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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 11 37 20
Rank change year-on-year +26 -17  
Permanent jobs citing TDD 63 32 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 14.03% 6.57% 10.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.45% 7.29% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 62 32 57
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,250 £41,600
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

TDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 383 439 496
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 85.30% 90.14% 87.48%
Number of salaries quoted 353 385 432
Median salary £37,062 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.34% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,158
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £61,215 £57,650
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing TDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +30 58 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Sunderland -2 3 £40,000 - 1
TDD
North East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for TDD.

1 96 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (68.57%) BDD
3 49 (46.67%) Java
4 48 (45.71%) .NET
5 43 (40.95%) C#
6 41 (39.05%) MVC
6 41 (39.05%) Enterprise Software
7 39 (37.14%) Ruby
8 37 (35.24%) SQL Server
9 35 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 35 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 35 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 34 (32.38%) Entity Framework
10 34 (32.38%) RESTful
10 34 (32.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 34 (32.38%) WCF
11 33 (31.43%) Web Application Development
11 33 (31.43%) SQL Server 2014
11 33 (31.43%) Node.js
12 30 (28.57%) Scala
13 29 (27.62%) Git (software)
14 26 (24.76%) Clojure
15 25 (23.81%) NoSQL
15 25 (23.81%) AngularJS
16 23 (21.90%) Scrum
17 21 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 20 (19.05%) Code First Entity Framework
19 19 (18.10%) MongoDB
19 19 (18.10%) Kanban
19 19 (18.10%) NHS

TDD
Top Related 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 (12.38%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.86%) CMS
3 2 (1.90%) SAS
3 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.95%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.95%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.19%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (15.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (35.24%) SQL Server
2 33 (31.43%) SQL Server 2014
3 25 (23.81%) NoSQL
4 19 (18.10%) MongoDB
5 7 (6.67%) MySQL
6 4 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.81%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.90%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 29 (27.62%) Git (software)
2 13 (12.38%) TeamCity
3 12 (11.43%) Selenium
4 9 (8.57%) WebDriver
5 8 (7.62%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.81%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.86%) gulp
8 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.90%) Gradle
8 2 (1.90%) Grunt
8 2 (1.90%) JIRA
8 2 (1.90%) JUnit
8 2 (1.90%) RSpec
8 2 (1.90%) Subversion
8 2 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.95%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.95%) JBehave
9 1 (0.95%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.95%) QADirector
9 1 (0.95%) QARun
General
1 17 (16.19%) Games
2 9 (8.57%) Retail
3 8 (7.62%) Finance
3 8 (7.62%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.71%) Advertising
5 5 (4.76%) Marketing
6 1 (0.95%) Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Law
Job Titles
1 81 (77.14%) Developer
2 44 (41.90%) .NET Developer
3 30 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 20 (19.05%) Agile Developer
5 16 (15.24%) C# Developer
6 15 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 15 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (14.29%) Junior
6 15 (14.29%) Junior Developer
6 15 (14.29%) Scala Developer
7 14 (13.33%) Java Scala Developer
7 14 (13.33%) Junior .NET Developer
8 13 (12.38%) Agile Java Developer
8 13 (12.38%) Graduate
8 13 (12.38%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 13 (12.38%) Graduate Developer
8 13 (12.38%) Software Engineer
9 9 (8.57%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (45.71%) .NET
2 35 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 35 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 35 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 34 (32.38%) ASP.NET Web API
3 34 (32.38%) Entity Framework
3 34 (32.38%) RESTful
3 34 (32.38%) WCF
4 33 (31.43%) Node.js
5 25 (23.81%) AngularJS
6 21 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 20 (19.05%) Code First Entity Framework
8 16 (15.24%) KnockoutJS
9 15 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 14 (13.33%) WPF
11 13 (12.38%) MSMQ
12 10 (9.52%) CSS
12 10 (9.52%) HTML
13 6 (5.71%) Spring
13 6 (5.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (39.05%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (18.10%) NHS
3 15 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.81%) Blog
5 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.81%) Linux
2 1 (0.95%) CentOS
2 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.95%) Unix
2 1 (0.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (68.57%) BDD
3 41 (39.05%) MVC
4 33 (31.43%) Web Application Development
5 23 (21.90%) Scrum
6 19 (18.10%) Kanban
6 19 (18.10%) Software Engineering
7 17 (16.19%) Web Development
8 16 (15.24%) Functional Programming
9 13 (12.38%) Dependency Injection
9 13 (12.38%) Multithreading
10 12 (11.43%) Extreme Programming
11 10 (9.52%) Front End Development
12 8 (7.62%) OO
13 7 (6.67%) Automation Testing
13 7 (6.67%) Mathematics
13 7 (6.67%) Pair Programming
14 6 (5.71%) Microservices
14 6 (5.71%) Test Automation
15 5 (4.76%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 49 (46.67%) Java
2 43 (40.95%) C#
3 39 (37.14%) Ruby
4 30 (28.57%) Scala
5 26 (24.76%) Clojure
6 15 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 13 (12.38%) F#
8 9 (8.57%) C++
9 8 (7.62%) SQL
10 7 (6.67%) PHP
11 6 (5.71%) Python
12 5 (4.76%) Perl
13 2 (1.90%) Groovy
14 1 (0.95%) ES6
14 1 (0.95%) Go
14 1 (0.95%) Jython
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 13 (12.38%) Kibana
2 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (13.33%) Google
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.95%) Cognizant
3 1 (0.95%) Perforce
3 1 (0.95%) Xamarin
3 1 (0.95%) Zend
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