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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 39 50 35
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Permanent jobs citing TDD 68 64 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.95% 3.87% 5.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.70% 4.55% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 53 55 31
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £47,500
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
1192 1407 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.69% 85.12% 78.87%
Number of salaries quoted 695 921 495
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 162 (97.59%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (45.78%) C#
3 72 (43.37%) .NET
4 71 (42.77%) JavaScript
5 62 (37.35%) Continuous Integration
6 58 (34.94%) MVC
7 51 (30.72%) Java
7 51 (30.72%) Degree
8 47 (28.31%) ASP.NET
8 47 (28.31%) Software Engineering
9 46 (27.71%) Finance
10 45 (27.11%) Linux
11 42 (25.30%) HTML
12 41 (24.70%) Amazon AWS
13 40 (24.10%) Unit Testing
14 39 (23.49%) Python
15 38 (22.89%) SQL Server
15 38 (22.89%) Banking
16 37 (22.29%) Telecoms
17 36 (21.69%) Scrum
18 34 (20.48%) Games
18 34 (20.48%) Computer Science
19 33 (19.88%) jQuery
19 33 (19.88%) ASP.NET MVC
19 33 (19.88%) CSS
20 32 (19.28%) RESTful
21 27 (16.27%) HTML5
22 25 (15.06%) Relational Database
22 25 (15.06%) Web Services
22 25 (15.06%) C++

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 16 (9.64%) Node.js
2 4 (2.41%) CMS
3 3 (1.81%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.81%) Drupal
4 2 (1.20%) JBoss
4 2 (1.20%) Apache
4 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.60%) Moodle
5 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (6.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 41 (24.70%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (13.86%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.45%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.20%) SAN
2 2 (1.20%) Intranet
2 2 (1.20%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (22.89%) SQL Server
2 25 (15.06%) Relational Database
3 18 (10.84%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.82%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.41%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.41%) MySQL
6 2 (1.20%) Big Data
6 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (13.25%) Subversion
2 21 (12.65%) Visual Studio
3 19 (11.45%) Git (software)
4 16 (9.64%) Selenium
5 9 (5.42%) JUnit
6 8 (4.82%) Ant
6 8 (4.82%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.81%) Mockito
8 3 (1.81%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.81%) Maven
9 2 (1.20%) Appium
9 2 (1.20%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.60%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.60%) HttpUnit
10 1 (0.60%) JIRA
10 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.60%) JMeter
10 1 (0.60%) NUnit
General
1 46 (27.71%) Finance
2 38 (22.89%) Banking
3 37 (22.29%) Telecoms
4 34 (20.48%) Games
5 19 (11.45%) Electronics
6 6 (3.61%) Marketing
7 4 (2.41%) Retail
8 3 (1.81%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.60%) Front Office
9 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (54.82%) Developer
2 40 (24.10%) Software Engineer
3 29 (17.47%) Java Developer
4 23 (13.86%) .NET Developer
5 19 (11.45%) QA Engineer
6 17 (10.24%) Python Developer
7 13 (7.83%) Software Developer
8 12 (7.23%) Senior Developer
9 11 (6.63%) .NET Software Engineer
10 10 (6.02%) C# Developer
11 9 (5.42%) Senior Java Developer
12 7 (4.22%) C# Software Developer
12 7 (4.22%) Senior Software Engineer
13 6 (3.61%) Web Developer
14 5 (3.01%) Junior
14 5 (3.01%) Senior Software Developer
15 4 (2.41%) C# Software Engineer
15 4 (2.41%) Applications Developer
15 4 (2.41%) Front-End Developer
16 3 (1.81%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (43.37%) .NET
2 47 (28.31%) ASP.NET
3 42 (25.30%) HTML
4 33 (19.88%) CSS
4 33 (19.88%) jQuery
4 33 (19.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 32 (19.28%) RESTful
6 27 (16.27%) HTML5
7 25 (15.06%) Web Services
8 21 (12.65%) WPF
8 21 (12.65%) .NET Framework
9 20 (12.05%) WCF
9 20 (12.05%) NHibernate
9 20 (12.05%) ASP.NET Web API
10 19 (11.45%) Direct3D
10 19 (11.45%) Qt
10 19 (11.45%) WebSockets
10 19 (11.45%) OpenGL
10 19 (11.45%) STL
10 19 (11.45%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.48%) Computer Science
2 19 (11.45%) Visualisation
2 19 (11.45%) CUDA
2 19 (11.45%) Mathematics
3 16 (9.64%) Social Media
3 16 (9.64%) BBC
4 15 (9.04%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.22%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.61%) N-Tier
6 6 (3.61%) Xbox
7 4 (2.41%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.81%) GIS
8 3 (1.81%) User Experience
9 2 (1.20%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.20%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.20%) iPad
9 2 (1.20%) Open Source
10 1 (0.60%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.60%) iSeries
10 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 45 (27.11%) Linux
2 25 (15.06%) Windows
3 21 (12.65%) UNIX
4 5 (3.01%) Android
4 5 (3.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (97.59%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (37.35%) Continuous Integration
3 58 (34.94%) MVC
4 47 (28.31%) Software Engineering
5 40 (24.10%) Unit Testing
6 36 (21.69%) Scrum
7 24 (14.46%) OOP
8 23 (13.86%) OO
9 21 (12.65%) Software Architecture
9 21 (12.65%) Waterfall
10 20 (12.05%) BDD
10 20 (12.05%) Web Application Development
11 19 (11.45%) 3D Visualisation
11 19 (11.45%) Linear Algebra
12 18 (10.84%) Multithreading
13 16 (9.64%) Test Scripting
14 15 (9.04%) Regression Testing
14 15 (9.04%) Black-Box Testing
15 9 (5.42%) Pair Programming
16 8 (4.82%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 76 (45.78%) C#
2 71 (42.77%) JavaScript
3 51 (30.72%) Java
4 39 (23.49%) Python
5 25 (15.06%) C++
5 25 (15.06%) PHP
6 19 (11.45%) C
6 19 (11.45%) VC++
7 18 (10.84%) SQL
8 16 (9.64%) Ruby
9 13 (7.83%) T-SQL
10 5 (3.01%) XPath
11 3 (1.81%) F#
12 1 (0.60%) VBA
12 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 51 (30.72%) Degree
2 1 (0.60%) PMP
2 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.01%) Puppet
1 5 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (9.64%) Apple
1 16 (9.64%) Sony
1 16 (9.64%) Yahoo!
1 16 (9.64%) Google
1 16 (9.64%) Facebook
2 12 (7.23%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.41%) Oracle
4 3 (1.81%) Adobe
5 2 (1.20%) Sybase
5 2 (1.20%) Hyland
6 1 (0.60%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
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