The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England / North East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 44 60
Rank change year-on-year +4 +16  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 34 42 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.03% 5.12% 3.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.64% 6.02% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 33 41 26
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
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 the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 512 698 652
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 90.78% 85.02% 84.79%
Number of salaries quoted 445 619 538
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

BDD
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for BDD in the North East

BDD
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in the North East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in the North East

BDD
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Tyne and Wear +12 32 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Durham - 2 £34,500 -
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 North East region with a requirement for BDD.

1 86 (98.85%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (90.80%) TDD
3 51 (58.62%) .NET
4 46 (52.87%) Ruby
4 46 (52.87%) C#
4 46 (52.87%) RESTful
5 44 (50.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 44 (50.57%) Web Application Development
5 44 (50.57%) WCF
5 44 (50.57%) ASP.NET
5 44 (50.57%) SQL Server
5 44 (50.57%) MVC
5 44 (50.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 40 (45.98%) Enterprise Software
6 40 (45.98%) SQL Server 2014
6 40 (45.98%) .NET Framework
6 40 (45.98%) Entity Framework
7 36 (41.38%) Git (software)
8 32 (36.78%) Node.js
9 30 (34.48%) Java
10 27 (31.03%) AngularJS
11 25 (28.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 25 (28.74%) NoSQL
12 21 (24.14%) Code First Entity Framework
12 21 (24.14%) NHS
12 21 (24.14%) Kanban
13 20 (22.99%) Microsoft Azure
13 20 (22.99%) Amazon AWS
13 20 (22.99%) Web Development
13 20 (22.99%) Google

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 19 (21.84%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.30%) Confluence
3 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 20 (22.99%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (22.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.30%) SaaS
3 1 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (50.57%) SQL Server
2 40 (45.98%) SQL Server 2014
3 25 (28.74%) NoSQL
4 19 (21.84%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 36 (41.38%) Git (software)
2 19 (21.84%) TeamCity
3 11 (12.64%) Selenium
3 11 (12.64%) WebDriver
4 10 (11.49%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.60%) Subversion
6 3 (3.45%) Grunt
6 3 (3.45%) gulp
6 3 (3.45%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.30%) CircleCI
7 2 (2.30%) FitNesse
7 2 (2.30%) Gradle
7 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.30%) JMeter
7 2 (2.30%) JUnit
7 2 (2.30%) Maven
7 2 (2.30%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.15%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.15%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (21.84%) Games
2 2 (2.30%) Marketing
3 1 (1.15%) Advertising
3 1 (1.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 68 (78.16%) Developer
2 51 (58.62%) .NET Developer
3 23 (26.44%) ASP.NET Developer
3 23 (26.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 23 (26.44%) C# .NET Developer
3 23 (26.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 23 (26.44%) C# Developer
4 19 (21.84%) Graduate
4 19 (21.84%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 19 (21.84%) Graduate Developer
4 19 (21.84%) Junior
4 19 (21.84%) Junior .NET Developer
4 19 (21.84%) Junior Developer
5 15 (17.24%) Agile Developer
6 14 (16.09%) Java Developer
7 8 (9.20%) Agile Java Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Agile .NET Developer
9 6 (6.90%) Tester
10 5 (5.75%) Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (58.62%) .NET
2 46 (52.87%) RESTful
3 44 (50.57%) ASP.NET
3 44 (50.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 44 (50.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 44 (50.57%) WCF
4 40 (45.98%) .NET Framework
4 40 (45.98%) Entity Framework
5 32 (36.78%) Node.js
6 27 (31.03%) AngularJS
7 25 (28.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 21 (24.14%) Code First Entity Framework
9 19 (21.84%) KnockoutJS
9 19 (21.84%) MSMQ
9 19 (21.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 19 (21.84%) WPF
10 6 (6.90%) CSS
10 6 (6.90%) HTML
10 6 (6.90%) HTML5
11 5 (5.75%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 40 (45.98%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (24.14%) NHS
3 19 (21.84%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.60%) Blog
4 4 (4.60%) Digital Media
4 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (1.15%) CentOS
2 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (98.85%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (90.80%) TDD
3 44 (50.57%) MVC
3 44 (50.57%) Web Application Development
4 21 (24.14%) Kanban
5 20 (22.99%) Web Development
6 19 (21.84%) Dependency Injection
6 19 (21.84%) Multithreading
7 16 (18.39%) Test Automation
8 15 (17.24%) Scrum
9 14 (16.09%) Extreme Programming
9 14 (16.09%) Functional Programming
10 10 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.90%) Front End Development
12 5 (5.75%) Microservices
12 5 (5.75%) Test Strategy
13 4 (4.60%) Regression Testing
13 4 (4.60%) Software Engineering
13 4 (4.60%) Test Scripting
14 3 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (52.87%) C#
1 46 (52.87%) Ruby
2 30 (34.48%) Java
3 19 (21.84%) F#
3 19 (21.84%) Scala
4 17 (19.54%) Clojure
5 8 (9.20%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.30%) Perl
6 2 (2.30%) PHP
6 2 (2.30%) Python
7 1 (1.15%) Go
7 1 (1.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.15%) ISEB
1 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (21.84%) Kibana
Vendors
1 20 (22.99%) Google
2 3 (3.45%) Cognizant
2 3 (3.45%) Perforce
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
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