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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 17 27 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Permanent jobs citing TDD 58 29 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.85% 6.73% 14.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.86% 7.97% 18.65%
Number of salaries quoted 51 28 69
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 £41,232
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
489 364 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 83.02% 84.45% 78.62%
Number of salaries quoted 413 305 338
Average salary £39,250 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 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 24 December 2014.

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 24 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 29 £35,232 +0.66% 1
Gateshead - 23 £37,500 - 1
Sunderland +2 5 £35,000 -12.50% 1
TDD
North East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 77 (74.76%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (68.93%) C#
3 66 (64.08%) MVC
4 64 (62.14%) .NET
5 62 (60.19%) ASP.NET
6 54 (52.43%) SQL Server
7 53 (51.46%) Ruby
8 45 (43.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 43 (41.75%) RESTful
9 43 (41.75%) NoSQL
10 41 (39.81%) Scrum
10 41 (39.81%) Web Application Development
11 35 (33.98%) HTML
12 33 (32.04%) WCF
13 29 (28.16%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (28.16%) Node.js
14 28 (27.18%) WPF
15 25 (24.27%) Java
16 24 (23.30%) CSS
16 24 (23.30%) JSON
16 24 (23.30%) Scala
16 24 (23.30%) Open Source
16 24 (23.30%) MongoDB
16 24 (23.30%) Jenkins
17 23 (22.33%) VB.NET
17 23 (22.33%) Windows
18 22 (21.36%) JavaScript
18 22 (21.36%) Linux
18 22 (21.36%) Kanban
18 22 (21.36%) Dependency Injection

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 29 (28.16%) Node.js
2 10 (9.71%) Confluence
3 1 (0.97%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (52.43%) SQL Server
2 43 (41.75%) NoSQL
3 24 (23.30%) MongoDB
4 11 (10.68%) Relational Database
5 8 (7.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.91%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (23.30%) Jenkins
2 20 (19.42%) Git (software)
3 14 (13.59%) NUnit
3 14 (13.59%) MSTest
3 14 (13.59%) Moq
4 12 (11.65%) Rhino Mocks
5 11 (10.68%) JIRA
6 10 (9.71%) Selenium
7 2 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.94%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (17.48%) Games
2 6 (5.83%) Finance
3 2 (1.94%) Marketing
4 1 (0.97%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 89 (86.41%) Developer
2 54 (52.43%) .NET Developer
3 14 (13.59%) Software Developer
4 10 (9.71%) Architect
4 10 (9.71%) C# Developer
4 10 (9.71%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (8.74%) Lead Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Principal Software Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Junior
6 7 (6.80%) Graduate
6 7 (6.80%) Junior .NET Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Graduate Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Junior Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 4 (3.88%) Senior Developer
7 4 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (1.94%) WPF Developer
8 2 (1.94%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (1.94%) Applications Developer
8 2 (1.94%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (62.14%) .NET
2 62 (60.19%) ASP.NET
3 45 (43.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 43 (41.75%) RESTful
5 35 (33.98%) HTML
6 33 (32.04%) WCF
7 28 (27.18%) WPF
8 24 (23.30%) JSON
8 24 (23.30%) CSS
9 22 (21.36%) Ninject
10 20 (19.42%) HTML5
10 20 (19.42%) WinForms
11 19 (18.45%) .NET Framework
11 19 (18.45%) ASP.NET Web API
12 16 (15.53%) XML
13 14 (13.59%) ADO.NET
13 14 (13.59%) LINQ
13 14 (13.59%) Play Framework
14 12 (11.65%) Spring.NET
14 12 (11.65%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.30%) Open Source
2 15 (14.56%) Client/Server
3 13 (12.62%) Mobile App
4 12 (11.65%) Inversion of Control
5 10 (9.71%) iPhone
6 7 (6.80%) Visualisation
6 7 (6.80%) Computer Science
6 7 (6.80%) CUDA
7 5 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (4.85%) Social Network
8 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.33%) Windows
2 22 (21.36%) Linux
3 11 (10.68%) Android
4 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (74.76%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (64.08%) MVC
3 41 (39.81%) Scrum
3 41 (39.81%) Web Application Development
4 29 (28.16%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (21.36%) Kanban
5 22 (21.36%) Dependency Injection
6 21 (20.39%) BDD
7 17 (16.50%) Automated Testing
8 13 (12.62%) Web Development
9 12 (11.65%) MVVM
10 10 (9.71%) Domain-Driven Design
10 10 (9.71%) Mentoring
11 9 (8.74%) Image Processing
12 7 (6.80%) 3D Visualisation
12 7 (6.80%) Multithreading
13 6 (5.83%) OO
14 4 (3.88%) OOP
15 3 (2.91%) Software Engineering
15 3 (2.91%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (68.93%) C#
2 53 (51.46%) Ruby
3 25 (24.27%) Java
4 24 (23.30%) Scala
5 23 (22.33%) VB.NET
6 22 (21.36%) JavaScript
7 14 (13.59%) SQL
8 13 (12.62%) Python
9 8 (7.77%) T-SQL
10 7 (6.80%) VB
10 7 (6.80%) C++
11 5 (4.85%) PHP
12 3 (2.91%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (9.71%) Puppet
1 10 (9.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (9.71%) Google
2 5 (4.85%) Facebook
2 5 (4.85%) Twitter
3 4 (3.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.94%) Zend
5 1 (0.97%) Apple
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sunderland
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Explore Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago