Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 32 25
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7 -7
Permanent jobs citing TDD 110 77 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 10.02% 6.96% 9.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.56% 7.63% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 104 71 90
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £84,996 £60,000 £56,375
North East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,042 1,009 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 94.90% 91.15% 85.52%
Number of salaries quoted 858 892 733
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £21,350
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £56,000
North East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing TDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Tyne and Wear

TDD
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TDD in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for TDD in Tyne and Wear

TDD
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for TDD in Tyne and Wear

TDD
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +18 99 £45,000 -5.26% 20
Sunderland +2 7 £41,750 -7.22%
Gateshead +8 6 - - 1
Wallsend - 1 £30,000 -
TDD
North East

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for TDD.

1 68 (61.82%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (57.27%) BDD
3 48 (43.64%) Java
4 45 (40.91%) JavaScript
5 42 (38.18%) Software Engineering
6 38 (34.55%) Git (software)
7 35 (31.82%) MVC
8 34 (30.91%) Scrum
8 34 (30.91%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (30.00%) Web Development
9 33 (30.00%) HTML
10 32 (29.09%) C#
10 32 (29.09%) CSS
11 31 (28.18%) AngularJS
12 30 (27.27%) SQL
13 29 (26.36%) Node.js
14 28 (25.45%) Enterprise Software
15 27 (24.55%) Pair Programming
16 26 (23.64%) .NET
17 25 (22.73%) Test Automation
18 24 (21.82%) Unit Testing
19 22 (20.00%) Selenium
19 22 (20.00%) ASP.NET
20 21 (19.09%) Web Services
20 21 (19.09%) Cucumber
20 21 (19.09%) HTML5
21 20 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
21 20 (18.18%) Jenkins
21 20 (18.18%) SQL Server
21 20 (18.18%) jQuery

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 13 (11.82%) Confluence
2 10 (9.09%) Apache Solr
2 10 (9.09%) CMS
3 6 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (4.55%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.82%) Jetty
5 2 (1.82%) WordPress
6 1 (0.91%) Drupal
6 1 (0.91%) nginx
6 1 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.82%) GitHub
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.91%) npm
3 1 (0.91%) NuGet
3 1 (0.91%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.45%) MySQL
3 11 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 9 (8.18%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.45%) Big Data
6 5 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (4.55%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.64%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.91%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.91%) Redis
9 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (34.55%) Git (software)
2 22 (20.00%) Selenium
3 21 (19.09%) Cucumber
4 20 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 16 (14.55%) JUnit
6 15 (13.64%) Gradle
6 15 (13.64%) JIRA
6 15 (13.64%) Maven
6 15 (13.64%) Subversion
7 14 (12.73%) Bitbucket
8 12 (10.91%) GitLab
9 10 (9.09%) Gatling
9 10 (9.09%) JMeter
10 8 (7.27%) LoadRunner
11 7 (6.36%) SoapUI
12 4 (3.64%) gulp
13 3 (2.73%) WebDriver
14 2 (1.82%) AccuRev
14 2 (1.82%) Vagrant
14 2 (1.82%) webpack
General
1 8 (7.27%) Advertising
2 7 (6.36%) Games
3 5 (4.55%) Finance
4 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.82%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (66.36%) Developer
2 29 (26.36%) Java Developer
3 19 (17.27%) .NET Developer
4 18 (16.36%) C# Developer
5 17 (15.45%) Analyst
5 17 (15.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (15.45%) Test Analyst
6 15 (13.64%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 15 (13.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (8.18%) Automation Test Analyst
8 9 (8.18%) Python Developer
8 9 (8.18%) Test Automation Engineer
8 9 (8.18%) Test Engineer
9 7 (6.36%) Agile Developer
9 7 (6.36%) Agile Java Developer
9 7 (6.36%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.45%) Software Engineer
10 6 (5.45%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (30.00%) HTML
2 32 (29.09%) CSS
3 31 (28.18%) AngularJS
4 29 (26.36%) Node.js
5 26 (23.64%) .NET
6 22 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 21 (19.09%) HTML5
7 21 (19.09%) Web Services
8 20 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (18.18%) jQuery
8 20 (18.18%) Spring
9 19 (17.27%) Hibernate
9 19 (17.27%) Spring Boot
10 18 (16.36%) SOAP
11 17 (15.45%) .NET Framework
11 17 (15.45%) React
12 16 (14.55%) JSON
13 15 (13.64%) Entity Framework
14 12 (10.91%) JPA
14 12 (10.91%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.45%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.55%) Cloud Native
3 5 (4.55%) User Experience
4 2 (1.82%) Podcast
4 2 (1.82%) Social Media
5 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.91%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.36%) Linux
2 3 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.91%) Unix
3 1 (0.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (61.82%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (57.27%) BDD
3 42 (38.18%) Software Engineering
4 35 (31.82%) MVC
5 34 (30.91%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (30.91%) Scrum
6 33 (30.00%) Web Development
7 27 (24.55%) Pair Programming
8 25 (22.73%) Test Automation
9 24 (21.82%) Unit Testing
10 19 (17.27%) Microservices
11 17 (15.45%) Domain-Driven Design
11 17 (15.45%) OO
12 16 (14.55%) OOP
13 15 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (12.73%) Front End Development
14 14 (12.73%) Non-Functional Testing
15 12 (10.91%) Dependency Injection
15 12 (10.91%) DevOps
16 10 (9.09%) Enterprise Search
Programming Languages
1 48 (43.64%) Java
2 45 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 32 (29.09%) C#
4 30 (27.27%) SQL
5 14 (12.73%) Python
6 12 (10.91%) Scala
7 9 (8.18%) PHP
8 7 (6.36%) C++
8 7 (6.36%) Java 8
9 4 (3.64%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.82%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.91%) Groovy
11 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.91%) Ruby
11 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (9.09%) DBS Check
1 10 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (2.73%) PhD
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.18%) QA
2 3 (2.73%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (12.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.91%) Ansible
2 1 (0.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.82%) Twitter
3 1 (0.91%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.91%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.91%) Sun