Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for TDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited TDD over the 6 months to 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > North East
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 27 26
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing TDD 140 92 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 9.37% 7.93% 8.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.20% 8.71% 9.69%
Number of salaries quoted 121 86 106
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £29,750 £23,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,875 £51,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

TDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,372 1,056 1,310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 91.83% 91.03% 87.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,126 892 1,148
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £22,115 £23,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £63,000
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing TDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for TDD 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 in the North East.

Salary trend for TDD in the North East

TDD
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in the North East over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for TDD in the North East

TDD
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the North East region over the 6 months to 25 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -6 125 £45,000 +12.50% 29
Durham +21 10 £40,000 +6.67% 3
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region with a requirement for TDD.

1 95 (67.86%) .NET
2 94 (67.14%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (62.86%) C#
4 77 (55.00%) BDD
5 74 (52.86%) MVC
6 70 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 67 (47.86%) Microsoft
8 62 (44.29%) .NET Framework
9 60 (42.86%) SQL Server
10 55 (39.29%) JavaScript
11 52 (37.14%) Scrum
12 46 (32.86%) ASP.NET MVC
13 43 (30.71%) Entity Framework
13 43 (30.71%) SQL
14 42 (30.00%) Software Engineering
15 40 (28.57%) Java
16 38 (27.14%) AngularJS
17 37 (26.43%) HTML
18 35 (25.00%) CSS
18 35 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
19 33 (23.57%) Microsoft Azure
20 32 (22.86%) Git (software)
21 30 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
22 28 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
23 26 (18.57%) RESTful
23 26 (18.57%) OO
23 26 (18.57%) Web Services
24 25 (17.86%) Pair Programming
24 25 (17.86%) Node.js
25 23 (16.43%) DevOps

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (6.43%) CMS
2 7 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (3.57%) Umbraco
4 4 (2.86%) Jetty
5 3 (2.14%) Confluence
6 2 (1.43%) Drupal
6 2 (1.43%) NServiceBus
6 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.43%) WordPress
7 1 (0.71%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.71%) nginx
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 33 (23.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (13.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.43%) GitHub
3 2 (1.43%) SaaS
4 1 (0.71%) npm
4 1 (0.71%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.29%) Internet
2 2 (1.43%) SMS
3 1 (0.71%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.14%) NoSQL
3 13 (9.29%) SQL Server 2016
4 12 (8.57%) MySQL
4 12 (8.57%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.57%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.14%) DB2
6 3 (2.14%) RavenDB
6 3 (2.14%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.14%) Redis
7 2 (1.43%) Big Data
7 2 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (22.86%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.57%) Jenkins
2 12 (8.57%) Selenium
3 11 (7.86%) Cucumber
4 10 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (7.14%) Visual Studio
5 9 (6.43%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (5.71%) Gatling
6 8 (5.71%) JMeter
6 8 (5.71%) LoadRunner
6 8 (5.71%) Subversion
7 7 (5.00%) JIRA
7 7 (5.00%) JUnit
8 6 (4.29%) Maven
9 4 (2.86%) Gradle
10 3 (2.14%) Ant
10 3 (2.14%) Bitbucket
10 3 (2.14%) gulp
10 3 (2.14%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (1.43%) webpack
General
1 19 (13.57%) Advertising
2 3 (2.14%) Finance
2 3 (2.14%) Games
2 3 (2.14%) Marketing
3 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 107 (76.43%) Developer
2 53 (37.86%) .NET Developer
3 40 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 35 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (20.71%) Software Developer
6 26 (18.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 26 (18.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 20 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 15 (10.71%) Java Developer
9 13 (9.29%) .NET Software Developer
10 12 (8.57%) Analyst
10 12 (8.57%) Azure Developer
10 12 (8.57%) Senior Developer
11 10 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
12 9 (6.43%) Test Analyst
13 8 (5.71%) Automation Test Analyst
13 8 (5.71%) Test Automation Engineer
13 8 (5.71%) Test Engineer
14 7 (5.00%) Technical Leader
15 6 (4.29%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (67.86%) .NET
2 70 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 62 (44.29%) .NET Framework
4 46 (32.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 43 (30.71%) Entity Framework
6 38 (27.14%) AngularJS
7 37 (26.43%) HTML
8 35 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 35 (25.00%) CSS
9 26 (18.57%) RESTful
9 26 (18.57%) Web Services
10 25 (17.86%) Node.js
11 21 (15.00%) React
12 20 (14.29%) jQuery
13 18 (12.86%) HTML5
14 16 (11.43%) WCF
15 14 (10.00%) CSS3
15 14 (10.00%) JSON
16 12 (8.57%) REST
16 12 (8.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.43%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (13.57%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.86%) User Experience
4 3 (2.14%) Social Media
4 3 (2.14%) Social Network
5 2 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.43%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.71%) BBC
6 1 (0.71%) Fintech
6 1 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.43%) Linux
2 7 (5.00%) Windows
3 5 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.86%) Unix
5 2 (1.43%) VMS
6 1 (0.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (67.14%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (55.00%) BDD
3 74 (52.86%) MVC
4 52 (37.14%) Scrum
5 42 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 30 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 26 (18.57%) OO
9 25 (17.86%) Pair Programming
10 23 (16.43%) DevOps
11 21 (15.00%) Unit Testing
12 20 (14.29%) Test Automation
12 20 (14.29%) Web Application Development
13 19 (13.57%) Web Development
14 18 (12.86%) Coaching
15 17 (12.14%) SDLC
16 16 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
17 15 (10.71%) SOLID
18 14 (10.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
18 14 (10.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 88 (62.86%) C#
2 55 (39.29%) JavaScript
3 43 (30.71%) SQL
4 40 (28.57%) Java
5 19 (13.57%) TypeScript
6 16 (11.43%) Ruby
7 14 (10.00%) Scala
8 10 (7.14%) C++
8 10 (7.14%) PHP
9 6 (4.29%) Java 8
9 6 (4.29%) Python
10 4 (2.86%) VB
10 4 (2.86%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.14%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.14%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.14%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.71%) ES6
12 1 (0.71%) Groovy
12 1 (0.71%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.71%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (4.29%) Degree
2 1 (0.71%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (0.71%) CITP
2 1 (0.71%) Master's Degree
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.71%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.86%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) Ansible
Vendors
1 67 (47.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.00%) Sitecore
3 5 (3.57%) Oracle
4 4 (2.86%) Sybase
5 2 (1.43%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.71%) Apple
6 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.71%) Facebook
6 1 (0.71%) Google
6 1 (0.71%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.71%) Sony
6 1 (0.71%) Sun
6 1 (0.71%) Yahoo!