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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 28 12 39
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +27
Permanent jobs citing TDD 4 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 3.74% 13.89% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.40% 18.52% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £38,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.74%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
91 54 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 85.05% 75.00% 82.95%
Number of salaries quoted 63 42 93
Average salary £57,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) BDD
3 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) Workflow
4 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET
4 3 (37.50%) OLTP
4 3 (37.50%) OLAP
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) WCF
4 3 (37.50%) WPF
4 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Java EE
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (25.00%) iBATIS
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
5 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (25.00%) JBoss
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) OLAP
2 3 (37.50%) OLTP
3 2 (25.00%) Hazelcast
3 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (25.00%) Redis
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Ant
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Gradle
1 2 (25.00%) Hudson
1 2 (25.00%) IntelliJ
1 2 (25.00%) JBehave
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) JMeter
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
1 2 (25.00%) Mockito
1 2 (25.00%) NetBeans
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Consultant
4 2 (25.00%) Java Consultant
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Consultant
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
1 5 (62.50%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET
2 3 (37.50%) WCF
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) WPF
3 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) EclipseLink
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) iBATIS
3 2 (25.00%) Java EE
3 2 (25.00%) JMS
3 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (25.00%) LESS
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
3 2 (25.00%) Sass
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
3 3 (37.50%) Workflow
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle