The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 29 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing TDD 65 51 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 8.33% 6.85% 6.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.94% 9.04% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 62 48 37
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +31.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
TDD
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
594 564 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 76.15% 75.81% 75.46%
Number of salaries quoted 490 474 453
Average salary £37,500 £35,232 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.43% +0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

TDD
Salary Trend in the North East

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

TDD Salary Trend in the North East

TDD
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the North East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in the North East

TDD
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the North East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -1 52 £37,500 -6.25% 13
Durham +15 13 £40,000 +6.66% 2
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 99 (81.15%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (79.51%) C#
3 96 (78.69%) .NET
4 90 (73.77%) SQL Server
5 81 (66.39%) MVC
6 69 (56.56%) ASP.NET
7 56 (45.90%) Node.js
8 55 (45.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 54 (44.26%) Ruby
9 54 (44.26%) WCF
9 54 (44.26%) Git (software)
10 52 (42.62%) RESTful
10 52 (42.62%) Web Application Development
11 51 (41.80%) BDD
12 47 (38.52%) NoSQL
12 47 (38.52%) ASP.NET Web API
13 43 (35.25%) Entity Framework
13 43 (35.25%) .NET Framework
14 28 (22.95%) JavaScript
14 28 (22.95%) Enterprise Software
15 27 (22.13%) WPF
16 26 (21.31%) HTML
16 26 (21.31%) WinForms
17 24 (19.67%) Windows
18 23 (18.85%) VB.NET
19 21 (17.21%) NUnit
19 21 (17.21%) Ninject
19 21 (17.21%) Dependency Injection
20 20 (16.39%) Scrum
21 19 (15.57%) OO

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 56 (45.90%) Node.js
2 6 (4.92%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.64%) CMS
3 2 (1.64%) Confluence
4 1 (0.82%) nginx
4 1 (0.82%) Apache
4 1 (0.82%) IIS
4 1 (0.82%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (73.77%) SQL Server
2 47 (38.52%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.28%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.46%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 54 (44.26%) Git (software)
2 21 (17.21%) NUnit
3 17 (13.93%) Moq
3 17 (13.93%) MSTest
4 14 (11.48%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (4.92%) Maven
6 4 (3.28%) Selenium
6 4 (3.28%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.28%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.46%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.46%) Subversion
8 2 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.64%) JIRA
8 2 (1.64%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.64%) JUnit
8 2 (1.64%) Gradle
8 2 (1.64%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.64%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (0.82%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.82%) Grunt
General
1 18 (14.75%) Finance
2 15 (12.30%) Games
3 2 (1.64%) Local Government
3 2 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.82%) Advertising
4 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (93.44%) Developer
2 84 (68.85%) .NET Developer
3 16 (13.11%) Senior Developer
4 9 (7.38%) C# Developer
5 8 (6.56%) Software Developer
6 6 (4.92%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (4.10%) Analyst
8 4 (3.28%) Test Analyst
8 4 (3.28%) Tester
8 4 (3.28%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (3.28%) Agile C# Developer
9 3 (2.46%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (2.46%) Architect
9 3 (2.46%) QA Analyst
9 3 (2.46%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (2.46%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (2.46%) QA Tester
9 3 (2.46%) QA Test Analyst
10 2 (1.64%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (78.69%) .NET
2 69 (56.56%) ASP.NET
3 55 (45.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 54 (44.26%) WCF
5 52 (42.62%) RESTful
6 47 (38.52%) ASP.NET Web API
7 43 (35.25%) Entity Framework
7 43 (35.25%) .NET Framework
8 27 (22.13%) WPF
9 26 (21.31%) HTML
9 26 (21.31%) WinForms
10 21 (17.21%) Ninject
11 18 (14.75%) CSS
12 16 (13.11%) XML
13 15 (12.30%) LINQ
14 14 (11.48%) Castle Windsor
14 14 (11.48%) Unity DI Container
14 14 (11.48%) Spring.NET
15 13 (10.66%) Web Services
16 11 (9.02%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.95%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (11.48%) Inversion of Control
2 14 (11.48%) Social Network
3 11 (9.02%) Client/Server
3 11 (9.02%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.74%) iPhone
5 6 (4.92%) Algorithms
6 5 (4.10%) Visualisation
7 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.28%) CUDA
7 4 (3.28%) Open Source
8 2 (1.64%) W3C
8 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.64%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.67%) Windows
2 12 (9.84%) Linux
3 7 (5.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (81.15%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (66.39%) MVC
3 52 (42.62%) Web Application Development
4 51 (41.80%) BDD
5 21 (17.21%) Dependency Injection
6 20 (16.39%) Scrum
7 19 (15.57%) OO
8 16 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (13.11%) Kanban
9 15 (12.30%) MVVM
10 13 (10.66%) Web Development
10 13 (10.66%) Mobile Development
11 9 (7.38%) Automated Testing
12 7 (5.74%) Domain-Driven Design
12 7 (5.74%) Unit Testing
13 6 (4.92%) Image Processing
14 5 (4.10%) OOD
14 5 (4.10%) Software Engineering
14 5 (4.10%) Test Automation
15 4 (3.28%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 97 (79.51%) C#
2 54 (44.26%) Ruby
3 28 (22.95%) JavaScript
4 23 (18.85%) VB.NET
5 18 (14.75%) SQL
6 14 (11.48%) Java
7 10 (8.20%) VB
8 6 (4.92%) Python
9 5 (4.10%) C++
10 3 (2.46%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.64%) Groovy
11 2 (1.64%) Delphi
11 2 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (3.28%) Degree
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.28%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (11.48%) Facebook
1 14 (11.48%) Twitter
2 10 (8.20%) Google
3 8 (6.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle
5 1 (0.82%) RedDot
5 1 (0.82%) Sitecore
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