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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 37 42 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs citing TDD 87 70 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.54% 4.75% 5.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 5.63% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 52 60 53
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,250 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £49,500
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
1391 1243 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.60% 84.27% 86.03%
Number of salaries quoted 880 829 641
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
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 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 133 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (44.22%) JavaScript
3 54 (36.73%) Finance
4 53 (36.05%) C#
4 53 (36.05%) .NET
5 52 (35.37%) Continuous Integration
6 51 (34.69%) MVC
7 46 (31.29%) HTML
7 46 (31.29%) Linux
8 43 (29.25%) Banking
9 42 (28.57%) CSS
10 41 (27.89%) Telecoms
11 40 (27.21%) Unit Testing
12 34 (23.13%) HTML5
13 33 (22.45%) SDLC
14 30 (20.41%) SQL Server
14 30 (20.41%) ASP.NET
14 30 (20.41%) Java
15 29 (19.73%) Windows
15 29 (19.73%) Games
16 28 (19.05%) Python
16 28 (19.05%) Waterfall
16 28 (19.05%) RESTful
16 28 (19.05%) Software Engineering
17 27 (18.37%) Git (software)
18 24 (16.33%) Degree
18 24 (16.33%) BDD
19 23 (15.65%) ASP.NET MVC
19 23 (15.65%) AngularJS
19 23 (15.65%) jQuery

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 12 (8.16%) Node.js
2 5 (3.40%) JBoss
3 3 (2.04%) Apache
3 3 (2.04%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.36%) CMS
4 2 (1.36%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.36%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.68%) nginx
5 1 (0.68%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (2.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.44%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.44%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.36%) IaaS
4 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.88%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.04%) LDAP
3 1 (0.68%) HTTP
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.48%) NoSQL
2 11 (7.48%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.44%) Big Data
4 7 (4.76%) MySQL
5 5 (3.40%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.68%) DB2
7 1 (0.68%) SQLite
7 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 27 (18.37%) Git (software)
2 21 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 17 (11.56%) Subversion
4 12 (8.16%) Jenkins
5 11 (7.48%) Selenium
6 10 (6.80%) JUnit
7 8 (5.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (4.08%) JIRA
8 6 (4.08%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.40%) Ant
10 4 (2.72%) Maven
11 3 (2.04%) Eclipse
11 3 (2.04%) Selenium IDE
11 3 (2.04%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.36%) gulp
12 2 (1.36%) JMeter
12 2 (1.36%) WebStorm
12 2 (1.36%) Grunt
13 1 (0.68%) Redmine
13 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
General
1 54 (36.73%) Finance
2 43 (29.25%) Banking
3 41 (27.89%) Telecoms
4 29 (19.73%) Games
5 16 (10.88%) Electronics
6 6 (4.08%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (50.34%) Developer
2 24 (16.33%) Software Engineer
3 17 (11.56%) Python Developer
4 14 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 12 (8.16%) Java Developer
6 9 (6.12%) Web Developer
6 9 (6.12%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.44%) Analyst
7 8 (5.44%) Test Analyst
7 8 (5.44%) Performance Analyst
7 8 (5.44%) Performance Test Analyst
8 7 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
8 7 (4.76%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.08%) QA Engineer
10 5 (3.40%) Team Leader
10 5 (3.40%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (3.40%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (2.72%) Test Engineer
11 4 (2.72%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (2.72%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (36.05%) .NET
2 46 (31.29%) HTML
3 42 (28.57%) CSS
4 34 (23.13%) HTML5
5 30 (20.41%) ASP.NET
6 28 (19.05%) RESTful
7 23 (15.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (15.65%) jQuery
7 23 (15.65%) AngularJS
8 20 (13.61%) ASP.NET Web API
9 19 (12.93%) Sass
9 19 (12.93%) LESS
10 16 (10.88%) MFC
10 16 (10.88%) STL
11 14 (9.52%) WCF
11 14 (9.52%) CSS3
12 11 (7.48%) WinForms
13 10 (6.80%) .NET Framework
14 9 (6.12%) Web Services
15 8 (5.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.24%) Computer Science
2 16 (10.88%) Visualisation
2 16 (10.88%) Mathematics
3 12 (8.16%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (6.12%) Social Media
4 9 (6.12%) BBC
5 8 (5.44%) Mobile App
6 7 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.76%) Algorithms
7 6 (4.08%) User Experience
7 6 (4.08%) CUDA
8 2 (1.36%) iSeries
9 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.68%) VLE
9 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 46 (31.29%) Linux
2 29 (19.73%) Windows
3 8 (5.44%) UNIX
4 3 (2.04%) Android
4 3 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (35.37%) Continuous Integration
3 51 (34.69%) MVC
4 40 (27.21%) Unit Testing
5 33 (22.45%) SDLC
6 28 (19.05%) Waterfall
6 28 (19.05%) Software Engineering
7 24 (16.33%) BDD
8 21 (14.29%) OOP
9 19 (12.93%) OO
10 17 (11.56%) Scrum
10 17 (11.56%) Software Architecture
11 16 (10.88%) Linear Algebra
11 16 (10.88%) 3D Visualisation
12 14 (9.52%) Multithreading
13 13 (8.84%) Test Scripting
14 11 (7.48%) Mentoring
15 10 (6.80%) Web Application Development
15 10 (6.80%) OOA/OOD
15 10 (6.80%) UML
Programming Languages
1 65 (44.22%) JavaScript
2 53 (36.05%) C#
3 30 (20.41%) Java
4 28 (19.05%) Python
5 22 (14.97%) C++
5 22 (14.97%) PHP
6 18 (12.24%) C
7 16 (10.88%) VC++
8 14 (9.52%) SQL
9 13 (8.84%) Ruby
10 4 (2.72%) Perl
11 3 (2.04%) XPath
11 3 (2.04%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.36%) Tcl
13 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.68%) Scala
13 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (16.33%) Degree
2 12 (8.16%) ISTQB
3 9 (6.12%) ISEB
4 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.68%) PMP
5 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (3.40%) Puppet
1 5 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.36%) Ansible
3 1 (0.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.12%) Apple
2 9 (6.12%) Sony
2 9 (6.12%) Yahoo!
2 9 (6.12%) Google
2 9 (6.12%) Facebook
3 8 (5.44%) Oracle
4 1 (0.68%) Hyland
4 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
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