The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 23 32 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Permanent jobs citing TDD 46 20 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.11% 5.57% 12.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.95% 6.90% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 45 19 59
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,218 £45,000 £42,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
TDD
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
420 290 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 83.17% 80.78% 79.28%
Number of salaries quoted 372 232 350
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,100 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

TDD
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Tyne and Wear region.

TDD Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

TDD
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

TDD
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Gateshead - 22 £37,500 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -12 18 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Sunderland +1 5 £37,500 -6.25% 1
TDD
North East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 81 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (66.67%) C#
3 68 (61.26%) MVC
4 67 (60.36%) .NET
5 63 (56.76%) ASP.NET
6 61 (54.95%) SQL Server
7 60 (54.05%) Ruby
8 51 (45.95%) RESTful
8 51 (45.95%) NoSQL
9 43 (38.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 40 (36.04%) Web Application Development
11 38 (34.23%) Scrum
11 38 (34.23%) HTML
12 32 (28.83%) WCF
12 32 (28.83%) Node.js
13 30 (27.03%) BDD
14 27 (24.32%) WPF
14 27 (24.32%) Git (software)
15 26 (23.42%) JavaScript
15 26 (23.42%) VB.NET
15 26 (23.42%) ASP.NET Web API
16 25 (22.52%) Jenkins
16 25 (22.52%) MongoDB
16 25 (22.52%) CSS
16 25 (22.52%) Java
16 25 (22.52%) Linux
16 25 (22.52%) Open Source
16 25 (22.52%) Scala
16 25 (22.52%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (22.52%) JSON

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 32 (28.83%) Node.js
2 11 (9.91%) Confluence
3 1 (0.90%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (54.95%) SQL Server
2 51 (45.95%) NoSQL
3 25 (22.52%) MongoDB
4 11 (9.91%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.70%) MySQL
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (24.32%) Git (software)
2 25 (22.52%) Jenkins
3 12 (10.81%) JIRA
4 11 (9.91%) Selenium
4 11 (9.91%) NUnit
5 10 (9.01%) MSTest
5 10 (9.01%) Moq
6 8 (7.21%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (2.70%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.90%) Subversion
General
1 17 (15.32%) Games
2 6 (5.41%) Finance
3 2 (1.80%) Marketing
4 1 (0.90%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 96 (86.49%) Developer
2 58 (52.25%) .NET Developer
3 14 (12.61%) Software Developer
4 11 (9.91%) Architect
4 11 (9.91%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (9.91%) C# Developer
5 9 (8.11%) Lead Developer
6 7 (6.31%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Principal Software Developer
8 5 (4.50%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (2.70%) Graduate
9 3 (2.70%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (2.70%) Junior .NET Developer
9 3 (2.70%) Graduate Developer
9 3 (2.70%) Junior Developer
9 3 (2.70%) Tester
9 3 (2.70%) Junior
9 3 (2.70%) Analyst
9 3 (2.70%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (60.36%) .NET
2 63 (56.76%) ASP.NET
3 51 (45.95%) RESTful
4 43 (38.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 38 (34.23%) HTML
6 32 (28.83%) WCF
7 27 (24.32%) WPF
8 26 (23.42%) ASP.NET Web API
9 25 (22.52%) CSS
9 25 (22.52%) JSON
10 20 (18.02%) XML
11 19 (17.12%) WinForms
11 19 (17.12%) .NET Framework
11 19 (17.12%) HTML5
12 18 (16.22%) LINQ
13 17 (15.32%) ADO.NET
14 16 (14.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 14 (12.61%) Ninject
15 14 (12.61%) Play Framework
16 12 (10.81%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.52%) Open Source
2 18 (16.22%) Client/Server
3 9 (8.11%) Mobile App
4 8 (7.21%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (7.21%) CUDA
4 8 (7.21%) Visualisation
5 6 (5.41%) iPhone
6 5 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.50%) Social Network
7 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.52%) Linux
2 21 (18.92%) Windows
3 7 (6.31%) Android
4 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (61.26%) MVC
3 40 (36.04%) Web Application Development
4 38 (34.23%) Scrum
5 30 (27.03%) BDD
6 25 (22.52%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (17.12%) Kanban
8 18 (16.22%) Automated Testing
9 17 (15.32%) Web Development
10 14 (12.61%) Dependency Injection
11 11 (9.91%) Mentoring
12 10 (9.01%) Image Processing
13 8 (7.21%) 3D Visualisation
13 8 (7.21%) OO
13 8 (7.21%) MVVM
13 8 (7.21%) Multithreading
14 6 (5.41%) Domain-Driven Design
15 4 (3.60%) Software Engineering
15 4 (3.60%) Unit Testing
15 4 (3.60%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 74 (66.67%) C#
2 60 (54.05%) Ruby
3 26 (23.42%) JavaScript
3 26 (23.42%) VB.NET
4 25 (22.52%) Java
4 25 (22.52%) Scala
5 16 (14.41%) SQL
5 16 (14.41%) Python
6 9 (8.11%) C++
7 7 (6.31%) T-SQL
7 7 (6.31%) VB
8 4 (3.60%) PHP
9 3 (2.70%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (0.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (9.91%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (9.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (6.31%) Google
2 5 (4.50%) Facebook
2 5 (4.50%) Twitter
3 4 (3.60%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.80%) Zend
North Shields, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + pension, flexible working
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gateshead
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sunderland
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 19 days ago