Period
to 7 December 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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 24 31
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7 -10
Permanent jobs citing TDD 62 118 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.00% 10.30% 7.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.65% 10.92% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 43 110 65
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £39,694 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £59,676 £63,750 £57,500
North East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 810 1,081 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 91.42% 94.33% 90.78%
Number of salaries quoted 615 897 795
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £62,500
North East median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +1.27%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -11 54 £45,000 - 20
Gateshead -12 6 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Sunderland +4 1 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Wallsend +1 1 £40,000 +33.33%
TDD
North East

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 52 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (48.39%) JavaScript
3 27 (43.55%) Software Engineering
4 26 (41.94%) Git (software)
5 24 (38.71%) MySQL
6 22 (35.48%) Java
6 22 (35.48%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (33.87%) SQL
7 21 (33.87%) BDD
8 20 (32.26%) AWS
9 18 (29.03%) Python
10 17 (27.42%) PHP
10 17 (27.42%) Mobile App
10 17 (27.42%) Microservices
11 16 (25.81%) QA
12 15 (24.19%) Redux
13 14 (22.58%) Jenkins
13 14 (22.58%) Redis
13 14 (22.58%) Lua
13 14 (22.58%) JIRA
13 14 (22.58%) Marketing
13 14 (22.58%) SaaS
14 13 (20.97%) Scrum
14 13 (20.97%) Pair Programming
14 13 (20.97%) Confluence
14 13 (20.97%) NoSQL
14 13 (20.97%) Node.js
15 12 (19.35%) Mentoring
15 12 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
15 12 (19.35%) 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 13 (20.97%) Confluence
2 2 (3.23%) Drupal
2 2 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (3.23%) InDesign
1 2 (3.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 20 (32.26%) AWS
2 14 (22.58%) SaaS
3 10 (16.13%) Sage Pay
4 5 (8.06%) Azure
5 1 (1.61%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (38.71%) MySQL
2 22 (35.48%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (22.58%) Redis
4 13 (20.97%) NoSQL
5 10 (16.13%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (41.94%) Git (software)
2 14 (22.58%) Jenkins
2 14 (22.58%) JIRA
3 10 (16.13%) IntelliJ
4 6 (9.68%) PHPUnit
5 5 (8.06%) Postman
5 5 (8.06%) SoapUI
6 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
6 4 (6.45%) Selenium
7 1 (1.61%) GitLab
7 1 (1.61%) JMeter
7 1 (1.61%) Protractor
7 1 (1.61%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.61%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (22.58%) Marketing
2 7 (11.29%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.61%) Advertising
3 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.61%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Games
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Developer
1 24 (38.71%) Software Engineer
2 14 (22.58%) Senior Software Engineer
3 13 (20.97%) Java Engineer
3 13 (20.97%) Java Software Engineer
4 12 (19.35%) Senior Java Engineer
4 12 (19.35%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 10 (16.13%) PHP Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Lead Software Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Test Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Tester
7 4 (6.45%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.45%) JavaScript Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 4 (6.45%) PHP Software Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Software Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.19%) Redux
2 13 (20.97%) Node.js
3 12 (19.35%) RESTful
4 11 (17.74%) Symfony
5 10 (16.13%) AngularJS
5 10 (16.13%) REST
6 8 (12.90%) .NET
6 8 (12.90%) Spring
7 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET
7 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (11.29%) HTML
8 6 (9.68%) Swagger
8 6 (9.68%) Web Services
9 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (8.06%) CSS
9 5 (8.06%) Laravel
10 4 (6.45%) SOAP
11 3 (4.84%) CSS3
11 3 (4.84%) Hibernate
11 3 (4.84%) React
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.42%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.61%) BBC
3 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.61%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.61%) Kindle
3 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.61%) Social Media
3 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Android
1 2 (3.23%) Linux
1 2 (3.23%) Mac OS X
1 2 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (43.55%) Software Engineering
3 21 (33.87%) BDD
4 17 (27.42%) Microservices
5 13 (20.97%) Pair Programming
5 13 (20.97%) Scrum
6 12 (19.35%) Mentoring
6 12 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (17.74%) Test Automation
8 10 (16.13%) Coaching
8 10 (16.13%) CQRS
8 10 (16.13%) Domain-Driven Design
8 10 (16.13%) E-Commerce
8 10 (16.13%) Threat Modelling
9 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (12.90%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 6 (9.68%) DevOps
10 6 (9.68%) Open Source
10 6 (9.68%) Regression Testing
10 6 (9.68%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 30 (48.39%) JavaScript
2 22 (35.48%) Java
3 21 (33.87%) SQL
4 18 (29.03%) Python
5 17 (27.42%) PHP
6 14 (22.58%) Lua
7 11 (17.74%) C#
8 3 (4.84%) Scala
8 3 (4.84%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.23%) Ruby
10 1 (1.61%) C++
10 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.81%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Kubernetes
1 3 (4.84%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Sage
2 2 (3.23%) Adobe
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.61%) Apple
3 1 (1.61%) Facebook
3 1 (1.61%) Google
3 1 (1.61%) Sony
3 1 (1.61%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.61%) Yahoo!