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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 24 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Permanent jobs citing TDD 74 46 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.45% 5.77% 5.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.75% 8.03% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 71 44 31
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
630 573 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 80.46% 71.89% 81.07%
Number of salaries quoted 526 438 451
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +3 52 £37,500 -6.25% 10
Durham +3 21 £40,000 +6.66% 2
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 132 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (81.82%) .NET
3 116 (81.12%) C#
4 107 (74.83%) SQL Server
5 91 (63.64%) MVC
6 80 (55.94%) ASP.NET
7 74 (51.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 70 (48.95%) WCF
9 68 (47.55%) Web Application Development
10 66 (46.15%) RESTful
11 63 (44.06%) Node.js
12 60 (41.96%) Ruby
13 57 (39.86%) BDD
13 57 (39.86%) Git (software)
14 54 (37.76%) ASP.NET Web API
15 53 (37.06%) NoSQL
15 53 (37.06%) .NET Framework
16 52 (36.36%) Entity Framework
17 47 (32.87%) Enterprise Software
18 39 (27.27%) Ninject
18 39 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
18 39 (27.27%) Scrum
19 36 (25.17%) NUnit
20 35 (24.48%) Continuous Integration
21 34 (23.78%) Kanban
21 34 (23.78%) JavaScript
22 32 (22.38%) Inversion of Control
22 32 (22.38%) MSTest
22 32 (22.38%) Spring.NET
22 32 (22.38%) Castle Windsor

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 63 (44.06%) Node.js
2 2 (1.40%) CMS
3 1 (0.70%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.70%) nginx
3 1 (0.70%) Confluence
3 1 (0.70%) IIS
3 1 (0.70%) JBoss
3 1 (0.70%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.40%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.10%) Internet
2 2 (1.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (74.83%) SQL Server
2 53 (37.06%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.40%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 57 (39.86%) Git (software)
2 36 (25.17%) NUnit
3 32 (22.38%) MSTest
3 32 (22.38%) Rhino Mocks
3 32 (22.38%) Moq
4 8 (5.59%) Gradle
5 7 (4.90%) JUnit
6 5 (3.50%) Subversion
7 4 (2.80%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.10%) ReSharper
8 3 (2.10%) Selenium
8 3 (2.10%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.40%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.40%) Apache Ivy
9 2 (1.40%) RSpec
9 2 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.40%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.70%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.70%) Sahi
10 1 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 31 (21.68%) Finance
2 11 (7.69%) Games
3 2 (1.40%) Local Government
3 2 (1.40%) Marketing
3 2 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.70%) Advertising
4 1 (0.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 134 (93.71%) Developer
2 107 (74.83%) .NET Developer
3 13 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 7 (4.90%) C# Developer
4 7 (4.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (4.20%) Java Developer
5 6 (4.20%) Software Developer
6 5 (3.50%) Analyst
6 5 (3.50%) Web Developer
6 5 (3.50%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (3.50%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (2.80%) Agile C# Developer
7 4 (2.80%) Test Analyst
7 4 (2.80%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (2.10%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (2.10%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (2.10%) Tester
9 2 (1.40%) Architect
9 2 (1.40%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (1.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (81.82%) .NET
2 80 (55.94%) ASP.NET
3 74 (51.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 70 (48.95%) WCF
5 66 (46.15%) RESTful
6 54 (37.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 53 (37.06%) .NET Framework
8 52 (36.36%) Entity Framework
9 39 (27.27%) Ninject
10 32 (22.38%) Spring.NET
10 32 (22.38%) Castle Windsor
10 32 (22.38%) Unity DI Container
11 31 (21.68%) WPF
11 31 (21.68%) WinForms
12 28 (19.58%) HTML
13 20 (13.99%) CSS
14 12 (8.39%) Web Services
15 10 (6.99%) jQuery
15 10 (6.99%) HTML5
16 9 (6.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 47 (32.87%) Enterprise Software
2 32 (22.38%) Inversion of Control
3 23 (16.08%) Social Network
4 17 (11.89%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.90%) iPhone
6 5 (3.50%) Visualisation
6 5 (3.50%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.40%) W3C
7 2 (1.40%) CUDA
7 2 (1.40%) User Experience
7 2 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.70%) Physics
8 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.18%) Windows
2 7 (4.90%) Linux
2 7 (4.90%) Android
3 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (63.64%) MVC
3 68 (47.55%) Web Application Development
4 57 (39.86%) BDD
5 39 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
5 39 (27.27%) Scrum
6 35 (24.48%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (23.78%) Kanban
8 24 (16.78%) MVVM
9 20 (13.99%) OO
10 11 (7.69%) Automated Testing
11 10 (6.99%) Web Development
12 7 (4.90%) Unit Testing
12 7 (4.90%) Domain-Driven Design
12 7 (4.90%) OOD
12 7 (4.90%) Mobile Development
13 6 (4.20%) Responsive Web Design
14 5 (3.50%) Open Source
14 5 (3.50%) Continuous Improvement
15 4 (2.80%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (81.12%) C#
2 60 (41.96%) Ruby
3 34 (23.78%) JavaScript
4 25 (17.48%) VB.NET
5 19 (13.29%) SQL
6 17 (11.89%) Java
7 16 (11.19%) VB
8 7 (4.90%) Groovy
9 4 (2.80%) C++
10 3 (2.10%) Delphi
10 3 (2.10%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.10%) Python
11 2 (1.40%) Clojure
11 2 (1.40%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.70%) Scala
12 1 (0.70%) Fortran
12 1 (0.70%) Pascal
12 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (0.70%) Degree
1 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.10%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.80%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (16.08%) Facebook
1 23 (16.08%) Twitter
2 14 (9.79%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.99%) Google
4 3 (2.10%) Oracle
5 2 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.70%) RedDot
6 1 (0.70%) Sitecore
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