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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 59 32 44
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +12
Permanent jobs citing TDD 38 69 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.10% 6.60% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.74% 8.15% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 36 64 33
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1015 847 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 82.86% 80.98% 75.35%
Number of salaries quoted 819 663 566
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 6 March 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 6 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Chelmsford +1 10 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Harlow +3 7 £45,000 -18.18%
Southend-on-Sea - 7 £40,000 - 1
Basildon -1 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Colchester -19 1 £22,500 -52.63% 1
Brentwood - 1 - - 1
Witham - 1 £37,500 -
TDD
East of England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 54 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (81.25%) MVC
3 51 (79.69%) .NET
4 48 (75.00%) C#
5 45 (70.31%) ASP.NET
6 44 (68.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 40 (62.50%) SQL Server
8 32 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
8 32 (50.00%) Web Application Development
9 30 (46.88%) Scrum
10 27 (42.19%) WCF
11 25 (39.06%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (37.50%) SQL
13 22 (34.38%) Finance
14 21 (32.81%) Windows
15 20 (31.25%) WPF
15 20 (31.25%) Ninject
16 17 (26.56%) NUnit
16 17 (26.56%) JavaScript
16 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
17 16 (25.00%) MSTest
18 14 (21.88%) MVVM
18 14 (21.88%) BDD
19 13 (20.31%) Rhino Mocks
19 13 (20.31%) Unity DI Container
20 12 (18.75%) Moq
20 12 (18.75%) Inversion of Control
20 12 (18.75%) Castle Windsor
20 12 (18.75%) Kanban
20 12 (18.75%) Spring.NET

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 8 (12.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) IPv4
1 4 (6.25%) IPv6
1 4 (6.25%) SAN
1 4 (6.25%) Firewall
1 4 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (1.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.69%) RavenDB
3 3 (4.69%) Neo4j
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.56%) SQL CLR
5 1 (1.56%) DB2
5 1 (1.56%) OLAP
5 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (26.56%) NUnit
2 16 (25.00%) MSTest
3 13 (20.31%) Rhino Mocks
4 12 (18.75%) Moq
5 9 (14.06%) Visual Studio
6 8 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (7.81%) JUnit
7 5 (7.81%) jMock
7 5 (7.81%) Mockito
8 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
9 3 (4.69%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (4.69%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.56%) MSBuild
General
1 22 (34.38%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Banking
3 7 (10.94%) Music Industry
4 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.81%) Automotive
5 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Local Government
6 1 (1.56%) Games
6 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (84.38%) Developer
2 37 (57.81%) .NET Developer
3 8 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 8 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
4 7 (10.94%) Senior Developer
4 7 (10.94%) Web Developer
5 5 (7.81%) C# Web Developer
5 5 (7.81%) .NET Web Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Agile C# Developer
5 5 (7.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (7.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Junior Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Junior
7 3 (4.69%) Programmer
7 3 (4.69%) .NET Programmer
8 2 (3.13%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (79.69%) .NET
2 45 (70.31%) ASP.NET
3 44 (68.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (42.19%) WCF
5 20 (31.25%) WPF
5 20 (31.25%) Ninject
6 13 (20.31%) Unity DI Container
7 12 (18.75%) Castle Windsor
7 12 (18.75%) Spring.NET
7 12 (18.75%) HTML
7 12 (18.75%) WinForms
8 11 (17.19%) CSS
8 11 (17.19%) .NET Framework
8 11 (17.19%) KnockoutJS
9 10 (15.63%) RESTful
9 10 (15.63%) Web Services
10 8 (12.50%) jQuery
10 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (9.38%) Spring MVC
11 6 (9.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (10.94%) Social Network
3 7 (10.94%) Streaming Music
4 6 (9.38%) Mobile App
4 6 (9.38%) Open Source
5 4 (6.25%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.13%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.56%) iPhone
7 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.56%) AS400
7 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.81%) Windows
2 6 (9.38%) Linux
3 3 (4.69%) CentOS
4 2 (3.13%) Android
5 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (81.25%) MVC
3 32 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 32 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 30 (46.88%) Scrum
5 25 (39.06%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (21.88%) MVVM
6 14 (21.88%) BDD
7 12 (18.75%) Kanban
8 10 (15.63%) Unit Testing
8 10 (15.63%) OO
8 10 (15.63%) Domain-Driven Design
9 9 (14.06%) OOP
10 7 (10.94%) Web Development
11 5 (7.81%) Refactoring
11 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
11 5 (7.81%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (7.81%) Mobile Application Development
12 4 (6.25%) DevOps
12 4 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 48 (75.00%) C#
2 24 (37.50%) SQL
3 17 (26.56%) JavaScript
4 10 (15.63%) Java
5 4 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.13%) Groovy
7 2 (3.13%) XAML
7 2 (3.13%) C++
8 1 (1.56%) COBOL
8 1 (1.56%) C
8 1 (1.56%) VC++
8 1 (1.56%) Python
8 1 (1.56%) Ruby
8 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) VCP4
2 3 (4.69%) MCSD
2 3 (4.69%) MCSE
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.69%) MCTS
3 2 (3.13%) Degree
3 2 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.94%) Facebook
2 7 (10.94%) Twitter
3 4 (6.25%) VMware
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (1.56%) Google
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester
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Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 13 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 13 days ago
Brentwood
Computer Futures
Salary: £48000 - £54000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Chelmsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 15 days ago
Chelmsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 17 days ago
Chelmsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 24 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 26 days ago