The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Durham with a requirement for TDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
North East / Durham
Rank 22 28 14
Rank change year-on-year +6 -14  
Permanent jobs citing TDD 7 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 5.07% 0.88% 8.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.60% 0.97% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 8
Median salary £55,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.14% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

TDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Durham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Durham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 125 103 88
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Durham 90.58% 90.35% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 114 73 69
Median salary £38,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.10% -8.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Durham citing TDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Durham

TDD
Salary Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TDD in Durham.

Salary trend for TDD in Durham

TDD
Salary Histogram in Durham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Durham over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for TDD in Durham

TDD
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Durham region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockton-on-Tees - 2 £35,000 -
Darlington -13 1 £41,000 +17.14%
TDD
North East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Durham region with a requirement for TDD.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) QA
2 5 (55.56%) NHS
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) BDD
2 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (44.44%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) Subversion
4 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 2 (22.22%) RSpec
4 2 (22.22%) Web Design
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) PhantomJS
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (11.11%) HTTP
5 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (11.11%) Internet

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) PhantomJS
1 2 (22.22%) RSpec
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Java Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Java Software Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Software Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (55.56%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) BDD
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
3 2 (22.22%) Web Design
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Clojure
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA