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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 14 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > North of England
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 54 42 33
Rank change year-on-year -12 -9 +4
Permanent jobs citing TDD 947 830 614
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 5.15% 5.67% 6.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.41% 6.05% 7.44%
Number of salaries quoted 596 634 565
10th Percentile £39,618 £40,000 £36,850
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,875 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 17,514 13,711 8,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 95.33% 93.62% 92.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10,892 10,455 6,967
10th Percentile £30,330 £30,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,460
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £73,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing TDD as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in the North of England

TDD
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing TDD in the North of England.

Salary trend for TDD in the North of England

TDD
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing TDD in the North of England over the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

Salary histogram for TDD in the North of England

TDD
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the North of England region over the 6 months to 14 August 2022. 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
Jobs
North West -7 570 £60,000 +9.09% 89
Yorkshire -15 333 £55,000 -4.35% 39
North East 0 44 £57,500 +6.98% 14
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, 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 of England region with a requirement for TDD.

1 782 (82.58%) Agile
2 479 (50.58%) Software Engineering
3 424 (44.77%) Java
4 415 (43.82%) CI/CD
5 374 (39.49%) AWS
6 340 (35.90%) DevOps
7 326 (34.42%) JavaScript
8 323 (34.11%) Azure
9 286 (30.20%) Test Automation
9 286 (30.20%) BDD
10 284 (29.99%) .NET
11 264 (27.88%) Microservices
12 258 (27.24%) React
13 248 (26.19%) Scrum
14 243 (25.66%) C#
15 233 (24.60%) Python
15 233 (24.60%) Pair Programming
16 220 (23.23%) Node.js
17 212 (22.39%) Mentoring
18 209 (22.07%) Problem-Solving
19 195 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
20 194 (20.49%) Social Skills
21 190 (20.06%) Git (software)
22 186 (19.64%) SQL
23 179 (18.90%) Full Stack Development
23 179 (18.90%) Kubernetes
24 174 (18.37%) OO
25 167 (17.63%) Coaching
26 160 (16.90%) Docker
27 158 (16.68%) AngularJS

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 36 (3.80%) CMS
2 30 (3.17%) Cloud Foundry
3 21 (2.22%) Apache
4 20 (2.11%) Confluence
5 17 (1.80%) Headless CMS
5 17 (1.80%) JBoss
6 15 (1.58%) Umbraco
7 11 (1.16%) Apache Spark
7 11 (1.16%) Sitefinity
8 8 (0.84%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.42%) IIS
10 4 (0.42%) nginx
10 4 (0.42%) WordPress
11 3 (0.32%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.11%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.11%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (0.42%) Chatbot
1 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.32%) Maple
2 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 374 (39.49%) AWS
2 323 (34.11%) Azure
3 130 (13.73%) Serverless
4 81 (8.55%) GCP
5 70 (7.39%) GitHub
6 67 (7.07%) SaaS
7 54 (5.70%) AWS Lambda
8 39 (4.12%) Amazon EC2
8 39 (4.12%) PaaS
9 28 (2.96%) Azure DevOps
10 27 (2.85%) Azure Service Bus
11 26 (2.75%) AWS CloudFormation
11 26 (2.75%) Azure Data Factory
12 22 (2.32%) Amazon S3
13 20 (2.11%) IaaS
14 19 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
15 18 (1.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 17 (1.80%) Amplience
17 16 (1.69%) Heroku
18 14 (1.48%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 56 (5.91%) Broadband
2 40 (4.22%) HTTP
3 26 (2.75%) Internet
4 17 (1.80%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.37%) HTTPS
6 10 (1.06%) DHCP
6 10 (1.06%) DNS
6 10 (1.06%) FTP
6 10 (1.06%) IPsec
7 8 (0.84%) AMQP
8 5 (0.53%) RFID
9 4 (0.42%) DLNA
9 4 (0.42%) UPnP
9 4 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.32%) Network Security
11 1 (0.11%) Firewall
11 1 (0.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 106 (11.19%) NoSQL
3 99 (10.45%) MySQL
4 89 (9.40%) MongoDB
5 57 (6.02%) Relational Database
6 45 (4.75%) PostgreSQL
7 35 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
8 21 (2.22%) Big Data
9 19 (2.01%) DynamoDB
10 13 (1.37%) Amazon Athena
10 13 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (1.16%) Data Lake
11 11 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (1.16%) Neo4j
12 10 (1.06%) Flink
13 8 (0.84%) Data Mart
13 8 (0.84%) Redis
14 7 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
15 5 (0.53%) MariaDB
16 4 (0.42%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 190 (20.06%) Git (software)
2 95 (10.03%) Jenkins
3 50 (5.28%) Selenium
4 42 (4.44%) GitLab
5 37 (3.91%) Cucumber
5 37 (3.91%) JIRA
6 34 (3.59%) Cypress.io
7 31 (3.27%) JUnit
8 29 (3.06%) Subversion
9 28 (2.96%) JMeter
10 27 (2.85%) Maven
10 27 (2.85%) SonarQube
11 25 (2.64%) TeamCity
12 24 (2.53%) SpecFlow
13 19 (2.01%) Gradle
13 19 (2.01%) Octopus Deploy
14 18 (1.90%) Postman
15 16 (1.69%) Gatling
16 14 (1.48%) Mockito
16 14 (1.48%) Storybook
General
1 194 (20.49%) Social Skills
2 131 (13.83%) Finance
3 121 (12.78%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 99 (10.45%) Games
5 58 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
6 57 (6.02%) Law
7 46 (4.86%) Public Sector
8 37 (3.91%) Automotive
9 36 (3.80%) Retail
10 35 (3.70%) Marketing
11 25 (2.64%) Social Housing
12 24 (2.53%) Manufacturing
13 23 (2.43%) Advertising
13 23 (2.43%) Banking
14 20 (2.11%) Aerospace
15 15 (1.58%) Publishing
16 14 (1.48%) Financial Institution
17 9 (0.95%) Legal
17 9 (0.95%) Tech for Good
18 6 (0.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 512 (54.07%) Developer
2 192 (20.27%) Software Engineer
3 190 (20.06%) Senior Developer
4 132 (13.94%) Java Developer
5 118 (12.46%) .NET Developer
6 107 (11.30%) Software Developer
7 71 (7.50%) Senior Software Engineer
8 64 (6.76%) Senior Java Developer
9 58 (6.12%) Senior .NET Developer
10 57 (6.02%) Graduate
11 50 (5.28%) Full Stack Developer
12 44 (4.65%) Senior Software Developer
13 43 (4.54%) Technical Leader
14 40 (4.22%) C# Developer
15 38 (4.01%) .NET Software Developer
16 37 (3.91%) Lead Developer
17 36 (3.80%) Senior .NET Software Developer
18 28 (2.96%) React Developer
19 27 (2.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
20 26 (2.75%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (29.99%) .NET
2 258 (27.24%) React
3 220 (23.23%) Node.js
4 158 (16.68%) AngularJS
5 148 (15.63%) RESTful
6 134 (14.15%) HTML
7 130 (13.73%) CSS
8 126 (13.31%) .NET Core
9 113 (11.93%) REST
10 107 (11.30%) Spring
11 102 (10.77%) Spring Boot
12 86 (9.08%) Vue.js
13 71 (7.50%) .NET Framework
14 68 (7.18%) Web Services
15 66 (6.97%) JSON
16 63 (6.65%) GraphQL
17 62 (6.55%) Kafka
18 60 (6.34%) Entity Framework
19 46 (4.86%) ASP.NET
20 40 (4.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 90 (9.50%) Data Protection Act
2 75 (7.92%) Cloud Native
3 57 (6.02%) Greenfield Project
4 46 (4.86%) Social Media
5 45 (4.75%) Enterprise Software
6 42 (4.44%) User Experience
7 37 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
8 33 (3.48%) Mobile App
9 31 (3.27%) Cyberattack
10 29 (3.06%) Hackathon
11 28 (2.96%) Cyber Defence
12 23 (2.43%) Algorithms
13 22 (2.32%) Data Structures
14 20 (2.11%) Blog
14 20 (2.11%) Life Science
14 20 (2.11%) Video\Live Streaming
15 17 (1.80%) NHS
16 14 (1.48%) Cybercrime
17 13 (1.37%) Low-Code
18 12 (1.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 79 (8.34%) Linux
2 45 (4.75%) Unix
3 34 (3.59%) Apple iOS
4 28 (2.96%) Windows
5 27 (2.85%) Android
6 13 (1.37%) Mesosphere
7 5 (0.53%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.53%) VMS
8 4 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 782 (82.58%) Agile
2 479 (50.58%) Software Engineering
3 415 (43.82%) CI/CD
4 340 (35.90%) DevOps
5 286 (30.20%) BDD
5 286 (30.20%) Test Automation
6 264 (27.88%) Microservices
7 248 (26.19%) Scrum
8 233 (24.60%) Pair Programming
9 212 (22.39%) Mentoring
10 209 (22.07%) Problem-Solving
11 195 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
12 179 (18.90%) Full Stack Development
13 174 (18.37%) OO
14 167 (17.63%) Coaching
15 144 (15.21%) Continuous Delivery
16 129 (13.62%) SOLID
17 123 (12.99%) SDLC
18 107 (11.30%) OOP
19 102 (10.77%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 424 (44.77%) Java
2 326 (34.42%) JavaScript
3 243 (25.66%) C#
4 233 (24.60%) Python
5 186 (19.64%) SQL
6 149 (15.73%) TypeScript
7 80 (8.45%) PHP
8 72 (7.60%) Ruby
9 69 (7.29%) Go
10 41 (4.33%) C++
11 37 (3.91%) PowerShell
12 33 (3.48%) Scala
13 28 (2.96%) Kotlin
14 22 (2.32%) ES6
15 19 (2.01%) Perl
16 16 (1.69%) C
17 15 (1.58%) Apple Swift
17 15 (1.58%) VB.NET
18 11 (1.16%) ES7
18 11 (1.16%) ES8
Qualifications
1 81 (8.55%) Degree
2 35 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (2.85%) Security Cleared
4 25 (2.64%) AWS Certification
5 23 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (2.32%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.06%) DBS Check
8 5 (0.53%) OCA
8 5 (0.53%) OCAJ
8 5 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.21%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.21%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.21%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.21%) PhD
11 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (6.76%) QA
2 33 (3.48%) Accessibility
3 6 (0.63%) WCAG
4 4 (0.42%) WAI
5 3 (0.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 160 (16.90%) Docker
2 4 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.11%) Embedded Firmware
3 1 (0.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 179 (18.90%) Kubernetes
2 113 (11.93%) Terraform
3 41 (4.33%) Prometheus
4 28 (2.96%) Grafana
5 23 (2.43%) Ansible
6 16 (1.69%) Puppet
7 15 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (1.48%) Kibana
9 13 (1.37%) Automic
9 13 (1.37%) Consul
9 13 (1.37%) logstash
10 3 (0.32%) Rancher
11 1 (0.11%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 130 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 47 (4.96%) Google
3 32 (3.38%) Hitachi
4 30 (3.17%) Oracle
5 22 (2.32%) Atlassian
6 19 (2.01%) QinetiQ
7 16 (1.69%) Splunk
8 11 (1.16%) Apple
9 8 (0.84%) Databricks
10 7 (0.74%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.53%) Zend
12 4 (0.42%) Virgin Media
13 3 (0.32%) IBM
13 3 (0.32%) MuleSoft
13 3 (0.32%) New Relic
13 3 (0.32%) SAP
13 3 (0.32%) Twitter
13 3 (0.32%) Xamarin
14 2 (0.21%) Cadence
14 2 (0.21%) Sage