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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 46 51 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Permanent jobs citing TDD 40 22 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.73% 3.35% 4.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.82% 4.38% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 38 21 21
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
687 502 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.21% 76.41% 79.02%
Number of salaries quoted 579 449 395
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £49,096
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Cardiff

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 50 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (63.79%) Java
3 29 (50.00%) BDD
4 28 (48.28%) C#
4 28 (48.28%) Web Services
5 24 (41.38%) Scrum
5 24 (41.38%) Jenkins
6 21 (36.21%) OO
6 21 (36.21%) SQL
7 20 (34.48%) Maven
8 19 (32.76%) HTML
8 19 (32.76%) Oracle
8 19 (32.76%) .NET
8 19 (32.76%) Eclipse
8 19 (32.76%) MongoDB
8 19 (32.76%) Hudson
9 18 (31.03%) JavaScript
9 18 (31.03%) MVC
10 17 (29.31%) NetBeans
10 17 (29.31%) Java EE
11 16 (27.59%) ASP.NET
11 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
11 16 (27.59%) SOAP
12 15 (25.86%) Python
13 14 (24.14%) Ruby
13 14 (24.14%) Spring
13 14 (24.14%) WCF
13 14 (24.14%) REST
14 13 (22.41%) Linux
15 11 (18.97%) OOP

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 10 (17.24%) Node.js
2 6 (10.34%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.45%) Apache
3 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (6.90%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (5.17%) GitHub
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.76%) MongoDB
2 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
3 9 (15.52%) NoSQL
3 9 (15.52%) Big Data
3 9 (15.52%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.72%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.72%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 24 (41.38%) Jenkins
2 20 (34.48%) Maven
3 19 (32.76%) Eclipse
3 19 (32.76%) Hudson
4 17 (29.31%) NetBeans
5 8 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
6 6 (10.34%) NUnit
6 6 (10.34%) JMeter
7 5 (8.62%) Ant
7 5 (8.62%) TeamCity
7 5 (8.62%) Selenium
8 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
8 4 (6.90%) Subversion
8 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
9 3 (5.17%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (5.17%) JUnit
10 2 (3.45%) IntelliJ
10 2 (3.45%) HP UFT
10 2 (3.45%) TestComplete
General
1 11 (18.97%) Back Office
1 11 (18.97%) Retail
2 9 (15.52%) Finance
3 7 (12.07%) Banking
4 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
5 5 (8.62%) Advertising
6 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (67.24%) Developer
2 15 (25.86%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.52%) Software Developer
4 7 (12.07%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Test Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Team Leader
6 4 (6.90%) ScrumMaster
6 4 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Sitecore Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Java Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Analyst
9 1 (1.72%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.72%) Junior
9 1 (1.72%) Consultant
9 1 (1.72%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (48.28%) Web Services
2 19 (32.76%) HTML
2 19 (32.76%) .NET
3 17 (29.31%) Java EE
4 16 (27.59%) ASP.NET
4 16 (27.59%) SOAP
5 14 (24.14%) Spring
5 14 (24.14%) WCF
5 14 (24.14%) REST
6 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (13.79%) RESTful
7 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (12.07%) CSS
7 7 (12.07%) XML
8 6 (10.34%) Lucene
9 5 (8.62%) Servlets
10 4 (6.90%) Hibernate
10 4 (6.90%) jQuery
11 3 (5.17%) JPA
11 3 (5.17%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (8.62%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.17%) Tandem
4 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) User Experience
5 1 (1.72%) Social Media
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.72%) BBC
5 1 (1.72%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Linux
2 3 (5.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (50.00%) BDD
3 24 (41.38%) Scrum
4 21 (36.21%) OO
5 18 (31.03%) MVC
6 11 (18.97%) OOP
7 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (12.07%) Integration Testing
8 7 (12.07%) Mobile Development
9 6 (10.34%) SDLC
9 6 (10.34%) Validation
9 6 (10.34%) OOD
9 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
10 5 (8.62%) Test Automation
11 4 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (6.90%) Web Application Development
11 4 (6.90%) Cyber Security
11 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
12 3 (5.17%) Coaching
12 3 (5.17%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (63.79%) Java
2 28 (48.28%) C#
3 21 (36.21%) SQL
4 18 (31.03%) JavaScript
5 15 (25.86%) Python
6 14 (24.14%) Ruby
7 10 (17.24%) C++
7 10 (17.24%) PHP
8 8 (13.79%) Perl
9 6 (10.34%) Bash Shell
10 3 (5.17%) Erlang
11 2 (3.45%) Scala
11 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
11 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Puppet
2 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (32.76%) Oracle
2 9 (15.52%) TOWER Software
3 6 (10.34%) Sitecore
3 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.45%) HP
4 2 (3.45%) Apple
5 1 (1.72%) Sony
5 1 (1.72%) Facebook
5 1 (1.72%) Yahoo!
5 1 (1.72%) Google
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