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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 41 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing TDD 23 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.70% 4.53% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.03% 5.69% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 5
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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
457 457 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.47% 79.62% 68.58%
Number of salaries quoted 405 391 220
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,096 £61,750 £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 17 September 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Cardiff

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 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 71 (94.67%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (46.67%) Java
2 35 (46.67%) Web Services
2 35 (46.67%) Scrum
2 35 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (45.33%) OO
4 31 (41.33%) SQL Server
5 29 (38.67%) C#
6 28 (37.33%) Groovy
7 27 (36.00%) SOA
7 27 (36.00%) Jenkins
8 25 (33.33%) SOAP
9 24 (32.00%) Microsoft
9 24 (32.00%) Mentoring
10 23 (30.67%) .NET
11 22 (29.33%) BDD
12 21 (28.00%) HTML
12 21 (28.00%) Spring
12 21 (28.00%) Maven
12 21 (28.00%) MongoDB
13 20 (26.67%) Release Management
14 19 (25.33%) XML
14 19 (25.33%) Software Engineering
15 18 (24.00%) JavaScript
15 18 (24.00%) MVC
15 18 (24.00%) Subversion
15 18 (24.00%) Unit Testing
15 18 (24.00%) REST
16 17 (22.67%) Hibernate
16 17 (22.67%) Test Automation

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 11 (14.67%) Confluence
2 10 (13.33%) FileNet
2 10 (13.33%) LiveCycle
3 7 (9.33%) Node.js
3 7 (9.33%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.00%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) SaaS
3 1 (1.33%) PaaS
3 1 (1.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) Internet
2 3 (4.00%) HTTP
3 2 (2.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (41.33%) SQL Server
2 21 (28.00%) MongoDB
3 11 (14.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (14.67%) NoSQL
4 7 (9.33%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (9.33%) Hadoop
4 7 (9.33%) CouchDB
4 7 (9.33%) MySQL
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (36.00%) Jenkins
2 21 (28.00%) Maven
3 18 (24.00%) Subversion
4 16 (21.33%) JIRA
5 15 (20.00%) JUnit
5 15 (20.00%) Selenium
5 15 (20.00%) SoapUI
6 13 (17.33%) Hudson
7 12 (16.00%) Git (software)
7 12 (16.00%) WebDriver
8 10 (13.33%) Ant
9 9 (12.00%) Visual Studio
9 9 (12.00%) JBehave
9 9 (12.00%) Calabash
9 9 (12.00%) Apache Ivy
9 9 (12.00%) eggPlant
9 9 (12.00%) Robotium
10 8 (10.67%) Cucumber
11 7 (9.33%) Gradle
11 7 (9.33%) Mockito
General
1 11 (14.67%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Banking
2 4 (5.33%) Retail
3 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.67%) Games
4 1 (1.33%) Advertising
4 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (58.67%) Developer
2 17 (22.67%) Analyst
2 17 (22.67%) Java Developer
3 11 (14.67%) Programmer
4 9 (12.00%) Test Analyst
5 8 (10.67%) Consultant
5 8 (10.67%) .NET Developer
5 8 (10.67%) Test Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Java Consultant
5 8 (10.67%) Java Programmer
5 8 (10.67%) Developer Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Technical Leader
7 5 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Technical Test Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (46.67%) Web Services
2 25 (33.33%) SOAP
3 23 (30.67%) .NET
4 21 (28.00%) HTML
4 21 (28.00%) Spring
5 19 (25.33%) XML
6 18 (24.00%) REST
7 17 (22.67%) Hibernate
8 15 (20.00%) jQuery
9 14 (18.67%) ASP.NET
10 13 (17.33%) J2EE
10 13 (17.33%) XSLT
10 13 (17.33%) WCF
11 11 (14.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (13.33%) JSF
13 9 (12.00%) HTML5
14 8 (10.67%) JSON
14 8 (10.67%) CSS
15 7 (9.33%) .NET Framework
15 7 (9.33%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.67%) Open Source
2 11 (14.67%) Mobile App
2 11 (14.67%) Blackberry
3 8 (10.67%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (5.33%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (4.00%) User Experience
7 2 (2.67%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.33%) Replication
8 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.33%) Blog
8 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.33%) Android
1 16 (21.33%) Apple iOS
1 16 (21.33%) Windows
2 8 (10.67%) Linux
3 5 (6.67%) Windows Phone
3 5 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.00%) UNIX
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (94.67%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (46.67%) Scrum
2 35 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (45.33%) OO
4 27 (36.00%) SOA
5 24 (32.00%) Mentoring
6 22 (29.33%) BDD
7 20 (26.67%) Release Management
8 19 (25.33%) Software Engineering
9 18 (24.00%) Unit Testing
9 18 (24.00%) MVC
10 17 (22.67%) Test Automation
11 14 (18.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (17.33%) DevOps
12 13 (17.33%) Configuration Management
12 13 (17.33%) RUP
12 13 (17.33%) DSDM
12 13 (17.33%) Pair Programming
13 12 (16.00%) OOA/OOD
13 12 (16.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 35 (46.67%) Java
2 29 (38.67%) C#
3 28 (37.33%) Groovy
4 18 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 14 (18.67%) Scala
6 12 (16.00%) PHP
7 11 (14.67%) Clojure
8 8 (10.67%) SQL
9 5 (6.67%) C++
9 5 (6.67%) XAML
10 3 (4.00%) Perl
11 2 (2.67%) Ruby
11 2 (2.67%) XPath
11 2 (2.67%) Python
11 2 (2.67%) XQuery
12 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) ISEB
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.67%) IBM
2 11 (14.67%) Twitter
3 10 (13.33%) Adobe
4 8 (10.67%) Oracle
5 5 (6.67%) Xamarin
6 4 (5.33%) HP
7 3 (4.00%) Sitecore
8 2 (2.67%) TOWER Software
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