Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 21 17
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4 +6
Permanent jobs citing TDD 66 117 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.88% 9.97% 14.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.03% 11.94% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 60 98 131
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £58,156 £51,250 £63,750
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% 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 822 980 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 85.71% 83.55% 88.92%
Number of salaries quoted 721 808 755
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £64,063 £60,000 £57,500
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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -13 49 £40,000 +6.67% 11
Sunderland 0 10 £45,000 +12.50%
Gateshead -5 7 £45,000 +12.50% 3
TDD
North East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 61 (92.42%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (63.64%) C#
3 38 (57.58%) .NET
4 29 (43.94%) SQL Server
5 28 (42.42%) MVC
6 27 (40.91%) ASP.NET
7 26 (39.39%) BDD
8 23 (34.85%) Test Automation
9 21 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
10 20 (30.30%) WCF
11 18 (27.27%) Selenium
11 18 (27.27%) Node.js
12 17 (25.76%) SDLC
13 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 15 (22.73%) Web Application Development
13 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (22.73%) Cucumber
13 15 (22.73%) OO
13 15 (22.73%) JavaScript
13 15 (22.73%) Scrum
14 14 (21.21%) Advertising
15 13 (19.70%) DevOps
15 13 (19.70%) Line Management
15 13 (19.70%) Microservices
15 13 (19.70%) Coaching
16 12 (18.18%) WebDriver
16 12 (18.18%) Git (software)
16 12 (18.18%) Java
17 11 (16.67%) QA

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 (9.09%) Documentum
2 3 (4.55%) CMS
2 3 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (4.55%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.03%) Confluence
4 1 (1.52%) Drupal
4 1 (1.52%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.52%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (12.12%) GitHub
3 6 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) SMS
2 1 (1.52%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (43.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.64%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.61%) MySQL
4 5 (7.58%) Big Data
4 5 (7.58%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (27.27%) Selenium
2 15 (22.73%) Cucumber
3 12 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 12 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 10 (15.15%) Jenkins
5 8 (12.12%) SoapUI
6 4 (6.06%) Ranorex
7 3 (4.55%) JMeter
7 3 (4.55%) JUnit
7 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.03%) JIRA
8 2 (3.03%) LoadRunner
8 2 (3.03%) Robot Framework
8 2 (3.03%) Zephyr
9 1 (1.52%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.52%) git-flow
9 1 (1.52%) Gradle
9 1 (1.52%) Mockito
9 1 (1.52%) Protractor
9 1 (1.52%) TestNG
General
1 14 (21.21%) Advertising
2 8 (12.12%) Retail
3 6 (9.09%) Marketing
4 2 (3.03%) Finance
4 2 (3.03%) Games
5 1 (1.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (53.03%) Developer
2 21 (31.82%) .NET Developer
3 10 (15.15%) Messaging Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Software Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 6 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Test Leader
5 6 (9.09%) Tester
6 5 (7.58%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (7.58%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Social Media Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Architect
7 4 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.06%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Development Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Software Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (57.58%) .NET
2 27 (40.91%) ASP.NET
3 21 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (30.30%) WCF
5 18 (27.27%) Node.js
6 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 10 (15.15%) KnockoutJS
8 10 (15.15%) Ninject
9 9 (13.64%) CSS
9 9 (13.64%) HTML
10 7 (10.61%) jQuery
10 7 (10.61%) RESTful
10 7 (10.61%) Web Services
11 6 (9.09%) Gherkin
12 5 (7.58%) .NET Framework
12 5 (7.58%) Entity Framework
12 5 (7.58%) WPF
13 4 (6.06%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.58%) BBC
2 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.58%) Social Media
3 4 (6.06%) User Experience
4 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Android
2 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (92.42%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (42.42%) MVC
3 26 (39.39%) BDD
4 23 (34.85%) Test Automation
5 17 (25.76%) SDLC
6 15 (22.73%) OO
6 15 (22.73%) Scrum
6 15 (22.73%) Web Application Development
7 13 (19.70%) Coaching
7 13 (19.70%) DevOps
7 13 (19.70%) Line Management
7 13 (19.70%) Microservices
8 11 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
8 11 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
9 10 (15.15%) Case Management
10 8 (12.12%) Mentoring
10 8 (12.12%) SOLID
10 8 (12.12%) Test Scripting
11 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (10.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 42 (63.64%) C#
2 15 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 12 (18.18%) Java
4 8 (12.12%) Ruby
5 6 (9.09%) SQL
6 2 (3.03%) Apple Swift
6 2 (3.03%) PHP
7 1 (1.52%) C++
7 1 (1.52%) Go
7 1 (1.52%) Groovy
7 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.52%) Python
7 1 (1.52%) R
7 1 (1.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 5 (7.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Puppet
1 3 (4.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.12%) Pega
3 5 (7.58%) Apple
3 5 (7.58%) Facebook
3 5 (7.58%) Google
3 5 (7.58%) Sony
3 5 (7.58%) Yahoo!
4 3 (4.55%) Sitecore
4 3 (4.55%) Xamarin
5 2 (3.03%) Progress