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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 55 44 52
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs citing TDD 40 64 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.09% 4.69% 3.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 5.31% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21 48 55
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
1168 1205 1446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.12% 88.21% 87.85%
Number of salaries quoted 754 717 946
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 2016.

TDD Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 79 (90.80%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (47.13%) Java
3 40 (45.98%) JavaScript
3 40 (45.98%) .NET
4 34 (39.08%) C#
5 33 (37.93%) HTML
6 29 (33.33%) CSS
7 28 (32.18%) SQL
7 28 (32.18%) Finance
7 28 (32.18%) Scrum
8 27 (31.03%) MVC
8 27 (31.03%) jQuery
9 21 (24.14%) SQL Server
10 20 (22.99%) Web Development
10 20 (22.99%) Unit Testing
11 19 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (21.84%) AngularJS
12 18 (20.69%) Mentoring
12 18 (20.69%) JIRA
12 18 (20.69%) ASP.NET
13 16 (18.39%) Software Engineering
14 15 (17.24%) Spring
14 15 (17.24%) OO
14 15 (17.24%) PL/SQL
14 15 (17.24%) BDD
15 14 (16.09%) Banking
16 12 (13.79%) Oracle
16 12 (13.79%) Financial Institution
16 12 (13.79%) CMS
16 12 (13.79%) HTML5

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (13.79%) CMS
2 11 (12.64%) Node.js
3 8 (9.20%) Tomcat
4 7 (8.05%) SAS
5 3 (3.45%) JBoss
5 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.30%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.15%) Liferay
7 1 (1.15%) Magnolia
7 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) S-PLUS
2 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.60%) IaaS
3 3 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) Intranet
1 2 (2.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.20%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle Database
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (9.20%) RDBMS
2 8 (9.20%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.75%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.60%) MySQL
5 2 (2.30%) Redis
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (20.69%) JIRA
2 9 (10.34%) Grunt
2 9 (10.34%) gulp
3 8 (9.20%) WebStorm
4 7 (8.05%) Maven
5 6 (6.90%) JUnit
6 5 (5.75%) Ant
6 5 (5.75%) Jasmine
6 5 (5.75%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (5.75%) PowerBuilder
7 4 (4.60%) Git (software)
7 4 (4.60%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.45%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.45%) SonarQube
8 3 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.30%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.15%) NUnit
10 1 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 28 (32.18%) Finance
2 14 (16.09%) Banking
3 12 (13.79%) Financial Institution
4 7 (8.05%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (4.60%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.30%) Games
7 1 (1.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 51 (58.62%) Developer
2 17 (19.54%) Senior Developer
3 15 (17.24%) .NET Developer
4 13 (14.94%) Lead Developer
5 12 (13.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 12 (13.79%) Java Developer
5 12 (13.79%) Web Developer
6 11 (12.64%) C# Developer
6 11 (12.64%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 9 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (10.34%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (10.34%) Software Developer
8 8 (9.20%) Software Engineer
9 7 (8.05%) Consultant
9 7 (8.05%) Team Leader
10 6 (6.90%) Lead Java Developer
11 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (5.75%) Development Team Leader
11 5 (5.75%) Oracle Consultant
11 5 (5.75%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (45.98%) .NET
2 33 (37.93%) HTML
3 29 (33.33%) CSS
4 27 (31.03%) jQuery
5 19 (21.84%) AngularJS
6 18 (20.69%) ASP.NET
7 15 (17.24%) Spring
8 12 (13.79%) HTML5
9 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (12.64%) CSS3
10 10 (11.49%) REST
10 10 (11.49%) Sass
10 10 (11.49%) Web Services
11 9 (10.34%) J2EE
11 9 (10.34%) RESTful
11 9 (10.34%) Spring MVC
12 7 (8.05%) JSON
12 7 (8.05%) SOAP
12 7 (8.05%) XML
13 5 (5.75%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Computer Science
1 7 (8.05%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.60%) Credit Derivative
2 4 (4.60%) Credit Risk
2 4 (4.60%) Derivative
2 4 (4.60%) Economics
2 4 (4.60%) Fixed Income
2 4 (4.60%) Mathematics
2 4 (4.60%) Physics
3 3 (3.45%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.30%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.15%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.15%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.15%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) Android
1 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.45%) Windows
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (90.80%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (32.18%) Scrum
3 27 (31.03%) MVC
4 20 (22.99%) Unit Testing
4 20 (22.99%) Web Development
5 19 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (20.69%) Mentoring
7 16 (18.39%) Software Engineering
8 15 (17.24%) BDD
8 15 (17.24%) OO
9 12 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (13.79%) SDLC
10 10 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (10.34%) Open Source
12 8 (9.20%) Data Modelling
13 7 (8.05%) Continuous Delivery
14 6 (6.90%) DevOps
14 6 (6.90%) Kanban
14 6 (6.90%) Mobile Application Development
15 5 (5.75%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (47.13%) Java
2 40 (45.98%) JavaScript
3 34 (39.08%) C#
4 28 (32.18%) SQL
5 15 (17.24%) PL/SQL
6 10 (11.49%) C++
7 9 (10.34%) T-SQL
8 6 (6.90%) Python
9 5 (5.75%) C
10 4 (4.60%) MATLAB
10 4 (4.60%) R
10 4 (4.60%) VBA
11 3 (3.45%) Lisp
11 3 (3.45%) Perl
11 3 (3.45%) PHP
12 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.30%) Ruby
12 2 (2.30%) VB
12 2 (2.30%) VB6
13 1 (1.15%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) Degree
1 7 (8.05%) PhD
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.30%) Ansible
3 1 (1.15%) Puppet
3 1 (1.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (13.79%) Oracle
2 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.45%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.15%) Twitter
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