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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 51 42
Rank change year-on-year +35 -9  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 50 16 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 11.04% 3.21% 4.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.82% 3.60% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 48 14 27
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 390 445 496
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 86.09% 89.36% 87.79%
Number of salaries quoted 356 389 432
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £61,215 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +46 48 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Sunderland -3 2 £40,000 -
BDD
North East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for BDD.

1 73 (94.81%) TDD
2 72 (93.51%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (57.14%) .NET
4 42 (54.55%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (46.75%) MVC
6 35 (45.45%) RESTful
7 34 (44.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 34 (44.16%) Entity Framework
7 34 (44.16%) WCF
7 34 (44.16%) Web Application Development
7 34 (44.16%) ASP.NET Web API
7 34 (44.16%) SQL Server
7 34 (44.16%) ASP.NET
7 34 (44.16%) C#
7 34 (44.16%) Ruby
7 34 (44.16%) .NET Framework
7 34 (44.16%) SQL Server 2014
8 30 (38.96%) Java
8 30 (38.96%) Git (software)
9 28 (36.36%) Node.js
10 27 (35.06%) Scala
11 26 (33.77%) Clojure
12 20 (25.97%) NoSQL
12 20 (25.97%) AngularJS
12 20 (25.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 20 (25.97%) Code First Entity Framework
13 19 (24.68%) NHS
14 18 (23.38%) Web Development
15 15 (19.48%) KnockoutJS
15 15 (19.48%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 14 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.30%) Apache
2 1 (1.30%) Confluence
2 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.30%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.48%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (44.16%) SQL Server
1 34 (44.16%) SQL Server 2014
2 20 (25.97%) NoSQL
3 14 (18.18%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 30 (38.96%) Git (software)
2 14 (18.18%) TeamCity
3 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.19%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.60%) Grunt
4 2 (2.60%) gulp
4 2 (2.60%) Selenium
4 2 (2.60%) SonarQube
4 2 (2.60%) Subversion
5 1 (1.30%) Gradle
5 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.30%) Maven
5 1 (1.30%) PHPUnit
General
1 15 (19.48%) Games
2 8 (10.39%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Manufacturing
2 8 (10.39%) Retail
3 5 (6.49%) Advertising
4 4 (5.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (87.01%) Developer
2 44 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 23 (29.87%) Java Developer
4 20 (25.97%) Agile Developer
5 16 (20.78%) Scala Developer
6 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 15 (19.48%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (19.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (19.48%) C# Developer
6 15 (19.48%) Java Scala Developer
7 14 (18.18%) Agile Java Developer
7 14 (18.18%) Graduate
7 14 (18.18%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 14 (18.18%) Graduate Developer
7 14 (18.18%) Junior
7 14 (18.18%) Junior .NET Developer
7 14 (18.18%) Junior Developer
8 9 (11.69%) Agile .NET Developer
9 6 (7.79%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (57.14%) .NET
2 35 (45.45%) RESTful
3 34 (44.16%) .NET Framework
3 34 (44.16%) ASP.NET
3 34 (44.16%) ASP.NET MVC
3 34 (44.16%) ASP.NET Web API
3 34 (44.16%) Entity Framework
3 34 (44.16%) WCF
4 28 (36.36%) Node.js
5 20 (25.97%) AngularJS
5 20 (25.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 20 (25.97%) Code First Entity Framework
6 15 (19.48%) KnockoutJS
6 15 (19.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 14 (18.18%) MSMQ
7 14 (18.18%) WPF
8 6 (7.79%) CSS
8 6 (7.79%) HTML
9 4 (5.19%) HTML5
10 3 (3.90%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 42 (54.55%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (24.68%) NHS
3 14 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.60%) Linux
2 1 (1.30%) CentOS
2 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.30%) Unix
2 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (94.81%) TDD
2 72 (93.51%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (46.75%) MVC
4 34 (44.16%) Web Application Development
5 18 (23.38%) Web Development
6 15 (19.48%) Kanban
7 14 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
7 14 (18.18%) Multithreading
7 14 (18.18%) Scrum
8 12 (15.58%) Extreme Programming
8 12 (15.58%) Functional Programming
9 8 (10.39%) Front End Development
10 6 (7.79%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.19%) Automation Testing
11 4 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.90%) Microservices
13 2 (2.60%) DevOps
13 2 (2.60%) Responsive Web Design
13 2 (2.60%) Test Scripting
13 2 (2.60%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (44.16%) C#
1 34 (44.16%) Ruby
2 30 (38.96%) Java
3 27 (35.06%) Scala
4 26 (33.77%) Clojure
5 14 (18.18%) F#
6 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.49%) Perl
6 5 (6.49%) PHP
7 2 (2.60%) SQL
8 1 (1.30%) Go
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (18.18%) Kibana
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) Google
2 2 (2.60%) Cognizant
2 2 (2.60%) Perforce
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 16 days ago