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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 18 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -10
Permanent jobs citing TDD 95 35 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 12.55% 4.23% 5.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.71% 5.38% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 90 35 35
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,459 £48,000 £45,000
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
646 650 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 85.34% 78.50% 82.80%
Number of salaries quoted 546 468 460
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 September 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 September 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 +13 70 £40,000 - 16
Durham +2 19 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Northumberland - 3 £32,500 - 2
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 147 (91.88%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (68.75%) C#
2 110 (68.75%) .NET
3 100 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 87 (54.38%) MVC
5 81 (50.63%) ASP.NET
6 75 (46.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 68 (42.50%) WCF
7 68 (42.50%) Web Application Development
8 66 (41.25%) RESTful
8 66 (41.25%) Ruby
9 59 (36.88%) Node.js
10 55 (34.38%) JavaScript
11 54 (33.75%) .NET Framework
12 52 (32.50%) Git (software)
12 52 (32.50%) BDD
13 50 (31.25%) Entity Framework
13 50 (31.25%) Scrum
14 49 (30.63%) ASP.NET Web API
15 47 (29.38%) NoSQL
16 44 (27.50%) Kanban
17 43 (26.88%) HTML
18 41 (25.63%) Enterprise Software
19 39 (24.38%) Continuous Integration
20 38 (23.75%) Dependency Injection
20 38 (23.75%) Ninject
21 36 (22.50%) CSS
22 35 (21.88%) NUnit
23 33 (20.63%) Castle Windsor
23 33 (20.63%) Unity DI Container

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 59 (36.88%) Node.js
2 2 (1.25%) IIS
2 2 (1.25%) Documentum
3 1 (0.63%) CMS
3 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.63%) nginx
3 1 (0.63%) Moodle
3 1 (0.63%) JBoss
3 1 (0.63%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.25%) SaaS
1 2 (1.25%) PaaS
1 2 (1.25%) IaaS
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.25%) VoIP
1 2 (1.25%) DHCP
1 2 (1.25%) HTTP
1 2 (1.25%) DNS
1 2 (1.25%) IPsec
1 2 (1.25%) IP Telephony
1 2 (1.25%) BIG-IP
1 2 (1.25%) Network Security
1 2 (1.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 47 (29.38%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.50%) Big Data
3 4 (2.50%) MySQL
3 4 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 52 (32.50%) Git (software)
2 35 (21.88%) NUnit
3 33 (20.63%) MSTest
3 33 (20.63%) Rhino Mocks
3 33 (20.63%) Moq
4 13 (8.13%) Gradle
4 13 (8.13%) RSpec
5 12 (7.50%) JUnit
6 4 (2.50%) Subversion
7 3 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.25%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (1.25%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.25%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.25%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.63%) Grunt
9 1 (0.63%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.63%) Selenium
9 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.63%) Maven
General
1 28 (17.50%) Finance
2 15 (9.38%) Marketing
3 5 (3.13%) Games
4 3 (1.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.63%) Advertising
5 1 (0.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 143 (89.38%) Developer
2 100 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 13 (8.13%) Java Developer
3 13 (8.13%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 11 (6.88%) C# Developer
4 11 (6.88%) Senior Developer
4 11 (6.88%) Architect
5 10 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (3.13%) Software Developer
7 5 (3.13%) Web Developer
8 4 (2.50%) Lead Architect
8 4 (2.50%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (2.50%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 3 (1.88%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 3 (1.88%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (1.88%) Junior Developer
9 3 (1.88%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (1.88%) Analyst
9 3 (1.88%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (68.75%) .NET
2 81 (50.63%) ASP.NET
3 75 (46.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 68 (42.50%) WCF
5 66 (41.25%) RESTful
6 54 (33.75%) .NET Framework
7 50 (31.25%) Entity Framework
8 49 (30.63%) ASP.NET Web API
9 43 (26.88%) HTML
10 38 (23.75%) Ninject
11 36 (22.50%) CSS
12 33 (20.63%) Castle Windsor
12 33 (20.63%) Spring.NET
12 33 (20.63%) Unity DI Container
13 27 (16.88%) WPF
13 27 (16.88%) Web Services
14 25 (15.63%) HTML5
15 22 (13.75%) WinForms
16 18 (11.25%) CSS3
17 17 (10.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 41 (25.63%) Enterprise Software
2 33 (20.63%) Inversion of Control
3 22 (13.75%) Mobile App
4 19 (11.88%) Social Network
5 6 (3.75%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.13%) iPhone
7 4 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.88%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.25%) PKI
9 2 (1.25%) User Experience
9 2 (1.25%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.63%) Physics
10 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.88%) Windows
2 5 (3.13%) Linux
2 5 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (91.88%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (54.38%) MVC
3 68 (42.50%) Web Application Development
4 52 (32.50%) BDD
5 50 (31.25%) Scrum
6 44 (27.50%) Kanban
7 39 (24.38%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (23.75%) Dependency Injection
9 25 (15.63%) OO
10 20 (12.50%) MVVM
11 14 (8.75%) Open Source
12 13 (8.13%) Automated Testing
13 12 (7.50%) OOD
14 11 (6.88%) Analytics
15 10 (6.25%) Data Analytics
15 10 (6.25%) TOGAF
16 8 (5.00%) Web Development
16 8 (5.00%) Mobile Development
17 7 (4.38%) Continuous Improvement
17 7 (4.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 110 (68.75%) C#
2 66 (41.25%) Ruby
3 55 (34.38%) JavaScript
4 28 (17.50%) VB.NET
5 22 (13.75%) SQL
6 21 (13.13%) Java
7 20 (12.50%) VB
8 13 (8.13%) CoffeeScript
9 12 (7.50%) Groovy
10 8 (5.00%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.50%) PHP
12 2 (1.25%) PHP5
12 2 (1.25%) Delphi
12 2 (1.25%) Scala
12 2 (1.25%) Clojure
13 1 (0.63%) C++
13 1 (0.63%) Perl
13 1 (0.63%) Python
13 1 (0.63%) Fortran
13 1 (0.63%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 10 (6.25%) CITP
2 2 (1.25%) Degree
3 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.50%) Vagrant
1 4 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (11.88%) Facebook
1 19 (11.88%) Twitter
2 18 (11.25%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.13%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (3.75%) Google
5 3 (1.88%) Oracle
6 2 (1.25%) Cisco
6 2 (1.25%) Fortinet
6 2 (1.25%) Pega
6 2 (1.25%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.63%) Blackboard
7 1 (0.63%) RedDot
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