Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > North East
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 19 36
Rank change year-on-year -6 +17 -8
Permanent jobs citing TDD 159 123 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 9.44% 10.17% 6.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.35% 11.20% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 145 121 93
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £30,152 £22,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £51,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 1,536 1,098 1,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 91.16% 90.82% 87.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,277 985 1,096
North East median annual salary £40,000 £36,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.84% -2.00% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £64,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 21 June 2018.

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 21 June 2018. 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 -14 140 £45,000 +12.50% 23
Durham +8 16 £37,500 -21.88% 5
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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.

1 133 (83.65%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (75.47%) .NET
3 116 (72.96%) C#
4 99 (62.26%) ASP.NET
5 94 (59.12%) BDD
6 90 (56.60%) MVC
7 84 (52.83%) Microsoft
8 74 (46.54%) .NET Framework
9 71 (44.65%) SQL Server
10 67 (42.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 63 (39.62%) JavaScript
12 58 (36.48%) ASP.NET Web API
13 48 (30.19%) RESTful
14 46 (28.93%) AngularJS
15 45 (28.30%) Entity Framework
16 42 (26.42%) Git (software)
16 42 (26.42%) SQL
17 40 (25.16%) Scrum
17 40 (25.16%) Node.js
18 38 (23.90%) OO
18 38 (23.90%) Web Services
19 37 (23.27%) Software Engineering
20 36 (22.64%) Web Application Development
21 35 (22.01%) Ruby
22 31 (19.50%) WCF
23 30 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
23 30 (18.87%) Java
24 29 (18.24%) SQL Server 2016
25 27 (16.98%) HTML
25 27 (16.98%) Domain-Driven Design

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 5 (3.14%) CMS
1 5 (3.14%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (2.52%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.26%) Drupal
3 2 (1.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.63%) Confluence
4 1 (0.63%) Jetty
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (10.06%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.77%) Google Play
4 2 (1.26%) NuGet
5 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.89%) Internet
2 1 (0.63%) Firewall
2 1 (0.63%) SMS
2 1 (0.63%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (44.65%) SQL Server
2 29 (18.24%) SQL Server 2016
3 25 (15.72%) NoSQL
4 12 (7.55%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.52%) Big Data
5 4 (2.52%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.52%) MySQL
5 4 (2.52%) RavenDB
6 3 (1.89%) DB2
6 3 (1.89%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.63%) Redis
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 42 (26.42%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (7.55%) Visual Studio
4 9 (5.66%) Cucumber
4 9 (5.66%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.66%) Selenium
4 9 (5.66%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (3.77%) SoapUI
5 6 (3.77%) Subversion
5 6 (3.77%) WebDriver
6 5 (3.14%) JUnit
6 5 (3.14%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (2.52%) JMeter
7 4 (2.52%) LoadRunner
7 4 (2.52%) MSTest
7 4 (2.52%) Ranorex
7 4 (2.52%) Robot Framework
8 3 (1.89%) Ant
8 3 (1.89%) Gradle
8 3 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 19 (11.95%) Advertising
2 7 (4.40%) Games
3 4 (2.52%) Finance
4 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 128 (80.50%) Developer
2 59 (37.11%) .NET Developer
3 42 (26.42%) Software Developer
4 39 (24.53%) C# Developer
5 24 (15.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (11.95%) ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (11.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (10.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 14 (8.81%) Senior Developer
9 11 (6.92%) C# Software Developer
10 10 (6.29%) .NET Software Developer
10 10 (6.29%) Azure Developer
10 10 (6.29%) Java Developer
11 9 (5.66%) Social Media Developer
12 7 (4.40%) Digital Developer
12 7 (4.40%) Senior C# Developer
12 7 (4.40%) Software Engineer
12 7 (4.40%) Technical Leader
13 6 (3.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 5 (3.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (75.47%) .NET
2 99 (62.26%) ASP.NET
3 74 (46.54%) .NET Framework
4 67 (42.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 58 (36.48%) ASP.NET Web API
6 48 (30.19%) RESTful
7 46 (28.93%) AngularJS
8 45 (28.30%) Entity Framework
9 40 (25.16%) Node.js
10 38 (23.90%) Web Services
11 31 (19.50%) WCF
12 27 (16.98%) HTML
13 26 (16.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 24 (15.09%) CSS
15 21 (13.21%) jQuery
16 15 (9.43%) React
17 14 (8.81%) SOAP
18 13 (8.18%) JSON
18 13 (8.18%) REST
19 12 (7.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.69%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (9.43%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (5.66%) BBC
3 9 (5.66%) Social Media
4 8 (5.03%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.40%) Social Network
6 6 (3.77%) iPhone
7 5 (3.14%) User Experience
8 3 (1.89%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.26%) Fintech
10 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.03%) Unix
2 7 (4.40%) Android
2 7 (4.40%) Linux
3 6 (3.77%) Windows
4 4 (2.52%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (83.65%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (59.12%) BDD
3 90 (56.60%) MVC
4 40 (25.16%) Scrum
5 38 (23.90%) OO
6 37 (23.27%) Software Engineering
7 36 (22.64%) Web Application Development
8 27 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (16.98%) Domain-Driven Design
9 25 (15.72%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 25 (15.72%) SOLID
10 23 (14.47%) Test Automation
11 22 (13.84%) DevOps
11 22 (13.84%) Pair Programming
12 21 (13.21%) Mob Programming
12 21 (13.21%) YAGNI
13 18 (11.32%) Unit Testing
14 16 (10.06%) Coaching
15 15 (9.43%) SDLC
16 11 (6.92%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 116 (72.96%) C#
2 63 (39.62%) JavaScript
3 42 (26.42%) SQL
4 35 (22.01%) Ruby
5 30 (18.87%) Java
6 25 (15.72%) TypeScript
7 12 (7.55%) C++
8 8 (5.03%) VB
9 7 (4.40%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.52%) C
10 4 (2.52%) PHP
10 4 (2.52%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.52%) Python
10 4 (2.52%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.89%) Java 8
11 3 (1.89%) Scala
11 3 (1.89%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.26%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.26%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (10.69%) Degree
2 4 (2.52%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.63%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (0.63%) CITP
4 1 (0.63%) ISEB
4 1 (0.63%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.40%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 84 (52.83%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.43%) Google
3 10 (6.29%) Apple
4 9 (5.66%) Facebook
4 9 (5.66%) Sony
4 9 (5.66%) Yahoo!
5 5 (3.14%) Capita
5 5 (3.14%) Oracle
5 5 (3.14%) Sitecore
5 5 (3.14%) Twitter
6 4 (2.52%) Sybase
7 2 (1.26%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.63%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.63%) SAP