The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 6 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs citing TDD 5 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bicester 20.00% 16.28% 42.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.78% 16.67% 52.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 12
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £45,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bicester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18 42 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bicester 72.00% 97.67% 82.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14 42 20
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £51,350
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Bicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Bicester

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Salary Trend in Bicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Bicester region.

TDD Salary Trend in Bicester

TDD
Salary Histogram in Bicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Bicester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Bicester

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Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bicester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bicester 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 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Use Case
3 3 (60.00%) UML
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Back Office
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

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Top Related IT Skills in Bicester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bicester 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.

General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Tester
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Use Case
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft