Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > North East
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 42 23
Rank change year-on-year +21 -19 +2
Permanent jobs citing TDD 65 62 155
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 8.51% 5.05% 9.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.42% 5.45% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 56 39 143
Median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £36,750 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.67% -

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 690 1,138 1,489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 90.31% 92.75% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 568 844 1,220
Median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,820
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.01% +8.85%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 8 August 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 8 August 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 +22 57 £45,000 -4.26% 8
Durham +8 8 £42,500 +33.86% 5
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 54 (83.08%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (47.69%) JavaScript
3 26 (40.00%) BDD
4 22 (33.85%) Software Engineering
5 21 (32.31%) C#
6 18 (27.69%) Test Automation
7 17 (26.15%) Java
8 16 (24.62%) PHP
9 15 (23.08%) Web Services
9 15 (23.08%) SaaS
10 14 (21.54%) Integration Testing
10 14 (21.54%) Python
10 14 (21.54%) .NET
10 14 (21.54%) MySQL
11 13 (20.00%) Regression Testing
11 13 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (18.46%) QA
12 12 (18.46%) SoapUI
12 12 (18.46%) RESTful
12 12 (18.46%) Agile Testing
12 12 (18.46%) AngularJS
13 11 (16.92%) Mobile App
13 11 (16.92%) Redux
13 11 (16.92%) Redis
13 11 (16.92%) Symfony
13 11 (16.92%) Test Scripting
13 11 (16.92%) Lua
13 11 (16.92%) Marketing
13 11 (16.92%) MVC
14 10 (15.38%) Pair Programming

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:

Cloud Services
1 15 (23.08%) SaaS
2 5 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.08%) Azure
3 2 (3.08%) Heroku
4 1 (1.54%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) DNS
2 2 (3.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) MySQL
2 13 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (16.92%) Redis
4 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (18.46%) SoapUI
2 9 (13.85%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.77%) Postman
4 6 (9.23%) PHPUnit
4 6 (9.23%) Selenium
5 5 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 5 (7.69%) JIRA
5 5 (7.69%) Maven
5 5 (7.69%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.62%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.54%) Babel
7 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.54%) webpack
General
1 11 (16.92%) Marketing
2 2 (3.08%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (56.92%) Developer
2 20 (30.77%) Software Engineer
3 18 (27.69%) Software Developer
4 12 (18.46%) Analyst
4 12 (18.46%) Test Analyst
5 10 (15.38%) PHP Software Engineer
6 9 (13.85%) Senior Developer
7 8 (12.31%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 8 (12.31%) Development Engineer
7 8 (12.31%) Tester
8 7 (10.77%) Java Developer
8 7 (10.77%) Software Analyst
8 7 (10.77%) Software Test Analyst
8 7 (10.77%) Software Tester
9 6 (9.23%) .NET Developer
9 6 (9.23%) C# Developer
10 5 (7.69%) Software Development Engineer
10 5 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
10 5 (7.69%) Test Development Engineer
10 5 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.08%) Web Services
2 14 (21.54%) .NET
3 12 (18.46%) AngularJS
3 12 (18.46%) RESTful
4 11 (16.92%) Redux
4 11 (16.92%) Symfony
5 10 (15.38%) REST
6 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET
7 8 (12.31%) CSS
7 8 (12.31%) Laravel
8 7 (10.77%) .NET Framework
8 7 (10.77%) HTML
8 7 (10.77%) SOAP
9 5 (7.69%) Spring
10 4 (6.15%) .NET Core
10 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (4.62%) CSS3
11 3 (4.62%) HTML5
11 3 (4.62%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.23%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Linux
2 3 (4.62%) Debian
2 3 (4.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (83.08%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.00%) BDD
3 22 (33.85%) Software Engineering
4 18 (27.69%) Test Automation
5 14 (21.54%) Integration Testing
6 13 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 12 (18.46%) Agile Testing
8 11 (16.92%) MVC
8 11 (16.92%) Test Scripting
9 10 (15.38%) Pair Programming
10 9 (13.85%) OOP
11 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (12.31%) Scrum
11 8 (12.31%) Software Delivery
11 8 (12.31%) Unit Testing
12 7 (10.77%) Mob Programming
12 7 (10.77%) Multithreading
12 7 (10.77%) Non-Functional Testing
12 7 (10.77%) Software Testing
13 6 (9.23%) OO
Programming Languages
1 31 (47.69%) JavaScript
2 21 (32.31%) C#
3 17 (26.15%) Java
4 16 (24.62%) PHP
5 14 (21.54%) Python
6 11 (16.92%) Lua
7 7 (10.77%) TypeScript
8 5 (7.69%) SQL
9 4 (6.15%) C++
10 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
10 3 (4.62%) Java 8
10 3 (4.62%) Ruby
11 1 (1.54%) C
11 1 (1.54%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.46%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.54%) Xamarin