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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 45 57 24
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -33
Permanent jobs citing TDD 32 16 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.51% 2.36% 7.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.49% 2.79% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 29
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £29,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £38,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
583 573 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 82.11% 84.51% 79.90%
Number of salaries quoted 490 499 283
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016.

TDD Salary Histogram in Cardiff

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 72 (93.51%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (64.94%) C#
3 42 (54.55%) Java
3 42 (54.55%) BDD
4 33 (42.86%) .NET
5 31 (40.26%) Ruby
6 29 (37.66%) Jenkins
7 27 (35.06%) Scrum
8 26 (33.77%) ASP.NET
9 25 (32.47%) MVC
10 24 (31.17%) JavaScript
11 22 (28.57%) SQL Server
11 22 (28.57%) OO
12 21 (27.27%) PHP
12 21 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (25.97%) Hudson
13 20 (25.97%) HTML
14 19 (24.68%) Maven
14 19 (24.68%) Cucumber
15 18 (23.38%) RESTful
15 18 (23.38%) Python
16 16 (20.78%) WCF
16 16 (20.78%) MongoDB
16 16 (20.78%) Node.js
17 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (19.48%) TeamCity
17 15 (19.48%) Games
17 15 (19.48%) Ant
18 14 (18.18%) CSS
19 13 (16.88%) Web Services

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 16 (20.78%) Node.js
2 6 (7.79%) Apache
2 6 (7.79%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.19%) Apache Solr
4 3 (3.90%) IIS
5 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) GitHub
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) Internet
2 3 (3.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.78%) MongoDB
3 13 (16.88%) NoSQL
4 12 (15.58%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (14.29%) Big Data
6 9 (11.69%) Amazon Redshift
7 8 (10.39%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.30%) Redis
8 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (37.66%) Jenkins
2 20 (25.97%) Hudson
3 19 (24.68%) Cucumber
3 19 (24.68%) Maven
4 15 (19.48%) Ant
4 15 (19.48%) TeamCity
5 13 (16.88%) Git (software)
5 13 (16.88%) Gradle
6 12 (15.58%) AnthillPro
6 12 (15.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (15.58%) Eclipse
7 9 (11.69%) SoapUI
8 7 (9.09%) RSpec
8 7 (9.09%) Selenium
9 6 (7.79%) IntelliJ
9 6 (7.79%) NetBeans
10 4 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (3.90%) JMeter
11 3 (3.90%) SpecFlow
11 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (19.48%) Games
2 12 (15.58%) Advertising
3 10 (12.99%) Finance
4 6 (7.79%) Back Office
5 2 (2.60%) Retail
6 1 (1.30%) Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Legal
6 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.30%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 56 (72.73%) Developer
2 24 (31.17%) .NET Developer
3 15 (19.48%) Senior Developer
4 11 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Java Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Social Media Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Java Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.49%) C# Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Developer in Test
8 5 (6.49%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Scrum Master
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Java Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Agile Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Agile Scrum Master
10 3 (3.90%) Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Senior Test Engineer
11 2 (2.60%) Junior
11 2 (2.60%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (42.86%) .NET
2 26 (33.77%) ASP.NET
3 20 (25.97%) HTML
4 18 (23.38%) RESTful
5 16 (20.78%) WCF
6 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (18.18%) CSS
8 13 (16.88%) Web Services
9 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (14.29%) Spring
11 6 (7.79%) Ext JS
11 6 (7.79%) Hibernate
11 6 (7.79%) J2EE
11 6 (7.79%) Java EE
11 6 (7.79%) LAPP Stack
11 6 (7.79%) SOAP
11 6 (7.79%) Spring Security
11 6 (7.79%) Velocity
12 5 (6.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Blog
2 11 (14.29%) User Experience
3 7 (9.09%) BBC
3 7 (9.09%) Social Media
4 5 (6.49%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.30%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) Linux
2 7 (9.09%) Unix
3 6 (7.79%) Android
3 6 (7.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (93.51%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (54.55%) BDD
3 27 (35.06%) Scrum
4 25 (32.47%) MVC
5 22 (28.57%) OO
6 21 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (16.88%) Software Engineering
7 13 (16.88%) Test Automation
8 12 (15.58%) Web Application Development
9 10 (12.99%) DevOps
10 9 (11.69%) OOP
11 8 (10.39%) SOA
12 7 (9.09%) ATDD
13 6 (7.79%) Software Testing
14 5 (6.49%) CQRS
14 5 (6.49%) Domain-Driven Design
14 5 (6.49%) Waterfall
15 4 (5.19%) Unit Testing
15 4 (5.19%) User Stories
16 3 (3.90%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (64.94%) C#
2 42 (54.55%) Java
3 31 (40.26%) Ruby
4 24 (31.17%) JavaScript
5 21 (27.27%) PHP
6 18 (23.38%) Python
7 13 (16.88%) SQL
8 12 (15.58%) C++
9 9 (11.69%) Perl
10 7 (9.09%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.90%) Scala
12 1 (1.30%) Go
12 1 (1.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) ISEB
2 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.69%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (7.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) Oracle
2 9 (11.69%) TOWER Software
3 7 (9.09%) Apple
3 7 (9.09%) Facebook
3 7 (9.09%) Google
3 7 (9.09%) Sony
3 7 (9.09%) Yahoo!
4 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.90%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.60%) HP
Cardiff, South Wales
Sonovate
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago