Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > North East
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 42 27
Rank change year-on-year +16 -15 -4
Permanent jobs citing TDD 117 87 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 8.73% 5.64% 7.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.31% 6.19% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 109 81 95
North East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £84,996 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +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 1,257 1,405 1,176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 93.81% 91.06% 87.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,009 1,229 982
North East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,726 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +9 110 £46,250 +2.78% 21
Durham +14 6 £40,000 +6.67% 7
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 71 (60.68%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (56.41%) BDD
3 49 (41.88%) Java
4 48 (41.03%) JavaScript
5 46 (39.32%) Software Engineering
6 39 (33.33%) Scrum
6 39 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 38 (32.48%) MVC
7 38 (32.48%) C#
8 35 (29.91%) HTML
9 34 (29.06%) CSS
9 34 (29.06%) Web Development
9 34 (29.06%) AngularJS
10 32 (27.35%) .NET
11 30 (25.64%) SQL
12 29 (24.79%) Node.js
13 28 (23.93%) Test Automation
13 28 (23.93%) Enterprise Software
14 27 (23.08%) Pair Programming
15 25 (21.37%) ASP.NET
16 24 (20.51%) Unit Testing
17 23 (19.66%) Selenium
17 23 (19.66%) Microservices
17 23 (19.66%) HTML5
18 22 (18.80%) Cucumber
18 22 (18.80%) ASP.NET MVC
18 22 (18.80%) SQL Server
18 22 (18.80%) Web Services
19 21 (17.95%) Microsoft

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 14 (11.97%) Confluence
2 11 (9.40%) Apache Solr
2 11 (9.40%) CMS
3 7 (5.98%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (4.27%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.56%) NServiceBus
6 2 (1.71%) Jetty
6 2 (1.71%) WordPress
7 1 (0.85%) Drupal
7 1 (0.85%) nginx
7 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.27%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.71%) GitHub
4 1 (0.85%) npm
4 1 (0.85%) NuGet
4 1 (0.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.80%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.53%) MySQL
3 11 (9.40%) NoSQL
4 9 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.13%) Big Data
6 5 (4.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (4.27%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.27%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.85%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.85%) Redis
8 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 23 (19.66%) Selenium
3 22 (18.80%) Cucumber
4 21 (17.95%) Jenkins
5 17 (14.53%) JUnit
6 16 (13.68%) Gradle
6 16 (13.68%) JIRA
6 16 (13.68%) Maven
6 16 (13.68%) Subversion
7 15 (12.82%) Bitbucket
8 13 (11.11%) GitLab
9 10 (8.55%) Gatling
9 10 (8.55%) JMeter
10 8 (6.84%) LoadRunner
11 7 (5.98%) SoapUI
12 4 (3.42%) gulp
13 3 (2.56%) WebDriver
14 2 (1.71%) Grunt
14 2 (1.71%) Vagrant
14 2 (1.71%) webpack
General
1 8 (6.84%) Advertising
1 8 (6.84%) Games
2 5 (4.27%) Finance
3 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.71%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (66.67%) Developer
2 30 (25.64%) Java Developer
3 23 (19.66%) .NET Developer
4 20 (17.09%) C# Developer
5 19 (16.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (14.53%) Analyst
6 17 (14.53%) Test Analyst
7 16 (13.68%) ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (13.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 11 (9.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 9 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
10 9 (7.69%) Python Developer
10 9 (7.69%) Software Engineer
10 9 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
10 9 (7.69%) Test Engineer
11 8 (6.84%) Agile Developer
11 8 (6.84%) Agile Java Developer
12 7 (5.98%) Senior Developer
12 7 (5.98%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (29.91%) HTML
2 34 (29.06%) AngularJS
2 34 (29.06%) CSS
3 32 (27.35%) .NET
4 29 (24.79%) Node.js
5 25 (21.37%) ASP.NET
6 23 (19.66%) HTML5
7 22 (18.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (18.80%) Web Services
8 21 (17.95%) .NET Framework
8 21 (17.95%) jQuery
8 21 (17.95%) Spring
9 20 (17.09%) Hibernate
9 20 (17.09%) Spring Boot
10 19 (16.24%) SOAP
11 17 (14.53%) JSON
11 17 (14.53%) React
12 16 (13.68%) Entity Framework
13 13 (11.11%) REST
13 13 (11.11%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.93%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.27%) Cloud Native
3 5 (4.27%) User Experience
4 2 (1.71%) Podcast
4 2 (1.71%) Social Media
5 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.85%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.98%) Linux
2 4 (3.42%) Windows
3 3 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.85%) Unix
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (60.68%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (56.41%) BDD
3 46 (39.32%) Software Engineering
4 39 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (33.33%) Scrum
5 38 (32.48%) MVC
6 34 (29.06%) Web Development
7 28 (23.93%) Test Automation
8 27 (23.08%) Pair Programming
9 24 (20.51%) Unit Testing
10 23 (19.66%) Microservices
11 17 (14.53%) Domain-Driven Design
11 17 (14.53%) OO
12 16 (13.68%) OOP
12 16 (13.68%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (12.82%) Dependency Injection
14 14 (11.97%) Front End Development
14 14 (11.97%) Non-Functional Testing
15 13 (11.11%) DevOps
16 11 (9.40%) Enterprise Search
Programming Languages
1 49 (41.88%) Java
2 48 (41.03%) JavaScript
3 38 (32.48%) C#
4 30 (25.64%) SQL
5 14 (11.97%) Python
6 12 (10.26%) Scala
7 9 (7.69%) PHP
8 8 (6.84%) Java 8
9 7 (5.98%) C++
9 7 (5.98%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.71%) Ruby
10 2 (1.71%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.85%) F#
11 1 (0.85%) Groovy
11 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (10.26%) Degree
2 10 (8.55%) DBS Check
3 3 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.56%) PhD
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.55%) QA
2 3 (2.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (12.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.27%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.85%) Ansible
2 1 (0.85%) Kibana
2 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.71%) Twitter
3 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.85%) Google
3 1 (0.85%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.85%) Sun