Period
to 12 November 2018

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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 26 18
Rank change year-on-year +6 -8 0
Permanent jobs citing TDD 123 70 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 10.88% 7.91% 10.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.56% 8.77% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 114 64 101
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,750 £57,500 £51,250
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £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 1,064 798 984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 94.16% 90.17% 85.12%
Number of salaries quoted 891 703 822
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,500 £60,000
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 12 November 2018.

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 12 November 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +11 115 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Gateshead +16 5 £35,000 -22.22%
Sunderland -11 3 £41,750 -7.22% 3
Wallsend - 1 £30,000 -
TDD
North East

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for TDD.

1 76 (61.79%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (57.72%) BDD
3 50 (40.65%) .NET
4 48 (39.02%) C#
4 48 (39.02%) JavaScript
4 48 (39.02%) MVC
5 45 (36.59%) Java
6 44 (35.77%) Git (software)
7 41 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 40 (32.52%) Software Engineering
9 39 (31.71%) ASP.NET
10 37 (30.08%) SQL
11 36 (29.27%) Scrum
12 34 (27.64%) Web Development
13 33 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (26.83%) SQL Server
14 32 (26.02%) CSS
15 31 (25.20%) HTML
15 31 (25.20%) Node.js
16 30 (24.39%) ASP.NET MVC
16 30 (24.39%) Microsoft
17 29 (23.58%) .NET Framework
18 27 (21.95%) Enterprise Software
19 26 (21.14%) Unit Testing
19 26 (21.14%) Pair Programming
20 22 (17.89%) React
21 21 (17.07%) Entity Framework
22 20 (16.26%) HTML5
22 20 (16.26%) Cucumber
22 20 (16.26%) RESTful

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 11 (8.94%) Confluence
2 9 (7.32%) CMS
3 7 (5.69%) Apache Solr
4 6 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (4.07%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.44%) Jetty
7 2 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.63%) WordPress
8 1 (0.81%) Drupal
8 1 (0.81%) nginx
8 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.63%) GitHub
4 2 (1.63%) SaaS
5 1 (0.81%) npm
5 1 (0.81%) NuGet
5 1 (0.81%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.13%) Internet
2 2 (1.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.82%) NoSQL
3 14 (11.38%) MySQL
4 9 (7.32%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (4.07%) Big Data
6 5 (4.07%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.07%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.25%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.63%) Redis
9 1 (0.81%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 44 (35.77%) Git (software)
2 20 (16.26%) Cucumber
2 20 (16.26%) Selenium
3 18 (14.63%) Jenkins
4 15 (12.20%) JUnit
5 13 (10.57%) JIRA
5 13 (10.57%) Maven
6 12 (9.76%) Gatling
6 12 (9.76%) JMeter
6 12 (9.76%) Subversion
7 11 (8.94%) Bitbucket
8 10 (8.13%) Gradle
8 10 (8.13%) LoadRunner
9 9 (7.32%) GitLab
10 4 (3.25%) gulp
11 2 (1.63%) AccuRev
11 2 (1.63%) Grunt
11 2 (1.63%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.63%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.63%) webpack
General
1 12 (9.76%) Advertising
2 5 (4.07%) Finance
2 5 (4.07%) Games
3 3 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Retail
4 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (77.24%) Developer
2 35 (28.46%) .NET Developer
3 27 (21.95%) Java Developer
4 26 (21.14%) C# Developer
5 24 (19.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (13.82%) ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (13.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (13.01%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 13 (10.57%) Analyst
8 13 (10.57%) Software Developer
9 12 (9.76%) Test Analyst
10 10 (8.13%) Automation Test Analyst
10 10 (8.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 10 (8.13%) Senior Developer
10 10 (8.13%) Test Automation Engineer
10 10 (8.13%) Test Engineer
11 9 (7.32%) Agile Developer
12 7 (5.69%) Agile Java Developer
12 7 (5.69%) Python Developer
13 5 (4.07%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (40.65%) .NET
2 41 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 39 (31.71%) ASP.NET
4 32 (26.02%) CSS
5 31 (25.20%) HTML
5 31 (25.20%) Node.js
6 30 (24.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (23.58%) .NET Framework
8 22 (17.89%) React
9 21 (17.07%) Entity Framework
10 20 (16.26%) HTML5
10 20 (16.26%) RESTful
11 19 (15.45%) Web Services
12 18 (14.63%) Hibernate
12 18 (14.63%) jQuery
12 18 (14.63%) Spring
13 17 (13.82%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (13.01%) Spring Boot
15 14 (11.38%) JSON
16 12 (9.76%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.95%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.07%) Cloud Native
3 5 (4.07%) User Experience
4 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.63%) Podcast
4 2 (1.63%) Social Media
4 2 (1.63%) Social Network
5 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.81%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.88%) Linux
2 1 (0.81%) Android
2 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.81%) Unix
2 1 (0.81%) VMS
2 1 (0.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (61.79%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (57.72%) BDD
3 48 (39.02%) MVC
4 40 (32.52%) Software Engineering
5 36 (29.27%) Scrum
6 34 (27.64%) Web Development
7 33 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (21.14%) Pair Programming
8 26 (21.14%) Unit Testing
9 19 (15.45%) Domain-Driven Design
9 19 (15.45%) OO
10 18 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (13.82%) OOP
11 17 (13.82%) Test Automation
12 16 (13.01%) Microservices
13 14 (11.38%) DevOps
13 14 (11.38%) Front End Development
14 11 (8.94%) Exploratory Testing
14 11 (8.94%) SDLC
14 11 (8.94%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (39.02%) C#
1 48 (39.02%) JavaScript
2 45 (36.59%) Java
3 37 (30.08%) SQL
4 14 (11.38%) TypeScript
5 13 (10.57%) Scala
6 12 (9.76%) PHP
7 11 (8.94%) Ruby
8 10 (8.13%) Python
9 9 (7.32%) C++
10 7 (5.69%) Java 8
11 4 (3.25%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.63%) VB
13 1 (0.81%) ES6
13 1 (0.81%) Groovy
13 1 (0.81%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (8.13%) DBS Check
2 8 (6.50%) Degree
3 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.81%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.50%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (10.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.07%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.81%) Ansible
2 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.63%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.81%) Sun
3 1 (0.81%) Twitter