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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 33 59 39
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -20
Permanent jobs citing TDD 82 48 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.84% 3.36% 5.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.80% 4.06% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 66 36 35
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1206 1181 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 85.96% 82.59% 83.42%
Number of salaries quoted 807 765 630
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 141 (96.58%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (58.22%) .NET
3 78 (53.42%) C#
4 75 (51.37%) JavaScript
5 64 (43.84%) MVC
6 61 (41.78%) ASP.NET
7 58 (39.73%) SQL Server
8 52 (35.62%) Continuous Integration
9 51 (34.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 42 (28.77%) Degree
11 40 (27.40%) jQuery
12 39 (26.71%) Scrum
13 38 (26.03%) Java
14 37 (25.34%) Windows
15 36 (24.66%) HTML
15 36 (24.66%) WCF
16 34 (23.29%) Finance
17 33 (22.60%) CSS
17 33 (22.60%) Software Engineering
17 33 (22.60%) NHibernate
17 33 (22.60%) .NET Framework
18 32 (21.92%) Visual Studio
19 31 (21.23%) Linux
20 30 (20.55%) Computer Science
21 28 (19.18%) Unit Testing
22 26 (17.81%) Games
23 25 (17.12%) OO
24 24 (16.44%) OOP
24 24 (16.44%) Python
24 24 (16.44%) AngularJS

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (11.64%) Node.js
2 13 (8.90%) NServiceBus
3 6 (4.11%) CMS
4 3 (2.05%) JBoss
4 3 (2.05%) Apache
5 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.37%) Drupal
5 2 (1.37%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.68%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.68%) Moodle
6 1 (0.68%) Confluence
6 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (11.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.38%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.74%) SaaS
5 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.96%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.05%) Internet
3 2 (1.37%) NAS
3 2 (1.37%) SAN
4 1 (0.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (39.73%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.70%) Relational Database
3 18 (12.33%) NoSQL
4 15 (10.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (6.16%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.42%) MySQL
7 4 (2.74%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.37%) DB2
8 2 (1.37%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.68%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (21.92%) Visual Studio
2 20 (13.70%) Git (software)
3 18 (12.33%) Subversion
4 16 (10.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (8.90%) SpecFlow
6 7 (4.79%) Selenium
7 6 (4.11%) Jenkins
7 6 (4.11%) Ant
8 2 (1.37%) JIRA
9 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.68%) Mockito
9 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.68%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.68%) JUnit
9 1 (0.68%) Maven
9 1 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.68%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.68%) NUnit
General
1 34 (23.29%) Finance
2 26 (17.81%) Games
3 17 (11.64%) Banking
4 16 (10.96%) Electronics
4 16 (10.96%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Front Office
6 1 (0.68%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 76 (52.05%) Developer
2 29 (19.86%) Software Engineer
3 21 (14.38%) .NET Developer
4 18 (12.33%) Software Developer
5 16 (10.96%) Analyst
5 16 (10.96%) Java Developer
6 14 (9.59%) C# Developer
6 14 (9.59%) Analyst Programmer
6 14 (9.59%) Programmer
7 13 (8.90%) .NET Programmer
7 13 (8.90%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 12 (8.22%) QA Engineer
9 10 (6.85%) Senior Developer
9 10 (6.85%) C# Software Developer
10 9 (6.16%) Senior Software Engineer
10 9 (6.16%) Python Developer
11 5 (3.42%) Senior Software Developer
12 4 (2.74%) Technical Leader
12 4 (2.74%) .NET Software Engineer
12 4 (2.74%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (58.22%) .NET
2 61 (41.78%) ASP.NET
3 51 (34.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 40 (27.40%) jQuery
5 36 (24.66%) HTML
5 36 (24.66%) WCF
6 33 (22.60%) NHibernate
6 33 (22.60%) .NET Framework
6 33 (22.60%) CSS
7 24 (16.44%) AngularJS
8 22 (15.07%) RESTful
9 20 (13.70%) WPF
10 19 (13.01%) Web Services
10 19 (13.01%) Sass
10 19 (13.01%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (10.96%) Direct3D
11 16 (10.96%) Qt
11 16 (10.96%) STL
11 16 (10.96%) OpenGL
11 16 (10.96%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.55%) Computer Science
2 17 (11.64%) Social Media
3 16 (10.96%) Visualisation
3 16 (10.96%) Mathematics
3 16 (10.96%) CUDA
3 16 (10.96%) BBC
4 15 (10.27%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (5.48%) User Experience
6 7 (4.79%) Mobile App
6 7 (4.79%) Xbox
7 5 (3.42%) N-Tier
8 4 (2.74%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.37%) iSeries
9 2 (1.37%) iPad
9 2 (1.37%) Open Source
10 1 (0.68%) Derivative
10 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.68%) GIS
10 1 (0.68%) Equities
10 1 (0.68%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 37 (25.34%) Windows
2 31 (21.23%) Linux
3 19 (13.01%) UNIX
4 3 (2.05%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (96.58%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (43.84%) MVC
3 52 (35.62%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (26.71%) Scrum
5 33 (22.60%) Software Engineering
6 28 (19.18%) Unit Testing
7 25 (17.12%) OO
8 24 (16.44%) OOP
9 19 (13.01%) BDD
10 18 (12.33%) Web Application Development
10 18 (12.33%) Waterfall
11 16 (10.96%) Linear Algebra
11 16 (10.96%) 3D Visualisation
11 16 (10.96%) Software Architecture
12 13 (8.90%) Test Scripting
12 13 (8.90%) Regression Testing
13 12 (8.22%) Multithreading
13 12 (8.22%) Black-Box Testing
14 11 (7.53%) Domain-Driven Design
14 11 (7.53%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 78 (53.42%) C#
2 75 (51.37%) JavaScript
3 38 (26.03%) Java
4 24 (16.44%) Python
5 21 (14.38%) C++
6 17 (11.64%) PHP
7 16 (10.96%) SQL
7 16 (10.96%) C
7 16 (10.96%) Ruby
7 16 (10.96%) VC++
8 10 (6.85%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.42%) F#
10 2 (1.37%) Perl
11 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (28.77%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.68%) ISEB
2 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.11%) Puppet
1 6 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.68%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (14.38%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.64%) Google
2 17 (11.64%) Facebook
3 16 (10.96%) Yahoo!
3 16 (10.96%) Apple
3 16 (10.96%) Sony
4 15 (10.27%) Twitter
5 3 (2.05%) Oracle
6 2 (1.37%) Sybase
7 1 (0.68%) Hyland
7 1 (0.68%) Adobe
7 1 (0.68%) Sun
7 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.68%) Zend
7 1 (0.68%) Sitecore
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