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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 16 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Permanent jobs citing TDD 6 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 7.69% 2.63% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.11% 2.99% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £28,750 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £49,250 £41,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
74 134 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 94.87% 88.16% 73.55%
Number of salaries quoted 43 73 84
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 August 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 12 (85.71%) Scrum
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) Unit Testing
3 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 8 (57.14%) C#
4 8 (57.14%) Open Source
4 8 (57.14%) BDD
5 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (50.00%) .NET
6 6 (42.86%) HTML
6 6 (42.86%) Java
6 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 6 (42.86%) CSS
6 6 (42.86%) Oracle
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 6 (42.86%) MVC
6 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
6 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
6 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
6 6 (42.86%) Entity Framework
6 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (42.86%) HTML5
7 5 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
7 5 (35.71%) Ruby
7 5 (35.71%) NUnit

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) Force.com
3 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
1 3 (21.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 5 (35.71%) NUnit
2 5 (35.71%) Subversion
3 3 (21.43%) Maven
3 3 (21.43%) Selenium
3 3 (21.43%) Metasploit
3 3 (21.43%) Mercurial
3 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
3 3 (21.43%) Capybara
3 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 3 (21.43%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (21.43%) Ant
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) AWS Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Development Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Product Owner
5 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 6 (42.86%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (42.86%) HTML5
2 6 (42.86%) Entity Framework
2 6 (42.86%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) XML
4 3 (21.43%) JSON
5 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) Public Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Scrum
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) Unit Testing
3 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 8 (57.14%) Open Source
4 8 (57.14%) BDD
5 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 6 (42.86%) MVC
5 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
6 5 (35.71%) Project Management
6 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
6 5 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (21.43%) SDLC
7 3 (21.43%) DevOps
7 3 (21.43%) Analytics
7 3 (21.43%) Validation
7 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Decision Table
8 2 (14.29%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) Python
4 5 (35.71%) Ruby
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) Perl
6 2 (14.29%) C++
7 1 (7.14%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Xen
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (21.43%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Rapid7
3 1 (7.14%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
Belfast, County Antrim
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