Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
North East > Durham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 - 60
Rank change year-on-year - +60 -31
Permanent jobs citing BDD 5 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 1.47% - 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% - 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Durham median annual salary £37,500 - £44,500
10th Percentile £34,450 - £34,050
90th Percentile £46,500 - £55,350
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Durham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 315 241 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 92.65% 90.94% 90.67%
Number of salaries quoted 268 217 322
Durham median annual salary £38,516 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.04% -17.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £27,800
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £58,750
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Durham.

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
Salary Histogram in Durham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Durham over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Darlington - 1 £34,500 -
BDD
North East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (60.00%) Ruby
3 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) Ranorex
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Robot Framework
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) JMeter
4 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) JMeter
2 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (40.00%) Ranorex
2 2 (40.00%) Robot Framework
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Mocha
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (20.00%) webpack
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) React
3 1 (20.00%) Redux
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Sass
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) BBC
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (40.00%) ATDD
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Management
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Apple
1 1 (20.00%) Facebook
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) Sony
1 1 (20.00%) Yahoo!