Period
to 31 May 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 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > North East
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 43 31
Rank change year-on-year +17 -12 -13
Permanent jobs citing TDD 78 73 146
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 7.35% 5.71% 8.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.93% 6.16% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 59 58 136
Median annual salary £45,000 £47,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.76% +6.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £36,000 £31,250 £31,002
90th Percentile £54,250 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 984 1,186 1,597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 92.74% 92.80% 92.58%
Number of salaries quoted 713 891 1,342
Median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +12.68%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +20 76 £45,000 -7.14% 13
Durham +3 2 £42,500 +17.24% 9
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 72 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (47.44%) JavaScript
3 31 (39.74%) PHP
3 31 (39.74%) MySQL
3 31 (39.74%) Software Engineering
4 30 (38.46%) Python
5 29 (37.18%) QA
5 29 (37.18%) SaaS
6 27 (34.62%) Marketing
6 27 (34.62%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (34.62%) Symfony
6 27 (34.62%) Lua
6 27 (34.62%) Redis
6 27 (34.62%) Mobile App
6 27 (34.62%) Redux
7 26 (33.33%) BDD
7 26 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 26 (33.33%) Regression Testing
8 25 (32.05%) Integration Testing
9 24 (30.77%) Agile Testing
10 21 (26.92%) Web Services
11 16 (20.51%) Postman
11 16 (20.51%) Scrum
11 16 (20.51%) SoapUI
11 16 (20.51%) REST
11 16 (20.51%) Non-Functional Testing
12 15 (19.23%) PHPUnit
12 15 (19.23%) Software Delivery
12 15 (19.23%) Multithreading
12 15 (19.23%) Software Testing

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 1 (1.28%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 29 (37.18%) SaaS
2 1 (1.28%) Azure
2 1 (1.28%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) DNS
2 2 (2.56%) Skype
3 1 (1.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (39.74%) MySQL
2 27 (34.62%) PostgreSQL
2 27 (34.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (20.51%) Postman
1 16 (20.51%) SoapUI
2 15 (19.23%) PHPUnit
3 7 (8.97%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.56%) Selenium
5 1 (1.28%) Babel
5 1 (1.28%) JMeter
5 1 (1.28%) Protractor
5 1 (1.28%) webpack
General
1 27 (34.62%) Marketing
2 2 (2.56%) Banking
2 2 (2.56%) Publishing
3 1 (1.28%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 28 (35.90%) Developer
2 24 (30.77%) Analyst
2 24 (30.77%) Software Engineer
2 24 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 21 (26.92%) PHP Software Engineer
4 16 (20.51%) Tester
5 15 (19.23%) Software Analyst
5 15 (19.23%) Software Test Analyst
5 15 (19.23%) Software Tester
6 13 (16.67%) Software Developer
7 12 (15.38%) JavaScript Engineer
7 12 (15.38%) Lead Software Engineer
8 8 (10.26%) Senior Developer
9 6 (7.69%) PHP Developer
10 5 (6.41%) Java Developer
11 4 (5.13%) Automation Test Analyst
11 4 (5.13%) C# Developer
11 4 (5.13%) Manual Test Analyst
11 4 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (5.13%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (34.62%) Redux
1 27 (34.62%) Symfony
2 21 (26.92%) Web Services
3 16 (20.51%) REST
4 15 (19.23%) SOAP
5 11 (14.10%) Laravel
6 10 (12.82%) .NET
6 10 (12.82%) RESTful
7 7 (8.97%) .NET Framework
7 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET
8 6 (7.69%) AngularJS
9 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (3.85%) Spring
11 2 (2.56%) .NET Core
11 2 (2.56%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (1.28%) Gherkin
12 1 (1.28%) React
12 1 (1.28%) Spring Boot
12 1 (1.28%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (34.62%) Mobile App
2 8 (10.26%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.13%) Linux
2 3 (3.85%) Debian
2 3 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (39.74%) Software Engineering
3 26 (33.33%) BDD
3 26 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 26 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 25 (32.05%) Integration Testing
5 24 (30.77%) Agile Testing
6 16 (20.51%) Non-Functional Testing
6 16 (20.51%) Scrum
7 15 (19.23%) Multithreading
7 15 (19.23%) Software Delivery
7 15 (19.23%) Software Testing
8 10 (12.82%) Manual Testing
8 10 (12.82%) Pair Programming
8 10 (12.82%) Test Scripting
9 9 (11.54%) Exploratory Testing
9 9 (11.54%) Unit Testing
10 7 (8.97%) OOP
11 6 (7.69%) Mob Programming
12 5 (6.41%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 37 (47.44%) JavaScript
2 31 (39.74%) PHP
3 30 (38.46%) Python
4 27 (34.62%) Lua
5 12 (15.38%) C#
6 8 (10.26%) Java
7 6 (7.69%) TypeScript
8 5 (6.41%) C++
9 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.85%) Java 8
10 1 (1.28%) C
10 1 (1.28%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (37.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft