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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 30 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > North East
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 85 66 21
Rank change year-on-year -19 -45 +24
Permanent jobs citing TDD 36 31 76
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 2.16% 2.71% 8.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 2.94% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 30 27 57
10th Percentile £41,125 £37,950 £35,000
25th Percentile £43,313 £42,517 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,750 £55,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.36% +22.22% -4.26%
75th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £54,750
England median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +9.09%

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 1,483 1,054 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 89.07% 92.21% 92.76%
Number of salaries quoted 991 785 653
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,250 £25,100
25th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £65,000 £62,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.19% +2.73% +4.76%

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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

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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

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Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing TDD in the North East over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Salary histogram for TDD in the North East

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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 30 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Tyne and Wear -13 28 £55,000 -0.90% 11
Durham -15 1 £40,000 -11.11% 2
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, 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 26 (72.22%) Agile
2 18 (50.00%) CI/CD
3 16 (44.44%) Azure
4 15 (41.67%) C#
4 15 (41.67%) .NET
5 12 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 12 (33.33%) Microservices
6 10 (27.78%) Java
6 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
7 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (25.00%) .NET Core
8 8 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 8 (22.22%) Python
8 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
8 8 (22.22%) BDD
9 7 (19.44%) DevOps
9 7 (19.44%) Docker
10 6 (16.67%) Social Skills
10 6 (16.67%) Scrum
10 6 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (16.67%) Data Protection
10 6 (16.67%) QA
11 5 (13.89%) Degree
11 5 (13.89%) Robotics
11 5 (13.89%) REST
11 5 (13.89%) AWS
11 5 (13.89%) C++
11 5 (13.89%) SQL Server

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 2 (5.56%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 16 (44.44%) Azure
2 5 (13.89%) AWS
3 3 (8.33%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.78%) Azure Functions
4 1 (2.78%) GitHub
4 1 (2.78%) npm
4 1 (2.78%) SaaS
4 1 (2.78%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.56%) GitLab
3 2 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (2.78%) Android Studio
4 1 (2.78%) Babel
4 1 (2.78%) Cypress.io
4 1 (2.78%) Gatling
4 1 (2.78%) Gradle
4 1 (2.78%) JMeter
4 1 (2.78%) Maven
4 1 (2.78%) Selenium
4 1 (2.78%) webpack
General
1 6 (16.67%) Social Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Tech for Good
3 4 (11.11%) Games
4 2 (5.56%) Finance
4 2 (5.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 2 (5.56%) Legal
5 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.78%) Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (2.78%) Law
5 1 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (2.78%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) Software Developer
3 10 (27.78%) .NET Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Senior Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Software Engineer
6 6 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (16.67%) C# Developer
7 5 (13.89%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (13.89%) Java Developer
8 4 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (8.33%) Backend Developer
9 3 (8.33%) Cloud Developer
9 3 (8.33%) Python Developer
9 3 (8.33%) Python Engineer
9 3 (8.33%) Python Software Engineer
9 3 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (8.33%) Senior .NET Software Developer
10 2 (5.56%) Azure Developer
10 2 (5.56%) Principal Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) .NET
2 9 (25.00%) .NET Core
3 5 (13.89%) REST
4 4 (11.11%) HTML
5 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (8.33%) JSON
5 3 (8.33%) Node.js
5 3 (8.33%) SOAP
5 3 (8.33%) Spring
5 3 (8.33%) Web Services
6 2 (5.56%) CSS
6 2 (5.56%) Java SE
6 2 (5.56%) Kafka
6 2 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (5.56%) React
6 2 (5.56%) Velocity
7 1 (2.78%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (13.89%) Robotics
4 3 (8.33%) Algorithms
5 2 (5.56%) Data Structures
5 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (5.56%) User Experience
6 1 (2.78%) Hackathon
6 1 (2.78%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Android
1 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) Agile
2 18 (50.00%) CI/CD
3 12 (33.33%) Microservices
3 12 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 8 (22.22%) BDD
5 8 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 8 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 7 (19.44%) DevOps
7 6 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 6 (16.67%) Scrum
8 5 (13.89%) Full Stack Development
8 5 (13.89%) Software Delivery
9 4 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
9 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
9 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (11.11%) Kanban
9 4 (11.11%) OO
9 4 (11.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) C#
2 10 (27.78%) Java
3 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.22%) Python
5 5 (13.89%) C++
6 4 (11.11%) TypeScript
7 2 (5.56%) Kotlin
8 1 (2.78%) ES6
8 1 (2.78%) SQL
8 1 (2.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) Accessibility
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) MuleSoft
1 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.78%) IBM
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) Perforce