The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 49 34 54
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +20
Permanent jobs citing TDD 64 61 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.86% 5.56% 3.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.64% 7.09% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 55 31 32
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1379 860 1042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.17% 78.32% 73.69%
Number of salaries quoted 896 490 750
Average salary £42,500 £44,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.95% +10.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
TDD
Scotland

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 18 April 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 70 (64.22%) JavaScript
2 58 (53.21%) C#
3 53 (48.62%) HTML
4 50 (45.87%) CSS
5 49 (44.95%) Java
6 47 (43.12%) .NET
7 40 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (35.78%) ASP.NET
9 38 (34.86%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (33.03%) MVC
11 34 (31.19%) SQL Server
11 34 (31.19%) JBoss
12 32 (29.36%) Hibernate
13 29 (26.61%) OO
14 28 (25.69%) XML
14 28 (25.69%) Ajax
15 25 (22.94%) Open Source
15 25 (22.94%) ASP.NET MVC
16 24 (22.02%) Eclipse
17 23 (21.10%) Linux
17 23 (21.10%) JSF
18 22 (20.18%) SOA
18 22 (20.18%) JUnit
19 21 (19.27%) XSLT
19 21 (19.27%) Scrum
19 21 (19.27%) Java EE
20 20 (18.35%) Drupal
20 20 (18.35%) jQuery
20 20 (18.35%) Middleware
21 18 (16.51%) .NET Framework

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 20 (18.35%) Drupal
2 13 (11.93%) Apache
3 12 (11.01%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (10.09%) CMS
5 7 (6.42%) SharePoint
5 7 (6.42%) Node.js
6 6 (5.50%) TeamSite
6 6 (5.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.75%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.67%) IaaS
3 3 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.09%) LDAP
2 6 (5.50%) HTTP
3 4 (3.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (31.19%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.68%) MySQL
3 10 (9.17%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.75%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.75%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.75%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.83%) VLDB
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (22.02%) Eclipse
2 22 (20.18%) JUnit
3 15 (13.76%) Git (software)
4 13 (11.93%) Maven
4 13 (11.93%) Subversion
5 12 (11.01%) TestNG
5 12 (11.01%) NUnit
6 11 (10.09%) Mercurial
7 9 (8.26%) Selenium
7 9 (8.26%) Cucumber
8 8 (7.34%) Visual Studio
9 7 (6.42%) Ant
9 7 (6.42%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (5.50%) Mockito
11 4 (3.67%) CruiseControl
12 2 (1.83%) RSpec
12 2 (1.83%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.83%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.92%) MSBuild
General
1 15 (13.76%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Advertising
3 4 (3.67%) Electronics
4 3 (2.75%) Legal
4 3 (2.75%) Local Government
5 2 (1.83%) Retail
5 2 (1.83%) Games
6 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.92%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (77.06%) Developer
2 30 (27.52%) Java Developer
3 28 (25.69%) Senior Developer
4 13 (11.93%) Programmer
5 12 (11.01%) Software Engineer
6 11 (10.09%) .NET Developer
6 11 (10.09%) Software Developer
6 11 (10.09%) Lead Developer
7 10 (9.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (7.34%) Analyst
8 8 (7.34%) Architect
9 7 (6.42%) Analyst Programmer
9 7 (6.42%) Software Architect
9 7 (6.42%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) Senior Architect
10 6 (5.50%) Senior Software Architect
10 6 (5.50%) Java Programmer
10 6 (5.50%) Java Analyst Programmer
10 6 (5.50%) C# Developer
11 5 (4.59%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (48.62%) HTML
2 50 (45.87%) CSS
3 47 (43.12%) .NET
4 39 (35.78%) ASP.NET
5 32 (29.36%) Hibernate
6 28 (25.69%) XML
6 28 (25.69%) Ajax
7 25 (22.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (21.10%) JSF
9 21 (19.27%) XSLT
9 21 (19.27%) Java EE
10 20 (18.35%) jQuery
10 20 (18.35%) Middleware
11 18 (16.51%) .NET Framework
12 17 (15.60%) Drools
12 17 (15.60%) jBPM
13 16 (14.68%) HTML5
14 15 (13.76%) RichFaces
14 15 (13.76%) Spring
15 12 (11.01%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.94%) Open Source
2 11 (10.09%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.34%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.59%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.67%) CUDA
5 4 (3.67%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.67%) Informatics
6 3 (2.75%) Health Informatics
6 3 (2.75%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.75%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.83%) Social Media
7 2 (1.83%) Animation
7 2 (1.83%) BBC
8 1 (0.92%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.92%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.10%) Linux
2 9 (8.26%) Windows
3 6 (5.50%) UNIX
4 4 (3.67%) Android
5 3 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.83%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.83%) AIX
6 2 (1.83%) Solaris
7 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (34.86%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (33.03%) MVC
4 29 (26.61%) OO
5 22 (20.18%) SOA
6 21 (19.27%) Scrum
7 18 (16.51%) Unit Testing
8 17 (15.60%) BPMN
8 17 (15.60%) Software Engineering
8 17 (15.60%) Workflow
9 15 (13.76%) OOP
9 15 (13.76%) Pair Programming
10 11 (10.09%) CRM
11 10 (9.17%) Web Development
12 9 (8.26%) E-Commerce
12 9 (8.26%) Content Management
13 8 (7.34%) BDD
13 8 (7.34%) Refactoring
14 7 (6.42%) UML
15 6 (5.50%) Enterprise Content Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (64.22%) JavaScript
2 58 (53.21%) C#
3 49 (44.95%) Java
4 16 (14.68%) SQL
5 15 (13.76%) PHP
6 11 (10.09%) T-SQL
6 11 (10.09%) C++
7 6 (5.50%) Ruby
7 6 (5.50%) VC++
7 6 (5.50%) Python
8 4 (3.67%) VB6
8 4 (3.67%) C
8 4 (3.67%) VBScript
8 4 (3.67%) VB
9 3 (2.75%) PHP5
9 3 (2.75%) F#
10 2 (1.83%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (1.83%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (11.01%) Degree
2 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) MCP
3 1 (0.92%) MCAD
3 1 (0.92%) MCSD
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.92%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) HL7
2 1 (0.92%) SLA
2 1 (0.92%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) Ansible
2 2 (1.83%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 34 (31.19%) JBoss
2 12 (11.01%) Oracle
3 9 (8.26%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.50%) HP
4 6 (5.50%) Facebook
5 5 (4.59%) Google
6 4 (3.67%) TIBCO
6 4 (3.67%) Twitter
7 3 (2.75%) Adobe
7 3 (2.75%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.75%) Zend
8 2 (1.83%) Yahoo!
8 2 (1.83%) Apple
8 2 (1.83%) Sony
9 1 (0.92%) OpenLink
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