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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 42 19 46
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +27
Permanent jobs citing TDD 27 61 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.55% 8.76% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.34% 10.15% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 27 60 13
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,972 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
506 601 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 85.33% 86.35% 79.43%
Number of salaries quoted 441 521 359
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,433 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 -19 21 £37,500 - 7
Durham -4 3 £40,000 -
Northumberland - 3 £50,000 -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 113 (89.68%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (46.03%) C#
3 55 (43.65%) .NET
3 55 (43.65%) Scrum
4 53 (42.06%) MVC
5 52 (41.27%) SQL Server
6 51 (40.48%) ASP.NET
7 48 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 43 (34.13%) Kanban
9 42 (33.33%) Ruby
10 40 (31.75%) RESTful
11 39 (30.95%) TOGAF
11 39 (30.95%) CITP
12 38 (30.16%) JavaScript
12 38 (30.16%) Git (software)
13 37 (29.37%) Node.js
14 36 (28.57%) Entity Framework
14 36 (28.57%) .NET Framework
15 35 (27.78%) Web Application Development
15 35 (27.78%) WCF
15 35 (27.78%) BDD
16 34 (26.98%) ASP.NET Web API
16 34 (26.98%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 31 (24.60%) SQL Server 2014
18 29 (23.02%) HTML
18 29 (23.02%) CSS
19 27 (21.43%) NoSQL
20 24 (19.05%) Web Services
21 22 (17.46%) SQL
22 21 (16.67%) CSS3

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 37 (29.37%) Node.js
2 7 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.97%) Documentum
3 5 (3.97%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.97%) Umbraco
4 4 (3.17%) IIS
5 3 (2.38%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.59%) OpenText Process Suite
1 2 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.52%) PaaS
1 12 (9.52%) SaaS
2 11 (8.73%) IaaS
3 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.76%) IP Telephony
2 4 (3.17%) HTTP
3 2 (1.59%) BIG-IP
3 2 (1.59%) DHCP
3 2 (1.59%) DNS
3 2 (1.59%) IPsec
3 2 (1.59%) Network Security
3 2 (1.59%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (41.27%) SQL Server
2 31 (24.60%) SQL Server 2014
3 27 (21.43%) NoSQL
4 18 (14.29%) MySQL
5 7 (5.56%) SQLite
6 4 (3.17%) Big Data
7 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 38 (30.16%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.73%) Subversion
3 7 (5.56%) RSpec
4 6 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.17%) PHPUnit
5 4 (3.17%) Selenium
6 3 (2.38%) Moq
6 3 (2.38%) MSTest
6 3 (2.38%) NUnit
6 3 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.59%) Gradle
7 2 (1.59%) JUnit
8 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (12.70%) Marketing
2 9 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.56%) Finance
4 5 (3.97%) Advertising
5 4 (3.17%) Games
6 2 (1.59%) Banking
6 2 (1.59%) Electronics
6 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 83 (65.87%) Developer
2 50 (39.68%) .NET Developer
3 39 (30.95%) Architect
3 39 (30.95%) Solutions Architect
4 24 (19.05%) C# Developer
5 23 (18.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (11.90%) Java Developer
8 14 (11.11%) Lead Architect
8 14 (11.11%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 8 (6.35%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 7 (5.56%) PHP Developer
11 5 (3.97%) .NET Software Developer
11 5 (3.97%) Applications Developer
11 5 (3.97%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (3.17%) Digital Architect
12 4 (3.17%) Digital Developer
12 4 (3.17%) Digital Solutions Architect
12 4 (3.17%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (43.65%) .NET
2 51 (40.48%) ASP.NET
3 48 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
4 40 (31.75%) RESTful
5 36 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 36 (28.57%) Entity Framework
6 35 (27.78%) WCF
7 34 (26.98%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 34 (26.98%) ASP.NET Web API
8 29 (23.02%) CSS
8 29 (23.02%) HTML
9 24 (19.05%) Web Services
10 21 (16.67%) CSS3
11 18 (14.29%) REST
11 18 (14.29%) Spring
12 17 (13.49%) HTML5
12 17 (13.49%) XML
13 16 (12.70%) jQuery
14 15 (11.90%) KnockoutJS
15 13 (10.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (3.17%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.17%) iPhone
5 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.59%) PKI
6 2 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.14%) Unix
2 4 (3.17%) Android
3 3 (2.38%) Linux
4 2 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (89.68%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (43.65%) Scrum
3 53 (42.06%) MVC
4 43 (34.13%) Kanban
5 39 (30.95%) TOGAF
6 35 (27.78%) BDD
6 35 (27.78%) Web Application Development
7 16 (12.70%) Enterprise Architecture
8 15 (11.90%) Analytics
8 15 (11.90%) Data Analytics
8 15 (11.90%) Infrastructure Management
8 15 (11.90%) SFIA
9 13 (10.32%) OO
10 11 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (8.73%) Open Source
11 10 (7.94%) SOA
11 10 (7.94%) Workflow
12 8 (6.35%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (6.35%) OOP
13 7 (5.56%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 58 (46.03%) C#
2 42 (33.33%) Ruby
3 38 (30.16%) JavaScript
4 22 (17.46%) SQL
5 20 (15.87%) Java
6 10 (7.94%) PHP
6 10 (7.94%) VB
6 10 (7.94%) VB.NET
7 7 (5.56%) CoffeeScript
7 7 (5.56%) PHP 5
8 6 (4.76%) C++
8 6 (4.76%) Jython
9 5 (3.97%) Scala
10 4 (3.17%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.38%) Python
12 2 (1.59%) Groovy
13 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (30.95%) CITP
2 5 (3.97%) Degree
2 5 (3.97%) OCPJP
2 5 (3.97%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (10.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (4.76%) Cisco
4 5 (3.97%) Pega
4 5 (3.97%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.97%) Xamarin
5 4 (3.17%) Google
5 4 (3.17%) Oracle
5 4 (3.17%) Verint
6 3 (2.38%) Facebook
6 3 (2.38%) webMethods
7 2 (1.59%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.59%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.59%) OpenText
7 2 (1.59%) SAP
7 2 (1.59%) Zend
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