 (51.72%) C# Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.34%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Java Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (96.55%) RESTful
2 25 (86.21%) .NET
2 25 (86.21%) ASP.NET
2 25 (86.21%) WCF
3 24 (82.76%) .NET Framework
3 24 (82.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 24 (82.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 24 (82.76%) ASP.NET Web API
3 24 (82.76%) Entity Framework
4 5 (17.24%) REST
4 5 (17.24%) Spring
5 4 (13.79%) CSS
5 4 (13.79%) CSS3
5 4 (13.79%) HTML
5 4 (13.79%) HTML5
5 4 (13.79%) Web Services
6 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.45%) LINQ
6 1 (3.45%) React
6 1 (3.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (100.00%) TDD
2 24 (82.76%) MVC
2 24 (82.76%) Web Application Development
3 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (13.79%) Extreme Programming
4 4 (13.79%) Open Source
4 4 (13.79%) Pair Programming
4 4 (13.79%) Web Development
5 1 (3.45%) DevOps
5 1 (3.45%) Kanban
5 1 (3.45%) OO
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Scrum
5 1 (3.45%) SOA
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) Ruby
2 25 (86.21%) C#
3 5 (17.24%) Java
3 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.24%) Scala
4 1 (3.45%) C
4 1 (3.45%) C++
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