Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 36 67
Rank change year-on-year -14 +31 +4
Permanent jobs citing BDD 61 59 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.70% 5.88% 3.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.30% 7.07% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 60 59 28
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £36,700 £22,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £62,575 £47,500 £49,250
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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,151 834 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 88.61% 83.07% 90.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,004 702 762
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £24,250 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £58,750
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for BDD 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 in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for BDD in Tyne and Wear

BDD
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Tyne and Wear

BDD
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 42 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Gateshead -5 19 £45,000 +12.50% 1
BDD
North East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for BDD.

1 61 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (95.08%) TDD
3 42 (68.85%) C#
4 41 (67.21%) .NET
5 40 (65.57%) ASP.NET
6 38 (62.30%) ASP.NET Web API
7 34 (55.74%) RESTful
8 25 (40.98%) JavaScript
9 24 (39.34%) SQL Server
10 23 (37.70%) OO
11 22 (36.07%) Microsoft
11 22 (36.07%) Ruby
11 22 (36.07%) .NET Framework
12 21 (34.43%) Git (software)
13 20 (32.79%) MVC
13 20 (32.79%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (31.15%) Node.js
15 18 (29.51%) Web Services
16 17 (27.87%) NoSQL
16 17 (27.87%) WCF
16 17 (27.87%) Web Application Development
16 17 (27.87%) AngularJS
16 17 (27.87%) SOLID
16 17 (27.87%) SQL Server 2016
16 17 (27.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 16 (26.23%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
17 16 (26.23%) TypeScript
17 16 (26.23%) Mob Programming
18 15 (24.59%) YAGNI
18 15 (24.59%) Cucumber

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 5 (8.20%) Documentum
2 2 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.64%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (1.64%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.92%) GitHub
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (39.34%) SQL Server
2 17 (27.87%) NoSQL
2 17 (27.87%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (8.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (34.43%) Git (software)
2 15 (24.59%) Cucumber
3 13 (21.31%) Selenium
4 9 (14.75%) SoapUI
5 8 (13.11%) WebDriver
6 5 (8.20%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.28%) JMeter
7 2 (3.28%) LoadRunner
7 2 (3.28%) Maven
7 2 (3.28%) Ranorex
7 2 (3.28%) Robot Framework
7 2 (3.28%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.28%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.64%) JIRA
8 1 (1.64%) JUnit
General
1 6 (9.84%) Retail
2 3 (4.92%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (67.21%) Developer
2 21 (34.43%) .NET Developer
3 17 (27.87%) Software Developer
4 12 (19.67%) Social Media Developer
5 6 (9.84%) C# Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Tester
6 5 (8.20%) Test Leader
7 4 (6.56%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.56%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Development Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Software Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Automation Tester
8 3 (4.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.28%) QA Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (67.21%) .NET
2 40 (65.57%) ASP.NET
3 38 (62.30%) ASP.NET Web API
4 34 (55.74%) RESTful
5 22 (36.07%) .NET Framework
6 20 (32.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (31.15%) Node.js
8 18 (29.51%) Web Services
9 17 (27.87%) AngularJS
9 17 (27.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 17 (27.87%) WCF
10 6 (9.84%) Entity Framework
11 5 (8.20%) Gherkin
11 5 (8.20%) REST
12 4 (6.56%) Code First Entity Framework
12 4 (6.56%) SOAP
13 3 (4.92%) React
13 3 (4.92%) Spring
14 2 (3.28%) Hibernate
14 2 (3.28%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) BBC
1 12 (19.67%) Social Media
2 4 (6.56%) Social Network
3 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Android
1 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (95.08%) TDD
3 23 (37.70%) OO
4 20 (32.79%) MVC
5 17 (27.87%) SOLID
5 17 (27.87%) Web Application Development
6 16 (26.23%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 16 (26.23%) Mob Programming
7 15 (24.59%) Test Automation
7 15 (24.59%) YAGNI
8 14 (22.95%) DevOps
9 13 (21.31%) Scrum
9 13 (21.31%) SDLC
10 8 (13.11%) Coaching
10 8 (13.11%) Line Management
11 7 (11.48%) Case Management
11 7 (11.48%) Test Scripting
12 6 (9.84%) SOA
12 6 (9.84%) Software Architecture
12 6 (9.84%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 42 (68.85%) C#
2 25 (40.98%) JavaScript
3 22 (36.07%) Ruby
4 16 (26.23%) TypeScript
5 10 (16.39%) Java
6 9 (14.75%) SQL
7 4 (6.56%) VB
7 4 (6.56%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.92%) C++
9 1 (1.64%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (3.28%) ISEB
3 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (36.07%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.67%) Apple
2 12 (19.67%) Facebook
2 12 (19.67%) Google
2 12 (19.67%) Sony
2 12 (19.67%) Yahoo!
3 5 (8.20%) Pega
4 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.64%) OpenText
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat