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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 44 37 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Permanent jobs citing TDD 35 36 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.16% 5.45% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.40% 6.59% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 35 35 15
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
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
648 546 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 77.05% 82.60% 70.71%
Number of salaries quoted 461 454 454
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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 +12 34 £40,000 +6.66% 11
Durham -3 1 £45,000 +100.00%
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 66 (70.21%) C#
2 59 (62.77%) .NET
2 59 (62.77%) MVC
3 58 (61.70%) ASP.NET
4 52 (55.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 51 (54.26%) Games
6 49 (52.13%) Dependency Injection
6 49 (52.13%) Web Application Development
7 45 (47.87%) WCF
8 43 (45.74%) SQL Server
9 40 (42.55%) Scrum
9 40 (42.55%) Ninject
10 36 (38.30%) SQL Server 2012
11 33 (35.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 32 (34.04%) Google
13 30 (31.91%) Mobile App
13 30 (31.91%) Android
14 29 (30.85%) iPhone
14 29 (30.85%) Domain-Driven Design
14 29 (30.85%) Node.js
14 29 (30.85%) KnockoutJS
15 26 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (21.28%) C++
18 19 (20.21%) Kanban
18 19 (20.21%) Computer Science
19 16 (17.02%) HTML
20 15 (15.96%) Windows
20 15 (15.96%) Internet
20 15 (15.96%) .NET Framework

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (30.85%) Node.js
2 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.06%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (6.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (45.74%) SQL Server
2 36 (38.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.26%) MySQL
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.19%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.19%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.13%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (12.77%) MSTest
2 11 (11.70%) Rhino Mocks
2 11 (11.70%) Moq
2 11 (11.70%) NUnit
3 9 (9.57%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.19%) RSpec
5 3 (3.19%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.19%) JUnit
5 3 (3.19%) Subversion
5 3 (3.19%) Maven
5 3 (3.19%) Selenium
5 3 (3.19%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
General
1 51 (54.26%) Games
2 9 (9.57%) Finance
3 5 (5.32%) Marketing
4 4 (4.26%) Advertising
5 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 79 (84.04%) Developer
2 52 (55.32%) .NET Developer
3 19 (20.21%) Software Developer
4 11 (11.70%) Junior
4 11 (11.70%) Graduate
4 11 (11.70%) Junior Developer
4 11 (11.70%) Junior .NET Developer
4 11 (11.70%) Graduate Developer
4 11 (11.70%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 9 (9.57%) C++ Software Developer
5 9 (9.57%) C++ Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Programmer
9 4 (4.26%) Java Programmer
9 4 (4.26%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Architect
10 3 (3.19%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (62.77%) .NET
2 58 (61.70%) ASP.NET
3 52 (55.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 45 (47.87%) WCF
5 40 (42.55%) Ninject
6 33 (35.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 29 (30.85%) KnockoutJS
8 16 (17.02%) HTML
9 15 (15.96%) .NET Framework
10 12 (12.77%) WPF
10 12 (12.77%) RESTful
11 11 (11.70%) Castle Windsor
11 11 (11.70%) Unity DI Container
11 11 (11.70%) Spring.NET
11 11 (11.70%) WinForms
11 11 (11.70%) CSS
12 10 (10.64%) OpenGL
13 9 (9.57%) Web Services
13 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (7.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 30 (31.91%) Mobile App
2 29 (30.85%) iPhone
3 19 (20.21%) Computer Science
4 12 (12.77%) Mathematics
5 11 (11.70%) Inversion of Control
6 10 (10.64%) Visualisation
7 9 (9.57%) Physics
7 9 (9.57%) GIS
8 6 (6.38%) Open Source
9 4 (4.26%) CUDA
10 1 (1.06%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (1.06%) Tandem
10 1 (1.06%) GPGPU
10 1 (1.06%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 30 (31.91%) Android
2 15 (15.96%) Windows
3 8 (8.51%) Linux
4 3 (3.19%) UNIX
5 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (62.77%) MVC
2 49 (52.13%) Dependency Injection
2 49 (52.13%) Web Application Development
3 40 (42.55%) Scrum
4 29 (30.85%) Domain-Driven Design
5 26 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (20.21%) Kanban
8 14 (14.89%) OO
9 11 (11.70%) MVVM
10 10 (10.64%) BDD
10 10 (10.64%) Multithreading
10 10 (10.64%) Image Processing
10 10 (10.64%) 3D Visualisation
10 10 (10.64%) Software Engineering
11 9 (9.57%) Test Scripting
12 5 (5.32%) Web Development
12 5 (5.32%) Configuration Management
12 5 (5.32%) User Stories
13 4 (4.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 66 (70.21%) C#
2 20 (21.28%) C++
3 11 (11.70%) Java
3 11 (11.70%) Ruby
4 8 (8.51%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.51%) VB.NET
5 7 (7.45%) Python
5 7 (7.45%) VB
6 6 (6.38%) Scala
7 3 (3.19%) C
7 3 (3.19%) PHP
7 3 (3.19%) SQL
8 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.06%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 14 (14.89%) Degree
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Puppet
1 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (34.04%) Google
2 5 (5.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.26%) Facebook
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle
5 2 (2.13%) hybris
6 1 (1.06%) Apple
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