The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 29 60 45
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -15
Permanent jobs citing TDD 91 51 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.74% 3.39% 4.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.89% 4.03% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 70 44 27
Average salary £40,000 £39,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% +4.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
TDD
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1153 1266 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 85.41% 84.18% 78.39%
Number of salaries quoted 676 828 524
Average salary £44,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

TDD
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Edinburgh region.

TDD Salary Trend in Edinburgh

TDD
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

1 168 (98.25%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (46.78%) JavaScript
3 74 (43.27%) C#
4 73 (42.69%) .NET
5 70 (40.94%) Continuous Integration
6 62 (36.26%) MVC
7 54 (31.58%) Java
8 51 (29.82%) Degree
9 50 (29.24%) ASP.NET
10 49 (28.65%) Linux
11 47 (27.49%) Finance
12 45 (26.32%) Software Engineering
13 44 (25.73%) HTML
14 41 (23.98%) Python
15 39 (22.81%) jQuery
15 39 (22.81%) Unit Testing
16 38 (22.22%) SQL Server
16 38 (22.22%) Scrum
17 37 (21.64%) Banking
17 37 (21.64%) CSS
18 36 (21.05%) Telecoms
18 36 (21.05%) Games
18 36 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
19 34 (19.88%) Computer Science
20 30 (17.54%) RESTful
21 28 (16.37%) Relational Database
22 27 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
22 27 (15.79%) Web Services
22 27 (15.79%) PHP
23 26 (15.20%) Windows

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 13 (7.60%) Node.js
2 4 (2.34%) CMS
3 3 (1.75%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.75%) Drupal
4 2 (1.17%) JBoss
4 2 (1.17%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.58%) Apache
5 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.58%) Moodle
5 1 (0.58%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (8.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
2 21 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.34%) SaaS
5 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.94%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.17%) SAN
2 2 (1.17%) Intranet
2 2 (1.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 28 (16.37%) Relational Database
3 15 (8.77%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.85%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.92%) MySQL
6 4 (2.34%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.17%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (12.28%) Visual Studio
2 20 (11.70%) Subversion
3 17 (9.94%) Git (software)
4 14 (8.19%) Selenium
5 9 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 9 (5.26%) Ant
6 7 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (3.51%) JUnit
8 3 (1.75%) Maven
8 3 (1.75%) Mockito
8 3 (1.75%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.75%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.17%) Appium
9 2 (1.17%) JIRA
9 2 (1.17%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.58%) NUnit
General
1 47 (27.49%) Finance
2 37 (21.64%) Banking
3 36 (21.05%) Telecoms
3 36 (21.05%) Games
4 17 (9.94%) Electronics
5 8 (4.68%) Marketing
6 4 (2.34%) Retail
7 3 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.58%) Front Office
8 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (56.14%) Developer
2 38 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 31 (18.13%) Java Developer
4 21 (12.28%) .NET Developer
5 19 (11.11%) QA Engineer
6 18 (10.53%) Python Developer
7 16 (9.36%) Software Developer
8 14 (8.19%) Senior Developer
9 11 (6.43%) C# Developer
9 11 (6.43%) .NET Software Engineer
10 9 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
11 8 (4.68%) C# Software Developer
12 6 (3.51%) Front-End Developer
12 6 (3.51%) Senior Software Developer
13 5 (2.92%) Junior
13 5 (2.92%) Analyst
13 5 (2.92%) Web Developer
14 4 (2.34%) C# Software Engineer
14 4 (2.34%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (42.69%) .NET
2 50 (29.24%) ASP.NET
3 44 (25.73%) HTML
4 39 (22.81%) jQuery
5 37 (21.64%) CSS
6 36 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 30 (17.54%) RESTful
8 27 (15.79%) Web Services
9 26 (15.20%) .NET Framework
9 26 (15.20%) HTML5
10 25 (14.62%) NHibernate
11 21 (12.28%) WebSockets
12 19 (11.11%) WCF
12 19 (11.11%) WPF
13 17 (9.94%) Qt
13 17 (9.94%) OpenGL
13 17 (9.94%) STL
13 17 (9.94%) MFC
13 17 (9.94%) Direct3D
14 16 (9.36%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.88%) Computer Science
2 17 (9.94%) Visualisation
2 17 (9.94%) CUDA
2 17 (9.94%) Mathematics
3 16 (9.36%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (7.60%) Social Media
4 13 (7.60%) BBC
5 8 (4.68%) Xbox
6 7 (4.09%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.51%) Cryptography
7 6 (3.51%) N-Tier
8 5 (2.92%) User Experience
9 3 (1.75%) GIS
10 2 (1.17%) iPad
11 1 (0.58%) Open Source
11 1 (0.58%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.58%) iSeries
11 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.58%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 49 (28.65%) Linux
2 26 (15.20%) Windows
3 20 (11.70%) UNIX
4 4 (2.34%) Android
4 4 (2.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (98.25%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (40.94%) Continuous Integration
3 62 (36.26%) MVC
4 45 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 39 (22.81%) Unit Testing
6 38 (22.22%) Scrum
7 23 (13.45%) OOP
8 21 (12.28%) OO
9 19 (11.11%) Multithreading
9 19 (11.11%) Software Architecture
9 19 (11.11%) Waterfall
10 17 (9.94%) BDD
10 17 (9.94%) 3D Visualisation
10 17 (9.94%) Web Application Development
10 17 (9.94%) Linear Algebra
10 17 (9.94%) Test Scripting
11 16 (9.36%) Regression Testing
11 16 (9.36%) Black-Box Testing
12 11 (6.43%) Analytics
13 10 (5.85%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 80 (46.78%) JavaScript
2 74 (43.27%) C#
3 54 (31.58%) Java
4 41 (23.98%) Python
5 27 (15.79%) PHP
6 23 (13.45%) C++
7 20 (11.70%) SQL
8 17 (9.94%) C
8 17 (9.94%) VC++
9 14 (8.19%) T-SQL
10 13 (7.60%) Ruby
11 3 (1.75%) XPath
11 3 (1.75%) F#
12 1 (0.58%) Perl
12 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 51 (29.82%) Degree
2 1 (0.58%) PMP
2 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (4.09%) Puppet
1 7 (4.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.58%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (8.77%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.60%) Apple
2 13 (7.60%) Sony
2 13 (7.60%) Yahoo!
2 13 (7.60%) Google
2 13 (7.60%) Facebook
3 4 (2.34%) Oracle
4 3 (1.75%) Adobe
5 2 (1.17%) Sybase
5 2 (1.17%) Hyland
5 2 (1.17%) Twitter
6 1 (0.58%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
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