Period
to 23 September 2017

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 23 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > North East
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 27 23
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 +9
Permanent jobs citing TDD 86 127 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.57% 8.36% 10.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.69% 9.74% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 81 106 148
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £50,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 990 1304 1338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 87.15% 85.79% 86.83%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1145 1115
North East median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £23,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £63,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 23 September 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 6 months to 23 September 2017. 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 +5 83 £40,000 - 9
Durham -5 3 £37,500 +33.93% 1
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 80 (93.02%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (68.60%) C#
3 53 (61.63%) .NET
4 47 (54.65%) MVC
5 42 (48.84%) SQL Server
5 42 (48.84%) ASP.NET
6 39 (45.35%) BDD
7 37 (43.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 36 (41.86%) WCF
9 30 (34.88%) Web Application Development
10 29 (33.72%) ASP.NET Web API
11 26 (30.23%) Node.js
11 26 (30.23%) .NET Framework
11 26 (30.23%) Git (software)
12 25 (29.07%) Entity Framework
12 25 (29.07%) Ruby
13 24 (27.91%) AngularJS
13 24 (27.91%) RESTful
14 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
15 22 (25.58%) Test Automation
15 22 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 20 (23.26%) Dependency Injection
16 20 (23.26%) JavaScript
17 19 (22.09%) KnockoutJS
18 18 (20.93%) Scrum
19 17 (19.77%) MongoDB
19 17 (19.77%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (19.77%) SQL Server 2014
20 16 (18.60%) HTML
20 16 (18.60%) Java

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 8 (9.30%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.65%) CMS
2 4 (4.65%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (4.65%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.33%) Documentum
4 1 (1.16%) Drupal
4 1 (1.16%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.16%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.65%) GitHub
3 3 (3.49%) SaaS
4 2 (2.33%) npm
5 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) Internet
2 3 (3.49%) SMS
3 2 (2.33%) HTTP
4 1 (1.16%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.16%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.16%) RS-232
4 1 (1.16%) RS-485
4 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (48.84%) SQL Server
2 17 (19.77%) MongoDB
2 17 (19.77%) SQL Server 2014
3 13 (15.12%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.98%) MySQL
5 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (3.49%) Big Data
7 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (30.23%) Git (software)
2 14 (16.28%) Selenium
3 10 (11.63%) Cucumber
4 9 (10.47%) WebDriver
5 8 (9.30%) TeamCity
6 6 (6.98%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.49%) FitNesse
7 3 (3.49%) JMeter
7 3 (3.49%) JUnit
7 3 (3.49%) SoapUI
7 3 (3.49%) Subversion
8 2 (2.33%) CircleCI
8 2 (2.33%) Grunt
8 2 (2.33%) gulp
8 2 (2.33%) Ranorex
8 2 (2.33%) SonarQube
8 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.16%) Appium
9 1 (1.16%) git-flow
9 1 (1.16%) Zephyr
General
1 16 (18.60%) Advertising
2 10 (11.63%) Games
3 7 (8.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (74.42%) Developer
2 39 (45.35%) .NET Developer
3 20 (23.26%) C# Developer
4 19 (22.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (19.77%) ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (19.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (17.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 12 (13.95%) Software Developer
8 11 (12.79%) Software Engineer
9 9 (10.47%) Graduate
9 9 (10.47%) Graduate Developer
9 9 (10.47%) Junior
9 9 (10.47%) Junior .NET Developer
9 9 (10.47%) Junior Developer
9 9 (10.47%) Messaging Developer
10 8 (9.30%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 6 (6.98%) .NET Software Developer
11 6 (6.98%) C++ Developer
11 6 (6.98%) Senior Developer
11 6 (6.98%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (61.63%) .NET
2 42 (48.84%) ASP.NET
3 37 (43.02%) ASP.NET MVC
4 36 (41.86%) WCF
5 29 (33.72%) ASP.NET Web API
6 26 (30.23%) .NET Framework
6 26 (30.23%) Node.js
7 25 (29.07%) Entity Framework
8 24 (27.91%) AngularJS
8 24 (27.91%) RESTful
9 22 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 19 (22.09%) KnockoutJS
11 16 (18.60%) CSS
11 16 (18.60%) HTML
12 12 (13.95%) Web Services
12 12 (13.95%) WPF
13 11 (12.79%) jQuery
13 11 (12.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (10.47%) HTML5
14 9 (10.47%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Computer Science
2 11 (12.79%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.81%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.65%) Blog
4 4 (4.65%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.33%) NHS
6 2 (2.33%) User Experience
7 1 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.16%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.98%) Linux
2 3 (3.49%) Android
3 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.33%) Windows
4 1 (1.16%) Debian
4 1 (1.16%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (93.02%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (54.65%) MVC
3 39 (45.35%) BDD
4 30 (34.88%) Web Application Development
5 22 (25.58%) Test Automation
6 20 (23.26%) Dependency Injection
7 18 (20.93%) Scrum
8 17 (19.77%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (15.12%) Software Engineering
9 13 (15.12%) Web Development
10 12 (13.95%) SOLID
11 11 (12.79%) SDLC
12 10 (11.63%) OO
13 9 (10.47%) Domain-Driven Design
13 9 (10.47%) Kanban
13 9 (10.47%) Multithreading
14 7 (8.14%) Line Management
15 6 (6.98%) Front End Development
15 6 (6.98%) Microservices
15 6 (6.98%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 59 (68.60%) C#
2 25 (29.07%) Ruby
3 20 (23.26%) JavaScript
4 16 (18.60%) Java
5 8 (9.30%) C++
5 8 (9.30%) F#
6 7 (8.14%) SQL
7 3 (3.49%) Clojure
7 3 (3.49%) PHP
7 3 (3.49%) Scala
7 3 (3.49%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.33%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.33%) Python
8 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.16%) Groovy
9 1 (1.16%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.16%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 13 (15.12%) Degree
2 4 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) ISEB
4 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) Kibana
2 1 (1.16%) Puppet
2 1 (1.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.47%) Google
3 4 (4.65%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.49%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.33%) Cognizant
5 2 (2.33%) Pega
5 2 (2.33%) Perforce
6 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.16%) ILOG