Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 27 48
Rank change year-on-year -11 +21 +12
Permanent jobs citing BDD 86 60 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.78% 8.33% 5.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.37% 9.15% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 72 59 61
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £61,150 £48,250 £51,250
North East median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +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 1,167 656 1,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 92.03% 91.11% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 971 565 865
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% -5.00%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 76 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Gateshead +3 7 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Whitley Bay - 2 £58,500 -
Wallsend - 1 £30,000 - 1
BDD
North East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 80 (93.02%) TDD
2 67 (77.91%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (74.42%) .NET
4 63 (73.26%) C#
5 62 (72.09%) ASP.NET
6 52 (60.47%) .NET Framework
7 51 (59.30%) Microsoft
8 50 (58.14%) MVC
9 41 (47.67%) SQL Server
10 37 (43.02%) Entity Framework
11 36 (41.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 35 (40.70%) ASP.NET Web API
13 29 (33.72%) SQL
14 27 (31.40%) Domain-Driven Design
15 25 (29.07%) Web Services
16 24 (27.91%) RESTful
17 23 (26.74%) Software Engineering
17 23 (26.74%) Scrum
18 22 (25.58%) JavaScript
18 22 (25.58%) Enterprise Software
19 21 (24.42%) Pair Programming
19 21 (24.42%) Unit Testing
20 20 (23.26%) AngularJS
21 19 (22.09%) Ruby
21 19 (22.09%) Test Automation
22 17 (19.77%) Web Application Development
23 15 (17.44%) TypeScript
23 15 (17.44%) OO
23 15 (17.44%) Git (software)
23 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Azure

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 1 (1.16%) CMS
1 1 (1.16%) Drupal
1 1 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.81%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (47.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.63%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (10.47%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.98%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 15 (17.44%) Git (software)
2 13 (15.12%) Selenium
3 12 (13.95%) Cucumber
4 11 (12.79%) JMeter
4 11 (12.79%) LoadRunner
5 7 (8.14%) Gatling
5 7 (8.14%) Jenkins
5 7 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (8.14%) TeamCity
5 7 (8.14%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (5.81%) SoapUI
6 5 (5.81%) WebDriver
7 4 (4.65%) MSTest
7 4 (4.65%) Ranorex
7 4 (4.65%) Robot Framework
8 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.16%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.16%) Maven
9 1 (1.16%) Protractor
9 1 (1.16%) TestNG
General
1 4 (4.65%) Advertising
2 1 (1.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 64 (74.42%) Developer
2 35 (40.70%) .NET Developer
3 28 (32.56%) C# Developer
4 24 (27.91%) Software Developer
5 22 (25.58%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (20.93%) ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 18 (20.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (11.63%) Analyst
7 10 (11.63%) Test Analyst
8 7 (8.14%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (8.14%) Test Automation Engineer
8 7 (8.14%) Test Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) .NET Software Developer
10 5 (5.81%) Senior Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Azure Developer
11 4 (4.65%) C# Software Developer
11 4 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) Test Leader
11 4 (4.65%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (74.42%) .NET
2 62 (72.09%) ASP.NET
3 52 (60.47%) .NET Framework
4 37 (43.02%) Entity Framework
5 36 (41.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (40.70%) ASP.NET Web API
7 25 (29.07%) Web Services
8 24 (27.91%) RESTful
9 20 (23.26%) AngularJS
10 11 (12.79%) SOAP
11 10 (11.63%) Node.js
12 8 (9.30%) REST
13 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 7 (8.14%) Gherkin
13 7 (8.14%) JSON
13 7 (8.14%) WCF
13 7 (8.14%) XML
14 5 (5.81%) HTML
14 5 (5.81%) React
15 4 (4.65%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.58%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (15.12%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (6.98%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.81%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.49%) Social Network
6 2 (2.33%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.16%) Fintech
7 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.49%) Windows
2 2 (2.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (93.02%) TDD
2 67 (77.91%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (58.14%) MVC
4 27 (31.40%) Domain-Driven Design
5 23 (26.74%) Scrum
5 23 (26.74%) Software Engineering
6 21 (24.42%) Pair Programming
6 21 (24.42%) Unit Testing
7 19 (22.09%) Test Automation
8 17 (19.77%) Web Application Development
9 15 (17.44%) OO
10 14 (16.28%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 14 (16.28%) Mob Programming
10 14 (16.28%) SOLID
10 14 (16.28%) YAGNI
11 12 (13.95%) Coaching
12 11 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (12.79%) Non-Functional Testing
13 10 (11.63%) DevOps
14 9 (10.47%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 63 (73.26%) C#
2 29 (33.72%) SQL
3 22 (25.58%) JavaScript
4 19 (22.09%) Ruby
5 15 (17.44%) TypeScript
6 11 (12.79%) Java
7 9 (10.47%) C++
8 7 (8.14%) Python
9 6 (6.98%) Bash Shell
9 6 (6.98%) C
9 6 (6.98%) Perl
9 6 (6.98%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.49%) VB
10 3 (3.49%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.33%) PHP
12 1 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (3.49%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (8.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) Ansible
1 6 (6.98%) Kubernetes
1 6 (6.98%) Nagios
1 6 (6.98%) Packer
1 6 (6.98%) Puppet
1 6 (6.98%) Terraform
2 5 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 51 (59.30%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.98%) New Relic
2 6 (6.98%) Splunk
3 5 (5.81%) Capita
4 1 (1.16%) Sitecore