Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England > North of England
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 17 20
Rank change year-on-year -15 +3 +8
Permanent jobs citing TDD 1,380 2,258 2,314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 7.33% 9.58% 9.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.95% 10.33% 10.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,101 2,002 2,034
North of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +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 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 17,364 21,860 22,252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 92.20% 92.71% 92.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13,380 18,040 18,778
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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 -13 733 £50,500 +12.22% 64
Yorkshire -11 568 £45,000 - 47
North East -12 76 £47,250 +5.00% 11
TDD
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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.

1 974 (70.58%) Agile Software Development
2 679 (49.20%) BDD
3 641 (46.45%) C#
4 619 (44.86%) JavaScript
5 560 (40.58%) .NET
6 539 (39.06%) Software Engineering
7 514 (37.25%) Java
8 452 (32.75%) MVC
9 445 (32.25%) SQL
10 416 (30.14%) Continuous Integration
11 381 (27.61%) ASP.NET
12 333 (24.13%) DevOps
13 331 (23.99%) Scrum
14 326 (23.62%) ASP.NET MVC
15 322 (23.33%) Microsoft
16 307 (22.25%) Test Automation
17 298 (21.59%) Pair Programming
18 295 (21.38%) HTML
19 270 (19.57%) Git (software)
20 268 (19.42%) SQL Server
21 263 (19.06%) CSS
22 257 (18.62%) AngularJS
23 255 (18.48%) Greenfield Project
24 252 (18.26%) Microsoft Azure
25 251 (18.19%) Microservices
26 242 (17.54%) Enterprise Software
26 242 (17.54%) Node.js
27 222 (16.09%) RESTful
28 219 (15.87%) Amazon AWS
29 217 (15.72%) Mentoring

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 40 (2.90%) Cloud Foundry
2 39 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
3 33 (2.39%) nginx
4 29 (2.10%) Confluence
5 27 (1.96%) Apache
6 23 (1.67%) CMS
7 20 (1.45%) Apache Spark
8 19 (1.38%) Tomcat
9 15 (1.09%) NServiceBus
10 11 (0.80%) Umbraco
11 6 (0.43%) Mule
12 4 (0.29%) JBoss
12 4 (0.29%) Jetty
12 4 (0.29%) Mule ESB
12 4 (0.29%) SAS
13 3 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.22%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.14%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.14%) IIS
14 2 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.22%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.072%) EngageOne
3 1 (0.072%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.14%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.072%) Magento
2 1 (0.072%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 252 (18.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 219 (15.87%) Amazon AWS
3 65 (4.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 63 (4.57%) GitHub
5 45 (3.26%) G Suite
5 45 (3.26%) Office 365
6 37 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
7 30 (2.17%) Serverless
8 29 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
9 28 (2.03%) AWS Lambda
10 20 (1.45%) SaaS
11 16 (1.16%) Amazon EMR
12 13 (0.94%) Amazon S3
12 13 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
13 11 (0.80%) IaaS
14 9 (0.65%) Heroku
15 8 (0.58%) PaaS
16 7 (0.51%) CloudFront
17 6 (0.43%) OpenShift
18 5 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 64 (4.64%) Internet
2 29 (2.10%) HTTP
3 19 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (1.30%) Broadband
5 15 (1.09%) Bluetooth
6 14 (1.01%) SSL
7 7 (0.51%) DLNA
7 7 (0.51%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.51%) UPnP
8 5 (0.36%) Calico
8 5 (0.36%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (0.29%) NFC
9 4 (0.29%) RFID
10 3 (0.22%) Hyperconnected
11 2 (0.14%) ATM
12 1 (0.072%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (19.42%) SQL Server
2 203 (14.71%) NoSQL
3 157 (11.38%) MySQL
4 123 (8.91%) MongoDB
5 96 (6.96%) SQL Server 2016
6 88 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
7 57 (4.13%) Relational Database
8 46 (3.33%) Neo4j
9 36 (2.61%) Redis
10 33 (2.39%) Big Data
11 25 (1.81%) Hadoop
12 15 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (1.01%) Amazon Athena
13 14 (1.01%) Amazon Redshift
13 14 (1.01%) Flink
14 13 (0.94%) CouchDB
15 12 (0.87%) RDBMS
16 10 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 9 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
18 8 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 270 (19.57%) Git (software)
2 198 (14.35%) Selenium
3 169 (12.25%) Jenkins
4 152 (11.01%) JIRA
5 103 (7.46%) SoapUI
6 98 (7.10%) Cucumber
7 94 (6.81%) Maven
8 66 (4.78%) WebDriver
9 61 (4.42%) JUnit
10 60 (4.35%) JMeter
11 59 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
12 55 (3.99%) Gatling
13 53 (3.84%) Gradle
14 46 (3.33%) Subversion
15 45 (3.26%) webpack
16 44 (3.19%) gulp
17 43 (3.12%) TeamCity
18 41 (2.97%) GitLab
19 37 (2.68%) Appium
20 34 (2.46%) Mercurial
General
1 152 (11.01%) Finance
2 111 (8.04%) Retail
3 53 (3.84%) Banking
4 46 (3.33%) Games
5 33 (2.39%) Telecoms
6 7 (0.51%) Automotive
6 7 (0.51%) Electronics
6 7 (0.51%) Legal
7 5 (0.36%) Billing
7 5 (0.36%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.29%) Back Office
8 4 (0.29%) Law
8 4 (0.29%) Marketing
9 3 (0.22%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.14%) Advertising
10 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.072%) French Language
11 1 (0.072%) Local Government
11 1 (0.072%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.072%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 958 (69.42%) Developer
2 335 (24.28%) C# Developer
3 323 (23.41%) .NET Developer
4 232 (16.81%) Software Engineer
5 223 (16.16%) C# .NET Developer
6 218 (15.80%) Senior Developer
7 198 (14.35%) Java Developer
8 133 (9.64%) Software Developer
9 131 (9.49%) ASP.NET Developer
10 130 (9.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 108 (7.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 81 (5.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 76 (5.51%) Senior C# Developer
14 72 (5.22%) Senior .NET Developer
15 66 (4.78%) Senior Software Engineer
16 63 (4.57%) JavaScript Developer
17 61 (4.42%) Developer in Test
18 58 (4.20%) Test Engineer
19 56 (4.06%) Java Engineer
20 54 (3.91%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 560 (40.58%) .NET
2 381 (27.61%) ASP.NET
3 326 (23.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 295 (21.38%) HTML
5 263 (19.06%) CSS
6 257 (18.62%) AngularJS
7 242 (17.54%) Node.js
8 222 (16.09%) RESTful
9 200 (14.49%) Spring
10 171 (12.39%) React
11 166 (12.03%) .NET Framework
12 149 (10.80%) ASP.NET Web API
13 130 (9.42%) REST
14 123 (8.91%) Web Services
15 115 (8.33%) Entity Framework
16 107 (7.75%) HTML5
17 101 (7.32%) jQuery
18 99 (7.17%) .NET Core
19 85 (6.16%) SOAP
20 80 (5.80%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 255 (18.48%) Greenfield Project
2 242 (17.54%) Enterprise Software
3 89 (6.45%) User Experience
4 60 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 50 (3.62%) Fintech
6 32 (2.32%) Cloud Native
7 26 (1.88%) BBC
8 25 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (1.16%) Internet of Things
10 15 (1.09%) PMI
11 10 (0.72%) Algorithms
11 10 (0.72%) Data Structures
11 10 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (0.72%) Social Media
11 10 (0.72%) Social Network
12 9 (0.65%) Tandem
13 8 (0.58%) Wiki
14 7 (0.51%) Life Science
14 7 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
14 7 (0.51%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 70 (5.07%) Linux
2 58 (4.20%) Windows
3 57 (4.13%) Android
4 26 (1.88%) Apple iOS
5 16 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (0.87%) Unix
7 6 (0.43%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.36%) watchOS
9 4 (0.29%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (0.29%) zOS
10 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 974 (70.58%) Agile Software Development
2 679 (49.20%) BDD
3 539 (39.06%) Software Engineering
4 452 (32.75%) MVC
5 416 (30.14%) Continuous Integration
6 333 (24.13%) DevOps
7 331 (23.99%) Scrum
8 307 (22.25%) Test Automation
9 298 (21.59%) Pair Programming
10 251 (18.19%) Microservices
11 217 (15.72%) Mentoring
12 196 (14.20%) OO
13 193 (13.99%) Kanban
14 147 (10.65%) Unit Testing
15 137 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
16 133 (9.64%) Continuous Delivery
17 103 (7.46%) Front End Development
18 101 (7.32%) OOP
19 92 (6.67%) Open Source
20 90 (6.52%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 641 (46.45%) C#
2 619 (44.86%) JavaScript
3 514 (37.25%) Java
4 445 (32.25%) SQL
5 176 (12.75%) Python
6 132 (9.57%) PHP
7 124 (8.99%) Ruby
8 93 (6.74%) Java 8
9 92 (6.67%) Scala
10 82 (5.94%) C++
11 60 (4.35%) T-SQL
12 47 (3.41%) TypeScript
13 38 (2.75%) C
14 25 (1.81%) Kotlin
15 24 (1.74%) ES6
15 24 (1.74%) Groovy
16 18 (1.30%) Apple Swift
17 13 (0.94%) Objective-C
18 12 (0.87%) Bash Shell
19 11 (0.80%) Go
Qualifications
1 93 (6.74%) Degree
2 42 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (1.67%) Security Cleared
4 21 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.09%) PMI Certification
6 14 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
7 9 (0.65%) DBS Check
8 7 (0.51%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.14%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.072%) ISEB
11 1 (0.072%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.49%) QA
2 8 (0.58%) GDPR
3 5 (0.36%) SLA
4 3 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 172 (12.46%) Docker
2 8 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (0.36%) etcd
3 5 (0.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.14%) Varnish
5 1 (0.072%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 52 (3.77%) Terraform
2 49 (3.55%) Kubernetes
3 48 (3.48%) Ansible
4 22 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
5 18 (1.30%) Rancher
6 11 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.80%) Puppet
7 5 (0.36%) Consul
7 5 (0.36%) Istio
7 5 (0.36%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.29%) Mesos
9 2 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.14%) Kibana
10 1 (0.072%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 322 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 144 (10.43%) Google
3 46 (3.33%) Oracle
4 35 (2.54%) Xamarin
5 23 (1.67%) Facebook
5 23 (1.67%) Sitecore
6 22 (1.59%) HP
7 15 (1.09%) Apple
8 14 (1.01%) CA Agile Central
8 14 (1.01%) Twitter
9 12 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (0.87%) Tableau
10 10 (0.72%) Sony
10 10 (0.72%) Yahoo!
11 9 (0.65%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 9 (0.65%) WorldPay
11 9 (0.65%) Zend
12 7 (0.51%) AppDynamics
12 7 (0.51%) IBM
12 7 (0.51%) Splunk