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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 24 59 36
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -23
Permanent jobs citing TDD 101 45 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.41% 3.34% 5.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.79% 4.00% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 85 38 38
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 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,200 £48,250
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
1149 1125 957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.30% 83.46% 82.50%
Number of salaries quoted 745 738 616
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £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 30 January 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 159 (96.36%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (53.33%) .NET
3 84 (50.91%) C#
4 78 (47.27%) JavaScript
5 65 (39.39%) MVC
6 58 (35.15%) ASP.NET
7 57 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
8 55 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 49 (29.70%) Degree
10 48 (29.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 45 (27.27%) Java
12 43 (26.06%) jQuery
13 41 (24.85%) HTML
13 41 (24.85%) Scrum
13 41 (24.85%) Software Engineering
14 38 (23.03%) Finance
14 38 (23.03%) Linux
14 38 (23.03%) Unit Testing
15 37 (22.42%) CSS
16 35 (21.21%) Windows
16 35 (21.21%) Computer Science
17 33 (20.00%) NHibernate
18 32 (19.39%) Python
19 31 (18.79%) Visual Studio
19 31 (18.79%) .NET Framework
20 30 (18.18%) WCF
21 28 (16.97%) Games
22 27 (16.36%) RESTful
23 26 (15.76%) C++
23 26 (15.76%) OOP

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (10.30%) Node.js
2 8 (4.85%) NServiceBus
3 5 (3.03%) CMS
4 3 (1.82%) JBoss
5 2 (1.21%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (1.21%) Drupal
5 2 (1.21%) Apache
5 2 (1.21%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.21%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.61%) Confluence
6 1 (0.61%) Moodle
6 1 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (9.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 24 (14.55%) Amazon EC2
2 18 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.42%) SaaS
5 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.52%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.21%) NAS
2 2 (1.21%) SAN
3 1 (0.61%) HTTP
3 1 (0.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.94%) Relational Database
3 18 (10.91%) NoSQL
4 10 (6.06%) Hadoop
4 10 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.03%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.42%) MySQL
7 2 (1.21%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.21%) DB2
8 1 (0.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (18.79%) Visual Studio
2 22 (13.33%) Subversion
3 20 (12.12%) Git (software)
4 12 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (5.45%) Selenium
5 9 (5.45%) SpecFlow
6 5 (3.03%) Ant
6 5 (3.03%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.82%) JUnit
8 2 (1.21%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.21%) Mockito
8 2 (1.21%) Appium
8 2 (1.21%) JIRA
8 2 (1.21%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.21%) Maven
9 1 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.61%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.61%) NUnit
9 1 (0.61%) MSBuild
General
1 38 (23.03%) Finance
2 28 (16.97%) Games
3 23 (13.94%) Banking
4 22 (13.33%) Telecoms
5 19 (11.52%) Electronics
6 8 (4.85%) Marketing
7 2 (1.21%) Retail
7 2 (1.21%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.61%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 90 (54.55%) Developer
2 35 (21.21%) Software Engineer
3 24 (14.55%) .NET Developer
4 23 (13.94%) Java Developer
5 19 (11.52%) Software Developer
6 15 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 14 (8.48%) Python Developer
7 14 (8.48%) QA Engineer
8 12 (7.27%) Senior Developer
9 11 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
10 10 (6.06%) Analyst
11 9 (5.45%) Senior Software Engineer
12 8 (4.85%) Analyst Programmer
12 8 (4.85%) Programmer
12 8 (4.85%) .NET Programmer
12 8 (4.85%) .NET Analyst Programmer
13 6 (3.64%) Senior Software Developer
13 6 (3.64%) .NET Software Engineer
14 5 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
15 4 (2.42%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (53.33%) .NET
2 58 (35.15%) ASP.NET
3 48 (29.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 43 (26.06%) jQuery
5 41 (24.85%) HTML
6 37 (22.42%) CSS
7 33 (20.00%) NHibernate
8 31 (18.79%) .NET Framework
9 30 (18.18%) WCF
10 27 (16.36%) RESTful
11 25 (15.15%) Web Services
12 22 (13.33%) WPF
13 19 (11.52%) OpenGL
13 19 (11.52%) STL
13 19 (11.52%) MFC
13 19 (11.52%) Qt
13 19 (11.52%) Direct3D
14 17 (10.30%) HTML5
14 17 (10.30%) Sass
14 17 (10.30%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 35 (21.21%) Computer Science
2 19 (11.52%) Visualisation
2 19 (11.52%) Mathematics
2 19 (11.52%) CUDA
3 17 (10.30%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (9.70%) Social Media
4 16 (9.70%) BBC
5 8 (4.85%) User Experience
5 8 (4.85%) Xbox
6 7 (4.24%) Cryptography
6 7 (4.24%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.64%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.82%) GIS
9 2 (1.21%) iPad
9 2 (1.21%) iSeries
10 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.61%) VLE
10 1 (0.61%) Equities
10 1 (0.61%) Open Source
10 1 (0.61%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 38 (23.03%) Linux
2 35 (21.21%) Windows
3 23 (13.94%) UNIX
4 4 (2.42%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.42%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (96.36%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (39.39%) MVC
3 57 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (24.85%) Scrum
4 41 (24.85%) Software Engineering
5 38 (23.03%) Unit Testing
6 26 (15.76%) OOP
7 25 (15.15%) OO
8 21 (12.73%) Software Architecture
8 21 (12.73%) Waterfall
8 21 (12.73%) BDD
9 19 (11.52%) Web Application Development
9 19 (11.52%) 3D Visualisation
9 19 (11.52%) Linear Algebra
10 15 (9.09%) Test Scripting
10 15 (9.09%) Multithreading
11 14 (8.48%) Regression Testing
12 13 (7.88%) Black-Box Testing
13 12 (7.27%) Domain-Driven Design
13 12 (7.27%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 84 (50.91%) C#
2 78 (47.27%) JavaScript
3 45 (27.27%) Java
4 32 (19.39%) Python
5 26 (15.76%) C++
6 19 (11.52%) VC++
6 19 (11.52%) C
7 18 (10.91%) PHP
7 18 (10.91%) SQL
8 16 (9.70%) Ruby
9 13 (7.88%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.42%) F#
11 2 (1.21%) Perl
12 1 (0.61%) VBA
12 1 (0.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 49 (29.70%) Degree
2 1 (0.61%) ISEB
2 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.42%) Puppet
1 4 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.61%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.70%) Facebook
2 16 (9.70%) Yahoo!
2 16 (9.70%) Google
2 16 (9.70%) Apple
2 16 (9.70%) Sony
3 8 (4.85%) Twitter
4 4 (2.42%) Oracle
5 2 (1.21%) Adobe
5 2 (1.21%) Sybase
6 1 (0.61%) Sun
6 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.61%) Hyland
6 1 (0.61%) Sitecore
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Posted: Yesterday
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Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
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Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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