The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 12 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing TDD 62 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 19.14% 7.95% 8.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.14% 9.13% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 60 21 17
Average salary £48,500 £52,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.61% +45.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
TDD
Bedfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
280 230 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 86.42% 87.12% 87.56%
Number of salaries quoted 268 221 161
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

TDD
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

TDD Salary Trend in Bedford

TDD
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Bedford

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 96 (96.97%) .NET
2 93 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (92.93%) C#
4 85 (85.86%) Scrum
5 81 (81.82%) SQL Server
6 80 (80.81%) ASP.NET
6 80 (80.81%) WCF
7 78 (78.79%) Microsoft
8 66 (66.67%) MVC
9 48 (48.48%) WPF
10 38 (38.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 37 (37.37%) LINQ
12 35 (35.35%) SQL
13 34 (34.34%) T-SQL
13 34 (34.34%) Visual Studio
13 34 (34.34%) .NET Framework
14 33 (33.33%) Silverlight
14 33 (33.33%) Windows
15 32 (32.32%) WinForms
16 28 (28.28%) MS Excel
16 28 (28.28%) Moq
16 28 (28.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 27 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
18 26 (26.26%) OOD
18 26 (26.26%) OO
18 26 (26.26%) Subversion
19 25 (25.25%) SQL Server 2008
20 24 (24.24%) Multithreading
20 24 (24.24%) SharePoint
21 23 (23.23%) N-Tier

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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.

Application Platforms
1 24 (24.24%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.04%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (28.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (1.01%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 25 (25.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (19.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (10.10%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (10.10%) Oracle Database
4 10 (10.10%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (7.07%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (34.34%) Visual Studio
2 28 (28.28%) Moq
3 27 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (26.26%) Subversion
5 16 (16.16%) Rhino Mocks
6 9 (9.09%) NUnit
6 9 (9.09%) MSTest
7 2 (2.02%) JIRA
7 2 (2.02%) Selenium
7 2 (2.02%) JMeter
General
1 10 (10.10%) Finance
Job Titles
1 63 (63.64%) Developer
2 43 (43.43%) C# Developer
3 40 (40.40%) Architect
4 35 (35.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (29.29%) Senior Developer
6 28 (28.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 26 (26.26%) Senior C# Developer
8 24 (24.24%) .NET Developer
9 23 (23.23%) Technical Architect
10 18 (18.18%) Lead Developer
11 13 (13.13%) Technical Leader
12 12 (12.12%) Lead Architect
13 11 (11.11%) Technical Developer
14 10 (10.10%) .NET Team Leader
14 10 (10.10%) Senior .NET Developer
14 10 (10.10%) Team Leader
15 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET Developer
16 6 (6.06%) Lead C# Developer
16 6 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
17 5 (5.05%) C# Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (96.97%) .NET
2 80 (80.81%) ASP.NET
2 80 (80.81%) WCF
3 48 (48.48%) WPF
4 38 (38.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 37 (37.37%) LINQ
6 34 (34.34%) .NET Framework
7 33 (33.33%) Silverlight
8 32 (32.32%) WinForms
9 28 (28.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 15 (15.15%) CSS
10 15 (15.15%) ADO.NET
10 15 (15.15%) HTML
11 13 (13.13%) Web Services
12 11 (11.11%) jQuery
13 9 (9.09%) Unity DI Container
13 9 (9.09%) Castle Windsor
13 9 (9.09%) Ninject
13 9 (9.09%) Spring.NET
14 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.23%) N-Tier
2 9 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.01%) Physics
4 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (85.86%) Scrum
3 66 (66.67%) MVC
4 26 (26.26%) OOD
4 26 (26.26%) OO
5 24 (24.24%) Multithreading
6 17 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (14.14%) Software Engineering
8 13 (13.13%) Matrix Management
9 9 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (9.09%) MVVM
9 9 (9.09%) Web Application Development
9 9 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
9 9 (9.09%) Kanban
10 8 (8.08%) Project Management
10 8 (8.08%) Business Analysis
11 5 (5.05%) SOA
12 4 (4.04%) Product Management
12 4 (4.04%) Domain-Driven Design
12 4 (4.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 92 (92.93%) C#
2 35 (35.35%) SQL
3 34 (34.34%) T-SQL
4 19 (19.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.01%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (15.15%) MOM
Vendors
1 78 (78.79%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.10%) Oracle
3 4 (4.04%) Capita
4 1 (1.01%) Apple
4 1 (1.01%) Xamarin
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Posted: Yesterday
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