Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > North East
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 26 23
Rank change year-on-year -11 -3 +5
Permanent jobs citing TDD 87 105 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.56% 7.83% 10.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.36% 9.20% 11.51%
Number of salaries quoted 81 95 134
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 £27,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £65,480
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 1,368 1,141 1,216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 87.47% 85.09% 89.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,191 950 1,059
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £58,750
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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -9 77 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Durham -9 9 £37,500 -31.82%
Northumberland - 1 £35,000 -
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 86 (98.85%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (67.82%) C#
3 54 (62.07%) .NET
4 51 (58.62%) BDD
5 44 (50.57%) ASP.NET
6 38 (43.68%) SQL Server
7 30 (34.48%) MVC
7 30 (34.48%) ASP.NET Web API
8 29 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 29 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 28 (32.18%) Node.js
9 28 (32.18%) Microsoft
10 26 (29.89%) Git (software)
11 25 (28.74%) RESTful
11 25 (28.74%) WCF
12 24 (27.59%) JavaScript
12 24 (27.59%) Web Application Development
12 24 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 21 (24.14%) OO
13 21 (24.14%) Scrum
14 20 (22.99%) AngularJS
15 18 (20.69%) Web Services
15 18 (20.69%) Selenium
15 18 (20.69%) Ruby
16 17 (19.54%) SDLC
16 17 (19.54%) Cucumber
16 17 (19.54%) SQL Server 2016
17 16 (18.39%) .NET Framework
18 15 (17.24%) Dependency Injection
19 14 (16.09%) NoSQL

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 (6.90%) Documentum
2 4 (4.60%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.30%) Confluence
4 1 (1.15%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.05%) GitHub
3 4 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.15%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) SMS
2 1 (1.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (43.68%) SQL Server
2 17 (19.54%) SQL Server 2016
3 14 (16.09%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.60%) Big Data
5 3 (3.45%) MySQL
6 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (29.89%) Git (software)
2 18 (20.69%) Selenium
3 17 (19.54%) Cucumber
4 13 (14.94%) WebDriver
5 12 (13.79%) SoapUI
6 8 (9.20%) Jenkins
7 6 (6.90%) Ranorex
8 5 (5.75%) JMeter
9 4 (4.60%) LoadRunner
9 4 (4.60%) NUnit
9 4 (4.60%) Robot Framework
9 4 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (3.45%) JIRA
10 3 (3.45%) MSTest
11 2 (2.30%) JUnit
11 2 (2.30%) Zephyr
12 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.15%) HP UFT
12 1 (1.15%) Maven
12 1 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 7 (8.05%) Retail
2 4 (4.60%) Advertising
2 4 (4.60%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Marketing
3 1 (1.15%) Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (63.22%) Developer
2 34 (39.08%) .NET Developer
3 15 (17.24%) Software Developer
4 13 (14.94%) Social Media Developer
5 10 (11.49%) C# Developer
5 10 (11.49%) Messaging Developer
6 8 (9.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (6.90%) .NET Software Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Software Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Test Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Test Leader
7 6 (6.90%) Tester
8 5 (5.75%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Architect
9 4 (4.60%) Automation Tester
9 4 (4.60%) Development Manager
9 4 (4.60%) Software Manager
9 4 (4.60%) Software Test Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (62.07%) .NET
2 44 (50.57%) ASP.NET
3 30 (34.48%) ASP.NET Web API
4 29 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 28 (32.18%) Node.js
6 25 (28.74%) RESTful
6 25 (28.74%) WCF
7 24 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 20 (22.99%) AngularJS
9 18 (20.69%) Web Services
10 16 (18.39%) .NET Framework
11 14 (16.09%) Ninject
12 11 (12.64%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (9.20%) REST
14 6 (6.90%) SOAP
15 5 (5.75%) CSS
15 5 (5.75%) Gherkin
15 5 (5.75%) HTML
15 5 (5.75%) WPF
16 4 (4.60%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) BBC
1 13 (14.94%) Social Media
2 7 (8.05%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.75%) User Experience
4 3 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.15%) Animation
5 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.15%) iPhone
5 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.45%) Android
2 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (98.85%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (58.62%) BDD
3 30 (34.48%) MVC
4 29 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 24 (27.59%) Web Application Development
6 21 (24.14%) OO
6 21 (24.14%) Scrum
7 17 (19.54%) SDLC
8 15 (17.24%) Dependency Injection
9 13 (14.94%) DevOps
9 13 (14.94%) Line Management
9 13 (14.94%) SOLID
10 12 (13.79%) Domain-Driven Design
10 12 (13.79%) Waterfall
11 11 (12.64%) Coaching
11 11 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (12.64%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 11 (12.64%) Mob Programming
12 10 (11.49%) Case Management
12 10 (11.49%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 59 (67.82%) C#
2 24 (27.59%) JavaScript
3 18 (20.69%) Ruby
4 14 (16.09%) Java
5 12 (13.79%) TypeScript
6 11 (12.64%) SQL
7 5 (5.75%) C++
8 3 (3.45%) C
9 2 (2.30%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.15%) Go
10 1 (1.15%) Groovy
10 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.15%) PHP
10 1 (1.15%) Python
10 1 (1.15%) R
10 1 (1.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) ISTQB
2 7 (8.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (4.60%) Degree
3 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.45%) ISEB
5 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) Puppet
1 3 (3.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (32.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.09%) Google
3 13 (14.94%) Apple
3 13 (14.94%) Facebook
3 13 (14.94%) Sony
3 13 (14.94%) Yahoo!
4 8 (9.20%) Pega
5 2 (2.30%) Progress
6 1 (1.15%) Twitter
6 1 (1.15%) Xamarin