Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 11 30
Rank change year-on-year -12 +19 -3
Permanent jobs citing TDD 141 113 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 10.51% 14.25% 8.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.54% 16.03% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 127 111 90
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,802 £22,500 £31,850
90th Percentile £60,000 £47,500 £51,250
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -

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 1,222 705 953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 91.06% 88.90% 87.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,022 634 839
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £41,500 £37,062 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.97% +0.17% -1.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,714 £51,950 £58,750
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,062 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.93% -1.17% -

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -12 122 £47,500 +18.75% 17
Gateshead -7 12 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Sunderland -4 7 £40,000 -
TDD
North East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 115 (81.56%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (80.14%) .NET
3 108 (76.60%) C#
4 96 (68.09%) ASP.NET
5 87 (61.70%) MVC
6 84 (59.57%) BDD
7 82 (58.16%) Microsoft
8 72 (51.06%) .NET Framework
9 64 (45.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 63 (44.68%) SQL Server
11 62 (43.97%) JavaScript
12 53 (37.59%) ASP.NET Web API
13 47 (33.33%) AngularJS
14 46 (32.62%) Entity Framework
15 41 (29.08%) RESTful
16 39 (27.66%) SQL
16 39 (27.66%) Web Services
17 35 (24.82%) Node.js
18 34 (24.11%) Software Engineering
19 32 (22.70%) Scrum
20 31 (21.99%) Web Application Development
20 31 (21.99%) Git (software)
21 29 (20.57%) Ruby
21 29 (20.57%) OO
22 27 (19.15%) Domain-Driven Design
22 27 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
22 27 (19.15%) SOLID
23 26 (18.44%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
23 26 (18.44%) WCF
24 25 (17.73%) TypeScript

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 6 (4.26%) CMS
1 6 (4.26%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (3.55%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.42%) Drupal
4 1 (0.71%) Confluence
4 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (9.93%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.26%) Google Play
4 1 (0.71%) NuGet
4 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.13%) Internet
2 1 (0.71%) Firewall
2 1 (0.71%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (44.68%) SQL Server
2 24 (17.02%) SQL Server 2016
3 20 (14.18%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.55%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.84%) Big Data
6 2 (1.42%) MySQL
7 1 (0.71%) DB2
7 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.71%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (21.99%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (6.38%) Selenium
3 9 (6.38%) Visual Studio
3 9 (6.38%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (5.67%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.26%) WebDriver
6 5 (3.55%) SoapUI
7 4 (2.84%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.84%) JMeter
7 4 (2.84%) JUnit
7 4 (2.84%) LoadRunner
7 4 (2.84%) MSTest
7 4 (2.84%) Ranorex
7 4 (2.84%) Robot Framework
8 3 (2.13%) JIRA
8 3 (2.13%) Subversion
9 2 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.42%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.71%) Jasmine
General
1 20 (14.18%) Advertising
2 7 (4.96%) Games
3 1 (0.71%) Finance
3 1 (0.71%) Marketing
3 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 118 (83.69%) Developer
2 56 (39.72%) .NET Developer
3 43 (30.50%) Software Developer
4 41 (29.08%) C# Developer
5 26 (18.44%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (14.18%) ASP.NET Developer
6 20 (14.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (11.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 14 (9.93%) Senior Developer
9 12 (8.51%) C# Software Developer
10 11 (7.80%) .NET Software Developer
10 11 (7.80%) Azure Developer
11 8 (5.67%) Senior C# Developer
12 7 (4.96%) Technical Leader
13 6 (4.26%) Digital Developer
13 6 (4.26%) Java Developer
14 5 (3.55%) Junior .NET Developer
14 5 (3.55%) Junior .NET Software Developer
14 5 (3.55%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
14 5 (3.55%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (80.14%) .NET
2 96 (68.09%) ASP.NET
3 72 (51.06%) .NET Framework
4 64 (45.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 53 (37.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 47 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 46 (32.62%) Entity Framework
8 41 (29.08%) RESTful
9 39 (27.66%) Web Services
10 35 (24.82%) Node.js
11 26 (18.44%) WCF
12 25 (17.73%) HTML
13 22 (15.60%) CSS
14 21 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 21 (14.89%) jQuery
15 17 (12.06%) React
16 13 (9.22%) SOAP
17 12 (8.51%) REST
18 11 (7.80%) HTML5
19 10 (7.09%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.06%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (10.64%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (4.96%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.96%) Social Network
4 6 (4.26%) iPhone
5 4 (2.84%) BBC
5 4 (2.84%) Social Media
6 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.42%) Fintech
7 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.71%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.96%) Android
2 5 (3.55%) Windows
3 4 (2.84%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.42%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.42%) Linux
5 1 (0.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (81.56%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (61.70%) MVC
3 84 (59.57%) BDD
4 34 (24.11%) Software Engineering
5 32 (22.70%) Scrum
6 31 (21.99%) Web Application Development
7 29 (20.57%) OO
8 27 (19.15%) Domain-Driven Design
8 27 (19.15%) SOLID
9 26 (18.44%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 21 (14.89%) Mob Programming
10 21 (14.89%) YAGNI
11 20 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (14.18%) Pair Programming
12 19 (13.48%) Test Automation
13 18 (12.77%) DevOps
13 18 (12.77%) Unit Testing
14 16 (11.35%) Coaching
15 15 (10.64%) SDLC
16 11 (7.80%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 108 (76.60%) C#
2 62 (43.97%) JavaScript
3 39 (27.66%) SQL
4 29 (20.57%) Ruby
5 25 (17.73%) TypeScript
6 22 (15.60%) Java
7 8 (5.67%) C++
8 7 (4.96%) VB
8 7 (4.96%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.84%) PHP
10 3 (2.13%) Scala
11 2 (1.42%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.42%) Java 8
11 2 (1.42%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.42%) Python
11 2 (1.42%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.71%) ABAP
12 1 (0.71%) C
12 1 (0.71%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (7.09%) Degree
2 3 (2.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.71%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (0.71%) CITP
3 1 (0.71%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.71%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.96%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 82 (58.16%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.09%) Google
3 6 (4.26%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.55%) Apple
4 5 (3.55%) Capita
4 5 (3.55%) Twitter
5 4 (2.84%) Facebook
5 4 (2.84%) Sony
5 4 (2.84%) Yahoo!
6 2 (1.42%) Oracle
6 2 (1.42%) Sybase
6 2 (1.42%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.71%) SAP