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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 46 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Permanent jobs citing TDD 68 65 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.55% 5.14% 5.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.46% 6.07% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 61 50 47
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,750 £45,000
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
1245 1071 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.39% 84.66% 81.30%
Number of salaries quoted 842 687 705
Average salary £41,500 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.70% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 128 (92.75%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (65.94%) .NET
3 83 (60.14%) C#
3 83 (60.14%) JavaScript
4 65 (47.10%) ASP.NET
5 64 (46.38%) MVC
6 56 (40.58%) SQL Server
7 48 (34.78%) HTML
8 47 (34.06%) CSS
9 46 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 41 (29.71%) Degree
11 40 (28.99%) jQuery
12 36 (26.09%) WCF
13 35 (25.36%) Java
14 34 (24.64%) Windows
14 34 (24.64%) .NET Framework
15 33 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (23.19%) Computer Science
16 32 (23.19%) Visual Studio
16 32 (23.19%) Microsoft
17 31 (22.46%) Software Engineering
18 30 (21.74%) NHibernate
19 29 (21.01%) SQL
19 29 (21.01%) Scrum
20 28 (20.29%) OO
20 28 (20.29%) BDD
21 26 (18.84%) AngularJS
22 25 (18.12%) OOP
23 24 (17.39%) WPF
23 24 (17.39%) Unit Testing

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (9.42%) CMS
2 12 (8.70%) NServiceBus
3 11 (7.97%) Node.js
4 7 (5.07%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (5.07%) IIS
5 6 (4.35%) Apache
6 4 (2.90%) Drupal
7 3 (2.17%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.17%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.45%) TeamSite
8 2 (1.45%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.45%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.72%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.32%) Ethernet
2 6 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (0.72%) LDAP
3 1 (0.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (40.58%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.59%) MySQL
3 15 (10.87%) NoSQL
4 14 (10.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (7.97%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.90%) Big Data
7 4 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.45%) DB2
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 32 (23.19%) Visual Studio
2 19 (13.77%) Subversion
3 16 (11.59%) Git (software)
3 16 (11.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (8.70%) SpecFlow
5 6 (4.35%) Mercurial
6 5 (3.62%) RSpec
6 5 (3.62%) Selenium
6 5 (3.62%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.62%) Jasmine
7 4 (2.90%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.17%) Ant
8 3 (2.17%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.45%) RubyMine
9 2 (1.45%) Bugzilla
9 2 (1.45%) JUnit
9 2 (1.45%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.72%) TestNG
10 1 (0.72%) EasyMock
10 1 (0.72%) MSTest
General
1 19 (13.77%) Finance
2 17 (12.32%) Electronics
3 6 (4.35%) Games
4 4 (2.90%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.45%) Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (52.17%) Developer
2 27 (19.57%) Software Engineer
3 24 (17.39%) Programmer
4 16 (11.59%) Java Developer
4 16 (11.59%) C# Developer
4 16 (11.59%) Analyst
5 15 (10.87%) Software Developer
5 15 (10.87%) Senior Developer
6 14 (10.14%) .NET Developer
7 13 (9.42%) Analyst Programmer
7 13 (9.42%) .NET Programmer
8 12 (8.70%) .NET Analyst Programmer
9 11 (7.97%) Architect
10 9 (6.52%) Web Developer
11 8 (5.80%) Senior Software Engineer
11 8 (5.80%) Senior Architect
12 7 (5.07%) Senior .NET Architect
12 7 (5.07%) .NET Architect
12 7 (5.07%) C# Software Developer
12 7 (5.07%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (65.94%) .NET
2 65 (47.10%) ASP.NET
3 48 (34.78%) HTML
4 47 (34.06%) CSS
5 46 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 40 (28.99%) jQuery
7 36 (26.09%) WCF
8 34 (24.64%) .NET Framework
9 30 (21.74%) NHibernate
10 26 (18.84%) AngularJS
11 24 (17.39%) WPF
12 19 (13.77%) Sass
13 18 (13.04%) Castle Windsor
14 17 (12.32%) Qt
14 17 (12.32%) Direct3D
14 17 (12.32%) MFC
14 17 (12.32%) STL
14 17 (12.32%) OpenGL
15 13 (9.42%) Hibernate
15 13 (9.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 32 (23.19%) Computer Science
2 17 (12.32%) Mathematics
2 17 (12.32%) Visualisation
2 17 (12.32%) CUDA
3 13 (9.42%) Social Media
4 12 (8.70%) Open Source
5 10 (7.25%) BBC
6 9 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (6.52%) User Experience
7 5 (3.62%) N-Tier
8 4 (2.90%) E-Learning
8 4 (2.90%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.45%) iSeries
9 2 (1.45%) Informatics
10 1 (0.72%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.72%) NHS
10 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (24.64%) Windows
2 23 (16.67%) UNIX
3 17 (12.32%) Linux
4 5 (3.62%) Mac OS X
4 5 (3.62%) AIX
4 5 (3.62%) Solaris
5 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (92.75%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (46.38%) MVC
3 33 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (22.46%) Software Engineering
5 29 (21.01%) Scrum
6 28 (20.29%) OO
6 28 (20.29%) BDD
7 25 (18.12%) OOP
8 24 (17.39%) Unit Testing
9 22 (15.94%) Software Architecture
10 19 (13.77%) SOA
11 17 (12.32%) 3D Visualisation
12 16 (11.59%) Waterfall
12 16 (11.59%) Domain-Driven Design
13 15 (10.87%) Mentoring
14 11 (7.97%) E-Commerce
15 10 (7.25%) Pair Programming
15 10 (7.25%) Responsive Web Design
15 10 (7.25%) Web Application Development
16 9 (6.52%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 83 (60.14%) C#
1 83 (60.14%) JavaScript
2 35 (25.36%) Java
3 29 (21.01%) SQL
4 20 (14.49%) C++
5 19 (13.77%) Ruby
6 17 (12.32%) VC++
6 17 (12.32%) C
7 11 (7.97%) T-SQL
7 11 (7.97%) PHP
8 9 (6.52%) Python
9 7 (5.07%) F#
10 6 (4.35%) Perl
11 5 (3.62%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (1.45%) PHP5
13 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (29.71%) Degree
2 2 (1.45%) ISEB
3 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.62%) Capistrano
2 3 (2.17%) Puppet
2 3 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.32%) Twitter
3 14 (10.14%) Google
4 13 (9.42%) Facebook
5 10 (7.25%) Apple
5 10 (7.25%) Sony
5 10 (7.25%) Yahoo!
6 6 (4.35%) JBoss
7 4 (2.90%) Zend
8 3 (2.17%) Oracle
9 2 (1.45%) Adobe
9 2 (1.45%) Greenplum
10 1 (0.72%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.72%) Sun
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