Period
to 14 August 2020

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 14 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 39 23
Rank change year-on-year +19 -16 -10
Permanent jobs citing TDD 51 45 135
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 8.98% 5.20% 10.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.83% 5.60% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 44 33 123
Median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.26% -1.05% +18.75%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £59,500 £60,000
North East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +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 519 804 1,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 91.37% 92.95% 92.12%
Number of salaries quoted 433 580 985
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% +10.67%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
North East median annual salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.47% +1.25% +6.67%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing TDD as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing TDD in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for TDD in Tyne and Wear

TDD
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Salary distribution for jobs citing TDD in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

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 14 August 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +17 41 £45,000 -2.17% 7
Gateshead +7 13 £45,000 +38.46% 1
TDD
North East

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for TDD.

1 45 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (41.18%) BDD
3 20 (39.22%) JavaScript
4 17 (33.33%) Java
4 17 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 16 (31.37%) C#
5 16 (31.37%) Software Engineering
6 14 (27.45%) Web Services
7 12 (23.53%) Regression Testing
8 11 (21.57%) Python
8 11 (21.57%) RESTful
8 11 (21.57%) Integration Testing
8 11 (21.57%) Test Scripting
8 11 (21.57%) SoapUI
8 11 (21.57%) Agile Testing
9 10 (19.61%) AngularJS
10 9 (17.65%) QA
10 9 (17.65%) .NET
10 9 (17.65%) Pair Programming
11 8 (15.69%) MySQL
11 8 (15.69%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (15.69%) PHP
11 8 (15.69%) Lua
11 8 (15.69%) Symfony
11 8 (15.69%) Marketing
11 8 (15.69%) Redis
11 8 (15.69%) SaaS
11 8 (15.69%) Mobile App
11 8 (15.69%) Redux
12 7 (13.73%) Mob Programming

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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) SaaS
2 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.96%) Azure
3 1 (1.96%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) DNS
2 2 (3.92%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) MySQL
1 8 (15.69%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (15.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) SoapUI
2 6 (11.76%) Postman
2 6 (11.76%) Selenium
3 5 (9.80%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.80%) JIRA
3 5 (9.80%) Maven
3 5 (9.80%) WebDriver
4 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.84%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.96%) Babel
5 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.96%) webpack
General
1 8 (15.69%) Marketing
2 1 (1.96%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 28 (54.90%) Developer
2 16 (31.37%) Software Engineer
3 15 (29.41%) Software Developer
4 11 (21.57%) Analyst
4 11 (21.57%) Test Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 8 (15.69%) Development Engineer
6 7 (13.73%) Java Developer
6 7 (13.73%) PHP Software Engineer
6 7 (13.73%) Tester
7 6 (11.76%) Software Analyst
7 6 (11.76%) Software Test Analyst
7 6 (11.76%) Software Tester
8 5 (9.80%) Developer in Test
8 5 (9.80%) Senior Developer
8 5 (9.80%) Software Development Engineer
8 5 (9.80%) Software Test Engineer
8 5 (9.80%) Test Development Engineer
8 5 (9.80%) Test Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) Web Services
2 11 (21.57%) RESTful
3 10 (19.61%) AngularJS
4 9 (17.65%) .NET
5 8 (15.69%) Redux
5 8 (15.69%) Symfony
6 6 (11.76%) REST
6 6 (11.76%) SOAP
7 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
7 5 (9.80%) Laravel
7 5 (9.80%) Spring
8 4 (7.84%) .NET Framework
9 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (5.88%) CSS
10 2 (3.92%) HTML
11 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.96%) Gherkin
11 1 (1.96%) React
11 1 (1.96%) Spring Boot
11 1 (1.96%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.80%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Debian
2 3 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (41.18%) BDD
3 17 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 16 (31.37%) Software Engineering
5 12 (23.53%) Regression Testing
6 11 (21.57%) Agile Testing
6 11 (21.57%) Integration Testing
6 11 (21.57%) Test Scripting
7 9 (17.65%) Pair Programming
8 7 (13.73%) Mob Programming
8 7 (13.73%) MVC
8 7 (13.73%) Software Delivery
9 6 (11.76%) API Testing
9 6 (11.76%) Multithreading
9 6 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (11.76%) Scrum
9 6 (11.76%) Software Testing
10 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
10 5 (9.80%) Manual Testing
10 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) JavaScript
2 17 (33.33%) Java
3 16 (31.37%) C#
4 11 (21.57%) Python
5 8 (15.69%) Lua
5 8 (15.69%) PHP
6 7 (13.73%) TypeScript
7 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.88%) C++
7 3 (5.88%) Java 8
7 3 (5.88%) SQL
8 1 (1.96%) C
8 1 (1.96%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) Xamarin