The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 17 27 40
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Permanent jobs citing TDD 8 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 8.16% 1.35% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.00% 1.82% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 4
Average salary £38,000 £50,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £50,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £50,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
TDD
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80 110 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 81.63% 74.32% 59.64%
Number of salaries quoted 53 72 95
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -20.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,300 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £48,800
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

TDD
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Belfast region.

TDD Salary Trend in Belfast

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (86.67%) Subversion
2 26 (86.67%) Git (software)
3 22 (73.33%) Computer Science
3 22 (73.33%) Java
4 21 (70.00%) UNIX
4 21 (70.00%) OO
4 21 (70.00%) Degree
5 20 (66.67%) Multithreading
5 20 (66.67%) Java EE
5 20 (66.67%) Linux
6 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 8 (26.67%) .NET
7 7 (23.33%) C#
7 7 (23.33%) HTML
7 7 (23.33%) Oracle
7 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
7 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
7 7 (23.33%) CSS
7 7 (23.33%) Scrum
7 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
7 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
7 7 (23.33%) MVC
7 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
7 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
7 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (23.33%) Entity Framework

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Force.com
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (86.67%) Subversion
1 26 (86.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Java Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Developer
3 6 (20.00%) AWS Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.33%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (66.67%) Java EE
2 8 (26.67%) .NET
3 7 (23.33%) HTML
3 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
3 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (23.33%) CSS
3 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (23.33%) HTML5
3 7 (23.33%) Entity Framework
4 6 (20.00%) Web Services
5 5 (16.67%) JSF
5 5 (16.67%) PrimeFaces
6 1 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (73.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) UNIX
2 20 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (70.00%) OO
3 20 (66.67%) Multithreading
4 7 (23.33%) Scrum
4 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
4 7 (23.33%) MVC
4 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (20.00%) Project Management
5 6 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (20.00%) BDD
6 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.33%) Product Management
8 1 (3.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Test Planning
8 1 (3.33%) Coaching
8 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.33%) Decision Table
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (23.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) Perl
4 1 (3.33%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) Ruby
4 1 (3.33%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Google
2 1 (3.33%) IBM
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