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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 21 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Permanent jobs citing TDD 83 40 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 10.71% 4.82% 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.73% 6.50% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 77 39 37
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
652 615 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 84.13% 74.10% 83.53%
Number of salaries quoted 536 435 487
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +11 61 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Durham -3 21 £40,000 +6.66% 1
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 138 (93.24%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (81.08%) .NET
3 119 (80.41%) C#
4 109 (73.65%) SQL Server
5 91 (61.49%) MVC
6 84 (56.76%) ASP.NET
7 77 (52.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 72 (48.65%) WCF
9 70 (47.30%) Web Application Development
10 68 (45.95%) RESTful
11 62 (41.89%) Ruby
11 62 (41.89%) Node.js
12 57 (38.51%) .NET Framework
13 56 (37.84%) Git (software)
14 55 (37.16%) BDD
15 54 (36.49%) ASP.NET Web API
16 53 (35.81%) Entity Framework
17 52 (35.14%) NoSQL
18 48 (32.43%) Enterprise Software
19 43 (29.05%) JavaScript
20 41 (27.70%) Scrum
20 41 (27.70%) Dependency Injection
20 41 (27.70%) Ninject
21 38 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
21 38 (25.68%) NUnit
22 36 (24.32%) Kanban
23 35 (23.65%) Inversion of Control
23 35 (23.65%) MSTest
23 35 (23.65%) Rhino Mocks
23 35 (23.65%) Moq

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 62 (41.89%) Node.js
2 2 (1.35%) CMS
3 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.68%) nginx
3 1 (0.68%) Moodle
3 1 (0.68%) IIS
3 1 (0.68%) JBoss
3 1 (0.68%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.35%) HTTP
2 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (73.65%) SQL Server
2 52 (35.14%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.68%) MySQL
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 56 (37.84%) Git (software)
2 38 (25.68%) NUnit
3 35 (23.65%) MSTest
3 35 (23.65%) Rhino Mocks
3 35 (23.65%) Moq
4 11 (7.43%) Gradle
5 10 (6.76%) JUnit
6 6 (4.05%) RSpec
7 4 (2.70%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.70%) Subversion
8 3 (2.03%) ReSharper
8 3 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.35%) Apache Ivy
9 2 (1.35%) Selenium
9 2 (1.35%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.35%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.68%) Grunt
10 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.68%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 33 (22.30%) Finance
2 7 (4.73%) Games
3 6 (4.05%) Marketing
4 1 (0.68%) Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Local Government
4 1 (0.68%) Advertising
4 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 140 (94.59%) Developer
2 107 (72.30%) .NET Developer
3 12 (8.11%) C# Developer
4 10 (6.76%) Senior Developer
5 9 (6.08%) Java Developer
6 8 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (4.05%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 5 (3.38%) Agile .NET Developer
8 5 (3.38%) Software Developer
9 4 (2.70%) Analyst
9 4 (2.70%) Web Developer
9 4 (2.70%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (2.03%) Agile C# Developer
10 3 (2.03%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.03%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (2.03%) Senior C# Developer
11 2 (1.35%) Tester
11 2 (1.35%) Junior
11 2 (1.35%) Junior Developer
11 2 (1.35%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (81.08%) .NET
2 84 (56.76%) ASP.NET
3 77 (52.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 72 (48.65%) WCF
5 68 (45.95%) RESTful
6 57 (38.51%) .NET Framework
7 54 (36.49%) ASP.NET Web API
8 53 (35.81%) Entity Framework
9 41 (27.70%) Ninject
10 35 (23.65%) Castle Windsor
10 35 (23.65%) Spring.NET
10 35 (23.65%) Unity DI Container
11 33 (22.30%) HTML
12 32 (21.62%) WPF
13 28 (18.92%) WinForms
14 27 (18.24%) CSS
15 19 (12.84%) Web Services
16 17 (11.49%) HTML5
17 13 (8.78%) REST
18 10 (6.76%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 48 (32.43%) Enterprise Software
2 35 (23.65%) Inversion of Control
3 23 (15.54%) Social Network
4 19 (12.84%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.05%) iPhone
5 6 (4.05%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.03%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.35%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.35%) User Experience
7 2 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.68%) W3C
8 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.68%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.54%) Windows
2 6 (4.05%) Android
3 3 (2.03%) Linux
4 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (93.24%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (61.49%) MVC
3 70 (47.30%) Web Application Development
4 55 (37.16%) BDD
5 41 (27.70%) Dependency Injection
5 41 (27.70%) Scrum
6 38 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (24.32%) Kanban
8 24 (16.22%) MVVM
9 21 (14.19%) OO
10 11 (7.43%) Automated Testing
11 10 (6.76%) OOD
12 8 (5.41%) Mobile Development
13 7 (4.73%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (4.73%) Unit Testing
13 7 (4.73%) Open Source
14 6 (4.05%) Domain-Driven Design
14 6 (4.05%) Responsive Web Design
15 5 (3.38%) Waterfall
15 5 (3.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 119 (80.41%) C#
2 62 (41.89%) Ruby
3 43 (29.05%) JavaScript
4 28 (18.92%) VB.NET
5 23 (15.54%) SQL
6 19 (12.84%) Java
7 18 (12.16%) VB
8 10 (6.76%) Groovy
9 6 (4.05%) CoffeeScript
9 6 (4.05%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.03%) Delphi
11 2 (1.35%) Clojure
12 1 (0.68%) Python
12 1 (0.68%) Fortran
12 1 (0.68%) Pascal
12 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.68%) C++
12 1 (0.68%) Perl
12 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (1.35%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.70%) Vagrant
1 4 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (15.54%) Facebook
1 23 (15.54%) Twitter
2 15 (10.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.73%) Google
4 6 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.70%) Oracle
6 1 (0.68%) RedDot
6 1 (0.68%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.68%) Blackboard
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