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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 14 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing TDD 49 36 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 15.31% 12.20% 11.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.75% 14.63% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 45 36 26
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £26,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £58,750 £60,000
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
276 246 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 86.25% 83.39% 89.45%
Number of salaries quoted 246 241 188
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Bedford

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 103 (91.96%) .NET
2 99 (88.39%) C#
3 92 (82.14%) ASP.NET
3 92 (82.14%) Microsoft
4 86 (76.79%) SQL Server
5 85 (75.89%) Scrum
5 85 (75.89%) WCF
6 76 (67.86%) MVC
7 52 (46.43%) WPF
8 47 (41.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 46 (41.07%) .NET Framework
10 44 (39.29%) Windows
11 41 (36.61%) LINQ
11 41 (36.61%) Team Foundation Server
12 40 (35.71%) WinForms
13 39 (34.82%) Subversion
13 39 (34.82%) SQL
14 38 (33.93%) T-SQL
15 36 (32.14%) OO
16 33 (29.46%) OOD
17 32 (28.57%) Visual Studio
17 32 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (28.57%) Multithreading
17 32 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
17 32 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 30 (26.79%) Silverlight
19 29 (25.89%) Moq
19 29 (25.89%) SharePoint
20 28 (25.00%) MS Excel
20 28 (25.00%) N-Tier

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 29 (25.89%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.46%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.82%) HTTP
2 1 (0.89%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (76.79%) SQL Server
2 32 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (15.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (13.39%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 41 (36.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (34.82%) Subversion
3 32 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 29 (25.89%) Moq
5 14 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
6 11 (9.82%) MSTest
6 11 (9.82%) NUnit
7 2 (1.79%) JIRA
7 2 (1.79%) Selenium
7 2 (1.79%) JMeter
General
1 8 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 72 (64.29%) Developer
2 43 (38.39%) Architect
3 42 (37.50%) C# Developer
4 36 (32.14%) Senior Developer
5 35 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 33 (29.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 26 (23.21%) Technical Architect
8 25 (22.32%) Senior C# Developer
9 23 (20.54%) .NET Developer
10 22 (19.64%) Lead Developer
11 15 (13.39%) Technical Leader
12 14 (12.50%) Technical Developer
13 10 (8.93%) ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (8.04%) Solutions Architect
15 8 (7.14%) .NET Team Leader
15 8 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
15 8 (7.14%) Team Leader
16 7 (6.25%) Lead Architect
16 7 (6.25%) Lead C# Developer
17 6 (5.36%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (91.96%) .NET
2 92 (82.14%) ASP.NET
3 85 (75.89%) WCF
4 52 (46.43%) WPF
5 47 (41.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 46 (41.07%) .NET Framework
7 41 (36.61%) LINQ
8 40 (35.71%) WinForms
9 32 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 30 (26.79%) Silverlight
11 23 (20.54%) HTML
12 20 (17.86%) CSS
13 18 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 14 (12.50%) Web Services
15 13 (11.61%) jQuery
16 11 (9.82%) Spring.NET
16 11 (9.82%) Castle Windsor
16 11 (9.82%) Ninject
16 11 (9.82%) Unity DI Container
16 11 (9.82%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 11 (9.82%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.79%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.79%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 44 (39.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (75.89%) Scrum
2 76 (67.86%) MVC
3 36 (32.14%) OO
4 33 (29.46%) OOD
5 32 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (28.57%) Multithreading
6 26 (23.21%) Software Engineering
7 22 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (13.39%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (10.71%) Matrix Management
10 11 (9.82%) Dependency Injection
10 11 (9.82%) Kanban
10 11 (9.82%) MVVM
10 11 (9.82%) Web Application Development
10 11 (9.82%) Project Management
10 11 (9.82%) Business Analysis
11 8 (7.14%) SOA
12 7 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
12 7 (6.25%) Product Management
12 7 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 99 (88.39%) C#
2 39 (34.82%) SQL
3 38 (33.93%) T-SQL
4 25 (22.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (9.82%) MOM
Vendors
1 92 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.36%) Oracle
3 4 (3.57%) Capita
Bedford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago