Period
to 24 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 23 25
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -6
Permanent jobs citing TDD 102 93 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.86% 9.26% 10.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.85% 11.16% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 96 92 93
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £35,000 £22,875 £29,309
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,875 £65,485
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 1,153 833 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 88.90% 82.97% 90.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,012 699 769
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £24,750 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,950 £58,787
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 February 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 February 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 -14 70 £50,000 +25.00% 23
Gateshead -4 19 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Sunderland +4 13 £45,000 +12.50% 1
TDD
North East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 96 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (70.59%) C#
3 71 (69.61%) .NET
4 61 (59.80%) BDD
5 60 (58.82%) ASP.NET
6 46 (45.10%) SQL Server
7 42 (41.18%) MVC
8 41 (40.20%) ASP.NET Web API
9 39 (38.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 38 (37.25%) JavaScript
11 37 (36.27%) Node.js
12 36 (35.29%) Microsoft
13 34 (33.33%) RESTful
14 30 (29.41%) AngularJS
15 29 (28.43%) Web Application Development
15 29 (28.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 29 (28.43%) Git (software)
15 29 (28.43%) WCF
16 28 (27.45%) .NET Framework
17 25 (24.51%) SQL Server 2016
18 24 (23.53%) Ruby
19 23 (22.55%) OO
20 20 (19.61%) Test Automation
21 19 (18.63%) SOLID
21 19 (18.63%) SDLC
21 19 (18.63%) Web Services
22 18 (17.65%) Scrum
23 17 (16.67%) Google
23 17 (16.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
23 17 (16.67%) 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 (5.88%) Documentum
2 2 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.96%) Confluence
3 1 (0.98%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.88%) GitHub
3 5 (4.90%) Google Play
4 3 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) Firewall
1 1 (0.98%) HTTP
1 1 (0.98%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (45.10%) SQL Server
2 25 (24.51%) SQL Server 2016
3 17 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.90%) Big Data
5 4 (3.92%) MySQL
6 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (28.43%) Git (software)
2 16 (15.69%) Selenium
3 15 (14.71%) Cucumber
4 9 (8.82%) SoapUI
4 9 (8.82%) WebDriver
5 7 (6.86%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.94%) MSTest
6 3 (2.94%) NUnit
7 2 (1.96%) JIRA
7 2 (1.96%) JMeter
7 2 (1.96%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.96%) Ranorex
7 2 (1.96%) Robot Framework
7 2 (1.96%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.96%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.98%) git-flow
8 1 (0.98%) Gradle
8 1 (0.98%) JUnit
8 1 (0.98%) RSpec
General
1 8 (7.84%) Retail
2 6 (5.88%) Games
3 4 (3.92%) Advertising
3 4 (3.92%) Finance
4 3 (2.94%) Marketing
5 1 (0.98%) Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (73.53%) Developer
2 40 (39.22%) .NET Developer
3 23 (22.55%) Software Developer
4 15 (14.71%) C# Developer
5 12 (11.76%) Social Media Developer
6 8 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (6.86%) .NET Software Developer
7 7 (6.86%) Messaging Developer
8 5 (4.90%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Digital Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (4.90%) Test Leader
8 5 (4.90%) Tester
9 4 (3.92%) Development Manager
9 4 (3.92%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (3.92%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Software Manager
9 4 (3.92%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.94%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (69.61%) .NET
2 60 (58.82%) ASP.NET
3 41 (40.20%) ASP.NET Web API
4 39 (38.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 37 (36.27%) Node.js
6 34 (33.33%) RESTful
7 30 (29.41%) AngularJS
8 29 (28.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 29 (28.43%) WCF
9 28 (27.45%) .NET Framework
10 19 (18.63%) Web Services
11 15 (14.71%) Ninject
12 12 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (7.84%) Entity Framework
13 8 (7.84%) jQuery
13 8 (7.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (6.86%) CSS
14 7 (6.86%) HTML
15 6 (5.88%) REST
16 5 (4.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) BBC
1 12 (11.76%) Social Media
2 6 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.90%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.90%) iPhone
3 5 (4.90%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.90%) User Experience
4 4 (3.92%) Social Network
5 2 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.86%) Android
2 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (59.80%) BDD
3 42 (41.18%) MVC
4 29 (28.43%) Web Application Development
5 23 (22.55%) OO
6 20 (19.61%) Test Automation
7 19 (18.63%) SDLC
7 19 (18.63%) SOLID
8 18 (17.65%) Scrum
9 17 (16.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 17 (16.67%) Mob Programming
10 16 (15.69%) Dependency Injection
10 16 (15.69%) YAGNI
11 15 (14.71%) DevOps
12 13 (12.75%) Domain-Driven Design
12 13 (12.75%) Line Management
13 11 (10.78%) Case Management
14 10 (9.80%) Coaching
15 9 (8.82%) Microservices
15 9 (8.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 72 (70.59%) C#
2 38 (37.25%) JavaScript
3 24 (23.53%) Ruby
4 17 (16.67%) TypeScript
5 16 (15.69%) Java
6 13 (12.75%) SQL
7 4 (3.92%) VB
7 4 (3.92%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.94%) C++
9 2 (1.96%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.96%) Python
9 2 (1.96%) Scala
10 1 (0.98%) Go
10 1 (0.98%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.98%) PHP
10 1 (0.98%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (6.86%) ISTQB
2 5 (4.90%) Degree
2 5 (4.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (1.96%) ISEB
3 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.75%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) Puppet
1 3 (2.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.67%) Google
3 13 (12.75%) Apple
4 12 (11.76%) Facebook
4 12 (11.76%) Sony
4 12 (11.76%) Yahoo!
5 8 (7.84%) Pega
6 5 (4.90%) Twitter
7 2 (1.96%) Progress
8 1 (0.98%) Capita