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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 31 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Permanent jobs citing TDD 20 53 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.54% 13.73% 10.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.87% 15.68% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 18 44 26
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £59,700 £52,500
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
254 338 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 83.01% 87.56% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 208 292 215
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 February 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Bedford

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 74 (97.37%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (94.74%) .NET
3 71 (93.42%) C#
3 71 (93.42%) Microsoft
3 71 (93.42%) Scrum
4 59 (77.63%) SQL Server
4 59 (77.63%) WCF
5 56 (73.68%) WPF
6 49 (64.47%) ASP.NET
7 45 (59.21%) Visual Studio
8 41 (53.95%) MVC
9 39 (51.32%) Silverlight
10 37 (48.68%) ASP.NET MVC
11 30 (39.47%) MS Excel
12 29 (38.16%) Windows
12 29 (38.16%) WinForms
12 29 (38.16%) Moq
12 29 (38.16%) Matrix Management
13 28 (36.84%) Rhino Mocks
14 25 (32.89%) OOD
15 24 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
16 23 (30.26%) N-Tier
16 23 (30.26%) Web Services
16 23 (30.26%) SQL
17 22 (28.95%) T-SQL
17 22 (28.95%) LINQ
17 22 (28.95%) .NET Framework
18 21 (27.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 20 (26.32%) OO
19 20 (26.32%) NUnit

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 18 (23.68%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.32%) Node.js
Applications
1 30 (39.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (77.63%) SQL Server
2 24 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (22.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (19.74%) Oracle Database 10g
4 15 (19.74%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (19.74%) Oracle Database
5 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (59.21%) Visual Studio
2 29 (38.16%) Moq
3 28 (36.84%) Rhino Mocks
4 20 (26.32%) NUnit
5 14 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (15.79%) MSTest
7 8 (10.53%) Subversion
8 2 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 2 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (47.37%) Developer
2 32 (42.11%) .NET Developer
3 29 (38.16%) Architect
4 20 (26.32%) C# Developer
5 19 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 19 (25.00%) Technical Architect
6 18 (23.68%) Senior C# Developer
6 18 (23.68%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (21.05%) Senior .NET Developer
8 14 (18.42%) Lead Architect
9 13 (17.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (13.16%) Development Manager
11 10 (13.16%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (7.89%) Agile .NET Developer
12 6 (7.89%) Agile C# Developer
12 6 (7.89%) Lead Technical Architect
13 4 (5.26%) .NET Team Leader
13 4 (5.26%) Team Leader
14 3 (3.95%) Development Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (94.74%) .NET
2 59 (77.63%) WCF
3 56 (73.68%) WPF
4 49 (64.47%) ASP.NET
5 39 (51.32%) Silverlight
6 37 (48.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (38.16%) WinForms
8 23 (30.26%) Web Services
9 22 (28.95%) .NET Framework
9 22 (28.95%) LINQ
10 21 (27.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 16 (21.05%) ADO.NET
13 12 (15.79%) Spring.NET
13 12 (15.79%) Unity DI Container
13 12 (15.79%) Castle Windsor
13 12 (15.79%) Ninject
14 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (9.21%) jQuery
15 6 (7.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (30.26%) N-Tier
2 12 (15.79%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.32%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 29 (38.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (97.37%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (93.42%) Scrum
3 41 (53.95%) MVC
4 29 (38.16%) Matrix Management
5 25 (32.89%) OOD
6 20 (26.32%) OO
7 17 (22.37%) Multithreading
8 15 (19.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (17.11%) Kanban
10 12 (15.79%) Dependency Injection
10 12 (15.79%) MVVM
10 12 (15.79%) Web Application Development
11 10 (13.16%) Mentoring
12 9 (11.84%) Coaching
12 9 (11.84%) Performance Management
13 5 (6.58%) Technical Architecture
14 4 (5.26%) Unit Testing
15 3 (3.95%) Software Engineering
16 2 (2.63%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (93.42%) C#
2 23 (30.26%) SQL
3 22 (28.95%) T-SQL
4 7 (9.21%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 16 (21.05%) MOM
Vendors
1 71 (93.42%) Microsoft
2 15 (19.74%) Oracle
3 1 (1.32%) Apple
3 1 (1.32%) Xamarin