Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 21 59
Rank change year-on-year -19 +38 +1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 81 94 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.96% 10.63% 4.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.53% 12.01% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 74 93 37
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £22,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
North East median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
% 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 1,240 783 854
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 91.18% 88.57% 88.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,053 696 753
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,000 £36,750 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +4.26% -6.00%
10th Percentile £23,125 £21,250 £21,800
90th Percentile £63,750 £50,000 £57,250
North East median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 -21 67 £50,000 +25.00% 16
Gateshead -12 14 £45,000 +20.00% 2
BDD
North East

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 79 (97.53%) TDD
2 70 (86.42%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (82.72%) C#
3 67 (82.72%) .NET
4 65 (80.25%) ASP.NET
5 56 (69.14%) .NET Framework
6 52 (64.20%) Microsoft
7 47 (58.02%) ASP.NET Web API
8 41 (50.62%) MVC
8 41 (50.62%) RESTful
9 36 (44.44%) Web Services
10 35 (43.21%) SQL Server
11 34 (41.98%) JavaScript
12 32 (39.51%) ASP.NET MVC
13 31 (38.27%) Entity Framework
14 27 (33.33%) AngularJS
15 26 (32.10%) TypeScript
15 26 (32.10%) SOLID
16 25 (30.86%) Mob Programming
16 25 (30.86%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
17 24 (29.63%) YAGNI
17 24 (29.63%) SQL
18 22 (27.16%) OO
18 22 (27.16%) Git (software)
19 21 (25.93%) Ruby
20 19 (23.46%) Web Application Development
21 17 (20.99%) Domain-Driven Design
21 17 (20.99%) Node.js
22 16 (19.75%) Software Engineering
23 15 (18.52%) Scrum

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 (1.23%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (1.23%) CMS
1 1 (1.23%) Drupal
1 1 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (43.21%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.28%) NoSQL
2 14 (17.28%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (2.47%) Big Data
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 22 (27.16%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.35%) Cucumber
3 8 (9.88%) Selenium
4 7 (8.64%) SoapUI
4 7 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (8.64%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (6.17%) WebDriver
6 4 (4.94%) JMeter
6 4 (4.94%) LoadRunner
6 4 (4.94%) MSTest
6 4 (4.94%) Ranorex
6 4 (4.94%) Robot Framework
7 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.47%) JUnit
7 2 (2.47%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.23%) JIRA
8 1 (1.23%) Maven
8 1 (1.23%) TestNG
General
1 3 (3.70%) Advertising
2 2 (2.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 69 (85.19%) Developer
2 32 (39.51%) Software Developer
3 30 (37.04%) .NET Developer
4 22 (27.16%) C# Developer
5 15 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (16.05%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (16.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 7 (8.64%) Social Media Developer
9 6 (7.41%) .NET Software Developer
9 6 (7.41%) Tester
10 5 (6.17%) Analyst
10 5 (6.17%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (6.17%) Test Analyst
11 4 (4.94%) Java Developer
11 4 (4.94%) Senior Developer
11 4 (4.94%) Test Leader
12 3 (3.70%) QA Test Analyst
12 3 (3.70%) QA Tester
12 3 (3.70%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (82.72%) .NET
2 65 (80.25%) ASP.NET
3 56 (69.14%) .NET Framework
4 47 (58.02%) ASP.NET Web API
5 41 (50.62%) RESTful
6 36 (44.44%) Web Services
7 32 (39.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 31 (38.27%) Entity Framework
9 27 (33.33%) AngularJS
10 17 (20.99%) Node.js
11 14 (17.28%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 14 (17.28%) WCF
12 13 (16.05%) SOAP
13 11 (13.58%) REST
14 7 (8.64%) JSON
14 7 (8.64%) XML
15 5 (6.17%) Code First Entity Framework
16 4 (4.94%) React
16 4 (4.94%) Spring
17 3 (3.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.64%) BBC
2 7 (8.64%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (8.64%) Social Media
3 5 (6.17%) Social Network
4 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.23%) Fintech
4 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.70%) Windows
2 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (97.53%) TDD
2 70 (86.42%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (50.62%) MVC
4 26 (32.10%) SOLID
5 25 (30.86%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 25 (30.86%) Mob Programming
6 24 (29.63%) YAGNI
7 22 (27.16%) OO
8 19 (23.46%) Web Application Development
9 17 (20.99%) Domain-Driven Design
10 16 (19.75%) Software Engineering
11 15 (18.52%) Scrum
12 14 (17.28%) Pair Programming
12 14 (17.28%) Unit Testing
13 11 (13.58%) Test Automation
14 10 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (8.64%) Kanban
16 6 (7.41%) Coaching
16 6 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
16 6 (7.41%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (82.72%) C#
2 34 (41.98%) JavaScript
3 26 (32.10%) TypeScript
4 24 (29.63%) SQL
5 21 (25.93%) Ruby
6 12 (14.81%) Java
7 5 (6.17%) C++
7 5 (6.17%) VB
7 5 (6.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.23%) C
8 1 (1.23%) Perl
8 1 (1.23%) PHP
8 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Ansible
1 1 (1.23%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.23%) Nagios
1 1 (1.23%) Packer
1 1 (1.23%) Puppet
1 1 (1.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 52 (64.20%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.64%) Apple
2 7 (8.64%) Facebook
2 7 (8.64%) Google
2 7 (8.64%) Sony
2 7 (8.64%) Yahoo!
3 4 (4.94%) Capita
4 1 (1.23%) New Relic
4 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.23%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.23%) Splunk