Period
to 29 October 2020

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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > North East
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 37 26
Rank change year-on-year +11 -11 +4
Permanent jobs citing TDD 52 71 133
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 7.46% 6.26% 9.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.06% 6.73% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 59 44 129
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £36,200 £32,875 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,381 £62,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.13% +6.82% +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 645 1,055 1,329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 92.54% 92.95% 93.00%
Number of salaries quoted 564 797 1,080
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.23%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £64,625 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,122 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.99% - +5.00%

TDD
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

TDD
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

TDD
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing TDD in the North East over the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

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 29 October 2020. 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 37 £46,500 -1.06% 22
Durham +4 13 £50,000 +25.00% 2
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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 32 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (48.08%) C#
2 25 (48.08%) JavaScript
3 24 (46.15%) BDD
4 17 (32.69%) .NET
5 16 (30.77%) Java
5 16 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 16 (30.77%) AngularJS
6 15 (28.85%) HTML
6 15 (28.85%) CSS
6 15 (28.85%) MVC
7 14 (26.92%) SQL
8 13 (25.00%) Microservices
9 11 (21.15%) Python
9 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (21.15%) Git (software)
10 9 (17.31%) Test Automation
10 9 (17.31%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (17.31%) Azure
11 8 (15.38%) SaaS
11 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
11 8 (15.38%) OO
12 7 (13.46%) C++
12 7 (13.46%) JIRA
12 7 (13.46%) Selenium
12 7 (13.46%) Test Scripting
12 7 (13.46%) DevOps
12 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
12 7 (13.46%) SOLID
13 6 (11.54%) .NET Core

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 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (3.85%) nginx
2 1 (1.92%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.31%) Azure
1 9 (17.31%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (15.38%) SaaS
3 5 (9.62%) AWS
4 2 (3.85%) Heroku
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.92%) GCP
5 1 (1.92%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) NoSQL
1 6 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.69%) Redis
3 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.77%) MySQL
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
2 7 (13.46%) JIRA
2 7 (13.46%) Selenium
3 5 (9.62%) Maven
3 5 (9.62%) SoapUI
3 5 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.62%) WebDriver
4 4 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.85%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.85%) Subversion
6 1 (1.92%) Cypress.io
6 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (9.62%) Public Sector
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (75.00%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) Software Developer
3 14 (26.92%) Software Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) .NET Developer
5 7 (13.46%) .NET Software Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) Senior Developer
6 6 (11.54%) C# Developer
6 6 (11.54%) SQL Developer
7 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (9.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Developer in Test
7 5 (9.62%) Development Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Java Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Software Development Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Test Development Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Test Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.69%) .NET
2 16 (30.77%) AngularJS
3 15 (28.85%) CSS
3 15 (28.85%) HTML
4 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 6 (11.54%) .NET Core
5 6 (11.54%) REST
6 5 (9.62%) RESTful
6 5 (9.62%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
7 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (7.69%) CSS3
7 4 (7.69%) Entity Framework
7 4 (7.69%) HTML5
8 3 (5.77%) Aurelia
8 3 (5.77%) Node.js
8 3 (5.77%) Spring
8 3 (5.77%) Web Services
9 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.85%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.85%) Animation
2 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.85%) NHS
2 2 (3.85%) Social Media
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (46.15%) BDD
3 16 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 15 (28.85%) MVC
5 13 (25.00%) Microservices
6 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (17.31%) Test Automation
8 8 (15.38%) OO
9 7 (13.46%) DevOps
9 7 (13.46%) SOLID
9 7 (13.46%) Test Scripting
10 6 (11.54%) API Testing
10 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
10 6 (11.54%) Scrum
10 6 (11.54%) SDET
11 5 (9.62%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (9.62%) OOP
11 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
12 4 (7.69%) Decision-Making
12 4 (7.69%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 25 (48.08%) C#
1 25 (48.08%) JavaScript
2 16 (30.77%) Java
3 14 (26.92%) SQL
4 11 (21.15%) Python
5 7 (13.46%) C++
6 6 (11.54%) Ruby
7 5 (9.62%) PHP
8 4 (7.69%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.85%) Apple Swift
9 2 (3.85%) Lua
9 2 (3.85%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.92%) Java 8
10 1 (1.92%) PHP 7
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) Xamarin