Period
to 20 January 2021

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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > North East
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 31 34 27
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7 +12
Permanent jobs citing TDD 56 82 116
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 6.03% 6.49% 8.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.68% 7.01% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 68 60 117
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £36,175 £34,875 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £58,543 £78,999
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +7.84%

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 838 1,170 1,244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 90.30% 92.64% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 699 844 1,000
Median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,843 £66,649
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 20 January 2021.

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 20 January 2021. 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 +4 41 £50,000 +11.11% 17
Durham +8 11 £50,000 +33.33% 7
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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 40 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.00%) C#
3 27 (48.21%) JavaScript
4 26 (46.43%) .NET
5 21 (37.50%) Microservices
6 19 (33.93%) AngularJS
6 19 (33.93%) BDD
7 18 (32.14%) SQL
7 18 (32.14%) MVC
8 17 (30.36%) Java
9 16 (28.57%) HTML
9 16 (28.57%) CSS
9 16 (28.57%) Git (software)
10 15 (26.79%) Software Engineering
11 14 (25.00%) Azure
12 13 (23.21%) AWS
12 13 (23.21%) Python
13 11 (19.64%) DevOps
14 10 (17.86%) SOLID
14 10 (17.86%) OO
14 10 (17.86%) Cloud Computing
15 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET
15 9 (16.07%) Public Sector
16 8 (14.29%) .NET Core
16 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
16 8 (14.29%) C++
16 8 (14.29%) Spring
16 8 (14.29%) .NET Framework
16 8 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server

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 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (3.57%) nginx
2 1 (1.79%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.00%) Azure
2 13 (23.21%) AWS
3 10 (17.86%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (8.93%) GCP
4 5 (8.93%) SaaS
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.79%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.79%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.14%) Redis
4 3 (5.36%) MySQL
5 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.93%) Selenium
4 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.14%) WebDriver
5 3 (5.36%) Cypress.io
5 3 (5.36%) JIRA
6 2 (3.57%) Maven
6 2 (3.57%) Mercurial
6 2 (3.57%) Subversion
6 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.79%) JMeter
7 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.79%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (16.07%) Public Sector
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Games
3 1 (1.79%) Law
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (73.21%) Developer
2 16 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 13 (23.21%) Senior Developer
4 12 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 12 (21.43%) Software Engineer
5 11 (19.64%) .NET Developer
6 10 (17.86%) C# Software Developer
7 9 (16.07%) Java Developer
8 8 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
9 7 (12.50%) SQL Developer
10 6 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (10.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 5 (8.93%) Automation Tester
11 5 (8.93%) C# Software Engineer
11 5 (8.93%) Senior C# Software Engineer
11 5 (8.93%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (8.93%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (8.93%) Tester
12 4 (7.14%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (46.43%) .NET
2 19 (33.93%) AngularJS
3 16 (28.57%) CSS
3 16 (28.57%) HTML
4 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET
5 8 (14.29%) .NET Core
5 8 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 8 (14.29%) Spring
6 7 (12.50%) Entity Framework
6 7 (12.50%) Node.js
7 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (8.93%) REST
8 5 (8.93%) Spring Boot
9 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (7.14%) Lambda Expressions
10 3 (5.36%) Aurelia
10 3 (5.36%) Laravel
10 3 (5.36%) RESTful
10 3 (5.36%) Symfony
11 2 (3.57%) Polymer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Algorithms
1 4 (7.14%) Virtual Team
2 3 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.57%) Animation
3 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.57%) NHS
3 2 (3.57%) Social Media
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (37.50%) Microservices
3 19 (33.93%) BDD
4 18 (32.14%) MVC
5 15 (26.79%) Software Engineering
6 11 (19.64%) DevOps
7 10 (17.86%) OO
7 10 (17.86%) SOLID
8 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 7 (12.50%) OOP
10 7 (12.50%) Scrum
11 6 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (8.93%) Domain-Driven Design
13 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
13 4 (7.14%) Decision-Making
13 4 (7.14%) SDET
13 4 (7.14%) Test Scripting
14 3 (5.36%) API Design
14 3 (5.36%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.00%) C#
2 27 (48.21%) JavaScript
3 18 (32.14%) SQL
4 17 (30.36%) Java
5 13 (23.21%) Python
6 8 (14.29%) C++
7 4 (7.14%) PHP
8 3 (5.36%) Ruby
9 2 (3.57%) Apple Swift
9 2 (3.57%) Lua
9 2 (3.57%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.57%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.79%) Java 8
10 1 (1.79%) PHP 7
10 1 (1.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Ansible
2 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.79%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.79%) Zend