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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 11 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -1
Permanent jobs citing TDD 5 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 10.87% 2.80% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.90% 3.25% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 1
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +49.12%
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
42 123 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 91.30% 86.01% 78.91%
Number of salaries quoted 34 60 88
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 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 11 (73.33%) Scrum
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (53.33%) Java
4 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (46.67%) C#
5 7 (46.67%) HTML
5 7 (46.67%) Oracle
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
5 7 (46.67%) CSS
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
5 7 (46.67%) Open Source
5 7 (46.67%) HTML5
5 7 (46.67%) BDD
6 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (40.00%) Subversion
6 6 (40.00%) .NET
7 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 5 (33.33%) Ant
7 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 5 (33.33%) Python
7 5 (33.33%) Maven
7 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 5 (33.33%) MVC
7 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 5 (33.33%) Selenium
7 5 (33.33%) Ruby

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (13.33%) JBoss
3 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Force.com
3 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (13.33%) Redis
3 2 (13.33%) Hazelcast
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (40.00%) Subversion
3 5 (33.33%) Maven
3 5 (33.33%) Selenium
3 5 (33.33%) Ant
3 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 4 (26.67%) NUnit
5 3 (20.00%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (20.00%) Capybara
5 3 (20.00%) Metasploit
5 3 (20.00%) Mercurial
6 2 (13.33%) JBehave
6 2 (13.33%) Mockito
6 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
6 2 (13.33%) Hudson
6 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
6 2 (13.33%) JUnit
6 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
6 2 (13.33%) IntelliJ
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Development Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) AWS Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Product Owner
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior QA Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) QA Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Product Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
1 7 (46.67%) CSS
1 7 (46.67%) HTML5
2 6 (40.00%) .NET
3 5 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) JSON
6 2 (13.33%) iBATIS
6 2 (13.33%) RESTful
6 2 (13.33%) Java EE
6 2 (13.33%) JMS
6 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (13.33%) Spring
6 2 (13.33%) SOAP
6 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
6 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Scrum
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 7 (46.67%) Open Source
3 7 (46.67%) BDD
4 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (33.33%) MVC
5 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (26.67%) Project Management
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (20.00%) SDLC
7 3 (20.00%) DevOps
7 3 (20.00%) Analytics
7 3 (20.00%) Validation
7 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Decision Table
8 2 (13.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
1 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) Python
3 5 (33.33%) Ruby
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) C++
5 2 (13.33%) Perl
6 1 (6.67%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Sun Certification
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
1 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Xen
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (20.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Rapid7
3 1 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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