The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 22 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Permanent jobs citing TDD 3 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.97% 2.03% 4.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 2.52% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 17
Average salary £100,000 £56,250 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% -43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
TDD
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
133 159 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 87.50% 80.71% 93.13%
Number of salaries quoted 118 146 335
Average salary £65,000 £77,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,900 £49,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

TDD
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

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

TDD Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

TDD
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) OO
3 8 (72.73%) Front Office
3 8 (72.73%) C++
3 8 (72.73%) Derivative
3 8 (72.73%) Equity Derivative
4 7 (63.64%) C#
5 6 (54.55%) Scala
6 4 (36.36%) Equities
6 4 (36.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (36.36%) .NET
6 4 (36.36%) J2EE
7 3 (27.27%) Scrum
7 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (18.18%) Pair Programming
8 2 (18.18%) Banking
8 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
8 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 2 (18.18%) Finance
8 2 (18.18%) Python
8 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
8 2 (18.18%) C
9 1 (9.09%) PHP
9 1 (9.09%) Games
9 1 (9.09%) Ruby
9 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
9 1 (9.09%) BDD
9 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
9 1 (9.09%) QA
9 1 (9.09%) Selenium

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (72.73%) Front Office
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Derivative
1 8 (72.73%) Equity Derivative
2 4 (36.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (36.36%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Pair Programming
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) C++
3 7 (63.64%) C#
4 6 (54.55%) Scala
5 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) C
6 1 (9.09%) PHP
6 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA