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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England / North East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 25 29
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4  
Permanent jobs citing TDD 50 69 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 8.87% 8.40% 8.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.77% 9.89% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 50 62 62
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £33,075
10% offered a salary of more than £56,375 £51,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.52%  

TDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 512 698 652
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 90.78% 85.02% 84.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1724 2417 2239
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +7 48 £40,000 - 5
Durham -4 2 £39,250 +40.17%
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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.

1 113 (94.17%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (65.83%) BDD
3 69 (57.50%) C#
4 67 (55.83%) .NET
5 56 (46.67%) SQL Server
6 55 (45.83%) MVC
7 54 (45.00%) Ruby
8 53 (44.17%) ASP.NET
9 50 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 48 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 48 (40.00%) WCF
11 47 (39.17%) .NET Framework
12 46 (38.33%) RESTful
12 46 (38.33%) Entity Framework
13 44 (36.67%) Web Application Development
14 40 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
14 40 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
15 39 (32.50%) Java
16 38 (31.67%) Git (software)
17 34 (28.33%) AngularJS
18 31 (25.83%) Node.js
19 25 (20.83%) NoSQL
19 25 (20.83%) Scrum
19 25 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 24 (20.00%) Web Development
20 24 (20.00%) Test Automation
20 24 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
20 24 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
20 24 (20.00%) MongoDB
21 23 (19.17%) Computer Science

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 19 (15.83%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (5.00%) CMS
3 4 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (3.33%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 24 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.50%) SaaS
3 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.33%) Internet
2 2 (1.67%) HTTP
3 1 (0.83%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.83%) RS-232
3 1 (0.83%) RS-485
3 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 40 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 25 (20.83%) NoSQL
4 24 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.83%) MySQL
6 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.67%) SQLite
9 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 38 (31.67%) Git (software)
2 19 (15.83%) TeamCity
3 14 (11.67%) Selenium
4 9 (7.50%) WebDriver
5 8 (6.67%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.17%) Subversion
7 4 (3.33%) Grunt
7 4 (3.33%) gulp
7 4 (3.33%) RSpec
8 3 (2.50%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.50%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.67%) CircleCI
9 2 (1.67%) FitNesse
9 2 (1.67%) JMeter
9 2 (1.67%) JUnit
9 2 (1.67%) PhantomJS
9 2 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.83%) Appium
10 1 (0.83%) JIRA
10 1 (0.83%) SpecFlow
General
1 22 (18.33%) Games
2 11 (9.17%) Advertising
3 6 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 93 (77.50%) Developer
2 57 (47.50%) .NET Developer
3 29 (24.17%) C# Developer
4 28 (23.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (22.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 27 (22.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 25 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 20 (16.67%) Graduate
7 20 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
7 20 (16.67%) Junior
7 20 (16.67%) Junior .NET Developer
7 20 (16.67%) Junior Developer
8 19 (15.83%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 18 (15.00%) Java Developer
10 14 (11.67%) Software Engineer
11 13 (10.83%) Agile Developer
11 13 (10.83%) Software Developer
12 9 (7.50%) C++ Software Engineer
13 8 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
13 8 (6.67%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (55.83%) .NET
2 53 (44.17%) ASP.NET
3 50 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 48 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 48 (40.00%) WCF
5 47 (39.17%) .NET Framework
6 46 (38.33%) Entity Framework
6 46 (38.33%) RESTful
7 34 (28.33%) AngularJS
8 31 (25.83%) Node.js
9 25 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 21 (17.50%) Code First Entity Framework
10 21 (17.50%) KnockoutJS
10 21 (17.50%) WPF
11 20 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 19 (15.83%) CSS
12 19 (15.83%) HTML
12 19 (15.83%) MSMQ
13 13 (10.83%) Web Services
14 11 (9.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 40 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (19.17%) Computer Science
3 21 (17.50%) NHS
4 5 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.33%) Blog
5 4 (3.33%) Digital Media
5 4 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.33%) Linux
2 2 (1.67%) Windows
3 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.83%) CentOS
3 1 (0.83%) Debian
3 1 (0.83%) OpenVMS
3 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (94.17%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (65.83%) BDD
3 55 (45.83%) MVC
4 44 (36.67%) Web Application Development
5 25 (20.83%) Scrum
6 24 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 24 (20.00%) Web Development
7 21 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (17.50%) Dependency Injection
7 21 (17.50%) Kanban
8 20 (16.67%) Multithreading
9 16 (13.33%) Software Engineering
10 14 (11.67%) Extreme Programming
10 14 (11.67%) Functional Programming
11 10 (8.33%) SOLID
12 9 (7.50%) Front End Development
12 9 (7.50%) Line Management
12 9 (7.50%) Pair Programming
13 8 (6.67%) SDLC
14 7 (5.83%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 69 (57.50%) C#
2 54 (45.00%) Ruby
3 39 (32.50%) Java
4 22 (18.33%) JavaScript
5 21 (17.50%) Scala
6 19 (15.83%) Clojure
6 19 (15.83%) F#
7 13 (10.83%) C++
8 8 (6.67%) Python
9 7 (5.83%) SQL
10 4 (3.33%) PHP
11 3 (2.50%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.67%) Groovy
12 2 (1.67%) Perl
12 2 (1.67%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.83%) Go
13 1 (0.83%) Jython
13 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.83%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 14 (11.67%) Degree
2 2 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (1.67%) WCAG
3 1 (0.83%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (15.83%) Kibana
Vendors
1 21 (17.50%) Google
2 9 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.33%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.50%) Cognizant
4 3 (2.50%) Perforce
5 1 (0.83%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.83%) ILOG
5 1 (0.83%) Xamarin
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