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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 30 28 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Permanent jobs citing TDD 10 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 6.90% 2.26% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.46% 2.54% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 5
Average salary £38,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £49,500 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
134 118 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 92.41% 88.72% 69.51%
Number of salaries quoted 59 75 115
Average salary £38,000 £30,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -26.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,750 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Belfast

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (84.62%) Scrum
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Unit Testing
3 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
3 9 (69.23%) Open Source
3 9 (69.23%) BDD
4 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
4 8 (61.54%) C#
4 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 8 (61.54%) .NET
5 7 (53.85%) HTML
5 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
5 7 (53.85%) CSS
5 7 (53.85%) Oracle
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
5 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
5 7 (53.85%) MVC
5 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
5 7 (53.85%) HTML5
5 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (53.85%) Entity Framework
6 6 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (46.15%) NUnit
6 6 (46.15%) Subversion
6 6 (46.15%) Project Management
6 6 (46.15%) Web Services
7 5 (38.46%) Java

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (53.85%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (23.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Force.com
3 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
1 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
2 6 (46.15%) NUnit
2 6 (46.15%) Subversion
3 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 3 (23.08%) Capybara
3 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 3 (23.08%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (23.08%) Ant
3 3 (23.08%) Maven
3 3 (23.08%) Mercurial
3 3 (23.08%) Metasploit
3 3 (23.08%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) AWS Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Development Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
2 7 (53.85%) HTML5
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (53.85%) Entity Framework
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) JSON
5 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Public Cloud
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Scrum
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Unit Testing
3 9 (69.23%) Open Source
3 9 (69.23%) BDD
4 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
5 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
5 7 (53.85%) MVC
6 6 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (46.15%) Project Management
7 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
8 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
9 3 (23.08%) Analytics
9 3 (23.08%) SDLC
9 3 (23.08%) DevOps
9 3 (23.08%) Validation
9 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
10 1 (7.69%) Product Management
10 1 (7.69%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
1 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) Ruby
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Apex Code
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
2 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VirtualBox
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (23.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Nmap
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Rapid7
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) IBM