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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 20 37 17
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -20
Permanent jobs citing TDD 73 31 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.58% 4.96% 11.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.64% 6.15% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 65 28 73
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,100 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
627 504 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 82.28% 80.64% 75.85%
Number of salaries quoted 524 422 431
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,730 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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 +9 62 £35,116 +0.33% 7
Teesside - 6 £35,000 -
Durham - 5 £37,500 -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 86 (71.67%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (64.17%) C#
3 70 (58.33%) MVC
4 69 (57.50%) .NET
5 66 (55.00%) ASP.NET
6 57 (47.50%) SQL Server
7 54 (45.00%) Ruby
8 46 (38.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 45 (37.50%) Scrum
10 43 (35.83%) RESTful
10 43 (35.83%) NoSQL
11 41 (34.17%) Web Application Development
12 40 (33.33%) HTML
13 34 (28.33%) Java
13 34 (28.33%) WCF
14 31 (25.83%) Git (software)
14 31 (25.83%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (24.17%) WPF
15 29 (24.17%) Node.js
16 28 (23.33%) JSON
16 28 (23.33%) JavaScript
16 28 (23.33%) CSS
17 25 (20.83%) Windows
17 25 (20.83%) BDD
18 24 (20.00%) MongoDB
18 24 (20.00%) Scala
18 24 (20.00%) Open Source
18 24 (20.00%) Jenkins
18 24 (20.00%) VB.NET
19 23 (19.17%) Dependency Injection

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 29 (24.17%) Node.js
2 10 (8.33%) Confluence
3 6 (5.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.83%) IIS
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.67%) Internet
2 5 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (47.50%) SQL Server
2 43 (35.83%) NoSQL
3 24 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 11 (9.17%) Relational Database
5 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (5.83%) MySQL
7 6 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 31 (25.83%) Git (software)
2 24 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 16 (13.33%) MSTest
4 15 (12.50%) Moq
4 15 (12.50%) NUnit
5 12 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
6 11 (9.17%) JIRA
6 11 (9.17%) Selenium
7 6 (5.00%) Maven
8 5 (4.17%) Subversion
9 3 (2.50%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.67%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.83%) PHPUnit
General
1 18 (15.00%) Games
2 6 (5.00%) Finance
3 2 (1.67%) Advertising
3 2 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (0.83%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 103 (85.83%) Developer
2 56 (46.67%) .NET Developer
3 16 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 12 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 10 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (8.33%) Architect
6 9 (7.50%) Lead Developer
7 8 (6.67%) Junior Developer
7 8 (6.67%) Junior .NET Developer
7 8 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
7 8 (6.67%) Graduate
7 8 (6.67%) Junior
7 8 (6.67%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 7 (5.83%) Principal Software Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.17%) PHP Developer
10 5 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (3.33%) QA Tester
11 4 (3.33%) Tester
12 3 (2.50%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (57.50%) .NET
2 66 (55.00%) ASP.NET
3 46 (38.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 43 (35.83%) RESTful
5 40 (33.33%) HTML
6 34 (28.33%) WCF
7 29 (24.17%) WPF
8 28 (23.33%) JSON
8 28 (23.33%) CSS
9 22 (18.33%) XML
9 22 (18.33%) HTML5
9 22 (18.33%) Ninject
10 21 (17.50%) .NET Framework
10 21 (17.50%) WinForms
11 20 (16.67%) Web Services
12 19 (15.83%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (13.33%) LINQ
14 14 (11.67%) ADO.NET
14 14 (11.67%) Play Framework
15 12 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.00%) Open Source
2 15 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 13 (10.83%) Mobile App
4 12 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
5 11 (9.17%) Computer Science
6 10 (8.33%) iPhone
7 7 (5.83%) Visualisation
7 7 (5.83%) CUDA
8 6 (5.00%) Algorithms
9 5 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (4.17%) Social Network
10 3 (2.50%) Digital Media
11 2 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.83%) Windows
2 22 (18.33%) Linux
3 11 (9.17%) Android
4 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (71.67%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (58.33%) MVC
3 45 (37.50%) Scrum
4 41 (34.17%) Web Application Development
5 31 (25.83%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (20.83%) BDD
7 23 (19.17%) Dependency Injection
8 22 (18.33%) Kanban
9 18 (15.00%) Automated Testing
9 18 (15.00%) OO
10 17 (14.17%) Web Development
11 12 (10.00%) MVVM
12 11 (9.17%) Domain-Driven Design
13 10 (8.33%) Mentoring
14 9 (7.50%) Image Processing
15 8 (6.67%) OOP
16 7 (5.83%) Multithreading
16 7 (5.83%) 3D Visualisation
17 5 (4.17%) Unit Testing
18 4 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 77 (64.17%) C#
2 54 (45.00%) Ruby
3 34 (28.33%) Java
4 28 (23.33%) JavaScript
5 24 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 24 (20.00%) Scala
6 20 (16.67%) SQL
7 14 (11.67%) Python
8 10 (8.33%) PHP
9 9 (7.50%) C++
9 9 (7.50%) T-SQL
10 8 (6.67%) VB
11 7 (5.83%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (5.00%) Degree
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (8.33%) Puppet
1 10 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (8.33%) Google
2 7 (5.83%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.17%) Facebook
3 5 (4.17%) Twitter
4 2 (1.67%) Zend
5 1 (0.83%) Apple
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sunderland
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Talent Spa
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Explore Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package
Posted: 26 days ago