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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 12 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Permanent jobs citing TDD 56 29 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 17.95% 10.25% 8.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.74% 11.74% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 52 29 17
Average salary £48,500 £50,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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
270 247 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 86.54% 87.28% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 248 244 170
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £75,000
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 17 September 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Bedford

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 98 (93.33%) .NET
2 96 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (89.52%) C#
4 85 (80.95%) ASP.NET
5 83 (79.05%) Microsoft
6 82 (78.10%) SQL Server
6 82 (78.10%) Scrum
7 81 (77.14%) WCF
8 70 (66.67%) MVC
9 49 (46.67%) WPF
10 42 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 38 (36.19%) .NET Framework
11 38 (36.19%) LINQ
12 36 (34.29%) SQL
12 36 (34.29%) Windows
13 35 (33.33%) T-SQL
14 33 (31.43%) Visual Studio
14 33 (31.43%) WinForms
14 33 (31.43%) Silverlight
14 33 (31.43%) Team Foundation Server
15 31 (29.52%) OO
15 31 (29.52%) Subversion
16 29 (27.62%) MS Excel
16 29 (27.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 28 (26.67%) OOD
18 27 (25.71%) SQL Server 2008
18 27 (25.71%) Moq
19 26 (24.76%) SharePoint
19 26 (24.76%) Multithreading
20 23 (21.90%) JavaScript

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 26 (24.76%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (27.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.52%) HTTP
2 1 (0.95%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (78.10%) SQL Server
2 27 (25.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (16.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (9.52%) Relational Database
5 8 (7.62%) Oracle Database
5 8 (7.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (7.62%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (31.43%) Visual Studio
1 33 (31.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (29.52%) Subversion
3 27 (25.71%) Moq
4 14 (13.33%) Rhino Mocks
5 9 (8.57%) NUnit
5 9 (8.57%) MSTest
6 2 (1.90%) JIRA
6 2 (1.90%) Selenium
6 2 (1.90%) JMeter
General
1 8 (7.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 67 (63.81%) Developer
2 43 (40.95%) C# Developer
3 38 (36.19%) Architect
4 35 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (30.48%) Senior Developer
6 30 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 25 (23.81%) Senior C# Developer
8 22 (20.95%) Technical Architect
8 22 (20.95%) .NET Developer
9 20 (19.05%) Lead Developer
10 13 (12.38%) Technical Leader
11 12 (11.43%) Technical Developer
12 9 (8.57%) Lead Architect
13 8 (7.62%) .NET Team Leader
13 8 (7.62%) Senior .NET Developer
13 8 (7.62%) ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (7.62%) Team Leader
14 7 (6.67%) Lead C# Developer
15 6 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
16 5 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (93.33%) .NET
2 85 (80.95%) ASP.NET
3 81 (77.14%) WCF
4 49 (46.67%) WPF
5 42 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 38 (36.19%) LINQ
6 38 (36.19%) .NET Framework
7 33 (31.43%) Silverlight
7 33 (31.43%) WinForms
8 29 (27.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 21 (20.00%) HTML
10 18 (17.14%) CSS
11 14 (13.33%) Web Services
12 13 (12.38%) ADO.NET
12 13 (12.38%) jQuery
12 13 (12.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 9 (8.57%) Unity DI Container
13 9 (8.57%) Castle Windsor
13 9 (8.57%) Ninject
13 9 (8.57%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.90%) N-Tier
2 9 (8.57%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.90%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.90%) Physics
6 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (34.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (78.10%) Scrum
3 70 (66.67%) MVC
4 31 (29.52%) OO
5 28 (26.67%) OOD
6 26 (24.76%) Multithreading
7 19 (18.10%) Software Engineering
8 17 (16.19%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (11.43%) Matrix Management
10 10 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (8.57%) Kanban
11 9 (8.57%) Dependency Injection
11 9 (8.57%) MVVM
11 9 (8.57%) Web Application Development
12 8 (7.62%) Business Analysis
12 8 (7.62%) Project Management
13 5 (4.76%) SOA
13 5 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
14 4 (3.81%) Mentoring
14 4 (3.81%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (89.52%) C#
2 36 (34.29%) SQL
3 35 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 23 (21.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (12.38%) MOM
Vendors
1 83 (79.05%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.62%) Oracle
3 4 (3.81%) Capita
4 1 (0.95%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.95%) Apple
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago