Period
to 21 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 59 48
Rank change year-on-year +22 -11 +10
Permanent jobs citing BDD 81 31 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.01% 3.25% 5.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.40% 3.60% 6.26%
Number of salaries quoted 73 30 58
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,450 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £64,063 £51,250
North East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% 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 1,095 861 990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 94.72% 90.16% 84.69%
Number of salaries quoted 912 758 823
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £41,320 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.30% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,250 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 November 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 November 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 +24 73 £45,000 -5.26% 12
Gateshead +13 5 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Whitley Bay - 2 £58,500 -
Wallsend - 1 £30,000 -
BDD
North East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 73 (90.12%) TDD
2 55 (67.90%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (53.09%) MVC
4 37 (45.68%) C#
4 37 (45.68%) .NET
5 36 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 29 (35.80%) SQL Server
7 28 (34.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 27 (33.33%) Scrum
8 27 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 26 (32.10%) Microsoft
9 26 (32.10%) .NET Framework
9 26 (32.10%) Software Engineering
9 26 (32.10%) Enterprise Software
10 25 (30.86%) Pair Programming
11 24 (29.63%) Java
12 21 (25.93%) Selenium
13 20 (24.69%) Unit Testing
13 20 (24.69%) Test Automation
13 20 (24.69%) Cucumber
13 20 (24.69%) Entity Framework
13 20 (24.69%) CSS
13 20 (24.69%) SQL
13 20 (24.69%) HTML
14 19 (23.46%) Domain-Driven Design
14 19 (23.46%) Web Development
14 19 (23.46%) Jenkins
15 18 (22.22%) AngularJS
16 17 (20.99%) Web Services

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 10 (12.35%) Confluence
2 8 (9.88%) Apache Solr
3 7 (8.64%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.41%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (35.80%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (9.88%) MySQL
4 7 (8.64%) NoSQL
5 6 (7.41%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 27 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 21 (25.93%) Selenium
3 20 (24.69%) Cucumber
4 19 (23.46%) Jenkins
5 12 (14.81%) Gatling
5 12 (14.81%) JMeter
6 11 (13.58%) Maven
7 10 (12.35%) Bitbucket
7 10 (12.35%) GitLab
7 10 (12.35%) Gradle
7 10 (12.35%) JIRA
7 10 (12.35%) LoadRunner
7 10 (12.35%) Subversion
8 8 (9.88%) JUnit
9 6 (7.41%) TeamCity
10 3 (3.70%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.23%) Grunt
11 1 (1.23%) gulp
11 1 (1.23%) Jasmine
11 1 (1.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (4.94%) Advertising
2 3 (3.70%) Games
3 2 (2.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 58 (71.60%) Developer
2 29 (35.80%) .NET Developer
3 20 (24.69%) C# Developer
4 18 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (19.75%) ASP.NET Developer
5 16 (19.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 16 (19.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (17.28%) Analyst
6 14 (17.28%) Java Developer
7 12 (14.81%) Test Analyst
8 11 (13.58%) Automation Test Analyst
8 11 (13.58%) Test Automation Engineer
8 11 (13.58%) Test Engineer
9 10 (12.35%) Software Developer
10 7 (8.64%) Agile Developer
10 7 (8.64%) Agile Java Developer
10 7 (8.64%) Python Developer
11 4 (4.94%) DevOps Engineer
12 3 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
12 3 (3.70%) Internet Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (45.68%) .NET
2 36 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 28 (34.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (32.10%) .NET Framework
5 20 (24.69%) CSS
5 20 (24.69%) Entity Framework
5 20 (24.69%) HTML
6 18 (22.22%) AngularJS
7 17 (20.99%) Web Services
8 16 (19.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (19.75%) Node.js
9 12 (14.81%) HTML5
9 12 (14.81%) JSON
9 12 (14.81%) RESTful
10 11 (13.58%) Gherkin
10 11 (13.58%) Hibernate
10 11 (13.58%) jQuery
10 11 (13.58%) Spring
11 10 (12.35%) REST
11 10 (12.35%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 26 (32.10%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (12.35%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.17%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.47%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.47%) Social Network
6 1 (1.23%) Online Games
6 1 (1.23%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.23%) Linux
1 1 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (90.12%) TDD
2 55 (67.90%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (53.09%) MVC
4 27 (33.33%) Scrum
5 26 (32.10%) Software Engineering
6 25 (30.86%) Pair Programming
7 20 (24.69%) Test Automation
7 20 (24.69%) Unit Testing
8 19 (23.46%) Domain-Driven Design
8 19 (23.46%) Web Development
9 14 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (17.28%) OO
10 12 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (13.58%) Web Application Development
12 10 (12.35%) Dependency Injection
12 10 (12.35%) Exploratory Testing
12 10 (12.35%) Microservices
12 10 (12.35%) Non-Functional Testing
13 9 (11.11%) DevOps
13 9 (11.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 37 (45.68%) C#
2 27 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 24 (29.63%) Java
4 20 (24.69%) SQL
5 17 (20.99%) Python
6 13 (16.05%) Ruby
7 8 (9.88%) C++
8 6 (7.41%) Bash Shell
8 6 (7.41%) C
8 6 (7.41%) Perl
8 6 (7.41%) PowerShell
9 5 (6.17%) TypeScript
10 4 (4.94%) Java 8
10 4 (4.94%) PHP
11 2 (2.47%) Scala
11 2 (2.47%) VB
11 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (18.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) Ansible
1 6 (7.41%) Kubernetes
1 6 (7.41%) Nagios
1 6 (7.41%) Packer
1 6 (7.41%) Puppet
1 6 (7.41%) Terraform
2 5 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (32.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.41%) New Relic
2 6 (7.41%) Splunk
3 1 (1.23%) Sun