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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 39 29 46
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Permanent jobs citing TDD 20 36 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.25% 7.26% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 9.18% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 20 32 7
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 £28,954 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £55,000 £32,000
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
486 392 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 79.02% 79.03% 66.12%
Number of salaries quoted 416 346 251
Average salary £35,000 £40,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.58% +15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £65,000
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 19 December 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Cardiff

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 37 (84.09%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (61.36%) Scrum
2 27 (61.36%) C#
3 22 (50.00%) HTML
4 21 (47.73%) Java
5 19 (43.18%) OO
5 19 (43.18%) SQL Server
6 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
7 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 15 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (34.09%) .NET
9 14 (31.82%) PHP
10 13 (29.55%) MVC
11 12 (27.27%) MongoDB
12 11 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
12 11 (25.00%) Web Development
12 11 (25.00%) WCF
12 11 (25.00%) jQuery
12 11 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (22.73%) REST
13 10 (22.73%) Spring
13 10 (22.73%) Release Management
13 10 (22.73%) BDD
13 10 (22.73%) C++
13 10 (22.73%) OOP
14 9 (20.45%) MySQL
14 9 (20.45%) Linux
14 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
14 9 (20.45%) .NET Framework

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (20.45%) Node.js
3 3 (6.82%) CMS
3 3 (6.82%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) PaaS
2 1 (2.27%) IaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (43.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (27.27%) MongoDB
3 11 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (20.45%) MySQL
5 8 (18.18%) Hadoop
5 8 (18.18%) CouchDB
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (4.55%) Big Data
8 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) JUnit
1 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
1 9 (20.45%) Spock
2 8 (18.18%) Apache Ivy
2 8 (18.18%) Mockito
2 8 (18.18%) Gradle
2 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 8 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (13.64%) MSTest
4 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.82%) Selenium
6 1 (2.27%) Mocha
6 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.27%) PhantomJS
6 1 (2.27%) NUnit
6 1 (2.27%) WATIR
6 1 (2.27%) Moq
6 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
1 3 (6.82%) Law
2 2 (4.55%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (75.00%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Software Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 4 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Leader
5 2 (4.55%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Architect
6 1 (2.27%) Tester
6 1 (2.27%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (50.00%) HTML
2 15 (34.09%) .NET
3 11 (25.00%) WCF
3 11 (25.00%) jQuery
4 10 (22.73%) Spring
4 10 (22.73%) REST
5 9 (20.45%) HTML5
5 9 (20.45%) .NET Framework
6 8 (18.18%) Grails
6 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 8 (18.18%) CSS
6 8 (18.18%) Hibernate
6 8 (18.18%) Yii
6 8 (18.18%) D3.js
6 8 (18.18%) Apache Cordova
7 6 (13.64%) Web Services
7 6 (13.64%) XML
8 5 (11.36%) XSLT
8 5 (11.36%) JSON
8 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.09%) GIS
2 4 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 4 (9.09%) Physics
3 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.82%) Replication
4 2 (4.55%) Open Source
4 2 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (84.09%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (61.36%) Scrum
3 19 (43.18%) OO
4 15 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (29.55%) MVC
6 11 (25.00%) Web Development
7 10 (22.73%) Release Management
7 10 (22.73%) BDD
7 10 (22.73%) OOP
8 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
9 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
9 8 (18.18%) Microservices
10 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
11 5 (11.36%) MVVM
11 5 (11.36%) Test Scripting
12 4 (9.09%) SOA
12 4 (9.09%) Cartography
12 4 (9.09%) ATDD
13 3 (6.82%) User Stories
13 3 (6.82%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) C#
2 21 (47.73%) Java
3 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
4 14 (31.82%) PHP
5 10 (22.73%) C++
6 9 (20.45%) Groovy
7 5 (11.36%) Python
7 5 (11.36%) Ruby
7 5 (11.36%) SQL
8 4 (9.09%) VC++
9 3 (6.82%) XAML
9 3 (6.82%) Scala
9 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
9 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
9 3 (6.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
1 3 (6.82%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) TOWER Software
3 3 (6.82%) LexisNexis
4 1 (2.27%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) IBM