Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > North of England
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 24 19
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 +3
Permanent jobs citing TDD 1,190 1,692 2,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 7.60% 8.97% 9.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.28% 9.75% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,029 1,451 1,965
North of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,750 £75,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +2.94%

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 14,379 17,349 22,722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 91.88% 92.00% 92.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11,479 13,990 18,765
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
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 of England

Job postings citing TDD as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in the North of England over the 6 months to 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 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
North West +4 704 £52,500 +5.00% 189
Yorkshire -11 399 £50,000 +11.11% 119
North East -7 87 £45,000 - 41
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 of England region with a requirement for TDD.

1 843 (70.84%) Agile Software Development
2 510 (42.86%) BDD
3 491 (41.26%) JavaScript
4 450 (37.82%) C#
5 442 (37.14%) .NET
6 352 (29.58%) Java
7 334 (28.07%) MVC
8 321 (26.97%) Microservices
9 314 (26.39%) Scrum
10 304 (25.55%) AWS
11 287 (24.12%) DevOps
12 278 (23.36%) SQL
13 244 (20.50%) ASP.NET
13 244 (20.50%) AngularJS
14 243 (20.42%) Git (software)
14 243 (20.42%) Software Engineering
15 241 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
15 241 (20.25%) Azure
16 228 (19.16%) Test Automation
17 227 (19.08%) HTML
18 213 (17.90%) PHP
19 210 (17.65%) CSS
20 200 (16.81%) ASP.NET MVC
20 200 (16.81%) React
21 196 (16.47%) Docker
22 192 (16.13%) .NET Core
23 189 (15.88%) Node.js
24 186 (15.63%) Greenfield Project
24 186 (15.63%) RESTful
25 183 (15.38%) Spring

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 42 (3.53%) Confluence
2 27 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (2.10%) nginx
4 21 (1.76%) CMS
5 15 (1.26%) Apache Spark
6 13 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
7 9 (0.76%) Apache
7 9 (0.76%) Umbraco
8 7 (0.59%) EPiServer
8 7 (0.59%) Sitefinity
9 6 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.42%) SAS
10 5 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.42%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.34%) WordPress
12 2 (0.17%) Camunda
12 2 (0.17%) Drupal
12 2 (0.17%) GemFire
12 2 (0.17%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (0.59%) Chatbot
2 6 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.084%) InDesign
4 1 (0.084%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (1.85%) WebTrends
2 9 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.42%) Magento
3 5 (0.42%) SDL Web 8
4 4 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 304 (25.55%) AWS
2 241 (20.25%) Azure
3 77 (6.47%) Serverless
4 70 (5.88%) GitHub
5 59 (4.96%) SaaS
6 45 (3.78%) GCP
7 41 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
8 37 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
9 31 (2.61%) Amazon S3
10 25 (2.10%) G Suite
10 25 (2.10%) Office 365
11 12 (1.01%) BrowserStack
12 11 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
12 11 (0.92%) Sauce Labs
13 10 (0.84%) Sage Pay
14 9 (0.76%) Power Platform
15 6 (0.50%) Amazon CloudSearch
15 6 (0.50%) AWS CodePipeline
15 6 (0.50%) npm
15 6 (0.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.51%) Internet
2 13 (1.09%) HTTP
3 11 (0.92%) SSL
4 8 (0.67%) AMQP
5 6 (0.50%) Bluetooth
5 6 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.34%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.17%) Hyperconnected
7 2 (0.17%) SMS
7 2 (0.17%) X.509
8 1 (0.084%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.084%) Firewall
8 1 (0.084%) Network Security
8 1 (0.084%) SSH
8 1 (0.084%) VLAN
8 1 (0.084%) VPN
8 1 (0.084%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (14.79%) SQL Server
2 126 (10.59%) NoSQL
3 111 (9.33%) MySQL
4 88 (7.39%) MongoDB
5 84 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
6 60 (5.04%) Redis
7 51 (4.29%) Relational Database
8 28 (2.35%) SQL Server 2016
9 25 (2.10%) RDBMS
10 23 (1.93%) Hadoop
11 16 (1.34%) Riak
12 15 (1.26%) Neo4j
13 10 (0.84%) Big Data
14 9 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
14 9 (0.76%) Power BI
15 8 (0.67%) Apache Hive
15 8 (0.67%) GIS
16 6 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (0.50%) Flink
16 6 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 243 (20.42%) Git (software)
2 153 (12.86%) Selenium
3 112 (9.41%) JIRA
4 94 (7.90%) Maven
5 89 (7.48%) Jenkins
6 70 (5.88%) Cucumber
7 67 (5.63%) SoapUI
8 56 (4.71%) GitLab
9 55 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 46 (3.87%) Gradle
10 46 (3.87%) JUnit
11 45 (3.78%) JMeter
12 39 (3.28%) Gatling
13 33 (2.77%) WebDriver
14 32 (2.69%) PHPUnit
15 28 (2.35%) LoadRunner
16 27 (2.27%) Subversion
17 26 (2.18%) SpecFlow
18 24 (2.02%) Mercurial
19 20 (1.68%) Appium
General
1 139 (11.68%) Finance
2 50 (4.20%) Marketing
3 35 (2.94%) Banking
4 34 (2.86%) Public Sector
5 31 (2.61%) Games
6 28 (2.35%) Retail
7 14 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.01%) Legal
9 11 (0.92%) Automotive
10 9 (0.76%) Advertising
11 7 (0.59%) Aerospace
12 6 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.50%) Online Betting
13 5 (0.42%) Military
14 3 (0.25%) Music Industry
15 2 (0.17%) Environmental Health
15 2 (0.17%) Local Government
15 2 (0.17%) Publishing
16 1 (0.084%) Law
16 1 (0.084%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 772 (64.87%) Developer
2 235 (19.75%) Senior Developer
3 190 (15.97%) .NET Developer
4 170 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 158 (13.28%) Java Developer
6 128 (10.76%) C# Developer
7 94 (7.90%) Software Developer
8 91 (7.65%) PHP Developer
9 85 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
10 81 (6.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 59 (4.96%) Senior .NET Developer
12 58 (4.87%) C# .NET Developer
13 56 (4.71%) Senior Software Engineer
14 49 (4.12%) React Developer
15 46 (3.87%) Full Stack Developer
16 42 (3.53%) Angular Developer
16 42 (3.53%) Technical Leader
17 41 (3.45%) Analyst
18 39 (3.28%) Lead Developer
19 36 (3.03%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 442 (37.14%) .NET
2 244 (20.50%) AngularJS
2 244 (20.50%) ASP.NET
3 227 (19.08%) HTML
4 210 (17.65%) CSS
5 200 (16.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 200 (16.81%) React
6 192 (16.13%) .NET Core
7 189 (15.88%) Node.js
8 186 (15.63%) RESTful
9 183 (15.38%) Spring
10 159 (13.36%) Web Services
11 157 (13.19%) ASP.NET Web API
12 120 (10.08%) Vue.js
13 113 (9.50%) Spring Boot
14 103 (8.66%) Laravel
15 100 (8.40%) .NET Framework
16 94 (7.90%) Hibernate
17 92 (7.73%) REST
18 77 (6.47%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 186 (15.63%) Greenfield Project
2 97 (8.15%) Enterprise Software
3 92 (7.73%) Mobile App
4 78 (6.55%) User Experience
5 23 (1.93%) Cloud Native
6 19 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (0.76%) N-Tier
9 8 (0.67%) Algorithms
9 8 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (0.59%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.50%) Animation
11 6 (0.50%) Social Media
12 5 (0.42%) PMI
13 4 (0.34%) BBC
13 4 (0.34%) Blog
13 4 (0.34%) HoloLens
13 4 (0.34%) NHS
13 4 (0.34%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.25%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 87 (7.31%) Linux
2 30 (2.52%) Apple iOS
3 29 (2.44%) Android
3 29 (2.44%) Unix
4 25 (2.10%) Windows
5 15 (1.26%) Mac OS X
6 6 (0.50%) watchOS
7 3 (0.25%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.084%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 843 (70.84%) Agile Software Development
2 510 (42.86%) BDD
3 334 (28.07%) MVC
4 321 (26.97%) Microservices
5 314 (26.39%) Scrum
6 287 (24.12%) DevOps
7 243 (20.42%) Software Engineering
8 241 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
9 228 (19.16%) Test Automation
10 154 (12.94%) OO
11 141 (11.85%) Mentoring
12 140 (11.76%) Kanban
13 110 (9.24%) E-Commerce
14 106 (8.91%) SOLID
15 103 (8.66%) Front End Development
16 98 (8.24%) Unit Testing
17 89 (7.48%) Coaching
18 85 (7.14%) OOP
19 84 (7.06%) SDLC
20 83 (6.97%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 491 (41.26%) JavaScript
2 450 (37.82%) C#
3 352 (29.58%) Java
4 278 (23.36%) SQL
5 213 (17.90%) PHP
6 137 (11.51%) Python
7 98 (8.24%) Java 8
8 61 (5.13%) TypeScript
9 36 (3.03%) Ruby
10 34 (2.86%) C
11 29 (2.44%) C++
11 29 (2.44%) Scala
12 28 (2.35%) Lua
13 24 (2.02%) ES6
14 20 (1.68%) Kotlin
15 14 (1.18%) T-SQL
16 12 (1.01%) VB.NET
17 9 (0.76%) Apple Swift
17 9 (0.76%) Objective-C
18 7 (0.59%) Go
Qualifications
1 42 (3.53%) Degree
2 17 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (1.26%) ISEB
4 11 (0.92%) ISTQB
5 9 (0.76%) IIBA
6 8 (0.67%) Postgraduate
7 7 (0.59%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.59%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.42%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.25%) PhD
11 1 (0.084%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.084%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (10.67%) QA
2 3 (0.25%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.17%) GDPR
3 2 (0.17%) TickIT
4 1 (0.084%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.084%) PMO
System Software
1 196 (16.47%) Docker
2 3 (0.25%) Postfix
3 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.17%) vSphere
4 1 (0.084%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.084%) NDS
4 1 (0.084%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (0.084%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 77 (6.47%) Kubernetes
2 54 (4.54%) Terraform
3 42 (3.53%) Ansible
4 28 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
5 22 (1.85%) Puppet
6 20 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.50%) Kibana
8 2 (0.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.17%) Consul
8 2 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.17%) Grafana
9 1 (0.084%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 1 (0.084%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.084%) Rancher
9 1 (0.084%) Salt
9 1 (0.084%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.084%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 162 (13.61%) Microsoft
2 61 (5.13%) Google
3 28 (2.35%) HP
4 20 (1.68%) Atlassian
4 20 (1.68%) Oracle
5 19 (1.60%) Xamarin
6 10 (0.84%) Sage
6 10 (0.84%) Splunk
7 9 (0.76%) Apple
8 6 (0.50%) Sitecore
8 6 (0.50%) TIBCO
9 5 (0.42%) Facebook
9 5 (0.42%) IBM
10 4 (0.34%) Adobe
10 4 (0.34%) CA
10 4 (0.34%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (0.34%) Micro Focus
10 4 (0.34%) Parasoft
10 4 (0.34%) Zend
11 3 (0.25%) Pardot