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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 7 32 41
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +9
Permanent jobs citing TDD 39 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 38.61% 1.59% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 46.99% 2.00% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £47,500 £40,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.56% -9.44%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
83 100 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 82.18% 79.37% 54.34%
Number of salaries quoted 40 77 85
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,080 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 50 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
1 50 (96.15%) Java
2 48 (92.31%) Software Engineering
3 47 (90.38%) Degree
3 47 (90.38%) Computer Science
4 46 (88.46%) Java EE
4 46 (88.46%) OO
5 45 (86.54%) Multithreading
5 45 (86.54%) UNIX
5 45 (86.54%) Linux
5 45 (86.54%) Subversion
5 45 (86.54%) Git (software)
6 14 (26.92%) PrimeFaces
6 14 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (26.92%) JSF
7 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.92%) Analytics
7 1 (1.92%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.92%) jQuery
7 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.92%) QA
7 1 (1.92%) HTML
7 1 (1.92%) .NET
7 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.92%) CSS
7 1 (1.92%) Lucene
7 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.92%) SQL
7 1 (1.92%) Python

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (1.92%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.92%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 45 (86.54%) Subversion
1 45 (86.54%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (92.31%) Java Engineer
2 14 (26.92%) Senior Java Engineer
3 3 (5.77%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (1.92%) Architect
4 1 (1.92%) Software Engineer
4 1 (1.92%) Developer
4 1 (1.92%) Software Architect
4 1 (1.92%) Java Developer
4 1 (1.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (1.92%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (88.46%) Java EE
2 14 (26.92%) JSF
2 14 (26.92%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.92%) jQuery
3 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.92%) HTML
3 1 (1.92%) .NET
3 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.92%) CSS
3 1 (1.92%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 47 (90.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.92%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 45 (86.54%) UNIX
1 45 (86.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (92.31%) Software Engineering
3 46 (88.46%) OO
4 45 (86.54%) Multithreading
5 14 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.92%) Analytics
6 1 (1.92%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.92%) Product Management
6 1 (1.92%) BDD
6 1 (1.92%) Project Management
6 1 (1.92%) Scrum
6 1 (1.92%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (1.92%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (1.92%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (96.15%) Java
2 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.92%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) Python
2 1 (1.92%) C
2 1 (1.92%) C#
2 1 (1.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 47 (90.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.92%) KANA