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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 50 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Permanent jobs citing TDD 41 56 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.58% 4.98% 4.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.06% 6.26% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 34 56 47
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,250 £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
811 894 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 70.89% 79.47% 70.50%
Number of salaries quoted 642 729 671
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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
Wickford - 10 £41,250 - 1
Basildon -8 6 £42,500 -15.00%
Colchester - 2 £47,500 - 1
Saffron Walden - 2 £38,750 -
Stanford-le-Hope - 1 £37,500 -
TDD
East of England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 94 (87.04%) C#
2 93 (86.11%) .NET
3 80 (74.07%) ASP.NET
4 75 (69.44%) MVC
5 70 (64.81%) SQL Server
6 48 (44.44%) HTML
6 48 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 42 (38.89%) JavaScript
7 42 (38.89%) OO
8 41 (37.96%) Microsoft
9 39 (36.11%) SQL
9 39 (36.11%) CSS
10 36 (33.33%) WCF
11 35 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (28.70%) Web Application Development
13 30 (27.78%) Scrum
14 27 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
15 26 (24.07%) WPF
16 25 (23.15%) Ninject
16 25 (23.15%) NUnit
17 24 (22.22%) Windows
17 24 (22.22%) Inversion of Control
18 22 (20.37%) Unit Testing
18 22 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
19 21 (19.44%) MSTest
20 20 (18.52%) Node.js
21 19 (17.59%) WinForms
22 18 (16.67%) OOP
22 18 (16.67%) MVVM
22 18 (16.67%) Moq

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 20 (18.52%) Node.js
2 7 (6.48%) CMS
2 7 (6.48%) Umbraco
3 4 (3.70%) Immediacy CMS
3 4 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (3.70%) Kentico
3 4 (3.70%) IIS
3 4 (3.70%) DNN
3 4 (3.70%) Sitefinity
4 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.85%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 7 (6.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) SMS
1 1 (0.93%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (64.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.63%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) MySQL
5 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.93%) OLTP
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.93%) QlikView
5 1 (0.93%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 25 (23.15%) NUnit
2 21 (19.44%) MSTest
3 18 (16.67%) Moq
4 17 (15.74%) Rhino Mocks
5 13 (12.04%) Git (software)
6 10 (9.26%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.63%) Grunt
7 5 (4.63%) Mocha
8 4 (3.70%) Selenium
8 4 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.78%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.85%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.85%) JIRA
10 2 (1.85%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.93%) Firebug
11 1 (0.93%) Fiddler
11 1 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.93%) Subversion
11 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.93%) EasyMock
General
1 14 (12.96%) Marketing
2 11 (10.19%) Finance
3 6 (5.56%) Advertising
4 5 (4.63%) Games
5 4 (3.70%) Retail
6 1 (0.93%) Back Office
6 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 96 (88.89%) Developer
2 69 (63.89%) .NET Developer
3 28 (25.93%) C# Developer
4 24 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (13.89%) Programmer
6 14 (12.96%) Applications Developer
7 12 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (10.19%) .NET Applications Developer
8 11 (10.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (9.26%) C# Application Developer
10 9 (8.33%) Software Developer
11 8 (7.41%) Senior Developer
11 8 (7.41%) .NET Programmer
12 7 (6.48%) C# Programmer
13 6 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
13 6 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
14 5 (4.63%) UI Developer
14 5 (4.63%) User Experience Developer
14 5 (4.63%) UI Programmer
14 5 (4.63%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (86.11%) .NET
2 80 (74.07%) ASP.NET
3 48 (44.44%) HTML
3 48 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 39 (36.11%) CSS
5 36 (33.33%) WCF
6 26 (24.07%) WPF
7 25 (23.15%) Ninject
8 19 (17.59%) WinForms
9 18 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
10 17 (15.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 16 (14.81%) Castle Windsor
11 16 (14.81%) Spring.NET
12 13 (12.04%) Ajax
13 12 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
13 12 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (10.19%) XML
15 9 (8.33%) Web Services
15 9 (8.33%) XHTML
16 8 (7.41%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.22%) Inversion of Control
2 14 (12.96%) Mobile App
3 12 (11.11%) iPhone
4 10 (9.26%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (5.56%) iPad
6 5 (4.63%) Social Media
6 5 (4.63%) BBC
7 4 (3.70%) Streaming Music
7 4 (3.70%) Social Network
8 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.78%) Tandem
9 2 (1.85%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.93%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.22%) Windows
2 15 (13.89%) Android
3 6 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (69.44%) MVC
2 42 (38.89%) OO
3 35 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (28.70%) Web Application Development
5 30 (27.78%) Scrum
6 27 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
7 22 (20.37%) Unit Testing
7 22 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (16.67%) MVVM
8 18 (16.67%) OOP
9 17 (15.74%) Kanban
10 16 (14.81%) BDD
11 13 (12.04%) Software Engineering
12 9 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
13 8 (7.41%) E-Commerce
14 5 (4.63%) Multithreading
15 4 (3.70%) Image Processing
15 4 (3.70%) Content Management
16 3 (2.78%) Automated Testing
16 3 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 94 (87.04%) C#
2 42 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 39 (36.11%) SQL
4 16 (14.81%) T-SQL
5 8 (7.41%) Ruby
6 7 (6.48%) F#
7 6 (5.56%) Java
8 5 (4.63%) C++
8 5 (4.63%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.85%) Python
9 2 (1.85%) XAML
9 2 (1.85%) PHP
9 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.93%) Perl
10 1 (0.93%) C
10 1 (0.93%) Groovy
10 1 (0.93%) VB
10 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) MCP
1 9 (8.33%) MCAD
1 9 (8.33%) MCSD
1 9 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (8.33%) MCTS
2 6 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (0.93%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Nagios
Vendors
1 41 (37.96%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.26%) Google
3 9 (8.33%) Facebook
4 5 (4.63%) Yahoo!
4 5 (4.63%) Adobe
4 5 (4.63%) Apple
4 5 (4.63%) Sony
5 4 (3.70%) EPiServer
5 4 (3.70%) Sitecore
5 4 (3.70%) Ektron
5 4 (3.70%) Alterian
5 4 (3.70%) Twitter
6 3 (2.78%) Oracle
7 2 (1.85%) Dell
8 1 (0.93%) MKS
8 1 (0.93%) DevExpress
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wickford, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Modis International - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 6 days ago