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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 18 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing TDD 1 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.56% - 4.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% - 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 11
Average salary £55,000 - £40,000
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
59 156 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 92.19% 58.65% 77.07%
Number of salaries quoted 33 99 160
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Delphi
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Parallel Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Feature Driven Development
3 1 (25.00%) ATDD
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (25.00%) Contract for Difference
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Velocity
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) ScrumMaster
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) WPF
1 2 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (25.00%) Velocity
2 1 (25.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Contract for Difference
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Parallel Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Feature Driven Development
3 1 (25.00%) ATDD
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Delphi
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle