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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 49 20 38
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +18
Permanent jobs citing TDD 21 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.04% 7.65% 4.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 10.62% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 20
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £55,000 £40,400
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
568 273 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 82.20% 72.03% 75.20%
Number of salaries quoted 492 235 320
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 February 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Cardiff

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 38 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (70.45%) Scrum
3 29 (65.91%) C#
4 21 (47.73%) SQL Server
4 21 (47.73%) HTML
5 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 19 (43.18%) Java
6 19 (43.18%) JavaScript
6 19 (43.18%) .NET
7 18 (40.91%) MVC
8 15 (34.09%) OO
9 14 (31.82%) OOP
10 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET
10 13 (29.55%) WCF
11 12 (27.27%) BDD
11 12 (27.27%) CSS
11 12 (27.27%) C++
11 12 (27.27%) PHP
12 10 (22.73%) MongoDB
12 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (20.45%) jQuery
13 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (20.45%) Web Development
13 9 (20.45%) .NET Framework
13 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
13 9 (20.45%) Elasticsearch
14 8 (18.18%) Web Services
15 7 (15.91%) Linux
15 7 (15.91%) Python
15 7 (15.91%) PostgreSQL

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 9 (20.45%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (11.36%) Node.js
3 3 (6.82%) CMS
3 3 (6.82%) Umbraco
4 2 (4.55%) IIS
5 1 (2.27%) Mule
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (47.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.73%) MongoDB
3 7 (15.91%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (13.64%) CouchDB
5 5 (11.36%) MySQL
6 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (9.09%) Hadoop
7 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
8 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
8 2 (4.55%) Big Data
8 2 (4.55%) Couchbase
9 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (13.64%) NUnit
2 6 (13.64%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (11.36%) MSTest
3 5 (11.36%) JUnit
4 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 4 (9.09%) Mockito
4 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.09%) Spock
4 4 (9.09%) Gradle
4 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.09%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (2.27%) PhantomJS
5 1 (2.27%) Mocha
5 1 (2.27%) Maven
5 1 (2.27%) Selenium
5 1 (2.27%) TestNG
General
1 3 (6.82%) Law
2 2 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (88.64%) Developer
2 15 (34.09%) .NET Developer
3 12 (27.27%) Software Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Java Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Web Developer
6 4 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
6 4 (9.09%) C++ Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Web Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.27%) Web Applications Developer
9 1 (2.27%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Software Tester
9 1 (2.27%) Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Tester
9 1 (2.27%) Software Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Applications Developer
9 1 (2.27%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (47.73%) HTML
2 19 (43.18%) .NET
3 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET
3 13 (29.55%) WCF
4 12 (27.27%) CSS
5 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (20.45%) jQuery
6 9 (20.45%) .NET Framework
7 8 (18.18%) Web Services
8 7 (15.91%) Spring
9 6 (13.64%) NHibernate
9 6 (13.64%) Castle Windsor
9 6 (13.64%) MonoRail
10 5 (11.36%) Mojolicious
10 5 (11.36%) REST
10 5 (11.36%) RESTful
10 5 (11.36%) Hibernate
10 5 (11.36%) JSON
11 4 (9.09%) WinForms
11 4 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Tandem
2 4 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 4 (9.09%) Physics
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.09%) GIS
2 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.82%) Replication
4 2 (4.55%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (70.45%) Scrum
3 18 (40.91%) MVC
4 15 (34.09%) OO
5 14 (31.82%) OOP
6 12 (27.27%) BDD
7 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (20.45%) Web Development
8 7 (15.91%) Web Application Development
9 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
9 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
10 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
10 5 (11.36%) MVVM
11 4 (9.09%) Microservices
11 4 (9.09%) User Stories
11 4 (9.09%) Cartography
11 4 (9.09%) Release Management
11 4 (9.09%) SOA
12 3 (6.82%) High Availability
12 3 (6.82%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (65.91%) C#
2 19 (43.18%) Java
2 19 (43.18%) JavaScript
3 12 (27.27%) C++
3 12 (27.27%) PHP
4 7 (15.91%) Python
4 7 (15.91%) Ruby
5 5 (11.36%) Scala
5 5 (11.36%) SQL
5 5 (11.36%) Perl
6 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 4 (9.09%) VB.NET
6 4 (9.09%) VC++
6 4 (9.09%) Groovy
7 3 (6.82%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) TOWER Software
3 3 (6.82%) LexisNexis
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle
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