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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 20 20 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs citing TDD 30 47 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 9.71% 12.53% 6.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.76% 14.03% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 29 39 14
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £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
255 335 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 82.52% 89.33% 85.66%
Number of salaries quoted 230 280 205
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £62,500
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 23 January 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Bedford

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 90 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (94.62%) C#
2 88 (94.62%) .NET
3 86 (92.47%) Scrum
4 80 (86.02%) Microsoft
5 78 (83.87%) SQL Server
5 78 (83.87%) WCF
6 68 (73.12%) WPF
7 62 (66.67%) ASP.NET
8 56 (60.22%) Visual Studio
9 52 (55.91%) MVC
10 50 (53.76%) Silverlight
11 42 (45.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 33 (35.48%) Windows
12 33 (35.48%) MS Excel
13 32 (34.41%) WinForms
13 32 (34.41%) Moq
14 31 (33.33%) SQL
15 30 (32.26%) T-SQL
15 30 (32.26%) Rhino Mocks
15 30 (32.26%) Matrix Management
16 29 (31.18%) OOD
17 28 (30.11%) LINQ
17 28 (30.11%) SQL Server 2008
18 26 (27.96%) N-Tier
18 26 (27.96%) Web Services
18 26 (27.96%) .NET Framework
19 24 (25.81%) OO
19 24 (25.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 22 (23.66%) SharePoint

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 22 (23.66%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 33 (35.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (83.87%) SQL Server
2 28 (30.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (21.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (20.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (20.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 19 (20.43%) Oracle Database
5 6 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 56 (60.22%) Visual Studio
2 32 (34.41%) Moq
3 30 (32.26%) Rhino Mocks
4 19 (20.43%) NUnit
5 17 (18.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (12.90%) MSTest
7 11 (11.83%) Subversion
8 3 (3.23%) Selenium
9 2 (2.15%) JMeter
9 2 (2.15%) JIRA
General
1 2 (2.15%) Finance
2 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (50.54%) Developer
2 37 (39.78%) Architect
3 34 (36.56%) .NET Developer
4 29 (31.18%) C# Developer
5 27 (29.03%) Senior Developer
6 25 (26.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 25 (26.88%) Senior C# Developer
7 23 (24.73%) Technical Architect
8 18 (19.35%) Senior .NET Developer
8 18 (19.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (19.35%) Lead Architect
9 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (10.75%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (7.53%) .NET Team Leader
11 7 (7.53%) Team Leader
11 7 (7.53%) Development Manager
12 6 (6.45%) Lead Technical Architect
12 6 (6.45%) Agile .NET Developer
12 6 (6.45%) Agile C# Developer
13 4 (4.30%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (94.62%) .NET
2 78 (83.87%) WCF
3 68 (73.12%) WPF
4 62 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 50 (53.76%) Silverlight
6 42 (45.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (34.41%) WinForms
8 28 (30.11%) LINQ
9 26 (27.96%) Web Services
9 26 (27.96%) .NET Framework
10 24 (25.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 19 (20.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 18 (19.35%) ADO.NET
13 12 (12.90%) Spring.NET
13 12 (12.90%) Castle Windsor
13 12 (12.90%) Ninject
13 12 (12.90%) Unity DI Container
14 8 (8.60%) jQuery
15 7 (7.53%) HTML
15 7 (7.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.96%) N-Tier
2 12 (12.90%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.15%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.08%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (35.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (92.47%) Scrum
3 52 (55.91%) MVC
4 30 (32.26%) Matrix Management
5 29 (31.18%) OOD
6 24 (25.81%) OO
7 21 (22.58%) Multithreading
8 14 (15.05%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (13.98%) Kanban
10 12 (12.90%) Dependency Injection
10 12 (12.90%) MVVM
10 12 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (12.90%) Web Application Development
11 7 (7.53%) Mentoring
12 6 (6.45%) Coaching
12 6 (6.45%) Performance Management
13 5 (5.38%) Technical Architecture
14 4 (4.30%) Software Engineering
15 3 (3.23%) Unit Testing
16 2 (2.15%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 88 (94.62%) C#
2 31 (33.33%) SQL
3 30 (32.26%) T-SQL
4 8 (8.60%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.08%) Degree
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 18 (19.35%) MOM
Vendors
1 80 (86.02%) Microsoft
2 19 (20.43%) Oracle
3 1 (1.08%) Apple
3 1 (1.08%) Xamarin
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