Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 16 21
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 +2
Permanent jobs citing TDD 125 89 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 10.33% 11.99% 10.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.21% 13.26% 12.67%
Number of salaries quoted 108 83 104
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,888 £22,700 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,250 £51,250
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 1,115 671 979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 92.15% 90.43% 86.48%
Number of salaries quoted 940 568 842
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.58% -1.92% +4.00%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,675 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -9 117 £45,000 +12.50% 25
Gateshead +5 6 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Sunderland -13 1 £45,000 - 2
Wallsend - 1 £30,000 - 1
TDD
North East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 85 (68.00%) .NET
2 84 (67.20%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (64.00%) C#
4 73 (58.40%) BDD
5 71 (56.80%) MVC
6 67 (53.60%) ASP.NET
7 62 (49.60%) Microsoft
8 55 (44.00%) .NET Framework
9 52 (41.60%) SQL Server
10 49 (39.20%) JavaScript
11 44 (35.20%) ASP.NET MVC
12 42 (33.60%) Entity Framework
12 42 (33.60%) Scrum
13 41 (32.80%) SQL
14 39 (31.20%) Software Engineering
15 37 (29.60%) AngularJS
16 35 (28.00%) Java
17 32 (25.60%) ASP.NET Web API
18 30 (24.00%) HTML
19 28 (22.40%) CSS
19 28 (22.40%) Domain-Driven Design
20 27 (21.60%) Microsoft Azure
21 26 (20.80%) Git (software)
22 24 (19.20%) Web Services
23 23 (18.40%) OO
23 23 (18.40%) Pair Programming
23 23 (18.40%) Enterprise Software
24 22 (17.60%) Continuous Integration
24 22 (17.60%) Node.js
25 21 (16.80%) Unit Testing

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 9 (7.20%) CMS
2 7 (5.60%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (4.00%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.40%) Jetty
5 2 (1.60%) Confluence
5 2 (1.60%) Drupal
5 2 (1.60%) WordPress
6 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.80%) nginx
6 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 27 (21.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.60%) GitHub
3 2 (1.60%) SaaS
4 1 (0.80%) npm
4 1 (0.80%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.80%) Internet
2 2 (1.60%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (41.60%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.20%) NoSQL
3 11 (8.80%) SQL Server 2016
4 9 (7.20%) MySQL
5 7 (5.60%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.40%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.60%) Big Data
7 2 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.60%) Redis
8 1 (0.80%) DB2
8 1 (0.80%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (20.80%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.80%) Selenium
3 10 (8.00%) Cucumber
4 9 (7.20%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (6.40%) Gatling
5 8 (6.40%) JMeter
5 8 (6.40%) LoadRunner
5 8 (6.40%) Visual Studio
6 7 (5.60%) Jenkins
6 7 (5.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (4.80%) JIRA
8 5 (4.00%) JUnit
8 5 (4.00%) Subversion
9 4 (3.20%) Maven
10 3 (2.40%) gulp
11 2 (1.60%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.60%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.60%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.60%) webpack
12 1 (0.80%) Jasmine
General
1 19 (15.20%) Advertising
2 3 (2.40%) Games
2 3 (2.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 97 (77.60%) Developer
2 49 (39.20%) .NET Developer
3 38 (30.40%) C# Developer
4 33 (26.40%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (21.60%) Software Developer
6 25 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 25 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 20 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 12 (9.60%) Java Developer
8 12 (9.60%) Senior Developer
9 11 (8.80%) .NET Software Developer
9 11 (8.80%) Azure Developer
10 10 (8.00%) Analyst
11 9 (7.20%) C# Software Developer
11 9 (7.20%) Test Analyst
12 8 (6.40%) Automation Test Analyst
12 8 (6.40%) Test Automation Engineer
12 8 (6.40%) Test Engineer
13 7 (5.60%) Technical Leader
14 6 (4.80%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (68.00%) .NET
2 67 (53.60%) ASP.NET
3 55 (44.00%) .NET Framework
4 44 (35.20%) ASP.NET MVC
5 42 (33.60%) Entity Framework
6 37 (29.60%) AngularJS
7 32 (25.60%) ASP.NET Web API
8 30 (24.00%) HTML
9 28 (22.40%) CSS
10 24 (19.20%) Web Services
11 22 (17.60%) Node.js
12 21 (16.80%) React
12 21 (16.80%) RESTful
13 18 (14.40%) jQuery
14 14 (11.20%) HTML5
15 13 (10.40%) WCF
16 12 (9.60%) CSS3
17 11 (8.80%) JSON
17 11 (8.80%) REST
17 11 (8.80%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.40%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (15.20%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.40%) Social Network
3 3 (2.40%) User Experience
4 2 (1.60%) Social Media
5 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.80%) Fintech
5 1 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.00%) Linux
1 5 (4.00%) Windows
2 4 (3.20%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.80%) Android
3 1 (0.80%) Unix
3 1 (0.80%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (67.20%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (58.40%) BDD
3 71 (56.80%) MVC
4 42 (33.60%) Scrum
5 39 (31.20%) Software Engineering
6 28 (22.40%) Domain-Driven Design
7 23 (18.40%) OO
7 23 (18.40%) Pair Programming
8 22 (17.60%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (16.80%) Unit Testing
10 18 (14.40%) DevOps
10 18 (14.40%) Test Automation
10 18 (14.40%) Web Application Development
11 17 (13.60%) Coaching
11 17 (13.60%) Web Development
12 16 (12.80%) SDLC
13 15 (12.00%) SOLID
14 14 (11.20%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
14 14 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
15 13 (10.40%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 80 (64.00%) C#
2 49 (39.20%) JavaScript
3 41 (32.80%) SQL
4 35 (28.00%) Java
5 16 (12.80%) TypeScript
6 14 (11.20%) Scala
7 13 (10.40%) Ruby
8 10 (8.00%) PHP
9 9 (7.20%) C++
10 4 (3.20%) Java 8
10 4 (3.20%) Python
10 4 (3.20%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.40%) VB
12 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.80%) C
13 1 (0.80%) ES6
13 1 (0.80%) Groovy
13 1 (0.80%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (3.20%) Degree
2 1 (0.80%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (0.80%) CITP
2 1 (0.80%) Master's Degree
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.80%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) QA
2 2 (1.60%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) Ansible
Vendors
1 62 (49.60%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.60%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle
3 2 (1.60%) Sybase
3 2 (1.60%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.80%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.80%) Sun