Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > North East
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 50 25 39
Rank change year-on-year -25 +14 -9
Permanent jobs citing TDD 39 97 89
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 3.60% 7.43% 6.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.01% 8.13% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 39 75 72
10th Percentile £35,900 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £38,875 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
75th Percentile £60,625 £53,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £58,750 £82,872
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +7.84%

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 973 1,193 1,232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 89.84% 91.42% 92.42%
Number of salaries quoted 746 892 934
10th Percentile £29,250 £24,000 £25,000
25th Percentile £33,813 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,820 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing TDD as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing TDD in the North East.

Salary trend for TDD in the North East

TDD
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing TDD in the North East over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 2021. 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 -30 34 £50,000 +11.11% 22
Durham +8 3 £39,000 +4.00% 4
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) .NET
3 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
3 17 (43.59%) Microservices
4 16 (41.03%) C#
5 15 (38.46%) Java
6 13 (33.33%) AWS
7 12 (30.77%) BDD
8 11 (28.21%) Azure
9 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
9 10 (25.64%) Spring
10 8 (20.51%) Test Automation
10 8 (20.51%) Node.js
10 8 (20.51%) DevOps
11 7 (17.95%) .NET Core
11 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
11 7 (17.95%) MVC
11 7 (17.95%) OOP
12 6 (15.38%) HTML
12 6 (15.38%) CSS
12 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
12 6 (15.38%) Scrum
12 6 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (15.38%) Public Sector
12 6 (15.38%) Spring Boot
13 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
13 5 (12.82%) Docker
13 5 (12.82%) SQL
13 5 (12.82%) OO
13 5 (12.82%) Python

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 1 (2.56%) CMS
1 1 (2.56%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 13 (33.33%) AWS
2 11 (28.21%) Azure
3 4 (10.26%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (10.26%) GCP
3 4 (10.26%) SaaS
4 2 (5.13%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (5.13%) Serverless
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.56%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
1 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) Cypress.io
2 3 (7.69%) Selenium
2 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.69%) WebDriver
3 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.56%) GitLab
4 1 (2.56%) JMeter
4 1 (2.56%) Maven
4 1 (2.56%) minitest
4 1 (2.56%) RSpec
4 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.38%) Public Sector
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Games
3 1 (2.56%) Law
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (71.79%) Developer
2 13 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 12 (30.77%) Software Developer
4 10 (25.64%) Java Developer
5 9 (23.08%) C# Developer
5 9 (23.08%) C# Software Developer
6 7 (17.95%) Senior C# Developer
6 7 (17.95%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 7 (17.95%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (12.82%) .NET Developer
7 5 (12.82%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (12.82%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (12.82%) Software Engineer
8 4 (10.26%) Automation Tester
8 4 (10.26%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Tester
9 3 (7.69%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) .NET
2 10 (25.64%) Spring
3 8 (20.51%) Node.js
4 7 (17.95%) .NET Core
4 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
5 6 (15.38%) CSS
5 6 (15.38%) HTML
5 6 (15.38%) Spring Boot
6 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
6 5 (12.82%) RESTful
7 4 (10.26%) Lambda Expressions
8 3 (7.69%) Entity Framework
8 3 (7.69%) React
9 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (5.13%) CSS3
9 2 (5.13%) HTML5
9 2 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (5.13%) Spring MVC
9 2 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (10.26%) Virtual Team
3 2 (5.13%) NHS
4 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) iPad
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) Microservices
3 12 (30.77%) BDD
4 8 (20.51%) DevOps
4 8 (20.51%) Test Automation
5 7 (17.95%) MVC
5 7 (17.95%) OOP
6 6 (15.38%) Scrum
6 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
7 5 (12.82%) OO
8 4 (10.26%) SOLID
9 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (7.69%) Open Source
9 3 (7.69%) Pair Programming
9 3 (7.69%) SDET
9 3 (7.69%) SDLC
9 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
2 16 (41.03%) C#
3 15 (38.46%) Java
4 5 (12.82%) Python
4 5 (12.82%) SQL
5 3 (7.69%) C++
6 2 (5.13%) Ruby
6 2 (5.13%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.56%) C
7 1 (2.56%) Java 8
7 1 (2.56%) Kotlin
7 1 (2.56%) PHP
7 1 (2.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.56%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Zend