The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 45 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing TDD 59 63 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.52% 4.45% 4.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.41% 5.83% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 58 54 38
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
TDD
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1090 1080 704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 83.52% 76.27% 73.87%
Number of salaries quoted 885 871 605
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

TDD
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TDD across the Essex region.

TDD Salary Trend in Essex

TDD
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TDD across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

TDD Salary Histogram in Essex

TDD
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea -2 9 £40,000 - 1
Harlow 0 7 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Chelmsford +1 5 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Purfleet - 4 £35,000 -
Colchester -2 2 £42,500 -
Basildon -5 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Brentwood -11 1 - -
Witham - 1 £37,500 -
TDD
East of England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 78 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (86.21%) MVC
3 71 (81.61%) .NET
4 70 (80.46%) C#
5 68 (78.16%) ASP.NET
6 59 (67.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 48 (55.17%) Scrum
8 47 (54.02%) SQL Server
9 37 (42.53%) Web Application Development
10 34 (39.08%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (37.93%) Dependency Injection
12 32 (36.78%) KnockoutJS
13 31 (35.63%) JavaScript
13 31 (35.63%) SQL
14 27 (31.03%) WCF
15 24 (27.59%) BDD
15 24 (27.59%) AngularJS
16 23 (26.44%) Finance
17 21 (24.14%) Ninject
18 19 (21.84%) MSTest
19 18 (20.69%) HTML
19 18 (20.69%) .NET Framework
19 18 (20.69%) NUnit
20 17 (19.54%) Software Engineering
20 17 (19.54%) Windows
20 17 (19.54%) TeamCity
21 16 (18.39%) WPF
21 16 (18.39%) WinForms
22 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
22 15 (17.24%) Kanban

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 14 (16.09%) Node.js
2 8 (9.20%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.60%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) DNS
1 1 (1.15%) IPv4
1 1 (1.15%) IPv6
1 1 (1.15%) SAN
1 1 (1.15%) Firewall
1 1 (1.15%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (54.02%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.60%) RavenDB
3 4 (4.60%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.15%) DB2
4 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (21.84%) MSTest
2 18 (20.69%) NUnit
3 17 (19.54%) TeamCity
4 15 (17.24%) Rhino Mocks
5 14 (16.09%) Moq
6 11 (12.64%) Visual Studio
7 6 (6.90%) JUnit
7 6 (6.90%) jMock
7 6 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (6.90%) Mockito
8 5 (5.75%) Git (software)
9 4 (4.60%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (2.30%) Grunt
10 2 (2.30%) Selenium
General
1 23 (26.44%) Finance
2 12 (13.79%) Banking
3 10 (11.49%) Music Industry
3 10 (11.49%) Back Office
4 6 (6.90%) Automotive
5 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.30%) Local Government
7 1 (1.15%) Marketing
7 1 (1.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 77 (88.51%) Developer
2 43 (49.43%) .NET Developer
3 22 (25.29%) Senior Developer
4 12 (13.79%) Architect
5 8 (9.20%) C# Developer
5 8 (9.20%) Agile .NET Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Lead Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Web Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Junior
7 6 (6.90%) Junior Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.75%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Agile C# Developer
9 4 (4.60%) C# Web Developer
9 4 (4.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Architect
9 4 (4.60%) Programmer
9 4 (4.60%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (81.61%) .NET
2 68 (78.16%) ASP.NET
3 59 (67.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (36.78%) KnockoutJS
5 27 (31.03%) WCF
6 24 (27.59%) AngularJS
7 21 (24.14%) Ninject
8 18 (20.69%) .NET Framework
8 18 (20.69%) HTML
9 16 (18.39%) WinForms
9 16 (18.39%) WPF
10 15 (17.24%) Unity DI Container
11 14 (16.09%) CSS
11 14 (16.09%) Spring.NET
11 14 (16.09%) RESTful
11 14 (16.09%) Castle Windsor
12 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (10.34%) jQuery
14 8 (9.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (8.05%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (9.20%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (8.05%) Streaming Music
3 7 (8.05%) Open Source
4 6 (6.90%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.75%) Social Network
6 3 (3.45%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.15%) AS400
7 1 (1.15%) User Experience
7 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.54%) Windows
2 8 (9.20%) Linux
3 4 (4.60%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (86.21%) MVC
3 48 (55.17%) Scrum
4 37 (42.53%) Web Application Development
5 34 (39.08%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (37.93%) Dependency Injection
7 24 (27.59%) BDD
8 17 (19.54%) Software Engineering
9 15 (17.24%) Kanban
10 14 (16.09%) SOA
11 12 (13.79%) MVVM
12 11 (12.64%) OO
13 9 (10.34%) OOP
13 9 (10.34%) Domain-Driven Design
14 7 (8.05%) Unit Testing
14 7 (8.05%) Web Development
15 6 (6.90%) Feature Driven Development
15 6 (6.90%) Mobile Application Development
16 4 (4.60%) Mentoring
16 4 (4.60%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 70 (80.46%) C#
2 31 (35.63%) SQL
2 31 (35.63%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.34%) T-SQL
4 8 (9.20%) Java
5 4 (4.60%) PHP
5 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.15%) C
6 1 (1.15%) C++
6 1 (1.15%) COBOL
6 1 (1.15%) Python
6 1 (1.15%) XAML
6 1 (1.15%) Ruby
6 1 (1.15%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (4.60%) MCSD
1 4 (4.60%) MCSE
1 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (4.60%) MCTS
2 2 (2.30%) ISEB
3 1 (1.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.75%) Facebook
2 5 (5.75%) Twitter
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle
4 1 (1.15%) VMware
4 1 (1.15%) EPiServer
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
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Salary: £65 - £70 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Chelmsford
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago