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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 42 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing TDD 26 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.19% 4.12% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.63% 5.14% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 6
Average salary £37,250 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £45,000 £35,000
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
462 467 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 74.52% 80.24% 66.92%
Number of salaries quoted 399 402 234
Average salary £35,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 September 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Cardiff

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 67 (94.37%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (46.48%) Web Services
3 32 (45.07%) Java
3 32 (45.07%) OO
3 32 (45.07%) Scrum
3 32 (45.07%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (43.66%) SQL Server
5 28 (39.44%) C#
6 27 (38.03%) Groovy
7 26 (36.62%) Jenkins
8 25 (35.21%) SOA
8 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
9 22 (30.99%) HTML
10 21 (29.58%) SOAP
10 21 (29.58%) .NET
10 21 (29.58%) Mentoring
10 21 (29.58%) BDD
10 21 (29.58%) MongoDB
11 20 (28.17%) Release Management
11 20 (28.17%) Spring
12 18 (25.35%) Software Engineering
12 18 (25.35%) Maven
12 18 (25.35%) REST
13 17 (23.94%) MVC
13 17 (23.94%) Hibernate
13 17 (23.94%) XML
14 16 (22.54%) Windows
14 16 (22.54%) JavaScript
14 16 (22.54%) MS Excel
14 16 (22.54%) Apple iOS

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 10 (14.08%) Confluence
2 9 (12.68%) FileNet
2 9 (12.68%) LiveCycle
2 9 (12.68%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (11.27%) Node.js
4 3 (4.23%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.82%) uiautomator
6 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (22.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.41%) SaaS
3 1 (1.41%) PaaS
3 1 (1.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Internet
2 2 (2.82%) HTTP
3 1 (1.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (43.66%) SQL Server
2 21 (29.58%) MongoDB
3 10 (14.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (14.08%) NoSQL
4 8 (11.27%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (11.27%) Hadoop
4 8 (11.27%) CouchDB
4 8 (11.27%) MySQL
5 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (36.62%) Jenkins
2 18 (25.35%) Maven
3 15 (21.13%) Subversion
3 15 (21.13%) JUnit
4 14 (19.72%) JIRA
4 14 (19.72%) Selenium
4 14 (19.72%) SoapUI
5 11 (15.49%) Hudson
5 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
5 11 (15.49%) WebDriver
6 9 (12.68%) Calabash
6 9 (12.68%) Apache Ivy
6 9 (12.68%) eggPlant
6 9 (12.68%) Spock
6 9 (12.68%) Robotium
7 8 (11.27%) Gradle
7 8 (11.27%) JBehave
7 8 (11.27%) Mockito
7 8 (11.27%) Cucumber
7 8 (11.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Retail
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.82%) Games
5 1 (1.41%) Advertising
5 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (61.97%) Developer
2 17 (23.94%) Java Developer
3 15 (21.13%) Analyst
4 9 (12.68%) Programmer
5 8 (11.27%) .NET Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Test Analyst
5 8 (11.27%) Test Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Java Consultant
6 7 (9.86%) Java Programmer
6 7 (9.86%) Software Developer
6 7 (9.86%) Consultant
6 7 (9.86%) Developer Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Technical Test Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Technical Leader
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (46.48%) Web Services
2 22 (30.99%) HTML
3 21 (29.58%) .NET
3 21 (29.58%) SOAP
4 20 (28.17%) Spring
5 18 (25.35%) REST
6 17 (23.94%) XML
6 17 (23.94%) Hibernate
7 16 (22.54%) jQuery
8 14 (19.72%) ASP.NET
9 12 (16.90%) XSLT
9 12 (16.90%) WCF
10 10 (14.08%) HTML5
10 10 (14.08%) J2EE
10 10 (14.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (12.68%) JSF
12 8 (11.27%) CSS
12 8 (11.27%) Yii
12 8 (11.27%) Grails
12 8 (11.27%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Open Source
2 11 (15.49%) Blackberry
3 10 (14.08%) Mobile App
4 6 (8.45%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (7.04%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (5.63%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.82%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.82%) Physics
8 2 (2.82%) GIS
8 2 (2.82%) User Experience
9 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.41%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.41%) Replication
9 1 (1.41%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.54%) Android
1 16 (22.54%) Apple iOS
1 16 (22.54%) Windows
2 8 (11.27%) Linux
3 5 (7.04%) Windows Phone
3 5 (7.04%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (1.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (94.37%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (45.07%) Scrum
2 32 (45.07%) OO
2 32 (45.07%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (35.21%) SOA
4 21 (29.58%) BDD
4 21 (29.58%) Mentoring
5 20 (28.17%) Release Management
6 18 (25.35%) Software Engineering
7 17 (23.94%) MVC
8 16 (22.54%) Unit Testing
8 16 (22.54%) Test Automation
9 13 (18.31%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (16.90%) DevOps
10 12 (16.90%) Pair Programming
10 12 (16.90%) Configuration Management
10 12 (16.90%) RUP
10 12 (16.90%) DSDM
11 11 (15.49%) OOA/OOD
11 11 (15.49%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 32 (45.07%) Java
2 28 (39.44%) C#
3 27 (38.03%) Groovy
4 16 (22.54%) JavaScript
5 13 (18.31%) Scala
6 12 (16.90%) PHP
7 10 (14.08%) Clojure
8 7 (9.86%) SQL
9 6 (8.45%) C++
10 5 (7.04%) XAML
11 3 (4.23%) Perl
12 2 (2.82%) Ruby
12 2 (2.82%) VC++
12 2 (2.82%) Python
13 1 (1.41%) XQuery
13 1 (1.41%) XPath
13 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) ISEB
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.08%) IBM
2 10 (14.08%) Twitter
3 9 (12.68%) Adobe
4 5 (7.04%) Xamarin
4 5 (7.04%) Oracle
5 4 (5.63%) HP
6 3 (4.23%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.82%) TOWER Software
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