Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > North East
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 35 28
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7 -8
Permanent jobs citing TDD 134 79 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 9.59% 6.13% 8.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.28% 6.79% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 123 73 104
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £53,000
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 1,303 1,164 1,293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 93.27% 90.30% 86.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,056 1,009 1,104
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +6 123 £45,000 +5.88% 22
Durham +17 6 £40,000 +1.91% 5
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 82 (61.19%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (54.48%) BDD
3 57 (42.54%) .NET
4 54 (40.30%) JavaScript
5 53 (39.55%) C#
6 50 (37.31%) MVC
7 49 (36.57%) Java
8 48 (35.82%) Git (software)
9 44 (32.84%) Scrum
10 43 (32.09%) Software Engineering
11 42 (31.34%) AngularJS
12 41 (30.60%) ASP.NET
13 39 (29.10%) SQL
13 39 (29.10%) Continuous Integration
14 38 (28.36%) SQL Server
14 38 (28.36%) CSS
15 37 (27.61%) HTML
16 36 (26.87%) Web Development
17 34 (25.37%) .NET Framework
18 33 (24.63%) Microsoft
18 33 (24.63%) Node.js
19 31 (23.13%) ASP.NET MVC
20 28 (20.90%) Pair Programming
21 27 (20.15%) Enterprise Software
22 26 (19.40%) Unit Testing
23 24 (17.91%) RESTful
24 23 (17.16%) HTML5
25 22 (16.42%) Entity Framework
25 22 (16.42%) React
26 21 (15.67%) Microservices

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 12 (8.96%) Confluence
2 9 (6.72%) CMS
3 8 (5.97%) Apache Solr
4 6 (4.48%) Apache Spark
4 6 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.99%) Jetty
6 2 (1.49%) NServiceBus
6 2 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.49%) WordPress
7 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.75%) Drupal
7 1 (0.75%) nginx
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.49%) GitHub
4 2 (1.49%) SaaS
5 1 (0.75%) npm
5 1 (0.75%) NuGet
5 1 (0.75%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.46%) Internet
2 2 (1.49%) SMS
3 1 (0.75%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (28.36%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.18%) NoSQL
3 17 (12.69%) MySQL
4 10 (7.46%) SQL Server 2016
5 9 (6.72%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.73%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (3.73%) Big Data
7 5 (3.73%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.73%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.24%) Redis
9 2 (1.49%) DB2
9 2 (1.49%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.75%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 48 (35.82%) Git (software)
2 21 (15.67%) Cucumber
2 21 (15.67%) Jenkins
2 21 (15.67%) Selenium
3 17 (12.69%) JUnit
4 15 (11.19%) Maven
4 15 (11.19%) Subversion
5 14 (10.45%) JIRA
6 13 (9.70%) Gradle
7 12 (8.96%) Bitbucket
7 12 (8.96%) Gatling
7 12 (8.96%) JMeter
8 10 (7.46%) GitLab
8 10 (7.46%) LoadRunner
9 4 (2.99%) gulp
9 4 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.49%) AccuRev
10 2 (1.49%) Grunt
10 2 (1.49%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (8.96%) Advertising
2 8 (5.97%) Finance
3 5 (3.73%) Games
4 3 (2.24%) Marketing
5 2 (1.49%) Retail
6 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 103 (76.87%) Developer
2 38 (28.36%) .NET Developer
3 29 (21.64%) Java Developer
4 28 (20.90%) C# Developer
5 26 (19.40%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (13.43%) ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (13.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (11.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 15 (11.19%) Analyst
8 15 (11.19%) Software Developer
9 12 (8.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 12 (8.96%) Test Analyst
10 10 (7.46%) Agile Developer
10 10 (7.46%) Automation Test Analyst
10 10 (7.46%) Senior Developer
10 10 (7.46%) Test Automation Engineer
10 10 (7.46%) Test Engineer
11 8 (5.97%) Agile Java Developer
12 7 (5.22%) Python Developer
13 6 (4.48%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (42.54%) .NET
2 42 (31.34%) AngularJS
3 41 (30.60%) ASP.NET
4 38 (28.36%) CSS
5 37 (27.61%) HTML
6 34 (25.37%) .NET Framework
7 33 (24.63%) Node.js
8 31 (23.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (17.91%) RESTful
10 23 (17.16%) HTML5
11 22 (16.42%) Entity Framework
11 22 (16.42%) React
12 21 (15.67%) Hibernate
12 21 (15.67%) Spring
12 21 (15.67%) Web Services
13 20 (14.93%) jQuery
14 19 (14.18%) ASP.NET Web API
15 18 (13.43%) Spring Boot
16 17 (12.69%) JSON
17 14 (10.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.15%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (8.96%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.73%) Cloud Native
3 5 (3.73%) User Experience
4 3 (2.24%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.49%) Podcast
5 2 (1.49%) Social Media
5 2 (1.49%) Social Network
6 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.75%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.97%) Linux
2 3 (2.24%) Unix
2 3 (2.24%) Windows
3 2 (1.49%) VMS
4 1 (0.75%) Android
4 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (61.19%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (54.48%) BDD
3 50 (37.31%) MVC
4 44 (32.84%) Scrum
5 43 (32.09%) Software Engineering
6 39 (29.10%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (26.87%) Web Development
8 28 (20.90%) Pair Programming
9 26 (19.40%) Unit Testing
10 21 (15.67%) Microservices
11 20 (14.93%) OO
11 20 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
12 19 (14.18%) Domain-Driven Design
12 19 (14.18%) Test Automation
13 17 (12.69%) DevOps
13 17 (12.69%) OOP
14 15 (11.19%) Front End Development
15 12 (8.96%) SDLC
15 12 (8.96%) Web Application Development
16 11 (8.21%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (40.30%) JavaScript
2 53 (39.55%) C#
3 49 (36.57%) Java
4 39 (29.10%) SQL
5 17 (12.69%) TypeScript
6 13 (9.70%) Ruby
6 13 (9.70%) Scala
7 12 (8.96%) PHP
8 10 (7.46%) C++
8 10 (7.46%) Python
9 9 (6.72%) Java 8
10 4 (2.99%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.24%) VB
12 1 (0.75%) Groovy
12 1 (0.75%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.75%) VB6
12 1 (0.75%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (7.46%) DBS Check
2 9 (6.72%) Degree
3 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.72%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (11.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.73%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.75%) Ansible
2 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (24.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle
3 2 (1.49%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.49%) Sybase
4 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.75%) MuleSoft
4 1 (0.75%) Sun
4 1 (0.75%) Twitter