Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > North East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 28 18
Rank change year-on-year -10 -10 +14
Permanent jobs citing TDD 77 120 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.71% 7.98% 11.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.55% 9.46% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 71 101 172
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 1175 1269 1388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 87.10% 84.43% 88.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1012 1073 1190
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,475 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 -9 69 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Durham -13 7 £37,500 +14.50%
Northumberland - 1 £35,000 -
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 North East region with a requirement for TDD.

1 72 (93.51%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (59.74%) C#
3 42 (54.55%) .NET
4 32 (41.56%) SQL Server
4 32 (41.56%) Test Automation
4 32 (41.56%) BDD
5 31 (40.26%) MVC
6 30 (38.96%) ASP.NET
7 23 (29.87%) WCF
7 23 (29.87%) Microsoft
7 23 (29.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (27.27%) Selenium
8 21 (27.27%) Scrum
8 21 (27.27%) SDLC
9 20 (25.97%) Node.js
10 19 (24.68%) JavaScript
11 18 (23.38%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (22.08%) Web Application Development
12 17 (22.08%) Cucumber
13 16 (20.78%) Git (software)
13 16 (20.78%) Java
13 16 (20.78%) Advertising
13 16 (20.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 15 (19.48%) OO
14 15 (19.48%) WebDriver
14 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (19.48%) AngularJS
15 13 (16.88%) DevOps
15 13 (16.88%) Line Management
15 13 (16.88%) Coaching

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 6 (7.79%) Documentum
2 5 (6.49%) CMS
3 4 (5.19%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (5.19%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (5.19%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.60%) Confluence
5 1 (1.30%) Drupal
5 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.30%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.30%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (10.39%) GitHub
4 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) SMS
2 1 (1.30%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (41.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 7 (9.09%) MySQL
3 7 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.49%) Big Data
4 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (27.27%) Selenium
2 17 (22.08%) Cucumber
3 16 (20.78%) Git (software)
4 15 (19.48%) WebDriver
5 10 (12.99%) Jenkins
5 10 (12.99%) SoapUI
6 6 (7.79%) Ranorex
6 6 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (6.49%) JMeter
8 4 (5.19%) LoadRunner
8 4 (5.19%) Robot Framework
9 3 (3.90%) JIRA
9 3 (3.90%) JUnit
10 2 (2.60%) Zephyr
11 1 (1.30%) GoogleTest
11 1 (1.30%) Gradle
11 1 (1.30%) Jasmine
11 1 (1.30%) Mocha
11 1 (1.30%) Mockito
11 1 (1.30%) PHPUnit
General
1 16 (20.78%) Advertising
2 8 (10.39%) Retail
3 6 (7.79%) Marketing
4 3 (3.90%) Games
5 2 (2.60%) Finance
6 1 (1.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (54.55%) Developer
2 24 (31.17%) .NET Developer
3 10 (12.99%) Messaging Developer
4 8 (10.39%) Software Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) .NET Software Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Automation Tester
6 6 (7.79%) C# Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Test Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Test Leader
6 6 (7.79%) Tester
7 5 (6.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Social Media Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Architect
8 4 (5.19%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Development Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Software Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (54.55%) .NET
2 30 (38.96%) ASP.NET
3 23 (29.87%) ASP.NET MVC
3 23 (29.87%) WCF
4 20 (25.97%) Node.js
5 18 (23.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 16 (20.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 15 (19.48%) AngularJS
8 12 (15.58%) Web Services
9 11 (14.29%) CSS
9 11 (14.29%) HTML
9 11 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (12.99%) Ninject
11 9 (11.69%) .NET Framework
11 9 (11.69%) RESTful
12 8 (10.39%) Entity Framework
12 8 (10.39%) jQuery
13 6 (7.79%) Gherkin
13 6 (7.79%) REST
13 6 (7.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.49%) BBC
3 5 (6.49%) Social Media
3 5 (6.49%) User Experience
4 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.30%) Animation
6 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.30%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) Android
1 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
1 3 (3.90%) Linux
2 1 (1.30%) OpenVMS
2 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (93.51%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (41.56%) BDD
2 32 (41.56%) Test Automation
3 31 (40.26%) MVC
4 21 (27.27%) Scrum
4 21 (27.27%) SDLC
5 17 (22.08%) Web Application Development
6 15 (19.48%) OO
7 13 (16.88%) Coaching
7 13 (16.88%) DevOps
7 13 (16.88%) Line Management
7 13 (16.88%) Microservices
8 12 (15.58%) Dependency Injection
9 11 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
9 11 (14.29%) Waterfall
10 10 (12.99%) Case Management
10 10 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (12.99%) Test Scripting
10 10 (12.99%) User Stories
11 9 (11.69%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 46 (59.74%) C#
2 19 (24.68%) JavaScript
3 16 (20.78%) Java
4 12 (15.58%) Ruby
5 9 (11.69%) SQL
6 4 (5.19%) PHP
7 3 (3.90%) Apple Swift
7 3 (3.90%) C++
8 2 (2.60%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.30%) F#
9 1 (1.30%) Go
9 1 (1.30%) Groovy
9 1 (1.30%) Pascal
9 1 (1.30%) Python
9 1 (1.30%) R
9 1 (1.30%) Scala
9 1 (1.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) Degree
2 8 (10.39%) ISTQB
3 7 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.30%) ISEB
7 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.58%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Puppet
1 3 (3.90%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.30%) Kibana
Vendors
1 23 (29.87%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.39%) Pega
3 6 (7.79%) Google
4 5 (6.49%) Apple
4 5 (6.49%) Facebook
4 5 (6.49%) Sony
4 5 (6.49%) Yahoo!
5 4 (5.19%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.90%) Xamarin
7 2 (2.60%) Progress