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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 48 54 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -26
Permanent jobs citing TDD 50 60 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.78% 3.81% 6.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.34% 4.43% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 37 50 40
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £34,750 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,250 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 1354 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 87.08% 86.08% 81.20%
Number of salaries quoted 695 886 515
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 26 May 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 138 (97.18%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (46.48%) C#
3 65 (45.77%) JavaScript
4 63 (44.37%) .NET
5 58 (40.85%) MVC
6 46 (32.39%) SDLC
7 45 (31.69%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (30.28%) Finance
8 43 (30.28%) ASP.NET
9 41 (28.87%) HTML
9 41 (28.87%) Software Engineering
10 40 (28.17%) Degree
11 38 (26.76%) Unit Testing
12 37 (26.06%) Java
13 34 (23.94%) Banking
14 33 (23.24%) Telecoms
14 33 (23.24%) CSS
15 32 (22.54%) RESTful
16 31 (21.83%) SQL Server
16 31 (21.83%) Linux
17 30 (21.13%) ASP.NET MVC
18 29 (20.42%) jQuery
18 29 (20.42%) Scrum
19 28 (19.72%) HTML5
20 26 (18.31%) Computer Science
21 25 (17.61%) Python
22 23 (16.20%) Games
23 22 (15.49%) Windows
23 22 (15.49%) C++
24 19 (13.38%) PHP

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 14 (9.86%) Node.js
2 3 (2.11%) JBoss
3 2 (1.41%) Drupal
3 2 (1.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.41%) CMS
3 2 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.70%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (7.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.56%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.27%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.41%) Intranet
2 2 (1.41%) LDAP
3 1 (0.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.83%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.86%) NoSQL
2 14 (9.86%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.70%) MySQL
4 1 (0.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (13.38%) Visual Studio
2 18 (12.68%) Subversion
3 17 (11.97%) Selenium
3 17 (11.97%) Git (software)
4 10 (7.04%) JUnit
5 9 (6.34%) Jenkins
6 7 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (4.93%) Ant
7 4 (2.82%) Maven
7 4 (2.82%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.82%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.41%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (1.41%) Appium
8 2 (1.41%) Mockito
8 2 (1.41%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.41%) JMeter
9 1 (0.70%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.70%) HttpUnit
9 1 (0.70%) JIRA
9 1 (0.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 43 (30.28%) Finance
2 34 (23.94%) Banking
3 33 (23.24%) Telecoms
4 23 (16.20%) Games
5 16 (11.27%) Electronics
6 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.11%) Retail
7 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Marketing
7 1 (0.70%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 73 (51.41%) Developer
2 35 (24.65%) Software Engineer
3 21 (14.79%) .NET Developer
4 20 (14.08%) Java Developer
5 15 (10.56%) QA Engineer
6 12 (8.45%) Python Developer
7 11 (7.75%) Senior Developer
8 10 (7.04%) Software Developer
9 9 (6.34%) .NET Software Engineer
10 8 (5.63%) Web Developer
10 8 (5.63%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (4.93%) Senior Software Engineer
12 6 (4.23%) C# Developer
13 5 (3.52%) Junior
13 5 (3.52%) Front-End Developer
14 4 (2.82%) C# Software Developer
14 4 (2.82%) Test Engineer
14 4 (2.82%) Analyst
14 4 (2.82%) Senior Software Developer
15 3 (2.11%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (44.37%) .NET
2 43 (30.28%) ASP.NET
3 41 (28.87%) HTML
4 33 (23.24%) CSS
5 32 (22.54%) RESTful
6 30 (21.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (20.42%) jQuery
8 28 (19.72%) HTML5
9 19 (13.38%) .NET Framework
10 18 (12.68%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (11.97%) WCF
11 17 (11.97%) NHibernate
12 16 (11.27%) MFC
12 16 (11.27%) STL
12 16 (11.27%) Sass
12 16 (11.27%) LESS
13 15 (10.56%) Direct3D
13 15 (10.56%) Web Services
13 15 (10.56%) OpenGL
13 15 (10.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.31%) Computer Science
2 16 (11.27%) Mathematics
2 16 (11.27%) Visualisation
3 15 (10.56%) CUDA
4 14 (9.86%) Social Media
4 14 (9.86%) BBC
5 10 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.52%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.82%) N-Tier
8 3 (2.11%) GIS
8 3 (2.11%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.70%) Xbox
10 1 (0.70%) User Experience
10 1 (0.70%) Derivative
10 1 (0.70%) Equities
10 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.70%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 31 (21.83%) Linux
2 22 (15.49%) Windows
3 17 (11.97%) UNIX
4 4 (2.82%) Android
4 4 (2.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (97.18%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (40.85%) MVC
3 46 (32.39%) SDLC
4 45 (31.69%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (28.87%) Software Engineering
6 38 (26.76%) Unit Testing
7 29 (20.42%) Scrum
8 19 (13.38%) OOP
8 19 (13.38%) OO
8 19 (13.38%) Waterfall
9 18 (12.68%) BDD
9 18 (12.68%) Software Architecture
10 16 (11.27%) Web Application Development
10 16 (11.27%) Linear Algebra
10 16 (11.27%) 3D Visualisation
11 13 (9.15%) Test Scripting
12 11 (7.75%) Black-Box Testing
12 11 (7.75%) Regression Testing
13 10 (7.04%) Multithreading
14 9 (6.34%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 66 (46.48%) C#
2 65 (45.77%) JavaScript
3 37 (26.06%) Java
4 25 (17.61%) Python
5 22 (15.49%) C++
6 19 (13.38%) PHP
7 18 (12.68%) SQL
8 16 (11.27%) VC++
8 16 (11.27%) C
9 14 (9.86%) Ruby
10 12 (8.45%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.52%) XPath
12 1 (0.70%) F#
12 1 (0.70%) VBA
12 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (28.17%) Degree
2 3 (2.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.70%) ISEB
3 1 (0.70%) PMP
3 1 (0.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.97%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.52%) Puppet
1 5 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (9.86%) Apple
1 14 (9.86%) Sony
1 14 (9.86%) Yahoo!
1 14 (9.86%) Google
1 14 (9.86%) Facebook
2 13 (9.15%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.11%) Oracle
4 2 (1.41%) Adobe
5 1 (0.70%) Hyland
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