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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England / North East
Rank 25 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing TDD 51 49 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 7.66% 8.33% 8.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.03% 9.39% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 49 49 57
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £44,387
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
565 522 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 84.83% 88.78% 87.73%
Number of salaries quoted 468 462 491
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +3 47 £40,000 -22.26% 13
Durham +5 4 £55,000 +37.50% 2
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for TDD.

1 100 (93.46%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (55.14%) Java
2 59 (55.14%) BDD
3 43 (40.19%) .NET
4 41 (38.32%) MVC
5 40 (37.38%) Node.js
6 39 (36.45%) C#
7 37 (34.58%) Scrum
7 37 (34.58%) Ruby
7 37 (34.58%) ASP.NET
8 36 (33.64%) .NET Framework
9 35 (32.71%) SQL Server
10 34 (31.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 33 (30.84%) Entity Framework
11 33 (30.84%) WCF
11 33 (30.84%) RESTful
12 32 (29.91%) NoSQL
12 32 (29.91%) JavaScript
13 31 (28.97%) Git (software)
13 31 (28.97%) Enterprise Software
13 31 (28.97%) ASP.NET Web API
14 30 (28.04%) SQL Server 2014
14 30 (28.04%) AngularJS
14 30 (28.04%) Web Application Development
15 25 (23.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 24 (22.43%) Code First Entity Framework
17 23 (21.50%) Games
18 21 (19.63%) KnockoutJS
19 20 (18.69%) OO
19 20 (18.69%) Software Engineering

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.61%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.80%) SAS
3 2 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.87%) IIS
4 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.93%) CMS
4 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (4.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.87%) SaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (32.71%) SQL Server
2 32 (29.91%) NoSQL
3 30 (28.04%) SQL Server 2014
4 12 (11.21%) MongoDB
5 7 (6.54%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (4.67%) MySQL
7 4 (3.74%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.74%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.74%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.80%) Hazelcast
9 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (28.97%) Git (software)
2 14 (13.08%) Selenium
3 11 (10.28%) WebDriver
4 6 (5.61%) TeamCity
5 5 (4.67%) Gradle
6 4 (3.74%) Grunt
6 4 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.80%) Ant
7 3 (2.80%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.80%) Maven
8 2 (1.87%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.87%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.87%) gulp
8 2 (1.87%) JIRA
8 2 (1.87%) MSTest
8 2 (1.87%) NUnit
8 2 (1.87%) Subversion
8 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.93%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 23 (21.50%) Games
2 12 (11.21%) Retail
3 11 (10.28%) Finance
3 11 (10.28%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.48%) Advertising
5 5 (4.67%) Marketing
6 2 (1.87%) Law
6 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.93%) Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (71.03%) Developer
2 38 (35.51%) .NET Developer
3 28 (26.17%) Java Developer
4 16 (14.95%) Agile Developer
5 15 (14.02%) C# Developer
5 15 (14.02%) Scala Developer
6 14 (13.08%) Agile Java Developer
6 14 (13.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (13.08%) Java Scala Developer
7 12 (11.21%) Analyst
7 12 (11.21%) Automation Test Analyst
7 12 (11.21%) Test Analyst
8 11 (10.28%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (10.28%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 11 (10.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (10.28%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (10.28%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
8 11 (10.28%) Senior Test Analyst
8 11 (10.28%) Software Engineer
9 10 (9.35%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (40.19%) .NET
2 40 (37.38%) Node.js
3 37 (34.58%) ASP.NET
4 36 (33.64%) .NET Framework
5 34 (31.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 33 (30.84%) Entity Framework
6 33 (30.84%) RESTful
6 33 (30.84%) WCF
7 31 (28.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 30 (28.04%) AngularJS
9 25 (23.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 24 (22.43%) Code First Entity Framework
11 21 (19.63%) KnockoutJS
12 19 (17.76%) CSS
13 18 (16.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (14.95%) HTML
15 11 (10.28%) Spring
16 10 (9.35%) HTML5
17 9 (8.41%) CSS3
18 7 (6.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (28.97%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (9.35%) NHS
3 8 (7.48%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.61%) Online Games
5 4 (3.74%) Blog
5 4 (3.74%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.80%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.80%) Mobile Games
7 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.87%) Physics
8 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.93%) User Experience
8 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.74%) Linux
2 3 (2.80%) Windows
3 2 (1.87%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.93%) CentOS
4 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (93.46%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (55.14%) BDD
3 41 (38.32%) MVC
4 37 (34.58%) Scrum
5 30 (28.04%) Web Application Development
6 20 (18.69%) OO
6 20 (18.69%) Software Engineering
7 16 (14.95%) Kanban
8 15 (14.02%) Test Automation
9 13 (12.15%) Front End Development
9 13 (12.15%) Web Development
10 12 (11.21%) ATDD
10 12 (11.21%) Functional Programming
11 9 (8.41%) Microservices
12 7 (6.54%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (5.61%) DevOps
13 6 (5.61%) Multithreading
13 6 (5.61%) Responsive Web Design
13 6 (5.61%) SDLC
13 6 (5.61%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (55.14%) Java
2 39 (36.45%) C#
3 37 (34.58%) Ruby
4 32 (29.91%) JavaScript
5 13 (12.15%) Clojure
5 13 (12.15%) Scala
6 10 (9.35%) SQL
7 7 (6.54%) PHP
8 6 (5.61%) C++
8 6 (5.61%) F#
9 4 (3.74%) Perl
10 2 (1.87%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.93%) ES6
11 1 (0.93%) Go
11 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (5.61%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.28%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (5.61%) Kibana
2 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (6.54%) Google
1 7 (6.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.61%) Sun
3 3 (2.80%) Apigee
3 3 (2.80%) Sybase
4 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.93%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.93%) Zend
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