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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 51 52 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Permanent jobs citing TDD 67 54 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.43% 3.82% 5.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.22% 4.66% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 54 39 43
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £40,000 £49,100
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
1284 1159 1013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.81% 82.08% 81.10%
Number of salaries quoted 847 740 698
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 2014.

TDD Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 131 (95.62%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (67.15%) .NET
3 81 (59.12%) C#
3 81 (59.12%) JavaScript
4 67 (48.91%) ASP.NET
5 64 (46.72%) MVC
6 58 (42.34%) SQL Server
7 48 (35.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 43 (31.39%) HTML
9 42 (30.66%) CSS
10 41 (29.93%) jQuery
11 39 (28.47%) Degree
12 38 (27.74%) .NET Framework
13 37 (27.01%) NHibernate
14 36 (26.28%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (25.55%) WCF
15 35 (25.55%) Windows
15 35 (25.55%) Microsoft
16 34 (24.82%) Visual Studio
17 32 (23.36%) Java
17 32 (23.36%) Scrum
18 30 (21.90%) Computer Science
19 29 (21.17%) Software Engineering
19 29 (21.17%) SQL
20 26 (18.98%) Unit Testing
21 25 (18.25%) AngularJS
22 24 (17.52%) BDD
23 23 (16.79%) Sass
23 23 (16.79%) OO
24 22 (16.06%) OOP

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 15 (10.95%) NServiceBus
2 12 (8.76%) CMS
3 11 (8.03%) Node.js
4 7 (5.11%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (5.11%) IIS
5 4 (2.92%) JBoss
5 4 (2.92%) Apache
6 3 (2.19%) Drupal
7 2 (1.46%) TeamSite
7 2 (1.46%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.46%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.73%) Confluence
8 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.73%) Alfresco
Applications
1 20 (14.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.03%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (5.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.46%) SaaS
5 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.68%) Ethernet
2 5 (3.65%) Internet
3 1 (0.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (42.34%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (10.22%) NoSQL
4 13 (9.49%) Relational Database
5 11 (8.03%) MySQL
6 7 (5.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.92%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.19%) Big Data
9 2 (1.46%) DB2
10 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (24.82%) Visual Studio
2 18 (13.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (13.14%) Subversion
3 15 (10.95%) Git (software)
3 15 (10.95%) SpecFlow
4 6 (4.38%) Selenium
5 4 (2.92%) Mercurial
5 4 (2.92%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.92%) Ant
6 3 (2.19%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.19%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.19%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.19%) RSpec
7 2 (1.46%) JIRA
7 2 (1.46%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.46%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.46%) RubyMine
8 1 (0.73%) Maven
8 1 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.73%) InstallShield
General
1 22 (16.06%) Finance
2 16 (11.68%) Electronics
3 10 (7.30%) Games
4 4 (2.92%) Marketing
5 3 (2.19%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.46%) Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (47.45%) Developer
2 27 (19.71%) Software Engineer
3 20 (14.60%) Programmer
4 19 (13.87%) Analyst
5 16 (11.68%) Analyst Programmer
6 15 (10.95%) .NET Developer
6 15 (10.95%) Software Developer
6 15 (10.95%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 15 (10.95%) .NET Programmer
7 14 (10.22%) Senior Developer
8 13 (9.49%) C# Developer
8 13 (9.49%) Java Developer
9 11 (8.03%) Architect
10 9 (6.57%) Senior Software Engineer
11 8 (5.84%) Senior Architect
11 8 (5.84%) C# Software Developer
11 8 (5.84%) Web Developer
12 7 (5.11%) Senior .NET Architect
12 7 (5.11%) .NET Architect
13 4 (2.92%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (67.15%) .NET
2 67 (48.91%) ASP.NET
3 48 (35.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 43 (31.39%) HTML
5 42 (30.66%) CSS
6 41 (29.93%) jQuery
7 38 (27.74%) .NET Framework
8 37 (27.01%) NHibernate
9 35 (25.55%) WCF
10 25 (18.25%) AngularJS
11 23 (16.79%) Sass
12 21 (15.33%) Castle Windsor
13 19 (13.87%) WPF
14 17 (12.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (11.68%) Direct3D
15 16 (11.68%) Qt
15 16 (11.68%) OpenGL
15 16 (11.68%) STL
15 16 (11.68%) MFC
16 13 (9.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.90%) Computer Science
2 16 (11.68%) Mathematics
2 16 (11.68%) Visualisation
2 16 (11.68%) CUDA
3 13 (9.49%) Social Media
4 12 (8.76%) User Experience
5 10 (7.30%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (7.30%) BBC
6 8 (5.84%) Open Source
7 4 (2.92%) Xbox
8 3 (2.19%) Cryptography
8 3 (2.19%) E-Learning
8 3 (2.19%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.19%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.46%) iSeries
10 1 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.73%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.73%) NHS
10 1 (0.73%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 35 (25.55%) Windows
2 22 (16.06%) UNIX
3 17 (12.41%) Linux
4 3 (2.19%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.19%) AIX
4 3 (2.19%) Solaris
5 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (95.62%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (46.72%) MVC
3 36 (26.28%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (23.36%) Scrum
5 29 (21.17%) Software Engineering
6 26 (18.98%) Unit Testing
7 24 (17.52%) BDD
8 23 (16.79%) OO
9 22 (16.06%) OOP
10 19 (13.87%) Software Architecture
11 18 (13.14%) Waterfall
12 17 (12.41%) SOA
12 17 (12.41%) Domain-Driven Design
13 16 (11.68%) 3D Visualisation
13 16 (11.68%) Mentoring
14 14 (10.22%) E-Commerce
15 10 (7.30%) Responsive Web Design
15 10 (7.30%) Web Application Development
15 10 (7.30%) Use Case
16 9 (6.57%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 81 (59.12%) C#
1 81 (59.12%) JavaScript
2 32 (23.36%) Java
3 29 (21.17%) SQL
4 19 (13.87%) C++
5 16 (11.68%) Ruby
5 16 (11.68%) VC++
5 16 (11.68%) C
6 11 (8.03%) Python
6 11 (8.03%) T-SQL
7 10 (7.30%) PHP
8 5 (3.65%) Perl
9 3 (2.19%) CoffeeScript
9 3 (2.19%) F#
10 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.73%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 39 (28.47%) Degree
2 2 (1.46%) ISEB
3 1 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.73%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.65%) Puppet
2 3 (2.19%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.73%) Ansible
Vendors
1 35 (25.55%) Microsoft
2 20 (14.60%) Twitter
3 14 (10.22%) Google
4 13 (9.49%) Facebook
5 10 (7.30%) Yahoo!
5 10 (7.30%) Apple
5 10 (7.30%) Sony
6 4 (2.92%) Zend
7 2 (1.46%) Greenplum
7 2 (1.46%) Oracle
8 1 (0.73%) Sun
8 1 (0.73%) Sitecore
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