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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 29 42 30
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs citing TDD 97 72 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.60% 4.88% 6.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.43% 5.70% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 60 58 54
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
1306 1264 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.84% 85.64% 85.83%
Number of salaries quoted 833 830 646
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 August 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 142 (92.21%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (46.10%) JavaScript
3 61 (39.61%) C#
3 61 (39.61%) .NET
4 58 (37.66%) MVC
5 55 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
6 54 (35.06%) Finance
7 46 (29.87%) HTML
7 46 (29.87%) Linux
8 44 (28.57%) Banking
9 42 (27.27%) Telecoms
10 41 (26.62%) Unit Testing
11 40 (25.97%) CSS
12 38 (24.68%) Java
12 38 (24.68%) SDLC
13 36 (23.38%) ASP.NET
14 35 (22.73%) Software Engineering
15 34 (22.08%) HTML5
16 31 (20.13%) Degree
16 31 (20.13%) SQL Server
17 30 (19.48%) Windows
17 30 (19.48%) RESTful
18 29 (18.83%) Waterfall
18 29 (18.83%) Games
19 27 (17.53%) jQuery
20 26 (16.88%) Python
21 25 (16.23%) C++
21 25 (16.23%) ASP.NET MVC
22 24 (15.58%) BDD
22 24 (15.58%) OOP

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (8.44%) Node.js
2 5 (3.25%) JBoss
3 3 (1.95%) Apache
3 3 (1.95%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.95%) CMS
4 2 (1.30%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.30%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.65%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.65%) Drupal
5 1 (0.65%) nginx
5 1 (0.65%) Moodle
5 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (5.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.30%) SaaS
3 2 (1.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.69%) Ethernet
2 3 (1.95%) LDAP
3 1 (0.65%) HTTP
3 1 (0.65%) Intranet
3 1 (0.65%) Internet
3 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.13%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.74%) Relational Database
3 12 (7.79%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.19%) MySQL
5 7 (4.55%) Big Data
6 5 (3.25%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.65%) DB2
9 1 (0.65%) SQLite
9 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 23 (14.94%) Visual Studio
1 23 (14.94%) Git (software)
2 20 (12.99%) Subversion
3 14 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 14 (9.09%) Selenium
4 12 (7.79%) JUnit
5 8 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (4.55%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.55%) Ant
7 5 (3.25%) Maven
7 5 (3.25%) JIRA
8 3 (1.95%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.95%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.95%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (1.30%) gulp
9 2 (1.30%) WebStorm
9 2 (1.30%) Grunt
9 2 (1.30%) JMeter
10 1 (0.65%) HttpUnit
10 1 (0.65%) LoadRunner
General
1 54 (35.06%) Finance
2 44 (28.57%) Banking
3 42 (27.27%) Telecoms
4 29 (18.83%) Games
5 18 (11.69%) Electronics
6 7 (4.55%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.30%) Retail
8 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (48.05%) Developer
2 30 (19.48%) Software Engineer
3 17 (11.04%) Java Developer
4 16 (10.39%) .NET Developer
5 14 (9.09%) Python Developer
6 13 (8.44%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.49%) Web Developer
8 9 (5.84%) Analyst
9 8 (5.19%) Test Analyst
9 8 (5.19%) Software Developer
9 8 (5.19%) QA Engineer
10 7 (4.55%) Performance Test Analyst
10 7 (4.55%) Performance Analyst
10 7 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
11 5 (3.25%) .NET Software Engineer
11 5 (3.25%) Team Leader
11 5 (3.25%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (3.25%) Test Engineer
11 5 (3.25%) Junior
12 4 (2.60%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (39.61%) .NET
2 46 (29.87%) HTML
3 40 (25.97%) CSS
4 36 (23.38%) ASP.NET
5 34 (22.08%) HTML5
6 30 (19.48%) RESTful
7 27 (17.53%) jQuery
8 25 (16.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
10 19 (12.34%) Sass
10 19 (12.34%) LESS
10 19 (12.34%) AngularJS
11 18 (11.69%) MFC
11 18 (11.69%) STL
12 15 (9.74%) .NET Framework
12 15 (9.74%) WCF
13 13 (8.44%) NHibernate
14 12 (7.79%) CSS3
15 11 (7.14%) WebSockets
16 10 (6.49%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.94%) Computer Science
2 18 (11.69%) Mathematics
2 18 (11.69%) Visualisation
3 11 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (6.49%) BBC
4 10 (6.49%) Social Media
5 9 (5.84%) CUDA
6 7 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.55%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.90%) Algorithms
8 5 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.60%) User Experience
10 2 (1.30%) iSeries
11 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.65%) VLE
11 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 46 (29.87%) Linux
2 30 (19.48%) Windows
3 11 (7.14%) UNIX
4 2 (1.30%) Android
4 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (92.21%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (37.66%) MVC
3 55 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (26.62%) Unit Testing
5 38 (24.68%) SDLC
6 35 (22.73%) Software Engineering
7 29 (18.83%) Waterfall
8 24 (15.58%) BDD
8 24 (15.58%) OOP
9 20 (12.99%) OO
9 20 (12.99%) Scrum
10 18 (11.69%) Software Architecture
10 18 (11.69%) Linear Algebra
10 18 (11.69%) 3D Visualisation
11 13 (8.44%) Test Scripting
12 12 (7.79%) Web Application Development
13 11 (7.14%) Multithreading
14 10 (6.49%) Mentoring
15 9 (5.84%) OOD
15 9 (5.84%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 71 (46.10%) JavaScript
2 61 (39.61%) C#
3 38 (24.68%) Java
4 26 (16.88%) Python
5 25 (16.23%) C++
6 23 (14.94%) PHP
7 20 (12.99%) C
7 20 (12.99%) SQL
8 18 (11.69%) VC++
9 14 (9.09%) Ruby
10 8 (5.19%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.60%) XPath
11 4 (2.60%) Perl
12 2 (1.30%) Tcl
13 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.65%) Scala
13 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (20.13%) Degree
2 11 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 8 (5.19%) ISEB
4 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.65%) PMP
5 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.34%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (3.25%) Puppet
1 5 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (9.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.49%) Apple
2 10 (6.49%) Sony
2 10 (6.49%) Yahoo!
2 10 (6.49%) Google
2 10 (6.49%) Facebook
3 9 (5.84%) Oracle
4 2 (1.30%) Hyland
5 1 (0.65%) Adobe
5 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
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