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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 22 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing TDD 31 38 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.69% 13.62% 12.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.40% 16.17% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 30 34 36
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £42,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
250 235 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 86.21% 84.23% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 221 207 229
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Bedford

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 43 (93.48%) .NET
2 42 (91.30%) C#
2 42 (91.30%) ASP.NET
2 42 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (78.26%) SQL Server
4 34 (73.91%) MVC
5 33 (71.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
6 28 (60.87%) .NET Framework
7 27 (58.70%) WCF
8 24 (52.17%) Entity Framework
8 24 (52.17%) MS Excel
9 22 (47.83%) Scrum
10 20 (43.48%) Visual Studio
11 19 (41.30%) WPF
12 18 (39.13%) OO
13 17 (36.96%) jQuery
14 16 (34.78%) LINQ
15 15 (32.61%) Windows
15 15 (32.61%) OOD
15 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET Web API
16 14 (30.43%) WinForms
16 14 (30.43%) Ajax
16 14 (30.43%) CSS
16 14 (30.43%) Web Services
16 14 (30.43%) HTML
16 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
16 14 (30.43%) SQL
16 14 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
17 13 (28.26%) Multithreading

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (23.91%) Node.js
2 10 (21.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (52.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (78.26%) SQL Server
2 14 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (17.39%) NoSQL
4 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
5 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (43.48%) Visual Studio
2 13 (28.26%) Git (software)
3 12 (26.09%) Moq
4 11 (23.91%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (10.87%) JIRA
6 5 (10.87%) Selenium
6 5 (10.87%) Bitbucket
6 5 (10.87%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (8.70%) Subversion
8 3 (6.52%) NUnit
9 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
9 2 (4.35%) MSTest
9 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (17.39%) Advertising
2 5 (10.87%) Back Office
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (71.74%) Developer
2 29 (63.04%) .NET Developer
3 15 (32.61%) C# Developer
3 15 (32.61%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (28.26%) Senior Developer
5 10 (21.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (19.57%) Senior C# Developer
6 9 (19.57%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (15.22%) Development Manager
8 7 (15.22%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (10.87%) Development Project Manager
9 5 (10.87%) Project Manager
10 2 (4.35%) Architect
10 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
10 2 (4.35%) Senior Test Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Test Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
11 1 (2.17%) Technical Developer
11 1 (2.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (93.48%) .NET
2 42 (91.30%) ASP.NET
3 33 (71.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (60.87%) .NET Framework
5 27 (58.70%) WCF
6 24 (52.17%) Entity Framework
7 19 (41.30%) WPF
8 17 (36.96%) jQuery
9 16 (34.78%) LINQ
10 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (30.43%) HTML
11 14 (30.43%) CSS
11 14 (30.43%) Web Services
11 14 (30.43%) WinForms
11 14 (30.43%) Ajax
12 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 10 (21.74%) Silverlight
13 10 (21.74%) ADO.NET
14 9 (19.57%) HTML5
15 8 (17.39%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) N-Tier
2 8 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) Wiki
4 2 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.35%) Tandem
5 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (73.91%) MVC
3 22 (47.83%) Scrum
4 18 (39.13%) OO
5 15 (32.61%) OOD
6 13 (28.26%) Multithreading
7 11 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (21.74%) BDD
8 10 (21.74%) Web Application Development
9 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
10 7 (15.22%) Web Development
10 7 (15.22%) Matrix Management
10 7 (15.22%) Project Management
10 7 (15.22%) Performance Management
10 7 (15.22%) Mentoring
10 7 (15.22%) Coaching
11 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
12 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (8.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 42 (91.30%) C#
2 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
2 14 (30.43%) SQL
3 8 (17.39%) T-SQL
3 8 (17.39%) Ruby
4 2 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) ISEB
2 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) MOM
Vendors
1 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) Facebook
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