Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > North East
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 30 19
Rank change year-on-year -10 -11 +26
Permanent jobs citing TDD 76 148 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.84% 8.54% 10.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.34% 9.27% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 58 137 125
North East median annual salary £47,750 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.11% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,052 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +4.00%

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 1,198 1,596 1,147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 92.08% 92.04% 92.50%
Number of salaries quoted 900 1,345 1,032
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 6 months to 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019. 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 -12 63 £48,463 +7.69% 10
Durham -8 10 £36,250 -3.33%
Teesside - 2 £45,250 -
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 52 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (51.32%) C#
3 37 (48.68%) Software Engineering
4 33 (43.42%) .NET
5 30 (39.47%) BDD
6 29 (38.16%) Test Automation
7 23 (30.26%) JavaScript
8 20 (26.32%) .NET Framework
9 19 (25.00%) MVC
10 18 (23.68%) Scrum
10 18 (23.68%) HTML
10 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET
10 18 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (22.37%) CSS
12 16 (21.05%) Web Services
13 15 (19.74%) Degree
13 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (17.11%) AngularJS
14 13 (17.11%) Pair Programming
14 13 (17.11%) Unit Testing
14 13 (17.11%) Selenium
14 13 (17.11%) SQL
14 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
15 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
15 12 (15.79%) Java
15 12 (15.79%) Jenkins
15 12 (15.79%) Node.js
15 12 (15.79%) Microservices
16 11 (14.47%) SOLID

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 6 (7.89%) NServiceBus
2 2 (2.63%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.63%) CMS
2 2 (2.63%) Confluence
3 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.32%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.95%) MySQL
2 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (2.63%) Big Data
3 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.32%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (17.11%) Selenium
2 12 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
4 7 (9.21%) Cucumber
4 7 (9.21%) JIRA
5 6 (7.89%) SoapUI
6 5 (6.58%) Appium
6 5 (6.58%) Gatling
6 5 (6.58%) JMeter
6 5 (6.58%) Protractor
6 5 (6.58%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.63%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.63%) GitLab
7 2 (2.63%) Gradle
7 2 (2.63%) JUnit
7 2 (2.63%) Maven
7 2 (2.63%) Subversion
8 1 (1.32%) FogBugz
8 1 (1.32%) Mocha
8 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (6.58%) Billing
1 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.63%) Automotive
3 1 (1.32%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Games
3 1 (1.32%) Marketing
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (55.26%) Developer
2 24 (31.58%) Software Engineer
3 23 (30.26%) .NET Developer
4 18 (23.68%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (23.68%) C# Developer
5 15 (19.74%) Software Developer
6 13 (17.11%) .NET Software Engineer
7 12 (15.79%) .NET Software Developer
8 11 (14.47%) C# Software Developer
8 11 (14.47%) Senior Developer
8 11 (14.47%) Tester
9 10 (13.16%) Senior Software Developer
10 9 (11.84%) C# Software Engineer
11 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (10.53%) Azure Engineer
11 8 (10.53%) Azure Software Engineer
11 8 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
11 8 (10.53%) Senior .NET Software Developer
12 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (43.42%) .NET
2 20 (26.32%) .NET Framework
3 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET
3 18 (23.68%) HTML
4 17 (22.37%) CSS
5 16 (21.05%) Web Services
6 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (17.11%) AngularJS
8 12 (15.79%) Node.js
9 9 (11.84%) Angular 2
9 9 (11.84%) Entity Framework
9 9 (11.84%) HTML5
9 9 (11.84%) jQuery
10 8 (10.53%) JSON
10 8 (10.53%) RESTful
10 8 (10.53%) SOAP
11 6 (7.89%) .NET Core
11 6 (7.89%) CSS3
12 5 (6.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (6.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.58%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.63%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) Windows
2 4 (5.26%) Android
3 2 (2.63%) Linux
3 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (48.68%) Software Engineering
3 30 (39.47%) BDD
4 29 (38.16%) Test Automation
5 19 (25.00%) MVC
6 18 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (23.68%) Scrum
7 13 (17.11%) Pair Programming
7 13 (17.11%) Unit Testing
8 12 (15.79%) Microservices
9 11 (14.47%) Integration Testing
9 11 (14.47%) SOLID
9 11 (14.47%) Web Development
10 8 (10.53%) Front End Development
11 7 (9.21%) Domain-Driven Design
11 7 (9.21%) Multithreading
11 7 (9.21%) OO
11 7 (9.21%) Project Management
12 6 (7.89%) DevOps
12 6 (7.89%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 39 (51.32%) C#
2 23 (30.26%) JavaScript
3 13 (17.11%) SQL
4 12 (15.79%) Java
5 11 (14.47%) TypeScript
6 6 (7.89%) C++
7 2 (2.63%) Python
8 1 (1.32%) F#
8 1 (1.32%) Java 8
8 1 (1.32%) PHP
8 1 (1.32%) RPG
8 1 (1.32%) Ruby
8 1 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Degree
2 6 (7.89%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Kibana
Vendors
1 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.32%) Google
2 1 (1.32%) MuleSoft
2 1 (1.32%) SAP
2 1 (1.32%) Twitter