The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 28 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs citing TDD 34 43 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.17% 7.57% 5.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.30% 10.51% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 32 41 22
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £43,850
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
TDD
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
330 409 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 79.33% 72.01% 81.86%
Number of salaries quoted 267 306 292
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

TDD
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

TDD Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited TDD.

1 58 (92.06%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (77.78%) .NET
3 48 (76.19%) C#
4 46 (73.02%) MVC
5 41 (65.08%) SQL Server
6 38 (60.32%) ASP.NET
7 37 (58.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 33 (52.38%) RESTful
8 33 (52.38%) WCF
9 31 (49.21%) Web Application Development
10 27 (42.86%) BDD
11 26 (41.27%) Entity Framework
11 26 (41.27%) .NET Framework
12 25 (39.68%) Ruby
12 25 (39.68%) ASP.NET Web API
13 24 (38.10%) NoSQL
13 24 (38.10%) Git (software)
14 23 (36.51%) Enterprise Software
15 22 (34.92%) Node.js
16 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
17 16 (25.40%) OO
18 13 (20.63%) Scrum
19 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
19 12 (19.05%) SQL
19 12 (19.05%) VB.NET
19 12 (19.05%) HTML
19 12 (19.05%) NUnit
20 10 (15.87%) Java
20 10 (15.87%) Web Services
21 9 (14.29%) Automated Testing

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited TDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (34.92%) Node.js
2 2 (3.17%) CMS
3 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (65.08%) SQL Server
2 24 (38.10%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (38.10%) Git (software)
2 12 (19.05%) NUnit
3 8 (12.70%) MSTest
3 8 (12.70%) Rhino Mocks
3 8 (12.70%) Moq
4 5 (7.94%) Gradle
4 5 (7.94%) JUnit
5 4 (6.35%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.76%) ReSharper
6 3 (4.76%) Selenium
7 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.59%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.59%) Sahi
8 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.59%) WATIR
8 1 (1.59%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.59%) Subversion
8 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 7 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.17%) Local Government
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Advertising
3 1 (1.59%) Games
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (92.06%) Developer
2 39 (61.90%) .NET Developer
3 10 (15.87%) Senior Developer
4 6 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 6 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Agile .NET Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Agile C# Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (1.59%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (1.59%) Front-End Web Developer
9 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (77.78%) .NET
2 38 (60.32%) ASP.NET
3 37 (58.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 33 (52.38%) WCF
4 33 (52.38%) RESTful
5 26 (41.27%) Entity Framework
5 26 (41.27%) .NET Framework
6 25 (39.68%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (19.05%) HTML
8 10 (15.87%) Web Services
9 9 (14.29%) jQuery
10 8 (12.70%) Spring.NET
10 8 (12.70%) Castle Windsor
10 8 (12.70%) Ninject
10 8 (12.70%) Unity DI Container
11 7 (11.11%) REST
12 6 (9.52%) CSS
12 6 (9.52%) Spring
13 5 (7.94%) Hibernate
13 5 (7.94%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 23 (36.51%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (12.70%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (9.52%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) CUDA
4 2 (3.17%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.17%) W3C
5 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.59%) Physics
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Linux
2 3 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (92.06%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (73.02%) MVC
3 31 (49.21%) Web Application Development
4 27 (42.86%) BDD
5 16 (25.40%) OO
6 13 (20.63%) Scrum
7 9 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 9 (14.29%) Kanban
7 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (12.70%) Dependency Injection
9 7 (11.11%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.94%) Web Development
10 5 (7.94%) OOD
11 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (6.35%) SDLC
12 3 (4.76%) Mentoring
12 3 (4.76%) Coaching
12 3 (4.76%) Open Source
12 3 (4.76%) Test Automation
12 3 (4.76%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 48 (76.19%) C#
2 25 (39.68%) Ruby
3 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 12 (19.05%) SQL
4 12 (19.05%) VB.NET
5 10 (15.87%) Java
6 8 (12.70%) VB
7 5 (7.94%) Groovy
8 4 (6.35%) C++
9 3 (4.76%) Delphi
9 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.76%) Python
10 1 (1.59%) Fortran
10 1 (1.59%) Pascal
10 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Puppet
1 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) Google
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (1.59%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.59%) RedDot
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Posted: Yesterday
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