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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England / North East
Rank 16 45 24
Rank change year-on-year +29 -21  
Permanent jobs citing TDD 67 34 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 10.75% 5.26% 9.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.32% 5.86% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 66 34 66
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,750 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

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 544 580 615
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 87.32% 89.64% 87.23%
Number of salaries quoted 498 493 530
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £61,215 £57,500
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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing TDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +27 60 £40,000 +3.22% 11
Durham +6 7 £55,000 +57.14%
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 104 (92.04%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (67.26%) BDD
3 58 (51.33%) Java
4 47 (41.59%) .NET
5 46 (40.71%) Enterprise Software
6 44 (38.94%) C#
7 42 (37.17%) Ruby
8 40 (35.40%) MVC
9 36 (31.86%) SQL Server
10 34 (30.09%) ASP.NET
10 34 (30.09%) .NET Framework
10 34 (30.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 33 (29.20%) Entity Framework
11 33 (29.20%) RESTful
11 33 (29.20%) ASP.NET Web API
11 33 (29.20%) WCF
12 32 (28.32%) Web Application Development
12 32 (28.32%) Node.js
12 32 (28.32%) SQL Server 2014
13 30 (26.55%) Scala
13 30 (26.55%) Git (software)
14 28 (24.78%) Scrum
15 27 (23.89%) Clojure
16 24 (21.24%) NoSQL
16 24 (21.24%) AngularJS
16 24 (21.24%) NHS
17 20 (17.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 19 (16.81%) Code First Entity Framework
18 19 (16.81%) Software Engineering
18 19 (16.81%) MongoDB

TDD
Top Related 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 13 (11.50%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.65%) CMS
3 2 (1.77%) SAS
3 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.04%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (14.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) HTTP
1 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.86%) SQL Server
2 32 (28.32%) SQL Server 2014
3 24 (21.24%) NoSQL
4 19 (16.81%) MongoDB
5 7 (6.19%) MySQL
6 4 (3.54%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.54%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.77%) SQLite
8 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (26.55%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.39%) Selenium
3 13 (11.50%) TeamCity
4 9 (7.96%) WebDriver
5 8 (7.08%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.54%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.54%) RSpec
6 4 (3.54%) Subversion
7 3 (2.65%) gulp
8 2 (1.77%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.77%) Gradle
8 2 (1.77%) Grunt
8 2 (1.77%) JIRA
8 2 (1.77%) JUnit
8 2 (1.77%) PhantomJS
8 2 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.88%) JBehave
9 1 (0.88%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.88%) Mocha
9 1 (0.88%) QARun
General
1 17 (15.04%) Games
2 9 (7.96%) Retail
3 8 (7.08%) Finance
3 8 (7.08%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.31%) Advertising
5 5 (4.42%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 82 (72.57%) Developer
2 43 (38.05%) .NET Developer
3 31 (27.43%) Java Developer
4 20 (17.70%) Agile Developer
5 16 (14.16%) C# Developer
6 15 (13.27%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 15 (13.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (13.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (13.27%) Junior
6 15 (13.27%) Junior Developer
6 15 (13.27%) Scala Developer
7 14 (12.39%) Java Scala Developer
7 14 (12.39%) Junior .NET Developer
8 13 (11.50%) Agile Java Developer
8 13 (11.50%) Graduate
8 13 (11.50%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 13 (11.50%) Graduate Developer
8 13 (11.50%) Software Engineer
9 9 (7.96%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (41.59%) .NET
2 34 (30.09%) .NET Framework
2 34 (30.09%) ASP.NET
2 34 (30.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 33 (29.20%) ASP.NET Web API
3 33 (29.20%) Entity Framework
3 33 (29.20%) RESTful
3 33 (29.20%) WCF
4 32 (28.32%) Node.js
5 24 (21.24%) AngularJS
6 20 (17.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 19 (16.81%) Code First Entity Framework
8 15 (13.27%) KnockoutJS
9 14 (12.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (12.39%) WPF
10 13 (11.50%) MSMQ
11 12 (10.62%) CSS
11 12 (10.62%) HTML
12 6 (5.31%) Spring
12 6 (5.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (40.71%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (21.24%) NHS
3 15 (13.27%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.54%) Blog
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.54%) Linux
2 1 (0.88%) CentOS
2 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.88%) Unix
2 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (92.04%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (67.26%) BDD
3 40 (35.40%) MVC
4 32 (28.32%) Web Application Development
5 28 (24.78%) Scrum
6 19 (16.81%) Kanban
6 19 (16.81%) Software Engineering
6 19 (16.81%) Web Development
7 16 (14.16%) Functional Programming
8 13 (11.50%) Dependency Injection
8 13 (11.50%) Multithreading
9 12 (10.62%) Extreme Programming
10 10 (8.85%) Front End Development
11 8 (7.08%) OO
12 7 (6.19%) Automation Testing
12 7 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (6.19%) Mathematics
12 7 (6.19%) Pair Programming
13 6 (5.31%) Open Source
13 6 (5.31%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 58 (51.33%) Java
2 44 (38.94%) C#
3 42 (37.17%) Ruby
4 30 (26.55%) Scala
5 27 (23.89%) Clojure
6 16 (14.16%) JavaScript
7 13 (11.50%) F#
8 9 (7.96%) C++
9 8 (7.08%) SQL
10 7 (6.19%) PHP
11 6 (5.31%) Python
12 5 (4.42%) Perl
13 2 (1.77%) Groovy
14 1 (0.88%) ES6
14 1 (0.88%) Go
14 1 (0.88%) Jython
Qualifications
1 7 (6.19%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 13 (11.50%) Kibana
2 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (12.39%) Google
2 2 (1.77%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.88%) Cognizant
3 1 (0.88%) Perforce
3 1 (0.88%) Xamarin
3 1 (0.88%) Zend
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