The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 18 40 42
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +2
Permanent jobs citing TDD 2 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.11% 0.84% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 1.35% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Average salary £57,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
TDD
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
72 223 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 75.79% 62.46% 74.31%
Number of salaries quoted 46 149 189
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

TDD
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Aberdeen region.

TDD Salary Trend in Aberdeen

TDD
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited TDD.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Delphi
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (50.00%) Contract for Difference
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Velocity
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Parallel Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Feature Driven Development
2 1 (50.00%) ATDD
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited TDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) ReSharper
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
1 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Velocity
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Contract for Difference
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Parallel Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Feature Driven Development
2 1 (50.00%) ATDD
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Delphi
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle