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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 21 51 23
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -28
Permanent jobs citing TDD 69 14 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.25% 2.51% 7.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.29% 3.39% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 67 9 52
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 £30,000 £35,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £48,000 £45,000
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
611 413 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 81.90% 74.15% 78.55%
Number of salaries quoted 529 320 461
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £60,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +20 57 £37,500 -6.25% 13
Teesside - 6 £35,000 -
Durham - 5 £40,000 - 1
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 108 (73.97%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (66.44%) C#
3 92 (63.01%) .NET
4 86 (58.90%) MVC
5 84 (57.53%) SQL Server
6 77 (52.74%) ASP.NET
7 73 (50.00%) Ruby
8 65 (44.52%) RESTful
9 64 (43.84%) NoSQL
10 53 (36.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 50 (34.25%) Git (software)
12 49 (33.56%) Web Application Development
13 47 (32.19%) BDD
14 45 (30.82%) HTML
15 44 (30.14%) Scrum
15 44 (30.14%) Node.js
16 42 (28.77%) WCF
17 39 (26.71%) ASP.NET Web API
18 37 (25.34%) JavaScript
19 36 (24.66%) Java
20 34 (23.29%) VB.NET
21 32 (21.92%) WPF
22 31 (21.23%) JSON
22 31 (21.23%) CSS
23 30 (20.55%) XML
24 29 (19.86%) .NET Framework
24 29 (19.86%) Continuous Integration
25 28 (19.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
26 26 (17.81%) MongoDB
26 26 (17.81%) Open Source

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 44 (30.14%) Node.js
2 11 (7.53%) Confluence
3 6 (4.11%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.68%) IIS
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.68%) CMS
4 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.53%) Internet
2 5 (3.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (57.53%) SQL Server
2 64 (43.84%) NoSQL
3 26 (17.81%) MongoDB
4 11 (7.53%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.11%) MySQL
5 6 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 50 (34.25%) Git (software)
2 25 (17.12%) Jenkins
3 15 (10.27%) NUnit
4 13 (8.90%) Moq
4 13 (8.90%) MSTest
4 13 (8.90%) Selenium
5 12 (8.22%) JIRA
6 10 (6.85%) Rhino Mocks
7 6 (4.11%) Subversion
7 6 (4.11%) Maven
8 4 (2.74%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.74%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.68%) Sahi
10 1 (0.68%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.68%) WATIR
10 1 (0.68%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.68%) PHPUnit
General
1 17 (11.64%) Games
2 13 (8.90%) Finance
3 2 (1.37%) Advertising
4 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.68%) Front Office
4 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.68%) Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Local Government
4 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 127 (86.99%) Developer
2 76 (52.05%) .NET Developer
3 16 (10.96%) C# Developer
4 15 (10.27%) Software Developer
5 11 (7.53%) Architect
5 11 (7.53%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (6.85%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.85%) Lead Developer
7 9 (6.16%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (3.42%) Principal Software Developer
8 5 (3.42%) Tester
9 4 (2.74%) Analyst
9 4 (2.74%) Test Analyst
9 4 (2.74%) QA Tester
9 4 (2.74%) PHP Developer
10 3 (2.05%) QA Test Analyst
10 3 (2.05%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (2.05%) QA Analyst
10 3 (2.05%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.05%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (63.01%) .NET
2 77 (52.74%) ASP.NET
3 65 (44.52%) RESTful
4 53 (36.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 45 (30.82%) HTML
6 42 (28.77%) WCF
7 39 (26.71%) ASP.NET Web API
8 32 (21.92%) WPF
9 31 (21.23%) CSS
9 31 (21.23%) JSON
10 30 (20.55%) XML
11 29 (19.86%) .NET Framework
12 28 (19.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 24 (16.44%) WinForms
14 23 (15.75%) LINQ
15 22 (15.07%) HTML5
16 21 (14.38%) Web Services
17 18 (12.33%) ADO.NET
18 16 (10.96%) Ninject
19 14 (9.59%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.81%) Open Source
2 19 (13.01%) Client/Server
3 16 (10.96%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (6.85%) Social Network
4 10 (6.85%) Inversion of Control
5 8 (5.48%) Mobile App
6 7 (4.79%) Visualisation
6 7 (4.79%) CUDA
7 6 (4.11%) iPhone
7 6 (4.11%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.74%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.05%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.37%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.44%) Windows
2 23 (15.75%) Linux
3 6 (4.11%) Android
4 1 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (73.97%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (58.90%) MVC
3 49 (33.56%) Web Application Development
4 47 (32.19%) BDD
5 44 (30.14%) Scrum
6 29 (19.86%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (15.75%) Web Development
8 21 (14.38%) Kanban
8 21 (14.38%) Automated Testing
8 21 (14.38%) OO
9 17 (11.64%) Dependency Injection
10 12 (8.22%) Mentoring
11 10 (6.85%) MVVM
12 9 (6.16%) Image Processing
13 7 (4.79%) Domain-Driven Design
13 7 (4.79%) Unit Testing
13 7 (4.79%) Multithreading
13 7 (4.79%) OOP
13 7 (4.79%) 3D Visualisation
14 5 (3.42%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 97 (66.44%) C#
2 73 (50.00%) Ruby
3 37 (25.34%) JavaScript
4 36 (24.66%) Java
5 34 (23.29%) VB.NET
6 26 (17.81%) SQL
7 25 (17.12%) Scala
8 16 (10.96%) Python
9 13 (8.90%) VB
10 10 (6.85%) C++
11 8 (5.48%) T-SQL
12 7 (4.79%) PHP
13 6 (4.11%) PHP5
14 1 (0.68%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 6 (4.11%) VCP4
2 4 (2.74%) Degree
3 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (7.53%) Puppet
1 11 (7.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (6.85%) Facebook
1 10 (6.85%) Twitter
2 8 (5.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.48%) Google
3 2 (1.37%) Zend
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle
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