The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Durham with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
North East / Durham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 - 36
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 1.27% - 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% - 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £34,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

BDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Durham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Durham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 152 130 159
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Durham 96.20% 91.55% 89.83%
Number of salaries quoted 137 119 136
Median salary £38,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Durham citing BDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Durham

BDD
Salary Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in Durham.

Salary trend for BDD in Durham

BDD
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Durham region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
Darlington - 2 £34,500 -
BDD
North East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Durham region with a requirement for BDD.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) NHS
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 2 (33.33%) JUnit
3 2 (33.33%) OO

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Durham 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
1 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Java Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Java Software Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Software Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (66.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA