The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 44 38 45
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing TDD 24 26 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.64% 4.28% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.07% 5.68% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 2
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £32,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
TDD
South Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
473 458 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 71.78% 75.45% 70.39%
Number of salaries quoted 427 383 223
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

TDD
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

TDD Salary Trend in Cardiff

TDD
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Cardiff

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 43 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (51.95%) Scrum
3 38 (49.35%) Web Services
4 35 (45.45%) Java
4 35 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (42.86%) OO
6 29 (37.66%) SOA
7 28 (36.36%) SQL Server
8 27 (35.06%) Groovy
9 26 (33.77%) Jenkins
9 26 (33.77%) SOAP
9 26 (33.77%) Microsoft
10 25 (32.47%) Software Engineering
11 24 (31.17%) Maven
11 24 (31.17%) C#
12 23 (29.87%) .NET
13 22 (28.57%) XML
13 22 (28.57%) Subversion
13 22 (28.57%) MongoDB
13 22 (28.57%) Unit Testing
14 21 (27.27%) BDD
14 21 (27.27%) Spring
14 21 (27.27%) MVC
15 20 (25.97%) JavaScript
16 19 (24.68%) HTML
16 19 (24.68%) Release Management
16 19 (24.68%) JIRA
16 19 (24.68%) Scala
17 17 (22.08%) Pair Programming
17 17 (22.08%) J2EE

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 14 (18.18%) Confluence
2 11 (14.29%) FileNet
2 11 (14.29%) LiveCycle
3 4 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.90%) Apache Solr
4 3 (3.90%) Node.js
5 1 (1.30%) IIS
5 1 (1.30%) CMS
5 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (20.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
2 1 (1.30%) PaaS
2 1 (1.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Internet
2 3 (3.90%) HTTP
3 2 (2.60%) SSL
4 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 22 (28.57%) MongoDB
3 14 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
3 14 (18.18%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.90%) MySQL
4 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.90%) CouchDB
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (33.77%) Jenkins
2 24 (31.17%) Maven
3 22 (28.57%) Subversion
4 19 (24.68%) JIRA
5 16 (20.78%) Hudson
6 15 (19.48%) SoapUI
6 15 (19.48%) Selenium
7 12 (15.58%) WebDriver
8 11 (14.29%) Ant
8 11 (14.29%) JUnit
8 11 (14.29%) Git (software)
9 9 (11.69%) Visual Studio
9 9 (11.69%) Robotium
9 9 (11.69%) Calabash
9 9 (11.69%) eggPlant
9 9 (11.69%) JBehave
10 8 (10.39%) Cucumber
10 8 (10.39%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (9.09%) CruiseControl
12 5 (6.49%) Apache Ivy
General
1 11 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Banking
2 4 (5.19%) Retail
3 3 (3.90%) Advertising
4 2 (2.60%) Games
4 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (59.74%) Developer
2 18 (23.38%) Analyst
2 18 (23.38%) Java Developer
3 13 (16.88%) Programmer
4 9 (11.69%) Test Analyst
4 9 (11.69%) Consultant
4 9 (11.69%) Java Consultant
4 9 (11.69%) Java Programmer
4 9 (11.69%) Developer Analyst
4 9 (11.69%) .NET Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Test Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Technical Leader
7 5 (6.49%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Technical Test Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Perl Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (49.35%) Web Services
2 26 (33.77%) SOAP
3 23 (29.87%) .NET
4 22 (28.57%) XML
5 21 (27.27%) Spring
6 19 (24.68%) HTML
7 17 (22.08%) J2EE
8 16 (20.78%) REST
9 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET
9 15 (19.48%) Hibernate
10 14 (18.18%) jQuery
10 14 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 14 (18.18%) XSLT
11 13 (16.88%) WCF
12 11 (14.29%) JSF
12 11 (14.29%) JSON
13 8 (10.39%) RESTful
13 8 (10.39%) CSS
14 7 (9.09%) HTML5
14 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) Open Source
2 11 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 11 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 9 (11.69%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.49%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (5.19%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (2.60%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Replication
7 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.30%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.08%) Android
2 16 (20.78%) Apple iOS
2 16 (20.78%) Windows
3 6 (7.79%) Linux
4 5 (6.49%) UNIX
4 5 (6.49%) Windows Phone
4 5 (6.49%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (51.95%) Scrum
3 35 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (42.86%) OO
5 29 (37.66%) SOA
6 25 (32.47%) Software Engineering
7 22 (28.57%) Unit Testing
8 21 (27.27%) BDD
8 21 (27.27%) MVC
9 19 (24.68%) Release Management
10 17 (22.08%) Pair Programming
10 17 (22.08%) Test Automation
10 17 (22.08%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (20.78%) DevOps
11 16 (20.78%) RUP
11 16 (20.78%) DSDM
11 16 (20.78%) Configuration Management
12 13 (16.88%) OOA/OOD
13 12 (15.58%) Test Scripting
14 7 (9.09%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (45.45%) Java
2 27 (35.06%) Groovy
3 24 (31.17%) C#
4 20 (25.97%) JavaScript
5 19 (24.68%) Scala
6 14 (18.18%) Clojure
7 10 (12.99%) SQL
8 7 (9.09%) PHP
9 5 (6.49%) Perl
9 5 (6.49%) C++
9 5 (6.49%) XAML
10 2 (2.60%) XPath
10 2 (2.60%) XQuery
11 1 (1.30%) Python
11 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) ISEB
3 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (33.77%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.18%) Twitter
3 12 (15.58%) IBM
4 11 (14.29%) Adobe
5 8 (10.39%) Oracle
6 5 (6.49%) Xamarin
7 4 (5.19%) Sitecore
7 4 (5.19%) HP
8 1 (1.30%) TOWER Software
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