Period
to 14 November 2019

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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > North East
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 26 37
Rank change year-on-year -6 +11 -8
Permanent jobs citing TDD 74 134 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.51% 9.44% 6.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.07% 10.12% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 47 123 74
North East median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +11.11% +1.25%
10th Percentile £34,500 £32,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £59,029 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

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 1,046 1,324 1,200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 92.00% 93.24% 90.63%
Number of salaries quoted 799 1,071 1,043
North East median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,572 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 14 November 2019.

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 14 November 2019. 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 -12 60 £47,500 +5.56% 31
Durham +9 14 £37,500 -6.25% 12
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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 48 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (47.30%) Software Engineering
3 28 (37.84%) C#
4 27 (36.49%) Git (software)
5 25 (33.78%) JavaScript
5 25 (33.78%) Microservices
6 24 (32.43%) SQL
7 22 (29.73%) .NET
8 21 (28.38%) Java
9 19 (25.68%) AWS
10 18 (24.32%) BDD
10 18 (24.32%) Scrum
11 17 (22.97%) MySQL
11 17 (22.97%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (22.97%) Azure
12 16 (21.62%) Test Automation
13 15 (20.27%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (20.27%) AngularJS
14 14 (18.92%) Jenkins
14 14 (18.92%) Mobile App
14 14 (18.92%) JIRA
15 13 (17.57%) RESTful
15 13 (17.57%) PHP
15 13 (17.57%) TypeScript
15 13 (17.57%) Mentoring
15 13 (17.57%) Confluence
15 13 (17.57%) NoSQL
15 13 (17.57%) Node.js
16 12 (16.22%) Python
16 12 (16.22%) HTML

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 13 (17.57%) Confluence
2 9 (12.16%) NServiceBus
3 2 (2.70%) Drupal
3 2 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.70%) InDesign
1 2 (2.70%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.35%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Maximo
1 1 (1.35%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 19 (25.68%) AWS
2 17 (22.97%) Azure
3 10 (13.51%) Sage Pay
4 8 (10.81%) SaaS
5 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.35%) GCP
5 1 (1.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.97%) MySQL
2 15 (20.27%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (17.57%) NoSQL
4 9 (12.16%) MongoDB
5 8 (10.81%) Redis
6 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.70%) Big Data
7 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.35%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (36.49%) Git (software)
2 14 (18.92%) Jenkins
2 14 (18.92%) JIRA
3 10 (13.51%) IntelliJ
4 5 (6.76%) Selenium
5 3 (4.05%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.05%) JMeter
5 3 (4.05%) PHPUnit
5 3 (4.05%) SoapUI
5 3 (4.05%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.70%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.70%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.70%) TestComplete
6 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio Coded UI
6 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.35%) FogBugz
7 1 (1.35%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.35%) Selenium IDE
General
1 9 (12.16%) Marketing
2 5 (6.76%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.70%) Finance
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
4 1 (1.35%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (55.41%) Developer
2 30 (40.54%) Software Engineer
3 22 (29.73%) Senior Software Engineer
4 15 (20.27%) .NET Developer
5 14 (18.92%) Senior Developer
6 13 (17.57%) Java Engineer
6 13 (17.57%) Java Software Engineer
6 13 (17.57%) Software Developer
7 12 (16.22%) Senior .NET Developer
7 12 (16.22%) Senior Java Engineer
7 12 (16.22%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 11 (14.86%) C# Developer
9 10 (13.51%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (13.51%) Senior Software Developer
10 9 (12.16%) Angular Developer
10 9 (12.16%) C# Software Developer
10 9 (12.16%) C# Software Engineer
10 9 (12.16%) PHP Developer
10 9 (12.16%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 9 (12.16%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.73%) .NET
2 15 (20.27%) AngularJS
3 13 (17.57%) Node.js
3 13 (17.57%) RESTful
4 12 (16.22%) HTML
5 10 (13.51%) .NET Framework
5 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET
5 10 (13.51%) CSS
6 9 (12.16%) Angular 2
6 9 (12.16%) Redux
7 8 (10.81%) Spring
8 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (9.46%) Laravel
8 7 (9.46%) REST
9 6 (8.11%) HTML5
9 6 (8.11%) Swagger
10 5 (6.76%) .NET Core
10 5 (6.76%) CSS3
10 5 (6.76%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.76%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.35%) BBC
3 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.35%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.35%) Kindle
3 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.35%) Social Media
3 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.16%) Windows
2 5 (6.76%) Android
3 1 (1.35%) Linux
3 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (47.30%) Software Engineering
3 25 (33.78%) Microservices
4 18 (24.32%) BDD
4 18 (24.32%) Scrum
5 17 (22.97%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (21.62%) Test Automation
7 13 (17.57%) Mentoring
8 12 (16.22%) Pair Programming
9 11 (14.86%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (13.51%) CQRS
10 10 (13.51%) Domain-Driven Design
10 10 (13.51%) E-Commerce
10 10 (13.51%) Threat Modelling
11 9 (12.16%) Coaching
11 9 (12.16%) DevOps
12 8 (10.81%) Computer Science
12 8 (10.81%) Project Management
13 7 (9.46%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 7 (9.46%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.84%) C#
2 25 (33.78%) JavaScript
3 24 (32.43%) SQL
4 21 (28.38%) Java
5 13 (17.57%) PHP
5 13 (17.57%) TypeScript
6 12 (16.22%) Python
7 8 (10.81%) Lua
8 3 (4.05%) Scala
9 2 (2.70%) Ruby
10 1 (1.35%) C++
10 1 (1.35%) RPG
10 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Puppet
2 2 (2.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (13.51%) Sage
2 2 (2.70%) Adobe
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.35%) Apple
3 1 (1.35%) Facebook
3 1 (1.35%) Google
3 1 (1.35%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.35%) SAP
3 1 (1.35%) Sony
3 1 (1.35%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.35%) Yahoo!