The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 17 20 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Permanent jobs citing TDD 12 6 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 8.28% 6.82% 44.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.96% 7.32% 49.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 3
Median salary £41,250 - £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
134 82 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 92.41% 93.18% 90.29%
Number of salaries quoted 92 63 43
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 December 2016.

TDD Salary Histogram in Belfast

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for TDD.

1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) User Stories
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Scrum
5 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (33.33%) ATDD
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) Spring
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) QA
6 3 (25.00%) Spring MVC
6 3 (25.00%) JIRA
6 3 (25.00%) jQuery
6 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (25.00%) LabVIEW
6 3 (25.00%) Front Office
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) Workflow
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) J2EE
6 3 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Python

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
1 3 (25.00%) LabVIEW
2 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (25.00%) Front Office
1 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior QA Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Test Scripter
2 3 (25.00%) Test Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Spring
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (25.00%) J2EE
2 3 (25.00%) jQuery
2 3 (25.00%) Spring MVC
2 3 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) Drools
3 1 (8.33%) GWT
3 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) jBPM
3 1 (8.33%) JMS
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Derivative
4 1 (8.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) User Stories
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) ATDD
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (25.00%) Workflow
5 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (8.33%) BDD
6 1 (8.33%) Information Security
6 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) OOD
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) UML
6 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle